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Sunday, March 09, 2014
Wisconsin Native Launches Her Debut Novel to Promote Awareness of Teen Bullying
Wed, 05 Mar 2014, 13:34:14 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
MILWAUKEE, Wis., March 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Julie Otzelberger shows the bully what it's like to be on the other side, while showing the victim how to overcome obstacles through volunteer work. 'The Cat That Went To Homecoming' (ISBN: 9781612358215; paper) published by Fire and Ice Young Adult Books, was released on Amazon as a Kindle edition, and on Lulu in both paperback and ebook on February 24, 2014.
ImageWorks Corporation/AFP - The Leader in Veterinary Digital Dental Imaging, Acquired
Tue, 04 Feb 2014, 07:01:25 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
DENVER, Colo., Feb. 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Blackstone Holdings, LLC (Denver, Colo.) has acquired the veterinary division of ImageWorks Corporation/AFP (Elmsford, N.Y.). The new company will operate as ImageWorks Veterinary. Continuing the 'Made in the USA' tradition, all operations and manufacturing have been relocated to Colorado.
Leading Edge Veterinary Equipment Signs New Distributor, Midwest Veterinary Supply
Mon, 16 Dec 2013, 16:17:23 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
DENVER, Colo., Dec. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leading Edge Veterinary Equipment, an international supplier of new and exclusive veterinary medical equipment, announce their agreement with Midwest Veterinary Supply as the newest authorized distributor of Leading Edge products. Midwest Veterinary Supply is one of the country's premier animal health companies, recently celebrating its 50th Anniversary.
Leading Edge Veterinary Equipment Extends their Product Line into Anesthesia with the New Tec 3 Vaporizer
Wed, 25 Sep 2013, 13:48:52 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
DENVER, Colo., Sept. 25, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Known for their 'Does More, Costs Less' philosophy, Leading Edge just released a Tec 3 Vaporizer that doesn't disappoint. The Tec 3 Vaporizer extends Leading Edge's offerings into anesthetics and carries a 72 month warranty, longer than any other industry leader. The Tec 3 uses proven design principles to ensure output concentration is unaffected by flow rate, temperature differences, length of use, liquid level, or back pressure fluctuation within its clinical range.
Peel to Connect with Pet Industry Players at 2013 PIJAC Shows
Fri, 23 Aug 2013, 16:04:10 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
BRAMPTON, Ontario, Canada, Aug. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Canada is a growing nation of pet lovers. According to the Pet Food Association of Canada, there are more than 12.5 million pets nationwide. The 2013 Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council of Canada's (PIJAC Canada) tradeshows provide unique gatherings of the Canadian pet market and the leading companies that influence that industry, including Peel Plastic Products.
Probiotics for Dogs and Cats? Benefits of Pet Probiotic Supplements Make Them a 'Must' for Pet Nutrition
Tue, 02 Jul 2013, 15:04:12 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
DANA POINT, Calif., July 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Probiotics for dogs and cats are quickly becoming an invaluable part of pet nutrition,' says Susan Blake Davis, Pet Nutritionist at Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist. More veterinarians are prescribing pet probiotics as they see how much these supplements benefit dogs and cats. Probiotics are 'friendly bacteria' that naturally inhabit the digestive tract.
Huskies for Adoption Hermosa Beach Saturday May 25, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tue, 21 May 2013, 19:32:11 EST Edited by Christopher L Simmons
PALMDALE, Calif., May 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Want to know what Snow Dogs do in the summer? They go to Hermosa Beach, of course. Husky Haven of LA announced today that huskies will be coming to the Fiesta Hermosa annual event in Hermosa Beach this Saturday May 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The huskies will be located in front of the Comedy Store.
Fish and Game Commission Rejects Study They've Never Read
Thu, 17 Jan 2013, 18:35:28 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LA MESA, Calif., Jan. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LegalizeFerrets.org announces new WhiteHouse.gov petition to help legalize ferrets in California. Over the past 25 years California ferret lovers have worked diligently to catch up to the rest of the 48 continental states to have our right for legal ferret ownership.
