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What to look for when choosing a pet daycare
Talk to the day-care worker who will be interacting with your pet. Check that the area where your pet will stay is clean and secure. Inquire about the center's vaccination requirements. (Fri, 09 Nov 2007 13:02:50 GMT)

Vsurance, Inc. Expands Presence in Pet Health Insurance Marketplace Doubles Licensed Insurance Representatives in 17 ...
SANTA ANA, Calif.----Vsurance, Inc. , a leading provider of pet health insurance, announced today that as part of its ongoing commitment to increase public awareness of the importance of pet health insurance, and to increase its revenues, the Company has more than doubled its number of licensed insurance representatives to 94, in 17 States within the past week. (Fri, 09 Nov 2007 13:31:00 GMT)

Abandoned pet crocs a growing problem
Wildlife rangers in Darwin in the Northern Territory are dealing with an increase in the number of unwanted pet crocodiles. (Fri, 09 Nov 2007 16:14:30 GMT)

Pet python bites teenage owner
An Austin teenager is recovering Friday after being attacked by her pet python. (Fri, 09 Nov 2007 18:13:47 GMT)

Latest trends in pet care make pampering easy
Sure, your pet is cute, friendly, intelligent and reasonably obedient. But is he, she or it "trendy?" (Fri, 09 Nov 2007 21:01:14 GMT)

Broward Pet Rescuers Save Dogs From Puppy Mill
Pet rescuers from South Florida returned from Hillsville, Va., Friday with more than 100 puppies and dogs retrieved from an illegal puppy mill. (Fri, 09 Nov 2007 21:10:01 GMT)

Broward Pet Rescuers Save Dogs From Puppy Mill
South Florida pet rescuers retrieved more than 100 dogs from a puppy mill in Virginia, where more than 1,000 animals were discovered. (Fri, 09 Nov 2007 21:13:41 GMT)

Cool Pet
Reader Linde Stock of Elkport Street in Lakewood sent in her cool pet. She writes: "Meet Inky. We adopted him from PetSmart four months ago after our cat died of kidney failure. (Fri, 09 Nov 2007 21:40:20 GMT)

Humane Society offers pet-relief aid for fire victims
SAN DIEGO, 1:34 p.m. Nov. 9 (UNION-TRIBUNE): Pet owners who accrued extra costs to care for their animals during the wildfires can receive up to $500 from the San Diego Humane Society starting next week. (Fri, 09 Nov 2007 22:00:30 GMT)

Pet Photos with Santa
Want to get a photo of your pet with Santa? There's a perfect opportunity this weekend! (Fri, 09 Nov 2007 22:20:24 GMT)

Pet Talk Introduction - HOT DOG CALENDAR CONTEST!
We are very excited about launching our new " Pet Talk Page ”. The animals we keep in our homes are our friends and companions, a part of our family and a special part of our lives. (Fri, 09 Nov 2007 23:27:03 GMT)

Expanded services for Spay Today could help county pet overpopulation
A local veterinarian is hoping she can help Pitt County's pet overpopulation problem by expanding spay and neutering services. (Sat, 10 Nov 2007 02:58:34 GMT)

News Now Update: Robbery at Pet Store
A Tallahassee pet store is robbed (Sat, 10 Nov 2007 03:31:02 GMT)

Python's owner defends her pet
Although the Austin teen was attacked by her pet python, she plans on keeping the pet. "She's a real fun loving snake. She's never been one to hurt anyone,” said Melodi Wells, the snake’s owner. (Sat, 10 Nov 2007 04:36:11 GMT)

Pet, Santa photos offered
Pet owners can have their pets’ pictures taken with Santa on Dec. 8 and 9 from 1 p.m. to 4 at Tractor Supply Co. at 240 Bluebell Dr. NW, New Philadelphia. (Sat, 10 Nov 2007 05:49:42 GMT)

Pet, Santa photos offered
Pet owners can have their pets’ pictures taken with Santa on Dec. 8 and 9 from 1 p.m. to 4 at Tractor Supply Co. at 240 Bluebell Dr. NW, New Philadelphia. (Sat, 10 Nov 2007 06:01:19 GMT)

PET BRIEFS
Test to certify dogs as Canine Good Citizens The American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizenship test, a certification program designed to reward dogs that have good manners at home and in the community, will be offered at 6 and 7 p.m. Nov. 20 at All Paws Pet Center, 2110 N. Maize Road. The program stresses responsible pet ownership for owners and basic good manners for dogs. All dogs that ... (Sat, 10 Nov 2007 07:17:03 GMT)

World's Largest Pet Adoption Drive Brightens The Holidays For Four Legged Friends
Iams Home 4 the Holidays Partners with Pet Adoption Organizations Worldwide to help bring people and pets together. (PRWeb Nov 10, 2007) Post Comment:Trackback URL: http://www.prweb.com/pingpr.php/SGFsZi1Db3VwLUhvcnItWmV0YS1UaGlyLVplcm8= (Sat, 10 Nov 2007 08:07:04 GMT)

Pet vet: Some easy steps help unite lost pet with owner
Dear Dr. Jorden: I am a local veterinarian. Could you tell people what to do when they find a lost dog? I find that many people add to the problem of getting a pet home rather than helping. ... (Sat, 10 Nov 2007 10:39:13 GMT)

Teacher’s pet contest is here again
Teachers: Send us a photo of you and your pet. (Sat, 10 Nov 2007 15:41:08 GMT)

Cost of pet health care puts squeeze on owners
The rising cost of pet health care is a nagging concern among pet owners. (Sat, 10 Nov 2007 16:17:04 GMT)

