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SATURDAY ADOPTIONS 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. -- TVAR; Pleasanton Farmer's Market, First and West Angela streets, Pleasanton; dogs/cats. (Sat, 01 Jan 2011 00:13:28 -0800)

Pet Briefs
World-renowned dog expert and trainer Victoria Stilwell is back and facing her biggest challenge yet: the New York Tri-State area's most problematic pooches and their out-of-control owners. (Sat, 01 Jan 2011 21:15:00 -0800)

Pet food banks fill the need to help furry friends
PHILADELPHIA -- In the past, when Theresa Shikitino ran short of cash and kibble, she sometimes fed "mac and meatballs" to Sylvester the cat and Romeo, her Golden Retriever, to make sure they wouldn't go hungry. Her pets are "like family," Ms. Shikitino said the other day as she stood in line at the Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry in Prospect Park, in lower Delaware County. (Sat, 01 Jan 2011 21:23:02 -0800)

City's New Pet Ordinance Takes Effect
EL PASO, Texas -- With the new year come new rules for pet owners. The city's controversial pet ordinance went into effect today. The new rules apply only to cats and dogs younger than a year old, but will be enforced among pet stores, pet shelters, and the general public alike. (Sat, 01 Jan 2011 21:53:10 -0800)

Pet Airways, at Mesa hub, flies animals in style
PHOENIX (AP) — Alfredo Nino has spent months looking for the right dog for his family. (Sat, 01 Jan 2011 22:40:25 -0800)

Protecting your pet - and home - from fleas and ticks
As a pet owner, you're wary about keeping your pet flea- and tick-free, not only to save him the discomfort and health risks of having these nasty parasites constantly biting him, but to keep everything in your house free from them, too. (Sun, 02 Jan 2011 01:35:31 -0800)

Pet oxygen masks arrive
The North Platte Telegraph Fido and Fluffy now have a fighting chance to survive a house fire, thanks to Paws-itive Partners and the Westfield Small Animal Clinic. (Sun, 02 Jan 2011 04:55:06 -0800)

Animal lovers face charges for pet rescues
Pet owners, farmers and wildlife lovers in Britain face being charged for the rescue of their beloved animals, as fire and rescue services have their budgets slashed.The taxpayer is footing a £3.5 million ($7 million) annual bill... (Sun, 02 Jan 2011 10:17:06 -0800)

Pet savaged by dog in horror attack
UPDATE 12:45pm: A WOMAN watched on in horror as two runaway dogs savagely mauled her pet dog to death. (Sun, 02 Jan 2011 17:09:33 -0800)

Pet Theatre to showcase rescued cats, dogs in T.O.
Thirty pets ¿ 14 dogs and 16 cats ¿ will take to the stage in Thousand Oaks this month. The Popovich Comedy Pet Theater will come to the Civics Arts Plaza Jan. 14. (Sun, 02 Jan 2011 18:34:00 -0800)

Pet Airways, at Mesa hub, flies animals in style
PHOENIX (AP) — Alfredo Nino has spent months looking for the right dog for his family. (Sun, 02 Jan 2011 22:29:45 -0800)

Pet Insurance Company Trupanion Offers Tips for New Pet Owners
The holidays are a popular time to bring a new pet home, so Trupanion has released a list of tips to help these new pet owners get started. [PR.com] (Mon, 03 Jan 2011 05:08:13 -0800)

PET scanner efforts continue
One of the many fumbles of the Liberal party has been its failure to allocate a PET Scanner to Sudbury Regional Hospital in Sudbury. This faux pas is both appalling and regrettable.[...] (Mon, 03 Jan 2011 07:07:02 -0800)

Monitoring pet via Web, she saw burglar instead
Checking on her dog from work using an iPhone app that enabled her to view her home webcam, Claire Blevins, 23, found an intruder helping himself to $500 worth of items. “It was the creepiest thing that ever happened to me,” she said Monday. (Mon, 03 Jan 2011 07:23:26 -0800)

PET scans provide insight into fever-induced epilepsy in children
( Society of Nuclear Medicine ) Sudden, catastrophic childhood epilepsy is a parent's worst nightmare, especially in the case of fever-induced refractory epileptic encephalopathy in school-age children (FIRES). While not much is known about the condition, new research published in the January issue of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine shows that positron emission tomography scans can offer an ... (Mon, 03 Jan 2011 07:24:36 -0800)

Pet Insurance Company Trupanion Offers Tips for New Pet Owners
While its respectable to want to give a pet a home during the holidays, the unfortunate fact remains that many pets are returned to animal shelters and humane societies after the novelty of a new pet wears off.Trupanion, North Americas fastest growing pet health insurance company, has released a list of tips to help new pet owners keep their pets.1.Expect a Transition Period Whether... (Mon, 03 Jan 2011 09:41:39 -0800)

Panel: Pet cremation service OK’d
A pet cremation service will be opening in the town of Adrian within two months. (Mon, 03 Jan 2011 10:21:18 -0800)

Lawmakers cross pet care trust funds off 11th hour to-do list
Pet owners whose devotion to their furry and feathered loved ones extends beyond the grave may soon have a legal... (Mon, 03 Jan 2011 10:53:56 -0800)

Lawmakers cross pet care trust funds off 11th hour to-do list
Pet owners whose devotion to their furry and feathered loved ones extends beyond the grave may soon have a legal outlet to provide for their animals after the owners themselves have died. A bill that landed on Gov. Deval Patrick’s desk Thursday and could be signed into law this week permits Massachusetts residents to write pets into their wills, leaving behind trust funds for their care that ... (Mon, 03 Jan 2011 16:33:04 -0800)

