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Pet incidents on commercial airlines increasing
Planning to fly with your pet over the holidays? If so, this is a story you need to see. NBC2 Investigator Andy Pierrotti uncovered increasing numbers of pet deaths and injuries on airlines and has information on how to protect your pet. (Wed, 23 Nov 2011 14:48:40 -0800)

Pet Health Insurance Provider Pets Best Insurance Launches Informative E-Newsletters for Cat and Dog Owners Nationwide
Pet insurance company, Pets Best Insurance launches two e-newsletters featuring pet health information for cat and dog owners to provide helpful information to pet enthusiasts everywhere.Boise, ID (PRWEB) November 23, 2011 Pets Best Insurance announced it has two new e-newsletters which will provide valuable pet health information and general related news to its policyholders and any pet owners ... (Wed, 23 Nov 2011 18:06:33 -0800)

Pet incidents on commercial airlines increasing
Planning to fly with your pet over the holidays? If so, this is a story you need to see. NBC2 Investigator Andy Pierrotti uncovered increasing numbers of pet deaths and injuries on airlines and has information on how to protect your pet. (Thu, 24 Nov 2011 07:47:41 -0800)

Thanksgiving Safety Tips For Pet Parents
This year, before you go preparing your pets a heaping plateful of your Thanksgiving dinner, petMD urges pet parents to consider the following list of pet-friendly foods and which ones should be avoided. (Thu, 24 Nov 2011 10:24:01 -0800)

Pet Pet provides underprivileged moms and babies with insurance protection
WHILE having a child is priceless, raising a child can be a costly affair for an average Malaysian family. One basic aspect that is often neglected and seen as least important is insurance coverage protection for parents and their newborns. (Thu, 24 Nov 2011 15:16:57 -0800)

Pet food deliveries receive boost from grant
AniMeals gets $5,000 for a program that feeds the pets of seniors who are on Meals on Wheels. (Thu, 24 Nov 2011 21:07:51 -0800)

Pet of the Week: Ayden
Meet our Pets of the Week Ayden. He's a neutered 1-year-old black and white domestic shorthair who's up for adoption at the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. (Fri, 25 Nov 2011 05:06:10 -0800)

Pet Food Drive
The local Hungry Bowl™ Pet Food Drive is being hosted by Advanced Residential Services, Inc. (Fri, 25 Nov 2011 11:05:40 -0800)

Pet Food Bank Loses Thousands of Punds of Food
An emergency pet food bank lost thousands of pounds of food this week due to a leaky roof. The Pongo Fund is a non-profit organization that provides pet food to the animals of families who can't afford it. (Fri, 25 Nov 2011 23:55:02 -0800)

Pet Pointers: Obedience training
Being a responsible pet parent includes having your pets spayed and neutered, proper veterinary care, as well as obedience training. In this edition of Pet Pointers, Lisa Chelenza looks at why obedience training is so important, especially for big dogs. (Sat, 26 Nov 2011 02:08:50 -0800)

Pet arthritis: No cure but meds, therapy can help
A look at some of the treatments available for dogs and cats with arthritis. (Sat, 26 Nov 2011 08:03:00 -0800)

PPA's can provide pet owners with peace of mind
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Here's a question for pet owners: What happens to Fido when you die? Greg and Christine Demaras have their answer. (Sat, 26 Nov 2011 12:47:46 -0800)

Pet of the Week: Didley
Here is the Pet of the Week for Nov. 27. (Sat, 26 Nov 2011 21:07:58 -0800)

Pet custody battles heat up
Mo Rocca reports on the rising trend of couples that break up but cannot decide on who gets the family pet   Video (Sun, 27 Nov 2011 08:11:12 -0800)

Book aims to help kids cope with loss of a pet
First there was Marley, the rambunctious Labrador retriever whose death brought readers to tears in John Grogan's "Marley and Me." Now there's Sammy, a mixed-breed hound who's the subject of another tear-jerker, a children's book, "Sammy in the Sky." (Sun, 27 Nov 2011 10:01:26 -0800)

