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Pet Of The Week: Whisper
Today's Pet of the Week is Whisper. She is a 5-year-old Rottweiler and German Shepherd mix. (Sat, 01 Jun 2013 10:14:03 -0700)

Pet Of The Week: Whisper
Today's Pet of the Week is Whisper. She is a 5-year-old Rottweiler and German Shepherd mix. (Sat, 01 Jun 2013 13:13:33 -0700)

Pet Owners Urged to Plan Now for Summer Pet Boarding in Austin
AUSTIN, Texas -- Pet owners who will be traveling this summer are urged to plan ahead when it comes to dog and cat boarding. According to Dessau Veterinary Clinic, summer is one of the most popular times ... (Sun, 02 Jun 2013 07:00:00 -0700)

Pet Of The Week: Roger
Today's Pet of the Week is Roger. He is a 10-month-old Domestic Short Hair. (Sun, 02 Jun 2013 12:28:38 -0700)

Pet carnival raises money for spay, neuter clinic
Bella's Pet Carnival, sponsored by No Kill Columbia, brought animal lovers and their pets together for educational and fun games.   Read more (Sun, 02 Jun 2013 17:55:00 -0700)

Spartanburg Vet Offers At-Home Pet Euthanasia
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Spartanburg veterinarian Dale Paley said the most difficult part of her job is watching the light fade from a pet's eyes as it takes a last breath. (Mon, 03 Jun 2013 02:55:24 -0700)

It's Never Too Late to Give a Pet a Second Chance
SAN DIEGO, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When considering pet adoption , pet parents may often find themselves looking for younger animals to welcome into their home. What potential adopters may not realize ... (Mon, 03 Jun 2013 03:00:00 -0700)

Pet coke not discussed by premiers, governors at summit
Governors and premiers representing states and provinces surrounding the Great Lakes did not discuss the piles of petroleum coke on the Detroit River when they met on the weekend. (Mon, 03 Jun 2013 04:27:03 -0700)

Pet monkey bites child in Godfrey park
Boy suffered bite to his left forearm, officials said. (Mon, 03 Jun 2013 06:34:00 -0700)

Pet of the week: June 2, 2013
This pet and other are available for adoption six days a week from the Kitsap Humane Society. (Mon, 03 Jun 2013 14:17:00 -0700)

Pet Connection: Have to honor cats' complicated ways
Sometimes when I talk to a pet owner about her cat's stress, I can almost hear what she's thinking. (Mon, 03 Jun 2013 14:28:40 -0700)

Pet python passes on chicken, escapes
A Grand Rapids family needs you help finding their missing pet. But it's not your average pet. It's a Python named Bianca who is more than three feet long. (Mon, 03 Jun 2013 16:02:38 -0700)

Pet not everyone's cup of tea
June 4, 2013, 11:04 a.m. He is small and hairy and has a habit of digging up the garden when no one's looking but Isabelle McQuillan's four-legged friend Maurice is not your average pet. (Mon, 03 Jun 2013 18:20:29 -0700)

PET finds increased cognitive reserve levels in highly educated pre-Alzheimer's patients
Highly educated individuals with mild cognitive impairment that later progressed to Alzheimer's disease cope better with the disease than individuals with a lower level of education in the same situation, according to a new study. In the study, neural reserve and neural compensation were both shown to play a role in determining cognitive reserve, as evidenced by positron emission tomography. (Mon, 03 Jun 2013 18:30:55 -0700)

Pet project
Pet project Express-News Copyright 2013 Express-News. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 11:42 pm, Monday, May 13, 2013 (Mon, 03 Jun 2013 19:06:37 -0700)

FinderCodes™ New Digital Pet Lost and Found Kits Exclusively at Target®
For those looking for a better way to help lost pets find their way home, FinderCodes, LLC is happy to announce that Target will begin carrying its new Pet Owner Lost and Found Kit on June 6. (Tue, 04 Jun 2013 06:00:00 -0700)

Michigan Pet Deer at Risk After Complaint
Lilly is just like any other house pet. She hangs out in the living room and plays outside with the family dog. But Lilly is a deer. Her owners, who asked not to be named, say they are in a legal battle to keep their... (Tue, 04 Jun 2013 06:19:42 -0700)

‘Pet-flipping’ scam hits St. Louis area
ST. LOUIS -- Animal rights groups are warning of a scam called “pet-flipping” that is showing up in the St. Louis region. KMOX Radio reports that people find or steal animals, then list them on social media under “found pets.” The goal is to land quick cash, often to buy drugs. Gale Frey of the rescue group Mutts-N-Stuff says some pet flippers are more direct. Frey says one flipper carrying a ... (Tue, 04 Jun 2013 07:02:20 -0700)

Pet of the Week for June 4, 2013: 2 dogs, 2 cats
News 2 is partnering with Metro Nashville Animal Care and Control with the goal to find some loving animals good homes. (Tue, 04 Jun 2013 07:03:03 -0700)

petMD Survey Reveals Pet Owners Are Concerned About Pet Food Recalls and Safety
A recent petMD survey on the topic of pet food recalls revealed that a majority of pet owners have concerns about the safety of their pets' food. 86 percent of respondents stated that strict quality control ... (Tue, 04 Jun 2013 08:57:48 -0700)

