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Pet Christmas gifts
Children ages 4 and older can attend craft sessions to make Christmas gifts for their pets from 10 to 11 a.m. and from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Captain Salem Avery Museum, 1418 E.W. Shady Side Road in Shady Side. Children are asked to bring a photo of their pet, no more than 2 inches in diameter. (Tue, 01 Dec 2009 00:14:01 GMT)

BGS Global Hospitals opens Cancer Institute, installs PET CT facility
The BGS Global Hospitals has opened its Cancer Institute which will offer radiation, medical and surgical oncology. It has also installed the PET CT (positron emission tomography/computerized tomography) facility which is a benchmark in the diagnosis, planning and treatment of cancer. (Tue, 01 Dec 2009 02:44:05 GMT)

Pet of the week
HAPPY 400th PET! Holly is celebrating because her photo is the 400th Pet of the Week featured since we started the column nearly eight years ago! Week after week, the animal lovers of Flagstaff have supported the Coconino Humane Shelter by adopting wonderful pets just like Holly. The shelter's phone number is 526-1076, and its hours are Monday through Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and ... (Tue, 01 Dec 2009 02:58:34 GMT)

Pet Social Worker Busy In Tough Economy
Meet a woman helping some pet owners through tough decisions they're being forced to make in a tough economy. (Tue, 01 Dec 2009 03:46:31 GMT)

Spencer considering city-owned pet cemetery
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Spencer may become one of the first communities in the country to establish a city-owned pet cemetery. The Spencer City Council voted earlier this month to move ahead with (Tue, 01 Dec 2009 05:05:24 GMT)

Joanna Krupa bares all for PETA pet campaign
Washington, Dec 1 : Playboy model Joanna Krupa has once again bared all-this time for PETA Christmas pet store campaign. (Tue, 01 Dec 2009 05:05:32 GMT)

Chicago's Animal Kingdom pet shop closing its doors
The original Chelveston the Duck, a fowl famous for his antics on Ray Rayner's WGN-TV show, was almost someone's dinner. He was rescued from a poultry shop by the Animal Kingdom pet store, which supplied most Chicago-based animal "actors" from the 1950s to the 1980s. (Tue, 01 Dec 2009 05:48:00 GMT)

Shelter Helpers need pet food donations
PARSIPPANY — Shelter Helpers On Wheels is making an appeal for donations of pet food, particularly dry and canned cat and dog food, and birdseed. Items can be dropped off at Forest Lumber on Route 46 East, Mountain Lakes, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mondays through Fridays. (Tue, 01 Dec 2009 09:23:43 GMT)

Send us your pet holiday pictures
The holidays are fun for the whole family, pets included.The Herald-News is looking for pets celebrating the holidays -- be it Christmas , Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, the winter solstice or anything that has to do with winter.Pets can be sitting on Santa's lap or dressed up like reindeer. It's all up to you.Photos will be included in our online gallery of holiday pet photos. Also, on Dec. 22, The Herald ... (Tue, 01 Dec 2009 10:20:17 GMT)

PET CALENDAR
Dec. 5-6 Pet pictures with Santa: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 5-6, PetSmart on Plainfield Road in Joliet. The Will County Humane Society earns $5 dollars for every picture taken. Santa Paws Christmas bazaar: Noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 5-6 at the Will County Humane Society, 24109 W. Seil Road, Shorewood. Make Christmas brighter for homeless pets. Holiday gifts for sale for pets and people. Also includes the ... (Tue, 01 Dec 2009 10:20:17 GMT)

Spencer may establish pet cemetery
Spencer, Ia. - Spencer may become one of the first communities in the country to establish a city-owned pet cemetery. (Tue, 01 Dec 2009 10:20:19 GMT)

Bond with pet works like therapy during stressful times
Washington, December 1: The often underestimated significance of a pet in the life of a human has been brought forward in a growing body of research that suggests that a household animal can provide a range of relational benefits. (Tue, 01 Dec 2009 10:46:58 GMT)

Roxburyâs Noahâs Ark joins nationwide 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, 01 Dec 2009 11:30:45 GMT)

Pets look forward to visit the Pet Resort
Marianne Alliston, 36, has owned and operated the Pet Resort on 50425 Bemis road since she opened it six years ago. (Tue, 01 Dec 2009 12:29:05 GMT)

Diamond Pet Foods cat food recalled over thiamine deficiency
WASHINGTON -- Diamond Pet Foods recalled select bags of dry cat food Tuesday after 21 reports of health problems in cats.Diamond Pet Foods is recalling bags of dry cat food. Select bags of Premium Edge Finicky Adult Cat and Premium... (Tue, 01 Dec 2009 16:25:08 GMT)

Pet photos with Santa being offered at mall
Pet owners can have their pets' photos taken with Santa on Sunday at Columbia Center mall (Tue, 01 Dec 2009 17:00:35 GMT)

Tax break for pet owners?
Animal shelters across the country are dealing with large numbers of abandoned pets and now a Michigan congressman has introduced legislation to give tax breaks to pet owners. (Tue, 01 Dec 2009 17:12:52 GMT)

