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2010-04-05 07:00:00

MUSCATINE, Iowa, April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- As we approach the 40th anniversary of Earth Day this month, more people than ever are trying to live "green." This consumer behavior is impacting many industries, including the pet industry, with pet owners extending their eco-consciousness to food, toys and other products for their pets.

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2010-02-24 09:40:00

A genetic study has found that small domestic dogs probably originated in the Middle East more than 12,000 years ago.

2010-02-16 13:46:00

Twitter, Online Video Stream Helping More Fans Worldwide Follow Mating Progress HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb.

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2010-01-26 12:55:00

The Chongqing Evening News said that if the law was passed, people that eat either of the domesticated animals, both of which are viewed as promoting bodily warmth, could face fines of $730 and up to 15 days in jail.

2009-12-08 09:46:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the slower economy this year, 81 percent of dog owners say that they will still be buying a gift for their furry friend.

2009-10-29 14:55:37

The American Physiological Society (APS; www.the-aps.org) announced today that it has endorsed the recommendation of a National Academy of Sciences* (NAS) report calling for the identification of new suppliers to replace Class B dealers as providers of random source dogs and cats for medical research.

2009-10-14 07:00:00

-- Chicago, Seattle and Detroit Go to the Dogs While Baltimore, Philadelphia and Houston Are the Cat's Meow -- NEW YORK, Oct.

2009-07-08 15:22:00

LOS ANGELES, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Social Compassion in Legislation (SCIL), a California-based nonprofit organization focused on reducing pet overpopulation through legislation, today reported that the total number of euthanasia of cats and dogs entering California municipal shelters increased 14.6 percent statewide - from 378,445 to 433,512 -between 2004 to 2008 based on recently released figures from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).

2009-06-24 16:07:26

Minneapolis animal control authorities said a cat that has twice been impounded for attacking dogs is one of only two felines labeled potentially dangerous. Dan Niziolek, manager of Minneapolis Animal Care and Control, said Hoppy the cat, was returned to its home Tuesday after it was impounded for the

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2009-06-22 12:50:00

Researchers are now warning that doctors should be aware of the risk of MRSA infection when treating people for dog and cat bites.