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Pet memorial day to raise money
MOSINEE -- The second Sunday in September is National Pet Memorial Day. Peaceful Pines Pet Memorials Family Sanctuary will celebrate with a fundraiser for the Never Forgotten Honor Flight from noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 11, at 168 Lois Lane, four miles north of Mosinee off Highway KK. (Thu, 01 Sep 2011 02:34:07 -0700)

Pet of the Week: Rowan
Pet of the week: Rowan is easygoing and likes to have his coat brushed... (Thu, 01 Sep 2011 08:00:24 -0700)

MyReviewsNow Shop At Home Offers the Latest in Pet Products and Pet Meds
MyReviewsNow Shop At Home announces its affiliation with 1-800-PetMeds. 1-800-PetMeds provides the latest in pet meds and pet products for those special members of the family.(PRWEB) September 01, 2011 MyReviewsNow Shop at Home is pleased to showcase 1-800-PetMeds as part of its pet department. The Pompano Beach, Florida-based company is a leading provider of pet meds and pet products. 1-800 ... (Thu, 01 Sep 2011 09:12:16 -0700)

Should your pet be in your will?
Even on a bad day, I can't imagine life without my dog Lulu. My mother enjoys reminding me that Lulu has no reason to leave -- even if the door stood wide open. Evidently, the dog has trained me well. But neither of us is getting any younger, and I think about would happen to Lulu if I weren't around. (Thu, 01 Sep 2011 10:35:46 -0700)

Why you should put your pet in your will
Even on a bad day, I can't imagine life without my dog Lulu. My mother enjoys reminding me that Lulu has no reason to leave -- even if the door stood wide open. Evidently, the dog has trained me well. But neither of us is getting any younger, and I think about would happen to Lulu if I weren't around. (Thu, 01 Sep 2011 10:35:46 -0700)

Barcode your dog? New company offers innovative pet ID system
QR tags on pet's collar is linked to detailed info on PetHub.com A new Seattle company has introduced a product they hope will help keep pets and their loving owners together. (Thu, 01 Sep 2011 11:31:49 -0700)

Qualcomm shows public face with pet-tracking service
Qualcomm, which launches few consumer products, later this month will launch a pet-tracking service built using proprietary technology from its communications business. (Thu, 01 Sep 2011 13:21:08 -0700)

Qualcomm Shows Public Face With Pet-tracking Service
Qualcomm, which launches few consumer products, later this month will launch a pet-tracking service built using proprietary technology from its communications... (Thu, 01 Sep 2011 14:03:27 -0700)

Pet pig not kosher in city
Emma lay on a Spiderman blanket in the family dining room Thursday morning — just like any family pet. (Thu, 01 Sep 2011 21:00:00 -0700)

Qualcomm to launch pet-tracking service
Tagg combines GPS and wireless communication to track lost cats or dogs Qualcomm will launch a pet-tracking service built using proprietary technology from its communications business later this month. (Fri, 02 Sep 2011 03:16:09 -0700)

Pet of the Week Drake
Meet our Pet of the Week Drake. He's a 1-year-old neutered black Siberian husky mix. (Fri, 02 Sep 2011 05:09:41 -0700)

Pet Detective Uses Dog to Look for Cat
A pet detective and her dog are expected to begin their search Friday for a cat that escaped its carrier at John F. Kennedy Airport. (Fri, 02 Sep 2011 06:01:25 -0700)

Pet Nation ready for Halloween contest
It's never too early to start planning Halloween costumes ... for your pets. Registration begins Sept. 15 for the eighth annual Pet Nation Halloween Pet Costume Contest at Pet Nation, 1898 Andorra St., Navarre. Categories include Dogs, Cats, Ferrets, Rabbits/Guinea Pigs, Rats/Exotics, Hamsters/Gerbils/Mice, Reptiles, Birds and Pet Fish. Pets who are difficult to dress, or pets that may spook ... (Fri, 02 Sep 2011 09:31:22 -0700)

Pet rescuer accused of animal cruelty rejects plea deal
The woman arrested after at least 37 animals were found dead at her Deer Park pet rescue last December has rejected a plea deal from prosecutors that could have kept her out of prison. (Fri, 02 Sep 2011 09:56:54 -0700)

California man arrested for biting pet python
SACRAMENTO, Calif (Reuters) - Police in California's capital have arrested a man accused of biting a live python in what apparently was an unprovoked attack on the pet snake of an acquaintance. (Fri, 02 Sep 2011 19:27:20 -0700)

Pet Tales: Now, who names a cat 'Murderface'?
"Here, Kitty Kitty" is the almost universal way to call a cat. Somewhere out there creative people are also calling out, "Here, Ozzy Pawsbourne" or "Here, Mr. Meowgi." Those are the top two cat names on a list of "clever, creative and quirky" names compiled by people at Veterinary Pet Insurance from its database of 485,000 insured pets. (Fri, 02 Sep 2011 21:14:18 -0700)

Pet Files: Adopt your own gold medalist
Vince is a big, lovable easygoing boy. He's happy napping in the sun and then spending time snuggled next to you. (Sat, 03 Sep 2011 01:49:25 -0700)

Pet Pointers: Your pet's collar
A rubber band around your wrist can be uncomfortable. Just imagine if it were around your neck. In this edition of Pet Pointers, Lisa Chelenza has some advice about collars. (Sat, 03 Sep 2011 02:11:30 -0700)

Pet Vet: Prescription medications
Dr. David Visser, the Pet Vet, discussed prescription medications on 16 Saturday Morning. (Sat, 03 Sep 2011 04:42:04 -0700)