Ninth annual Home 4 the Holidays Pet Adoption Campaign kicks off
Lee County Domestic Animal Services will join more than 2,000 pet shelters and adoption centers across the country for Home 4 the Holidays 2009, a national event organized to raise awareness of the joys of owning shelter-adopted pets. (Tue, 01 Dec 2009 17:48:31 GMT)

Cat food recall by Diamond Pet Foods
Diamond Pet Foods recalled select bags of dry cat food Tuesday after 21 reports of health problems in cats. (Tue, 01 Dec 2009 18:26:20 GMT)

Pet Talk: Beware the flowers you keep around your kitties
The most responsible pet owners can sometimes suffer unspeakable loss through lack of knowledge. Rebecca Lombardo did. (Tue, 01 Dec 2009 18:33:20 GMT)

Humane Society to sponsor pet trust seminar in Vero Beach
The Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County is hosting a pet trust seminar from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday. (Tue, 01 Dec 2009 19:08:25 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, 01 Dec 2009 19:21:28 GMT)

Pets look forward to visit the Pet Resort
Marianne Alliston, 36, has owned and operated the Pet Resort on 50425 Bemis road since she opened it six years ago. (Tue, 01 Dec 2009 20:58:44 GMT)

Nevada’s Mewdy Blue nominated for Pet Hall of Fame
For the past 12 years, the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association (IVMA) has been honoring pets from all over Iowa in a Pet Hall of Fame. Among the nominated pets for 2010 is Mewdy Blue, an award-winning show cat raised and cared for by Nevada resident Andrea Dorn. Mewdy has been nominated to the “Professional” category, which honors show and service animals. (Tue, 01 Dec 2009 23:10:21 GMT)

Pet food drive collecting Pounds for Hounds
Only a few days remain for the second annual Pounds for Hounds pet food drive. Donations of dry or canned dog and cat food are being accepted at 360 Pet Medical on East Main Street through the end of (Wed, 02 Dec 2009 00:19:45 GMT)

Consider rescuing a dog from a shelter when you are seeking a pet
Recently I have become aware of pet stores still opening in Monmouth County even when others have closed their doors for good. How can pet stores continue to open in this area in light of all the recent publicity that puppy mills have been given? Hasn't anyone seen Oprah? Her show recognized that despite their claims, most dogs sold in pet stores are from puppy mills. (Wed, 02 Dec 2009 01:27:25 GMT)

Corona Animal Shelter Waives Pet Adoption Fees
The Corona Animal Shelter has a holiday gift for prospective pet owners -- the shelter is waiving adoption fees in December. You'll still have to pay to have the pet spayed or neutered and to get it licensed, but the acoption fee will be free. (Wed, 02 Dec 2009 01:31:00 GMT)

New fees in offing for Bibb pet owners
All Bibb County owners of dogs and cats could soon have to pay for pet licenses. (Wed, 02 Dec 2009 04:37:26 GMT)

Home 4 the Holidays Pet adoption campaign kicks off
Lee County Domestic Animal Services will join more than 2,000 pet shelters and adoption centers across the country for Home 4 the Holidays 2009, a national event organized to raise awareness of the joys of owning shelter-adopted pets. (Wed, 02 Dec 2009 05:12:55 GMT)

Pet of the Week: Brewster
Pet: Meet Brewster, a 3-year-old, 60-pound Siberian husky/golden retriever mix who is incredibly friendly. This handsome boy loves receiving attention and going for walks. He is also a champion snuggler, and can't wait to share this talent with his new family. (Wed, 02 Dec 2009 06:03:10 GMT)

Pet adoption events scheduled for Saturday
LAS CRUCES -- The Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley will conduct two pet adoption events Saturday. (Wed, 02 Dec 2009 07:09:37 GMT)

All American Pet Company Inc. Introduces the First Food Bar for Dogs
BEVERLY HILLS, CA--(Marketwire - December 2, 2009) - All American Pet CompanyT Inc. ( PINKSHEETS : AAPT ), makers of super premium dog food brands Grrr-nolaT Natural Dog Food, the Grrr-nola Food Bar, and Bow Wow BreakfastT, announces the success of its product launch strategy focused on the drug store and convenience store marketplace. AAP Sales and Distribution Inc., AAPT's licensee who has the ... (Wed, 02 Dec 2009 10:16:36 GMT)

Kroger debuts pet insurance
A new offer from Kroger Personal Finance gives pet owners some financial assurance if their dog requires cancer treatment or the cat needs surgery. (Wed, 02 Dec 2009 10:24:32 GMT)

Alternative Housing for Your Pet During the Holidays
There Are Several Ways to Reduce Your Pet's Stress (Wed, 02 Dec 2009 10:59:26 GMT)

Roxburyâs Noahâs Ark joins nationwide 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, 02 Dec 2009 11:58:38 GMT)

Braly: Donate food to help pet owners
McKamey Animal Care and Adoption Center’s pet food drive is in full swing, helping those in the community who may be struggling to feed their pets. (Wed, 02 Dec 2009 12:14:35 GMT)

Doggone crazy: Caring for pet pooches has become serious business for sisters
"Taking care of a puppy is a big responsibility," many parents chide their children when they clamour for a family pet. (Wed, 02 Dec 2009 12:17:31 GMT)

Pets look forward to visit the Pet Resort
Marianne Alliston, 36, has owned and operated the Pet Resort on 50425 Bemis road since she opened it six years ago. (Wed, 02 Dec 2009 12:28:44 GMT)

