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Gallery: Your fun, spooky Halloween pet photos
The Vancouver Sun wants you to show off your favorite pet taking part in Halloween fun (Sun, 01 Nov 2009 02:41:37 GMT)

Keep pet expenses on a short leash
Pet owners spent $43.2 billion on their animals in 2008, according to the American Pet Products Association. This year, despite the recession, they are expected to spend 5 percent more. But your furry (or scaly, slimy or feathery) loved one's health and happiness doesn't have to cost a fortune. (Sun, 01 Nov 2009 04:00:00 GMT)

Keep pet expenses on a short leash
Pet owners spent $43.2 billion on their animals in 2008, according to the American Pet Products Association. This year, despite the recession, they are expected to spend 5 percent more. But your furry (or scaly, slimy or feathery) loved one's health and happiness doesn't have to cost a fortune. (Sun, 01 Nov 2009 04:00:00 GMT)

Pet owner gives warning to others
When people venture into the world of pet ownership, there is the sad but valid, reality that the pet will someday die. For some, their dogs or cats will live long, normal lives and eventually die of complications associated with old age. (Sun, 01 Nov 2009 04:01:58 GMT)

Broward pet of the week
Skittle, an 8-week-old long-hair mix, is as cute as a button. A little less than than two pounds, the black-and-white kitten was so tiny when she arrived at the Humane Society of Broward County that she needed special care from a pet foster family. Now, Skittle is back at the shelter and ready to be adopted by a family. (Sun, 01 Nov 2009 05:01:34 GMT)

Editor's Update: 2009 Pet Idol Contest photo gallery
The Daily News' annual Pet Idol Contest has drawn more than 150 entries, and it's time to vote. (Sun, 01 Nov 2009 06:56:57 GMT)

Stylish & Pet-proof - Sun, 01 Nov 2009 PST
It’s a question that comes up frequently for interior designers: How do you create a stylish living space when a dog who sheds or a cat who scratches is part of the mix? “Many people are incorporating their pets into daily life,” says designer Mallory Mathison, yet they don’t want to sacrifice style. Today, Mathison says, pet-focused design is “much more that just the old standard ‘doggie door ... (Sun, 01 Nov 2009 07:11:28 GMT)

Poll: Few pet owners ready for emergencies
Los Angeles -- Most pet owners would leap into action for an injured pet, even if it meant risking dog breath by going mouth-to-snout. (Sun, 01 Nov 2009 09:07:30 GMT)

ROMper ROOM: Review of 'Jump Start Pet Rescue'
With more than 30 learning games and search adventures, Jump Start Pet Rescue (Knowledge Adventure, $39.99) allows little brother and sister to take over the Wii — while the older siblings are in school — to do a bit of fun gaming with an educational theme. Jump Start's retinue of characters, led by Frankie, the ever-helpful dog mascot of the title, interact with children as they journey around ... (Sun, 01 Nov 2009 10:21:54 GMT)

Time Change and Your Pet Bird(s)
How does the time change affect your pet bird(s)? Well – for us, we get to sleep an extra hour at this time of year, but for your bird, that just means he, she or they have to wait an extra hour for their food and some attention from you. (Sun, 01 Nov 2009 10:38:46 GMT)

Pet Spot pamper more pooches
Terry Rath and Jeff Voelpel are expanding their luxury pet-care business just in time for the holiday crunch. (Sun, 01 Nov 2009 10:55:04 GMT)

Pet Idol takes a fall vacation
Maggie, Marco's Pet Idol 2009, takes a Fall Vacation and had some fun in a Fall pile of leaves. Current Rating: 0 of 0 votes! The following are comments from the readers. In no way do they represent the view of marcoislandflorida.com. (Sun, 01 Nov 2009 12:07:05 GMT)

Pet party promises howling good time
Costumes and wigs are going to the dogs this year. Hepzibah Hoffman-Rogers and Joy Williams, of Thunderpaws Canine Solutions, are hosting a party that any pet-in-disguise can enjoy. (Sun, 01 Nov 2009 13:12:00 GMT)

Feline lucky? A black cat is a top pet
WORKERS at a pet rescue centre have been left wondering whether superstition is stopping people from having black cats in their homes. (Sun, 01 Nov 2009 18:27:12 GMT)

Noahâs Ark joins pet adoption effort
ROXBURY TWP. – The Iams pet food company, for the second year, will host their pet adoption campaign to benefit homeless animals. (Sun, 01 Nov 2009 19:58:37 GMT)

Updated pet-pic gallery: Your costumed pet photos
The Vancouver Sun wants you to show off your favorite pet taking part in Halloween fun (Mon, 02 Nov 2009 01:41:37 GMT)

Noahâs Ark joins pet adoption effort
ROXBURY TWP. – The Iams pet food company, for the second year, will host their pet adoption campaign to benefit homeless animals. (Mon, 02 Nov 2009 01:58:33 GMT)

Analysis: Airports get $1.1B for pet projects
Congress has steered $1.1 billion since 2001 to favored projects at airports that cater to private planes, much of it going to low-priority improvements or to benefit corporate jets, a USA TODAY analysis shows. (Mon, 02 Nov 2009 04:33:05 GMT)

Pet of the Week
Every week we try and find a loving home for our pet of the week... This week we have a female yellow lab. Animal impound workers say she's still a puppy... probably around a year to a year and a half old... And has been at the pound since Thursday. T (Mon, 02 Nov 2009 05:11:25 GMT)

