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2013-12-12 23:19:45

Pets Best releases annual list of bizarre, expensive claims. Boise, ID (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Pets Best Insurance Services, LLC, a leading nationwide pet insurance agency, today released a list of its most bizarre holiday-related claims. Since opening in 2005, the agency has processed a host of surprising claims stemming from unusual holiday hazards. “The holiday season is filled with trappings that people love, like decorations, desserts and bustling crowds. Unfortunately, there...

2013-12-11 08:31:53

Banfield Pet Hospital® Reveals Most Popular Pet Names of 2013 PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Banfield Pet Hospital(®), the world's largest veterinary practice, and its internal research team, Banfield Applied Research & Knowledge (BARK), released today the top pet names of 2013, pulled from its database of nearly 2.5 million pets nationwide. As the records revealed, pet owners looked high and low to find inspiration for their pets' names in 2013, including some...

2013-12-10 23:34:11

Creative Liquid Productions and Lucky Dog Animal Rescue are thrilled to announce the premiere of the Lucky Ones will premier on January 26, 2014 at the Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Creative Liquid Productions announced the location and date for the premiere of the upcoming film The Lucky Ones produced in cooperation with Washington, DC based Lucky Dog Animal Rescue. The Lucky Ones will premiere January 26, 2014 at the Arlington Cinema and...

2013-12-10 23:33:38

PetRescueRx.com "A pets before profits pharmacy" is the nation's only online pet pharmacy that donates 100% of the profits to support animal adoption efforts. A new breed of business with an innovative approach to increase funding to animal shelters and rescues across the country. Akron, NY (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 PetRescueRx.com: New Online Pet Pharmacy Donates 100% of Profits to Help Homeless Pets! A Pets Before Profit Philosophy Creates "A Season of Giving"...

2013-12-04 23:27:43

Karen Bostick, Founder and CEO of PetsPage.com has launched a Social Pet SuperStar Search Contest where petspage.com members and Bostick’s vast social media following of 450,000 + pet lovers will have a chance to have their social pets selected and featured in the 1st Edition of the printed quarterly Photography Book, entitled “Social Pet SuperStars of PetsPage” Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Karen Bostick, Founder and CEO of PetsPage.com has launched a Social Pet SuperStar...

2013-12-03 12:24:57

December 3, 2013 is Celebrate Shelter Pets Day NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new "Meet My Shelter Pet" video featuring actress Torrey DeVitto and her shelter dog, Beau, will mark Celebrate Shelter Pets Day. The video, released by The Shelter Pet Project in partnership with Halo Pet Foundation, showcases the unique bond between Torrey and Beau and reminds viewers that there are thousands of amazing shelter pets ready to be adopted. "There is a level of appreciation that...

2013-12-03 08:20:19

Milestone adoption by national non-profit proves success of pairing shelter pets with military veterans LONG BEACH, N.Y., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pets for Patriots, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to saving lives at both ends of the leash by creating unique opportunities for members of the military community to honorably adopt the most at-risk, overlooked dogs and cats, is proud to announce its 500(th) adoption. "It's an absolute thrill to celebrate our 500(th) honorable...

2013-11-29 23:02:18

Pet Kept Secrets is a new social network, informational resource and searchable business database that centers around pets and their owners. The new site is undergoing several updates in the near future to bring new features to the social networking world allowing users to find pet businesses and lost and found pets. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 The world of social networking is undergoing several changes. Niche sites are beginning to offer more features and ways to keep people...

2013-11-27 23:32:31

Clear Conscience Pet founder Anthony Bennie offers advice and resources to make Thanksgiving and Christmas worry-free for pet owners and safe for pets. Wilton, CT (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Many pet guardians are troubled by mixed messages from government and the media this holiday season, as reports of pet illnesses from Chinese pet jerky treats are resurfacing. Though the FDA’s most recent response to these unsolved “mystery illnesses” includes a statement that pet treats are not a...

2013-11-27 23:28:17

Pet Medical Center’s clean & comfortable boarding facility is now accepting reservations for the holidays. Temecula, CA (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Pet Medical Center’s boarding facility in Temecula CA offers a safe and comfortable place for dogs and cats to stay while their owners are away on their holiday travels. Whether it’s for a night, a week, or a month, Dr. Isabelle Bach of Pet Medical Center stresses the fact that pets will be in good hands at her facility. Because...


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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