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Check out a sitter thoroughly before trusting your pet to her/him
Dear Readers: Have you ever considered hiring a professional pet sitter to care for your pets? (Sat, 01 Mar 2008 00:08:03 GMT)

Pet lemur bites Gilbert boy to the bone
A three-year-old Gilbert boy was bitten on his wrist, possibly down to his bone, Friday afternoon by his family’s pet primate. (Sat, 01 Mar 2008 00:30:55 GMT)

Committee studying Kewanee pet ordinance
KEWANEE — The newly-formed Pet Committee for Kewanee held its third monthly meeting to discuss the City of Kewanee ordinance regarding animal control within the city limits. (Sat, 01 Mar 2008 03:47:09 GMT)

Fire burns OC pet store
Associated Press - February 29, 2008 11:55 PM ET OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Authorities say some animals were killed today when fire swept through a south Oklahoma City exotic pet store. (Sat, 01 Mar 2008 04:54:16 GMT)

Pet corner: Meet animals up for adoption
Pet corner: Meet animals up for adoption | news-press.com | The News-Press (Sat, 01 Mar 2008 06:15:29 GMT)

Pet store closes, leaves some animals behind
Several animals died in a local pet store after its owners reportedly left them behind. Pet Tails pet store at 4750 S. Colony Blvd had a notice posted on its front door that the locks had been changed due to failure to pay rent. (Sat, 01 Mar 2008 06:50:15 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. (Sat, 01 Mar 2008 06:51:46 GMT)

Committee studying Kewanee pet ordinance
KEWANEE — The newly-formed Pet Committee for Kewanee held its third monthly meeting to discuss the City of Kewanee ordinance regarding animal control within the city limits. (Sat, 01 Mar 2008 08:32:10 GMT)

Pet programs get last bite of budget
The horse trading is all but over.     The result: A bevy of pet programs that will get pieces of the $5 million in loose change left after lawmakers finished with the main parts of the $12 billion budget. (Sat, 01 Mar 2008 08:44:05 GMT)

Pet-store owner may spend 30 days in jail
A University District pet-store owner has violated his probation stemming from a conviction for attempted animal cruelty, but a judge is holding off punishing him until an animal expert can examine the store. (Sat, 01 Mar 2008 08:49:59 GMT)

Veterinarians to give free pet checkups at United Methodist Churches.
Corpus Christi residents can get free pet wellness exams and blessings for their favorite pet, March 8 at five United Methodist churches. (Sat, 01 Mar 2008 14:45:22 GMT)

Panel Continues Planning for April Pet Celebration
"Westminster for mutts" will be an attraction for the pet celebration planned April 19 in Aberdeen. The Moore County Citizens' Pet Responsibility Committee continued its planning work on the event at a Feb. 26 meeting at Homewood Suites in Olmsted Village. (Sat, 01 Mar 2008 19:29:29 GMT)

Pet photos create 'misunderstanding' between city, animal rescue group
If a picture is worth a thousand words, the right photo can make all the difference in whether a pet is adopted from an animal shelter. (Sat, 01 Mar 2008 21:03:53 GMT)

Pet adoption a good option
Considering getting a pet, but haven't yet made any decisions yet? (Sat, 01 Mar 2008 22:06:00 GMT)

Pet monkey bites three after escaping
Spokane health and animal control officials have quarantined a pet monkey that bit three people after escaping from its owner's South Hill home. Officials said the owner did not know it was illegal to keep a pet monkey within city limits. (Sun, 02 Mar 2008 01:56:54 GMT)

Pet Haven Sanctuary
RHINELANDER - A group of volunteers are hoping to open up a Pet Haven Sanctuary in Rhinelander, but they need your support. A fundraiser was held at the Taj Mahal today (Sun, 02 Mar 2008 02:19:38 GMT)

H-D launches perfect pet photo contest
The Herald-Dispatch and the Tri-State are gearing up for the upcoming Perfect Pet Photo Contest. (Sun, 02 Mar 2008 04:29:08 GMT)

Economy slowing? Not in the world of pet lovers
A dog’s life ... is getting pretty good. People have been pampering their pets ever since cats moved inside and most dogs quit working. But fawning over our furry friends is reaching a new high. Last year, Americans spent an estimated $41.2 billion on pets and pet products, about double what they spent a decade ago. This year, even though many consumers are cutting back spending on themselves, ... (Sun, 02 Mar 2008 05:18:44 GMT)

Free pet event today
If you want to spare a local dog or cat a possible death sentence, you may want to check out today's sponsored pet day at the Humane Society of Henderson County's animal shelter. (Sun, 02 Mar 2008 06:12:05 GMT)

Eat your Chia Pet - and help your heart
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Some researchers think a Chia Pet is a good companion to a healthy heart -- prompting distributors of the tiny seeds used to sprout the pets' iconic frizzy green hair to tout them as the latest "superfood." (Sun, 02 Mar 2008 07:36:00 GMT)

Pet vaccination clinic scheduled Tuesday
OROVILLE -- A pet vaccination clinic will be held by Butte County Public Health Department from 4-6:30 p. (Sun, 02 Mar 2008 08:20:27 GMT)

7,900 PSI members will celebrate Professional Pet Sitters Week, March 2-8
Sparky's Pet Sitting of Ferndale encourages pet owners and pet lovers alike to celebrate Professional Pet Sitters Week, March 2-8. (Sun, 02 Mar 2008 08:21:11 GMT)