Big Hearts, Hammers and Nails: Project Pawsitive Gives Makeover to Another Deserving Animal Shelter in Need
Wed, 05 Sep 2012, 05:58:03 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HAMPTON, N.H., Sept. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Project Pawsitive Foundation (www.projectpawsitive.com), a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to renovating animal rescues and shelters in need, has selected the Salem Animal Rescue League in Salem, New Hampshire as the team's fifth animal shelter makeover. The project begins on Friday, September 14.
New Pet Parenting Advice Given by Philadelphia Main Line Veterinarian on Lifetime Television Series
Fri, 08 Jun 2012, 03:58:30 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ARDMORE, Pa., June 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Philadelphia area veterinarian, Dr. Shelby Neely of Ask The Cat Doctor, will appear on the women's one-hour morning show, The Balancing Act, on Lifetime Television June 12 and 13, 2012 to discuss the important, but often overlooked, topic of grooming your pets at home. Known as 'The Cat Doctor' for both her feline only veterinary practice on the Philadelphia Main Line and for her award-winning website AskTheCatDoctor.com, Dr. Neely's knowledge and experience on the subject is invaluable.
Local Wildlife Company Makes National TV
Thu, 31 May 2012, 15:31:10 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SANFORD, Fla., May 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wildlife Solutions, a local wildlife control company, is going to be featured on the Nat Geo WILD channel this Sunday, June 3, at 9 p.m. EDT. The show is called 'Animal Superpowers: Extreme Hunters' and it spotlights a Wildlife Solutions technician capturing and handling a deadly venomous snake while explaining how they locate and track their prey.
Remembering Flopsy Parker, the $7.50 Rabbit That Tried to Change the World for Real Easter Bunnies
Mon, 12 Mar 2012, 16:53:18 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'The Easter Bunny That Grew Up' (ISBN: 978-1-4685-5496-0) is a children's book that pays tribute to a little rabbit that captured the hearts of people around the world on Facebook and the contributions he made to rabbits in rescues and shelters. On September 26th, 2010 Gretta Parker started a journey she was not planning on when she adopted a little white rabbit for $7.50 from a local shelter.
Equinomics 101: Cash and Financial Management System Targets Equine Industry with their new Audible version for Smartphones and CDs
Mon, 05 Mar 2012, 06:59:07 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HOUSTON, Texas, March 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rockwood Enterprises, Inc., a six-year-old Houston-based marketing and publishing company, announced today the launch of an audio book version of 'Equinomics 101' - a management and record keeping system designed to teach horse owners and horse-related businesses how to efficiently manage their finances.
Nylabone Launches Romp'n Chomp Treat Toys and Treat Refills
Fri, 10 Feb 2012, 17:10:54 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEPTUNE CITY, N.J., Feb. 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leave it to Nylabone(R), the makers of safe, healthy chews since 1955, to combine a dog's two favorite pastimes - playing and eating - into one great new product line: Romp'n Chomp(TM) Treat Toys. The new line, available in pet specialty stores this spring, makes treats last longer while keeping dogs entertained and promoting safe, healthy chewing.
ACTT(TM) 'Allergy Drops' - Needle Free Allergy Treatment
Wed, 08 Feb 2012, 15:54:08 EST Edited by Debra Tone
AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bio-Medical Services has received USDA approval and is now offering allergy drop immunotherapy as an alternative method for administering allergy treatment for pet allergy patients. An in-house pilot study is now underway, and preliminary findings are expected in the Fall of 2012.
Racetrack Kitties: Teen Jockey Races to Save Cats' Lives
Thu, 02 Feb 2012, 07:58:15 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Eswan Flores wanted to give back to the non-profit organization, FixNation, that worked to control the cat population at the Los Alamitos Race Course where he began his horse-racing career so he decided to sponsor them.
Belvidere Pharmacy, Custom Medicine Makers, Moves to New, and Even Better, Home
Wed, 01 Feb 2012, 06:57:11 EST Edited by Debra Tone
HIGHLAND PARK, N.J., Feb. 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 2012 marks an important milestone for Belvidere Pharmacy. It opened new doors in its new hometown of Highland Park. When owner and President Shara Rudner, R.Ph. took the reins of the business in 1996, it was a typical retail pharmacy stocked with everything from school to surgical supplies. But from the beginning, Belvidere's staff handled requests for compounded, or custom-made, medications from veterinarians, physicians and specialists.