Lawmakers cross pet care trust funds off 11th hour to-do list
Pet owners whose devotion to their furry and feathered loved ones extends beyond the grave may soon have a legal outlet to provide for their animals after the owners themselves have died. A bill that landed on Gov. Deval Patrick’s desk .... (Mon, 03 Jan 2011 17:12:04 -0800)

PET scans provide insight into fever-induced epilepsy in children
Sudden, catastrophic childhood epilepsy is a parent's worst nightmare, especially in the case of fever-induced refractory epileptic encephalopathy in school-age children (FIRES). While not much is known about the condition, new research shows that positron emission tomography scans can offer an evaluation of cognitive dysfunction of FIRES, its evolution and further prognosis. (Mon, 03 Jan 2011 17:24:58 -0800)

PET scanner efforts continue
One of the many fumbles of the Liberal party has been its failure to allocate a PET Scanner to Sudbury Regional Hospital in Sudbury. This faux pas is both appalling and regrettable.[...] (Mon, 03 Jan 2011 20:37:12 -0800)

Bill would OK pet trust funds
Pet owners whose devotion to their furry and feathered loved ones extends beyond the grave may soon have a legal outlet to provide for their animals after the owners die. (Mon, 03 Jan 2011 22:08:13 -0800)

Pet Airways, at Mesa hub, flies animals in style
PHOENIX (AP) — Alfredo Nino has spent months looking for the right dog for his family. (Mon, 03 Jan 2011 22:26:44 -0800)

Pet trust fund bill could be signed into law soon
Pet owners whose devotion to their furry and feathered loved ones extends beyond the grave may soon have a legal outlet to provide for their animals after death. (Mon, 03 Jan 2011 22:51:02 -0800)

Struggling Pet's Discount Closes Half Its Stores
The pet retailer blames the recession and recent competition from a mainland big box retailer for its difficulties. (Tue, 04 Jan 2011 00:29:46 -0800)

Bill would OK pet trust funds
Pet owners whose devotion to their furry and feathered loved ones extends beyond the grave may soon have a legal outlet to provide for their animals after the owners die. (Tue, 04 Jan 2011 02:16:31 -0800)

Bill would OK pet trust funds
Pet owners whose devotion to their furry and feathered loved ones extends beyond the grave may soon have a legal outlet to provide for their animals after the owners die. (Tue, 04 Jan 2011 04:54:11 -0800)

Pet program brings 'Peace of Mind' to Hospice patients
Pet Peace of Mind, a new program started nine months ago at Hospice of Humboldt, has far exceeded the organizers' initial expectations. ”This program is helping 73 percent of our pet-owning patients. (Tue, 04 Jan 2011 05:12:32 -0800)

Pet Airways Appoints Andrew Warner as President and Chief Financial Officer
Pet Airways Inc. , the world's first airline designed specifically for the comfortable, efficient and safe transportation of pets, today announced that Andrew Warner has been named President and Chief Financial Officer. (Tue, 04 Jan 2011 05:32:00 -0800)

What you need for a pet first aid kit
My dog Lulu has amassed quite a few vet bills over the years for ailments ranging from allergies to tummy disorders, so I've had my share of pet emergencies. Fortunately, a well-stocked pet first aid kit can go a long way toward helping your pooch and lowering your bill at an emergency vet clinic. (Tue, 04 Jan 2011 08:21:55 -0800)

Pet trust fund bill could be signed into law soon
Pet owners whose devotion to their furry and feathered loved ones extends beyond the grave may soon have a legal outlet to provide for their animals after death. (Tue, 04 Jan 2011 08:41:46 -0800)

Best Pet Boutiques And Supply Stores In Chicago
They don't call them man's best friend for nothing. Any pet owner knows, pets are part of the family. Here is a list of some of the best pet boutiques and supply stores in Chicago. (Tue, 04 Jan 2011 11:40:23 -0800)

Pet owners warn of bugs found in dog food
When Christina Adams opened the dog food bought at a Beaverton Pet Smart she said she was shocked at what she found. “I was shocked of course, this is something you’re feeding your dog,” said Adams. “I can’t imagine feeding my dogs something that has bugs in it.” Adam’s boyfriend, Aviv Hadar, couldn’t believe that bugs, both dead and alive, had infested a bag of Purina Beneful dog foor that he ... (Tue, 04 Jan 2011 18:12:58 -0800)

Pet of the Week: Top Gun
Meet Top Gun! This 6-year-old Jack Russell Terrier mix has energy to spare and is always on the go. (Tue, 04 Jan 2011 22:21:38 -0800)

Pet Airways, at Mesa hub, flies animals in style
PHOENIX (AP) — Alfredo Nino has spent months looking for the right dog for his family. (Tue, 04 Jan 2011 22:30:50 -0800)

Pet project: Read this before you adopt a cat or dog from a shelter
Before you set your heart on that pup or kitty on Petfinder, read this helpful guide, courtesy of Marc Morrone, host of "Petkeeping with Marc Morrone" on the Hallmark Channel. (Wed, 05 Jan 2011 06:30:00 -0800)

Pet lovers hope to get new law on wills
Pet lovers in Massachusetts are optimistic the governor will sign into law this week that will allow them to designate in a will who should care for a pet after the owner's death. (Wed, 05 Jan 2011 11:00:16 -0800)

