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Pet Supplies “Plus” Welcomes ‘Dog Whisperer’ Of Pet Photographers
Renowned expert Richie Schwartz becomes exclusive photographer of Long Island, Connecticut, New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania stores. (Fri, 01 Oct 2010 05:00:00 -0700)

Pet Fair Today
Pet owners can get free vaccines and wellness exams today. (Fri, 01 Oct 2010 05:03:36 -0700)

Pet Supplies âPlusâ Welcomes âDog Whispererâ Of Pet Photographers
Renowned expert Richie Schwartz becomes exclusive photographer of Long Island, Connecticut, New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania stores. (Fri, 01 Oct 2010 12:00:00 -0700)

Pet Supplies âPlusâ Welcomes âDog Whispererâ Of Pet Photographers
Renowned expert Richie Schwartz becomes exclusive photographer of Long Island, Connecticut, New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania stores. (Fri, 01 Oct 2010 12:00:00 -0700)

Pet adoption weekend in Castle Rock
Pet lovers on the lookout for a furry companion can heed the call at the Outlets of Castle Rock, where a local pet company will join in a nationwide pet adoption extravaganza. (Fri, 01 Oct 2010 13:11:15 -0700)

Pet walk to raise money for domestic violence victims
Hundreds of four-legged friends will be circling downtown Orlando Saturday for a good cause. (Fri, 01 Oct 2010 20:15:13 -0700)

Pet Tales: A weekend to bless the beasts
This is the weekend when many churches open their doors -- or at least their parking lots and gardens -- to all creatures, great and small. Animals are blessed on or near the Oct. 4 feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, Catholics' patron saint of animals, birds and ecology. (Fri, 01 Oct 2010 21:44:37 -0700)

Pet adoption weekend in Castle Rock
Pet lovers on the lookout for a furry companion can heed the call at the Outlets of Castle Rock, where a local pet company will join in a nationwide pet adoption extravaganza. (Fri, 01 Oct 2010 23:09:01 -0700)

Pet Calendar
SATURDAY ADOPTIONS 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. -- TVAR; Pleasanton Farmer's Market, First and West Angela streets, Pleasanton; dogs/cats. (Sat, 02 Oct 2010 00:05:33 -0700)

Pet Pointers: Questions for Lisa
People ask me a lot of pet questions when I'm out and about so today I'd like to address a few of the most common in this edition of Pet Pointers. (Sat, 02 Oct 2010 02:12:34 -0700)

Gastonia pet adoption today
A pet adoption program and spay-neuter registration will take place Saturday afternoon in Gastonia. (Sat, 02 Oct 2010 04:35:59 -0700)

Pet First Aid for IPhone
If you’re a pet lover like me, one of your greatest fears is for your pet to have an unexpected illness or accident, and to have no idea how to respond. The... Pets - Shopping - Health - Pump - Massachusetts (Sat, 02 Oct 2010 09:03:09 -0700)

Pet walk raises money for domestic violence victims
Hundreds of four-legged friends circled downtown Orlando Saturday for a good cause. (Sat, 02 Oct 2010 11:00:03 -0700)

Pet alligator seized from liquor store in NY
A pet alligator has been seized from a liquor store on New York's Long Island. (Sat, 02 Oct 2010 20:05:33 -0700)

Pet Calendar
What: Blessing of the Animals. Who: Grace Episcopal Church. When: 4 p.m. today. Where: 98 Wentworth St. Details: All kinds of animals are welcome inside the church to receive a blessing in the tradition of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. (Sat, 02 Oct 2010 21:07:10 -0700)

Pet adoption weekend in Castle Rock
Pet lovers on the lookout for a furry companion can heed the call at the Outlets of Castle Rock, where a local pet company will join in a nationwide pet adoption extravaganza. (Sat, 02 Oct 2010 22:31:33 -0700)

Pet adoption weekend in Castle Rock
Pet lovers on the lookout for a furry companion can heed the call at the Outlets of Castle Rock, where a local pet company will join in a nationwide pet adoption extravaganza. (Sun, 03 Oct 2010 00:00:37 -0700)

Pet projects
The North Platte Telegraph Making Fido and Fluffy legal would help the North Platte Police Department with animal control and generate some revenues for the city. (Sun, 03 Oct 2010 04:55:44 -0700)

Man in King Kong mask robs pet store in San Diego
A man wearing a King Kong mask robbed a pet store Saturday in the Lake Murray area of San Diego, police said. Armed with a knife, the masked man entered the Kahoots Pet Store on Saturday at about 3:25 p.m.... (Sun, 03 Oct 2010 12:53:45 -0700)

Pet blessings are part of bigger blending of animals and religion
Pet blessings are part of bigger blending of animals and religion (Sun, 03 Oct 2010 18:40:26 -0700)

Pet of the Week
Every week we try and find a loving home for our pet of the week. This week, we have "Sleek"... Sleek is around two years old... and is a tabby/ siamese cross. He is declawed and neutered... and if no one claims him... he goes up for adoption tomorrow (Sun, 03 Oct 2010 21:14:16 -0700)