Pet at the Mall, Justice League Invasion
IT WAS fun and kid-friendly Saturday at SM Lanang Premiere after being invited to two different events that showcased "Cartoon fest" and "Pet Project Runway". Last May 25, children were ecstatic to see their favorite legendary comic book superheroes, the Justice League Live for the Meet and Greet session. (Tue, 04 Jun 2013 13:46:25 -0700)

Human toys aren't always pet friendly
Pet Pointers: Does your dog like to chew on everything, including things they could choke on like golf balls or racquetballs? For this edition of Pet Pointers, YNN's Lisa Chelenza talks about why these are not good toys for your pets. (Tue, 04 Jun 2013 16:25:10 -0700)

Owners being buried with pets, sometimes in pet cemeteries
Elaine Braslow, a retired elementary schoolteacher, hopes to live a very long life. But whenever her time is up, she looks forward to spending eternity with her beloved cat, Cutee, and cherished dog, Bentley. (Wed, 05 Jun 2013 06:21:09 -0700)

Pet Shop Boys Get Political
They have been over thirty years in the business and Pet Shop Boys are still going like an express train, spreading their music around the world. Their twelfth studio album "Electric" will be released on June 15, only eight months after their last album came out. (Wed, 05 Jun 2013 06:31:09 -0700)

Town mails discarded dog poop back to errant pet owners
Dog parks are an oasis for millions of pet owners—pups can run around, interact with other dogs and get a taste of nature without having to head out of town on weekends. Some careless dog owners, however, don't abide by dog park rules, or simple common decency, and leave their dogs' waste behind for others [...] (Wed, 05 Jun 2013 12:54:51 -0700)

Issa's Pet Issue Brings Down an IRS Obamacare Administrator
Darrell Issa, please come collect your scalp. It's a valuable one: The guy the IRS put in charge of implementing Obamacare has been placed on leave for taking improper gifts. (Wed, 05 Jun 2013 12:58:11 -0700)

Nestle Purina to buy pet adoption site Petfinder
Nestle Purina PetCare Co. said Wednesday that it is buying pet adoption website Petfinder from Discovery Communications LLC. The deal is Nestle Purina PetCare's first major digital acquisition, and the ... (Wed, 05 Jun 2013 13:11:42 -0700)

READER SUBMITTED: Hurricane Pet Preparedness
EARS Helps Get Owners "Pet Prepared" For Hurricane Season Connecticut's Emergency Animal Response Service (EARS) is launching a community outreach campaign to encourage and assist owners of animals to be prepared for the hazards of the hurricane season. (Wed, 05 Jun 2013 16:21:50 -0700)

Dog lovers face backlash as Iran challenges pet trade
Iran is again cracking down on people with pet dogs, viewed as unclean in Islam, but Soroush Mobaraki says sales are booming despite fears the pooches might be "arrested" and their owners fined. (Wed, 05 Jun 2013 23:50:37 -0700)

Dog lovers face backlash as Iran challenges pet trade
Iran is again cracking down on people with pet dogs, viewed as unclean in Islam, but Soroush Mobaraki says sales are booming despite fears the pooches might be "arrested" and their owners fined. (Thu, 06 Jun 2013 00:50:41 -0700)

'Pet-flipping' scam targets dog lovers in Kansas City
For pet owners, the thought of someone else claiming their dog and selling it is devastating. It is a scam called "pet-flipping," and it is on the rise in Kansas City. (Thu, 06 Jun 2013 05:47:34 -0700)

New Texas-Based Pet Supplies Retailer Opens Online Store
GARLAND, Texas, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Texas-based internet retailer of pet supplies, Eurocle Entities LLC, today announced the opening of its new online store at www.PetSupply4You.com . Contrary ... (Thu, 06 Jun 2013 06:03:00 -0700)

Check This to Find Out Whether Central Garden & Pet Is Going to Bomb
Look here for a clue.         (Thu, 06 Jun 2013 06:26:52 -0700)

Mich. lawmakers propose tougher pet coke rules
Detroit — Michigan elected officials, at both the state and federal level, are continuing to push for more regulation of petroleum coke. (Thu, 06 Jun 2013 15:45:06 -0700)

Pet Owners to FDA: Follow Law, Post Dog Treat Warnings
Bay Area pet owners are calling for the FDA to implement a law that they feel would protect consumers and pets from foods considered dangerous. The push comes one year after the Investigative Unit... (Thu, 06 Jun 2013 19:02:10 -0700)

Pet Owners to FDA: Follow Law, Post Dog Treat Warnings
Bay Area pet owners are calling for the FDA to implement a law that they feel would protect consumers and pets from foods considered dangerous. The push comes one year after the Investigative Unit... (Thu, 06 Jun 2013 20:02:03 -0700)

Pet Icon: Big search starts for the best animal companion
ONE lucky animal owner will win a year’s supply of food for their pet as The Press launches this year’s Pet Icon competition. (Fri, 07 Jun 2013 01:04:48 -0700)

Mich. lawmakers propose tougher pet coke rules
Detroit — Michigan elected officials, at both the state and federal level, are continuing to push for more regulation of petroleum coke. (Fri, 07 Jun 2013 03:02:17 -0700)

