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2014-01-06 23:25:02

Leading pet finder website, MissingCritters.com, explains how and why animals escape and offers five tips on what to do for a lost dog or lost cat. Reston, VA (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Most people believe their dog or cat is never going to run away. However, according to the National Council of Pet Population Study and Policy and National Humane Society, every year 5 to 10 million animals disappear from their owners. Of those lost, less than 5% of cats get returned and less than 40% of...

2014-01-03 16:22:58

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With extreme cold temperatures across the state, Agriculture Secretary George Greig today cautioned livestock and pet owners to take measures to protect animals from low temperatures that can cause them to suffer from cold-related stress. "Owners must monitor their animals during these extreme temperatures, because livestock and pets can quickly become distressed," said Greig. "If your animals exhibit unusual behaviors that could be...

2014-01-03 08:24:01

Parents aged 25 to 34 are 30% more likely to spend money on pets than kids during Christmas CLAREMONT, Calif., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to what young parents spend their money on during the gift-giving season, times are definitely changing according to a recent Google survey. The results of the survey state that younger parents (aged 25 to 34) are nearly 30% more likely to spend money on their pets than their kids during Christmas than parents over the age of 34....

2014-01-01 23:00:15

Clear Conscience Pet founder Anthony Bennie provides nutrition tips as well as other preventive health strategies, some of which are bound to be controversial. Wilton, Connecticut (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 Clear Conscience Pet founder Anthony Bennie writes and speaks frequently on pet nutrition and wellness, and in keeping with the New Year’s Day tradition, today he released his New Year’s resolutions for pet health and happiness. “For 2014, we are offering 14 suggested resolutions,...

2013-12-31 23:22:30

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue's efforts to save the lives of thousands of homeless of abandoned dogs by bringing them to the DC area was featured by Sky News. This year, Lucky Dog saved 1250 dogs and cats, bringing the total of rescues since its founding to over 6,000. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Lucky Dog Animal Rescue (LDAR) was honored to be featured in a Sky News broadcast seen around the world. The story follows the journey of more than 30 dogs from a high kill shelter...

2013-12-31 23:03:21

Pet Kept Secrets has been quickly growing into one of the most useful online tools for pet-owners. Pet Kept Secrets is proud to announce that it has a new release coming out in the beginning of 2014 where users will be able to find dog parks, veterinarians, pet-friendly hotels and all other pet-related businesses on the largest database on the web. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Pet Kept Secrets has been steadily growing in members since its launch in 2012. In the early months of...

2013-12-30 23:20:44

Pet Medical Center’s Dr. Isabelle Bach reports an uptick in pet owners interested in health insurance for cats and dogs. Temecula, CA (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 In light of the recent changes to human health plans caused by the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, it’s no surprise that many pet owners are also considering new health insurance options for their pets. Dr. Isabelle Bach of Pet Medical Center in Temecula reports an increased level of interest in pet health insurance...

2013-12-27 23:02:13

The Pre-clinical imaging market is highly competitive, with each player vying to make a mark and gain a large market share. Rapid industry consolidation is a burning issue in the market currently http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/pre-clinical-molecular-imaging-market-841.html. (PRWEB) December 27, 2013 The report "Global Pre-clinical Imaging (In vivo) Market By systems and reagents [Micro-PET, Optical Imaging, Micro-MRI, Micro-SPECT, Micro-Ultrasound, Micro-CT...

2013-12-26 23:20:03

ThunderWorks, the leader in pet anxiety relief products, provides natural alternatives to calming meds along with New Year’s safety tips. Durham, N.C. (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 As pet parents celebrate the arrival of a New Year, ThunderWorks reminds all pet parents that New Year’s Eve festivities can contribute to increased stress and anxiety in our dogs and cats. Particularly loud noises from celebratory fireworks, banging pots and pans and party poppers can seriously scare household...

2013-12-23 23:02:22

Park Cities Pet Sitter commits to continued community involvement in 2014 to assist in reducing the number of unwanted litters and euthanized animals in the City of Dallas. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Earlier this month, Park Cities Pet Sitter President, Joette White, presented $1455.78 worth of money, gift cards and supplies to Maura Davies and Julie Siegel of the SPCA of Texas, who accepted the donation on behalf of Big Fix for Big D. The Big Fix for Big D initiative is a...


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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