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Pet Column: An ode to our feline friends
THE PET OF THE WEEK this week is a cat, and as such, I thought we could use a list of "must-haves" for the new cat owner. (Fri, 01 May 2009 00:02:57 GMT)

New details about arrest of sex offender who owns pet shop
ABC-7 has learned more about the registered sex offender who owns a Northeast pet shop and was arrested earlier this week. (Fri, 01 May 2009 00:23:29 GMT)

Pet adoption event in Simi will benefit Humane Society
The Humane Society of Ventura County will host a fundraiser and pet adoption from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun., May 3 at the First Street Arena between Nonchalant Drive and Challenger Park in Simi Valley. The event is sponsored by Bridle Path Homeowners Association, Santa Rosa Valley 4-H Club and Conejo Valley Arabian Horse Association. (Fri, 01 May 2009 03:08:47 GMT)

Pet Expo Snapshots
[image2] Click top right image to view more photos from America’s Family Pet Expo at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, April 17-19, 2009. (Fri, 01 May 2009 05:09:35 GMT)

Pamper your pooch at the Idaho Family Pet Expo
If you're a pet lover, you won't want to miss the Idaho Family Pet Expo. The two-day event features pet displays, activities, demonstrations, products and services. From traditional family pets to the exotic and rare, the Pet Expo is designed to be a family-friendly, hands-on educational event. Attendees can view and adopt pets; attend educational seminars and demonstrations; and learn about and ... (Fri, 01 May 2009 06:01:45 GMT)

Humane Society's pet fair draws big crowd in rain
Eva Christian stood in the rain outside the Letts Community Center in Lansing for almost an hour Thursday waiting to get her two dogs, Ebony and Chewie, vaccinated by veterinarians from the Capital Area Human Society at the annual pet fair. (Fri, 01 May 2009 08:10:09 GMT)

Pet Day returns at OSU on Saturday
Visit with llamas, dogs, goats and more Saturday at Oregon State University’s 22nd annual Pet Day, hosted by the College of Veterinary Medicine. (Fri, 01 May 2009 08:11:12 GMT)

Pet of the Week: Bella
Our Pet of the Week is Bella.  This beautiful girl is a 1 ½ year old American Staffordshire/Pit Bull Mix. Her unique soft colors and markings are topped off with a sweet and loving disposition. Bella has a great personality and doesn't hesitate to show you how much she loves people. (Fri, 01 May 2009 11:01:25 GMT)

Pet tricks, adoption
A Pekingese that paints and a soccer-playing border collie will perform as part of Spring Pet Days at the Orange County Market Place at the OC Fair & Event Center today. (Fri, 01 May 2009 11:50:38 GMT)

Pet of the Week: Ace
Meet Ace, The Bonanza's Pet of the Week. Ace's owners Bruce and Christine King shared the following information about Ace. " He is a 15 month old Labradoodle and his favorite past time is playing in the snow. (Fri, 01 May 2009 13:02:56 GMT)

Weis launches pet-food drive
Weis Markets will launch its "Paws for Pets" program today, encouraging customers at all of its stores to donate pet food and supplies to local animal shelters. (Fri, 01 May 2009 14:01:24 GMT)

Richmond pet-saving efforts recognized
Two Richmond entities will share an award of more than $230,000 for their efforts to ensure that all healthy, homeless dogs and cats are adopted. The Richmond SPCA and the city’s Animal Care and Control announced receipt of a Lifesaving Award today. The award is given by Maddie’s Fund, a national pet rescue foundation in California founded by software executive Dave Duffield. (Fri, 01 May 2009 15:23:45 GMT)

Pet Adoptathon this weekend
The Beaumont Police Department and the City of Beaumont Animal Services Division are hosting the Pet Adoptathon 2009 at the City of Beaumont Animal Services Division this weekend. (Fri, 01 May 2009 15:51:26 GMT)

Sergeant's(R) Pet Care Products Launches New Consumer Website
Sergeant's Pet Care Products, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has launched a new consumer-focused website at www.sergeants.com. The site provides detailed information about Sergeant's full line of products, including flea and tick control for dogs and cats, pet grooming products, toys and treats. (Fri, 01 May 2009 16:18:00 GMT)

Sergeant's(R) Pet Care Products Launches New Consumer Website
OMAHA, NE--(Marketwire - May 1, 2009) - Sergeant's Pet Care Products, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has launched a new consumer-focused website at www.sergeants.com . The site provides detailed information about Sergeant's full line of products, including flea and tick control for dogs and cats, pet grooming products, toys and treats. The new site also provides consumers with a variety ... (Fri, 01 May 2009 16:32:33 GMT)

Super Pet Adoption Underway in Salt Lake City
SALT LAKE CITY - The sluggish economy is forcing many families to give up their pets and many Utah pet shelters are coming together for a super pet adoption. The super pet adoption is an annual event. Last year, a goal was set for the adoption of at least 800 animals and about 871 pets were adopted. (Fri, 01 May 2009 18:39:41 GMT)

Pet Allergies
What you can do if you pet makes you sneeze. (Fri, 01 May 2009 20:16:35 GMT)

Lindenhurst teams with health dept. for pet clinic
Lindenhurst has teamed up with the Lake County Health Department to host its first community pet clinic, offering reduced-rate vaccinations and microchipping. (Fri, 01 May 2009 20:54:27 GMT)