Pet policies of top hotel chains
Most major hotel chains are putting out the welcome mat for Fido. However, some have restrictions that muzzle the term “pet friendly”. Here’s a guide to help. (Wed, 02 Dec 2009 14:58:05 GMT)

Second Chance Pet Adoptions Sponsors Holiday Bazaar In Brier Creek Commons
RALEIGH , N.C. – Kristine Mayberry , president of Second Chance Pet Adoptions ( www.secondchancenc.org ), has announced that the organization is sponsoring a Holiday Bazaar on from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6 in Brier Creek Commons. (Wed, 02 Dec 2009 15:09:01 GMT)

Roxburyâs Noahâs Ark joins nationwide 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, 02 Dec 2009 15:15:46 GMT)

Joanna Krupa Gets Naked For Peta Christmas Pet Store Campaign
Supermodel JOANNA KRUPA has stripped again in an effort to make animal lovers think twice before buying a puppy from a pet store. (Wed, 02 Dec 2009 16:18:40 GMT)

Pet Of The Week: Mocha The Cat
Today's Pet of the Week is a female calico cat named Mocha. (Wed, 02 Dec 2009 16:57:27 GMT)

Pet licence renewals to be sent out by City of Regina this week
The City of Regina will be sending out pet licence renewals notices this week. (Wed, 02 Dec 2009 17:46:22 GMT)

Kroger Offers New Insurance Policy For Pet Owners
Kroger is offering some financial relief to pet owners during these tough economic times. Their Personal Finance Team is launching a new pet insurance policy for animals in need of cancer treatment, surgery or those suffering from any other emergency illness. (Wed, 02 Dec 2009 18:16:59 GMT)

How to find a cheap Zhu Zhu Pet
Can't find this Christmas's hot toy -- the Zhu Zhu Pet -- at a reasonable price? Try one (or more) of these shopping strategies and, maybe, one of the furry robotic hamsters will be yours without a hefty markup. (Wed, 02 Dec 2009 21:44:11 GMT)

Westmoreland Co. Family's Pet Deer Shot, Killed
A Westmoreland County family says someone came on to their private property and shot and killed two of their pet deer. (Wed, 02 Dec 2009 22:59:15 GMT)

Holiday pet portraits available
Send out your holiday greetings with a picture of your furry family. Akron area photographer Catherine Widemire will be at Troutman Vineyards on Dec. 12 to photograph your pet. (Thu, 03 Dec 2009 01:15:48 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, 03 Dec 2009 02:06:18 GMT)

Adopt a Pet December 8th, Get Free Lunch for a Week
If you adopt a pet from the Hawaiian Humane Society on Tuesday December 8, you could receive a free lunch plate everyday for a week from L&L. L&L Hawaiian Barbecue and the Humane Society are teaming up for the Adoption program and Holiday Pet Toy Drive. (Thu, 03 Dec 2009 02:56:08 GMT)

Pet photos with Santa to benefit Kind Heart
All are invited to have their pet's photo taken with Santa from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Cream Ridge Pet Care Center, 820 Route 537, in the Cream Ridge section of Upper Freehold. All proceeds will go to the Kind Heart Rescue. (Thu, 03 Dec 2009 03:31:48 GMT)

Get a pet photo and help a good cause
Animal Aid, a Portland animal non-profit, is holding its annual Winter Tails photo event on the next two Saturdays. Go get a picture taken with your pet; the proceeds go to rescued animals. (Thu, 03 Dec 2009 03:57:35 GMT)

Top Pet Fitness and Weight Loss Products of 2009
With half of America's pets now estimated to be overweight, the demand for pet fitness products has never been greater. This year the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) is proud to announce its Top Pet Fitness and Weight Loss Products for 2009. (Thu, 03 Dec 2009 04:00:00 GMT)

Giving a Pet for a Gift Can Be Done If You Start Now
The key to giving a pet as a Christmas present is to give the gift now. (Thu, 03 Dec 2009 04:42:43 GMT)

Pet pictures with Santa at Stonebriar
Fido and Fluffy might have a few requests for Santa, too, so he¹s hosting St. Nick¹s Pet Pics at Stonebriar Centre every Monday beginning Nov. 30. (Thu, 03 Dec 2009 06:26:03 GMT)

Pet rescue event has adoptions, prizes, demos
Valencia Animal Hospital will host a holiday Rescue-a-Pet event from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at 9040 E. Valencia Road. (Thu, 03 Dec 2009 07:07:45 GMT)

Adopt a pet, get a gift at Saturday event
A "Holiday Rescue-A-Pet" event from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday will feature a host of activities, including holiday pet photos and demonstrations by animal experts. (Thu, 03 Dec 2009 07:54:30 GMT)

Warwick Valley Humane Society will photograph your pet with Santa
Warwick - Chris Babicke is a professional photographer who excels in getting that perfect pet picture. And from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5-6, she will be on hand to photograph your pet with Santa Claus. (Thu, 03 Dec 2009 08:01:03 GMT)

