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Wildlife park lets you pet tiger for £160
A WILDLIFE park is charging members of the public to feed a 500lb tiger and pet it by putting their fingers inside its cage, a practice condemned by animal welfare groups as dangerous. (Sat, 12 Jan 2008 23:17:10 GMT)

Police shoots family pet
MIRAMAR, Fla. -- A family is mourning a loss of their pet, after a police officer shot him several times. (Sun, 13 Jan 2008 03:27:07 GMT)

Gastric upset a pet project
Texas A & M out to open 1st institute devoted to curing those unpleasant dog and cat ailments COLLEGE STATION, Texas — At long last, veterinary researchers are setting out to tackle one of the least pleasant aspects of pet ownership: digestive disorders. (Sun, 13 Jan 2008 04:59:26 GMT)

Pet spa to open in Greeley in spring
A pet spa complete with suites with televisions, a Web cam, private backyard space and room to romp. (Sun, 13 Jan 2008 08:02:53 GMT)

CHINGFORD: Family’s fury after pet cat is kicked to death
A FAMILY were horrified when they found the mutilated body of their cat dumped in their front garden. The pet's injuries, including a ruptured abdomen and broken ribs, were so severe that vets had to put her down immediately. (Sun, 13 Jan 2008 10:46:28 GMT)

Some animals just aren't pet material
If you're thinking of getting an elephant as a pet, don't do it in the UK... (Sun, 13 Jan 2008 11:01:35 GMT)

Dothan City Pet Ordinance Stirs Controversy
Dothan pet owners who oppose the city's pet ordinance are taking a stand. (Mon, 14 Jan 2008 02:50:06 GMT)

Family heartbroken over pet's burning
By MATT FRAZIER ARLINGTON -- A heartbroken family is searching for the person who burned their pet dog to death Friday night or Saturday morning. Police knocked on Ronnie Villaire's door in the 900 block of Cortez in southeast Arlington about 9:30 a.m. Saturday with news that the remains of his 3 1/2-year-old Pomeranian were found nearby. It appeared that the dog, named Spike, was doused in ... (Mon, 14 Jan 2008 03:13:41 GMT)

Cost Is No Object When It Comes to Your Pet
Looking for a growth industry? Look no further than pet products and services. (Mon, 14 Jan 2008 03:40:58 GMT)

Web Leaders Seek More Searchable Government
These days you can Google just about anything, from your favorite celebrity's pet to your boss's middle name. But using the biggest search engine to get information about the government often falls short. (Mon, 14 Jan 2008 03:43:53 GMT)

Embrace Pet Insurance and Best Friends Animal Society Partner to Make Vet Visits Worry-Free for Parents of Adopted ...
Best Friends has partnered with Embrace Pet Insurance to help pet parents insure their pets for illnesses and accidents. Every time a pet parent submits a policy application by coming through the Best Friends website, Embrace will make a $25 donation to Best Friends. Embrace Pet Insurance is looking to change the way pet insurance has been viewed in the past. Embrace covers accidents and ... (Mon, 14 Jan 2008 08:34:42 GMT)

Pet Expo features animals from near and far
On a dreary January day, plenty of families were up for some indoor fun — including at the Commerford Pet Expo in the Monroe County Fair and Expo Center in Henrietta. The expo, which ran both Saturday and Sunday, was part petting zoo, part amusement park, and felt like an indoor carnival. (Mon, 14 Jan 2008 10:47:20 GMT)

Who will care for your pet after you die?
Marie Hulett: Take precautions to provide for your pet when you can't. (Mon, 14 Jan 2008 11:35:43 GMT)

Pet waste is turning streams into sewers
The county is finishing a $475,000 effort to protect creeks and encourage pet owners to scoop and bag. (Mon, 14 Jan 2008 11:37:51 GMT)

Madeleine: Cops search pet crematorium
Police were today searching a pet crematorium in the Canary Islands amid possible links to missing Madeleine McCann. (Mon, 14 Jan 2008 12:36:01 GMT)

Pet DRx Confirms Final Share Exchange Ratio
Pet DRx Corporation ("Pet DRx" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: EHHA; EHHAW; EHHAU), a provider of veterinary primary care and specialized services to companion animals, today announced that, as disclosed in its Current Report on Form 8-K filed on January 10, 2008, the final exchange ratio for the merger consideration payable to former stockholders of XLNT Veterinary Care, Inc. ("XLNT") is ... (Mon, 14 Jan 2008 12:54:24 GMT)

Educating future pet owners
A program was held to educate those who might want to own a pet. Posted: Monday, January 14, 2008 at 7:51 a.m. MARQUETTE -- Oftentimes pets are given up or abandoned because their owners didn't know what they were getting into by owning an animal. (Mon, 14 Jan 2008 12:56:21 GMT)

Veterinary Pet Insurance Reveals Most Expensive Pet Conditions
With pets, it's wise to expect the unexpected, but should the unexpected occur, forget about buying that new flat screen television. Veterinary Pet Insurance , the nation's oldest and largest provider of pet health insurance, recently analyzed medical claims submitted in 2007 to find the most expensive insured conditions commonly suffered by dogs and cats. (Mon, 14 Jan 2008 14:00:00 GMT)

Even After Pet's Death, Landlord Is Within Rights to Keep Deposit
Q: I would like to know if I can get my pet deposit back even though I am still living in my apartment. My dog died soon after I moved in, and I am not getting another one. My landlord says the deposit cannot be refunded until I move out, which I don't plan on doing for a few years. (Mon, 14 Jan 2008 15:02:01 GMT)

