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Axl Rose Vs. Pet Shop Boys
Here's a unlikely photo of Guns N' Roses Axl Rose posing for the camera while meeting Pet Shop Boys ' Chris Lowe and Neil Tennant. This is probably in the late '80s before Axl's ego blew up to the size of Mt. Rushmore. (Fri, 18 Sep 2009 15:16:24 GMT)

County on trail of pet polluters
The county will install pet waste stations along the popular B&A and WB&A trail parks, two weeks after a state study found animal waste is a major contributor to long-term bacterial contamination in two creeks. (Fri, 18 Sep 2009 16:16:53 GMT)

Positron Joins Exhibitors at MedAxiom Fall Conference to Promote the Attrius, Positron's Cardiac Optimized PET Scanner
INDIANAPOLIS----Positron Corporation a molecular imaging solutions company focused on Nuclear Cardiology, will attend MedAxiom’s Fall Conference in Dana Point, California September 23rd, 2009 to promote their cardiac optimized PET scanner, the Attrius™ . (Fri, 18 Sep 2009 16:48:00 GMT)

Costume pet parade planned
On Sunday, Sept.20, the Norfolk County 4-H Program and the Thunder Hill Canine Encounters 4-H Dog Club will sponsor a Costume Pet Parade at the Cracker Barrel Fair, Wrentham Developmental Center, Wrentham. (Fri, 18 Sep 2009 17:30:04 GMT)

Bikers pause for PAWS at pet fundraiser
Cruiser Club Boston motorcyclists congregated at Honey Dew Donuts in Wakefield to handle some unfinished business as the rain poured down Saturday morning. Their goal that day was to help PAWS (Protection of Animals in Wakefield Society), an animal welfare organization, aid cat owners who are struggling with the costs of pet ownership. (Fri, 18 Sep 2009 21:34:59 GMT)

Pet DRx Receives Notification From NASDAQ Regarding Non-Compliance With NASDAQ's Minimum Bid Requirement
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. -- Pet DRx Corporation today announced that on September 15, 2009, it received a letter from The NASDAQ Stock Market providing notification that, for the last 30 consecutive business days, the bid price of the Company's common stock had closed below the minimum $1.00 per share requirement for continued inclusion on the NASDAQ Capital Market pursuant to NASDAQ Marketplace Rule ... (Fri, 18 Sep 2009 22:30:00 GMT)

Afternoon Palate Cleanser: Pet Shop Boys Concert Preview
The Pet Shop Boys are kind of like the Rolling Stones of the gayische electronic pop scene: they just never stop working and touring. But unlike the Stones, the Boys have been making new music, and while their sound doesn't change a lot, neither does their formula for crafting catchy, layered pop songs with a decidedly 80's flavor. Lucky for them, the 80's are hot again, especially when it comes ... (Fri, 18 Sep 2009 22:31:42 GMT)

Lifetime pet ban, fines for former coonhounds owner
WINDSOR, Ont. -- The Windsor man accused of starving his two pet redbone coonhounds to the brink of death was found guilty Friday of failing to comply with prescribed standards of care. (Sat, 19 Sep 2009 02:00:46 GMT)

Positron to promote its Attrius cardiac optimized PET scanner at the MedAxiom Fall Conference
Positron Corporation (OTCBB:POSC) a molecular imaging solutions company focused on Nuclear Cardiology, will attend MedAxiom’s Fall Conference in Dana Point, California September 23rd, 2009 to promote their cardiac optimized PET scanner, the Attrius™ (www.medaxiom.com). (Sat, 19 Sep 2009 05:57:23 GMT)

Pet Idol voting to end Sept. 25
Voting for the best pet in The News-Star's 2009 Pet Idol contest is down to the last few days, with 170 dogs and cats featured on www.thenewsstar.com. (Sat, 19 Sep 2009 06:24:58 GMT)

Reward offered for clues leading to arrest in pet shooting
HOPKINTON — The Spardelli family, who lost their pet in a mysterious shooting on Monday, is still searching for answers. (Sat, 19 Sep 2009 06:26:07 GMT)

PET OF THE WEEK – Skeeter
This week’s pet of the week at PAWS is Skeeter. He's black and tan Dachshund/Chihuahua/rat terrier mix. He has other brothers and sister just like him for adoption. They are all really sweet and small dogs. All are black/tan and have been spayed or neutered, had their shots and have been wormed. (Sat, 19 Sep 2009 06:27:01 GMT)

PET OF THE WEEK – Torrie
This week’s pet of the week at the Muskogee Animal Shelter is Torrie. She is a spaniel/dachshund mix and is 8 months old. She has had her shots. The shelter will waive the $25 fee today only to adopt a pet, but there is still a $65 fee for dogs or $45 fee for cats. (Sat, 19 Sep 2009 06:27:11 GMT)

PET OF THE WEEK – Cindy
This week's Coins4Critters Pet of the Week is Cindy. Cindy is a silky-coat terrier/boxer mix. She is 5 months old and very sweet and outgoing. She loves kids and other pets. Cindy is doing great in her foster home and loves to play outdoors. She will make a good kids' dog. (Sat, 19 Sep 2009 06:27:21 GMT)

Vetinsurance Offers a Pet Health Insurance Policy That Fits the Economic Times
Vetinsurance pet health insurance now offers a customizable pet insurance policy to give customers more flexibility during the tough economic times. (Sat, 19 Sep 2009 07:01:00 GMT)

