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Retail duo aided by strength of natural pet product segment ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb.
St. Louis Icon Tony La Russa and Musical Guest Blues Traveler Join Beggin' to Host One of the World's Largest Pet Parades in Celebration of Mardi Gras ST. LOUIS, Feb.
Z-Medica®, LLC, a leading developer and marketer of hemostatic devices, announces today that the sterility expiration date on its QuikClot Combat Gauze® products including QuikClot Combat
During National Pet Dental Health Month, the Texas Veterinary Medical Association encourages owners to maintain pets' oral health by regular visits to a veterinarian and in-home dental care.
Donations to benefit National Mill Dog Rescue SEATTLE, Feb.
Preventive Care Can Lead to Lower Veterinary Costs and a Longer Lifespan for Dogs & Cats BREA, Calif., Feb.
Anglo-American pet insurance technology specialists Aquarium Software is marking this year’s Groundhog Day (2 February) in the US by calling for an end to insurers making the same old mistakes
'Scandal' star introduces her rescue pets Bean and Sadie NEW YORK, Jan.
In the wake of a new study by the University of California examining personality traits of pet owners, bosses at Anglo-American pet insurance technology specialists Aquarium Software say the use
Nation’s Largest Pet Insurer, Veterinary Pet Insurance, Analyzes Its Database to Predict Super Bowl Winner Brea, California (PRWEB) January 28, 2015
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.