Fox Attacks Plymouth Twp Woman, Pet Dog
A Wayne County and her pet beagle are recovering after a presumably rabid fox attacked them. (Sat, 10 Nov 2007 17:25:39 GMT)

Petco's First Annual Pet Lovers And Owners Toys For Tots Drive
Petco of North Little Rock will be hosting it’s first ever Pet Lovers and Owners Toys for Tots Drive Nov. 17 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Bring any new, unwrapped toys to the Petco to donate the Toys for Tots drive. Also, you may donate money. (Sat, 10 Nov 2007 20:58:21 GMT)

Animal shelter seeks to bring awareness to pet’s needs with open house
The Plano Animal Shelter celebrated National Shelter Appreciation Week on Nov. 10 with an open house, contests and pet pictures with Santa Claus. Jaimey Cantrell, manager of the shelter, said they started holding the open house to promote the shelter in the community. (Sun, 11 Nov 2007 02:50:46 GMT)

Firefighters Carry Pet Oxygen Masks
Atlanta Fire-Rescue has some new tools, to help save your pet's life. (Sun, 11 Nov 2007 03:56:13 GMT)

Pet adoption fair helps find homes for stray dogs and cats
Six dogs licked each other, scratched themselves and looked for new owners Saturday in front of a pet store on Glenburnie Road. Pals 4 Paws, a New Bern non-profit agency that finds homes for stray dogs and cats, displayed the animals in two cages at the pet supply store, Critter Comforts. (Sun, 11 Nov 2007 05:08:35 GMT)

Pet Superstars: The voting begins
The fur is about to fly, folks. Since our contest opened on Sept. 30, B.C.ers have made it clear they are pet crazy and devoted to their animal kingdom compatriots, whether dogs, cats, newts, birds or ferrets, to name just a few. Our judges have been hard at work going over the entries you sent in. (Sun, 11 Nov 2007 06:13:32 GMT)

Animal shelter seeks to bring awareness to pet’s needs with open house
The Plano Animal Shelter celebrated National Shelter Appreciation Week on Nov. 10 with an open house, contests and pet pictures with Santa Claus. Jaimey Cantrell, manager of the shelter, said they started holding the open house to promote the shelter in the community. (Sun, 11 Nov 2007 06:46:27 GMT)

Cat owner can't bury deceased pet in backyard
Q: My beloved cat Georgia was euthanized last week. I was shocked to hear I couldn't take her home once she passed. The vet office's policy doesn't allow deceased pets to leave the premises because pet burial in Miami-Dade County is illegal. Is this true? If so, why? I've always buried my pets in my Pinecrest backyard and had no idea I was breaking the law. I'm upset that Georgia can't be buried ... (Sun, 11 Nov 2007 08:14:16 GMT)

Pet of the Week: Clementine
Clementine, a black and tan female Doberman pincher, is this week’s pet of the week. (Sun, 11 Nov 2007 09:33:37 GMT)

Shoppers flock to Penfield's Birds Unlimited pet store
Despite tough times and fierce competition in the pet store arena, Paul Lewis' Birds Unlimited is holding its own. (Sun, 11 Nov 2007 09:50:41 GMT)

Pet events
Angels of Animals Pet Adoption Night -- 6 - 9 p.m. Fridays, Petco, Route 3 west, Clifton. Cats and kittens available. Pet crafts for sale. Adoption fee includes vaccinations, deworming, FIV and FeLV testing, spay/neutering. Adoption fee $120, 973-471-0622 or petfinder.org/shelters/NJ430.html. (Sun, 11 Nov 2007 11:00:24 GMT)

Pet of Week: Twinkle a great companion 11-11-2007
The pet of the week is Twinkle, who can be a wonderful companion for anyone. Twinkle is about a year-old Chihuahua. She is very sweet and will go anywhere you go. She gets along with other dogs and is pretty quiet. She doesn’t bark very much and has a calm nature for a Chihuahua. (Sun, 11 Nov 2007 19:44:53 GMT)

Pet Psychology
What does your pet choice say about you? Is there anything to be learned about Solano County from the type of pets most popular with its residents? Some experts think so. (Sun, 11 Nov 2007 20:52:08 GMT)

Progressive car insurance adds pet coverage
Progressive Corp. is providing collision coverage for customers' dogs or cats at no additional premium cost. It will pay up to $500 if a customer's dog or cat is hurt or dies in a car accident. (Sun, 11 Nov 2007 23:05:02 GMT)

Pet Psychology
What does your pet choice say about you? Is there anything to be learned about Solano County from the type of pets most popular with its residents? Some experts think so. (Sun, 11 Nov 2007 23:59:48 GMT)

Trouble in Pet Toy Land
With the recall of animal food and toy products this year, pet lovers are concerned about what's being done to test the safety of their pets toy products. (Mon, 12 Nov 2007 00:16:03 GMT)

Pet shelter plans stall
Four years into a touted plan to open a two-county, public/private pet adoption center in Lexington County, the project is in doubt and might not be built. Consider: •  Some on County Council do not support the whole idea. •  A clear business plan and the figures to back up running the estimated $6 million no-kill shelter haven’t been presented. •  Questions are being raised about who will ... (Mon, 12 Nov 2007 05:23:09 GMT)

Animal shelter seeks to bring awareness to pet’s needs with open house
The Plano Animal Shelter celebrated National Shelter Appreciation Week on Nov. 10 with an open house, contests and pet pictures with Santa Claus. Jaimey Cantrell, manager of the shelter, said they started holding the open house to promote the shelter in the community. (Mon, 12 Nov 2007 08:01:38 GMT)

