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New Internet Retailer of Pet Supplies Announces Online Store: OurOneStopPetSupplies.com
LANCASTER, Pa., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania-based internet retailer of pet supplies, Accardo Online Enterprises Incorporated, today announced the opening of its new online store at www.OurOneStopPetSupplies.com ... (Wed, 01 May 2013 06:03:00 -0700)

When pet baby and real baby collide
What happens to your 'pet baby' when it comes time for a real human child to join your family? I'm scared to find out! (Wed, 01 May 2013 06:11:45 -0700)

Hardware Startup SinglePet Feeds Your Pet Even When You’re Away
SinglePet is a Korean startup that builds pet-care hardware (pictured) which can be controlled through a mobile app. The gadget has cameras installed so pet owners are able to see and talk to their pets ... (Wed, 01 May 2013 06:12:09 -0700)

Pet Cancer Awareness Month: Keep your furry friend healthy
May is Pet Cancer Awareness Month. Learn what you can do to keep your pet living a long, healthy life  (Wed, 01 May 2013 06:13:51 -0700)

When beloved pet and new baby collide
Several years ago, when my husband and I went to collect our newly adopted cat after surgery, the vet receptionist picked up the phone and languidly informed whoever was at the other end: "Minou's mommy and daddy are here to pick her up." (Wed, 01 May 2013 06:25:52 -0700)

Central Garden & Pet Company to Announce Second Quarter 2013 Financial Results
Central Garden & Pet Company , a leading innovator, marketer and producer of quality branded products for the lawn & garden and pet supplies markets, will announce results for its second quarter ended March 30, 2013 on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 after the close of trading. (Wed, 01 May 2013 10:03:00 -0700)

Video: Pet owners opting for alternative treatments
Pet owners are turning to alternative medicine to meet the health needs of their four legged friends. Vinita Nair spoke with one dog owner who claims she saw a difference after just one treatment. (Wed, 01 May 2013 10:29:23 -0700)

Third annual Lancaster Pet Day this weekend
The third annual Lancaster Pet Day will be held Sunday at the Fred F. Groff Funeral Home, 234 W. Orange St., from noon to 5 p.m.Pet Day will help pet owners and those who want to become pet owners learn what resources are available to them.Animal-rescue organizations will be in attendance with pets ... (Wed, 01 May 2013 11:48:20 -0700)

Proposal to ban retail pet sales clears City Council committee
A proposal to ban the retail sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores and other commercial establishments in San Diego was approved Wednesday by the City Council's Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee. (Wed, 01 May 2013 19:05:08 -0700)

Annual Pet Insurance: How It Could Provide Savings for Dog Owners
Asda Money reveals that Brits are a nation of animal lovers, with research showing that there are around 8 million dogs in the UK . (Wed, 01 May 2013 22:00:00 -0700)

Pet owl dies in wild bird attack
A "tame and hungry" owl that went missing two weeks ago is found, but dies after being attacked by wild birds. (Thu, 02 May 2013 02:28:32 -0700)

Pet Insurance Can Save You Exorbitant Costs
You love Spike and want to save Tweetee, but you don't want to go broke. (Thu, 02 May 2013 04:04:00 -0700)

Emeritus Celebrates National Pet Month with a Pet Look-Alike Photo Contest!
SEATTLE, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of National Pet Month, Emeritus Senior Living is hosting a Pet Look-Alike Photo Contest on its Facebook page. To enter, go to  www.facebook.com/pages/Emeritus-Senior-Living/82009373317?id=82009373317&sk=app_95936962634 ... (Thu, 02 May 2013 08:03:00 -0700)

5 ways to cut that doggone pet food tab
Pet food isn't cheap. Consumers are expected to spend $21.3 billion on pet food this year, up 3 percent from $20.6 billion in 2012, according to the American Pet Products Association. Walk through any ... (Thu, 02 May 2013 12:54:10 -0700)

Muesli can kill pet rabbits, scientists warn
PET rabbits are being killed by owners who feed them muesli, according to a shock study by Edinburgh researchers. They found the cereal – commonly fed to the pets – causes fatal dietary problems. (Fri, 03 May 2013 04:14:14 -0700)

Pet of the Week Zoey
Meet our Peggy's Picks Pet of the Week Zoey. She's a 1-year-old domestic short hair who is up for adoption at the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. (Fri, 03 May 2013 05:45:19 -0700)

Small Pet Select Launches Giveaway to Benefit House Rabbit Community
SEATTLE, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Small Pet Select has recently launched a promotional campaign in which interested customers can get an 'I LOVE MY RABBIT' sticker free with a Timothy Hay order from ... (Fri, 03 May 2013 07:00:00 -0700)

Tips on finding pet food deals
Fri, 03 May 2013 21:28:01 GMT The Associated Press ... (Fri, 03 May 2013 14:45:28 -0700)

Strategies to reduce pet food budgets
NEW YORK - Pet food isn't cheap. Americans are expected to spend $21.3 billion on pet food this year, up 3 percent from $20.6 billion in 2012, according to the American Pet Products Association. (Sat, 04 May 2013 00:12:44 -0700)

Pet calendar: Pet adoptions, fundraisers, events, and more!
Pet events for May 4-5, 2013. (Sat, 04 May 2013 06:12:43 -0700)