CRANBURY: Pet rescue tour to visit Cranbury
David Kilby, Managing Editor CRANBURY — The Purina Pro Plan Rally to Rescue Tour will make the seventh of eight nationwide stops in Cranbury tomorrow at the “Because Your Dog is Worth it Too Day” at the L’Oreal Paris’ U.S. distribution center. (Sat, 03 Sep 2011 17:59:46 -0700)

CRANBURY: Pet rescue tour to visit Cranbury
David Kilby, Managing Editor CRANBURY — The Purina Pro Plan Rally to Rescue Tour will make the seventh of eight nationwide stops in Cranbury tomorrow at the “Because Your Dog is Worth it Too Day” at the L’Oreal Paris’ U.S. distribution center. (Sat, 03 Sep 2011 23:32:10 -0700)

VOICE OF THE PEOPLE | Sept. 4, 2011
The pet licensing fee is restrictive and punishing to responsible breeders. (Sun, 04 Sep 2011 05:01:53 -0700)

Pet farm refuses to honour refunds for dying dog
The dog showed strong signs of deteriorating health just four days after being brought home. -AsiaOne (Sun, 04 Sep 2011 05:09:12 -0700)

Vic pet owners fear dangerous dog law
The RSPCA has received dozens of calls from Vic pet owners who fear their pets will be seen as dangerous. (Sun, 04 Sep 2011 09:53:14 -0700)

Pet horror: Family dog kills newborn
HOUSTON — A newborn baby died today in Texas after he was mauled by his family dog. The two-week-old boy was in an infant carrier in the room of his family's home in Houston on last night when the dog first sniffed the baby, then attacked him, the Houston Chronicle... (Sun, 04 Sep 2011 10:25:01 -0700)

SPCA, pet shop fight over croc
A pet shop owner has gone to the Pretoria High Court to get back his Nile crocodile. The reptile is in the custody of the SPCA after it was removed from the shop in Klerksdorp. (Sun, 04 Sep 2011 23:49:34 -0700)

CRANBURY: Pet rescue tour to visit Cranbury
David Kilby, Managing Editor CRANBURY — The Purina Pro Plan Rally to Rescue Tour will make the seventh of eight nationwide stops in Cranbury tomorrow at the “Because Your Dog is Worth it Too Day” at the L’Oreal Paris’ U.S. distribution center. (Mon, 05 Sep 2011 03:51:46 -0700)

Healthy Pet Clinics to provide service to needy on 9/11
The Shamrock Animal Fund and the CNY Animal Welfare Colaition are teaming up with Cornell University's Veterinary College and volunteer veterinarians in a ground breaking effort to help animals in the most underserved neighborhoods of Syracuse. The first of three Healthy Pet Clinics this fall is coinciding with the 10th anniversary of 9/11 as these animal advocates reach out to needy families on ... (Mon, 05 Sep 2011 10:50:51 -0700)

Pet service threatened
It’s been one year since the Pet Connection jumped into the match making game, making more than 200 pet-to-family matches, but recent cases of animal dumping could see the already heavily strained pet placement service closed down. (Mon, 05 Sep 2011 14:18:48 -0700)

PET scan shows promise as a diagnostic indicator for Alzheimer's
With the number of elderly people as a percentage of population rising steadily in recent years, Thailand faces the challenge of increasing Alzheimer's cases and, as they march off into sunset years, PET (Positron Emission Tomography) scanning is proving extremely reliable in the search for malfunction of brain tissue that can predict who will develop Alzheimer's with up to 70% accuracy. (Mon, 05 Sep 2011 14:39:43 -0700)

All Pets Allowed! Italian Proposal Would Outlaw Pet Housing Restrictions
The eternal battle that pits animal lovers vs. landlords could take a pet-friendly turn in Italy, where Parliament will debate a bill that would outlaw building regulations banning home pets (Mon, 05 Sep 2011 20:41:55 -0700)

Pet food banks help struggling animal owners
Pet food banks are playing a more important role across South Florida these days as animal lovers struggle to pay bills during rough economic times. (Mon, 05 Sep 2011 20:55:49 -0700)

Pets Best Insurance Recently Pays International Pet Insurance Claims
Pet Insurance Company, Pets Best Insurance recently covered several international claims, allowing their policyholders to rest assured that their pets are eligible for coverage even when they are temporarily out of the country.Boise, ID (PRWEB) September 06, 2011 Pet Insurance company, Pets Best Insurance, covers international claims, allowing policyholders to rest assured that their pets are ... (Tue, 06 Sep 2011 00:10:27 -0700)

Pet food banks help struggling animal owners | Video
Yvonne Barber takes a bus to Fido's Food Bank at least once a month to make sure her five cats don't starve when her money starts to run out. (Tue, 06 Sep 2011 03:32:09 -0700)

Unhappy pet owners file police reports against pet hotel
PETALING JAYA: About 20 pet owners filed police reports on Tuesday against Petknode Online Petstore accusing it of alleged cheating and breach of trust. (Tue, 06 Sep 2011 04:27:19 -0700)

Pet Store Owner Offers $1,000 Reward After Puppies Stolen
A Wellington pet store owner is offering a $1,000 reward for the safe return of two teacup puppies. (Tue, 06 Sep 2011 04:52:38 -0700)

If Your Pet Could Talk...Now Made Possible With the Launch of Pet-A-Greeting
Throughout the ages pet owners have mused at what their beloved pets might say if they could speak. Thanks to an emerging web-based greeting card company officially launching today, Pet-a-Greeting is putting the power of animated speech into pet owners’ hands. The site allows members to create personalized greetings that feature their talking pet and then distribute them via email, Facebook and ... (Tue, 06 Sep 2011 05:16:08 -0700)

Pet food banks in South Florida help struggling animal owners
Pet food banks in South Florida help struggling animal owners (Tue, 06 Sep 2011 07:16:34 -0700)

