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2013-10-10 23:18:03

Karen Bostick, creator and CEO of PetsPage and her little Maltipoo, Tinks, the face of PetsPage.com, sponsored Boise, Idaho’s “See Spot Walk,” an annual fundraiser for the Idaho Humane Society on Saturday, October 5, 2013. Bostick and Tinks were there to promote PetsPage.com as “A Place for the Social Pet” and her mission of increasing pet owner awareness of veterinary specialty medicine, which can quite literally save pets’ lives through advanced veterinary care to Boise area...

2013-10-08 23:29:51

PetsPage and its creator and CEO, Karen Bostick were featured last week in a Health Link segment for Boise, Idaho’s KBOI CBS 2 News. The news story focuses on Bostick’s mission of increasing pet owner awareness of veterinary specialty medicine, which can quite literally save pets’ lives and her social pet community, PetsPage.com. Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 PetsPage and its creator and CEO, Karen Bostick were featured last week in a Health Link segment for Boise, Idaho’s...

2013-10-08 23:20:37

The epicenter of PET conversion boom in Latin America will host CMT’s 11th LAPET conference on 20-22 November 2013. The stage is set to welcome congregation of PET resin producers/ suppliers, feedstock suppliers, polyester manufacturers, major retailers, and many other PET industry stakeholders deliberating on the future of PET in Latin America, while stressing on balancing trade, trends and technologies. Mexico City, Mexico (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 CMT’s LAPET conference will enter...

2013-10-08 16:23:05

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- October 9 is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day, a day to recognize the importance of good nutrition and fitness for our pets. It is estimated that 54 percent of dogs and cats in the U.S. are overweight or obese, placing them at a higher risk for arthritis, diabetes, high blood pressure and decreased life expectancy. For pet owners, the first step toward preventing and battling obesity is to learn the ideal weight range for their...

2013-10-08 12:26:47

PetPremium to make it possible for more pet owners to get flexible dog and cat insurance in 49 states DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PetPremium, the company whose mission is to help keep your pets healthy, happy and protected, today announced that it will begin to provide its own pet insurance programs for pet owners across the country, which will begin immediately. Seeing an opportunity to make pet insurance more mainstream, PetPremium decided to take over two decades...

2013-10-08 08:34:15

ReviMedia to Change the Pet Industry One Animal Lover at a Time NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ReviMedia, Inc., a cutting-edge lead generation company, announced today, they have launched PetPremium, an innovative, online focused pet insurance provider which will provide extensive pet health coverage to the American public that will be offered in 49 states. The ever expanding pet industry is experiencing massive growth, with the total expenditure on pet services and...

2013-10-07 23:26:54

Palmetto Pet Resort reminds pet owners that there are certain foods typically seen as Halloween candy that pets should not eat. (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 http://www.palmettopetresort.com Pets are part of the family, and this often includes eating from the table once in a while. But with Halloween and Halloween candy right around the corner, there are a few things that pets should not be allowed to eat. According to Palmetto Pet Resort & Pet Spa, these include chocolate, candy and gum,...

2013-10-07 12:25:37

Partners for Healthy Pets Leads Drive to Remind Pet Owners of the Importance of Preventive Healthcare CHICAGO, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- America's veterinarians are taking aim at reducing the rate of preventable diseases among cats and dogs by urging pet owners to schedule veterinary checkups at least once per year. Many practicing veterinarians are seeing increases in pet obesity, diabetes, kidney disease, arthritis, and heart disease among America's pets - conditions that can...

2013-10-04 12:22:01

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Tropical Storm Karen threatening the Southeastern United States, and a possible severe weather outbreak in the central states predicted for today, the experts at American Humane Association and their Red Star(TM) emergency rescue program, are issuing key tips to help you keep yourself, your family and your animals safe - before, during and after a storm. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101108/DC97343LOGO) Before the storm...

2013-10-04 10:12:02

Several newly identified markers could provide valuable insight to predict the risk of rupture abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA), according to new research published in the October issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. Imaging with positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) has shown that dense white blood cells in the outermost connective tissue in the vascular wall, increased C-reactive protein and a loss of smooth muscle cells in the middle layer of the vascular wall are...


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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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