Pet tricks, adoption
A Pekingese that paints and a soccer-playing border collie will perform as part of Spring Pet Days at the Orange County Market Place at the OC Fair & Event Center today. (Fri, 01 May 2009 21:21:17 GMT)

Pet Super Adoption held this weekend
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) - If you're thinking about getting a new pet this weekend there's a huge event for you. (Fri, 01 May 2009 23:43:47 GMT)

Pet Adopt-a-thon Saturday in Riverside County
Bring on the best friends! You can adopt the pet of your dreams as Riverside County Animal Services kicks off its Adopt-a-thon. Adoption rates have been slashed for the special event at shelters in Banning, Blythe, Riverside and Thousand Palms. It began Friday and ends Saturday at 5pm. (Sat, 02 May 2009 01:14:59 GMT)

Pet Day returns at OSU on Saturday
Visit with llamas, dogs, goats and more Saturday at Oregon State University’s 22nd annual Pet Day, hosted by the College of Veterinary Medicine. (Sat, 02 May 2009 02:07:25 GMT)

Tribute | Janet Hinz, a pet lover who spoke her mind
Who: Janet Hinz, 55, of Overland Park. When and how she died: March 27, after battling cancer. Close ties in a big family: A pet lover, a heck of a softball player and woman who told it like it was — that’s how family members described Hinz. (Sat, 02 May 2009 03:18:38 GMT)

Pet Tales: Animal-friendly bouquets his pet cause
Everyone who walks through the door to Kerry S. Kennedy's shop is greeted by a dog named Lucy, because the North Side florist is "pet friendly" in more ways than one. (Sat, 02 May 2009 04:22:36 GMT)

Pet fair to feature star animals
To kick off “Be Kind to Animals Week,” Sunday through next Saturday, KLRN and the San Antonio Public Library will host a library pet fair from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today at the Central Library at 600 Soledad. (Sat, 02 May 2009 05:19:20 GMT)

Learn first aid care for your pet
Thankfully, I walked into the kitchen in time to stop my dog from finishing a plate of chocolate-covered matzo recently. (Bailey, our goldendoodle, claimed she was trying to keep the dietary restrictions of Passover.) April was Pet First Aid Awareness Month —- would you have known what to do? (Sat, 02 May 2009 06:32:21 GMT)

Now you can't afford not to microchip your pet
Every year I write a column imploring every pet owner to consider the benefits of microchipping their pets. This year is no exception. In fact, every year it seems as if there's an even greater imperative for owners to take heed of the warnings. (Sat, 02 May 2009 07:16:46 GMT)

Man starts mobile pet grooming business
Barry Schweikart of Maple City has started a new business for pets and their owners. Clippin’ Along, a mobile pet grooming service, offers a self-contained grooming salon on wheels. The unit is equipped with a generator, water heater, air conditioner, an read more (Sat, 02 May 2009 10:06:46 GMT)

NEIGHBORS POKING AT PET PIG
Swine flu hysteria has made life hell for a pot-bellied pig name Romeo in Queens this week, as fear of the quick-spreading new illness have turned the once happy hog into a porky pariah. The 300-pound Romeo, who has been the beloved pet of the... (Sat, 02 May 2009 10:30:35 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. (Sat, 02 May 2009 10:35:41 GMT)

Pet tricks, adoption
A Pekingese that paints and a soccer-playing border collie will perform as part of Spring Pet Days at the Orange County Market Place at the OC Fair & Event Center today. (Sat, 02 May 2009 11:34:44 GMT)

Pet Airways Is the World's First Pet-Only Airline [Pets]
Pet Airways was designed to cater to, yes, your best friend. With potty breaks and attendants checking on your pet's comfort, they'll travel in the lap of luxury. Sort of. Because no humans besides... (Sat, 02 May 2009 12:05:55 GMT)

Pet tricks, adoption
A Pekingese that paints and a soccer-playing border collie will perform as part of Spring Pet Days at the Orange County Market Place at the OC Fair & Event Center today. (Sat, 02 May 2009 14:04:44 GMT)

Adopt a pet, save a life during Valley Adoptathon Weekend
If you've thought about adding a furry, four-legged friend to your family, then now's the time look. This weekend the Arizona Humane Society is taking part in a nationwide movement to find a home for every shelter pet. (Sat, 02 May 2009 17:30:23 GMT)

Sun Courier Picture Perfect Pet: Chansey
Sun Courier Picture Perfect Pet: Chansey Age: 8 Breed/Type: English Labrador retriever Owner: Tim, Sharon and Rory Gallagher of Brecksville Dines on: Anything he can snatch off the table Favorite treat: Dog cookies and cold fresh water Occupation: Professional couch... (Sat, 02 May 2009 18:52:32 GMT)

Dancing collie Samson is Britain's Most Talented Pet
A discodancing border collie was crowned Britain's Most Talented Pet yesterday after seeing off competition from a showjumping rabbit and a terrier that plays hockey. (Sat, 02 May 2009 20:21:10 GMT)

Pet owners gather for cause
Radio station 98.7 held its first annual today at Savannah Mall. Their motto was to be kind to pets and to bring together pet owners to celebrate their love of animals. (Sat, 02 May 2009 23:27:12 GMT)

