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Ten marketing trends for 2010
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With economic, cultural, political and environmental events, as well as the advances in technology and the global online conversation in mind, following are 10 trends that affect all areas of marketing, from advertising to branding and everything in between, and will shape marketing strategy throughout 2010 and beyond. More

CASCO Group, Inc. Joins North American Pet Products
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North American Pet Products has announced it has acquired the assets of CASCO Group Inc, of Cerritos, CA. CASCO Group, Inc. was established in the USA in 1983 and has grown to become one of the world's largest manufacturers of retail acrylic aquariums and commercial pet systems. With dedicated manufacturing in the USA, Europe and Mexico, CASCO's global presence, state of the art systems, and advanced customer service can be seen worldwide. More

Limit your credit risk in a bad economy
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When you want to limit your risk while extending credit there are a few things you can do to protect yourself, your business and your money. Some of these things include: get a personal guarantee, offer month-to-month credit, offer ship-to-ship credit, ask for a security deposit or get a 50 percent deposit on every order. More

Python owners now targeted in Georgia
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Georgia has now followed suit with Florida and Rhode Island to regulate certain snakes within the state. Senate Bill 303 proposes to amend current law by requiring a license for owners of certain pythons and anacondas. More

Rhode Island to ban alligators, crocodiles, pythons and boas
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This legislation states that "no person shall be permitted to own alligators, crocodiles, pythons and boa constrictors." Anyone found with ownership of any of these animals would be subject to fines of $1,000 and up. The bill does not specify specific species of the listed animal families, but rather makes an across-the-board ban. More

Change to law makes Canadian veterinarians responsible for reporting abuse
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Veterinarians in Nova Scotia are now required to report possible animal abuse, neglect and cruelty under changes to the provincial Animal Protection Act. The new laws mean that vets no longer have to fear court reprisals for telling the SPCA about people who mistreat their animals. More

FWS to propose banning importation and interstate commerce of nine snakes
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Secretary of the Interior, Ken Salazar, revealed that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) will propose listing the Burmese python and eight other constrictor snakes as "injurious wildlife" under the Lacey Act, thus prohibiting the importation and interstate trade of the invasive species. More

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Maryland lawmaker wants dangerous dogs sterilized
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The owners of dogs deemed dangerous by local authorities would be required to spay or neuter their animals within 30 days of receiving such a notice, under a bill proposed by a Maryland lawmaker. Deligate Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio, R-Talbot, told members of the House Judiciary Committee Thursday that her proposal would reduce the number of dogs in shelters and alleviate aggressiveness. More

Pet care company gives support to shelter pets
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As of Jan. 1, pet food manufacturer Merrick Pet Care has donated about 400,000 pounds of pet food to 16 no-kill shelters in the past several months as part of a more formalized effort to assist homeless animals. More
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