Nylabone Launches New Grain-Free Dog Biscuits
Thu, 05 Jan 2012, 16:25:16 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEPTUNE CITY, N.J., Jan. 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Consumers in the Southeast United States are the first in the country to gobble up the new, all-natural GRAIN-FREE DOG BISCUITS from Nylabone, the makers of safe, healthy chews since 1955. Nylabone has partnered with Costco Warehouses from Florida to North Carolina and Tennessee to market the new treats on a first-come, first-served limited basis.
Healthy Pets, Happy People to Gather at Woofstock in Edmonds
Thu, 17 Nov 2011, 15:21:08 EST Edited by Jessica Sand
SEATTLE, Wash., Nov. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pet owners can attend Woofstock 2011 next month, where Santa photos and a Silent Auction fund raiser for PAWS will be among the attractions. Smiley Dog, the local pet food delivery service, announced the event which will also feature a pet food bank, local pet vendors, free nail trims, pet massages, and healthy pet foods.
'No-Otter' Zone Public Hearings Hold the Key to Southern Sea Otters' Future
Mon, 26 Sep 2011, 08:59:01 EST Edited by Debra Tone
MONTEREY, Calif., Sept. 26, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Otter Project today announces that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) will be conducting public hearings regarding the failed 'No-Otter' Zone in Ventura, Santa Barbara and Santa Cruz on September 27, October 4 and October 6, 2011 respectively.
Fish and Game Treats California Ferret Enthusiasts as Pests, Not Citizens
Mon, 08 Aug 2011, 17:44:31 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to LegalizeFerrets.org, the Department of Fish and Game has put impossible restrictions on the ferret legalization process. 'We're going by the book - but they're ripping pages out from under us. Would California tolerate that behavior from any other Department?' says Pat Wright, of LegalizeFerrets.
Help Track Turtles With Your Cell Phone
Thu, 02 Jun 2011, 19:32:03 EST Edited by Debra Tone
OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Turtle Conservation Project (TCP) wants your turtle pictures. 'With so many people able to send an image right from their cell phone, we can quickly tell them which of Connecticut's nine turtle species they have encountered,' said TCP's Chuck Landrey.
Long Island K-9 Service Inc. Awarded 3 Year Contract to Protect Ferry Service Passengers
Thu, 26 May 2011, 10:57:03 EST Edited by Debra Tone
MANORVILLE, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Officer James Greco, founder and CEO of Long Island K-9 Service and Long Island Security Consultants, continues his humanitarian mission to provide expert explosives and narcotics detection throughout Long Island and the Metropolitan area. The celebrated security company has recently partnered with The Bridgeport and Port Jefferson Steamboat Company.
Texas Legislators Vie for New Bill to Limit Pet Ownership Rights
Wed, 13 Apr 2011, 22:39:16 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A collective group of animal organizations - Animal Owners Association of Texas, Professional Canine Breeder Association, East Texas Dog Lovers and individuals - have come together to stand against a bill that they say is unconscionable.
Animal Control Officer Receives Unique Reward for Freeing 'Rebel'
Mon, 10 Jan 2011, 23:38:06 EST Edited by Debra Tone
DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In response to a recent national news story, Best Friends Care LLC is gifting two PetPeek™ units to Riverside County Animal Services for their diligence in freeing Rebel, a German Shepherd puppy, who got his head stuck while trying to look out of a hole in a wall in Desert Hot Springs, Calif. Rebel was helped to wiggle out of his predicament by Riverside Animal Services Officer James Huffman.
Shelter Dog is Paws of Life for Missing Man
Mon, 29 Nov 2010, 23:51:32 EST Edited by Debra Tone
AMES, Iowa (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sometimes a hero is found at the local animal shelter. Moses, a three year old yellow lab/golden retriever, who is a certified search and rescue dog, found a missing Alzheimer's patient earlier this month. 'It takes a dog with the right stuff,' said Robin Habeger, of Paws of Life Foundation, and Moses' handler and trainer.