Pet lovers hope to get new law on wills
Pet lovers in Massachusetts are optimistic the governor will sign into law this week that will allow them to designate in a will who should care for a pet after the owner's death. (Wed, 05 Jan 2011 11:00:46 -0800)

Pet Sitters International Launches First-of-its-Kind Program for New Pet Sitters
Pet Sitters International PSI announces the launch of its First Year Focus program. The program, designed specifically for first-year members, offers educational and marketing materials customized to address the needs of new independent pet-care business owners. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration roughly 50 percent of all small businesses fail within the first five years. For... (Wed, 05 Jan 2011 11:56:42 -0800)

Monthly Pet Horoscope - January 2011
Your furry companion is in need of significant change and what better times to kick start new habits then now. Your pet is feeling very lucky this month, perhaps your little one is getting more treats or enjoying longer playtimes. (Wed, 05 Jan 2011 13:29:00 -0800)

Pet Doctor: Get new year started right
It’s that time again. A new year and a new resolution. Let’s get this new year started right with a good diet and good exercise program for your pet. (Wed, 05 Jan 2011 14:34:19 -0800)

Pet Airways, at Mesa hub, flies animals in style
PHOENIX (AP) — Alfredo Nino has spent months looking for the right dog for his family. (Wed, 05 Jan 2011 22:31:32 -0800)

Pet subjects: What do my cats get up to when I'm at work?
Vet Pete Wedderburn is our expert on the case (Thu, 06 Jan 2011 07:18:12 -0800)

Pet Insurance: Is It Worth the Cost?
This post provided by GetRichSlowly.org. My cat, Monster, died two weeks ago after a struggle with c (Thu, 06 Jan 2011 12:22:13 -0800)

Local Pet Events
Low-Cost Pet Vaccine and Microchipping Clinic 4:45 p.m. Jan. 12 and 26, Tailspin, Habersham Village Shopping Center, corner of Habersham and East 61st streets. TailsSpin and Dr. J. Stanley Lester of Landmark Veterinary Services will offer a Low-Cost Pet Vaccine Clinic for students, seniors and military personnel. The Humane Society for Greater Savannah will provide low-cost pet microchipping for ... (Thu, 06 Jan 2011 21:29:09 -0800)

'Micro' pet pig Nessa porks out
Appeal for good home after pet pig turns into 18 stone porker (Fri, 07 Jan 2011 04:59:34 -0800)

Leland woman turns pet sitting hobby into a business
While she was going to school to earn two bachelor's degrees and two master's degrees, Jennifer Wilkins had a part-time hobby of pet sitting for friends and family. (Fri, 07 Jan 2011 10:31:08 -0800)

Pet adoptions hit record levels at S.L. County shelter
Pet adoptions hit record levels at S.L. County shelter By Jeremiah Stettler The Salt Lake Tribune Updated Jan 7, 2011 06:22PM MDT Millcreek • Salt Lake County’s animal shelter is on the verge of becoming a no-kill haven, with more adoptions and fewer deaths in 2010 than ever. In fact, not a single adoptable dog or cat was put down last year. The shelter’s record-breaking year reflects a radical ... (Fri, 07 Jan 2011 17:24:56 -0800)

Protest planned at Fashion Island pet store
Members of Orange County People for Animals will stage a protest from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Russo's Pet Experience at Fashion Island. "We intend to educate mall patrons about the cruel practice of supporting inhumane puppy mills and encourage people... (Fri, 07 Jan 2011 17:51:18 -0800)

Pet of the week, east county
Pet of the week, east county (Fri, 07 Jan 2011 19:05:00 -0800)

Pet adoptions hit record levels at S.L. County shelter
Pet adoptions hit record levels at S.L. County shelter By Jeremiah Stettler The Salt Lake Tribune Updated Jan 7, 2011 08:44PM MDT Millcreek • Salt Lake County’s animal shelter is on the verge of becoming a no-kill haven, with more adoptions and fewer deaths in 2010 than ever. In fact, not a single adoptable dog or cat was put down last year. The shelter’s record-breaking year reflects a radical ... (Fri, 07 Jan 2011 19:40:00 -0800)

Pet adoptions hit record levels at S.L. County shelter
Pet adoptions hit record levels at S.L. County shelter By Jeremiah Stettler The Salt Lake Tribune Updated Jan 8, 2011 12:27AM MDT Millcreek • Salt Lake County’s animal shelter is on the verge of becoming a no-kill haven, with more adoptions and fewer deaths in 2010 than ever. In fact, not a single adoptable dog or cat was put down last year. The shelter’s record-breaking year reflects a radical ... (Fri, 07 Jan 2011 19:54:54 -0800)

Pet profiles
Pets' names: Marley and Memphis (Fri, 07 Jan 2011 20:13:00 -0800)

Pet Teeth Cleaning: See It
Anesthesia free teeth cleaning for your pet. It's touted as safe and effective, but is it? And why is it outlawed in California? (Fri, 07 Jan 2011 21:20:47 -0800)

Pet Points: Hefty pets need resolutions on diet and exercise, too
Here we are, the beginning of the New Year. Many of us are joining the gym, returning to yoga class and cutting back the calories after the gluttony of the holiday season. We are not the only ones who have gained some weight over the holidays -- our pets have most likely overindulged, too. (Fri, 07 Jan 2011 21:48:47 -0800)

