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Fed takes a bite out of swipe fees
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The Federal Reserve moved to take a bite out of swipe reform. Per last July's landmark financial services reform legislation, the Federal Reserve was tasked with regulating debit card interchange fees — the transfer fees paid for by merchants to cardholders' financial institutions each time shoppers pay with plastic. More



The secret to making social media work: Get it on a calendar
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Let's face it. There are multitudes of opportunities to participate. There are article submission websites, industry-specific communities, blogs, video, e-newsletters and more. When you choose to interact in a variety of ways, how do you maintain a consistent level of participation? Like any business system, you have to create a structure and live within it. More

10 leaders and the surprising ways they stay productive
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See how Arianna Huffington, Larry Page, Stephen King and others stay focused and get things done. The first tip? Don't forget to sleep. More

Boyd Enterprises announces New Mini Chemi-Pure Elite for Nano Tanks!

Good thing now come in small packages. All-in-one filter media is now available for your nano tank! Same quality and formula as our larger containers. Treats up to 10 gallons.
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How to create a happy work environment
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Stephen Shapiro writes, "While speaking at a conference on "happiness at work" in Copenhagen, I met Cathy Busani, the Managing Director of Happy, a training and consultancy business operating in the U.K. Although they only employ 30 people, Happy has won wide recognition for its innovative approach to management and to customer service. I was intrigued by her philosophy and asked her five questions about happiness at work." More

Philippines company charged with smuggling imported pet food
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Smuggling charges were filed by the Bureau of Customs against a Philippines-based company accused of importing pet foods, as well as against its customs broker who is accused of gross undervaluation of the imported goods. Leoby C. Leonidas, owner of Honey Drops Marketing, and the company's customs broker, Isabelita C. Galera, were charged by the Department of Justice for undervaluing Honey Drop's previous 15-month, $11 million, petfood importations by more than 80 percent. More

KAYTEE® Introduces NATURES' BENEFITS®

100% Natural with no Preservatives, Additives,or Flavorings. Made with unique ingredients chosen for their nutritional benefit to species. Each variety contains ingredients specially selected to appeal to the natural desires of the bird or small animal. Each ingredient provides specific nutritional benefits, too.


New UK pet travel rules for 2012
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New rules on pet travel will align U.K. rabies vaccine law with the rest of Europe as of Jan. 1, 2012. The British Veterinary Association and British Small Animal Veterinary Association advise veterinarians to alert clients traveling abroad with pets of the change in law. More

Court bars sale of PetArmor Plus in Merial case
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The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia today ruled that Merial Ltd.'s U.S. patent on Frontline Plus is valid and that PetArmor Plus products infringe on the patent. The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia today ruled that Merial Ltd.'s U.S. patent on Frontline Plus is valid and that PetArmor Plus products infringe on the patent. More



AAEP supports care for unwanted US horses; GAO says reinstate slaughter or a ban
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A Government Accountability Office report concludes that from 2006 to 2010 the number of horses exported to Mexico for processing rose 660 percent. The number of horses exported to Canadian processing plants increased 148 percent during the same time frame, the report states. More

Pet food study looks at ingredients in wet, dry cat food
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A study on the macronutrient regulation of petfood was conducted to determine how adult domesticated cats select what to eat, when given a choice of petfoods with different ingredient amounts. The study, "Geometric analysis of macronutrient selection in adult domestic cats, Felis catus," looked at whether adult domesticated cats, given a choice of three foods with variable amounts of protein, carbohydrate and fat, would deliberately select a food that is biologically appropriate for them. More
 
 
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