Get pet's picture taken with Santa
Get pet's picture taken with Santa (Mon, 02 Nov 2009 05:42:11 GMT)

Updated pet-pic gallery: Readers' Halloween pet photos
The Vancouver Sun wants you to show off your favorite pet taking part in Halloween fun (Mon, 02 Nov 2009 06:11:37 GMT)

Pet Pin-Up winners announced
Cathy PerfectKern Valley Sun This year’s winners of the Kern Valley Sun’s annual Pet Pin-Up contest have been announced. With so many cute and clever entries, choosing the winners was not any easy task. The contest generated $600 for the Kern Valley Animal Shelter in Southlake. (Mon, 02 Nov 2009 06:39:48 GMT)

Pet of the Week
The Valley Humane Society’s featured pet this week is Tommy, a 1-year-old male housecat. The society’s shelter is located on Trekell Road just north of Interstate 8. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Other pets ready for adoption can be seen on the society’s Web site: www.vhs.petfinder.com. The city of Casa Grande/Animal Care & Adoption Center ... (Mon, 02 Nov 2009 06:51:56 GMT)

Editor's Update: 2009 Pet Idol Contest photo gallery
The Daily News' annual Pet Idol Contest has drawn more than 150 entries, and it's time to vote. (Mon, 02 Nov 2009 07:27:00 GMT)

Noahâs Ark joins pet adoption effort
ROXBURY TWP. – The Iams pet food company, for the second year, will host their pet adoption campaign to benefit homeless animals. (Mon, 02 Nov 2009 09:04:29 GMT)

Airports get $1.1B for pet projects
Airports get $1.1B for pet projects (Mon, 02 Nov 2009 09:31:08 GMT)

Pet Idol takes a fall vacation
Maggie, Marco's Pet Idol 2009, takes a Fall Vacation and had some fun in a Fall pile of leaves. Current Rating: 0 of 0 votes! The following are comments from the readers. In no way do they represent the view of marcoislandflorida.com. (Mon, 02 Nov 2009 11:26:12 GMT)

Pet Rescued From House Fire In Tysons Corner
The fire was first reported at 9:11 a.m. in the 7900 block of Birnum Wood Drive. Learn how you can save your pet using mouth-to-snout techniques. (Mon, 02 Nov 2009 15:09:52 GMT)

Puppy, python stolen from West Islip pet shop
A puppy and a python were stolen in an overnight burglary at a West Islip pet shop, Suffolk police said in a weekend news release. (Mon, 02 Nov 2009 16:10:35 GMT)

Season of Suppers Strives to Double Pet Food, Monetary Donations in 2009
Purchase Pet food and place it in the Season of Suppers donation bin in any Banfield Pet hospital. The BCT suggests items that are easy to transport, such as small bags and cans. Donate money at Banfield Pet hospitals. During November and December, Banfield Pet hospitals are collecting Pet food and monetary donations in more than 750 hospitals nationwide. To find your nearest Banfield location ... (Mon, 02 Nov 2009 16:13:52 GMT)

Congress considers $3,500 tax credit for pet owners
Congress considers $3,500 tax credit for pet owners (Mon, 02 Nov 2009 16:25:02 GMT)

YOU HAVEN'T LIVED HERE UNTIL ...: You see how pet caskets get made
Must have to do with Paradise. Close. Try Gladstone, also in the Upper Peninsula -- in Delta County. That's where the Hoegh Pet Casket Co. is based. They build coffins for not only dogs, but cats and even parrots. They also sell memorial plaques, gravestones and cremation urns (including animal-themed ones). (Mon, 02 Nov 2009 16:51:48 GMT)

Vero Beach Free pet ID tags available on Saturday
The Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County will offer free pet identification tags on Saturday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Pet Supermarket, 5840 20th St, Vero Beach. (Mon, 02 Nov 2009 17:23:24 GMT)

PET SHOOTING: Polk County officials are investigating why a State Trooper in Elkhart shot his neighbors' dog
Polk County officials say they want to know why a State Trooper shot and killed a neighbor's pet. It happened in Elkhart Friday. (Mon, 02 Nov 2009 19:20:41 GMT)

Pet ownership for seniors
Pet ownership for seniors (Mon, 02 Nov 2009 20:10:17 GMT)

Pet Food Donor Wins Promotion
A woman who donated to CAART's Pet Food Pantry won Educational Credit Union's "Pay It Forward" promotion. (Mon, 02 Nov 2009 20:10:25 GMT)

Pet Owner: Dog Was Going To Be Killed Over $80
A Volusia County man, who lost his dog, says his beloved pet was about to be killed over $80. SLIDESHOW: Images Of Dog, Owner VIDEO REPORT: Man's Dog Almost Killed GREAT PETS: Submit Your Pet Photo (Mon, 02 Nov 2009 22:50:20 GMT)

Employees Rescued After Pet Clinic Robbery In Howard County
Tense moments at a North Laurel pet vaccination clinic after two employees walked in on a robbery in progress. (Mon, 02 Nov 2009 23:01:47 GMT)

Congress mulling over tax deduction for pet care
A proposed tax relief for pet owners would help alleviate the cost of owning a pet. (Tue, 03 Nov 2009 01:09:28 GMT)

