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ASPCA Offers Top 5 Tips to Avoid Frights on Howl-o-ween
10/22/2014 12:47:21 PM
Halloween can be a fun-filled holiday for children and adults, but scary costumes, decorations and toxic treats can be frightening and dangerous for household pets. To help pet owners avoid the real-life nightmare of a vet visit during the witching hour, the ASPCA ® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ® ) released a list of the top five threats to …
Newtown, Connecticut Therapy Dog Wins First Nationwide Books & Barks Contest
Newtown, Connecticut Therapy Dog Wins First Nationwide Books & Barks Contest
10/21/2014 5:36:41 PM
Pets Best Insurance Services, LLC, a leading U.S. pet insurance agency based in Boise, Idaho, announced today a Newtown, Connecticut therapy dog has been selected as the winner of the agency’s first Books & Barks contest. Kona, a therapy dog who regularly visits the students of Reed Intermediate School, won the nationwide contest, which was created to recognize and bring …
Brisbane Dog Training Specialists Teach Aggressive and Fearful Dogs How to Socialise
10/13/2014 1:05:39 AM
QUEENSLAND, Australia October 2014 – Like humans, animals can experience apprehension around a situation, person or object, whether or not the fear is legitimate or only perceived. The general response to a threat or danger – considered essential for adaptation and survival – is to avoid, freeze, fight or take flight. But it’s usually the context that determines whether the …
Point Cook Vet Reveals: When, How and Where to Vaccinate Your Pet to Ensure a Longer, Healthier and Happier Life
10/13/2014 12:48:06 AM
VICTORIA, Australia October 2014 – Parvovirus, a highly contagious life-threatening viral illness that affects the gastrointestinal tract and cardiovascular systems of canines, frequently breaks out in dogs that haven’t been vaccinated against it. Even with aggressive treatment, pups and adult dogs may not survive once infected. Like Parvovirus, Feline AIDS (FIV) is a highly …
Acclaimed Giraffe Researcher Visits Oakland Zoo for Special Engagement
Acclaimed Giraffe Researcher Visits Oakland Zoo for Special Engagement
10/11/2014 9:51:02 AM
On Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 12:00pm, Oakland Zoo welcomes renowned Conservation Scientist Dr. Julian Fennessy, Executive Director of the Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF). He has spent more than sixteen years studying giraffe related activities across Africa. The Zoo is honored be part of Fennessy’s U.S. tour, where he calls attention to the significant and urgent …
Organic Pet Grooming Shampoo Bars Provide Noticeable Advantages
Organic Pet Grooming Shampoo Bars Provide Noticeable Advantages
10/11/2014 9:14:44 AM
Chubbs Bars Canada continues to receive very positive feedback from both professional and amateur pet groomers. These organic pet shampoo bars excel at getting really dirty, greasy pets clean. Safe and gentle for all pets, even cats, Chubbs Bars contain no sulfates, no parabens, no formaldehyde, no d’limonene, no essential oils or detergents and is …
Two Central California Shelters Take 1st and 2nd Place in 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge
10/9/2014 8:48:21 AM
The ASPCA ® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) announced that two shelters in Central California have finished in first and second place in the nation in the 2014 ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge. Central California SPCA in Fresno, Calif. has won the $100,000 grand prize, as they found homes for 2,640 pets during the three-month competition; an …
Pack Mentality: Chevrolet’s Tips for Traveling with a Pet
10/7/2014 12:18:08 PM
Michael Morgan of Seattle has a very simple rule when it comes to travel: If his dog Myles, a 25-pound Puggle, isn’t welcome, neither is he. The 35-year-old real estate investment executive is among the 62 percent of Americans who own at least one pet, according to the Humane Society of the United States, and thanks to the collective $50 billion they spend annually on their …
The Petco Foundation and Natural Balance® Pet Foods Celebrate Service and Therapy Animals with Helping Heroes Campaign
10/3/2014 9:39:58 AM
The Petco Foundation and Natural Balance Pet Foods ® are once again joining forces to celebrate service and therapy animals nationwide this October with a Helping Heroes fundraiser benefiting organizations that support these special, heroic animals. “Service and therapy animals offer their handlers the chance to live fuller lives, to achieve lifelong goals, embark on …
Dog Training Brisbane Expert Explains How Socialisation Prevents Dog Separation Anxiety
10/1/2014 10:52:01 PM
QUEENSLAND, Australia October 2014 – It’s commonly known that dogs are playful, sensitive creatures that need to constantly show their affection. It’s for this reason that when dogs are socially isolated or alone during the working day, they can become shy or fearful, and behave inappropriately and sometimes even aggressively. They can easily develop dog separation anxiety …
Half of Global Wildlife Lost, says new WWF Report
10/1/2014 3:20:59 PM
Between 1970 and 2010 populations of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish around the globe dropped 52 percent, says the 2014 Living Planet Report released today by World Wildlife Fund (WWF). This biodiversity loss occurs disproportionately in low-income countries—and correlates with the increasing resource use of high-income countries. In addition to the …
Did You Know That One In 500 Dogs Suffer From Diabetes?
Did You Know That One In 500 Dogs Suffer From Diabetes?
9/30/2014 12:40:18 PM
Signs, Symptoms, Diagnosis Diabetes can be a silent disease. Your veterinarian may discover your dog’s diabetes through routine blood work, but before that, you are likely to notice some of its symptoms: greater than normal hunger and/or thirst, weight loss, and frequent or copious urination (some dogs start having accidents in the house). At Woof’s and Purr’s in the …

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