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Pet Pointers: Parasites
Most pet parents don't know that some common parasites that infect our pets can also be transferred to people. Today, we'll touch on a few of the most common in this edition of Pet Pointers. (Wed, 01 Sep 2010 02:04:15 -0700)

Cutest pet in the county
The Buffalo Reflex’s Cutest Pet contest winner was Missy, owned by Kim Hawkins. (Wed, 01 Sep 2010 02:13:55 -0700)

WOODHAVEN: Pet food pantry set to open at animal shelter next week
WOODHAVEN — Basil’s Buddies Pet Food Pantry is set to open next Wednesday in the city’s animal shelter, 21860 Van Horn Road. (Wed, 01 Sep 2010 04:17:48 -0700)

“Fancy” Pet of the Week
Reba, our Pet of the Week, comes from the Mobile County Animal Shelter, and she hopes you'll invite her to your party! (Wed, 01 Sep 2010 09:27:24 -0700)

Pet of the Week
This week's pet of the week is Rocky. (Wed, 01 Sep 2010 10:46:46 -0700)

WOODHAVEN: Pet food pantry set to open at animal shelter next week
WOODHAVEN — Basil’s Buddies Pet Food Pantry is set to open next Wednesday in the city’s animal shelter, 21860 Van Horn Road. (Wed, 01 Sep 2010 12:17:48 -0700)

Pet food blast shuts factory line
PET food workers were knocked off their feet early yesterday as a massive pressure cooker exploded, blasting a heavy steel door 15 metres into the air. (Wed, 01 Sep 2010 15:54:49 -0700)

PET moves to protect election records in VP race
MANILA, Philippines - The Supreme Court, sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), has ordered the Commission on Elections to preserve and safeguard records pertaining to the May 10, 2010 elections for the position of Vice President. (Wed, 01 Sep 2010 21:42:39 -0700)

WOODHAVEN: Pet food pantry set to open at animal shelter next week
WOODHAVEN — Basil’s Buddies Pet Food Pantry is set to open next Wednesday in the city’s animal shelter, 21860 Van Horn Road. (Thu, 02 Sep 2010 04:47:48 -0700)

Pet adoption set for Sept. 18
Volunteers for the Carver Scott Humane Society will have a pet adoption Saturday, Sept.18 from noon-3 p.m. at Petco located off old Highway 212 and Singletree Lane in Eden Prairie. CSHS is without its own building and all pets are housed in foster care. read more (Thu, 02 Sep 2010 05:11:53 -0700)

Pet contest winner named
When the Cordele Dispatch’s pet pageant ended at noon Tuesday, “Bug” Owens, a Beagle belonging to Faye and Charles Owens of Cordele was the winner. (Thu, 02 Sep 2010 07:06:53 -0700)

Pet-licensing party is Sept. 25 at Kent Station; features contests, parade
Have you been told you look like your dog or cat? Here's your chance to see if you're right: from 1-5 p.m. Sept. 25, Kent Station will host an event for pet owners and the animals who love them. The fun includes, of course, a contest for those starting to resemble their pets (that event gets under way at 1 p.m.) (Thu, 02 Sep 2010 10:59:14 -0700)

How does my PET package impact recycling streams? Test it
The PET recycling story is a success story, with consumers generally very well traned to associate the "1" on the package with the thought, "This plastic can be recycled." Rarely, though, is a PET package "just" PET. Labels, closures, additives, and more can hinder recycling and even create a PR nightmare for brand owners. Tagging Options Domain:  Modplas Issue Date:  MPW - September 2010 ... (Thu, 02 Sep 2010 14:30:38 -0700)

Pet industry set to grow leaps and bounds
Biscuits with beef provide energy, while adding wheat and bananas into the concoction helps in lose the extra pounds and keeping a healthy balance. These tips are important for you, if you are a dog owner who loves your pet unconditionally. (Thu, 02 Sep 2010 18:09:02 -0700)

Pet shop looks for open window
Opening up a chain store in San Francisco can be a dogfight, but the  owner of locally founded Pet Food Express hopes his second attempt meets with success. After failing in 2009 to win city approval to open a third Pet Food Express location in San Francisco, Michael Levy, founder of the pet supply company,... (Thu, 02 Sep 2010 22:06:50 -0700)

Creative pet grooming
Pet owners in Malaysia begin to dye their pets into rainbow colours. Photo courtesy: Sin Chew Daily Kang dyes the dogs into different colours to make them look like wearing colourful dresses. (Fri, 03 Sep 2010 01:24:49 -0700)

Pet(s) of the Month: 11 cats of Lane 26
This month's Adoptable Pet from Jaiya's Animal Rescue Name : The 11 cats of Lane 26 Age : From 3 to 6 Health : Vaccinated, dewormed and de-flead. All spayed and neutered. Ideal Home : People that have experience with adult cats. Story : CF (rescuer), an animal lover and keen supporter of animal rescue groups in Shanghai contacted JAR in hopes that we can provide a permanent roof and love for the ... (Fri, 03 Sep 2010 04:01:32 -0700)

Pet of the Week: Diesel
Diesel, a 3-year-old Shih Tzu, is this week's Pet of the Week (Fri, 03 Sep 2010 05:29:06 -0700)

Pet of the Week: Sasha
Our Pet of the Week is Sasha.  Sasha is a 4 year old Pit Bull Terrier.  Sasha is a very sweet, affectionate and gentle girl that is going to make her new family so happy! (Fri, 03 Sep 2010 06:42:11 -0700)