Broward's pet of the week
Pebbles is an 8-week-old, female Labrador/shepherd mix who would make a good family pet. She already weighs 9 ½ pounds, so she's going to be a big girl when she grows up. Because she's an active puppy, she'll need owners who have time to play with her. If you don't have time to devote to a puppy, there are lots of adult pets looking for homes, too. (Sun, 02 Mar 2008 08:32:07 GMT)

Construction work on schedule at Octal Petrochemicals’ new PET resin plant
Oman-based Octal Petrochemicals has announced the initial set-up of the heavy equipment for its new PET resin plant, a key element in the company’s drive to establish Oman as a global powerhouse in the plastic packaging industry. (Sun, 02 Mar 2008 12:16:25 GMT)

It's Professional Pet Sitters Week
Reliable Pet Nanny encourages pet owners and pet lovers to celebrate Professional Pet Sitters Week through Saturday. (Mon, 03 Mar 2008 06:52:18 GMT)

New pet page
Attention, pet lovers: You now have your own page on share.triangle.com. (Mon, 03 Mar 2008 08:44:58 GMT)

Robotic pet won't soil your carpet
The first time pet lover Linda McKenzie saw the robotic dinosaur named Pleo, she decided $349 was a deal for this battery-powered, computer-controlled toy that exhibits four lifelike behaviors: It can play tricks, roam the house, sleep when bored and tug on a... (Mon, 03 Mar 2008 08:48:00 GMT)

Vet tells of complex new dilemmas for pet owners
WESTBORO - Animals offer love without risk, and owners will do "whatever it takes" to save a pet they view as a person. (Mon, 03 Mar 2008 09:52:02 GMT)

Pain Management For Your Pets, Key Information Every Pet Owner Should Know - Live Webcast to Pet Owners, March 13, ...
Morris Animal Foundation will sponsor a live webcast for pet owners on pain management for their pets on March 13, 2008, from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. . The live webcast will cover all aspects of pain management, including common causes of pain, overlooked hidden causes of pain, anticipating and avoiding pain in your pets, communicating with your veterinarian and how to ask the right questions. (Mon, 03 Mar 2008 12:00:00 GMT)

Attention RV Owners: If You're One of the Millions of RVers Who Travel With Your Pet, Relax, They're Protected, Too
MAYFIELD VILLAGE, Ohio----Do you travel with your dog or cat when RVing? Is your pet not just a companion, but a member of your family? You're not alone. Most of the 8 million RVers - according to the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association - bring pets along on trips. (Mon, 03 Mar 2008 12:00:00 GMT)

FETCH! Pet Care(TM) Expands Into Louisiana's Southwest Lafayette Region
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 Louisiana's Southwest Lafayette region to provide area residents with unsurpassed pet care services. This new franchise marks the 146th FETCH! Pet Care location that, in aggregate, now service more than 10,000 ... (Mon, 03 Mar 2008 12:30:00 GMT)

Walton County Fire Rescue offering pet CPR course
SANTA ROSA BEACH — Would you know how to give your dog the Heimlich maneuver if Fido choked on that rubber ball it loves so much? If you don’t, you can learn at a free CPR class for cats and dogs sponsored by Walton County Fire Rescue. Ted Brown, a volunteer instructor with the fire department, has been teaching pet owners how to check for a pulse and perform rescue breathing and chest ... (Mon, 03 Mar 2008 13:03:40 GMT)

EnsurApet Capitalizes On Pet Health Insurance By Establishing A Network Of Veterinary Hospitals
ensurApet, Inc. (OTCBB:EPTI), a provider of pet health insurance, announces that it anticipates becoming a leader in the rapidly growing US market for pet health insurance through a network of veterinary hospitals. (Mon, 03 Mar 2008 13:05:12 GMT)

Attention RV Owners:If You're One of the Millions of RVers Who Travel With Your Pet, Relax, They’re Protected, Too
MAYFIELD VILLAGE, Ohio--Do you travel with your dog or cat when RVing? Is your pet not just a companion, but a member of your family? You ’ re not alone. (Mon, 03 Mar 2008 14:07:05 GMT)

Virtual pet options are multiplying
The virtual-pet trend's latest development pairs a plush animal with a corresponding virtual version that kids interact with online. (Tue, 04 Mar 2008 07:53:59 GMT)

PET/CT planning beneficial for head and neck cancer patients
Using a combination of positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography for radiation therapy treatment planning in head and neck carcinoma patients provides for excellent, local and regional disease control when compared to CT alone, according to a study in the March 1 issue of the International Journal for Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics, the official journal of the American ... (Tue, 04 Mar 2008 15:31:34 GMT)

PET/CT Planning Beneficial for Head and Neck Cancer Patients
Using a combination of positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography for radiation therapy treatment planning in head and neck carcinoma patients provides for excellent, local and regional disease control when compared to CT alone, according to a study in the March 1 issue of the International Journal for Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics. (Tue, 04 Mar 2008 16:35:47 GMT)

Sound choice: New pet store with focus on health opens here
The newest local pet store is part of a Florida-based company with more than 100 stores across the country, but the ownership has ties here that makes it more than another faceless national chain. Pet Supermarket opened last Saturday at 6730 Odana Road, near the intersection with Gammon Road and across Odana from Burlington Coat Factory. The director of real estate for Pet Supermarket is Jim ... (Tue, 04 Mar 2008 16:39:10 GMT)

