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2014-05-30 23:02:16

Pet overpopulation is a massive problem throughout the U.S. and the solution is a relatively easy one. Be The Solution, Inc. is working to spay-neuter 4,000 dogs and cats in the local Tallahassee area this year and Animal Support is helping to fund the low-cost voucher program for those pet services. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Animal Support, an animal welfare charity co-founded by Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi, is helping Tallahassee’s Be The Solution, Inc. to educate the public about...

2014-05-30 23:01:27

Park Cities Pet Sitter trains its sitters on pet first aid so they can recognize the signs of heat stroke in pets, and know what to do if it occurs. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 After being in business more than 20 years, Park Cities Pet Sitter President, Joette White, is well aware that her staff needs to be especially watchful of the pets under their care during the hot summer months in Texas. With average high temperatures in Dallas in the high 90s and low 100s every summer, there...

fossil dog with mammoth bone in mouth
2014-05-30 09:14:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists have long-suspected that our ancestors were at least partially to blame for the extinction of the mammoth and a new research review from a Penn State anthropologist has revealed that ancient humans may have had an accomplice – domesticated dogs. The new study, published in the journal Quaternary International, is based on past examinations of European archeological sites with large numbers of mammoth remains. Study author...

2014-05-29 23:19:29

The opening of Healthy Spot’s next “Spot” in Long Beach this Saturday marks their fifth store in Southern California. The grand opening party will host an array of activities that will have the dogs pampered and the pet parents happy while raising money for a local rescue. Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Founded on the unwavering belief that dogs and cats are entitled to healthy and safe products with uncompromising care, Healthy Spot offers quality products as well as services....

2014-05-29 23:03:42

Hyperhidrosis affects about 3% of Americans and has significant social implications. A permanent solution using the Infini Microneedling Fractional Radiofrequency for decreasing sweating in these sufferers is being studied by Dr. Weiner. Santa Rosa Beach, Florida (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Axillary hyperhidrosis is abnormal increased sweating in the underarm area, in excess of that required to regulate one's body temperature. It affects about 3% of Americans, which is over 10 million...

2014-05-29 23:01:40

Summer is almost here, which means it's time to make sure dogs are ready for the season's heat. Merrick, NY (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Summer is the perfect time for letting dogs play outside, taking them for walks and spending time with them outdoors. Sometimes, however, the summer sunshine can be a bit too much for dogs to handle. When temperatures rise, it’s important to keep dogs cool. The Puppy Store knows just what it takes to keep dogs cool and happy all summer long, and...

2014-05-29 23:01:34

"PAWS For Hope" program will provide therapy dog teams for visitation of patients in nursing homes, hospitals and elderly care facilities. Escondido, California (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 K9 Dog Park® in conjunction with nonprofit organization, K9 Therapy and Medical Assist Network Inc, announces the launch of the “PAWS of Hope." PAWS of Hope is a program designed to provide therapy dog owner teams for visitation to nursing homes, hospitals and elderly care facilities to...

2014-05-29 20:21:49

Animal shelters compete for chance at $600,000 in prize grants for saving more animals NEW YORK, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is gearing up for Sunday's start of the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge, where a total of $600,000 in prize grants is up for grabs to help shelters save more homeless cats and dogs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060731/NYM024LOGO The 50 contestants will work to save...

2014-05-29 14:39:37

PLOS Study ties lunar cycles, fish behavior to angler success The lunar cycle may synchronize with feeding activity, luring large muskies to take angler bait, according to results published May 28, 2014, in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Mark Vinson from U.S. Geological Survey and Ted Angradi from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Previous studies have suggested a relationship between the moon and fish behavior. To investigate this further, scientists analyzed angler catch...

2014-05-29 08:30:23

The World's Largest Veterinary Practice Hits the Road with New Red Star® Rescue Vehicle, Hosting Emergency Preparedness Clinics as Hurricane Season begins Throughout the Northeast PORTLAND, Ore., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season bearing down on the Northeast, beginning June 1, Banfield Pet Hospital and American Humane Association will mobilize its new, 50-foot Red Star(®) emergency rescue vehicle to ensure pet owners and their pets are prepared to weather...


Latest Zoology Reference Libraries

British White Cattle
2014-07-12 11:57:42

The British White is a breed of cattle with a confirmed history during the 1600s but may have originated before that. Its exact origin is unknown but herds of the British White were found in Britain and Ireland dating back centuries. Original herds were kept in the Park of Whalley Abbey in the Forest of Bowland near Clitheroe. During the 1800s most of the cattle were transported to Norfolk and sold in small lots, mainly to nobility. In the early 1900s, only around 130 registered British...

Boran Cattle
2014-07-12 10:36:21

The Boran is a breed of beef cattle that has been in eastern Africa for over 1,000 years. The Kenyan Boran was developed from native shorthorn Zebu cattle in southern Ethiopia. The Boran Cattle Breeders Society has managed and bred the cattle since 1951. There were 454 ranches in the country that raised the Boran as of 2008. These ranches are part of five different types; group ranches, private company ranches, co-operative ranches, public company ranches and government ranches. The...

Blue Gray Cattle
2014-07-12 10:27:38

The Blue Grey is a breed of beef cattle that is popular in Scotland and north of England. It was developed by crossing a white bred shorthorn and Black Galloway cows. The color of the Blue Grey is roan blue. However, roan coloration is not a dominant color gene and the color does not always hold true. Only about half of the calves born to two true blue roan cattle will be blue roan, the rest will be either solid white or solid black. Blue roan is only consistent in the first generation of...

Blaarkop Cattle
2014-07-12 09:45:02

The Blaarkop is a breed of dairy cattle that is bred in the Groningen region of the Netherlands. It has been referenced as early as the 1300s and from the 1800s the breed was found in the Utrecht and Leiden regions also. The breed is sturdy and muscular with a horned head and strong legs. The body color is either solid red or black with a white head and tail tip. Around the eyes is a blotch the same color as the main body. In the population there is a ratio of 60 percent red colored and 40...

Belted Galloway Cattle
2014-07-09 14:58:14

The Belted Galloway is a breed of beef cattle developed in Galloway, Scotland. The exact origin is unknown, but the white belt of the breed sets it apart from the native black Galloway. Which may be a result of being crossed with the Dutch Lakenvelder belted cattle. A herd book was started in 1852 that included the Galloway, however breeders established their own herd book in 1878. The Dun and Belted Galloway Association was formed in 1921, but the name changed to the Belted Galloway...

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