5/2 Pet Adopt-A-Thon Weekend
The Beaumont Police Department and the Animal Services Division are hosting a Pet Adopt-A-Thon Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Organizers are encouraging people to not only look at the animals, but to take one home. (Sun, 03 May 2009 00:09:38 GMT)

Pet expo will offer numerous activities for animals, owners
Fashionable pets on the runway, a psychic pet communicator, a children's book author, pet first aid demonstrations, dozens of pet accessory vendors and "free stuff" all make up next Saturday's inaugural Northern New Jersey Pet Expo. (Sun, 03 May 2009 03:19:52 GMT)

One person’s pet peeve is another person’s perfect pet
Holly Leber: Message to pet owners everywhere. No, I don’t think your puppy is the most precious thing ever. I know, I know, lightning bolts. When I say I don’t like dogs, people look at me like, well, like I kicked a puppy. “I don’t like dogs,” I want to say. “But I also don’t tie cocker spaniels to railroad tracks or stick beagles in deep fryers.” Come to think of it, I’m probably one of the ... (Sun, 03 May 2009 04:16:09 GMT)

Pet Day returns at OSU on Saturday
Visit with llamas, dogs, goats and more Saturday at Oregon State University’s 22nd annual Pet Day, hosted by the College of Veterinary Medicine. (Sun, 03 May 2009 05:52:25 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. (Sun, 03 May 2009 06:20:17 GMT)

Pet microchip services offered
During National Pet Week, the South Florida Veterinary Medical Association, participating veterinarians and Animal Services will offer low-cost microchip services to help reunite pets with their owners. (Sun, 03 May 2009 07:02:12 GMT)

Crematory firms expanding as pet owners seek closure
Pet cemeteries have long been a part of the American landscape, but now pet crematories are sprouting up as a dignified way to say good-bye to a beloved family pet. Faithful Companion Pet Cremation Services started in Royal Oak nearly three years ago and already plans to open its first franchise in Charlotte, N.C., soon as part of a nationwide expansion. (Sun, 03 May 2009 07:23:17 GMT)

They got their start at Zeeb Pet Health Center
I am exceedingly proud of the fact that three Health Care Team Members at Zeeb Pet Health Center will start formal training, this fall, at Michigan State University's College of Veterinary Medicine! I can only wish them the best as they pursue their life's dream of becoming a veterinarian. (Sun, 03 May 2009 08:13:22 GMT)

Pet tricks, adoption
A Pekingese that paints and a soccer-playing border collie will perform as part of Spring Pet Days at the Orange County Market Place at the OC Fair & Event Center today. (Sun, 03 May 2009 12:07:21 GMT)

Pet show held at Dunning Motors
www.buyjeffphotos.com People and their pets attended Dunning Motor Sales Spring Pet Fair Saturday at the dealership. The agility course is seen here. (Sun, 03 May 2009 12:16:36 GMT)

Pet tricks, adoption
A Pekingese that paints and a soccer-playing border collie will perform as part of Spring Pet Days at the Orange County Market Place at the OC Fair & Event Center today. (Sun, 03 May 2009 16:04:10 GMT)

Pet turtles unsafe
My seven-year-old daughter recently received as a gift two small pet turtles. The next day we proceeded to a tropical fish store on Budaiya Highway to purchase a tank and some food. (Sun, 03 May 2009 21:35:40 GMT)

Warning issued on pet flea, tick products
Owners urged to follow instructions closely Federal environmental regulators are warning pet owners and veterinarians to closely follow instructions if they use several popular flea and tick products, and monitor their pets, as they investigate reports of animals becoming sick or dying. (Mon, 04 May 2009 02:14:36 GMT)

Pet of the week
Every Sunday, we try and find a loving home for our "pet of the week". This week, we have three of them! These three domestic medium hair kittens were picked up in Bismarck about a week and a half ago. Bismarck-Mandan Animal impound workers say they ar (Mon, 04 May 2009 04:21:24 GMT)

Flea treatments under federal review after complaints of pet illnesses, deaths
Reports of sick animals prompt federal review of popular products Federal environmental regulators are warning pet owners and veterinarians to closely follow instructions if they use several popular flea and tick treatments, and monitor their pets, as they investigate thousands of reports about the products, some involving animals becoming sick or dying. (Mon, 04 May 2009 07:11:31 GMT)

Sammy's Pet for Adoption May 4, 2009
Sammy's Pet for Adoption May 4, 2009 (Mon, 04 May 2009 09:42:17 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. (Mon, 04 May 2009 10:36:22 GMT)

Pet Hair Goes to the Mat
In a recent column, a writer asked what to put on truck seats to keep pet hair from sticking. I lay a bathmat runner — the type with rubber backing — across the back seat. It doesn't slip like a sheet or blanket, and is not slick like some seat covers, so it's easy for my dog to move around on. And when I have people riding in the back seat, I can just lift it off and roll it up. (Mon, 04 May 2009 10:52:28 GMT)

National Pet Week
Monday begins National Pet Week, a week designed to promote responsible pet ownership. Founded in 1981 by the American Veterinary Medical Association, National Pet Week is celebrated from May 3-9 this year. (Mon, 04 May 2009 11:05:49 GMT)

