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Update: Pet -food recall
Natura Pet Products has expanded its recall of dry pet food because it could be contaminated with salmonella, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). (Mon, 01 Apr 2013 04:39:40 GMT)

Here's 1 Reason Central Garden & Pet Looks Weak
Keep your eye on margins. (Mon, 01 Apr 2013 05:28:22 GMT)

Pet adoption center provides alternative to mistreatment of pets - GUEST OPINION
For a majority of pet owners, including myself, their cat, dog, rabbit, or hamster are treated like members of the family. We sleep and cuddle with them, celebrate birthdays and go for car rides “just because.” To some people, animals are not thought of or treated in that way. There are those who believe that animals belong outside; they are after all, just animals. (Mon, 01 Apr 2013 09:12:28 GMT)

PADI Announces Pet Diver Certification Course
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by PADI and is an acknowledged spoof press release. The following news release is not factual and should be reported ... (Mon, 01 Apr 2013 12:03:00 GMT)

Monday Reading: What Pet Owners Do to Get Apartments
What pet owners do to get apartments, Facebook will introduce a new phone, taking some travel mystery out of "blind booking" and other consumer-focused news from The New York Times. (Mon, 01 Apr 2013 13:12:21 GMT)

P&G Expands Recall of Dry Pet Food
The Procter & Gamble Company recently expanded recall of dry pet food manufactured by its subsidiary Natura Pet Products Inc. (Mon, 01 Apr 2013 19:53:26 GMT)

Pet Sitters International’s 2012 Platinum PAW Awards Recognize Professional Pet Sitters for Promoting Quality Pet Care
Dog owner seminars, donation drives and hand-made crate pillows comprise winners’ efforts. (PRWeb April 01, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/4/prweb10588916.htm (Mon, 01 Apr 2013 20:08:31 GMT)

Pet Connection: 7 tips to keep you and your dog happy
As the veterinarian on "Good Morning America," I'm always hearing about and looking at pictures of other people's pets. I truly enjoy hearing about the love people share with their companion animals. (Mon, 01 Apr 2013 21:09:03 GMT)

Pet fees generate $50,000 more in revenue
Pet licensing revenue in Urbandale increased approximately $50,000 last year after a hike in fees in February 2012, officials said last week. (Tue, 02 Apr 2013 09:14:44 GMT)

Toys, tweets or gourmet treats: how are you honouring your pet this National Pet Month?
Many pets to get a special meal, along with a possible dinner date too TORONTO, April 2, 2013 /CNW/ - What are you doing for your cat or dog in April for National Pet Month? A new Petcurean survey of more ... (Tue, 02 Apr 2013 11:30:00 GMT)

Toys, tweets or gourmet treats: how are you honoring your pet this National Pet Month?
Many pets to get a special meal, along with a possible dinner date too TORONTO, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - What are you doing for your cat or dog in April for National Pet Month? A new Petcurean survey ... (Tue, 02 Apr 2013 11:30:00 GMT)

Pet care sets cash registers ringing for e-tailers
It is ‘ pet , set, go’ on the e-commerce platform. The pet care business seems to have found patronage online with several players reporting healthy growth in this niche. (Tue, 02 Apr 2013 16:12:45 GMT)

Show Your Pet Appreciation This April
Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this release. (Tue, 02 Apr 2013 16:35:52 GMT)

Pet Sitters
So you have decided to book a vacation. You have been dreaming about getting away from it all for such a long time, however, you have one problem (or perhaps two, depending on the number of furbabies you have). You can’t take your beloved pets with you. Now what? (Tue, 02 Apr 2013 22:00:33 GMT)

Pet of the week
Pet : Milli is a 12-year-old, loving domestic shorthair that's looking for a quiet family to spoil and cuddle her night and day. (Wed, 03 Apr 2013 06:15:29 GMT)

Pet Identification Tips from Canine Company
It's National Pet Identification Week! These tips from Canine Company are intended to help pet owners to prevent their pets from going missing while also ensuring that pets have proper ID in the event that they ever become lost.Wilton, CT (PRWEB) April 02, 2013 It’s National Pet Identification Week! Spring has sprung and milder weather is approaching the Northeastern United States. It's the ... (Wed, 03 Apr 2013 11:14:16 GMT)

World's Most Expensive Dog Treats by Organic Pet Boutique.com
Organic Pet Boutique.com, the leading retailer of Organic and Natural Pet Supplies is introducing the World's Most Expensive Dog Treats. For $1,000 your pet can have a bag of the finest dog treats money can buy.New York, NY (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 Determined to provide the very best in all natural dog treats, Organic Pet Boutique.com decided to come up with a treat truly fit for a king. Organic ... (Wed, 03 Apr 2013 11:52:18 GMT)

DugDug: A New Price Comparison Website for Pet Owners
NEW YORK, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Founded by a former Wall St. investment analyst frustrated by the online shopping experience for his new dog, DugDug.com represents the next evolution in price comparison ... (Wed, 03 Apr 2013 13:05:00 GMT)

Pet Sitters International’s 2012 Platinum PAW Awards Recognize Professional Pet Sitters for Promoting Quality Pet Care
Dog owner seminars, donation drives and hand-made crate pillows comprise winners’ efforts.King, NC (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 Pet Sitters International (PSI), the world’s largest educational association for professional pet sitters, has awarded its 2012 Platinum PAW awards, sponsored by the makers of Comfort Zone® products. The Platinum PAW Award was created in 2009 to recognize professional pet ... (Wed, 03 Apr 2013 13:48:19 GMT)

