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Does your pet need car insurance?
Some auto insurers are providing motorists with a little more peace of mind when they're behind the wheel with Fido and Fluffy.  Special car insurance helps cover the cost of care if (Sun, 01 May 2011 00:43:55 -0700)

Pet Tales: Sun seeking unique pet stories
Marsha SmithKern Valley Sun For every pet lover and owner there is at least one unique, humorous or heart warming story to tell. The Kern Valley Sun is seeking submissions to run in a special weekly column. We are especially interested in stories about rescue pets, those animals that have been adopted and what has happened since the adoption. However the submissions are not limited to adopted ... (Sun, 01 May 2011 02:13:08 -0700)

Pet sitters keep furry friends happy while you travel
We're only a few weeks away from the busy summer travel season. If you have pets, you have to figure out what to do with them while you're gone. 13abc's Ashley Roth has an idea for you. (Sun, 01 May 2011 13:50:31 -0700)

Pet care suffers as times get tough
As economic times get tough, pets are some of the first to suffer with thousands of owners now saying they can no longer pay for spiralling food and vets bills. Related Stories Ulsterman held during Royal wedding swoops Barry McGuigan leads the tributes as Sir Henry Cooper dies at 76 Miliband attacks coalition AV spat Royal pair head 'home' to Anglesey McCanns mark Madeleine anniversary (Sun, 01 May 2011 16:35:44 -0700)

Pet care suffers as times get tough
As economic times get tough, pets are some of the first to suffer with thousands of owners now saying they can no longer pay for spiralling food and vets bills. (Sun, 01 May 2011 16:37:51 -0700)

Consider pet's age, size when choosing food
Easily, the most common question I get in the exam room is about what food is best for their pet. I understand why because there are so many choices out there and pet food labels only muddy the waters. What I generally offer people are some broad guidelines to help navigate the waters and choose the right food for their pet at certain life stages. (Sun, 01 May 2011 21:29:20 -0700)

Pet Tales: Sun seeking unique pet stories
Marsha SmithKern Valley Sun For every pet lover and owner there is at least one unique, humorous or heart warming story to tell. The Kern Valley Sun is seeking submissions to run in a special weekly column. We are especially interested in stories about rescue pets, those animals that have been adopted and what has happened since the adoption. However the submissions are not limited to adopted ... (Mon, 02 May 2011 05:12:14 -0700)

Pet adoption rates are soaring at the Essex County Humane Society
WINDSOR, Ont. -- For Melissa St. Pierre and one-and-half-year-old Lucy, it was love at first sight. (Mon, 02 May 2011 05:48:35 -0700)

PET-CT exams help identify cognitive reserve in early-onset Alzheimer's disease
A recent study revealed that the "cognitive reserve" in early-onset Alzheimer's disease (AD) and PET-CT examinations can be used to effectively to identify early-onset AD patients. (Mon, 02 May 2011 07:22:38 -0700)

Kittens coming to Save-A-Pet
Save-a-Pet is hosting a kitten shower on May 7. (Mon, 02 May 2011 08:28:00 -0700)

Charles P. Rogers & Company is Celebrating National Pet Week by Hosting a Contest
This National Pet Week, Charles P. Rogers wants to give the ASPCA, pet owners and their pets a gift. They will be hosting a photo competition where to enter one must post a photo of their pet sleeping to Charles P. Roger's twitter or facebook. For each entry Charles P. Rogers will donate a dollar to the ASPCA. (Mon, 02 May 2011 10:05:00 -0700)

FETCH! Pet Care Partners up with FURminator, Inc.
San Francisco - WALNUT CREEK, CA – Fetch! Pet Care just announced Furminator, Inc. as a founding partner of its Customer Loyalty Club, which provides exclusive rewards and educational information free to all Fetch! customers. (Mon, 02 May 2011 14:47:56 -0700)

Tips on containing costs for pet care
Here are some ways to curb veterinary and other health costs while still giving your pet the best of care. (Mon, 02 May 2011 15:09:13 -0700)

PET-CT Exams Help Identify Cognitive Reserve In Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease
A recent study revealed that the "cognitive reserve" in early-onset Alzheimer's disease (AD) and PET-CT examinations can be used to effectively to identify early-onset AD patients. "Although early-onset Alzheimer's dementia is quite rare, it can be devastating to the patients that carry the diagnosis," said Dr. Jacob Richard Hodge, lead researcher for this study at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester ... (Mon, 02 May 2011 16:20:25 -0700)

Man sentenced for bird theft at Naperville pet shop
A Berwyn man with a habit of stealing exotic birds was sentenced today to two years in prison for taking a rose-breasted Cockatoo from a Naperville pet shop in August. (Mon, 02 May 2011 18:05:55 -0700)

Bring your pet to Phoenix Pet Expo May 7
Pet lovers in the Phoenix area should get their four-legged friends ready for the 2011 Phoenix Pet Expo, Saturday, May 7, at University of Phoenix Stadium. This free indoor event attracts thousands of pet lovers looking to enjoy a day out with their furry, feathered or reptilian pals! Last year, more than 12,000 people and their pets spent the day at the expo. (Mon, 02 May 2011 23:13:06 -0700)

Pet Tales: Sun seeking unique pet stories
Marsha SmithKern Valley Sun For every pet lover and owner there is at least one unique, humorous or heart warming story to tell. The Kern Valley Sun is seeking submissions to run in a special weekly column. We are especially interested in stories about rescue pets, those animals that have been adopted and what has happened since the adoption. However the submissions are not limited to adopted ... (Tue, 03 May 2011 01:42:48 -0700)

