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American Humane Association Announces Winners of Top Acting Prizes for Animal Actors Public Invited to Pick Their Favorite in Inaugural “Animal Planet People’s Choice Award” LOS ANGELES, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — With Academy Award season on the horizon it’s important to remember the amazing animals in this year’s films who brought such joy and […]

Big Pets Get Bigger: Latest Survey Shows US Dog and Cat Obesity Epidemic Expanding

54 Percent of Nation’s Pets Overweight According to Latest Veterinary Survey; Pet Owners in Denial CALABASH, N.C., Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The “fat pet gap” continues to widen according to the latest nationwide survey conducted by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP). The fifth annual veterinary survey found 53 percent of adult dogs […]

dogsandticks.com Launches New Educational Tools for Pet Owners

dogsandticks.com Launches New Educational Tools for Pet Owners

WESTBROOK, Maine, Feb. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The online authority on ticks and tick-borne illnesses, dogsandticks.com, is now an even greater resource for pet owners. The redesigned website includes new educational tools for pet owners, such as maps showing the incidence of tick diseases across the country, a risk assessment for dogs and information on […]

Avoid a Pet Emergency in Overtime: Super Sunday’s Parties Can Be Dangerous To Your Pet

Your big party during the big game may be dangerous to your pet. The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) offers tips to pet owners to make sure their Super Sunday party activities don’t end up with an overtime veterinary emergency.

Obesity and diabetes are increasing in cats

Diabetes isn’t just a human disease. This November – American Diabetes Month® – pet owners should know that the feline members of their families could suffer from the condition, too.

“Bella” Becomes Most Popular Name for Both Dogs and Cats

Nation’s Largest Pet Insurer Reveals Top Pet Names of 2011 BREA, Calif., Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Holding tightly to the title of most popular name for dog lovers, “Bella” shot into the lead among feline fans for the first time in 2011. Though the “Twilight”-inspired moniker has reigned as top dog since 2009, “Bella” […]

DreamWorks Pictures’ “War Horse” Earns American Humane Association’s Highest Rating

DreamWorks Pictures’ “War Horse” Earns American Humane Association’s Highest Rating

By: PRNewswire/American Humane Association WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — DreamWorks Pictures’ “War Horse,” directed by Steven Spielberg, has earned American Humane Association’s highest certification rating: Monitored: Outstanding, No Animals Were Harmed. The production complied with American Humane Association’s “Guidelines for the Safe Use of Animals in Filmed Media” to ensure the safety of the horses and fully […]

Puppy Fun Class

San Diego SPCA Events: Puppy Fun Class (1 of 5 – Gaines) San Diego Humane Society – Gaines Street This five-session class teaches new puppy parents “how to raise their puppy right” through presentations on common puppy issues and engaging with their pups in dog-friendly training sessions. Cost: $159 for all five sessions (more than 12 […]

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