Molecular Imaging Services, Inc. Performs First Rubidium-82 Cardiac PET Scan In Delaware
WILMINGTON, Del., April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Molecular Imaging Services, Inc. (MIS) is pleased to announce that it has performed the first Rubidium-82 Myocardial Perfusion PET scan in its newly opened ... (Wed, 03 Apr 2013 16:27:00 GMT)

Pet food recall expanded
Natura Pet Products is expanding its recall of dry pet food because it has the potential to be contaminated with salmonella. No salmonella-related illnesses have been confirmed to date. (Thu, 04 Apr 2013 12:06:00 GMT)

Neighbor kills girl's pet Chihuahua, claiming self-defense in Detroit
A 14-year-old girl is without her pet Chihuahua after a neighbor, reportedly claiming self-defense, fatally shot the one-year-old dog. (Thu, 04 Apr 2013 13:39:48 GMT)

Ways To Help Your Child Overcome pet Phobias
Pet Expert, Alicia Offringa from Camp Bow Wow Hudsonville provide ways that can help children overcome pet phobias. Pet Practice: Try showing your child how to interact with pets by using a stuffed animal. Show him or her how to safely play with their furry friend. (Thu, 04 Apr 2013 15:28:51 GMT)

Pet Helpers takes in guinea pigs from cruelty case
Pet Helpers has taken in three adult and three baby guinea pigs that were part of an animal hoarding case in Beaufort County. They will likely get more in the coming days, said Pet Helpers executive director Kevin Ryan. (Thu, 04 Apr 2013 22:48:24 GMT)

Pet Helpers takes in guinea pigs from cruelty case
Pet Helpers has taken in three adult and three baby guinea pigs that were part of an animal hoarding case in Beaufort County. They will likely get more in the coming days, said Pet Helpers executive director Kevin Ryan. (Fri, 05 Apr 2013 03:02:22 GMT)

Pet Thefts On The Rise Nationwide
Pet thefts are on the rise in Los Angeles and around the country, according to the American Kennel Club. (Fri, 05 Apr 2013 06:15:22 GMT)

Pet of the Week Bubbles
Meet our Peggy's Picks Pet of the Week Bubbles. He's an 8-year-old domestic shorthair up for adoption at the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. (Fri, 05 Apr 2013 12:06:22 GMT)

Pet -friendly travel in New England
If you want to include your beloved Fido, Tabby, or even pet iguana in your family vacation plans, you’ll be glad to learn that many lodgings in the region accommodate pets. With amenities ranging from high-end pampering to simple treats, traveling with your best furry — and even feathered — friends has never been easier.         (Fri, 05 Apr 2013 17:41:27 GMT)

Unleashing your pet peeves
7 secrets to making life easier on yourself — and your dog (Sat, 06 Apr 2013 07:37:01 GMT)

Pet Day at museum teaches children, adults how to be better pet parents
Saturday, pet owners from around the area got a chance to visit the Discovery Museum along with a furry friend. (Sat, 06 Apr 2013 22:32:05 GMT)

Unique pet food delivered to you
A pet food company now creates a diet plan based on your specific dog's needs and growth. (Sat, 06 Apr 2013 23:13:47 GMT)

Pet Parade: Buddy Dog Humane Society
Buddy Dog Humane Society in Sudbury is hoping to find homes for three of their featured pets. (Sun, 07 Apr 2013 12:37:12 GMT)

Pet Dentistry Prevents Serious Health Problems Says Stoney Creek Veterinarian
STONEY CREEK, Ontario -- Beattie Pet Hospital in Stoney Creek, ON is reminding pet owners about the importance of pet dentistry care. Regular dental cleanings and at-home brushing reduces the risk for ... (Sun, 07 Apr 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

Regular Dog Grooming Important for Pet Wellness Say Fort Worth Veterinarians
WATAUGA, Texas -- The veterinarians at Community Pet Outreach in Watauga, TX are educating pet owners about the importance of regular dog grooming for wellness care. Regular bathing and grooming not only ... (Sun, 07 Apr 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

West Greenwich Dietary Management Aims to Eliminate Pet Obesity
WEST GREENWICH, R.I. -- With pet obesity on the rise, pet owners are increasingly turning to West Greenwich pet care services like nutrition counseling to help their pets stay healthy. According to veterinarian ... (Sun, 07 Apr 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

Veterinarian Brings Focus to Benefits of Anesthesia-Free Pet Dental Care
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- Seven years ago, veterinarian Dr. Michael Borin did not believe non-anesthetic pet dental care for cats and dogs was possible. As of today, however, he has been working with the ... (Sun, 07 Apr 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

Balboa Veterinarian Announces Multiple Locations to Benefit Pet Owners
SAN DIEGO -- Balboa Veterinary Hospital is one of four affiliated veterinary hospitals serving the greater San Diego community. In addition to the Balboa Avenue location, the veterinary hospital is also ... (Sun, 07 Apr 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

Pet Clinic in Greenbrae Recommends Regular Summer Pet Grooming and Bathing
GREENBRAE, Calif. -- Redwood Pet Clinic is encouraging pet owners to be vigilant about regular summer pet grooming. According to the clinic, professional pet grooming is especially important during the ... (Sun, 07 Apr 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

Johns Creek Veterinarian Showcases Online Pet Services Through Website
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. -- ValueCare Pet Wellness Clinic Camden Village in Johns Creek, GA announced that the practice has launched a new website. The site features information on pet wellness care, including ... (Sun, 07 Apr 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