Found Photoshop Contest: The Future of Pet Accessories
Imagine the future of pet accessories. In the 2004 film Envy , Jack Black invents a handy product called "VaPOOrize." You can probably guess its function. What products, gadgets and toys will improve the lives of pets or pet owners in the future? (Tue, 03 Nov 2009 01:16:01 GMT)

Noahâs Ark joins pet adoption effort
ROXBURY TWP. – The Iams pet food company, for the second year, will host their pet adoption campaign to benefit homeless animals. (Tue, 03 Nov 2009 01:58:33 GMT)

New PET lidding film eases recycling
Replacing multimaterial, coextruded lids is the aim of a new polyethylene terephthalate (PET) lidding film supplied by Rollprint Packaging Products Inc. (Addison, IL). The processor reckons the new lidding material will be of special attraction to packers using PET, since then the entire package bears a #1 recycling code. Called StreamOne, the polyester lidding, targeted for packaging of medical ... (Tue, 03 Nov 2009 03:35:15 GMT)

Hobbs City Council Approves New Pet Ordinance
If you want to take a pet home from the Hobbs animal shelter, you might find yourself making a stop in the classroom first. Commissioners approved a new pet ordinance on Monday night. (Tue, 03 Nov 2009 03:38:34 GMT)

Pet Pin-Up winners announced
Cathy PerfectKern Valley Sun This year’s winners of the Kern Valley Sun’s annual Pet Pin-Up contest have been announced. With so many cute and clever entries, choosing the winners was not any easy task. The contest generated $600 for the Kern Valley Animal Shelter in Southlake. (Tue, 03 Nov 2009 03:39:49 GMT)

Editor's Update: 2009 Pet Idol Contest photo gallery
The Daily News' annual Pet Idol Contest has drawn more than 150 entries, and it's time to vote. (Tue, 03 Nov 2009 07:26:57 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, 03 Nov 2009 07:28:15 GMT)

Pet Rx: Rabbits need help with pain control, too
In the past decade, the veterinary profession has made huge strides in advancing the proper care of pet rabbits. (Tue, 03 Nov 2009 08:04:41 GMT)

Demand remains high for R-PET sheet systems
As reported recently by Napcor, the National Association for PET Container Resources, the recycling rate for polyethyelene terephthalate (PET) in the U.S. hit 27% last year, the highest recycling rate for PET there more than a decade. In Europe the rates are higher, with Petcore reporting that European post-sorting PET collection reached 1.26 million tonnes in 2008, an increase of more than 11 ... (Tue, 03 Nov 2009 08:20:24 GMT)

Money reportedly taken from pet adoption center
Springfield police are investigating a reported break-in early Sunday at C.A.R.E. pet adoption center on West Sunshine Street. (Tue, 03 Nov 2009 08:59:37 GMT)

Tax Credit for Pet Owners
Lawmakers are working on a new bill that would give tax credits for pet owners. (Tue, 03 Nov 2009 09:48:09 GMT)

Tax credit for pet owners under review
Lawmakers in Washington are working on a new bill that would provide tax credits for some pet owners. (Tue, 03 Nov 2009 12:18:19 GMT)

Tax credit for pet owners under consideration
Having a 'domesticated' pet may soon save you money on your taxes. (Tue, 03 Nov 2009 12:48:09 GMT)

Pet Idol takes a fall vacation
Maggie, Marco's Pet Idol 2009, takes a Fall Vacation and had some fun in a Fall pile of leaves. Current Rating: 0 of 0 votes! The following are comments from the readers. In no way do they represent the view of marcoislandflorida.com. (Tue, 03 Nov 2009 12:52:43 GMT)

Banfield, The Pet Hospital(R) Receives 'Friendship Award' From Dumb Friends League in Denver, Colo.
PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Banfield, The Pet Hospital® received the 2009 "Friendship Award," from the Dumb Friends League in Denver, Colo. on Friday, Oct. 23. (Tue, 03 Nov 2009 17:13:32 GMT)

SPCA Pet Luminaries To Light Hopkins Green Nov. 27
One of the largest SPCA fundraisers for the year is the annual Pet Luminary Program that coincides with the Candlelight Processional on the evening of November 27th at Hopkin’s Green. (Tue, 03 Nov 2009 18:31:36 GMT)

Pet of the Week
Chewbacca or Chewie is a 2-year-old terrier mix and is this week's Pet of the Week at the Berkeley East Bay Humane Society. He loves people and is very social. He gets along with other dogs and with proper supervision he will be able to live with a cat. (Tue, 03 Nov 2009 19:10:56 GMT)

November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month!
When it comes to bringing home a furry friend, our adopters can have different frames of mind. Some wonder what a pet will bring into their lives or what pet will best fit into their established home and routine (an important point to consider!). (Tue, 03 Nov 2009 19:38:16 GMT)

PET imaging before radiation not ideal for determining boost radiation doses
(PHILADELPHIA) Positron emission tomography (PET) imaging of non-small cell lung cancer prior to receiving radiation therapy should not be the basis for determining areas that may benefit from higher doses of radiation, according to research presented by investigators at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital at the 51st ASTRO Annual Meeting (Abstract #2583/B-186). (Tue, 03 Nov 2009 19:52:59 GMT)

Pet Pin-Up winners announced
Cathy PerfectKern Valley Sun This year’s winners of the Kern Valley Sun’s annual Pet Pin-Up contest have been announced. With so many cute and clever entries, choosing the winners was not any easy task. The contest generated $600 for the Kern Valley Animal Shelter in Southlake. (Tue, 03 Nov 2009 19:55:08 GMT)

