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DVD Review: Ace Ventura Jr: Pet Detective
Ace Ventura had a kid? When I first heard about Ace Ventura Jr.: Pet Detective, I was very concerned. After Jim Carrey's hilarious turn in 1994's Ace Ventura: Pet Detective and again in Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls in 1995, how could you introduce a kid movie into the series? Well, it turned it out it wasn't as bad as I thought.Ace Ventura Jr.: Pet... (Sun, 01 Mar 2009 01:54:08 GMT)

3 charged in La. swap of 2 kids for pet bird, cash
BC-Bird-Children Swap,1st Ld-Writethru,0577 3 charged in La. swap of 2 kids for pet bird, cash Eds: UPDATES with amount of money allegedly sought by suspect, information on investigators contacts with parents, children's claim of abuse being checked. (Sun, 01 Mar 2009 02:10:29 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. (Sun, 01 Mar 2009 02:11:07 GMT)

3 charged in LA swap of 2 kids for pet bird, cash
NEW ORLEANS -- 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. (Sun, 01 Mar 2009 02:40:29 GMT)

Seventeen animals missing from Carlisle Pike pet store
Police are on the lookout for anyone trying to sell any of 17 pets worth more than $14,000 that were reported missing from a Petz Unlimited pet store sometime before 7:30 a.m. Saturday. (Sun, 01 Mar 2009 03:16:02 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. (Sun, 01 Mar 2009 04:41:18 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. (Sun, 01 Mar 2009 06:33:09 GMT)

Abandoning a pet is against the law
It is against the law to abandon a pet. That's the bottom line, according to Pennsylvania Dog Warden Georgia Martin. Dog abandonment -- defined in state law as "forsaking entirely, neglecting or refusing to provide" for an animal -- can lead to fines of between $300 and $1,000. (Sun, 01 Mar 2009 07:15:12 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. (Sun, 01 Mar 2009 08:41:21 GMT)

Dogs have their day: 3 join pet hall of fame
Three dogs were named to the Wisconsin Pet Hall of Fame on Saturday for heroic deeds or service to their owners. (Sun, 01 Mar 2009 10:10:56 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. (Sun, 01 Mar 2009 11:48:03 GMT)

Council may ban pet birds
REDLAND City Council is considering banning pet birds after a deluge of complaints about noise from parrots, cockatoos and even pigeons. (Sun, 01 Mar 2009 13:00:00 GMT)

Council may ban pet birds
REDLAND City Council is considering banning pet birds after a deluge of complaints about noise from parrots, cockatoos and even pigeons. (Sun, 01 Mar 2009 13:00:00 GMT)

Seventeen animals missing from Carlisle Pike pet store
Police are on the lookout for anyone trying to sell any of 17 pets worth more than $14,000 that were reported missing from a Petz Unlimited pet store sometime before 7:30 a.m. Saturday. (Sun, 01 Mar 2009 13:20:53 GMT)

Abandoning a pet is against the law
It is against the law to abandon a pet. That's the bottom line, according to Pennsylvania Dog Warden Georgia Martin. Dog abandonment -- defined in state law as "forsaking entirely, neglecting or refusing to provide" for an animal -- can lead to fines of between $300 and $1,000. (Sun, 01 Mar 2009 16:20:34 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. (Sun, 01 Mar 2009 17:47:20 GMT)

Pet cat shot 27 times
THE relentless torture of a pet cat that was shot 27 times at point-blank range in the head and neck with an air rifle has outraged animal welfare authorities (Sun, 01 Mar 2009 23:00:00 GMT)

Total fire ban, but not for Brumby's pet pipeline
Construction on the Victorian government's pet pipeline project has ploughed ahead all fire sesaon, fire bans or not, writes Andrew Crook . (Mon, 02 Mar 2009 03:23:32 GMT)

White House Defends Approval of Pet Projects
White House officials said that President Obama would sign a spending bill that includes thousands of earmarks, despite campaign promises to put an end to the practice. (Mon, 02 Mar 2009 04:29:31 GMT)

Pet waste a concern for health, environment
Besides the quality-of-life issue, pet waste that is left to biodegrade in the open poses a potential threat to human health and creates a bacteria and nutrient problem in local waterways. (Mon, 02 Mar 2009 04:56:05 GMT)

Puppies Up For Adoption At Pet Expo
Today, Pet Expo was filled with dogs all looking for a new home.The organiz read more (Mon, 02 Mar 2009 05:04:08 GMT)

Trib tested: Pledge Fabric Sweeper for Pet Hair
The pitch: This new product picks up as much pet hair as 145 traditional sticky roller sheets. (Mon, 02 Mar 2009 06:01:46 GMT)

Learning how to save your pet
You may know what to do if your child is hurt or your neighbor is choking, but do you know what to do if your pet is in similar trouble? The American Red Cross offers information and training for pet owners that could save Fido's life in its bi-monthly dog and cat first aid and CPR classes. (Mon, 02 Mar 2009 09:02:54 GMT)

