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2013-05-30 23:27:34

In Celebration of National Pet Month this May, MissingCritters.com is offering five tips to help keep pets safe from hazards at home, in a yard, during errands to the store, and from the risk of getting loose. Reston, VA (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 There is no better way to celebrate a pet than to provide them with the safest possible environment. Pets, like children, are mischievous and curious. A pet, however, will continue to think like a child while growing quickly into the equivalent of a...

2013-05-30 12:25:11

-- More Than 140 Grants in 45 States to Support Volunteer Teams -- RALEIGH, N.C., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The AKC Companion Animal Recovery (AKC CAR) Canine Support and Relief Fund recently awarded $413,000 in grants, the majority to K-9 Search and Rescue (SAR) teams. Since 2002, AKC CAR has proudly supported the crucial role these volunteers play during natural disasters and other emergencies. The unique talents of a highly trained canine and its handler often...

2013-04-18 23:02:14

Approximately 5 to 10 million pets are lost each year, and less than half are returned — but pet owners can take a number of steps to give pets the best chance of finding their way home. Reston, VA (PRWEB) April 18, 2013 April is Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month, and there´s no better time to address a major, unintentional form of animal cruelty: the sad destiny of most lost pets. The ASPCA reports that between 5 and 10 million animals go missing each year, but less than 5%...

2013-03-07 08:34:31

Latest Version of GPS Pet Locator is now Waterproof to Help Track Pets in Any Environment CARY, N.C., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Securus, Inc., proud maker of groundbreaking mobile safety and security products, today announced the release of SpotLite 2.0, an advanced GPS pet locator that enables users to keep their best friends safe. Like the original SpotLite, the 2.0 version enables pet owners to keep tabs on companion animals 24/7 online or via their Apple, BlackBerry or...

3D Microchip Moves Data In All Directions
2013-01-31 05:17:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Scientists from the University of Cambridge have created, for the first time, a new type of microchip that allows information to move in three dimensions -- from left to right, back to front, and top to bottom. The breakthrough could allow a many-fold increase in performance compared with current microchips, which can only pass digital information in two dimensions - from either left to right or front to back. Researchers...

2012-11-27 20:22:52

MENLO PARK, Calif., Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gibi developed the best pet GPS location service (tracking). We will help find your lost pet -- quickly, accurately, and reliably. Using Gibi's stylish devices and easy-to-use app, it is simple to find your pet. With the press of a button on your smart phone or computer, up pops a Google map with your pet's exact location and turn-by-turn directions to her. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121127/LA19767) It is an awful feeling...

2012-10-22 15:25:14

HUMMELSTOWN, Pa., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA): Halloween is a time for everyone to have fun, feel like a kid, and eat a little extra candy, but Halloween celebrations can pose risks for the family dog. Here are some tips for keeping your pooch safe during Halloween. If you plan to hand out candy from your home on Trick or Treat night, remember that all the extra doorbell ringing may have...

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2012-08-24 19:20:14

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Animal branding has been in use since the ancient Egyptians marked their livestock with hot irons several thousand years ago, but the practice has come under fire in recent years from animal rights groups. Critics of the convention say that it causes undue stress and harm to the animals, but veterinary scientists from Germany and Austria have decided to approach the controversy from a different direction by investigating the...

Testing Standards Focused On To Support Lab On A Chip Commercialization
2012-08-09 10:18:04

Lab on a chip (LOC) devices–microchip-size systems that can prepare and analyze tiny fluid samples with volumes ranging from a few microliters (millionth of a liter) to sub-nanoliters (less than a billionth of a liter)–are envisioned to one day revolutionize how laboratory tasks such as diagnosing diseases and investigating forensic evidence are performed. However, a recent paper* from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) argues that before LOC technology can...

2012-05-30 10:24:13

"Companion Animal Access and Rescue Act" would save lives of countless shelter animals BETHESDA, Md., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alley Cat Allies, the only national advocacy organization dedicated to the protection and humane treatment of cats, today called on lawmakers on the New York State Assembly's Agriculture Committee to support Assembly Bill 7312, the New York Companion Animal Access and Rescue Act (CAARA), when the bill is offered at a committee hearing on...