Degradable Additives Provide Poor End-of-Life Option for PET Packaging, Says NAPCOR
SONOMA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Degradable additives in PET plastic packaging are not environmentally sound end-of-life strategy. Recapturing energy through recycling plastic better than degradation. NAPCOR says data still lacking. (Tue, 03 May 2011 03:10:18 -0700)

Two stand trial after pet dog bites child
New Delhi, May 3 (PTI) A man and his mother, whose pet dog bit a neighbour''s child, had to stand trial for alleged criminal culpability but escaped with judicial admonition after they told a Delhi court that they had sent the canine to their native village."Both the convicts, are released after admonition," ruled Metropolitan Magistrate Tyagita Singh yesterday, while convicting Nabi Karim ... (Tue, 03 May 2011 04:31:00 -0700)

Pet porker purloined
Stolen: One pet pig.A 27-year-old woman in the 1000 block of Bradenton's 31st Avenue East told (Tue, 03 May 2011 04:45:26 -0700)

Holistic pet care
Even the vibe between vet and pet is evaluated in veterinary offices offering traditional Chinese medicine such as acupuncture and herbal remedies. (Tue, 03 May 2011 04:48:42 -0700)

NY Area 1st Ever Pet Industry, Business Networking and Seminar Day
Long Island Pet Professionals is ecstatic to announce the first ever and first annual Pet Industry, Business Networking and Seminar Day on Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 from 8:30am 3:30pm at the Marriott Residence Inn 9 Gerhard Road, Plainview, NY. This networking and educational seminar day is for anyone in the pet industry, veteran pet professionals, those just getting started into the field... (Tue, 03 May 2011 10:29:19 -0700)

Pet Pointers: Spending on pets
New figures show animal lovers are taking more responsibility for their pet's health and putting their money where their heart is. Find out more in this edition of Pet Pointers. (Tue, 03 May 2011 10:55:08 -0700)

Holistic Select® Natural Pet Food Launches Online Health Tool
Holistic Select® pet food recently launched the Holistic Select Health Scale , a tool designed to help pet parents evaluate and improve the holistic health of their cats and dogs.  The new tool focuses on five main areas of holistic health:  nutrition, education, socialization, physical health and environment. (Tue, 03 May 2011 11:35:00 -0700)

Pet-Stay Facilities Convenient for Air Travelers
Pet hotels near airports offer pampering for animals, including spacious rooms, plush bedding, spa treatments and a swimming pool. (Tue, 03 May 2011 20:27:44 -0700)

Pet Center closing May 13 for training
The St. Johns County Pet Center will close at noon on May 13 for staff in-service training. The Pet Center will resume normal operating hours at 9 a.m. on May 14. All adoptions at the Pet Center are $60, which includes neutering/spaying, rabies vaccinations and shots. The Pet Center is at 130 N. Stratton Road, just off U.S. 1 between County Road 210 and International Golf Parkway. The Pet Center ... (Tue, 03 May 2011 21:14:48 -0700)

Pet of the week
Photo5.5_pet-Pixie.JPG Caption:  Pixie was rescued as a kitten by a kind elderly man, but because his health was failing, he could not properly socialize a little kitten. He passed away leaving Pixie in the house alone. She is blossoming into a lovely princess who enjoys attention and tummy rubs. She is skittish at times and needs a safe place where she feels secure, but is easy-going and good ... (Tue, 03 May 2011 22:06:29 -0700)

Pet Tales: Sun seeking unique pet stories
Marsha SmithKern Valley Sun For every pet lover and owner there is at least one unique, humorous or heart warming story to tell. The Kern Valley Sun is seeking submissions to run in a special weekly column. We are especially interested in stories about rescue pets, those animals that have been adopted and what has happened since the adoption. However the submissions are not limited to adopted ... (Wed, 04 May 2011 03:18:36 -0700)

Pet-Stay Facilities Convenient for Air Travelers
Pet hotels near airports offer pampering for animals, including spacious rooms, plush bedding, spa treatments and a swimming pool. (Wed, 04 May 2011 03:41:18 -0700)

Pet chews recalled
An Illinois company is recalling pet chews made of pig's ears because they could be contaminated with salmonella. (Wed, 04 May 2011 05:22:34 -0700)

Pet Talk: Dr. Klabunde answers your questions
Most pet owners typically can become concerned about all the strange things that go on with our four legged friends. That's why during Wednesday's Pet Talk on 7&4 News Today, Dr. Jen Klabunde with Northwood Animal Hospital in Grand Traverse County answers viewers' questions. (Wed, 04 May 2011 05:28:24 -0700)

Pet of the week
Photo5.5_pet-Pixie.JPG Caption:  Pixie was rescued as a kitten by a kind elderly man, but because his health was failing, he could not properly socialize a little kitten. He passed away leaving Pixie in the house alone. She is blossoming into a lovely princess who enjoys attention and tummy rubs. She is skittish at times and needs a safe place where she feels secure, but is easy-going and good ... (Wed, 04 May 2011 06:51:24 -0700)

Petplan Pet Insurance Sets Company Record By Reimbursing Pet Parents More Than $25,000 For Hereditary Condition in Dog
Although the majority of pet insurers do not cover hereditary conditions, Petplan Pet Insurance has issued record reimbursements for mixed breed dog with hip dysplasia (PRWeb May 04, 2011) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/5/prweb8379882.htm (Wed, 04 May 2011 08:31:16 -0700)

Pet-loving teens learn animal care
Zionsville teens will soon have the chance to expand their entrepreneurial skills as well as learn the basics for taking care of pets. (Wed, 04 May 2011 09:21:52 -0700)

Pet? Companion animal? Ethicists say term matters
Are you the "owner" of a dog or cat? Maybe you should consider yourself a "human caregiver" instead. (Wed, 04 May 2011 12:26:35 -0700)

