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Pet of the Week Danielle
Meet our Pet of the Week Danielle. She's an 3-year-old border terrier/Jack Russell mix who is up for adoption at the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. (Fri, 01 Mar 2013 05:08:03 -0800)

Pet Sitters International’s 19th Annual Professional Pet Sitters Week™ Celebrates Industry
As the pet-care industry grows, PSI Founder Patti Moran says focus is on pet-sitter and pet-owner education.King, NC (PRWEB) March 01, 2013 When Patti Moran decided to start her own small pet-sitting business after a corporate layoff in 1983, she never imagined that her decision to take a risk and follow her passion for pets would lead to an international association and give birth to an ... (Fri, 01 Mar 2013 06:04:24 -0800)

Pet furnishings go upscale
Fremont etailer Michael Ostrofsky's Five Pet Place caters to buyers who want high-end beds, carriers, scratching posts and litter boxes (the store's designer litter cabinets start at $475) for their pets that will fit right in with their own decor. He's not alone. Big name retailers such as Old Navy, Paul Mitchell and Harley Davidson have all launched pet products to capture a portion of the $17 ... (Fri, 01 Mar 2013 07:10:46 -0800)

Take Advantage of the Booming Pet Economy
Take Advantage of the Booming Pet Economy (Fri, 01 Mar 2013 07:17:31 -0800)

Pet Owners are Estimated to Spend More Than $55 Billion on Their Pets in 2013
The American Pet Products Association (APPA) announces a 4.7 percent growth over last year and forecasts higher-than-ever spending in 2013.(Greenwich, CT) (PRWEB) March 01, 2013 Bob Vetere, president and CEO of the American Pet Products Association (APPA), is pleased to announce that overall spending in the pet industry was at an all-time high in 2012, surpassing $53 billion. The annual ... (Fri, 01 Mar 2013 07:22:36 -0800)

Pet Owners are Estimated to Spend More Than $55 Billion on Their Pets in 2013
The American Pet Products Association (APPA) announces a 4.7 percent growth over last year and forecasts higher-than-ever spending in 2013. (PRWeb March 01, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/3/prweb10486204.htm (Fri, 01 Mar 2013 07:33:15 -0800)

Pet Talk: Your home could be housing a whole host of pet toxins
Poison Prevention Awareness Month is a good time to look at the potentially harmful substances in our homes that could be sickening our pets - and ourselves. Keep pets safe by minimizing their exposure to toxic toys and common household products. (Fri, 01 Mar 2013 18:08:16 -0800)

Fjelstad: Pet Fair 2013 event links Neosho pet owners with services
Pets in the city of Neosho are required by law to be licensed. This law is not just another scheme designed by lawmakers to get into your pocket and take your hard-earned money. (Fri, 01 Mar 2013 18:25:01 -0800)

Pet of the Week: Annie
In this "Pet of the Week," Lauralei Combs introduces you to a beautiful 8-year-old Calico named Annie. (Fri, 01 Mar 2013 19:55:24 -0800)

Pet rabbits dumped in Pendle field
A WOMAN watched in horror as three pet rabbits were dumped in a field. (Sat, 02 Mar 2013 00:16:13 -0800)

Pet Pointers: Dealing with bad behaviors
Sometimes our pets exhibit odd behaviors that we think are embarrassing or gross. In today's Pet Pointers, Lisa Chelenza tackles a few of the most common bad behaviors. (Sat, 02 Mar 2013 02:12:28 -0800)

Pet calendar: This weekend's pet events
Pet events for March 2-3, 2013 (Sat, 02 Mar 2013 06:08:28 -0800)

PHOTOS: Thousands of pet lovers flock to 'Bark in the Park'
Big or little, young or old, everybody needs a home, and so does every pet. That's why about 6,000 dog lovers flocked to Woodlawn Lake Park for the 2nd annual "Bark in the Park" held Saturday, March 2, 2013. Pet adoptions were, indeed, happening — 17 adoption agencies were represented — but there was also free nail clipping, low-cost vaccinations, free spay/neuter service and micro-chipping. Las ... (Sat, 02 Mar 2013 14:21:23 -0800)

Pet of the week: March 3, 2013
This pet and others are available for adoption from the Kitsap Humane Society. (Sun, 03 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0800)

Newly Opened Pampered Pet Supplies Offers Pet Essentials at Low Prices
Pampered Pet Supplies is now open and has a tremendous supply of pet items.Magnolia, NJ (PRWEB) March 03, 2013 Finding quality pet supplies at low prices is a regular concern for just about every pet owner. Pets deserve the very best care, and shoppers are looking for a store that provides the durable and reliable items pets need without costing an arm and a leg. One new store currently ... (Sun, 03 Mar 2013 00:16:23 -0800)

Why It’s Harder Than You Think to Send a Pet to Heaven
The author thought that when the time came he'd simply put his cat "to sleep." He never imagined how heartbreaking it would be. (Sun, 03 Mar 2013 05:43:12 -0800)

Yarmouth Veterinarian Educates Pet Owners About Pet Surgery Expectations
YARMOUTH, Maine -- From advanced orthopedic surgery to emergency gastroplexy, Yarmouth Veterinary Center is educating pet owners about what to expect from pet surgery. The practice offers elective wellness ... (Sun, 03 Mar 2013 07:00:00 -0800)

Puppy and Kitten Pet Wellness Plans Give Young Pets in Suffolk a Head Start
SUFFOLK, Va. -- Puppies and kittens can benefit from proactive wellness care, says the veterinary team at North Suffolk Animal Clinic. These services give puppies and kittens a head start on a healthy ... (Sun, 03 Mar 2013 07:00:00 -0800)