TV vet Joe's new pet food helps hearing dogs charity
FAMOUS TV vet Joe Inglis took time out from his country- wide promotional tour to visit the Wendover branch of Budgens last Friday to oversee the launch of his new brand of pet food called Joe & Jack for dogs and Joe & Jill for cats. (Mon, 12 Nov 2007 13:46:46 GMT)

Claude's Sauces Commercializes the First Non-Beverage Application of Amcor's PowerFlex(TM) PET ...
Manchester, MI - (October 23, 2007) - Amcor PET Packaging commercializes the first non-beverage application of its PowerFlex(TM) polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle. Claude's Sauces, Inc., El Paso, TX has just launched eight varieties of sauces and marinades in Amcor's 16-ounce long-neck PowerFlex(TM) bottle. Conversion from glass to PET has resulted in 50% reduction in freight costs and a ... (Mon, 12 Nov 2007 14:01:18 GMT)

Majesco Announces 'Pet Pals: Animal Doctor' for the Nintendo DS(TM)
EDISON, N.J.----Majesco Entertainment Company , an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, today announced Pet Pals: Animal Doctor for the Nintendo DS™. Developed by Legacy Interactive and Frontline Studios, Pet Pals: Animal Doctor invites players to step into the challenging world of veterinary medicine as they diagnose and treat 30 different medical cases created by real-life ... (Mon, 12 Nov 2007 15:00:00 GMT)

Woman wants pet shop to take mean monkey back
FREMONT -- A woman who bought a monkey at an animal auction wants to return the animal back to a local pet store owner after she reported it became aggressive with her. (Mon, 12 Nov 2007 18:17:11 GMT)

Auto Insurance … for Your Pet?
One insurer is offering up to $500 if a dog or cat is hurt or dies in a car cras (Mon, 12 Nov 2007 18:56:36 GMT)

Pet Pictures with Santa
Pet Pictures with Santa. Ontario SPCA- SD&G Branch is having pet pictures with Santa. Sunday December 2nd 10am to 4:30pm at the shelter- 550 Boundary Road. Photos done by Dave Bouwers- 5x7 $10.00 each. A great Christmas gift. (Mon, 12 Nov 2007 21:49:21 GMT)

Pet Pictures with Santa
Pet Pictures with Santa. Ontario SPCA- SD&G Branch is having pet pictures with Santa. Sunday December 2nd 10am to 4:30pm at the shelter- 550 Boundary Road. Photos done by Dave Bouwers- 5x7 $10.00 each. A great Christmas gift. (Mon, 12 Nov 2007 21:49:41 GMT)

Playing Veterinarian in Pet Pals: Animal Doctor for Nintendo DS
Majesco today announced Pet Pals: Animal Doctor for the Nintendo DS. Here is more info about the game:"Developed by Legacy Interactive and Frontline Studios, Pet Pals: Animal Doctor invites players to step into the challenging world of veterinary ... (Mon, 12 Nov 2007 21:56:14 GMT)

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Petsumer Report provides information on origin of pet food ingredients
After previous pet food recalls this year, one woman decided to take it into her own hands to inform pet owners about pet foods and treats. "At this point, Petsumer Report is just providing pet owners with a definition of the ingredients in the pet food that they can understand, providing them with the information [of imported] ingredients, human grade or pet grade and so forth," Susan ... (Tue, 13 Nov 2007 03:17:58 GMT)

Man dies trying to rescue pal's pet bird
A man has died trying to rescue a neighbour's pet cockatoo from a tree. The 58-year-old man plunged to his death from a tree near Bendigo in Victoria after the cockatoo's elderly owner had also fallen, suffering suspected spinal injuries, police said. (Tue, 13 Nov 2007 04:10:46 GMT)

In need of pet food
MILFORD — The Pet Food Bank at the Milford Animal Shelter is low on both cat and dog food.The greatest need is for wet and dry cat food, but bird treats, peanut butter, rawhides and toys also are in low supply. Donations can be brought to the Milford Animal Shelter, 664 East Broadway in (Tue, 13 Nov 2007 04:49:00 GMT)

PET scans useful for some cancer treatment, but how do patients fare?
Positron emission tomography or PET scans can help clinicians diagnose and treat some cancers, but it is not clear yet whether the imaging technology helps people with cancer live longer and healthier lives, according to a comprehensive review by the UK National Health Service. (Tue, 13 Nov 2007 05:14:50 GMT)

Animal shelter seeks to bring awareness to pet’s needs with open house
The Plano Animal Shelter celebrated National Shelter Appreciation Week on Nov. 10 with an open house, contests and pet pictures with Santa Claus. Jaimey Cantrell, manager of the shelter, said they started holding the open house to promote the shelter in the community. (Tue, 13 Nov 2007 06:16:38 GMT)

One man dies, one injured in Aussie pet rescue
CANBERRA - ONE man was killed and another was then seriously injured when they tried to climb a tree at night to recapture a pet cockatoo in Australia. (Tue, 13 Nov 2007 07:38:43 GMT)

PRESS RELEASE: Majesco Announces 'Pet Pals: Animal Doctor' For The Nintendo DS(TM)
EDISON, N.J., November 12th, 2007 – Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, today announced Pet Pals: Animal Doctor for the Nintendo DS™. Developed by Legacy Interactive and Frontline Studios, Pet Pals: Animal Doctor invites players to step into the challenging world of veterinary medicine as they diagnose and treat 30 different ... (Tue, 13 Nov 2007 10:55:06 GMT)