Stolen shih-poo returned to pet shop
The puppy's back, and he's Lucky. While names are often reserved for owners to bestow, Lucky is a special case. Last week, the shih-poo puppy was stolen from the Village Pet Shoppe at 1150 Carlisle St. (Tue, 04 Mar 2008 17:22:58 GMT)

Pet-store owner may spend 30 days in jail
A University District pet-store owner has violated his probation stemming from a conviction for attempted animal cruelty, but a judge is holding off punishing him until an animal expert can examine the store. (Tue, 04 Mar 2008 20:52:05 GMT)

Pet Pampering and Pet Health Insurance Drive Pet Industry Sales to Another All Time High, According to the APPMA
Pampering our pets and the purchase of pet health insurance has driven the pet industry beyond its own projections in 2007. New figures released by The American Pet Products Manufacturers Association (APPMA) show total pet spending in 2007 topped $41 billion, almost double the $21 billion Americans spent in 1996. (Tue, 04 Mar 2008 20:53:14 GMT)

Pet Pampering and Pet Health Insurance Drive Pet Industry Sales to Another All Time High, According to the APPMA
Pampering our pets and the purchase of pet health insurance has driven the pet industry beyond its (Tue, 04 Mar 2008 20:55:09 GMT)

Bill would take aim at unsafe pet food
A bill that would ban the manufacture, sale and import of pet food containing harmful substances was approved Tuesday at a Cabinet meeting. Read more ... (Tue, 04 Mar 2008 21:47:37 GMT)

Pet of the week
This one-year-old male domestic short hair 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, 04 Mar 2008 22:12:02 GMT)

Wells Pet Foods buys Western Stoneware City buys Buxton
MONMOUTH- City Council members unanimously approved the sale of a city property to local pet food manufacturer Wells Pet Foods Co. (Tue, 04 Mar 2008 23:12:54 GMT)

Ellen's Canine Angels Eat Halo Pet Food
It's all about pets! Ellen the-animal-lover DeGeneres takes you on a cyberspace tour of her new pet care company, Halo . The daytime talker insists that all pet owners should feed their cuddly creatures Halo's all natural pet food. (Tue, 04 Mar 2008 23:43:39 GMT)

Grain bin explosion at Wells Pet Foods Factory
MONMOUTH, Illinois - The investigation continues into what sparked an explosion at the Wells Pet Foods factory that sent one worker to the hospital with major burn injuries. A grain bin exploded at the factory around 4:15 Tuesday afternoon and sent workers running for cover. (Wed, 05 Mar 2008 03:47:10 GMT)

Pet store closes, leaves some animals behind
Several animals died in a local pet store after its owners reportedly left them behind. Pet Tails pet store at 4750 S. Colony Blvd had a notice posted on its front door that the locks had been changed due to failure to pay rent. (Wed, 05 Mar 2008 06:14:28 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, 05 Mar 2008 06:15:58 GMT)

Cancellation of shares bought back (PET.AX, 00820092, 20080305)
mktsens (Wed, 05 Mar 2008 06:41:00 GMT)

Cari Radford: Everday pet peeves
Everyone has little quirks that are either charming or incredibly annoying. Check out Courtney Mahoney's article on D2 to find out what pet peeves students have in relationships. Here are a few random peeves of my own: Blinker If you're not changing lanes, turn your blinker off. (Wed, 05 Mar 2008 08:05:12 GMT)

Raised in the pet business
"I was born in the pet business," said 23-year-old Stephanie Roberts, whose parents once owned Pet Village in downtown Staunton. "Raised in a pet store." (Wed, 05 Mar 2008 09:58:58 GMT)

Head And Neck Cancer Patients Benefit From PET/CT Planning
Using a combination of positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography for radiation therapy treatment planning in head and neck carcinoma patients provides for excellent, local and regional disease control when compared to CT alone, according to a study in the March 1 issue of the Interna (Wed, 05 Mar 2008 11:08:05 GMT)

Residents Chip In After Pet Food Company Ends Donation To Shelter
ANDERSON, S.C. -- Some Anderson County residents pulled together for needy four-legged friends, after a pet food company’s donation ran out. The company, Mars, Inc., maker of pet food under the brand "Pedigree," said it was ending gifts of pet food to the Anderson County animal shelter. (Wed, 05 Mar 2008 11:48:57 GMT)

PET/CT Planning Beneficial For Head And Neck Cancer Patients - Combining Imaging Modalities Provides Excellent ...
Using a combination of positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography for radiation therapy treatment planning in head and neck carcinoma patients provides for excellent, local and regional disease control when compared to CT alone, according to a study in the March 1 issue of the Intern (Wed, 05 Mar 2008 12:10:11 GMT)

Construction on schedule at Octal Petrochemicals' PET resin plant Wednesday, March 5, 2008
According to an artilce on meanreport.com, "Oman-based Octal Petrochemicals has announced the initial set-up of the heavy equipment for its new PET resin plant, a key element in the company’s drive to establish Oman as a global powerhouse in the plastic packaging industry. (Wed, 05 Mar 2008 14:24:52 GMT)

Pet education offered in Warrington
Pet Guardian Education and Animal Advocacy Services will meet 7 to 9 p.m. March 13. (Wed, 05 Mar 2008 17:06:27 GMT)

How To ... Have a pet snake
Snakes are more popular pets than you might believe. An estimated 4.8 million American households own one or more pet reptiles, according to the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association. (Wed, 05 Mar 2008 18:18:18 GMT)

