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Spectrum Brands shares fall on pet-supply deal
Shares of Spectrum Brands Inc. dropped Monday after the maker of Remington shavers and other products said its senior lenders have not given consent for the company to sell its global pet-supply business. (Tue, 01 Jul 2008 00:07:43 GMT)

'Can I pet your dog?'
"Can I pet your dog?" Most of us want to say yes. A good neighbor lets children pet his dog, right? (Tue, 01 Jul 2008 05:12:36 GMT)

Humane Society sponsoring pet photo contest
The Humane Society of Pike County is following the lead of the Montgomery County Humane Society with its upcoming Pet Photo Contest. (Tue, 01 Jul 2008 06:32:33 GMT)

Police on trail of suspicious pet cat deaths
Two more pet cats have been found killed in La Quinta in as many days, leading police to investigate whether the cases are linked to other recent suspicious cat deaths in the area. (Tue, 01 Jul 2008 08:23:23 GMT)

Vote for the cutest pet
Vote now through July 9. Cast your vote online now! Vote now through July 9. Cast your vote online now! So who's the cutest pet? Vote for your favorite in our Cutest Pet Contest! (Tue, 01 Jul 2008 09:51:50 GMT)

Dogfight on pet rentals
Critics pounced on the concept of part-time pooches during a City Council hearing yesterday, backing Boston's proposed ban on pet rentals. But the founder of Flex- Petz,... (Tue, 01 Jul 2008 12:03:33 GMT)

NOAH Divides Pet Owners Into Two
Pet owners fall into two distinct categories says the National Office of Animal Health, (NOAH).. Tuesday 01 July 2008 (Tue, 01 Jul 2008 12:04:59 GMT)

Spectrum: United Pet sale blocked by senior lenders
Spectrum Brands Inc.'s $693 million deal to sell global pet supply business United Pet Group to Salton Inc. has hit an obstacle. (SPC) (Tue, 01 Jul 2008 13:21:42 GMT)

12th annual Pet Parade coming to City Park
From hermit crabs to llamas, lambs to goldfish, even good ol' cats and dogs, there is no telling what you will see at the annual CCPAL Pet Parade. (Tue, 01 Jul 2008 14:31:47 GMT)

County Commission votes on Vegas' pet population
The Clark County Commission will talk about controlling the valley's pet population Tuesday. A public hearing will be held on an idea that would require dogs and cats to be sterilized if they are impounded more than once. (Tue, 01 Jul 2008 14:36:35 GMT)

Free, Income-Based Pet Spaying, Neutering In Volusia
Pet owners will be able to get their pets spayed or neutered free service in Volusia County Tuesday. The program is based on income, and has a sliding fee scale. (Tue, 01 Jul 2008 14:39:56 GMT)

Vote for the Cutest Pet!
Vote now thru July 9 for your favorite pet. Vote for your favorite in our Cutest Pet Contest! Voting will take place from June 29 until July 9. Winners will be announced on Sunday, July 13, in the Westerly Sun and at thewesterlysun.com. (Tue, 01 Jul 2008 15:51:19 GMT)

Hooters of Omaha golf tourney benefits York Adopt-A-Pet
The Thursday, July 31 Hooters of Omaha golf event to be held at  York Country Club will benefit York Adopt-A-Pet and feature age shooter Kermit Dannehl along with the Hooters' girls and the auction of an autographed copy of Arnold Palmer's 2005 book, "Arnold Palmer, Memories, Stories and Memorabilia." (Tue, 01 Jul 2008 16:18:04 GMT)

Entries sought for MEHS pet calendar
The Metro East Humane Society (MEHS) is now accepting entries for its 2009 Pet Pals Calendar. For three years now, MEHS has conducted a calendar contest to raise money for its shelter. MEHS is asking the community to submit photos of their pets to the contest. Then, the photos will be voted on by members of the community, and the winners with the most votes will be placed in the calendar. (Tue, 01 Jul 2008 16:29:05 GMT)

High-Tech Pet Innovations and the People Who Love Them
(ARA) - The Internet or their pets - which could Americans live without? No need to live without either, thanks to some particularly enterprising participants in the pet industry - a market the American Pet Products Manufacturers' Association estimates at $40 billion a year. (Tue, 01 Jul 2008 21:03:37 GMT)

High-Tech Pet Innovations and the People Who Love Them
(ARA) - The Internet or their pets - which could Americans live without? No need to live without either, thanks to some particularly enterprising participants in the pet industry - a market the American Pet Products Manufacturers' Association estimates at $40 billion a year. (Tue, 01 Jul 2008 21:35:00 GMT)

Pet Plates
Pets on license plates? There's a move underway to clear the way for that. A group representing pet-related businesses and animal shelters is pitching a vanity plate to benefit Maine's cash-strapped animal welfare program. (Wed, 02 Jul 2008 02:38:25 GMT)

‘Pet Idol’ coming to Meaford
The Beautiful Joe Heritage Society is holding the Canadian Pet Idol contest as part of the 100th anniversary celebrations for Meaford Hall in August. “We tried to think of something that would be fun and amuse people,” said Linda Sugars, the vice-chairwoman of the heritage society who is working [...] (Wed, 02 Jul 2008 02:56:16 GMT)