Pet adoption weekend in Castle Rock
Pet lovers on the lookout for a furry companion can heed the call at the Outlets of Castle Rock, where a local pet company will join in a nationwide pet adoption extravaganza. (Sun, 03 Oct 2010 22:29:44 -0700)

Pet of the Month: Mr. White
This month's Adoptable Pet from Jaiya's Animal Rescue Name : Mr. White Age : Approximately 1 year old Health : Vaccinated, neutered, dewormed and de-flead Ideal Home : Gets along well with people and children Story : Mr. White was found abused by cruel people. He had a long knife cut on his face which was quite severe. The rescuer took him to the Vet, so that Mr. White could receive an operation ... (Sun, 03 Oct 2010 23:54:32 -0700)

Pet Insurance Company's Referral Program Helps Those in Need
Trupanion announces a new referral program that includes an option to donate to one of four national charities. (Mon, 04 Oct 2010 06:01:00 -0700)

Pet Safety Expert Lindsey Wolko Launches The Pet Paramedic Project -- Funding Oxygen Rescue Masks for Pets
Give those pups some air! In honor of National Fire Prevention Month Pet Safety Expert Lindsey Wolko and Canine Commuter have kicked off The Pet Paramedic Project to fund Oxygen Rescue Masks for Pets. (Mon, 04 Oct 2010 06:05:00 -0700)

Pet alligator seized from Long Island liquor store
A pet alligator has been seized from a liquor store on New York's Long Island. The Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says the 3-foot-long, illegally kept alligator was removed Wednesday from Alpine Wines and Liquors... (Mon, 04 Oct 2010 10:48:02 -0700)

Pet owners of all types and tails gather for blessing
BRADENTON — There was a rabbit named Cupcake. (Mon, 04 Oct 2010 20:54:14 -0700)

Pet Company animal cruelty case dismissed
An animal cruelty case against a local pet store, which was being tried for the second time in city court because the first judge recused herself and declared the case a mistrial, was dismissed by a senior judge Monday. (Mon, 04 Oct 2010 21:27:14 -0700)

Pet adoption weekend in Castle Rock
Pet lovers on the lookout for a furry companion can heed the call at the Outlets of Castle Rock, where a local pet company will join in a nationwide pet adoption extravaganza. (Tue, 05 Oct 2010 02:29:56 -0700)

Pet projects
The North Platte Telegraph Making Fido and Fluffy legal would help the North Platte Police Department with animal control and generate some revenues for the city. (Tue, 05 Oct 2010 02:40:40 -0700)

Pet Company case is dismissed
The Pet Company argued the case violated double jeopardy because City Judge Sherry Paty recused herself. (Tue, 05 Oct 2010 04:29:48 -0700)

Keys to Your Pet's Wellness
MISSION, KS--(Marketwire - 10/05/10) - (Family Features) The problems of poor diet and a sedentary lifestyle aren't exclusive to people. Many pets don't get proper nutrition or enough exercise, which can lead to obesity and a host of other pet health problems. According to a recent PetSmart survey, 93 percent of pet parents believe what they feed their pet matters to the pet's health and well ... (Tue, 05 Oct 2010 05:00:00 -0700)

Doll 'em up for pet costume contest
It's time for our favorite pet "dress-up" holiday, Halloween. To celebrate the spooky tradition, The Register is hosting the second annual Passionate Pet Halloween Costume Contest. We encourage pet owners to find a clean background for the photo, and... (Tue, 05 Oct 2010 09:07:12 -0700)

Electronic Arts Ships Littlest Pet Shop 3 Biggest Stars
Littlest Pet Shop 3: Biggest Stars -- Blue Team (DS) Three new DS games challenge girls to rise to the top. (Tue, 05 Oct 2010 12:39:43 -0700)

New Pet Supplies "Plus" Store Set to Host Grand Opening
Pet Supplies "Plus" will be celebrating the grand opening of their new Richardson, Texas store on 200 North Coit Road October 8th-10th. (Tue, 05 Oct 2010 13:00:00 -0700)

Richmond passes pet store puppy ban
A Vancouver suburb has become the first city in Canada to pass a ban on the sale of puppies from local pet stores. (Tue, 05 Oct 2010 13:21:15 -0700)

Is Pet Insurance Worth It?
With todays medical advances in pet care, the cost of vet bills can be sky high. Does pet insurance give owners good coverage? (Tue, 05 Oct 2010 16:07:21 -0700)

Wendy Diamond: Does Your Pup Have His "Pet Papers"? The Truth About Puppy Mills
Does your puppy have his "pet papers"? Tracing a pet's history is key to to determining whether your pup is a product of a puppy mill. (Tue, 05 Oct 2010 16:30:21 -0700)

Pet Ordinance Approved
A controversial animal ordinance meant to curb the city's pet population has passed. (Tue, 05 Oct 2010 18:44:28 -0700)