Pet of the week
ANDERSON COUNTY — This 5-year-old female white calico is ready for adoption at the Anderson County Animal Shelter. Ask for cat number 0911310. For more information about adopting a pet can be obtained by calling the shelter, at (864) 260-4151. (Tue, 03 Nov 2009 20:00:38 GMT)

PDSA issues "firework code" for pet owners
PET owners in the Yeovil area are being offered advice to ensure that their animals are not left "quaking in their beds" now that Guy Fawkes Night is nearly upon us. (Tue, 03 Nov 2009 22:14:22 GMT)

Special shelter is pet 'halfway house'
Some lucky pets are being given a second chance, all thanks to a woman who's made saving animals her mission. The center is called A New Dawn Pet Adoption. It's named after its owner, Dawn Kubisz, a woman who refuses to let her personal struggles get in the way rescuing animals. (Tue, 03 Nov 2009 22:35:44 GMT)

Online pet store owner to be billed for seized animals
The owner of a now-defunct pet business in P.E.I. will be held financially responsible for the animals seized from him last month by the Department of Agriculture (Tue, 03 Nov 2009 22:48:07 GMT)

The Pet Connection receives a bounty of generosity
Misfortune has turned into a bounty of riches for The Pet Connection, a non-profit, no-kill animal shelter in Mission. Shelter officials thought they were getting $5,000 from the Adam’s Rib barbecue restaurant in Overland Park after an eating contest in August won by Bryan Truta, radio personality at 105.1 JACK FM. (Tue, 03 Nov 2009 23:11:47 GMT)

A pet pinup calendar
This year’s Pet Pinup Calendar for the Central Nebraska Humane Society will feature cats and dogs, as expected, but there will also be full-page photos of a donkey and an iguana. (Wed, 04 Nov 2009 00:17:40 GMT)

Shirley Bassey - Barlow The Pet Shop Boys Bring Bassey Back
SHIRLEY BASSEY credits GARY BARLOW, RUFUS WAINWRIGHT and PET SHOP BOYS with bringing her out of retirement - because she was committed to spending the rest of her life away... (Wed, 04 Nov 2009 02:10:09 GMT)

Pet Snuggie
We've all heard of the Snuggie, but now there is a Snuggie for your Pet. See how it shaped up in our live demonstration. (Wed, 04 Nov 2009 04:09:46 GMT)

PET imaging is not the basis for increasing dosage level
Positron emission tomography (PET) imaging of non-small cell lung cancer prior to receiving radiation therapy should not be the basis for determining areas that may benefit from higher doses of radiation, according to research presented by investigators at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital at the 51st ASTRO Annual Meeting (Abstract #2583/B-186). (Wed, 04 Nov 2009 05:29:02 GMT)

3 pet dogs found dead; poisoning is suspected
ALHAMBRA - Police are investigating the apparent poisoning of three pet dogs and the discovery of a mysterious white powder found sprinkled over meat placed in their yard. (Wed, 04 Nov 2009 05:48:00 GMT)

Pet store owners on animal cruelty charges
The owners of a pet store in Sydney’s inner west will face court on animal cruelty charges. (Wed, 04 Nov 2009 05:54:11 GMT)

My Pet World: Neutering mandates have unintended consequences
Does mandated pet neutering help or harm a community? (Wed, 04 Nov 2009 06:16:49 GMT)

Editor's Update: 2009 Pet Idol Contest photo gallery
The Daily News' annual Pet Idol Contest has drawn more than 150 entries, and it's time to vote. (Wed, 04 Nov 2009 06:41:57 GMT)

Pet Idol takes a fall vacation
Maggie, Marco's Pet Idol 2009, takes a Fall Vacation and had some fun in a Fall pile of leaves. Current Rating: 0 of 0 votes! The following are comments from the readers. In no way do they represent the view of marcoislandflorida.com. (Wed, 04 Nov 2009 08:23:01 GMT)

Dolled up pup winner of pet costume contest
Dolled up pup winner of pet costume contest (Wed, 04 Nov 2009 10:41:07 GMT)

Pet Ohana
Toto's expressive ears are his trademark. This pet may already have been adopted, but many others animals are available. Call 356-2218 or visit the Hawaiian Humane Society. (Wed, 04 Nov 2009 12:16:33 GMT)

Noahâs Ark joins pet adoption effort
ROXBURY TWP. – The Iams pet food company, for the second year, will host their pet adoption campaign to benefit homeless animals. (Wed, 04 Nov 2009 13:15:03 GMT)

Noahâs Ark joins pet adoption effort
ROXBURY TWP. – The Iams pet food company, for the second year, will host their pet adoption campaign to benefit homeless animals. (Wed, 04 Nov 2009 15:13:33 GMT)

In Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer PET Imaging Before Radiation Not Ideal For Determining Boost Radiation Doses
Positron emission tomography (PET) imaging of non-small cell lung cancer prior to receiving radiation therapy should not be the basis for determining areas that may benefit from higher doses of radiation, according to research presented by investigators at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital at the 51st ASTRO Annual Meeting (Abstract #2583/B-186). (Wed, 04 Nov 2009 15:21:48 GMT)

