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Family to move after pet shot dead
A devastated Christchurch family say they will sell their home of eight years after their pet dog was allegedly shot dead by a neighbour. The Carbon family's seven-year-old cocker spaniel Pogi was shot after wandering on to a neighbouring property in Christchurch in January. (Tue, 23 Mar 2010 18:44:27 GMT)

Global Pet Foods Raises More Than $50,000 for Canadian Animal Shelters
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - 03/23/10) - Global Pet Foods is pleased to announce that its annual "Show Us Your Heart" in-store campaign raised more than $50, 000 this year for Canadian animal shelters. The healthy pet food retailer teamed up with Hill's Science Diet, the largest supporter of animal shelters in North America, and the Air Miles Reward Miles program to sponsor the Valentine's ... (Tue, 23 Mar 2010 18:47:00 GMT)

Villa di Borally to host reverse raffle for Caroline's Kids Pet Rescue
A reverse raffle to benefit the Caroline’s Kids Pet Rescue sanctuary will be held from 6 p.m. to midnight Saturday at Villa di Borally, 27227 Chardon Road. (Tue, 23 Mar 2010 21:58:26 GMT)

Federal ban on python imports would hurt pet trade, critics say
A proposed ban on the sale and importation of pythons and other constrictive snakes threatens the livelihood of thousands of pet shops and breeders, Congress was told on Tuesday. (Tue, 23 Mar 2010 22:49:55 GMT)

Some Pet Meds Are Deadly
A warning tonight for pet owners using popular flea and tick products: the EPA says some treatments are killing hundreds of cats and dogs every year. Stricter testing will be developed but in the meantime what's a pet owner to do? Marci Natale report (Tue, 23 Mar 2010 22:58:06 GMT)

Pet adoptions discounted at fair, open house
The Arizona Animal Welfare League and the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals free Pet Fair and Open House on Saturday will include discounts on dog and cat adoptions, pet vaccinations and Phoenix Suns tickets. (Wed, 24 Mar 2010 00:05:20 GMT)

Bestpet Pharmacy Supports UK Pet Rescue Centres With 2010 Charity Programme
As the number of abandoned pets grows, online pet pharmacy, Bestpet launches a charity support programme for rescue cats and dogs throughout 2010. ... (Wed, 24 Mar 2010 02:58:00 GMT)

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Genaro, a 2-year-old male Australian cattle dog, is the featured pet of the day for the Humane Socie (Wed, 24 Mar 2010 03:37:23 GMT)

Did flea/tick medicine make your pet sick? Call our reporter
We're working on a story about environmental officials studying problems with flea and tick medication for pets. If your dog, cat or other pet has gotten sick as a result of a flea or tick product, please contact reporter David Riley today at 508-626-3919 or driley@cnc.com. (Wed, 24 Mar 2010 15:44:42 GMT)

Pet food firm owners accused of stealing $2M in electricity, gas
A Lincolnwood couple has been charged with money laundering and theft for illegally diverting about $2 million worth of natural gas and electricity over the past several years to their Wheeling pet food company, prosecutors say. Joel Sher, 54, and his wife Holly, 52, own Evanger's Dog & Cat Food company, a high-end pet food company which has been featured on the Rachel Ray television show and ... (Wed, 24 Mar 2010 17:08:05 GMT)

Pet Food Makers Accused Of Stealing Utilities
The owners of the well-known Evanger's pet food company have been charged with illegally rerouting and hooking up utilities at their Wheeling headquarters, to the tune of $2 million. (Wed, 24 Mar 2010 17:08:10 GMT)

Pet Speed Dating
The Missouri Humane Society hosted the area's first pet speed dating night on Tuesday in hopes of taking a bite out the number of animals that need to be adopted. Jeane Jae, Director of Communications for the Humane Society of Missouri said, "Speed dating is a current way to get to know people and we thought we would apply it to the pet arena." (Wed, 24 Mar 2010 17:25:52 GMT)

Pet adoption day is April 21 at Tri-County Tech
A pet adoption day is planned for 2 to 6 p.m. April 21 at the Veterinary Technology program at Tri-County Technical College. (Wed, 24 Mar 2010 17:57:00 GMT)

Pet food firm owners accused of stealing $2M in utilities
A Lincolnwood couple has been charged with money laundering and theft for illegally diverting about $2 million worth of natural gas and electricity over the past several years to their Wheeling pet food company, prosecutors say. (Wed, 24 Mar 2010 18:48:02 GMT)

Pet Carnival will support animal shelter
The Pet Carnival, a benefit for SafeHaven Humane Society, willbe from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 27, at the Lebanon Elks Lodge,633 Park St. For each pound of food, supplies or dollar donated,the giver will receive one ticket for carnival games. Furry friendscan be entered in a pet contest. (Wed, 24 Mar 2010 19:44:59 GMT)

Pet food company owners charged in utility scheme
Associated Press - March 24, 2010 4:14 PM ET CHICAGO (AP) - Authorities say a couple who own a high-end suburban Chicago pet food company featured on the Rachel Ray food show stole nearly $2... (Wed, 24 Mar 2010 20:19:54 GMT)

Hermosa Beach bans sale of cats, dogs in pet stores
Hermosa Beach officials took the first step Tuesday night in banning the sale of dogs and cats in pet stores, even though there are no pet stores within city limits. » BLOG: More about pets (Wed, 24 Mar 2010 20:24:53 GMT)