Arianna Huffington's Pet Peeve: People Bragging About Working 24/7
Arianna Huffington, president and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post Media Group, told ABC News’ Benjamin Bell that her biggest pet peeve is “people who pride themselves at working 24/7.” “You know, people who say, ‘Oh, I don’t need sleep,’ ‘I can just work around the... (Sun, 07 Apr 2013 20:18:14 GMT)

Social media tapped for new lost pet service
New Zealand, a country where nearly 70 per cent of all households have a non-human member, is to be the test market for a new multi-channel lost pet service.Marketer and cat foster mother, Megan Denize says she is filling... (Sun, 07 Apr 2013 23:35:37 GMT)

Montana pet owner to feds: The dog ate my money
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man whose 12-year-old golden retriever ate five $100 bills hopes to be reimbursed by the federal government. (Mon, 08 Apr 2013 13:35:22 GMT)

Pet owners claim Beneful making their dogs sick
Complaints have been pouring in from across Georgia and nationwide about a popular dog food made in metro Atlanta. Channel 2 consumer investigator Jim Strickland found pet owners who are convinced a food from a Purina plant in south Fulton County harmed their animals. Nestle Purina says its kibble, Beneful, is safe. Strickland learned recent state lab tests are clean, but complaints are clogging ... (Mon, 08 Apr 2013 13:44:21 -0700)

The World's first fully integrated lost pet service
Worryingly, an estimated 1 in 3 pets will go missing at some point in their lives – and many will never find their way home. (Mon, 08 Apr 2013 16:22:38 -0700)

Pet shop loses license after hearing over raid
The owner of an Indianapolis pet shop raided last month lost his license to operate Monday after a ruling by a hearing officer for the Department of Code Enforcement. (Mon, 08 Apr 2013 20:58:41 -0700)

Pet snatched during theft of elderly couple's car
Pet snatched during theft of elderly couple's car Houston Chronicle Copyright 2013 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 11:27 pm, Monday, April 8, 2013 Houston thieves took their car, but all newlyweds Thomas and Geraldine Barthlow really want back was the precious cargo inside. (Mon, 08 Apr 2013 22:13:11 -0700)

Celebrate National Pet Day With Live Q&A at 1-800-PetMeds
1-800-PetMeds®, America's Largest Pet Pharmacy, is offering pet owners the opportunity to have their questions about pet health answered by holistic veterinarian Dr. Michael Dym on April 11th via PetMeds' ... (Tue, 09 Apr 2013 04:00:00 -0700)

Pet360.com Challenges Pet Food Execs to Eat Their Own Food
The Pet360 team recently traveled to the Global Pet Expo in Orlando, Florida and put representatives from major pet food manufacturers to the test. Spokespersons from twelve pet food companies were asked ... (Tue, 09 Apr 2013 12:14:09 -0700)

Pet dog savaged cot baby
TERESA Bell heard screams as Jack Russell PJ sank his teeth into eight-day-old Harry Harper’s head and neck (Tue, 09 Apr 2013 18:10:59 -0700)

Owners spend thousands on pet care
It seems pet owners have an open wallet when it comes to their animal's health, especially when it is a matter of life or death. (Tue, 09 Apr 2013 23:30:48 -0700)

Pet Symmetry - Debüt-EP erscheint auf Asian Man, ab jetzt vorbestellbar
Ab heute kann man Pet Symmetry s Debüt-EP "Two Songs About Cars. Two Songs With Long Titles." bei Asian Man vorbestellen. Vorab kann man sich die beiden Songs schon als Akustikversionen anhören. Und schon wieder Evan Weiss. Das Powerpop-Projekt Pet Symmetry des fleißigen Musikers veröffentlicht demnächst sein Debüt via Asian Man. Zusammen mit den Dowsing-Mitgliedern Erik Czaja und Marcus Nuccio ... (Wed, 10 Apr 2013 04:33:32 -0700)

Pet shock collar ban stays in place
Ministers reject a plea to change the law on electric shock collars to allow pet owners to use so-called invisible fences. (Wed, 10 Apr 2013 04:56:50 -0700)

European Nuclear Medicine / Radiopharmaceuticals Market [SPECT/PET Radioisotopes (Technetium, F-18)], [Beta/Alpha ...
NEW YORK, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: European Nuclear Medicine / Radiopharmaceuticals Market [SPECT/PET Radioisotopes ... (Wed, 10 Apr 2013 09:40:00 -0700)

Pet GPS: It's Not Just For Cats
Earlier this week, I told you the story of Lost Cat, a new book about pets, love, and GPS . So, of course, a vendor of pet GPS products got in touch with me. As a public service, in honor of National Pet ... (Wed, 10 Apr 2013 10:42:50 -0700)

Critically-Acclaimed JumpStart® Pet Rescue Launches on iPad®, iPhone®, iPod Touch®, Android™ and Amazon®
TORRANCE, Calif., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JumpStart® today announced the release of its newest mobile game, JumpStart Pet Rescue, based on the critically-acclaimed, best-selling Nintendo Wii™ title. ... (Thu, 11 Apr 2013 06:00:00 -0700)

Pet Anxiety Experts Introduce ThunderLeash
The leaders in pet anxiety and stress solutions, and maker of ThunderShirt for dogs and cats, has introduced their newest product, the ThunderLeash.Durham, NC (PRWEB) April 11, 2013 Most famous for their ThunderShirt for dogs and cats, which has been reducing anxiety among hundreds of thousands of pets around the world since 2009, ThunderWorks and ThunderShirt Founder Phil Blizzard is thrilled ... (Thu, 11 Apr 2013 09:02:20 -0700)

