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2014-03-14 23:04:50

New pet memoir shares perspective on animal health, home life and happiness. Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 What would your pet say about life if it could talk? “Memoirs of a Cool Cat” shares the happenings and emotions of a housecat, including his friendships, health, and the strong bond between animal and animal-lover. Sprinkled with photos of the author’s cats, the book provides an entertaining and charming inside look at the world of pampered pets. Inspired by her own...

2014-03-13 23:29:43

Founder and President Anthony Bennie says his company will vigorously defend its federal trademark rights to the exclusive use of the SLIDERS® brand name in the pet food and treats industry. ORLANDO, FLORIDA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Clear Conscience Pet is a natural pet nutrition company, known in the American pet food industry for their lines of natural and organic pet treats as well as holistic pet gravy mixes used as dry pet food toppers. The company’s website lists many awards...

2014-03-12 23:27:34

AdoptandShop.org Donates Percentage of Purchases to Animal Shelters (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Found Animals’ Adopt & Shop, a community of integrated adoption and retail centers, complimented by online retail and education tools, is inviting people to gather around “The Waterbowl” with the launch of AdoptandShop.org, a progressive online platform that unites e-commerce and philanthropy in support of happy, healthy pets. This destination for pet owners offers quality and unique pet...

2014-03-12 23:03:59

Adoptable pets compete to win $5,000 for their shelter. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 In the first com-paw-tition of its kind, 16 adoptable pets will “play” to win donations from Petplan pet insurance for each move up the bracket in the Tournament of Tails: Sweet 16 Shelter Pet Challenge – with the champion scoring a $5,000 donation for their shelter. The fun starts on “Selection Sunday,” March 16, when Petplan will reveal the 16 furry friends competing for the win....

2014-03-11 23:21:28

Nashville Boarding, Grooming, and Dog Daycare Facility Works with Agape Animal Rescue in Efforts to Promote Pet Welfare, Find Forever Homes for Rescues, and Provide Boarding for Foster Pet Parents. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Agape Animal Rescue is excited to announce a partnership with My Second Home Pet Resort that will result in more animals finding forever homes and fewer dogs euthanized in the Middle Tennessee community. My Second Home has recently made commitments to...

2014-03-06 04:23:36

Since its debut last year, Trupanion's Shelter Support Program has given over $45,000 to non-profit animal shelters across the U.S. SEATTLE, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trupanion donated over $45,000 to non-profit animal shelters across the U.S. and Canada since the 2013 launch of its Shelter Support Program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140306/SF78009LOGO Trupanion, a medical coverage provider for pets, launched the Shelter Support Program in March 2013 in service of...

2014-03-04 23:29:47

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and the Florence Area Humane Society will hold a special screening of The Lucky Ones, a film by Creative Liquid Productions, on Saturday, March 15 at 6 :30 pm at the Cornerstone Baptist Church, 2930 Masters Way, Darlington, South Carolina. Florence, SC (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Lucky Dog Animal Rescue and the Florence Area Humane Society will hold a special screening of The Lucky Ones, a film by Creative Liquid Productions, on Saturday, March 15 at 6 :30 pm at the...

2014-02-27 23:04:19

My Second Home Pet Resort in Nashville begins $200,000 renovation project to enhance its outdoor pet pavilions and equipment. These new facilities will compliment its dog boarding and dog daycare services. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 My Second Home Pet Resort, a Nashville pet boarding, grooming and dog daycare facility based in Franklin, TN, is proud to announce the beginning of construction on what is to become the region’s largest privately operated dog park and daycare....

2014-02-26 16:29:27

Companies' Stress the Importance of Animal Nutrition MELVILLE, N.Y., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG), a multinational consumer goods company, and Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today a new agreement under which Henry Schein will be the exclusive distributor of P&G's Iams® therapeutic diet formulas to...

2014-02-25 23:00:34

After a long winter, people are ready to get out of the house and enjoy the nice warm weather with family, friends and of course pets. This spring, before hitting the parks and beaches, be sure that pet health and pet safety are a couple of things that are taken care of and don't have to be a concern that could ruin a nice spring outing. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Spring is in the air. Warm weather is starting to show up sporadically and people are getting ready for...


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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