How to Tighten Your Pet Policy Humanely
Q. Is it legally binding to state in a lease that an existing pet is allowed but that no more are permitted and that when the pet dies, it can't be replaced? I am buying a duplex, and one tenant has two cats and a bird. I have seen the damage cats can do when they stop using the litter box. I wan... (Mon, 14 Jan 2008 15:18:08 GMT)

Heather Clem's pet project
Heather Clem, wife of Sirius Shock Jock Bubba The Love Sponge Clem is among the models for Little Pet Project, a company that uses sexy images of women with their pets to raise awareness for homeless and abused animals. They just announced the release of their 2008 pictorial calendar. (Mon, 14 Jan 2008 16:43:45 GMT)

Pet license, microchip clinics set
The services, including rabies shots, will be provided in the department's mobile veterinary and adoption unit, called S.P.O.T. (Stop Pet Overpopulation Today). (Mon, 14 Jan 2008 17:48:12 GMT)

Post-pet food scare, many owners still uncertain
With the memory of last year's pet food recall still fresh on many pet owners' minds, curiosity about pet food is at an all-time high and for good reason. (Mon, 14 Jan 2008 20:18:07 GMT)

Make Your Pet a Star in Hallmark's National 'YourPets' Photo Greeting Card Competition
Hallmark wants to know who has the funniest pet photo in America -- and the wit to craft a clever "birthday" sentiment to go along with it. Today Hallmark Cards, Inc., is kicking off "YourPets," a competition in which consumers will enter pet photo birthday card designs, Hallmark will print and sell the finalists, and America will vote on the best. The winner with the most online votes will ... (Mon, 14 Jan 2008 22:06:55 GMT)

NBC's 'In The Loop with iVillage' Teams Up with Doctors Foster and Smith to Educate Pet Parents
NBC's "In The Loop with iVillage" has partnered with veterinarians Dr. Race Foster and Dr. Marty Smith, co-founders of Doctors Foster and Smith, to provide on air support to pet parents on a variety of animal subjects. (Mon, 14 Jan 2008 22:15:00 GMT)

NBC's 'In The Loop with iVillage' Teams Up with Doctors Foster and Smith to Educate Pet Parents
NBC's "In The Loop with iVillage" has partnered with veterinarians Dr. Race Foster and Dr. Marty Smith, co-founders of Doctors Foster and Smith, to provide on air support to pet parents on a variety of animal subjects. Professionals from Doctors Foster and Smith will share their experience and knowledge during special pet segments every Tuesday on "In The Loop with iVillage" ... (Mon, 14 Jan 2008 22:25:30 GMT)

Del Monte to Raise Pet Food Prices
Canned fruit and vegetable marketer Del Monte Foods Co. said Tuesday it is raising prices for its pet food and pet snacks products an average of about 4 percent, effective February 2008. (Tue, 15 Jan 2008 12:33:30 GMT)

Square PET Bottles come in 2 sizes for packaging olive oil.
Designed for packaging olive oil, 16.9 oz PET Bottle measures 8.015 x 2.408 in. with 3.75 in. high recess for adhesive labeling, while 33.8 oz bottle is 9.256 in. x 3.159 in. with 4.48 in. high recess. Both have 32 mm Bericap neck finish. Bottles are injection-stretch blow molded from universal preforms in 2-stage process to optimize blow ratios, PET molecule orientation, and strength of ... (Tue, 15 Jan 2008 14:07:17 GMT)

Pet waste is turning streams into sewers
The county is finishing a $475,000 effort to protect creeks and encourage pet owners to scoop and bag. (Tue, 15 Jan 2008 18:14:37 GMT)

Are pet toys safe?
CLICK HERE for more Pet KARE Pets are part of our familiy. They are the loyal companions who cheer (Tue, 15 Jan 2008 18:52:40 GMT)

Tips Before Buying Pet Insurance
Tips to Consider Before Getting Pet Insurance --Understand the exclusions. Almost all policies exclude pre-existing conditions and some exclude hereditary conditions. Some may exclude certain conditions unique to certain breeds. (Tue, 15 Jan 2008 19:34:16 GMT)

Is Your Pet Chewing on Toxic Toys?
When news came of children's toys being contaminated with lead some pet owners began to worry about the toys their furry "kids" play with. (Tue, 15 Jan 2008 19:51:20 GMT)

Caught On Tape: Puppies Abducted From Pet Store
Two pricey pooches are safe and sound after being stolen from their cages at a Florida pet store. (Tue, 15 Jan 2008 20:06:26 GMT)

New Du Quoin Pet Ordinances Important During Cold Weather
DU QUOIN - City health and safety officer Ron Darnell today reminded pet owners of city ordinances for housing animals in the City of DuQuoin. These restrictions have been passed and now define what is required for restraining animals and proper shelter for the safety and care of animals. (Tue, 15 Jan 2008 20:13:51 GMT)

Pet Insurance Grows As Employee Benefit
At a time when employers are scaling back on costly health benefits, pet insurance is gaining popularity as an employee benefit. (Tue, 15 Jan 2008 21:02:18 GMT)

Pet of the week
Rufus, a 1-year-old male Chesapeake Bay Retriever Mix is available for adoption at the Rockingham County Animal Shelter located at 1401 W. Harrison St. in Reidsville. To contact the shelter, call (336) 342-4022. Shiloh K-9 Dog Training Services has offered two free training lessons with the adoption of the pet of the week and a 10% off training lessons for all other adopted animals.   Hospital ... (Tue, 15 Jan 2008 22:11:56 GMT)

Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: The Costco of Pet Stocks
IDEXX Labs will do well because it caters to the needs of pet lovers, Cramer says. (Wed, 16 Jan 2008 01:08:35 GMT)