Man killed rescuing pet cockatoo
A NEIGHBOURLY act of kindness ended in tragedy with a man falling 12m to his death while trying to rescue a pet cockatoo from a tree. (Tue, 13 Nov 2007 13:00:00 GMT)

One dead, one injured in pet rescue
One man was killed and another was then seriously injured when they tried to climb a tree at night to recapture a pet cockatoo in Australia. (Tue, 13 Nov 2007 14:57:32 GMT)

Picture your pet with Santa
"Pet Photos with Santa" is the fifth annual fund-raiser of ROSAS (Rescue Our Shelter Animals and Strays). (Tue, 13 Nov 2007 17:43:57 GMT)

Pet Loss Support Group Offered
Help is now available for those greiving the loss of a pet. Get support at monthly local meetings. "Brina's Friends" pet loss support group will meet Wednesday, November 14th from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Westerly Health Center on Upper High Street, Westerly. (Tue, 13 Nov 2007 18:24:40 GMT)

Ark. pet food plant will employ 200 workers, state says
Associated Press - November 13, 2007 1:24 PM ET FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) - An $80 million pet food manufacturing plant coming to northwest Arkansas will begin production in 2009 and employ 200... (Tue, 13 Nov 2007 18:32:31 GMT)

Ark. pet food plant will employ 200 workers, state says
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) - An $80 million pet food manufacturing plant coming to northwest Arkansas will begin production in 2009 and employ 200 workers. (Tue, 13 Nov 2007 19:00:17 GMT)

Pet Food Plant Will Employ 200 Workers, State Says
An $80 million pet food manufacturing plant coming to northwest Arkansas will begin production in 2009 and employ 200 workers. Mars Pecare U.S. broke ground Tuesday on a 250,000-square-foot facility in Fort Smith that will manufacture the company's Cesar Canine Cuisine products. (Tue, 13 Nov 2007 20:28:21 GMT)

Pet Lover LeAnn Rimes Awards $10,000 and a Chance at the Limelight to One Lucky Dog
Who knew a typical day in the life of a man and his best friend could be worth $10,000? While most people find every minute with their pets priceless, Grammy Award winner and celebrity judge LeAnn Rimes announced today that Curt Evrard of Chicago and his dog Bart will receive a cash bonus to boot as the grand prize winners of the Here's to The Goodlife pet video contest. (Tue, 13 Nov 2007 21:42:00 GMT)

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New Pet Food Plant To Employ 200 Workers
An $80 million pet food manufacturing plant coming to northwest Arkansas will begin production in 2009 and employ 200 workers. (Tue, 13 Nov 2007 23:12:03 GMT)

UC Davis Study Finds Deadly Pet Food Chemical Duo
Researchers at the University of California, Davis have made a discovery in the massive pet food recall from spring 2007.   Two chemicals present in the food, when combined, cause acute kidney failure in cats. (Wed, 14 Nov 2007 01:53:29 GMT)

Davis Study Finds Possible Link to Pet Food Deaths
UC Davis researchers have found two chemicals that in combination may have contributed to cat deaths leading to a pet food recall earlier this year. (Wed, 14 Nov 2007 02:42:50 GMT)

Three men charged with decapitating pet rabbit
Three men are facing animal cruelty charges for decapitating a pet rabbit at Rye Beach, after a video of the incident surfaced on the video-sharing Web site YouTube. (Wed, 14 Nov 2007 05:17:20 GMT)

Warren pet store blaze kills more than 20 animals
A fire erupted in the back of a Warren pet store Tuesday afternoon, killing more than 20 animals, fire officials said. (Wed, 14 Nov 2007 05:29:27 GMT)

Pet project
I’ve begun work on a new pet project. Fearing my incessantly aging body is losing the annual war against bermudagrass and thistles, I have been searching for a way to garden easier, more intensively, and without too much bending and kneeling. (Wed, 14 Nov 2007 06:20:17 GMT)

Animals perish in pet store fire
A quickly spreading fire gutted a Warren pet store Tuesday afternoon, killing dozens of animals and destroying supplies, fire officials said. (Wed, 14 Nov 2007 06:27:30 GMT)

Pet Loss Support Group Offered
Help is now available for those greiving the loss of a pet. Get support at monthly local meetings. "Brina's Friends" pet loss support group will meet Wednesday, November 14th from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Westerly Health Center on Upper High Street, Westerly. (Wed, 14 Nov 2007 10:25:01 GMT)

Do PET Scans Help Cancer Patients Live Longer?
Ivanhoe Newswire (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Positron emission tomography (PET scans) are helpful in diagnosing and treating some cancers, but do they help patients live... (Wed, 14 Nov 2007 10:54:33 GMT)

PHOTO OP.: Photograph pet with Santa
Pet photos with Santa will be offered 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 24 and Dec. 1 and 8 at York County SPCA, 3159 Susquehanna Trail North, Manchester Township. (Wed, 14 Nov 2007 12:03:34 GMT)

Animals Die In Pet Shop Fire
A fire broke out at the Meribar pet shop in Warren Tuesday night. (Wed, 14 Nov 2007 13:16:27 GMT)

Animals Die In Pet Shop Fire
A fire broke out at a Meribar pet shop in Warren Tuesday night, killing dozens of dogs, cats and fish. (Wed, 14 Nov 2007 13:20:19 GMT)

Pileated Pictures Builds Hasbro's 'LITTLEST PET SHOP VIPs' Virtual World
SHELBURNE FALLS, Mass., Nov. 14, 2007 -- Pileated Pictures, an online entertainment studio focused on virtual worlds and casual massively multiplayer games , announced today their key role in the creation of Hasbro's LITTLEST PET SHOP VIPs microsite at www.littlestpetshop.com. (Wed, 14 Nov 2007 14:00:00 GMT)

