Pets and Zoos News

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.

Lowry Park Zoo Gets Rare French Poitou Donkey

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tom Krueger, owner of Brayfield’s Farm, recently provided the Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa with a rare French Poitou Donkey named Geraldine. Founded in 2009, Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is a 63-acre nonprofit zoo that is recognized by the State of Florida as the center for Florida wildlife conservation and biodiversity.

Only Natural Pet and BlogPaws Be the Change for Pets – IMAGINE5

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.

Hit Web Series ‘Foster’s Animal World TV’ Takes a Bite Out of Cyber Bullying

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.

Coalition Makes Pet Industry History – Pet Bloggers Break Records with Reduction of Waste

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.

Wigglebutts Uncorked Fundraising Gala for Second Chance Rescue

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

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

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.

EPIC creates ‘Panda-monium’ in the Insurance Business

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.

No Soup for You! 22 Endangered Baby Turtles, Destined for Stock Pots, Now Safe at SoundWaters

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.

Cory Chalmers, of Hoarders TV Show, makes a special guest appearance at TICA Cat Show in Sacramento

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.’

Pennsylvania Dog Trainer Christine Pazdalski Dispels Traditional Dog Training Techniques

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.

Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. Receives 2014 Neotrope Non-Profit PR Grant

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.

Host of hit TV Show ‘Hoarders’ Makes Special Guest Appearance at Local Cat Show

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

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.

Leading Edge Veterinary Equipment Introduces a New Ultrasound That’s a Cut Above the Rest

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.

Wisconsin Native Launches Her Debut Novel to Promote Awareness of Teen Bullying

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Texas Legislators Vie for New Bill to Limit Pet Ownership Rights

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’

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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.