Pet Adoption Marathon Is Coming
LAND O' LAKES -- Pasco County Animal Services will play host to a pet adoption marathon Saturday, July 19, as part of the Hill's Pet Nutrition Second Chance for Love program. The Hill's pet food producer will bring its mobile tour to the county pet shelter in Land O' Lakes and underwrite the costs for at least 25 pet adoptions, Animal Services Manager Denise Hilton recently told the County ... (Wed, 02 Jul 2008 04:00:24 GMT)

Pet Protect Targets Pet Insurance Head On
A new specialist pet insurance company is promising to reduce the $236 million a year that Kiwis currently spend on vet bills and to shake up the pet insurance market here. (Wed, 02 Jul 2008 05:19:14 GMT)

New pet boutique in Hobart provides job training for disabled
HOBART | A newly opened downtown shop may just give pet owners a reason to stop and pause, if local resident Dan Fleck has anything to say about it. (Wed, 02 Jul 2008 05:23:17 GMT)

Local pet detective gears up for rush after fireworks
Meet Kay Albrecht, the Puget Sound area's very own pet detective. Albrecht can't rest if a pet is missing, even if she's never met the critter. And she knows the Fourth of July is a terrifying day for many animals. "Dogs tend to run in a blind panic," she said. (Wed, 02 Jul 2008 06:45:52 GMT)

New pet boutique in Hobart provides job training for disabled
HOBART | A newly opened downtown shop may just give pet owners a reason to stop and pause, if local resident Dan Fleck has anything to say about it. (Wed, 02 Jul 2008 07:04:37 GMT)

How to let kids pet your dog
"Can I pet your dog?" (Wed, 02 Jul 2008 09:28:15 GMT)

Vote for the Cutest Pet!
Vote now thru July 9 for your favorite pet. Vote for your favorite in our Cutest Pet Contest! Voting will take place from June 29 until July 9. Winners will be announced on Sunday, July 13, in the Westerly Sun and at thewesterlysun.com. (Wed, 02 Jul 2008 09:39:24 GMT)

Petiquette for the Modern Pet Owner
(ARA) - For anyone that owns a pet, you know that they are part of the family. But even though they bring lots of joy, they can also cause a bit of strife. They make messes, shed an astounding amount of fur, can be expensive and simply make life a bit more hectic. (Wed, 02 Jul 2008 10:23:08 GMT)

High-Tech Pet Innovations and the People Who Love Them
(ARA) - The Internet or their pets - which could Americans live without? No need to live without either, thanks to some particularly enterprising participants in the pet industry - a market the American Pet Products Manufacturers' Association estimates at $40 billion a year. (Wed, 02 Jul 2008 10:23:18 GMT)

Worker allegedly knew butchered dog was a pet
One of two former Moanalua Golf Club maintenance workers accused of stealing and butchering a pet dog in December knew the dog belonged to a club member, the club's general manager testified yesterday. (Wed, 02 Jul 2008 10:50:04 GMT)

Fireworks store, pet store burn in Crawfordsville
CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Fireworks could be seen shooting out the window of a store in Crawfordsville where crews battled a fire in a strip mall that also contains a pet supply store. (Wed, 02 Jul 2008 13:04:07 GMT)

Controversial Warrenville pet store closes its doors
A Warrenville pet store that was accused of selling puppies from abusive, mass-breeders apparently has closed its doors. (Wed, 02 Jul 2008 17:59:40 GMT)

Wash. pet detective gears up for rush after fireworks
Meet Kay Albrecht, the Puget Sound area's very own pet detective. Albrecht can't rest if a pet is missing, even if she's never met the critter. And she knows the Fourth of July is a terrifying day for many animals. "Dogs tend to run in a blind panic," she said. (Wed, 02 Jul 2008 18:30:35 GMT)

Milwaukee Pet Cemetery Where Sex Symbol Buried Dog Closes
MILWAUKEE -- Sex symbol Jayne Mansfield was looking for eternal rest for her Chihuahua Gallina when she buried her in a Milwaukee-area pet cemetery in 1964. (Wed, 02 Jul 2008 19:11:51 GMT)

Fireworks store, pet store burn in Crawfordsville
Image courtesy WTHR-13 Indianapolis, an Indiana's NewsCenter partner. CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Fireworks could be seen shooting out the window of a store in Crawfordsville where crews battled a fire in a strip mall that also contained a pet supply store. (Wed, 02 Jul 2008 20:58:14 GMT)

IN mall fire kills all animals in pet store
An overnight fire at a Crawfordsville, Indiana pet store killed all the animals inside. (Wed, 02 Jul 2008 21:43:35 GMT)

How old is your pet, really?
A common question that veterinarians are asked is, “How old is my dog or cat in relation to human years?” The old 7-year rule does not apply anymore. Below is a helpful guide which will assist you in determining just how old your pet really is. You will notice that the smaller the pet, the longer the lifespan. There is definitely a correlation between size and age.... (Thu, 03 Jul 2008 03:24:22 GMT)

“Star-Spangled S-PET-tacular”
Recognizing the Fourth of July is a popular day for family outings, the Montgomery County Humane Society is keeping the shelter open and reducing adoption rates to lure prospective pet owners throughout the holiday weekend.... (Thu, 03 Jul 2008 03:24:52 GMT)

Pet Owners Need Storm Plans
With the arrival of hurricane season, pet owners are reminded to include their animals in their disaster plans. (Thu, 03 Jul 2008 04:05:05 GMT)

Vero kids can learn pet first aid
The Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County will offer a pet first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation class for children ages 9-12 from 1-2:30 p.m. July 25 at the society's Adoption and Education building, 6230 77th St. (Thu, 03 Jul 2008 04:07:41 GMT)