Pet Vet Dr. Bert Gaddis on dealing with tapeworms
It's not pleasant to think about, but if you're a pet owner, there's a good chance you've had to deal with tapeworms in your cat or dog.  Pet Vet Dr. Bert Gaddis explains the down and dirty on these pesky parasites. (Tue, 06 Sep 2011 11:11:49 -0700)

CRANBURY: Pet rescue tour to visit Cranbury
David Kilby, Managing Editor CRANBURY — The Purina Pro Plan Rally to Rescue Tour will make the seventh of eight nationwide stops in Cranbury tomorrow at the “Because Your Dog is Worth it Too Day” at the L’Oreal Paris’ U.S. distribution center. (Tue, 06 Sep 2011 12:47:42 -0700)

Pet's bad breath may be sign of dental disease
SUE MANNING Associated Press LOS ANGELES Dogs have 42 teeth, humans have 32, cats have 30 and Mario has none. The cat was eating poorly, hiding in the closet, and had red, sore gums when he was diagnosed with a mouth infection called stomatitis. Three surgeries and $10,000 later, all his teeth had been pulled. "Once he started feeling better, he again became a happy, normal, healthy cat, very ... (Tue, 06 Sep 2011 13:10:48 -0700)

Pet shops and clinics to be inspected and rated
PETALING JAYA: All business outlets handling pets in Selangor will be inspected by and registered with the Veterinary Services Department. (Tue, 06 Sep 2011 16:44:41 -0700)

Fairfield Animal Shelter Starts First ‘Pet Food Pantry’
For the first time in history, the Solano Animal Care shelter in Fairfield is collecting pet food donations to help pet owners feed their hungry dogs and cats. (Tue, 06 Sep 2011 16:55:58 -0700)

Pet owners plead with board to release dogs, exposed to bats in shelter
One-by-one, pet owners poured their hearts out, asking the Chowan County Board of Commissioners to allow their dogs to come home. (Tue, 06 Sep 2011 21:11:02 -0700)

Pet Camp San Francisco to Hold Outdoor Screening of Turner & Hooch
San Francisco’s premier doggie daycare facility invites dog lovers and their canine companions to a movie night on September 10th.San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 07, 2011 San Franciscans and their dogs are invited to a picnic-style outdoor screening of the ultimate dog lovers’ movie for a great cause. Pet Camp, the premier San Francisco overnight pet boarding facility and daycare center ... (Wed, 07 Sep 2011 00:20:37 -0700)

Pet owners want Petknode operators prosecuted
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 7 — Pet owners want the police to launch an investigation into the two operators of the Petknode pet hotel over allegations of theft and cheating. (Wed, 07 Sep 2011 01:13:32 -0700)

Pet Pointers: Animals helping kids with autism
New research suggests pets can help people with a wide variety of issues including kids with autism and ADD. In this edition of Pet Pointers, Lisa Chelenza introduces us to a dog doing just that. (Wed, 07 Sep 2011 02:14:37 -0700)

CRANBURY: Pet rescue tour to visit Cranbury
David Kilby, Managing Editor CRANBURY — The Purina Pro Plan Rally to Rescue Tour will make the seventh of eight nationwide stops in Cranbury tomorrow at the “Because Your Dog is Worth it Too Day” at the L’Oreal Paris’ U.S. distribution center. (Wed, 07 Sep 2011 02:23:56 -0700)

Oddest Pet Insurance Claim: Rock-Pooping Pug
He ate 100 rocks, then pooped them out sequentially: That digestive feat makes Harley the pug one of 12 animal finalists for this year’s title of oddest veterinary health claim. The pug’s competition includes Chico the Chihuahua, grabbed by a hungry owl who tried to... (Wed, 07 Sep 2011 09:59:55 -0700)

Pet blessing set for Sept. 11
On an already solemn day this September, Hanover-area residents looking to reflect on lost pets can find a service that suits right here in town. (Wed, 07 Sep 2011 12:50:06 -0700)

Put words in your pet’s mouth on greeting cards
Here’s a news release about a new website for pet greeting cards: Pet-a-Greeting launched its Web-based greeting card company on Tuesday, Sept. 6, to enable members to create personalized greetings featuring their pet talking and then to distribute them by email, Facebook and Twitter. Pet-a-Greeting allows members to upload a photo of their pet or use the [...] (Wed, 07 Sep 2011 20:07:06 -0700)

Pet rescues at Woof Gang Bakery
From Woof Gang Bakery: A rescue event featuring Poodle and Pooch Rescue, Cane’s Crossing, Pug Rescue and other rescue groups is planned Saturday, Sept. 10, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Woof Gang Bakery Orlando, 5024 Dr. Phillips Blvd. Woof Gang will have free samples, giveaways, food and drink for dogs and humans. The rescue groups will [...] (Wed, 07 Sep 2011 20:07:16 -0700)

Local pet pantry gets grant from foundation
The Wild and Wonderful Pet Pantry was awarded a $2,000 grant from Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation. The money has enabled WWPP’s Pet Food Assistance and Spay/Neuter program to continue to help families in Beckley and surrounding areas. (Wed, 07 Sep 2011 21:12:59 -0700)

Professional Pet Sitters Benefit from Increased Demand
Pet Sitters International releases State of the Industry Survey data.King, N.C. (PRWEB) September 08, 2011 According to Pet Sitters International (PSI), results from its 2011 State of the Industry Survey indicate that there is a growing demand for the services of professional pet sitters. The association’s survey found that member pet-sitting businesses performed more than 18.5 million pet ... (Thu, 08 Sep 2011 00:17:31 -0700)