Pet Store Owner Ticketed
An Irondequoit pet store has been shut down and the owner ticketed for knowingly selling sick animals. The Humane Society at Lollypop Farm says the owner of "The Pet House" Doug Rosenbaum, sold dogs that were infected with parvo. (Wed, 05 Mar 2008 19:19:29 GMT)

Is your pet a hero?
Have an amazing pet? Nominate it for the SPCA Cincinnati's' Animal Hero Award. All you have to do is tell the SPCA why. (Wed, 05 Mar 2008 19:59:56 GMT)

Pet photos create 'misunderstanding' between city, animal rescue group
If a picture is worth a thousand words, the right photo can make all the difference in whether a pet is adopted from an animal shelter. (Wed, 05 Mar 2008 20:49:19 GMT)

Family Pet Expo coming to Arlington Park
The Chicagoland Family Pet Expo will be held March 14 to 16 at Arlington Park Racecourse in Arlington Heights. Show hours are 2 to 7 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. (Wed, 05 Mar 2008 20:54:02 GMT)

Pet store owner arrested for selling sick dogs
The Cruelty Investigations department of the Humane Society of Greater Rochester has arrested the owner of the Pet House, located on East Ridge Road in Irondequoit... (Wed, 05 Mar 2008 21:50:19 GMT)

Pet store owner arrested
An Irondequoit pet store owner has been arrested on charges he knowingly sold sick dogs. He was brought into custody Wednesday morning and 13 dogs at the Pet House have been taken to a local veterinary hospital. (Wed, 05 Mar 2008 22:08:36 GMT)

Robo dinosaur may spell doom for pet cats (+video)
Pleo the robotic dinosaur has proven to be a star attraction at the CeBIT annual computer expo in Germany. Pleo was designed by its creators, the Californian company Ugobe, to emulate the appearance and behaviour of a week-old infant Camerasaurus. It's being marketed as a household pet. (Wed, 05 Mar 2008 22:29:41 GMT)

Stolen puppy worth $500 returned to pet store
MARION - A Yorkie-Poo puppy worth $500 stolen last week from a Marion pet store has been returned. (Thu, 06 Mar 2008 01:37:43 GMT)

Pet store closes, leaves some animals behind
Several animals died in a local pet store after its owners reportedly left them behind. Pet Tails pet store at 4750 S. Colony Blvd had a notice posted on its front door that the locks had been changed due to failure to pay rent. (Thu, 06 Mar 2008 08:23:38 GMT)

Rochester-area pet store owner accused of selling sick dogs
Associated Press - March 6, 2008 3:15 AM ET IRONDEQUOIT, N.Y. (AP) - A Rochester-area pet store owner is due in court next week to face charges that he sold diseased dogs. (Thu, 06 Mar 2008 08:28:05 GMT)

New pet page
Attention, pet lovers: You now have your own page on share.triangle.com. We figured that because so many of you entered the "Most Adorable Pet" contest, you needed your own space on the Web site: share.triangle.com/pets. (Thu, 06 Mar 2008 08:49:56 GMT)

Keep your pet safely restrained in the car
Q. I work next door to a pet salon, and I can't believe how many people drive up with their pets on their laps. How can people be so foolish with their pets' lives? I would never have an unrestrained pet on my lap as I drive. (Thu, 06 Mar 2008 11:37:48 GMT)

Pet Pals visit Sharon trustees
The 4H Pet Pals club attended the Sharon Township Board of Trustees meeting Feb. 26. The therapeutic animals have a new home base at the township maintenance building. (Thu, 06 Mar 2008 13:28:43 GMT)

Earlier Diagnosis Of Dementia And Alzheimer's Disease From PET's Targeted Imaging
Researchers involved in a large, multi-institutional study using positron emission tomography (PET) imaging with the radiotracer fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) were able to classify different types of dementia with very high rates of success, raising hopes that dementia diagnoses may one day be made at earlier stages. (Thu, 06 Mar 2008 14:09:20 GMT)

ensurApet Complements Pet Health Insurance Plans With Publication of Breed Encyclopedia For Pet Owners
ensurApet, Inc. (OTCBB:EPTI), a leading provider of pet health insurance, announces the publication of its proprietary "Companion Animal Breed Encyclopedia" for dogs and cats, a thoroughly researched and extensive reference book on various breeds of dogs and cats. (Thu, 06 Mar 2008 14:25:17 GMT)

PET's targeted imaging may lead to early diagnosis of dementia
Washington, Mar 6 : Researchers have been able to classify different types of dementia with the help of positron emission tomography (PET) imaging with the radiotracer fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG), raising hopes that it may one day be possible to catch the disease in its earlier stage. (Thu, 06 Mar 2008 16:05:07 GMT)

Pet adoption a good option
Considering getting a pet, but haven't yet made any decisions yet? (Thu, 06 Mar 2008 17:52:32 GMT)

Pet furniture: Carve out a spot at home for furry friends
Homeowners are making room for their four-legged friends. Pets are getting their own space within homes with pet-friendly furniture and flooring gaining in popularity. (Thu, 06 Mar 2008 19:27:21 GMT)

Man Returns Stolen Pup To Pet Store
The man caught on tape stealing a puppy from a Murfreesboro pet store has returned it. | | The video shows the man, who was shopping with his wife and three kids, stuff the puppy into his sweatshirt when his family left. | | Wednesday, the man came back to the store and returned the puppy after seeing himself on News 2. | | Robert Hyde, store owner, said, “Thanks to News 2, he saw... (Thu, 06 Mar 2008 21:13:07 GMT)

