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Eukanuba Unleashes New Free iPhone Application Providing Dog Owners With Instant Access to Dog Parks and Other Four-Legged Fun

OFF LEASH Launch Marks the First-Ever Mobile Dog Expert Application DAYTON, Ohio, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Pioneer in premium pet care and nutrition, Eukanuba continues to innovate and meet the needs of today's active pet owner with the introduction of the Eukanuba OFF LEASH iPhone(TM) applica...

Protect Your Pets During the Dog (and Cat) Days of Summer

PurinaCare offers pet owners tips on avoiding heatstroke and other warm weather ailments SAN ANTONIO, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- PurinaCare(R) Pet Health Insurance ( www.purinacare.com ), which is committed to help pet owners provide a lifetime of care for their dogs and cats, is urging all pet ...

Top 10 Most Unusual Dog and Cat Names of 2009

Nation's Leading Pet Health Insurance Company Reveals Wackiest Pet Names BREA, Calif., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- For many a pet owner, Max sounds mundane and Bailey is simply boring. In order to pay homage to those who take pride in their pets' unconventional names, Veterinary Pet Insurance Co....

BioArts International Clones 9-11 Hero Dog - Owner to Receive Five Cloned Puppies June 17 in Los Angeles

Ex-police officer and certified search & rescue manager won contest to clone beloved pet Trakr, hero of 9-11 rescue efforts LOS ANGELES, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Can you clone a hero? Retired police officer James Symington, owner of the late search and rescue dog and 9-11 hero, Trakr,...

Travel Advantage Network Employee and Her Dog Hit the Road for Arthritis Foundation

MILLERSVILLE, Md., June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the third year in a row judges at the Arthritis Walk thought Travel Advantage Network 's Chantal Boyer looked the most like her dog. She's pretty happy about that. It happens to be the culminating event of a month-long effort to raise $1...

A Dog's Eye View For Dog Bite Prevention

Reports of dog bites by public health agencies have fallen to historic lows across the United States. Even the U.S. Postal Service has seen a nationwide decline in bites to its letter carriers, from over seven thousand in 1983, to less than three thousand five hundred in 2007. ...

Beware of Dog Bites

Experts offer advice on how to avoid being attacked SUNDAY, May 17 (HealthDay News) --They can be cute and cuddly, but even friendly dogs can be unpredictable, warns the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). Some 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year, according ...

Famed Hollywood Dog Trainer and Lassie Descendant Unleash National Dog Bite Prevention Week, May 14

Postal Service , American Veterinary Medical Assn., American Academy of Pediatrics, Unite to Prevent Dog Bites WASHINGTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A famed Hollywood dog trainer and a descendant of one of the world's most popular dogs are teaming with the United States Postal Servic...

National Dog Bite Prevention Week - Prevention is the Best Cure for Dog Bites

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's estimated that 4.7 million people are bitten by dogs every year. Fortunately, most dog bites are preventable through appropriate pet selection, proper training, responsible approaches to animal control, and education of dog owners and potent...

New Wellness(R) WellBars(R) Dog Snack Flavors Receive a Round of 'Paw-pplause'

All-Natural Chicken & Cheddar Cheese and Grain-free Lamb & Apples WellBars Guaranteed to Make Dogs Even Happier at Snack Time TEWKSBURY, Mass., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Now loving and responsible pet parents who want to show their dogs a little extra love have an even greater assortme...

Mobile Dog Heart Health Tour Through California Cities to Provide Free Heart Examinations in Sound-Proof Setting

Mobile Exam Room Stopping in Pasadena and San Diego ST. JOSEPH, Mo., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring, some dog owners in California will find that getting their pets' hearts checked is a walk in the park. Veterinary cardiologists on the Mobile Dog Heart Health Tour will make stops in Apr...

Mobile Dog Heart Health Tour Kicks off in Las Vegas to Provide Free Heart Examinations in Sound-Proof Setting

Mobile Exam Room Stopping at the Barkin' Basin Dog Park on April 1 ST. JOSEPH, Mo., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring, some dog owners in Las Vegas will find that getting their pets' hearts checked is a walk in the park. Veterinary cardiologists on the Mobile Dog Heart Health Tour will ...

First Commercially Cloned Dog Delivered to Florida Family

BioArts International announced today that they have delivered the world’s first commercially cloned dog, a 10-week old Labrador named Lancey, to Florida residents Edgar and Nina Otto. Boca Raton, FL (Vocus) January 28, 2009 -- BioArts International announced toda...