Pet Loverâs license plate
The California Pet Lover's License Plate Program, sponsored by the California Veterinary Medical Board, provides a fun and easy way for pet lovers to help reduce pet overpopulation. (Sat, 08 Jan 2011 14:08:04 -0800)

How to handle pet emergencies
MANILA, Philippines - Whether you’re a newbie or an expert in pet-keeping, it pays to know the proper ways of handling pet emergencies. Being prepared will certainly go a long way toward keeping your pets safe, healthy, and happy. (Sat, 08 Jan 2011 16:26:37 -0800)

Pet Loverâs license plate
The California Pet Lover's License Plate Program, sponsored by the California Veterinary Medical Board, provides a fun and easy way for pet lovers to help reduce pet overpopulation. (Sat, 08 Jan 2011 20:55:15 -0800)

Pet Vaccinations
get pets their vaccinations and get them spayed and neutered. (Sat, 08 Jan 2011 21:01:51 -0800)

Pet oxygen masks arrive
The North Platte Telegraph Fido and Fluffy now have a fighting chance to survive a house fire, thanks to Paws-itive Partners and the Westfield Small Animal Clinic. (Sun, 09 Jan 2011 03:22:10 -0800)

The pet protector
Entrepreneur Jan Conner turned a canceled trip to Chicago with friends into a business venture that has celebrated its first decade. (Sun, 09 Jan 2011 04:46:26 -0800)

Pet of the week - 'Gizmo'
Meet Gizmo, a 6-month-old black and tan mixed breed boy. Likely a Shepherd mix. Gizmo came to rescue after being abandoned in the desert with his four siblings. Gizmo was severely underweight, but with a few good meals and lots of love he put on some much needed weight! Gizmo is now ready to find his forever home. Gizmo has a lot of energy and loves to run and play. He thinks he is the man of ... (Sun, 09 Jan 2011 12:20:47 -0800)

Pet owners reminded to provide adequate shelter for pets
Pet owners are reminded to provide adequate shelter for outside pets as winter temperatures continue in the Mid-State. (Sun, 09 Jan 2011 14:54:02 -0800)

Pet rescued from suspicious fire
A fire crew in Adelaide has rescued a family's dog from a burning house, in a blaze declared suspicious. (Sun, 09 Jan 2011 16:05:41 -0800)

Pet lovers hope to get new law on wills
BOSTON - Pet lovers in Massachusetts are optimistic the governor will sign into law this week that will allow them to designate in a will who should care for a pet after the owner's death. (Sun, 09 Jan 2011 19:26:37 -0800)

Reducing pet population
Dog rescuer Ted DuPuis hopes to put himself out of business. But he will need the help of pet owners throughout the region to do so. (Sun, 09 Jan 2011 20:58:01 -0800)

Utah pet adoptions increase
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Humane Society of Utah says the number of cats and dogs adopted in 2010 increased more than 4 percent over the previous year. (Sun, 09 Jan 2011 21:01:52 -0800)

Pet memorial care offers alternative in time of grief - Mon, 10 Jan 2011 PST
HACKENSACK, N.J. – Indy was Deborah Horton-Vessels’ loyal companion and constant joy. The border collie mix saw Horton-Vessels through a cross-country move, boyfriends, jobs and 15 years of ups and downs. So when the blind and ailing dog died two weeks ago – at 6 in the morning, in his owner’s bed, in his owner’s arms – Horton-Vessels was devastated. She hadn’t brought herself to confront the ... (Mon, 10 Jan 2011 00:26:59 -0800)

Pet Loverâs license plate
The California Pet Lover's License Plate Program, sponsored by the California Veterinary Medical Board, provides a fun and easy way for pet lovers to help reduce pet overpopulation. (Mon, 10 Jan 2011 02:55:04 -0800)

Research and Markets: Pet Products & Accessories Market: Research & Analysis UK 2010-2014
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Pet Products & Accessories Market: Research & Analysis UK 2010-2014" report to their offering. (Mon, 10 Jan 2011 06:00:00 -0800)

A month’s rent for a night at the pet hospital
As long as people will pay exorbitant fees to care for loved ones – even loved pets – health care costs won't react the way economists think they will. Too much is at stake. (Mon, 10 Jan 2011 13:25:02 -0800)

PET OF THE DAY
Mighty Mouse, a 3-year-old male American shorthair, is the featured pet of the day for the Humane So (Mon, 10 Jan 2011 19:06:24 -0800)

Pet microchips, vaccines offered
Humane Ohio is providing a low-cost rabies vaccination and microchipping clinic Jan. 22. The vaccination for dogs and cats is $5 an animal, and microchipping is $20 an animal, cash only. Clients will be taken on a first-come basis between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at Humane Ohio, 3131 Tremainsville Rd. Rabies vaccinations are required by law. Microchipping is done to help reunite lost animals with ... (Mon, 10 Jan 2011 22:56:46 -0800)

Pet adoptions set for Saturday
LAS CRUCES - The Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley will conduct two off-site pet adoption events Saturday, offering for adoption dogs, puppies, cats and kittens. (Tue, 11 Jan 2011 03:21:47 -0800)

AP-Petside poll: Most pet owners see a 6th sense
Lassie could always sense when Timmy was in trouble. Black Beauty knew the bridge was out. (Tue, 11 Jan 2011 03:29:28 -0800)