BluePromoCode Provides Special Savings on Pet Products
Products Designed With Convenience In Mind Lead The Trend In Online Pet Shopping. Value is a Top Priority and BluePromoCode Offers the Best Online Promotions for All Pet Needs.Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 04, 2013 BluePromoCode announced today its latest and most comprehensive selection of special promotions and discounts on pet products and services. Pet lovers are everywhere, and are enjoying ... (Mon, 04 Mar 2013 00:16:26 -0800)

Sussex Pet Crematorium Empowers Pet Owners To Get The Service They Expect
Chestnut Lodge Pet Crematorium has produced an essential guide for pet owners giving them the tools they need to enforce their rights when choosing a cremation service for their companion animal. Owner Stephen Mayles says it is only by asking the RIGHT questions that you will get the service you expect.East Grinstead, West Sussex (PRWEB UK) 4 March 2013 Stephen Mayles, owner of Chestnut Lodge ... (Mon, 04 Mar 2013 02:00:37 -0800)

BioLargo Advances Its Nature's Best Solution(R) Pet Product Line -- Hires Leading Pet Speciality Retail Agency
BioLargo, Inc. , innovator of environmentally friendly antimicrobial and disinfecting technologies, announced it had retained "The Pet Firm," the industry's leading pet specialty sales, marketing ... (Mon, 04 Mar 2013 06:02:00 -0800)

Chula Ventures LLC Opens New Pet Supplies Store at ChulaPetSupplies.com
AUSTIN, Texas, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas-based Internet Company and pet supplies retailer, Chula Ventures LLC, today announced the opening of its new online store at www.ChulaPetSupplies.com ... (Mon, 04 Mar 2013 06:47:00 -0800)

Comforting a child after a pet’s death
After a beloved pet dies, grieve with your family through a mix of tears and funny tales. (Mon, 04 Mar 2013 10:39:56 -0800)

Will Obamacare Drive Up Your Pet Care Costs?
Emily Friedman, a suburban farmer whose menagerie includes chickens and goats on a small patch of land 30 minutes outside Washington, D.C., is sometimes very surprised by how much her veterinarian costs. She once spent $12 more to put down a hamster than she had paid to purchase it in the first place; another time she spent $700 on emergency care for a goat who then died the next day. ... (Mon, 04 Mar 2013 10:59:11 -0800)

Cat group slams RI cops after pet convention clash
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An international cat fancier organization threatened to move next year's convention out of Rhode Island on Monday following a dispute with police over missing feline health certificates. (Mon, 04 Mar 2013 11:23:47 -0800)

Pet furnishings go upscale
Pet furnishings go upscale by Joan Morris Contra Costa Times Published Mar 4, 2013 12:37PM MDT When Jade Lenzo was getting ready to bring home her kitten, Bella, for the first time, she set about preparing the place for the little ragdoll cat. Lenzo already had the essentials, but top on her list was a scratching post. “I began my search with a few thoughts in mind,” she says. “It had to look ... (Mon, 04 Mar 2013 11:30:55 -0800)

How to prepare your pet for a new baby
I have had the pleasure of writing several pet-related articles that feature my dog, Lyra, and the many transitions we've navigated during our 12 years together. (Mon, 04 Mar 2013 16:11:37 -0800)

Pet python wanders off to church
MELBOURNE, March 5 (UPI) -- A jungle python has been reunited with its Australian owner after slithering to a church about 3 miles from its home in a Melbourne suburb. (Mon, 04 Mar 2013 22:45:52 -0800)

Pet Refuge auction tickets available
SOUTH BEND -- The structure of this year's Pet Refuge Benefit Auction has changed but the goal remains the same: to support the work of the all-volunteer, no-kill animal shelter now in its 35th year of service that is entirely donation-dependent, according to auction spokesman Brian Balint. (Tue, 05 Mar 2013 03:28:24 -0800)

Subaru and the Center for Pet Safety to Test Pet Car Safety Restraints
CHERRY HILL, N.J., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  Subaru of America, Inc. today announced a partnership with the Center for Pet Safety , a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit research and advocacy organization ... (Tue, 05 Mar 2013 05:00:00 -0800)

Pet owners: Steele Indian School Dog Park is dirty and neglected
PHOENIX -- The dogs appear happy at Steele Indian School Dog Park in Phoenix, but pet parent Avie Kalker is disappointed with the park. On a scale of 1 to 10 Kalker rated the park a 5. She gave the park a low score because there’s no water fountain inside the park. Instead pet owners leave buckets inside for water. "Whoever sees it (the bucket) or thinks about it, steps outside the entrance and ... (Tue, 05 Mar 2013 05:46:06 GMT)

Wild Calling Pet Foods Hires Industry Expert as VP of Product Development and National Sales
GREELEY, Colo., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wild Calling Pet Foods today announced that John Ray will join the company as corporate vice president of product development and national sales. Ray will ... (Tue, 05 Mar 2013 05:55:00 -0800)

Veterinary Wellness Visits Keep Pet Costs Down
BREA, Calif., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pet owners can save hundreds and even thousands of dollars on veterinary costs each year by taking pets to their veterinarian for routine examinations. Preventive ... (Tue, 05 Mar 2013 06:00:00 -0800)

Pet of the Week: "Angel"
The Harlingen Humane Society also featured “Angel” this week’s Pet of the Week segment. (Tue, 05 Mar 2013 06:41:16 -0800)

Announcing NEW Venue for AQUARAMA and PET ASIA 2013 Exhibitions
SINGAPORE, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre, home to Aquarama, Asia's biggest international ornamental fish, invertebrates, plants and accessories ... (Tue, 05 Mar 2013 10:00:00 GMT)

