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May 14, 2013, 10:18 ET
Asa and Apollo pose for their formal couples portrait at the Best Friends Pet Care Doggy Prom in Chicago. More than 600 canine couples are attending 38 proms hosted by Best Friends across the country this week.  (PRNewsFoto/Best Friends Pet Care)

1,200 Canines Don Tiaras & Tails To Attend Doggy Prom

It's prom season for teens across the U.S. -- and that includes the furry, four-legged kind.   More than 600 canine couples, decked out...

Feb 12, 2013, 09:30 ET
Doggy campers at Best Friends Pet Care in Chicago admire the colorful paw-print Valentine card they created and sent to First Dog Bo Obama.  Photo by Jen Tobias.  (PRNewsFoto/Best Friends Pet Care, Jen Tobias)

Canine Campers Express Puppy Love for Bo with Paw-Print Valentine

 The doggy day campers at Best Friends Pet Care in Chicago were paw deep in paint this week, creating a special Valentine card for First Dog...

Dec 18, 2012, 11:11 ET
Hazel awaits her gift under the Angel Tree at Best Friends Pet Care.  The company is collecting donations of food and supplies for the homeless pets at 50 animal shelters across the U.S.  (PRNewsFoto/Best Friends Pet Care Inc.)

Animal Angel Tree Helps Homeless Pets at More than 50 Shelters

Animal lovers can support pets in need at more than 50 local animal shelters across the U.S. this holiday season by donating to the Best Friends...

Nov 19, 2012, 11:04 ET
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This Thanksgiving Feast Is Strictly for the Dogs

 Freshly roasted turkey, green beans, carrots and a sweet potato biscuit:  it could be the holiday dinner menu at any home or restaurant...

Oct 02, 2012, 09:07 ET
Candidates sought for Canine in Chief and Canine Cabinet in the Best Friends Pet Care Pets-idential election this month.  (PRNewsFoto/Best Friends Pet Care)

Pets-idential Election Race Searches for Top Dog for 2013

 National pet services company Best Friends Pet Care is searching for candidates qualified to lead the pack in 2013!  The company...

Aug 20, 2012, 11:03 ET
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Calling all Canines: Celebrate National Dog Day with Free Doggy Ice Cream August 25

 In honor of National Dog Day 2012, Best Friends Pet Care will be giving away a free doggy ice cream treat to every dog who visits any of its...

Apr 23, 2012, 12:36 ET
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Best Friends Pet Care Inc. Marks 20 Years of Pet Care Leadership

Pet parents across the U.S. have entrusted Best Friends Pet Care ( with the care of their dogs and cats for more than...

Nov 17, 2011, 18:30 ET
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Thanksgiving Dinner Goes to the Dogs at Best Friends Pet Care

Chef Penny slices some turkey, places it on a fancy plate, adds some trimmings, and serves it to Henry and Eloise, two of her eager holiday...

Jun 24, 2010, 13:01 ET
A Best Friends associate reads "The Pokey Little Puppy" to a guest during story time at Best Friends Pet Care. Best Friends will open a Pet Resort at Walt Disney World in Florida in August.  (PRNewsFoto/Best Friends Pet Care Inc.)

Luxury Pet Resort to Open at Walt Disney World Resort

Pet lovers visiting Walt Disney World Resort can now plan to board the family pet in fun, luxurious new accommodations.  Reservations are...

Dec 04, 2007, 00:00 ET

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Best Friends to Build Luxury Pet Resort at Walt Disney World Resort

NORWALK, Conn., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Best Friends Pet Care Inc. has signed an agreement to build and operate a full-service, luxury pet...

Jun 10, 1999, 01:00 ET

Airlines May Refuse Pets Again this Summer Because of Extreme Heat

NORWALK, Conn., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Planning to take your pet with you on vacation this summer? If you're traveling by air during the peak...

Mar 13, 1998, 00:00 ET

Beware Puppy Love, Warns Best Friends (C) Pet Experts Share 10 Tips On Choosing A Dog

NORWALK, Conn., March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Few creatures are as cute or alluring as puppies, but it's crucial that you resist the urge to take the...

Jun 26, 1997, 01:00 ET

Former Boston Chicken President Pilots Expansion of National Kennel Chain

NORWALK, Conn., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- What PetsMart did for pet retailing, Best Friends(R) plans to do for the kennel and grooming industry,...