Central Garden & Pet Company Announces Fiscal 2011 Second Quarter Results
WALNUT CREEK, Calif.--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Second Quarter Sales increase 10 Percent to $485.7 million; Diluted EPS $0.54 per share Central Garden & Pet Company , a leading innovator, ... (Wed, 04 May 2011 13:00:00 -0700)

Pet? Companion animal? Ethicists say term matters
Are you the "owner" of a dog or cat? Maybe you should consider yourself a "human caregiver" instead. And Fido and Fluffy? Perhaps they should be "companion animals," not just "pets." (Wed, 04 May 2011 13:08:14 -0700)

Pet Tales: Sun seeking unique pet stories
Marsha SmithKern Valley Sun For every pet lover and owner there is at least one unique, humorous or heart warming story to tell. The Kern Valley Sun is seeking submissions to run in a special weekly column. We are especially interested in stories about rescue pets, those animals that have been adopted and what has happened since the adoption. However the submissions are not limited to adopted ... (Wed, 04 May 2011 14:48:32 -0700)

City in Oklahoma adopts a law to make a pet kangaroo legal
What’s the most unusual pet in your neighborhood? A bird? A snake? A ferret? Well, it’s a safe bet that the most unusual pet in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, is Irwin the red kangaroo. And thanks to a vote this week, Irwin is now a legal resident of Broken Arrow, which has a population of 98,850 people. Because kangaroos are considered exotic animals, ones not normally kept as pets, the City Council ... (Wed, 04 May 2011 15:53:16 -0700)

Pet Tales: Sun seeking unique pet stories
Marsha SmithKern Valley Sun For every pet lover and owner there is at least one unique, humorous or heart warming story to tell. The Kern Valley Sun is seeking submissions to run in a special weekly column. We are especially interested in stories about rescue pets, those animals that have been adopted and what has happened since the adoption. However the submissions are not limited to adopted ... (Wed, 04 May 2011 18:49:02 -0700)

Phoenix Pet Expo entertains pet lovers
The Phoenix Pet Expo will begin 10 a.m. May 7 at University of Phoenix Stadium, 1 Cardinals Drive. The free indoor event attracts thousands of pet lovers looking to enjoy a day out with their pets. Last year, more than 12,000 people - and their pets - spent the day at the expo. (Wed, 04 May 2011 20:43:14 -0700)

Pet owners get into dog house
SPRINGFIELD - The city has created a computerized list of dogs in Springfield, carrying names ranging from the most popular, "Max" and "Princess," to the far less common such as "Lupito" and "Envy." (Wed, 04 May 2011 21:11:50 -0700)

Pet owners in dog house
SPRINGFIELD - The city has created a computerized list of dogs in Springfield, carrying names ranging from the most popular, "Max" and "Princess," to the far less common such as "Lupito" and "Envy." (Wed, 04 May 2011 21:13:00 -0700)

Pet of the week
Meet Henrietta. A 10-year-old Pomeranian/terrier mix, Henrietta loves being held and brushed. She has the energy of a dog half her age and shows no signs of slowing down. (Wed, 04 May 2011 22:06:17 -0700)

Pet insurance surges as vet costs rise
ST. LOUIS — Elizabeth Brown spared no expense in seeking treatment for Maggie, her yellow Labrador retriever who was diagnosed with cancer in 2003. Radiation treatments and surgeries added up to more than $4,200 before Maggie died in 2008. (Wed, 04 May 2011 23:10:47 -0700)

Petplan Pet Insurance Sets Company Record By Reimbursing Pet Parents More Than $25,000 For Hereditary Condition in Dog
Although the majority of pet insurers do not cover hereditary conditions, Petplan Pet Insurance has issued record reimbursements for mixed breed dog with hip dysplasia Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 04, 2011 Petplan, America’s top rated pet insurance provider, is no stranger to making history. The first in the industry to offer pet parents flexible, customizable policies with a choice of annual ... (Thu, 05 May 2011 00:07:28 -0700)

Pet store owner gets jail time
MOORESTOWN - A municipal court judge sentenced the owner of a former Moorestown Mall pet store to serve six days in jail for not providing several dogs with basic veterinary care, including two that d (Thu, 05 May 2011 02:14:25 -0700)

PetSmart® and Leading Child Expert Reveal Key Benefits of Pet Companionship for Children during National Pet Month
PHOENIX--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Pets provide life lessons in empathy and responsibility, foster curiosity about the natural world Whether they’re furry, feathered, scaled or finned, pets can play a vital role ... (Thu, 05 May 2011 04:00:00 -0700)

Pet shop owner admits drug offences after raid
THE owner of a pet shop has admitted a string of drugs offences after a police raid unearthed quantities of banned substances. (Thu, 05 May 2011 05:25:52 -0700)

Central Garden & Pet Beats Estimate
The company delivered a quarterly income of 54 cents a share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate and prior-year quarter's income of 49 cents. (Thu, 05 May 2011 05:30:02 -0700)

Pet limit law for residences considered in Clarksville
Proposed city laws seek to limit the number of pets allowed at a residence and would set up new regulations for breeders, targeting puppy mills and roadside sellers. (Thu, 05 May 2011 07:39:09 -0700)

Enter your pet in Pet Idol competition
FOR those who want to put their pet on a pedestal one of the region’s leading stores is putting pets in the frame. (Thu, 05 May 2011 10:43:53 -0700)

Pet-loving West Cumbrian sisters beat injuries to open shop
A pet boutique that has opened in Maryport is more than a new business – it is a testament to the courage of two sisters who are both lucky to be alive. (Thu, 05 May 2011 12:09:44 -0700)

Central Garden & Pet Shares Popped: What You Need to Know
Is this meaningful? Or just another movement? (Thu, 05 May 2011 14:45:46 -0700)