Pet of the Week Cassey
Meet our Peggy's Picks Pet of the Week Cassey. She's a 4-year-old pit bull/lab mix who is up for adoption at the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. (Fri, 07 Jun 2013 05:37:15 -0700)

Pet Talk: Dr. Jason Nicholas writes pet-safety books to help pet owners prevent emergencies
Dr. Jason Nicholas, known as The Preventive Vet, is producing a pet-safety series to help educate pet owners about preventing the most common and devastating pet emergencies. He published a book on dog safety tips in February and expects to release a feline version by the end of the year. (Fri, 07 Jun 2013 18:07:52 -0700)

Pet beard craze is feline fine
CAT and dog bearding is the latest fad to sweep the internet with thousands of pet enthusiasts putting their moggy where their mouth is. (Sat, 08 Jun 2013 07:00:00 -0700)

Detroit's Pet Coke Problem: Not That Much Of A Problem At All
Detroit's a growing mountain of pet coke sitting on the dockside. This appears to be becoming one of the environmental cause celebres, combining as it does the involvement of the Koch brothers, carbon emissions, Canadian tar sands and the Keystone XL pipeline. I saw a line in a piece on it in The Guardian which rather rocked me back on my heels. What follows is my wandering through the ... (Sat, 08 Jun 2013 09:33:41 -0700)

Pet-rified of letting go
When a pet becomes a part of your life, how do you deal with life when it’s no longer there, wonders Aneeta Sundararaj (Sat, 08 Jun 2013 17:21:48 -0700)

German shepherd voted Pet Idol
It was a race to the finish in the competition for Top Dog in this year’s Pet Idol. (Sat, 08 Jun 2013 21:07:06 -0700)

Holiday-makers have 'pet dreams'
PUPPY lovers have 'fessed up - they have "pet dreams'' when they leave their four-legged friends behind on holidays.         (Sun, 09 Jun 2013 01:11:00 -0700)

German shepherd voted Pet Idol
It was a race to the finish in the competition for Top Dog in this year’s Pet Idol. (Sun, 09 Jun 2013 05:50:56 -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, 09 Jun 2013 08:18:57 -0700)

Walk the dog, pet the cat — it's good for your heart
Pet owners may enjoy health benefits like lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels from walking the dog and stroking a cat, cardiologists say. (Sun, 09 Jun 2013 09:18:47 -0700)

Walk the dog, pet the cat — it's good for your heart
Pet owners may enjoy health benefits like lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels from walking the dog and stroking a cat, cardiologists say. (Mon, 10 Jun 2013 04:32:45 -0700)

Ferret-lovers rejoice! EU drops limits on pet movements
By Ethan Bilby BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Having a hard time getting your dogsled team through the border? European Union lawmakers aim to help. EU member countries broadened a law governing the movement of pets on Monday, removing a limit of five pets per person crossing a border - if owners can prove their animals will take part in a competition, exhibition, or sporting event. ... (Mon, 10 Jun 2013 05:30:42 -0700)

Police arrest Thai pet shop owner with rare lions
A pet shop owner was arrested after Thai police found hundreds of protected animals, including rare lions, in his warehouse near Bangkok, authorities said Monday. Police Col. Ek Ekasart said police found ... (Mon, 10 Jun 2013 05:43:00 -0700)

Siemens Introduces Continuous FlowMotion PET•CT
At the 2013 annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging , June 8-12 in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, Siemens Healthcare will introduce Biograph mCT Flow – a groundbreaking new positron emission tomography/computed tomography system that, for the first time ever, overcomes the limitations of conventional bed-based PET/CT with FlowMotion, a revolutionary new technology that ... (Mon, 10 Jun 2013 06:00:00 -0700)

Pet coke dust control plan submitted in Michigan
The company storing petroleum coke on the banks of the Detroit River has submitted a draft of a fugitive dust control plan to the Michigan Department of Environment Quality. (Mon, 10 Jun 2013 16:16:52 GMT)

Pet Perspectives: Pet-Ownership Now A $52 Billion Industry
'Pet-nation' is not far off the mark when you look at animal statistics in the United States (Mon, 10 Jun 2013 17:16:04 GMT)

Heart: Cardiac PET/MR measures up to PET/CT
( Society of Nuclear Medicine ) Just a few years ago, integrated positron emission tomography and magnetic resonance (PET/MR) imaging was found only in research institutes, but little by little the technology has expanded into clinical practice. This is especially true for cardiac indications, for which the highly sensitive soft tissue contrast of MR and the functional and metabolic imaging of ... (Mon, 10 Jun 2013 21:03:44 GMT)

Pet column: Pets as life markers
Recent incidents have been reported of dogs being taken on granite base trails like Mt. Tallac without paw pad protection. These dogs must be carried down by their owners when pain from torn, bloody paws prevents the pet from continuing on his or her own. (Mon, 10 Jun 2013 23:35:01 GMT)

Thai pet shop owner with 14 rare lions arrested
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police found 14 albino lions imported from Africa and hundreds of other protected animals in a warehouse near Bangkok and have arrested a pet shop owner. (Tue, 11 Jun 2013 01:25:28 GMT)

Research and Markets: UK Pet Insurance: Distribution Landscape and Marketing Activities
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "UK Pet Insurance: Distribution Landscape and Marketing (Tue, 11 Jun 2013 09:39:00 GMT)