Pet preparedness
There's no sense in worrying about what could go wrong, but there's no harm in being prepared, either. That applies to pets, too. Dog and cats have accidents all the time, but you can't always get them to the vet's office right away. Do you know what to do when your pet has an emergency? (Mon, 04 May 2009 11:10:52 GMT)

Sergeant's Pet Care Products Launches New Consumer Website
OMAHA - Sergeant's Pet Care Products, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has launched a new consumer-focused website at www.sergeants.com . The site provides detailed information about Sergeant's full line of products, including flea and tick control for dogs and cats, pet grooming products, toys and treats. (Mon, 04 May 2009 12:02:10 GMT)

Pet tricks, adoption
A Pekingese that paints and a soccer-playing border collie will perform as part of Spring Pet Days at the Orange County Market Place at the OC Fair & Event Center today. (Mon, 04 May 2009 12:05:44 GMT)

Microchip Your Pet For Less During Nat'l Pet Week
As part of National Pet Week, the South Florida Veterinary Medical Association, participating veterinarians and Animal Services wants to help you microchip your pet for less. May 4 – May 8, they are offering low-cost microchip services to help reunite pets with their owners. (Mon, 04 May 2009 12:28:33 GMT)

Pet tricks, adoption
A Pekingese that paints and a soccer-playing border collie will perform as part of Spring Pet Days at the Orange County Market Place at the OC Fair & Event Center today. (Mon, 04 May 2009 13:19:52 GMT)

Control local pet population with $5 spay, neuter
It’s almost summertime – a season when dogs and cats spend a lot of time outdoors. The group EmanciPET wants to make sure you don't end up with an extra litter by offering a great deal when it comes to spaying and neutering your pet. (Mon, 04 May 2009 17:50:30 GMT)

Pet lovers walk for animals in Mpls.
Pet lovers packed Theodore Wirth Park on Saturday for the 35th Twin Cities Animal Humane Society's Walk for Life. The humane society hoped to raise $1 million at the event. (Mon, 04 May 2009 18:42:22 GMT)

Pet lovers walk for animals in Mpls.
Pet lovers packed Theodore Wirth Park on Saturday for the 35th Twin Cities Animal Humane Society's Walk for Life... (Mon, 04 May 2009 19:50:28 GMT)

White House Pet Stories: Socks and Buddy Vs. Millie
We asked for your choice of favorite pet stories. (Mon, 04 May 2009 21:48:44 GMT)

Just because I'm wagging my tail doesn't mean I'm happy: Thought you understood your pet? Think again
Just because I'm wagging my tail doesn't mean I'm happy: Thought you understood your pet? Think again (Tue, 05 May 2009 02:22:20 GMT)

Local Pet Psychic On Quest
A local pet psychic says she can help families resolve animal behavior and find closure when their furry friends pass away. (Tue, 05 May 2009 02:40:20 GMT)

Couple guilty of child abuse after pet python attacked son
A couple from Las Vegas has been found guilty of child abuse after a pet 18foot python attacked their threeyearold son. (Tue, 05 May 2009 04:41:14 GMT)

How to Protect Your Family Pet in the Event of Flooding, Fire or Other Disasters That Might Happen
A responsible pet parent should know how to protect and care for their pet in the event of a natural disaster such as flooding, fire, extreme heat or hurricanes. (Tue, 05 May 2009 07:01:00 GMT)

How to Protect Your Family Pet in the Event of Flooding, Fire or Other Disasters That Might Happen
A responsible pet parent should know how to protect and care for their pet in the event of a natural disaster such as flooding, fire, extreme heat or hurricanes. The National Association of Professional Pet Sitters (NAPPS) wants to help. NAPPS has provided to the pet owning public free disaster preparedness guides and emergency ID cards which allow for contacting, in an emergency, veterinarian ... (Tue, 05 May 2009 07:16:05 GMT)

Sammy's Pet for Adoption May 5, 2009
Sammy's Pet for Adoption May 5, 2009 (Tue, 05 May 2009 09:27:15 GMT)

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Pet Ohana
Question : Will the Humane Society celebrate national Be Kind to Animals Week? Answer : Humane Society will be featured at the Pet Expo this weekend at Blaisdell Center. Each year the expo brings together the pet community for a showcase of new products, pet-care providers and pet education. (Tue, 05 May 2009 11:44:57 GMT)

Pet tricks, adoption
A Pekingese that paints and a soccer-playing border collie will perform as part of Spring Pet Days at the Orange County Market Place at the OC Fair & Event Center today. (Tue, 05 May 2009 12:03:59 GMT)

City installs pet waste disposal stations downtown
VALDOSTA — To alleviate problems associated with a growing pet population in downtown Valdosta, the City of Valdosta has installed six pet waste disposal stations to make cleaning up after pets easier. (Tue, 05 May 2009 13:56:17 GMT)

Are pet psychics for real?
If you're skeptical about psychics for humans, imagine what a pet psychic does. You've probably seen a pet psychic on TV and wondered how they do that and if it is real. Well, meet an animal communicator, and you can decide for yourself. (Tue, 05 May 2009 14:20:37 GMT)

Pet Relay For Life
Despite the weather, organizers say the first annual Relay For Life Pet Relay on Saturday at Dog Island Park was a great success. (Tue, 05 May 2009 14:35:42 GMT)

