Pets and Veterinary News

Veterinary, Animals, Zoos and Pets News, including pet care, and related news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


2019 Service Dog Hero of the Year Awarded to Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Alice

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is excited to announce that on Friday, July 26, 2019 our Service Dog, Alice; specifically trained to assist Recipient Antonio was named the 2019 Service Dog Hero of the Year by more than 900,000 nationwide voters and the American Humane Societies’ panel of judges.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Awarded Grant from The William H. Donner Foundation

WILLISTON, Fla., June 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is proud to announce that on June 4, 2019, the William H. Donner Foundation announced a grant award in the amount of $25,000 to our organization. We are humbled to report that this is the fourth year receiving a grant from the William H. Donner Foundation.

Best Friends Pet Hotel Announces ESOP Acquisition Led by Mosaic Capital Partners, Becoming the Largest Employee-Owned Pet Care Company

NORWALK, Conn., June 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Best Friends Pet Hotel, a national operator of pet hotels with 30 locations throughout the United States offering boarding, grooming, doggy day camp, training and retail services at each of its locations, announced today its Employee Stock Ownership Plan, or ESOP, acquisition led by Mosaic Capital Partners.

Pet King Brands Implements an Authorized Seller Brand Partner Program for Distribution Channels

WESTMONT, Ill., May 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pet health products company, Pet King Brands. Inc. – the maker of veterinarian-recommended brands ZYMOX Dermatology and Oratene Brushless Oral Care – has implemented an Authorized Seller (“Brand Partner”) Program.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Awarded Grant from Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF)

WILLISTON, Fla., April 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is proud to announce that on April 17, 2019, the Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) announced a grant award in the amount of $25,000 to our organization.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Celebrates 5-year Partnership with Humane Society Naples

NAPLES, Fla., April 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. based in Williston, Florida is proud to celebrate the 5-year anniversary, of our partnership with Humane Society Naples, to teach Service Dog classes to our Foster Family Trainers and Recipients.

Best Friends Pet Hotel Opens New Facility in Tyngsborough, Massachusetts Focused on Fun, Safe and Relaxing Total Pet Care

TYNGSBOROUGH, Mass., April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Best Friends Pet Hotel is inviting pet-owning families to the new facility’s grand opening celebration on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will offer free pet portraits with digital downloads, treats for pets at the Best Friends Treat Truck, refreshments for all guests, dog demonstrations, and tours of the new facility offering the latest in pet care.

Certified Dog Groomer Christin Boyte is Changing the Dog Grooming Game in McKinney, Frisco and Allen TX with Luxurious Mobile Dog Spa

MCKINNEY, Texas, March 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With over 10 years of experience, certified dog groomer Christin Boyte is bringing her family-owned mobile dog spa, Primped Pooches, to McKinney, Allen and Frisco, Texas.

GMAR Shows their Support for Michigan Veterans by Raising Funds for Service Dogs through Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Greater Metropolitan Association of REALTORS(R) has undertaken an incredible 5-year journey called 5 Years, 5 Dogs, 5 Lives saved. In their quest to assist Michigan Veterans, struggling with disabilities and/or mobility issues, The Greater Metropolitan Association of REALTORS [GMAR] has partnered with Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs.

Dr. Jean Dodds to Headline Second Annual Healthy Dog Expo in New York

ALBANY, N.Y., March 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — World renowned veterinarian Dr. Jean Dodds will be headlining the second annual Healthy Dog Expo, to be held April 6, 2019 at the Desmond Hotel in Albany, N.Y. Dodds,is a researcher and author on the cutting edge of holistic health care. Conceived by holistic veterinarian Dr. Laurie Coger, the event brings together a host of internationally acclaimed experts.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Chooses Pittsburgh Area to Build State-of-the-Art Service Dog Campus

PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over the course of its 9 years, Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs (GAMSD) has grown into one of the largest service dog organizations in the nation. We raise, train, advocate for, and donate these incredible medical service dogs, specifically trained to perform tasks for disabled veterans, first-responders and civilians.

Asheville Angel Pets Conference and Angel Pets Expo 2019

ASHEVILLE, N.C., March 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bright Star Studio, llc proudly presents a pioneering, unique, and much needed, Angel Pet Conference 2019 in North Carolina, covering many topics on senior pet care needs, end-of-life care, caregiver support and grief healing.

Pamela Bosco, Founder of Pet King Brands, Named Recipient of 2019 Pet Age Magazine Women of Influence Award

WESTMONT, Ill., March 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pamela K. Bosco, President and Founder of Pet King Brands, was named a winner of Pet Age Magazine’s 2019 Women of Influence annual award. Each year Pet Age bestows the honor on women leaders who have made a significant impact on the animal health and pet care industry.

UDS Service Dogs Receives Accreditation by Assistance Dogs International

LANCASTER, Pa., Feb. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — United Disabilities Services (UDS) Service Dogs, a non-profit organization committed to serving people with disabilities in Pennsylvania, announced that it has been accredited by the Assistance Dogs International (ADI).