Fire Claims Popular Warren Pet Store, Animals
Dozens of animals were killed Tuesday night when fire roared through a popular pet store in Warren. INSIDE: Watch Action News report (Wed, 14 Nov 2007 15:49:00 GMT)

Canton officials consider housing project, pet rules, needs at old IH site
Canton officials Tuesday discussed providing water and sewer lines at lots to be developed at Canton Country Club, amending the pet ordinance and conducting a topographical survey at the old International Harvester site. (Wed, 14 Nov 2007 20:04:26 GMT)

Urban Pet
By Kim Lawson.Are you looking for a car booster seat for your dog? If so, Urban Pet, which caters to dogs, cats and eventually saltwater fish and opened Nov. 3, is the place for you. Owner Tim Everhart, who has been in the pet products industry for over 13 years, says that he carries "everything to treat dogs like children," including unique Vera Bradley carriers, a dog stroller, scented pet ... (Wed, 14 Nov 2007 20:13:34 GMT)

$1,200 Yorkshire terrier stolen from Koreatown pet store
Los Angeles police today released surveillance video of a man alleged to have stolen a $1,200 Yorkshire terrier puppy from a Koreatown pet store. (Wed, 14 Nov 2007 20:27:31 GMT)

Caught On Video: $1,200 Puppy Stolen From Koreatown Pet Store
A man asks to see a Yorkshire terrier and flees with the puppy when the pet store's owner turns to help a customer, according to the LAPD. (Wed, 14 Nov 2007 21:22:17 GMT)

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Video shows purebred puppy stolen from Los Angeles pet store
Police surveillance video released Wednesday shows the bold theft of a pricey puppy from a Los Angeles pet shop. (Thu, 15 Nov 2007 00:45:50 GMT)

Bentonville Eyes Revising Pet-Adoption Ordinancce
BENTONVILLE -- The Bentonville City Council has asked city staff to revise a pet-adoption ordinance to allow more nonprofit groups to be exempted from the regulation. (Thu, 15 Nov 2007 01:04:10 GMT)

A Look Into The Lowcountry's Pet Industry
Pet owners are spending more money on their pets than ever before. This year the expected spending on the pet industry is estimated at $40.8 billion. With that growing trend, in the Lowcountry, pet owners have a growing number of unusual pet goods and services to choose from. (Thu, 15 Nov 2007 02:54:11 GMT)

Pet toys possibly contain high levels of lead
Over the last few months, thousands of children's toys made in China have been recalled for fears they could contain high amounts of lead. Now, some pet owners are questioning whether pet toys made in China could also contain dangerous amounts of lead. (Thu, 15 Nov 2007 04:53:57 GMT)

Pet shelter plan survives Lexington County vote
A long-delayed, no-kill pet adoption center would rescue at least 2,400 animals yearly and provide financial aid to spay or neuter at least 1,000 pets annually in Richland and Lexington counties. But the number of animals rescued would amount to about 8 percent of the 30,300 animals that have been in both counties’ pounds during the past two years. Construction of a 25,400-square-foot center off ... (Thu, 15 Nov 2007 05:07:38 GMT)

Pet project
I’ve begun work on a new pet project. Fearing my incessantly aging body is losing the annual war against bermudagrass and thistles, I have been searching for a way to garden easier, more intensively, and without too much bending and kneeling. (Thu, 15 Nov 2007 06:16:35 GMT)

'I opened all the cages,' as pet store fire raged
WARREN -- The garbage bags started piling on the sidewalk in front of the charred Meribar Pet Supplies on Wednesday morning -- six, eight, 12 and finally 15 by the early afternoon, when they stopped coming. (Thu, 15 Nov 2007 06:25:09 GMT)

Bentonville Eyes Revising Pet-Adoption Ordinancce
BENTONVILLE -- The Bentonville City Council has asked city staff to revise a pet-adoption ordinance to allow more nonprofit groups to be exempted from the regulation. (Thu, 15 Nov 2007 08:28:23 GMT)

THIS WEEK'S PET Patch is a 2- to 3-year-old male pointer mix. He is an energetic and good-natured dog with a very ...
UPDATED: :38 a.m. PDT, November 15, 2007 Gus, a sea lion at the Oregon Zoo had surgery at the zoo to remove growths on one of his back flippers. THIS WEEK'S PET Patch is a 2- to 3-year-old male pointer mix. He is an energetic and good-natured dog with a very amusing personality. (Thu, 15 Nov 2007 08:38:31 GMT)

Animal shelter seeks to bring awareness to pet’s needs with open house
The Plano Animal Shelter celebrated National Shelter Appreciation Week on Nov. 10 with an open house, contests and pet pictures with Santa Claus. Jaimey Cantrell, manager of the shelter, said they started holding the open house to promote the shelter in the community. (Thu, 15 Nov 2007 08:47:56 GMT)

PET Scans Useful For Some Cancer Treatment, But How Do Patients Fare?
Positron emission tomography or PET scans can help clinicians diagnose and treat some cancers, but it is not clear yet whether the imaging technology helps people with cancer live longer and healthier lives, according to a comprehensive review by the U.K. National Health Service. PET scans are one of the latest tools used to detect and determine a cancer's activity in the body. [click link for ... (Thu, 15 Nov 2007 09:07:30 GMT)

Zoning board to tackle chicken as pet issue in North Huntingdon
A Westmoreland County girl will learn whether she can keep her pet rooster on Dec. 4. (Thu, 15 Nov 2007 13:38:29 GMT)