'Can I pet your dog?'
"Can I pet your dog?" Most of us want to say yes. A good neighbor lets children pet his dog, right? (Thu, 03 Jul 2008 05:28:08 GMT)

NLHC Should Enforce Pet Regulations; Lyver
Corner Brook Pet Transfer's Rod Lyver says Newfoundland and Labrador Housing needs to start enforcing their own pet regulations. (Thu, 03 Jul 2008 09:33:14 GMT)

Animal activists offer pet care reminders for summer
With temperatures soaring in the Las Vegas Valley, animal rights activists remind pet owners to protect their four-legged friends from the heat. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, PETA, issued an "urgent heat-wave animal advisory" Wednesday. (Thu, 03 Jul 2008 09:49:47 GMT)

Vote for the cutest pet
Vote now through July 9. Cast your vote online now! Vote now through July 9. Cast your vote online now! So who's the cutest pet? Vote for your favorite in our Cutest Pet Contest! (Thu, 03 Jul 2008 09:51:50 GMT)

Vote for the Cutest Pet!
Vote now thru July 9 for your favorite pet. Vote for your favorite in our Cutest Pet Contest! Voting will take place from June 29 until July 9. Winners will be announced on Sunday, July 13, in the Westerly Sun and at thewesterlysun.com. (Thu, 03 Jul 2008 09:54:30 GMT)

Boa stolen from pet store
By GEOFF CUNNINGHAM Jr. DARYL CARLSON/CITIZEN PHOTO Pet Paradise employee Kaylee Cass was duped into letting a customer, who was with his young son, handle a Columbian Red Tail Boa like this one. The patron walked off without paying for the young reptile. (Thu, 03 Jul 2008 10:12:21 GMT)

University Health Industries Launches Natural Pet Health Care Division
University Health Industries Inc., (OTCBB:UVHI) a Florida corporation engaged in the development, marketing and sale of proprietary, patent-pending nutraceutical products, including its leading brands Arthroleve(TM) and Zenstral PMS(TM), announced that it is launching a new pet health care division. (Thu, 03 Jul 2008 12:13:52 GMT)

Animal Care and Control urges pet owners to use caution over the holiday weekend
City of Fort Wayne - Animal Care & Control is reminding pet owners to use extra caution with pets during the Fourth of July holiday week. Fireworks and outdoor celebrations coupled with extreme heat all (Thu, 03 Jul 2008 16:36:14 GMT)

Ottawa Woman Cited After Pet Bat Bites Son
Police say an Ottawa, Kan., woman was cited after one of her family's pet bats bit her son. (Thu, 03 Jul 2008 17:13:35 GMT)

High-Tech Pet Innovations and the People Who Love Them
(ARA) - The Internet or their pets - which could Americans live without? No need to live without either, thanks to some particularly enterprising participants in the pet industry - a market the American Pet Products Manufacturers' Association estimates at $40 billion a year. (Thu, 03 Jul 2008 17:37:01 GMT)

Ottawa bat woman cited after pet bites son
OTTAWA, Kan. | Police say an Ottawa woman has been cited after one of her family’s pet bats bit her son. (Thu, 03 Jul 2008 18:06:54 GMT)

Ottawa bat woman cited after pet bites son
Police say an Ottawa woman has been cited after one of her family's pet bats bit her son. Police cited a 30-year-old woman on Tuesday for keeping exotic animals within city limits after one of her four pet bats bit her 9-year-old son. Police said the woman kept the four small bats in a cage. Capt. Randy Allan said the bats were confiscated and turned over to a local veterinarian for testing. ... (Thu, 03 Jul 2008 18:21:55 GMT)

Ottawa Woman Cited After Pet Bat Bites Son
Ottawa, Kan., police said an Ottawa woman has been cited after one of her family's pet bats bit her son. (Thu, 03 Jul 2008 19:00:38 GMT)

Pet Bat Bites Son
Ottawa bat woman cited after pet bites son (Thu, 03 Jul 2008 19:58:20 GMT)

Only Natural Pet Store Marks Fourth Anniversary With New Boulder Store Opening
Only Natural Pet Store, the largest online retailer of natural pet supplies for dogs and cats, will open the doors to its new retail store on July 11th in Boulder. With 3,500 square feet in the new space, Only Natural Pet Store will be the largest holistic pet products outlet in the Boulder area. (Thu, 03 Jul 2008 21:00:00 GMT)

Public defender assigned to pet store owner facing cruelty charges
A Quincy pet store owner arrested June 12 for misdemeanor cruelty to animals and other charges was assigned a public defender during a brief court hearing Thursday. (Thu, 03 Jul 2008 21:25:15 GMT)

Man Takes Baby Snake From Pet Store
BELMONT, N.H. -- A man may have been using a boy as a lookout while he stole a snake from a pet store in Belmont this week, police said. Police said the 18-inch baby red tail boa was taken from Pet Paradise. The theft was caught on surveillance video. (Thu, 03 Jul 2008 21:25:41 GMT)

Puget Sound pet detective tracks down lost pets
This weekend local pet detective Kat Albrecht will partner with the Kent Animal Shelter to offer free assistance to those with missing pets. (Thu, 03 Jul 2008 23:44:27 GMT)