What's happening Sunday: Pet adoption; 'Forest Treasure Hunt'
Get a pet in Kalamazoo Kalamazoo Animal Rescue is holding a pet-adoption event at PetSmart, 5200 W. Main St. Dogs, cats, puppies and kittens are available for adoption. 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Event at Nature Center The Kalamazoo Nature... (Sat, 19 Sep 2009 09:22:19 GMT)

Column: Healing a pet
Thursday, September 10 The health of a pet is a delicate matter, a subject on everyone's mind in my household. (Sat, 19 Sep 2009 12:01:58 GMT)

Ruben Rosario: Don't be one of my pet peeves
Drum roll, please. It's time for my annual pet peeve rant. What? You missed the earlier ones? (Sat, 19 Sep 2009 13:28:26 GMT)

Pet Microchip Event Held On Saturday
The Nashville Humane Association is holding a pet microchip event Saturday in Nashville. (Sat, 19 Sep 2009 13:49:21 GMT)

Pet of the week
Tornado is a 5-year-old neutered male who loves attention. This gorgeous boy loves to be around people, but would do best as the only cat in the home. She is available for adoption through Safe Haven Pet Rescue. Anyone interested in Tornado or other pets (Sat, 19 Sep 2009 14:17:08 GMT)

Pet Vet, MSU’s Sparty relate football and pet care
Our Pet Vet, Dr. David Visser, is an MSU alum and on 16 Saturday Morning he was joined by Sparty the Spartan to relate referee calls in football to pet care. (Sat, 19 Sep 2009 14:30:36 GMT)

Cop, hot dog vendor reign at Pet N Pup parade
A police officer and hot-dog vendor have gone from the streets to the castle. Norwalk’s annual Pet N Pup parade took place Saturday during the inaugural Autumn Leaves Festival. (Sat, 19 Sep 2009 17:33:08 GMT)

PALS Pet Food Pantry food drive slated Sept. 26
Pet Prevent a Litter (PALS) of Central Texas will host a Pet Food Drive at Half Price Books located at 900 Bugg Lane in San Marcos on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Sat, 19 Sep 2009 22:09:30 GMT)

How cute is your pet?
The Aspen Times and the Animal Rescue Foundation of Colorado are looking for the Roaring Fork Valley's cutest pets. Submit your cutest pet photo for a chance to win two great prizes - a photo shoot for your pet with world-renowned photographer... (Sat, 19 Sep 2009 23:11:34 GMT)

Low Cost Pet Vaccination And Microchip Clinic
Pet owners got a deal on vaccinations for their furry friends Saturday. (Sun, 20 Sep 2009 00:53:47 GMT)

Pet CPR training helps owners prepare for emergencies
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Dog and cat owners learned how to save the lives of their furry friends Saturday. PetSmart in Gulfport offered the pet CPR training . (Sun, 20 Sep 2009 01:18:41 GMT)

Oconee law to differentiate feral from pet cats
WATKINSVILLE - A new Oconee County animal control ordinance recognizes that some people want to let their cats roam free. But the law sets some standards for how much care owners must provide outdoor cats and gives officers a way to know that a pet cat - even if it's a bit independent - isn't feral. (Sun, 20 Sep 2009 04:05:00 GMT)

Pet tips: Restful music, dental care
Dogs, cats and horses can relax while listening to music. Who knew? Janet Marlow, who is known as a composer and musician as well as an expert in the field of pet relaxation, believes that music can be used to increase the well being of animals. Animals,... (Sun, 20 Sep 2009 04:14:55 GMT)

The Pet Corner
By Jean Durbin Shelter Correspondent Adoptables from the Humboldt County Animal Shelter and Bones Pet Rescue 1. THRIFTY: This very handsome adult pitty mix boy is a joy to walk on leash. (Sun, 20 Sep 2009 04:18:08 GMT)

Adopt-A-Pet
The Columbus-Lowndes Humane Society sponsored the very first Adopt-A-Pet at Leigh Mall in Columbus. (Sun, 20 Sep 2009 04:21:02 GMT)

Six days left to vote in 'Pet Idol' contest
The count down to the end of voting in the 2009 Pet Idol contest is here, with Friday being the final day to vote. (Sun, 20 Sep 2009 06:25:27 GMT)

Animal Friends: Has your pet performed a heroic act?
How far would you go to save your pet's life? For most of us, the answer is easy: as far as it takes, even if it means putting our own safety at risk. (Sun, 20 Sep 2009 06:37:56 GMT)

Pet calendar section inside today's BCT
It's finally here! Don't miss the 2010-2011 Newspaper In Education pet calendar section in today's Burlington County Times. Help us decide which pets get the glory of their own month and which one will be featured on the calendar cover. (Sun, 20 Sep 2009 07:54:47 GMT)

Reward offered for clues leading to arrest in pet shooting
HOPKINTON — The Spardelli family, who lost their pet in a mysterious shooting on Monday, is still searching for answers. (Sun, 20 Sep 2009 08:55:53 GMT)

Pet of the Week
Photo by Deborah Zacher/Plainview Daily Herald PET OF THE WEEK: Betsy is a 1-year-old shepherd/border collie mix. For being such a young dog, she is already extremely calm. Betsy is a little shy so it might take a while for her to warm up to her new family, but when she does she’ll be your best friend. If you are interested in adopting Betsy, call the Plainview Humane Society at 806-296-2311, e ... (Sun, 20 Sep 2009 09:23:53 GMT)