Seventeen animals missing from Carlisle Pike pet store
Police are on the lookout for anyone trying to sell any of 17 pets worth more than $14,000 that were reported missing from a Petz Unlimited pet store sometime before 7:30 a.m. Saturday. (Mon, 02 Mar 2009 10:46:02 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. (Mon, 02 Mar 2009 11:28:24 GMT)

Exotic animals: how the rules could change; ‘You’re not going to take the wild out’ of a pet chimpanzee or big cat, ...
When news broke that a pet chimpanzee in Connecticut had violently attacked a woman, putting her in critical condition, it wasn’t a surprise to Paula Muellner, executive director of the nonprofit Chimps Inc. sanctuary in Tumalo.Young chimps may be submissive and manageable, she said, but after they hit adolescence, behaviors change, and the apes can become aggressive and unpredictable. (Mon, 02 Mar 2009 12:13:49 GMT)

Don't pick pet food by price
A 5.5-ounce can of "holistic pheasant" cat food sells for $1.73 at a Fort Lauderdale specialty pet food store. Three blocks away, you can get the same sized can of a supermarket chain brand cat food for 39 cents. (Mon, 02 Mar 2009 12:48:28 GMT)

Pet o'Week
Every Sunday we try and find a good home for our "pet of the week". This week we have Nania She's about a year and half old and is an American Staffordshire Bull Terrier mix. Nania went up for adoption yesterday, and needs a home outside of Bismarck cit (Mon, 02 Mar 2009 13:04:06 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. (Mon, 02 Mar 2009 14:16:28 GMT)

Celebrate St. Pet's Day on First Friday
The Celtic holiday comes a few weeks early this year, and not the one you’re thinking of. The fifth annual St. Pet’s Day comes on Mar. 6 this year, coming together with First Friday in Canton’s arts district. (Mon, 02 Mar 2009 16:30:23 GMT)

Learning how to save your pet
You may know what to do if your child is hurt or your neighbor is choking, but do you know what to do if your pet is in similar trouble? The American Red Cross offers information and training for pet owners that could save Fido's life in its bi-monthly dog and cat first aid and CPR classes. (Mon, 02 Mar 2009 16:43:51 GMT)

Fund-raiser helps IMFD secure pet rescue masks
IRON MOUNTAIN - Enough money has been raised for the Iron Mountain Fire Department to purchase two pet rescue masks and oxygen cylinders. A total of $600.07 was raised through the Help Rescue Family Pets (H.R.F.P) fund. Two mask kits and two oxygen cylinders were purchased, one for each fire truck. These items will not only benefit the fire department's pet cause but will also benefit individual (Mon, 02 Mar 2009 17:03:57 GMT)

Consider these hints for your pet's vet visits
Here is the second installment of a vet's pet pointers on how to be a good pet owner during your veterinary-hospital visit. (Mon, 02 Mar 2009 17:04:42 GMT)

Medina Sun Picture Perfect Pet
Sydney Age: 1 Breed/Type: Mixed (She was a rescue puppy from Save Ohio Strays) Owner: Timothy and Lori States Dines on: Science Diet Sensitive Stomachs Favorite treat: Snausages from Grandma Occupation: Her Pet Smart trainer calls her Miss Congeniality! Favorite... (Mon, 02 Mar 2009 18:14:46 GMT)

Pet food pantry cutting back hours
Effects from the recession have forced the Vanderburgh County Humane Society to change the way it runs it's pet food pantry. (Mon, 02 Mar 2009 20:32:16 GMT)

Pet Fee changes to be considered at WF City Hall
2004 was the last time fees were adjusted for pet services provided by Wichita Falls. And with the economy putting pressure on the city, costs are changing. But officials are quick to say these price changes are adjustments, rather than just out right hikes. (Tue, 03 Mar 2009 01:07:49 GMT)

Equine charities set to benefit from National Pet Month
A host of horse related charities are to be beneficiaries for National Pet Month 2009 — running from 4 April-4 May (Tue, 03 Mar 2009 03:19:03 GMT)

Controversy over pet cat being tattooed in Moscow
London, Mar 2 : A pet cat that was subjected to tattooing has caused a controversy in Moscow. (Tue, 03 Mar 2009 04:56:00 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. (Tue, 03 Mar 2009 08:00:56 GMT)

Pet Q&A: Reptile pets aren't for preschoolers
My son is dying to have a snake or lizard. He just turned 9, and I have no doubt he'll be able to care for a pet. I won't have a snake in my house, but I could see a lizard. My concern is with our preschool daughter. I know there have been concerns with turtles in the past. Can we have a lizard safely? – W.D., via e-mail Because most, if not all, reptiles carry salmonella in their ... (Tue, 03 Mar 2009 08:19:33 GMT)

Pet products and services booming despite downturn
A golden retriever on a leash visits a pet industry trade show in Michigan. Somebody forgot to tell our pets we're in a recession. While the economic downturn has forced many industries to cut jobs, close plants or curtail products, pet-industry experts announced at last month's massive trade show that positive growth continued throughout 2008 and more is expected for 2009. At its ... (Tue, 03 Mar 2009 08:19:53 GMT)