Turtle Survival Alliance Airlifts Endangered Turtles 8,000 Miles
Tue, 02 Nov 2010, 14:57:31 EST Edited by Debra Tone
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Turtle Survival Alliance announced that fifty Yellow-Headed Temple Turtles have arrived in Florida to begin a new life after being rescued from an illegal wildlife shipment in Hong Kong. Had the turtles been successfully smuggled into China, they would have been killed to satisfy the large demand for turtle meat and turtle parts used in Chinese medicine.
Pet Businesses Are Thriving, Top Georgia Business Broker Says
Tue, 12 Oct 2010, 20:16:12 EST Edited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The economy may be in the doghouse, but Georgia businesses that pamper pooches and caress kittens are doing well. Last year, top Georgia business broker Loren Marc Schmerler, of Bottom Line Management, Inc., helped owners sell two pet-centered businesses, and says such businesses are bucking the economic trend.
Ferret Lovers to Meet in Concord as New Ferret Research is Released from Sacramento State University
Tue, 21 Sep 2010, 18:54:14 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A press conference has been announced for Noon on Saturday, Sept. 25th by LegalizeFerrets, calling on Governor Schwarzenegger to lift the ferret ban before he leaves office and asking (again) the respective Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman campaigns to address the issue.
Holistic Pet Care for Dog Scratching, Dog Itching, Dog Genital Licking and Feline IBD Helps
Mon, 13 Sep 2010, 13:09:11 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LAKE FOREST, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Holistic pet care for dog scratching, dog itching, dog genital licking and feline IBD can provide much needed relief for sick cats and dogs, says Susan Blake Davis, Pet Nutritionist at Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist. Davis and Holistic Veterinarian, Dr. David Gordon are hosting a holistic pet care seminar to benefit homeless animals on Saturday September 25th in Lake Forest, Calif.
Past Time to Legalize Ferrets in California says LegalizeFerrets.org
Tue, 27 Jul 2010, 20:17:42 EST Edited by Debra Tone
LA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Ferrets Anonymous, legalizing pet ferrets affects hundreds of thousands of Californians, even though many citizens may be unfamiliar with the State's 77-year-old ferret ban. The California Veterinary Medical Association has long agreed that pet ferrets should be legal. State legislators agreed six years ago. But the Governor blocked ferret legalization, when he vetoed the Ferret Amnesty Bill.
Paws of Life Joins Nationwide Efforts to Screen Dogs for Arthritis
Wed, 21 Apr 2010, 12:09:32 EST Edited by Carly Zander
GREENSBORO, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Millions of dogs suffer from canine arthritis and their owners often have no idea their beloved pets are in such pain. A new initiative spearheaded by Novartis Animal Health US, Inc. and Hill's Pet Nutrition will combat that disconnect with a goal of screening one million dogs for canine arthritis. The two companies teamed up to launch the 'Million Dog Search,' a nationwide awareness campaign that will also raise thousands of dollars for animal charities, including Paws of Life.
EquinePro Newsletter: Innovative Marketing Technology Targets Equine Industry
Mon, 15 Feb 2010, 12:49:36 EST Edited by Debra Tone
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Professional horse trainer and creator Donna Cheek, announced today the launching of EquinePro a marketing system designed specifically for the equine industry. The fully automated online newsletter service allows horse industry professionals to take advantage of the proven strategy of relationship and viral marketing with a 'hands off' approach.
Citizen Canine Awarded Gold Level Certification by Pet Care Services Association
Tue, 02 Feb 2010, 15:14:32 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
OAKLAND, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In today's flailing economy, if business owners wish to survive, they must find ways to set their services and products apart from the rest. That's just what Citizen Canine - an innovative dog daycare facility and hotel - has done. Citizen Canine has not only survived, it has thrived and continues to grow by improving its quality of care and services. In fact, this high-end dog hotel recently applied for and was awarded the highest level of dog care and customer service in the field.
Special Equestrians Teams with Philadelphia Race Park
Mon, 09 Nov 2009, 17:35:10 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Special Equestrians is proud to announce our partnership with the Philadelphia Race Park. Special Equestrians will be providing stall rest to injured race horses. These horses will be part of our Youth Connections Program for At-Risk Youth. 'Our vulnerable youth will be introduced to the plight of these vulnerable horses with the goal of developing a greater empathy for these horses,' says Tammy Westney, Executive Director of Special Equestrians.