Remembering Emerson: Pet Rescue Donations Having Impact
ATLANTA (FOX 5) -- Meredith Emerson's family asked that instead of flowers people make donations to pet rescues. FOX 5's Justin Gray reports the impact is being felt all over the area. Click video for more information. (Wed, 16 Jan 2008 02:29:46 GMT)

Wisconsin woman praises firefighters who rescued her pet dog Buddy from ice
MENASHA, Wis. - An icy rescue of her pet dog Buddy convinced Angie Bray she picked the right place to live when she moved to the town of Menasha two years ago. (Wed, 16 Jan 2008 02:31:10 GMT)

Pet waste is turning streams into sewers
The county is finishing a $475,000 effort to protect creeks and encourage pet owners to scoop and bag. (Wed, 16 Jan 2008 07:41:15 GMT)

Pet Sitters International Says 'Reduce Risk and Liability in 2008 by Knowing Your Pet Sitter'
To help ensure pet owners get the best level of care and security for both pets and property, Pet Sitters International recommends that pet owners start 2008 right by reviewing the credentials of their pet sitter or pet-care provider. (PRWeb Jan 16, 2008) Post Comment:Trackback URL: http://www.prweb.com/pingpr.php/RmFsdS1UaGlyLU1hZ24tTG92ZS1Mb3ZlLVplcm8= (Wed, 16 Jan 2008 08:26:36 GMT)

More workers receive pet insurance through their employers
NEW YORK — At a time when employers are scaling back on costly health benefits, pet insurance is gaining popularity as an employee benefit. Veterinary Pet Insurance, the nation's largest pet insurer, saw its corporate accounts balloon from 15 to 1,600 in the past six years. (Wed, 16 Jan 2008 10:03:41 GMT)

Ithaca woman charged in theft of pet monkey
PORT CRANE — A 20-year-old Tompkins County woman has been charged with second-degree burglary, a felony, for the alleged theft over the weekend of a pet monkey from a home in Port Crane, according to Broome County Sheriff's Office detective Sgt. Jason T. Ellis. (Wed, 16 Jan 2008 10:36:07 GMT)

Pet Insurance Increasingly Popular Work Benefit
The nation's largest pet insurer says more and more corporations are signing up for pet insurance. Comcast and Home Depot are among thousands of companies that now offer insurance for their employees' dogs, cats and birds. The perk allows companies to appear thoughtful, at no cost. (Wed, 16 Jan 2008 13:48:58 GMT)

Pet Insurance Increasingly Popular Work Benefit
The nation's largest pet insurer says more and more corporations are signing up for pet insurance. Comcast and Home Depot are among thousands of companies which now offer insurance for their employees' dogs, cats and birds. The perk allows companies to appear thoughtful, at no cost. (Wed, 16 Jan 2008 13:52:08 GMT)

SPCA Of Texas Reminds Owners About Winter Pet Safety
Colder temperatures are on the way for much of the state this week, and the SPCA of Texas is reminding pet owners to keep their animals safe. SPCA spokesperson Alicia Brown says never leave a pet inside a parked vehicle during the winter. (Wed, 16 Jan 2008 15:51:14 GMT)

Black buck kept as pet seized from a villager
A black buck that was reportedly being kept as a pet has been seized from a house at Datavali in Gautam Buddha Nagar forest division of Uttar Pradesh, officials said Wednesday. (Wed, 16 Jan 2008 16:57:13 GMT)

New Du Quoin Pet Ordinances Important During Cold Weather
DU QUOIN - City health and safety officer Ron Darnell today reminded pet owners of city ordinances for housing animals in the City of DuQuoin. These restrictions have been passed and now define what is required for restraining animals and proper shelter for the safety and care of animals. (Wed, 16 Jan 2008 18:03:03 GMT)

Pet Treats and Supplements to Fetch $1.7 Billion in Sales by 2012
Although formal regulations continue to evade the pet supplements industry, it is fetching new market share at an impressive rate, with sales expected to jump 39% by 2012 to $1.7 billion. (Wed, 16 Jan 2008 19:07:00 GMT)

PB County OKs 'Spay Or Pay' Pet Ordinance
Palm Beach County Commissioners initially approved a measure Tuesday that would force pet owners to spay or neuter their dogs and cats or specially register them with the county and pay a fee. (Wed, 16 Jan 2008 19:40:00 GMT)

Pet Goat Euthanized After Rabid Bobcat Attack
A pet goat attacked by a rabid bobcat last week in Somerset County has been euthanized. The bobcat had gotten into a pen on Jesse Stuver's property in Conemaugh Township and attacked the goat before Stuver shot and killed the bobcat. (Wed, 16 Jan 2008 20:12:31 GMT)

Top pet-friendly hotels in the U.S.
There is no shortage of pet-friendly accommodations, and competition across the nation is getting stiff. (Wed, 16 Jan 2008 20:46:07 GMT)

Daily share buy-back notice - 16th January 2008 (PET.AX, 00803593, 20080117)
mktsens (Wed, 16 Jan 2008 21:57:00 GMT)

Two People Charged In Pet Store Thefts
Two people are accused of stealing two pythons and a puppy from separate pet stores in Des Moines and selling the snakes to a nearby store. (Thu, 17 Jan 2008 00:37:59 GMT)

Two people charged in pet store thefts
Associated Press - January 16, 2008 7:24 PM ET DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Two people are accused of stealing two pythons and a puppy from separate pet stores in Des Moines and selling the snakes... (Thu, 17 Jan 2008 00:38:28 GMT)

