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2013-12-23 12:23:00

$500,000 awarded to 33 animal welfare groups; Selected from more than 4,500 applications, The Pet Rescue Center receives $100,000 grand prize SAN DIEGO, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," and the Petco Foundation along with Ellen and her natural pet food company Halo, Purely for Pets, announced The Pet Rescue Center in Mission Viejo, Calif., as the grand prize winner of the Petco Foundation's Holiday Wishes Grant Campaign, and presented the organization with a...

2013-12-20 23:20:08

Pet therapy in healthcare isn’t news, but the Family Pet Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital is. Opened in September 2013, it’s the first in the country to bring hospitalized kids and their family pets together in a special structure created to promote the healing benefits. Canton, Michigan (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Pet therapy in healthcare isn’t news, but the Family Pet Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital is. Opened in September 2013, it’s the first in the country...

2013-12-19 23:30:08

ThunderWorks reminds all pet parents to keep pet safety top of mind as holiday festivities commence. Durham, NC (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 The holidays can be a wonderful time of year for families and friends to get together and celebrate. However, for pets, holidays can pose additional safety threats and spur on anxiety. Many times, dogs and cats can become anxious or fearful of party guests, visitors and unfamiliar decorations such as trees, blinking lights and holiday figures. As a...

2013-12-19 23:27:11

A new guest article on the Western Washington Medical Group blog shed light on early childhood development and how it is affected by pets. Everett, WA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Most children would love to have a pet for Christmas, while many parents would rather not buy one. At first glance, it may seem like pets are simply another expense (and it is true, they can be quite costly). Pets, however, offer benefits too, according to a new guest blog post on the Western Washington Medical...

2013-12-19 23:24:17

Harness tests conducted by Australia’s NRMA Insurance revealed many popular pet harnesses were not effective in restraining pets in common low-speed collisions; however, the Clickit Utility was a high performer. Pasadena, Calif. (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Sleepypod®, a Pasadena-based company known for re-inventing pet products through innovative design, today announces its Clickit™ Utility dog safety harness was distinguished as a high performer in dog harness testing by...

2013-12-18 12:27:04

AVMA's holiday tips for pet owners SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- December abounds with holiday celebrations, and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is reminding pet owners that nothing can spoil good cheer like an emergency visit to a veterinary clinic to save a pet from a not-so-happy holiday disaster. "Veterinarians often see an increase in the number of emergency calls during the holiday season. Whether it's exposure to chocolate or fatty...

2013-12-16 23:01:42

Assisi Veterinary Hospital warns against the dangers of the holiday season for pets. Malverne, NY (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 This time of year, the holidays arrive with all the joy and chaos they bring. Even though it is a time of festivities, decorations, families and gifts, it also is a time of danger for pets. Assisi Veterinary Hospital wants pet owners to be aware of these dangers and to take the necessary precautions. Such dangers may include food, plants, stocking stuffers and...

2013-12-16 08:32:26

TITONKA, Iowa, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Iowa-based internet retailer, Coddington Online Enterprises LLC, today announced that its new online store at www.TagalongDog.com is open for business. Company founder and owner, Beth Coddington, has owned dogs for most of her life. The founder states, "A lot of people treat their pets like family. We wanted to launch an online store where dog owners could continually go to find extremely durable products for keeping their pets happy,...

2013-12-14 23:01:12

Nuclear Medicine Market & Radiopharmaceuticals Market report covers competitive landscape and key developments of major players, pipeline analysis, investment opportunities, and regulatory affairs for established players as well as new entrants. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/radiopharmaceuticals-market-417.html (PRWEB) December 14, 2013 The Nuclear Medicine Market & Radiopharmaceuticals [SPECT/PET Radioisotopes (Technetium, F-18)], [Beta/Alpha Radiation...

2013-12-12 23:19:45

Pets Best releases annual list of bizarre, expensive claims. Boise, ID (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Pets Best Insurance Services, LLC, a leading nationwide pet insurance agency, today released a list of its most bizarre holiday-related claims. Since opening in 2005, the agency has processed a host of surprising claims stemming from unusual holiday hazards. “The holiday season is filled with trappings that people love, like decorations, desserts and bustling crowds. Unfortunately, there...


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2008-05-21 11:55:40

The Czechoslovakian Wolfdog originated as an experiment in 1955 in the former Czech Republic. The breed was created by breeding a German Shepherd with a Carpathian Wolf, in attempts to create a "wolfdog" which blended the qualities of a dog and a wolf. The breed looks the part. The build of the Czechoslovakian Wolfdog, as well as its hair are wolf-like. The color of its coat is gray, with either a yellow or silver tint and a light mask. Its hair is straight and thick. The breed stands over...

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2007-12-14 05:22:45

A Chausie is a hybrid between the Jungle Cat and a Domestic cat, typically the Abyssinian. A Chausie can weigh 15 to 30 pounds with the males being larger than the females. Their breeding began in the 1960s or 1970s to provide a safer alternative to having wildcats as pets. Because of their size, Chausies require much more space for activity. Like normal cats, they cane take up to 2 to 3 years to reach full size. There are not many known health issues associated with this breed, but they...

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2006-12-26 11:18:38

The European Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) is a species of rabbit native to southern Europe. European Rabbits are small, gray-brown mammals ranging from 13 to 18 in (34 to 45 cm) long, and are approximately 3 to 5 pounds (1.3-2.2 kg) in weight. They have four sharp incisors (two on top, two on bottom) that grow continuously throughout their life. They also have two peg teeth on the top behind the incisors. Rabbits have long ears, large hind legs, and short, fluffy tails. Rabbits move by...

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