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2014-03-26 23:00:55

With Easter approaching, Animal Emergency & Referral Center of Minnesota wants to remind pet owners not to bring home Easter lilies if they have a cat. Oakdale, MN (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Animal Emergency & Referral Center of Minnesota wants to remind pet owners everywhere not to bring home Easter lilies if they have a cat. Animal Emergency & Referral Center of Minnesota understands the importance and significance of an Easter lily, but Easter lilies have been found to be...

2014-03-25 16:22:19

DALLAS, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Global Biopolymers / Bioplastics Market by Type (Bio PET, Bio PE, PLA, PHA, Bio PBS, Starch Blends, and Regenerated Cellulose), by Application (Packaging, Bottles, Fibers, Agriculture, Automotive, and Others), by Geography - Trends & Forecasts to 2018", defines and segments the global biopolymers market with an analysis and forecasting of the global consumption volume and value. Browse more than 94 Market Data...

2014-03-18 23:21:50

Survey reveals pet parents are unaware that bathrooms and backyards harbor hidden pet health hazards. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Petplan knows suspicious snouts and prying paws always seem to be able to sniff out trouble, even in the most pet-proofed homes. In honor of Poison Prevention Awareness Month, America’s best-loved insurer recently conducted an online survey of more than 5,700 pet parents to test their toxin know-how – and the results were surprising. It turns...

2014-03-18 23:04:37

Human medications – especially blood pressure pills – cause most problems for pets, reports ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center. New York (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 In a new report released today by the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) reveals that human medications once again tops the list of toxins most commonly ingested by pets. Within the human medications category, a majority of cases (4,151)...

2014-03-17 08:30:02

Local Certified Pet Loss Provider, Vivianne Villanueva, and Board Certified Veterinary Surgeon, Sarit Dhupa, Open First Brick and Mortar Center Dedicated to All Aspects of End-of-Life Care for the Dying Pet and their family SAN DIEGO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Much like the death of a human family member, the loss of a pet can be a truly devastating experience, as pets have grown to become an integral part of the family unit. This leads us to the next evolution in pet care, Into The...

2014-03-14 23:04:50

New pet memoir shares perspective on animal health, home life and happiness. Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 What would your pet say about life if it could talk? “Memoirs of a Cool Cat” shares the happenings and emotions of a housecat, including his friendships, health, and the strong bond between animal and animal-lover. Sprinkled with photos of the author’s cats, the book provides an entertaining and charming inside look at the world of pampered pets. Inspired by her own...

2014-03-12 23:27:34

AdoptandShop.org Donates Percentage of Purchases to Animal Shelters (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Found Animals’ Adopt & Shop, a community of integrated adoption and retail centers, complimented by online retail and education tools, is inviting people to gather around “The Waterbowl” with the launch of AdoptandShop.org, a progressive online platform that unites e-commerce and philanthropy in support of happy, healthy pets. This destination for pet owners offers quality and unique pet...

2014-03-12 23:03:59

Adoptable pets compete to win $5,000 for their shelter. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 In the first com-paw-tition of its kind, 16 adoptable pets will “play” to win donations from Petplan pet insurance for each move up the bracket in the Tournament of Tails: Sweet 16 Shelter Pet Challenge – with the champion scoring a $5,000 donation for their shelter. The fun starts on “Selection Sunday,” March 16, when Petplan will reveal the 16 furry friends competing for the win....

2014-03-11 23:21:28

Nashville Boarding, Grooming, and Dog Daycare Facility Works with Agape Animal Rescue in Efforts to Promote Pet Welfare, Find Forever Homes for Rescues, and Provide Boarding for Foster Pet Parents. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Agape Animal Rescue is excited to announce a partnership with My Second Home Pet Resort that will result in more animals finding forever homes and fewer dogs euthanized in the Middle Tennessee community. My Second Home has recently made commitments to...

2014-03-11 12:23:41

Chicken Soup for the Soul Pet Food Launches Dynamic New Packaging Featuring Rescued Pets and New Small Bites COS COB, Conn., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicken Soup for the Soul®, the iconic bestselling book publisher and one of the nation's most recognized and trusted brands, announced a new look and even better formulation for its pet food line, as well as a new Small Bites dog food that offers complete and balanced nutrition for smaller adult dog breeds....


Latest Pet Reference Libraries

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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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