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2014-09-19 23:00:58

Animal nutritionist, entrepreneur, writer, and broadcaster Anthony Bennie will lead group sessions on the affects of mass market saturation, regulatory changes, and “lazy thinking” on animal health and the future of the natural pet food and treat business Rosemont, IL (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Clear Conscience Pet Founder Anthony Bennie has been chosen to lead a discussion group and education session called “The Next Wave of Natural” at this year’s Total Pet Expo in Rosemont,...

2014-09-19 12:25:09

In an amended complaint, Purina makes available results of new testing and earlier independent testing that showed presence of poultry by-product meals, grains and corn in many of Blue Buffalo's best-selling products. The new testing shows Blue Buffalo is not being honest in claims for dog treats, cat litter and its LifeSource Bits, as detailed in the amended complaint. ST. LOUIS, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid continued questions about the honesty of Blue Buffalo's advertising...

2014-09-16 08:30:57

Voting is Open Sept. 16-30 to Decide Winner of 6th Annual VPI Hambone Award BREA, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After reviewing more than one million pet insurance claims received over the past year, Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI) has nominated 12 worthy candidates for the 2014 VPI Hambone Award. Each year VPI, the nation's first and largest provider of pet health insurance, and member of the Nationwide Insurance family of companies, searches through its database of more than...

2014-09-09 23:07:56

Michelson Found Animals Saving Pets Challenge Makes $100,000 in Grants Available to Help At-Risk Animals Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Michelson Found Animals (http://www.FoundAnimals.org), an independently funded nonprofit working to find the big ideas that reduce euthanasia in shelters, is launching the Michelson Found Animals Saving Pets Challenge, the first ever CrowdRise Challenge to specifically support companion animals, like dogs and cats. The Saving Pets Challenge is...

2014-09-09 12:29:03

Five Prominent D.C.-area Journalists to Judge 6th Annual Capitol Hill Contest; New Interactive Public Voting will Determine Winners WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Animal Health Institute (AHI) announced the five judges for this year's Cutest Pets on Capitol Hill contest. The 2014 judges are a mix of new and veteran judges and consist of a diverse group of popular D.C.-area journalists (in alphabetical order): -- Angie Goff -- News Channel 4 Washington -- Dr. Katy...

2014-09-08 12:25:21

LAKE ORION, Mich., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Established by the International Association of Pet Cemeteries and Crematories (IAPC), National Pet Memorial Day is a day for which pet owners are encouraged to celebrate the lives of their lost, beloved pets. Falling on the second Sunday in September every year, the day is an opportunity to help bring closure and remembrance to grieving pet parents. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140905/143626 Paw Pods would like to share...

2014-09-04 16:25:32

LONDON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Australia Pet Food Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2350438/Australia-Pet-Food-Market-Forecast-and-Opportunities-2019.html Over the last few years, Australia has been witnessing significant growth in pet ownership with more and more households adopting dogs, cats and other animals for various reasons like security and recreational purposes. As a...

2014-08-27 20:22:20

Kristen Levine Pet Living helps people and pets live happier, healthier lives together TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kristen Levine, pet living expert, author and president of Fetching Communications and PetPR.com, is proud to announce the launch of Kristen Levine Pet Living, an online platform with an audience of more than 125,000 at www.kristenlevine.com. The website brings pet-positive companies together with pet lovers to create meaningful content that helps people live...

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...

2014-08-21 23:01:07

A pet insurance finder is now launched for assistance in searching all 50 states for policies at the Quotes Pros website. All policies are priced at http://quotespros.com. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The costs for maintaining pet health in the United States have increased over the past two decades, according to new insurance industry studies. The Quotes Pros company is helping owners of pets to use its pet insurance finder to locate affordable plans from all 50 states at...


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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