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2014-06-03 23:07:40

Doggy day care is out, and swimming is the new trend, as pet owners are flocking to the therapeutic pool at 30A Swim Dog for help with arthritis, obesity, hip dysplasia, stress, anxiety and more. Santa Rosa Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 If your pooch has lost the pep in his step, chances are his ailing joints could benefit from a dip in the pool. Melanie Metcalf-Barrett, founder of 30A Swim Dog, says the assisted hydrotherapy sessions she offers are winning raves from pet owners and...

2014-06-03 23:04:19

World Animal Protection Serves as SB ’14 San Diego’s Humane Foods Sponsor San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Sustainable Brands®, the premier global community of brand innovators, will go cage-free in its food offerings at this year’s Sustainable Brands San Diego (SB ’14 San Diego) event, taking place June 2-5. The event will serve cage-free eggs, free-range chicken and humanely sourced yogurt to attendees, in partnership with World Animal Protection. World Animal...

2014-06-03 23:01:40

Gorilla Group ranked number 23 on Crain's annual Fast Fifty list, posting a cumulative growth rate of 572% over the last five years. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Gorilla Group, an award-winning, full-service ecommerce solutions provider, has been named to the 2014 Crain’s Fast Fifty, honoring the fastest growing companies in the Chicagoland area. The exclusive list, which is based on cumulative company growth over the previous five years, recognized Gorilla Group for their...

2014-06-03 12:30:48

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee, legendary Grammy Award-winning drummer of Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver, The Cult and Kings of Chaos, and International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) supporter Matt Sorum, penned an open letter urging fellow musicians to support the U.S. government's National Strategy for Combatting Wildlife Trafficking, which seeks to dramatically reduce the U.S. role in elephant poaching by enacting new rules...

2014-06-02 23:08:01

EarthTec QZ Gains EPA and NSF Approval to Provide Industry’s Most Economical Answer to Zebra and Quagga Mussel Proliferation Bentonville, AR (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Earth Science Laboratories Inc. officially launched today its EarthTec QZ product to control zebra and quagga mussels in a cost-effective and environmentally friendly manner. EarthTec QZ is the first and only chemical control method currently approved by both the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for use in open waters...

When It Comes To Intelligence, Cat Lovers Rule And Dog Lovers Drool
2014-06-02 13:32:05

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a report that’s sure to stoke the on-going rivalry between cat lovers and dog lovers, researchers from Carroll University found that cat lovers are smarter than dog lovers. Presented last month at the annual Association for Psychological Science convention in San Francisco, the report also found that cat lovers are more introverted, sensitive and open-minded than dog lovers – while concluding that ‘dog people’ tend to be...

2014-05-31 23:01:57

Puppies and dogs are becoming more integrated into the lives of their owners. Pups need socialization skills when they join their owners on trips, at restaurants, in hotels, at work, and at various events, as well as for visits to groomers and vets. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 The Fresh Patch Company—maker of real-grass, fully disposable dog potties—is recommending a new book by Caryl Wolff, well-known dog behavioral expert. Recently released on Amazon.com for Kindle users...

2014-05-30 23:12:19

Mike Huckabee called Jonas family & its Goat Milk Stuff a remarkable story. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Mike Huckabee, calling the Jonas family and its Goat Milk Stuff business a “remarkable story,” showcased PJ and Jim Jonas and their 8 children, ages 6 to 17, on Fox News TV’s Huckabee Show, the top-rated weekend show on the Fox News cable network, it was announced by Goat Milk Stuff. Founded by PJ Jonas and online at http://www.GoatMilkStuff.com, the family makes goat...

2014-05-30 23:11:56

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue is hosting a Doggie Fashion Show and adoption event this Saturday May 31st from 12pm-2pm at Neiman Marcus Last Call in Fairfax, VA to showcase the black dogs available for adoption. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Lucky Dog Animal Rescue will host a Doggie Fashion Show and adoption event this Saturday May 31st from 12pm-2pm at Neiman Marcus Last Call in Fairfax, VA. The event is the culmination of the month long promotion Back in Black sponsored by national...

2014-05-30 23:09:19

Large dogs and their owners can now take advantage of the long-lasting, dirt-free, highly absorbent potty grass offered by the Fresh Patch Company. The new size offered by the Company--called Fresh Patch XL--is ideal for dogs over 25 pounds. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 On June 1, 2014, the Fresh Patch Dog Potty Company is expanding its product line to meet the needs of dogs over 25 pounds. The Company will launch the delivery of its new “Fresh Patch XL” dog potty grass, along...


Latest Zoology Reference Libraries

African Clawed Frog, Xenopus laevis
2014-08-18 16:16:15

The African clawed frog is found in its natural habitat throughout Africa. However, it has been introduced in North America, South America and Europe. This species is fully aquatic and is found abundantly in ponds, lakes, and rivers. The body color of the African clawed frog is a greenish grey and the skin is smooth and slippery with blotches of grey or brown on the back. The belly is a cream colored with a yellow tint. The average length of this species is five inches. The body and head...

Iberian Parsley Frog, Pelodytes ibericus
2014-08-18 16:03:48

The Iberian parsley frog is native to Spain and Portugal. The natural habitat for this species is temperate forests, shrubby vegetation, rivers, lakes, marshes, pastures, ponds, ditches and canals. The Iberian parsley frog grows to about 1.5 to two inches long. The body color ranges from olive to grey with bright green spots and covered with numerous warts. The name of this species derives from the spots on its body that look similar to parsley flakes. It has a white belly and some are...

European Fire-bellied Toad, Bombina bombina
2014-08-15 11:36:05

The European fire-bellied toad is distributed from the Central Balkans to a wide range of central and eastern Asia amidst cooler and shaded areas. This species will hibernate in dens, under stones or dead wood during the winter months. If threatened, the toad will roll on its back to display the coloration of the belly as a warning that it is poisonous. This poison also protects the toad from bacteria and fungi. The body of this species is brown, grey, or green with dark spots and a bright...

Apennine Yellow-bellied Toad, Bombina pachypus
2014-08-15 11:30:01

The Apennine yellow-bellied toad is found from the southern Italian peninsula to the Apennine region. The natural habitat of this toad includes temperate forests, grassland, swamps, marshes, ponds, pastures, and seasonally flooded land. The Apennine yellow-bellied toad comes out of hibernation in the spring and mates multiple times from May to September. The coloring of this species of toad has brown spots on the top side of its body and the belly is black and white with large yellow...

Erinaceus
2014-08-13 14:41:02

Erinaceus is a genus that holds four species of hedgehogs that can be found in Europe, including E. amurensis and E. concolor. The species within this genus have a large range that extends throughout Europe and the Middle East and includes areas of China and Russia. Members of the Erinaceus genus reach an average body length between 7.8 and 11.8 inches and a weight of up to 2.6 pounds. Like all hedgehogs, their most notable feature is their flexible spines, which cover the entire body. As...

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