Animal Hospital in Colorado Springs Educates Pet Owners About Pet Surgery Protocol
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Centennial Animal Hospital in Colorado Springs, CO is educating pet owners about the different types of pet surgery and what to expect before and after an operation. The animal ... (Sun, 05 May 2013 07:00:00 -0700)

Pet dies in Sparling Drive fire
A woman was forced from her Greece home after a broke out Sunday afternoon. (Sun, 05 May 2013 12:31:22 -0700)

According to Amy Bosecker, Pet Owners Must Come Prepared With Questions at Vet Visits
Amy Bosecker is a veterinarian who operates her own practice. She is issuing comment on a new article that details some important questions that all pet owners should ask when they take their dog or cat ... (Mon, 06 May 2013 03:00:00 -0700)

Hundreds of pets get vaccines, baths, trims at 3rd annual Pet Day downtown
The third annual Lancaster Pet Day drew hundreds of furry creatures to downtown Lancaster Sunday afternoon, along with about 1,000 humans.There were service dogs; dogs in tutus; mellow but giant Bernese Mountain dogs and tiny, not-so-mellow chihuahuas; a kangaroo and colorful parrots. You could have... (Mon, 06 May 2013 03:02:36 -0700)

Many Canadian pet owners put animal's health before their own
Bayer Canada partners with zoologist and television personality, Jarod Miller, to keep Canadian canines healthy and tick-free TORONTO, May 6, 2013 /CNW/ - In a time when many Canadians treat their dogs ... (Mon, 06 May 2013 03:05:00 -0700)

Pet bylaw delay frustrates Winnipeg animal shelters
The City of Winnipeg's plans to revamp its pet bylaw is being delayed, frustrating the owner of at least one local animal shelter. (Mon, 06 May 2013 04:16:05 -0700)

Survey Results Show New Trends And Hotter Weather Demand Smarter Flea And Tick Solutions For DIY Pet Owners
WALNUT CREEK, Calif., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As weather warms and triggers the onset of flea and tick season, nearly half (45 percent) of pet owners say they want to treat infestations themselves ... (Mon, 06 May 2013 05:15:00 -0700)

Small Pet Select Launches Giveaway to Benefit House Rabbit Community
SEATTLE, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Small Pet Select has recently launched a promotional campaign in which interested customers can get an 'I LOVE MY RABBIT' sticker free with a Timothy Hay order from ... (Mon, 06 May 2013 07:02:00 -0700)

Video: Ways to save on pet health care costs
Pet owners can save big bucks on their animals' health care costs with annual vet visits and by ordering medication online. Alexis Christopherous reports. (Mon, 06 May 2013 11:39:13 -0700)

Pet obesity 'reaching crisis point'
Animal owners with podgy pets could be shortening their life by two years, new research has revealed. (Mon, 06 May 2013 16:11:39 -0700)

Pet Obesity 'Rapidly Reaching Crisis Point'
Owners could be shortening the lives of their pets by two years by failing to recognise the life-threatening risks of obesity. (Mon, 06 May 2013 17:50:58 -0700)

Asda Money Looks at the Rise of Multi-Pet Households
Research suggests that despite the costs involved, an increasingly large number of pet owners are not restricted to having one household pet. (Mon, 06 May 2013 22:00:00 -0700)

Pet Obesity 'Rapidly Reaching Crisis Point'
Pet obesity in Britain is reaching crisis point, experts have warned - claiming that owners with overweight pets could be shortening their lives by two years. (Tue, 07 May 2013 00:15:27 -0700)

D&G Pets Web Store Enables Customers to Shop Online for Pet Supplies
D&G Pets, Fort Collins premiere fish and exotic pet shop, features an online store for pet owners to conveniently shop for pet supplies from their computer or mobile device. This enables the pet store's ... (Tue, 07 May 2013 04:00:00 -0700)

Legislation Puts Safety First When Buying Pet Medications
SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- They have the best intentions, keeping their pets healthy and saving money.  Sounds like a good thing to do, right?  Not when it involves buying pet medications ... (Tue, 07 May 2013 11:50:00 -0700)

It's National Pet Week: Protect Your Pets by Taking the Bite Out of Flea and Tick Season
READING, Pa., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Pet Week (May 5-11, 2013), which promotes responsible pet ownership and celebrates the human-animal bond, the Rentokil companies – Ehrlich ... (Tue, 07 May 2013 13:30:00 -0700)

Certified Pet Groomer and Owner of Avery's Pet Styling Salon and Boutique, Taria Avery Spots New Trend in ...
Taria Avery, Certified Pet Groomer and owner of premier mobile spa service in Philadelphia, has noted recent trend in pet friendly high-rise communities, offices and retail establishments following the current pet owner boom. (PRWeb May 08, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/PetFriendlyTrends/Avery0513/prweb10708719.htm (Wed, 08 May 2013 01:34:34 -0700)

Pethealth Releases Top Line and Aggregate Findings on Pet Specialty Purchasing Behavior Among Adopters of New Pets
Pethealth Inc. is pleased to announce the publication of aggregate results for its latest online survey of new cat and dog adopters; the Company's third such special report. The April 2013 Adopter Survey ... (Wed, 08 May 2013 05:30:00 -0700)

Spaying And Neutering May Contribute To Longer Lifespans, According To Banfield Pet Hospital® Report
PORTLAND, Ore., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Banfield Pet Hospital, the world's largest veterinary practice, released its State of Pet Health 2013 Report today, revealing that spaying and neutering dogs ... (Wed, 08 May 2013 09:00:00 -0700)