Subaru and the Center for Pet Safety to Test Pet Car Safety Restraints
CHERRY HILL, N.J., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  Subaru of America, Inc. today announced a partnership with the Center for Pet Safety , a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit research and advocacy organization ... (Tue, 05 Mar 2013 13:00:00 GMT)

Veterinary Wellness Visits Keep Pet Costs Down
BREA, Calif., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  Pet owners can save hundreds and even thousands of dollars on veterinary costs each year by taking pets to their veterinarian for routine examinations. Preventive care is one of the most important factors for pet owners to maintain their... (Tue, 05 Mar 2013 14:10:38 GMT)

Prevention better than pet cure
For lots of Kiwis, their pet is as close as any child or member of a family - in fact an especially loved little dog I know is called a "fur child".  (Tue, 05 Mar 2013 16:12:10 GMT)

Prevention better than pet cure
For lots of Kiwis, their pet is as close as any child or member of a family - in fact an especially loved little dog I know is called a "fur child".  (Tue, 05 Mar 2013 16:19:39 GMT)

My Pet 's Demise: A Flood of Sympathy—And Criticism
A writer receives an outpouring of sympathy from some and criticism from others for his observations on Rosie the cat's demise. (Tue, 05 Mar 2013 23:30:32 GMT)

Pet sitting is big business in Brandon area
Lisa Blackmon is a former New York City dog-walker and veterinary technician. (Wed, 06 Mar 2013 05:00:00 GMT)

Is Central Garden & Pet Going to Burn You?
Look here for a clue. (Wed, 06 Mar 2013 06:21:46 GMT)

Pet calendar: Pet -related events and information for March
Dog Training Classes Rosetree dog training. Basic dog obedience class starting 6:30 p.m. March 11. (Wed, 06 Mar 2013 06:40:49 GMT)

Pet of the week: Omar
Pet : Omar is a 2-year-old domestic shorthair that spends his time chasing toys. He's ready to go to a home that can help him burn off a few of his extra pounds. (Wed, 06 Mar 2013 11:10:55 GMT)

Securus, Inc. Releases SpotLite 2.0 to Enhance Pet Protection
CARY, N.C., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Securus, Inc., proud maker of groundbreaking mobile safety and security products, today announced the release of SpotLite 2.0, an advanced GPS pet locator that ... (Thu, 07 Mar 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

Wag.com Unveils Pet Prescription Service Making it the First Complete, One Stop Access, Online Pet Shop
JERSEY CITY, N.J., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Quidsi, Inc. today announced the addition of direct access to pet medications on Wag.com through VetSource Pharmacy. The collaboration with VetSource , ... (Thu, 07 Mar 2013 14:44:00 GMT)

Benefit of PET or PET /CT in bone and soft tissue tumors is not proven
Because of a lack of conclusive studies, it can currently not be assessed how helpful positron emission tomography alone or in combination with computed tomography is for patients with bone and soft tissue tumours. This is the conclusion of a report by the IQWiG, Cologne, which was published in February 2013 and for which an English-language summary is now available. (Thu, 07 Mar 2013 15:07:05 GMT)

PET /MR Scanner Holds Promise For Expanded Diagnostics
BOSTON, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research hospitals worldwide are extolling the virtues of the Philips Healthcare Ingenuity TF PET /MR hybrid whole body scanner, expressing confidence in its potential ... (Thu, 07 Mar 2013 15:37:00 GMT)

BlogPaws Announces 2013 Best of Global Pet Expo Award Winners
FREDERICK, Colo. -- BlogPaws, the original social media network and conference designed by and for pet bloggers, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 BlogPaws Best of Awards from this year's ... (Thu, 07 Mar 2013 17:46:10 GMT)

Edmunds.com Names Ten Vehicles as Top Dogs for Pet Safety
Both automakers and car buyers put a lot of thought into keeping drivers and passengers safe when they’re on the road. But what about pets? Edmunds.com, the premier resource for ca (Thu, 07 Mar 2013 18:16:00 GMT)

Pet Food Stamps program helps struggling owners
Pet owners struggling financially are now getting some help from a new program that will keep the doggy dish full. (Fri, 08 Mar 2013 02:55:38 GMT)

Pet of the Week Angel
Meet our Pet of the Week Angel. He's a domestic shorthair who is up for adoption at the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. (Fri, 08 Mar 2013 13:09:43 GMT)

Pet Refuge holds benefit auction
Pet Refuge is holding a benefit auction Saturday to raise funds for their building renovation. (Fri, 08 Mar 2013 23:42:54 GMT)

For some owners, euthanizing a beloved pet at home eases pain
Putting a pet down hurts. To take the edge off the pain, many pet owners are embracing in-home pet euthanasia, where a vet makes a house call. (Sat, 09 Mar 2013 01:23:12 GMT)

Pet Pointers: Cats, inside or out?
The pet parents of cats have an ongoing debate: to keep their cat in or let their cat out? YNN's Lisa Chelenza takes a look at both sides of the argument in this edition of Pet Pointers. (Sat, 09 Mar 2013 10:15:43 GMT)

Pet calendar: This weekend's pet events
Pet events for March 9-10, 2013 (Sat, 09 Mar 2013 14:10:35 GMT)

Pet Peace of Mind: Program Takes Care of Hospice Patients' Pets
Bruce and Shawn Prete had enough to worry about when Bruce Prete's cancer advanced so much that hospice care was needed. It was just too much to worry also about Molko, their beloved 10-year-old Wheaten Terrier. (Sun, 10 Mar 2013 00:58:08 GMT)

