Pets and Veterinary News

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


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.

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.