Pet Topics: HART mobile rescue unit will do double duty
Something unique is being born right here in Cambria! It will have multiple eyes, multiple tails, multiple ears — and only four …wheels! The Homeless Animal Rescue Team’s (HART’s) new Adopt-A-Pet Mobile is finally coming to life, thanks to local Tom Tierney of Tierney Construction, who is doing all the wonderful renovation work at his own home. You can view his on-going hard work on Hospitality ... (Thu, 03 Dec 2009 08:04:18 GMT)

Pet photos with Santa to benefit animal shelter
You can have your pet's photo taken with Santa Claus and half the proceeds will benefit the Humane Society of Washington County. (Thu, 03 Dec 2009 10:09:45 GMT)

Nevada’s Mewdy Blue nominated for Pet Hall of Fame
For the past 12 years, the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association (IVMA) has been honoring pets from all over Iowa in a Pet Hall of Fame. Among the nominated pets for 2010 is Mewdy Blue, an award-winning show cat raised and cared for by Nevada resident Andrea Dorn. Mewdy has been nominated to the “Professional” category, which honors show and service animals. (Thu, 03 Dec 2009 11:10:21 GMT)

Sammy's Pet for Adoption December 3, 2009
Sammy's Pet for Adoption December 3, 2009 (Thu, 03 Dec 2009 12:10:28 GMT)

Roxburyâs Noahâs Ark joins nationwide pet adoption effort
ROXBURY TWP. – The Iams pet food company, for the second year, will host their pet adoption campaign to benefit homeless animals. (Thu, 03 Dec 2009 13:00:27 GMT)

Pet food advice at Monkton Elm
A PET food expert who will be visiting a local garden centre this month says good food, exercise and a loving home are vital for keeping pet pooches fit and healthy. (Thu, 03 Dec 2009 15:16:00 GMT)

Adopt a pet this weekend
Looking for the perfect pet? You may just find one sooner than you think. Dog Gone Inn of Manlius and ShoppingTown Mall will sponsor a pet adoption event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Thu, 03 Dec 2009 15:22:56 GMT)

Pet food pantry's Friday giveaway
LAKE FOREST — The year's last free pet food giveaway will be held on Friday. Friends of Lake Forest Animals will host the event from 10 a.m. to noon at Pet Country, 22485 El Toro Rd. The program provides free food to jobless pet owners. Organizers... (Thu, 03 Dec 2009 15:38:08 GMT)

Pet food drive for homeless animals
Clearwater, Florida - The Hungry Bowl? Pet Food Drive will be accepting donations of pet food to benefit the Humane Society of Pinellas beginning Tuesday Dec. 1, ending Dec .12. (Thu, 03 Dec 2009 18:08:27 GMT)

Pet first aid offered through Red Cross
The Cumberland County American Red Cross is hosting a pet first aid class Saturday for all dog and cat owners. (Thu, 03 Dec 2009 18:11:15 GMT)

The Best Holiday Gift for Your Pet
For many, it can be difficult to select and provide a gift that is needed and will be cherished for a long time. As the abundance of holiday giving is upon us, providing the gift of good pet health is essential. (Thu, 03 Dec 2009 18:32:37 GMT)

Yetty is the 2010 Pet of the Year
The Evening Times 2010 Pet Calendar Contest has a winner. With 2,892 votes, out of nearly 20,000 total ballots, Yetty, the Macaw owned by Beverly and Ray Becker of Dolgeville, has become the first bird in the contest’s history to be named “Pet of the Year.” (Thu, 03 Dec 2009 20:14:07 GMT)

2010 Onancock Pet Calendar is now available
ONANCOCK --Featuring more than 60 dogs, cats, chickens and one horse having fun boating, shopping, visiting landmarks and working with their owners in Onancock businesses, 2010 Onancock Pet Calendar is the perfect Christmas gift for the pet-lover on your list. (Thu, 03 Dec 2009 21:09:22 GMT)

Trial delayed for man accused of killing neighbor's pet
Trial for a Mississippi man charged with shooting and killing his neighbor's pet was put on hold Thursday. (Thu, 03 Dec 2009 21:24:08 GMT)

Pet costume contest Dec. 6
Bay Area Pet Adoptions/SPCA will return to League City’s Holiday in the Park/Walk in the Park on Dec. 6, as it hosts the annual Pet Costume Contest. Proceeds from the event and other donations help support the animals that are waiting for their forever homes at Bay Area Pet Adoptions/SPCA. (Thu, 03 Dec 2009 21:33:10 GMT)

Employees take over Markim Pet Resort
Markim Pet Resort staff with new owners Salem Flores, far left, and Luz Flores, far right, and their dog Montana. Salem Flores and his wife, Luz, recently took over the lease for Carmel Valley's Markim Pet Resort, when founder Mark Jacobson retired. The Floreses are well-known with Markim clients Salem has been training dogs at the resort for seven years, and Luz has been a groomer. "It's always ... (Thu, 03 Dec 2009 22:15:25 GMT)

Consider rescuing a dog from a shelter when seeking a pet
Recently I have become aware of pet stores still opening in Monmouth County even when others have closed their doors for good. How can pet stores continue to open in this area in light of all the recent publicity that puppy mills have been given? Hasn't anyone seen Oprah? Her show recognized that despite their claims, most dogs sold in pet stores are from puppy mills. (Fri, 04 Dec 2009 00:40:54 GMT)