Pet protein
Chinese animal lovers rescue 500 dogs destined for the dinner table (Thu, 05 May 2011 17:44:30 -0700)

Local Pet Events
Pet Care and Adoption Fair 11 a.m.-3 p.m. May 7, TailsSpin, 4501 Habersham St. Pet Care and Adoption Fair Extreme Edition. For information, call 912-691-8788, email info@tailspin or go to tailspin.com. Pet First Aid and CPR class 9 a.m.-noon May 14, American Red Cross, 41 Park of Commerce Way (off Chatham Parkway). Pet First Aid and CPR Class sponsored by Coastal Pet Rescue at the American Red ... (Thu, 05 May 2011 18:21:35 -0700)

Pet calendar, May 7-15
SATURDAY ADOPTIONS 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. -- TVAR; Pleasanton Farmer's Market, First and West Angela streets, Pleasanton; dogs/cats. (Fri, 06 May 2011 00:15:21 -0700)

Pet of the Week Larry
Meet our Pet of the Week Larry. He's a 1-year-old black domestic short hair. (Fri, 06 May 2011 05:02:54 -0700)

Petplan Pet Insurance Makes fetch! Magazine Available Via iPad
Focused on core mission of protecting pets, Petplan pet insurance’s fetch! magazine provides readers with in-depth analysis and coverage of pet health issues (PRWeb May 06, 2011) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/5/prweb8393377.htm (Fri, 06 May 2011 09:46:45 -0700)

Pet-Ex kicks off at the Roanoke Civic Center
Pet Expo kicks off at the Roanoke Civic Center featuring more than 100 vendors. (Fri, 06 May 2011 15:12:26 -0700)

Pam Stephenson: Pet registration, enforcement curtailing overbreeding problems in St. Lucie County, Fort Pierce
Pet registration, enforcement (Fri, 06 May 2011 18:35:00 -0700)

Petplan Pet Insurance Makes fetch! Magazine Available Via iPad
Focused on core mission of protecting pets, Petplan pet insurance’s fetch! magazine provides readers with in-depth analysis and coverage of pet health issues Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 06, 2011 fetch! magazine, the official publication of Petplan, America’s top rated pet insurance company, has further extended its reach by adding a subscription/download option for the Apple iPad. Distributed ... (Fri, 06 May 2011 23:01:50 -0700)

Pet Pointers: Hero dogs
Just about every pet parent believes their pet is special and it's probably true. But is your dog a hero? Today I'll tell you more about the first annual Hero dog awards in this edition of Pet Pointers. (Sat, 07 May 2011 02:06:23 -0700)

Pet thefts, on rise since '08, often leave emotional scars for owners
Pet thefts, on the rise since 2008, often leave emotional scars for owners Jenna Plumb was at class when her roommate sent an urgent text message: Someone had broken into their Roscoe Village apartment and stolen their computers, iPods and jewelry. (Sat, 07 May 2011 08:05:46 -0700)

Pet news and upcoming events
Tips for bringing a new puppy into the home; AP poll looks at declawing, debarking (Sat, 07 May 2011 21:09:17 -0700)

Pet of the week
Maska is our pet of the week. She is a great-looking dog named for the beautiful mask on her face. Maska is 2 years old, loves attention and is very well-mannered. She can sit and will stay to catch her treats. She is very easygoing and gets along with almost everyone she meets. Maska is spayed, current on shots, heartworm-negative and ready to go home today. (Sun, 08 May 2011 01:09:46 -0700)

Pet health insurance trend grows
With the bill for veterinary care of dogs, cats and other household animals growing, more companies are offering pet insurance as an employee benefit or discounted perk. (Sun, 08 May 2011 16:15:48 -0700)

Pet detectives still on the prowl
Sarah Green was dumbfounded when a city animal control officer knocked on her door in the Beach, urging her to renew her $25 dog licence. (Sun, 08 May 2011 17:13:29 -0700)

Pet owners advised to discourage drop-on guests
Ticks have spread to every county in Maine, and cases of Lyme disease are increasing. (Sun, 08 May 2011 21:07:46 -0700)

Pet Oxygen Masks Roll to the Rescue
Wilton Fire Department Capt. Kevin Czarnecki, left, examines a pet oxygen mask with a fellow firefighter. (Mon, 09 May 2011 02:10:52 -0700)

Pet Oxygen Masks Roll to the Rescue
Wilton Fire Department Capt. Kevin Czarnecki, left, examines a pet oxygen mask with a fellow firefighter. (Mon, 09 May 2011 02:12:14 -0700)

Pet Oxygen Masks Roll to the Rescue
Wilton Fire Department Capt. Kevin Czarnecki, left, examines a pet oxygen mask with a fellow firefighter. (Mon, 09 May 2011 02:26:54 -0700)

Pet-related activities in Will County
May 14Family Day: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 14 at Big Run Wolf Ranch, 16530 W. 163rd St., Lockport. Raffles to bottle feed wolf pups. Special guest Jim Nesci’s Cold-blooded Creatures. Featuring food, drinks, gift shop, raffles, music. Parking at Panduit with nonstop shuttle bus service to the ranch. Admission costs $4. Call 815-588-0044.May 15Woofstock and pet parade: 1-4 p.m. May 15 at Mokena Main ... (Mon, 09 May 2011 09:16:00 -0700)

The Presidio Pet Cemetery
The final resting place of man's best friends. (Mon, 09 May 2011 18:54:46 -0700)

Clean Paws Launches Mobile Pet Salon
CLEAN PAWS, your reliable partner in pet grooming, takes home-serviced pet grooming a notch higher with its own MOBILE PET SALON -- a rolling pet grooming station with all the amenities of a pet grooming shop - to serve clients who want to keep their beloved pets clean & pretty without leaving the convenience of their own homes. (Mon, 09 May 2011 20:02:15 -0700)