FamilyPet Network Announces Launch of Pet Daily Deal Site – Coupaw.com
Website offers 'daily deals' on pet-related products and services.New York, New York (PRWEB) September 08, 2011 The FamilyPet network, which includes popular companies like Petsitting.com and Localdogwalker.com, recently launched its latest endeavor, Coupaw.com. The company will officially introduce the service at the nation's top pet retailer convention in Las Vegas - SuperZoo 2011. The site ... (Thu, 08 Sep 2011 00:25:29 -0700)

CRANBURY: Pet rescue tour to visit Cranbury
David Kilby, Managing Editor CRANBURY — The Purina Pro Plan Rally to Rescue Tour will make the seventh of eight nationwide stops in Cranbury tomorrow at the “Because Your Dog is Worth it Too Day” at the L’Oreal Paris’ U.S. distribution center. (Thu, 08 Sep 2011 00:30:52 -0700)

FamilyPet Network Announces Launch of Pet Daily Deal Site – Coupaw.com
Website offers 'daily deals' on pet-related products and services. (PRWeb September 08, 2011) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/9/prweb8777597.htm (Thu, 08 Sep 2011 00:47:04 -0700)

Pet insurer giving award for oddest claim
BREA, Calif., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- A California pet health insurance company said finalists for the strangest claim of the year award include a dog that swallowed 100 rocks. (Thu, 08 Sep 2011 01:33:22 -0700)

Pet Expo arrives just in time
For a local animal charitable organization a new event in Okotoks is a welcome arrival. The inaugural Okotoks Pet Expo, to be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., is just the thing for the Heaven Can Wait Animal Rescue Foundation based in High River. (Thu, 08 Sep 2011 03:07:19 -0700)

Oakland Park Animal Hospital Redesigns Website for Pet Owners
OAKLAND PARK, FL--(Marketwire - Sep 8, 2011) - Oakland Park Animal Hospital, which serves the Broward County pet community, has launched a new website, http://www.OaklandParkAnimalHospital.com . The redesigned website includes information on services at the veterinary hospital and after-hours emergency pet hospital , wellness tips for pet owners, and an extensive library on the latest ... (Thu, 08 Sep 2011 04:06:44 -0700)

Pet of the Week: Midnight
Pet: Meet Midnight! An 8-year-old Labrador/Borzoi mix, this friendly boy is a fully grown 75 pounds. With his infectious grin and happy-go-lucky personality, Midnight would be pleased to make your acquaintance. (Thu, 08 Sep 2011 04:17:14 -0700)

Holistic Select® Natural Pet Food Names Winner of Casting Call Contest
Lights...camera...sit...stay!  Holistic Select® Natural Pet Food is pleased to announce Danielle Gossett of Olive Branch, MS, and her dog Josey, a Dogue de Bordeaux, have been named the grand prize winners in the Holistic Select Casting Call contest and will star in an upcoming print ad for the brand. (Thu, 08 Sep 2011 10:13:00 -0700)

Emergency Assistance Available for Local Pet Owners
The Humane Society of Harrisburg Area (HSHA) urges pet owners in evacuation or emergency situations to not leave their four-legged family members behind. Assistance for pet owners in need of emergency support is available. (Thu, 08 Sep 2011 11:09:45 -0700)

CRANBURY: Pet rescue tour to visit Cranbury
David Kilby, Managing Editor CRANBURY — The Purina Pro Plan Rally to Rescue Tour will make the seventh of eight nationwide stops in Cranbury tomorrow at the “Because Your Dog is Worth it Too Day” at the L’Oreal Paris’ U.S. distribution center. (Thu, 08 Sep 2011 11:54:55 -0700)

Paul's Picks: Pet expo, sports galore!
A pet expo that features a dog rescued by a group of U.S. solders in Afghanistan highlight this edition of Paul's Weekend Picks. (Thu, 08 Sep 2011 21:23:23 -0700)

CRANBURY: Pet rescue tour to visit Cranbury
David Kilby, Managing Editor CRANBURY — The Purina Pro Plan Rally to Rescue Tour will make the seventh of eight nationwide stops in Cranbury tomorrow at the “Because Your Dog is Worth it Too Day” at the L’Oreal Paris’ U.S. distribution center. (Fri, 09 Sep 2011 00:32:08 -0700)

Pet Greens Li’l Treats for Training and Small Dogs Unleashed at SuperZoo
Bell Rock Growers packs the power of green nutrition into three savory bite-sized recipes: Roasted Chicken, Healthy Salmon and Tasty Lamb.Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 09, 2011 Bell Rock Growers, the pioneer grower and supplier of green nutrition products for pets, debuts new Pet Greens® Li’l Treats, perfect for snack time with small dogs and puppies, training dogs of any size, or as a low ... (Fri, 09 Sep 2011 06:03:29 -0700)

The top 10 pet-owner mistakes
Avoid common errors, and keep your four-legged pal healthy and well-behaved. (Fri, 09 Sep 2011 07:46:45 -0700)

Cardinal Health Looks to PET Drugs to Drive Margins
The nuclear medicine business is an important driver of higher margins for the drug distribution company. (Fri, 09 Sep 2011 11:54:52 -0700)

Pet Talk: Furry comfort to count on
For 20 years, Pet Partners has brought healing companionship to kids and adults. (Fri, 09 Sep 2011 17:07:47 -0700)

Pet trade's four Ps: prim, proper, profitable pampering
Riding on the back of the rise in pet ownership and the pursuit of the perfect pet are animal beauticians. -China Daily/ANN (Fri, 09 Sep 2011 20:13:42 -0700)

CRANBURY: Pet rescue tour to visit Cranbury
David Kilby, Managing Editor CRANBURY — The Purina Pro Plan Rally to Rescue Tour will make the seventh of eight nationwide stops in Cranbury tomorrow at the “Because Your Dog is Worth it Too Day” at the L’Oreal Paris’ U.S. distribution center. (Sat, 10 Sep 2011 00:16:31 -0700)