Pet poll reveals owners' devotion
Many UK pet owners prefer to hug their animals rather than a close relative when feeling low, a poll for a social networking website suggests. (Thu, 11 Apr 2013 17:00:28 -0700)

Cherokee Rose Pet Show
The Cherokee Rose Pet Show will be held May 11, Saturday, noon to 3:30. Upshur County Hope House for Pets will sponsor the show at the Yamboree Building on the Yamboree grounds. (Thu, 11 Apr 2013 17:27:50 -0700)

Court Screeners Find Pet Duck in Bag
Man tries to bring bag carrying pet duck, bottle of beer into Honolulu courthouse         (Fri, 12 Apr 2013 03:26:19 -0700)

Pet of the Week Missy
Meet our Peggy's Picks Pet of the Week Missy. She's a 3-year-old pit bull mix up for adoption at the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. (Fri, 12 Apr 2013 05:12:06 -0700)

Aussie Pet Mobile Continues to Groom the Path to Success Receiving the CFA's 2013 Franchisees' Choice Designation ...
Aussie Pet Mobile has been honoured as a recipient of the Franchisees' Choice Designation Award for the 2nd consecutive year at the 22nd annual Canadian Franchise Association National Convention in Montreal, ... (Fri, 12 Apr 2013 06:00:00 -0700)

Pet Amnesty Day in Miami for nonnative pets
Pet owners can surrender their nonnative pets — free of charge and no penalties — during an Exotic Pet Amnesty Day in Miami. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is holding the event on Friday and Saturday at Zoo Miami. The commission says in a statement that such events help reduce the number of nonnative species being released into the wild by pet owners who can no longer care ... (Fri, 12 Apr 2013 06:12:19 -0700)

Cherokee Rose Pet Show
The Cherokee Rose Pet Show will be held May 11, Saturday, noon to 3:30. Upshur County Hope House for Pets will sponsor the show at the Yamboree Building on the Yamboree grounds. (Fri, 12 Apr 2013 06:12:48 -0700)

BlogPaws Announces Celebrity Emcee of Annual Pet Blogging and Social Media Conference
BlogPaws today announced that Angel On A Leash and Westminster Kennel Club Spokesperson David Frei will be the celebrity emcee for the 2013 Nose-to-Nose Social Media and Pet Blogger Awards. The event will ... (Fri, 12 Apr 2013 10:31:28 -0700)

Pet ossuary opens in Omaha
The state’s first pet ossuary is now open in Omaha to help families remember their beloved animals. (Fri, 12 Apr 2013 16:48:08 -0700)

Pet furnishings go upscale
Pets and the stuff we buy for them have become such a huge market that, according to the American Pet Products Association, big-name retailers are branching out to add pet products to their traditional lines. (Fri, 12 Apr 2013 20:19:42 -0700)

Coping with the Death of Your Pet
Should I get another pet? Will my other pets grieve? What can I do for my child? What can I do to help cope? Understand how you grieve and find ways to cope with your loss. (Sat, 13 Apr 2013 06:53:33 -0700)

Pet license sales down sharply in Des Moines
Des Moines' revenue from combined pet licensing and dog park permits so far this year is down about 20 percent from last year's collected fees of $439,059. The city so far has taken in $352,727 in 2013. (Sat, 13 Apr 2013 09:26:48 -0700)

Pet store seeking its stolen puppies
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A Mandarin pet store is asking for the public's help in finding two puppies that were stolen from the store on Friday night. (Sat, 13 Apr 2013 16:37:38 -0700)

The Pet Professional Guild Welcomes Newest Member
The Pet Professional Guild would like to welcome Melody's Dog Training to the PPG family.(PRWEB) April 14, 2013 The Pet Professional Guild, a professional pet industry member-association that advocates for force-free dog training and pet care, announced today that Melody's Dog Training has qualified for membership. The Pet Professional Guild (PPG) proudly announced today that Melody McCutcheon ... (Sun, 14 Apr 2013 00:44:20 -0700)

Quincy Veterinarian Teams With Pet Owners to Battle Pet Obesity
QUINCY, Mass. -- With pet obesity on the rise, Quincy veterinarian Dr. Meg Connelly is partnering with pet owners to fight back against this serious health problem. Obesity increases the risk for serious ... (Sun, 14 Apr 2013 07:00:00 -0700)

Baton Rouge Veterinarian Warns of Rising Pet Dental Problems
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Baton Rouge veterinarian Dr. Sam Haase and fellow veterinarians Dr. Frederic Michaelson and Dr. Chris Hayes are fighting back against the increase in pet dental problems. According ... (Sun, 14 Apr 2013 07:00:00 -0700)

Pet store owner hopes stolen puppies will be turned in
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A Mandarin pet store owner and her employees are hoping they can recover two stolen puppies. (Sun, 14 Apr 2013 14:22:32 -0700)

Paws for thought on pet care cost
Few Australians have pet insurance, but vet bills are rarely cheap. It might come as no surprise to animal lovers that Australians spend much more on their pets' health than their own. (Sun, 14 Apr 2013 15:27:59 -0700)

Pet of the Week: Bella Poppyseed
This dog knows how to get along (Mon, 15 Apr 2013 00:34:54 -0700)

White Cliff Pet Products LLC Announces New Breathe Free Litterbox Mate
White Cliff Pet Products LLC announces the launch of Breathe Free Litterbox Mate™, a revolutionary cat litter pad that is guaranteed to eliminate litter box odor and save cat owners as much as $250 a year. (Mon, 15 Apr 2013 05:00:00 -0700)

