Month: June 2021

Work begins on £ 3.7million PDSA pet hospital in Nottingham to replace ‘beloved’ facility

Construction work has started on the new pet hospital of the veterinary charity PDSA. The new Marian and Christina Ionescu Hospital – named after a couple who have made a large donation to the charity – will be based in Basford, replacing PDSA’s current facility at Dunkirk Road. So far, the charity has raised £ […]

COVID-19: Pet adoption rate, increased plant sales amid outbreak

By Hsu Cho-hsun, Yeh Yung-chien and Jake Chung / Staff Journalists, with Editor-in-Chief Pet adoption rates and plant sales have increased amid a nationwide Level 3 COVID-19 alert as people seek companionship and ways to care for the House. The Taoyuan Animal Welfare Bureau said on Friday that its pet adoption rate reached 88% this […]

Thousands of people raised for Marshall Pet Adoption Center with mural campaign

MARSHALL, Texas (KSLA) – Caring East Texas residents continue to rally around Marshall’s new animal adoption center. To raise funds for equipment, furnishings and props inside the must-have facility, animal lovers have the opportunity to submit a photo of their best four-legged friends in exchange for a donation. The Wall of Love mural project has […]

Mellow Mushroom in Vinings to Host Pet Adoption Event on June 26

Photo courtesy of Best Friend Animal Society Posted By: Larry Felton Johnson June 25, 2021 On Saturday June 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Vinings’ Mellow Mushroom restaurant will be hosting a pet adoption event. You can order a meal combination with pizza, beer and pretzels specially prepared for the event, and a portion […]

“I forgive you,” says San Francisco pet store owner who narrowly missed a bullet

Injured man injured as San Francisco pet store was sprayed with bullets Henry Lee reports from KTVU. SAN FRANCISCO – The owner of a pet store in San Francisco’s Bayview-Hunters Point neighborhood said on Friday he narrowly missed being shot when someone opened fire outside his store. “Fear. Fear. I was scared for my life,” […]

Twin-Cities Pet Adoption Center Gets Additional Resources From Local Car Dealership

NORMAL, Ill. (WMBD / WYZZ) – Staff at the Humane Society of Central Illinois were greeted with a donation of just over $ 3,000 Thursday afternoon from Subaru of Bloomington-Normal. “We partner with Subaru as a manufacturer, and through the dealership, through our employees and our customers. Vehicle purchases, and when customers come to have […]

Kyle Busch raises awareness about pet adoption as he continues Nascar story

Kyle Busch will sport a special Toyota Camry Pedigree Foundation at the Nashville Superspeedway. Joe gibbs racing Seven adorable dogs for adoption will be featured on Kyle Busch’s Toyota Camry this weekend at Nashville Superspeedway thanks to the Pedigree Foundation. Busch, the all-time winning leader in the Nascar Xfinity Series, aims to win his 100th […]

Shelter offering adoption discounts, waiving some animal adoption fees | Local News

With the lifting of pandemic restrictions and the kitten season accelerating, the Aiken County Animal Shelter is experiencing unusually high numbers of homeless pets. The refuge is at full capacity. Therefore, FOTAS and ACAS are happy to participate in Pick Me! SC of June 27. During this 10 day period, the county shelter will offer […]

‘Our Shelter Is Breaking Up’: North Myrtle Beach Businesses Sponsor Pet Adoption Fees

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina – The Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach is partnering with shelters across South Carolina by participating in the statewide adoption event called Pick Me SC. Adoption fees for adult cats and dogs adopted by the Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach will be sponsored by businesses in the area: […]

Roanoke Valley SPCA and Angels of Assisi to participate in annual pet adoption event and golf tournament on Saturday

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – Whether you’re looking for a new furry friend or a fun round of golf, Saturday’s 7th Annual Pet Adoption Event and Wendy M. Bowling Golf Tournament both offers and benefits to two animal shelters in the Roanoke Valley! The Pet Adoption Event and Wendy M. Bowling Golf Tournament – which will […]

With pet adoption at an all-time high in Massachusetts, 60 kittens arrive at southern shelters

If you are looking to adopt a cat in Massachusetts, MSPCA-Angell has a pet for you. Sixty new kittens arrived Tuesday at the Northeast Animal Shelter in Salem and at the MSPCA-Cape Cod in Centerville from Chattanooga, Tennessee. The kittens are all around eight weeks old and healthy, according to MSPCA-Angell, who also said they […]

Update on Maui Pet Adoption Story That Won $ 50,000 for the Maui Humane Society

Rory, daughter Holly, 11, and foster dog Kaia. PC: Petco Love / Maui Humane Society. Each year, the Petco Love Stories Grants Campaign, in partnership with Skechers BOBS, invites adopters to share how their pets have changed their lives to give the organizations they adopted the chance to raise funds to save families. lives. Last […]

