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News Index for Sunday, November 29, 2015
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Tue, 24 Nov 2015, 16:22:29 EST
BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This holiday season will be much brighter for the 7.6 million pets that enter shelters across the United States every year. Only Natural Pet is partnering with BlogPaws Be the Change for Pets to donate 5 percent of all qualifying purchases to help pets in need through December 31, 2015.
Mon, 14 Sep 2015, 07:00:08 EST
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the first African American dog photographer, director Foster Corder has always had a special affinity and vision for animals. Over the years, his photographic and film contributions have laid the groundwork for some of the most prominent canine experts in the field. With his two hit web series 'Foster's Animal World TV' and 'Conversations with a Pit Bull' he has solidified himself as a preeminent voice for thousands of dogs, particularly those abused and in the shelters.
Tue, 25 Aug 2015, 14:23:07 EST
THORNTON, Colo., Aug. 25, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Going green is not only the right thing to do but also cool, hip, environmentally responsible, and ripe for disruption. Shaking things up with a near zero-waste successful initiative, BlogPaws, in conjunction with Pet Industry Sustainability Coalition (PISC) and Only Natural Pet, recently surpassed goals and made pet industry history.
Wed, 17 Jun 2015, 08:00:44 EST
NEW YORK, N.Y., June 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Wigglebutt Warriors(R), the fundraising arm of canine-centric digital magazine Fidose of Reality, is excited to announce Wigglebutts Uncorked, a pet-friendly fundraising gala to benefit Second Chance Rescue.
From Pooper-Scoopers to Business Owners, Young Entrepreneurs Purchase Local Doggie Daycare Franchise
Fri, 12 Jun 2015, 13:54:55 EST
FARMINGDALE, N.Y., June 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Young entrepreneurs Jennifer Jung and Candice Vogel recently took the big leap from employees to business owners to seize opportunities in the booming pet care industry. Jennifer and Candice began as entry-level kennel workers at Long Island-based Hounds Town USA, a fully interactive doggie daycare and pet care franchise.
California Ferret Enthusiasts Launch Crowdfunding Campaign for Ballot Initiative on National Ferret Day
Wed, 01 Apr 2015, 16:18:57 EST
LA MESA, Calif., April 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tired of working and waiting for ferret legalization, which never comes despite thirty years of efforts - LegalizeFerrets.org is planning a ballot initiative to free our domestic ferrets from unnecessary and unfair regulation. April 2 is National Ferret Day in the USA and California ferret lovers are using the occasion to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.
Tue, 10 Mar 2015, 05:00:01 EST
ATLANTA, Ga., March 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage, and employee benefits consultant, announced that they have added Panda Mortality and Transit Insurance to a growing list of specialty risk management products and consulting services that the rapidly growing national firm provides.
Fri, 06 Feb 2015, 09:00:01 EST
STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As part of a global wildlife-trafficking issue that is growing exponentially, 22 tiny baby turtles - likely destined for soup pots in China - were recently rescued and brought to a nursery at the SoundWaters Coastal Education Center, where they are being coddled and cared for after a harrowing, near-smuggling experience.
Mon, 22 Dec 2014, 19:05:19 EST
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 22, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TV Star and lead expert of the hit cable television show 'Hoarders, Cory Chalmers, will be making a special guest appearance at the TICA Cat Show January 2, 3 and 4, 2015 in Sacramento, Calif. This year's show is called 'Mardi Gras Madness.'
Mon, 01 Dec 2014, 07:00:04 EST
PHOENIXVILLE, Pa., Dec. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- You can teach an old dog new tricks (as well as their owners), according to Christine Pazdalski, owner of Puppy Love, LLC. She says that while most people are familiar with conventional dog training doctrine, it does not have to be the only dogma out there.
Fri, 21 Nov 2014, 16:02:35 EST
WILLISTON, Fla., Nov. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc., is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope's annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations and cause-related-marketing support to Guardian Angels over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.
Fri, 26 Sep 2014, 19:44:17 EST
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TV Star and lead expert of the hit cable television show 'Hoarders,' Cory Chalmers, will be making a special guest appearance at the TICA Cat Show Friday October 3, 4 and 5 in Las Vegas, Nev.
Seventy-two Cats Dead and Alleged Animal Abuser Unable to be Prosecuted Due to Humane Officer Breach of Duty
Fri, 29 Aug 2014, 13:51:03 EST
PITTSBURGH, Pa., Aug. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neighbors and concerned citizens are appalled that an Allegheny County Humane Officer who was called to investigate the abuse and abandonment of over 70 cats, removed two cats and sent the rest to die, according to Frankie's Friends Cat Rescue.