Mobile Application Ozmott Announces Merchant Agreement with Pet Supplies Plus
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile-shopping app Ozmott has announced a new merchant agreement with nationwide retailer Pet Supplies Plus . As online shopping continues to thrive, ... (Wed, 08 May 2013 09:03:00 -0700)

Superior Farms Pet Provisions Welcomes New VP of Sales
When he was a youth at his parent’s farm and feed store, Eric Tiller didn’t realize that learning the pet industry from the ground up would turn into his career. Now, after working (Wed, 08 May 2013 10:25:00 -0700)

Central Garden & Pet Company Announces Fiscal 2013 Second Quarter Results
Central Garden & Pet Company , a leading innovator, marketer and producer of quality branded products for the lawn and garden and pet supplies mar (Wed, 08 May 2013 13:02:00 -0700)

Watch: Pet Cheetahs Live With Toddlers
The documentary "Cheetah House" follows a South African family that adopted two cheetahs.         (Thu, 09 May 2013 05:46:39 -0700)

New VetTrust™ Pet Health Products Provide Pet Parents With Vet-Quality Products At Significant Savings
YARDLEY, Pa., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pet ownership is at an all-time high of 68 percent of American households, with six out of ten pet owners considering their pets family members.  And as cherished ... (Thu, 09 May 2013 07:26:00 -0700)

Hamilton brings jet-setting pet to the races
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton brought his bulldog Roscoe to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix on Thursday but kept the jet-setting pet away from the paddock. The 2008 world champion has obtained a special VIP pass for the animal, complete with a photograph of the dog wearing trendy headphones, but abandoned plans to bring the pet to last month's Bahrain Grand Prix because Roscoe was ... (Thu, 09 May 2013 11:53:59 -0700)

New RI taxes on taxis, pet services reconsidered
Pet groomers and taxi drivers urged Rhode Island lawmakers on Thursday to repeal new sales taxes on their services, less than a year after the General Assembly voted to impose the taxes. A state Senate ... (Thu, 09 May 2013 13:19:22 -0700)

Central Garden & Pet Increases Sales but Misses Estimates on Earnings
Just the facts, Fool.         (Thu, 09 May 2013 14:20:17 -0700)

Why Your Pet Deserves 5 Star Cover
With the cost of private veterinarian treatment reaching as high as GBP 2,000 for some procedures, Asda Money reviews some of the benefits of putting high level pet insurance in place. (Thu, 09 May 2013 22:00:00 -0700)

Coming Soon... Havahart Wireless Next Generation of Custom-Shape Wireless Pet Fencing
LANCASTER, Pa., May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dog owners everywhere know that one of the toughest jobs they have as pet owners is to provide a safe contained area for their pet that provides them the freedom ... (Fri, 10 May 2013 03:18:00 -0700)

Link Between Pet Ownership And Decreased Heart Disease Risk Discovered
redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Owning a pet – especially a dog – could help reduce a person’s risk of developing heart disease , according to a new scientific statement released Thursday by the American Heart Association . The statement, which has been published online in the association’s journal Circulation , stops short of definitively saying that owning a pet causes a ... (Fri, 10 May 2013 04:06:29 -0700)

Pet Week: 82.5 million U.S. households have pets
ATLANTA, May 10 (UPI) -- U.S. cable new outlet CNN marked National Pet Week by saying, among other pet-related statistics, an estimated $55.5 billion will be spent on U.S. pets in 2013. (Fri, 10 May 2013 11:55:03 -0700)

Video: How to reduce pet health care costs
A recent consumer report shows most pet owners get their prescriptions from their vet but getting them at the pharmacy can cost hundreds of dollars less. Alexis Christoforous reports. (Fri, 10 May 2013 13:59:26 -0700)

Pet calendar: Pet adoptions, fundraisers, events, and more!
Pet events for May 11-12, 2013 (Sat, 11 May 2013 06:20:07 -0700)

Pet Insurance Worth It?
Also in this playlist... No Transcript for this video. (Sat, 11 May 2013 11:16:17 -0700)

May is National Pet Month: Tips to protect your pets from pests
More than 70 percent of homeowners own a pet, and more than 80 percent of pet-owners experience problems with pests. As May is National Pet Month, make sure your four-legged family members are fully protected with the following tips provided by HomeTeam. (Sat, 11 May 2013 13:47:50 -0700)

Pet Owners May Have Lower Risk For Heart Disease
Pet ownership is increasingly being recognized as an important component of a heart healthy lifestyle, according to a recently released statement from the American Heart Association (AHA) published in the journal, Circulation, May 9. (Sat, 11 May 2013 17:19:17 -0700)

Pet Expo not just for pooches
FRANKFORD -- Man's best friend was not the only one to get plenty of pampering and fun at the Northern New Jersey Pet Expo on Saturday. (Sat, 11 May 2013 20:59:16 -0700)

Pet supply store lands in town
Pet Source, a pet supply and food store, held its grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 4 at the Country Cupboard Plaza shopping area on Main Street. Pet Source, founded in 1988, is a chain with four other stores.         (Sat, 11 May 2013 22:32:36 -0700)

Pet overpopulation affects ABQ shelters
A pet overpopulation problem in southern New Mexico is now spilling into the metro area. (Sun, 12 May 2013 14:33:49 -0700)