CRANBURY: Pet rescue tour to visit Cranbury
David Kilby, Managing Editor CRANBURY — The Purina Pro Plan Rally to Rescue Tour will make the seventh of eight nationwide stops in Cranbury tomorrow at the “Because Your Dog is Worth it Too Day” at the L’Oreal Paris’ U.S. distribution center. (Sat, 10 Sep 2011 00:56:37 -0700)

Should you take your pet on vacation?
Pets on vacation? Responsible pet owners say they include their animal companions in their travel plans. (Sat, 10 Sep 2011 08:45:21 -0700)

Pet rescues cost fire service £1m
AN MSP has called on pet owners to "hose" stranded cats out of trees as it was revealed that firefighters in Scotland spent £1 million last year on hundreds of "ab (Sat, 10 Sep 2011 16:13:35 -0700)

Pet rescues cost fire service £1m
AN MSP has called on pet owners to "hose" stranded cats out of trees as it was revealed that firefighters in Scotland spent £1 million last year on hundreds of "ab (Sat, 10 Sep 2011 16:21:28 -0700)

Pet news and upcoming events
Pet Helpers hold Fur Ball on Oct. 29; Shelter seeks donations of dry cat food; Vet clinic gives Rocky D its first Big Dog Award (Sat, 10 Sep 2011 21:30:12 -0700)

CRANBURY: Pet rescue tour to visit Cranbury
David Kilby, Managing Editor CRANBURY — The Purina Pro Plan Rally to Rescue Tour will make the seventh of eight nationwide stops in Cranbury tomorrow at the “Because Your Dog is Worth it Too Day” at the L’Oreal Paris’ U.S. distribution center. (Sat, 10 Sep 2011 23:52:16 -0700)

Pet Expo arrives just in time
For a local animal charitable organization a new event in Okotoks is a welcome arrival. The inaugural Okotoks Pet Expo, to be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., is just the thing for the Heaven Can Wait Animal Rescue Foundation based in High River. (Sun, 11 Sep 2011 03:06:17 -0700)

CRANBURY: Pet rescue tour to visit Cranbury
David Kilby, Managing Editor CRANBURY — The Purina Pro Plan Rally to Rescue Tour will make the seventh of eight nationwide stops in Cranbury tomorrow at the “Because Your Dog is Worth it Too Day” at the L’Oreal Paris’ U.S. distribution center. (Sun, 11 Sep 2011 03:41:34 -0700)

Pet feature: Pet owner turns pet detective
BOWDOIN — Lisa Nazarenko is, she believes, the state's only pet detective. And, so far, she and her highly trained four-dog team have been a rousing success. (Sun, 11 Sep 2011 21:13:17 -0700)

Pet Talk: Consider the commitment when adopting a pet
In this economy, rescue groups find it tough to adopt out puppies and kittens. Many people are stepping up and adopting these animals without understanding the enormous commitment needed. (Sun, 11 Sep 2011 21:22:23 -0700)

CRANBURY: Pet rescue tour to visit Cranbury
David Kilby, Managing Editor CRANBURY — The Purina Pro Plan Rally to Rescue Tour will make the seventh of eight nationwide stops in Cranbury tomorrow at the “Because Your Dog is Worth it Too Day” at the L’Oreal Paris’ U.S. distribution center. (Sun, 11 Sep 2011 23:43:51 -0700)

Pet bookshelf
Whether they're looking for expert advice on raising a pet or just a good read, animal lovers have some excellent books to choose from. (Mon, 12 Sep 2011 00:04:11 -0700)

CRANBURY: Pet rescue tour to visit Cranbury
David Kilby, Managing Editor CRANBURY — The Purina Pro Plan Rally to Rescue Tour will make the seventh of eight nationwide stops in Cranbury tomorrow at the “Because Your Dog is Worth it Too Day” at the L’Oreal Paris’ U.S. distribution center. (Mon, 12 Sep 2011 01:32:57 -0700)

Animal rescuers hold Pet Fest at Warren park
Animal welfare groups and supporters are holding a pet rescue festival next weekend in the Detroit suburb of Warren. (Mon, 12 Sep 2011 03:12:06 -0700)

Pet limits vary wildly in St. Charles County
As St. Charles County's human population has grown, so has the need to regulate pets in the homes of the county's residents. (Mon, 12 Sep 2011 13:10:10 -0700)

Bowdoin pet owner turns professional pet tracker
BOWDOIN, Maine — Lisa Nazarenko is, she believes, the state’s only pet detective. And, so far, she and her highly trained four-dog team have been a rousing success. “It’s rewarding. Definitely rewarding. I said even if I just bring home one dog … that will be worth everything. Now we’ve ... (Mon, 12 Sep 2011 13:26:05 -0700)

Pet Connection: Prevention best bet against pet poisoning
The best way to save your pet from an accidental poisoning is to know which items are poisonous and to keep those out of your pet's reach. (Mon, 12 Sep 2011 15:08:15 -0700)

Pet calendar: Low-cost vaccine clinic in Joliet
Sept. 13Low-cost pet vaccine clinic: 5-8 p.m. Sept. 13, Karen’s Pet Grooming, 309 Republic Ave., Joliet. Hosted by Spay Illinois. Keep your pet healthy with yearly vaccines and heartworm testing. For information, call 877-475-7729. Cash or credit is accepted; no personal checks. No residency or income restrictions apply. Sept. 17Family day/open house: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 17, Big Run Wolf ... (Mon, 12 Sep 2011 19:37:02 -0700)