Pet dog killed in callous and sick hit-and-run
A Dundee woman has been left heartbroken after her pet dog was killed by a “callous and sick” hit-and-run driver. (Fri, 03 Sep 2010 07:33:10 -0700)

Pet food collected by Corning businesses
Corning businesses collected approximately $75 in pet food for the Finger Lakes SPCA during the Dog Days of Summer fundraiser. (Fri, 03 Sep 2010 11:43:01 -0700)

Pet foods company lays off 43
Pied Piper Pet and Wildlife, Inc., in Hamlin, a manufacturer of private-label pet foods, has laid off about one-fourth of its employees, according to Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas.Mary Ross, executive director of Workforce Solutions in Abilene, said 113 employees remain at the company after the layoffs of 43 people. She said the layoffs may be temporary. (Fri, 03 Sep 2010 21:00:00 -0700)

Pet of the Week, 8/27/10
Woof! I’m Walker, a young stray boy found wandering near the library in Maricopa. I was at the county shelter for a week and no one claimed me. I was dangerously close to euthanasia when the shelter called Pet Social Worker to see if the rescue had room for me. Whew! They did! I’m a purebred Pom approximately 1 year old. I’m neutered, fully vaccinated and microchipped. I’m great on a leash ... (Fri, 03 Sep 2010 22:30:27 -0700)

Pet Project
See the other entries and read the Pet Project blog: tulsaworld.com/petproject (Sat, 04 Sep 2010 00:50:06 -0700)

Pet Pointers: Holistic flea prevention
There are holistic remedies for just about everything including flea and tick prevention. Today we'll learn more about these alternative treatments in this edition of Pet Pointers. (Sat, 04 Sep 2010 02:04:38 -0700)

Pet of the Week
KVUE's Pet of the Week from the Town Lake Animal Shelter is Marley. (Sat, 04 Sep 2010 06:40:11 -0700)

Help on pet care for Beavers
A PET superstore is offering free workshops to young groups of cubs scouts and beavers to help them reach their badge requirements. (Sat, 04 Sep 2010 07:08:59 -0700)

Pet Pals - 9/4/10
The Stray Animal Adoption Program is our guest this week for Pet Pals.  They have brought two dogs that are ready for you to take home.  (Sat, 04 Sep 2010 10:30:54 -0700)

Annual PET FEST Saturday, Sept. 25
Pet Prevent a Litter (PALS) of Central Texas, Grande Communications and the city of San Marcos will host the 8th annual PET FEST at San Marcos Plaza Pavilion Park on Saturday, Sept. 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Sat, 04 Sep 2010 11:33:27 -0700)

Shelter Pet Advocate, Author Offers Tips To Rescue Animals
Activist Advises Pet Lovers How They Can Help By Tony Panaccio (Mission Times Courier, San Diego, CA) - Sharon Langford doesn't want to focus as much on the overly-publicized crisis facing animal shelters today as she does on the joy that the loving animals housed there can bring to people's lives. What's more, she's willing to put her money where her mouth is when it comes to letting people ... (Sat, 04 Sep 2010 12:07:52 -0700)

Pet owners should not panic in wake of earthquake
Hundreds of terrified animals have been affected by the Canterbury earthquake, and the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) is warning pet owners not to panic. (Sat, 04 Sep 2010 21:22:29 -0700)

Pet owners like taking their pets to work, but rules should be established
By Marie Stempinski, Special to the Times Friday, September 3, 2010 Workers are happier when they take their pets to work, but not all co-workers share their enthusiasm. Companies are wise to establish workplace “pettiquette.” Did you know that one in five American companies allow employees to bring their pets to work? That's according to a recent survey by the American Pet Products ... (Sun, 05 Sep 2010 02:03:05 -0700)

Cutest pet in the county
The Buffalo Reflex’s Cutest Pet contest winner was Missy, owned by Kim Hawkins. (Sun, 05 Sep 2010 02:14:15 -0700)

Pet-A-Palooza highlights canine problem dogging county
GRANVILLE -- Granville's Wildwood Park went to the dogs Saturday as the Licking County Humane Society conducted its first Pet-A-Palooza. (Sun, 05 Sep 2010 04:06:55 -0700)

New pet store coming to a shopping center near you
Petsen$se, a Scottsdale, Ariz., based pet store will be locating in the Gala Plaza Shopping Center in Rome soon. The company will be occupying a suite between CiCi’s Pizza and the West Rome Post O... (Sun, 05 Sep 2010 10:07:37 -0700)

Pet product company recalls nearly 75,000 bags of dog treats
A leading pet product company has issued a voluntary recall of nearly 75,000 bags of dog treats due to salmonella concerns, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. (Sun, 05 Sep 2010 15:38:45 -0700)

Pet Naturals Of Vermont
Pet Naturals Of Vermont (Link to http://www.herbsmd.com/vendor/pet-naturals-of-vermont.htm) Pet Naturals Of Vermont (Link to http://www.herbsmd.com/vendor/pet-naturals-of-vermont.htm) - Pet Naturals of Vermont produces only the purest, most reliable formulas to help pets live healthier lives. (Sun, 05 Sep 2010 20:18:08 -0700)

Cutest pet in the county
The Buffalo Reflex’s Cutest Pet contest winner was Missy, owned by Kim Hawkins. (Mon, 06 Sep 2010 02:14:47 -0700)

Pet safety in focus in Randolph
RANDOLPH TWP. —Dogs may be a child’s best friend, but understanding how to properly interact with canines is essential. (Mon, 06 Sep 2010 17:01:27 -0700)

Your fabulous pet lens itself to $5000 prize
A NORTH SHORE vet is inviting pet lovers to take photos of their pet for a competition. (Mon, 06 Sep 2010 17:50:49 -0700)

