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Kim Kardashian apologises for pet chimp Suzy's online pics
New York, Feb 25 : American socialite Kim Kardashian has apologized for posting photos of her new pet chimp, Suzy, on her Web site on the same day a crazed chimp attacked a Connecticut woman. (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 04:29:39 GMT)

Pet of the Week
To adopt a pet Labrador Retriever Rescue of Florida is a nonprofit organization dedicated to placing purebred Labrador Retrievers in loving, permanent homes. If you are interested in meeting or adopting one of our Labs contact Labrador Retriever Rescue of Florida by visiting www.labradorrescue.net/index.html or call (866) 464-LABS. (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 05:18:35 GMT)

Owner: DEC to kill illegal pet fish today
The owner of a 28-inch snakehead fish, considered dangerous by the DEC, says his pet fish "Rocky" will be killed today. His owner had been fighting to keep the family... (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 06:49:20 GMT)

Owner was warned about pet chimp
The founder of a primate rescue sanctuary said Wednesday that she warned a Connecticut woman years ago that her pet chimpanzee was a "ticking time bomb." (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 07:06:29 GMT)

State plans to execute man's 10-year-old pet fish
Associated Press - February 26, 2009 3:15 AM ET SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - A Syracuse man says state Environmental Conservation officers are going to execute his 10-year-old pet fish, Rocky,... (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 08:29:09 GMT)

Pet of the Week
Talk about the odd couple! One purrs and one barks. One wags his tail and one twitches hers. But no matter their differences -- they are in love. Abandoned by their family, Jazzman, the dog, and Kiki, the cat, were taken in by Save-A-Pet. But something was wrong. (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 10:11:07 GMT)

More than 30,000 animal lovers from the ME descend on new Festival City venue for the 2009 Pedigree and Whiskas Pet Show
Organisers of the Pedigree and Whiskas Pet Show, the largest animal-lover's fun day on the region's calendar, have welcomed thousands of pet dogs and cats, along with more than 30,000 two-legged friends, for a pet-tastic fun day at the show's brand new Dubai Festival City venue. (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 10:16:04 GMT)

Can't afford to spay or neuter your pet? Palm Beach County offers $100 vouchers
Want to get your pet spayed or neutered, but don't have the cash? (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 11:12:37 GMT)

Cypress Lost Pet Alert: pet finding made easy
Cypress Lost Pet Alert is all about helping people recover their lost pets quicker and easier. (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 12:10:34 GMT)

PAWS Humane Pet of the Week 02-25-09
PAWS Columbus is a nonprofit organization in partnership with the City of Columbus to enhance and supplement the services offered by Animal Care and Control, reduce the need for euthanasia of unwanted animals because of severe pet overpopulation, and bring people and animals together through adoption and fostering programs. (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 13:32:29 GMT)

DEC postpones execution of man's illegal pet fish
The DEC has postponed its planned killing of a Clay man's 28-inch pet snakehead fish, saying they do not want its death turned into a media event. The owner of... (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 18:04:20 GMT)

3 charged in La. swap of 2 kids for pet bird, cash
(By KEVIN McGILL, Associated Press Writer) A Louisiana woman is accused of trading two young children in her care for a pet cockatoo and $175 cash from a couple who had been trying for years to have their own child, authorities said Thursday. Donna Greenwell, 53, a long-haul trucker with an arrest record from Pitkin, is charged with aggravated kidnapping, along with would-be adoptive parents ... (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 20:09:22 GMT)

3 charged in La. swap of 2 kids for pet bird, cash
A Louisiana woman is accused of trading two young children in her care for a pet cockatoo and $175 cash from a couple who had been trying for years to... (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 20:34:23 GMT)

Children swapped for pet bird, cash
AN American woman is accused of trading two young children in her care for a pet cockatoo and $US175 ($269) in cash from a couple who had been trying for years to have their own child. (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 20:42:00 GMT)

3 charged in La. swap of 2 kids for pet bird, cash
A Louisiana woman is accused of trading two young children in her care for a pet cockatoo and $175 cash from a couple who had been trying for years to have their own child, authorities said Thursday. (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 20:55:40 GMT)

3 charged in La. swap of 2 kids for pet bird, cash
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Louisiana woman is accused of trading two young children in her care for a pet bird and $175 cash. Authorities say she arranged the deal with a couple who had been trying for years to have their own child. (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 21:01:54 GMT)

3 charged in La. swap of 2 kids for pet bird, cash
Associated Press - February 26, 2009 3:53 PM ET NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Louisiana woman is accused of trading two young children in her care for a pet bird and $175 cash. (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 21:04:58 GMT)

US woman 'swaps children for pet, cash'
A US woman is accused of trading two children in her care for a pet bird and $US175 from a couple who had been trying to have their own child, police said. (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 21:06:12 GMT)

US woman 'swaps children for pet, cash'
A US woman is accused of trading two young children in her care for a pet cockatoo and $US175 ($A269) in cash from a couple who had been trying for years to have their own child, police said on Thursday. (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 21:10:22 GMT)