Pet Neutering Day a success
KOTA KINABALU: The Pet Neutering Day organized by Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Kota Kinabalu [...] (Mon, 15 Apr 2013 17:45:28 -0700)

Clear Conscience Pet Selects Whitegate PR as Agency of Record
NEW YORK, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Clear Conscience Pet selects boutique public relations firm Whitegate PR as their agency of record. Whitegate PR specializes in the pet industry and is customizing ... (Tue, 16 Apr 2013 03:30:00 -0700)

Realtor.com® Announces Favorite Pet-Friendly Rental Markets and Otis, the Scene-Stealing Dog, as Its Rental Listings ...
SAN JOSE, Calif., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  Realtor.com ® , which is operated by Move, Inc., today announced its top five favorite pet-friendly rental markets in the nation. Although the majority ... (Tue, 16 Apr 2013 06:00:00 -0700)

3 Ways Your Pet Can Make You a Better Investor
Fido and Snowball offer investment ideas and more.         (Tue, 16 Apr 2013 15:01:22 -0700)

Pet Expo Is Back
Visit Pet ExpoApril 19-21Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.;Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.;Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.;General admission, $13;Seniors 60 & over, $11;Children 6-12, $8;Five & under, free:: petexpooc.org The 24th America’s Family Pet Expo is back for... (Tue, 16 Apr 2013 18:26:45 -0700)

Pet of the week: Matilda
Pet: Matilda is a 1-year-old Collie/Pit Bull mix who'll wrestle and tug at any toy for hours. (Tue, 16 Apr 2013 22:43:04 -0700)

Help Every Pet Find Paradise by Adopting at PetSmart Charities(R) National Adoption Weekend, May 3-5
The sound of waves crashing, the feeling of sand between your toes -- with summer right around the corner, everyone wants a piece of paradise, and pets are no different. While taking an exotic vacation ... (Wed, 17 Apr 2013 05:30:00 -0700)

New technologies make things friendlier for pet owners
Pet owners will do just about anything, and buy just about anything, for their pets. If you count yourselves among those who loves to spoil your pet, you might be interested to learn that at the recent National Pet Home and Gadget Showcase, there was some new high-tech gear you can invest in this year. (Wed, 17 Apr 2013 05:58:14 -0700)

UAE Pet Care Market Analyzed in Insightful Euromonitor International Report Available at MarketPublishers.com
The pet care market recorded growth over the past few years in the UAE, with its growth ignited by the increase of the number of households, and consequently, growth of the local pet population. (Wed, 17 Apr 2013 08:56:00 -0700)

Pet-Friendly Tourism and Hospitality Company Luv San Diego Surf Offers Tips for Traveling With Pets
As more vacationers hit the road or fly the friendly skies with their four-legged friends, hospitality and tourism operators throughout the U.S. are increasingly catering to travelers with pets. But, there ... (Wed, 17 Apr 2013 09:00:00 -0700)

Research and Markets: Pet Care 2012 Part 2: Distribution and Competitive Landscape
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Pet Care 2012 Part 2: Distribution and Competitive Landscape" report to their offering. (Wed, 17 Apr 2013 09:35:00 -0700)

Global Pet Expo Named Best Pet Trade Show in About.com’s 2013 Pet Shop Readers’ Choice Awards
After a competitive 3-week public voting period, Global Pet Expo takes the title of “Best Pet Trade Show”(Greenwich, CT) (PRWEB) April 18, 2013 Andrew Darmohraj, Senior Vice President of the American Pet Products Association and Global Pet Expo Trade Show Director, is thrilled to announce Global Pet Expo was voted “Best Pet Trade Show” from Pet Shops 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards on About.com. ... (Thu, 18 Apr 2013 05:02:33 -0700)

Savannah a pet paradise for fleas, ticks
Aaah ... here we are, living in the land of paradise, Savannah. But, living here does have its challenges for pet owners. Our wonderful weather pattern encourages breeding of mosquitoes, fleas and ticks. (Thu, 18 Apr 2013 21:02:00 -0700)

Pet First Aid Training a Must for Professional Pet Sitters Says Pet Sitters International
Simple pet first aid, being prepared for an emergency and quick transport can increase the survival rate of an injured pet. (PRWeb April 19, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/4/prweb10648532.htm (Fri, 19 Apr 2013 02:12:43 -0700)

BH Pet Gear selects Whitegate PR as Agency of Record for their New Pet Product: The Calm Coat
NEW YORK, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BH Pet Gear selects boutique public relations firm Whitegate PR as their agency of record for their new pet product: Calm Coat. Whitegate PR specializes in the ... (Fri, 19 Apr 2013 03:00:00 -0700)

Pet of the Week Alphonse
Meet our Peggy's Picks Pet of the Week Alphonse. He's a 1-year-old domestic shorthair who is up for adoption at the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. (Fri, 19 Apr 2013 05:03:37 -0700)

Natura Pet Expands Voluntary Recall of Dry Pet Foods Due to Possible Health Risk
Natura Pet Products is voluntarily expanding its March 29, 2013 recall of dry pet foods because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The expanded recall now includes all dry pet food products and treats with expiration dates prior to and including March 24, 2014. (Fri, 19 Apr 2013 12:16:00 -0700)

Natura expands pet food recall on salmonella risk
Natura Pet Products is expanding a recall of dry pet foods over a possible salmonella risk to animals and people. The company, a unit of Procter & Gamble Co., first announced a voluntary recall in March ... (Fri, 19 Apr 2013 15:11:31 -0700)