Nonprofit Special Equestrians adjusts to Challenging Economic Climate
Wed, 14 Oct 2009, 13:01:25 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Special Equestrians had been grappling with the effects of the economic downturn when they received a stroke of good luck; a local band offered to assist them by playing for no charge at a low-cost Beef and Beer Dinner. It was just what the agency needed to draw in a large audience and help to raise over $11,000.
Arizona Teen and her Search Dog Pass National Certification - Paws of Life Foundation
Thu, 24 Sep 2009, 13:45:21 EST Edited by Carly Zander
AMES, Iowa (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A Paws of Life Foundation search and rescue dog recently was certified with her handler, 16-year-old Taylor Lane of Mesa, Arizona. Lane seems unaffected by how impressive her achievements really are. The daughter of Dallas and Sandy Lane juggles a hectic high school schedule including playing soccer, participating in band, and volunteering in search and rescue operations in Pinal County as a member of Sonoran Search and Rescue.
Pet Nutrition and Holistic Veterinary Care Seminar to Help Homeless Animals
Tue, 15 Sep 2009, 13:42:01 EST Edited by Carly Zander
DANA POINT, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist is hosting a pet nutrition and holistic veterinary care seminar 'Natural Cures For Pets' to help save the lives of homeless pets. With the current economy, abandoned cats and dogs are entering shelters at an alarming rate and Ask Ariel is hoping the seminar will raise much needed funds to help save them. The pet nutrition and holistic veterinary care seminar will provide valuable tips to help pets live longer and healthier lives through holistic pet care.
ForeclosureDeals.com Provides Support Services for Abandoned Foreclosure Pets
Mon, 14 Sep 2009, 13:06:28 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Home foreclosures continue to be on the minds of many people throughout the nation. And, worries about unemployment and not being able to meet mortgage payments often trump other issues such as what to do with a pet. As a result, ForeclosureDeals.com has compiled helpful resources to address this growing problem of abandoned foreclosure pets.
Occupational Therapists Take Animal Therapies Beyond Special Equestrians
Tue, 30 Jun 2009, 18:53:29 EST Edited by Debra Tone
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A dedication to their young clients has led Deb Saffren and Kim Hartranft, two Occupational Therapists at Special Equestrians, to broaden the scope of their work in animal assisted therapies. Every Monday Deb and Kim come to work at Special Equestrians providing Hippotherapy, which is Occupational Therapy on the back of the horse. 'During this interaction, I know that the child does not feel like they are participating in yet another therapy session. Instead, they are riding a horse,' says Deb Saffern.
LegalizeFerrets' YouTube Video Contest - Voting Starts June 29th through July 4th
Mon, 29 Jun 2009, 14:51:09 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LA MESA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LegalizeFerrets.org, an organization of people interested in legalizing ferrets in California, is conducting their second annual YouTube Video Contest. Nine videos have been entered and the only prize is $500 cash. Legalize Ferrets is conducting an Environmental Impact Report as required from the California Department of Fish and Game. Their mailing list and support continue to grow and the video contest is a great expression of the hope, pain and fear California ferret enthusiasts live with.
People Are Asked to Save Their PETCO Receipts to Show Ferret Owners Have Been Supporting PETCO Nationwide
Tue, 26 May 2009, 18:03:27 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LA MESA, Calif., May 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In an effort to legalize domestic ferrets in California, one of only two states to ban the critters, ferret owners are asking for help from PETCO, the state's largest pet supply retailer. "Now we're asking PETCO to support ferret owners," said Pat Wright, of LegalizeFerrets.org. California has the largest ferret population in the nation.
Volunteers Celebrate Earth Week at Special Equestrians
Wed, 29 Apr 2009, 14:13:21 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WARRINGTON, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Volunteers from Capmark Finance Inc, and Centocor Ortho Biotech Services LLC, worked over the course of two days at Special Equestrians painting the therapy and observation rooms, and planting gardens and building therapeutic equipment in the Sensory Trail. The teams' efforts were coordinated by Special Equestrians Program Director Anne Reynolds, 'It was a pleasure to have these talented and skilled volunteers working to brighten our indoor environment.'