Grieving the Loss of a Pet
Hannah Davis dreaded the trip to Marcy. Having co-facilitated a pet loss support group for two years, Davis, of Jamesville, knew the kind of grief she would be contending with as a result of the tragedy at hand. (Thu, 17 Jan 2008 05:08:07 GMT)

Grieving the Loss of a Pet
Contributing writer %%eby%%Hannah Davis dreaded the trip to Marcy. Having helped lead a pet-loss support group for two years, Davis, of Jamesville, knew the kind of grief she would be contending with as a result of the tragedy at hand. (Thu, 17 Jan 2008 05:08:17 GMT)

Convicted sex predator plans to open pet business
A new pet grooming store is set to open in Plant City but many residents are hoping that its owner takes a bath. (Thu, 17 Jan 2008 05:13:35 GMT)

Pet insurance perk
At a time when companies are scaling back on costly health coverage, pet insurance is gaining... (Thu, 17 Jan 2008 05:48:27 GMT)

Big Pet Chain Suspends Bird Sales
SAN DIEGO -- Pet Smart has suspended bird sales in more than 700 of their stores, including those in the San Diego area, after some of the birds tested positive for a bacterial infection. (Thu, 17 Jan 2008 06:32:13 GMT)

Contest aimed at pet shelter makeover
The area's furry friends could be in line for more cushy digs, through a contest being sponsored by ZooToo.com, a social networking Web site for pet lovers, that will award a top prize of up to $1 million for a shelter makeover. (Thu, 17 Jan 2008 10:03:21 GMT)

Veterinarian hosts pet class
Dr. Marty Greer, veterinarian at Brownsville-Lomira Small Animal Clinic, will present a class for families that are raising children and pets and for those families who are thinking about adding a pet to their home. (Thu, 17 Jan 2008 10:31:06 GMT)

Exhibit is students' pet project
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Imagine trying to paint a portrait of your pet. “Hold still, kitty. I need to get the detail of your eyes. Kitty. Come back!!!” Smartly, student artists at Chambersburg Area Senior High School created their animal portraits from photos. (Thu, 17 Jan 2008 12:39:26 GMT)

My pet tiger's just a pussy cat at heart
Her teeth are razor sharp and just one swipe of her paw could kill you - but Co Antrim man Norman Elder claims his pet tiger is just a pussy cat at heart. (Thu, 17 Jan 2008 13:21:45 GMT)

Pet carnival in Coimbatore has 2000 animals on show
Coimbatore, Jan 17 : A pet carnival with some rare species of animals attracted a large number of people on Tuesday in Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. (Thu, 17 Jan 2008 13:33:09 GMT)

Welch's Commercializes the First Custom Application of Amcor's Powerflex(TM) PET Bottle
Amcor PET Packaging commercializes the first custom application of its PowerFlex(TM) polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle for Welch's. 7 November, 2007: Amcor PET Packaging commercializes the first custom application of its PowerFlex(TM) polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle. Welch's, Concord, Mass. recently launched six varieties of its 100% juice in Amcor's 14-ounce custom PowerFlex(TM) ... (Thu, 17 Jan 2008 13:40:16 GMT)

Program pares pet population
In attempt to reduce the number of unwanted kittens in Solano County, a few animal lovers are trying to persuade veterinarians to provide cat neutering services to low-income pet owners. (Thu, 17 Jan 2008 16:50:43 GMT)

More employers offering pet insurance
NEW YORK (AP) -- At a time when employers are scaling back on costly health benefits, pet insurance is gaining popularity as an employee benefit. (Thu, 17 Jan 2008 17:07:53 GMT)

New Du Quoin Pet Ordinances Important During Cold Weather
DU QUOIN - City health and safety officer Ron Darnell today reminded pet owners of city ordinances for housing animals in the City of DuQuoin. These restrictions have been passed and now define what is required for restraining animals and proper shelter for the safety and care of animals. (Thu, 17 Jan 2008 17:48:21 GMT)

BISSELL(R) Invites Pet Lovers to Make Their Pet a Celebrity
BISSELL Homecare, Inc. wants to help pet owners make their pet a celebrity. In BISSELL's Most Valuable Pet Photo Contest, one lucky pet will be featured on a new Pet Hair Eraser vacuum package. (Thu, 17 Jan 2008 22:07:00 GMT)

Police investigating pet shop in Lakeway
The owner of Flipper's Pets leaves town for three days and is being accused of abandoning his animals. The pet shop is closed and under investigation. (Fri, 18 Jan 2008 18:36:34 GMT)

Constar's DiamondClear(TM) PET Bottle for ConAgra Foods' Hunt's Ketchup Named Top Sustainable Package of 2007
With growing demand for packaging that supports a greener, more energy efficient world, Constar International (NASDAQ:CNST) scored a major victory when its DiamondClear(TM) PET bottle for ConAgra Foods' Hunt's Ketchup was recognized by the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) as the top sustainable package of 2007. (Fri, 18 Jan 2008 18:52:15 GMT)

Pet insurance more common as employee perk
NEW YORK -- At a time when employers are scaling back on costly health benefits, pet insurance is gaining popularity as an employee benefit. (Fri, 18 Jan 2008 22:28:18 GMT)

Fire leaves pet dead and family homeless
MIAMI -- A fatal fire leaves an elderly couple homeless and their beloved pet dead Friday morning. (Fri, 18 Jan 2008 22:55:14 GMT)

A growing job perk -- pet insurance
NEW YORK -- At a time when employers are scaling back on costly health benefits, pet insurance is gaining popularity as an employee benefit. Veterinary Pet Insurance, the nation's largest pet insurer, saw its corporat (Sat, 19 Jan 2008 01:19:44 GMT)