Pet dog dies in Jurien blaze
A pet dog has died in a blaze at a home in Jurien Bay last night. (Sun, 12 May 2013 15:56:29 -0700)

COIT Cleaning and Restoration Company Offers Tips to Combat Two Common Pet Cleaning Challenges
SAN FRANCISCO, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "We all love our pets, but we don't love to deal with pet stains or with furniture coated with pet hair during shedding season," Bob Kearn, ... (Mon, 13 May 2013 00:00:00 -0700)

Research and Markets: Affinity and Partnership Marketing in UK Pet Insurance
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Affinity and Partnership Marketing in UK Pet Insurance" rep (Mon, 13 May 2013 01:59:00 -0700)

Pet talk: Food for thought on animal nutrition
The pet food aisle has turned into multiple aisles. With all the choices on the market, how can you pick the right food for your cat? By Sarah Netherton/University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine The pet food aisle has turned into multiple aisles. With all the choices on the market, how can you pick the right food for your cat? read more (Mon, 13 May 2013 05:12:44 -0700)

Pet Lovers Embrace Emerald Halo Handcrafted Crystal Therapy Collars
SEATTLE , May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Statistics from a recent Purina Pet survey confirm the nations' collective anthropomorphization of our pets: 61 percent of women tell their dog about their problems. ... (Mon, 13 May 2013 05:30:00 -0700)

FamilyPet Network Re-launches Coupaw.com to Provide Pet Owners Greater Access to Best Deals on Pet Products
GREAT NECK, N.Y., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pet owners looking for significant deals on a wide variety of pet care products and services now have even greater access to savings with the re-launch of ... (Mon, 13 May 2013 05:45:00 -0700)

Cut that doggone pet food tab
Consumers are expected to spend $21.3 billion on pet food this year, up 3 percent from 2012, according to the American Pet Products Association. / Tim Dunn/RGJ file (Mon, 13 May 2013 06:54:41 -0700)

Petswitch: Give a pet your own face
A Web site allows you to put your own facial features on your pet's face. Yeah, we don't really know why, either. Originally posted at Crave (Mon, 13 May 2013 10:13:47 -0700)

Pet Connection:Quiet a barking dog with training
At this time of year, our windows open up to sweet scents of spring – and the headache-inducing annoyance of the neighborhood nuisance barker. (Mon, 13 May 2013 15:41:32 -0700)

Pet of the week: May 12, 2013
This pet and others are available for adoptoin at the Kitsap Humane Society. (Mon, 13 May 2013 15:53:00 -0700)

Connecticut considers ban of commercial breeders from pet stores
Stephanie Maselli, president of Halfway Home Rescue, recently received a shih tzu/bichon mix puppy that a family had bought from a New Haven-area pet store for $990 just four weeks earlier. (Mon, 13 May 2013 17:54:39 -0700)

Connecticut considers ban of commercial breeders from pet stores
Stephanie Maselli, president of Halfway Home Rescue, recently received a shih tzu/bichon mix puppy that a family had bought from a New Haven-area pet store for $990 just four weeks earlier. (Tue, 14 May 2013 03:02:10 -0700)

Best Friends Animal Society Study Links Abnormal Behaviors to Canines Sold in Pet Stores
Dogs purchased from pet stores are more likely to have a range of behavior problems than those purchased from small, non-commercial breeders, says a new study released today from r (Tue, 14 May 2013 06:00:00 -0700)

Pet dog bitten by snake in Basildon
PET owners are being warned to be on the lookout for snakes after a beloved dog was left fighting for its life following an adder bite. (Tue, 14 May 2013 06:19:44 -0700)

Pet cemetery scares some New Hartford residents
Giving Fido a final resting place might not seem controversial, but some town residents are raising their hackles at a pet cemetery planned to break ground in August. The owner of the property believes his venture will fill a void, but others oppose potential traffic problems and the thought of having a cemetery in their backyards. (Tue, 14 May 2013 14:37:43 -0700)

Gym Pet Peeves, Solved
The etiquette of dealing with space invaders, circuit breakers, and other gym scourges. (Wed, 15 May 2013 03:57:59 -0700)

VetIQ Launches Vet-Grade Quality Prescription And Over-The-Counter Products To Make Pet Ownership More Affordable
EAGLE, Idaho, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To aide pet owners in keeping their beloved four-legged friends healthy and happy, VetIQ today introduced a line of high quality pet prescription medications, ... (Wed, 15 May 2013 05:03:00 -0700)

Jefferson Rubber Division Acquires Astro Pet Toys
Maker of pet toys adds to lineup of popular, American-made products Worcester, MA—Ruff Dawg Pet Toys, a division of Jefferson Rubber Works of Worcester, MA, has  announced the acquisition of Astro Manufacturing Co., also of Worcester, and its line of Astro Pet Toys. The acquisition  adds to Ruff Dawg’s unique and popular array of American-made products. “We are incredibly ... (Wed, 15 May 2013 05:47:17 -0700)

MiE's PET SCINTRON Receives FDA Approval
HOUSTON, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Medical Imaging Electronics (MiE) and Nuclear Imaging Services (NIS) are pleased to announce that the ECAT Scintron has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. ... (Wed, 15 May 2013 05:56:00 -0700)

Pet Shop Boys ‘Electric’ Tour Tickets On Sale Now At TicketsTeam.com
British electro-pop duo Pet Shop Boys begin their US tour on September 12, 2013 in Miami Beach, FL in support of their new abum 'Electric'. Pet Shop Boys tour tickets will probably sell out on TicketsTeam.com soon. (PRWeb May 15, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/5/prweb10726136.htm (Wed, 15 May 2013 07:14:04 -0700)

