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2011-04-18 09:14:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PetSafe, a leading innovator in pet behavior and lifestyle products, announces the launch of "Bark for Your Park," a national contest through which one U.S. city or town will be awarded $100,000 toward building a local dog park. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110418/CL84772 ) "In our hometown of Knoxville, Tenn., we've worked with the community to build several dog parks, and we've seen firsthand the positive impact they've...

2011-04-14 15:30:00

ST. JOSEPH, Mo., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, April 18, veterinarians are going to the dogs in Philadelphia. Veterinary cardiologists on the Mobile Dog Heart Health Tour will stop with a soundproof medical unit to perform free dog heart examinations at Seger Dog Park. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110414/CG83698) In addition to providing free heart health screenings, veterinarians will be available to answer questions for dog owners about heart disease - a...

2011-03-21 08:34:00

LOS ANGELES, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Need a dog groomer? Looking for a trainer or nearby park? Are you tired of misplacing your dog's vaccination schedule and medical info? "My Dog," a new iPhone/iPad app, is your dog's ID, medical info, insurance card, social life and travel guide - all in one place and always at your fingertips. "My Dog" app allows dog owners to create and share a personalized profile of their dogs, including photos of medical and vaccination records, according to...

2011-01-27 12:40:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mobile Dog Heart Health Tour is heading to West Palm Beach for an afternoon of free heart health examinations at Dreher Dog Park. From 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, January 29, certified veterinary cardiologists will perform on-site heart screenings in a soundproof medical unit, as well as educate owners about canine heart disease. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110127/CG37759) Since early 2009, veterinarians on the...

2011-01-27 12:37:00

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mobile Dog Heart Health Tour is heading to Miami Beach for an afternoon of free heart health examinations at Flamingo Dog Park. From 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, January 30, certified veterinary cardiologists will perform on-site heart screenings in a soundproof medical unit, as well as educate owners about canine heart disease. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110127/CG37753) Since early 2009, veterinarians on the Mobile Dog...

2010-10-18 09:00:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Lace up those tennis shoes, stretch your legs and gather up the kids (furry or otherwise). Animal Humane | New Mexico's 28th Doggie Dash & Dawdle is November 7th from 9 a.m. to noon at Balloon Fiesta Park in Albuquerque. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101018/LA83122LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101018/LA83122LOGO) The event is essential in funding New Mexico's only low-cost veterinary clinic for low-income...

2010-10-07 14:27:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever witness a dogfight at the OK-9 Corral? Maybe your local dog park doesn't have that reputation, but there are hidden dangers that dog owners should watch out for, the California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) cautions. "Dog parks are fun places to exercise and socialize your dog," says CVMA president Dean Henricks, DVM. "However, they can also harbor health risks. It's important for dog owners to take a few precautions." The CVMA...

2010-09-11 15:59:00

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mobile Dog Heart Health Tour is heading south to San Antonio, Texas, for an afternoon of free heart health examinations in San Antonio's McAllister Dog Park. From 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. on September 17, certified veterinary cardiologists will be performing on site heart screenings in a soundproof medical unit, as well as educating owners about canine heart disease. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100911/CG63271 ) (Photo:...

2010-08-18 06:00:00

New survey examines habits of people driving with canine companions and possible distractions ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of Americans recognize that dogs are wonderful companions and bring their favorite furry friend along on road trips, day trips and even day-to-day errands. However, in a vehicle this can mean added distractions for the driver. A recent survey conducted by AAA and Kurgo asked dog owners how often they drive with their dog and about their...

2010-08-18 05:58:00

AURORA, Ill., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of Americans recognize that dogs are wonderful companions and bring their favorite furry friend along on road trips, day trips and even day-to-day errands. However, in a vehicle this can mean added distractions for the driver. A recent survey conducted by AAA and Kurgo asked dog owners how often they drive with their dog and about their habits behind the wheel. The survey found that drivers not only love to bring Fido along, but they also...