City council to discuss pet spay-and-neuter policy, library improvements today
The Waco City Council will discuss pet fees and libraries today. At an afternoon work session, the council will discuss implementation of the “intact animal ordinance” it passed earlier this summer. (Mon, 06 Sep 2010 22:12:42 -0700)

Pet cemetery resurfacing
With a 4-3 vote on Nov. 16, the Spencer City Council requested that city staff establish criteria for a pet cemetery in De Wolf Park near U.S. Highway 18 in east Spencer. City Manager Bob Fagen has... (Mon, 06 Sep 2010 22:14:23 -0700)

Times Leader to take pet photos on Thursday
So your pet wants to be a star? Well, The Times Leader can put your pet’s picture out for the whole world to see. You can bring your dog, cat, rabbit or parakeet to the rear of our building at 15 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre to have a picture taken. We’ll put a new photograph on our website, timesleader.com, every day. Times Leader photographers will be taking pictures from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on ... (Mon, 06 Sep 2010 22:17:06 -0700)

Eli Roth - Roths Pet Pig Drives Neighbours Mad
Horror director ELI ROTH's pet pig is causing a disturbance in his swanky Los Angeles neighbourhood, because it won't stop screeching.The Hostel filmmaker is the proud... (Tue, 07 Sep 2010 00:19:05 -0700)

Pet calendar
Sept. 11 C.O.P.E. fest sale: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 11 at Crowd Around Me, corner of Routes 59 and 52 in Shorewood, and at 2060 E. Division St. in Diamond. Sale items include fall mums, pet magnets, farm stand and more. Sponsored by C.O.P.E. Animal Rescue.Tuckers birthday party: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 11, Tuckers Doggie Delights, 2011 Calistoga Drive , New Lenox. Donations support the Making a ... (Tue, 07 Sep 2010 02:01:19 -0700)

Cutest pet in the county
The Buffalo Reflex’s Cutest Pet contest winner was Missy, owned by Kim Hawkins. (Tue, 07 Sep 2010 02:14:44 -0700)

US Pet Health Spending to Reach $33 Billion by 2014
ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwire - 09/07/10) - MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of Freedonia Group Inc's new report "Pet Health: Products & Services" to their collection of Healthcare market reports. Total spending on pet health products and services is expected to advance 6.5 percent annually to $33.1 billion in 2014. At that time, there will be over 200 million pets in the US and 62 ... (Tue, 07 Sep 2010 06:31:00 -0700)

Pet of the Week
Every week we try and find a loving home for our pet of the week. This week we have "Morris". Morris is an orange domestic shorthair tabby... who is in desperate need of a home. He is around two years old and has been at the impound since mid-August s (Tue, 07 Sep 2010 09:29:26 -0700)

Pet Microchip Day in Massachusetts set, Sept. 25
 The Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA) is leading a statewide effort to increase pet safety through a special program that encourages pet owners to microchip and register their pets. (Tue, 07 Sep 2010 15:58:09 -0700)

Pet sitters a good travel option
Q: The last two times we boarded our dog — a 9-year-old Shih Tzu — she came home with a nasty cough that lasted for two or three weeks. My husband and I are planning a couple of trips in the coming months where we’ll be flying, so we’re thinking of having a pet sitter come to the house to tend “Trinket,” but we don’t know anyone who offers this service. Have you found them to be dependable and ... (Tue, 07 Sep 2010 16:34:31 -0700)

Pet Pointers: Australian Shepherds
If you're looking for an energetic family dog that will keep you on your toes, consider the Australian Shepherd. Today we'll learn more about this beautiful breed and clear up some confusion about their name in this edition of Pet Pointers. (Wed, 08 Sep 2010 02:14:58 -0700)

Heartland Pet Care LLC Launches Pet Care Health and Wellness Product Portfolio
INDIANAPOLIS----Heartland Pet Care LLC is launching Pro Active Balance, a daily pet food supplement that can be added to your pets’ regular food. Using a proprietary blend of shelf-stable ingredients, Pro Active Balance delivers probiotics, prebiotics and improves nutrient absorption. (Wed, 08 Sep 2010 04:07:00 -0700)

Pet Spot changing name along with ownership
A new "The Pet Corner" sign will go up over "The Pet Spot" at Ward Warehouse at the end of this week or early next to reflect the shop's new but familiar ownership. (Wed, 08 Sep 2010 04:38:23 -0700)

Pet adoptions skyrocket in Chester County
Adoption of cats and dogs in Chester County was up a staggering 50 percent last month, and up overall year to date. Statistics released by the Chester County SPCA show pet adoptions up 30 percent over the past three years. (Wed, 08 Sep 2010 07:56:36 -0700)

Pet network needs votes to win funds to build shelter
Dryden’s Second Chance Pet Network is requesting regional help to win much-needed funding to establish a permanent shelter for homeless pets. (Wed, 08 Sep 2010 09:51:33 -0700)

Pet Of The Week
Frazier is the pet of the week. (Wed, 08 Sep 2010 10:42:07 -0700)

Pet Supplies Plus said to increase interest rate on loans
Pet Supplies Plus has increased the interest rate it will pay lenders for $120 million of loans it is seeking to back its acquisition by Irving Place Capital, according to a person familiar with the discussions (Wed, 08 Sep 2010 12:20:16 -0700)

Pet Adoption Unit Brings Critters Out Into the Community
It's now even easier to adopt a pet from the Valley Animal Center. The organization now has a mobile pet adoption unit, called M.A.R.C., short for mobile adoption and rescue caboose. The vehicle allows the Center to transport more than 20 dogs and cats for adoptions at various locations in the community. (Wed, 08 Sep 2010 14:13:41 -0700)