Pet adoptions set for Saturday
LAS CRUCES - The Animal Service Center of the Mesilla Valley will conduct two off-site pet adoption events on Saturday, with dogs, puppies, cats and kittens looking for new homes. (Mon, 12 Sep 2011 21:48:00 -0700)

La Mesa Veterinarians Launch New Website for Pet Owners
LA MESA, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 13, 2011) - University Pet Hospital in La Mesa , California has announced the launch of the practice's new website, http://myuniversitypethospital.com . The practice designed the new website to better educate pet owners about the basics of pet care, including wellness care, routine vaccinations, and pet dental care. The practice also provides veterinary ... (Tue, 13 Sep 2011 04:13:28 -0700)

Pet Briefs: Remember pets who have passed away
Remember pets who have passed awayHave you recently lost a pet? September marks the one-year passing of Roscoe, one of the original Two Bostons for which Two Bostons Pet Boutique was named.A memorial service from 3 to 4 p.m. Sept. 24 at Two Bostons Pet Boutique, 2523 W. 75th St., Naperville, will celebrate the lives of pets who have passed away.The first 75 families in attendance will receive a ... (Tue, 13 Sep 2011 09:20:00 -0700)

Pet of the Week - 9/13
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11)- Margaret Broscoe from Metro Animal Services joins WHAS11’s Renee Murphy in the studio with the pet of the week. To see this pet and the other adoptable animals at Metro Animal Services, visit the new animal house facility on Newburg road. For more information, call 473-7387.   (Tue, 13 Sep 2011 10:50:14 -0700)

Some pet monkeys on loose during Texas wildfires
A pet monkey reported on the loose during wildfires north of Houston has bitten a game warden. (Tue, 13 Sep 2011 13:05:42 -0700)

Pet monkeys on loose during Texas wildfires
A pet monkey reported on the loose during wildfires north of Houston has bitten a game warden. (Tue, 13 Sep 2011 16:20:42 -0700)

CRANBURY: Pet rescue tour to visit Cranbury
David Kilby, Managing Editor CRANBURY — The Purina Pro Plan Rally to Rescue Tour will make the seventh of eight nationwide stops in Cranbury tomorrow at the “Because Your Dog is Worth it Too Day” at the L’Oreal Paris’ U.S. distribution center. (Tue, 13 Sep 2011 18:25:09 -0700)

Educate pet lovers, too
PJ: 'Cat hotel' checkout (Sept 12) Wednesday, September 14th, 2011 11:04:00 I WAS not a pet lover but all that changed two-and-a-half year ago when I started to adopt a sickly, dirty and depressed little Shih Tzu. I decided to name her Lily. Not long later, I adopted another Shih Tzu that was sent to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) because it was sick. (Tue, 13 Sep 2011 20:43:50 -0700)

Jonathan Takiff: KEEP YOUR PET ON YOUR RADAR
THE GIZMO: It's (fill-in-the-blank) o'clock. Things are quiet, too quiet. Do you know where your pet is? If that dog or cat is wearing a Tagg pet tracker from SnapTracs, you'll know in an instant if he's gone missing and where he's hanging out - be it digging through a neighbor's trash can or chasing some cute thing into the park. (Wed, 14 Sep 2011 00:50:56 -0700)

CRANBURY: Pet rescue tour to visit Cranbury
David Kilby, Managing Editor CRANBURY — The Purina Pro Plan Rally to Rescue Tour will make the seventh of eight nationwide stops in Cranbury tomorrow at the “Because Your Dog is Worth it Too Day” at the L’Oreal Paris’ U.S. distribution center. (Wed, 14 Sep 2011 01:08:58 -0700)

Pet arthritis
No cure, but meds, therapy can help LOS ANGELES -- Tahlula started life as a victim of bad breeding and will end it as a victim of arthritis. (Wed, 14 Sep 2011 03:09:59 -0700)

Pet of the Week: Annabelle
Pet: Say hello to Annabelle! A calm and friendly girl, Annabelle is an 8-year-old terrier mix who would do best in a quiet, low-traffic home where she can curl up on your lap to get some shuteye. (Wed, 14 Sep 2011 03:51:19 -0700)

Pet of the Week, 9/14/11
Luke is a long haired tomcat belonging to Teresita Basaldua of Arizona City. The friendly feline was adopted by Basaldua about two years ago from close friends who relocated to South Carolina. Unlike most cats, Luke is amazingly friendly, and will happily sit on anyone’s lap as long as they pet his belly.Want to see your pet featured in an upcoming Pet of the Week article? The folks at the ... (Wed, 14 Sep 2011 04:38:22 -0700)

Pet Airways and Veterinary Pet Insurance Announce Strategic Partnership
SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 14, 2011) - Pet Airways, a wholly owned subsidiary of The PAWS Pet Company, Inc. ( OTCQB : PAWS ) ( PINKSHEETS : PAWS ) or "the Company," the innovative pet services company, announced today it has entered into a partnership with Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI), the largest provider of pet health insurance in the US. (Wed, 14 Sep 2011 05:40:07 -0700)

TripAdvisor names Top 10 pet-friendly hotels
The most pet-friendly places to stay in the U.S. with your pet include a boutique hotel in New York City and a Vermont inn with custom dog beds, according to the travel website TripAdvisor. (Wed, 14 Sep 2011 06:33:19 -0700)

Pet Monkey That Bit Game Warden Fatally Shot
A pet monkey on the loose during the Texas wildfires has been fatally shot and taken to a veterinarian for rabies testing. (Wed, 14 Sep 2011 19:48:00 -0700)

Health Tip: Coping With a Pet Allergy
(HealthDay News) -- Just because you or your child has a pet allergy doesn't mean Fido or Fifi has to move out, the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology says. (Thu, 15 Sep 2011 04:06:11 -0700)