Pet oxygen masks arrive
The North Platte Telegraph Fido and Fluffy now have a fighting chance to survive a house fire, thanks to Paws-itive Partners and the Westfield Small Animal Clinic. (Tue, 11 Jan 2011 05:03:00 -0800)

AP-Petside poll: Most pet owners see a 6th sense
Lassie could always sense when Timmy was in trouble. Black Beauty knew the bridge was out. (Tue, 11 Jan 2011 05:10:53 -0800)

Papa’s Pet Project to hold grand opening Saturday, Jan. 15, at PetSmart
A new rescue organization has taken over the cat adoption center at PetSmart and will work with Helping Hands for the Plymouth Animal Shelter to find homes for cats left at the town shelter. (Tue, 11 Jan 2011 07:30:52 -0800)

Eastman exits PET business, finalizes sale of U.S. ops to DAK
DAK Americas LLC (Charlotte, NC) is expecting to close on its acquisition of Eastman Chemical Co. 's (Kingsport, TN) polyethylene terephthalate (PET) business by the end of this month, after completing the antitrust waiting period. DAK's purchase of Eastman's integrated PET and terephthalic acid (PTA) business, which was announced last October, includes three production facilities in Columbia ... (Tue, 11 Jan 2011 10:48:11 -0800)

Pet friendly options relieve travellers
Holiday season can be a headache for pet owners faced with the question of what to do with their beloved pooches while on vacation. (Tue, 11 Jan 2011 11:11:33 -0800)

Pet power: National expert, writer to speak about animals natural healing abilities
Anyone who shares their home with a dog or cat experiences the feel-good benefit of owning a pet on a daily basis. A group of Naples pets, along with their owners, are harnessing their natural abilities to help local residents heal more quickly from sickness, recover from surgery, and alleviate their physical and emotional pain. (Tue, 11 Jan 2011 11:55:00 -0800)

Pet Supplies “Plus” Selects LLamasoft as partner for Supply Chain Modeling and Strategic Planning
Pet Supplies “Plus”, the nation’s third largest pet supply retailer, selects LLamasoft Inc. as a strategic partner for supply chain modeling and strategic planning. (PRWeb January 11, 2011) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/1/prweb8055852.htm (Tue, 11 Jan 2011 13:18:43 -0800)

Pet ban after dog's injuries ignored
A Clarkson woman has been banned from owning any domestic animals and fined $4000 plus court costs after pleading guilty to animal cruelty. (Tue, 11 Jan 2011 20:26:53 -0800)

Pet ferret eats seven fingers of baby boy
A 4-month-old baby boy from Grain Valley, Missouri, was in critical condition after a family pet ferret ate seven of the infant's fingers, and the boy's parents are under investigation for neglect and failure to obtain a $100 license for the exotic pet, police chief Aaron Ambrose told CNN Tuesday. (Tue, 11 Jan 2011 20:54:09 -0800)

Pet sitting tips for travelers
Animal care involves a large number of logistical hurdles. Save money and reduce stress by creating a strategy for basics and unexpected events while you're away. (Tue, 11 Jan 2011 21:52:10 -0800)

Pet cat discovered 'cut in half'
The RSPCA appeals for information after a cat is found apparently cut in two near Mansfield. (Wed, 12 Jan 2011 01:04:58 -0800)

Pet Pointers: Agility 2
If you are the proud pet parent of a new puppy consider starting pre-agility training. Today we'll learn more in this edition of Pet Pointers. (Wed, 12 Jan 2011 02:14:41 -0800)

Pet owners see a 6th sense
Two-thirds of American pet owners say their pets have a sixth sense about bad weather. (Wed, 12 Jan 2011 05:30:53 -0800)

Homeless pet program gets 'cold' shoulder
A new program allows homeless pet owners in Austin to store their pets at the Town Lake Animal Shelter during cold nights. However, the 10 cages at the animal shelter have remained empty during the recent winter weather. (Wed, 12 Jan 2011 17:44:01 -0800)

Pet City out of longtime Torrance site
Pet City in Torrance, the target of weekly protests by animal activists, is closing its doors and will be replaced next month by a camping and outdoor sports store. (Wed, 12 Jan 2011 23:08:49 -0800)

Pet of the Week: Jimmy Chase
Pet: Meet Jimmy Chase. A 3-month-old Doberman/pit bull terrier mix, Jimmy is a sociable and friendly pup with big brown eyes that warm your heart. Jimmy plays well with other dogs and is looking for an active home that can provide him with lots of play. (Wed, 12 Jan 2011 23:18:17 -0800)

Pet oxygen masks arrive
The North Platte Telegraph Fido and Fluffy now have a fighting chance to survive a house fire, thanks to Paws-itive Partners and the Westfield Small Animal Clinic. (Thu, 13 Jan 2011 04:45:29 -0800)

What do Pet Sitters do in a Blizzard
What do Pet Sitters do in a BlizzardThey mayor says to stay off the roads. The schools are all closed and kids get to stay home with their parents. So what is a pet sitter to do When pet sitters have clients that are away on vacation they, and more importantly their pets, are depending on the sitter to come for their care. Dogs like Sophie the beagle still has to go outside to do her business,... (Thu, 13 Jan 2011 06:57:29 -0800)

Pet Loverâs license plate
The California Pet Lover's License Plate Program, sponsored by the California Veterinary Medical Board, provides a fun and easy way for pet lovers to help reduce pet overpopulation. (Thu, 13 Jan 2011 12:06:42 -0800)