Pet Dragons Aren't Just for the Movies
SAN DIEGO, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pet dragons aren't just for the movies. Fantasy fans can add a mythical creature to the family with the bearded dragon. Thankfully, this dragon does not breathe ... (Tue, 11 Jun 2013 10:00:00 GMT)

Pet coke dust control plan submitted in Michigan
The company storing petroleum coke on the banks of the Detroit River has submitted a draft of a fugitive dust control plan to the Michigan Department of Environment Quality. (Tue, 11 Jun 2013 11:37:25 GMT)

The Real Cost of Pet Ownership
Thinking of adopting a pet? It's a really big responsibility that costs way more than the adoption fee -- both monetarily and emotionally. Here's what you should know about the long-term investment in ... (Tue, 11 Jun 2013 13:02:42 GMT)

PET/MR effective for imaging recurrent prostate cancer
( Society of Nuclear Medicine ) A relatively new imaging system that simultaneously combines positron emission tomography and magnetic resonance demonstrates a higher capacity for mapping recurrent prostate cancer than the already high standard of integrated PET and computed tomography, say researchers presenting a study at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging's 2013 Annual ... (Tue, 11 Jun 2013 13:06:33 GMT)

DogTime 2013 Pet Blog Awards Nominations Now Open
SAN FRANCISCO, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The annual "Petties Awards" – considered by many to be the "Oscars of the pet blogging community" – is now accepting nominations from the ... (Tue, 11 Jun 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

Central Garden & Pet’s Heim Receives Pet Industry Lifetime Achievement Award
Central Garden & Pet Company , a leading innovator, marketer and producer of quality branded products for the lawn and garden and pet supplies mar (Tue, 11 Jun 2013 19:00:00 GMT)

Pet Health Insurance One of Fastest Growing Employee Benefits
BREA, Calif., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the U.S. job market recovers, employers are strengthening their benefits package by offering employees one of the fastest growing voluntary benefits – pet ... (Wed, 12 Jun 2013 13:00:00 GMT)

Pet Owners Turn to Non-Traditional
Pet owners increasingly turning to psychics, others for answer to age-old question         (Wed, 12 Jun 2013 20:56:45 GMT)

Pet owners turn to non-traditional
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It's the age old and seemingly answerless question: What in the world is my dog thinking? And one that has spawned a growing market not only of scientific research but of everything from decks of pet tarot cards to television and radio shows and books by pet psychics and animal trainers. (Wed, 12 Jun 2013 22:14:53 GMT)

Pet owners increasingly turning to psychics, others for answer to age-old question
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — It's the age old and seemingly answerless question: What in the world is my dog thinking? (Wed, 12 Jun 2013 23:11:41 GMT)

Pet rescue group wants answers after finding dogs extremely dehydrated, weak
A local pet rescue group is on a mission to find out what happened to four dogs who may have been abandoned in a garage. (Wed, 12 Jun 2013 23:41:57 GMT)

Help Your Pet Live a Long, Healthy Life
Pet parents do everything they can to ensure their dogs and cats are around as long as possible. Pets, much like humans, need a healthy diet and plenty of exercise to help them live a long and happy life.... (Thu, 13 Jun 2013 09:00:00 GMT)

Pet owners turn to non-traditional
It's the age old and seemingly answerless question: What in the world is my dog thinking? And one that has spawned a growing market not only of scientific research but of everything from decks of pet tarot ... (Thu, 13 Jun 2013 11:43:03 GMT)

King's Adorably Fun Top 10 Facebook Game "Pet Rescue Saga" Now Available on Mobile
SAN FRANCISCO and LONDON, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  King , the world's leading cross-platform, bite-sized games company, today announces that its popular, top 10 Facebook game, Pet Rescue Saga , is ... (Thu, 13 Jun 2013 13:06:00 GMT)

Pet Perspectives: Therapy Dogs And Learning How To Train Puppies
Christine Macdonald knows exactly what she's looking for when she holds classes on therapy dog techniques. (Fri, 14 Jun 2013 09:55:51 GMT)

Pet of the Week Woody
Meet our Peggy's Picks Pet of the Week Damien. He's a 9-year-old domestic shorthair who is up for adoption at the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. (Fri, 14 Jun 2013 12:34:34 GMT)

Introducing Petbrosia.com, The First Pet Food Custom Designed For Each Pet
CINCINNATI, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Petbrosia.com is the first pet food custom designed for the unique nutritional needs of each pet.  Created by an entrepreneurial pet lover, Petbrosia's goal is ... (Fri, 14 Jun 2013 13:39:00 GMT)

Helping pet owners make tough choices
Perhaps the hardest part of owning a pet is making difficult decisions when a beloved companion becomes seriously ill. That's why researchers are developing a new tool to help people assess their ailing pets' quality of life, a key factor in decisions about when to order life-prolonging procedures and when an animal's suffering means it's time to let go. (Fri, 14 Jun 2013 20:20:32 GMT)

3 Stock Picks for Pet Lovers
3 Stock Picks for Pet Lovers         (Fri, 14 Jun 2013 21:06:40 GMT)

Pet calendar: Pet adoptions, fundraisers, events, and more!
Pet events for Saturday, June 15, 2013. (Sat, 15 Jun 2013 13:07:25 GMT)