Pet insurance gaining popularity
At a time when health insurance is becoming more difficult for many Americans to afford, pet insurance is going mainstream. (Sat, 19 Jan 2008 01:28:01 GMT)

Lakeway Pet Store Faces Animal Cruelty Charges
A Lakeway pet store is the subject of a criminal animal cruelty investigation. Police seized several animals after finding signs that the animals were not being cared for at Flipper's Pets on Tuesday. The owner insists he was already in the process of moving out of the store and he's done nothing wrong. (Sat, 19 Jan 2008 02:45:23 GMT)

County’s pet sterilization law one step from final passage
County’s pet sterilization law one step from final passage (Sat, 19 Jan 2008 05:02:46 GMT)

Charges in alleged slaying of pet deer waived to court
Charges against two Muncy area men for allegedly slaying a pet deer were waived to court Thursday afternoon. Adam Curtis Summers, 21, and Joseph C. Little, 20, both of 1635 Route 442 Highway, waived their preliminary hearing before District Judge C. Roger McRae. (Sat, 19 Jan 2008 05:08:39 GMT)

Pet food supplier eyeing Supervalu
L. NAZARETH TWP. | A Lehigh Valley-based pet supply distributor plans to move its headquarters into the Supervalu Inc. distribution center here, which is set to shut down in March. (Sat, 19 Jan 2008 05:20:25 GMT)

Pet of the week, 1/19
Harrison is a very active dog and needs some training, but would be a good pet. He is Labrador mix and is approximately 1 to 2 years old. To adopt Harrison, you must have well-fenced back yard. (Sat, 19 Jan 2008 05:37:04 GMT)

Pet of the week
Pet: Meet DJ, a 1-year-old Border collie-mix. (Sat, 19 Jan 2008 06:31:05 GMT)

Taking good pet photos requires a patient hand Photographers offer tips for capturing animals in their best light
ow that you've finally figured out how to use that digital camera, it's time to move on to another challenge -- taking photos of the family pet. They tend to resist posing, they hate flashes, and they don't care whether you get a good shot. But that doesn't mean you should quit trying. Two pet photographers -- Atlanta's Jeannie Bartow Hartman and New York-based Jim Dratfield, who is working ... (Sat, 19 Jan 2008 07:11:23 GMT)

PET BRIEFS
Wichita Cat Show seeks entries of household pets Cats need not be purebreds to compete in the Wichita Cat Fancy winter show Feb. 2 and 3 at the Cotillion. People are urged to enter their nonregistered cats in the show's household pet division, a category that celebrates the beauty of the everyday cat. Cats must be at least 4 months old, spayed or neutered if older than 8 months, current ... (Sat, 19 Jan 2008 07:11:49 GMT)

Pet sitters must be flexible
If you're considering becoming a pet sitter, be aware that loving animals is not all there is to it. » Be ready for lots of exercise in all kinds of weather. In the summer, "I definitely take two showers a day," says Jaime Deason, who owns Fetch, a pet-sitting franchise in Silver Spring, Md. » Make sure you enjoy spending time in your car. Pet sitter Gabe Schneider estimates that he spends about ... (Sat, 19 Jan 2008 09:17:29 GMT)

Siblings act on a per-'pet'-ual idea
Emilie and Jordan Cusick, sister and brother whose January birthdays are two days apart, have an unusual gift wish-list - pet food, chew toys, and other animal stuff. (Sat, 19 Jan 2008 10:55:27 GMT)

Pet insurance more common as employee perk
NEW YORK -- At a time when employers are scaling back on costly health benefits, pet insurance is gaining popularity as an employee benefit. (Sat, 19 Jan 2008 13:43:48 GMT)

2 caught after Pet Smart robbery
Two suspects were arrested late Friday night after a robbery that set off a police pursuit in the South Boulevard area. It started about 9 p.m. when two men robbed the Pet Smart store at gunpoint. The store is in the 5400 block of South Boulevard. No employees were injured in the robbery. Police spotted the suspects' getaway vehicle a short time later. They say the suspects failed to pull over, ... (Sat, 19 Jan 2008 13:49:45 GMT)

ADOPT-A-PET
The Ford County Humane Society is sponsoring pet adoptions this Saturday at our building from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 800 Avenue P. Dogs are available for a $70 adoption fee which includes spaying/neutering, heart-worm testing and vaccinations. (Sat, 19 Jan 2008 17:18:50 GMT)

Man Wears Sign Admitting He Stole from Pet Store
A Batavia pet store owner is hoping public humiliation will put an end to shoplifting from his store. He's been struck by shoplifters more than a dozen times while at his Main Street location, and he thinks he's finally found a punishment that fits the crime. (Sat, 19 Jan 2008 19:33:08 GMT)

Packed pet parenting class teaches pit bull care
Many current and potential pit bull owners spent Saturday morning in a pet parenting class at Knox County’s Young-Williams Animal Shelter. (Sun, 20 Jan 2008 05:24:39 GMT)

Pet therapy
Shoppers in some Pittsburg businesses can mix a little pet therapy in with their retail therapy. (Sun, 20 Jan 2008 05:53:48 GMT)

More employers offer pet insurance
At a time when employers are scaling back on costly health benefits, pet insurance is gaining popularity as an employee benefit. (Sun, 20 Jan 2008 06:25:30 GMT)

Pet insurance gaining popularity in employee benefit packages
At a time when employers are scaling back on costly health benefits, pet insurance is gaining popularity as an employee benefit. Veterinary Pet Insurance, the nation's largest pet insurer, saw its corporate accounts balloon from 15 to 1,600 in the past six years. About 15 percent of Veterinary Pet Insurance's policies, or about 50,000, now come from its corporate accounts. The growth of this ... (Sun, 20 Jan 2008 07:09:41 GMT)

