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2014-04-25 23:04:16

ZenaBed Orthopedic Cat and Dog Grounding Beds are made especially for companion animals who are suffering from various illnesses. Green Valley, AZ (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Studies have shown that connecting to the natural energy of the Earth has many health benefits. There is a fast growing movement called grounding or earthing, and products have been created to help individuals take advantage of the natural health enhancing techniques. Natural Wonder Pets recognized these advantages and...

2014-04-25 12:24:39

TAMPA, Fla., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Halo, Purely for Pets has teamed up with the Olate Dogs, arguably the world's most famous rescue dogs, to change perceptions and combat stereotypes about shelter pets. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140425/78388 In 2012 the Olate Dogs shot to stardom when they won the America's Got Talent grand prize. These sweet, funny, talented dogs and their entertaining owners/handlers captured hearts across America. Audiences are...

2014-04-23 23:11:43

On April 29th and May 3rd, Therapy Pets Unlimited is hosting two fundraisers at local restaurants to support their new not-for-profit organization. Nottingham, MD (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Therapy Pets Unlimited, a newly formed Maryland not-for-profit that brings the healing aid of pets to patients, is hosting two fundraisers at area restaurants to help support their organization. Enjoy the recently opened Green Turtle in White Marsh on April 29th where customers who bring in the official...

2014-04-22 16:23:03

Plastic PET bottle recycling increases 53 percent over 10 years NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) pellets are now selling at higher prices than new PET produced from scratch at refineries. As of April 15, 2014, bulk virgin PET was selling at 72 cents per pound while recycled PET pellets were fetching as much as 77 cents per pound, according to PetroChem Wire, a chemical industry news and price reporting service that also publishes...

2014-04-22 12:23:31

A Beloved Friends Pet Crematory of Northern Nevada - First in the Nation to Pass Pet Crematory Accreditation ATLANTA, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Association of Pet Cemeteries and Crematories (IAOPCC) has announced the first Pet Crematory facility in the nation to pass its Accreditation Program. A Beloved Friends Pet Crematory of Northern Nevada received its Accreditation award on April 1, 2014. Pet Parents can now feel reassured about the care...

2014-04-18 23:01:12

The Easter celebration of Paint and Play Daycare will be held at Dogwood Veterinary Hospital & Pet Resort in Chapel Hill on April 17 and is open to regular daycare guests. Chapel Hill, NC (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Dogwood Veterinary Hospital & Pet Resort in Chapel Hill, N.C. is celebrating its second annual Paint and Play Doggie Daycare on April 17, just days before Easter. The Easter event is open to Dogwood’s regular daycare guests. Dogwood has a full day of fun planned for the...

2014-04-16 23:09:10

Petplan Looks at Vets and Pets Around the Globe in Honor of World Veterinary Day Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 American pets, hold on to your collars. Petplan pet insurance dug up some shocking pet health statistics from around the globe just in time for World Veterinary Day on Saturday, April 26. Get this: a whopping 44% of fellow dogs and cats across the pond have pet insurance. Compare that to the mere 1% of insured American pets, and one can’t help but wonder how U.S. pet...

2014-04-16 12:30:30

AUSTIN, Texas, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April marks National Heartworm Awareness Month, a time for pet owners to brush up on how heartworm prevention can keep their pets safe from the serious and potentially fatal heartworm disease. Pet owners should take this month as a reminder to discuss with their veterinarians how to best prevent heartworm disease in their pets. Unfortunately, there is no treatment for heartworms in cats, and the treatment for infected dogs is...

2014-04-15 23:12:00

Marietta Vet Clinic and Julian Peckich DVM, veterinarian in Marietta, GA, will be hosting a low cost pet vaccination and microchip clinic at Verde Pointe Business Park on Saturday May 10, 2014 from 9 am to noon. An appointment is preferred, as walk-ins will not be guaranteed an appointment time. Marietta, GA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Marietta Vet Clinic, an animal clinic in Marietta, GA, understands the importance of having pets microchiped. They are hosting the first annual microchip and...

2014-04-15 08:29:44

Prevalence of Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) Infection up 48 Percent in Cats; Lyme Disease up 21 Percent in Dogs PORTLAND, Ore., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Banfield Pet Hospital®, the world's largest veterinary practice, released its State of Pet Health(TM) 2014 Report today, revealing a staggering 48 percent increase in the prevalence of feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) infection in cats and a 21 percent increase in the prevalence of infection with the bacterium that causes Lyme...


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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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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