Pet cremation service launched
PET owners can give their much-loved animals a dignified send off with the launch of a cremation service in Darlington. (Sat, 15 Jun 2013 13:59:44 GMT)

Pet Euthanasia Launches Website
Saying goodbye to a beloved companion animal is never easy, but the time may come when a pet is in poor health or has a poor quality of life due to old age and is suffering from day to day. (PRWeb June 15, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Pet-Euthanasia/Launches-Website/prweb10834089.htm (Sat, 15 Jun 2013 14:09:20 GMT)

Pet column: Kitties' final resting place becomes backyard memorial garden
It’s often a taboo subject. Nobody wants to think about the eventual death of their pet. (Sun, 16 Jun 2013 11:36:11 GMT)

Pet Dermatology Helps Pets With Allergies Says Dacula Veterinarian
DACULA, Ga. -- Apalachee Ridge Animal Hospital in Dacula, GA is educating pet owners about the benefits of pet dermatology services for treating allergies and skin disorders. Itchy skin is a top allergy ... (Sun, 16 Jun 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

Keep Pet Vaccinations Updated Advises Stoney Creek Veterinarian
STONEY CREEK, Ontario -- Beattie Pet Hospital in Stoney Creek, Ontario is reminding pet owners about the importance of keeping pet vaccinations updated. According to the hospital's Stoney Creek veterinarian, ... (Sun, 16 Jun 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

Traveling Pet Dental Hygienists Provide Anesthesia-Free Teeth Cleaning for Pets of All Ages
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- Pet dental hygienists with Animal Dental Care are raising awareness about the benefits of anesthesia free teeth cleaning. According to the pet dental practice, more than 70 percent ... (Sun, 16 Jun 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

Toledo Veterinarian Offers Support for Grieving Pet Owners
TOLEDO, Ohio -- A Toledo veterinarian is making area pet owners aware of a support group to aid those who have lost pets to diseases, accidents or natural causes. Dr. Alan Moore of Trilby Animal Hospital ... (Sun, 16 Jun 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

Veterinary Hospital in Tampa Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Free Pet Diagnostic Services
TAMPA, Fla. -- Cross Creek Animal Medical Centre in Tampa, FL announced that the veterinary hospital is celebrating its 10th anniversary this summer. In celebration of the animal hospital's 10th anniversary, ... (Sun, 16 Jun 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

Quincy Veterinarian Advises Pet Owners on Geriatric Issues
QUINCY, Mass. -- A Quincy veterinarian is raising awareness about the special challenges animals face as they grow older, from heightened risks of cancer or organ failure to age-related obesity. "Older ... (Sun, 16 Jun 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

Royal Canin Proves "Pet-First" Philosophy By Launching Summer Pet Food Drive To Donate 40,000 Pounds Of Pet Food In 40 ...
ST. CHARLES, Mo., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The ASPCA states that every year over 2 million pets are surrendered to shelters by families that encounter devastating financial, medical and emotional ... (Mon, 17 Jun 2013 12:00:00 GMT)

Being responsible pet parents in Europe
For many of us, a stressful aspect of moving to Europe is the transportation of our four-legged family members. I worried the entire 11-hour flight to Germany about my dog and cat, but they were both eagerly awaiting us at baggage claim, no worse for the wear. After a thorough examination of our pets’ records by customs, we started the journey to our new home. (Mon, 17 Jun 2013 13:28:29 GMT)

Half (47%) of US pet owners believe owning a pet is better for your social life than social networking sites, reports ...
NEW YORK, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While advancements in digital technology and increased popularity of social networking have made their mark on and offline social interaction in recent years, it ... (Mon, 17 Jun 2013 16:05:00 GMT)

Paw4mance Pet Products International Inc. Plans Expansion of Its Toronto Operations to Serve the Large, Growing Number ...
TORONTO -- Paw4mance(R) Pet Products International Inc. (OTC Pink:PAWP) (the Company) is pleased to announce the planned expansion of its Toronto Operations. The Economy is slow, but the pet industry is ... (Tue, 18 Jun 2013 11:05:00 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. (Tue, 18 Jun 2013 15:17:00 GMT)

Pet food recall issued for Natura Pet Products
By KATE STANTON, UPI.com Natura Pet Products has recalled certain brands of dry pet food and biscuit products after a single test came back positive for Salmonella. (Tue, 18 Jun 2013 23:24:33 GMT)

Pet food recall: Sweeping recall affects food for cats, dogs, and ferrets
Natura is recalling all pet food manufactured before last week. The recall includes all Innova, California Natural, EVO, Healthwise, Mother Nature, and Karma branded dry pet food and treats. (Wed, 19 Jun 2013 00:38:09 GMT)

FDA: Natura Pet Products dry pet food recalled over salmonella concern
WASHINGTON, June 18 (UPI) -- Natura Pet Products is voluntarily recalling some of its dry pet food because of potential salmonella contamination, U.S. health officials said Tuesday. (Wed, 19 Jun 2013 00:39:43 GMT)

Pet Food Recall: Dog, Cat Food Contaminated With Salmonella
Natura Pet Products today recalled six different brands of dog and cat food over potential Salmonella contamination. The recall was made after a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) test returned positive for Salmonella on a single sample. The products … (Wed, 19 Jun 2013 01:13:50 GMT)