Liberty Tree Mall's pet store closes
DANVERS and mdash; There are no more doggies in the windows at the Liberty Tree Mall. Pet Express Club, which used to display its puppies in two glass enclosures at the front of the store, closed Jan. 31 when its lease ran out. The sign above its entrance has since been removed. (Tue, 03 Mar 2009 10:08:44 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. (Tue, 03 Mar 2009 11:40:13 GMT)

Try It Out Tuesday: Pledge Fabric Sweeper For Pet Hair
This week on Good Morning Tri-State's Try It Out Tuesday segment, we tested the new Pledge Fabric Sweeper For Pet Hair. The idea is that the rollers pick up the hair, which collects in the see-through container on top. (Tue, 03 Mar 2009 13:35:35 GMT)

Warrant Roundup Going After Pet Owners
The city of Fort Worth is including pet owners who don't obey the law in their next warrant roundup. (Tue, 03 Mar 2009 15:08:04 GMT)

Woman killed trying to save pet in Tacoma fire
Police say a woman killed in a Tacoma house fire had made it outside but went back into the burning home to rescue a pet. (Tue, 03 Mar 2009 16:26:12 GMT)

Woman Killed Trying To Save Pet In Fire
TACOMA, Wash. -- A woman killed in a Tacoma house fire had made it outside but went back into the burning home to rescue a pet, police said. The 43-year-old woman, Judith Abson, was trapped on a second floor Friday by smoke and flames. Firefighters rescued two other women by ladder from a window. (Tue, 03 Mar 2009 16:30:22 GMT)

Woman Dies Trying to Save Pet in Tacoma Fire
Police say a woman killed in a Tacoma house fire had made it outside but went back into the burning home to rescue a pet.       The 43-year-old woman, Judith Abson, was trapped on a second floor Friday by smoke and flames. Firefighters rescued two other women by ladder from a window.       The Pierce County medical examiner's office reported Monday that Abson died from inhaling smoke.       ... (Tue, 03 Mar 2009 16:36:51 GMT)

The £1,000 Swarovski crystal encrusted cat flap that creates the purrrfect pet entrance
It's billed as the latest 'must have' pet accessory that will brighten up any back door. The only problem is, the Swarovski crystal-encrusted cat flap will set you back £1,000. (Tue, 03 Mar 2009 16:55:57 GMT)

Senate keeps pet projects in spending bill
The Senate refused Tuesday to jettison thousands of pet projects from a large spending bill. (Tue, 03 Mar 2009 17:32:00 GMT)

Senate keeps pet projects in spending bill
(AP:WASHINGTON) The Senate refused Tuesday to jettison thousands of pet projects from a large spending bill. The vote was an overwhelming 63-32. Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona led the attempt to delete the earmarks. (Tue, 03 Mar 2009 17:49:56 GMT)

San Marcos to revisit pet microchipping
The San Marcos City Council will discuss a controversial ordinance Tuesday night requiring all pet owners to microchip their dogs or cats. If the owner refuses to microship their pets, it would be a misdemeanor offense. (Tue, 03 Mar 2009 18:10:55 GMT)

Woman killed trying to save pet cat in Tacoma fire
Police say a woman killed in a Tacoma house fire had made it outside but went back into the burning home to rescue a pet cat. (Tue, 03 Mar 2009 18:58:03 GMT)

Animal cruelty case prompts reminder for proper pet care
A recent animal cruelty case has prompted the Humane Society of Yuma to warn pet owners not to chain their animals outdoors as warmer weather approaches. (Tue, 03 Mar 2009 20:06:56 GMT)

Bill would create pet trusts
Associated Press - March 3, 2009 6:35 PM ET OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - State lawmakers want to give pet owners a new way to care for their beloved animals after they're gone. (Tue, 03 Mar 2009 23:34:48 GMT)

Pet's Take Center Stage at City Council Meeting
Our "four-legged friends" took center stage at Tuesday’s San Angelo City Council meeting. Three newly proposed city pet permits could tighten regulations on animal breeding within the city. KSAN’S Nicole Sanchez was at the meeting and she has a closer look. (Wed, 04 Mar 2009 00:24:33 GMT)

Make your own robotic pet
Roll over, Spot. PRASANNA RAMAN learns that you can make a robotic pet from a recycled soft drink can. (Wed, 04 Mar 2009 00:25:13 GMT)

Pet pooch sheds the pounds to win slimmer title
A Labrador from Plymouth is named as pet slimmer of the year after losing more than 10kg (22lbs). (Wed, 04 Mar 2009 00:51:55 GMT)

Porky pooch wins pet slimming prize
A Labrador from Plymouth has been crowned the UK's best slimming pet by a veterinary charity. (Wed, 04 Mar 2009 01:19:21 GMT)

MRI and PET/CT improve cervical cancer patient's chances for optimal treatment
( American Roentgen Ray Society ) Pretreatment MRI and PET/CT for cervical cancer may direct more women to optimal therapy choices and spare many women potential long-term morbidity and complications of trimodality therapy (surgery followed by chemoradiation), according to a study performed at the Institute for Technology Assessment in Boston, Mass. (Wed, 04 Mar 2009 05:11:38 GMT)