Want to Get Even with Bernie Madoff?
Thu, 26 Feb 2009, 11:12:23 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SYDNEY, Australia, and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The company Greedystockbroker.com has launched its new pet chew toy 'The Greedy Stockbroker' which has a very similar look to Gordon Gekko and Bernie Madoff. The Greedy Stock Broker, which sells for $17.95, is the latest pet product introduced by Anthony Russell, who is a self-described junkie of news about politics and current events.
Paws of Life Foundation Executive Director Robin Habeger Announces the Organization's Latest Canine Placement for Search and Rescue
Fri, 20 Feb 2009, 13:09:49 EST Edited by Carly Zander
AMES, Iowa (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Despite the recent ice storm in the area, Karen Frazier of West Paducah, Kentucky, was selected and received an Australian Shepherd named Briar from Paws of Life Foundation. Frazier is a member of Little Egypt Search and Rescue of Carbondale, Illinois. Little Egypt Search and Rescue is a volunteer group of individuals and canines providing assistance in the event of lost or missing individuals in southern Illinois and surrounding areas.
July Fireworks and Phobic Pets - New Development!
Tue, 01 Jul 2008, 11:17:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- July is here and 4th of July celebrations approach. Our thoughts turn to our furry family members. Each year at the beginning of July millions of animals are lost or injured resulting from their fear of booming fireworks. According to Angel Dog, Inc., many pets fear fireworks so much that they hurt themselves, others or property and run off while trying desperately to find a safe place.
Canine Kidney Disease: Diet, Nutritional Supplements and Early Detection Can Prolong Pets' Lives
Mon, 02 Jun 2008, 14:27:05 EST Edited by Carly Zander
DANA POINT, Calif., June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Canine kidney disease, an often fatal condition, can be helped with holistic pet care and early detection through laboratory testing,' says Susan B. Davis, pet nutritionist for Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist. Since canine kidney disease is not typically diagnosed until approximately 75-percent of kidney function has deteriorated, the disease is often well-advanced at the time it is discovered.
Country Comfort Kennels and Camp for Pets Throws Anniversary Bash and Costume Parade
Mon, 02 Jun 2008, 09:40:39 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SHREWSBURY, Pa., June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Country Comfort Kennels and Camp for Pets has something to bark about. They are celebrating their 25th anniversary by throwing a birthday bash and costume parade for their four-legged friends. The festivities are scheduled to be held on Saturday, June 14 from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at their third and newest facility in Shrewsbury, Pa. on 23 Kratz Road.
Pets Owners Not Ready to Evacuate Their Pets in Emergency
Wed, 28 May 2008, 12:31:06 EST Edited by Carly Zander
TAYLOR, Mich., May 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Julie A. Calligaro, author of 'Protect Your Pet With Preparation, How to Keep Your Pet Safe in an Emergency and at Your Disability or Death' (ISBN: 1-890117-13-7), says the Northern California wildfire is a reminder that owners and their pets may be forced to evacuate on short notice.
Book by Author Jenn Lewis Translates Intricate Language of Dogs
Mon, 14 Apr 2008, 09:42:18 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WASILLA, Alaska, April 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'The Human Pack' (ISBN: 978-1-4196-7578-2) serves to educate readers about the intricate language of canines as well as how best to use this knowledge in order to create a harmonious Human Pack. Clinician Jenn Lewis also explains how to deal with canine behavioral problems in a way consistent with her gentle approach to training and bonding with dogs.
Second Annual 'National Bulldogs are Beautiful Day' to Celebrate the Beauty and Value in All Creatures!
Wed, 09 Apr 2008, 12:44:54 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WAUWATOSA, Wis., April 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A day that recognizes the beauty of bulldogs, despite their droopy looks, will challenge people as it conveys a message of acceptance, when bulldogs and their owners celebrate the second annual 'National Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day' on Saturday, April 26, 2008. 'I hope that with the help of these sweet bulldogs, people will take note of how they treat others they deem unattractive,' said Jackie Valent, author of the children's book, Stinky the Bulldog (ISBN 1420826972).