Pet adoption weekend in Castle Rock
Pet lovers on the lookout for a furry companion can heed the call at the Outlets of Castle Rock, where a local pet company will join in a nationwide pet adoption extravaganza. (Tue, 05 Oct 2010 22:53:20 -0700)

Pet of the week: Gary
Pet: Gary is a 6-year-old Australian Shepherd mix who is full grown at 60 pounds. Friendly and playful, Gary loves going for walks and getting snuggled. Once you lay eyes on this happy-go-lucky dog, you'll be sure to have a friend for life. (Tue, 05 Oct 2010 23:36:09 -0700)

Pet adoption weekend in Castle Rock
Pet lovers on the lookout for a furry companion can heed the call at the Outlets of Castle Rock, where a local pet company will join in a nationwide pet adoption extravaganza. (Wed, 06 Oct 2010 00:59:48 -0700)

Tell Me About It: A pet, pal, and perils of a postdated check
Question: A friend agreed to keep my pet for a couple of weeks this summer while I was away. I gave her a check when I left and another when I returned. There was no agreed charge for her services; I simply offered the money because I appreciated her help. (Wed, 06 Oct 2010 01:20:53 -0700)

For some, 'virtual pet' the best solution
You've said that having a pet reduces stress. That may be true for some people, but even though I love animals, having pets has been a major source of stress for me. And I lose points in the RealAge Test because of that stress! I don't think that's fair.A. Usually, the most common side effect of having a pet is a higher risk of walking regularly and feeling more loved. But that's certainly not ... (Wed, 06 Oct 2010 02:01:26 -0700)

PET firms reject lightweight French wine findings
There are few industries as steeped in tradition as wine production, where change does not happen fast. But even in this most conservative sector some companies are looking at alternative and more sustainable packaging options. (Wed, 06 Oct 2010 04:00:05 -0700)

Pet projects
The North Platte Telegraph Making Fido and Fluffy legal would help the North Platte Police Department with animal control and generate some revenues for the city. (Wed, 06 Oct 2010 04:11:33 -0700)

Pet of the Week
Baby is the Pet of the week that is searching for a home. (Wed, 06 Oct 2010 11:12:28 -0700)

Local pet shop owner defending business
The owner of Pet Kingdom is defending her business after one of her employees is accused of selling puppies without health certificates. (Wed, 06 Oct 2010 13:42:48 -0700)

Montgomery County adopt a pet
Montgomery County Humane Society has hundreds of dogs, cats, small mammals, birds, reptiles and livestock available for adoption at the Montgomery County Animal Shelter, 14645 Rothgeb Dr., Rockville. If you have lost a pet or are interested in a possible adoption, animals can be seen at the shelter... (Wed, 06 Oct 2010 21:00:00 -0700)

Pet adoption weekend in Castle Rock
Pet lovers on the lookout for a furry companion can heed the call at the Outlets of Castle Rock, where a local pet company will join in a nationwide pet adoption extravaganza. (Thu, 07 Oct 2010 00:43:55 -0700)

Pet projects
The North Platte Telegraph Making Fido and Fluffy legal would help the North Platte Police Department with animal control and generate some revenues for the city. (Thu, 07 Oct 2010 02:41:18 -0700)

Pet's Best Friend - Pumpkin a 'miracle' food for pets
Pumpkin is the flavor of the season! This time of year pumpkin pies are available in most grocery stores and coffee houses are carrying pumpkin spice blends... (Thu, 07 Oct 2010 06:16:43 -0700)

Top Vacuums For Pet Hair
About 84 million households have a dog, a cat, or both. That's a lot of pet hair to clean up. Some vacuums promise to be especially good at picking up pet hair, like the Hoover Pet Cyclonic that claims to "keep your home free of pet hair." The Bissell Lift-off Multi-Cyclonic says it's "made for homes with pets." So does the Dyson DC 28. (Thu, 07 Oct 2010 12:59:25 -0700)

Pet allergies exacerbate other allergies
KINGSTON, Ontario, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Those with allergies to pets may develop ragweed symptoms earlier in the season than those who don't have pet allergies, Canadian researchers say. (Thu, 07 Oct 2010 22:56:58 -0700)

Pet of the Week: Onya
Our Pet of the Week is Onya. This cute little girl is Onya. She is a 6 year old Australian Cattle Dog with a beautiful coat and an adorable expression. (Fri, 08 Oct 2010 03:12:21 -0700)

Pet adoption weekend in Castle Rock
Pet lovers on the lookout for a furry companion can heed the call at the Outlets of Castle Rock, where a local pet company will join in a nationwide pet adoption extravaganza. (Fri, 08 Oct 2010 03:12:56 -0700)

Pet projects
The North Platte Telegraph Making Fido and Fluffy legal would help the North Platte Police Department with animal control and generate some revenues for the city. (Fri, 08 Oct 2010 03:56:25 -0700)

Pet of the Week: Jovi
Jovie, a Maltese/Yorkshire Terrier mix, is this week's Pet of the Week (Fri, 08 Oct 2010 05:14:35 -0700)