Pet Prescription Team celebrates 10 years of therapy dog service
LA HABRA - After years of providing counseling for troubled couples and families, marriage and family counselor, Krystal Emery decided to add her love of dogs to therapy sessions. (Sun, 10 Mar 2013 03:00:09 GMT)

Pet modelling: Woof for the camera
Pets are the new models for photographers who are catering to a growing clientele of owners interested in framing awww-invoking memories of their pets. (Sun, 10 Mar 2013 05:56:55 GMT)

Balboa Veterinarian Helps Pet Owners "Brush Up" on Pet Dental Care Knowledge
SAN DIEGO -- Balboa veterinarian Dr. Juan Pablo Romero is on a mission to educate pet owners about the importance of pet dental care. According to Dr. Romero, regular pet dental cleanings are just as critical ... (Sun, 10 Mar 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

Why my pet gets antidepressants
Would you put your pet on antidepressants? CNN's Katie Walmsley says while it's easy to laugh at the thought, it's a huge disservice to animals to write off a medicated approach to their problems. (Sun, 10 Mar 2013 18:25:38 GMT)

Pet hospital firm VCA recovering slowly from economy's wounds
Pet owners reduced veterinarian visits during the economic downturn. Revenue at VCA hospitals open more than a year has risen slightly for the last six quarters. The business (Mon, 11 Mar 2013 05:54:09 GMT)

Pet hospital firm VCA recovering slowly from economy's wounds
Pet owners reduced veterinarian visits during the economic downturn. Revenue at VCA hospitals open more than a year has risen slightly for the last six quarters. The business (Mon, 11 Mar 2013 10:35:26 GMT)

Pet frogs carrying Salmonella make kids sick
Mettee Zarecki said 29% of patients - mostly children - were hospitalized in this investigation... (Mon, 11 Mar 2013 12:21:42 GMT)

More pet -food recalls announced
Diamond Pet Foods is voluntarily recalling limited production codes of five kinds of cat food: Premium Edge Finicky Adult Cat Formula dry cat food, Premium Edge Senior Cat Hairball Management Formula dry cat food, Premium Edge Kitten Formula dry cat food, Diamond Naturals Kitten Formula dry cat food and 4health All Life Stages Cat Formula dry cat food. (Tue, 12 Mar 2013 01:17:32 GMT)

Pet food pantry in need of food
A new pet food pantry located inside Second Harvest Food Bank has distributed 2,200 pounds of free pet food since Jan. 1. Now, it’s the pantry itself that needs food. “I’m not a pantry if I don’t have any food,” said Don Myers, president of Pet Pantry Springfield. Myers applied last October to the Internal Revenue Service for nonprofit status, which would make it easier for him to receive ... (Tue, 12 Mar 2013 02:10:29 GMT)

Pet duck with bird flu euthanased
Nearly 100 birds in Perth have been euthanased as a precaution after a pet duck was found to have a type of bird flu. (Tue, 12 Mar 2013 04:01:00 GMT)

Pet duck in Perth found with bird flu
Nearly 100 birds in Perth have been euthanased as a precaution after a pet duck was found to have bird flu. (Tue, 12 Mar 2013 11:52:15 GMT)

Pet coke piles 'not hazardous,' says expert
A University of Windsor professor says giant piles of petroleum coke stored on the banks of the Detroit River would need to be analyzed to determine if they pose any health or environmental risks. (Tue, 12 Mar 2013 16:45:53 GMT)

Hill's Pet Nutrition Sets Out to Add More Smiles to Pets' Lives
Hill's Pet Nutrition Sets Out to Add More Smiles to Pets' Lives (Tue, 12 Mar 2013 18:33:00 GMT)

Pet Lovers And Fans React To New Threats Against Michael Vick
Eagles fans and pet lovers weighed in on the new threats made against Eagles quarterback Michael Vick. (Tue, 12 Mar 2013 22:34:45 GMT)

Pet of the Week: Mo
Pet : Flemish Giant Rabbits like Mo originated in Belgium and are incredibly docile. This 1-year-old is keen on exploring and getting plenty of attention. (Wed, 13 Mar 2013 07:48:38 GMT)

Pet Pointers: Food stamps for pets
Last year, more than 46 million Americans used the federal food stamps program to feed their families. However, a federal program like this does not exist to help our pets, but there are organizations that can help. Lisa Chelenza has more for this edition of Pet Pointers. (Wed, 13 Mar 2013 09:17:47 GMT)

Research and Markets: PET Scanner Market in India 2013
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the " PET Scanner Market in India 2013" report to their offering. (Wed, 13 Mar 2013 10:02:00 GMT)

Pet Obesity Rates Rise, Cats Heavier Than Ever
CALABASH, N.C., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. pet obesity rates continued to increase in 2012 with the number of overweight cats reaching an all-time high. The sixth annual National Pet Obesity Awareness ... (Wed, 13 Mar 2013 13:00:00 GMT)

State lawmakers target exotic pet ownership in Texas
State lawmakers target exotic pet ownership in Texas Houston Chronicle Copyright 2013 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 12:41 pm, Wednesday, March 13, 2013 State lawmakers are targeting those brave pet owners who may choose lions and tigers over dogs and cats, saying exotic animals may not be safe ... (Wed, 13 Mar 2013 16:33:42 GMT)

MarketResearch.com Releases How Cause Marketing Helps Pet Retailers Connect eBook
MarketResearch.com announces publication of How Cause Marketing Helps Pet Retailers Connect, an eBook that takes a dive deep inside the ever-changing world of the pet market. (Wed, 13 Mar 2013 18:30:00 GMT)