Pet sitters: A pet's best friend
Want to go away for a night, a weekend or a week but you're worried about your pet? Then you might want to hire a pet sitter. Pet sitters will come to your house and take care of your pet while you are away. They will not only walk your dog, but will also provide other services. (Tue, 05 May 2009 15:26:02 GMT)

Animal-control rule changes confuse Plano pet owners
Recent changes to Plano's animal-control rules have triggered confusion among some pet owners, city officials say. (Tue, 05 May 2009 17:05:12 GMT)

Hero pet saved owner from bear attack
Donna Perreault never imagined when she rescued her Chow Chow, Jarod, from a shelter that the cuddly canine would one day return the favour - by saving his owner and a fellow pet from a bear attack. (Tue, 05 May 2009 18:24:27 GMT)

Price Sensitive Pet Owners Shifting to OTC Pet Pharmaceuticals
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - May 5, 2009) - The companion animal medical market has witnessed strong growth due to increased pet ownership around the world and the growing bond between owners and their pets, leading companies to ramp up their offerings of pet care and luxury services, ranging from cancer and arthritis treatments to cat and dog massages, acupuncture, and specialty services. But a ... (Tue, 05 May 2009 22:02:43 GMT)

Red Cross plans pet first aid class
The American Red Cross will offer a pet first aid class Saturday for dog and cat owners who are interested in learning first aid and CPR for their pets. (Tue, 05 May 2009 23:18:45 GMT)

Local pet rescue seeks donations for 'Puppy Shower'
After recently rescuing two new female mothers and 10 abandoned newborn puppies, Magnificent Mutts, a Hillside-based pet rescue, is hosting a supply donation drive through an event they've dubbed a "Puppy Shower." These are the latest of hundreds of dogs that the organization has rescued from dire situations. Ensuring the heath and well-being of the mothers and puppies is priority one for the ... (Wed, 06 May 2009 02:11:16 GMT)

Pet Owners Required to Register Animals
A new city pet ordinance goes into effect in Greenwood this week which will require all dog, cat and ferret owners to register their animals with the city. (Wed, 06 May 2009 04:49:14 GMT)

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Research and Markets: 2009 U.S. Pet & Pet Supplies Stores Industry Report - Order Now
DUBLIN----Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "2009 U.S. Pet & Pet Supplies Stores Industry Report" report to their offering. (Wed, 06 May 2009 09:14:00 GMT)

Five IT security pet peeves
Guest post: Anyone who cares about a field of expertise â really cares about it â must have some annoyances about things that could, even should, be better, but aren't for what seem like the dumbest of reasons. TechRepublic's Chad Perrin shares five of his pet peeves in the realm... (Wed, 06 May 2009 09:15:36 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. (Wed, 06 May 2009 11:15:52 GMT)

Pet Ohana
Lilo, a male terrier mix, is just over 2 years old. This pet may already have been adopted. Call 356-2218 or visit the Hawaiian Humane Society to see the pets available. (Wed, 06 May 2009 11:46:09 GMT)

Pet tricks, adoption
A Pekingese that paints and a soccer-playing border collie will perform as part of Spring Pet Days at the Orange County Market Place at the OC Fair & Event Center today. (Wed, 06 May 2009 12:05:23 GMT)

Dardanelle City Council to wait on pet questions
By Michael Ford crime@couriernews.com DARDANELLE — The Dardanelle City Council removed its pet ordinance from Monday night’s agenda after being asked to do so by attorney Ken Helton, who had concerns about certain provisions that were missing from the ordinance. (Wed, 06 May 2009 16:18:32 GMT)

Nano Pet Products to Debut New Dog Gone Smart(TM) Canine, Feline, & Equine Lines Using Proprietary Nanosphere(R) ...
Nano Pet Products, LLC, a Wilton, Connecticut-based company dedicated to bringing cleaner and healthier pet products to pet owners worldwide through nanotechnology, will debut an expanded line of dog beds and apparel, new feline beds, and a new line of equine apparel called Dog Gone Smart Horse Wear at the Zoomark International show at the BolognaFiere Exhibition Center in Bologna, Italy, May ... (Wed, 06 May 2009 16:58:00 GMT)

Wildlife pet owners get creative
KUALA LUMPUR: Pet owners are resorting to forgery just so they can rear wildlife. (Wed, 06 May 2009 16:59:05 GMT)

PetsitUSA Teams Up With Independently Owned, Professional Pet Sitting Business Owners to Help Bring Awareness to Their ...
PetsitUSA and professional pet sitters throughout the country urge pet owners to hire independently owned businesses to care for their pets and support their local communities. (Wed, 06 May 2009 18:05:00 GMT)

PetsitUSA Teams Up With Independently Owned, Professional Pet Sitting Business Owners to Help Bring Awareness to Their ...
PetsitUSA and professional pet sitters throughout the country urge pet owners to hire independently owned businesses to care for their pets and support their local communities. (PRWeb May 6, 2009) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/professional/petsitters/prweb2389374.htm (Wed, 06 May 2009 18:20:13 GMT)

Police investigate harassing phone calls, dead pet
SHELBY - Reports indicate a 37-year-old Hilltop Drive resident's pet died sometime Friday, hours after a threatening phone call from who he believes is an "unstable" suspect.The cat might have been poisoned, according to a report by Shelby Police Officer (Wed, 06 May 2009 19:17:14 GMT)

