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2010-05-20 09:20:00

ST. LOUIS, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Want to discover the best places to bury a bone? What about tips for rolling in mud or where to hide when someone wants to put a sweater on you? Real dogs need look no further than the ALPO® "Real Dogs Eat Meat" Handbook that is now available for free browsing or download at www.ALPORealDogs.com. This common sense guide to help dogs be dogs again takes readers into the hearts, minds and mud-covered "soles" of 20 real dog "paw-thors"...

2010-05-11 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- PETCO has increased the number of successful adoptions through its stores by more than 30% this year through its commitment to hosting monthly national adoption weekends and strategically partnering with pet food vendors, like Purina, to build awareness of the need to find forever homes for the more than 3 million adoptable pets in the United States. More than 1,000 PETCO stores nationwide will encourage families to Think Adoption First during National Pet...

2010-05-10 09:00:00

ST. LOUIS, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The cats are back! Housecat Housecall, one of the first reality-based cat television programs, is returning to Animal Planet for a third season of providing cat-owning families with resolutions for addressing their various cat behavioral concerns. This season, which begins June 5th, features an exciting and diverse group of cat lovers including a legendary Broadway performer, a Major League Baseball manager and producer, choreographer and celebrity...

2010-05-03 10:26:00

Three dogs and one cat inducted into the 42nd Annual Purina Animal Hall of Fame TORONTO, May 3 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/purina-animal-hall-of-fame/honouring-canadas-pet-heroes /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: A photo accompanying this release is available at http://photos.newswire.ca. Images are free to accredited members of the media/ SOURCE PURINA

2010-04-14 05:00:00

ST. LOUIS, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Cat food can art? Yes, if it's a means of reaching pet owners with an important message about recycling and, if it's about raising money for a worthwhile organization dedicated to protecting the environment. Pet food cans are an often overlooked contributor to landfills. According to recycling industry sources, it's estimated that less than 20 percent of aluminum pet food cans are recycled each year, compared to 54 percent of aluminum beverage cans. In...

2010-04-09 14:26:00

World-Famous Dog Expert Supports Global Event and Mutt-i-grees(TM) Movement PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., April 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, May 1 and Sunday, May 2 more than 2,000 animal shelters around the world will unite with North Shore Animal League America for Pet Adoptathon® 2010, the premiere global pet adoption event. Renowned dog expert Cesar Millan, National Geographic Channel's Dog Whisperer, is the spokesperson for the 16th annual global adoption...

2010-03-25 12:17:00

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- North Shore Animal League America, the world's largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization, and international recording artist, actress and philanthropist Mya, announce the tenth annual Tour For Life®, the world's largest cooperative mobile pet adoption event. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/animalleague/43184 (Photo:...

2010-03-16 07:53:00

HARTFORD, Conn., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent years, some adults have readily adopted a holistic diet to live a healthier lifestyle and now we've discovered it's beneficial for pets too. According to Pet Product News, holistic pet food sales reached $15 billion in 2008, and when prepared properly a holistic diet can improve a dog's health, behavior, longevity, and temperament. Mark Poveromo, founder and owner of the holistic pet food retailer, Thomaston Feed, believes nutrition is...

2010-03-12 14:39:00

ST. LOUIS, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the world's most beloved stories, THE 101 DALMATIANS, is coming to life on the national stage, and one lucky dog from the New York City area will get a once-in-a-lifetime chance to take part in this event. Starting this weekend, local NYC dogs of all breeds, shapes and sizes will have the opportunity to be SPOTTED by the Purina® Dog Chow® brand, the title sponsor of THE 101 DALMATIANS MUSICAL, and could win a...

2010-02-24 09:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle S.A., the parent company of Nestle Purina PetCare Company, today announced it will donate approximately $280,000 (CHF 300,000) to Meds & Food for Kids, a St. Louis-based non-profit organization dedicated to saving the lives of Haiti's malnourished children. Meds & Food for Kids produces and distributes highly nutritious foods in Haiti, including "Medika Mamba," a fortified, peanut butter-based, ready-to-use therapeutic food endorsed by the...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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