Pet food company owners charged in utility scheme
CHICAGO (AP) -- Authorities say a couple who own a high-end suburban Chicago pet food company featured on the Rachel Ray food show stole nearly $2 million in gas and electricity. (Wed, 24 Mar 2010 20:30:30 GMT)

Pet food company owners charged in utility scheme
Authorities say a couple who own a gourmet pet food company featured on Rachael Ray's show stole nearly $2 million in gas and electricity. (Wed, 24 Mar 2010 22:28:40 GMT)

Owners of pet food company featured on Rachael Ray show charged with stealing gas, electricity
CHICAGO - Authorities say a couple who own a gourmet pet food company featured on Rachael Ray's show stole nearly $2 million in gas and electricity. Joel and Holly Sher (SHUR) of Lincolnwood, in suburban Chicago, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of felony theft and money laundering. (Wed, 24 Mar 2010 22:39:51 GMT)

Pet food company owners charged in utility scheme
A north suburban couple who run a high-end pet food company are charged with stealing nearly $2 million worth of gas and electricity. (Wed, 24 Mar 2010 23:28:01 GMT)

Chesapeake man attacked by service monkey allowed to keep his pet
A man attacked by his service monkey last week will be allowed to keep his pet. (Thu, 25 Mar 2010 00:30:10 GMT)

Animal Lovers Invited to Bring Pets to Clearwater Pet Festival
CLEARWATER -- Clearwater Downtown Development Board's Fifth Annual Clearwater Pet Festival will bring some of the community's most competitive pets, owners, and animal lovers to Clearwater's Cleveland Street District, March 27th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Thu, 25 Mar 2010 01:00:15 GMT)

PET OF THE DAY FOR 0309
Jake, a 1-year-old male silky terrier mix, is the featured pet of the day for the Humane Society of (Thu, 25 Mar 2010 04:02:18 GMT)

Little Victories to take pet photos for Easter
BARBOURSVILLE -- Little Victories Animal Rescue will take picture of your pet with the Easter bunny on Saturday and Sunday March 27-28 at Complete Petmart at the Merritts Creek Shopping Center, 3032 Champion Drive, Barboursville. Money from the photos will go to Little Victories to help support the animals at their facility. (Thu, 25 Mar 2010 04:12:13 GMT)

Pet portrait fundraiser Saturday at Elmsford shelter
ELMSFORD — Break out the pet brush and teeth-cleaning biscuits. Fluffy and Duke must be ready for their close-ups. (Thu, 25 Mar 2010 06:37:53 GMT)

Pet adoptions set for Saturday
LAS CRUCES -- Are you looking for a new pet? You could find a new best friend at one of two adoption events Saturday. (Thu, 25 Mar 2010 07:26:24 GMT)

Pet food company owners charged in utility scheme
CHICAGO — Authorities say a couple who own a gourmet pet food company featured on Rachael Ray's show stole nearly $2 million in gas and electricity. Joel and Holly Sher (SHUR) of Lincolnwood, in suburban Chicago, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of felony theft and money laundering. (Thu, 25 Mar 2010 09:33:34 GMT)

How a badger showed he was ideal pet for little boy
Badger cubs are being born now, some even in February or January. There was a boy in my village who had one as a pet. This was not uncommon then. It would eat any scraps from the table, always hungry and would make an excited whickering noise when the table was being laid. (Thu, 25 Mar 2010 09:50:42 GMT)

Sammy's Pet for Adoption Thursday, March 25
Sammy's Pet for Adoption Thursday, March 25 (Thu, 25 Mar 2010 11:55:02 GMT)

Pet Tales: The life of Riley
WATSONTOWN — While walking down the pet aisle at Allen’s True Value in Watsontown, customers may come across an usual sight: a Siberian husky named Riley will sometimes make a pit stop in the aisle after a bathroom trip to help himself to a treat before trotting back to his usual napping spot near the cash register. (Thu, 25 Mar 2010 12:08:22 GMT)

Pet food company owners charged in utility scheme
A couple who own a high-end suburban Chicago pet food company featured on the Rachael Ray food show are accused of stealing nearly $2 million in gas and electricity. (Thu, 25 Mar 2010 12:23:43 GMT)

2010 Global Pet Expo
Global Pet Expo, the pet industry's largest annual trade show, is presented by the American Pet Products Association (APPA) and Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA). (Thu, 25 Mar 2010 12:27:51 GMT)

Homeowner believes heater started fire that killed pet
SALEM TWP. – A fire at a one-story brick ranch here this morning shut down Ohio 123 and resulted in the death of at least one family pet.Dispatchers received a call at 8:22 a.m. today, March 25 to respond to 2438 South Ohio 123. (Thu, 25 Mar 2010 15:06:59 GMT)

Hermosa Beach Bans Dog, Cat Sales In Pet Stores
Hermosa Beach has barred pet stores from selling dogs and cats. The City Council unanimously approved the law this week. A final vote is planned April 13. (Thu, 25 Mar 2010 15:45:26 GMT)

Hermosa Beach bans dog and cat sales in pet stores
Associated Press - March 25, 2010 11:44 AM ET HERMOSA BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Hermosa Beach has barred pet stores from selling dogs and cats. (Thu, 25 Mar 2010 15:54:19 GMT)