Pet adoptions hit the road
The Valley Animal Center has a new tool called "M.A.R.C." – The Mobile Adoption and Rescue Caboose. This new mobile pet adoption trailer will allow transport of more than 20 animals to events throughout the Valley to help the dogs and cats find homes. M.A.R.C. will help increase adoptions and enable Valley Animal Center’s no-kill shelter to rescue more animals slated for euthanasia from animal ... (Wed, 08 Sep 2010 17:31:06 -0700)

'Dumb and dumber' pet thieves wrestle python
Two "dumb and dumber" alleged pet thieves wrestled a stolen python in a McDonald's restaurant carpark as astonished customers looked on, Australian police said Thursday. (Thu, 09 Sep 2010 01:00:28 -0700)

Free pet food Saturday for seniors, jobless
LAKE FOREST – Free pet food will be available to seniors and those without jobs this Saturday. The free pet food giveaway, sponsored by the Lake Forest-based Rescuing Unwanted Furry Friends, will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the Pet Rescue... (Thu, 09 Sep 2010 08:24:12 -0700)

Adopt A Pet At Roxbury Park, Sept 25
The Beverly Hills Pet Care Foundation (PETS 90210) will host a pet adoption event at Roxbury Park on Olympic Boulevard, Saturday, September 25, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Thu, 09 Sep 2010 10:17:25 -0700)

Pet Adoptions Go Mobile
The Valley Animal Center has a new tool called "M.A.R.C." – The Mobile Adoption and Rescue Caboose. This new mobile pet adoption trailer will allow transport of more than 20 animals to events throughout the Valley to help the dogs and cats find homes. M.A.R.C. will help increase adoptions and enable Valley Animal Center’s no-kill shelter to rescue more animals slated for euthanasia from animal ... (Thu, 09 Sep 2010 10:45:40 -0700)

Pet appreciation event in Chipley Saturday
There will be a pet appreciation event at Tractor Supply in Chipley Saturday, Sept. 11 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm They have invited animal rescue groups to come show off their adoptable pets and even the horse rescue will be onsite to talk about their... (Thu, 09 Sep 2010 11:37:33 -0700)

Pet Sitters Unite to Promote Safe Hiring Practices
In light of recent news stories regarding a pet sitter's neglect, the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters NAPPS is reminding the public to fully investigate their prospective pet sitters adherence to industry standards and safe business practices when selecting a caretaker for their beloved furry friend. Hiring a pet sitter is a serious process, states Monica Leighton, President... (Thu, 09 Sep 2010 12:35:10 -0700)

Pet pictures that tell a story
For Furry Friday this week, I've chosen some photos that don't just show off a pet, but also tell a story. In these pictures, you get a glimpse of a drama (or comedy) going on - or one that's just finished or maybe one that's about to start. In some cases there's a real drama behind the pet in the picture. (Thu, 09 Sep 2010 13:11:41 -0700)

Pet crematorium approved in South Middleton
The South Middleton Township Board of Supervisors completed the final steps in approving a pet crematorium to be located along Zion Road in the township. (Thu, 09 Sep 2010 17:33:47 -0700)

Pet of the week: Rosco
Pet: Rosco is a 3-year-old rat terrier who loves to cuddle. At 16 pounds, this playful little guy is ready to find his forever home. Rosco came to the Michigan Humane Society with his brother, Rascal, so ask about adopting them together. (Thu, 09 Sep 2010 23:22:39 -0700)

PET OF THE WEEK
Thie week’s Pet of the Week is Butterscotch, a 4-month-old female cocker spaniel, the last one of 50 rescued by the state. She’s very shy and needs socialization. (Thu, 09 Sep 2010 23:27:41 -0700)

Dog Gone Smart Pet Products Debuts World's First Completely Biodegradable Pet Bed, and Its Innovative Line of ...
Dog Gone Smart Pet Products will debut the world's first-ever completely biodegradable* pet bed and crate pad, its innovative new line of Dog Gone Smart⢠nanotechnology-based line of collars, leashes, and harnesses, and new Dog Gone Smart⢠HorseWear saddle pad at Superzoo, September 14 through 16, booth #1920, Mandalay Bay Convention Center. (Fri, 10 Sep 2010 04:22:00 -0700)

Pet Memorial Day Sunday at UT vet school
The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine will celebrate Pet Memorial Day on Sunday. (Fri, 10 Sep 2010 09:30:46 -0700)

CELEBRATE PET MEMORIAL DAY WITH MATTHEWS amp;quot;FAITHFUL FRIENDSamp;quot; MEMORIAL COLLECTION
For many pet owners, dogs and cats are more than just furry friends theyre true family members. The death of a loyal animal companion creates the same feelings of grief as arise after the passing of a human loved one. There are also nearly as many options for memorializing and celebrating the life of a cherished pet. Steve Schaal of Matthews International, the leading full-service provider... (Fri, 10 Sep 2010 10:04:50 -0700)

Las Vegas traveling pet show will kick off tour in Phoenix
Las Vegas pet show comes to Phoenix's Orpheum Theatre in October. (Fri, 10 Sep 2010 14:20:07 -0700)

Pet of the Week: Tiny
This week's pet is Tiny. She is a one-and-a-half-year-old American Blue Healer-Pit Bull mix. She was surrendered because she does not get along with other pets. (Fri, 10 Sep 2010 18:19:56 -0700)

Pet of the week: Geegee
Meet Geegee, our Pet of the Week. (Fri, 10 Sep 2010 21:13:58 -0700)