Pet food recall: Natura expands dry pet food recall due to possible salmonella risk
The Natura Pet food recall has been expanded again, after the company admitted that it may pose danger to animals and human due to a possible salmonella risk. This is the second expansion of the pet food recall by Natura Pet, after it issued a recall a month ago, and expanded it on March 29, [...] (Fri, 19 Apr 2013 18:42:29 -0700)

Pet Food Recall: Natura Pulls More Dry Brands Due To Salmonella Risk
A pet food recall is expanding as Natura Pet Products is pulling more of its dry pet foods because of a possible salmonella risk. The pet food recall actually started back in March as Natura voluntarily recalled its dog, cat, and ferret foods over concerns that they might be contaminated with salmonella bacteria. Now that [...] Pet Food Recall: Natura Pulls More Dry Brands Due To Salmonella Risk ... (Fri, 19 Apr 2013 19:59:55 -0700)

Pet First Aid Training a Must for Professional Pet Sitters Says Pet Sitters International
Simple pet first aid, being prepared for an emergency and quick transport can increase the survival rate of an injured pet.King, NC (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 Pet Sitters International (PSI), the world’s largest educational association for professional pet sitters, urges pet-care providers to brush up on their pet first aid skills during National Pet First Aid Awareness Month. According to the ... (Sat, 20 Apr 2013 05:53:35 -0700)

Pet Food Recall: Mass Salmonella Risk Sparks Recall of Natura Pet Products
A pet food recall has been expanded as fears of a mass spread of salmonella among animals and people increases. (Sat, 20 Apr 2013 09:58:29 -0700)

Pet Food Recall 2013: Mass Salmonella Risk Sparks Recall of Natura Pet Products
A pet food recall has been expanded as fears of a mass spread of salmonella among animals and people increases. (Sat, 20 Apr 2013 10:07:23 -0700)

Pet sitters expand services, offer give-aways
Paws & Kisses Pet Sitting Service, LLC marks its fifth anniversary with service expansion. (Sun, 21 Apr 2013 06:13:08 -0700)

Pet Senior Wellness Care Requires Special Attention According to Jacksonville Veterinarian
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. -- Jacksonville, NC veterinarian Dr. Dave Altman of Animal Hospital of Onslow County is educating pet owners about the importance of pet senior wellness care. According to Dr. Altman, ... (Sun, 21 Apr 2013 07:00:00 -0700)

Animal Hospital in Middletown Educates on Pet Nutrition to Fight Pet Obesity
MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. -- Ani-Mall Pet Hospital in Middletown, NY is educating pet owners about the importance of proper pet nutrition. Puppy and kitten veterinarian Dr. Michael Barra cites new research showing ... (Sun, 21 Apr 2013 07:00:00 -0700)

Goleta Veterinarians Stress Importance of Spaying and Neutering for Pet Health Benefits
GOLETA, Calif. -- Airport Animal Hospital in Goleta, CA is working to educate pet owners about the benefits of spay and neuter surgery for pet wellness. According to the veterinary hospital, sterilizing ... (Sun, 21 Apr 2013 07:00:00 -0700)

Pet Senior Wellness Care Requires Special Attention According to Jacksonville Veterinarian
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. -- Jacksonville, NC veterinarian Dr. Dave Altman of Animal Hospital of Onslow County is educating pet owners about the importance of pet senior wellness care. According to Dr. Altman, ... (Sun, 21 Apr 2013 07:00:00 -0700)

Natura expands pet food recall
The pet food maker Natura has expanded its recall of products to include all dry dog, cat and ferret food over concerns about salmonella contamination. (Sun, 21 Apr 2013 12:22:59 -0700)

Championing Pet Owner Happiness
Now open for business, Pets Plus Us embarks on its crusade with a new pet owner community and insurance coverage OAKVILLE, ON, April 22, 2013 /CNW/ - RSA Canada has launched Pets Plus Us™, a pet owner ... (Mon, 22 Apr 2013 02:59:00 -0700)

Help Every Pet Find a Forever Home by Adopting at PetSmart Charities(R) National Adoption Weekend, May 3-5
For the many Canadians considering adding a pet to the family this year, adoption can be a great option. Not only to find a new addition for their home, but to save the life of a homeless pet in need. ... (Mon, 22 Apr 2013 05:30:00 -0700)

Natura pet food recall expanded
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday that Natura Pet Products is voluntarily expanding its March 29 recall of dry pet foods because they have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella. The expanded recall now includes all dry pet food products and treats with expiration dates prior to and including March 24, 2014. (Mon, 22 Apr 2013 06:14:42 -0700)

North American Nuclear Medicine/Radiopharmaceuticals & Stable Isotopes Market [SPECT/PET Radioisotopes (Technetium, F ...
NEW YORK, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: North American Nuclear Medicine/Radiopharmaceuticals & Stable Isotopes ... (Mon, 22 Apr 2013 07:47:00 -0700)

Canada Post shines a light on pet adoption with new stamp issue
Five new commemoratives encourage Canadians to consider adoption from local pet shelters. OTTAWA, April 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada Post today released a new five-stamp issue focusing on pet adoption. Developed ... (Mon, 22 Apr 2013 09:00:00 -0700)

Is pet ownership sustainable?
( University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences ) There has been much talk about sustainability, but little attention has been paid to its nutritional aspects. University of Illinois animal sciences researcher Kelly Swanson, in cooperation with scientists at natural pet food maker The Nutro Company, have raised a number of important questions on the ... (Mon, 22 Apr 2013 09:49:33 -0700)