Pet of the Week: Harley
Meet our Pet of the Week Harley. Harley is a six-year-old golden retriever and a certified pet therapy dog. He was adopted by Doris Spain when he was one and one-half years old, upon the recommendation of Sandy Lane (Dr. Lane's wife). "Harley is a wonderful companion and therapy dog with a mellow disposition, easily trained, obedient and intelligent. Now that I am disabled I couldn't have a more ... (Fri, 04 Dec 2009 00:45:40 GMT)

Author says adopting a pet improved her life
A shelter pet can change your life.Just ask Patti Lawson, a lawyer, author and owner of Sadie, a 30-pound cocker spaniel/German shepherd mix.Lawson adopted Sadie in 2003 following what she describes as the worst winter of her life. A broken romance and job... (Fri, 04 Dec 2009 01:06:45 GMT)

In Brief | Pet-filled day care is suspended; woman saved from blaze
DE SOTO | State suspends pet-filled day care Kansas officials said Thursday that they had suspended the license of a De Soto home day care that had 15 pets. (Fri, 04 Dec 2009 04:47:06 GMT)

Pet Project: a labor of love for abandoned pets
Pet Project in rural Grand Ridge has moved its dog population to the new facilities in the former Dog Wash inn in Marseilles, and hopes to move the cats within the next 10 days. The shelter must be (Fri, 04 Dec 2009 05:23:27 GMT)

Pet Portaits with Santa is this Saturday
The Yerington Animal Protection Society (YAPS) will hold its annual Pet Portraits with Santa event this Saturday, December 5, in the parking lot next to Kritter Kafe. (Fri, 04 Dec 2009 10:19:30 GMT)

Nelson dog owner must pauy up £115 after not cleaning up pet's mess
A NELSON dog owner has been fined £50 for not clearing up after her pet. (04/12/2009 10:15:43) (Fri, 04 Dec 2009 10:24:51 GMT)

Donations sought for pet families in need at Petco
The Pet Paw-See and Petco in Great Falls are teaming up to help families struggling to feed their pets during this rough economy. (Fri, 04 Dec 2009 12:02:39 GMT)

Lightweighting and shelf-life boost from PET colourant
The Holcomer UHT White additive has a high opacity that blocks light to provide a longer shelf-life for dairy products compared to conventional monolayer PET containers. (Fri, 04 Dec 2009 12:22:18 GMT)

A pet is for life not just for Christmas
LOCAL animal charities have issued an urgent plea to Borderers to think twice about buying a pet for Christmas after an unprecedented number of animals were abandoned last year. (Fri, 04 Dec 2009 12:29:07 GMT)

Roxburyâs Noahâs Ark joins nationwide pet adoption effort
ROXBURY TWP. – The Iams pet food company, for the second year, will host their pet adoption campaign to benefit homeless animals. (Fri, 04 Dec 2009 12:32:34 GMT)

Adopt a pet this weekend
Looking for the perfect pet? You may just find one sooner than you think. Dog Gone Inn of Manlius and ShoppingTown Mall will sponsor a pet adoption event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Fri, 04 Dec 2009 12:53:27 GMT)

Pet of the Week: Boomer
Boomer, a collie/shepherd mix, is this week's pet of the week.   (Fri, 04 Dec 2009 13:19:22 GMT)

Pet snake taken: Chagrin Falls Police Blotter
THEFT, NORTH CLEVELAND ST.: A boy reported Nov. 25 that while he was away at school his sister gave away several of his belongings, including his pet snake. (Fri, 04 Dec 2009 13:21:25 GMT)

Pet photos, pancakes this weekend
This Saturday, Dec. 5, SARG will be holding 'Pet Photos with Santa' from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Harry's Aquarium and Pets in the Grove Center; and Girls Inc. of Oak Ridge hosts its annual Curtis Todd Memorial Pancake Breakfast 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Applebee's restaurant on the Turnpike. (Fri, 04 Dec 2009 13:34:30 GMT)

Heloise: Baby shampoo can help keep pet’s eyes clean
Use a solution of one part plain baby shampoo to 10 parts warm water to keep pet's eyes clean. Mix the solution and, using a cotton ball, gently wipe the area until the stain is gone. Then wipe with warm tap water. (Fri, 04 Dec 2009 16:33:13 GMT)

Season of Sharing: Life Long Friends Pet Adoption Center
The Life Long Friends Pet Adoption Center is a no-kill shelter in Austin. (Fri, 04 Dec 2009 16:57:34 GMT)

PET MI-Holland doubles production goal for 2009
PET MI-Holland, a manufacturer of Personal Energy Transportation vehicles, and a local affiliate of PET International achieved a ‘celebration point’ in November. The 100th PET wheelchair rolled of the assembly line. In February when PET-Holland was being organized, its original goal was 50 the first year and up to 100-150 the second. (Fri, 04 Dec 2009 17:44:03 GMT)

Meta pet food company recalls cat food
An executive of a pet food company says cat food that was subject of a recall announcement this week was made at a South Carolina plant. (Fri, 04 Dec 2009 18:12:42 GMT)