Pet Blood Bank Coming To St. Louis
First Ever Pet Blood Drive To Be Held May 15th It is a life saving "first” coming to the St. Louis area; not for people, but their pets. (Mon, 09 May 2011 22:18:54 -0700)

Pet Blood Bank Coming To St. Louis
First Ever Pet Blood Drive To Be Held May 15th It is a life saving "first” coming to the St. Louis area; not for people, but their pets. (Mon, 09 May 2011 22:33:34 -0700)

Preform processor orders its own PET plant
Turkish PET perform processor Köksan has contracted plant construction engineering firm Uhde-Fischer to build the processor a new 216,000-tonne/yr plant for the production of PET in Gaziantep, Turkey. The plant will be based on Uhde-Fischer's Melt-to-Resin technology, which does away with solid state polymerization to save energy and to realize other benefits. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites ... (Tue, 10 May 2011 00:34:55 -0700)

Pet Oxygen Masks Roll to the Rescue
Wilton Fire Department Capt. Kevin Czarnecki, left, examines a pet oxygen mask with a fellow firefighter. (Tue, 10 May 2011 02:14:26 -0700)

GETTING AROUND: You and pet should hit the trail
Did you know your pet can also face the “battle of the bulge”? (Tue, 10 May 2011 02:25:12 -0700)

Indian pet market growing at a fast rate
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): India has emerged as one of the best potential pet care markets in the Asian sub-continent after Japan owing to the changing lifestyles, rise in nuclear families and double income households, which have encouraged the growth of pet ownership in the country. (Tue, 10 May 2011 05:19:31 -0700)

When a pet's love is all you have left
James has an unlikely reaction when he watches his gangly black puppy Bigera chow down on a can of dog food: His stomach rumbles. (Tue, 10 May 2011 10:52:39 -0700)

Pet project: Gardeners seed support for animal fund
Many pet lovers love to garden and many gardeners love pets. What could be better than an event celebrating both? That’s the idea behind Plants for Pets, a garden sale to raise money for the Sampson Fund. The Sampson Fund helps pay vet bills for animals in need. (Tue, 10 May 2011 11:23:13 -0700)

Pet Pointers: Pets and mood
A new study says animals can have an impact on your personality and perception of others. Find out more in this edition of Pet Pointers. (Tue, 10 May 2011 12:09:04 -0700)

Pet scan bill passes committee
A measure to help reunite lost pets with their owners passed out of a House committee on Tuesday, and is one step away from going to Gov. Pat Quinn's desk. (Tue, 10 May 2011 20:08:11 -0700)

Pet Grief Support Groups
Pets become your best friend and a part of your family. If you've ever one, you know how hard it can be when it has to end. Now there are places where you can share with people who understand. (Tue, 10 May 2011 20:15:42 -0700)

Pet owners concerned over dogs being shocked at park
Some dog owners claim they and their dogs are being shocked at the Bark Park in Mt. Juliet. (Tue, 10 May 2011 20:46:24 -0700)

Pet adoptions scheduled Saturday
LAS CRUCES - The Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley will conduct two off-site pet adoption events Saturday, with dogs, puppies, cats and kittens available for new homes. (Wed, 11 May 2011 01:06:28 -0700)

Degradable PET additive maker mounts defense against NAPCOR critique
The PET trade association NAPCOR hit out last week against the continued use of degradable additives in PET packaging, arguing that they may jeopardise the quality of recycled plastic material. (Wed, 11 May 2011 02:23:55 -0700)

Pet of the week: Sam
Pet: Meet Sam. A Chihuahua/Pomeranian mix, Sam is 3 years old and loves to be petted. We're not sure just how much of his 11-pound frame is his beautiful long hair, but we do know he's waiting patiently to meet you today at the Michigan Humane Society's Rochester Hills Center for Animal Care. (Wed, 11 May 2011 04:08:30 -0700)

Pet Insurance and Travel Costs
If your pet has to be taken to another veterinary practice, your pet insurance may cover the resulting cost of travel or accommodation. If your vet thinks it’s necessary for your pet to receive treatment at another practice, then your pet insurance provider may assist you financially. (Wed, 11 May 2011 04:31:59 -0700)

Deal of the Day: 50% off pet sitting from Wisconsin Pet Care
Today's OnMilwaukee.com Deal of the Day is 50 percent off Pet Sitting Services from Wisconsin Pet Care. Normally priced at $32 for two pet services, OnMilwaukee.com and Wisconsin Pet Care are offering this deal today only at $16. (Wed, 11 May 2011 05:25:58 -0700)

Phoenix Pet Expo attracts thousands to Glendale
The expo was designed to bring the Valley's pet community together to promote pet education. (Wed, 11 May 2011 09:21:33 -0700)

Professional pet-sitting is a risky business
Our chosen livelihood, taking care of other people’s precious kitties and pooches, aroused the suspicion of Homeland Security and got us a one-way trip back to Canada. Don’t they have bigger fish to fry? (Wed, 11 May 2011 13:40:10 -0700)

Pet rescuer out of doghouse after refund
Dear Greg: In October 2010, we bought a dog — an older Chihuahua — from Pet Rescue by Judy at the Oviedo Mall. It was for my daughter, who is disabled but able to care for a pet. We paid $405 for "Cookie." My daughter has had severe allergies all her life, and a few hours after we brought Cookie home she had a severe asthma attack. The next day we washed the dog but it didn't help. We had no ... (Wed, 11 May 2011 20:26:32 -0700)

Pet of the Week: Diva
Diva is a 2-year old cat who loves cuddling as much as exploring her surroundings. (Wed, 11 May 2011 21:01:31 -0700)

