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2014-01-31 23:22:15

During the Super Bowl most people have large gatherings at their house with lots of food and often times adult beverages sitting around. Here are a few tips to keep pets safe during Super Bowl parties while they around food and large groups of people. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 The end of the football season is upon us. For many fans, this marks a sad time of the year when football will be off of television for six months. However, the world is given one last great Sunday...

2014-01-30 16:24:53

Purina Pro Plan Launches New Nutritional Supplement Bars for Active Dogs NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dogs are natural athletes with the ability to rival some of the world's top performing humans. For example, world-champion sprinter Usain Bolt, often referred to as the "World's Fastest Man," holds the current record for the 200 meter race at 19.19 seconds*, while a Greyhound can run 200 meters in 11.2 seconds**. To help make sure active dogs stay at the top of their game,...

2014-01-28 23:31:11

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue is thrilled to announce it gained its 18,000th fan this weekend! This successful organization uses its Facebook page to communicate with supporters across the nation -- and the globe. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 This weekend, Lucky Dog Animal Rescue (LDAR) made its 18,000th friend on Facebook. As of Monday, January 27th, LDAR had 18.066 fans. Lucky Dog's fans come from many places, from the Washington DC metro region, other parts of the United...

2014-01-28 23:04:03

Petplan reveals the most common health conditions that had pets feeling sick as a dog. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Before closing the door on 2013, Petplan, America’s best-loved pet insurer, pawed through a year’s worth of claims to sniff out the 10 most common health conditions for dogs and cats in 2013. For the third year in a row, tummy troubles topped the list, followed closely by cancer and lameness. The biggest mover on the list, though, is periodontal disease –...

2014-01-27 23:00:45

Having a pet can be very demanding on people's schedule and wallet. To save time and money, check out the new Pet Kept Secrets to easily find pet services, find pet products and compare and review pet businesses in your area. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Most families have at least one member on four legs. Just like all family members, pets have necessities they require for a long and happy life. Pets need love and affection, but more importantly they require training, food,...

2014-01-27 16:25:02

IRVINGTON, N.Y., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abyrx, Inc., a privately-held therapeutic device company, today announced it has entered the soft tissue hemostasis market with an option to acquire for exclusive development, manufacturing, and distribution in all nations excluding China, Haibo Biotechnology Institute's (HBI) proprietary resorbable plant-derived soft tissue hemostat technology platform. The option to acquire is tied to various development milestones that Abyrx will...

2014-01-24 23:01:23

Industry Leading and Award-winning Pet Resort Announces New Offerings and Continues to Help Animals in Need Nashville, TN (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 When you think of pet lodging, a tropical landscape probably isn’t what you have in mind. However, My Second Home Pet Resort delivers just that. In fact, you can’t miss it: the Franklin-based pet lodge boasts a ceiling-high glass wall in the lobby, which offers full views of the indoor island paradise, complete with tropical plants, a...

2014-01-23 23:25:48

The Lucky Ones, a documentary about the heart-wrenching journey each Lucky Dog takes from the shelter to the his or her forever home, is set to premiere this Sunday, January 26th! Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The Lucky Ones, a film by Creative Liquid Productions in cooperation with Washington, DC based Lucky Dog Animal Rescue will premiere January 26, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at the Arlington Cinema and and Drafthouse in Arlington, VA. The premiere will be hosted by Dr. Katy Nelson,...

2014-01-23 23:24:26

The question Healthy Spot has been asking the last few months is “Where can you Spot us next?” This Saturday marks the unveiling of their first location in Orange County, with the opening of their Costa Mesa store. Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The question Healthy Spot has been asking the last few months is “Where can you Spot us next?” This Saturday marks the unveiling of their first location in Orange County, with the opening of their Costa Mesa store. In the heart...

2014-01-22 23:26:17

Debt Consolidation USA publishes an article that teaches consumers how to save on pet expenses. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Debt Consolidation USA acknowledges how a household budget contains a lot of details about a consumer’s life. Usually, consumers try to find ways to save on their usual expenses to make room for other important financial obligations. In an article published last January 19, 2014, the debt relief website focuses on pet owners. The article is titled, “Pet...


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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