Pet of the Week
To adopt a pet There are many dogs and cats available at the Lee County Animal Services shelter at 5600 Banner Drive, Fort Myers. Call 533-7387 (LEE-PETS) or visit www.leelostpets.com. Adoption applications may be downloaded or completed at the shelter, which is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. (Wed, 04 Mar 2009 05:17:23 GMT)

Labrador is pet slimmer of the year
A Labrador which lost more than 22lbs after signing up to a weight loss programme has been named the UK's pet slimmer of the year. Keano has shed 22lbs since he enrolled on the PDSA's Pet Fit Club regime. (Wed, 04 Mar 2009 08:06:03 GMT)

Pet owners invited to Pet Care Fair
Pet owners looking for education, advice and tips are encouraged to attend a Pet Care Fair from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Grant Wood School Gymnasium, 1930 Lakeside Drive. (Wed, 04 Mar 2009 09:30:40 GMT)

Olyphant pet crematory may have found a home
OLYPHANT — The controversy surrounding a proposed pet crematory got a step closer to potential resolution Tuesday night after council approved the appraisal and sale of borough property in the Mid Valley Industrial Park. (Wed, 04 Mar 2009 09:40:02 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. (Wed, 04 Mar 2009 11:35:39 GMT)

Top dog Keano loses 22lbs to become pet slimmer of the year
Top dog Keano loses 22lbs to become pet slimmer of the year (Wed, 04 Mar 2009 11:49:37 GMT)

Vote for the best pet in Central Oregon
Which cute creature is the best pet in the region? You decide! Cast your vote now in our Pet Pals contest at www. bendbulletin. com/petpals. (Wed, 04 Mar 2009 12:12:53 GMT)

Oklahoma House gives OK to pet trusts
OKLAHOMA CITY — State lawmakers want to give pet owners a new way to care for their beloved animals after they're gone. (Wed, 04 Mar 2009 12:28:12 GMT)

Keano the Labrador shows why he's no longer Britain's porkiest pet after losing 1st 8lbs to become slimmer of the year
A Labrador which lost almost two stone after signing up to a weight loss programme was today named the Britain's pet slimmer of the year. (Wed, 04 Mar 2009 12:47:49 GMT)

Pet Owners Looking for a Miami Condo
Owning and keeping a pet is a challenge faced by Miami condo owners who are pet lovers. This is because most Miami condos place prohibition and policies around this. (Wed, 04 Mar 2009 14:31:43 GMT)

Couple Adopts Pet Deer, Quits Hunting
A Michigan couple has gone for a non-traditional option in choosing a house pet...a deer. The couple found the newborn deer, which they call "Baby," last spring after she was abandoned by her mother. (Wed, 04 Mar 2009 14:50:15 GMT)

Pet of the Week: Spike
Spike is this week's Pet of the Week. (Wed, 04 Mar 2009 15:00:16 GMT)

Rantoul official recommends raising pet recovery fee
RANTOUL – Rantoul pet owners whose animals run away could soon pay more money to get them back. Rantoul Village Administrator Bruce Sandahl on Tuesday recommended increasing the impoundment fee for pets picked up by the Rantoul animal control department from $25 plus $10 per day to $50 plus $10 per day. (Wed, 04 Mar 2009 17:41:31 GMT)

Agawam veterinarian opposes plan by Dave's Soda & Pet City to open animal hospital
AGAWAM - Citing public health and safety concerns, a veterinarian has sent the Planning Board a letter opposing an effort to amend a zoning ordinance to allow Dave's Soda & Pet City to open an animal hospital at its store on Springfield Street. (Wed, 04 Mar 2009 22:14:02 GMT)

Get your pet neutered or spayed without going broke
There is a new, affordable clinic in town that just opened up this week. They claim to have some of the best prices for neutering or spaying your pet. (Wed, 04 Mar 2009 23:26:51 GMT)

Pet food bank opens in Rockledge
As the economy worsens, more people are being forced to make tough choices regarding their limited budgets. Unfortunately, many pet owners are now making the agonizing choice of feeding their four-legged loved ones, or providing for other family essentials. (Thu, 05 Mar 2009 00:03:08 GMT)

Calendar to feature amusing pet photos
Picture your pet in a calendar. Submit amusing photos of pets — your pet — for judging by Halton Cabinet Minister Lisa Raitt and other distinguished local adjudicators and perhaps they will be among the featured animals in the 2010 S. A. L. T. — Seniors and Law Enforcement Together — calendar. (Thu, 05 Mar 2009 00:09:13 GMT)

Paradise Pet Hospital to reopen March 22nd after deadly fire
A local pet hospital says it will reopen exactly one year after a devastating fire. Flames ripped through Paradise Pet Hospital on Flamingo near Maryland Parkway on March 22nd. (Thu, 05 Mar 2009 00:31:48 GMT)

Pet magazine soon available in southwest Missouri
TAME Pet Magazine, published locally by Hudson Bryce Advertising and Marketing, will soon be available to animal lovers all over Southwest Missouri, publishers said in a news release. (Thu, 05 Mar 2009 04:58:20 GMT)