Hermosa Beach bans dog and cat sales in pet stores
Hermosa Beach has barred pet stores from selling dogs and cats. (Thu, 25 Mar 2010 15:58:06 GMT)

Hermosa Beach bans dog and cat sales in pet stores
HERMOSA BEACH— Hermosa Beach has barred pet stores from selling dogs and cats. The City Council unanimously approved the law this week. (Thu, 25 Mar 2010 16:32:22 GMT)

Pet Network's annual Fur Ball
The Pet Network's annual Fur Ball, "Wags to Riches, A Tail of Second Chances," begins at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 5, at the Lone Eagle Grille's Lakeside Ballroom. The annual event helps Pet Network save the lives of animals in need while having a great evening that includes: Dinner, dancing, silent/live auction event and surprise entertainment. Visit www.petnetwork.org[[[SHIFTIN ... (Thu, 25 Mar 2010 18:47:56 GMT)

2010 Global Pet Expo
Global Pet Expo, the pet industry's largest annual trade show, is presented by the American Pet Products Association (APPA) and Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA). (Thu, 25 Mar 2010 19:12:55 GMT)

City-wide pet adoption event at The Rim
Find your new pet companion at this Saturday's super pet adoption event in the parking lot of Lifetime Fitness Center, at the Rim Shopping Center. (Thu, 25 Mar 2010 19:58:48 GMT)

Does It Work: Pet Zoom
A pet brush claims it can groom your dog or cat in a snap. But will it work? (Thu, 25 Mar 2010 20:52:47 GMT)

Pet Rattlesnake Bites Man
A 31-year-old Long Island man was rushed to the hospital Thursday after being bitten by a pet rattlesnake. (Fri, 26 Mar 2010 00:55:50 GMT)

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Tazu, a 1-year-old female domestic shorthair mix, is the featured pet of the day for the Humane Soci (Fri, 26 Mar 2010 04:22:57 GMT)

Penthouse Pet weds Perth porn king
Businesswoman and former Penthouse Pet of the Year Bree Maddox has married her long-time partner, porn king Malcolm Day, at a ceremony in Kings Park in front of more than 140 guests. (Fri, 26 Mar 2010 05:41:11 GMT)

Pet responsibility becomes fun at microchip event
For the second year in a row, local residents have a unique opportunity to enjoy a day of fun, while becoming more responsible pet owners. The second annual Lake Houston Area Microchips and Adopt-A-Thon will take place March 27 at the Humble Civic Center Arena, and after a successful October event, organizers expect the second event to be bigger and better. (Fri, 26 Mar 2010 06:53:31 GMT)

Pfizer Animal Health encourages pet owners to consult veterinarian for safe, effective flea-and-tick control ...
Because pet owners may be even more confused this spring about how to safely use topical flea-and-tick control treatments, Pfizer Animal Health is encouraging pet owners to consult with their veterinarian, instead of attempting to manage flea-and-tick control on their own. (Fri, 26 Mar 2010 08:43:45 GMT)

La Seda launches recyclable PET for automotive sector
Leading European PET producer La Seda de Barcelona has joined forces with two Spanish plastics car parts suppliers to develop the first fully recyclable PET polymer for the automotive sector. (Fri, 26 Mar 2010 10:23:33 GMT)

Can and Bottle Drive to support pet health and safety project
PEPPERELL -- A Can and Bottle Drive to help support a Girl Scout Bronze Award project on pet health and safety will be held from 9 a. (Fri, 26 Mar 2010 11:38:55 GMT)

Pet of the Week: Dora
Dora, a 5-year-old black Lab mix, is this week's Pet of the Week.   (Fri, 26 Mar 2010 12:26:42 GMT)

GiGi's At Home Pet Care professionals earn certifications
On Saturday, March 13, each pet care professional working at GiGi’s at Home Pet Care, LLC, was re-certified in Pet CPR and First Aid by PetTech, Inc., the first national training center dedicated to pet CPR, First Aid and Care. The day-long class, taught by certified trainer, Karen Douglass from All Creatures Great and Small located in Trappe, included training and certification in: First Aid ... (Fri, 26 Mar 2010 12:28:04 GMT)

March pet of the month
COUNTY Press pet of the month for March is Smokey, a giant lop-eared rabbit who lives with the Tigwell family. • Pictures from our online gallery www.iwcpgallery.co.uk below. (Fri, 26 Mar 2010 12:56:06 GMT)

Sergeant's Introduces New Products at Global Pet Expo
Sergeant’s Pet Care Products, Inc., rolled out a wide variety of innovative new product offerings for both the pet specialty and grocery/mass/drug channels at the 2010 Global Pet Expo. The products span all product categories, including flea and tick care, healthcare and beauty, pet treats and pet toys. (Fri, 26 Mar 2010 16:00:00 GMT)

Pet of the Week: Kara
Kara, a Boxford horse, is this week's Pet of the Week in the Tri-Town Transcript. (Fri, 26 Mar 2010 16:26:13 GMT)

Pet Tales: The life of Riley
WATSONTOWN — While walking down the pet aisle at Allen’s True Value in Watsontown, customers may come across an usual sight: a Siberian husky named Riley will sometimes make a pit stop in the aisle after a bathroom trip to help himself to a treat before trotting back to his usual napping spot near the cash register. (Fri, 26 Mar 2010 17:37:55 GMT)