Family fills pet food niche
A Newtown family recently opened Your Healthy Pet after discovering why their feline was not feeling well. (Sun, 20 Sep 2009 09:32:53 GMT)

Pet sitter cares for people and their pets
Marlena Ballard started Furry Friends & More, In Home Pet Sitting and Care six years ago and believes it's the most challenging career she's ever had. Though most people believe pet sitting is an easy job, Ballard says, that couldn't be further from the truth. (Sun, 20 Sep 2009 11:03:54 GMT)

Ruben Rosario: Don't be one of my pet peeves
Drum roll, please. It's time for my annual pet peeve rant. What? You missed the earlier ones? (Sun, 20 Sep 2009 11:57:41 GMT)

Grieving pet owners get support
Sam and Allegra Yassine's cat, Harriette, died about a month ago of cardiomyopathy, a deterioration of heart muscle that's not uncommon in cats. They grieved, of course. Any pet owner would. (Sun, 20 Sep 2009 12:45:53 GMT)

Ruben Rosario: Don't be one of my pet peeves
Drum roll, please. It's time for my annual pet peeve rant. What? You missed the earlier ones? (Sun, 20 Sep 2009 16:08:16 GMT)

Herhold: Andy's Pet Shop in jeopardy
A San Jose tradition on the Alameda fights for survival.    More pet news and animal features (Mon, 21 Sep 2009 01:42:30 GMT)

Family fills pet food niche
A Newtown family recently opened Your Healthy Pet after discovering why their feline was not feeling well. (Mon, 21 Sep 2009 04:09:45 GMT)

Pet trusts offer animal lovers peace of mind
(ARA) - Jerry and Judi Wilkerson love their bulldog, Lulu Bell - so much so that they decided to set up a pet trust. (Mon, 21 Sep 2009 06:45:18 GMT)

First Pet Fair kicks off in Yelm
YELM – Dogs and their owners were celebrated Sunday as Yelm Veterinary Hospital held its first Pet Fair. (Mon, 21 Sep 2009 07:06:20 GMT)

Pet projects Neil Tennant of synth-pop duo the Pet Shop Boys talks about the tour, the Brit Award and No. 1 dance hits
For the Pet Shop Boys' Neil Tennant, performing live is about much more than just standing there and singing. (Mon, 21 Sep 2009 08:46:05 GMT)

Reward offered for clues leading to arrest in pet shooting
HOPKINTON — The Spardelli family, who lost their pet in a mysterious shooting on Monday, is still searching for answers. (Mon, 21 Sep 2009 08:55:32 GMT)

Ruben Rosario: Don't be one of my pet peeves
Drum roll, please. It's time for my annual pet peeve rant. What? You missed the earlier ones? (Mon, 21 Sep 2009 09:34:13 GMT)

Dairy launches first PET bottle for UHT milk
PET bottles, made using Sidel’s Predis technology, allows the dairy to reduce the weight of its bottles by 20 per cent and make significant savings in chemicals and water, a Sidel spokesperson told FoodProductionDaily.com. (Mon, 21 Sep 2009 10:17:56 GMT)

Pet trusts offer animal lovers peace of mind
(ARA) - Jerry and Judi Wilkerson love their bulldog, Lulu Bell - so much so that they decided to set up a pet trust. "My parents have passed away, and I don't have a lot of family, so we wanted to make sure Lulu Bell was taken care of no matter what happened," explained Jerry. (Mon, 21 Sep 2009 10:57:28 GMT)

Pet Ohana
A devil by day with a penchant for mischief, Angel the cat only looks angelic when she's asleep. This pet may already have been adopted, but many others animals are available. Call 356-2218 or visit the Hawaiian Humane Society. (Mon, 21 Sep 2009 11:45:37 GMT)

Cop, hot dog vendor reign at Pet N Pup parade
A police officer and hot-dog vendor have gone from the streets to the castle. Norwalk’s annual Pet N Pup parade took place Saturday during the inaugural Autumn Leaves Festival. (Mon, 21 Sep 2009 14:48:09 GMT)

Tymoshenko: Two PET centers for early diagnosis of oncological diseases will be completed in Kyiv before 2010
Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko is forecasting that two centers for early diagnosis of oncological diseases based on the PET technology will be completed in Kyiv before the end of 2009. (Mon, 21 Sep 2009 15:07:03 GMT)

Margo Kaufman art show to benefit Pet Helpers
Margo Kaufman Gallery is teaming up with Pet Helpers to present a unique art show at the Wickliffe House Wed. Sept. 23 from 6-9 p.m. by Erica Jackson Margo Kaufman Gallery is teaming up with Pet Helpers to present a unique art show at the Wickliffe House Wed. Sept. 23 from 6-9 p.m. Gallery owner/director Jeffrey Rhodes is going around the Ashley Avenue mansion and taking down the ancestral ... (Mon, 21 Sep 2009 15:14:58 GMT)

The new must-have pet for superhero fans... the lizard that looks like Spider-Man
The new must-have pet for superhero fans... the lizard that looks like Spider-Man (Mon, 21 Sep 2009 15:33:51 GMT)

Herhold: Andy's Pet Shop in jeopardy
A San Jose tradition on the Alameda fights for survival.    More pet news and animal features (Mon, 21 Sep 2009 15:46:05 GMT)

