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2014-09-04 16:25:32

LONDON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Australia Pet Food Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2350438/Australia-Pet-Food-Market-Forecast-and-Opportunities-2019.html Over the last few years, Australia has been witnessing significant growth in pet ownership with more and more households adopting dogs, cats and other animals for various reasons like security and recreational purposes. As a...

2014-08-27 20:22:20

Kristen Levine Pet Living helps people and pets live happier, healthier lives together TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kristen Levine, pet living expert, author and president of Fetching Communications and PetPR.com, is proud to announce the launch of Kristen Levine Pet Living, an online platform with an audience of more than 125,000 at www.kristenlevine.com. The website brings pet-positive companies together with pet lovers to create meaningful content that helps people live...

2014-08-22 23:01:54

The Pet Concierge is offering a biodegradable pet memorial urn, a remarkable way for the memory of the pet to live on, featured in their campaign. Oakland, California (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 A beloved pet can be memorialized through a ceremony using the biodegradable urn, a Perk on The Pet Concierge’s newly launched Indiegogo campaign. The biodegradable urn is used to plant a pet’s ashes or a photo and let them “rebirth” into a tree, or a plant of choice. The urn is divided into...

2014-08-21 23:01:07

A pet insurance finder is now launched for assistance in searching all 50 states for policies at the Quotes Pros website. All policies are priced at http://quotespros.com. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The costs for maintaining pet health in the United States have increased over the past two decades, according to new insurance industry studies. The Quotes Pros company is helping owners of pets to use its pet insurance finder to locate affordable plans from all 50 states at...

2014-08-20 23:01:54

Park Cities Pet Sitter Selects Street Dog Rescue “Duck Team 6” As Its Recipient Charitable Organization for This Year’s Presents 4 Pets Program (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Park Cities Pet Sitter, Inc. has announced their participation in the 2014 NAPPS Presents 4 Pets supply donation drive that benefits the animal shelter and rescue communities. Presents 4 Pets is a national campaign that coincides with the Humane Society of the United States’ Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, which...

2014-08-20 08:25:58

Elite Trainers and Handlers Attend 2014 Sporting Dog Summit ST. LOUIS, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the country's top dog handlers and trainers, as well as sporting dog journalists, recently were treated to tips on ways to enhance canine performance success by experts at the 2014 Purina Sporting Dog Summit. The two-and-a-half day program, titled "Achieving a Performance Edge," was held at the Purina Event Center in Gray Summit, Mo., July 28-30....

2014-08-19 23:10:25

Federal government customers can buy Celox First Aid Hemostatic gauze and granules directly from QuickMedical on FSS contract. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 QuickMedical, a national leader in the distribution of medical equipment and supplies and a veteran-owned small business has officially added Celox First Aid hemostatic agents and dressings to its FSS contract. Now Celox First Aid hemostatic medical supplies will be available for all government buyers on gsaadvantage.gov for...

2014-08-19 23:02:05

Award-winning online resource for pet owners, ThePetConcierge.com, is accepting support and donations to help build The Pet Concierge Education Center helping people take effective care of their pet's wellness. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Leading online pet health education resource, ThePetConcierge.com, has launched an Indiegogo campaign to help build The Pet Concierge Education Center in the San Francisco Bay Area. The organization is accepting donations for as low as $5 and...

2014-08-18 08:28:28

- Study shows that cognitive function, such as memory retention, can be improved in middle-aged cats with new nutritional blends[1] ST. LOUIS, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestle Purina, a global leader in the pet care industry, announced today that company scientists have developed new food solutions for middle-aged pets to help sustain a healthier brain as they enter the latter stages of life. The finding is a breakthrough in pet care, providing nourishment to strengthen brain...

2014-08-13 23:00:51

In fiscal year 2014, Best Friends Animal Society (http://www.bestfriends.org) has given its No More Homeless Pets Network Partners nearly $503,000 in grants to support 3,190 adoptions, 9,416 spay/neuter surgeries and a kitten nursery program to save the lives of 1,200 newborn kittens. Kanab, Utah (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Best Friends doesn’t just talk about saving lives, the Utah-based organization puts their money where their snout is. In fiscal year 2014, Best Friends...


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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