Feast for villagers in memory of pet dog...
Rameswaram (TN) Mar 26 (PTI) A fisherman at a tiny hamlet in this district organised a feast for the entire village to commemorate the first death anniversary of his pet dog. (Fri, 26 Mar 2010 18:07:15 GMT)

Horizon Elementary students raise money for Pet Refuge
The school has been celebrating Pet Awareness Week. On Friday, students who brought in a stuffed animal donated a quarter to Pet Refuge. (Fri, 26 Mar 2010 20:45:46 GMT)

New premium PET bottle alternative to glass, says Amcor
The 12oz Ring Net PET container for food and beverage brands is lighter, more resistant to breakages and reduces transportation costs compared to glass, said the packaging giant. (Fri, 26 Mar 2010 21:52:29 GMT)

Millions of Pet Owners to Benefit from Innovative Pet Odor Eliminator
For Every Pet Odor Eliminator to be launched at the Global Pet Expo in Orlando, FL (Fri, 26 Mar 2010 21:55:00 GMT)

Pet of the Week: Bear
Meet our Tri-Lakes Humane Society Pet of the Week, Bear. He's a four-year-old Chow Chow. (Fri, 26 Mar 2010 23:12:56 GMT)

Woman in custody in pet-extortion case
A woman was in custody today on $20,000 bail for allegedly trying to extort $500 from a dog owner for the safe return of the pet. (Fri, 26 Mar 2010 23:52:04 GMT)

Pet of the week – Roscoe
This week’s Muskogee Animal Shelter pet of the week is Roscoe. Roscoe, a cocker spaniel, is about 2 years old and has been neutered. He is very friendly and loves to go for walks. (Sat, 27 Mar 2010 03:56:46 GMT)

Pet of the week – Cathy
This week’s Coins 4 Critters Pet of the Week is Cathy. Cathy is a beautiful girl who loves people and loves to smile. She is a 1-year-old lab mix and is on the small side. She is current on her shots and has been spayed. If you are interested in adopting Cathy: 683-6475 or 441-3803. (Sat, 27 Mar 2010 03:56:55 GMT)

Pet of the week – Toby
This week’s pet of the week at PAWS is Toby, a Cairn terrier. He is a good boy and likes to play. He has been neutered, had all his shots and has been wormed. (Sat, 27 Mar 2010 03:57:04 GMT)

Pet care professionals receive pet first aid, CPR certifications
Each pet care professional working at GiGi’s at Home Pet Care was recently recertified in pet CPR and first aid by PetTech, Inc., the first national training center dedicated to pet CPR, First aid and care. (Sat, 27 Mar 2010 05:03:39 GMT)

Pet vaccinations offered for low-income residents
In these tough economic times, pet owners should not be forced to forgo their pet's health because they can't afford vaccinations, according to the Michigan Humane Society. Today, the group is to hold the first of its 20th annual series of Protect-A-Pet clinics for owners who can't afford to vaccinate their pets. (Sat, 27 Mar 2010 08:53:30 GMT)

Pet Pointers: Cat tails
A cat's tail sometimes seems to have a life of its own. But what happens if a cat is born without a tail, it's deformed or is broken? Today, we'll learn more about your cat's tail in this edition of Pet Pointers. (Sat, 27 Mar 2010 09:20:07 GMT)

Pet shop treat of Easter fun
A PET shop is inviting parents to bring their children to a string of Easter workshops. (Sat, 27 Mar 2010 10:12:36 GMT)

Vendors have until March 31 to reserve space at 2010 pet fair
Vendors have until March 31 to reserve space at the second-annual 2010 Sherwood pet fair and fundraiser slated for May 1 at the Sherwood city municipal complex, 2199 E. Kiehl Ave. (Sat, 27 Mar 2010 11:42:46 GMT)

Pet Expo Encouraging Adoptions
A weekend event in Columbus is showing pet owners all the items that their pets might like, and encourages the adoption of pets without loving owners. (Sat, 27 Mar 2010 14:22:28 GMT)

Get in free to Market Place Pet Days today
Got a pet? Want a pet? Then head over to the Orange County Market Place in Costa Mesa at the fairgrounds this weekend for their annual Pet Days event. Lots of things to do and learn about pets, and there will be critters available for adoption, too!... (Sat, 27 Mar 2010 14:22:50 GMT)

GiGi's At Home Pet Care professionals earn certifications
On Saturday, March 13, each pet care professional working at GiGi’s at Home Pet Care, LLC, was re-certified in Pet CPR and First Aid by PetTech, Inc., the first national training center dedicated to pet CPR, First Aid and Care. The day-long class, taught by certified trainer, Karen Douglass from All Creatures Great and Small located in Trappe, included training and certification in: First Aid ... (Sat, 27 Mar 2010 14:58:04 GMT)

Adopt a pet
Pet adoptions for the week. (Sat, 27 Mar 2010 15:53:47 GMT)

Gucci remembered at local pet store
A memorial was held for Gucci the dog at B&B Pet Stop Saturday. (Sat, 27 Mar 2010 19:10:26 GMT)

Green Bay Pet Store Protested Again
A Green Bay pet store continues to be accused of mistreating animals. Protesters targeted the store Saturday saying the dogs being sold at Puppy Prints are from puppy mills. (Sat, 27 Mar 2010 23:49:03 GMT)

