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2013-11-29 23:02:18

Pet Kept Secrets is a new social network, informational resource and searchable business database that centers around pets and their owners. The new site is undergoing several updates in the near future to bring new features to the social networking world allowing users to find pet businesses and lost and found pets. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 The world of social networking is undergoing several changes. Niche sites are beginning to offer more features and ways to keep people...

2013-11-27 23:32:31

Clear Conscience Pet founder Anthony Bennie offers advice and resources to make Thanksgiving and Christmas worry-free for pet owners and safe for pets. Wilton, CT (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Many pet guardians are troubled by mixed messages from government and the media this holiday season, as reports of pet illnesses from Chinese pet jerky treats are resurfacing. Though the FDA’s most recent response to these unsolved “mystery illnesses” includes a statement that pet treats are not a...

2013-11-27 23:28:17

Pet Medical Center’s clean & comfortable boarding facility is now accepting reservations for the holidays. Temecula, CA (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Pet Medical Center’s boarding facility in Temecula CA offers a safe and comfortable place for dogs and cats to stay while their owners are away on their holiday travels. Whether it’s for a night, a week, or a month, Dr. Isabelle Bach of Pet Medical Center stresses the fact that pets will be in good hands at her facility. Because...

2013-11-25 23:02:02

To welcome the holiday season, Canine Company® will support DAWS with a festive, family-friendly (and pet-friendly!) event at their Wilton, CT headquarters. Wilton, CT (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 As the holidays near, Canine Company has partnered with the Danbury Animal Welfare Society (DAWS) to supplement fundraising efforts and to provide community members with a fun activity to share with their families, friends and pets. ‘Santa Paws for DAWS’ will take place on Saturday,...

2013-11-25 23:00:51

The holiday season can be a very busy time when people hustle around to entertain guests or go out of town to visit family and friends. Pet Kept Secrets has a few tips on how to find pet boarding kennels and professional care that can alleviate some of the stress that is put on pets during this time of year. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 The holiday season is here once again. The next few months are undoubtedly some of the busiest of the year. This time is crazy for people,...

2013-11-22 23:36:01

As Thanksgiving approaches, ThunderWorks reminds all pet parents to prepare for car travel-related anxiety. Durham, N.C. (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 With more than 39.6 million people estimated to be traveling via automobile this Thanksgiving season, many cars on the road will also be carrying the family pet. In fact, according to the American Pet Products Association, one-third (32 percent) of dog owners bring their dogs when traveling in a car for a trip lasting at least two nights. What...


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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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