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2011-10-31 11:44:00

<font size="2" face="Arial">AUSTIN, Texas</font>, Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Halloween officially kicking-off the holiday season, we at the Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) thought we'd compile a list of common issues pet owners (and potential pet owners) face during the holiday season. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111031/DC96531LOGO ) If You're Thinking of Giving A Pet As a Gift ... Don't do it. It's rarely a good idea to give pets...

2011-10-27 08:05:00

PHOENIX, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Objecs, the owner of the Personal RosettaStone(TM) brand of technology enhanced memorial products, has added geolocation to their headstone microchip as well as the lower cost gravestone QR Code products. The new feature allows the product owner or custodian to assign one point on a global map identifying the location of the monument. A Personal RosettaStone is a 56mm diameter granite disk affixed to a monument, statuary or landmark providing...

2011-10-15 05:00:00

Our era in Ruffo Caselliâs Cybernetic Existentialism. A sponsorhip opportunity for corporate partners. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 15, 2011 A retrospective of Italian artist Ruffo Caselli, the painter of microchips, is now available in the United States for a traveling exhibit and welcomes corporate sponsors with suitable locations. At 79, Florence born Ruffo Caselli never owned a computer, a blackberry, an IPod, not even an answering machine, but his canvasses painted with...

2011-09-28 14:41:40

One of the most controversial topics in horse breeding circles relates to the best method for identifying foals. For animal welfare reasons, many veterinarians are currently promoting the method of implanting a microchip over the traditional practice of branding, while officials of major sport horse breed registries deny that branding really causes pain or stress to foals. But what do the horses themselves think?  The team of Christine Aurich at the University of Veterinary Medicine,...

2011-06-30 00:00:28

Petplan Pet Insurance encourages pet parents to protect their four-legged companions from risks associated with the quintessential summer holiday Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 29, 2011 Independence Day "“ the summer holiday "“ is nearly here and with it comes many barbecues, parades and of course, fireworks displays. Fireworks and cookouts are traditions woven into the fabric of Fourth of July celebrations across the country. However, it is important for pet parents to be aware...

2011-06-16 12:17:00

SUMMIT, N.J., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The fireworks and revelries of the Fourth of July often turn happy, contented pets into scaredy cats and petrified pooches - leading to more pets going missing than any other single day of the year. HomeAgain® PetRescuers are rallying across the internet to raise awareness of this problem and help protect pets. "Not Lost on You" is a social media campaign alerting pet parents to the steps they should take to keep their...

2011-05-31 18:34:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Social Compassion in Legislation, in conjunction with Sen. Ted W. Lieu, D-Torrance, today announced that Senate Bill 702 passed the California State Senate. SB 702, carried by Senator Lieu, would require microchipping for all animals released from municipal shelters. The bill addresses a critical issue facing the State of California with pet overpopulation. A significant source of the problem includes the lack of identification and...

2011-05-26 13:29:00

-- AKC CAR Detection Dog DNA Bank to Discover What Makes SAR Dogs Great -- RALEIGH, N.C., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AKC Companion Animal Recovery recently donated $110,000 to the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine as part of continuing funding of a health registry for search and rescue and other working detection dogs. This joins an initial grant of $70,000 that was awarded in 2010. The AKC CAR Detection Dog DNA Bank and Health Registry will help...

2011-04-27 16:21:00

$15,000 Needed by Monday to Save The Sanctuary LAS VEGAS, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adopt A Rescue Pet (ARP) is one of Nevada's largest animal rescue organizations sterilizing and re-homing pets for over ten years. By Monday, May 2nd the organization must raise $15,000 to meet the sanctuary $70,000 balloon payment. In the past 35 days the nation of animal lovers has raised $55,000 towards the payment, but the group is just shy of the remaining $15,000 to save the five-acre...

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2011-04-14 13:07:43

Officials in New Delhi have injected microchips into snakes in an attempt to regulate the snake charmers in India. Delhi's forest department chief Deepak Shukla said Wednesday that the chips will allow officials to ascertain whether individual snakes have been registered by their owners. India implemented laws in the late 1990s proscribing the commercial use of wild animals, including performances with lives snakes.  The state government in Delhi offered an amnesty for charmers in...