Pet Refuge holds annual fundraising auction and dinner
Pet lovers gathered at the Hilton Garden Inn in St. Joe County Saturday for the annual Pet Refuge dinner and auction. (Sun, 28 Mar 2010 02:45:36 GMT)

Pet of the Week
Deborah Zacher/Plainview Daily Herald PET OF THE WEEK: Two-year-old Momma Dog and her three 4-month-old puppies are available for adoption at the Plainview Humane Society. Momma Dog is a calm labrador retriever mix. She loves to be around people and would be good for a family looking for a dog for their children. Anyone interested in adopting Momma Dog or her puppies can call the Plainview ... (Sun, 28 Mar 2010 03:20:30 GMT)

Group opens pet-food pantry, low-cost clinic
Pet owners can save money and give their cats and dogs better lives this month with low-cost clinics and a new pet food pantry offering free food to low-income owners. (Sun, 28 Mar 2010 04:42:49 GMT)

Pet of the Week
Deborah Zacher/Plainview Daily Herald PET OF THE WEEK: Two-year-old Momma Dog and her three 4-month-old puppies are available for adoption at the Plainview Humane Society. Momma Dog is a calm labrador retriever mix. She loves to be around people and would be good for a family looking for a dog for their children. Anyone interested in adopting Momma Dog or her puppies can call the Plainview ... (Sun, 28 Mar 2010 05:50:30 GMT)

Vendors have until March 31 to reserve space at 2010 pet fair
Vendors have until March 31 to reserve space at the second-annual 2010 Sherwood pet fair and fundraiser slated for May 1 at the Sherwood city municipal complex, 2199 E. Kiehl Ave. (Sun, 28 Mar 2010 11:29:48 GMT)

Easter Pet Hop and Easter Egg Roll on tap
MARTINSBURG - Here comes Peter Cottontail, hopping through downtown Martinsburg and leading the way for Main Street Martinsburg's Easter Pet Hop and Easter Egg Roll. Randy Lewis, executive director for Main Street Martinsburg, described the event as "a way to bring people downtown" during the Easter holiday. Martinsburg's very own Easter event will commence Saturday, April 3. (Sun, 28 Mar 2010 12:20:52 GMT)

Fundraiser planned for pet rescue masks
Associated Press - March 28, 2010 4:54 PM ET JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - A Juneau pet boarding business will host an Easter egg hunt for dogs, with a purpose. (Sun, 28 Mar 2010 21:05:12 GMT)

Juneau fundraiser planned for pet rescue masks
JUNEAU, Alaska - A Juneau pet boarding business will host an Easter egg hunt for dogs, with a purpose. The event put on by Pet Nanny's Place next weekend will be a fundraiser to outfit Juneau fi... (Sun, 28 Mar 2010 21:42:55 GMT)

Vendors have until March 31 to reserve space at 2010 pet fair
Vendors have until March 31 to reserve space at the second-annual 2010 Sherwood pet fair and fundraiser slated for May 1 at the Sherwood city municipal complex, 2199 E. Kiehl Ave. (Sun, 28 Mar 2010 23:14:49 GMT)

Sergeant's® Pet Care Products and Pet Specialist Steve Dale Announce Winner of the Petrodex® Superstar Smiles Photo ...
Comet, a Florida Greyhound, claims the fame. Comet, a seven-year-old Greyhound with a dramatic life story and a dazzling, healthy smile, took the top spot in the Superstar Smiles Photo Contest sponsored by Petrodex®, a dental brand from Sergeant’s Pet Care Products, Inc. Radio personality and pet enthusiast Steve Dale served as the celebrity judge of the nationwide contest, which received nearly ... (Mon, 29 Mar 2010 04:12:28 GMT)

Juneau fundraiser planned for pet rescue masks
The event put on by Pet Nanny's Place next weekend will be a fundraiser to outfit Juneau fire trucks with pet oxygen masks. Firefighters could use the masks to rescue pets trapped in burning buildings. (Mon, 29 Mar 2010 05:05:23 GMT)

Craig briefs: Pet Mates Calendar Contest under way
The Humane Society of Moffat County’s 2011 Pet Mates Calendar Contest has begun. The contest is free. Enter by submitting your digital photos to HSMC2011@yahoo.com by May 17. (Mon, 29 Mar 2010 06:13:07 GMT)

Pet rabbits are not just for Easter
Parents planning to buy pet rabbits for their children this Easter are being urged to get chocolate ones instead (Mon, 29 Mar 2010 06:26:22 GMT)

Glenwood Springs pet shop owner to get cancer treatment
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado - Well-known local pet shop owner Beth Byerly, diagnosed less than a month ago with advanced breast and liver cancer, leaves today for four to six weeks worth of treatment in Arizona. The store that she and her partner, Laurie Raymond, have run since Valentine's Day in 2004, High Tails Dog & Cat Outfitters in West Glenwood, will be managed by friends in the pet supply ... (Mon, 29 Mar 2010 06:43:38 GMT)

Pet Play Day
Dog owners from throughout the Coachella Valley gathered on Sunday for the Pet Play Day in La Quinta, which included Wiener dog races as well as holistic grooming, pet massages and rattlesnake aversion and behavior training. The event was hosted by the Village Park Animal Hospital and AquaPaws. (Mon, 29 Mar 2010 08:32:18 GMT)