Family fills pet food niche
A Newtown family recently opened Your Healthy Pet after discovering why their feline was not feeling well. (Mon, 21 Sep 2009 15:55:33 GMT)

The Pet Corner
By Jean Durbin Shelter Correspondent Adoptables from the Humboldt County Animal Shelter and Bones Pet Rescue 1. THRIFTY: This very handsome adult pitty mix boy is a joy to walk on leash. (Mon, 21 Sep 2009 17:10:35 GMT)

Pet Rescue operators' trial delayed again, much to protesters' chagrin
A trial for operators of Bloomingdale's Pet Rescue was postponed again Monday, sparking protest from critics who argue neglected cats and dogs are "rotting in cages" amid delay after delay. (Mon, 21 Sep 2009 19:21:19 GMT)

Pet projects Neil Tennant of synth-pop duo the Pet Shop Boys talks about the tour, the Brit Award and No. 1 dance hits
For the Pet Shop Boys' Neil Tennant, performing live is about much more than just standing there and singing. (Mon, 21 Sep 2009 19:28:58 GMT)

Custom Polymers accelerates plans for recycled PET business
Charlotte, NC— Custom Polymers Inc.’s (Charlotte, NC) polyethylene terephthalate (PET) recycling business, Custom Polymers PET LLC , is actively discussing and reviewing Phase II of its business plan following strong demand for the company’s post-consumer (PCR) and post-industrial PET. read more (Mon, 21 Sep 2009 21:05:22 GMT)

'Dog Flu' Scare Alerts Local Pet Owners
As if swine flu wasn't enough for your family to worry about, now some pet owners are also concerned about a different type of threat--dog flu. (Mon, 21 Sep 2009 21:05:45 GMT)

Wegmans Chooses Safer Pet Food Supplier
Dad’s Pet Care has been chosen by Wegmans Food Markets to supply its line of Wegmans brand dry dog and cat foods. (Mon, 21 Sep 2009 22:14:42 GMT)

Ruben Rosario: Don't be one of my pet peeves
Drum roll, please. It's time for my annual pet peeve rant. What? You missed the earlier ones? (Mon, 21 Sep 2009 22:19:46 GMT)

Pet store and Asian restaurant in works for North Beverly Plaza
A pet store and an Asian restaurant will be added to a cell phone store as some of the newest retailers at North Beverly Plaza. (Mon, 21 Sep 2009 23:34:34 GMT)

Wendy Danke of Neenah, killed in Wal-Mart parking lot hit and run, was at store to get pet food
NEENAH Wendy Danke, killed late Friday by a hit-and-run driver, was a devoted pet owner who went to Wal-Mart two or three times a week to get food for the two dogs she called her girls. (Tue, 22 Sep 2009 00:25:42 GMT)

Teacher's Pet and More moves to PSL
Teacher’s Pet and More, an educational resource retail store, has relocated from Fort Pierce to a larger store in the Kitterman Plaza at 6645 S. U.S. 1 in Port St. Lucie. (Tue, 22 Sep 2009 00:27:37 GMT)

Pet rescue organization changes name, expands reach
A little more than a year ago, Pasadena Pet Adoption made a change, but the bottom line remained the same. (Tue, 22 Sep 2009 02:15:32 GMT)

Vacant pet store filled with dead animals
A chance look by police into an abandoned pet store in western Sweden revealed a gruesome discovery. (Tue, 22 Sep 2009 05:28:25 GMT)

Pet rescue organization changes name, expands reach
A little more than a year ago, Pasadena Pet Adoption made a change, but the bottom line remained the same. (Tue, 22 Sep 2009 05:45:29 GMT)

Pet Idol voting to close Friday
Voting in The News-Star's 2009 Pet Idol contest, ends Friday. (Tue, 22 Sep 2009 06:25:20 GMT)

Pet trusts offer animal lovers peace of mind
(ARA) - Jerry and Judi Wilkerson love their bulldog, Lulu Bell - so much so that they decided to set up a pet trust. (Tue, 22 Sep 2009 06:37:10 GMT)

Is your pet the best of the best?
There's just something about a pet that can bring a smile to just about any face. Why not spread joy to the rest of Middle Tennessee by entering your pet in our Pet of the Year Photo Calendar contest? (Tue, 22 Sep 2009 08:00:36 GMT)

Reward offered for clues leading to arrest in pet shooting
HOPKINTON — The Spardelli family, who lost their pet in a mysterious shooting on Monday, is still searching for answers. (Tue, 22 Sep 2009 08:40:06 GMT)

PET CALENDAR
SEpt. 23 Animal communication classes: 6:30 to 9 p.m. Sept. 23 at Challenge Fitness, 2021 S. Lawrence Ave., Lockport. Offered by the Lockport Township Park District. Learn to communicate with your pet. Fees $35 resident/$40 nonresident. Visit www.lockportpark.org or call 815-838-3621, ext. 0. Sept. 26 Poker run to benefit C.O.P.E. Animal Rescue: 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 26 ... (Tue, 22 Sep 2009 09:05:12 GMT)

Algoma looks at pet littering ordinance
TOWN OF ALGOMA Town officials are considering following Oshkoshs lead in creating a pet littering ordinance that could make walks on town roads a bit more pleasant. (Tue, 22 Sep 2009 09:20:17 GMT)