Pet events
Angels of Animals Pet Adoption Night -- 6 - 9 p.m. Friday, Petco, Route 3 west, Clifton. Cats and kittens available. Pet crafts for sale. Adoption fee includes vaccinations, deworming, FIV and FeLV testing, spay/neutering. Adoption fee $120, 973-471-0622 or petfinder.org/shelters/NJ430.html. (Thu, 15 Nov 2007 16:56:50 GMT)

SLC woman arrested, accused of decapitating pet rabbit
Posted: 10:25 AM- Salt Lake City police arrested a 36-year-old woman Wednesday accused of decapitating her pet rabbit. (Thu, 15 Nov 2007 18:03:25 GMT)

Pet-Pourri holiday photo and gift fair
Breast Cancer Help, Inc. and Doggie U will be holding a "Pet-Pourri" holiday photo and gift fair, Sunday, November 18, 8:30 a.m. The event will take place at Doggie U, 41 Saxon Ave., Bay Shore. The "Pet Pourri" will specifically benefit Breast Cancer Help's efforts to provide a digital mammography system at Southside Hospital. (Thu, 15 Nov 2007 19:17:34 GMT)

Maya pet plan in RTI line of fire
UTTAR PRADESH and justice (retired) M.A. Khan seem to be fighting over Chief Minister Mayawati's pet Ambedkar Smarak Project in Gomti Nagar. Khan, who is the chief information commissioner (CIC), threatened to hand over the matter to the CBI if the state did not comply with his order to provide information related to the multi-crore project sought by Shailendra Singh, under the Right To ... (Thu, 15 Nov 2007 19:34:51 GMT)

Bentonville Eyes Revising Pet-Adoption Ordinancce
BENTONVILLE -- The Bentonville City Council has asked city staff to revise a pet-adoption ordinance to allow more nonprofit groups to be exempted from the regulation. (Thu, 15 Nov 2007 21:21:02 GMT)

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UC Davis finds deadly combo in recalled pet food
Cats' nine lives may expire sooner than expected if the felines are given a certain deadly combination of chemicals found in samples of recalled pet food, according to researchers at the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. (Fri, 16 Nov 2007 00:59:03 GMT)

Pet food makers may post advisories on treats
Consumers purchasing chicken jerky pet treats soon may notice something different on the package labels: suggestions on how many such snacks a day they can safely give to their dogs. (Fri, 16 Nov 2007 01:14:26 GMT)

23 Cats Abandoned At Pet Store
Three crates full of cats and kittens-- allegedly found after the firestorm -- are left abandoned on a pet store doorstep. View Images (Fri, 16 Nov 2007 02:24:45 GMT)

Pet-safe homes
Bringing home a new pet, be it a puppy, kitten, dog or cat, is a lot like having a toddler around the house. (Fri, 16 Nov 2007 06:16:15 GMT)

Animal shelter seeks to bring awareness to pet’s needs with open house
The Plano Animal Shelter celebrated National Shelter Appreciation Week on Nov. 10 with an open house, contests and pet pictures with Santa Claus. Jaimey Cantrell, manager of the shelter, said they started holding the open house to promote the shelter in the community. (Fri, 16 Nov 2007 06:17:58 GMT)

Pet-safe homes
Bringing home a new pet, be it a puppy, kitten, dog or cat, is a lot like having a toddler around the house. (Fri, 16 Nov 2007 07:01:01 GMT)

RUTH TO THE RESCUE: Consider a pet sitter instead of boarding
If you're going away for the holidays and don't want to board your cat or dog, consider a pet sitter. (Fri, 16 Nov 2007 08:05:37 GMT)

Pet Project: Dee-Dee
Pet Project: Dee-Dee (Fri, 16 Nov 2007 10:35:34 GMT)

Pet Travel Trends 2007 - Report Published
Our tendancy to treat pets as a members of the family has led to a rise in demand for tailored pet travel facilities in the UK.. Tuesday 13 November 2007 (Fri, 16 Nov 2007 12:39:28 GMT)

Pet Insurance Claims Software Launched
An online insurance claims management company is targeting the the fastest growing sector of insurance sales, pet insurance.. Friday 16 November 2007 (Fri, 16 Nov 2007 12:39:50 GMT)

Gainesville, Hall firefighters get pet rescue tool Kennel club donates equipment to departments
Fido can breathe easier now. Hall and Gainesville firefighters have a new tool for helping resucitate man’s best friend in the event a house fire clogs a pet’s lungs with smoke. (Fri, 16 Nov 2007 16:03:58 GMT)

Pets welcome at Pet Expo at Friendship Park
Bring your favorite pet to Saturday's Pet Expo at Friendship Park. The city-sponsored event features plenty of fun and information for pets and pet lovers of all ages. (Fri, 16 Nov 2007 16:30:01 GMT)

Suburban fire department receives pet oxygen masks
UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The University City fire department is receiving a gift today that many civilians don't know about -- pet oxygen masks. Fire officials say every year hundreds of pets and strays are rescued from house fires or other disasters. (Fri, 16 Nov 2007 17:05:18 GMT)

Fire Department Gets Pet Oxygen Masks
The University City fire department is receiving a gift today -- pet oxygen masks. (Fri, 16 Nov 2007 17:18:39 GMT)

Pet events
Angels of Animals Pet Adoption Night -- 6 - 9 p.m. Friday, Petco, Route 3 west, Clifton. Cats and kittens available. Pet crafts for sale. Adoption fee includes vaccinations, deworming, FIV and FeLV testing, spay/neutering. Adoption fee $120, 973-471-0622 or petfinder.org/shelters/NJ430.html. (Fri, 16 Nov 2007 18:29:30 GMT)