Pet Greens Pet Products Cross the Border to Canada, Showcased at H.H. Backer's Christmas Show
Bell Rock Growers delivers the power of green nutrition to specialty pet retailers and distributors in the U.S. and Canada. Pet Greens pet nutrition products are showcased during H.H. Backer's 44th Annual Pet Industry Christmas Trade Show & Educational Conference (booth 731). (Fri, 08 Oct 2010 06:01:00 -0700)

Pet cats die after being poisoned
Animal welfare officers issue a warning after two cats are poisoned to death in West Lothian. (Fri, 08 Oct 2010 07:04:50 -0700)

Pet of the Week Sable
Meet our Pet of the Week Sable. She's a two-year-old spayed female, black Bombay mix who's up for adoption at the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. (Fri, 08 Oct 2010 09:04:19 -0700)

Pet Allergies May Exacerbate Other Allergies
Pet allergy sufferers may develop ragweed symptoms earlier in the season than those who don't have pet allergies, Canadian researchers say. Study leader Anne Ellis of Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, and colleagues exposed 123 study participants to ragweed and note that pet allergy sufferers reported sympto (Fri, 08 Oct 2010 10:46:14 -0700)

Be pet smart before you adopt one
Aw, you got a kitten. Or a puppy. Or, heaven forbid, both. (Fri, 08 Oct 2010 14:51:59 -0700)

Pet Tales: Birds of a feather take off at FliteZone
Five hooded vultures flew out over a small group of people, their powerful wings creating a noticeable breeze. Four of them landed, pretty much in unison, on a carcass -- except for the renegade who landed on the knee of the guy sitting next to me. (Fri, 08 Oct 2010 21:14:47 -0700)

Pet of the week, west county
Pet of the week, west county (Fri, 08 Oct 2010 23:17:00 -0700)

Pet calendar
SATURDAY ADOPTIONS 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. -- TVAR; Pleasanton Farmer's Market, First and West Angela streets, Pleasanton; dogs/cats. (Sat, 09 Oct 2010 00:05:33 -0700)

Pet projects
The North Platte Telegraph Making Fido and Fluffy legal would help the North Platte Police Department with animal control and generate some revenues for the city. (Sat, 09 Oct 2010 02:40:14 -0700)

Pet adoption weekend in Castle Rock
Pet lovers on the lookout for a furry companion can heed the call at the Outlets of Castle Rock, where a local pet company will join in a nationwide pet adoption extravaganza. (Sat, 09 Oct 2010 02:58:12 -0700)

Seniors, jobless get free pet food today
LAKE FOREST – Free pet food will be available to seniors and the jobless today.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 Center, in the Alicia... (Sat, 09 Oct 2010 09:24:12 -0700)

Medicine Matters: Politics, economics and hypocrisy of PET/CT scans in cancer care
PET/CT technology is recognized as a standard of cancer care around the world because it is so important in the diagnosis, staging and management of cancer patients. For example, in up to 87 per cent of cases in which a patient has had a PET/CT scan, the test leads to changes in decisions by oncologists for planned cancer treatment, to avoid over-treatment with harsh side effects or under ... (Sat, 09 Oct 2010 14:44:41 -0700)

Pet Calendar
What: Beauty Paws. Who: Charleston Animal Society. When: 4 p.m. Oct. 15. Where: 2455 Remount Road, North Charleston. (Sat, 09 Oct 2010 21:06:20 -0700)

Pet Briefs
In honor of "October is National Fire Safety Month," Petplan pet insurance and Wag'N Enterprises pet safety gear are joining forces to offer free rescue window alerts for dogs and cats. (Sat, 09 Oct 2010 21:06:40 -0700)

Pet adoption weekend in Castle Rock
Pet lovers on the lookout for a furry companion can heed the call at the Outlets of Castle Rock, where a local pet company will join in a nationwide pet adoption extravaganza. (Sat, 09 Oct 2010 22:50:35 -0700)

Pet projects
The North Platte Telegraph Making Fido and Fluffy legal would help the North Platte Police Department with animal control and generate some revenues for the city. (Sun, 10 Oct 2010 02:40:38 -0700)

Pet Parade: Pets and their owners -- look alike, act alike
By AL SWANSON CHICAGO, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- There's an old joke about pet owners looking like their pets; it sometimes appears amusingly true, but what about matching personalities? (Sun, 10 Oct 2010 02:40:40 -0700)

Pet adoption weekend in Castle Rock
Pet lovers on the lookout for a furry companion can heed the call at the Outlets of Castle Rock, where a local pet company will join in a nationwide pet adoption extravaganza. (Sun, 10 Oct 2010 08:13:06 -0700)

Pet lovers warned against 'ex-parrot' scam
Pet lovers are being warned against a cut-price scam which could leave them with an "ex-parrot" on their hands. (Sun, 10 Oct 2010 08:39:47 -0700)