South Milwaukee Board of Health says no to pet goat
The South Milwaukee Board of Health on Wednesday night butted down the hopes of a family wishing to keep a pet goat at their home. (Thu, 05 Mar 2009 05:09:37 GMT)

South Milwaukee Board of Health says no to pet goat
The South Milwaukee Board of Health on Wednesday night butted down the hopes of a family wishing to keep a pet goat at their home. (Thu, 05 Mar 2009 05:52:58 GMT)

Time to put a lid on it: Toilet no place for pet
Does your cat or dog drink out of the toilet? This is not a good thing. According to pet-care expert Gina Spadafori, a toilet is never going to be clean enough to drink out of. (Thu, 05 Mar 2009 08:01:25 GMT)

Pet of the week
Tosh is a 1-year-old male rabbit used to being around people. He is available for adoption at the South Bay Pet Adoption Center, 12910 Yukon Ave. (Thu, 05 Mar 2009 08:02:01 GMT)

Olyphant pet crematory may have found a home
OLYPHANT — The controversy surrounding a proposed pet crematory got a step closer to potential resolution Tuesday night after council approved the appraisal and sale of borough property in the Mid Valley Industrial Park. (Thu, 05 Mar 2009 09:41:32 GMT)

Wags for Hope, hospital partner for pet therapy
Donnie Clements of Mount Airy (above), a patient at Frederick Memorial Hospital reaches to pet Jack, an 11-year-old Jack Russell terrier and Chihuahua mix, who will visit patients at the hospital through a new pet therapy program administered by Wags for Hope. Jack's owner, Laura Schwartz, (not pictured) is a volunteer with the nonprofit. (Thu, 05 Mar 2009 10:01:06 GMT)

Pet of the Week
Tyson is a beautiful brindle dog with light brown eyes and adorable tipped ears. He should be the poster child (er, dog) for why a pet should NEVER be given as a gift! (Thu, 05 Mar 2009 10:20:18 GMT)

Cervical Cancer: MRI And PET/CT Improve Chances For Optimal Treatment And Minimal Complications
Pretreatment MRI and PET/CT for cervical cancer may direct more women to optimal therapy choices and spare many women potential long-term morbidity and complications of trimodality therapy (surgery followed by chemoradiation), according to a study performed at the Institute for Technology Assessment in Boston, MA. (Thu, 05 Mar 2009 11:18:38 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, 05 Mar 2009 11:19:44 GMT)

Petopur plant opens for PET processing
Germany-based Petopur is using a new process for generating polyol from PET, including flake, production waste and film. The planned annual production output is 4,000 tonnes of polyol (APP) for application in rigid foam processing. (Thu, 05 Mar 2009 12:30:47 GMT)

Pet-adoption event Saturday (3:15 p.m.)
Pet-adoption event Saturday (3:15 p.m.) (Thu, 05 Mar 2009 13:13:18 GMT)

bAround the state:/b Suburban Milwaukee family cant keep Gigi the pet goat
SOUTH MILWAUKEE (AP) Suburban Milwaukee officials say a familys pet goat named Gigi will have to go. (Thu, 05 Mar 2009 16:25:54 GMT)

Castor & Pollux, freekibble Take a Nip at Pet Shelter Hunger
CLACKAMAS, Ore.----Introducing a splashy series of GOOD BUDDY® dog cookies that benefit pet-shelter Samaritan freekibble, Castor & Pollux Pet Works® and freekibble take a bite out of the biggest challenge facing pet shelters: feeding the homeless pets. (Thu, 05 Mar 2009 17:35:00 GMT)

Shelter plans Easter pet photo event
Get your pet's photo taken with the Easter Bunny and help the Kenton County Animal Shelter and the Kenton Paw Park. (Thu, 05 Mar 2009 17:39:09 GMT)

Pet of the Week
This weeks Pet of the Week is “Jack” a great looking guy who is approximately 6-8 years old and super sweet. He loves attention and just wants to hang out with you! He was found wandering and no one came for him. How about giving this great guy a another chance at a great life? (Thu, 05 Mar 2009 19:31:59 GMT)

Suburban Milwaukee Family Can't Keep Pet Goat
SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- Suburban Milwaukee officials said that a family's pet goat named Gigi will have to go. Gail Krug owns the Nigerian dwarf goat. (Thu, 05 Mar 2009 20:55:54 GMT)

Pet dog kills 2-week-old girl in Arizona
MESA, Ariz., March 5 (UPI) -- A pet dog believed to have fatally bitten a 2-week-old Arizona baby was put down Thursday, police said. (Fri, 06 Mar 2009 00:45:22 GMT)

Pet Food Pantries Struggling
A local pet food pantry is struggling to make its deliveries as donations are declining. (Fri, 06 Mar 2009 00:53:22 GMT)

Rare African Bird Stolen From Local Pet Shop
A rare bird has been reported missing from a local pet shop. (Fri, 06 Mar 2009 01:34:34 GMT)