Juvenile jail to include pet farm and tennis courts
A DETENTION centre planned for young offenders is set to include adventure sports, a gardening area and a pet farm on its site. (Fri, 04 Jul 2008 00:00:29 GMT)

4 hurt in crash involving pet-grooming van
Three women and an 8-year-old girl suffered minor injuries after a pet-grooming van and a Nissan truck collided Thursday in Gilbert. (Fri, 04 Jul 2008 00:21:24 GMT)

Ottawa Bat Woman Cited After Pet Bites Son
Police say an Ottawa woman has been cited after one of her family's pet bats bit her son. (Fri, 04 Jul 2008 01:16:54 GMT)

MCOT English News : Pet coffins in various sizes, colors available for petlovers
Pet lovers now can show their love to their dear friends even when they are gone, with pet coffins now available in various sizes and colors. We have more details in this report from Thai News Agency. (Fri, 04 Jul 2008 01:48:06 GMT)

Vote for the Cutest Pet!
Vote now thru July 9 for your favorite pet. Vote for your favorite in our Cutest Pet Contest! Voting will take place from June 29 until July 9. Winners will be announced on Sunday, July 13, in the Westerly Sun and at thewesterlysun.com. (Fri, 04 Jul 2008 05:23:43 GMT)

Case of two men accused killing and eating pet dog moves forward
HONOLULU (KHNL) --It's a story that disturbed pet owners across the state. A pet dog goes missing and two men are accused of killing and eating it. Circuit court judge Randal Lee rules, key evidence in the case against Nelson Domingo and Saturnino Paulting will be allowed in court. (Fri, 04 Jul 2008 05:44:11 GMT)

Ottawa woman cited after pet bat bites son
OTTAWA -- Police say an Ottawa woman has been cited after one of her family's pet bats bit her 9-year-old son. Police cited a 30-year-old woman on Tuesday for keeping exotic animals within city limits. Police said the woman kept the four small bats in a cage. Capt. Randy Allan said the bats were confiscated and turned over to a local veterinarian for testing. He said the potential for ... (Fri, 04 Jul 2008 06:56:50 GMT)

Pet owners are finding times force hard choice
Lydia Larsen vividly remembers when the tight economy started to affect the Fox Valley Animal Welfare League. It was a few months ago, and a woman tearfully called about giving up her pet. (Fri, 04 Jul 2008 09:27:55 GMT)

How to let kids pet your dog
”Can I pet your dog?” Most of us want to say yes. A good neighbor lets children pet his dog, right? ”People want to be nice,” says (Fri, 04 Jul 2008 11:10:06 GMT)

Protect Your Pet During Fireworks
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Animal Care & Control Division is reminding pet owners that it's once again the time of year we hear fireworks, firecrackers, thunderstorms and experience hot temperatures! (Fri, 04 Jul 2008 11:14:46 GMT)

Petiquette for the Modern Pet Owner
(ARA) - For anyone that owns a pet, you know that they are part of the family. But even though they bring lots of joy, they can also cause a bit of strife. They make messes, shed an astounding amount of fur, can be expensive and simply make life a bit more hectic. (Fri, 04 Jul 2008 12:26:58 GMT)

Entries sought for MEHS pet calendar
The Metro East Humane Society (MEHS) is now accepting entries for its 2009 Pet Pals Calendar. For three years now, MEHS has conducted a calendar contest to raise money for its shelter. MEHS is asking the community to submit photos of their pets to the contest. Then, the photos will be voted on by members of the community, and the winners with the most votes will be placed in the calendar. (Fri, 04 Jul 2008 13:28:01 GMT)

Today's Pet
This morning we stopped by the Humane Society to say hello to Today's Pet. (Fri, 04 Jul 2008 13:44:43 GMT)

Now Pet Shops Can Enter Glee Awards
The annual New Products Awards at Glee this year are to include a new set of categories within which, for the first time, pet shops and aquatics product retailers will be able to compete.. Friday 04 July 2008 (Fri, 04 Jul 2008 14:42:49 GMT)

Entries sought for MEHS pet calendar
The Metro East Humane Society (MEHS) is now accepting entries for its 2009 Pet Pals Calendar. For three years now, MEHS has conducted a calendar contest to raise money for its shelter. MEHS is asking the community to submit photos of their pets to the contest. Then, the photos will be voted on by members of the community, and the winners with the most votes will be placed in the calendar. (Fri, 04 Jul 2008 15:20:24 GMT)

Humane society warns pet owners to keep animals inside to avoid fireworks fright
The Peninsula Humane Society and Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is warning pet owners to keep dogs inside today because Fourth of July fireworks frighten them and they escape from yards. (Fri, 04 Jul 2008 15:44:07 GMT)

Romblon fish ban forces residents to eat pet dog - report
MANILA, Philippines - A resident in the town of San Fernando in Sibuyan Island, Romblon where MV Princess of the Stars capsized on Friday admitted that he and his neighbors have eaten his pet dog, a television report said. (Fri, 04 Jul 2008 15:57:19 GMT)

Barbecue at pet food store Sunday
Global Pet Foods in conjunction with Maple Lodge Farms will hold a barbecue to showcase Nutram products to pet owners in Milton. The event will take place at the plaza at 400 Main St. E. this Sunday. (Fri, 04 Jul 2008 15:57:22 GMT)

Mom, Twin Daughters Escape Fire That Kills Family Pet
A mother and her twin daughters have survived a fire that killed the family pet. The fire was reported at about 1 p.m. Friday on Dogwood Drive in Vidor. (Fri, 04 Jul 2008 19:31:21 GMT)