Canine Cancer #1 Fear of Dog Lovers, Web Exclusive by Morris Animal Foundation Provides News on Latest Breakthroughs - Crucial Facts for Dog Owners

One in Four Dogs Die of Cancer Cancer is the Number One Cause of Death in Dogs Over 2 MAF Canine Cancer Campaign Seeking to Treat and Cure Dogs DENVER, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Dog owners and lovers in the United States view canine cancer as the greatest health threat to their belo...

Seven Things that can Kill (or Severely Sicken) Your dog or cat this Holiday Season

With the holiday season rapidly approaching, one of the last things a person or a family needs is to make an emergency visit to their veterinarian because of a sick pet, especially in these difficult financial times, says Upstate New York veterinarian Dr. Richard Orzeck. Even though it is impossi...

TV News Story on Canine Cancer Generates Dog Lover Response - No. 1 Health Issue for America's 40 Million Dog-Owning Households

More Than 80 Million Dogs in U.S. Households - One in Four Dies of Cancer DENVER, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A TV news story on canine cancer by Fox 42 News, Omaha, Neb., on Nov. 10 (view canine cancer video at http://www.kptm.com ) has generated emotional, heartfelt response and support from ...

Salmonella Outbreak Tied to Dry Dog Food Continues

Eight more people -- mostly young children -- infected, bringing total to 79, CDC says THURSDAY, Nov. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Eight more cases of people becoming infected with salmonella traced to dry dog food have been identified, U.S. health officials said Thursday. The outbreak, wh...

Cat People vs. Dog People ... They Really are Different

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Cat people worship felines like pharos; dog people talk to hounds like people. New research shows that cat and dog people really are different -- in marital status, economic standing and education among other things. "Our studies have shown that ther...

DogChannel.com Launches Online Guide to Dog Medical Conditions

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- DogChannel.com, the premier online destination for dog lovers, announced the launch of its Dog Medical Conditions section, where visitors can find what may be ailing their dog by browsing through a list of symptoms. The symptom list, located at http://...

This October, Bring Home a Shelter Dog for American Humane's Adopt-A-Dog Month(R)

With Home Foreclosures Displacing People and Dogs Alike, Shelters and Rescue Groups Need Adopters DENVER, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The housing crisis and economic turmoil have taken their toll on an unexpected group: dogs. Driven largely by the rising tide of home forec...

Landmark Research Heralds New Era in Dog Heart Treatment and Longer Life for Dogs

INGELHEIM, Germany, September 11 /PRNewswire/ -- - For Non-US Healthcare Media - Global QUEST Study Reveals Dogs With Congestive Heart Failure Have Significantly Improved Survival Outcomes With Vetmedin(R) (pimobendan) Veterinarians and dog owners are today welcoming new research that de...

Hero Police Dog Succumbs to Cancer - Morris Animal Foundation Honors 'Rocky' - Also Honored 'Rocky' Six Years Ago When He Was Shot

- Rocky Loses Cancer Battle on the Anniversary of His Heroism - Morris Animal Foundation Leading Campaign to Cure Canine Cancer - One in Four Dogs Dies of Cancer - Leading Cause of Death in Dogs over 2 DENVER, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer has claimed a hero police dog, and Morris Ani...

Fort Dodge Animal Health Announces Leptoinfo.com Now Available to Dog Owners

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fort Dodge Animal Health, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ), today announced it has added a dog owners' section on http://www.leptoinfo.com, a Web site dedicated to providing information and resources to veterinarians and pet owners abou...

Respiratory illnesses and dog bites a concern for travelers to China for 2008 Olympics

As 600,000 visitors and athletes gear up to travel to China for the 2008 Olympic Games, travelers should be most concerned about respiratory illnesses and dog bites, according to report by an Emory University travelers' health expert, her colleagues at the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio...

Canine Cancer #1 Fear of Dog Lovers; Web Exclusive By Morris Animal Foundation Provides News on Latest Breakthroughs - Crucial Facts for Dog Owners

One in Four Dogs Die of Cancer Cancer is the Number One Cause of Death in Dogs Over 2 MAF Canine Cancer Campaign Seeking to Treat and Cure Dogs DENVER, July 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Dog owners and lovers in the United States view canine cancer as the greatest healt...

Purple Dog Tag Launches; Provides Hope and Healing to Thousands of US Servicemen & Veterans

Purpledogtag.com Offers Easy Way for Every American to Stand Behind Our Troops BOSTON, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ron Lawner's Catalyst (RLC), a company focused on creating awareness for the most underserved and at-risk groups in our country, today annou...