Pet dog kills 2-week-old girl in Arizona
A pet dog believed to have fatally bitten a 2-week-old Arizona baby was put down Thursday, police said.The infant's mother told police that she left the girl alone briefly in a bassinet Wednesday night while she used the bathroom in their Mesa home, The Arizona Republic reported. While she was out of the room, the dog, a Chow mix, bit the baby on the head.By the time paramedics got to the house, ... (Fri, 06 Mar 2009 01:52:03 GMT)

Vet talks about grieving for a pet
Knowing when it's time to say goodbye to a pet is almost as difficult as saying it. That's where a veterinarian can offer guidance and sympathy. "We handle a lot of death," said Dr. Lee Pickett, a vet from Bernville. (Fri, 06 Mar 2009 05:09:45 GMT)

Tips for getting through the loss of a pet
Psychotherapist Heather Kramer-Almquist of Sanctuary Counseling in Douglassville offers these tips for helping you children and yourself through the death of a pet. (Fri, 06 Mar 2009 05:10:05 GMT)

Man escapes jail for running down pet ducks
Pet ducks were deliberately run down by a man after a dispute over a rental property, Christchurch District Court was told today. (Fri, 06 Mar 2009 05:26:22 GMT)

Agawam Planning Board doesn't like Dave's Soda & Pet City proposal for veterinary clinic
AGAWAM - An effort by the owner of Dave's Soda & Pet City to amend a bylaw to open a veterinary clinic at his new store on Springfield Street received a negative recommendation from the Planning Board on Thursday night. (Fri, 06 Mar 2009 05:29:01 GMT)

Lawmakers' pet projects in cross hairs
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate is expected to vote within the next week on a $410 billion spending plan for the federal government that would fund most agencies through 2009, but has come under sharp criticism for more than 8,000 pet projects estimated at $7.7 billion. (Fri, 06 Mar 2009 06:21:11 GMT)

Dog or Cat Breath? How to Give Your Pet a Healthy Smile
(ARA) - Do you hate your pet's breath? Well, did you know that bad dog or cat breath is a sign of dental disease? About 80 percent of humans brush our teeth at least twice a day, according to the American Dental Association. But most of us completely neglect our pets' teeth. (Fri, 06 Mar 2009 08:11:08 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, 06 Mar 2009 11:23:11 GMT)

Pet of the Week: Cally
Cally is this week's Pet of the Week in the Saugus Advertiser. (Fri, 06 Mar 2009 12:00:14 GMT)

Yuruppy virtual pet ready to make you feel guilty for not taking good enough care of it
Takara Tomy 's taking the virtual pet territory most famously inhabited by Bandai's Tamgotchis to the next level with Yuruppy. Yuruppy's just like any other fake pet -- you need to slave away to keep it alive for seemingly little reward other than the knowledge that it will "live" to "see" another day. This one's got a touchscreen however, so that you can actually pet your needy little ... (Fri, 06 Mar 2009 14:12:08 GMT)

Do you pamper your pet?
Do you pamper your pet? If so, you'll want these one of these stunning pet beds. These beds are so nice, Fido will be embarrassed to use yours. (Fri, 06 Mar 2009 16:26:41 GMT)

Family has unusual pet that is very deer to them
You expect to see beautiful wildlife in the country. But one family near south bend says they get up close to nature nearly everyday. The Nolan family has an unusual pet. That's baby.  She's the family deer. Photos : A Deer Pet The Nolan's found baby last Spring.  The newborn had been abandoned by her mother. The family runs a wildlife rescue so they brought her home and took care of ... (Fri, 06 Mar 2009 17:31:39 GMT)

Vandalia residents accuse police of shooting pet dogs
VANDALIA — Some pet owners in Vandalia plan to file a formal complaint with the city, alleging police are shooting their dogs without provocation. Mark Hayden is among those who say they will file a complaint at Tuesday night's Vandalia Board of Aldermen meeting. He says his dog Gembu was shot outside his home for no reason on Feb. 7. The dog survived but his leg may have to be amputated. ... (Fri, 06 Mar 2009 17:48:36 GMT)

Pet Parents Learn CPR For Their 4-Legged Family Members
Do you know how to take care of your pet if he or she stopped breathing?  You can learn on Saturday at the Savannah Red Cross.  News 3’s Randi Hempel will have that story today! (Fri, 06 Mar 2009 19:09:38 GMT)

Pet Pantry Distribution Day
Pet Pantry Distribution Day March 9th from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Unity Church of Muskegon 2052 Bourdon St. Muskegon, MI From the editor: Many of you have expressed concerns about some of the harsh anonymous comments from readers. To remedy that, we are introducing new features. (Fri, 06 Mar 2009 19:22:27 GMT)

Humane society to hold pet adoption in Florence
The Florence Area Humane Society will have a pet adoption from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at Planet Arf on South Carolina in Florence. The society expects to have puppies and possibly some kittens available for the event. (Fri, 06 Mar 2009 20:16:00 GMT)

Stolen Dog Returned To Pet Store
A French Bulldog has been returned to the Silver Spring Township pet store where he was stolen. (Fri, 06 Mar 2009 20:19:24 GMT)