Shelter from the cold: Local experts, officials remind pet owners not to forget about their furry friends
MUSCATINE, Iowa — As the mercury heads below zero this weekend, pet owners shouldn’t forget about their furry friends outside. (Sun, 20 Jan 2008 07:21:15 GMT)

Employers offer new perk: pet health insurance
NEW YORK -- At a time when employers are scaling back on costly health benefits, pet insurance is gaining popularity as an employee benefit. Veterinary Pet Insurance, the nation's largest pet insurer, saw its corporate accounts balloon from 15 to 1,600 in the past six years. (Sun, 20 Jan 2008 08:13:01 GMT)

Cutest pet contest!
OK - it's time to show off. Enter photos of your pet in our "Cutest Pet Contest." The contest is co-sponsored by Cincinnati.Com, NKY.com and Dog About Town, the dog boutique in Rookwood Commons. Deadline for entries is 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 3. (Sun, 20 Jan 2008 10:32:23 GMT)

Pet insurance more common as employee perk
NEW YORK -- At a time when employers are scaling back on costly health benefits, pet insurance is gaining popularity as an employee benefit. (Mon, 21 Jan 2008 04:43:18 GMT)

MORE THAN A PET PROJECT
The dog food is stacked and the fish tanks are stocked. Now all the owners of the new Pet Supplies "Plus" franchise need are customers. (Mon, 21 Jan 2008 05:07:11 GMT)

Meet Max, pet therapist
Meet Max, pet therapist (Mon, 21 Jan 2008 06:09:18 GMT)

'Most Adorable Pet' Contest
You entered your pet in the Triangle.com "Most Adorable Pet" contest, right? Now, be sure to log on to vote for your favorite animal. See more details at share.triangle.com/petcontest. (Mon, 21 Jan 2008 06:40:06 GMT)

Nicolas Cage - Cages Pet Snakes Are Hiss-tory
Actor NICOLAS CAGE has been forced to return two of his pet snakes to the store where they were purchased - because his neighbours threatened to hit him with a lawsuit. The ... (Mon, 21 Jan 2008 07:44:31 GMT)

Teacher's pet a gift from students
LAS CRUCES — As 12-year-old girls go, Audrey Velasquez and Gabriella Puentes' reaction to Brian Clarr's new class pet — squealing, cooing, adoration, petting — was totally standard. (Mon, 21 Jan 2008 08:07:26 GMT)

Daily share buy-back notice - 21st January 2008 (PET.AX, 00804634, 20080121)
mktsens (Mon, 21 Jan 2008 08:12:00 GMT)

Insuring your pet's care
As pets' place in the American home grows, more employers offer animal insurance At a time when employers are scaling back on costly health benefits, pet insurance is gaining popularity as an employee benefit. (Mon, 21 Jan 2008 08:46:48 GMT)

Pet insurance
At a time when employers are scaling back on costly health benefits, pet insurance is gaining popularity as an employee benefit. (Mon, 21 Jan 2008 10:26:44 GMT)

FLAVORx Teams up with Wedgewood Pharmacy to Make it Even Easier to Make Pet Medications Taste Good
The Veterinary Division of FLAVORx, Inc., which distributes a veterinary-medicine flavoring system, and Wedgewood Pharmacy, the nation's largest compounding pharmacy, have teamed up to provide a new, convenient option for veterinarians to make pet medications taste good. (Mon, 21 Jan 2008 14:00:00 GMT)

Humane society staging Prettiest Pet Contest
KEWANEE — The Kewanee Chapter of the Henry County Humane Society is once again sponsoring the Prettiest Pet Contest. Entries are needed and should be sent to Lee Eisenbarth, 533 E. McClure St., Kewanee, Ill., 61443, no later than Wednesday, Jan. 30. (Mon, 21 Jan 2008 14:55:12 GMT)

Pet insurance more common as employee perk
NEW YORK -- At a time when employers are scaling back on costly health benefits, pet insurance is gaining popularity as an employee benefit. (Mon, 21 Jan 2008 15:13:21 GMT)

VETERINARIAN'S COLUMN: New Year resolutions for pet nutrition and weight loss
By Conneaut Lake Veterinary Hospital, Inc. The average amount of weight that the average American packs on during the holidays between Thanksgiving and Christmas is seven pounds! Have you resolved to shed these additional pounds yet? Could your pet stand to loss a couple of pounds with you? (Mon, 21 Jan 2008 16:05:36 GMT)

Delivering Pet Food to Seniors
Meals on Wheels wants to make sure home-bound seniors don't sacrifice their own suppers to feed their pets, so they added pet food to their deliveries. (Mon, 21 Jan 2008 17:04:03 GMT)

Compete in our pet project
Have you ever been told you have your pooch's hair, your kitty's soulful eyes or your rabbit's prominent ears? If you think you and your pet bear a resemblance, then send your photos our way for a pet and owner look-alike contest. (Mon, 21 Jan 2008 20:03:27 GMT)

New Du Quoin Pet Ordinances Important During Cold Weather
DU QUOIN - City health and safety officer Ron Darnell today reminded pet owners of city ordinances for housing animals in the City of DuQuoin. These restrictions have been passed and now define what is required for restraining animals and proper shelter for the safety and care of animals. (Mon, 21 Jan 2008 20:28:53 GMT)