'Pet' stars in Sir Bobby tribute
Stars of TV's Auf Wiedersehen Pet record a special version of The Blaydon Races in honour of the late Sir Bobby Robson. (Wed, 04 Nov 2009 15:48:28 GMT)

Pet portraits to benefit local strays
Story created Nov 03, 2009 - 16:08:10 CST. Primp up your pooches and fluff up your felines for the Third Annual Holiday Pet Photo Shoot this Saturday. (Wed, 04 Nov 2009 15:59:39 GMT)

Pet Pin-Up winners announced
Cathy PerfectKern Valley Sun This year’s winners of the Kern Valley Sun’s annual Pet Pin-Up contest have been announced. With so many cute and clever entries, choosing the winners was not any easy task. The contest generated $600 for the Kern Valley Animal Shelter in Southlake. (Wed, 04 Nov 2009 16:24:49 GMT)

Observer introduces Atascocita Pet Calendar
In an effort to help rid the area of lost pets and hopefully find a home for others, The Atascocita Observer is proud to announce its first Pet Calendar Contest. (Wed, 04 Nov 2009 17:36:31 GMT)

Pet Of The Week: Terrier Mix
This week's Pet of the Week is a 2-month-old female terrier mix. (Wed, 04 Nov 2009 17:49:07 GMT)

First confirmed H1N1 case reported in house pet
A cat in Iowa has come down with a case of H1N1 swine flu, the first reported confirmed case of infection in a house pet. (Wed, 04 Nov 2009 21:05:21 GMT)

In Tokyo, nothing is too good for your pet
Whether you're looking for a birthday cake for your beagle, or oxygen therapy for your tabby, you can find countless ways to pamper your pet in Tokyo. Japan has become a nation of animal lovers. According to the Pet Food Manufacturers' Association of Japan, the number of domestic cats and dogs in the country now stands at 26.8 million, up from 17.8 million 10 years ago. Many cafes and shops are ... (Wed, 04 Nov 2009 21:09:21 GMT)

Firefighters in six-hour rescue of pet duck
Firefighters "went beyond the call of duty" during the six-hour rescue of a pet duck from a water pipe, its grateful owner said today. (Mon, 09 Nov 2009 12:02:41 GMT)

Firemen launch sixhour rescue for pet duck
Firemen carried out a sixhour rescue of a pet duck after it became stuck in a water pipe. (Mon, 09 Nov 2009 13:05:59 GMT)

Swine Flu Infects Pet Shop Boys Ukraine Shows
Pet Shop Boys' Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe might be asking themselves today what they did to deserve this. (Mon, 09 Nov 2009 17:42:11 GMT)

Pet euthanasia: It's never easy saying goodbye
It's an issue almost every pet owner confronts at some time: How do you know when it's time to have your animal euthanized? (Mon, 09 Nov 2009 18:04:06 GMT)

Pet Project moving to Marseilles
The Pet Project animal shelter in Grand Ridge will be moving to Marseilles. The facility, scheduled to lose its longtime current facility at the end of the year, will be leasing the former Dog Wash Inn in Marseilles for (Mon, 09 Nov 2009 19:19:25 GMT)

Tonight at 6 pm: Are animal control officers unfairly targeting pet owners?
Officers with Gaston County Animal Control were going door-to-door Monday looking for pet owners with out-of-date vaccination records. (Mon, 09 Nov 2009 19:23:28 GMT)

First Pet With Swine Flu Reported in U.S.
A cat in a U.S. state has been diagnosed with swine flu. Local veterinarian Dr. Marty Greer tries to calm down pet owners, saying that one case is not the rule. (Mon, 09 Nov 2009 19:54:48 GMT)

Pet portraits to benefit local strays
Story created Nov 03, 2009 - 16:08:10 CST. Primp up your pooches and fluff up your felines for the Third Annual Holiday Pet Photo Shoot this Saturday. (Mon, 09 Nov 2009 19:59:39 GMT)

St. Veronica hosts pet blessing ceremony
In honor of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals, St. Veronica School third- and fourth-graders gathered in the church for a pet blessing Oct. 2. (Mon, 09 Nov 2009 20:37:30 GMT)

New Port Richey stove fire kills pet, damages home
A New Port Richey family was temporarily displaced and a family pet was killed shortly after noon today after a fire broke out in their home. (Mon, 09 Nov 2009 21:30:05 GMT)

Kroger Offers Online Pet Insurance Discount
Kroger Co. is promoting its pet insurance by offering a limited-time $10 savings to those who enroll online. (Mon, 09 Nov 2009 23:14:42 GMT)

Detectives to investigate alleged embezzlement incident at Pet Network in Tahoe
Detectives to investigate alleged embezzlement incident at Pet Network in Tahoe By Kyle Magin North Lake Tahoe Bonanza INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. - Detectives plan to investigate an alleged embezzlement incident at the Incline Village-based nonprofit Pet Network after the agency reported nearly $8,000 missing, a law enforcement official said Monday. According to a Washoe County Sheriff's Office ... (Tue, 10 Nov 2009 01:58:48 GMT)

Roswell Ordinance Addresses Pet Chickens
A Roswell man fought City Hall to keep his pet chickens back in the spring and won. Now, the city council is drafting new legislation that would regulate chickens within city limits. (Tue, 10 Nov 2009 04:02:34 GMT)

