Category: Pet shop

Washington’s bill would limit pet store sales to rescues only

A bill that would ban the retail sale of dogs and cats unless they were obtained from a shelter or rescue center is under consideration by lawmakers in Olympia. Opponents and supporters testified about Bill 1640 during a public hearing on February 5. Some of them were from Puyallup, where the issue is hotly contested. […]

Shelter Hope Pet Shop, partner of ‘KHTS Adopt A Pet’, celebrates 1,000 adoptions (VIDEO)

It was a historic day at Shelter Hope Pet Shop on Monday, as volunteers from partner “KHTS Adopt a Pet” gathered to celebrate 1,000 adoptions since the rescue first opened in 2015. A pair of 13-week-old kittens named Bear and Scout marked the rescue’s 999th and 1,000th adoptions by a family in Santa Clarita, who […]

Kayla and puppies, Shelter Hope Pet Shop Santa Clarita (VIDEO)

Just one day after arriving at the shelter, 2-year-old Kayla gave birth to three puppies, risking herself and her newborns to be euthanized due to the extra care they needed. But volunteers from Shelter Hope Pet Shop Santa Clarita intervened immediately to save the new family’s life. Don’t miss a thing. Get the latest KHTS […]

Sandy Springs to ban the sale of cats and dogs in pet stores

Sandy Springs pet stores would not be allowed to sell dogs and cats from breeding facilities, and would only be allowed to accept pet adoptions from rescue organizations, under a new municipal law in preparation. No pet stores in the city currently sell such animals anyway, officials said at a Nov. 7 city council meeting. […]

‘Puppy Mill’ Protests Target Park Pet Shop Saturday – Mt. Greenwood – Chicago

Jim Sparks Jr., co-owner of Park Pet Shop in Mount Greenwood, said his business is in full compliance with a Chicago ordinance that says only pets from “shelters and other humane adoption centers.” such as rescue operations, can be sold within city limits. See the full legend DNA Info / Howard A. Ludwig MOUNT GREENWOOD […]

Let’s Get Fur-Real: 5 Reasons Adoption Continues To Outperform Pet Shop Purchases

When it comes time to add a furry family member to our home, we have plenty of options, but the most popular are usually pet stores and animal shelters. However, the long-standing battle between these two seems to be tilting more and more in favor of animal shelters. All of the perks that draw people […]

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