Pet Project
See the other entries and read the Pet Project blog: tulsaworld.com/petproject (Sat, 11 Sep 2010 00:46:09 -0700)

Pet superstore chain goes bust
Richmond-based pet superstore chain Petcetera has filed for bankruptcy. The company, which has a head office on Viking Way in north Richmond and a store on No.3 Road and Alderbridge Way, was unable to successfully restructure after seeking creditor protection in March. (Sat, 11 Sep 2010 03:23:41 -0700)

Elkhart pet group hopes second chance comes for Razi
Elkhart-based Second Chance Pet Rescue group wants so much to give Razi a second chance, but the high cost of medical treatment for Razi may prevent that. (Sat, 11 Sep 2010 06:37:42 -0700)

Pet Pals - 9/11/10
The Animal Friends Humane Society joins us on Saturday for Pet Pals.  They are one of only 50 shelters competing nationally for 100 hundred thousand dollars.    (Sat, 11 Sep 2010 10:39:14 -0700)

Simlipal pet elephants to check wild pachyderm depredation
Baripada, Sep 11 : Simlipal's pet elephants, bought by the Hamsur Wildlife Division of Karnataka, arrived at Rambha this morning for training. (Sat, 11 Sep 2010 10:39:40 -0700)

Pet of the Week 9/11/10
My name is Abner. I am a male, domestic shorthair, orange-and-white tiger stripe, 3-month-old kitten. I am a sweet little boy looking for a home. To visit this pet or inquire about adoptions, contact the Casa Grande Animal Care & Adoption Center at 426-9300. Leave a message if you’re interested in making me your next best friend. The shelter is located at 202 E. First Ave. Hours are 8 a.m. to ... (Sat, 11 Sep 2010 12:53:10 -0700)

Grieving pet owners have many options for honoring, remembering pals
When pets die or have to be euthanized, their owners' reactions differ. It's tougher when it's a young pet that is suffering from an illness or behavior issue, says Dr. Ralph Pope with All Creatures veterinary clinic in Collierville. (Sat, 11 Sep 2010 22:00:00 -0700)

Pet of the Week 9/11/10
My name is Abner. I am a male, domestic shorthair, orange-and-white tiger stripe, 3-month-old kitten. I am a sweet little boy looking for a home. To visit this pet or inquire about adoptions, contact the Casa Grande Animal Care & Adoption Center at 426-9300. Leave a message if you’re interested in making me your next best friend. The shelter is located at 202 E. First Ave. Hours are 8 a.m. to ... (Sat, 11 Sep 2010 22:39:50 -0700)

PET PRODUCTS MANAGER and GROOMERS/
PET PRODUCTS MANAGER and GROOMERS/ STYLIST NEEDED Greenville Location, Full Time. Great Future opp. Retail exp a plus. Apply at PetSmart.com (Sun, 12 Sep 2010 03:48:22 -0700)

Pet of the Week
KVUE's Pet of the Week from the Humane Society of Williamson County is Fitzpatrick. (Sun, 12 Sep 2010 06:34:36 -0700)

Pet lovers get a chance to adopt
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Around 30 four-legged lives have gotten a second chance thanks to a three day pet adoption drive. The Humane Society of South Mississippi and the Waveland Animal shelter teamed up to showcase more than 100 dogs in need of a good home. (Sun, 12 Sep 2010 17:41:47 -0700)

Pet of the Week
Every week we try and find a loving home for our pet of the week. This week we have "Mo-Mo". "Mo-Mo" is about a year and half old female. She is a basset hound-collie mix... and has been at the impound since the 9th. Mo-Mo needs an owner who is activ (Sun, 12 Sep 2010 21:29:47 -0700)

Pursuing pet projects
Charlotte Reed, a pet industry expert who runs the national seminar series "Career Opportunities for People Who Love Pets," spoke to @work about the growing number of ways to work on the wild side. Q Why is this a good time to pursue a career in the pet industry? A... (Sun, 12 Sep 2010 22:15:55 -0700)

Pet of the Week 9/11/10
My name is Abner. I am a male, domestic shorthair, orange-and-white tiger stripe, 3-month-old kitten. I am a sweet little boy looking for a home. To visit this pet or inquire about adoptions, contact the Casa Grande Animal Care & Adoption Center at 426-9300. Leave a message if you’re interested in making me your next best friend. The shelter is located at 202 E. First Ave. Hours are 8 a.m. to ... (Sun, 12 Sep 2010 22:39:17 -0700)

Pet safety in focus in Randolph Twp.
RANDOLPH TWP. —Dogs may be a child’s best friend, but understanding how to properly interact with canines is essential. (Mon, 13 Sep 2010 03:28:28 -0700)

Whitehall Pet Practice
WHITEHALL – A new veterinary service, Whitehall Pet Practice, located just south of White Lake Drive on Whitehall Road, is opening its doors to all of White Lake’s four-legged friends in need of health care. (Mon, 13 Sep 2010 08:21:27 -0700)

Pet, fashion show scheduled to benefit animal shelters planned
You can find a new outfit and a new pet at the Rescues Runways fashion show on Sept. 20 at Bookwalte (Mon, 13 Sep 2010 09:32:36 -0700)

Joy Pet Products Gives Back with Joy Spread It Around
Two things never go out of style good taste and goodwill. Both of which come naturally to Joy Pet Products. Located in Rowley, Massachusetts, Joy Pet Products has been warming pups with their doggie coats and charitable efforts since 1999. Currently, Joy Pet Products is sponsoring their Joy Spread It Around campaign, with 100 of the embroidered Perfect Fit Hoodie profits being donated... (Mon, 13 Sep 2010 10:05:20 -0700)