Recalled on Certain Pet Treats Made by Pet Carousel: Salmonella
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is issuing this health alert to warn consumers not to use Pig Ears and Beef Hooves pet treats manufactured by Pet Carousel because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella . The products were distributed nationwide in both bulk and retail packaging for sale in pet food and retail chain stores. (Tue, 10 Nov 2009 04:34:35 GMT)

Detectives to investigate alleged embezzlement case at Pet Network in Tahoe
Detectives to investigate alleged embezzlement case at Pet Network in Tahoe By Kyle Magin Sierra Sun INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. - Detectives plan to investigate an alleged embezzlement incident at the Incline Village-based nonprofit Pet Network after the agency reported nearly $8,000 missing, a law enforcement official said Monday. According to a Washoe County Sheriff's Office report obtained Monday ... (Tue, 10 Nov 2009 04:55:09 GMT)

Electronic door senses pet's approach
You want your pet to enter and exit your home at his leisure, but you don't want the neighborhood tomcat and the pesky Pekingese next door to join him for dinner. (Tue, 10 Nov 2009 05:04:20 GMT)

Clarendon Co. Council votes against pet ordinance
Clarendon County Council voted Monday night not to pass a pet ordinance that would have pet owners pay a yearly fee. (Tue, 10 Nov 2009 05:09:10 GMT)

Detectives to investigate alleged embezzlement case at Pet Network in Tahoe
Detectives to investigate alleged embezzlement case at Pet Network in Tahoe By Kyle Magin Sierra Sun INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. - Detectives plan to investigate an alleged embezzlement incident at the Incline Village-based nonprofit Pet Network after the agency reported nearly $8,000 missing, a law enforcement official said Monday. According to a Washoe County Sheriff's Office report obtained Monday ... (Tue, 10 Nov 2009 06:56:29 GMT)

Adopt-A-Pet construction on schedule
News-Times/Steve Moseley Crews from Bierman Contractors continued working on the new York Adopt-A-Pet facility Monday afternoon. Construction is right on schedule with organizers hoping to move in by next March. (Tue, 10 Nov 2009 07:24:49 GMT)

Editor's Update: 2009 Pet Idol Contest photo gallery
The Daily News' annual Pet Idol Contest has drawn more than 150 entries, and it's time to vote. (Tue, 10 Nov 2009 07:42:07 GMT)

Meet Pet of the Week: Rose
Looking for one pet as a faithful companion? (Tue, 10 Nov 2009 08:21:28 GMT)

Detectives to investigate alleged embezzlement incident at Pet Network in Tahoe
Detectives to investigate alleged embezzlement incident at Pet Network in Tahoe By Kyle Magin North Lake Tahoe Bonanza INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. - Detectives plan to investigate an alleged embezzlement incident at the Incline Village-based nonprofit Pet Network after the agency reported nearly $8,000 missing, a law enforcement official said Monday. According to a Washoe County Sheriff's Office ... (Tue, 10 Nov 2009 09:01:55 GMT)

Pet calendar
Through Nov. 15 Pet salon gives back: Through Nov. 15. October is Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog month across the nation. To raise money for local shelters, Eufuria Pet Salon, 326 S. LaGrange Road in Frankfort, is offering $20 baths for all dogs and donating all profits to area shelters. Baths include shampoo, conditioner and nail trim. To register, call 708-205-5622. ... (Tue, 10 Nov 2009 10:05:06 GMT)

Column highlights problem overlooked in pet purchasing
I would like to thank Julie Wolf for her Nov. 9 column, "Integrity matters in pet purchasing," highlighting an issue that few people know about but that everyone should care about. (Tue, 10 Nov 2009 10:08:20 GMT)

Pet Idol takes a fall vacation
Maggie, Marco's Pet Idol 2009, takes a Fall Vacation and had some fun in a Fall pile of leaves. Current Rating: 0 of 0 votes! The following are comments from the readers. In no way do they represent the view of marcoislandflorida.com. (Tue, 10 Nov 2009 13:07:08 GMT)

Pet store puppies die in central Ky. fire
LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. - A fire at a central Kentucky strip mall has destroyed a pet store, killing a number of animals. (Tue, 10 Nov 2009 14:05:41 GMT)

Pet Project moving to Marseilles
The Pet Project animal shelter in Grand Ridge will be moving to Marseilles. The facility, scheduled to lose its longtime current home at the end of the year, will be leasing the former Dog Wash Inn in Marseilles for (Tue, 10 Nov 2009 15:19:25 GMT)

PetSmart Expands Recall on Pet Carousel, Inc. Products
PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - November 10, 2009) - PetSmart ( NASDAQ : PETM ) is extending a voluntary recall on beef hoof products to include a total of 14 products. These items were manufactured by Pet Carousel, Inc. in Sanger, Calif., and include beef hoof chews as well as certain rope toys with hoof or bone components. The date range for purchasing affected products has been expanded to include ... (Tue, 10 Nov 2009 16:17:07 GMT)

Fire that killed pet store animals began at electrical panel, official says
A fire Monday night that burned a Lawrenceburg pet store and killed a dozen dogs and cats started at (Tue, 10 Nov 2009 16:23:41 GMT)

Pet Shop Fire Kills Animals
LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (AP) — A fire at a central Kentucky strip mall has destroyed a pet store, killing a number of animals. WLEX-TV in Lexington reported the fire broke out Monday night at All About Pets in Lawrenceburg, killing about a dozen animals, including six newborn puppies. (Tue, 10 Nov 2009 17:32:09 GMT)