3 charged in Louisiana swap of 2 kids for pet bird, $175 cash
A Louisiana woman is accused of trading two young children in her care for a pet cockatoo and US$175 cash from a couple who had been trying for years to have their own child, authorities said Thursday. (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 21:30:45 GMT)

US woman 'swaps children for pet, cash'
A US woman is accused of trading two young children in her care for a pet cockatoo and $US175 ($A269) in cash from a couple who had been trying for years to have their own child, police said on Thursd (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 21:53:29 GMT)

Children 'swapped for pet bird, cash'
AN American woman has been accused of trading two young children in her care for a pet cockatoo and $US175 ($269) in cash. (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 22:01:00 GMT)

Children 'swapped for pet bird, cash'
AN American woman has been accused of trading two young children in her care for a pet cockatoo and $US175 ($269) in cash. (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 22:01:00 GMT)

3 charged in La. swap of 2 kids for pet bird, cash
A Louisiana woman is accused of trading two young children in her care for a pet cockatoo and $175 cash from a couple who had been trying for years to have their own child, authorities said Thursday. (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 22:10:29 GMT)

A fish 'tale': pet fish lives to see another day
A Clay man got some good news today when his pet fish was spared by the DEC. (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 23:07:04 GMT)

Pet owners on guard after coyote attack
Several coyote sightings in one community have pet owners on the lookout. (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 23:40:33 GMT)

Banned pet fish gets a stay of execution in N.Y.
Public outcry in Upstate New York has won a temporary reprieve for Rocky the Snakehead fish, an invasive species that was banned five years ago. State officials tell The (Syracuse) Post-Standard they have backed off for now on their plans to nab and execute the 28-inch-long pet Snakehead owned by Chris Deverso of Clay, N.Y. The New York Department of Environmental Conservation had designs on ... (Thu, 26 Feb 2009 23:50:00 GMT)

Family pet is shot with a hunting bow
Mounties are hunting for a suspect that shot a family pet with a hunting bow. It happened near the dog's home in the rural community of Dugald MB. The damage was so severe Bailey had to be put down. (Fri, 27 Feb 2009 00:43:42 GMT)

Low-cost pet clinic is Saturday in Eustis
Veterinarian David R. Malone Jr. and M-III Veterinary Services will conduct a pet-vaccine clinic for dogs, cats and horses from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Hendrix Feed & Fence Store, 35042 County Road 437, Eustis. (Fri, 27 Feb 2009 04:12:23 GMT)

Judge takes away victim’s pet in abuse case
In a groundbreaking ruling, a Scotts Bluff County judge has permanently removed an abused pet from a home and ordered that it be housed at the Panhandle Humane Society. (Fri, 27 Feb 2009 06:59:59 GMT)

Cypress Lost Pet Alert: pet finding made easy
Cypress Lost Pet Alert is all about helping people recover their lost pets quicker and easier. (Fri, 27 Feb 2009 11:48:04 GMT)

Pet store owner pleads guilty to animal cruelty
ELLENVILLE – The former owner of Fins and Feathers pet store in Ellenville pled guilty to one count of animal cruelty in Ellenville Village Court. (Fri, 27 Feb 2009 12:27:29 GMT)

Adoption fair and pet social is Saturday
A pet adoption fair and social hour will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Beaufort Dog, 1307 Boundary St. The event will conclude with a social hour from noon to 1p.m. All well-behaved dogs and their companions are invited. An expert behaviorist will provide tips and answer questions about raising puppies, proper dog food and nutrition, socialization and more. (Fri, 27 Feb 2009 13:38:03 GMT)

Pet of the Week: Ruby
Meet Ruby, Bonanza's Pet of the Week. Ruby is a 17 month-old lab/Aussie shepherd mix and lives with Bobby and Rayda Brooks along with her big sisters Topaz the German shepherd and Botitas the kitty. "I love living the Tahoe life. (Fri, 27 Feb 2009 14:13:53 GMT)

Prevent pet loss with a microchip
THIS COLUMN has often served as a reminder for pet owners regarding ways to prevent losing animals and hints on finding those that were lost. Losing a pet in any way can be a painful experience, but when you know that pet got out of your yard, or car, and wandered off, you imagine the worst. (Fri, 27 Feb 2009 15:01:35 GMT)

Victorian Tea Party in Allamuchy benefits Pet Adoption League
HACKETTSTOWN -- The Pet Adoption League (PAL) of Hackettstown and Mt. Olive will hold its first annual Victorian Tea Party from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, March 14 at Panther Valley Ecumenical Church, 1490 County Hwy 517, Allamuchy. This is a big... (Fri, 27 Feb 2009 16:40:51 GMT)

Pawsitively heaven holding Boat Poker Run for Project Pet
Pawsitively Heaven is holding a Boat Poker Run to benefit Project Pet. (Fri, 27 Feb 2009 21:08:39 GMT)

Help for Pet Owners In Need
A Kansas City based pet organization is offering low cost vaccinations to pet owners during these tough economic times. (Fri, 27 Feb 2009 21:43:26 GMT)

Man Tries To Rescue Pet From Fire
Breaking News: Pet owner ends up trapped on East Price Hill roof after going back for animal (Fri, 27 Feb 2009 21:54:37 GMT)