Benton library's pet show has participants lapping up the awards
Thursday's pet show held behind the Benton Public Library brought out the creativity in pet owners and endurance for the pets. (Fri, 04 Jul 2008 22:32:14 GMT)

Pets' corner: The cost of getting and keeping a pet
I'd like to buy a small pet for my children, but I am daunted by the cost. How can I keep the cost of purchasing and maintaining a pet down? And in this case what pet would you recommend? Alan, Birmingham (Fri, 04 Jul 2008 23:31:21 GMT)

Petiquette for the Modern Pet Owner
(ARA) - For anyone that owns a pet, you know that they are part of the family. But even though they bring lots of joy, they can also cause a bit of strife. They make messes, shed an astounding amount of fur, can be expensive and simply make life a bit more hectic. (Sat, 05 Jul 2008 00:30:12 GMT)

Hill's Setting Up Mobile Pet Adoption Marathon
Pasco County Animal Services will host a pet adoption marathon July 19 as part of the Hill's Pet Nutrition Second Chance for Love program. (Sat, 05 Jul 2008 04:15:18 GMT)

Pet-food requests multiply
As a volunteer with the Prince George Food Bank, Clay Garrett delivers groceries to about 30 families every month in the Fort Lee area. Lately, he's also been bringing chow to 20 families for their pets. In March, the Central Virginia Foodbank, which provides food to more than 500 agencies, began distributing pet food. So far, 11,095 pounds of dog and cat food has been given away. (Sat, 05 Jul 2008 05:32:28 GMT)

Vote for the Cutest Pet!
Vote now thru July 9 for your favorite pet. Vote for your favorite in our Cutest Pet Contest! Voting will take place from June 29 until July 9. Winners will be announced on Sunday, July 13, in the Westerly Sun and at thewesterlysun.com. (Sat, 05 Jul 2008 09:52:26 GMT)

Strangers may touch a nerve if they try to pet a stressed pooch
'Can I pet your dog?” Most of us want to say yes. A good neighbor lets children pet his dog, right? (Sat, 05 Jul 2008 10:06:13 GMT)

Pet calls flood in to 24-hour emergency phone service
WORRIED pet owners in the Capital are putting in more calls than ever before to an emergency service which offers round-the-clock aid for their animals. (Sat, 05 Jul 2008 10:06:19 GMT)

High-Tech Pet Innovations and the People Who Love Them
(ARA) - The Internet or their pets - which could Americans live without? No need to live without either, thanks to some particularly enterprising participants in the pet industry - a market the American Pet Products Manufacturers' Association estimates at $40 billion a year. (Sat, 05 Jul 2008 10:21:59 GMT)

Pet carnival honors local boy
GENEVA – The Luke Laudolff Pet Carnival will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at Petco, 1885 S. Randall Road. (Sat, 05 Jul 2008 10:44:13 GMT)

Petiquette for the Modern Pet Owner
(ARA) - For anyone that owns a pet, you know that they are part of the family. But even though they bring lots of joy, they can also cause a bit of strife. They make messes, shed an astounding amount of fur, can be expensive and simply make life a bit more hectic. (Sat, 05 Jul 2008 12:05:40 GMT)

Children in annual downtown pet parade have a doggone good time
From a monkey to a mammoth cow and dogs of all shapes and sizes, even stuffed ones, the annual Fourth of July pet and patriotic vehicle parades in Salem attracted them all, ablaze with red, white and blue. "Every year there's been more," said Mary Lou Popa, event organizer. Sponsored by the Salem Memorial and Patriotic Association, the annual events started many years ago at Waterworth Memorial (Sat, 05 Jul 2008 14:20:05 GMT)

Paw Prints: Use these tips for safe car travel with your pet
For some pet parents, a trip’s no fun if the four-legged members of the family can’t come. But traveling can be highly stressful, both for you and your animal companions. With thoughtful preparation, you can ensure a safe and comfortable trip for everyone. (Sat, 05 Jul 2008 20:13:30 GMT)

Entries sought for MEHS pet calendar
The Metro East Humane Society (MEHS) is now accepting entries for its 2009 Pet Pals Calendar. For three years now, MEHS has conducted a calendar contest to raise money for its shelter. MEHS is asking the community to submit photos of their pets to the contest. Then, the photos will be voted on by members of the community, and the winners with the most votes will be placed in the calendar. (Sat, 05 Jul 2008 20:57:43 GMT)

Pet surrenders up nationwide but not in Knoxville
Nationwide animal shelters have seen an increase in pet surrenders especially in areas hit hard by foreclosures but because Knoxville's real estate market has been insulated from the housing bust fewer people and fewer pets are being forced from their homes (Sun, 06 Jul 2008 02:52:51 GMT)

Meet Boise's own Pet Detective
Boise, ID - With the 4th of July just around the corner, local animal shelter's will be filling up. And if your animal gets lost during this explosive holiday we know just who you should call: Pam Rouda, Certified Pet Detective. (Sun, 06 Jul 2008 04:03:51 GMT)

PET CALENDAR
What: RiverDogs game. Who: Pet Helpers. When: Tuesday. Where: Riley Park. (Sun, 06 Jul 2008 04:08:38 GMT)

