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Special Equestrians Students Shine at Two Shows in One Week
Wed, 03 Jun 2009, 19:58:25 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
WARRINGTON, Pa., June 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The blustery weather did nothing to dampen the spirits of the Special Equestrians riders at the Annual Spring Festival. Thirty-three students preformed for their own families, members of the community, staff, volunteers, and board members of Special Equestrians.
People Are Asked to Save Their PETCO Receipts to Show Ferret Owners Have Been Supporting PETCO Nationwide
Tue, 26 May 2009, 18:03:27 EDT 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.
Want to Get Even with Bernie Madoff?
Thu, 26 Feb 2009, 11:12:23 EST Edited by Carly Zander
SYDNEY, Australia, 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, Feb. 20 (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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 EDT 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 GMT 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 GMT 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 GMT 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 Expert Recommends a Visit to the Veterinarian BEFORE Pet Acts Sick
Mon, 07 Jan 2008, 08:30:33 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
DANA POINT, Calif. - Jan. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Holistic Pet 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.
Popovich Comedy Pet Theater Schedules Holiday Tour in California
Wed, 24 Oct 2007, 21:00:00 GMT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Oct. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Gregory Popovich Comedy Pet Theater is taking its show on the road. After touring for seven years and then celebrating its first full year of daily shows at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, the show is scheduled to appear in several cities throughout California during the month of December.
New Book Shares Tips for Raising a Happy and Healthy Shelter-Adopted Cat or Kitten
Wed, 24 Oct 2007, 17:54:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
SANDPOINT, Idaho - Oct. 24 (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 GMT 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 GMT 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 GMT 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)
'This is My Human, Jake' - Online Design Firm Launches First Owners and Dogs Companion Wear Site
Mon, 02 Jul 2007, 15:30:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
DAVENPORT, Iowa - July 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Online design firm, Victory Design Technologies, has launched an eCommerce site that gives new meaning to the term 'dog lover.' 4LeggedFashion.com - that launched on Wednesday, June 27 - allows dog lovers to personalize matching apparel for both owner and dog.
Equinomics 101: Management and Accounting System Targets Equine Industry
Tue, 05 Jun 2007, 16:55:00 GMT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
HOUSTON, Texas - June 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rockwood Enterprises, Inc., a three-year-old Houston-based marketing and publishing company, announced today the launch of Equinomics 101 - a management and accounting system designed to teach horse owners and horse-related businesses how to efficiently manage their finances.
California Ferret Organization Calls for Re-Evaluation of Ban on Domestic Ferrets in Calif.
Tue, 05 Jun 2007, 16:00:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
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).
Children's Picture Book Series 'Here's What I Know So Far' Launches at BookExpo America
Wed, 23 May 2007, 21:30:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
FLAGLER BEACH, Fla. - May 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Here's What I Know So Far' is both the concept and the title of a new book series that tells the first year in an animal's life from a unique point of view - that of the animal. Ocean Publishing debuts the first book in the series, Doc's Story (ISBN: 9780976729174), at BookExpo America on June 1 in New York City.
Pet Food Recall Still Not Getting The Job Done, Says N.Y. Veterinarian
Wed, 11 Apr 2007, 19:30:00 GMT 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 GMT Edited by Chris 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.
Cat Lovers Will Eat Up Birds, Mice, and Apple Pie
Thu, 01 Feb 2007, 17:11:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
RESCUE, Calif. - Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Animal expert Susan Fiedler introduces readers to life from a cat's perspective in her newly-released 'Birds, Mice, and Apple Pie' (ISBN-10: 0-9778580-1-4), a non-fiction paperback published by Spotted Cat Designs.
Simply Sapphires to Auction a Ceylon Sapphire Jewelry Suite to Benefit Doberman Rescue Unlimited
Mon, 29 Jan 2007, 14:44:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y. - Jan. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Simply Sapphires will auction off a 18 kt gold and sapphire jewelry suite (necklace, bracelet and earrings) to benefit Doberman Rescue Unlimited (DRU), announced John Tolliver, President and CEO of Simply Sapphires LLC. The auction will be held on the eBay Auction website January 29 - February 7, 2007.
Think Pink Snow
Mon, 08 Jan 2007, 21:07:00 GMT Edited by Carly Zander
GRAND MARAIS, Minn. - Jan. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hope for snow and look for pink at this year's John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon. In an effort to raise awareness for breast cancer the Blacks from Black Magic Kennels started a dog adoption program. They have partnered with Susan Prom of Pink Paddles and through their partnership they hope to raise $1200 for the National Breast Care Foundation.
New Book Shares Tips for Raising a Happy and Healthy Shelter-Adopted Dog or Puppy
Wed, 13 Dec 2006, 17:00:00 GMT 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.
Media Advisory - Special Event at the Tempe Improv Benefits Homeless Pets
Mon, 30 Oct 2006, 21:32:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
TEMPE, Ariz. - Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The first annual Comedy for Canines event will be held at the Tempe Improv on Nov. 15, from 5 - 10 p.m. The event will feature comedy from Mark Cordes and Friends with 100 percent of proceeds benefiting the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Animal Safe Hospice (MASH) and Animal Rescue Center (ARC).
Cat Kidney Disease: Holistic Pet Care Can Help
Mon, 30 Oct 2006, 19:45:00 GMT 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.