Halloween Pittsburgh Pet Photo Contest 2010
Back by popular demand, it's time for WPXI.com's Halloween Pittsburgh Pet Photo Contest! Submit your photo now and get ready to vote. (Sun, 10 Oct 2010 19:39:29 -0700)

Pet adoption weekend in Castle Rock
Pet lovers on the lookout for a furry companion can heed the call at the Outlets of Castle Rock, where a local pet company will join in a nationwide pet adoption extravaganza. (Sun, 10 Oct 2010 22:49:54 -0700)

Pet adoption weekend in Castle Rock
Pet lovers on the lookout for a furry companion can heed the call at the Outlets of Castle Rock, where a local pet company will join in a nationwide pet adoption extravaganza. (Sun, 10 Oct 2010 23:12:56 -0700)

Pet Allergies Cost $1billion in Healthcare Due to Asthma
There is evidence that allergy to common indoor pets, particularly cats and dogs, is closely associated with symptomatic asthma in the United States. (Mon, 11 Oct 2010 06:00:00 -0700)

Pet Insurance Company Releases Top Breeds Affected by Cancer
Pet insurance company Trupanion reviews cancer claims and releases top dog breeds affected by the disease. (Mon, 11 Oct 2010 06:01:00 -0700)

Pet store owner faces 38 counts of animal cruelty
A pet store owner is facing 38 counts of animal cruelty after investigators from two different law enforcement agencies say they found dogs living in deplorable conditions, with no food or water. Photos: Dozens of dogs seized from pet store (Mon, 11 Oct 2010 12:12:11 -0700)

Pet projects
The North Platte Telegraph Making Fido and Fluffy legal would help the North Platte Police Department with animal control and generate some revenues for the city. (Mon, 11 Oct 2010 12:43:40 -0700)

Pet Obesity: A Growing National Trend
Keys to Your Pets WellnessThe problems of poor diet and a sedentary lifestyle arent exclusive to people. Many pets dont get proper nutrition or enough exercise, which can lead to obesity and a host of other pet health problems.According to a recent PetSmart survey, 93 percent of pet parents believe what they feed their pet matters to the pet's health and well-being.Pet obesity is... (Mon, 11 Oct 2010 15:05:34 -0700)

Pet shop owner faces additional animal cruelty charges
TARPON SPRINGS A pet shop owner charged with 26 counts of animal cruelty Sunday night now faces an additional 12 counts of animal cruelty after investigators discovered a dozen puppies in a Tarpon Springs storage area. (Mon, 11 Oct 2010 17:39:07 -0700)

Pet Connection: Fearful animals can be helped
Pets with fears are commonplace, and so, too, is confusion over how to deal with a frightened pet. While most people realize that punishing a pet's fear will only make matters worse, they don't know how to turn that fear around. (Mon, 11 Oct 2010 17:40:30 -0700)

Hotels, retailers cater to pet pamper boom
Businesses from hotels to supermarkets are ramping up their pet-related services, looking to cash in as more people treat their animal companions like members of the family. Major supermarket chain o ..... (Mon, 11 Oct 2010 19:56:22 -0700)

Pet Pantry needs help to avoid empty cupboard
"Despite generous donations from individuals and businesses, the need for the pet food bank’s services continues to grow at a faster rate than the increase in food and monetary donations,” the pet pantry said in a statement. (Mon, 11 Oct 2010 22:12:01 -0700)

Pet adoption weekend in Castle Rock
Pet lovers on the lookout for a furry companion can heed the call at the Outlets of Castle Rock, where a local pet company will join in a nationwide pet adoption extravaganza. (Mon, 11 Oct 2010 22:48:50 -0700)

Pet projects
The North Platte Telegraph Making Fido and Fluffy legal would help the North Platte Police Department with animal control and generate some revenues for the city. (Tue, 12 Oct 2010 04:10:24 -0700)

Pet adoption weekend in Castle Rock
Pet lovers on the lookout for a furry companion can heed the call at the Outlets of Castle Rock, where a local pet company will join in a nationwide pet adoption extravaganza. (Tue, 12 Oct 2010 05:42:46 -0700)

Pet Socialite Events Announces "No Place Like Home" Pet Product Showcase
For one-day only, 25 national pet product designers and companies will travel to New York to showcase their new product lines. From designer litter boxes and decorative pet dinnerware to kid-size dog leashes and the first "fish school" training kit, guests will preview innovative pet products that enhance both home décor and urban and suburban lifestyles. As a special treat, guests will also ... (Tue, 12 Oct 2010 06:01:00 -0700)

Consumer Reports finds the best vacuums for pet hair
KUSA - About 84 million households have a dog, a cat, or both. That's a lot of pet hair to clean up. Some vacuums promise to be especially good at picking up pet hair, like the Hoover Pet Cyclonic that claims to "keep your home free of pet hair." The Bissell Lift-off Multi-Cyclonic says it's "made for homes with pets." So does the Dyson DC 28. (Tue, 12 Oct 2010 16:48:11 -0700)