Pet photos create 'misunderstanding' between city, animal rescue group
If a picture is worth a thousand words, the right photo can make all the difference in whether a pet is adopted from an animal shelter. (Thu, 06 Mar 2008 21:19:20 GMT)

FETCH! Pet Care(TM) Expands Into Northwest Arkansas
FETCH! Pet Care, the nation's largest pet care brand offering professional pet sitting and dog walking services, today announced it has launched a new location in the Northwest region of Arkansas to provide area residents with unsurpassed pet care services. This new franchise marks the 41st FETCH! Pet Care location that, in aggregate, now service over 700 cities and towns throughout Arkansas, ... (Thu, 06 Mar 2008 22:01:00 GMT)

NTA at 29th Feb 2008 (PET.AX, 00820723, 20080307)
mktsens (Thu, 06 Mar 2008 23:53:00 GMT)

Hollywood teen stabbed his pet dog, police say
He allegedly left his pit bull in Dumpster, but pet survived A Hollywood teen accused of stabbing his pet pit bull then leaving him for dead in a Dumpster was arrested Thursday and charged with animal abuse, Hollywood police said. (Fri, 07 Mar 2008 05:14:53 GMT)

Pet store closes, leaves some animals behind
Several animals died in a local pet store after its owners reportedly left them behind. Pet Tails pet store at 4750 S. Colony Blvd had a notice posted on its front door that the locks had been changed due to failure to pay rent. (Fri, 07 Mar 2008 06:45:19 GMT)

Pet Cove Robbery
The case of the man accused of robbing a pet store and attempting to rape the clerk was bound-over to a Sullivan County grand jury this afternoon. Ricky Reinhardt is charged with aggravated robbery along with aggravated rape and kidnapping. (Fri, 07 Mar 2008 07:39:52 GMT)

Hollywood teen stabbed his pet dog, police say
He allegedly left his pit bull in Dumpster, but pet survived A Hollywood teen accused of stabbing his pet pit bull then leaving him for dead in a Dumpster was arrested Thursday and charged with animal abuse, Hollywood police said. (Fri, 07 Mar 2008 08:20:53 GMT)

New pet page
Attention, pet lovers: You now have your own page on share.triangle.com. We figured that because so many of you entered the "Most Adorable Pet" contest, you needed your own space on the Web site: share.triangle.com/pets. (Fri, 07 Mar 2008 08:41:12 GMT)

Pet food firm tackles foul smell
A bad smell from a pet food factory, which prompted complaints to the Environment Agency, is being tackled. (Fri, 07 Mar 2008 11:21:42 GMT)

Pet food firm tackles foul smell
A bad smell from a pet food factory, which prompted complaints to the Environment Agency, is being tackled. (Fri, 07 Mar 2008 11:23:32 GMT)

Ormskirk family pet left for dead by callous driver
POLICE are hunting a hit-and-run driver who smashed into a family’s pet dog, leaving it for dead in the road. Macy, a one-year-old Golden Labrador, ran out ofowner Trish Gibbons’ house on Douglas Drive in Ormskirk, as a curry was being delivered. (Fri, 07 Mar 2008 12:53:27 GMT)

Pet Of The Week
AMARILLO- Meet Neina. This two year old terrier mix is this week's Pet of the Week. She knows how to potty outside and is mild mannered. She will be out at Westgate Mall tomorrow if you want to adopt her. (Fri, 07 Mar 2008 14:48:45 GMT)

Pet detective says animal sleuthing is ace
They've got patrol cars, walkie-talkies, wear uniforms and even use sniffer dogs when pounding the beat - but these aren't police officers - they are Britain's first proper pet detectives. (Fri, 07 Mar 2008 16:07:52 GMT)

Pet adoption a good option
Considering getting a pet, but haven't yet made any decisions yet? (Fri, 07 Mar 2008 17:16:24 GMT)

MRI/PET scanner combo
Two kinds of body imaging -- positron emission tomography (PET) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) -- have been combined for the first time in a single scanner. (Fri, 07 Mar 2008 17:33:21 GMT)

FBI Sniper Charged In Shooting Death Of Local Family’s Pet Dog
A FBI agent surrendered Friday and was charged with animal cruelty in the shooting death of a Central Texas family’s pet dog. (Fri, 07 Mar 2008 17:57:26 GMT)

Despite tough economic times, pet industry thrives
Businesses have gone to the dogs -- literally. With news of downsizing, layoffs, a looming recession and $145 billion economic stimulus package to help revive the economy, business owners in the pet industry say business is as strong as ever, benefiting mostly our furry canine companions. (Fri, 07 Mar 2008 19:36:43 GMT)

Bell Gardens Pet Shop Accused Of Abusing Animals
Animal control officers searched a Bell Gardens pet shop Friday after the business was accused of providing veterinary services without a license. Southeast Area Animal Control Authority officers served the search warrant at Planet Pet Shop Friday morning and spent more than three hours collecting evidence. Store employees declined to comment on the allegations. (Sat, 08 Mar 2008 03:47:23 GMT)

