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2014-05-07 23:15:05

Blue Buffalo® and Petco™ are teaming up this May for their 5th Annual Pet Cancer Awareness Month in hopes of raising money to benefit pet cancer research and the families affected by this disease. Wilton, CT (May 2014) (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Blue Buffalo® and Petco™ are teaming up this May for their 5th Annual Pet Cancer Awareness Month in hopes of raising money to benefit pet cancer research and the families affected by this disease. Cancer will affect one out of every four...

2014-05-07 23:13:30

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue is partnering with Doggywalker.com to host a yard sale in Old Town Alexandria on May 10th from 8am until noon. All proceeds will go towards saving homeless and neglected animals. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Lucky Dog Animal Rescue (LDAR) and Doggywalker.com will be hosting their annual yard sale to benefit homeless animals on Saturday, May 10, from 8 a.m. to noon. The event will be held at 708 Pendleton St, Alexandria. This fun day of shopping will...

2014-05-06 23:08:07

Petplan reveals surprising statistics about what makes pets sick from May to August. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Summer months are full of fun, but they’re also prime time for trouble if you’ve got four legs. Petplan, America’s best-loved pet insurer, today released new data about dog-day dangers – and says the biggest risk to pets comes from the picnic table. All those food-laced festivities from Memorial Day to Labor Day are responsible for a 38% spike in poisonings...

2014-05-06 08:36:25

Company to Hold Conference Call and Webcast at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time that Day SAN FRANCISCO, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kindred Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: KIN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on saving and improving the lives of pets, announced today that it will release its first quarter 2014 financial results on May 12, 2014 after the market close. The Company will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time that day. Interested parties may access the call by dialing...

2014-05-05 12:23:15

In its First Year, Hill's Disaster Relief Network Responds to 11 Major Emergencies, Aids 50 Organizations on Behalf of Pets TOPEKA, Kan., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As temperatures rise and spring showers give way to summer storms, Hill's Pet Nutrition is taking the opportunity to highlight National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day on May 10 by reminding pet owners of how they can prepare themselves and their pets in case of an emergency. To view the multimedia assets associated with this...

2014-04-30 23:15:09

Top dogs Colonnese, Valpy and Goodnight confirmed speakers in DC. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Anglo-American based Aquarium Software Ltd - a global player in the insurance technology sector - has confirmed they will be a lead sponsor of The North American Pet Health Insurance Association (NAPHIA) Summit on 27-29 May in Washington DC, where the industry’s top dogs discuss and plan policy. The company is backing this year’s annual gathering of industry insiders, NAPHIA members,...

2014-04-30 23:13:16

Joint pain and stiffness is a common problem for pet owners, and many believe it’s something they just have to “live with” as their pet ages. Other more involved pet owners are taking steps to help their pets return to quality of life, such as the 90-year old woman featured in this recent ProLabs pets success story, who went from pulling her German Shepherd around in a wheelbarrow to seeing him return to walking on the farm as her best companion. St. Joseph, Missouri (PRWEB) April...

2014-04-30 23:13:10

Newtown Square, PA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 It happens. The hurricane hits or the flood waters rise and everybody’s got to go. Evacuate now! And that includes furry, four-legged family members. But here’s the thing: Most hotels show pets the door. And you can bet Aunt Tilly won’t love your Rottweiler’s paw prints on her new imported rug. So what’s a responsible pet parent to do? Plan ahead. Just follow this disaster-proof plan from Petplan pet insurance, just in time for Animal...

2014-04-30 08:32:18

Survey Shows Dog Owners Overwhelmingly Want to Protect Their Pets From Nasty, Dangerous Bites of Pesky Ticks, Fleas and Mosquitoes LENEXA, Kan., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- No one wants to get bitten by ticks, fleas and mosquitoes. Pet owners also want the same protection for their beloved dogs, according to a recent survey of more than 2,700 dog owners. And, fortunately, dog owners can find prevention and protection from bug bites for their furry friends....

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...


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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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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