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2014-01-23 23:24:26

The question Healthy Spot has been asking the last few months is “Where can you Spot us next?” This Saturday marks the unveiling of their first location in Orange County, with the opening of their Costa Mesa store. Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The question Healthy Spot has been asking the last few months is “Where can you Spot us next?” This Saturday marks the unveiling of their first location in Orange County, with the opening of their Costa Mesa store. In the heart...

2014-01-22 23:26:17

Debt Consolidation USA publishes an article that teaches consumers how to save on pet expenses. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Debt Consolidation USA acknowledges how a household budget contains a lot of details about a consumer’s life. Usually, consumers try to find ways to save on their usual expenses to make room for other important financial obligations. In an article published last January 19, 2014, the debt relief website focuses on pet owners. The article is titled, “Pet...

2014-01-16 08:23:41

App helps dog and cat owners provide emergency care until veterinary assistance is available WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pets are an important part of many families, and a new Red Cross Pet First Aid App puts lifesaving information right in the hands of dog and cat owners so they can provide emergency care until veterinary assistance is available. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) The 99 cent Pet First Aid app gives iPhone and Android...

2014-01-14 23:30:02

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and Creative Liquid Productions announce the addition of a second showing of their film The Lucky Ones at 10 pm on January 26th at the Arlington Cinema and Draft House. The 7:30 showing sold out more than 2 weeks in advance of the film's premiere. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and Creative Liquid Productions are thrilled to announce the addition of a second showing of their upcoming documentary, They Lucky Ones. Due to...

2014-01-14 23:29:41

The new “Benefits Of Having A Pet” article on the website Vkool.com covers positive effects of pets towards the human health. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 The new “Benefits Of Having A Pet” article on the site Vkool.com delivers typical advantages of animals. Firstly, the article indicates that a lot of health benefits of owning a pet might stem from the mental and emotional benefits. Pet owners are less likely to suffer from stress and depression compared to those without...

2014-01-14 08:30:24

MIAMI, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to an innovative research team at Myfoodie, pets can now have 100% safe and healthy food. On Jan. 1, 2014, Robin Gibson, the head of Myfoodie's research team said that after working with all types of diets and pet food for over 3 years, a completely innovative series of handmade pet treats are now available to the public, giving pets a healthier and more balanced diet. (Photo of the process of hand-making pet food:...

2014-01-09 23:28:18

Tickets are on sale now for the premiere of the Lucky Ones Film, a heartwarming documentary about the incredible journey each rescue dogs takes to his or her forever home. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Tickets are now on sale for the premiere of The Lucky Ones. Produced by Creative Liquid Productions in cooperation with Lucky Dog Animal Rescue, the film will premiere January 26, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at the Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse. Tickets are $10.00. All box office...

2014-01-08 12:29:21

Pet Owners Continue Trend of Giving Pets Human Monikers BREA, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second straight year, "Bella" and "Max" reign as 'top dogs' as the modern-day monikers led the list of most common dog and cat names in 2013. Veterinary Pet Insurance Co. (VPI), the nation's first and largest provider of pet health insurance, sorted its database of more than 500,000 insured pets to determine the most popular pet names of 2013. Following are the top 10 most...

2014-01-07 23:03:33

The name Bella still reigns supreme. Boise, ID (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 In an effort to highlight current pet-naming trends, Pets Best Insurance Services, LLC, a leading U.S. pet insurance agency, has released its list of the top 10 most popular names for dogs and cats enrolled with the agency in 2013. Each year, pop culture tends to have a considerable impact on the names people select for their pets. Illustrating this trend, Bella was the No. 1 name among dogs insured by Pets Best. The...

2014-01-06 23:25:02

Leading pet finder website, MissingCritters.com, explains how and why animals escape and offers five tips on what to do for a lost dog or lost cat. Reston, VA (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Most people believe their dog or cat is never going to run away. However, according to the National Council of Pet Population Study and Policy and National Humane Society, every year 5 to 10 million animals disappear from their owners. Of those lost, less than 5% of cats get returned and less than 40% of...


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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