Family Reunited With Pet 8 Months After Dog 'Euthanized' At Vet
A Central Florida family is reunited with its pet eight months after the animal was left with a veterinarian to be euthanized over painful tumors growing in her ears. (Fri, 16 Nov 2007 18:51:02 GMT)

House Fire on Slate Street Believed Caused by Space Heater Left on Porch for Pet
An early morning fire left one person injured and prompted a warning from Baton Rouge firefighters. They say a space heater left on the porch for the family pet may have started the blaze that took five units to get under control. (Fri, 16 Nov 2007 19:13:49 GMT)

China Still Feeds Our Pets -- Local Pet Food Company Pet Chef Express Eliminates Pet Food Worries
COSTA MESA, Calif.----Even after the pet food recall in March of 2007, millions of US pet owners are still unknowingly feeding their pets food which may be manufactured from China. With the lax in industry rules, cheaper pricing abroad and lack of US suppliers, many pet food companies still depend on China as their supplier of pet food within the US. (Fri, 16 Nov 2007 19:37:00 GMT)

Charges likely in Puerto Rico pet deaths
A Puerto Rico prosecutor indicated criminal charges will be filed in the slaughter of dozens of dogs and cats seized last month from housing projects and allegedly thrown from a bridge — an incident that generated worldwide public outrage. (Fri, 16 Nov 2007 21:45:39 GMT)

Animal Control Owner Says He's Innocent in Puerto Rico Pet Massacres
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - The owner of an animal control company under investigation in a pet slaughter said Friday that he is innocent, and denied claims by former employees that his company carried out inhumane killings of cats and dogs on a routine basis for years. (Fri, 16 Nov 2007 22:57:29 GMT)

Pet Pig Escapes Pen, Shot by Teen Hunter
The shooting of a pet pig by a teen hunter is causing heartache for its owner and her boyfriend could face criminal charges. INSIDE: Watch Action News report (Fri, 16 Nov 2007 23:19:02 GMT)

SPCA, Volunteer Way Undertake Pet Food Program
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Suncoast has paired with its neighbor on Congress Street, the Volunteer Way food bank, for a new "Animeals" food assistance program for pet owners. (Sat, 17 Nov 2007 05:13:42 GMT)

Animal shelter seeks to bring awareness to pet’s needs with open house
The Plano Animal Shelter celebrated National Shelter Appreciation Week on Nov. 10 with an open house, contests and pet pictures with Santa Claus. Jaimey Cantrell, manager of the shelter, said they started holding the open house to promote the shelter in the community. (Sat, 17 Nov 2007 06:07:08 GMT)

Animal control owner says he's innocent in Puerto Rico pet massacres
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The owner of an animal control company under investigation in a pet slaughter said Friday that he is innocent, and denied claims by former employees that his company carried out inhumane killings of cats and dogs on a... (Sat, 17 Nov 2007 06:08:49 GMT)

Pet-safe homes
Bringing home a new pet, be it a puppy, kitten, dog or cat, is a lot like having a toddler around the house. (Sat, 17 Nov 2007 06:16:14 GMT)

Rabies shots, pet licenses offered in Carlsbad Sunday
SAN DIEGO -- Dog and pet owners will be able to get inexpensive rabies shots, microchips and licenses for their animals from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at the county animal shelter in Carlsbad, 2481 Palomar Airport Road. (Sat, 17 Nov 2007 06:51:53 GMT)

ADOPT A PET
Kissa , a 1-year-old spayed female fox terrier-Pomeranian mix, is available for adoption from Lifeline Animal Placement and Protection . She's a nice dog who is housebroken and would make a good pet for a retired couple. Also available: •  Ricco, 2-year-old neutered male Cairn terrier mix; needs to be an only dog. •  Ogden and Digby , male kittens, and their sister, Miki , 12 weeks ... (Sat, 17 Nov 2007 07:01:57 GMT)

Pet Coffins -- Displaysense Go Barking Mad With a New Display Box
Displaysense, the UK's leading supplier of retail display products have received a peculiar request from one of the UK's largest pet product retailers to source a range of Perspex pet coffins and display boxes. (PRWeb Nov 17, 2007) (Sat, 17 Nov 2007 08:03:38 GMT)

PETS: Pamper your pet with these holiday gift ideas
Give your pampered pet the best nails ever with these adorable pink and chocolate nail colors from Juicy Crittoure. $14 each, Dillard's Keep your dog warm and dry this holiday season in a green jacket from Doggie Gear. (Sat, 17 Nov 2007 16:39:31 GMT)

Have pet, can't rent
Pet owners struggling to find animal-friendly homes in a tight rental market are using novel techniques to impress potential landlords. (Sat, 17 Nov 2007 20:51:17 GMT)

PET Scans Useful For Some Cancer Treatment, But How Do Patients Fare?
Positron emission tomography or PET scans can help clinicians diagnose and treat some cancers, but it is not clear yet whether the imaging technology helps people with cancer live longer and healthier lives, according to a comprehensive review. (Sat, 17 Nov 2007 23:05:01 GMT)

Canine asks psychic for a large bird at Collier pet festival
A Chihuahua dressed as a lobster, crabs dressed as turkeys and a psychic on hand to tell owners what ailed their pets made for a dynamic pet festival Saturday at Collier County Domestic Animal Services’ Howl-A-Day Jubilee. (Sun, 18 Nov 2007 02:41:58 GMT)