Giving A Pet A Holiday Home
Petfinder, the online animal service website, launched a program to help give abandoned animals a new home -- if only for the holidays. The Foster a Lonely Pet for the Holidays program teams up with local shelters and foster agencies to give pets a foster home for a few months, with the hopes that people will fall in love with the animals and keep them for good. (Fri, 04 Dec 2009 19:43:25 GMT)

CPA Gets 12 Years for Deducting $2.7M from Pet Insurance Co.
An accountant got 12 years in state prison for stealing $2.7 million from a pet insurance company and hiding the money in international bank accounts. (Fri, 04 Dec 2009 20:07:15 GMT)

Free pet-microchipping event is Saturday in Noblesville
A free pet-microchipping event Saturday kicks off December events for the Humane Society for Hamilton County. Microchipping is free to the first 50 people from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Old National Bank at Kroger, 17447 Carey Road, Noblesville. (Fri, 04 Dec 2009 21:12:55 GMT)

Irvine pet adoption event to include more than 500 animals
IRVINE - The Irvine Animal Care Center is hoping to find loving families for more than 500 animals this weekend, as local pet advocates join forces with several dozen rescue groups and shelters for the annual Home for the Holidays adoption event.... (Fri, 04 Dec 2009 23:08:08 GMT)

Pet gift guide: Does your car smell like dog?
Pet Tales has a suggestion for anyone driving around with "eau de pooch." (Sat, 05 Dec 2009 00:07:51 GMT)

Federal employee caught filing claims for pet
A federal public works employee is in the doghouse after they successfully filed claims to the civil service's health insurance plan for their pet, Sun Media has learned. (Sat, 05 Dec 2009 00:18:16 GMT)

Humane Society lists pet-friendly rentals
Any pet owner knows it's not an easy task to find a rental unit that'll also accept your four-legged... (Sat, 05 Dec 2009 00:38:37 GMT)

Stressed over Final Exams? Pet a Puppy!
Students at Chapman University have added a weapon to their arsenal for coping with finals... puppies! A bunch of pups will be outside the university library for students to pet and play with to get them through cram week. (Sat, 05 Dec 2009 00:44:26 GMT)

Animal advocates to protest pet store purchases
LAKE FOREST – South County animal activists this weekend plan to encourage shoppers to purchase pets from shelters rather than pet stores. The protestors – from more than 30 animal groups – plan take their posts on Crown Valley Parkway near the... (Sat, 05 Dec 2009 01:08:08 GMT)

Santa/pet photos at Mall
Sandburg Mall is offering individuals an opportunity to have their pet’s photograph taken with Santa Claus. The event will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 15. Customers will need to make an appointment on a first come, first served basis. To schedule an appointment, call Sandburg Mall at 344-1331. (Sat, 05 Dec 2009 04:49:22 GMT)

Ancient Origins of Modern Pet Rats
Although rats have lived with humans for thousands of years, they are mostly viewed as a nuisance, and only recently is their great pet potential being fully explored. (Sat, 05 Dec 2009 05:10:34 GMT)

Police hold pet food drive
The Bartlett Police Department is collecting pet food for local food pantries.   (Sat, 05 Dec 2009 05:25:56 GMT)

Enter the Holiday Pet Photo Contest
Past winners of The Eagle's popular Holiday Pet Photo Contest have included a dog in a snowman suit, a Chinese water dragon in a Santa hat and last year's first-place winner, Frodo, a kitten perched in a Christmas tree. (Sat, 05 Dec 2009 06:08:04 GMT)

12 years for SoCal CPA who stole from pet insurer
Associated Press - December 5, 2009 1:24 AM ET SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California accountant has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for stealing more than $2 million from a pet... (Sat, 05 Dec 2009 06:29:58 GMT)

Pet pictures with Santa at Stonebriar
Fido and Fluffy might have a few requests for Santa, too, so he¹s hosting St. Nick¹s Pet Pics at Stonebriar Centre every Monday beginning Nov. 30. (Sat, 05 Dec 2009 06:41:33 GMT)

Man Gets 12 Years For Stealing $2 M Pet Insurance
A Southern California accountant has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for stealing more than $2 million from a pet insurance company. (Sat, 05 Dec 2009 06:44:22 GMT)

12 years for SoCal CPA who stole from pet insurer
A Southern California accountant has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for stealing more than $2 million from a pet insurance company. Stephen Anthony Frlekin of El Segundo pleaded guilty in a Santa Ana courtroom Friday to 152 felony counts including money... Southern California - Santa Ana California - Plea - California - United States (Sat, 05 Dec 2009 06:44:59 GMT)

Humane Society offers options on pet portraits
This year the Humane Society of Greenwood is offering two options for pet portraits: A sitting with Mrs. Claus or family members can have a portrait taken with the pet(s) in front of a Christmas tree. (Sat, 05 Dec 2009 07:32:18 GMT)

Get a picture of your pet with Santa
Kirkwood Iowa City will offer pet owners a chance to get their animals photographed with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Deck the Paws from noon to 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the campus. (Sat, 05 Dec 2009 09:29:24 GMT)

Pet Pointers: Books for the pet lover
Books make great Holiday gifts especially books that focus on animals. Today I have a few best selling suggestions about animals by and for humans who love them in this edition of Pet pointers. (Sat, 05 Dec 2009 12:25:15 GMT)