Peace of Mind Pet Trust’s “Ensure the Future”© photo contest
Peace of Mind Pet Trust (POMPT) wants your pet on their Facebook page, and they’ll award the first 50 submissions with 50% off a pet trust ($45 value). POMPT is spreading the word that humans need to Ensure the Future for their pets, because if they don’t, who else will? A pet trust provides for a pet should an owner become incapacitated. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Peace-of-Mind ... (Thu, 12 May 2011 06:12:39 -0700)

Pet owners bring furry friends to Greenbelt expo
It was pet day in Greenbelt on Saturday, as more than 200 dogs, cats, rabbits and other furry friends took part at the Eight Annual Greenbelt Pet Expo on Saturday at the Greenbelt Community Center. (Thu, 12 May 2011 10:06:18 -0700)

Peace of Mind Pet Trust’s “Ensure the Future”© photo contest
Peace of Mind Pet Trust (POMPT) wants your pet on their Facebook page, and they’ll award the first 50 submissions with 50% off a pet trust ($45 value). POMPT is spreading the word that humans need to Ensure the Future for their pets, because if they don’t, who else will? A pet trust provides for a pet should an owner become incapacitated. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Peace-of-Mind ... (Thu, 12 May 2011 13:00:00 -0700)

Pet Airways, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2011 Results
Pet Airways, Inc., the world's only airline designed specifically for the comfortable and safe transportation of pets, reported results for the three months ended March 31, 2011. (Thu, 12 May 2011 14:07:00 -0700)

Pet of the Week Keeko
Meet our Pet of the Week Keeko. He's a 6-year-old black and tan chow chow/German shepherd mix. (Fri, 13 May 2011 05:11:58 -0700)

Pet of the Week - Elba
This week's Pet of the Week is great dog named Elba. (Fri, 13 May 2011 05:25:53 -0700)

Petplan Pet Insurance Promotes Elyse Donnarumma to Claims Manager
Donnarumma’s appointment reflects the importance of strong experience in the veterinary industry and exceptional customer service (Fri, 13 May 2011 13:45:00 -0700)

Pet Project: New Cafe Gives Back to Cats
The Black Cat Cafe in Devon, Pa. not only serves up tasty food but they hope to help animals find homes. (Fri, 13 May 2011 20:29:53 -0700)

Pet Points: How you can prevent dog bites
One of the worst events in a veterinary office is to hear about a patient that bites a child or other person. Sunday is the start of National Dog Bite Prevention Week. Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Veterinary Medical Association are shocking. Four and a half million people are bitten each year. (Fri, 13 May 2011 21:58:16 -0700)

Pet health lectures next Saturday
Healthy Pet Products, 9600 Perry Highway, McCandless, will host Healthy Pet Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 21. The following lectures are scheduled: Holistic Health by Dr. Doug Knueven at 10 a.m.; Answers -- Raw Food at 12:15 p.m., and Nature's Logic at 1 p.m. K9 police dog and Dog Man training demonstrations are planned. Lunch for humans will be catered by Johnny Mo's. (Fri, 13 May 2011 21:58:26 -0700)

Pet Vet: Dog Bites
Every year, almost five million people are bitten by dogs and require millions of dollars of medical attention. 16 Saturday Morning’s Pet Vet, Dr. David Visser, has helpful information to help keep yourself and your family safe. (Sat, 14 May 2011 04:27:22 -0700)

Pet Vet: Dog Bites
Every year, almost five million people are bitten by dogs and require millions of dollars of medical attention. 16 Saturday Morning’s Pet Vet, Dr. David Visser, has helpful information to help keep yourself and your family safe. (Sat, 14 May 2011 04:29:55 -0700)

PET DOCS: Pets good for health, studies say
Pets add so much enjoyment to our lives. There are few better feelings than the one you get when your dog or cat greets you at the door after a long day at work. Pets are almost always happy to see you every time you get home. They don't ever seem to "have a bad day" or be moody. (Sat, 14 May 2011 21:07:47 -0700)

Pet news and upcoming events
Artist to put on show of animal paintings; Yappy Hour Thursday at James Island Dog Park; Photo contest helps Animal Society (Sat, 14 May 2011 21:08:57 -0700)

Pet of the Week
Pet of the Week (Sat, 14 May 2011 21:09:27 -0700)

Mummy's the word for pet-wrap star
She’s the queen of the vile. A Brooklyn "sorceress" is the go-to ghoul for grieving pet owners looking to give their lost loved ones eternal life — by making them into mini mummies. PD Cagliastro of Brooklyn is one of the only macabre mystics in the country slinging animal mummification... (Sat, 14 May 2011 23:35:59 -0700)

Pet of the week
Bonnie is the pet of the week. She is a beautiful collie mix who gets along well with children and other animals. She is 2, very sweet and would be happiest in a home with a fenced-in yard where she can have room to play. (Sun, 15 May 2011 01:02:34 -0700)

Petplan Pet Insurance Promotes Elyse Donnarumma to Claims Manager
Donnarumma’s appointment reflects the importance of strong experience in the veterinary industry and exceptional customer service Philadelphia, PeA (PRWEB) May 13, 2011 Petplan, America’s top rated pet insurance company, today announced the promotion of Elyse Donnarumma to claims manager. With an accomplished background as a veterinary technician in New Jersey and Colorado, Ms. Donnarumma brings ... (Sun, 15 May 2011 01:07:16 -0700)

Petplan Pet Insurance Promotes Elyse Donnarumma to Claims Manager
Donnarumma’s appointment reflects the importance of strong experience in the veterinary industry and exceptional customer service Philadelphia, PeA (PRWEB) May 13, 2011 Petplan, America’s top rated pet insurance company, today announced the promotion of Elyse Donnarumma to claims manager. With an accomplished background as a veterinary technician in New Jersey and Colorado, Ms. Donnarumma brings ... (Sun, 15 May 2011 01:17:42 -0700)

