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Monday | York Press

York animal home in 'pet selfies' photo fundraiser

Travis has his mobile phone 'selfie' taken by volunteer Fran Plant, left, helped by animal care assistant Niki Boyes, at the RSPCA animal home in Landing Lane, York.


Related Topix: Pets, Cellphones, Cameras

Monday Apr 14 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Potsdam Humane Society adding photo contest to Strutt Your Mutt Festival

The Potsdam Humane Society is having a Pet Photo Contest, as a new feature of the 'Strut Your Mutt' festival on May 3. Folks of any age can submit their favorite pictures of pets.


Related Topix: Potsdam, NY, Pets

Sun Apr 13, 2014


The Mighty Quest For Epic Loot adds loot-fetching pets

The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot 's playerbase knows well the busywork of sorting heaps of loot to find great items, but now they can leave the task to a sidekick and focus on earning glory.


Related Topix: Pets, Ubisoft Montreal, _No Company, The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot, Video Games, They

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Eastwood Advertiser

Entry form for your prized pet is here

Well today we print, for the first time, the all important entry form, which is your ticket to take your prized pet along to our FREE photo shoots.


Related Topix: Pets, World News, United Kingdom, Derbyshire County, England


Hamster Ball Derby: Hamsters race for victory in WESH 2 studios

See a preview of the Hamster Ball Derby taking place at Petco today at 1 p.m. as they go head-to-head on WESH 2 News Sunrise.


Related Topix: Pets, Entertainment

Thu Apr 10, 2014

24 Hours

How many hamsters is too many?

Dear Tony: Our strata corporation has received a complaint from an owner in a strata lot about a smell coming from their neighbours' unit.


Related Topix: Pets

Baltimore Jewish Times

Passover and Your Pooch

It is common knowledge that the eating of chametz is forbidden on Passover, but what do you do when your cat has been eating cans of chicken and gravy all year? What about your hamster that loves his oat-based treats? Since Jewish law forbids even deriving benefit from chametz during Passover, your pet cannot consume it for the duration of the ... (more)


Related Topix: Pets, Owings Mills, MD

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Chillicothe Gazette

This week's local events

Admission to the event is free. The flea market-style atmosphere offers a variety of items.


Related Topix: Ross County, OH, Recreational Vehicle, Beaver, Pike County, OH, Pets, Richmond Dale, OH, Laurelville, OH

Cumbernauld Today

Pet rescue for rodents

Staff at the charity's Lanarkshire Animal Rescue and Rehoming Centre are currently looking after 31 rats, 10 mice, seven hamsters and two guinea pigs.


Related Topix: Pets, Guinea Pigs

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Marutaro the hedgehog is Twitter's newest celebrity

Unlike most pets, he's not soft or cuddly. But being covered in quills doesn't mean he's any less adorable than your average cat or dog.


Related Topix: Pets

Sys-Con Media

Petco Invites Families to Nationwide Return of Hamster Ball Derby

Starting at , families are invited to bring their pet hamster and their hamster ball to their local Petco store to watch these tiny companions race to the finish line in an effort to win the grand prize, a Super Pet Hamtrac Exercise Loop .


Related Topix: Pets

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Families Face Homelessness, Affordable Housing Concerns Increase as...

Some were expecting it. Others were surprised. Penny Wingard says she was stunned to receive a letter saying she has to leave her home within six months.


Related Topix: State College, PA, Pets, Centre County, PA

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Commissioners to mull disaster measures for pets

Measures to help domestic animals caught in the middle of natural disasters is on the Onslow County Commissioners' agenda for its next meeting.


Related Topix: Pets, Onslow County, NC

Hailsham Today

Pet workshops for youngsters over Easter

To celebrate super furry small animals, Pets at Home in Newhaven will be providing Easter holiday fun for children with a series of free pet workshops.


Related Topix: Guinea Pigs, Pets

Harrogate Advertiser

Pet workshops for Harrogate youngsters

A series of free pet workshops to teach children how to look after animals will take place at Pets at Home in Harrogate at 2pm throughout half term.


Related Topix: Guinea Pigs, Pets

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Educational Value to Having Classroom Pets

Pets bring so many new ways to learn in the classroom. Teachers can use these lessons for so many things and subject matters the list is endless.


Related Topix: Pets

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Alabama Live

Bowling (is not) for hamsters

About the writer JD Crowe is the statewide cartoonist for the Alabama Media Group.


Related Topix: Pets, Opinion

Wed Apr 02, 2014

This is Local London

Flurry of free furry pet workshops for kids at Redhill store

Redhill's Pets at Home store in Brighton Road will hold a series of free pet workshops for children during Easter half-term.


Related Topix: Guinea Pigs, Pets, Kids, Family

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Ecologist

Badger cull will extend to cats, dogs, hamsters

A leaked paper from Defra reveals that future badger culls will extend to 'all host species' for bovine TB, including domestic pets, in order to eliminate all disease reservoirs.


Related Topix: Pets, Cats

Fri Mar 28, 2014


What diseases can we get from pets?

Following the announcement that two people in England have been infected with tuberculosis by their cat, public health experts were quick to offer reassurance.


Related Topix: Chinchillas, Pets, Guinea Pigs, Lyme Disease, Medicine, Health