Protests to Hit CBS Friday Over Big Boi Super Bowl Fur Fiasco!

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JaneUnChained News Network, a 501(c)(3) based in Los Angeles, announces that animal lovers across the nation are expressing their disappointment and disgust over the glorification of fur by CBS during its Super Bowl halftime show as rapper Big Boi appeared drenched in fur. In a tragic irony, the word LOVE then filled the screen.

Pet King Brands Celebrates 20 Years as a Leader in the Pet Health Products Industry

WESTMONT, Ill., Jan. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pet health products company, Pet King Brands, Inc. – the maker of veterinarian-recommended brands ZYMOX(R) Dermatology and Oratene(R) Brushless Oral Care – celebrates 20 years of helping pets find relief from problematic ear, skin and mouth conditions.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Welcomes Mike Hudson, PNC Bank V.P. to Advisory Council

WILLISTON, Fla., Jan. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. based in Williston, Florida is proud to welcome Mr. Mike Hudson, Senior Vice President of PNC Bank’s Enterprise Transformation Efforts to our Advisory Council.

ZYMOX Marks Twenty Years as a Leading Pet Health Industry Product

WESTMONT, Ill., Jan. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pet King Brands. Inc. ushers in a new century for its veterinarian-recommended brands ZYMOX(R) Dermatology and Oratene(R) Brushless Oral Care at VMX Veterinary Meeting & Expo 2019, Booth # 2004 in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convention Center on January 19-23, 2019.

Carol Borden, Founder and CEO of Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Named 2018 Corporate Pet Industry Woman of the Year

WILLISTON, Fla., Oct. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On October 3, 2018, Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs’ Founder and CEO Carol Borden was selected as the 2018 Corporate Pet Industry Woman of the Year, at an awards ceremony held in Philadelphia, Pa.

ATI Innovates for the New York Aquarium with a One-of-a-Kind Shark Crane

MENTOR, Ohio, Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Have you ever visited an aquarium and wondered how the animals found their way in there? Engineers at Air Technical Industries (ATI) learned first-hand by designing a creative solution for the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) in New York City: the first continuous, double-rail, serpentine crane system of its kind.

Carol Borden, Founder and CEO of Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Named a Pet Industry Woman of the Year Finalist

WILLISTON, Fla., Sept. 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Founder and CEO, Carol Borden has been selected as one of twenty-five women vying for the title of Pet Industry Woman of the Year 2018. Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that has grown into a nation-wide organization.

Parkland School Survivor and Guardian Angels Medical Service Dog Recipient to return to first day of school with Service Dog Escort

PARKLAND, Fla., Aug. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit, located in Williston, Fla. In June of this year, we paired Parkland School Shooting survivor, Haylee Shepherd with a Medical Service Dog, to cope with the PTSD developed after last year’s shooting.

Rocky Bleier to be Keynote Speaker at Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Passing of the Leash Community Awareness Event

PITTSBURGH, Pa., May 31, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, along with hosts Don and Tony Accamando and Jack Wagner, cordially invite the public to attend the Passing of the Leash. This heart-warming event showcases the incredible difference Service Dogs have made in the lives of their recipients and includes a plated lunch.

Vet Takes ‘Heal’ to a Whole New Level With ‘Healthy Dog Expo’

ALBANY, N.Y., March 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pet owners everywhere want to give their four-legged friends the gift of good health and greater longevity – and the newly launched Healthy Dog Expo, conceived by holistic veterinarian Dr. Laurie Coger, may help them to do just that. The expo is designed to offer pet owners practical tips for enhancing their dogs’ health and well being – and ultimately extending their lives.

Brigadier General Donald C. Bolduc, U.S. Army, Retired to be keynote speaker at the 2018 Bark-A-Que

NAPLES, Fla., March 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels is proud to announce that Brigadier General Donald C. Bolduc, United States Army, retired will be the keynote speaker at our Bark-A-Que fundraising event, being held on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at N. Collier Regional Park in Naples, Florida.

Capital Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM Teams Up with Cause for Paws, Project Bark

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM will be hosting Cause for Paws for their Project Bark pet adoption event on Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 12-4. Come and join the team at Capital CJD for the opportunity to adopt a precious pet in need of a forever home.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Proudly announces the 2018 Bark-A-Que Sponsored by PNC Bank

NAPLES, Fla., Feb. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels is proud to announce we will be hosting our Annual Bark-A-Que(R) featuring The Ben Allen Band LIVE in concert! The event will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 10-2. This fun afternoon event will be held at N. Collier Regional Park and includes an incredible BBQ lunch, provided by Mission BBQ, amazing silent auction, raffles and a chance to meet & greet with some of our Service Dog teams, to learn what they do, and how they help.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs Wins 2018 Academy of United States Veterans ‘VETTY’ Award

WILLISTON, Fla., Feb. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit, located in Williston, Fla. On January 20, 2018 its Founder and CEO, Carol Borden and National Canine Program Director, Nate Burney were at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. to accept the 2018 VETTY Award for outstanding efforts in Veterans Mental Health.