Protect your pet, and your wallet
If you’ve decided you may need pet insurance for your pet, you’ll want to know what to look for when buying a policy. Just like any form of insurance, there are pitfalls of which you should be aware. From PetsBest.com, a pet insurance company, here are four tips to consider when buying insurance for your pet: Ask your veterinarian Chances are the vet has heard all the news, whether it be good ... (Sun, 06 Jul 2008 04:10:04 GMT)

Pet first aid course offered to owners
Animal trainer and rescue volunteer Denise Fleck will teach a pet first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation course July 13, with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the Humane Society of Ventura County. (Sun, 06 Jul 2008 08:10:18 GMT)

Vote for the Cutest Pet!
Vote now thru July 9 for your favorite pet. Vote for your favorite in our Cutest Pet Contest! Voting will take place from June 29 until July 9. Winners will be announced on Sunday, July 13, in the Westerly Sun and at thewesterlysun.com. (Sun, 06 Jul 2008 09:36:16 GMT)

Veterinarian offers discount pet clinic
OCALA - Each week a local veterinarian supports his passion for helping exotic animals by cushioning pet-owners' pocketbooks. (Sun, 06 Jul 2008 10:06:30 GMT)

Pet carnival honors local boy
GENEVA – The Luke Laudolff Pet Carnival will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at Petco, 1885 S. Randall Road. (Sun, 06 Jul 2008 10:27:15 GMT)

Petiquette for the Modern Pet Owner
(ARA) - For anyone that owns a pet, you know that they are part of the family. But even though they bring lots of joy, they can also cause a bit of strife. They make messes, shed an astounding amount of fur, can be expensive and simply make life a bit more hectic. (Sun, 06 Jul 2008 12:45:29 GMT)

Vote for the cutest pet
Vote now through July 9. Cast your vote online now! Vote now through July 9. Cast your vote online now! So who's the cutest pet? Vote for your favorite in our Cutest Pet Contest! (Sun, 06 Jul 2008 16:19:26 GMT)

Summertime care for your outdoor pet
Summer is definitely here; just look outside to see your dog panting, and he hasn't even gotten up to eat yet! Make sure that your pet is taken care of in this hot weather and, if he lives outside, he is safe and secure from the elements. (Sun, 06 Jul 2008 17:12:42 GMT)

Summertime care for your outdoor pet
Summer is definitely here; just look outside to see your dog panting, and he hasn't even gotten up to eat yet! Make sure that your pet is taken care of in this hot weather and, if he lives outside, he is safe and secure from the elements. (Sun, 06 Jul 2008 17:24:23 GMT)

Pet Vaccinations
In an effort to improve the health of animals throughout Bay County and to help you save some money, Bay County Animal Control offered free pet vaccinations Saturday. (Mon, 07 Jul 2008 01:10:57 GMT)

Boots - Pet of the Week -- July 6, 2008
Boots is a 5-year-old male Labrador retriever mix who’s a sweetheart and gets along with children and other pets. He prefers to spend more time indoors and is vaccinated, house-trained and neutered. He’s available from Club Pet, Delaware Township. For information, call 724-962-0877. (Mon, 07 Jul 2008 03:17:20 GMT)

Pet owners feel economic pinch
With the rising cost of living, some pet owners in the country are finding it increasingly difficult to afford to keep the family pet, but in Franklin County, shelters have seen very little economic surrendering. (Mon, 07 Jul 2008 06:15:13 GMT)

How to let kids pet your dog
"Can I pet your dog?" (Mon, 07 Jul 2008 08:00:51 GMT)

Vote for the cutest pet
Vote now through July 9. Cast your vote online now! Vote now through July 9. Cast your vote online now! So who's the cutest pet? Vote for your favorite in our Cutest Pet Contest! (Mon, 07 Jul 2008 09:34:57 GMT)

Vote for the Cutest Pet!
Vote now thru July 9 for your favorite pet. Vote for your favorite in our Cutest Pet Contest! Voting will take place from June 29 until July 9. Winners will be announced on Sunday, July 13, in the Westerly Sun and at thewesterlysun.com. (Mon, 07 Jul 2008 09:39:30 GMT)

High-Tech Pet Innovations and the People Who Love Them
(ARA) - The Internet or their pets - which could Americans live without? No need to live without either, thanks to some particularly enterprising participants in the pet industry - a market the American Pet Products Manufacturers' Association estimates at $40 billion a year. (Mon, 07 Jul 2008 10:22:19 GMT)

Pet carnival honors local boy
GENEVA – The Luke Laudolff Pet Carnival will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at Petco, 1885 S. Randall Road. (Mon, 07 Jul 2008 10:41:14 GMT)

FETCH! Pet Care(TM) Continues Its Expansion Into Southern Rockland County, New York and Northern Bergen County, New ...
FETCH! Pet Care, the nation's largest pet care brand offering professional pet sitting and dog walking services, today announced it has further expanded its locations in Southern Rockland County, New York and Northern Bergen County, New Jersey to provide area residents with unsurpassed pet care services. FETCH! Pet Care now services more than 13,000 active clients throughout 1,700 cities and ... (Mon, 07 Jul 2008 11:30:00 GMT)

Petiquette for the Modern Pet Owner
(ARA) - For anyone that owns a pet, you know that they are part of the family. But even though they bring lots of joy, they can also cause a bit of strife. They make messes, shed an astounding amount of fur, can be expensive and simply make life a bit more hectic. (Mon, 07 Jul 2008 11:48:12 GMT)