Exotic animals have their day at WBAY Pet Expo
ASHWAUBENON While dogs and cats lapped up considerable attention, exotic animals also drew curious crowds this weekend at the WBAY Pet Expo at the Brown County Veterans Memorial Arena. (Mon, 29 Mar 2010 09:11:41 GMT)

Vendors have until March 31 to reserve space at 2010 pet fair
Vendors have until March 31 to reserve space at the second-annual 2010 Sherwood pet fair and fundraiser slated for May 1 at the Sherwood city municipal complex, 2199 E. Kiehl Ave. (Mon, 29 Mar 2010 09:44:50 GMT)

Sammy's Pet for Adoption Monday, March 29
Sammy's Pet for Adoption Monday, March 29 (Mon, 29 Mar 2010 10:25:02 GMT)

Fire damages Gainesville house, kills pet cats
By Karen Voyles Staff writer A Monday morning fire significantly damaged the attached garage and attic off a northwest Gainesville home, leaving the residence uninhabitable and two pet cats dead. (Mon, 29 Mar 2010 14:39:45 GMT)

Flexi PC Pet ID Tag
The Flexi PC Pet ID Tag gives you one more way to identify your pet to help you get him back if your dog ever is lost. The Flexi PC Pet ID Tag is a 64 MB USB drive housed in water- and shock-proof housing. It has an autorun program that lets you easily enter your contact information, contact [...] Filed in categories: News , Pet Gadgets Tagged: ID tag , USB Drive Flexi PC Pet ID Tag originally ... (Mon, 29 Mar 2010 15:11:31 GMT)

GiGi's At Home Pet Care professionals earn certifications
On Saturday, March 13, each pet care professional working at GiGi’s at Home Pet Care, LLC, was re-certified in Pet CPR and First Aid by PetTech, Inc., the first national training center dedicated to pet CPR, First Aid and Care. The day-long class, taught by certified trainer, Karen Douglass from All Creatures Great and Small located in Trappe, included training and certification in: First Aid ... (Mon, 29 Mar 2010 16:21:39 GMT)

Tenaya Launches Shelf Stable, Aseptically Filled MADE(R) Beverages in Ball PET Bottles
Tenaya, LLC, Chicago, Ill., has introduced MADE® beverages in Ball Corporation's 16-oz. PET bottles with KHS Plasmax® barrier coating. MADE beverages are filled at Kan-Pak, LLC, Arkansas City, Kan., and are among the first high acid, shelf-stable beverages aseptically filled in PET bottles in North America. (Mon, 29 Mar 2010 18:34:00 GMT)

Barter Business Unlimited Presenting The Northeasts Largest Pet Adoption Event Taking Place On Friday, April 30 ...
(Bristol, Connecticut) – Barter Business Unlimited, Connecticut's premier trade exchange company for all types of businesses and organizations, is presenting the northeast’s largest pet adoption event taking place on Friday, April 30 to Sunday, May 2, 2010 at the Connecticut Expo Center, 265 Reverend Moody Overpass, Hartford, CT. Produced by the SPCA of Connecticut, Monroe, CT, the event is ... (Mon, 29 Mar 2010 18:37:43 GMT)

Pet Play Day
Dog owners from throughout the Coachella Valley gathered on Sunday for the Pet Play Day in La Quinta, which included Wiener dog races as well as holistic grooming, pet massages and rattlesnake aversion and behavior training. The event was hosted by the Village Park Animal Hospital and AquaPaws. (Mon, 29 Mar 2010 19:26:11 GMT)

A message to inconsiderate pet owners: Sun Star-Courier Letter to the Editor
I always carry plastic bags in my pocket for picking up my pet’s waste. But as I was out walking recently around my development, I saw pet waste from others, some of it in huge piles right on the sidewalks and corners. (Mon, 29 Mar 2010 19:41:33 GMT)

Fundraiser planned for pet rescue masks
A Juneau pet boarding business will host an Easter egg hunt for dogs, with a purpose. (Mon, 29 Mar 2010 23:24:21 GMT)

The Little Pet Shop offers grooming services
KUCHING: Want reliable grooming services for your kitty or dog? The search is now over as you can drop off your pet at The Little Pet Shop located at Jalan Song. Pet groomer, Catherine Lee, has five years experience in grooming and has joined grooming competitions in the past. A recent one, at the Midvalley Pet Expo [...] (Tue, 30 Mar 2010 03:39:51 GMT)

Norfolk pet store targeted by thieves
Owners of a north Norfolk pet shop from which thieves stole hundreds of pounds of stock at the weekend said the burglars must have been watching them. (Tue, 30 Mar 2010 05:59:03 GMT)

Raj Salwan: Pet parasites and zoonosis
HIDDEN FROM view, our pets' intestinal parasites don't share the spotlight given to fleas or even mosquitoes.In fact, many pet owners would just as soon forget that their pets could be carrying these "worms. (Tue, 30 Mar 2010 07:04:11 GMT)

Pet briefs: Pet Dog Show slated in Aurora
There's no better way for Chicagoland's tail-wagging canines and their two-footed friends to settle who's the best pooch than by competing in Rover Rescue's seventh annual Pet Dog Show. This family event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 1 at the Aurora Turners Club, 1335 Mitchell Road. Families will compete with their dogs in a variety of events, including the best trick, the fastest eater, and the ... (Tue, 30 Mar 2010 09:03:22 GMT)