Wellness® Natural Pet Food Launches New Signature Selects Gourmet Food for Cats
TEWKSBURY, Mass., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wellness ® Natural Pet Food announces its new gourmet, hand-packed cat food, Signature Selects, that naturally deliver the variety cats crave. Hitting shelves ... (Wed, 15 May 2013 12:58:00 -0700)

Wellness® Natural Pet Food Debuts Big Taste For Small Dogs
TEWKSBURY, Mass., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the emerging popularity of small breed dogs, Wellness Natural Pet Food introduces this summer a complete line of dry food recipes and treats for small ... (Wed, 15 May 2013 13:11:00 -0700)

Leading Pet Insurance Provider Hartville Group Announces Acquisition by Fairfax Financial
CANTON, Ohio, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hartville Group, Inc., one of the oldest and largest pet insurance providers in the US, has announced that it has signed a merger agreement with Crum & Forster's ... (Wed, 15 May 2013 18:34:00 -0700)

Vet Supply Source Announces Pet Trivia Contest Winner
WIXON, Mich. -- via PRWEB - Vet Supply Source is pleased to announce the winner of its recent Pet Trivia Contest. Christina Radcliff of Foley, Alabama, won a $200 Visa gift card in the random drawing after ... (Thu, 16 May 2013 00:09:45 -0700)

Affordable Pet Care at Home
Dogs and cats provide "parents" so much love and affection. So, it's only natural that pet parents want to return that love by taking care of all their pet's health and wellness needs. Fortunately, ... (Thu, 16 May 2013 02:00:00 -0700)

Seaquest Marketing LLC Opens Online Store Providing High End Pet Products: www.TheArkPetShoppe.com
HAMILTON, Ontario, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Internet retailer of pet products, Seaquest Marketing LLC, today announced the opening of its new online store at www.TheArkPetShoppe.com . The new online ... (Thu, 16 May 2013 10:51:00 -0700)

Pet hotel proposed in Vernon Hills
John Sturgess wants to build the “Marriot” of pet hotels in Vernon Hills. Originally from Hinsdale, Sturgess opened his first ADOGO Pet Hotel is in Minnetonka, Minn. The proposed pet hotel in Vernon Hills would be his second and is expected to open next to Glacier Ice Arena, along Fairway Drive. (Thu, 16 May 2013 16:47:08 -0700)

Pet food pantry to open in Mohawk
The 4PetSake Food Pantry will host a grand opening and antique appraisal fair Saturday, May 18, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mohawk Antiques Mall, 100 E. Main St. The pantry is the first of its kind in the Mohawk Valley and services cats and dogs. 4PetSake Food Pantry board member Ed View said the pantry is a way to help seniors, veterans and others during hard economic times keep pets home ... (Thu, 16 May 2013 18:07:34 -0700)

Pet lovers take blogging to next level
TYSONS CORNER, Virginia – When Dexter the cocker spaniel tore a ligament in his hind leg a few weeks ago, he didn't suffer in silence. Instead, his owner blogged about. "The vet told me my dog needed surgery, and I thought, 'You know, there's got to be something else'," said Carol Bryant, who writes a "canine-centric online magazine" called A Fidose of Reality. Responding to her blog entries ... (Fri, 17 May 2013 04:36:37 -0700)

Pet of the Week Teeka
Meet our Peggy's Picks Pet of the Week Teeka. She's a 2-year-old Siamese mix who is up for adoption at the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. (Fri, 17 May 2013 05:18:03 -0700)

Pet lovers take blogging to the next level
When Dexter the cocker spaniel tore a ligament in his hind leg a few weeks ago, he didn't suffer in silence. Instead, his owner wrote a blog post. "The vet told me my dog needed surgery, and I thought, ... (Fri, 17 May 2013 05:22:17 -0700)

Family pet mistakenly included in mass cremation
The Calgary owner of an eight-year-old boxer wants to know how her dog ended up included in a mass cremation at the University of Calgary. (Fri, 17 May 2013 05:28:24 -0700)

Mediaplanet Releases Awareness Campaign Surrounding Pet Wellness
NEW YORK, May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  Mediaplanet Publishing , the global leader in themed media, has released the fifth edition of their ' Pet Wellness ' publication series that hit newsstands this ... (Fri, 17 May 2013 05:37:00 -0700)

Pet lovers take blogging to the next level
When Dexter the cocker spaniel tore a ligament in his hind leg a few weeks ago, he didn't suffer in silence. Instead, his owner wrote a blog post. (Fri, 17 May 2013 07:10:31 -0700)

“Pet Wellness” Special Digital Section Showcases Innovative Solution for Pet Weight Management
Mediaplanet’s “Pet Wellness” report highlights Pintofeed’s innovative autonomous pet feeder and offers expert advice to pet owners, including insight from dog behavior specialist Cesar Millan (PRWeb May 17, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/5/prweb10746008.htm (Fri, 17 May 2013 10:38:31 -0700)

Has your pet developed food allergies?
Playing percentages, your pet probably does not have food allergies . As a matter of fact, food allergies in pets are not as common as many pet owners might think. Only 5 to 10 percent of pets with allergies have a confirmed food allergy. (Fri, 17 May 2013 17:54:59 -0700)