Research and Markets: UK Pet Insurance: Market Dynamics and Opportunities - 2013
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "UK Pet Insurance: Market Dynamics and Opportunities" report to their offering. (Mon, 22 Apr 2013 11:53:00 -0700)

Pet Foods Made With Owners, Not Pet Health, In Mind
Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Advocates of sustainability look to examine every aspect of our lives and question whether something is compromising the future of society for the sake of current convenience. Researchers at the University of Illinois , in conjunction with pet food maker The Nutro Company , have decided to look into pet ownership and see if the feeding habits ... (Mon, 22 Apr 2013 19:17:21 -0700)

Pet shop owner agrees never to work with animals again
The owner of a Near-Eastside pet store raided by authorities last month has agreed to no longer work with animals. (Tue, 23 Apr 2013 13:42:20 -0700)

Pet adoption center coming to The Gateway
Pet adoption center coming to The Gateway by Mike Gorrell The Salt Lake Tribune Published Apr 23, 2013 07:22PM MDT The Gateway shopping district is adding another dimension to the idea of impulse buying. How about buying a dog or cat on the next trip to the mall? Salt Lake County Animal Services is preparing to open a pet adoption center at the downtown Salt Lake City mall, a location likely to ... (Tue, 23 Apr 2013 19:30:24 -0700)

Pet adoption center coming to The Gateway
Pet adoption center coming to The Gateway by Mike Gorrell The Salt Lake Tribune Published Apr 24, 2013 07:56AM MDT The Gateway shopping district is adding another dimension to the idea of impulse buying. How about buying a dog or cat on the next trip to the mall? Salt Lake County Animal Services is preparing to open a pet adoption center at the downtown Salt Lake City mall, a location likely to ... (Tue, 23 Apr 2013 20:15:24 -0700)

Pet store expands amid concerns about 'rent-a-pet' philosophy
A controversial pet store isn't going away like some animal advocates would like; in fact, The Hannah Pet Society is doing the opposite. (Tue, 23 Apr 2013 21:59:24 -0700)

Pet of the week: Spirit
Pet: Spirit is a 1-year-old pit bull mix who is an affectionate boy who loves playtime, especially catch. (Wed, 24 Apr 2013 00:23:44 -0700)

Protecting Your Pet and Your Wallet: DugDug Launches Pet Insurance Comparison Tool
Pet insurance can be a life-saver and help pay for a life-threatening injury or illness for your pet. DugDug’s new online Pet-Insurance Tool gives pet owners the best insurance plan options available to suit your budget.New York, New York (PRWEB) April 24, 2013 Pet parents know that Fido is more than a dog; he is a family member and an investment. As such, parents will want the best in medical ... (Wed, 24 Apr 2013 05:06:18 -0700)

Best Friends Animal Society’s Inaugural Pet Adoption Survey Reveals Young Adults Are Less Likely to Adopt Pets
In an era where adopting a pet from a local animal shelter is becoming a growing trend across the country, a national survey by Best Friends Animal Society, the national leader of (Wed, 24 Apr 2013 06:25:00 -0700)

D PET HOTELS Offers the First 5 Star Luxury Pet Hotel Franchise
D PET HOTELS LLC today officially announced the public offering of their much-anticipated US franchise program. (Wed, 24 Apr 2013 07:30:00 -0700)

D PET HOTELS Offers the First 5 Star Luxury Pet Hotel Franchise
D PET HOTELS LLC today officially announced the public offering of their much-anticipated US franchise program. (Wed, 24 Apr 2013 07:30:00 -0700)

Pet adoption center may be coming to The Gateway
Pet adoption center may be coming to The Gateway by Mike Gorrell The Salt Lake Tribune Published Apr 24, 2013 08:30AM MDT The Gateway shopping district may be adding another dimension to the idea of impulse buying. How about buying a dog or cat on the next trip to the mall? Salt Lake County Animal Services is in discussions with owners of The Gateway about opening a pet adoption center at the ... (Wed, 24 Apr 2013 09:15:25 -0700)

Helpful Tips for First Time Pet Owners
For years, research has shown that having a pet can be very beneficial to a person's health. In addition to warming your heart, a cute and cuddly friend can also help protect it by helping to lower your ... (Thu, 25 Apr 2013 02:00:00 -0700)

Pet owners may receive protection from 'lemons'
The state's first "Puppy Lemon Law" would seek to protect consumers who purchase a sick dog or cat from an Illinois pet store was approved by an Senate committee Wednesday. State Sen. Dan Kotowski, a Park Ridge Democrat, sponsored the proposal, which he said would reduce the amount of lawsuits filed between pet owners and pet stores. (Thu, 25 Apr 2013 02:30:00 -0700)

Pet care company to raise money for therapy dogs
Best Friends Pet Care, which has facilities in Ashland and Sudbury, recently launched a campaign to raise as much as $20,000 to cover the cost of bringing fully certified therapy dogs to comfort those affected by the Boston Marathon bombings, according to a press release. (Thu, 25 Apr 2013 14:11:10 -0700)

Pet oxygen masks donated to fire crews
Local firefighters and first responders now have the necessary equipment to help save pets thanks to the efforts of a nonprofit group. (Thu, 25 Apr 2013 18:10:23 -0700)

Pet shops to shell out Rs. 5,000 for trade licence
Trade licence fee for pet shops in the city will be Rs. 5,000. The Corporation Council, in its next meeting on Friday, will make a decision on including pet shops in the trade licence net and take... (Thu, 25 Apr 2013 22:17:02 -0700)