Your pet may send you to the hospital
These days, owning a pet for companionship or as status symbol is commonplace. Sometimes, too, in crime-infested neighbourhoods, people own pets for security. Indeed, people and animals have a long history of living together and bonding. A few years ago, Israeli archeologists dug up what they said was a 12,000-year-old human skeleton buried with its...  [Read More...] (Thu, 14 Mar 2013 00:03:19 GMT)

State lawmakers target exotic pet ownership
State lawmakers target exotic pet ownership Houston Chronicle Copyright 2013 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 8:59 pm, Wednesday, March 13, 2013 State lawmakers are targeting those brave pet owners who may choose lions and tigers over dogs and cats, saying exotic animals may not be safe companions. A ... (Thu, 14 Mar 2013 02:33:21 GMT)

Global Pet Expo, the World’s Largest Annual Pet Products Trade Show, Reports Record-Breaking Numbers Across the Board
Global Pet Expo, held February 20–22, 2013, in Orlando, FL, a huge successGreenwich, CT (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 The American Pet Products Association (APPA) and the Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA) are pleased to announce Global Pet Expo 2013 was a big success, reporting record-breaking numbers in exhibitors, buyer and media attendance and total booths sold. ... (Thu, 14 Mar 2013 12:02:35 GMT)

Pet Shop Boys sign for new label
Pet Shop Boys have left their record company Parlophone after nearly three decades, to sign with a newly-established label. (Thu, 14 Mar 2013 13:47:53 GMT)

Dog is my co-pilot: 10 pet -friendly cars
These new SUVs, minivans, hatchbacks and wagons are designed in a way that makes it easier for you to transport your pet in safety. They also have comfort features that make Fido’s ride more enjoyable. (Thu, 14 Mar 2013 14:45:10 GMT)

Pet Shop Boys sign to new label
Chart-topping duo Pet Shop Boys part company with record label Parlophone after nearly three decades to sign with a newly-established label. (Thu, 14 Mar 2013 15:44:12 GMT)

Pet Owners Warned Not To Kill With Kindness
Britain's pet owners are in danger of killing their animals with kindness, according to a veterinary charity. (Thu, 14 Mar 2013 17:29:46 GMT)

Pet Shop Boys switch labels for new 'Electric' album
LONDON (Reuters) - Pet Shop Boys have left the record label Parlophone after 28 years and will release their new studio album "Electric" through independent music publisher Kobalt in June, the British duo said on Thursday. The chart-toppers, whose 1980s hits include "West End Girls" and "It's A Sin", said further details of their 12th studio album would be released soon. The move by the duo, who ... (Thu, 14 Mar 2013 18:10:56 GMT)

5 Pet -Friendly Cars That Will Be Your Budget's Best Friend
BOSTON (TheStreet) -- Mitt Romney might be president today if he somehow could have owned one of the cars on Edmunds.com's new Top Dogs for Pet Safety list. "He'd have fared a lot better with pet owners -- and there are a lot of pet owners in America," says Warren Clarke, one of the editors at the popular car-buying site that recently hosted a rundown of 2013's most animal-friendly vehicles ... (Thu, 14 Mar 2013 20:25:41 GMT)

Pet Shop Boys sign for new label
The Pet Shop Boys have signed with a newly-established label and will release a new album in the UK in June called Electric. (Fri, 15 Mar 2013 00:14:29 GMT)

Pet Shop Boys sign for new label
The Pet Shop Boys have signed with a newly-established label and will release a new album in the UK in June called Electric. (Fri, 15 Mar 2013 00:40:31 GMT)

Pet Shop Boys switch labels for new "Electric" album
LONDON (Reuters) - Pet Shop Boys have left the record label Parlophone after 28 years and will release their new studio album "Electric" through independent music publisher Kobalt in June, the British duo said on Thursday. The chart-toppers, whose 1980s hits include "West End Girls" and "It's A Sin", said further details of their 12th studio album would be released soon. The move by the duo, who ... (Fri, 15 Mar 2013 11:08:11 GMT)

Pet of the Week Charlie
Meet our Pet of the Week Charlie. He is a 4-year-old Treeing Walker Hound mix who is up for adoption at the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. (Fri, 15 Mar 2013 12:06:41 GMT)

Pet Shop Boys switch labels
Pet Shop Boys have left the record label Parlophone after 28 years and will release their new studio album Electric through independent music publisher Kobalt in June, the British duo said. (Fri, 15 Mar 2013 16:15:04 GMT)

Pet of the week
The Northside Veterinary Clinic has three pets available for adoption this week! A Yorkie X Chihuahua puppy, about 12 weeks old, and two female guinea pigs, about a year old. All are friendly and cute and could make a great family pet . The puppy is still young, so he's not trained yet, but could be trained. For more information about all the animals call the vet clinic at (620) 225-7387, and ... (Sat, 16 Mar 2013 11:10:58 GMT)

Protect your pet from household poisons
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Pet Talk: Pet dental health
We all know that our teeth are important. We even visit our dentist regularly to have teeth cleanings and oral exams. Keeping our teeth clean is vital to our health and well-being, and that is no diff (Sun, 17 Mar 2013 03:44:35 GMT)

Las Vegas Veterinarian Provides Pet Surgery Option for Senior Pets
LAS VEGAS -- Dr. David Drake of St. Francis Animal Hospital provides option of pet surgery services for dogs and cats of all ages, including seniors for area pets. Due to the unique health needs facing ... (Sun, 17 Mar 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