PET imaging useful in lung cancer cases
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists say a rapid decline in metabolic activity on a PET scan after radiation for non-small cell lung cancer suggests good local tumor control. (Tue, 10 Nov 2009 18:33:48 GMT)

Detectives to investigate alleged embezzlement incident at Pet Network in Tahoe
Detectives to investigate alleged embezzlement incident at Pet Network in Tahoe By Kyle Magin North Lake Tahoe Bonanza INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. - Detectives plan to investigate an alleged embezzlement incident at the Incline Village-based nonprofit Pet Network after the agency reported nearly $8,000 missing, a law enforcement official said Monday. According to a Washoe County Sheriff's Office ... (Tue, 10 Nov 2009 19:58:56 GMT)

Recall of Pet Carousel products expanded
PHOENIX, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- PetSmart Inc. says it is expanding its recall of beef hoof products manufactured by Pet Carousel Inc. of Sanger, Calif., to include 14 products. (Tue, 10 Nov 2009 20:53:49 GMT)

Pet Talk: High-spirited hound is a law dog waiting to happen
Hounds just don't come much prettier than Bo. Anyone would be proud to have him. But Bo has some sort of turbo mechanism operating just beneath his well-muscled surface that drives every second of his life. (Tue, 10 Nov 2009 21:14:46 GMT)

Pet Detective Searches for Missing Metro Dog
A nationally known pet detective is searching for 9 year old Cinnamon, a chihuahua who escaped from a metro area pet hospital one month ago. (Tue, 10 Nov 2009 23:04:09 GMT)

FDA issues salmonella alert for Pet Carousel products
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a health alert that warns consumers not to use pig ears and beef hooves pet treats manufactured by Pet Carousel because the products might be contaminated with salmonella. (Wed, 11 Nov 2009 00:01:33 GMT)

The Pet-Death Business
Riding around Manhattan on a delivery run with a car full of pet cremains, it's hard not to look at the world differently. The omnipresence of pets becomes glaringly obvious, and their inevitable fate is never far from the mind. It's easy to imagine the whippet being jaywalked across Eighth Avenu... (Wed, 11 Nov 2009 00:06:38 GMT)

November is Adopt-a-Senior-Pet Month
Darlington County Humane Society and Petfinder.com are celebrating November as Adopt-a-Senior-Pet Month. (Wed, 11 Nov 2009 01:06:18 GMT)

'Face' of pet-therapy program retires
For his last hurrah as a pet-therapy dog, Sundance returned to a familiar place, the fourth floor of a care unit at the Beatitudes Campus care facility in north Phoenix. (Wed, 11 Nov 2009 03:08:31 GMT)

Detectives to investigate alleged embezzlement case at Pet Network in Tahoe
Detectives to investigate alleged embezzlement case at Pet Network in Tahoe By Kyle Magin Sierra Sun INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. - A former employee of the Incline Village-based nonprofit Pet Network allegedly embezzled nearly $8,000 over the past few months, an official said Tuesday. The pet adoption and boarding agency reported the incident last Thursday, Nov. 5, in a complaint to the Washoe County ... (Wed, 11 Nov 2009 04:21:20 GMT)

The 15 Funniest Pet Videos The Web Has To Offer: Send Us Your Own!
You know what's awesome? Cute animal videos. You know what's even better? Cute animal videos that are also hilarious. Is your pet funny? We want to see why! Click the "PARTICIPATE" button when you have your youtube video ready and a box will pop up so you can enter the embed code. (Wed, 11 Nov 2009 05:24:08 GMT)

'Face' of pet-therapy program retires
For his last hurrah as a pet-therapy dog, Sundance returned to a familiar place, the fourth floor of a care unit at the Beatitudes Campus care facility in north Phoenix. (Wed, 11 Nov 2009 06:18:59 GMT)

Girl Scouts to present pet drinking fountain in Ventura
The Girl Scouts of California Central Coast Troop 60448 on Saturday will dedicate a pet drinking fountain that two members installed at a Ventura park. Lexi Gerkensmeyer and Jillian Lopez installed the fountain at Ventura Community Park, 901 S. Kimball Road, as part of their Silver Award project. They will dedicate it at 1 p.m. Saturday, giving out treats to dogs until 3 p.m. Girl Scout Nuts ... (Wed, 11 Nov 2009 06:37:23 GMT)

Editor's Update: 2009 Pet Idol Contest photo gallery
The Daily News' annual Pet Idol Contest has drawn more than 150 entries, and it's time to vote. (Wed, 11 Nov 2009 07:56:37 GMT)

China looking to ditch ban on PET scrap bottles
The Chinese government is apparently edging closer to ending a ban on direct imports of whole PET scrap bottles, a move being watched in recycling circles around the world because it may mean more recycled PET exports to China and potentially less available elsewhere. (Wed, 11 Nov 2009 09:53:43 GMT)

Jobs secured at pet store chain
A pet food retail chain is bought in a deal which should secure 153 jobs in 24 stores throughout Scotland. (Wed, 11 Nov 2009 10:21:32 GMT)

Pet Ohana
Elvis is high-energy on or off stage and is ready to dance his way into your heart. This pet may already have been adopted, but many others animals are available. Call 356-2218 or visit the Hawaiian Humane Society. (Wed, 11 Nov 2009 11:49:13 GMT)