Pet curb puts Shanghai officials in doghouse
SHANGHAI: China's largest city has set a limit of one dog for each family to gain control over the soaring pet population and curb rabies. (Sun, 15 May 2011 07:44:58 -0700)

Pet curb puts Shanghai officials in doghouse
SHANGHAI: China's largest city has set a limit of one dog for each family to gain control over the soaring pet population and curb rabies. (Sun, 15 May 2011 08:29:37 -0700)

Hedgehogs - Review A Complete Pet Owners Manual
Zug G. Standing Bear is a long time advocate of animals and exotic pets. He is currently the treasurer of the International Hedgehog Association (IHA). I thank our esteemed guest author for his review and for bringing to light an excellent book Hedgehogs: A Complete Pet Owners Manual. (Sun, 15 May 2011 16:45:08 -0700)

Pet curb puts Shanghai officials in doghouse
China's largest city has set a limit of one dog for each family to gain control over the soaring pet population and curb rabies. (Sun, 15 May 2011 17:44:04 -0700)

Wairarapa pet days unfazed
A spokeswoman for the nation's impending cattle ID and tracing scheme has rejected claims that even school pet days would be affected. (Sun, 15 May 2011 21:13:59 -0700)

Pet shuttle company expands service
Prestige Dog Grooming no offers an affordable pet shuttle service. (Submitted photo) Elisabeth Gardner has expanded Prestige Dog Grooming to include an affordable pet shuttle service. There are times in your life when you cannot drop off or pick up your pet, either for grooming or a vet visit. Prestige’s service offers a safe, reliable transport service with individualized care. A driver will ... (Mon, 16 May 2011 00:39:14 -0700)

YOUR PET OF THE WEEK: Max
Does your pet have personality? Does your crazy cat like to nap in the shower? Does your dog refuse to walk in the snow, but loves to munch on Cheetos? Can your fish communicate with humans? Let us know. We here at Wicked Local are launching a new pet feature in your community newspaper and online. Send a photo of your pet, along with the answers to the questions below to Andrea Salisbury at ... (Mon, 16 May 2011 05:12:58 -0700)

Top Specialty Pet Stores Around Denver
Certainly you can find everything you need (and more) for your pet at PetCo, PetSmart and Target, but the trend toward locally-owned, high-end pet supply stores continues to thrive. (Mon, 16 May 2011 10:00:53 -0700)

Canadian Pet Heroes Celebrated for Going Beyond the Call of Duty
Canadian Pet Heroes Celebrated for Going Beyond the Call of Duty (Mon, 16 May 2011 10:31:37 -0700)

Insuring your pet’s health
Vicki Acevedo was stunned by a $400 veterinarian’s bill when she became a first-time pet owner nearly four years ago. She adopted her cockapoo, Winni, as a two-month-old puppy and quickly learned that the dog suffered from dry skin, a bacterial infection and other maladies.Acevedo, a 25-year-old nanny, was still in college and was afraid she couldn’t afford to pay. Her mom had pet insurance, and ... (Mon, 16 May 2011 12:28:18 -0700)

Insuring your pet’s health
Vicki Acevedo was stunned by a $400 veterinarian’s bill when she became a first-time pet owner nearly four years ago. She adopted her cockapoo, Winni, as a two-month-old puppy and quickly learned that the dog suffered from dry skin, a bacterial infection and other maladies.Acevedo, a 25-year-old nanny, was still in college and was afraid she couldn’t afford to pay. Her mom had pet insurance, and ... (Mon, 16 May 2011 12:37:17 -0700)

Insuring your pet’s health
Vicki Acevedo was stunned by a $400 veterinarian’s bill when she became a first-time pet owner nearly four years ago. She adopted her cockapoo, Winni, as a two-month-old puppy and quickly learned that the dog suffered from dry skin, a bacterial infection and other maladies.Acevedo, a 25-year-old nanny, was still in college and was afraid she couldn’t afford to pay. Her mom had pet insurance, and ... (Mon, 16 May 2011 12:52:44 -0700)

Pet Adoptions Below Average
Of the more than 600 dogs and cats that were available at the super adoption this weekend only 170 were taken home.   Many pets, like Two Toe, are spayed, neutered, micro chipped and ready to go home.   The Central California SPCA says normally about 300 are sent to new homes during the event.   The animals come from shelters around the valley.   ”We think the economy probably did affect our ... (Mon, 16 May 2011 17:37:20 -0700)

LaPorte sharp on mound as PET Charter rolls in playoffs
There's a pretty good reason Danny LaPorte's name would not be found on any list of the Public League's top pitchers. (Mon, 16 May 2011 17:46:50 -0700)

Pet of the week: Meet lil' Gwen!
Meet lil' Gwen! (Mon, 16 May 2011 18:44:45 -0700)

LaPorta sharp on mound as PET Charter rolls in playoffs
THERE'S A PRETTY GOOD reason Danny LaPorte's name would not be found on any list of the Public League's top pitchers. (Tue, 17 May 2011 01:01:30 -0700)

Insuring your pet’s health an important part of ownership
Vicki Acevedo was stunned by a $400 veterinarian’s bill when she became a first-time pet owner nearly four years ago. She adopted her cockapoo, Winni, as a two-month-old puppy and quickly learned that the dog suffered from dry skin, a bacterial infection and other maladies.Acevedo, a 25-year-old nanny, was still in college and was afraid she couldn’t afford to pay. Her mom had pet insurance, and ... (Tue, 17 May 2011 03:10:01 -0700)