Pet Food Recall 2013: Natura Pet issues new dry pet food recall due to Salmonella scare
Natura Pet Products is recalling again specific lots of dry pet food due to the possibility of being contaminated with Salmonella. This new pet food recall was issued this Tuesday, June 18, 2013, two months after the same pet food company issued a similar recall. The complete list of products is available below. According to [...] (Wed, 19 Jun 2013 03:29:59 GMT)

Pet food recall
Natura Pet Products is voluntarily recalling all Innova, California Natural, EVO, Healthwise, Mother Nature and Karma branded dry pet food and biscuit, bar, and treat products with expiration dates prior to June 10, 2014, because of a positive Salmonella test. (Wed, 19 Jun 2013 12:47:27 GMT)

Microchips – Is Your Pet as Safe as You Think?
Studies have shown that 1 in 3 pets will become lost at some point in their lives. Microchipping and traditional tags with phone numbers seem to be a popular identification fix amo (Wed, 19 Jun 2013 13:00:00 GMT)

Pet food recalled, possibly tainted with salmonella
A popular pet food company is issuing a recall because of a possible health risk to animals and humans. (Wed, 19 Jun 2013 13:09:59 GMT)

Natura Pet Products recalls all lots of dry foods due to salmonella fears
All UPC codes for Natura Pet Products that expire before June 10, 2014 are being voluntarily recalled (Wed, 19 Jun 2013 15:59:01 GMT)

Procter & Gamble Recalls Pet Food
The Procter & Gamble Company recently recalled dry pet food manufactured by its subsidiary, Natura Pet Products Inc., due to possible contamination with Salmonella. (Wed, 19 Jun 2013 16:10:03 GMT)

Pet Shop Boys to release new single and video
‘VOCAL’ is the new single from Pet Shop Boys. The song is taken from the forthcoming Stuart Price produced album ‘Electric’, which is released through Pet Shop Boys’ own x2 Recordings (via Kobalt Label Services) in July. ‘VOCAL’ follows ‘AXIS’, the first track to appear from ‘Electric’, which was made available to download in April to a flurry of critical acclaim around the world. The video for ... (Wed, 19 Jun 2013 22:51:12 GMT)

DogVacay Releases Inaugural Survey on State of Pet Travel in the U.S.
With summer travel season in full swing, DogVacay.com, the leading online home dog boarding and pet services community, today released its inaugural survey on the State of Pet Travel in the U.S. (Thu, 20 Jun 2013 04:01:00 GMT)

6 Pet Food Brands Recalled for Salmonella Risk
Pet food maker Natura is issuing a massive recall for six of its brands. The FDA found salmonella in one product during a routine test, so to be safe the company is recalling virtually everything packaged ... (Thu, 20 Jun 2013 20:43:25 GMT)

Pet lovers unite to stop fighting rings
More than 5000 dog owners across Queensland and Australia are supporting a grassroots data base on dog thefts and missing pets. (Fri, 21 Jun 2013 02:24:20 GMT)

Humane Society: When your pet needs a pet
If you own a pet, you won't be surprised that many surveys indicate most dog and cat owners feel guilty about leaving their pets alone during the day. (Fri, 21 Jun 2013 04:04:46 GMT)

Pet wellness plans touted to spread out vet costs
Some snarl, others purr at the idea of evening out pet care spending; evaluate all the costs and what's covered before signing up (Fri, 21 Jun 2013 12:00:00 GMT)

Pet of the Week Paul
Meet our Peggy's Picks Pet of the Week Paul. He's a 2-year-old domestic shorthair who is up for adoption at the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. (Fri, 21 Jun 2013 12:33:49 GMT)

Pet owners should prepare their animals for emergencies
June is National Pet Preparedness Month, and pet owners are encouraged to remember to take the necessary steps in to prepare and protect their pets in the case of natural disasters or emergency evacuations. (Fri, 21 Jun 2013 16:59:30 GMT)

Pet Memorial Business Growing
How big is the pet memorial business? Nationally, it’s expected pet owners will spend over $12 billion this year on pet afterlife services. The market for memorialization for pets is one of the fastest growing deathcare markets in the United … (Fri, 21 Jun 2013 23:43:37 GMT)

Pet calendar: Bark for Life, microchip clinic, and more
Pet events in and around Portland this weekend. (Sat, 22 Jun 2013 13:22:01 GMT)

Miami pet-rescue plan seeks unusual property tax funding
By Zachary Fagenson MIAMI (Reuters) - Rather than euthanize unwanted cats and dogs, politicians in Florida's Miami-Dade County are proposing a special property tax that would pay for saving the animals for possible adoption. Lawmakers gave initial approval this week to a plan that would raise $20 million annually for the pet fund, amounting to about $20 per homeowner per year. The money would be ... (Sat, 22 Jun 2013 18:19:26 GMT)

Buford Pet Emergency Care Treats Heat Stroke and Summer Pet Emergencies
BUFORD, Ga. -- Hamilton Ridge Animal Hospital in Buford, Georgia is warning pet owners about the dangers of summer veterinary emergencies. According to Buford veterinarian Dr. Rachel Rodriguez, heat stroke ... (Sun, 23 Jun 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