Wendy Danke, victim of hit-and-run, was devoted pet owner
NEENAH Wendy Danke, killed late Friday by a hit-and-run driver, was a devoted pet owner who went to Wal-Mart two or three times a week to get food for the two dogs she called her girls. (Tue, 22 Sep 2009 09:20:57 GMT)

Pet Ohana
Three year old Bogey loves to boogie. He's a hustler that needs to keep moving. This pet may already have been adopted, but many others animals are available. Call 356-2218 or visit the Hawaiian Humane Society. (Tue, 22 Sep 2009 11:46:39 GMT)

New PET scanner for Cardiff University
Cardiff is racing into the forefront of imaging technology with the development of the Wales Research and Diagnostic Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Imaging Centre on the Heath Park Campus. (Tue, 22 Sep 2009 12:59:41 GMT)

Cop, hot dog vendor reign at Pet N Pup parade
A police officer and hot-dog vendor have gone from the streets to the castle. Norwalk’s annual Pet N Pup parade took place Saturday during the inaugural Autumn Leaves Festival. (Tue, 22 Sep 2009 14:18:28 GMT)

Restaurant treats homeless pet rescue
Jalapeno's Mex-Mex Restaurant in Cold Spring spiced up a pet rescue group's efforts to raise money and adopt out homeless animals with a benefit and outdoor animal showcase Thursday, Sept. 17. (Tue, 22 Sep 2009 15:39:03 GMT)

CVS outlines pet crematorium plans
The acquisition of another 17 veterinary surgeries and its first pet crematorium helped CVS Group lift pre-tax profits from £124,000 to £4.4m in the year to June 30. (Tue, 22 Sep 2009 16:13:18 GMT)

Pet of the Week: Honey Bear
Pet adoptions are starting to increase at the Roice-Hurst Humane Society, thanks to the support you give each week when we showcase animals looking for good homes. (Tue, 22 Sep 2009 16:37:40 GMT)

Pet Protection Plan
You may do everything right to protect your pet from feeling lonely, getting hungry, or running away but is your furry friend storm ready? (Tue, 22 Sep 2009 16:43:14 GMT)

8-Week-Old Puppy Stolen From Pet Store
Petland in St. Paul is asking for help to recover an 8-week-old papilon puppy that was stolen from the pet store on Saturday. (Tue, 22 Sep 2009 18:54:02 GMT)

Humane Society Pet Photo Contest
JACKSONVILLE, FL -- The Humane Society is ready to see your photogenic pets.  It's time for the 2010 Furry Faces Pet Photo Contest, the Jacksonville Humane Society's annual fundraiser (Tue, 22 Sep 2009 19:07:30 GMT)

PET “return guarantee” starting in 2010
Environment minister Nicolae Nemirschi declared at the beginning of this week that he prepares the legislative framework for the introduction of a “return guarantee” system for the collection of the PET bottles and of the aluminium cans, in order to encourage the selective collection of waste. (Tue, 22 Sep 2009 19:25:58 GMT)

Pet Relocation.com Standardizes on Landslides Sales P3 System
PITTSBURGH – Landslide Technologies, Inc. ( www.landslide.com ), today announced that Pet Relocation.com, a world renowned pet relocation company, has selected Landslide’s Sales P3 (LSP3) System as its corporate sales system. (Tue, 22 Sep 2009 20:07:40 GMT)

Castor & Pollux Pet Works® again on Inc.'s Fast-Growing List
CLACKAMAS, Ore.----Leading organic and natural pet products company Castor & Pollux Pet Works® has been named to Inc. magazine’s list of fastest-growing companies again, earning the 615th spot on the 2009 Top 500/5000 listing. (Tue, 22 Sep 2009 21:00:00 GMT)

South African wine launched in long-life PET
A new range of South African wines packaged in lightweight long-life PET is being launched by Roger Harris Wines and PaulSapin SA at the South African Mega Tasting, Brompton Hall, Earls Court on Tuesday 13th October. (Tue, 22 Sep 2009 22:09:26 GMT)

Pet Relocation.com Standardizes on Landslides Sales P3 System
PITTSBURGH – Landslide Technologies, Inc. ( www.landslide.com ), today announced that Pet Relocation.com, a world renowned pet relocation company, has selected Landslide’s Sales P3 (LSP3) System as its corporate sales system. (Tue, 22 Sep 2009 23:39:51 GMT)

Restaurant treats homeless pet rescue
Jalapeno's Mex-Mex Restaurant in Cold Spring spiced up a pet rescue group's efforts to raise money and adopt out homeless animals with a benefit and outdoor animal showcase Thursday, Sept. 17. (Wed, 23 Sep 2009 04:11:20 GMT)

Pet Idol voting ends Friday
Friday is the last day to vote in The News-Star's 2009 Pet Idol. (Wed, 23 Sep 2009 06:24:47 GMT)

Pet trusts offer animal lovers peace of mind
(ARA) - Jerry and Judi Wilkerson love their bulldog, Lulu Bell - so much so that they decided to set up a pet trust. (Wed, 23 Sep 2009 06:35:05 GMT)

Pet Appreciation Day
In conjunction with National Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog month, the Volunteer Program of Queen Anne's County Animal Services is hosting the first annual Pet Appreciation Day! (Wed, 23 Sep 2009 08:28:52 GMT)