Pet ID Day In Hamilton County
Pet owners can get free rabies shot for their dog on Pet ID Day. (Sat, 05 Dec 2009 15:00:58 GMT)

Pet ID Day In Hamilton County
Sharonville -- It's Pet ID Day in Hamilton County Saturday. Pet owners are encouraged to get their 2010 Hamilton County dog licenses, if you do, you can get a free rabies shot for your pet Saturday. (Sat, 05 Dec 2009 15:01:59 GMT)

Hot-fill PET container sets new standards, says company
Liquid Container said its newly developed Thermaset PET line of stock and custom jars is the first to offer what it calls “ sustained hot-fill performance ” at 205° Fahrenheit – an attribute that makes it suitable for viscous food items such as sauces, jams, jellies and tomato-based products. (Sat, 05 Dec 2009 15:37:19 GMT)

Pet photos with Santa Claus
Pet owners will have a chance to get a photo with their furry friends and Santa from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at Pet Stop, located at 19154 Soledad Canyon Road in Canyon Country. (Sat, 05 Dec 2009 15:43:38 GMT)

Pet Vet - Holiday Gifts
This week Dr. David Visser, the Pet Vet gives the best ideas when it comes to gifts for our pets, and what you want to avoid this holiday season. (Sat, 05 Dec 2009 15:45:36 GMT)

12 years for SoCal CPA who stole from pet insurer
A Southern California accountant has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for stealing more than $2 million from a pet insurance company. (Sat, 05 Dec 2009 18:04:49 GMT)

12 years for SoCal CPA who stole from pet insurer
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California accountant has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for stealing more than $2 million from a pet insurance company. Stephen Anthony Frlekin of El Segundo pleaded guilty in a Santa Ana courtroom Friday to 152 felony counts including money laundering, fraud and grand theft. He immediately received the 12-year sentence and was ordered to pay ... (Sat, 05 Dec 2009 18:17:39 GMT)

Adopt a pet for Dec. 5, 2009
Pet adoptions for this week. (Sat, 05 Dec 2009 19:08:47 GMT)

Pet lovers gather for adoption event
ST. GEORGE — Strains of “I’m dreaming of a White Christmas” rose from the St. George Animal Shelter on Saturday and four-legged residents of the shelter added their own chorus of barks as part of the festivities at the seventh annual “Home for the Holidays” pet adoption event. (Sun, 06 Dec 2009 00:41:47 GMT)

Pet Photos with Santa
Pets love Santa too! Bring your fury friends to Marley Station for a photo with Santa. Pet Photo Night is for domestic pets (dogs & cats) only. All pets must be leashed or in a carrier and pet owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets as well as for their behavior. (Sun, 06 Dec 2009 00:52:54 GMT)

Pet Shop Boys Cover Coldplay and Madness
Pet Shop Boys have recorded songs by Madness and Coldplay for Christmas. The Pet Shop Boys Christmas EP features Coldplay’s ‘Viva La Vida’ and ‘Our House’ by Madness. (Sun, 06 Dec 2009 03:10:17 GMT)

Pet Refuge adding extra adoption days to deal with feline overcrowding
Pet Refuge will have an adoption day from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday to help find owners for the hundreds of cats who are in need of a good home for the holidays. (Sun, 06 Dec 2009 04:00:46 GMT)

Your Legal Corner: Protections when buying a pet
Today, Your Legal Corner provides important information you should have before purchasing a pet. This article was written by Lou Presenza, an attorney with the Law Firm of Hoffman DiMuzio, who specializes in the area of Consumer Fraud. (Sun, 06 Dec 2009 08:03:32 GMT)

Nelson dog owner must pauy up £115 after not cleaning up pet's mess
Tue, 08 Dec 2009 22:02:49 GMT (Sun, 06 Dec 2009 09:27:38 GMT)

Pet fans gather for adoptions
ST. GEORGE - Strains of "I'm dreaming of a White Christmas" rose from the St. George Animal Shelter on Saturday and four-legged residents of the shelter added their own chorus of barks as part of the festivities at the seventh annual "Home for the Holidays" pet adoption event. (Sun, 06 Dec 2009 12:00:26 GMT)

Pet Talk: How to pet a dog, a lesson for kids and parents
As pet-obsessed as we've become as a nation, it's stunning to me how many kids (and adults for that matter) have no idea how to approach an animal they've never met. (Tue, 08 Dec 2009 21:37:26 GMT)

In a Soft Leasing Market, Pet Shops Find Room to Grow
Technology advances in ventilation and soundproofing have made it possible to locate pet stores in apartment buildings. (Tue, 08 Dec 2009 22:02:49 GMT)

FDA Launches New Pet Health And Safety Widget
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration launched its pet health and safety widget for consumers as part of an ongoing effort to provide timely, user-friendly, public health information. "Our new pet health and safety widget provides users with information to help them in managing their pet's health," said Joshua Sharfstein, M.D., FDA's principal deputy commissioner... (Wed, 09 Dec 2009 17:26:16 GMT)

Midwest Microcurrent Launches New Website for Animals with Pet Anxiety
Union, MO, December 9 th , 2009 – Midwest Microcurrent, a company that aims to alleviate pet anxiety and pain, is launching its redesigned website today. (Wed, 09 Dec 2009 18:25:11 GMT)