Fire destroys home, kills pet
A Sand Lake home was destroyed in a fire early this morning, firefighters said. A family escaped without injury, but a pet died in the blaze. (Wed, 06 May 2009 19:47:18 GMT)

Valdosta Installs Pet Waste Disposal Stations
The City of Valdosta has installed six pet waste disposal stations to make cleaning up after our four-legged-friends a little bit easier. (Wed, 06 May 2009 20:46:37 GMT)

Animals rescued from pet-store blaze
A still-and-box alarm fire burned in a 3-story building on West 18th Street this afternoon, and although there were no injuries firefighter had to rescue a variety of animals from a pet store on the first floor. Birds, rabbits, iguanas, fish and spiders -- but no dogs -- had to be rescued from Rosalinda Perez's pet shop on the first floor of the brick building on the 1700 block of West 18th ... (Wed, 06 May 2009 23:42:47 GMT)

Pet Fair Fundraiser to Benefit Homeless Animals
ST. PETERSBURG - First Unity Church invites all animal lovers to join them for a Pet Fair at the church, 460 46th Avenue North on Saturday, May 16th, from 10 a.m. to 2: p.m. Activities include professional pet photos, pet first aid clinic, a spring themed costume contest pet parade and pet blessings. (Thu, 07 May 2009 01:26:26 GMT)

Animal Lovers Invited to Bring Pets to Clearwater Pet Festival
CLEARWATER - Clearwater Downtown Development Board’s Fourth Annual Clearwater Pet Festival will bring some of the community’s most competitive pets, owners and animal lovers to Clearwater’s Cleveland Street District, May 9 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Thu, 07 May 2009 01:29:30 GMT)

Food bank: We need pet food too
For the first time in the history of Marion-Polk Food Share, they are actively seeking pet food donations because they say in this economy, it's either take donations or have people dumping their pets at a shelter. (Thu, 07 May 2009 03:25:55 GMT)

Animals Saved From Pilsen Pet Store Fire
They could have crawled, or slithered or flown away from the fire. But, they were trapped in cages. Miraculously none of the animals inside a Pilsen pet store were killed. Lilia Chacon has the story. (Thu, 07 May 2009 03:33:04 GMT)

2 Hawaii men plead guilty to animal cruelty in eating of family's pet dog
Two men who allegedly killed and ate a family's pet dog pleaded guilty this afternoon to first-degree animal cruelty. (Thu, 07 May 2009 03:57:09 GMT)

Upper Macungie pet food company to close plant, lay off 44 employees
Forty-four people will be laid off when an Upper Macungie Township pet food manufacturing facility stops production, officials announced Wednesday. (Thu, 07 May 2009 08:05:55 GMT)

What's happening Friday: Pet-adoption events; La Leche League
Get a pet in Portage The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Southwest Michigan is holding three pet-adoption events: one for dogs and puppies at 5036 S. Westnedge Ave. (by Lowe's), Portage; a second for dogs and... (Thu, 07 May 2009 09:16:10 GMT)

Pet parade scheduled in Winsted
WINSTED — The 73rd Annual Pet Parade sponsored by the Rotary Club, will be held on May 16, at 2 p.m., (rain date May 17 at 2 p.m.) (Thu, 07 May 2009 09:20:17 GMT)

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Non competitive classes for pet dogs, Puppy socialisation classes, Certified experienced P.D.T.I. instructor, Private tuition and behavioural training. (Thu, 07 May 2009 09:20:19 GMT)

Pet Idol, other animal honors given out today
SIERRA VISTA — Who are the city’s pet idols? (Thu, 07 May 2009 09:39:32 GMT)

Pet tricks, adoption
A Pekingese that paints and a soccer-playing border collie will perform as part of Spring Pet Days at the Orange County Market Place at the OC Fair & Event Center today. (Thu, 07 May 2009 11:36:09 GMT)

Man who butchered, ate pet dog enters guilty plea
One of two men who allegedly killed and ate a family's pet dog pleaded guilty yesterday to first-degree animal cruelty. (Thu, 07 May 2009 12:41:26 GMT)

'Blue Dog' Democrats Demand Billions In Pet Projects
U.S. Representative Jim Marshall is a Georgia Democrat and a member of his party's Blue Dog Coalition, a group of lawmakers bound by a desire to restrain federal spending. The Blue Dogs have something else in common: a fondness for funding pet projects. (Thu, 07 May 2009 13:06:26 GMT)

Buck stretcher -- Feeding a pet
Feeding your pet the right way can be expensive, but there are some ways to save. Trying to save money by under-feeding your pet, or by feeding your pet a poor diet, will cost you down the road with additional vet bills. And your pet will be a lot less ha (Thu, 07 May 2009 15:29:44 GMT)

Woman Sues Walmart Over "Pet Nutria"
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - An Abbeville woman says a nutria known as Norman ran at her in her local Wal-Mart, scaring her into a panic attack and making her injure her back and foot. Rebecca White's lawsuit says employees not only knew a wild animal was at large in the store, but had given it a pet name and failed to warn shoppers. Nutria look like small beavers with rat-like tails. Would-be fur farmers ... (Thu, 07 May 2009 16:26:11 GMT)