Pet Superstars: Cutest Cat
Time to step aside, dog lovers. This week in The Province 's Pet Superstars competition, our favourite feline friends grab the spotlight. Our hard-working judges have narrowed down a huge stack of entries to 10 finalists, and you can vote for them now by going to our Pet Superstars contest page . (Just click on Vote to see the catty contenders.) (Sun, 18 Nov 2007 04:51:22 GMT)

Animal shelter seeks to bring awareness to pet’s needs with open house
The Plano Animal Shelter celebrated National Shelter Appreciation Week on Nov. 10 with an open house, contests and pet pictures with Santa Claus. Jaimey Cantrell, manager of the shelter, said they started holding the open house to promote the shelter in the community. (Sun, 18 Nov 2007 07:19:19 GMT)

Talking turkey about pet birds
I bought a bird this weekend. OK it was a Thanksgiving turkey, but it got me thinking about a pet population I don’t write about enough … birds. Pet birds are more popular than ever. (Sun, 18 Nov 2007 08:14:44 GMT)

Brits feeding their pet bunnies to obesity
London, Nov 18 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that over-eating is causing an epidemic of obesity among hundreds of thousands of British bunnies. The latest study, carried out by Simon Wheeler, head of marketing for insurance firm Petplan, showed that a quarter of all pet rabbits are overweight, with eight out of 10 vets saying the trend is escalating. It was also found that the reason were ... (Sun, 18 Nov 2007 09:29:29 GMT)

Course to teach pet owners first aid
American Red Cross, 373 E. College St., will offer "Pet First Aid" from 6 to 10 p.m. Nov. 26. This course teaches basic first aid techniques for common illnesses, injuries and life-threatening conditions for both cats and dogs. No previous training is required. (Sun, 18 Nov 2007 09:40:00 GMT)

Pet cremation an ‘excellent service’
MASON CITY -- The Dog Whisperer’s Center in rural Mason City now is offering pet cremation in addition to its boarding and training services. (Sun, 18 Nov 2007 11:58:43 GMT)

Rabies shots, pet licenses offered in Carlsbad Sunday
SAN DIEGO -- Dog and pet owners will be able to get inexpensive rabies shots, microchips and licenses for their animals from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at the county animal shelter in Carlsbad, 2481 Palomar Airport Road. (Sun, 18 Nov 2007 17:36:48 GMT)

Daily share buy-back notice 16-11-07 (PET.AX, 00784292, 20071119)
mktsens (Sun, 18 Nov 2007 22:52:00 GMT)

A Web Site for Pet Lovers, and Marketers Who Love Them
NBC Universal and Procter & Gamble have set up a Web portal that looks something like a Yahoo or AOL for pet owners, with a bit of Facebook and MySpace thrown in. (Mon, 19 Nov 2007 04:37:31 GMT)

Pet pharma company puts a paw into NASDAQ trading
YARDLEY -- Velcera Inc., a Bucks County specialty pharmaceutical company focusing on pet health, has started selling its stock on NASDAQ's over-the-counter Bulletin Board. (Mon, 19 Nov 2007 06:01:11 GMT)

Animal shelter seeks to bring awareness to pet’s needs with open house
The Plano Animal Shelter celebrated National Shelter Appreciation Week on Nov. 10 with an open house, contests and pet pictures with Santa Claus. Jaimey Cantrell, manager of the shelter, said they started holding the open house to promote the shelter in the community. (Mon, 19 Nov 2007 09:19:23 GMT)

With the serious and the silly, website woos pet lovers
Knowing that you can never underestimate people's love for their cats and dogs, NBC Universal and Procter & Gamble have set up a Web portal that looks something like a Yahoo or AOL for pet owners, with a bit of Facebook and MySpace thrown in. (Mon, 19 Nov 2007 10:39:15 GMT)

Kittens 'adopted' by pet rabbit
Six tiny abandoned kittens find an unexpected new mother figure in Aberdeen - a pet rabbit. (Mon, 19 Nov 2007 11:17:02 GMT)

FETCH! Pet Care(TM) Expands Into Maryland's Carroll and Baltimore Counties
FETCH! Pet Care, America's largest and most sophisticated pet care franchise offering professional pet sitting and dog walking services, today announced it has launched a new location in Maryland's Northern Baltimore County region to provide area residents with unsurpassed pet care services. This new franchise marks the 121st FETCH! Pet Care location that, in aggregate, now service more than ... (Mon, 19 Nov 2007 12:30:00 GMT)

FETCH! Pet Care(TM) Expands Into Pennsylvania's Central Bucks County
FETCH! Pet Care, America's largest and most sophisticated pet care franchise offering professional pet sitting and dog walking services, today announced it has launched a new location in Pennsylvania's Central Bucks County region to provide area residents with unsurpassed pet care services. This new franchise marks the 122nd FETCH! Pet Care location that, in aggregate, now service more than ... (Mon, 19 Nov 2007 12:30:00 GMT)

Is cocoa mulch a threat to your pet?
Is cocoa mulch a threat to your pet? (Mon, 19 Nov 2007 12:52:36 GMT)

FETCH! Pet Care(TM) Expands Into the Chicago Loop-Lincoln Park Region of Illinois
FETCH! Pet Care, America's largest and most sophisticated pet care franchise offering professional pet sitting and dog walking services, today announced it has launched a new location in Chicago to provide area residents with unsurpassed pet care services. This new franchise marks the 123rd FETCH! Pet Care location that, in aggregate, now service more than 9,400 active clients throughout 1,400 ... (Mon, 19 Nov 2007 13:30:00 GMT)

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