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2014-06-18 23:16:06

The first workshop, First Aid & Care For Your Pets™, will take place on Saturday June 21 at 9:00 am at Applause Your Paws, located at 4423 SW 74 Ave, Miami, FL 33155. The class is 5 hours and will cover topics including CPR, rescue breathing, shock management, bleeding, injury assessment, heat injuries, and cold injuries. Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Beginning this June Equipaws Pet Services will offer Pet Tech's acclaimed pet first aid and care classes for pet owners,...

2014-06-18 23:08:07

Petplan’s New Study Points to Pets as Preferred Travel Companions Newtown Square, PA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Don’t tell your dog, but there’s a good chance the pup next door gets to go on vacation this year – and not to the kennel or pet sitter’s house. According to Petplan pet insurance’s third annual Travel Survey, more pets are vacationing with their people than ever before. Read on for surprising stats and top travel tips from Petplan veterinarian Dr. Jules Benson. Petplan...

2014-06-18 08:29:44

With affordable wellness coverage available on all plans, more pet parents can give their pets critical veterinary care CANTON, Ohio, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This season is a great time to schedule pets' annual checkups, and now more pet parents in the US can have help giving their cats and dogs important preventive care with expanded wellness coverage options through the ASPCA Pet Health Insurance program. The expanded wellness care options are part of several ASPCA Pet...

2014-06-17 23:16:38

Karen Bostick, CEO and founder of PetsPage.com, the leading online social pet community for pet lovers, is currently partnering with North America’s top Veterinary Specialty Hospitals and Board Certified Veterinary Specialists to launch PetsPage.com’s “Find a Vet Specialist”. This feature addition for PetsPage.com will provide a resource to pet owners by increasing awareness and accessibility of specialty care available for pets and credible online pet health information. (PRWEB)...

2014-06-17 23:12:25

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue, along with hundreds of DC area nonprofits, will be participating in Do More 24 Thursday, June 19. This one-day online fundraising is expected to raise more than a million dollars for DC area charities. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 On June 19th, Lucky Dog Animal Rescue will join hundreds of nonprofit organizations in the DC Area for an innovative 24-hour online fundraiser- Do More 24. This community-wide fundraiser powered by the United Way of the...

2014-06-17 23:12:05

The Electronic Security Association provides tips for keeping pets safe during the summer. Irving, Texas (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 If you’re like a majority of Americans, you wouldn’t think twice about acknowledging your pets as members of your family. Since you’re responsible for their well-being, the Electronic Security Association (ESA) offers these tips to help keep your pets safe this summer.  Heat can be “ruff” on your dog During the hot summer months, it’s especially...

2014-06-12 08:29:16

Use of HemCon's Hemostatic Technology for Massive Bleeding Control in Dutch Life Flight Helicopters WESTPORT, Conn., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HemCon Medical Technologies, Inc. ("HemCon"), a wholly owned subsidiary of TriStar Wellness Solutions(R), Inc. (OTCQB: TWSI) and a leading developer and marketer of advanced medical products, announced today that Authors Dr. E.C.T.H. Tan and Dr. J. Peters have published in the Dutch Journal of TraumaSurgery encouraging results of a study...

2014-06-11 23:04:20

Veterinary Pet Insurance Reviews Its Database of 500,000 Pets to Determine Their Country of Origin Brea, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Are German shepherds pulling for the German national soccer team? Are American bulldogs rooting for the “Stars and Stripes?” Are Yorkshire terriers cheering on Wayne Rooney? As elite teams from around the world gather in Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™, many of the 32 countries competing are represented by dog breeds that most of us recognize but may...

2014-06-10 23:08:20

K9 Dog Park launched a new program to provide low-cost vaccinations for dogs at their facility in Escondido, CA. Escondido, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 K9 Dog Park announced today that it has began providing low-cost vaccinations for dogs including: Rattlesnake, DHLPP, Bordatella, and Rabies. To obtain low cost vaccinations for their dog the client simply needs to register for one of the upcoming vaccination clinics that are held at K9 Dog Park, 2750 Auto Park Way, Suite 22, Escondido, CA...

2014-06-03 23:08:55

Last year more than 2,100 rescued cats joined families across the country during "9 Lives for $9" - http://bestfriends.org/promo. Kanab, Utah (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 A wildly successful national cat adoption promotion returns this month when 130+ animal rescue groups and shelters nationwide will join with Best Friends Animal Society in “9 Lives for $9”. Last year more than 2,100 rescued cats joined families across the country during this promotion. In addition to 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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