New Book by Alaskan Author Helps Translate Dog Language
Wed, 09 Jan 2008, 10:45:45 EST Edited by Carly Zander
WASILLA, Alaska - Jan. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'The Human Pack' (ISBN: 978-1-4196-7578-2) serves to educate readers about the intricate language of canines as well as how best to use this knowledge in order to create a harmonious "Human Pack." Clinician Jenn Lewis also explains how to deal with canine behavioral problems in a way consistent with her gentle approach to training and bonding with dogs.
Holistic Pet Care Expert Recommends a Visit to the Veterinarian BEFORE Pet Acts Sick
Mon, 07 Jan 2008, 08:30:33 EST Edited by Carly Zander
DANA POINT, Calif. - Jan. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Holistic Pet Care Expert, Susan Blake Davis from Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist (www.AskAriel.com) is urging pet owners to take their pets to the veterinarian BEFORE their pets act sick. Davis says that holistic and preventative veterinary care are the keys to pet health and longevity. Her statement comes as a result of hearing heart wrenching tales from pet owners over the holidays seeking miracle cures because their pets needed to be euthanized and they didn't even know they were sick.
New Book Shares Tips for Raising a Happy and Healthy Shelter-Adopted Cat or Kitten
Wed, 24 Oct 2007, 17:54:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SANDPOINT, Idaho (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new book from Logical Expressions, Inc. aims to help new, adopted-cat owners get off on the right paw. 'Happy Tabby: Develop a Great Relationship with Your Adopted Cat or Kitten' (ISBN: 978-0-9749245-3-3; LCCN-2007906436) tells new owners what they need to know to raise a healthy, happy feline.
RESCUE Hosts National Pet Idol Contest to Support Animal Rescue Efforts
Tue, 02 Oct 2007, 23:12:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
PHOENIX, Ariz. - Oct. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Look out American Idol, there's a new game in town. RESCUE, a non-profit 501(c)3, based in Phoenix, had such success with their first pet idol contest at the local level, that this year, they are taking it national. The national Pet Idol Contest will benefit the efforts of RESCUE, an organization that is dedicated to saving the lives of animals on euthanasia lists.
California Ferret Owners Seek Answers from the California Department of Food and Agriculture
Wed, 05 Sep 2007, 20:10:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Sept. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to LegalizeFerrets.org, California ferret owners are upset that the head of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, the Honorable A.G. Kawamura has ignored a formal request and letter writing campaign to get the CDFA to reevaluate their position that ferrets pose a threat to the state's agricultural industries.
What's in a Name? Everything to Your Dog
Wed, 22 Aug 2007, 21:05:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SANDPOINT, Idaho - Aug. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The most important thing you can teach your new dog is his name, according to Susan Daffron of Logical Expressions, Inc. If your dog doesn't learn his name, it's almost impossible to teach him anything else. Daffron offers a few naming suggestions based on her book 'Happy Hound: Develop a Great Relationship with Your Adopted Dog or Puppy' (ISBN: 978-0-9749245-2-6; LCCN-2006909898)
California Ferret Organization Calls for Re-Evaluation of Ban on Domestic Ferrets in Calif.
Tue, 05 Jun 2007, 16:00:00 EST Edited by Debra Tone
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - June 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In an open letter to Secretary of Agriculture A.G. Kawamura, dated June 2nd, 2007, the non-profit organization, LegalizeFerrets.org, part of the San Diego chapter of Ferrets Anonymous, requested a formal re-evaluation of the statewide ban on domestic ferrets (Musteo putorius furo).
Pet Food Recall Still Not Getting The Job Done, Says N.Y. Veterinarian
Wed, 11 Apr 2007, 19:30:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
TRUMANSBURG, N.Y. - Apr. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In spite of the sincere efforts on the part of dog and cat food manufacturers whose products have been affected by the pet food recall to get the word out to their customers, cats and dogs are still getting sick and dying. 'It's been almost three weeks since the first news reports of deaths and illnesses occurring in our nation's cats and dogs from their having eaten potentially tainted pet foods and treats,' says Upstate New York small animal veterinarian, Dr. Richard Orzeck.