Pet-Food Lawsuits Are Near Settlement, Say Attorneys
New Jersey's federal district has been made the venue for litigation charging that contaminated food caused death or injury to pets, and attorneys say a settlement could be a few weeks away. Suits were filed soon after Menu Foods recalled 60 million containers of pet food last year. Pet owners alleged that by February 2007, the company was getting complaints of pet illness and death due to the ... (Sat, 08 Mar 2008 05:10:19 GMT)

Pet of the Week
This week’s Pet of the Week is Jezabell. Jezabell is a Great Dane. She has had her vaccinations and is great with kids. If you can give Jezabell or any of the pets at the Muskogee Animal Shelter a safe, loving home, visit the shelter at 4002 Border St., or call 684-6285. (Sat, 08 Mar 2008 06:00:28 GMT)

Snakes, eagles rescued in Philippines pet market raid
Philippines authorities have rescued venomous snakes, endangered eagles and scores of other rare wildlife in a raid on a pet market in Manila, the environment department said Wednesday. (Wed, 12 Mar 2008 16:09:04 GMT)

Maricopa County offers discounted pet adoption fees for limited time
Maricopa County is preparing to debut it's new multi-million dollar facility, but needs potential pet parents to help with a moving sale. (Thu, 13 Mar 2008 03:55:24 GMT)

Daily share buy-back notice - 13th March 2008 (PET.AX, 00822934, 20080313)
mktsens (Thu, 13 Mar 2008 06:54:00 GMT)

Benefit For Lymphoma Patients In Combined PET CT Scanning
Combined positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (CT) imaging of lymphoma patients is a more effective method to evaluate response to radiation therapy, and may help patients avoid unnecessary follow-up treatments, a study by researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) suggests. (Thu, 13 Mar 2008 08:09:10 GMT)

Doctors link woman's staph infections to pet cat
People struggling to get rid of recurrent staph infections might want to consider an often-overlooked source: the family pet. (Thu, 13 Mar 2008 09:27:28 GMT)

Tough financial times cause more pet owners to give up animals
ELKHART CO — Domestic animals are perhaps the most helpless victims of recent layoffs and an uncertain economy. Right now local animal shelters are overcrowded because pet owners can't afford to take care of their animals. (Thu, 13 Mar 2008 10:00:30 GMT)

Pet DRx Affirms 2008 Guidance
Pet DRx Corporation , a provider of veterinary primary care and specialized services to companion animals, today affirmed its 2008 guidance, noting that improving hospital margins and the re-activation of its acquisition pipeline gives management reason to remain optimistic about its outlook for the year. (Thu, 13 Mar 2008 11:30:00 GMT)

Human Grade Pet Food From The Honest Kitchen Endures a Quality Control Process to Ensure It Is 'Good Enough to Eat'
The Honest Kitchen is a premium pet food company that gives a different meaning to natural, holistic pet food products. Even though every wholesome pet food product that comes off the production line is intended to be consumed by a cat or dog, human beings actually taste each batch of pet food and cookies during the company's pet food QC process. (Thu, 13 Mar 2008 13:00:00 GMT)

ensurApet Announces Pet Insurance Now 3rd Most Requested Employee Benefit
SANTA ANA, Calif.----ensurApet, Inc., announced today that the Company stands to benefit from the growing demand for pet health insurance by employees across the U.S. Presently ensurApet has more than 81 independent agents offering its pet health insurance plans to their clients, associations, and PEOs, with plans to substantially increase the Company's agent base in order to increase revenues. (Thu, 13 Mar 2008 13:05:00 GMT)

Pet Owners Planning Spring and Summer Vacations Gain a New Resource in PetSitter.com
Pet owners often postpone vacations, cut them short or worry while away because until now, it's been virtually impossible to locate a trusted, professional local pet sitter. That's changed with today's launch of PetSitter.com , a comprehensive online directory that links pet owners with qualified pet sitters and pet care providers in their communities. (Thu, 13 Mar 2008 13:06:00 GMT)

Pet store closes, leaves some animals behind
Several animals died in a local pet store after its owners reportedly left them behind. Pet Tails pet store at 4750 S. Colony Blvd had a notice posted on its front door that the locks had been changed due to failure to pay rent. (Thu, 13 Mar 2008 14:24:25 GMT)

Herald says Buchholz dating 'Pet of the Year'
Yes, Boston's Clay Buchholz threw a no-hitter in his second MLB start. That was pretty good. But now we're really impressed. According to the Boston Herald, Buchholz has gone out with Penthouse's Pet of the Year, Erica Ellyson. The Herald... (Thu, 13 Mar 2008 14:54:20 GMT)

New business in Federal Way removes pet waste
Les Scoops Pet Waste Removal Services has recently opened in Federal Way. The company, owned by Vicki Thatcher, specializes in removal of pet waste from residential and commercial sites. The company offers weekly, biweekly and monthly services as well as one time cleanups. (Thu, 13 Mar 2008 15:03:28 GMT)

Animal rescue to have pet adoption in Florence
The Home Away From Home Rescue will hold a pet adoption from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday near Belk at Magnolia Mall in Florence. (Thu, 13 Mar 2008 15:39:06 GMT)

Police: Ind. man forced 7-year-old to kill pet cat
A man was jailed Thursday on charges he forced his 7-year-old daughter to kill the family cat by holding a knife in her hand and making her stab the pet. (Fri, 14 Mar 2008 15:57:28 GMT)

Eleven year-old boy evades kidnap outside pet shop
Havelock North police are appealing for witnesses to an attempted kidnapping outside a pet shop. A man described as dark-skinned and of medium build, allegedly grabbed an 11-year-old boy yesterday afternoon and tried dragging him into his car. (Sat, 15 Mar 2008 23:50:08 GMT)