Harsher Penalties for Pet Abusers
It is an issue that is promoted nationally. Singer Sarah McLachlan is speaking out against it in commercials. Animal Shelter Executive Director Larry Hostetler says he's seen cases of it here in Muskingum County. It's pet abuse. (Fri, 06 Mar 2009 21:36:34 GMT)

Independence: Pet project becomes a business venture at Ginger's Pet House
tquinn@sunnews.com KYLE LANZER/SUN NEWSGinger MacCutheon is the owner of Ginger's Pet House, a new store on Brecksville Road in Independence. INDEPENDENCE -- Ginger MacCutcheon has brought her unique pet boutique, Ginger's Pet House, to Independence. Her store carries fun items... (Sat, 07 Mar 2009 00:07:54 GMT)

My pet photo: Meet Gracie, a cat who takes time to smell the flowers
After two surgeries, Gracie, the pet of Nancy Rusinko, has become a cat who takes time to smell the flowers. (Sat, 07 Mar 2009 06:50:13 GMT)

Local pet sales remain steady during downturn | By Shelley Widhalm Loveland Reporter-Herald
Loveland and Fort Collins pet stores still are selling puppies, kittens and other pets, albeit at the same or a slightly slower rate than a year ago. At the other end of the spectrum, more pet owners are giving up their pets but not necessarily because of the economy. (Sat, 07 Mar 2009 07:03:30 GMT)

Free pet care fair set for today
Iowa City Friends of the Animal Center Foundation will host a free pet care fair from 1 to 4 p.m. today at Grant Wood Elementary School, 1930 Lakeside Drive in Iowa City. (Sat, 07 Mar 2009 09:31:32 GMT)

Designer beds will benefit more than one lucky pet
Do you pamper your pet? If so, you'll want one of these stunning pet beds. These beds are so nice, Fido will be embarrassed to use yours. (Sat, 07 Mar 2009 09:40:29 GMT)

Man's best friend is seen by the majority as the most desirable pet
In our online poll this past week, we asked: "Which animal makes the best pet?" Man's best friend won hands down, as 55 per cent of respondents picked dogs as their pet of choice. Coming in a strong second was cats, with 33 per cent of the vote.[...] (Sat, 07 Mar 2009 12:16:51 GMT)

Man's best friend is seen by the majority as the most desirable pet
In our online poll this past week, we asked: "Which animal makes the best pet?" Man's best friend won hands down, as 55 per cent of respondents picked dogs as their pet of choice. Coming in a strong second was cats, with 33 per cent of the vote.[...] (Sat, 07 Mar 2009 12:46:51 GMT)

Robbers with bats in raid at pet shop
Robbers armed with baseball bats and crowbars stormed into a Willenhall pet shop threatening terrified staff and hitting one on the leg before making off with more than a £1,000. Robbers armed with baseball bats and crowbars stormed into a Willenhall pet shop threatening terrified staff and hitting one on the leg before making off with [...] (Sat, 07 Mar 2009 14:47:51 GMT)

Vandalians decry pet shootings by police
VANDALIA (AP) -- Some pet owners in Vandalia plan to file a formal complaint with the city, alleging police are shooting their pet dogs without provocation. (Sat, 07 Mar 2009 15:22:38 GMT)

Treasure Coast leaders to lobby this week in Tallahassee for pet projects, promote region
About 35 business and political leaders from throughout the Treasure Coast will be in Tallahassee this week lobbying state leaders for pet projects and to promote the region. (Sat, 07 Mar 2009 19:02:36 GMT)

Pet Shop Boys criticise X Factor
The Pet Shop Boys admit they might not have succeeded in the current music scene. (Sat, 07 Mar 2009 22:33:24 GMT)

Pet of the Week - March 8, 2009
Macy is a 2-year-old, female German shepherd/Airdale terrier mix who’s well-behaved, loves attention and is spayed and vaccinated. She’s available from Club Pet, Delaware Township. For information, call 724-962-0877. Lil’ Rascals Pet Grooming in Hermitage will give Macy a free grooming. (Sun, 08 Mar 2009 06:15:27 GMT)

Pet therapy team honored
In January, Jan Blankemeyer, a Title 1 reading teacher at Batavia Schools, and her dog, Lizzie, were named Cincinnati Pet Therapy Team of the Year by Therapy Pets of Greater Cincinnati. (Sun, 08 Mar 2009 09:43:22 GMT)

Pet Psychic Terri Jay
I recently had an e-mail interview with Terri Jay, who is a pet psychic. Here are the questions I asked her along with her answers. (Sun, 08 Mar 2009 10:07:11 GMT)

Maintaining your pet's health in tough economic times
pet matters When it comes to our pets, we all want to do the best possible for them, but in the current economic environment, many of us have to justify costs. One of the best investments that pet owners can make at this time is investing in preventive health care. As with most problems, it costs less to prevent them than it does to fix them. I recently received a letter from a reader facing ... (Sun, 08 Mar 2009 10:34:59 GMT)

Pet Shop Boys criticise X Factor
The Pet Shop Boys admit they might not have succeeded in the current music scene. (Sun, 08 Mar 2009 10:50:32 GMT)

