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2014-06-26 08:25:17

National Shelter Renovation Project Improves Shelter Dogs' Temporary Homes Across the Country NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than four million dogs enter shelters each year - and the PEDIGREE® Brand is dedicated to helping change the lives of shelter dogs in a big way. To show their support, today PEDIGREE announced plans to improve shelters across the country through a shelter renovation project. This project is a continuation of the documentary-style See what good food can...

2014-06-17 23:12:25

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue, along with hundreds of DC area nonprofits, will be participating in Do More 24 Thursday, June 19. This one-day online fundraising is expected to raise more than a million dollars for DC area charities. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 On June 19th, Lucky Dog Animal Rescue will join hundreds of nonprofit organizations in the DC Area for an innovative 24-hour online fundraiser- Do More 24. This community-wide fundraiser powered by the United Way of the...

2014-06-05 08:29:21

Merial Celebrates National Launch of NexGard(TM) (afoxolaner) for Dogs Flea and Tick Control with Donation of up to $1 Million in Product Donations for Animal Shelters Nationwide; Eric Stonestreet and His Dog, Coleman, Join Effort DULUTH, Ga., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All dog owners have two common enemies: fleas and ticks. Now, there is the latest flea and tick control product from Merial, the maker of FRONTLINE® Plus brand products. NexGard(TM) (afoxolaner) is the first and only soft,...

2014-06-05 08:26:58

SAN DIEGO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Petco and the San Diego Padres are opening the gates of Petco Park to man's best friend during their annual "Dog Days of Summer" event on July 29, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140604/94612 Pet parents interested in cheering on the Padres as they take on the St. Louis Cardinals, can fill out an application at www.petco.com/petcopark. For each application that is approved, applicants will receive a free dog ticket along with two...

2014-06-04 23:11:01

Hospice Savannah and Amie's Place Foundation work together to help keep terminally ill patients and their pets together. Savannah, GA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Amie’s Place Foundation recently awarded not-for-profit Hospice Savannah, Inc.’s Pet Peace of Mind® Program a one-year grant of $2,000 as partial support for program expenses which are not all covered by current donations. Amie’s Place is dedicated to preventing unnecessary forced separation of people from their pets...

2014-06-03 23:08:55

Last year more than 2,100 rescued cats joined families across the country during "9 Lives for $9" - http://bestfriends.org/promo. Kanab, Utah (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 A wildly successful national cat adoption promotion returns this month when 130+ animal rescue groups and shelters nationwide will join with Best Friends Animal Society in “9 Lives for $9”. Last year more than 2,100 rescued cats joined families across the country during this promotion. In addition to Best Friends...

2014-05-30 23:11:56

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue is hosting a Doggie Fashion Show and adoption event this Saturday May 31st from 12pm-2pm at Neiman Marcus Last Call in Fairfax, VA to showcase the black dogs available for adoption. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Lucky Dog Animal Rescue will host a Doggie Fashion Show and adoption event this Saturday May 31st from 12pm-2pm at Neiman Marcus Last Call in Fairfax, VA. The event is the culmination of the month long promotion Back in Black sponsored by national...

2014-05-29 20:21:49

Animal shelters compete for chance at $600,000 in prize grants for saving more animals NEW YORK, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is gearing up for Sunday's start of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, where a total of $600,000 in prize grants is up for grabs to help shelters save more homeless cats and dogs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060731/NYM024LOGO The 50 contestants will work to save...

2014-05-27 23:09:52

Find out what Lucky Dog Animal Rescue finds so special about black dogs as we spotlight our fabulous black dogs this May. Join us for Back in Black 2014. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Lucky Dog Animal Rescue promotes the adoption of black animals, a traditionally overlooked group, between May 1 and May 31, 2014, as part of the Back in Black promotion sponsored by national animal welfare leader Best Friends Animal Society®. Lucky Dog Animal Rescue joins more than 175 local...

2014-05-20 12:38:38

First-of-its-kind PetMatch App Uses Visual Search Technology To Help People Find A Picture Perfect Adoptable Pet In Their Area PALO ALTO, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Superfish, a pioneer in visual search technology today introduced PetMatch, a free app for iPhone. PetMatch uses Superfish's patented visual search technology to help people find adoptable pets in their area. Because PetMatch uses pictures rather than words, it's faster and more intuitive than text based search, bringing...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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