LI pet store owner charged after rescuing 11 sick puppies

BALDWIN, NY – A puppy store owner faces charges after authorities say he sold sick puppies. Puppy 4 You owner Pecardy DeLeon has been charged with three counts of violating state farm law, police said on Tuesday. According to Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder, officers seized 11 dogs with “major health problems,” including one […]

Pet store owners are not licensed to sell pets, only their food

Hyderabad: None of the city’s 70 pet stores are officially registered. The traders, without registering their business, obtained business licenses allegedly with the help of some corrupt officials of the GHMC. Sources said pet store owners obtained business licenses to sell animal feed, but sold animals without registering with the animal husbandry department. Company officials […]

Are you looking for a pet ? Adoption fees waived or reduced at shelters

Shelters in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Grand Prairie need people willing to adopt or foster. FORT WORTH, Texas – Many pets in North Texas are waiting for their “furever” homes as shelters are at or near capacity. Some animal shelters waive adoption fees or reduce fees. North Texas Humanitarian Society HSNT says they are at […]

NCFL Sees the Opposite of the Trend of Rising Pet Returns

To follow the latest local news, subscribe to our TV20 newsletter HERE and receive news directly to your email every morning. GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) – The Humane Society of North Central Florida is teaming up with Hailes Angels Pet Rescue and Puppy Hill Farm Animal Rescue for their biggest free adoption event of the year […]

Woofie’s Reston-Herndon Adds Dog Training After Pet Adoption Boom

Press release: Woofie’s Local pet services franchise, Woofie’s Reston-Herndon, has now added dog training to its list of pet care offerings as demand for pet services continues to grow following a increase in animal adoptions during COVID-19. Founded in 2004 and franchise since 2018, Woofie’s is a franchise in the professional pet care services industry […]

Family pet store on the verge of closure now brings in £ 1million a month amid pandemic

Maltby’s stores in Hull began selling items online in a last ditch effort before closing, but once the pandemic hit sales started to explode, driving annual sales of £ 10million Video upload Video unavailable The video will play automatically soon8to cancel Play now Hull’s unassuming ‘corner shop’ brings in £ 1million per month A local […]

Kozhikode collector steps in to save animals locked in pet store

Kozhikode: District collector Seeram Sambasiva Rao stepped in to rescue animals that remained hungry at a pet store near Kottaparambu hospital here. A team of officials led by deputy collector Mukund Kumar arrived at the animal facility on Wednesday on the instructions of the district collector. 10 pets were transferred to a shelter at the […]

Andy’s Pet Shop makes another move to San Jose – East Bay Times

Drivers crossing downtown San Jose to Highway 87 may have noticed something alarming recently: Andy’s pet store on Notre Dame Avenue is locked and emptied. Fear not, however, as the beloved institution, which opened on the Alameda in 1950, has simply changed locations after about a decade downtown. Known for its iconic neon sign featuring […]

CBDfx Launches Pet Charity Campaign for National Pet Adoption Month

Press Release: CBDfx Leading CBD products company, CBDfx, is launching a national homeless animal awareness campaign tied to National Pet Adoption Month and giving back to local nonprofits and animal shelters. CBDfx offers a “Research Dog Fundraising Bundle” with their most popular CBD pet products and donates 100% of the profits to Research Dog Foundation, […]

Pet adoption has skyrocketed during the pandemic. But now shelters are reporting overcrowding: NPR

Many animal shelters say they have too many cats and dogs in need of homes. NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Cornell University’s Elizabeth Berliner what is behind the complaints. LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HTE: Remember, at the start of this pandemic, how many of us rushed to adopt pets so much that animal shelters almost emptied? Well, now […]

Castro champions take action to shut down puppy mill, pet store pipeline

SPRING FIELD – State Senator Cristina Castro (D-Elgin) passed a measure to end the demand for pets from inhumane farms by forcing pet stores to source animals from shelters. “We’ve seen too many families buying pets from a pet store, only to take them home and find out they have a myriad of health issues,” […]

The fire that killed nearly every animal at the Fayetteville pet store was accidental, officials say

FAYETTEVILLE, NC (WNCN) – A fire at a Fayetteville pet store in April that killed nearly all the animals inside was caused by accident, according to a Fayetteville fire official. Fayetteville Fire Department Deputy Fire Chief Joseph McLamb confirmed to CBS 17 that the devastating April 25 fire was caused by “improperly thrown smoking materials” […]

Kelowna Pet Hospital Becomes Emergency Clinic Only Due to Vet Shortage and Increased Demand | iINFOnews

PHOTO FILE Image Credit: Shutterstock June 02, 2021 – 7:00 a.m. Due to the unprecedented number of animals in need of care and a shortage of veterinarians, one veterinary clinic in Kelowna now offers only emergency services. Jennifer Watt, a veterinarian and co-owner of Fairfield Animal Hospital, said the clinic was only offering emergency services […]

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