Manteca Struck With Yet Another Pet Poisoning
Another pet in Manteca has been poisoned, and it could have possibly been by anti-freeze. It’s been about two months since the pet attacker last struck, but neighbors fear that he’s back and terrorizing a different neighborhood. (Thu, 13 Jan 2011 17:22:08 -0800)

Local Pet Events
Humane Society Book Sale 9 a.m.-noon Jan. 15, 7215 Sallie Mood Drive. All books on sale for 25 cents. There will be furniture sales at the Thrift Shop. Proceeds benefit the shelter. For information call 912-354-9515, ext. 111. Biscuits After Hours 6-8:30 p.m. Jan. 19, Catnip n Biscuits Doggie Day Care & Luxury Pet Hotel, 2615 Skidaway Road. Biscuits After Hours is an open play night for pets and ... (Thu, 13 Jan 2011 21:29:41 -0800)

Greater Philadelphia Pet Expo this weekend
We love our animals. No doubt about it. (Thu, 13 Jan 2011 22:22:35 -0800)

Pet oxygen masks arrive
The North Platte Telegraph Fido and Fluffy now have a fighting chance to survive a house fire, thanks to Paws-itive Partners and the Westfield Small Animal Clinic. (Fri, 14 Jan 2011 03:32:00 -0800)

Pet of the Week Blue
Meet our Pet of the Week Blue. He's a 2-year-old Bluetick Hound who's up for adoption at the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. (Fri, 14 Jan 2011 05:47:55 -0800)

Chamber: Pet sitting businesses provide services in Southwest Valley
The Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce spotlights businesses that provide pet sitting. (Fri, 14 Jan 2011 09:05:58 -0800)

It's National Dress Up Your Pet Day
Pssst ... Fido, run! It's National Dress Up Your Pet Day. To honor this rather dubious day, we've found some relatively willing (and local) costume models from past pet contests here at The Register. Pet costumes and wardrobe are a big business in... (Fri, 14 Jan 2011 14:03:56 -0800)

Sleep with your pet? You could be sharing germs
Pet owners may consider their dog or cat to be a member of the family, but they may want to... (Fri, 14 Jan 2011 14:15:43 -0800)

Pet of the week, west county
Pet of the week, west county (Fri, 14 Jan 2011 21:41:00 -0800)

Pet Pointers: Canine massage
If you have ever had a massage you know how relaxing and re-energizing it can be. Well the same is true for our pets. Today we'll learn more about canine massage and how you can do it at home in this edition of Pet Pointers. (Sat, 15 Jan 2011 02:15:15 -0800)

Hotel trends: pet services, chalkboard walls
Hotel trends for 2011: More offerings for pet owners, including dog- walking services, pet food, beds and toys. (Sat, 15 Jan 2011 19:10:12 -0800)

Pet Talk: Protecting pets from winter cold
There are many precautions people take when the cold weather rushes in for the winter. Pets can also be heavily affected by the drop in temperatures and so it is important to take note of these precautions. (Sat, 15 Jan 2011 22:17:15 -0800)

Pet Loverâs license plate
The California Pet Lover's License Plate Program, sponsored by the California Veterinary Medical Board, provides a fun and easy way for pet lovers to help reduce pet overpopulation. (Sun, 16 Jan 2011 00:35:18 -0800)

Pet oxygen masks arrive
The North Platte Telegraph Fido and Fluffy now have a fighting chance to survive a house fire, thanks to Paws-itive Partners and the Westfield Small Animal Clinic. (Sun, 16 Jan 2011 03:14:20 -0800)

Low-cost pet clinics set for February
A local animal-advocacy group and Volusia County continue offering cheaper ways for pet owners to vaccinate and spay or neuter their pets in February. (Sun, 16 Jan 2011 21:26:11 -0800)

Mired pet-store owner surrenders breeding license after outcry over animal deaths
The owner of a Kansas puppy breeding operation where 1,200 dogs were killed last month, causing national outcry and protests at his Denver pet store, has voluntarily surrendered his license to breed dogs, the U.S. Department of Agriculture told 9News. (Mon, 17 Jan 2011 00:03:25 -0800)

Pet Coupon Site Is Just What Pet Lovers Need to Save Money and Time; Find All Pet Bargains In One Place
CritterCoupons.com was established to give pet owners the ultimate option in saving money by providing the greatest pet product bargains available. This site also saves consumers time by having all the pet bargains in one place. We have the latest coupons for all pets and services including birds, dogs, cats, fish, horses, ferrets, reptiles and small animals. (PRWeb January 17, 2011) Read the ... (Mon, 17 Jan 2011 00:19:04 -0800)

LI pet 'tormentor' has 2nd house full of filth
Another house not fit for a dog. The Long Island woman busted Saturday for animal abuse after investigators found dead dogs in her decrepit Rockville Centre home had a second ramshackle property condemned early yesterday. Faith Ross and her daughter, Francesca Maselli, were arrested and charged with animal abuse after... (Mon, 17 Jan 2011 00:53:56 -0800)

Pet Loverâs license plate
The California Pet Lover's License Plate Program, sponsored by the California Veterinary Medical Board, provides a fun and easy way for pet lovers to help reduce pet overpopulation. (Mon, 17 Jan 2011 04:44:46 -0800)

Pet Insurance Company Trupanion Warns About Antifreeze
Dog and cat owners are advised to observe their pets during the winter months for dangers of antifreeze poisoning. [PR.com] (Mon, 17 Jan 2011 05:08:17 -0800)

