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2010-11-23 15:15:00

Full TV special online at www.NationalDogShow.com; Social media Facebook game also launches Thanksgiving Day NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's dog lovers, including those hopelessly devoted to specific breeds, will be able to get up close and personal Thursday as their favorites are judged at "The National Dog Show Presented by Purina." The NBC Thanksgiving Day TV special (Noon - 2 p.m. in all times zones) will be complemented by video of the group judging of...

2010-11-11 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- From roadside to bedside, a courageous dog named JoJo uses her own journey through life to inspire humans recovering from orthopedic injuries. JoJo's remarkable tale could not have been possible without the help of a dedicated animal rescue organization. From the Heart Rescue, which saved this spirited pup, and JoJo have been named the grand-prize winners in the Pro Plan® Rally to Rescue® Doing More(TM) for Pets...

2010-11-10 06:03:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Friskies let the cat out of the bag--cats are social. Contrary to popular belief, cats can now be called a man's best friend, a social butterfly, and just as busy as a bee. Before now, cats couldn't show us just how much they enjoy helping in the kitchen, playing chase and hanging with their friends. With the help of Friskies® brand cat food, 25 cats affectionately deemed "repurrters," were equipped with small video...

2010-11-09 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- After years of living in the shadows of his blue blood brothers who strut on the blue carpet at the National Dog Show Presented by Purina, the everyday dog finally has his day. Nestle Purina PetCare is conducting the first online "Petcentric Dog Show Photo Contest" to honor everyday dogs, their unique looks and their special talents. Throughout November and December, dog lovers can log into www.petcentric.com to upload a photo of their favorite...

2010-10-26 03:30:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- White Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle has a message for the city of Chicago: adopt a shelter pet. Buehrle and his wife Jamie have partnered with Adopt-a-Pet.com, North America's largest non-profit pet adoption web service, for a public service campaign launching today in the greater Chicagoland area. Starting today, Chicagoland residents will see light-hearted adoption-promoting billboards and televised public service announcements featuring Mark and...

2010-09-22 09:37:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Four leading green fashion designers made news today - "yesterday's news'' that is - by turning recycled newspaper into eco-friendly fashions. The unique, trend-setting designs were unveiled at the Yesterday's News® Green Catwalk Event and Workshop in New York City. Made with recycled newspaper, Yesterday's News® brand cat litter served as inspiration for eco-friendly designers Anthony Lilore of RESTORE CLOTHING(TM),...

2010-09-10 08:47:00

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- At last, dogs had a day to celebrate their passion for bacon! On Saturday, Sept. 4, in observance of International Bacon Day, four-legged, pork-loving maniacs attended the Beggin'® Bacon Bash and declared their obsession for bacon. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/purina/46049/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100910/MM61550 ) (Photo:...

2010-08-24 08:05:00

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Purina® Cat Chow® continues its three-year commitment to breast cancer awareness by donating $200,000 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure® and launching the Cat Nap for the Cause campaign. This year, Purina Cat Chow is inviting consumers to visit www.Facebook.com/PurinaCatChow to become a fan and register to take a 20-minute cat nap for the cause. For every registered napper, Purina Cat Chow will make a $2...

2010-07-20 13:00:00

ST. LOUIS, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Dogs and cats share a special bond with their owners. Many pets become part of their owners' daily routine and share many favorite moments and outings with their families, such as adventures on the family boat. That's why Sea Ray Boats, in conjunction with Nestle Purina PetCare, created the Pet and Water Safety (PAWS) program, to help boaters keep their pets safe and happy on the water. In a recent survey of its customers, Sea Ray found that more than...

2010-07-15 09:50:00

ST. LOUIS, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Purina PetCare today announced plans to construct a $15 million Learning and Training Center at its Checkerboard Square headquarters - the first new building on campus in nearly 25 years. Purina and Nestle officials will celebrate with a groundbreaking ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 16, featuring Jack Russell terriers "going to ground" and remarks by Nestle Purina Chief Executive Officer W. Patrick McGinnis and Nestle Executive Vice President...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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