Promise of a New Home May Doom Non Profit Ferret Shelter with Over 100 Animals
Thu, 28 Sep 2006, 17:30:00 GMT Edited by Chris Simmons
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Sept. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Since the announcement of an anonymous couple being willing to donate to purchase a building for Ferrets Unlimited Ferret Shelter, things have gone horribly wrong. According Shelter Director Jean Caputo-Lee, surrenders are up 70%, couple that with mounting veterinary costs ($9500 in six months), and a severe decline of donations, the shelter is looking at a grim future.
Dog Cancer: Holistic Pet Care and Homemade Diets Can Help
Wed, 30 Aug 2006, 01:21:00 GMT Edited by Chris 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.
What Music Do Dogs Like to Hear? Survey asks in Prep for First Ever 'Canine Concert
Thu, 20 Apr 2006, 22:15:00 GMT Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
AUSTIN, TX - Apr. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Munrab Entertainment plans to hold the world's first 'Canine Concert' on May 9th, from noon to 1 pm, at Wooldridge Square (900 Guadalupe) in Austin, Texas, an event where live music is played at a sound level only dogs can hear.
Lapdog Lovers Unite for Fun and Community Support
Thu, 12 Jan 2006, 01:44 EST Edited by Christopher Simmons
DESTIN, FL - Jan. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Community Clubs, Inc. today announced its national launch of LapDog Club, the first international social network featuring free membership, local activities and online fun for lovers of all pure and mixed small-dog breeds (average 20 pounds or less).
Neotrope Chosen to Provide Internet Marketing Solutions for Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist located in Dana Point, CA
Fri, 6 Jan 2006, 05:11 EST Edited by Carly Zander
TORRANCE, CA - Jan. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope(R), a leading California advertising, PR, and Internet Marketing firm established 1983, today announced it has been chosen by a holistic pet care and pet health supplement firm, Ask Ariel Your Pet Nutritionist (www.askariel.com), to provide promotion and brand development for their company and Website.
By News Article Editor: Christopher Laird Simmons
Running Paws, Inc. - The Evolution of Dog Walking Reaches 100th Client
NEW YORK, NY - October 12, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Running Paws, Inc. (www.runningpaws.com) the country's first dog jogging service hits its 100th client. Founded in early 2003 as an alternative to "dog walking," Running Paws based in New York City, currently has 15 full-time runners. Established on the simple principal that dogs require exercise in order to maintain good health, Running Paws has had success with dogs that are energetic, hyperactive, overweight, in need of physical rehabilitation, and who love to run.
By News Article Editor: Beverly West
Pets Warehouse Announces Grand Re-Opening After Scoring Supreme Court Victory
NEW YORK, NY - October 5, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Pets Warehouse (www.PetsWarehouse.com), an
industry leader in online pet supplies since 1997, today announced that it will re-launch its online
store in the wake of an Alabama Supreme Court ruling which dismissed the frivolous case against Pets
Warehouse Principal, Robert Novak.
By News Article Editor: Carly Zander
Blue Sky Dogs Takes Fido-Friendly Travel to New Heights
Dog-Friendly Travel Company Announces Fall of Fabulous Dog & Owner Day & Weekend Trips
NEW YORK, NY - September 21, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Blue Sky Dogs (www.blueskydogsny.com),
the Northeast's premiere Dog-Friendly Travel Company, has announced an unprecedented fall
schedule of Best Friends Day & Weekend trips. Best Friends Days and Weekends, exclusive services
of Blue Sky Dogs, offer busy dog owners the opportunity to escape with their best friends on all-
inclusive day and weekend trips that cater to worry-free, active dog and owner travel.
By News Article Editor: Carly Zander
Free Trial of New Pain Assessment Technology
New Pain Gauge® is a compact computerized device developed to provide an easy-to-use, objective tool for assessing pain and stress in animals
COLUMBUS, OHIO - June 24, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Public Health Information Services (PHIS), Inc., has announced they are making their recently launched Pain Gauge available to veterinarians on a two-week, free trial basis. Consumers can sample the new technology by leasing the devices on a month-to-month basis. The first of its kind, the Pain Gauge is a compact computerized device developed to provide an easy-to-use, objective tool for assessing pain and stress in animals.
News Article Editor: Carly Zander
Central Park Pushcarts Offer Creature Comforts Featuring Latka's Delicious Doggie Treats
NEW YORK, NY - May 7, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Latka's Delicious Doggie Treats, a premium
brand of wholesome, all natural dog biscuits, is pleased to announce their dog treats are now being
sold via pushcarts throughout New York City's world famous Central Park. Since public parks serve as city dogs' backyards, having healthy dog snacks available for purchase is sure to get tails wagging. And hot dog concessionaires are leading the pack selling Latka's Delicious Doggie Treats via their Central Park carts.
[Business & Technology News Editor: Carly Zander]
Blue Sky Dogs Premieres Groundbreaking Dog And Owner Weekend Trips
Unprecedented New Service Offers New York Area Dog Owners the Opportunity to Travel
Effortlessly and In Style with Canine Companions
NEW YORK, NY - January 26, 2004 /Send2Press Newswire/ -- Blue Sky Dogs
(www.blueskydogsny.com), New York City's first and only Canine Adventure and Dog-Friendly
Travel Company, is hosting its first Best Friends Weekend commencing with a trip to the
Catskill Mountains, March 19th - 21st, 2004. Best Friends Weekends, an exclusive service of
Blue Sky Dogs, offers busy dog owners the opportunity to escape with their best friends on
all-inclusive weekend trips that cater to worry-free dog and owner travel.
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