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Researchers in Chapman University’s Food Science Program have just published a study on pet food mislabeling.
October is Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month, and Vet Supply Source, a leading purveyor of pet products and medicines for dogs, cats, horses and more, is taking the opportunity to remind dog-lovers everywhere
DALLAS, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With nearly 900 dogs competing at the Cynosport® World Games Dog Agility Championships Oct.
Donations for Recipient Organization, Duck Team 6, Can Be Accepted at the Stuff-the-SUV Event, at 5831 McCommas Blvd, or During a Scheduled Visit from a Park Cities Pet Sitter Employee Through
Supply Side Editor’s Choice Award for Animal Nutrition would be the tenth overall for Clear Conscience Pet®, the manufacturer of CleanLabel™ natural pet treats and SuperGravy® pet
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
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
Voting is Open Sept. 16-30 to Decide Winner of 6th Annual VPI Hambone Award BREA, Calif., Sept.
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
Five Prominent D.C.-area Journalists to Judge 6th Annual Capitol Hill Contest; New Interactive Public Voting will Determine Winners WASHINGTON, Sept.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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