Canine Cancer Web Exclusive for Dog Owners and Lovers, Presented by Morris Animal Foundation - Features Colorado State and Cornell University Veterinary Cancer Experts

One in Four Dogs Die of Cancer Cancer is the Number One Cause of Death in Dogs Over Two MAF Canine Cancer Campaign Seeking to Treat and Cure Dogs DENVER, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Morris Animal Foundation (MAF) has posted on its Web site, http://www.MorrisAnimal...

Chinese Officials Cancel Dog Cull in Earthquake Zone

CHENGDU, China, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dogs which survived the devastating earthquake in the Zun Dao township of Sichuan China have a new lease on life after IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare - http://www.ifaw.org ) and local officials announced an agreement to end the cr...

National Disaster Search Dog Foundation Plans New Training Facility in Santa Paula, California

SANTA PAULA, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation (SDF), the organization that provides the most highly trained canine-firefighter disaster search teams in the nation, announced that it has secured a $4.1 million 122-acre ranch site in Santa Paula, ...

Veterinarians, Pediatricians and Postal Workers Team Up to Reduce Incidence of Dog Bites

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- There are very few public health crises that can truly be cured by public awareness and education ... but dog bites are one of them. There are 4.7 million people bitten by dogs every year, and this suffering, injury, disability and mortality is complete...

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Dry Dog Food

70 people, many of them young children, were sickened after handling the food, CDC says THURSDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- An outbreak of Salmonella infections in people has been traced to contaminated dry dog food, the first time such a link has been uncovered, U.S. officials said T...

Young Boy With Epilepsy to Gain Independence With New Seizure Response Dog From Canine Assistants

ATLANTA, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Spencer Wyatt, an 8-year-old boy living with epilepsy, and his mother Amy receive a seizure response dog from Canine Assistants and UCB, Inc., the exclusive sponsor of Canine Assistants seizure response dogs. Through medications, Spencer's seizures have decrea...

White Hat Brands Takes Dog On It! Fortified Juice Beverage for Kids to New Heights

Shaw's, ShopRite, Pathmark and Others Among First to Carry New Package ATLANTA, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- White Hat Brands, the makers of Dog On It! fortified juice beverage for kids, announced today the launch of three new flavors, bringing the expanded product line to five all natural, fruit...

Is Your Dog a Canine-stein or a Bonehead?

Aptitude Test on Petinsurance.com Helps Answer That Question BREA, Calif., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Petinsurance.com, the most frequently-visited pet health insurance Web site in the United States, now helps pet owners worldwide determine how smart or intellectually challenged their dogs ...

Introducing New Wellness(R) CORE(TM) Dog Ocean Formula - The Most Balanced Fish-Based Grain-Free Diet Available

Higher Protein, Fish-based Formula Ideal for Dogs With Allergies TEWKSBURY, Mass., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wellness(R) ( http://www.wellnesspetfood.com ) brand of natural food and treats for pets today announces the availability of Wellness CORE(TM) Dog Ocean Formula -- the newest addit...

Unique Gift for Valentine's Day: Canine Cancer Campaign Customized Dog Tag - for Your Dog or as a Beautiful Piece of Jewelry for a Special Human

DONATION TO MORRIS ANIMAL FOUNDATION HELPS FUND RESEARCH TO CURE CANCER IN DOGS - RESEARCH ALSO BENEFITING HUMANS DENVER, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Here's a way to deliver a unique Valentine Day gift for the dogs and or very special humans in your life. Morris Animal Foundation (M...

You can teach an old dog new tricks: anti-malarial prevents cancer in mice

New data generated by a team of researchers from St Jude Childrens Research Hospital, Memphis, and Scripps Research Institute, Jupiter, have indicated that the antimalarial drug chloroquine effectively prevents cancer in mouse models of two distinct human cancer syndromes, Burkitt lymphoma and ata...

Scientists Spot Dog Fur Color Gene

This canine insight could help humans, team says THURSDAY, Nov. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Dogged research has identified a gene that determines canine coat color, and the discovery could have implications for human health, too A team from Stanford University School of Medicine says the finding ...

The American Red Cross Releases Book Devoted to Your Dog's Health - Because Your Dog is Counting on You

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is dedicated to helping every member of a family be safer and better protected, including the family dog. To make this possible, the Red Cross has released a new book dedicated solely to the health and well-being of dogs. Dog...

Need a Walking Partner? Try a Dog

Those who do are apt to exercise (and enjoy it) more, experts say,, THURSDAY, June 11 (HealthDay News) -- Forget about joining a gym. If you want to get into shape, all you need is a four-legged pal. Dr. Robert Kushner, a human obesity expert and professor of medicine at Northweste...
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