>Good Pet Vacuums / Hoovers
I need recommendations for a decent hoover which is suitable for those with pets. At the moment we have a Vax Pet Ultrixx and to be honest it isn't that great. After doing some hoovering a while ago I've decided I need to get a really good pet vac. (Sun, 08 Mar 2009 12:33:07 GMT)

Maintaining your pet's health in tough economic times
pet matters When it comes to our pets, we all want to do the best possible for them, but in the current economic environment, many of us have to justify costs. One of the best investments that pet owners can make at this time is investing in preventive health care. As with most problems, it costs less to prevent them than it does to fix them. I recently received a letter from a reader facing ... (Sun, 08 Mar 2009 13:18:38 GMT)

Pet loss support group to meet Monday
The Pet Loss Support Group meets 7-8 p.m. the second Monday of each month at Big Creek Animal Hospital, 16949 E. Bagley Road, Middleburg Heights. The next meeting is Monday, March 9. Facilitated by a trained grief counselor and an... (Sun, 08 Mar 2009 13:24:35 GMT)

White House budget chief says administration will deal with issue of pet projects next year
WASHINGTON - When it comes to dealing with all those pet projects in the big spending bill before Congress, President Barack Obama's budget chief says wait till next year. (Sun, 08 Mar 2009 13:53:08 GMT)

Pet Adoption: A Lifetime Commitment
How much will owning a pet cost? How much time do I really need to devote to a pet? These are questions potential pet owners should ask prior to adopting. (Sun, 08 Mar 2009 15:15:03 GMT)

'Pet Naturals Soft Chews: Treat your Pet to Better Health'
The 2009 Natural Product Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center showcases how maintaining a healthy lifestyle for your pet has now become a treat with Soft Chews by Pet Naturals of Vermont. (Sun, 08 Mar 2009 19:33:00 GMT)

Pet Taxi Offers a Fix for Pet Population
A free ride gives pet owners in Kanawha County no excuse when it comes to getting their pets spayed and neutered. (Sun, 08 Mar 2009 20:52:24 GMT)

Links in pet, partner abuse
SCOTTSBLUFFS, Neb. (WHNS) - Is someone who abuses a pet more likely to hurt a spouse or child? There does appear to be a link in the abuse, according to four local officials who deal with the topic on a daily basis. (Sun, 08 Mar 2009 22:56:51 GMT)

Pet Shop Boys Say Yes To New Release
Pet Shop Boys return with their tenth album and first for Astralwerks on April 21, 2009 (Sun, 08 Mar 2009 23:37:59 GMT)

Lead Tested in Toys at Local Pet Store
You may not realize some of the toys your pets are playing with could contain lead. Too much of it could cause your pet to get sick, or even die. (Mon, 09 Mar 2009 01:08:47 GMT)

Pet Shop Boys greatest hits CD FREE in today's The Mail On Sunday
Today, 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. (Mon, 09 Mar 2009 02:11:58 GMT)

Bronxville pet store's offer of free pet food to a struggling family has no takers
BRONXVILLE - A pet store offering a year of pet food for a struggling family that can no longer afford its pet has yet to find any takers. (Mon, 09 Mar 2009 06:41:59 GMT)

Reader Page: My Cool Pet
My Cool Pet: Reader Kate Zeiger of Signal Hill writes: "Bernie (short for Bernadette) is a rescue from the Signal Hill Animal Hospital. (Mon, 09 Mar 2009 07:20:49 GMT)

Pet owners could be life savers
Taking a pet first aid class could save your pet's life. Instructor Lynne Bettinger knows this from personal experience. "One Sunday evening, my 15-year-old cocker was acting weird – pacing, restless, drooling, dry vomiting," said Bettinger, a Red Cross pet first aid instructor. "If I had not taken pet first aid, I would not have recognized the symptoms." (Mon, 09 Mar 2009 09:10:41 GMT)

Interactive Public Service Announcement Video Contest Promotes Responsible Pet Ownership
A monthly interactive public service announcement video contest, hosted by BowTie, Inc., highlights essential pet care topics and promotes responsible pet ownership. (Mon, 09 Mar 2009 12:00:00 GMT)

Octal signs storage deal as PET business grows
Senior management of the Port of Salalah and Oman’s emerging PET manufacture, Octal Petrochemicals, has signed an agreement on the storage and transport of chemicals at the port. (Mon, 09 Mar 2009 12:30:48 GMT)

Bronxville pet store's offer of free pet food to a struggling family has no takers
BRONXVILLE - A pet store offering a year of pet food for a struggling family that can no longer afford its pet has yet to find any takers. (Mon, 09 Mar 2009 12:40:59 GMT)

The Residence Inn San Diego Sorrento Mesa Offers San Diego Pet Friendly Hotel Package
The Residence Inn San Diego Sorrento Costa Mesa welcomes the entire family on their next vacation to San Diego. Animal lovers will feel at home with this exciting San Diego pet friendly hotel package. (Mon, 09 Mar 2009 13:22:00 GMT)

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