WATCH: Pet theft on the rise in Tampa
Tampa Police say more people are stealing pets because of the weak economy. Watch the video and see our interview with Andrea Davis from the Tampa Police Department and see what you can do to prevent pet theft. (Fri, 27 Feb 2009 23:10:19 GMT)

Clifton Forge man's pet snake is center of attention
Sheldon Washington loves his pet snake so much, he takes him along everywhere he goes. "A lot of people are afraid of him... but the reason they're afraid of him is because they don't know nothing about him," says Washington. (Fri, 27 Feb 2009 23:17:23 GMT)

Pet Adoption League of Hackettstown and Mt. Olive holding first Victorian Tea Party
The Pet Adoption League of Hackettstown and Mt. Olive have announced the date for its first Victorian Tea Party. There will be a variety of teas, a nice selection of finger foods, live entertainment and a Victorian Hat Contest. For... (Sat, 28 Feb 2009 00:25:51 GMT)

Get up early, get pet spayed for free
Pet owners will get a chance to have their dogs and cats spayed for free early on Saturday. (Sat, 28 Feb 2009 01:14:08 GMT)

Man Tries To Rescue Pet From Fire
Pet owner ends up trapped on East Price Hill roof after going back for animal (Sat, 28 Feb 2009 02:22:34 GMT)

Troy couple continues fight to keep pet chickens
The city's lawyer responded Friday, Feb. 27, to arguments by a Troy couple fighting to keep two pet chickens in their backyard, saying city staff and a local appeals board were right when they found the chickens violated the zoning code. (Sat, 28 Feb 2009 04:36:34 GMT)

Future of Hudson pet cemetery discussed at packed meeting
VALLEY VIEW -- Carol Westfall wants to be buried next to her nine pets at the Boston Hills Pet Memorial Park in Hudson. (Sat, 28 Feb 2009 05:01:43 GMT)

PET OF THE WEEK – Keesha
WAGS Pet of the Week this week is Keesha, a 5-year-old Saluki/golden retriever mix. She is very sweet, but shy. She has been spayed and is up to date on all her shots. She likes kids, cats and other dogs, but she is not really playful with them, choosing rather to be calm and quiet. (Sat, 28 Feb 2009 06:14:26 GMT)

Low-cost pet care at Hawthorne clinic today
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles urges Southern California pet owners to keep pets healthy and secure by taking advantage of a low-cost vaccine and microchipping clinic. DAILY BREEZE BLOG » South Bay Pets (Sat, 28 Feb 2009 06:16:02 GMT)

Troy couple continues fight to keep pet chickens
The city's lawyer responded Friday, Feb. 27, to arguments by a Troy couple fighting to keep two pet chickens in their backyard, saying city staff and a local appeals board were right when they found the chickens violated the zoning code. (Sat, 28 Feb 2009 07:21:34 GMT)

Judge takes away victim’s pet in abuse case
In a groundbreaking ruling, a Scotts Bluff County judge has permanently removed an abused pet from a home and ordered that it be housed at the Panhandle Humane Society. (Sat, 28 Feb 2009 07:30:58 GMT)

Pet Doc: Oops ... they did it again
Eleven years ago, the February 1998 Consumer Reports magazine tested and ranked various pet foods, and found a number of premium brands to be deficient in necessary nutrients, while giving a superior rating to several grocery store and budget brands. (Sat, 28 Feb 2009 09:34:07 GMT)

Get creative to make home pet-friendly
Living with a pet can mean accommodations. But, with some simple strategies, you can feather a pet-friendly nest. ... (Sat, 28 Feb 2009 10:43:23 GMT)

Cypress Lost Pet Alert: pet finding made easy
Cypress Lost Pet Alert is all about helping people recover their lost pets quicker and easier. (Sat, 28 Feb 2009 11:28:07 GMT)

Offering Pet Supplies for the Pets you Love at SuppliesJust4Pets.com
Supplies Just for Pets reveals their new online pet store that brings a large selection of pet supplies to pet owners. SuppliesJust4Pets.com features a wide variety of cat supplies, dog supplies, small animal supplies, reptile supplies, and fish supplies. (PRWeb Feb 28, 2009) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/pet_supplies/2009/prweb2188474.htm (Sat, 28 Feb 2009 15:06:45 GMT)

Pet food recall
The Holloman Veterinary Treatment Facility is actively involved in providing information to the 49th Fighter Wing community on the Food and Drug Administration's pet food recalls. (Sat, 28 Feb 2009 17:29:09 GMT)

Crooks smash into pet store, steal 5 snakes
ARAPAHOE COUNTY - Deputies are looking for two people who they say smashed the front doors of a pet store, broke into four tanks and stole five snakes early Saturday morning. (Sat, 28 Feb 2009 20:29:55 GMT)

Pet Shop Boys greatest hits CD FREE in next weekend's The Mail On Sunday
Next week, inside your paper, will be a brilliant FREE CD of their greatest hits – especially compiled by the Pet Shop Boys themselves, Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe. (Sat, 28 Feb 2009 23:41:17 GMT)

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