Pet sitters: A pet's best friend
Want to go away for a night, a weekend or a week but you're worried about your pet? Then you might want to hire a pet sitter. Pet sitters will come to your house and take care of your pet while you are away. They will not only walk your dog, but will also provide other services. (Thu, 07 May 2009 16:29:22 GMT)

Pet Peace of Mind keeps pets and families together
The Banfield Charitable Trust (BCT)has announced a new program, Pet Peace of Mind, which recognizes and actively supports the unique bond between hospice patients and their pets. The nationwide program launched May 1 and aligns with the BCT's mission to fund or administer programs to keep pets and families together. (Thu, 07 May 2009 16:37:26 GMT)

Pet tricks, adoption
A Pekingese that paints and a soccer-playing border collie will perform as part of Spring Pet Days at the Orange County Market Place at the OC Fair & Event Center today. (Thu, 07 May 2009 17:20:54 GMT)

Goodnewsforpets Celebrates National Pet Week
The pet news web site, www.goodnewsforpets.com , is celebrating National Pet Week, May 3-9, by celebrating responsible pet ownership (PRWeb May 7, 2009) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Goodnewsforpets/National_Pet_Week/prweb2400584.htm (Thu, 07 May 2009 20:05:13 GMT)

Georgia lawmakers push for their pet projects
In unveiling details of its $3.4 trillion budget plan on Thursday, the White House emphasized the elimination of more than $17 billion in government programs that it characterized as too expensive, too inefficient or as pet projects of special interest groups. (Thu, 07 May 2009 22:03:25 GMT)

Charity gives out first round of pet food donations
South Pekin resident Sharon Folsom, who has been jobless since February, has had to budget carefully to feed her dog and cat, she said. But Folsom and dozens of others found respite Wednesday at the first pet food giveaway at the Bark and Purr Pet Pantry, 1307 Derby St. “I lost my job,” she said. “Otherwise I wouldn’t be here.” Folsom had worked in the kitchen at Morton Terrace, she said. “I ... (Thu, 07 May 2009 22:23:44 GMT)

Innovative pet food research consortium launched
A research consortium that aims to make New Zealand globally recognised as the leader in innovative meat science for pet care, will be launched by AgResearch, Mars and Massey University in Wanganui, today (Friday 8 May). (Thu, 07 May 2009 22:41:17 GMT)

How to fly cheaper and hassle-free with your pet
Of you're packing a pooch or carrying a cat on vacation this summer, you'll need to know the rules of the cabin or the choices for cargo. Or maybe you'll opt for Pet Airways, a new service launching in July. (Thu, 07 May 2009 22:47:14 GMT)

Pet Therapy Dogs May Carry MRSA And Clostridium Difficile Between Patients
Researchers investigated whether MRSA and C.difficile could be passed between pet therapy dogs and patients. The findings suggested that MRSA and C. difficile may have been transferred to the fur and paws of these canine visitors through patients handling or kissing the dogs, or through exposure to a contaminated health care environment. The dog that acquired C.difficile had politely shaken paws ... (Thu, 07 May 2009 23:12:31 GMT)

Find a New Friend! Pet Adoption This Weekend
You can check out cars and find a furry friend to take home this weekend at a Mother's Day Car Show and Pet Adoption in Mobile! (Fri, 08 May 2009 00:10:55 GMT)

Expensive emergency pet care: The Real Deal
When your pet is sick, you don't want to have to think about money -- but it could end up costing you thousands of dollars for just a shot at... (Fri, 08 May 2009 03:24:12 GMT)

Pet fanatic who kept 1,000 exotic animals in tiny Oldham home jailed
A pet fanatic who crammed more than 1,000 animals into his tiny semi has been jailed.John Ord Clark kept tanks packed with hundreds of lizards, frogs and other reptiles stacked from floor to ceiling in each of his three bedrooms.Animal welfare officers who raided the 42-year-old’s house twice last year described it as a “zoo”.The horrified team found four boa constrictors, seven geckos and a ... (Fri, 08 May 2009 07:18:21 GMT)

Pet psychic in spotlight after appearance on 'Oprah'
The horse galloped out of the barn as soon as it saw her, but Lorrie the Pet Psychic didn't understand why. As the Holly-based seer made her way along the stalls, visiting the other animals, the rancher slipped away -- and the horse came back and started following her around. Again, Lorrie was puzzled. (Fri, 08 May 2009 07:23:07 GMT)

Pet licensing notices now postcards
The Yolo County Sheriff's Department's Animal Services is reminding pet owners license renewal notices and rabies reminders will be arriving in postcard format.The change is a cost-cutting measure that will save the department on paper and postage. (Fri, 08 May 2009 09:40:41 GMT)

Pet pampering continues despite recession
Despite the recession, people are still pampering their pets. In fact, one upscale pet boutique in Carrollwood is actually expanding. (Fri, 08 May 2009 09:46:16 GMT)

Pet tricks, adoption
A Pekingese that paints and a soccer-playing border collie will perform as part of Spring Pet Days at the Orange County Market Place at the OC Fair & Event Center today. (Fri, 08 May 2009 11:35:42 GMT)

Premium charter carrier SwiftJet touting friendlier pet travel policy
TORONTO - SwiftJet, a Canadian on-demand private jet charter service, is touting its pet travel policy as a friendlier way to treat a "member of the family." (Fri, 08 May 2009 11:53:31 GMT)