Pet of the Week: Triscuit
It is time to help our Monday Pet of the Week! Susan Meyer from the Shamrock Foundation is with Triscuit, an adorable 2-pound puppy!   (Mon, 13 Sep 2010 10:40:30 -0700)

Pet Supplies Plus $85 million loan said to begin trading
An $85 million term loan for Pet Supplies Plus began trading at 99 cents on the dollar, according to a person familiar with the deal. (Mon, 13 Sep 2010 13:19:45 -0700)

Animal Communicator Dr. Liz will Appear @ Pet Fair/Pet Adoption Day
PET FAIR / PET ADOPTION DAY - photo by Sara Inc. (Cari C) (Mon, 13 Sep 2010 18:47:46 -0700)

Local pet facility offers to take in animals displaced by Blackwell Hill Fire
Be sure to have your pet's immunization records available. read more (Mon, 13 Sep 2010 19:56:40 -0700)

Pet sitter now offers overnight service
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- You know who you are. You would like to have a pet, but youre gone too often. Or worse, you have a pet and suffer pangs of guilt every time you get the suitcase down for yet another out-of-town trip. Alison Drain wants to help you... (Mon, 13 Sep 2010 20:56:13 -0700)

DAD'S Pet Care® to Honor Founder and Expand Corporate Mission by Announcing a New Parent Company, Ainsworth Pet ...
America’s oldest privately-owned pet food company is reorganizing under a new corporate umbrella company called Ainsworth Pet Nutrition®. (Mon, 13 Sep 2010 21:00:00 -0700)

Pet of the Week 9/11/10
My name is Abner. I am a male, domestic shorthair, orange-and-white tiger stripe, 3-month-old kitten. I am a sweet little boy looking for a home. To visit this pet or inquire about adoptions, contact the Casa Grande Animal Care & Adoption Center at 426-9300. Leave a message if you’re interested in making me your next best friend. The shelter is located at 202 E. First Ave. Hours are 8 a.m. to ... (Mon, 13 Sep 2010 22:38:37 -0700)

Pet shops hit back at calls to ban sales
THE pet shop industry has countered calls for the Queensland government to ban stores from selling kittens and puppies. (Tue, 14 Sep 2010 03:28:48 -0700)

PET agent unlocks door to Alzheimer's disease
A PET agent built around fluorine-18 readily and safely distinguished the brains of Alzheimer's disease patients from those of healthy volunteers in a clinical trial at Johns Hopkins University. (Tue, 14 Sep 2010 09:35:08 -0700)

Hasbro and Electronic Arts Expand Littlest Pet Shop Online Immersive Play Experience
Littlest Pet Shop Online (Web) New Toys and debut of LPSO.com virtual pet collectability program further blend real-world and online fun for millions of girls. (Tue, 14 Sep 2010 15:43:09 -0700)

Pet search puts lives at risk in Upwey blaze
UPDATE 11.30am: THREE pet dogs are believed to have died in an Upwey house fire overnight. (Tue, 14 Sep 2010 16:42:42 -0700)

Pet memorial at Dedham's Animal Rescue League
Pet owners visit their pet’s graves during Sunday, Sept. 12 pet memorial day held at the Animal Rescue League of Boston’s Pine Ridge Pet Cemetery in Dedham. (Tue, 14 Sep 2010 19:18:56 -0700)

Meadville's Dad's Pet Care has a new name
MEADVILLE -- Dad's Pet Care, a key Crawford County employer and a pet food company with nationwide sales, has a new name. Effective immediately, the nation's largest privately owned pet food maker has been reorganized under a new corporate umbrella company called Ainsworth Pet Nutrition. (Tue, 14 Sep 2010 22:30:27 -0700)

Pet Pointers: Pets and autism
New research suggests pets can help people with a wide variety of issues including kids with autism and ADD. Today we'll meet a dog doing just that in this edition of Pet Pointers. (Wed, 15 Sep 2010 02:05:29 -0700)

Pet lover from Laguna advocates caring for neglected ‘Aspins’
Encouraging Filipino pet owners to take care of an Asong Pinoy or Aspin has been the advocacy of pet lover Kristine Ann Martirez Bien. For her, Aspins require the same love that local pet owners give to pure-breeds. (Wed, 15 Sep 2010 02:13:19 -0700)

Pet first aid workshops offered
Dog and cat owners will have an opportunity to learn basic emergency first aid for their companion pets in a hands on two-hour workshop with Dr. Tami Shearer of Shearer Pet Health Hospital. (Wed, 15 Sep 2010 03:57:21 -0700)

Israeli PET firm gains exemption from EU anti-dumping rules
This week the Council amended regulations (EC) No 1292/2007 and (EC) No 367/2006 pertaining to imports of PET film from India, Brazil and Israel. It granted SZP an exemption from these regulations, which impose significant charges on PET film being resold onto the EU market. (Wed, 15 Sep 2010 04:34:46 -0700)

Pet Amnesty Day comes to Jacksonville zoo Sept. 25
  Florida Fish and Wildlife Nonnative Pet Amnesty Day comes to the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 25 , in the parking lot at 370 Zoo Parkway, off Heckscher Drive  a half mile east of Interstate 95. The state's fish and wildlife commission will accept nonnative exotic reptiles, amphibians, birds, fish and mammals (no cats, dogs, rabbits or ferrets will be ... (Wed, 15 Sep 2010 08:53:43 -0700)

Pet deer seized on N.S. island
Wildlife officers in Nova Scotia have seized a deer that was being kept as a pet on Big Tancook Island. (Wed, 15 Sep 2010 10:00:55 -0700)