Pet Idol takes a fall vacation
Maggie, Marco's Pet Idol 2009, takes a Fall Vacation and had some fun in a Fall pile of leaves. Current Rating: 0 of 0 votes! The following are comments from the readers. In no way do they represent the view of marcoislandflorida.com. (Wed, 11 Nov 2009 12:08:13 GMT)

Father: Pet Lizards Gave Family Salmonella
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Most students jump at the chance to take home a class pet. But one father said his kids brought home two pets from science class -- and the lizards gave them salmonella poisoning , reported WLKY-TV in Louisville. (Wed, 11 Nov 2009 14:30:00 GMT)

Pet of the Week, 11/11/09
Pudge is a four-year-old chihuahua belonging to Kayne Crison in Arizona City. Though he didn’t feel like one, Pudge was dressed as a king for Halloween. Want to see your pet featured in an upcoming Pet of the Week article? Interested readers may submit picture(s) and a brief story of their pet to the AC office, 13350 S. Sunland Gin Road, suite 1-C, or via e-mail to editor ... (Wed, 11 Nov 2009 15:58:16 GMT)

Pet Network executive director: Former employee embezzled nearly $8,000
Pet Network executive director: Former employee embezzled nearly $8,000 By Kyle Magin North Lake Tahoe Bonanza INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. - A former employee of the Incline Village-based nonprofit Pet Network allegedly embezzled nearly $8,000 over the past few months, an official said Tuesday. The pet adoption and boarding agency reported the incident last Thursday, Nov. 5, in a complaint to the ... (Wed, 11 Nov 2009 16:14:29 GMT)

Sophia Yin: Holiday Hazards for Your Pet
Which temptation will catch your pet's fancy first? Suddenly Kitty's scaling the pine scented jungle gym, or Fido, the intact male is enjoying his new Douglas Fir port-a-potty. (Wed, 11 Nov 2009 16:18:23 GMT)

Pet of the Week 11/11: Spaniel Mix
Today's Pet of the Week is a female Spaniel mix puppy named Lady. Call 425-PAWS to adopt. (Wed, 11 Nov 2009 16:33:11 GMT)

Pet Photo Shoot at Oakpark Mall
(ABC 6 NEWS) – The cameras were on at the Oakpark mall Sunday and they were ready for man's best friends. Sunday was the eleventh annual holiday pet photo shoot put on by the Mower County Humane Society. (Wed, 11 Nov 2009 17:36:58 GMT)

Free pet inoculations come to East Montgomery County
Pet owners have an opportunity to get caught up on their animals’ shots at the third annual inoculation event Nov. 14 at the Montgomery County Precinct 4 Barn in New Caney. (Wed, 11 Nov 2009 19:35:18 GMT)

Top 10 pet health tips for the holidays
(ARA) - Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, New Year's Eve and Kwanzaa - no matter what you're celebrating, pet owners need to remember to keep their pets safe and healthy for the holidays. (Wed, 11 Nov 2009 19:50:59 GMT)

Jobs saved as former boss buys Acorn Pet Centres
ACORN Pet Centres, the animal food retailer that slipped into administration in September, was yesterday bought by its former managing director, securing 153 jobs at 24 stores (Thu, 12 Nov 2009 01:02:25 GMT)

Debate over pet-friendly rentals heats up
A new potential pet rule is making Bay Area landlords furious. (Thu, 12 Nov 2009 02:50:47 GMT)

Pet Project prepares for lease payments
Facing the burden of monthly lease payments in its new home, Pet Project feels its positioned itself well financially thanks to a fundraiser. The "Save Our Shelter" fundraiser held in October at JJ's Pub in Ottawa drew 384 people, (Thu, 12 Nov 2009 03:51:28 GMT)

BBB: Serious Problem At Jolly Jim's Pet Store
A KFOX investigation looks into the alleged selling of sick animals at a local pet store. Customer Says Pet Store Sold Sick Puppies (Thu, 12 Nov 2009 04:21:00 GMT)

Pet-Friendly Policies Save Animals
My roommate and I are animal people. At some point in our childhood, we wanted to be veterinarians — before we realized that requires way too much math and science in our education. Even so, we have grown up around animals and have always been avid pet lovers. Unfortunately, she and I have been unable to [...] (Thu, 12 Nov 2009 05:02:25 GMT)

Piedmont Pet Pantry lands PETCO grant
The Piedmont Pet Pantry has received a $2,000 grant from the PETCO Foundation — money that will help local residents who are struggling financially to pay for cat and dog food. (Thu, 12 Nov 2009 05:19:48 GMT)

Grooming boom: The Pet Salon provides services, instruction
At The Pet Salon in Scott, dogs of varying shapes and sizes stood quietly on grooming tables as they were combed, brushed, clipped, trimmed with scissors and fluffed with blow dryers. (Thu, 12 Nov 2009 05:42:30 GMT)

Pet of the week: Lab mix needs a home
Pet: Meet Charlie, a 1-year-old, 75-pound Labrador retriever mix with a loving heart and a fantastic personality. Charlie is incredibly friendly and sweet. He is also very smart, and already knows "sit," "shake" and "down." Would you like to make Charlie a part of your family? (Thu, 12 Nov 2009 06:06:40 GMT)

Editor's Update: 2009 Pet Idol Contest photo gallery
The Daily News' annual Pet Idol Contest has drawn more than 150 entries, and it's time to vote. (Thu, 12 Nov 2009 06:26:37 GMT)

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