Adopt a Pet on NECN: Everett
(NECN) - Cheryl Major of Buddy Dog in Sudbury, Massachusetts, and Everett, the beagle, join NECN's Art Goody for this Adopt a Pet segment. Everett was a stray and veterinarians believe he is about seven-years-old. He is absolutely adorable and has the most wonderful temperment. If you are interested in adopting Everett or any of his friends, please visit the Buddy Dog Web site for more ... (Fri, 08 May 2009 12:00:58 GMT)

Pet Experts Answer Your Questions: Chat Transcript
FOX 4 is Working for You with pet advice for free. We hosted a live chat where you were able to get all your furry friend's questions answered! (Fri, 08 May 2009 14:08:05 GMT)

From Rats To Humans: Around Thirty Europeans Infected With Cowpox Virus By Their Pet Rats
Around thirty Europeans, including twenty French citizens, have recently contracted a viral infection linked to their pet rat. (Fri, 08 May 2009 14:24:30 GMT)

Pet triggers $80k fire in SE Fresno home
A pet knocked over a candle that set a bed on fire and caused $80,000 in damage to a southeast Fresn (Fri, 08 May 2009 14:40:24 GMT)

Today's Pet 5-8-2009
AMARILLO -- Adopt Today's Pet at the Amarillo Humane Society, give them a call at 373-1716. (Fri, 08 May 2009 14:48:34 GMT)

Pet tricks, adoption
A Pekingese that paints and a soccer-playing border collie will perform as part of Spring Pet Days at the Orange County Market Place at the OC Fair & Event Center today. (Fri, 08 May 2009 15:05:43 GMT)

Expensive emergency pet care: The Real Deal
When your pet is sick, you don't want to have to think about money -- but it could end up costing you thousands of dollars for just a shot at... (Fri, 08 May 2009 16:39:33 GMT)

'Bark In The Park' with your pet in Akron
The Humane Society of Greater Akron will hold "Bark In The Park" 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Goodyear Heights Metro Park, 2077 Newton Street, Akron. The one-mile walk and pet expo raises funds for the group's PAWSibilities programs... (Fri, 08 May 2009 18:51:54 GMT)

Vermont Supreme Court Ruling Supports Animal Welfare in Turning Back Attempt to Expand Pet-Related Litigation
In a decision that will protect animal health and welfare by containing the costs of caring for animals, the Vermont Supreme Court today affirmed a lower court decision not to introduce non-economic damages, such as pain and suffering, into pet litigation. The Animal Health Institute joined numerous knowledgeable pet welfare and ownership organizations in submitting a "friend of the court" brief ... (Fri, 08 May 2009 20:32:00 GMT)

Aussie Pet Mobile Graces West Bloomfield
Pet owners in the West Bloomfield area now have the option to have pet groomers come to them with the recent arrival of Aussie Pet Mobile, a moble pet-grooming service that offers a 15-step spa treatment to pets. (Fri, 08 May 2009 21:16:17 GMT)

Three months jail for illegal pet store
OLDHAM, England, May 8 (UPI) -- A British man convicted of operating an illegal pet shop with more than 1,000 animals in his home was sentenced to three months in jail. (Fri, 08 May 2009 21:17:19 GMT)

Mother's Day gift ideas easy for pet-loving Moms
Love your Mom with pet-loving gifts on Mother's Day (Fri, 08 May 2009 21:52:26 GMT)

Three months jail for illegal pet store
A British man convicted of operating an illegal pet shop with more than 1,000 animals in his home was sentenced to three months in jail. John Ord Clark, 42, was convicted by magistrates in Oldham, England, of four counts of causing unnecessary suffering to animals, nine counts of improperly looking after animals and one charge of keeping an unlicensed pet shop, The Daily Telegraph reported ... (Fri, 08 May 2009 23:51:41 GMT)

Struggling pet owners could get financial help
When economic hardship hits Utah's pet owners, a new nonprofit organization aims to keep their animals out of shelters. The Utah FACES movement --Friends for Animal Care and Effective Solutions -- will stage a silent art auction between 1 p. (Fri, 08 May 2009 23:58:28 GMT)

Pet Store Owner Gets Passed Fake $100 Bill
A pet store owner said he's out $92 and a bag of birdseed after three people paid with a counterfeit $100 bill. (Sat, 09 May 2009 00:11:17 GMT)

Bargain pet products found in Orange
Discount retailers scoop up inventory from failed pet businesses. (Sat, 09 May 2009 01:57:28 GMT)

PET COLUMN: Abandoned pets need new homes
PET COLUMN: Abandoned pets need new homes (Sat, 09 May 2009 03:32:51 GMT)

Group Helps Pet Owners Keep Their Pets as Economy Tightens
The rent is paid and the fridge is finally full, but now your wallet is empty. That is the the situation many pet owners across the metro area are facing this Summer. But FOX 4's Leslie Carto is Working for You with ways to help Fido "stay" when your paycheck has gone away. (Sat, 09 May 2009 03:38:05 GMT)

Pet therapy dogs could spread MRSA, germs
GUELPH, Ontario, May 8 (UPI) -- Pet therapy dogs could carry pathogens from patient to patient, Canadian researchers say. (Sat, 09 May 2009 03:43:32 GMT)

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