Pet Deer Named Bambi Shot, Killed
A Georgia family and neighborhood are mourning the loss of their pet deer, named Bambi, after someone shot and killed her Friday afternoon. (Wed, 09 Dec 2009 18:37:34 GMT)

Schneider: Good Samaritan helps blind pet
How much would you spend to keep your pet alive? Five hundred dollars? A thousand? Two thousand? More? As health care for pets becomes more sophisticated, the question of when to pull the plug becomes increasingly complicated. And the vet bills get bigger. Which brings us to the story of Magoo. Born blind at a Charlotte kennel, the American Eskimo puppy seemed doomed. The breeder couldnt sell ... (Wed, 09 Dec 2009 18:59:09 GMT)

Adopt a Pet for the Holidays
If you ever wanted to adopt a pet, but you weren't sure if the dog or cat would be a good fit for your family? A holiday project in Schuylkill County may be the answer. (Wed, 09 Dec 2009 19:29:14 GMT)

How dogs are man's better friend: In the best pet test canines outclass cats by a whisker
Scientists compared 11 traits, including size of brain and ability to work, with the 'best in show' awarded to the pet that scored highest. (Wed, 09 Dec 2009 21:03:21 GMT)

Pet store plays Santa to cats
Area feline rescue groups received an early Christmas gift. Last month, Stouffville's Global Pet Food, with the help of dog and cat food distributor Rolf C. Hagen, handed out two skids worth of cat food to local organizations. (Wed, 09 Dec 2009 21:25:28 GMT)

Puppies are abandoned at a Williston pet store
An employee at a local pet store is urging area residents to take appropriate measures in safely dealing with unwanted pets after discovering someone who clearly didn't this weekend. (Wed, 09 Dec 2009 21:29:50 GMT)

Paying last respect to man's best friends: Pet cemetery provides a final tribute
LINKLETTER - Kent Simpson says you have to be a pet lover to understand one. For those who experience the loss of a pet, that kind of understanding is even more essential in providing comfort to owners and their families. (Thu, 10 Dec 2009 03:37:03 GMT)

Pet adoption event this Saturday
ASHEVILLE — Brother Wolf Animal Rescue will hold a pet adoption event 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the Mast General Store, 55 Biltmore Ave. (Thu, 10 Dec 2009 05:26:37 GMT)

Pet Scoop: Cold's arrival calls for cat, dog prep
As the weather turns colder, there are several things you can do to help your pets cope.If your pet lives outdoors, make sure it has a house large enough for it to stand up in but small enough so its body heat keeps it warm. Put straw or hay in the doghouse and change it often because it will probably get muddy and wet.Make sure the opening to the house is facing away from the wind.If the ... (Thu, 10 Dec 2009 06:00:00 GMT)

Pet food firm to create 10 new jobs in exports boost
A local pet food company expects to create up to 10 new jobs early next year following growth of its export business. Related Stories EasyJet boss quits after four years MLAs must start talking about spending priorities Darling waits to swing the axe on public spending Green light for £35m Northcott plan Two-year high for new mortgages (Thu, 10 Dec 2009 10:35:18 GMT)

Pet food firm to create 10 new jobs in exports boost
A local pet food company expects to create up to 10 new jobs early next year following growth of its export business. Related Stories Green light for £35m Northcott plan MLAs must start talking about spending priorities Darling waits to swing the axe on public spending Business leaders’ dismay at tax rises Two-year high for new mortgages (Thu, 10 Dec 2009 10:50:46 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. (Thu, 10 Dec 2009 11:21:14 GMT)

Pet Fact of the Week | Pet of the Week
Pet Fact of the Week Did you know that the U.S. has the highest dog population in the world? France has the 2nd highest. Pet of the Week Meet Henry! Henry is a sweet young Cockapoo, about a year and half old. He is a tad shy at first but warms up quickly and is extremely people oriented. At [...] (Thu, 10 Dec 2009 12:09:19 GMT)

Pet adoption event this Saturday
ASHEVILLE — Brother Wolf Animal Rescue will hold a pet adoption event 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the Mast General Store, 55 Biltmore Ave. (Thu, 10 Dec 2009 12:19:21 GMT)

Setting up a fish tank is rewarding way to own a pet
W ant a piece of sophisticated furniture that also doubles as a pet? Consider getting a fish tank. It is tricky to set it up, though, so I've asked a master on the subject to give a few simple steps to setting up the perfect fish tank. (Thu, 10 Dec 2009 12:41:17 GMT)

Let your pet share in the giving spirit
The North Platte Telegraph An estimated $42.4 billion will be spent on pets this year, according to the American Pet Products Association. (Thu, 10 Dec 2009 12:58:39 GMT)

Parade your pet in holiday contest along Cannery Row
Is your dog really one of Santa's elves in disguise? Strap the Santa cap on your four-legged friend and bring it to the Cannery Row Pet Parade on Saturday. Prizes will be awarded for most creative and original pet costumes. (Thu, 10 Dec 2009 13:16:40 GMT)

Man accused of killing family's pet deer
A teenager accused of killing Bambi, a Bloomingdale family’s pet deer, was arrested this morning on misdemeanor firearms charges. (Thu, 10 Dec 2009 13:24:05 GMT)

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