Taking Care: More companies offering workers pet-insurance option as a benefit
NEW YORK - At a time when employers are scaling back on costly health benefits, pet insurance is gaining popularity as an employee benefit. Veterinary Pet Insurance, the nation's largest pet insurer, saw its corporate accounts balloon from 15 to 1,600 in the past six years. About 15 percent of Veterinary Pet Insurance's policies, or about 50,000, now come from its corporate accounts. The growth ... (Mon, 21 Jan 2008 21:05:15 GMT)

Pet plan: Toronto Board of Health approves 26 new hires
Toronto’s Board of Health has approved a plan to hire 26 people to help convince city pet owners to buy a city license for their dogs. The plan is a part of Toronto’s ongoing Dog and Cat Licensi... (Mon, 21 Jan 2008 22:27:01 GMT)

Animal rescue to have pet adoption in Florence
The Home Away From Home Rescue will have a pet adoption from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Books-A-Million in Florence. A variety of dogs, puppies, cats and many kittens will be available. The animals will have been recently bathed, and each adopted dog will be go home with a collar and leash and will be supplied with a bag of food. (Mon, 21 Jan 2008 22:44:11 GMT)

Cutest pet contest!
OK - it's time to show off. Enter photos of your pet in our "Cutest Pet Contest." The contest is co-sponsored by Cincinnati.Com, NKY.com and Dog About Town, the dog boutique in Rookwood Commons. Deadline for entries is 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 3. (Mon, 21 Jan 2008 22:45:23 GMT)

Daily share buy-back notice - 21st Jan 2008 Additional (PET.AX, 00804716, 20080122)
mktsens (Mon, 21 Jan 2008 22:50:00 GMT)

Pet Project: These Siamese are sure to charm
Those rascals Si and Am, featured in the classic Disney film "Lady and the Tramp," have been charming folks for years. Pet lovers just can't seem to resist when the felines sing: "We are Siamese, if you please/We are Siamese if you don't please." It doesn't matter if the mischievous movie cats have big egos. (Tue, 22 Jan 2008 01:54:56 GMT)

Woman killed by pet pit bulls
Husband returns from work to find his wife dead on bedroom floor, apparently mauled to death by two pet pit bulls. (Tue, 22 Jan 2008 02:39:59 GMT)

Pet sitters popular in Shenyang
When you must leave home but don't want to leave your pet alone, who will take care of your pet? (Tue, 22 Jan 2008 02:46:43 GMT)

Taking Care: More companies offering workers pet-insurance option as a benefit
At a time when employers are scaling back on costly health benefits, pet insurance is gaining popularity as an employee benefit. Veterinary Pet Insurance, the nation's largest pet insurer, saw its corporate accounts balloon from 15 to 1,600 in the past six years. About 15 percent of Veterinary Pet Insurance's policies, or about 50,000, now come from its corporate accounts. The growth of this ... (Tue, 22 Jan 2008 04:25:47 GMT)

Louisiana woman bleeds to death after pet dogs attack
A preliminary autopsy released Monday on a Louisiana woman killed by two family pet pit bulls said the woman might have bled to death, a Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Department official said. (Tue, 22 Jan 2008 05:01:39 GMT)

Employees jump at pet insurance
NEW YORK — At a time when employers are scaling back on costly health benefits, pet insurance is gaining popularity as an employee benefit. Veterinary Pet Insurance, the nation's largest pet insurer, saw its corporate accounts balloon from 15 to 1,600 in the past six years. About 15 ... (Tue, 22 Jan 2008 05:55:49 GMT)

VIVA Pet of the Week
Litter mates Valentina, Vinnie, and Vigo (brother Vance not pictured) are looking for loving homes. These adorable four-month-old kittens are in foster care. To meet them please e-mail linda@vivaonline.org , or leave a message at 735-6741. To meet the other kitties awaiting homes, visit the VIVA Pet Adoption Center, 133 North D St., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, or online at ... (Tue, 22 Jan 2008 07:27:55 GMT)

'Most Adorable Pet' Contest
You entered your pet in the triangle.com "Most Adorable Pet" contest, right? Now, be sure to log on to vote for your favorite animal. Details share.triangle.com/ petcontest. (Tue, 22 Jan 2008 07:40:16 GMT)

AVFA sponsoring pet adoption day
If you want to adopt a pet or have your pet spayed or neutered, A Voice For Animals will provide the opportunity this Saturday. The nonprofit pet welfare organization is sponsoring a pet adoption day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pet Dreams pet supply store in Greenwood Mall for low-income families. (Tue, 22 Jan 2008 10:19:55 GMT)

PRESS RELEASE: eGames' Purrfect Pet Shop Lands Big Fish Games Exclusive
LANGHORNE, Pa., January 22, 2008 – Casual games developer and publisher eGames, Inc. (Other OTC: EGAM.PK), ) announced today that its new pet adoption game, Purrfect Pet Shop™ launched online on BigFishGames.com on January 18, kicking off two weeks of exclusive placement on the popular casual games portal. (Tue, 22 Jan 2008 10:37:52 GMT)

INSURE YOUR PET THROUGH YOUR EMPLOYER
At a time when employers are scaling back on costly health benefits, pet insurance is gaining popularity as an employee benefit. (Tue, 22 Jan 2008 11:03:31 GMT)

Lawsuit threat forces Cage to get rid of pet snakes
Washington, Jan 22 : Actor Nicolas Cage has been forced to return two pet snakes after his neighbours threatened him with a lawsuit. (Tue, 22 Jan 2008 13:57:25 GMT)

As people pick costly veterinary care, firms offer insurance as pet perks
NEW YORK -- At a time when employers are scaling back on costly health benefits, pet insurance is gaining popularity as an employee benefit. (Tue, 22 Jan 2008 15:38:15 GMT)

