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2014-08-27 07:01:00

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Pets are our companions, our friends and our caregivers. They are good for our mental well-being, but what about our physical well-being? A new study from the University of Liverpool indicates that the well-being of both the pet and the owner could be improved with education and pet-friendly facilities. The study, published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, suggests that communities invest in...

2014-08-26 23:09:14

Advanced Mobility and Specialty Vehicles, a leader in the design and manufacture of mobile medical trailers, announced today that they have delivered a new Siemens Biograph™ TruePoint™ PET-CT Trailer to Alliance-HNI, headquartered in Owosso, Michigan. Alliance-HNI awarded their contract to Siemens Healthcare for the Biograph™ TruePoint™ PET-CT system contingent on Advanced Mobility completing the process of validation by Siemens as an approved manufacturer of the PET-CT trailer....

2014-08-26 12:33:46

DENVER, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LoveAnimals.org, an innovative nonprofit crowdfunding site focused solely on supporting animal projects, today announced that Halo, Purely for Pets, Ellen DeGeneres' natural pet food company, has become the site's founding sponsor. Crowdfunding has changed the way people support the causes and projects they care about. Now, it's easy to donate to non-profit efforts, help launch commercial inventions, back artists and more. LoveAnimals.org has...

2014-08-22 23:01:54

The Pet Concierge is offering a biodegradable pet memorial urn, a remarkable way for the memory of the pet to live on, featured in their campaign. Oakland, California (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 A beloved pet can be memorialized through a ceremony using the biodegradable urn, a Perk on The Pet Concierge’s newly launched Indiegogo campaign. The biodegradable urn is used to plant a pet’s ashes or a photo and let them “rebirth” into a tree, or a plant of choice. The urn is divided into...

2014-08-20 23:01:54

Park Cities Pet Sitter Selects Street Dog Rescue “Duck Team 6” As Its Recipient Charitable Organization for This Year’s Presents 4 Pets Program (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Park Cities Pet Sitter, Inc. has announced their participation in the 2014 NAPPS Presents 4 Pets supply donation drive that benefits the animal shelter and rescue communities. Presents 4 Pets is a national campaign that coincides with the Humane Society of the United States’ Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, which...

2014-08-19 23:02:05

Award-winning online resource for pet owners, ThePetConcierge.com, is accepting support and donations to help build The Pet Concierge Education Center helping people take effective care of their pet's wellness. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Leading online pet health education resource, ThePetConcierge.com, has launched an Indiegogo campaign to help build The Pet Concierge Education Center in the San Francisco Bay Area. The organization is accepting donations for as low as $5 and...

2014-08-18 23:05:58

The global breast imaging market has been broadly classified into ionizing and non-ionizing technologies - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/breast-imaging-technologies-market-897.html. (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The report “Breast Imaging Technologies Market (Analog Mammography, Digital Mammography, Tomosynthesis, Positron Emission Mammography, PET/CT, MBI, Breast MRI, Ultrasound, Optical Imaging, Whole Breast Ultrasound, Breast Thermography) - Global Forecasts to 2019”...

2014-08-18 08:28:28

- Study shows that cognitive function, such as memory retention, can be improved in middle-aged cats with new nutritional blends[1] ST. LOUIS, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Purina, a global leader in the pet care industry, announced today that company scientists have developed new food solutions for middle-aged pets to help sustain a healthier brain as they enter the latter stages of life. The finding is a breakthrough in pet care, providing nourishment to strengthen brain...

2014-08-12 23:04:25

Introducing a new line of dental chews guaranteed by Pets Prefer®. Menomonie, WI (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Pets Prefer® announces the addition of KaNoodles® dental hygiene chews for dogs to its line of trusted pet nutrition supplements. KaNoodles’ patented shape provide a better cleaning by reaching to the base of each tooth to remove plaque and tartar build up. This pasta-based chew made with wholesome grains is easy to digest and supports both oral health and the immune...

2014-08-11 08:26:42

World's Largest Veterinary Practice Drafts Former Minnesota Twins Legend Kent Hrbek to Judge Pet and Owner Look-A-Like Contest at the Bloomington Grand Opening BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Banfield Pet Hospital prepares to see double, celebrating the grand opening of its newest location in Bloomington, Minn., located at 10520 France Ave S., with a Most "Twinning" Pet and Owner Look-A-Like Contest judged by Minnesota Twins Hall of Famer, Kent Hrbek. Pet owners and...


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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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.