Pet calendar: Pet adoptions, fundraisers, events, and more!
Pet events for May 18-19, 2013. (Sat, 18 May 2013 06:19:14 -0700)

Highland Veterinarian Reminds Pet Owners of Microchipping Importance
HIGHLAND, Mich. -- Veterinarian Dr. Carol Pajak for Roadside Veterinary Clinic is reminding pet owners about the importance of microchipping as part of routine pet care. According to the American Humane ... (Sun, 19 May 2013 07:00:00 -0700)

Saskatoon Pet Dental Care Important for Pet Wellness
SASKATOON, Saskatchewan -- Westward Animal Hospital in Saskatoon is educating pet owners about the importance of pet dental care for pet wellness. According to Dr. Cairo Parker, dental care helps to reduce ... (Sun, 19 May 2013 07:00:00 -0700)

Gresham Veterinarian Emphasizes Reliability With Online Pet Pharmacy
TROUTDALE, Ore. -- Some Oregon veterinarians are becoming increasingly concerned about what they say is a growing problem: prescription errors made in online and retail pharmacies. Gresham veterinarian, ... (Sun, 19 May 2013 07:00:00 -0700)

Pet-sitting Etiquette: What To Consider When Asking Friends To Help
Points to consider when asking friends or family to watch your pet For pet owners, it's great having a friend or relative watch Fluffy or Scamp while you're on vacation. But extra consideration is in order. This setup may be cheaper than hiring a pet sitter, but you can't put a price on a good — or strained — relationship. (Mon, 20 May 2013 05:38:46 -0700)

Pet-sitting Etiquette: What To Consider When Asking Friends To Help
Points to consider when asking friends or family to watch your pet For pet owners, it's great having a friend or relative watch Fluffy or Scamp while you're on vacation. But extra consideration is in order. This setup may be cheaper than hiring a pet sitter, but you can't put a price on a good — or strained — relationship.         (Mon, 20 May 2013 11:13:19 -0700)

Pet Connection: Many dogs love swimming – take care
Rivers have always been a part of my life. I grew up in Sacramento, a city that began at the spot where two mighty rivers meet. Such placement has always been a risky business, and the levees that hold the waters in place don't seem strong enough many a year. (Mon, 20 May 2013 13:03:08 -0700)

Pet Connection Q&A: Can dogs recognize themselves in mirror?
Our dog will sometimes come into the bedroom and startle at the sight of herself in our mirrored closet doors. Sometimes she'll even bark. Other times she takes no notice of her reflection at all. Does she recognize that it's her? Or think it's another dog? (Mon, 20 May 2013 13:03:08 -0700)

DogFriendly.com Recommends Top Last Minute Memorial Day Weekend Pet-Friendly Destinations
ANCHOR POINT, Alaska, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DogFriendly.com ( http://www.dogfriendly.com ) today announced its recommendations for pet-friendly vacation destinations for you and your four-legged ... (Mon, 20 May 2013 13:56:00 -0700)

Financial help available to help feed your pet
JACKSONVILLE,Fla. --  Nika Williams, 24, earns less than $15,000 a year, and loves her pets. Williams said given her small income, the decision of when to buy pet food for her four pets gets difficult. (Mon, 20 May 2013 16:57:04 -0700)

Should you charge that new pet?
Pet regret? If you put that new furry friend on plastic, you may be able to get a refund, but it all depends on exactly where you bought it and what went wrong (Tue, 21 May 2013 05:00:00 -0700)

Take Your Dog this Memorial Day Weekend to these Pet-Friendly Destinations Recommended by DogFriendly.com
ANCHOR POINT, Alaska, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DogFriendly.com ( http://www.dogfriendly.com ) announced its recommendations for pet-friendly vacation destinations for you and your four-legged travel ... (Tue, 21 May 2013 06:37:00 -0700)

Cherrybrook Premium Pet Supplies named exclusive sponsor of American Kennel Club Online Store
05/02/13--Cherrybrook Premium Pet Supplies in Bedminser has become the exclusive sponsor of the American Kennel Club Online Store. The owners are Roy and Claudia Loomis, pictured. (Tue, 21 May 2013 11:02:42 -0700)

Bieber's pet monkey becomes 'German'
Justin Bieber's pet monkey, which was seized by German customs in March, officially became German property Tuesday after the Canadian pop sensation failed to claim the animal, officials said. (Tue, 21 May 2013 14:21:09 -0700)

Pet Food Profitable in Russia
MOSCOW — Nestle Purina PetCare, a subsidiary of Nestle Russia, opened a $45 million line for pet food production in the Kaluga region last Thursday. (Tue, 21 May 2013 14:30:40 -0700)

Vet Supply Source Brings Relief to People With Pet Allergies
WIXON, Mich. -- via PRWEB - Vet Supply Source has a few products that could help people with pet allergies breathe a little easier this summer. Vet Supply Source carries HealthyCoat, a fatty supplement ... (Wed, 22 May 2013 00:10:08 -0700)

Reduce Stress Levels by Having a Game Plan to Recover a Lost Pet
SAN DIEGO, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sadly, over 10 million pets are lost every year and many are not returned to their loving parents for a variety of reasons. Pets often flee when spooked by a disaster ... (Wed, 22 May 2013 03:00:00 -0700)