Colorado Springs Veterinarian Highlights Importance of Pet Dentistry
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Centennial Animal Hospital in Colorado Springs, CO is educating pet owners about the importance of regular veterinary dental cleanings for preventing gum disease in pets. According ... (Sun, 17 Mar 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

Baltimore Veterinarian Stresses Importance of Identifying Pet Emergency
BALTIMORE -- Fullerton Animal Hospital in Baltimore, MD is educating pet owners about the importance of urgent pet care in the event of a veterinary health emergency. The veterinarians are teaching pet ... (Sun, 17 Mar 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

March Madness Pet Name Competition Predicts Duke Blue Devils Win the Championship
VPI Pet Insurance Ranks Teams By Inspired Pet Names & BreedsBrea, California (PRWEB) March 18, 2013 In 2011, pet lovers rejoiced when the NCAA basketball championship game featured the Huskies (Connecticut) vs. Bulldogs (Butler). Will this year’s road to the Final Four feature a pet -themed squad that is able to break through the fanatic frenzy of March Madness? Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. ... (Mon, 18 Mar 2013 13:04:28 GMT)

Entrepreneur collars pet lovers with online store
GrabOne founder and serial entrepreneur Shane Bradley has set the ball rolling on his latest venture - an online pet store aimed at grabbing a slice of the more than $1 billion Kiwis spend on their animals each year.The 35-year-old,... (Mon, 18 Mar 2013 17:03:25 GMT)

$1.5b pet industry new challenge for Bradley
GrabOne Founder and entrepreneur Shane Bradley has launched New Zealand’s newest online pet store, Pet .co.nz. Launching today, Pet .co.nz will also be the largest online pet care site with over 5200 unique pet products from over 280 local and international brands. A pet loving nation, New Zealand boasts the highest number of cat owners in the world and over a third of households are home to a ... (Tue, 19 Mar 2013 00:05:53 GMT)

Natura Pet Issues Voluntary Recall of Specialized Dry Pet Foods Due to Possible Health Risk
Natura Pet Products is voluntarily recalling specific lots of dry pet food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. No Salmonella-related illnesses have bee (Tue, 19 Mar 2013 01:23:00 GMT)

Pethealth Donates $56,000 in 2012 to American Breast Cancer Foundation Through 'Recover a Pet , Uncover a Cure'
Pethealth Inc. is pleased to announce that its 'Recover a Pet , Uncover a Cure' campaign generated donations of $56,000 to the American Breast Cancer Foundation in 2012. These donations, based on total ... (Tue, 19 Mar 2013 12:30:00 GMT)

Pet food startup Petbrosia.com launches
Local startup Petbrosia.com has shipped its first premium pet food product to customers, with founder Keith Johnson projecting first-year sales of $3.1 million (Tue, 19 Mar 2013 14:57:22 GMT)

Pet Pointers: Food stamps for pets
Last year, more than 46 million Americans used the federal food stamps program to feed their families. However, a federal program like this does not exist to help our pets, but there are organizations that can help. Lisa Chelenza has more for this edition of " Pet Pointers." (Tue, 19 Mar 2013 15:53:57 GMT)

Dry Pet Food Recalled
A brand of pet food has been recalled because it could be contaminated with Salmonella. (Tue, 19 Mar 2013 16:31:08 GMT)

Salmonella worry prompts recall of Natura pet food following test by Michigan officials
Natura Pet Products is recalling an assortment of its dog, cat and ferret foods because they may be contaminated with salmonella bacteria. (Tue, 19 Mar 2013 21:42:16 GMT)

Pet of the week: Matilda
Pet : Matilda, a 1-year-old collie/pit bull mix, loves playing with her puppy friends. She'll wrestle and tug at any toy for hours. Once she's tuckered out though, all she wants is some serious snuggle time. (Wed, 20 Mar 2013 05:00:35 GMT)

Pet Theft Epidemic Remedy Announced: StayBoy Lock
In the midst of Pet Theft Awareness Week over the pond, StayBoy Lock is proud to announce the launch of its new leash product, designed to keep your pets safe and cut down on the number of pet thefts each year.(PRWEB) March 20, 2013 StayBoy Lock is launching a Locking Leash Collar that will temporarily secure dogs. This is National Pet Theft Awareness Week, and most Americans are unaware that ... (Wed, 20 Mar 2013 07:16:18 GMT)

Pet Talk Live: Protecting your pets from heartworm disease
March 1 is when people need to start protecting their pet from the disease if they haven't been keeping up with it all year. (Wed, 20 Mar 2013 12:29:32 GMT)

Pet food stamps become a reality
It’s a heartbreaking decision that thousands of devoted pet owners are forced to make every year: pay the bills or feed the dog or cat? The choice between paying for heat, water, or groceries and buying a bag of pet food is all too real for many families and as a result, many dogs and cats end up in shelters -- not because they weren’t loved, but because they were just too expensive. (Wed, 20 Mar 2013 14:57:58 GMT)

Polyethylene Terephthalate ( PET ) Industry Outlook in the US to 2016 - Market Size, Company Share, Price Trends ...
NEW YORK, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Polyethylene Terephthalate ( PET ) Industry Outlook in the US to 2016 ... (Wed, 20 Mar 2013 17:07:00 GMT)

It's Hard to Be a Pet Actor on Stage These Days
Life upon the wicked stage ain't nothing what a pet supposes. There have now been two cases of animal actors being fired from stage productions this month—one on the Great White Way and the other from Britain's equivalent: the West End. It appears some cats and dogs can't take direction like they used to, and that the life of a pet thespian is pretty demanding these days. (Wed, 20 Mar 2013 19:12:35 GMT)