Pet Food Recall: Next Steps for Pet Owners
Tue, 03 Apr 2007, 02:30:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
DANA POINT, Calif. - Apr. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist announced today a comprehensive holistic plan to help heal pets affected by the pet food recall. 'Pets affected by the pet food recall can greatly benefit from a balanced homemade diet and nutritional supplements that will help detoxify the kidneys and liver,' says Susan Blake Davis, veterinary nutritionist.
Garden State Photographer Wil Fernandez Captures Life Images from the Baja Peninsula
Wed, 17 Jan 2007, 14:16:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SOMERVILLE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Having just returned from the Baja Peninsula in Mexico, Photographer Wil Fernandez is excited to share his images. While there, Fernandez's primary subject was canines - wild, stray and working dogs. He also captured thought-provoking images of the colorful landscape and intriguing population.
New Book Shares Tips for Raising a Happy and Healthy Shelter-Adopted Dog or Puppy
Wed, 13 Dec 2006, 17:00:00 EST Edited by Liisa Sullivan
SANDPOINT, Idaho - Dec. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new book from Logical Expressions, Inc. aims to help new, adoptive-dog owners get off on the right 'paw.' 'Happy Hound: Develop a Great Relationship with Your Adopted Dog or Puppy' (ISBN: 978-0-9749245-2-6; LCCN-2006909898) tells new owners what they need to know to raise a wonderful family pet.
Cat Kidney Disease: Holistic Pet Care Can Help
Mon, 30 Oct 2006, 19:45:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
DANA POINT, Calif. - Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Cat kidney disease and feline renal failure can be helped using holistic pet care,' says Susan B. Davis, veterinary nutritionist for Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist. Diet, nutritional supplements and acupuncture can help increase longevity and overall quality of life.
Dog Cancer: Holistic Pet Care and Homemade Diets Can Help
Wed, 30 Aug 2006, 01:21:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
DANA POINT, Calif. - Aug. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Dogs with cancer can be helped using holistic pet care,' says Susan B. Davis, veterinary nutritionist for Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist. Diet and nutritional supplements can help boost a dog's immune system, increase longevity and overall quality of life. Dogs and cats with cancer need a diet that is high in quality protein, low in carbohydrates and rich in enzymes and Omega 3 fatty acids. However, depending upon the type of dog cancer, e.g. canine liver cancer and/or other complications such as canine kidney disease, a high protein diet may not be appropriate. Thus, a customized homemade diet for dogs is often required.
1,000 Licks Grows the Frozen Dog Treat Product Segment with a New Healthy Frozen Treat
Wed, 12 Jul 2006, 19:09:00 EST Edited by Carly M. Zander
NEW YORK, NY - July 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In April, 2006, 1,000 Licks was launched; founded by Heather Scutti, CEO, the product is a new, fun, healthy, alternative frozen ice-cream style treat for dogs.
Dog Itching, Scratching and Dog Skin Problems can be Remedied Using Holistic Pet Care
Mon, 19 Jun 2006, 18:54:00 EST Edited by Christopher L. Simmons
DANA POINT, CA - June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dog itching, dog scratching and other dog skin problems can be remedied using holistic pet care, says Susan B. Davis, pet nutritionist for Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist. With the hot summer months approaching, many dogs are scratching, itching and tearing their fur out.
Holistic Pet Care Expert Uses Nutrition and Pet Supplements to Heal Common Pet Health Conditions
Wed, 19 Oct 2005, 14:21:00 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
DANA POINT, CA - Oct. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist announced today the launch of their new website AskAriel.com designed to help pets live longer and healthier lives through holistic pet care using nutrition and natural pet supplements.
Animal Rescuer Discovers a Recipe for Prolonging Pets' Lives
Fri, 30 Sep 2005, 13:40:00 EST Edited by Carly Zander
DANA POINT, Calif. - September 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist announced today the launch of their new website AskAriel.com designed to help pets live longer and healthier lives through diet and nutrition. Proceeds from AskAriel.com will help fund Ariel Rescue, a charity founded by Susan Davis that saves death row dogs from high kill shelters.
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