Pet shelters & tractors: Companies donate more than cash for tornado relief
It's common for companies to make big cash donations after a disaster. But following Monday's tornado in Oklahoma City, several firms are going beyond writing a check, offering help through the use of their equipment, staff, buildings and other in-kind donations. (Wed, 22 May 2013 03:20:57 -0700)

BC Pet Owners Have a New Weapon Against Dog Breath
A brand new, Canadian-made invention is officially in British Columbia now to help improve companion animals' oral hygiene and prevent bad breath. Kane Biotech Inc. is pleased to mark the official introduction ... (Wed, 22 May 2013 04:00:00 -0700)

Pet shelters & tractors: Companies donate more than cash for tornado relief
It's common for companies to make big cash donations after a disaster. But following Monday's tornado in Oklahoma City, several firms are going beyond writing a check, offering help through the use of their equipment, staff, buildings and other in-kind donations. (Wed, 22 May 2013 10:55:48 -0700)

Del Monte Foods and Natural Balance Pet Foods®, Inc. Announce Merger Agreement
Del Monte Foods and Natural Balance Pet Foods®, Inc. announced today that the companies have signed a merger agreement. Natural Balance Pet Foods®, makers of super-premium pet food (Wed, 22 May 2013 14:02:00 -0700)

Responsive web design 'key to successful pet site'
New Zealand’s newest online pet retailer, Pet.co.nz is leading by example with the responsive design of its ecommerce site. Pet.co.nz, which launched in March, was built to work seamlessly across smartphone, tablet and desktop computers to ensure customers get the same user experience across all devices. While responsive web design isn’t a new concept, according to Pet.co.nz Founder Shane ... (Wed, 22 May 2013 14:40:27 -0700)

Watch Video Today to Help End Pet Cancer
Watch. Share. Save Lives. With these three simple steps, pet owners can help end the top disease of pets. Millions of pets will get cancer during their lifetimes. In honor of Pet Cancer Awareness Month ... (Wed, 22 May 2013 15:04:33 -0700)

Pet funerals, obituaries a growing trend
For many, the love and devotion felt for a pet is the same as the love felt for a family member, a spouse or a close friend. But when a pet dies, there is no funeral, there is no headstone and there i (Wed, 22 May 2013 21:14:53 -0700)

KL pet store offers 'puppy for rent'
One pet shop seemed to have crossed the line when it advertised the strange business strategy at its outlet in Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur with an image of a cute puppy that reads: “Puppy for Rent makes your dreams come true. Puppy for Rent offers you part-time pet ownership. Puppy for Rent is also available for those who intend to own a pet but not sure about the coping needs of a pet owner.” (Wed, 22 May 2013 23:23:10 -0700)

Research before installing a pet fence system
Ah, the family pet. A source of great joy, deep camaraderie and yes, at least occasional frustration. (Thu, 23 May 2013 01:05:26 -0700)

Pet funerals, obituaries a growing trend locally
The world of burying your pet in the backyard and moving on is slowly coming to an end, and a new trend of pet aftercare is becoming more popular. (Thu, 23 May 2013 07:30:14 -0700)

Canada Shows Its Pet Appreciation
Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. (Thu, 23 May 2013 08:24:52 -0700)

PET Polyester Yarn and Fiber Plant Available from International Process Plants
HAMILTON, N.J., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- International Process Plants has a PET polyester fiber plant available for immediate sale. The plant's previous owner produced high-modulus, high-tenacity, ... (Thu, 23 May 2013 12:05:00 -0700)

Pet subjects: is it OK to let dogs drink tea?
Pete Wedderburn answers your pet problems. This week: caffeine's effect on dogs and identifying hamsters.         (Fri, 24 May 2013 00:03:51 -0700)

Pet of the Week Emma
Meet our Peggy's Picks Pet of the Week Emma. She's a 2.5 year old American bulldog mix who is up for adoption at the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. (Fri, 24 May 2013 05:45:19 -0700)

Should you Charge That new Pet?
Pet regret? If you put that new furry friend on plastic, you may be able to get a refund, but it all depends on exactly where you bought it and what went wrong (Fri, 24 May 2013 07:28:16 -0700)

Pet calendar: Pet adoptions, fundraisers, events, and more!
Pet calendar for May 25-26, 2013. (Sat, 25 May 2013 06:15:58 -0700)

Pet Flea File Provides Higher Customer Insight
Petfleas.co.uk Releases Reference and Advice in Ultimate Guide to Staying Flea Free (PRWeb May 26, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/5/prweb10767997.htm (Sun, 26 May 2013 00:07:37 -0700)

Pet Hospital in Stoney Creek Provides 24-Hour Flexibility for Veterinary Care
STONEY CREEK, Ontario -- Beattie Pet Hospital in Stoney Creek, ON wants to remind pet owners that the animal hospital provides 24-hour pet care. Services available at Beattie Pet Hospital include internal ... (Sun, 26 May 2013 07:00:00 -0700)

Warren Veterinarians Promote Pet Prescriptions for Dietary Health
WARREN, Mich. -- A group of Warren veterinarians is recommending a variety of pet prescription diets aimed at helping cats and dogs who struggle with specific health complaints. Dr. Denise Graye, Dr. Rebecca ... (Sun, 26 May 2013 07:00:00 -0700)

Pet-a-Pawlooza to be held to raise funds for off-leash park
Posts will be sold to help fence park, variety of fundraising events (Sun, 26 May 2013 17:07:53 -0700)