IRP investing $300m to be second-largest PET maker
Indorama Polymers Plc (IRP) is investing US$300 million to expand its production bases worldwide in a bid to become the world's second largest PET producer. (Sun, 16 Mar 2008 01:14:46 GMT)

Pet Adoption Sponsorship Honors Animal Advocate
To honor the memory of a local animal advocate who recently passed away, a pet adoption sponsorship will be held on Sunday at the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society's animal shelters. (Sun, 16 Mar 2008 01:28:54 GMT)

Pet parenting classes offered
The Young-Williams Animal Center says knowing about your pet's needs before bringing it home is an important part of good pet parenting. (Sun, 16 Mar 2008 04:56:15 GMT)

Pet of the Week
Pet of the week (Sun, 16 Mar 2008 06:10:18 GMT)

New breed of pet products going green
Many pet stores are adding special eco-friendly sections to their aisles, and online sales are booming. (Sun, 16 Mar 2008 09:38:07 GMT)

Steve Cahalan: Companions Always pet cremation, memorials business opens
The Jobe family has started Companions Always pet cremation and memorials service at 1309 Norplex Drive, in part of the former Isola Laminate Systems Corp. complex. (Sun, 16 Mar 2008 10:23:52 GMT)

S. African teen has bond with pet python
A South African teenager has no problem studying while her pet, a 10-foot-long Burmese python named Theo, slithers around her room. (Sun, 16 Mar 2008 10:51:10 GMT)

S. African teen has bond with pet python
A South African teenager has no problem studying while her pet, a 10-foot-long Burmese python named Theo, slithers around her room.I am convinced we have a bond, so I am not concerned about any possible danger, Simone Naidoo told The Times of South Africa.Simone, who lives in Durban with her parents, began saving for a python when she was 10 after she saw a display of snakes at her primary ... (Sun, 16 Mar 2008 11:03:14 GMT)

Prince Harry's pet name for Chelsy Davey - 'Wifey'
London, March 16 : Prince Harry has given a special pet name to his girlfriend Chelsy Davey - 'wifey'. (Sun, 16 Mar 2008 14:15:18 GMT)

A year after pet food recall, still buyer beware
How much safer is the pet food supply today? That's largely anyone's guess, experts say. (Mon, 17 Mar 2008 12:47:08 GMT)

Be Your Own Pet - Get Awkward
Artist: Be Your Own Pet Review: Be Your Own Pet's young hellion Jemina Pearl has a new tattoo on her biceps: the girl from Friday the Thirteenth with a bloody hatchet in her forehead. Obviously, you do not mess with Pearl — and BYOP's riotously excellent Get Awkward is packed with reasons to cross the street when you see her coming. As on Be Your Own Pet's 2006 full-length debut, these Nashville ... (Mon, 17 Mar 2008 18:27:43 GMT)

Big doo-ings in pet potty business
There’s big news today in the East Valley’s pooper-scooping industry. Pet Butler acquired GotPoop-AZ, one of its competitors serving the Gilbert, Mesa, Chandler, Tempe, Ahwatukee Foothills and Queen Creek. (Mon, 17 Mar 2008 19:13:18 GMT)

Popovich Comedy Pet Theater makes special appearance at local cat rescue Tuesday
Gregory Popovich of The World Famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theater will make a special appearance Tuesday at the Fort Collins Cat Rescue. From noon to 4 p.m., Popovich, along with a couple of his performing cats, will be at the no-kill shelter, 2321 E. Mulberry St. #1. Every person who adopts a cat during that time will receive two free tickets to the Popovich Comedy Pet Theater performance April ... (Mon, 17 Mar 2008 21:36:43 GMT)

Daily share buy-back notice - 17th March 2007 (PET.AX, 00824259, 20080318)
mktsens (Mon, 17 Mar 2008 22:37:00 GMT)

FDA Can Not Recall Pet Food One Year Later
Your pet could still be at risk a year after the biggest pet food recall in US history. (Mon, 17 Mar 2008 23:30:16 GMT)

More than 300 pet lovers apply to adopt Chihuahuas
Applications are pouring in to the Marin Humane Society from pet lovers who hope to adopt about 100 teacup Chihuahuas that were rescued from a breeding operation (Tue, 18 Mar 2008 00:56:20 GMT)

Pet lovers compete for hundreds of small dogs seized from Arizona home
Associated Press - March 17, 2008 11:33 PM ET PHOENIX (AP) - Hundreds of dogs once crammed into a trailer, meet hundreds of pet lovers. A frenzy of adopters swarmed an Arizona animal... (Tue, 18 Mar 2008 03:37:51 GMT)

Pet lovers compete for hundreds of small dogs seized from Arizona home
PHOENIX (AP) - Hundreds of dogs once crammed into a trailer, meet hundreds of pet lovers. A frenzy of adopters swarmed an Arizona animal shelter, after word spread that authorities found nearly 800 small dogs and dozens of parrots in an elderly couple's home last week. (Tue, 18 Mar 2008 03:42:12 GMT)

Pet lovers compete for hundreds of small dogs seized from Arizona home
Associated Press - March 17, 2008 11:33 PM ET PHOENIX (AP) - Hundreds of dogs once crammed into a trailer, meet hundreds of pet lovers. A frenzy of adopters swarmed an Arizona animal... (Tue, 18 Mar 2008 03:46:33 GMT)