Vendors have until March 31 to reserve space at 2010 pet fair
Vendors have until March 31 to reserve space at the second-annual 2010 Sherwood pet fair and fundraiser slated for May 1 at the Sherwood city municipal complex, 2199 E. Kiehl Ave. (Tue, 30 Mar 2010 09:44:48 GMT)

Tenaya Introduces Made Beverages In Plasmax PET Bottles
Tenaya, an Illinois based company, has introduced Made beverages in Ball's 16-oz PET bottles with KHS Plasmax barrier coating. This new beverage is available in eight flavors namely, Strawberry Lemonade, Pomegranate Mojito, Blackberry Peach, Cranberry Limeade, Strawberry Mojito, Pomegranate Lemonade, Raspberry Peach and Blueberry Lemonade. (Tue, 30 Mar 2010 10:05:39 GMT)

Fire damages home; owners unscathed, but pet cats killed
By Karen Voyles Staff writer A morning fire Monday damaged the attached garage and attic of a northwest Gainesville home, leaving the residence uninhabitable and two pet cats dead. (Tue, 30 Mar 2010 10:24:46 GMT)

Help for pet owners wanting to spay and neuter
The Rock County Humane Society hopes a new service that spays and neuters pets will help pet owners who are struggling financially. (Tue, 30 Mar 2010 10:49:11 GMT)

DoveLewis program gives pet owners a place to grieve, a place to grow
Enid Traisman started the Pet Loss Support Program in 1986 so owners wouldn't have to grieve alone. (Tue, 30 Mar 2010 11:32:42 GMT)

GodsWar Online Pet System Dev Diary
The GodsWar Online team has sent out a new dev diary and a few screens dealing with the pet system and how it came into being. Check it out by clicking below! Comment | View Article (Tue, 30 Mar 2010 12:27:24 GMT)

GiGi's At Home Pet Care professionals earn certifications
On Saturday, March 13, each pet care professional working at GiGi’s at Home Pet Care, LLC, was re-certified in Pet CPR and First Aid by PetTech, Inc., the first national training center dedicated to pet CPR, First Aid and Care. The day-long class, taught by certified trainer, Karen Douglass from All Creatures Great and Small located in Trappe, included training and certification in: First Aid ... (Tue, 30 Mar 2010 12:49:13 GMT)

Pet Pointers: Adopt-a-Shelter Pet stamps
Each year as many as four million adoptable loveable shelter pets are euthanized because there are simply not enough homes for all of them. United States Post Office is bringing awareness to the problem with a new stamp that is sure to give animal lovers a reason to stand in line. Today we get a preview of the new Animal Rescue: Adopt a Shelter Pet stamp in this edition of Pet Pointers. (Tue, 30 Mar 2010 13:59:34 GMT)

Pet photos wanted for 2011 calendar
Does your pet have what it takes to be in a calendar? If so, the Carver-Scott Humane Society (CSHS) would like to include your pet in the 2011 calendar. Thirteen pets will be chosen with one selected for the cover and one for each month. A collage of the entrants will also be featured in the calendar. read more (Tue, 30 Mar 2010 14:29:28 GMT)

Pet photo contest to benefit wounded soldiers
A pet photo contest will benefit the Paws for Patriots program to match four-legged friends with wounded soldiers. (Tue, 30 Mar 2010 15:05:04 GMT)

Maradona has facial surgery after pet dog bite 
Argentina's World Cup coach and football great Diego Maradona was bitten on his face by one of his pet dogs and plastic surgeons have repaired his upper lip, doctors and team officials said on Tuesday. (Tue, 30 Mar 2010 15:13:00 GMT)

Maradona has facial surgery after pet dog bite
Argentina's World Cup coach and soccer great Diego Maradona was bitten on his face by one of his pet dogs and plastic surgeons have repaired his upper lip, doctors and team officials said on Tuesday. (Tue, 30 Mar 2010 16:45:19 GMT)

Vendors have until March 31 to reserve space at 2010 pet fair
Vendors have until March 31 to reserve space at the second-annual 2010 Sherwood pet fair and fundraiser slated for May 1 at the Sherwood city municipal complex, 2199 E. Kiehl Ave. (Tue, 30 Mar 2010 17:44:48 GMT)

Football: Maradona has facial surgery after pet dog bite
Argentina's World Cup coach and football great Diego Maradona was bitten on his face by one of his pet dogs and plastic surgeons have repaired his upper lip, doctors and team officials said on Wednesday. (Tue, 30 Mar 2010 18:22:14 GMT)

Local Cat Competing To Be "Most Valuable Pet"
A Hallandale Beach cat is vying for the crown of Bissel's Most Valuable Pet and the $10,000 prize that goes with it. Remington, a Persian cat, was entered into the contest by its owners Frank and Dian Warnhoff. (Tue, 30 Mar 2010 19:51:43 GMT)

Pet Talk: Seer Farms keeps pets temporarily for owners in crisis
Sometimes a pet owner just needs a little short-term help. Seer Farms to the rescue. (Tue, 30 Mar 2010 20:14:52 GMT)

Humane Society offers free pet ID tags Saturday in Vero Beach
The Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County is offering free pet ID tags on April 3 at two locations. (Tue, 30 Mar 2010 21:26:00 GMT)

