Month: February 2021

New Northamptonshire pet shop manager enjoys making customers happy during coronavirus pandemic

Seeing a child’s face light up when they first meet their new pet is the most rewarding part of Claire Smith’s job. For nearly five months she has been running Sky Pet Center, a new pet store in South Northamptonshire, specializing in exotic birds. This is a fairly low-key opening due to the coronavirus pandemic, […]

As the 11th anniversary approaches, The Jungle Pet Shop continues to serve the exotic needs of Craig’s animals and plants

Jungle Pet Shop owner Clint Gabbert stands in front of his favorite store aisle, surrounded by aquariums. (Max O’Neill / Craig Press) Craig may seem like an unusual place to find an exotic pet store. Luckily for Clint and Leonna Gabbert, owners of The Jungle Pet Shop in Craig, that changed 11 years ago. With […]

Pet Shop Boys Top Dance / Electronic Digital Song Sales Chart – Billboard

The Pet Shop Boys fly away 5-1 BillboardDance/Electronic Digital Song Sales Chart (dated Feb. 27) featuring “Opportunities (Let’s Make Big Money)”. It’s the veteran British duo’s first frontman on the list, which began in 2010. The 1986 classic continues to be supported by an Allstate insurance ad featuring the song, which first aired on CBS […]

Pandemic sparks interest in pet adoption, but risks loom

Pass by a dog park in Brooklyn and chances are you’ll meet a few new pet owners. Jake Gofman and his fiancée adopted their puppy, Mishka, from Safe and Sound Satos in October. “She was like a second-wave pandemic puppy,” he said. Pet owners say their furry friends bring structure to the amorphous days of […]

Broward and Miami-Dade Offer Online Visualization of Pet Adoption

Broward County Animal Care and Adoption offers a “virtual shelter,” where people can view the animals available online. Miami-Dade County has a similar system. José A. Iglesias [email protected] The pandemic has had a mental and physical impact on many people. Although they are not a cure, pets can help people cope. But how do you […]

New 24-hour pet hospital opens in Pasadena – Pasadena Now

A “state-of-the-art” specialty and emergency hospital for pets opened in Pasadena last week, according to the company. ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospital inaugurated its new location at 2570 E. Foothill Blvd. last week, the company said in a written statement. “The new 14,000 square foot hospital is open 24 hours a day and is located in […]

Banfield Pet Hospital and the Banfield Foundation Enabled Preventative Care for Millions of Pets in 2020

VANCOUVER, Wash., February 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Banfield Pet Hospital® – the nation’s leading provider of preventive veterinary medicine and a member of the Mars Veterinary Health family – as well as its charitable arm, the Banfield Foundation®published today 2020 Impact Reports detailing how they served millions of pets in an unpredictable year. Over 19,000 […]

Banfield Pet Hospital and Banfield Foundation enabled preventative care for millions of pets in 2020

VANCOUVER, Washington., February 22, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Banfield Animal Hospital® – the leading national provider of preventive veterinary medicine and part of the Mars Veterinary Health family – as well as its charitable arm, the Banfield Foundation®, published today 2020 impact reports detailing how they served millions of pets in an unpredictable year. […]

Super Bowl commercial propels Pet Shop Boys to dance charts – Billboard

Pet Shop Boys related on Billboard‘s Dance / Electronic Digital Song Sales Chart (dated February 20) at # 5 with “Opportunities (Let’s Make Lots of Money)”, after the Super Bowl premiere on February 6 of an Allstate insurance ad featuring featured the song. The 1986 classic sold 1,000 downloads, up 1,618%, in the week ending […]

Puppy mill bill would ban the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores

YORK COUNTY, PA (WHTM) – Need to act? Always so good, say the supporters. But that’s also why they’re optimistic that this time an anti-puppy mill bill will become law in Pennsylvania after previous attempts have stalled. This time, the law – tabled today – is called “Victoria’s Law”, named after a German Shepherd whose […]

Former Rising Sun Pet Store Owner Faces Second Animal Cruelty Case | negotiator

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App State and Banfield Pet Hospital® Announce New Online Vet Technology Program to Address Vet Shortage

BOONE, North Carolina — Appalachian State University and Banfield Pet Hospital® – the leading provider of preventive veterinary care in the United States and part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of practices – announced a partnership to strengthen the pipeline of licensed veterinary technicians and create a more sustainable future for the veterinary profession. […]

App State and Banfield Pet Hospital® Announce New Online Veterinary Technology Program To Address Veterinarian Shortage

BOONE, North Carolina, February 10, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Appalachian State University and Banfield Animal Hospital® – the leading provider of preventive veterinary care in the United States and part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of practices – have announced a partnership to strengthen the pipeline of licensed veterinary technicians and create a […]

My Furry Valentine, Greater Cincinnati’s Pet Adoption Event, Goes Virtual

Cincinnati’s biggest pet adoption event has gone virtual, and you can find a best friend to take home before Valentine’s Day. My Furry Valentine, usually hosted at the Sharonville Convention Center, started this weekend online, allowing residents of Greater Cincinnati to meet their furry best friend online. Organizers said there were nearly 500 pets to […]

COVID-19 pet adoption continues to rise as owners continue to isolate themselves

Scott reeder | Corresponding While COVID-19 has brought unspeakable misery to people around the world, for at least one dog in Sangamon County, it has brought incredible joy. Twain, a dog of uncertain pedigree, has found a home during the pandemic with Brigid Leahy of Athens. Leahy, who lives alone, has found Twain to be […]

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