Balboa Veterinarians Urge Pet Owners to Stop Pet Skin Disorder Neglect
SAN DIEGO -- Balboa veterinarians Dr. Juan Pablo Romero and Dr. Miranda Alexander know all too well that many pet owners become so accustomed to their pet's scratching habits that, over time, they do not ... (Sun, 23 Jun 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

Avoiding Common Summer Pet Emergencies in Utica
UTICA, Mich. -- Warm summer weather and more outdoor activities can lead to a boost in pet emergencies, warns Dr. Harp, DVM, of Macomb Veterinary Associates. "With a limited number of warm summer ... (Sun, 23 Jun 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

North Miami Beach Veterinarian Focuses on Better Nutrition to Help Stop Pet Obesity
NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. -- Arch Creek Animal Clinic in North Miami Beach, FL is educating pet owners about the dangers of pet obesity. According to North Miami Beach veterinarian Dr. Albert F. Williams ... (Sun, 23 Jun 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

New Mexico Veterinarians Say Pet Dental Care is Essential to Preventing Health Problems
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- South Valley Animal Clinic and Equine Wellness in Albuquerque, New Mexico are educating pet owners about the importance of pet dental care for preventing health problems. According ... (Sun, 23 Jun 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

Boarding Through Veterinary Clinic in Highland Provides Peace of Mind for Pet Owners
HIGHLAND, Mich. -- Dr. Carol Pajak from Roadside Veterinary Clinic in Highland, Michigan is fielding a lot of calls from pet owners about boarding this summer. The veterinarian says that more and more ... (Sun, 23 Jun 2013 14:00:00 GMT)

Nutra Pharma Announces Launch of Pet Pain-Away for Companion Animals
Nutra Pharma Corporation , a biotechnology company that is developing treatments for Multiple Sclerosis , Human Immunodeficiency Virus , Adrenomyeloneuropathy and Pain, announced today that they are in ... (Mon, 24 Jun 2013 13:00:00 GMT)

Pet Talk: Expert gives important adoption tips
By Sarah Netherton June is national Adopt a Shelter Cat Month, as litters of spring babies were recently born and are now in need of a forever home. Before you go running out to your local shelter to pick your new furry best friend, a shelter veterinarian gives some tips on what people should keep in mind before adopting an animal. read more (Mon, 24 Jun 2013 13:14:56 GMT)

Pet Connection: How to keep pets safe during disaster
Tornadoes, hurricanes, fires, floods and earthquakes – there are few places on Earth that are not vulnerable to one or more natural disasters. (Mon, 24 Jun 2013 22:38:40 GMT)

Couple arrested in pet medication theft investigation
They stole and sold $40,000 worth of pet drugs, police said A couple was arrested Friday and accused of peddling pet pills worth an estimated $40,000, according to Wilton Manors Police. (Tue, 25 Jun 2013 01:25:31 GMT)

Pet hospice offers comfort to families of dying pets
When her German Shepherd dog Lucy fell ill in fall 2011, Karen Anastasi wasn't ready to let go. (Tue, 25 Jun 2013 08:34:44 GMT)

Research and Markets: UK Pet Insurance: Competitor Dynamics Report 2013
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "UK Pet Insurance: Competitor Dynamics" report to their (Tue, 25 Jun 2013 16:22:00 GMT)

Pet Supplies Retailer Announces New Online Store at KDpetsupplies.com
SAINT AUGUSTINE, Fla., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida-based retailer of pet supplies, Kehr Davis Enterprises LLC, today announced the opening of its new online store at www.KDpetsupplies.com . The ... (Tue, 25 Jun 2013 17:51:00 GMT)

BlogPaws 2013 Pet Blogging and Social Media Award Winners Announced
The BlogPaws 2013 Pet Blogging and Social Media Award winners were recently announced in an exclusive red carpet ceremony that was live-streamed from Tysons Corner, Virginia. The winners were selected ... (Tue, 25 Jun 2013 20:09:32 GMT)

Pet Shop Boy Neil Tennant asked to replace Simon Cowell as a judge on American Idol
Pet Shop Boys singer Neil Tennant has been asked to replace Simon Cowell as a judge on American Idol .         (Tue, 25 Jun 2013 21:29:39 GMT)

Carpet Cleaning Leader Launches National Giveaway with Paw-Parazzi Pet Photo Contest
NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate pets and educate consumers on the health risks associated with pet dander and urine in the home, Chem-Dry, the world's largest carpet cleaning ... (Tue, 25 Jun 2013 23:00:00 GMT)

Family wins fight against government to keep pet deer
A Michigan family will be allowed to keep their pet deer they rescued as a fawn after a lengthy battle with the state's government, a judge announced Tuesday. (Wed, 26 Jun 2013 05:12:55 GMT)

Pet coke piles shrink as storage company awaits permit
The last remaining company storing petroleum coke on the banks of the Detroit River says it's making changes to storage methods in an effort ease the fears of environmentalists. (Wed, 26 Jun 2013 11:36:31 GMT)

Humane Society releases 4th of July pet safety tips
The Humane Society of Missouri is reminding pet owners of safety tips for the 4th of July. (Wed, 26 Jun 2013 22:17:46 GMT)