Pet of the Week: Kayla
This 8 year old Australian Cattle Dog mix is looking for a loving home and would make a great family pet. (Wed, 15 Sep 2010 10:09:49 -0700)

Pet Safe Coalition waiting on state funds
The Long Island Philharmonic and health and human services agencies are not the only not-for-profits who have not yet received promised state money. The Pet Safe Coalition, a not-for-profit composed of volunteers who set up "safe havens" for animals during hurricanes and natural disasters when other shelters are not available, has not yet received $7,500 in [...] (Wed, 15 Sep 2010 11:24:04 -0700)

Pet health insurance from PurinaCare goes nationwide
SAN ANTONIO September 2010 PurinaCare Insurance Services Inc., provider of PurinaCare Pet Health Insurance, is now approved to offer its products in the state of Florida and can now help pet owners provide a Lifetime of Care for dogs and cats in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.PurinaCare launched just over two years ago with an unparalleled understanding of pet care, an intense... (Wed, 15 Sep 2010 12:49:50 -0700)

Pet Food Bank Desperate for Cat Food
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The First Coast No More Homeless Pet Food Bank is down to two bags of cat food and without more donations, many could be turned away at the food bank's monthly food distribution. (Wed, 15 Sep 2010 15:34:14 -0700)

Pet Adoption / Pet Fair on October 2!
All Star Pet Rescue is holding a pet adoption / pet fair on Saturday, October 2 between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. (Wed, 15 Sep 2010 21:16:14 -0700)

Salem Pet Fair, Sept. 25
Animal lovers and loving animals will be at the Salem Pet Fair, Sept. 25 at Knoll Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring the family pets and joy a day of pet contests, games and (Thu, 16 Sep 2010 11:35:51 -0700)

Pet Goat Killed In Drive-By Shooting
Police in Santa Fe are searching for the suspect or suspects in a drive-by shooting that killed a pet goat. (Thu, 16 Sep 2010 12:01:26 -0700)

Pet of the week 9-16-10
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A two and a half year old "Skipper Key" mix breed is the featured pooch on this weeks Southern Pines Animal Shelters Pet of the week. Valerie Rachal of the Spay and Neuter Clinic says Cash has been at the shelter far too long and is ready to go to his new family. (Thu, 16 Sep 2010 12:37:04 -0700)

Pet Goat Killed In Drive-By Shooting
Police in Santa Fe are searching for the suspect or suspects in a drive-by shooting that killed a pet goat. (Thu, 16 Sep 2010 14:19:15 -0700)

Pet goat named Maria is killed in drive-by shooting
SANTA FE -- Police in Santa Fe are searching for the suspect or suspects in a drive-by shooting that killed a pet goat. (Thu, 16 Sep 2010 23:25:09 -0700)

PET OF THE WEEK
Nellie is a 6 month old Husky mix.  She is deaf and likes to jump 4 foot fences!  She is very loving, and knows hand signals for sit, down and come.  Luckily, Nellie is house trained and loves people!  Please consider Nellie if you have the exta time to give such a sweet and beautiful pet. All. of our adoptable pets are spayed/neutered, or come with a voucher to get done, and had distemper ... (Thu, 16 Sep 2010 23:50:45 -0700)

Pet of the Week: Patti
Our Pet of the Week is Patti. Sweet Patti is in her glory! This retired racing Greyhound is enjoying her time learning what it means to be a pet. (Fri, 17 Sep 2010 06:27:11 -0700)

Pet Shop Boys' Tennant and Lowe Will Write Music for My Dad's a Birdman
Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe, best known as The Pet Shop Boys, have signed up to write original music to accompany David Almond's My Dad's a Birdman, which is being presented as the Young Vic's Christmas show in London. It will begin performances Nov. 25 in the theatre's Maria studio, for a run through Jan. 1, 2011. (Fri, 17 Sep 2010 06:44:46 -0700)

Pet Pantry fundraiser in Muskegon
NORTH MUSKEGON -- The Pet Pantry is hosting its second annual Pet Pantry Breakfast Fundraiser 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Main Street Pub and Eatery, 1113 Ruddiman, North Muskegon. There will be an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet for $7.95. The... (Fri, 17 Sep 2010 06:51:01 -0700)

Pet Party will raise funds for SPCA projects
AMSTERDAM - With discounted microchipping, nail clipping, advice from pet-care professionals, pet contests and more, Shuttleworth Park on Saturday will be transformed into a haven for pets and their owners. (Fri, 17 Sep 2010 08:18:08 -0700)

Pet fair treats dogs and cats alike
Jeanette Hertzler of Veteran lets her kitten, Annie, play with her dog, Lucky, at the Stephen M. Kerr Memorial Pet Fair in Torrington at Pioneer Park Saturday afternoon. The fair was mostly populated with dog owners, and Hertzler was one of the few pet owners who brought a cat. (Fri, 17 Sep 2010 08:29:15 -0700)

Pet parade still accepting entries
A pet parade will be part of the Year of Alabama Downtowns and Small Towns celebration on Oct. 9-10. (Fri, 17 Sep 2010 10:18:02 -0700)

Pet ordinance escapes committee
An ordinance updating Havre's pet regulations will conclude its four-month journey to City Council next week. The council’s Ordinance Committee sent the legislation to be voted on by the Council Monday, after spending the summer discussing and revising four drafts. (Fri, 17 Sep 2010 12:40:31 -0700)