Pet fostering help animals and shelters
Many animals need a good home and some need a little extra tender, loving care. (Thu, 25 Apr 2013 22:18:33 -0700)

Pet of the Week Maya
Meet our Peggy's Picks Pet of the Week Maya. She's a 2-year-old Boxer mix who is up for adoption at the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. (Fri, 26 Apr 2013 05:14:16 -0700)

Pet Doberman and Baby Girl Play Together
This pet Doberman Lily and 1-year-old baby Addison are the best of friends. “At least once a day she’s trying to play with Addison,” the dog’s owner, Ashley Breuer of Savannah, Ga., said. “Lily has even trained Addison to hold one of her chew toys...         (Fri, 26 Apr 2013 11:06:32 -0700)

Pet dog killed, eaten on golf course
FEARS for children after a family's pet kelpie was killed and eaten by wild dogs or dingoes at a city golf course. (Fri, 26 Apr 2013 22:28:56 -0700)

Pet Of The Week: Sweetness
Today's Pet of the Week has a name that befits her character - Sweetness. Lauralei Combs introduces you to this loveable pup in this edition of "Pet of the Week." (Sat, 27 Apr 2013 09:33:11 -0700)

Animals lovers flock to Pet Expo
Animal lovers and their precious pets flocked to the Pet Expo in Calgary today. (Sat, 27 Apr 2013 13:56:13 -0700)

Animals lovers flock to Pet Expo
Animal lovers and their precious pets flocked to the Pet Expo in Calgary today. (Sat, 27 Apr 2013 14:06:17 -0700)

Pet pig thrills childcare kids
While most childcare centres might consider a dog or a rabbit for a pet, children at Unicare get to share their playground with a pig. (Sat, 27 Apr 2013 19:24:58 -0700)

‘A Pet Affair’ finds homes for animals
MIRI: The ‘A Pet Affair’ road show held here yesterday attracted a lot of attention, and many cute [...] (Sun, 28 Apr 2013 19:34:20 -0700)

Lantheus Medical Imaging to Present Data on Novel PET Cardiac Imaging Agent Flurpiridaz F 18 at ICNC 11th Annual Meeting
Lantheus Medical Imaging, Inc., a global leader in developing, manufacturing and distributing innovative diagnostic imaging agents, today announced that data assessing the value of flurpiridaz F 18 myocardial standardized uptake value analysis in the clinical assessment of intermediate to severe coronary stenosis will be presented in an oral presentation at the International Conference on ... (Mon, 29 Apr 2013 05:30:00 -0700)

Good Pet Grooming Can Save Animals' Lives
SAN DIEGO, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The reality is that, just as with humans, cancer can strike any pet, and sometimes a pet parent can miss warning signs. The best way to protect and care for the ... (Mon, 29 Apr 2013 06:00:00 -0700)

Unwanted pet desert tortoises spur new Nevad regulation
An increase in unwanted pet desert tortoises in Nevada is prompting a new state regulation. (Mon, 29 Apr 2013 06:32:02 -0700)

Wine company pet soup kitchen creator
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Pet soup kitchen keeps families together
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Pet calendar: April 16
Animal Defense League of Texas, 11300 Nacogdoches Road, www.adltexas.org. Cats and dogs will be up for adoption through Fiesta. $18 for cats, $30 for dogs. 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. The event is followed by an ADL Adoption Event, PetSmart, 21019 U.S. 281, Saturday. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The program will offer free surgery and rabies shots at its mobile clinic, which will be located at H-E-B at 300 W. Olmos ... (Mon, 29 Apr 2013 12:14:40 -0700)

Costly pet care forces owners to chose
Properly caring for your pet can be costly, and often pet owners put off preventative care because of the expense, veterinarians tell Eyewitness News. (Mon, 29 Apr 2013 18:23:04 -0700)

Healthy Pet Clinic returns to Syracuse's north side Sunday
The Healthy Pet Clinic opens its doors Sunday, May 5th to pets that have owners with financial limitations who live in Syracuse. (Mon, 29 Apr 2013 18:29:42 -0700)

Pet Shop Boys Prepare New Album 'Electric'
Listen to a quick preview... Pet Shop Boys have revealed more details about their new album 'Electric'. One of pop's most successful institutions, Pet Shop Boys have weathered time, tide and label trauma. Now essentially an independent organisation, the duo went back into the studio last year to prepare new material. The results are almost here. New album 'Electric' will be released on July 15th ... (Tue, 30 Apr 2013 03:05:15 -0700)

Pet of the Week for April 30, 2013: 3 dogs, 2 cats
This week's Pet of The Week segment features three dogs and two cats. (Tue, 30 Apr 2013 05:31:00 -0700)

Pet Shop Boys unveil new track 'Axis', album 'Electric' tracklisting
The "pretty banging" Stuart Price-produced album comes out on the duo's x2 label. (Tue, 30 Apr 2013 06:39:39 -0700)

Pet a puppy, feel better about finals
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Stressed-out students getting ready for finals at Rhodes College have taken a break to pet some puppies. Exam week begins Monday at Rhodes and Real Good Dog Rescue of Memphis brought about a dozen young dogs to campus for the college's third annual Puppy Break. Student organizer Taylor Burnett told The Commercial Appeal (http://bit.ly/11S5U75 ) the break reminds students ... (Tue, 30 Apr 2013 06:49:40 -0700)

Pet ambulance is on the road
Banbury’s Hawthorne Lodge Veterinary Practice has a new pet ambulance, allowing staff to carry out home visits and deal with emergencies. (Tue, 30 Apr 2013 07:07:34 -0700)

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