Local pet events: Foster parenting, fundraising and baseball
Would you like to be a foster parent to a dog' Cape Fear Golden Retriever Rescue presents a foster parents' training class 7 p.m. Wednesday at Aunt Kerry's Pet Stop, 3600 S. College Road. (Mon, 07 Jul 2008 12:14:39 GMT)

FETCH! Pet Care(TM) Expands Into Kansas' Western Johnson County
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 Kansas' Western Johnson County region to provide area residents with unsurpassed pet care services. This new franchise marks the 171st FETCH! Pet Care location that, in aggregate, now services more than 13,000 active clients ... (Mon, 07 Jul 2008 12:30:00 GMT)

Unlimited Closed Beta Underway for MMORPG Pet Game
When I first read that an MMORPG game based on pets was in closed beta my first thought was why. Why would you want a MMORPG game where you took the form of a pet? I don’t get it, but I guess all those out there who like to dress up their pets in clothes ... (Mon, 07 Jul 2008 14:08:58 GMT)

Pet owners feel economic pinch
With the rising cost of living, some pet owners in the country are finding it increasingly difficult to afford to keep the family pet, but in Franklin County, shelters have seen very little economic surrendering. (Mon, 07 Jul 2008 14:30:12 GMT)

Online Pet Pharmacy MedicAnimal Bites Back at Credit Card Fraudsters
AN ONLINE pet pharmacy has bitten back at credit card fraudsters by sniffing out the thieves itself and assisting a police sting, recovering thousands of pounds worth of products. (Mon, 07 Jul 2008 17:32:49 GMT)

Flint Man, Pet to Compete in Upcoming Reality Show
Local pet trainer and dog enthusiast Bill McFarlin and his Brittany Spaniel 'Star' of Flint were hand-picked as one of the 12 teams from a nationwide search set to compete for the title of 'Greatest American Dog,' hosted by Zoologist Jarod Miller, premiering on CBS Thursday, July 10. (Mon, 07 Jul 2008 19:15:38 GMT)

Reader mailbag, plus a new centre for pet lovers
Dear Critter Chatter, In last week's column about the pet ambulance you mentioned a $200 fee? Is there a discount to seniors on a pension? North York Mirror Reader Dear Reader To clarify, the ... (Mon, 07 Jul 2008 19:15:39 GMT)

Nashville's Downtown Growth Brings Pet Droppings
Not cleaning up after a pet is a fineable offense, but people who live and work downtown complain it is not being enforced. (Mon, 07 Jul 2008 20:05:02 GMT)

Pet of the Week
This weeks pet of the week is Carlos Cunningham. His coloring is smokey gray, medium length hair with beautiful green eyes. Carlos and his liter mates were abandoned at the Humane Society doorstep. (Mon, 07 Jul 2008 20:05:15 GMT)

Flint Man, Pet to Compete in Upcoming Reality Show
Local pet trainer and dog enthusiast Bill McFarlin and his Brittany Spaniel “Star” of Flint were hand-picked as one of the 12 teams from a nationwide search set to compete for the title of “Greatest American Dog,” hosted by Zoologist Jarod Miller, premiering on CBS Thursday, July 10. (Mon, 07 Jul 2008 20:48:59 GMT)

Pet Owner Concerned About Over-The-Counter Flea And Tick Treatment
A Washington County, Tennessee, pet owner worries a popular over-the-counter flea and tick product could harm or even kill your pet. (Mon, 07 Jul 2008 22:10:26 GMT)

Qatar likely to introduce Pet Travel Scheme
By Peter Townson QATARI authorities are considering the introduction of the Pet Travel Scheme (PETS), which allows people to avoid quarantine and other time-consuming procedures when transporting their pets, according to officials from the Animal Resources Department. (Mon, 07 Jul 2008 22:19:14 GMT)

Looking for a Pet Scared off by Fireworks?
If Friday's Fourth of July celebrations scared your pet away from home, you might want to check with the Idaho Humane Society before posting those missing dog posters. (Mon, 07 Jul 2008 23:36:58 GMT)

11 a.m. - Nonprofit pet therapy group will hold a volunteer/pet orientation July 16
11 a.m. July 8 — Unconditional Love, a nonprofit pet therapy group on island, will hold a volunteer/pet orientation at 6 p.m. on July 16. The group allows volunteers with their pets to go to senior citizens’ homes and hospitals. (Tue, 08 Jul 2008 01:06:10 GMT)

A pet's breath friend
Lancaster County pet owners — and pets — may soon breathe a little easier, thanks to Fred Nell.Nell, owner of Lititz-b (Tue, 08 Jul 2008 04:29:16 GMT)

Pet adoption fair in Crystal Lake
Sunrise Assisted Living of Crystal Lake will host a pet adoption fair from 1:15 to 3 p.m. July 19. The Young at Heart Pet Rescue will bring many lovable dogs that are available for adoption. (Tue, 08 Jul 2008 05:39:47 GMT)

Pet carnival honors local boy
GENEVA – The Luke Laudolff Pet Carnival will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at Petco, 1885 S. Randall Road. (Tue, 08 Jul 2008 05:55:24 GMT)

Vote for the Cutest Pet!
Vote now thru July 9 for your favorite pet. Vote for your favorite in our Cutest Pet Contest! Voting will take place from June 29 until July 9. Winners will be announced on Sunday, July 13, in the Westerly Sun and at thewesterlysun.com. (Tue, 08 Jul 2008 09:37:27 GMT)