Pet food store owners win loan
The two woman owners of a nutritional pet food and supply store in Findlay Market won a $25,000 loan Tuesday night from Bad Girl Ventures. (Tue, 12 Oct 2010 18:05:12 -0700)

Pet and Owner of the Week
CHECK out the latest Pet of the Week winner and other MY Sun users with their pets (Tue, 12 Oct 2010 19:14:02 -0700)

Pet of the week: Drake the dog
Pet: Drake is a 7-year-old German Shepherd who is calm, friendly and likes going for walks. Fully grown at 55 pounds, Drake would love a quiet home to call his own. (Tue, 12 Oct 2010 23:35:05 -0700)

Pet Helpers to offer three free spay/neuter surgeries
Kittens and cats routinely have the highest rates of euthanasia, with only 36% of kittens in area shelters and 30% of cats in area shelters finding homes. In an effort to increase these rates, Pet Helpers, with the support of the ASPCA, will spay or neuter three of your cats ... (Wed, 13 Oct 2010 03:36:47 -0700)

Pet adoption weekend in Castle Rock
Pet lovers on the lookout for a furry companion can heed the call at the Outlets of Castle Rock, where a local pet company will join in a nationwide pet adoption extravaganza. (Wed, 13 Oct 2010 05:12:46 -0700)

Veterinarians warn pet owners about Halloween dangers
During the week of Halloween, calls to the veterinarians at Pet Poison Helpline increase by 12 percent, making it the call center's busiest time of year. (Wed, 13 Oct 2010 08:40:44 -0700)

On getting a pet
Making the sudden decision to get a new pet, with no forethought of the responsibility, is a dangerous idea for both the animal and person. (Wed, 13 Oct 2010 09:27:18 -0700)

Gator eats boy's pet turtle at Florida aquarium
A horrified 8-year-old boy watched as his pet turtle disappeared into an alligator's jaws at an aquarium in the Florida Panhandle. (Wed, 13 Oct 2010 12:28:44 -0700)

Pet adoption project at Clovis school
A pet adoption project with class is taking place Friday at a Clovis elementary school carnival. (Thu, 21 Oct 2010 22:13:46 -0700)

Pet Tales: New PG feature -- ask a vet
Every pet should have its own vet, and pets shouldn't just go when they are sick. Dogs and cats and every other pet should have regularly scheduled checkups with a veterinarian. But don't you have a lot of questions, especially when pet-related topics hit the news? (Fri, 22 Oct 2010 21:14:57 -0700)

Have pet, shall travel
As I drove Red the Doberman to Baltimore for his flight to New York, my mind was on some other canines: those poor puppies in Chicago. This August, seven of them who had flown in the cargo hold died after their American Airlines flight from Tulsa, Oklahoma, got delayed and the plane apparently sat too long on the tarmac. According to the airline's own policy, the day was too hot to fly pets, but ... (Sat, 23 Oct 2010 10:19:30 -0700)

Pantry moves to better serve pet owners
In the past couple of years, economic hardship has forced many pet owners to choose between feeding (Sat, 23 Oct 2010 21:57:13 -0700)

Pet Airways promises to treat travelers like VIPs - very important pets
As I drove Red the Doberman to Baltimore for his flight to New York, my mind was on some other canines — those poor puppies in Chicago. Last August, seven of them who had flown in the cargo hold died after their American Airlines flight from Tulsa, Okla., got delayed and the plane apparently sat too long on the tarmac. According to the airline's own policy, the day was too hot to fly pets, but ... (Sat, 23 Oct 2010 22:02:33 -0700)

Pet chips' benefits justify big fee hike
Barbara Ruland was hopping mad when she got in touch with me about the pet licensing fees that Lee County charges. (Mon, 25 Oct 2010 00:22:09 -0700)

Trupanion Most-Liked Pet Insurance Company
With a community of over 20,000 pet lovers, Trupanion is the most-liked pet insurance company on Facebook. (PRWeb October 25, 2010) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/trupanion/pet_insurance/prweb4692684.htm (Mon, 25 Oct 2010 00:31:22 -0700)

Recycle your PET
That is your polyethylene terephthalate (PET), commonly called No. 1 plastic. Plastics play an important role in almost every aspect of our lives. The largest category of plastics is found in containers and packaging (e. (Mon, 25 Oct 2010 03:58:38 -0700)

Eastman Chemical sells PET business
KINGSPORT -- It's official: Eastman Chemical Co. is exiting the PET business. The Kingsport-based company announced Monday it plans to sell its polyethylene terephthalate (PET) business to DAK Americas, LLC, in a deal valued at $600 million. (Mon, 25 Oct 2010 09:05:31 -0700)

Pet Frogs Can Transmit Salmonella
CDC investigation suggests people think twice about owning common aquarium species. (Mon, 25 Oct 2010 09:45:03 -0700)

Pet Frogs Transmit Salmonella
Pet African dwarf frogs harboring salmonella have sickened at least 113 people, most of them children, researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. (Mon, 25 Oct 2010 12:48:59 -0700)

