Category: Pet shop

Sonnen’s pet store, virtually unchanged for over a century, will not stay in the family after owner retires – Twin Cities

The symphony of bubbling aquariums, trillium canaries and classical music at Sonnen’s Pet Shop has thrived for eight decades in downtown St. Paul under the constant direction of the Sonnen family. As current owner David Sonnen, 76, nears retirement, the store that weathered the Great Depression, urban renewal and the two world wars may reach […]

Loveland’s Town and Country pet store to close after 45 years – Loveland Reporter-Herald

The owners of Loveland’s Town and Country Pet Center, which has been the target of protests against puppy mills in recent years, announced on Friday that they were retiring after 45 years in the business. Mark Aine, who owns the store at 130 S. Cleveland Ave. with his wife, Sharon, said it was a good […]

Will the “Smallest Pet Store” Become the “Smallest Rescue Shelter”?

PETA Asks Hasbro To Help Promote Adoption And Fight Cruel Pet Trade By Renaming Tiny Toys For immediate release:November 7, 2019 Contact:Megan Wiltsie 202-483-7382 Pawtucket, RI – As the holiday shopping season approaches, PETA Kids, PETA’s program for children 12 and under, sent a letter this morning asking Hasbro to help the animals by renaming […]

Warwick pet store adopts new way of doing business – news – providencejournal.com

The Humane Society of the United States officially designates All About Pets at 1800 Post Rd. As “Puppy Friendly” to recognize its commitment to only gifting cats and dogs from approved shelters and shelters. WARWICK – The Humane Society of the United States has officially designated a pet store in Warwick as a “Puppy Friendly” […]

From iconic pet store to non-profit adoption center, Andy’s Pet Shop in San Jose is going to be redefined

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) – Andy’s Pet Shop in San Jose has served the community of South Bay and beyond for almost 70 years. Co-owner, Lissa Shoun took over the business in 2007. She and her husband moved the storefront to 51 Notre Dame Avenue in 2010. “When we moved in here we were broke,” […]

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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