VIDEO: Elderly couple pay pet detective
Elderly couple pay pet detective to find missing cat (Thu, 15 Sep 2011 04:26:33 -0700)

Pet monkey that bit game warden fatally shot
A pet monkey on the loose during the Texas wildfires has been fatally shot and taken to a veterinarian for rabies testing. (Thu, 15 Sep 2011 05:06:32 -0700)

Pet detective hired to find cat
An elderly Cumbria couple have paid £1,000 for a pet detective to track down their 15-year-old cat that went missing a year ago. (Thu, 15 Sep 2011 05:12:40 -0700)

Pet cat put down after being shot
A pet cat bought to cheer up a terminally-ill boy has had to be put down after being shot with a rifle. (Thu, 15 Sep 2011 08:40:28 -0700)

CRANBURY: Pet rescue tour to visit Cranbury
David Kilby, Managing Editor CRANBURY — The Purina Pro Plan Rally to Rescue Tour will make the seventh of eight nationwide stops in Cranbury tomorrow at the “Because Your Dog is Worth it Too Day” at the L’Oreal Paris’ U.S. distribution center. (Thu, 15 Sep 2011 10:41:55 -0700)

Pet of the Week: Meet Sponday
Pet of the Week: Meet Sponday (Thu, 15 Sep 2011 12:59:47 -0700)

Natural pet food: What you need to know
(Photo: Getty Images) Many conventional pet food brands consist of animal byproducts and low-grade meats that are unsuited for humans but considered good enough for pet chow. If you wouldn't go near it, why feed it to your beloved pet? Since nutrition directly influences health and resistance to disease, ideally you want pet food that is comparable to the food you eat, or close to it. There’s ... (Thu, 15 Sep 2011 13:13:55 -0700)

Pet adoption drive to include jewelry sale, dog baths
YUCAIPA - Dogs and cats from both the Redlands Animal Shelter and the Yucaipa Placement Society will be available (Thu, 15 Sep 2011 19:07:26 -0700)

CRANBURY: Pet rescue tour to visit Cranbury
David Kilby, Managing Editor CRANBURY — The Purina Pro Plan Rally to Rescue Tour will make the seventh of eight nationwide stops in Cranbury tomorrow at the “Because Your Dog is Worth it Too Day” at the L’Oreal Paris’ U.S. distribution center. (Fri, 16 Sep 2011 02:26:51 -0700)

Cat Found 5 Years, 1,800 Miles and One Microchip Later
Any pet owner still debating the merits of the microchip will be swayed by the story of Willow the Calico cat. (Fri, 16 Sep 2011 02:39:35 -0700)

Protect your pet and home
Here is a safe and effective method of protecting your pet’s food dish from an army of ants. BUILD A MOAT! It is not nearly as complicated as it sounds. All you need is a pie tin, some liquid dish soap and water. Simply mix a small amount of the soap with enough water to almost fill the pie tin. (Fri, 16 Sep 2011 04:06:29 -0700)

Pet food choices are tough to swallow
The array is dizzying. Visit any pet store (or supermarket or Walmart, for that matter), and you'll find dozens and dozens of brands and varieties of dog and cat food. (Fri, 16 Sep 2011 09:56:29 -0700)

Dog Swim and Fund Raising Activities to Sustain E. Windsor Pet Park, Connecticut
History of the Pet Park (Fri, 16 Sep 2011 17:05:00 -0700)

Pet Points: No bones about it: Keep dogs away
Every veterinarian has clients that he or she enjoys seeing every year. They become old friends with whom we catch up during yearly appointments. I always was happy to see Mr. J. and his dog Teddy. We have been seeing his pets for decades. He always took good care of his dogs. However, I knew the instant I walked into the office and saw him pacing that something was seriously wrong. (Fri, 16 Sep 2011 21:13:33 -0700)

CRANBURY: Pet rescue tour to visit Cranbury
David Kilby, Managing Editor CRANBURY — The Purina Pro Plan Rally to Rescue Tour will make the seventh of eight nationwide stops in Cranbury tomorrow at the “Because Your Dog is Worth it Too Day” at the L’Oreal Paris’ U.S. distribution center. (Fri, 16 Sep 2011 23:03:40 -0700)

Oakland Pet Hospital, Holistic Veterinary Care Announces first “Pet” Mayor event
Holistic Veterinary Care announces the First Pet Mayor of Piedmont event, launching this fall.Oakland, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2011 Oakland Pet Hospital, Holistic Veterinary Care is announcing an event that will benefit the Montclair Pet and Wildlife Fund. One of the first fall events of 2011, it will take place in Oakland’s Piedmont Avenue District. The event, known as The Pet Mayor of ... (Sat, 17 Sep 2011 00:08:28 -0700)

CRANBURY: Pet rescue tour to visit Cranbury
David Kilby, Managing Editor CRANBURY — The Purina Pro Plan Rally to Rescue Tour will make the seventh of eight nationwide stops in Cranbury tomorrow at the “Because Your Dog is Worth it Too Day” at the L’Oreal Paris’ U.S. distribution center. (Sat, 17 Sep 2011 01:49:18 -0700)

Animal rescuers hold Pet Fest at Warren park today
A pet rescue and adoption event is being held in a suburban Detroit park. The Ruff and Stuff Pet Fest is scheduled from noon to 10 p.m. today at Halmich Park in Warren. (Sat, 17 Sep 2011 05:04:53 -0700)

Students can harness their study skills to care for a pet
PET store, PetsMore, has introduced the Grade A+ Students Rewards campaign for all-round excellent students. (Sat, 17 Sep 2011 07:51:13 -0700)

Animal rescuers hold Pet Fest at Warren park
Warren — A pet rescue and adoption event is being held in a suburban park. (Sat, 17 Sep 2011 08:21:49 -0700)