Pet shop owner must pay nearly $34,000 to get his animals back
If the owner of an Indianapolis pet shop that was raided last week wants his animals back, it could cost him more than $30,000. (Wed, 20 Mar 2013 23:06:38 GMT)

Threshold Announces Acquisition of Investigational Hypoxia PET Imaging Agent [18F]HX4 From Siemens
Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced a global agreement with Siemens Healthcare to acquire its investigational agent [18F]HX4 [flortanidazole ], a radiolabeled hypoxia Positron Emission Tomography ... (Thu, 21 Mar 2013 11:00:00 GMT)

Illegal Pet Trade Wiping Out Yellow-Crested Cockatoos
The population of critically endangered yellow-crested cockatoos ( Cacatua sulphurea ) in the Indonesian province of West Nusa Tenggara has reached an all-time low of 107 individual birds, according to a recent report from The Jakarta Post . The cockatoos are protected by international and Indonesian law, but they are also highly valued in the illegal pet trade, where they can fetch more than ... (Thu, 21 Mar 2013 12:05:37 GMT)

Perfect Pet - Casie
This weeks 'Perfect Pet ' is a very adorable dog named Casie. Casie is very sweet and loving. (Thu, 21 Mar 2013 13:45:17 GMT)

The Pet Concierge Announces New Collection of Best Pet Care Tips
Top pet owner questions are answered through free bi-weekly emails.Oakland, Calif (PRWEB) March 21, 2013 Announcing, ThePetConcierge.com, the number one resource for all pet care needs. The Pet Concierge has put together a collection of best pet care tips entitled “Best Pet Care Practices Most Pet Owners Need To Know.” The Pet Concierge has access to award winning holistic veterinarians and ... (Thu, 21 Mar 2013 16:02:25 GMT)

Central Garden & Pet Company is Named Walmart Outdoor Living Supplier of the Year
Central Garden & Pet Company , a leading innovator, marketer and producer of quality branded products for the lawn and garden and pet supplies markets, today announced it was named as Walmart’s Outdoor Living Supplier of the Year. (Thu, 21 Mar 2013 19:30:00 GMT)

Popovich Comedy Pet Theater Coming to TriBeCa Arts Center
Gregory Popovich, a lifelong circus performer, mainly finds his co-stars in his Popovich Comedy Pet Theater at animal shelters. (Thu, 21 Mar 2013 22:11:58 GMT)

Want a pet ? Adopt an endangered elephant
By Michael Sin SYDNEY (Reuters) - Anna, Bella, Cinta, Dadang and Elena are five Indonesian elephants available for "adoption" as part of a conservation project to save endangered Asian elephants and allow them to remain living in the wild. While African elephants face growing danger due to a rising toll from poaching, while Asia's elephants are in danger due to a loss of habitat, said ... (Fri, 22 Mar 2013 01:55:17 GMT)

Want a pet ? Adopt an endangered elephant
By Michael Sin SYDNEY (Reuters) - Anna, Bella, Cinta, Dadang and Elena are five Indonesian elephants available for "adoption" as part of a conservation project to save endangered Asian elephants and allow them to remain living in the wild. While African elephants face growing danger due to a rising toll from poaching, while Asia's elephants are in danger due to a loss of habitat, said ... (Fri, 22 Mar 2013 04:46:42 GMT)

FluoroPharma Receives Patent on Metabolic Markers for PET and SPECT Imaging
FluoroPharma Medical, Inc. , a company specializing in the development of novel diagnostic imaging products that utilize positron emission tomography technology for the detection and assessment of disease ... (Fri, 22 Mar 2013 11:30:00 GMT)

Pet of the Week Izzy
Meet our Pet of the Week Izzy. She's an one-year-old domestic short hair who is up for adoption at the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. (Fri, 22 Mar 2013 12:21:48 GMT)

Pet sitter receives animal ban
A Fife pet sitter who left seven animals unattended for several days is banned from keeping animals for 40 months. (Fri, 22 Mar 2013 13:44:24 GMT)

Pet of the Week Izzy
Meet our Pet of the Week Izzy. She's an one-year-old domestic short hair who is up for adoption at the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. (Fri, 22 Mar 2013 15:37:06 GMT)

Proper Feeding An Essential Part Of Responsible Pet Ownership
There are a growing number of pet owners in the Philippines. As such, the Pet Food Institute (PFI), the U.S. trade association for the makers of cat and dog food, has partnered with the Veterinary Practitioners Association of the Philippines (VPAP) to create a campaign on pet health and responsible pet ownership called “Well-Fed, Well-Nurtured”. This campaign encourages Filipino pet ... (Fri, 22 Mar 2013 16:07:59 GMT)

Pet sitter's ban over animal care failings
A PET sitter who left seven animals entrusted into her care unattended has been banned from keeping animals for 40 months. (Sat, 23 Mar 2013 03:39:16 GMT)

Pet calendar: Pet adoptions, fundraisers, events, and more!
Pet events for March 23-24, 2013. (Sat, 23 Mar 2013 13:16:28 GMT)

Mega pet cause from a pet
Singer-actress Sharon Cuneta has not just found a new pet in Chow Rosie; she has also stumbled on a new pet cause. Dubbed the country’s Megastar, Cuneta has signed up with the Philippine Animal Welfare Society, or Paws, to pitch for its pet adoption campaign. May Angela Felix, Paws campaigns specialist, told the Inquirer: “We [...] (Sat, 23 Mar 2013 13:26:12 GMT)

Pet care during Holi
Protect your furry friend from toxic Holi colours (Sun, 24 Mar 2013 11:16:50 GMT)