Pet Pointers: Japanese Chin
When making a decision about the right dog for you, size is often a determining factor. In this edition of Pet Pointers, learn more about the Japanese Chin, a small breed of dog with a big personality and mysterious history. (Tue, 17 May 2011 09:09:08 -0700)

Trupanion Responds to Recent Study Showing a Spike in Pet Diabetes
A recent study by Banfield Pet Hospital shows a large increase in diabetes in pets and Trupanion pet insurance provides supportive evidence after a review of recent claims. (PRWeb May 17, 2011) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/5/prweb8431268.htm (Tue, 17 May 2011 09:42:06 -0700)

Insuring your pet’s health — is policy worth cost?
Vicki Acevedo was stunned by a $400 veterinarian’s bill when she became a first-time pet owner nearly four years ago. She adopted her cockapoo, Winni, as a two-month-old puppy and quickly learned that the dog suffered from dry skin, a bacterial infection and other maladies.Acevedo, a 25-year-old nanny, was still in college and was afraid she couldn’t afford to pay. Her mom had pet insurance, and ... (Tue, 17 May 2011 10:18:45 -0700)

Insuring your pet’s health only sometimes worth the cost
Vicki Acevedo was stunned by a $400 veterinarian’s bill when she became a first-time pet owner nearly four years ago. She adopted her cockapoo, Winni, as a two-month-old puppy and quickly learned that the dog suffered from dry skin, a bacterial infection and other maladies.Acevedo, a 25-year-old nanny, was still in college and was afraid she couldn’t afford to pay. Her mom had pet insurance, and ... (Tue, 17 May 2011 10:20:50 -0700)

Matheson proposes Fairness to Pet Owners Act
When an individual gets a prescription, they have the option to shop around and choose a pharmacy. Rep. Jim Matheson says pet owners should be able to do the same thing. (Tue, 17 May 2011 13:13:05 -0700)

Black Bear voted best ‘pet-sonality’
The voters have spoken!  In the first round of our pet contest, Black Bear the smiling dog ran away from the competition winning 49 percent of the vote for the pet with the best “pet-sonality.” We’ve got lots more pets to profile in your weekly newspaper in the coming weeks and you’ll have another chance to vote for the one you think has best pet-sonality later this summer.  If you’d like to ... (Tue, 17 May 2011 15:11:28 -0700)

Trupanion Responds to Recent Study Showing a Spike in Pet Diabetes
A recent study by Banfield Pet Hospital shows a large increase in diabetes in pets and Trupanion pet insurance provides supportive evidence after a review of recent claims. (Tue, 17 May 2011 15:30:00 -0700)

Boss Pet Recalls Pig Ear Products Because of Possible Health Risk
MAPLE HEIGHTS, Ohio, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boss Pet Products, Inc. announced that it is recalling its Diggers Natural Treat Pig Ear pet treats because the products have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Boss Pet has been notified by one of its suppliers, Keys Manufacturing Company, Inc., that a batch of Keys' pig ear treats tested positive for Salmonella . Keys ... (Tue, 17 May 2011 17:04:08 -0700)

What to Know When Traveling With Your Pet - Practical Traveler
Bringing pets on planes has gotten more complicated and dangerous. Here’s how to prepare yourself. (Tue, 17 May 2011 17:30:33 -0700)

Rep. Jim Matheson proposes bill to benefit pet owners
SALT LAKE CITY — When a doctor writes a prescription, the patients have the option to shop around and choose a pharmacy. Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah, believes pet owners should be able to do the same thing. (Tue, 17 May 2011 19:32:33 -0700)

Pet of the week
Meet Pomegranate the Pomeranian! At just under 10 pounds, this 3-year-old is the perfect size to curl up with and enjoy a warm summer's night. He would do best with a family in a calm, low-traffic environment. (Wed, 18 May 2011 00:54:16 -0700)

Pet of the Week
Pet for adoption: Miles is perky, playful and full of personality at 7 pounds. (Wed, 18 May 2011 03:00:00 -0700)

Pet of the Week - Coma the rowdy Rottweiler
Coma is a 10-year old Rottweiler owned by Scott Lohr of Arizona City. Coma, also known as “Bubba” by his grandparents Bill and Jean Lohr and Scott, is a lovable pooch who enjoys playing fetch, jumping in people’s laps and chasing cats. When the family still owned and operated Arizona City Trash Service, Coma could often be seen riding around with Scott in the trash truck. But most friends around ... (Wed, 18 May 2011 04:33:26 -0700)

Pet Talk: Pet obesity and how to control it
It's a common problem that many pet owners face: overweight dogs or cats. During Wednesday's Pet Talk on 7&4 News Today, Dr. Jen Klabunde with Northwood Animal Hospital in Grand Traverse County explains how dangerous table food can be for your pet. (Wed, 18 May 2011 04:43:24 -0700)

What to Know When Traveling With Your Pet
SUMMER vacation is no longer just for two-legged travelers. Room service menus for Fido, massages for over-stressed terriers and tabbies, cushy beds for canines: many hotels have been ratcheting up the pet amenities. (Wed, 18 May 2011 08:53:03 -0700)

Triangle Pet Control the subject of state police investigation
State police are investigating Triangle Pet Control Services Inc. for reportedly falsifying documents to claim thousands of dollars for euthanizing dogs that didn’t exist. (Wed, 18 May 2011 09:06:24 -0700)

What to Know When Traveling With Your Pet
SUMMER vacation is no longer just for two-legged travelers. Room service menus for Fido, massages for over-stressed terriers and tabbies, cushy beds for canines: many hotels have been ratcheting up the pet amenities. (Wed, 18 May 2011 09:38:03 -0700)

Overweight pets cost pet owners millions
Enter the "Woof Woof Weigh Off" contest and get your pet in shape. (Wed, 18 May 2011 09:41:30 -0700)

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