Salmonella found in pet dwarf frogs
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Pet frogs might be cute but they also might make you sick from salmonella, U.S. health officials warn. (Mon, 25 Oct 2010 17:46:53 -0700)

Abandoning a pet could get costly
Pet owners who abandon their animals at the pound could be fined as much as $400, under a revised animal ordinance being considered by the City Council. (Mon, 25 Oct 2010 20:24:00 -0700)

Eastman selling PET unit
After watching its PET business burn through millions of dollars in recent years, Eastman Chemical Co. said on Monday it would sell the unit to a Mexican industrial conglomerate for $600 million. (Mon, 25 Oct 2010 21:00:00 -0700)

Pet chain raises $23,000 for quake pets
A nationwide pet chain has raised $23,000 for earthquake-affected pets in Canterbury. (Mon, 25 Oct 2010 21:39:09 -0700)

Pet owner faces charges of animal cruelty - again
Heidi Erickson, who had dozens of dead cats removed from her Boston and Watertown apartments six years ago, has resurfaced in Plymouth and has again been charged with animal cruelty. (Mon, 25 Oct 2010 22:07:04 -0700)

Pet shops ‘selling prescription drugs’
The wrong use of drugs could mean an infestation does not remain sensitive to the product, according to animal health expert Ezio Ferroglio. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli (Tue, 26 Oct 2010 00:43:43 -0700)

Pet Airways to Trade as PAWS on OTC BB
The shareholders of Pet Airways, Inc. , the first airline specifically designed for the comfortable, efficient transportation of pets, approved changing the Company's name from American Antiquities Incorporated to Pet Airways, Inc. (Tue, 26 Oct 2010 05:48:00 -0700)

Pet Shop Boys to Play One-Off London Show for Mencap
The Pet Shop Boys are to play a one-off charity show at London's Hammersmith Apollo on 8 December, the band have announced on Twitter . Performing for Mencap's 'Big Noise,' Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe will no doubt draw on 2009's Pandemonium Tour show pieces including multi-coloured cube-headed dancers, a ton of choreography and a synth-pop greatest hits set befitting the 25th anniversary of the ... (Tue, 26 Oct 2010 10:25:53 -0700)

Pet Owners Warn About Flea & Tick Treatments
North Texans are among those suing pet companies over what they say are deadly over-the-counter flea and tick products. (Tue, 26 Oct 2010 11:33:20 -0700)

Show us your pet's Halloween costume!
Halloween approaches, and dogs and cats everywhere are bracing themselves gearing up for the day when they can show off their best costumes. There will be pumpkin costumes, bumblebee costumes, lobster costumes, police officer costumes, devil costumes, hot dog costumes,... (Tue, 26 Oct 2010 20:18:02 -0700)

Pet of the week: Wesley
Pet: Wesley is a cuddly 3-month-old terrier mix who is looking for a forever home. He has lots of energy and loves to run and play. (Tue, 26 Oct 2010 23:10:51 -0700)

Pet Pointers: House training
Have you been trying to housebreak your pet without success? Today we'll talk about the basics of house breaking your dog in this edition of Pet Pointers. (Wed, 27 Oct 2010 02:16:48 -0700)

LegalZoom Offers the Pet Protection Agreement with the Last Will and Testament
Customers can choose to add the agreement when they purchase their will (Wed, 27 Oct 2010 06:05:00 -0700)

North Shore Animal League, Magnify Bow Pet Video Project
North Shore Animal League America (NSALA) has selected Magnify.net to build and power its new video curation channel for their new Web site at www.animalleague.org . (Wed, 27 Oct 2010 07:40:34 -0700)

St. Louis Pet Lovers Expo
The pet fashion show at the St. Louis Pet Lovers Expo is this weekend. It's returning to the St. Charles Convention Center Saturday, October 30th. (Wed, 27 Oct 2010 13:04:55 -0700)

Pet pillows finish your decor; Burt's Bees releases new scent
Pet pillows finish your decor; Burt's Bees releases new scent (Wed, 27 Oct 2010 18:00:30 -0700)

Montgomery County adopt a pet
Montgomery County Humane Society has hundreds of dogs, cats, small mammals, birds, reptiles and livestock available for adoption at the Montgomery County Animal Shelter, 14645 Rothgeb Dr., Rockville. If you have lost a pet or are interested in a possible adoption, animals can be seen at the shelter... (Wed, 27 Oct 2010 21:00:00 -0700)

Keeping your pet when times get tough
We have this article from Diane Pomerance, author and animal behavior expert, offering suggestions that may help you to keep your pet in tough economic times. 1). Do not be afraid or embarrassed to let friends, family members, neighbors, co-workers, fellow church or synagogue members or other members of the community know of your circumstances and [...] (Wed, 27 Oct 2010 22:04:34 -0700)