Tue, 25 Mar 2014, 18:06:14 EST
DENVER, Colo., March 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leading Edge Veterinary Equipment, a supplier of new and exclusive veterinary medical equipment, is excited to announce the Edan DUS 60 VET Ultrasound from Leading Edge now has even better image resolution. With exclusive patented technology, software algorithms have been improved, dramatically enhancing image quality. Equally exciting is that this improvement is included for the same low price.
Wed, 05 Mar 2014, 13:34:14 EST
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.
Tue, 04 Feb 2014, 07:01:25 EST
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.
Mon, 16 Dec 2013, 16:17:23 EST
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
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.
Fri, 23 Aug 2013, 16:04:10 EST
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
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.
Tue, 21 May 2013, 19:32:11 EST
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.
Thu, 17 Jan 2013, 18:35:28 EST
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
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.
Fri, 08 Jun 2012, 03:58:30 EST
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.
Thu, 31 May 2012, 15:31:10 EST
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.
Mon, 12 Mar 2012, 16:53:18 EST
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
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.
Fri, 10 Feb 2012, 17:10:54 EST
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.
Wed, 08 Feb 2012, 15:54:08 EST
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.
Thu, 02 Feb 2012, 07:58:15 EST
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.
Wed, 01 Feb 2012, 06:57:11 EST
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.
Thu, 05 Jan 2012, 16:25:16 EST
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.
Thu, 17 Nov 2011, 15:21:08 EST
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.
Mon, 26 Sep 2011, 08:59:01 EST
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.
Mon, 08 Aug 2011, 17:44:31 EST
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.
Thu, 02 Jun 2011, 19:32:03 EST
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.
Thu, 26 May 2011, 10:57:03 EST
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.
Wed, 13 Apr 2011, 22:39:16 EST
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.
Mon, 10 Jan 2011, 23:38:06 EST
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.
Mon, 29 Nov 2010, 23:51:32 EST
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.
Tue, 02 Nov 2010, 14:57:31 EST
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.
Tue, 12 Oct 2010, 20:16:12 EST
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
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.
Mon, 13 Sep 2010, 13:09:11 EST
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.
Tue, 27 Jul 2010, 20:17:42 EST
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.
Wed, 21 Apr 2010, 12:09:32 EST
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.
Mon, 15 Feb 2010, 12:49:36 EST
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.
Tue, 02 Feb 2010, 15:14:32 EST
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.
Mon, 09 Nov 2009, 17:35:10 EST
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.
Wed, 14 Oct 2009, 13:01:25 EST
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.
Thu, 24 Sep 2009, 13:45:21 EST
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.
Tue, 15 Sep 2009, 13:42:01 EST
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.
Mon, 14 Sep 2009, 13:06:28 EST
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.
Tue, 30 Jun 2009, 18:53:29 EST
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.
Mon, 29 Jun 2009, 14:51:09 EST
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
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.
Wed, 29 Apr 2009, 14:13:21 EST
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.'
Thu, 26 Feb 2009, 11:12:23 EST
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
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.
Tue, 01 Jul 2008, 11:17:00 EST
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.
Mon, 02 Jun 2008, 14:27:05 EST
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.
Mon, 02 Jun 2008, 09:40:39 EST
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.
Wed, 28 May 2008, 12:31:06 EST
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.
Mon, 14 Apr 2008, 09:42:18 EST
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
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).
Wed, 09 Jan 2008, 10:45:45 EST
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.
Mon, 07 Jan 2008, 08:30:33 EST
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.
Wed, 24 Oct 2007, 17:54:00 EST
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.
Tue, 02 Oct 2007, 23:12:00 EST
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.
Wed, 05 Sep 2007, 20:10:00 EST
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.
Wed, 22 Aug 2007, 21:05:00 EST
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)
Tue, 05 Jun 2007, 16:00:00 EST
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).
Wed, 11 Apr 2007, 19:30:00 EST
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.
Tue, 03 Apr 2007, 02:30:00 EST
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.
Wed, 17 Jan 2007, 14:16:00 EST
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.
Wed, 13 Dec 2006, 17:00:00 EST
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.
Mon, 30 Oct 2006, 19:45:00 EST
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.
Wed, 30 Aug 2006, 01:21:00 EST
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.
Wed, 12 Jul 2006, 19:09:00 EST
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.
Mon, 19 Jun 2006, 18:54:00 EST
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.
Wed, 19 Oct 2005, 14:21:00 EST
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.
Fri, 30 Sep 2005, 13:40:00 EST
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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