Reward offered for clues leading to arrest in pet shooting
HOPKINTON — The Spardelli family, who lost their pet in a mysterious shooting on Monday, is still searching for answers. (Wed, 23 Sep 2009 08:39:46 GMT)

Pet Smart donates to Lyon Animal Shelter
Lyon County recently announced the donation of two pallets of dog food from the Pet Smart Distribution Center in Storey County to support operations at the Lyon County Animal Shelter in Silver Springs. (Wed, 23 Sep 2009 08:43:46 GMT)

Algoma looks at pet littering ordinance
TOWN OF ALGOMA Town officials are considering following Oshkoshs lead in creating a pet littering ordinance that could make walks on town roads a bit more pleasant. (Wed, 23 Sep 2009 09:20:17 GMT)

Cover Story: The cutest pet winners
More than 21,000 votes were cast in our "Cutest. Pet. Ever." contest, and out of nearly 700 entries, our two winners are Rambo and Baby Bear. (Wed, 23 Sep 2009 09:35:41 GMT)

Pet store owner joins crusade against puppy mills
The moment Kim Lumpkin saw the video from a Missouri commercial dog breeder that she often utilized as a vendor for her Mooresville pet store, the tears in her eyes were enough to trigger a strong stance against puppy mills as she continued her new business venture. (Wed, 23 Sep 2009 10:14:59 GMT)

Sherpa Pet Group LLC Launches American Airlines Pet Travel Carriers and Guaranteed On Board Program
The Sherpa Pet Group, a leader in the pet products industry, today is launching the first-ever Guaranteed On Board pet travel program and new American Airlines pet travel carriers. (Wed, 23 Sep 2009 11:00:00 GMT)

Pet Ohana
With his long ears, Bodacious the rabbit is one good listener. This pet may already have been adopted, but many other animals are available. Call 356-2218 or visit the Hawaiian Humane Society. (Wed, 23 Sep 2009 11:45:37 GMT)

OKC Man Accused of Trying to Kill Family Pet With Ice Cream Truck
An Oklahoma City woman said a man driving an ice cream truck used the vehicle to try to kill a family pet. (Wed, 23 Sep 2009 13:57:09 GMT)

Cuts For Cats And Canines Event To Benefit Second Chance Pet Adoptions
RALEIGH , N.C. – Kristine Mayberry , president of Second Chance Pet Adoptions ( www.secondchancenc.org ), has announced that Salon Moxie is having a Cuts for Cats and Canines event on Sunday, Sept. 27 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. For a $20 donation, customers will receive a professional human wet haircut and 100 percent of all proceeds will benefit the animals of Second ... (Wed, 23 Sep 2009 14:08:50 GMT)

SpotLight GPS Pet Locators Get Extended Life With New Battery Management System
Positioning Animals Worldwide continues to make technological advances to its GPS pet locator making it the premier pet locator in its category. Positioning Animals Worldwide, Inc (PAW) recently introduced a new battery management system for their flagship product, SpotLight GPS Pet Locator. (Wed, 23 Sep 2009 14:09:11 GMT)

No pet left behind
Eight of America’s pet-friendly airlines today announced the launch of a new travel program that will put an end to the ongoing problem of travelers and their pets being bumped from flights because the pet carrier does not meet the airline requirements. (Wed, 23 Sep 2009 15:59:20 GMT)

Clydey Foundation To Equip MDFR With Pet Masks
Pets in distress may have a second chance at life thanks to a generous donation from a local animal foundation. The Clydey Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to helping pets in need, has answered a call for help. The organization has written a check to outfit each fire truck in Miami-Dade County with lifesaving pet oxygen masks. (Wed, 23 Sep 2009 15:59:56 GMT)

Free pet food Friday for jobless in Lake Forest
Friends of Lake Forest Animals will give free food to those who are unemployed at local pet store. (Wed, 23 Sep 2009 17:08:08 GMT)

Teacher's Pet and More moves to PSL
Teacher’s Pet and More, an educational resource retail store, has relocated from Fort Pierce to a larger store in the Kitterman Plaza at 6645 S. U.S. 1 in Port St. Lucie. (Wed, 23 Sep 2009 19:24:55 GMT)

Pet Shop Boys
By Perry Julien The Pet Shop Boys brought their multimedia dance-inspired show to the dance-ready crowd at Chastain Park Amphitheater on Sept. 12. (Photo by Perry Julien)... (Wed, 23 Sep 2009 19:49:44 GMT)

And the Award Goes toChange It Up Pet Carrier
CINCINNATI The Change It Up Pet Carrier www.mariannebuttner.com was selected for presentation during the Access Hollywood session at the 9th Annual eWomenNetwork International Conference in Dallas, Texas, in August. The Conference is one of the largest womens business development events in North America, attracting 3,000 businesswomen representing hundreds of different ... (Wed, 23 Sep 2009 20:16:10 GMT)

Pet Shop Offers Reward
A local pet shop is offering a reward after one of their puppy's was stolen. Bill's Pet Shop is offering a $400 reward for the return of the puppy and arrest of the suspect. Their Havelock store was broken into about a week and a half ago. The owner says animals, money, and merchandise were stolen. (Wed, 23 Sep 2009 20:19:27 GMT)

Bitten woman mistook rat for her pet cat
A dozing Marlborough woman reaching out to pet her three-legged cat found instead a large, aggressive rat in her bed. (Wed, 23 Sep 2009 21:08:41 GMT)

