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July 5, 2006

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In this edition:

1. Welcome!
2. Animal Health News
3. Pet tips
4. A Pet Story - Knowing Pet CPR can save a life
5. Success Story
6. Some great offers
7. Feedback

1. WELCOME to the July issue of Vets-n-Pets-n-Stuff,'s
newsletter for Pet Lovers and their Pets

We begin with a short article regarding a shelter swamped with
unclaimed animals that arrived there after severe weather that are now
sitting there unclaimed because many of the pets have no id.

Next is our Pet Tips section with some timely tips for summer, fleas and
keeping your carpet smelling sweet after an 'accident'.

Our Pet Story of the Month is about a pet owner who saved his dog's life
by knowing and using Pet CPR, and a link to an article from our library
so that you can have this life saving technique on hand should you ever
need it.

Some excellent money saving offers are included this month for you to take
advantage of and finally there is our feedback department where we ask you
to tell us what you are concerned about.

Have an amazing July,
Adam Ferguson

2. Animal Health News:

This month we've included a summary of an article
that appeared in a newspaper in Alberta Canada. It was chosen because
it highlights a problem that is happening across the US.

"Animal shelter swamped with pets
Officials urge people to claim cats and dogs"

The city's animal shelter is now inundated with the highest number of cats and
dogs it's ever seen at one time. Because claiming a pet can cost several hundred
dollars in fines Bill Bruce, the city's animal services head, feel that's why
some people are reluctant to claim their pets.

He suspects the recent thunderstorm may have sent some frightened animals to the
streets and ultimately to the shelter. More than half the animals found had no
identification but are obviously someone's pet......................


Although this is a very short article, it is similar to dozens you can
find in almost any area of the US right now. The point - if you do not
have identification on your pet, please take the time to do so
NOW. Storms, fireworks and summer travel increase the opportunities
for your pet going missing. Your chances of getting your pet back
quickly and safely go way up when they have proper identification.
You can go to your local pet store to order a tag, or get one online
from our sponsor.  If you live in an area that is subject to violent
summer storms, it is also wise to have an evacuation plan in place
that includes taking care of your animals, should you need to leave your
home quickly.  You can read a good article on this in the
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3. Pet Tips:

A Hot Tip to Keep Your Dog Cool
It's summer and hot in most areas of the country. Remember that you should
exercise your dog in the cool of the early morning or evening-never when
it's especially hot or humid. If you think your pet may have become overheated,
check out the article: First Aid That Can Save Your Pet's Life and keep a copy handy.

Pet Carpet Accident Solution
Pets peeing on the carpet? One simple solution is to generously douse the
area with baking soda, let dry and then vacuum up. The baking soda will
not only take out the stain, but also the odor.

A Tip For Getting Rid of Fleas
Fleas spend most of their time in your furnishings and only hop onto your
pet or you for their next meal. Vacuuming daily is important. Also make sure
to wash your pet’s bedding regularly because no flea ever survived a hot
wash cycle. If you add a small amount of eucalyptus oil to the final rinse
it can kill up to 99% of house dust mites (this is according to research
done by the University of Sydney, Australia).

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4. A Pet Story - Quick-thinking owner saves his dog using Pet CPR
Reprinted from the Colorado Newspaper,
Eagle County Correspondent
June 18, 2006

VAIL - A Sunday stroll for Dave Karli and his dog Jack quickly turned into a
serious situation. Karli and Jack were walking near their home in Edwards
last month while a father and son were playing catch with a baseball nearby.
Jack, a Weimaraner mix, went to get some baseballs that were lying on the ground
and tried to get several in his mouth. One went down his throat and got stuck
in his airway. Karli quickly realized his dog couldn't breathe, and there
wasn't enough time to call a vet. Jack started turning blue.

Karli, a physician at the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic in Vail, reached his hand
down Jack's throat to try to clear his airway. I just kind of reacted," Karli said.
"I didn't really have a whole lot of time to think about it."
Jack didn't like the fact that his owner was reaching down his throat, and bit
Karli's arm. But Karli managed to remove the ball from Jack's airway.
After the ball was removed, Jack remained passed out. Karli did CPR on his dog
for about 15 to 20 seconds until Jack regained consciousness.

"Another 20 or 30 seconds and he probably wouldn't have made it," Karli said.
Jack was dazed for a minute or two, but quickly recovered, Karli said. Several weeks
after the incident the dog seems to be doing well, Karli said. Karli consulted a
vet, who said the dog should be all right.

Note** If you would like to learn about pet cpr, please visit our Emergencies
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5. Success!

We regularly get emails from people after they've

visited us and used our directory or experienced our famous Customer
Care Service for pet owners (If you don't know about our Customer Care Service,
click on this link

Here is a recent success from a pet owner in Camilla Georgia:

"I would just like to say thank you for helping me find the right vet for my dog!!
I'm glad you did and I am also glad you are helping others the way you do. You are
a very special person for helping animals and their loved ones. Thanks, R.H."

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7. Feedback: Please let us know how you like our
newsletter and any comments or suggestions you have for making it better.
Have you used our directory? Please write us and let us know how you liked
it and whether you were successful in finding the right pet professional for
your pet. We want to hear from you! Write to me directly:

May you and your pets enjoy a wonderful month.

With Warmest Regards,
Adam Ferguson

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