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2013-09-04 08:32:29

IRVINGTON, N.Y., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Abyrx, Inc., a privately-held therapeutic device company, today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration has cleared its new resorbable hemostatic bone putty (Hemasorb Plus(TM)) for clinical use in the United States. Hemasorb Plus is provided ready-to-use and achieves hemostasis by mechanical tamponade. Its proprietary formulation is comprised of granular hydroxyapatite/beta-tricalcium phosphate and water...

2013-08-31 23:01:02

Homemade dog food website, http://petspy.com, has now examined commercial dog food companies and compared the ingredients to help educate pet owners about pet nutrition online. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Pet food companies pull in millions of dollars in the United States and not all ingredients are healthy for pets, according to the information on the new http://www.petspy.com website. This homemade dog food website has now examined the commercial dog food industry...

2013-08-23 08:25:15

Pet Adoption Website will Launch with More than 100,000 Available Pets NEW YORK, Aug. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DCL Ventures, Inc. is excited to announce the upcoming launch of AllPaws.com, which seeks to become the leading website for people looking to adopt a pet. AllPaws.com will present a fresh and modern approach to animal adoption that combines the latest in technology, functionality and search. The website will take online pet listings in a new and exciting direction by...

2013-08-22 23:24:04

The popular website, http://www.PetBookings.com, which allows pet owners to search and book local pet boarding reservations has soared past this milestone and continues to see a bright future for local businesses and the pet industry because of their unique scheduling software platform. (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 When looking for a trusted, local pet boarding facility, more and more pet owners are choosing to use PetBookings. As a leader in pet boarding reservations, Petbookings.com has...

2013-08-21 23:18:46

Flying discs to be distributed over several weeks to locations in Boise, Meridian and Nampa. Boise, ID (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Pets Best Insurance, a leading U.S. pet insurance agency based in Boise, announced today it will donate flying discs to dog parks and animal shelters throughout the Treasure Valley. The hardy toys will be distributed over the next few weeks to a total of six dog parks in Boise, Meridian and Nampa, as well as several animal shelters in the area. At the parks, the...

2013-08-20 23:27:37

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue is now selling tickets to their Annual End of Summer Barbeque at Barrel Oak Winery in Delaplane, Virginia. Hundreds of Lucky Dogs have been adopted this summer, and Lucky Dog invites all their friends and canine companions to join in celebration. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 Lucky Dog Animal Rescue is now selling tickets to the organization’s Annual End of Summer BBQ to celebrate a successful summer saving more than 250 dogs. The End of Summer BBQ will...

2013-08-16 23:21:00

FetchRx Pet Pharmacy added a Blog and Learning Center which allows pet owners to research products, pet health, pet safety, training and more. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 FetchRx Pet Pharmacy has added a Blog and Learning Center to its website. The new feature allows pet owners to research products, pet health, pet safety, training and a myriad of other pet-related topics in order to be able to offer pets exactly what’s needed to thrive. FetchRx, a relatively new upstart, has...

2013-08-15 23:01:12

The "More Time with the Ones You Love" Mobile tour stops will allow customers to play fun games, win prizes, receive special discounts and learn more about World's Best Cat Litter™ and By Nature® Pet Foods. The all day event, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Big Bad Woof in the Arts District Hyattsville Shopping Center, will focus on engaging pet owners to better the lives of their companion animals in a fun-filled way. Hyattsville, MD (PRWEB) August 15, 2013...

2013-08-02 23:16:38

Gourmutt moves to the heart of Portland, Maine's historic Old Port with new location at 36 Market St. Windham, ME (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 Gourmutt Beastro and Barkery is pleased to announce they have found a new home at 36 Market St in Portland, Maine, in the heart of the historic Old Port. The new store will be opened on July 8, 2013 and customers are encouraged to visit the new location. Gourmutt Beastro and Barkery is excited to show off their many new cookie collections as well...

2013-07-31 23:28:30

WAGS® Pet Adoption (http://www.wagspetadoption.org) is celebrating the second anniversary with reaching 500 adoptions and low euthanasia for 2013. Westminster, California (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 WAGS® Pet Adoption (http://wagspetadoption.org) is celebrating a second anniversary with many adoption specials in July and August 2013. Over the past few months, WAGS has had multiple pet adoption specials: free microchip day for the children’s pets of Westminster, $10 adoption fee for...


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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