Bieber's pet monkey becomes 'German'
Justin Bieber's pet monkey has officially become German property after being seized by customs in March. (Sun, 26 May 2013 23:54:49 -0700)

Pethealth Donates Over $19,000 in First Quarter of 2013 Through the International Campaign, "Recover a Pet, Uncover a ...
Pethealth Inc. is pleased to announce that its "Recover a Pet, Uncover a Cure" campaign generated donations of $19,209 during the Company's first quarter ending March 31st. A donation was made ... (Mon, 27 May 2013 05:30:00 -0700)

Pet detectives scour Alex Hills for Kato
PET detectives were out in force in Alexandra Hills this week, scouring the suburbs looking for five-year-old red-sided eclectus parrot Kato, who went missing from his Adam Court home in May. (Mon, 27 May 2013 21:13:58 -0700)

Paw4mance Pet Products International Inc. Retooling to Grow in Existing Markets
TORONTO -- Paw4mance(R) Pet Products International Inc. (OTC Pink:PAWP) (the Company). The Company, having successfully achieved DTC-ELIGIBILITY and the Company's access to the financial markets restored, ... (Tue, 28 May 2013 04:00:00 -0700)

Pet-store owners reach out to area pantries
HUDSON, N.H. -- Stephen Trachtenberg and his wife, Karen, have been serving the needs of pet owners who are customers of their store, Chasing Our Tails Inc. (Tue, 28 May 2013 04:04:56 -0700)

Pet Sitters International Now Accepting Nominations for Pet-Sitting Industry’s Top Award
Pet owners and pet-industry professionals can nominate pet sitters through October 31, 2013 for the 2013 Pet Sitter of the Year award. (PRWeb May 28, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/5/prweb10766304.htm (Tue, 28 May 2013 06:49:10 -0700)

Research and Markets: State of the Industry: Pet Stores in the U.S.
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "State of the Industry: Pet Stores in the U.S. (Tue, 28 May 2013 09:18:00 -0700)

Weekly challenge: curb obesity in your pet
As Americans have gotten fatter over the years, so have their pets. About 53 percent of dogs and 58 percent of cats are overweight, according to a 2013 survey of veterinarians conducted by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention. What to do if you think your dog or cat may be overweight.         (Tue, 28 May 2013 09:57:34 -0700)

Sergeant's Pet Care Products Distributes Pet Health Kits To Animal Shelters Nationwide
OMAHA, Neb., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sergeant's Pet Care Products, a leading pet care product company, with the help of American Humane Association , is distributing Pet Health Kits worth up to $250,000 ... (Wed, 29 May 2013 05:58:00 -0700)

Pet Drone Follows You Around Like A Shadow
Artificially intelligent drone could be your new best friend as it tags along tweeting photos of you and your friends or calling the cops if you're about to get mugged. Continue reading → (Wed, 29 May 2013 08:57:19 -0700)

How to find trustworthy pet behavior advice
Pets are big business, so there are plenty of resources online.    (Wed, 29 May 2013 15:09:31 -0700)

Judge orders psychological exam for man charged with molesting pet peacock
A Roselle man charged with sexually molesting his pet peacock must undergo a psychological evaluation, a DuPage County judge ordered Wednesday. David Beckmann, 64, also was taken into custody during the hearing when Judge Alex McGimpsey raised his bail to $20,000 for the misdemeanor animal cruelty charge he faces. Beckmann, who briefly protested during the hearing that he was innocent, later was ... (Wed, 29 May 2013 17:26:51 -0700)

The Sentinel commented 'Ace' pet detective on the case of missing Bradwell cat
ANIMAL lover Sue Sherwin-Holland has hired a pet detective to track down her missing mog Porsche.The tortoiseshell cat made off into the night after Sue's husband Robert accidentally let her out into the garden.Now the mother-of-two has called in a real-life Ace Ventura – the goofy pet specialist played by film star Jim Carrey, left – to find her.Sue, of Oldcastle Avenue, Bradwell, has been ... (Thu, 30 May 2013 00:04:41 -0700)

Cutter's Mill Pet Store Selects Epicor Eagle
Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, today announced that Cutter's Mill Pet Store, a natural pet ... (Thu, 30 May 2013 06:00:00 -0700)

PET-Based Material improves packaging clarity, performance.
Consisting of crystallized PET-based concentrate with built-in catalyst to promote oxidation, AmosorbT Plus oxygen scavenging solution enhances container clarity to help achieve aesthetic goals while also reducing haze to promote recyclability. Product offers protection for non-carbonated foods and beverages for up to 6 months or longer, depending on container design. Using this solution ... (Thu, 30 May 2013 06:03:31 -0700)

Pet Sitters International Offers Tips for Couples Planning to Include Pets in Their Weddings
If man’s best friend is going to be man’s best man, be sure a professional pet sitter is on the guest list to assist. (PRWeb May 30, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/5/prweb10782039.htm (Thu, 30 May 2013 06:16:21 -0700)

CSU vets describe pet cancer, treatments
FORT COLLINS - To mark Pet Cancer Awareness Month in May, veterinarians at Colorado State University described early warning signs and cutting-edge treatments to help pet owners act quickly in thwarting the leading cause of death in dogs and cats. (Thu, 30 May 2013 06:40:42 -0700)

Pet Photography Studio Opens in Edmonton with a Unique 'Bark'
Editors Note: There are 4 photos associated with this Press Release (Thu, 30 May 2013 08:00:00 -0700)

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