In This Season of Thanksgiving Dunlap Gift of $350,000 Benefits Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs

WILLISTON, Fla., Dec. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. a national 501(c)(3) non-profit, located in Williston, Fla., and the Community Foundation for Ocala Marion County are proud to announce, and extend our heartfelt thanks and appreciation to Al and Judith Dunlap for their incredibly generous gift of $350,000 to support the work of training medical service dogs for Veterans and First Responders.

New Furry Friend Pet Selfie Stick-It Kit Benefits Animal Causes

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Dec. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Get in the picture with your pets using Pet Selfie Stick-It, a new invention from Fromm Works, Inc. that conditions pets to look at a smartphone located up to 20-feet away. Utilizing Pavlovian conditioning the kit includes a treat tray that holds the pet’s favorite treat.

City of La Mesa offers Official Proclamation in Support of Ferret Legalization for California

LA MESA, Calif., Nov. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mayor Mark Arapostathis and all members of the La Mesa City Council issued a proclamation on November 9 urging the California State Legislature to pass ferret legalization legislation, non-profit Legalize Ferrets announced today.

MostFit to Hold 2017 ‘Pushups for Puppies’ Fitness Fundraiser for Southern California Animal Rescue Organization

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MostFit Founder and Owner, Andrew Gavigan, will hold the 6th annual “Pushups for Puppies” workout event to benefit L.A.-based animal rescue organization, Shelter Transport Animal Rescue Team (“START”). The event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 at The Balboa Sports Center in Encino.

In Florida, 87 Animals Rescued in a Massive Animal Hoarding Case

FREEPORT, Fla., June 29, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over the past week, Alaqua Animal Refuge, a no-kill animal shelter and sanctuary located in Northwest Florida, has been leading a case in Vernon, Florida where a large number of animals were left to the care of Alaqua after their owner passed away.

Fear Free Veterinary Care Now Available for Tipp City Pets

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tipp City Veterinary Hospital (TVCH) has become the first and only veterinary practice in Miami County to add Fear Free certification to their practice. The Fear Free(SM) training and certification program aids veterinarians and their staff in providing a safe and comfortable environment for pets that reduces fear and anxiety during visits.

BlogPaws 2017 Conference Lets the Cats Out of the Bag – Features Pop Culture Presence for Felines

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., April 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Everyone knows “cats rule,” not only online but in millions of feline-loving households. As it turns out, at the upcoming BlogPaws Conference taking place in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina from May 18-21, 2017, the cat presence will also include several celebrity cats of Instagram, play host to the Cat Writer’s Association, prominent cat brands like PawCulture and feature Hauspanther founder and New York Times best-selling author, Kate Benjamin.

CORRECTION: Tenaja Environmental Concerns Association Requests Riverside County Stop Issuing Kennel Permits

MURIETTA, Calif., April 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Tenaja Environmental Concerns Association (TECA) is requesting a call to action from Riverside County public officials to stop issuing kennel permits in Residential and Equine neighborhoods. It says that the existing ordinance needs to be updated to address specific property rights of surrounding residents and to introduce additional conditions to safeguard them from the negative impact these kennels present to these communities. (UPDATED)

Ferret Owners Hopeful as California Fish and Game Commission Consider Issuing Permits for Ferrets

LA MESA, Calif., April 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Legalize Ferrets, a California organization that continues to advocate for ferret legalization in the state, has a watchful eye on The California Fish and Game Commission this month. Why? The commission is set to consider issuing permits for ferrets during its April 26, 2017 meeting in Van Nuys, Calif.

MostFit to Hold 5th Annual Fitness Fundraiser Pushups for Puppies

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MostFit Founder and Owner, Andrew Gavigan, along with Personal Trainer and MostFit Cofounder, Erin Fukuda will be holding their fun and heartfelt Pushup for Puppies Workout Event for the fifth consecutive year on Sunday, November 13, 2016. 100-percent of the proceeds go to S.T.A.R.T. Shelter Transport Animal Rescue Team.

Isn’t It Possible to Save the Frogs?

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Little Green’ publisher, Paraphrase, LLC, pledges support for Save The Frogs Day. Did you know there is a ‘Save The Frogs Day’? You may have read or heard at some point in the last few years about the alarming rate of disappearance of frogs in the world. While you might ask why this is important, frogs are essential to many ecosystems around the world.

Wigglebutt Warriors Set to Host Pet-Friendly Sold Out Gala at Brotherhood Winery

WASHINGTONVILLE, N.Y., April 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Wigglebutt Warriors are set to put the ‘fun’ in fundraising, as the creative duo hosts the sold-out, red carpet ‘Wigglebutts Uncorked’ pet-welcoming gala on Saturday evening, April 16, 2016, to benefit NYC Second Chance Rescue.