Pet lovers compete for hundreds of small dogs seized from Arizona home
PHOENIX (AP) - Hundreds of dogs once crammed into a trailer, meet hundreds of pet lovers. A frenzy of adopters swarmed an Arizona animal shelter, after word spread that authorities found nearly 800 small dogs and dozens of parrots in an elderly couple's home last week. (Tue, 18 Mar 2008 03:51:34 GMT)

Fears drought turning horses into pet food
Southern farmers are giving away their horses for free, as the financial impact of this summer's drought takes affect. But the Highland Horse Haven, which takes in abused and unwanted horses, fears many will end up as pet food because of the sheer number of horses being surrendered. (Tue, 18 Mar 2008 03:58:23 GMT)

Stubborn staph? Look at pet
People struggling to get rid of recurrent staph infections might want to consider an often-overlooked source: the family pet. (Tue, 18 Mar 2008 05:20:00 GMT)

Be Your Own Pet - Us Rockers Be Your Own Pet Spark Gig Food Fight
U.S. rockers BE YOUR OWN PET sparked a huge food fight at a surprise gig in London - after they pelted their fans with whipped cream. The Nashville group were performing a ... (Tue, 18 Mar 2008 08:27:43 GMT)

Pet treats suspected in kids' poisoning
Health officials are keeping a close eye on two new cases of salmonella poisoning among young children following an earlier case of contamination from pet treats. (Tue, 18 Mar 2008 08:47:32 GMT)

Family Has "Dog-Napped" Pet Back
The pet is now back with her family and The Life Care Center says they will pay for microchips for bother "Pepper Ann" and their other dog. A pet gets "dog-napped," but the animal is now back with her family. (Tue, 18 Mar 2008 12:30:01 GMT)

Pet bird flew the coop, found 80 miles away in Pasadena
Associated Press - March 18, 2008 8:54 AM ET CARPINTERIA, Calif. (AP) - A pet macaw named Danny Boy flew the coop in Carpinteria and was found 15 months later some 80 miles away in... (Tue, 18 Mar 2008 12:56:40 GMT)

Pet bird flew the coop, found 80 miles away in Pasadena
CARPINTERIA, Calif. (AP) - A pet macaw named Danny Boy flew the coop in Carpinteria and was found 15 months later some 80 miles away in Pasadena. Greg and Susan Vasilakos, who have moved from Carpinteria to Colorado, learned days ago that Danny Boy has been found. (Tue, 18 Mar 2008 13:01:49 GMT)

Pet bird flew the coop, found 80 miles away in Pasadena
A pet macaw named Danny Boy flew the coop in Carpinteria and was found 15 months later some 80 miles away in Pasadena. (Tue, 18 Mar 2008 13:02:16 GMT)

Obama Lists Requests for Pet-Project Funding
Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) disclosed yesterday the more than half a billion dollars' worth of pet projects, or earmarks, he sought to fund during his first two years in the Senate, and he immediately called on rival Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) to do the same. (Wed, 19 Mar 2008 00:54:04 GMT)

Airport Check-in: Airport pet stops increase
From USA TODAY's Airport Check-in column: "Pet owners in the Twin Cities will soon be able to take advantage of a pet boarding facility adjacent to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The Animal Humane Society has won the contract to... (Wed, 19 Mar 2008 09:17:00 GMT)

In memory of a much-loved pet
The inspiration for Kerri Collier's new business came on a Florida trip while visiting her grandfather. "He had lost his beloved Shih Tzu, Susie, who died and it was really hard on him," said Collier. "He created a memorial shrine to his Susie that contained her collar, some of her toys and other items. I thought that other pet owners might want to do the same." (Wed, 19 Mar 2008 14:04:13 GMT)

Jury Recommends Jail Time For Security Guard Who Shot Family Pet
A security guard who gunned down a family pet in Fredericksburg faces jail time for the crime. (Wed, 19 Mar 2008 14:07:33 GMT)

Training offered for pet partner teams
Oregon Coast Therapy Animals (OCTA) is looking for folks who have a few hours a month to spare and a well-behaved pet that likes people. Spring classes will soon begin for those interested in becoming Delta Society Registered Pet Partner Teams. (Wed, 19 Mar 2008 16:24:39 GMT)

Charity Drive Nets Pet Supplies
Animal Au Paws of Loudoun, a local petsitting service, grossed more than $1,000 worth of pet food and supplies during its Have a Heart campaign held during the week of Valentine's Day. Leesburg Veterinary Hospital, Ashburn Farm Hospital and Ashburn Village Animal Hospital all partnered with the Leesburg-based business by placing donation boxes inside each of the businesses. (Wed, 19 Mar 2008 16:26:11 GMT)

Three Charged With Beating Pet Goose To Death
Three men have been arrested on animal cruelty charges after they allegedly beat a Lake Worth family's pet goose to death with a baseball bat, authorities said. (Wed, 19 Mar 2008 21:20:13 GMT)

Vote for the ‘cutest’ pet
The Cordele Dispatch received photos of 10 irresistible pets for its “Cutest/Best Dressed” Pet contest. (Wed, 19 Mar 2008 23:45:05 GMT)

Winfrey loses a second pet
Oprah Winfrey is in mourning after her pet dog Sophie died, less than a year after another beloved pooch choked to death. (Wed, 19 Mar 2008 23:46:41 GMT)

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