Pet owners try GPS devices
Dogs and cats are known to wander so some pet owners are turning to Global Positioning System (GPS) technology to keep track of them. (Sun, 27 Nov 2011 16:07:48 -0800)

Heavy rains destroy pet food at food bank
PORTLAND -- Volunteers have been responding with donations after heavy rains last week destroyed thousands of pounds of pet food at a pet food bank in Portland. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports rain last Tuesday leaked into the warehouse where pet food is stored by the non-profit Pongo Fund. It ruined thousands of pounds of cat food. The non-profit group provides pet food to animals of people ... (Sun, 27 Nov 2011 17:24:10 -0800)

Pet of the Week: Glenda
THE Daily News Pet of the Week is Glenda a 6- to 12-month-old pitbull mix at the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society. (Mon, 28 Nov 2011 00:33:55 -0800)

New Hampshire Veterinarian Offers Pet Ambulance Service
A New Hampshire veterinarian runs a pet ambulance service out of his practice, responding to calls such as incapacitated dogs and cats hit by cars. (Mon, 28 Nov 2011 08:39:38 -0800)

NH veterinarian offers pet ambulance service
A New Hampshire veterinarian runs a pet ambulance service out of his practice, responding to calls such as incapacitated dogs and cats hit by cars. (Mon, 28 Nov 2011 09:46:54 -0800)

Pet Food Food Pantry helps pet owners keep their pets at home
Gail Maholick/TIMES NEWS Jean Zimmerman of Weatherly; Dr. Mary Lombardo and Maryann Dyer, members of the Lehighton Area Lioness Lions Club, are collecting pet food for the pet food pantry. (Mon, 28 Nov 2011 14:12:02 -0800)

FDA Approves Philips Whole Body PET / MR Imaging System
Technological frontiers are being pushed back once again with Royal Philips Electronics announcing 501(k) FDA approval of its Whole Body PET / MR Imaging System. It is Philips' first commercially available whole body positron emission tomography/magnetic resonance (PET/MR) imaging system, the Ingenuity TF PET/MR and the hardware is being displayed at the 97th annual meeting of the Radiological ... (Mon, 28 Nov 2011 16:08:51 -0800)

Pet parade is a restarted tradition in Hayward
Now a holiday event, it once drew thousands of kids, pets and spectators to the downtown area (Mon, 28 Nov 2011 18:37:50 -0800)

Pet-photo sessions to raise funds slated
Humane Ohio’s annual pet photos with Santa fund-raiser will take place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Pet Supplies Plus, 849 W. Alexis Rd., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pet Supplies Plus, 6923 W. Central Ave. (Mon, 28 Nov 2011 21:32:09 -0800)

Pet adoptions this weekend
LAS CRUCES - The Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley will conduct two pet adoption events on Saturday, with dogs, puppies, cats and kittens available for adoption. (Mon, 28 Nov 2011 21:42:18 -0800)

Poll: 8 in 10 Pet Owners Visited Vet in Last Year
AP-Petside.com Poll: Average vet bills over $500 last year; 1 in 6 pets faced serious illness (Tue, 29 Nov 2011 00:28:59 -0800)

Pet Butler, America’s Pet Waste Cleanup Service, Announces a New Service for Cat Owners
Pet Butler ( http://www.petbutler.com ), has been providing pet waste cleanup and removal services for nearly 20 years and is announcing a new service for cat owners. (PRWeb November 29, 2011) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/11/prweb8993903.htm (Tue, 29 Nov 2011 00:31:10 -0800)

Poll: 8 in 10 pet owners visited vet in last year
Eight in 10 pet owners have taken their animals to the vet in the past year, with an overall average expenditure of $505, according to a new AP-Petside.com poll. (Tue, 29 Nov 2011 01:22:04 -0800)

Pet Care Poll: Most Owners Took Animals To The Vet In Last Year
LOS ANGELES -- Eight in 10 pet owners have taken their animals to the vet in the past year, with an overall average expenditure of $505, according to a new AP-Petside.com poll. (Tue, 29 Nov 2011 02:35:58 -0800)

