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2014-02-20 08:25:38

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Ad Council, in partnership with The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and Maddie's Fund(®), launches a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) on behalf of The Shelter Pet Project campaign. In the new ads, adorable adopted shelter dogs and cats practically reach through TV screens, imploring audiences to play with them. Prospective pet owners are reminded that there are thousands of amazing shelter pets ready to...

2014-02-19 23:03:38

2013 My Vet’s the Best Grand Prize Winner Dr. Sarah Coburn to Aid Pets in Need With Prize Money Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Pets Best Insurance Services, LLC (Pets Best), a leading U.S. pet insurance agency, has named Dr. Sarah Coburn the 2013 grand prize winner of its nationwide My Vet’s the Best contest. Dr. Coburn practices at North Slope Borough Veterinary Clinic in Barrow, Alaska, which is the sole source of veterinary care within an 89,000-square-mile area. Pets...

2014-02-17 23:01:13

America’s best-loved pet insurer honors four paw-picked winners at second annual Veterinary Awards Dinner. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Now celebrating its second year on American soil, the Petplan Veterinary Awards recently shone a well-deserved spotlight on those outstanding veterinary professionals who spend their days (and nights, in some cases) caring for four-legged family members. Petplan, America’s best-loved insurer, is delighted to introduce the winners of the...

2014-02-12 23:02:56

During the month of February, Assisi Veterinary Hospital is offering a 25 percent discount on scale and polish dental work for pets. Malverne, NY (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 February is Pet Dental Care Month and Assisi Veterinary Hospital is celebrating by offering 25 percent off on dental care for pets. Pet owners can stop in to Assisi Veterinary Hospital on Hempstead Avenue in Malverne and ask about the discount on dentistries (scale and polish only, x-rays and extractions additional)....

2014-02-12 20:20:30

TOM PEACOCK NISSAN TO HOST SECOND ANNUAL WE LOVE PETS EVENT HOUSTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Peacock Nissan, Houston's number one volume Nissan dealership, will be hosting their Second Annual We Love Pets Mega Adoption Event this Saturday, February 15th, 2014. The event will take place from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Tom Peacock Nissan, located at 15300 Interstate 45 (exit 63 toward Airtex Drive). Tom Peacock Nissan is going to pay the adoption fee for each animal adopted at...

2014-02-11 23:02:01

Petplan Valentine’s story contest spotlights sacrifices pet parents make for their pet’s well-being. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 There’s nothing some pet parents won’t do for their furry friends, especially when it comes to their health – from refinancing a home mortgage to dipping into a wedding fund. This Valentine’s Day, Petplan, America’s best-loved pet insurer, sought to spotlight pet parents who went to ext-paw-dinary lengths to help their pets get the...

2014-02-08 08:20:26

Free Dental Screenings and Oral Care Education at Two Family Dollar Locations - Saturday, February 8 HOUSTON, Feb. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Black History Month, Colgate-Palmolive and Family Dollar have partnered to help African-American families across the Houston area to take charge of oral health. (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140208/NY61596 ) Today, February 8, Houston-area families are invited to join actress and mother Vanessa Williams (Melrose...

2014-02-05 23:29:34

Any time is the perfect time to think about pets' needs and their health needs. Fit Pets and People now offers new customized collars for dogs and cats. Denver (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Fit Pets and People (http://www.fitpetsandpeople.com), the online destination for healthy and fun products for pets, has just introduced a new line of embroidered dog and cat collars. This time of the year is a great opportunity to reassess pets’ health needs and consider adopting a healthier pet...

2014-02-04 08:35:27

Pet Owners Spend More on Dental Conditions than Prevention BREA, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation's first and largest provider of pet health insurance, marks February as Pet Dental Health Month by reminding pet owners about the importance of regular dental care for their four-legged loved ones. In 2013, VPI policyholders spent more than $11.2 million on dental conditions and procedures, the fourth most common type of claim submitted to the...

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...


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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Word of the Day
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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