Pet Friendly Social Network Gets a New Treat
Pet owners, ethical breeders, and adoption agencies can use Pet Kept Secrets to help others understand the love and joy of owning and adopting a pet. Now, with new features and an easier to use system, members can also use Pet Kept Secrets to help find their new best friend and more. (PRWeb June 27, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10876716.htm (Thu, 27 Jun 2013 08:31:34 GMT)

Pet medicine developer Aratana Therapeutics shoots up in trading debut after IPO raises $34.5M
Shares of pet medicine developer Aratana Therapeutics are soaring in their first trading day on the Nasdaq Global Market. (Thu, 27 Jun 2013 17:14:54 GMT)

NY Legislature votes to toughen pet 'lemon' law
New York is trying to make it tougher to pawn off a bum pet. The Legislature has voted to strengthen the "pet lemon law," a consumer protection measure for pet owners who find out too late that ... (Thu, 27 Jun 2013 19:07:59 GMT)

Leg. votes to toughen pet "lemon" law
New York is trying to make it tougher to pawn off a bum pet. (Thu, 27 Jun 2013 19:55:58 GMT)

Pet threat: Animals cause $3 billion in annual electronics damage
Little Fluffypants and Miss Twinkletoes could take a big toll on your tech. A SquareTrade study shows pets damage 8 million electronic devices each year. Originally posted at Crave (Thu, 27 Jun 2013 20:24:30 GMT)

Pet threat: Animals cause $3 billion in annual electronics damage
Little Fluffypants and Miss Twinkletoes could take a big toll on your tech. A SquareTrade study shows pets damage 8 million electronic devices each year. [Read more]         (Thu, 27 Jun 2013 20:25:35 GMT)

Pet threat: Animals cause $3 billion in annual electronics damage
This little furry one took out a MacBook cord. (Credit: Dogshaming.com ) Dogshaming.com is full of electronics incidents. Coco the hound knocked a glass of soda onto a MacBook Pro. Levon ate his mom's new cell phone. Slim pooped on his person's laptop. These crimes against technology are pretty hilarious after the fact, but a new study by electronics warranty provider SquareTrade totals up some ... (Thu, 27 Jun 2013 20:29:40 GMT)

Pet Events
Low-cost pet vaccination clinic 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 29. The Humane Society for Greater Savannah's is hosting a drive-thru low-cost shot clinic from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 29 at the Chatham County Health Department parking lot. (Fri, 28 Jun 2013 04:08:06 GMT)

Pet of the Week Drue
Meet our Peggy's Picks Pet of the Week Drue. He's a 1.5 year-old pit bull who is up for adoption at the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League. (Fri, 28 Jun 2013 12:48:58 GMT)

Pet monkey that bit boy bound for Saint Louis zoo
A pet monkey that bit a boy during a recent southwestern Illinois dog event appears to be headed to the St. Louis Zoo, at least for now. (Fri, 28 Jun 2013 21:33:40 GMT)

Pet monkey that bit boy in Godfrey headed to sanctuary
GODFREY, Ill. (AP) -- A pet monkey that bit a boy during a recent southwestern Illinois event appears to be headed to an animal sanctuary, at least for now. A Madison County judge made the java macaque a ward of the state Friday. That appeared to resolve who should have custody of the monkey that bit the 6-year-old boy during the June 2 "Bark in the Park" event in Godfrey. A 2011 law bans anyone ... (Sat, 29 Jun 2013 00:17:10 GMT)

Pet show has to move after Meadows booking mix-up
A pet show which has been running for eight years on Stamford Meadows raising thousands of pounds for good causes has been for forced to move after a mix up at the town council. (Sat, 29 Jun 2013 12:14:31 GMT)

Pet Shirts for Dogs, Cats and Birds Now Printed at MurrayShirts.com
Pet shirts for dogs, cats and birds are now printed for pet owners online at MurrayShirts.com. This company is providing this customized service for owners of pets at a reduced rate online to provide custom apparel created exclusively by top designers. (PRWeb June 29, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/pet-shirts-for-dogs-cats/birds-printed-online-fast/prweb10886950.htm (Sun, 30 Jun 2013 04:03:46 GMT)

Playing fetch with sticks can harm dogs, vets warn
Pet owners should not throw sticks for dogs as they can cause horrific injuries and even death, vets have warned.         (Sun, 30 Jun 2013 07:53:14 GMT)

Pet project
Pet project Express-News Copyright 2013 Express-News. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 11:42 pm, Monday, May 13, 2013 (Sun, 30 Jun 2013 11:30:41 GMT)

Multipurpose pet adoption center unveiled
Recently, Animal Care Services Director Kathy Davis and Melissa Sparks, spokeswoman for the city's Capital Improvements Management Services, and others toured the construction area built on the site of the former ACS shelter where stray dogs and cats were once euthanized by the thousands. Inside the lobby of the new clinic, Davis explained how, as part of its no-kill plan, ACS and its rescue ... (Sun, 30 Jun 2013 11:34:19 GMT)

Pet lovers, rescue animals, and fun at PetFest 2013
Friends of the Shelter hosted PetFest 2013 at Boone Woods Park in Boone County on June 30 from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The annual event is designed to offer animal lovers an opportunity to adopt a new pet or to enjoy the outdoors with a current pet. (Sun, 30 Jun 2013 23:08:40 GMT)


 

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