Woman mistakes large rat in bed for pet cat
A dozing Marlborough woman reaching out to pet her three-legged cat found instead a large, aggressive rat in her bed. The water rat, which had somehow got into Lynne Henderson's motor home at Spring Creek Holiday Park on Tuesday, immediately latched onto the woman's face. (Wed, 23 Sep 2009 22:05:59 GMT)

A neutered pet is happy, safe, healthy
With the exception of a few slightly increased risks, the health effects of pet neutering are overwhelmingly beneficial. (Thu, 24 Sep 2009 00:04:51 GMT)

'Back to School Buddies' program in Downey lowers pet adoption rates until Sept. 30
Pet adoption fees have been reduced as part of the "Back to School Buddies" program at the Southeast Area Animal Control Authority (Thu, 24 Sep 2009 00:27:24 GMT)

Augusta County Pet Licenses
Pet owners in Augusta County will soon have to pay more to get them licensed. (Thu, 24 Sep 2009 03:39:50 GMT)

Pet Helpers
LULU: A 6-year-old female shepherd mix with a heart of gold. Previous owner said she had been abused by several of the men who were around her. Since then, she's been loved and nurtured by the Pet Helpers staff and is a sweet girl. She needs to be the only pet, however. (Thu, 24 Sep 2009 04:11:17 GMT)

PET OF THE DAY
Candace, a 7-month-old female Rottweiler mix, is the featured pet of the day for the Humane Society (Thu, 24 Sep 2009 04:13:55 GMT)

The First-Class Seat Built for Your Pet
Now your jet-setting pet can travel in style with you on American Airlines -- or your money back. (Thu, 24 Sep 2009 04:26:02 GMT)

Clock ticking down on 'Pet Idol' voting
The clock is ticking down in the contest to vote for your favorite animal in The News-Star's Pet Idol 2009 contest. (Thu, 24 Sep 2009 06:24:47 GMT)

Adopt-A-Pet ups financial request of county
YORK — While an Oct. 1 deadline is in the near future for government entities to sign contracts with animal control entities, the county board is going to continue the consideration process when it comes to naming the York Adopt-A-Pet (YAAP) as its official shelter. (Thu, 24 Sep 2009 06:26:55 GMT)

Reward offered for clues leading to arrest in pet shooting
HOPKINTON — The Spardelli family, who lost their pet in a mysterious shooting on Monday, is still searching for answers. (Thu, 24 Sep 2009 08:47:41 GMT)

Pet of the Week: Jimmy
Tabby - Grey Medium Young Male Cat Pet ID: 29239 Jimmy came to the shelter as a lost kitty and quickly endeared himself to the staff and volunteers. He loves to be held, as you can see. He's extremely affectionate and just loves people. If you look closely, you'll see some brown flecks in his right eye. This is extra pigment (see also Pappy), and it makes Jimmy that much more unique. Come meet ... (Thu, 24 Sep 2009 09:16:48 GMT)

Uproar over pet projects
MONTGOMERY - Two gubernatorial candidates clashed at a meeting Wednesday of a state panel that approved more than $15 million in pet projects for Alabama legislators. (Thu, 24 Sep 2009 09:19:26 GMT)

Pet Walk fundraiser
The Pet Friends of Duplin County will host a 5K Fun Run/3K Pet Walk fundraiser Saturday. The event begins at 9 a.m. at River Landing in Wallace. A donation of $25 is requested for those participating. Visit www.petfriends-online.org, or call 910-285-8250 for more information. (Thu, 24 Sep 2009 10:36:28 GMT)

Another $10,000 donation to sponsor pet adoptions in Knoxville
An anonymous donor has made a second $10,000 donation to Young-Williams Animal Center to sponsor adult pet adoptions in Knoxville. (Thu, 24 Sep 2009 14:58:40 GMT)

Small cap Focus: CVS's pet profits
LONDON (SHARECAST) - Pet owners don’t tend to reduce their spending on their pets unless they have to. That is good news for veterinary services provider CVS Group whose full year profits were ahead of expectations. (Thu, 24 Sep 2009 16:04:39 GMT)

Pet trusts offer animal lovers peace of mind
(ARA) - Jerry and Judi Wilkerson love their bulldog, Lulu Bell - so much so that they decided to set up a pet trust. (Thu, 24 Sep 2009 16:12:31 GMT)

What to do when a pet passes away
Q. When a pet passes away, what do you do with the remains? (Thu, 24 Sep 2009 17:19:01 GMT)

The Pet Corner
Adoptables from the Humboldt County Animal Shelter and Bones Pet Rescue By Jean Durbin Shelter Correspondent 1. TAPANGA (top): She is such a sweet little thing and is so scared in the shelter. (Thu, 24 Sep 2009 17:22:25 GMT)

24 More Years for Man Who Murdered Cellmate Over Pet Mouse
A federal prison inmate in Pennsylvania has been sentenced to two dozen more years behind bars for killing his cellmate in what authorities say was a dispute over the death of a pet mouse. (Thu, 24 Sep 2009 18:08:55 GMT)

2nd gift to shelter in Knox to fund pet adoptions
Officials of a pet shelter in Knoxville say a benefactor has made a second $10,000 gift to sponsor adult pet adoptions. (Thu, 24 Sep 2009 18:21:02 GMT)