Compete in our pet project
Have you ever been told you have your pooch's hair, your kitty's soulful eyes or your rabbit's prominent ears? If you think you and your pet bear a resemblance, then send your photos our way for a pet and owner look-alike contest. (Tue, 22 Jan 2008 16:48:47 GMT)

Husky, Conair pair in PET
Husky Injection Molding Systems (Bolton, ON) has reached a global agreement with auxiliaries supplier The Conair Group (Pittsburgh, PA) to jointly develop systems for the creation of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) preforms. (Tue, 22 Jan 2008 18:20:37 GMT)

Meeting in Camden about pet leash rules in state parks
CAMDEN — The Maine Department of Conservation’s Bureau of Parks & Lands will hold a public meeting about state park pet rules, 4-6 p.m. Jan. 30, in the Washington Street conference room of the Opera House. (Tue, 22 Jan 2008 18:50:07 GMT)

New Du Quoin Pet Ordinances Important During Cold Weather
DU QUOIN - City health and safety officer Ron Darnell today reminded pet owners of city ordinances for housing animals in the City of DuQuoin. These restrictions have been passed and now define what is required for restraining animals and proper shelter for the safety and care of animals. (Tue, 22 Jan 2008 19:59:56 GMT)

Many saddened by death of pet store bird
JACKSON — For 17 years, he perched on carts, took rides on the shoulders of patrons and made smile many who came to Pet Supplies Plus for dog food or kitty litter. (Tue, 22 Jan 2008 20:00:07 GMT)

Pet of the week
Hamlet, a 1-year-old male Sheperd Mix is available for adoption at the Rockingham County Animal Shelter located at 1401 W. Harrison St. in Reidsville. To contact the shelter, call (336) 342-4022. Shiloh K-9 Dog Training Services has offered two free training lessons with the adoption of the pet of the week and a 10% off training lessons for all other adopted animals.   Hospital Hours:     ... (Tue, 22 Jan 2008 22:09:44 GMT)

Pet vaccination clinic to bring Lots of Love
Texas Coalition for Animal Protection and The Colony Animal Control Shelter are teaming up to bring affordable pet vaccinations to the community from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 9 at the shelter, 4720 E. Lake Highlands. (Wed, 23 Jan 2008 05:45:04 GMT)

Learn about the U.S. Pet Health Market : Products & Services
Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Pet food industry is available in its catalogue. (Wed, 23 Jan 2008 06:23:16 GMT)

Meeting in Camden about pet leash rules in state parks
CAMDEN — The Maine Department of Conservation’s Bureau of Parks & Lands will hold a public meeting about state park pet rules, 4-6 p.m. Jan. 30, in the Washington Street conference room of the Opera House. (Wed, 23 Jan 2008 06:57:30 GMT)

Pet cafe
A cat sits on a counter in a "pet cafe" at one of the prime residential areas in Hong Kong. A dog owner with her dog in the "pet cafe." A cat sits on a counter in a "pet cafe" at one of the prime residential areas in Hong Kong. Photo courtesy: AFP. (Wed, 23 Jan 2008 07:09:16 GMT)

PRESS RELEASE: Myth War Online: Two New Pet Eggs Up
The Myth War Online team ( http://mw.igg.com ) have added two new pet eggs to their item mall. One is Dream Dragon egg, the other is Dream Flyer egg. Both the eggs cost 1,000 points per unit. One transaction more than 500 points can get a 20% discount till 23:59 EST Jan 31, 2008. (Wed, 23 Jan 2008 11:08:02 GMT)

Take the initiative to keep pet fit
Veterinarian Steve Thompson of Purdue University's Veterinary Teaching Hospital is tactful when he tells a pet owner an animal is overweight. (Wed, 23 Jan 2008 12:03:38 GMT)

Cord sparks blaze at pet shop
NORTH ADAMS — A faulty cord on a coffee maker sparked a fire Monday morning that severely damaged two Eagle Street businesses — a pet store and a used electronics business. (Wed, 23 Jan 2008 12:59:33 GMT)

Pet Ecology Brands Files SB-2
Pet Ecology Brands Inc., announced today that it has submitted Form SB-2, a registration statement, to the Securities and Exchange Commission thereby beginning the process for PEB to become a 'fully reporting' company which would include a movement of its trading activities to the OTC Electronic Bulletin Board. (Wed, 23 Jan 2008 13:00:00 GMT)

City aims to increase pet licensing with campaign
Toronto - The city has hopes that a pet licensing project will pay for itself by boosting the number of registered cats and dogs in Toronto. Only 15 per cent of dogs in this city and three per cent of cats are licensed. (Wed, 23 Jan 2008 13:04:11 GMT)

Pet's owners applaud charges
Two former Moanalua Golf Club employees were indicted yesterday on theft charges in the butchering of a member's pet dog, which they allegedly ate. (Wed, 23 Jan 2008 13:47:16 GMT)

Contest seeking pet 'superstars' helps education
Is your pet the most adorable in the Mid-Mon Valley? (Wed, 23 Jan 2008 16:37:18 GMT)

'I'm a human pet': The Goth teenager whose fiance walks her around on a dog lead
Given that she describes herself as a human pet – and is happy to walk around on a lead – Tasha Maltby is used to odd looks and even odder remarks. (Wed, 23 Jan 2008 16:58:48 GMT)

News Roundup: Tokyo Police Club, Be Your Own Pet, She & Him, Amy Winehouse
Tokyo boys unveil LP details, Be Your Own Pet tour, M. Ward and Zooey Deschanel team for record, and Winehouse's continued drug/legal issues. (Wed, 23 Jan 2008 17:23:21 GMT)

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