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2015-04-17 16:22:45

Merrick donates nearly 50,000 meals for homeruns hit on Major League Baseball's Opening Days AMARILLO, Texas, April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Now at the plate, local shelters! Merrick Pet Care

2015-04-16 23:04:03

Veterinarians are now reporting that clients that use iCare financial are often brought to tears by the fact that they have a way to save their animals.

2015-04-16 23:03:00

The 7th Annual Fur Ball for the Almost Home Animal Shelter will be held April 25th at Fort Dodge Ford Toyota in Fort Dodge, IA.

2015-04-15 23:02:23

Nestlé Purina PetCare Company continues its support of canine health with a donation to the AKC Canine Health Foundation. Raleigh NC (PRWEB) April 15, 2015

2015-04-09 08:26:11

SAN DIEGO, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Petco today announced the launch of the "Think Adoption First" video series, a documentary-style series featuring celebrity pet parents reflecting on

2015-04-08 23:10:44

Nature Unleashed's Anolyte A Animal Groom Care and Animal Wound Care formulas have been named in the "Top 12 New Products for Dog Owners" recently announced by TheILoveDogsSite.com.

2015-04-07 12:24:41

New sponsorship agreement will benefit wetlands, waterfowl conservation ST. LOUIS, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tails, prepare to wag.

2015-04-01 23:04:11

New First-Aid Guidelines Now Approved for All Public Safety Personnel in California Wallingford, CT (PRWEB) April 01, 2015 Z-Medica®, LLC, a leading

2015-03-31 16:29:03

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In the $28 billion U.S. pet food market, mergers and acquisitions have dominated the headlines in recent years.

2015-03-31 08:38:12

BRUSSELS, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists Reinforce Health Benefits of Human-Animal Interaction, Particularly


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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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