Orlando-area members of Congress pick their pet projects for budget
Six Central Florida lawmakers are seeking more than $293 million for pet projects next year, just slightly less than the $303 million they requested last year. (Tue, 08 Jul 2008 10:15:39 GMT)

Poll: Pet owners favor McCain
WASHINGTON -- If the presidential election goes to the dogs, John McCain is looking like best in show. From George Washington's foxhound Drunkard to George W. Bush's terriers Barney and Miss Beazley, pets are a longtime presidential tradition. Republican McCain seems well prepared, with more than a dozen pets. Democrat Barack Obama, on the other hand, doesn't have a pet at home. (Tue, 08 Jul 2008 11:19:38 GMT)

Enter Suncoast Humane Society's Annual Pet Calendar Photo Contest.
You know your pet is the cutest, smartest most photogenic animal on the whole planet so how about letting everyone else know? Enter a photo of this glorious creature in Suncoast Humane Society's Pet Calendar Photo Contest. (Tue, 08 Jul 2008 11:40:37 GMT)

Poll: Pet owners favor McCain
WASHINGTON (AP) - If the presidential election were to go to the dogs, then John McCain looks like the best in show. A new Associated Press-Yahoo News poll finds that pet owners favor McCain 42 to 37% over Barack Obama, with dog owners especially high on the Arizona senator. (Tue, 08 Jul 2008 11:41:10 GMT)

European brewers turn to lightweight PET standards
Closure Systems International ( CSI ) said that it was now working with the Germany-based brewer Frankfurt BrauHaus to supply its MB-Lok mini beer closures for Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles that can reduce required pack material by 20 per cent. (Tue, 08 Jul 2008 12:01:45 GMT)

Poll: Pet owners prefer McCain over Obama
If the presidential election goes to the dogs, John McCain is looking like best in show. (Tue, 08 Jul 2008 12:51:35 GMT)

Pet of the Week
This weeks pet of the week is Carlos Cunningham. His coloring is smokey gray, medium length hair with beautiful green eyes. Carlos and his liter mates were abandoned at the Humane Society doorstep. (Tue, 08 Jul 2008 14:53:44 GMT)

Garbage truck crashes into home, killing family pet
TAMARAC, Fla. -- A family is distraught after a garbage truck crashed into their home, killing the family pet. (Tue, 08 Jul 2008 16:42:31 GMT)

In poll of pet owners, McCain tops Obama
Tue, Jul 8, 2008 (9:45 a.m.) If the presidential election were up to pet owners, John McCain could have a blue ribbon in his future. (Tue, 08 Jul 2008 16:54:48 GMT)

12th annual Pet Parade coming to City Park
From hermit crabs to llamas, lambs to goldfish, even good ol' cats and dogs, there is no telling what you will see at the annual CCPAL Pet Parade. (Tue, 08 Jul 2008 17:53:37 GMT)

In poll of pet owners, McCain tops Obama
If the presidential election were up to pet owners, John McCain could have a blue ribbon in his future. (Tue, 08 Jul 2008 19:38:04 GMT)

In poll of pet owners, McCain tops Obama
WASHINGTON - If the presidential election were up to pet owners, John McCain could have a blue ribbon in his future. From George Washington's foxhounds Drunkard and... (Tue, 08 Jul 2008 20:18:46 GMT)

Leon Valley Pet Owners Urged To Watch For Rabies
A rabid skunk found last week in Leon Valley has prompted Animal Control officials to ask pet owners to protect their animals from being exposed to the disease. Text | Video (Tue, 08 Jul 2008 22:47:59 GMT)

Cherry Festival Pet Show
The annual pet show brought out pet owners and their four legged friends to compete in the event. (Wed, 09 Jul 2008 00:02:55 GMT)

Cherry Festival Pet Show
Story By Melissa Smith Posted on Tuesday, July 08, 2008 at 7:28 p.m. The annual pet show brought out pet owners and their four legged friends to compete in the event. (Wed, 09 Jul 2008 00:03:06 GMT)

Police: Pet Owners Not Abiding By Laws
With the warmer weather, local pets owners have been bringing their dogs and cats outside, but police in one community said they're having problems with pet owners not abiding by the law. (Wed, 09 Jul 2008 00:24:04 GMT)

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Pet-riotic voters might flock to Mac
WASHINGTON - Barack Obama's White House bid could be in the dog house, if pet owners have anything to do with it. A new AP-Yahoo News poll found that animal lovers... (Wed, 09 Jul 2008 04:14:52 GMT)

Pet adoption event Sunday at Austinburg Veterinary Clinic
AUSTINBURG — A Pet Adoption Day will be held noon to 2 p.m. Sunday at Austinburg Veterinary Clinic, 1568 Route 45, sponsored by the Ashtabula County Humane Society and veterinarian Becky Salinger. (Wed, 09 Jul 2008 04:24:35 GMT)

Irresponsible pet owner's 'gift' becomes true treasure
How long has it been since you heard a story about Sawyer, The Famous River Wonder Dog? Well, that's too long. This marvelous little animal is living proof that a pet can inject loads of pleasure into an older, retired person's life and a testimonial to the cruelty of people who dump unwanted pets. (Wed, 09 Jul 2008 05:26:08 GMT)

Pet carnival honors local boy
GENEVA – The Luke Laudolff Pet Carnival will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 12, at Petco, 1885 S. Randall Road. (Wed, 09 Jul 2008 05:39:34 GMT)

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