Diego Maradona has facial surgery after pet dog bite
Diego Maradona suffered an unexpected interruption to his World Cup preparations on Tuesday when he was bitten in the face by one of his pet dogs. (Tue, 30 Mar 2010 22:10:57 GMT)

Pet resort, with flat-screen TVs, to host open house Saturday
The Southpaw Pet Resort is hosting an open house from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The luxury pet boa (Tue, 30 Mar 2010 22:21:56 GMT)

Pet shop owner fined £1,000 for selling goldfish to teenager
Shop owners suspected of selling alcohol and cigarettes to underage customers have long been the target of "stings" by trading standards officials. But now a pet shop business has fallen foul of animal welfare laws by selling a goldfish to a 14-year-old boy. (Wed, 31 Mar 2010 00:56:04 GMT)

Is BARFing good for your pet?
It's called the BARF diet — and it's the hottest thing in San Francisco pet stores these days. No, it's not food that makes your pet throw up; BARF stands for biologically appropriate raw food. And its advocates are passionate about its advantages over old-fashioned commercial pet food. (Wed, 31 Mar 2010 03:07:42 GMT)

Pet dog strangled while being groomed
TWO British pet salon workers strangled a pedigree dog to death while holding it down to groom it, The Sun reported today. (Wed, 31 Mar 2010 03:13:35 GMT)

PET OF THE DAY 0324
Hopper, a 1-year-old male rabbit, is the featured pet of the day for the Humane Society of South Mis (Wed, 31 Mar 2010 03:30:51 GMT)

Pet of the WeeK: Sunflower
Pet: Meet Sunflower, a 7-month-old female Shar-Pei/pit bull mix who is patiently waiting to find a forever home. Sunflower is a sweet, gentle and affectionate girl who loves being around her favorite people. She enjoys going for walks and getting hugs, and will need a family who is happy to work with her on her "big girl" skills. (Wed, 31 Mar 2010 05:11:31 GMT)

Eagle Scout organizes pet fair
HEBRON – Boy Scout Troop 153 is hosting a Pet Fair on April 24 to benefit Helping Paws. (Wed, 31 Mar 2010 06:21:15 GMT)

Pet shop owner hit with £1k fine for selling kid a goldfish
A pet shop owner has been prosecuted for selling a GOLDFISH to a child. (Wed, 31 Mar 2010 08:13:03 GMT)

Vendors have until March 31 to reserve space at 2010 pet fair
Vendors have until March 31 to reserve space at the second-annual 2010 Sherwood pet fair and fundraiser slated for May 1 at the Sherwood city municipal complex, 2199 E. Kiehl Ave. (Wed, 31 Mar 2010 09:44:48 GMT)

Pet parrot pilfered in break-in
NEW HAVEN — A house sitter returned Monday to find the rear door flung open, the apartment door smashed in and, to her dismay and bewilderment, the resident’s beloved — and mouthy — pet parrot missing from its cage. (Wed, 31 Mar 2010 09:47:17 GMT)

GiGi's At Home Pet Care professionals earn certifications
On Saturday, March 13, each pet care professional working at GiGi’s at Home Pet Care, LLC, was re-certified in Pet CPR and First Aid by PetTech, Inc., the first national training center dedicated to pet CPR, First Aid and Care. The day-long class, taught by certified trainer, Karen Douglass from All Creatures Great and Small located in Trappe, included training and certification in: First Aid ... (Wed, 31 Mar 2010 12:06:34 GMT)

Pet of the Week: Bella
The Harlingen Humane Society's Pet of the Week is a female lab mix named "Bella." (Wed, 31 Mar 2010 15:00:31 GMT)

Tagged pet shop owner 'stunned'
A pet shop owner says she was stunned to be electronically tagged after selling a goldfish to a 15-year-old boy. (Wed, 31 Mar 2010 17:24:31 GMT)

UK Pet Insurance 2009 - New Market Report Published
The UK pet insurance market continued to experience strong growth in premium income and policy numbers in 2008. This report discusses the current consumer attitudes to pet insurance as well as the trends in market distribution. (Wed, 31 Mar 2010 17:51:20 GMT)

Pet Pointers: Adopt-a-Shelter Pet stamps
Each year as many as four million adoptable loveable shelter pets are euthanized because there are simply not enough homes for all of them. United States Post Office is bringing awareness to the problem with a new stamp that is sure to give animal lovers a reason to stand in line. Today we get a preview of the new Animal Rescue: Adopt a Shelter Pet stamp in this edition of Pet Pointers. (Wed, 31 Mar 2010 21:00:04 GMT)

Former pet groomer charged again
A former Albany pet groomer has been arrested again, this time he's charged with violating his probation by working with animals. (Wed, 31 Mar 2010 21:01:06 GMT)

PET OF THE DAY
Callie, a 4-year-old female domestic shorthair mix, is the featured pet of the day for the Humane So (Wed, 31 Mar 2010 21:10:12 -0700)

Rat for a pet
Rat fans say they are the perfect companion pet. (Wed, 31 Mar 2010 23:00:22 GMT)

Pet parrot pilfered in New Haven break-in
NEW HAVEN A house sitter returned Monday to find the rear door flung open, the apartment door smashed in and, to her dismay and bewilderment, the residents beloved and mouthy pet parrot missing from its cage. (Wed, 31 Mar 2010 23:33:17 -0700)

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