Pet Talk: Pet owners cut back, but keep buying
While pet owners struggle to pay for veterinary care, they're still managing -- more or less -- to pay for pet food, doggie day care and other pet items and services. (Sat, 17 Sep 2011 12:14:43 -0700)

Animal rescuers hold Pet Fest at Warren park
Warren — A pet rescue and adoption event is being held in a suburban park. (Sat, 17 Sep 2011 17:05:09 -0700)

Pet Parade: Canadian docs say keep pets out of airplane cabins
By AL SWANSON United Press International At least one major Canadian airline is ignoring a vote by the Canadian Medical Association recommending most pets be barred from airplane cabins. (Sun, 18 Sep 2011 03:30:49 -0700)

Pet photographer's ambitious adoption photos
Photographer Theresa Berg has started to work on changing the grim images of animal adoption photos into something that a possible pet owner can't refuse. Steve Hartman reports. (Sun, 18 Sep 2011 09:38:59 -0700)

S.A. group offers place of healing for pet owners in mourning
SAN ANTONIO -- Finding comfort in the English Tea Shoppe isn't hard, at all. They have teas, British food and other accessories to reward the palate. It's also a place where a group of mourners come to pour out their pain at pet bereavement meetings. "It was the hardest thing that I ever heard coming from my vet is that he had bladder cancer and his prognosis was good," Julie Wiley said. "I ... (Sun, 18 Sep 2011 18:03:39 -0700)

Pet bad breath may be sign of dental disease
Dogs have 42 teeth, humans have 32, cats have 30 and Mario has none. (Mon, 19 Sep 2011 00:14:15 -0700)

Reptile presentation a big hit at pet show
It was a pet show like no other in Moncton Saturday. People with their pet dogs roamed past the vendor and information booths while children clambered around some of the exotic creatures including an American alligator all eager for a close up look, but not too close. (Mon, 19 Sep 2011 02:17:45 -0700)

Pet exercise, weight-loss programme
Ten dogs and Larry, a particularly friendly rat, are taking part in an innovative Otago Polytechnic programme designed to boost pet exercise and trim excess weight. read more (Mon, 19 Sep 2011 10:43:48 -0700)

Pet Sitter Arrested, Accused Of Stealing Tranquilizers
When a private investigator returned home from a cruise last week to find his wifes medication missing, it didnt take him long to piece together what happened. (Mon, 19 Sep 2011 11:52:05 -0700)

Pet pig problem prompts Pa. petition
CATASAUQUA, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman's little pig is causing a big problem with her local zoning board. (Mon, 19 Sep 2011 12:32:52 -0700)

Warning against freeing pet fish
The release of a single female pet fish into the wild can generate entire new populations, even with no males present, according to new research. (Mon, 19 Sep 2011 16:41:53 -0700)

Pet Taxi transports your pet
Angie Manly has always had a special affinity for animals. (Mon, 19 Sep 2011 19:49:31 -0700)

Pet expo at Waterfront Park could save animals' lives
Dozens of bright-eyed cats, kittens and dogs hoping to avoid the death sentence will be up for adoption this Saturday at the second annual Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce Pet Expo 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Waterfront Park in Trenton. (Mon, 19 Sep 2011 20:10:36 -0700)

Birdbrain Pet Sitting opens in Connellsville
Birdbrain Pet Sitting is a unique business that started because owner Mike Allison had the need for the service himself. (Mon, 19 Sep 2011 21:01:01 -0700)

Clovis council OKs pet adoption shelter
The Clovis City Council approved construction of a pet adoption shelter Monday night, despite opposition from some neighbors who fear it will ruin the peace of their neighborhood. (Mon, 19 Sep 2011 22:02:01 -0700)

Pet Taxi transports your pet
Angie Manly has always had a special affinity for animals. (Tue, 20 Sep 2011 03:55:05 -0700)

Pet macaw chases off robbers
A man who says two men burst into his Fort Smith apartment in the middle of the night says his pet macaw bit one of them and chased off the intruders. (Tue, 20 Sep 2011 04:14:37 -0700)

Pet expo at Waterfront Park could save animals' lives
Dozens of bright-eyed cats, kittens and dogs hoping to avoid the death sentence will be up for adoption this Saturday at the second annual Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce Pet Expo 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Waterfront Park in Trenton. (Tue, 20 Sep 2011 04:54:07 -0700)

Pets Best Insurance Celebrates Pet Insurance During National Pet Health Insurance Month with Contest
Pet insurance company Pets Best Insurance celebrates National Pet Health Insurance Month by sponsoring “Freaky Friday” contest. (PRWeb September 20, 2011) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/9/prweb8809986.htm (Tue, 20 Sep 2011 12:23:49 -0700)

Costumes, benefit, pet parade part of Elitch Gardens Fright Fest events
Dress your pet in a costume to celebrate Halloween and head to Elitch Gardens' for tail-wagging fun and a shot at several prizes. (Tue, 20 Sep 2011 15:37:09 -0700)

Pet clinic for homeless and poor must find a new home
A four-year-old free program that has spayed, neutered and treated more than 1,200 pets belonging to Gainesville's homeless and the poor is in jeopardy of closing — at least temporarily — as it seeks a new home. (Tue, 20 Sep 2011 16:30:08 -0700)

Pet Rabbit Saves Owners From House Fire
A pet rabbit is being credited with saving its owners from a house fire in southeastern Alaska before dying from smoke inhalation. (Tue, 20 Sep 2011 20:05:22 -0700)

St. Charles City Council rejects pet pig bill
The council voted 7-1 against a bill that would have permitted residents to own one Juliani pig weighing no more than 50 pound. (Tue, 20 Sep 2011 20:30:06 -0700)

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