Sleeping with Pet Boosts Infection Risk?
Sleeping with cats and dogs ups risk for bacterial and viral infections, researchers say. (Mon, 17 Jan 2011 05:13:45 -0800)

Pet Coupon Site Is Just What Pet Lovers Need to Save Money and Time; Find All Pet Bargains In One Place
CritterCoupons.com was established to give pet owners the ultimate option in saving money by providing the greatest pet product bargains available. This site also saves consumers time by having all the pet bargains in one place. We have the latest coupons for all pets and services including birds, dogs, cats, fish, horses, ferrets, reptiles and small animals. (Mon, 17 Jan 2011 06:01:00 -0800)

Pet oxygen masks arrive
The North Platte Telegraph Fido and Fluffy now have a fighting chance to survive a house fire, thanks to Paws-itive Partners and the Westfield Small Animal Clinic. (Mon, 17 Jan 2011 11:00:42 -0800)

Pet Insurance Company Trupanion Warns About Antifreeze
Trupanion, the nations fastest growing pet health insurance company, is warning pet owners to beware of the toxic risk of antifreeze to pets. The company has seen 29 cases of antifreeze poisoning since October 1, 2010.Antifreeze is a common freeze preventative used in car engines. Its sweet scent and taste is appetizing to dogs and cats, who will drink the liquid if left unattended. Antifreeze... (Mon, 17 Jan 2011 11:41:41 -0800)

Pet insurance popular as medical costs rise
Much like humans, pets are living longer these days thanks to advances in medical science, but as their medical bills rise, more owners are taking out pet insurance to mitigate the expense. Miho Hoshina, a 39-year-old company employee living in Tokyo, is among those considering insurance after paying a hefty ¥67,000 for an endoscopic procedure in October to check out the family dog, Maruko ... (Mon, 17 Jan 2011 13:07:32 -0800)

A Pet Salad With That Mouse?
A trademarked version of something that’s been available at farmers’ markets for years, Pet Salad is wheatgrass for pets, including iguanas, tortoises and especially cats. (Mon, 17 Jan 2011 16:17:50 -0800)

Homemade Pet Food for Dogs and Cats
More owners are making home-cooked food for their pets, replacing mystery meat with pasture-raised chicken necks and giblets. (Mon, 17 Jan 2011 20:59:03 -0800)

Adopt-a-Pet: Robinson the beagle mix
If you're looking to add a sweet, small and undeniably unique-looking dog to your family, allow us to introduce Robinson (ID #A1177355). This gentle dog with an adorably crooked underbite is waiting for a new home at the L.A. Department... (Mon, 17 Jan 2011 21:17:56 -0800)

Pet Supplies 'Plus' Selects LLamasoft As Partner For Supply Chain Modeling And Strategic Planning
Pet Supplies "Plus", the nation's third largest pet retailer has selected Ann Arbor based LLamasoft Inc. as a partner for supply chain modeling and strategic planning. (Mon, 17 Jan 2011 22:50:06 -0800)

Pet Loverâs license plate
The California Pet Lover's License Plate Program, sponsored by the California Veterinary Medical Board, provides a fun and easy way for pet lovers to help reduce pet overpopulation. (Tue, 18 Jan 2011 01:29:46 -0800)

Pet oxygen masks arrive
The North Platte Telegraph Fido and Fluffy now have a fighting chance to survive a house fire, thanks to Paws-itive Partners and the Westfield Small Animal Clinic. (Tue, 18 Jan 2011 03:12:32 -0800)

How to find a good place to board your pet
I asked a friend to keep my dog, Lulu, while I took a business trip to Florida a few years ago. (Tue, 18 Jan 2011 05:52:57 -0800)

PET OF THE WEEK
PET OF THE WEEK - Pappy Bradt Owners - Lorne & Lee-Ann Bradt, Leamington ON Breed - Papillon Age - 3 years Special Characteristics: Named after... (Tue, 18 Jan 2011 06:57:25 -0800)

Dunkin Punkin Anderson wins Pet Idol
GAYLORD — Dunkin Punkin Anderson has survived two rounds of voting and emerged as the Otsego County Pet Idol, announced Sheila E. Molenkamp, Otsego County Friends for Life (FFL) contest coordinator. (Tue, 18 Jan 2011 10:11:01 -0800)

Pet cremation woman admits fraud
The owner of a Derbyshire pet crematorium pleads guilty to falsely claiming to cremate six pets which were dumped in a field. (Tue, 18 Jan 2011 11:49:15 -0800)

2 charged in dog theft from pet shop
A dog stolen from a Hoffman Estates pet shop last week has been recovered from a home in Niles, and two men have been charged in connection with the theft (Tue, 18 Jan 2011 13:11:20 -0800)

A Pet Salad With That Mouse?
A trademarked version of something that’s been available at farmers’ markets for years, Pet Salad is wheatgrass for pets, including iguanas, tortoises and especially cats. (Tue, 18 Jan 2011 14:44:04 -0800)

Pet Zombies, Face Kart headed to 3DS this fall
Majesco bringing undead-caretaker sim and photo-enabled 3D racer to Nintendo's new handheld later this year. (Tue, 18 Jan 2011 17:23:25 -0800)

Pet oxygen masks arrive
The North Platte Telegraph Fido and Fluffy now have a fighting chance to survive a house fire, thanks to Paws-itive Partners and the Westfield Small Animal Clinic. (Wed, 19 Jan 2011 04:14:34 -0800)

