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2:13 pm
Sat May 12, 2012

More Pet Food Recalls

Once again salmonella is in the headlines as tainted pet food is posing a threat to both animals and their owners.

Every year there are recalls of pet food, often due to the danger of salmonella contamination.

Within the last couple of weeks several pet food brands have issued recalls, all for dry pet foods manufactured by Diamond Pet Foods at its plant in South Carolina. Sampling of the product revealed the presence of salmonella.

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Pets
4:20 pm
Sat May 5, 2012

Genesis Awards 2012

The 26th Annual Genesis Awards have been handed out, and you can watch to see who receives the honors for helping improve conditions for our animal friends.

The Genesis Awards began in 1986 when Broadway actress Gretchen Wyler decided that she could help animals by recognizing members of the news and entertainment media who were spotlighting issues that would increase public awareness and compassion toward animals.

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Pets
12:54 pm
Fri October 29, 2010

Halloween Can Be a Nightmare for Pets

We humans may enjoy this haunted holiday, but for our pets it can be intimidating, terrifying, even deadly.

This is Halloween weekend, a scary time for all of us, but especially for our pets.

From their point of view, their routine is disrupted by the doorbell ringing and strange people showing up making lots of unusual noises and asking for candy and other goodies.

And when they act like pets, barking or hissing at these intruders, they're told to be quiet!

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Pets
11:05 am
Sat October 23, 2010

Does Your Dog Tweet?

Dogs bark, yip, whine, even growl sometimes, but now they can tweet!

Do you tweet?

That has become a familiar question as folks with computers and smart phones engage in social networking through Twitter, a website that allows them to post short messages that others can see. A message is referred to as a tweet.

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