Radio Beastro Pet Show Explores Joys, Challenges of Pet Ownership in America
Beastro examines how pets impact lives and what pet parents can do to maximize their pet experienceTampa, FL (PRWEB) November 29, 2011 Even with the sluggish economy, pet ownership and spending continues to rise, leaving many pet parents looking for an outlet to help guide them through the pet experience in these difficult times.Radio Beastro, a new On-Demand Petcast on WebTalkRadio.net, was ... (Tue, 29 Nov 2011 05:04:00 -0800)

Perkins Veterinarian Offers Animal Boarding to Area Pet Owners
PERKINS, OK-- - As many pet owners prepare to take winter vacations or visit loved ones over the holidays, a local pet hospital is making its own preparations to receive visitors of the four-legged variety. ... (Tue, 29 Nov 2011 07:00:00 -0800)

Poll: Pet owners spent average $505 on vet visits in past year
Eight in 10 pet owners have taken their animals to the vet in the past year, with an overall average expenditure of $505, according to a new AP-Petside.com poll. (Tue, 29 Nov 2011 07:04:01 -0800)

Poll: Vet visits a pricy trip for many pet owners
Vet visits cost pet owners an average of $505 dollars last year, according to a new AP-Petside.com poll, with those whose pets faced serious illness spending more than $1,000 on average. (Tue, 29 Nov 2011 10:00:43 -0800)

Poll: Vet visit a pricey trip for many pet owners
How much do pet owners spend on veterinary care for their animals? A new AP-Petside.com poll looks at average expenditures and how people feel about the care their animals get. (Tue, 29 Nov 2011 19:31:25 -0800)

Poll: Vet visits a pricey trip for many pet owners
LOS ANGELES - Vet visits cost pet owners an average of $505 dollars last year, according to a new AP-Petside.com poll, with those whose pets faced serious illness spending more than $1,000 on average. (Tue, 29 Nov 2011 21:00:05 -0800)

Pet of the Week: Kirby
Pet: Say hello to Kirby! A 9-month-old poodle/terrier mix, Kirby is a svelte 17 pounds and is a very active and playful boy who loves to kiss your face and play tug-of-war. (Tue, 29 Nov 2011 22:31:49 -0800)

PetSmart® Presents Pet Parents with Tips for Prepping Their Pets for the Holidays
The holidays can be a busy time, full of celebrations, travel and plenty ... (Wed, 30 Nov 2011 04:19:20 -0800)

U.S. Retail Sales of Pet Medications at $6.7 Billion
NEW YORK, NY-- - Retail sales of pet medications, including sales through veterinarians, brick-and-mortar retailers, and online, will reach $6.7 billion in 2011, according to "Pet Medications in the ... (Wed, 30 Nov 2011 06:55:00 -0800)

Arlington Veterinarian Announces New Website for Pet Owners
ARLINGTON, WA-- - Arlington veterinarian, Dr. Tim Cavanagh, at All Creatures Veterinary Service has announced a brand new website for use by area pet owners. This website features a wealth of information ... (Wed, 30 Nov 2011 07:00:00 -0800)

Pet food drives around town aim to help struggling pet owners
With so many pet food drives collecting donations right now, there's sure to be a drop-off site near you. (Wed, 30 Nov 2011 07:05:26 -0800)

Pet Burial, Goldfish to Horse
Aunt Azelda’s tiny mutt Taffy has died. I’m on duty for the burial arrangements. Most people, of course, are not dealing with a horse. “If someone wants a pet buried, they can come here to the park. We’ll pick a plot together, and they’ll sign a terms-and-conditions agreement for that plot. (Wed, 30 Nov 2011 12:40:33 -0800)

Before getting a pet, make sure you have the time and money
Kids often hope for a new furry friend this time of year, adding it to their holiday wish lists. The type of pet, the time and expense a new pet will require, as well as everyone's expectations of the new member of the family, should all be considered. (Wed, 30 Nov 2011 18:50:04 -0800)

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