Malignant brain tumors: Benefit of PET and PET/CT in the detection of recurrences is not assessable
( Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care ) Malignant gliomas are fast-growing brain tumors with poor prospects of recovery depending on disease stage. Experts hope that the examination of patients by means of positron emission tomography (PET) is more helpful in the choice of the right treatment than other procedures. In a final report IQWiG has now investigated the benefit of PET ... (Wed, 19 Jan 2011 07:43:35 -0800)

Pet Loverâs license plate
The California Pet Lover's License Plate Program, sponsored by the California Veterinary Medical Board, provides a fun and easy way for pet lovers to help reduce pet overpopulation. (Wed, 19 Jan 2011 12:59:36 -0800)

'Cutest Pet' photo contest set
Is your pet the cutest? You can prove it through the 11th annual "Cutest Pet" Photo Contest, a benefit for the Huron County Humane Society. (Wed, 19 Jan 2011 18:15:56 -0800)

Malignant Brain Tumors: Benefit Of PET And PET/CT In The Detection Of Recurrences Is Not Assessable
Missing studies could be conducted within a reasonable amount of time through international cooperation Malignant gliomas are fast-growing brain tumors with poor prospects of recovery depending on disease stage. Experts hope that the examination of patients by means of positron emission tomography (PET) is more helpful in the choice of the right treatment than other procedures. In a final report ... (Wed, 19 Jan 2011 18:17:50 -0800)

Save-A-Pet founder Gertrude Maxwell dies at 99
Organization credited with saving more than 70,000 dogs and cats Gertrude Maxwell, the philanthropic founder of Save-A-Pet Inc., died on Tuesday night. She was 99. (Wed, 19 Jan 2011 18:43:05 -0800)

Animal Planet filming a pet taxidermy show
Anna Chan writes: Um ... eww?! The channel that features such heart-warming programs as the annual "Puppy Bowl," "Cats/Dogs 101" and even "It's Me or the Dog" is about to bring you something a little stranger. (Wed, 19 Jan 2011 20:06:10 -0800)

Pet of the week: Cybil's ears are so big, she may just take off
Cybil might remind those of you over the age of 40 of Sally Field from the TV series The Flying Nun. The main character was a nun whose cap had huge wings which enabled her to fly. (Thu, 20 Jan 2011 02:15:00 -0800)

Pet oxygen masks arrive
The North Platte Telegraph Fido and Fluffy now have a fighting chance to survive a house fire, thanks to Paws-itive Partners and the Westfield Small Animal Clinic. (Thu, 20 Jan 2011 03:12:47 -0800)

No robust conclusions possible on advantages or disadvantages of PET
Malignant gliomas are fast-growing brain tumours with poor prospects of recovery depending on disease stage. Experts hope that the examination of patients by means of positron emission tomography (PET) is more helpful in the choice of the right treatment than other procedures. In a final report the German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) has now investigated the ... (Thu, 20 Jan 2011 03:44:37 -0800)

Does your pet have what it takes to be pet of the year?
We all love our pets, but does your four-legged friend have that special star quality that people love? Could a picture of your pooch's face sell snow in the middle of February? Does a photo of your kitty reduce grown men to tears? Then they may have what it takes to become the Michigan Humane Society's "Pet of the Year." (Thu, 20 Jan 2011 08:26:38 -0800)

Pet Loverâs license plate
The California Pet Lover's License Plate Program, sponsored by the California Veterinary Medical Board, provides a fun and easy way for pet lovers to help reduce pet overpopulation. (Thu, 20 Jan 2011 10:33:43 -0800)

Pet fun in the Myrtle Beach area
The winter months are a time when we're all much more comfortable inside where it's warm. The truth is our dogs feel the same way, even under all that fur. (Thu, 20 Jan 2011 12:07:55 -0800)

Lifestyle › Pet insurance gaining popularity amid rising medical costs, longevity
Like humans, pets are living longer these days thanks to advancement in medical technology. At the same time, their medical bills are also on the… (Thu, 20 Jan 2011 14:32:03 -0800)

Pet Doctor: Pre-measured food portions make weight loss easy
As we all hopefully are still in the mode of doing things right and sticking to our New Year’s resolutions, it is important to include your pet in starting off in the right direction, as mentioned previously in this column two weeks ago. The last article emphasized the health risks associated with obesity. Here are tips on achieving weight loss in your pet with the help of convenient new ... (Thu, 20 Jan 2011 17:35:34 -0800)

Save-A-Pet founder dies
Gertrude Maxwell, the philanthropic founder of Save-A-Pet Inc., died Tuesday, Jan. 18, in West Palm Beach. She was 99. She began her crusade at the age of 61 after attending a Chicago-area Humane Society meeting where she was shocked to learn that an estimated 90,000 homeless pets were euthanized across the country every month. She helped launch [...] (Thu, 20 Jan 2011 20:29:40 -0800)

Gail's Pets: Products can be safe for your pet and the environment
Pet owners who want to make the New Year greener and more environmentally friendly have many more choices when it comes to caring for their animal companions. When one of my Aussies broke his dog collar recently, my search for a new one landed me at TailsSpin pet supply store in the Habersham Village Shopping Center. A staffer was happy to show me collars made out of hemp, soy and recycled ... (Thu, 20 Jan 2011 21:29:33 -0800)

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