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2015-05-27 08:34:38

LEWES, Del., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Family-owned and -operated Parsell Pet Crematorium has unveiled an attractive and

2015-05-26 23:03:56

Three Retailers in Georgia Now Carry The Only Fresh Pet Food Made From Locally-Sourced, Wholesome Ingredients Norcross, GA (PRWEB) May 26, 2015 Allprovide,

2015-05-23 08:22:28

10 airplanes flown by Pilots N Paws, two 50-foot Lois Pope Red Star® Rescue Trucks, North Shore Animal League America vehicle, animal advocate Beth Stern, philanthropist Lois Pope, and Petco Foundation

2015-05-22 23:00:42

The Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) takes this year's National Heat Awareness Day to provide pet owners tips for identifying that their pet is overheating and steps to prevent

2015-05-21 23:01:58

Group of Volunteers to Spend 24 Hours at the Downey Animal Shelter Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 21, 2015 There are thousands of homeless pets at Los Angeles-area

2015-05-18 12:28:36

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Missouri based company which introduced testicular implantation for pets nearly two decades ago has developed what just may be the World's

2015-05-07 23:03:04

Japanese researchers have just discovered that a similar chemical reaction takes place in the brain during owner and pet bonding as to that of paternal bonding with a child.

2015-05-06 23:01:48

Animal Medical Center of Streetsboro speaks out on recent research citing increasing health benefits for pet owners. Streetsboro, Ohio (PRWEB) May 06, 2015

2015-05-01 00:21:30

Complete pet records to be available online and via mobile phone.

2015-04-30 16:33:09

Introduces his adopted dogs and explains pet adoption process NEW YORK, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, radio host and entertainer


Latest Pets Reference Libraries

Smith's Bush Squirrel, Paraxerus cepapi
2012-06-14 21:17:27

Smith’s bush squirrel (Paraxerus cepapi) is native to many areas of Africa including Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Namibia, and Zambia, among other regions. Its other common names include the Yellow-footed Squirrel and the South African name of Tree Squirrel. Smith’s bush squirrel is approximately 1.1 feet in length, including the tail, which can comprise up to half the body length. It is small, weighing only seven ounces. The fur color of this squirrel varies in...

Cape Porcupine, Hystrix africaeaustralis
2012-05-16 12:45:20

The cape porcupine (Hystrix africaeaustralis) is sometimes called the South African porcupine, and can be found in much of sub-Saharan Africa, however, it is not found in the southwestern desert regions. It is an Old World porcupine. The cape porcupine prefers to make its home in hills or rocky outcrops in dens or caves that it burrows. The female members of this species are the largest rodents in southern Africa, weighing in at an average between forty to sixty-six pounds and they can...

House Mouse, Mus musculus
2012-05-01 11:42:07

Even in the wild, this rodent is associated with humans by destroying crops and stored food. The house mouse is also known as the fancy mouse, a common pet. It is also a widely used laboratory animal, important for testing in genetics, biology, and medicine. There are three recognized subspecies of the house mouse. These mice thrive in a number of locations including fields, houses, and commercial structures. An adult male house mouse can have a body length of up to 3.9 in, and tail length...

Townsend’s Ground Squirrel, Urocitellus townsendii
2012-04-23 07:42:28

The Townsend’s ground squirrel, or Urocitellus townsendii, can be found in many areas of the United States. The range of this squirrel includes south-central Washington, western Utah, east Oregon, southern Idaho, and most of Nevada. They can also be found in the eastern extremities of California. There are seven subspecies of this type of squirrel including Merriam’s ground squirrel and Piute ground squirrel. Townsend’s ground squirrels prefer to live in arid environments, most often...

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2007-08-14 03:55:22

Richardson's Ground Squirrel (Spermophilus richardsonii), is a ground squirrel native to North America. It is found mainly in the northern states of the United States, such as North Dakota, and in southern Canada, such as southern Alberta and Southern Saskatchewan. The range of this animal expanded as forests were cleared to create farm land. It lives in short grass prairies and has also adapted to suburban environments. A typical adult is about 12 inches long. Weight varies greatly with...

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chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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