FREE PET CLINIC TO HELP THOSE AFFECTED BY THE ECONOMY
CAPE MAY COUNTY COURT HOUSE--When the economy is down everyone suffers, even the family pet. But several local organizations got together to help those who just can't afford to care for their companions. (Fri, 17 Sep 2010 20:20:45 -0700)

Pet Shop Boys' Tennant and Lowe Will Write Music for My Dad's a Birdman
Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe, best known as The Pet Shop Boys, have signed up to write original music to accompany David Almond's My Dad's a Birdman, which is being presented as the Young Vic's Christmas show in London. It will begin performances Nov. 25 in the theatre's Maria studio, for a run through Jan. 1, 2011. (Fri, 17 Sep 2010 21:15:47 -0700)

Pet Expo set today at Exchange Park
Ladson -- The Post and Courier presents the Lowcountry Paws and Claws Pet Expo from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at Exchange Park. (Fri, 17 Sep 2010 22:33:24 -0700)

Pet of the week, east county
Pet of the week, east county (Fri, 17 Sep 2010 23:22:00 -0700)

Pet Project
See the other entries and read the Pet Project blog: tulsaworld.com/petproject (Sat, 18 Sep 2010 00:44:52 -0700)

Pet Pointers: Fatty tumors in dogs
Fatty tumors in dogs are very common but is there anything you can do to prevent them and are they harmful to your pet? Today we'll learn more in this edition of Pet Pointers. (Sat, 18 Sep 2010 02:05:29 -0700)

Pet of the Week
KVUE's Pet of the Week from the Town Lake Animal Shelter is Cowboy. (Sat, 18 Sep 2010 06:46:40 -0700)

Pet rescue mask donated to Chesaning - Brady Fire Department
CHESANING - The Chesaning - Brady Fire Department now has a pet oxygen mask to help save pets suffering from smoke inhalation in a fire thanks to Animal Health Care of Chesaning and Invisible Fence. read more (Sat, 18 Sep 2010 08:09:31 -0700)

Pet Supplies Plus said to increase interest rate on loans
Kristen Haunss Bloomberg News Service - (Bloomberg) - Pet Supplies Plus has increased the interest rate it will pay lenders for $120 million of loans it is seeking to back its acquisition by Irving Place Capital , according to a person familiar with the discussions. The company, based in Farmington Hills, will now pay lenders 5.75 percentage points more than the London interbank offered rate ... (Sat, 18 Sep 2010 14:25:03 -0700)

Pet Supplies Plus $85 million loan said to begin trading
Kristen Haunss Bloomberg News Service - (Bloomberg) - An $85 million term loan for Pet Supplies Plus began trading at 99 cents on the dollar, according to a person familiar with the deal. The loan will be used along with a five-year, $15 million revolving line of credit and a $20 million delayed-draw term loan to back the company’s acquisition by Irving Place Capital , said the person, who ... (Sat, 18 Sep 2010 14:34:08 -0700)

Pet-Mo Celebrates 15th Anniversary
COLUMBIA - Pet-Mo, the personal energy transportation chapter in Columbia, Mo., celebrated its 15th anniversary today at Stephen's Lake Park. Members welcomed back 14 volunteers who traveled to Guatemala to give out pets and wheelchairs. (Sat, 18 Sep 2010 20:36:58 -0700)

Rumford pet lover donates pet oxygen gear to firefighters
RUMFORD — After learning recently that life-saving oxygen masks were available for small pets — cats, dogs, birds and even reptiles — Brenda Meyer of Rumford bought two sets of the pet oxygen masks and donated them to the Rumford Fire Department. (Sun, 19 Sep 2010 21:14:11 -0700)

Pet of the Week
Every week we try and find a loving home for our pet of the week. This week we have an orange manx cat. Animal control wardens say he is around two years old and has been neutered... but doesn't have a name yet. Manx cats typically have short tails... (Sun, 19 Sep 2010 22:15:44 -0700)

Brian J. O'Connor: A pet peeve: Is insurance for your pooch really worth it?
According to Consumer Reports Money Adviser, most pet owners are better off saving the money they'd spend on premiums to handle the everyday health needs of Fluffy and Fido (Mon, 20 Sep 2010 03:24:21 -0700)

Pet Shop Boys ready 'Greatest Hits' album
Pet Shop Boys are to release a career-spanning hits compilation on November 1. (Mon, 20 Sep 2010 08:34:48 -0700)

New PET recycling facility puts down roots in California
Backed by one of the industry's notable processors, with 100 million lb of PET recycling capacity planned for its start, CarbonLite Industries is putting down its roots in a new 220,000-ft 2 facility in Riverside, CA. The plant is scheduled to come onstream in mid-2011.  Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT - September 2010 Keywords:  CarbonLite Industries PET recycling Leon ... (Mon, 20 Sep 2010 09:45:51 -0700)

Pet of the Week: Pepper
Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) - Metro Animal Services is located at 3705 Manslick Road.  Call 742-PAWS.   Click on the video player above to find out more about this week’s Pet of the Week! (Mon, 20 Sep 2010 10:23:35 -0700)

Hospice of the Valley seeks volunteers to help with pet therapy program
Pet Connections of Hospice of the Valley wants volunteers with well-behaved pets. (Mon, 20 Sep 2010 10:48:56 -0700)

First of Its Kind Pet Wash
The pet wash will benefit a local animal rescue operation for the first month. (Mon, 20 Sep 2010 15:45:31 -0700)

No poop to scoop when your kid's first pet is digital
My son wanted a pet. I didn't want another critter to clean up after. Sony's new "EyePet" game came to the rescue. Sony - EyePet - Shopping - Pets - Dog (Mon, 20 Sep 2010 16:29:43 -0700)

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