Meet Bonanza's Pet of the Week: Scooter
Meet the Bonanza's Pet of the Week Scooter. Scooter is owned by Terry and Ann Langley. "Scooter, or Scoots for short, is an Airedale and loves the fresh cool mountain air. Scooter sometimes barks for no reason and loves to... (Thu, 24 Sep 2009 18:21:15 GMT)

Stupid Pet Tricks: Telephones, Treats, And Terriers! (VIDEO)
David Letterman welcomed some performing pups last night as the "Late Show" celebrated animals with another installment of stupid pet tricks. While the first two were fun, the third crazy canine stole our hearts with his enduring love for his owner and her luggage. (Thu, 24 Sep 2009 20:12:41 GMT)

Reader pet photos - September 25
Readers from around Otago share their favourite pet photos. (Thu, 24 Sep 2009 21:31:56 GMT)

We want your pet photos
Ever get the feeling the world is missing out on the irresistable charms of your pet(s)? That their cute little faces deserve a much wider audience? Well, here's your chance to remedy the situation by sending us your pet photos. (Thu, 24 Sep 2009 21:32:06 GMT)

Just how healthy is that puppy in the pet shop window?
Ever planned on buying a perfect, purebred pup from a pet shop? Or maybe you felt sorry for that little fluffy kitten you glimpsed in the window. If so, you've got company. Hundreds of thousands of pets are bought and sold from retail establishments every year. (Fri, 25 Sep 2009 00:13:11 GMT)

Tax deductible cats and dogs: Bill would let pet owners deduct cost of care
NAPLES — Pets could soon pay for themselves if a bill that allows owners to deduct the cost of caring for their animal’s passes. If approved, the Humanity and Pets Partnered Through the Years (HAPPY) Act would amend the Internal Revenue Code to allow a tax deduction of up to $3,500 per year for pet care expenses, including veterinary care, according the House Resolution 3501. “I think it’s ... (Fri, 25 Sep 2009 01:35:41 GMT)

Slash takes his pet snake for a drive
Slash has gone for a drive with his pet snake. Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry are going on holiday. Jessica Simpson is in Uganda. And Sarah Silverman is thinking about giving birth. (Fri, 25 Sep 2009 03:29:18 GMT)

Adams County pet rescue destroyed by fire
OTHELLO, Wash. -- Flames destroyed the Adams County pet rescue Monday night in Othello. All the animals safely escaped with the help of neighbors, but the animal shelter is almost a complete loss. (Fri, 25 Sep 2009 03:49:40 GMT)

PET OF THE DAY
Devon, an 11-month-old male hound mix, is the featured pet of the day for the Humane Society of Sout (Fri, 25 Sep 2009 04:02:13 GMT)

Final day to vote for your 'Pet Idol'
Murphy's owners are hoping their pet will hang on one more day. (Fri, 25 Sep 2009 06:24:57 GMT)

Inmate From Frostproof Sentenced For Prison Murder Over Pet Mouse
A federal prison inmate in Pennsylvania has been sentenced to 24 more years behind bars for killing his cellmate in what authorities say was a dispute over the death of a pet mouse. Tommy Meeks, 43, of Frostproof, pleaded guilty a year ago to second-degree murder in the May 2004 death of Douglas Leonard. (Fri, 25 Sep 2009 07:53:10 GMT)

Reward offered for clues leading to arrest in pet shooting
HOPKINTON — The Spardelli family, who lost their pet in a mysterious shooting on Monday, is still searching for answers. (Fri, 25 Sep 2009 08:48:01 GMT)

Pet bird stolen
A 34-YEAR-OLD MAN'S pet bird was stolen at Block 441 Jurong West Avenue 1 on Tuesday. The man had hung his bird cage outside his living room window at around 10.30am and discovered it missing at 9pm later that evening when he wanted to feed his pet. (Fri, 25 Sep 2009 09:06:37 GMT)

Pet Shop Shirley
Pet Shop Boys, Manic Street Preachers and Richard Hawley are amongst the guests on Dame Shirley Bassey's new album. (Fri, 25 Sep 2009 10:30:00 GMT)

Fashion, pet show to raise awareness
CEDAR CITY - In support of working with the Iron County Animal Shelter, Maurices clothing store is sponsoring an adoptable pet and clothing fashion show, Rescues and Runways. (Fri, 25 Sep 2009 10:57:26 GMT)

Second Chance Pet Adoptions Hosts Pampered Chef Event
RALEIGH , N.C. – Kristine Mayberry , president of Second Chance Pet Adoptions ( www.secondchancenc.org ), has announced that the organization is hosting a Pampered Chef event at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26 at its Adoption Center , located at . (Fri, 25 Sep 2009 14:53:20 GMT)

Pet lit: The rise of both “dogoir” and “catoir”
Blame it on Marley and Dewey if you like. But wherever the cause may lie, there is no sign that the flood of "pet lit" will abate anytime soon. "You might as well ask why love stories are so popular," Grand Central associate publisher Les Pockrell tells Publishers Weekly. (Fri, 25 Sep 2009 14:53:41 GMT)

The ultimate pet saviors and a satisfying whodunit
By Terri Schlichenmeyer Remember the day you found your best friend? Or was it the other way around? Did she find you? Maybe she was a “Pet of the Week” picture staring at you from a newspaper or TV screen. Perhaps you spied him in a shelter kennel and he threw himself at the gate to reach you. (Fri, 25 Sep 2009 15:45:20 GMT)

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