New Pet Nanny iPhone App is Barking up the Right Tree!
New Pet Nanny iPhone App is Barking up the Right Tree! Pet Nanny gives pet owners an easy & fun way to manage pet responsibilities. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 27, 2010 Jim Jones of http://www.quigy.com announced today the release of a new iPhone app for animal lovers called Pet Nanny. Pet Nanny offers pet owners an easy and fun way to track their “parenting ... (Wed, 27 Oct 2010 22:14:00 -0700)

New Pet Nanny iPhone App is Barking up the Right Tree!
New Pet Nanny iPhone App is Barking up the Right Tree! Pet Nanny gives pet owners an easy & fun way to manage pet responsibilities. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 27, 2010 Jim Jones of http://www.quigy.com announced today the release of a new iPhone app for animal lovers called Pet Nanny. Pet Nanny offers pet owners an easy and fun way to track their “parenting ... (Thu, 28 Oct 2010 01:14:44 -0700)

Pet projects
The North Platte Telegraph Making Fido and Fluffy legal would help the North Platte Police Department with animal control and generate some revenues for the city. (Thu, 28 Oct 2010 03:42:12 -0700)

North Shore Animal League, Magnify Bow Pet Video Project
"We know that pet owners connect with us and our mission through the Web. We wanted to offer a robust video collection that could provide information, pet owner education, and enjoyment for pet owners and prospective adopters," said J. John Stevenson, president of the North Shore Animal League, the world's largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization. (Thu, 28 Oct 2010 10:32:16 -0700)

Pet llamas killed in Pennsylvania
PITTSBURGH, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Two pet llamas on farms 12 miles apart in Pennsylvania were killed in almost identical fashion with single shots in the head and neck, police said. (Thu, 28 Oct 2010 11:40:50 -0700)

Pet care business popular as ever
Would you care for a massage bath? Pedicure? Or perhaps a suite complete with a television while you wait? (Thu, 28 Oct 2010 14:11:33 -0700)

Adopt-a-Pet: Jack the Lhasa-poo
Looking to adopt a small dog? Jack (ID# A1161367), a resident of the L.A. Department of Animal Services' South L.A. animal care center, just might fit the bill. Breed: Lhasa Apso/poodle mix Age: Approximately 1 year Weight: 12 pounds About... (Thu, 28 Oct 2010 18:48:02 -0700)

Your Pet Pictures
We asked for your pet photos, here are some of our favorites. (Fri, 29 Oct 2010 04:28:25 -0700)

Pet projects
The North Platte Telegraph Making Fido and Fluffy legal would help the North Platte Police Department with animal control and generate some revenues for the city. (Fri, 29 Oct 2010 05:10:10 -0700)

Pet of the Week Cowboy
Meet our Pet of the Week Cowboy. He's up for adoption at the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. (Fri, 29 Oct 2010 05:35:20 -0700)

Pet pantries helping to feed the kitty
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — The newly founded Peninsula Pet Pantry started this time last year with a sick kitten at Randi Helpinstill's home in Yorktown, Va. (Fri, 29 Oct 2010 08:47:34 -0700)

Halloween Pet Photos
Halloween pet photos featured on Today In LA. (Fri, 29 Oct 2010 10:35:25 -0700)

PET Dairy in Florence closes leaving more than 150 unemployed
FLORENCE- Friday marked the last day for employees at the Pet Dairy plant in Florence. In August, Dean Foods announced that it would close the plant permanently on Oct. 29. (Fri, 29 Oct 2010 12:47:34 -0700)

Pet Sitters Take the Fright out of Halloween Night
Halloween is approaching, and with the festive decorations and trick-or-treating, the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters NAPPS wants to educate pet parents on keeping their pets safe so they can enjoy the holiday. According to the Halloween Industry Association HIA, there has been an increase in the number of pets participating in Halloween activities. More families are taking... (Fri, 29 Oct 2010 14:04:40 -0700)

Pet-hair pickup poses challenge for vacuums
Testing determines top picks at perhaps more affordable prices. (Fri, 29 Oct 2010 14:49:49 -0700)

Pet adoption event Saturday in Towamencin
TOWAMENCIN — Morgan Properties’ Forge Gate Apartments will go to the dogs — and cats — on Saturday. (Fri, 29 Oct 2010 15:13:52 -0700)

Pet adoption event Saturday in Towamencin
TOWAMENCIN — Morgan Properties’ Forge Gate Apartments will go to the dogs — and cats — on Saturday. (Fri, 29 Oct 2010 17:13:52 -0700)

Some Pet Medicines Make Animals Sick
Most of us would do just about anything to protect our pets from getting sick. Sometimes, the medication we give them could have even worse consequences, however. (Fri, 29 Oct 2010 20:17:30 -0700)

Pet Tales: Help your cats think inside the box
Sometimes you smell them before you see them. I'm talking about cats. "Living in a house that smells like a feline latrine is something that most people will not tolerate for long," said Nicholas H. Dodman, a renowned animal behaviorist and veterinarian at Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in North Grafton, Mass. (Fri, 29 Oct 2010 21:15:07 -0700)

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