Slithering into a pet shop near you
IN a coup for the NSW pet industry, reptiles including snakes, lizards and turtles will be sold in pet shops for the first time. (Sun, 24 Mar 2013 12:40:42 GMT)

Baltimore Pet Care Team Recommends Annual Veterinary Dental Cleanings
BALTIMORE -- Fullerton Animal Hospital, a Baltimore emergency animal hospital, announced that the practice offers dental services as part of its pet care wellness program. The emergency vet hospital is ... (Sun, 24 Mar 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

Veterinary Hospital in Portsmouth Makes Pet Wellness More Affordable
PORTSMOUTH, Va. -- Churchland Animal Clinic in Portsmouth is addressing affordable veterinary care with kitten and puppy wellness plans. These pet wellness plans include vaccinations, parasite screening/deworming, ... (Sun, 24 Mar 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

Pet Connection Adoption Day with Steve Caporizzo
NEWSCENTER FOX 23's Steve Caporizzo will be at Mohawk Honda in Scotia Sunday for Pet Connection Adoption Day. (Sun, 24 Mar 2013 14:07:34 GMT)

Pet of the Week: Tigger
Today's Pet of the Week is Tigger. He is looking for a lap to sit on with his Forever Family. (Sun, 24 Mar 2013 16:36:43 GMT)

Slithery reptiles sold in NSW pet stores
Snakes, turtles and lizards will be sold in NSW pet stores for first time, after state govt overturned ban. (Mon, 25 Mar 2013 00:32:28 GMT)

Pet Boarding Site Makes Spring Break Fun and Easy for the Whole Family
While the family is away, the pets will play. PetBookings.com is ensuring the family pet has just as much fun on vacation as the hundreds of thousands of spring breakers are having as they travel and celebrate the coming of warmer weather.Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) March 25, 2013 PetBookings.com is taking the hassle and worry out of pet boarding this spring break for the hundreds of thousands of ... (Mon, 25 Mar 2013 06:02:24 GMT)

Pet Boarding Site Makes Spring Break Fun and Easy for the Whole Family
While the family is away, the pets will play. PetBookings.com is ensuring the family pet has just as much fun on vacation as the hundreds of thousands of spring breakers are having as they travel and celebrate the coming of warmer weather. (PRWeb March 24, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/3/prweb10554829.htm (Mon, 25 Mar 2013 06:16:11 GMT)

Pet Paparazzi: Chaplin & Valentino
Check out this morning's pet paparazzi!  This is Chaplin and his brother Valentino!  (Mon, 25 Mar 2013 12:42:20 GMT)

Annual pet fee gets collared
PET owners would pay up to $150 to register each cat or dog every year under a proposal aimed at driving down pound euthanasia rates. (Mon, 25 Mar 2013 12:55:53 GMT)

Pet registration mooted to curb attacks
Pet owners will have to register their dogs and cats every year, under recommendations being considered by the NSW government. (Mon, 25 Mar 2013 14:35:44 GMT)

South East Asia's First International Pet & Accessories Show
SINGAPORE, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's pet markets have been enjoying dramatic growth with higher than ever pet ownership and spending. Traditionally, while the United States and United ... (Tue, 26 Mar 2013 08:00:00 GMT)

South East Asia's First International Pet & Accessories Show
SINGAPORE, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's pet markets have been enjoying dramatic growth with higher than ever pet ownership and spending. Traditionally, while the United States and United ... (Tue, 26 Mar 2013 08:57:00 GMT)

Dog Tag Art Seeks Artists for Featured Pet ID Tag Designs
Custom pet ID tag company ‘Dog Tag Art’ seeks creative minds to design high-quality pet tags.Asheville, NC (PRWEB) March 26, 2013 Dog Tag Art, a company specializing in custom pet ID tag, is on the lookout for new artists to design one-of-a-kind pet tags for their online store. Dog Tag Art features artists' unique designs and user submitted art and photography which are printed onto pet ID tags ... (Tue, 26 Mar 2013 09:02:17 GMT)

Dog Tag Art Seeks Artists for Featured Pet ID Tag Designs
Custom pet ID tag company ‘Dog Tag Art’ seeks creative minds to design high-quality pet tags. (PRWeb March 26, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/3/prweb10544318.htm (Tue, 26 Mar 2013 09:18:55 GMT)

South East Asia's First International Pet & Accessories Show
SINGAPORE, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's pet markets have been enjoying dramatic growth with higher than ever pet ownership and spending. Traditionally, while the United States and United ... (Tue, 26 Mar 2013 09:28:00 GMT)

Fetch...for Pets!™ Introduces Burt's Bees™ Natural Pet Care Line Of Products
NEW YORK, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --   Fetch…for pets! announces a new line of natural pet care products in a licensing partnership with Burt's Bees Licensing, LLC. Burt's Bees ™ Natural Pet Care will ... (Tue, 26 Mar 2013 13:15:00 GMT)

Questions About Pet Health Care
Answers to some basic questions about medical care for pets. (Tue, 26 Mar 2013 16:30:23 GMT)

Six Pet "Ick" Factors and How to Solve Them
SAN DIEGO, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Over one third of respondents from a recent Petco ™ Facebook survey revealed that they vacuum up at least a basketball size ball of fur a month from their pet ... (Tue, 26 Mar 2013 18:55:00 GMT)

Pazoo's First MaxLine Product, Oxy Max H20 Pet Energizer, Now on Shelves in Pet Life Stores
CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pazoo, Inc., (OTCQB Symbol: PZOO; German WKN#: A1J3DK) is pleased to announce that its Oxy Max H20 Pet Energizer, the first Pet Max product, has been ... (Tue, 26 Mar 2013 20:01:00 GMT)

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