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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...

2014-08-11 16:27:28

LONDON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Pet Care in Venezuelahttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1041579/Pet-Care-in-Venezuela.html Venezuela´s economic prospects for 2014 will show little improvement and more exacerbated inflation with the real disposable income of Venezuelans expected to continue decreasing in real terms. Moreover, a limited allocation of foreign exchange reserves will continue to preclude domestic manufacturers...

2014-08-11 08:26:42

World's Largest Veterinary Practice Drafts Former Minnesota Twins Legend Kent Hrbek to Judge Pet and Owner Look-A-Like Contest at the Bloomington Grand Opening BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Banfield Pet Hospital prepares to see double, celebrating the grand opening of its newest location in Bloomington, Minn., located at 10520 France Ave S., with a Most "Twinning" Pet and Owner Look-A-Like Contest judged by Minnesota Twins Hall of Famer, Kent Hrbek. Pet owners and...

2014-08-09 23:02:53

ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Pet Food Industry in US to July 2014: Market Size, Shares, Market Trends, Analysis and Forecast" to its huge collection of research reports. Albany, NY (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 While pet ownership is down, this has not deterred pet owners from continuing to view their pets as family members, and treating them accordingly. The humanization of pets and their dietary needs continues unchecked, as pet food resembles more and more...

2014-08-06 08:32:16

BREA, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The results are in - Peanut Wigglebutt and Snuggles Butt Le Lee head the list of unforgettable monikers chosen as the Wackiest Pet Names of 2014. Each year, Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation's first and largest provider of pet health insurance, celebrates the most clever, creative and quirky pet names nationwide. After a thorough selection process, 50 priceless pup names and 50 comical kitty names were chosen from VPI's database...

2014-08-04 23:08:47

Petplan pet insurance launches petition calling for new law to stop dogs from dying in hot cars. Newtown Square, PA (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Every year, countless dogs die in cars due to extreme temperatures. Despite this, only 15 states have statutes that specifically prohibit leaving an animal unattended in a confined vehicle. Petplan believes this is a national issue – and that four-legged friends urgently need legal protection. That’s why Petplan is petitioning the Obama...

2014-08-04 12:29:48

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Pet Care in the US http://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/pet_products/pet_care_us.html US pet care growth improved in 2013 due to moderately improved volume sales and especially through ongoing product premiumisation. Dog and cat treats and non-therapeutic premium pet food led the pet food industry's growth. The increased humanisation of pets continued to fuel growth in the...


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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