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Harrods once had a pet store selling alligators, lions and even a baby elephant

Harrods luxury department store in Knightsbridge is now home to over 5,000 brands, selling designer clothes, fine jewelry, food, furniture and more. However, it was once the home of a legendary Pet Kingdom, selling all sorts of exotic animals such as lions, alligators and elephants. Fittingly, this cruel practice of selling wild animals as pets […]

Pet store owners Frisco to open The Pawtio, a pet restaurant and bar

Almost anything is possible when you step into The Pawtio, D-FW’s first “pet restaurant” which will feature live music, a mini bar, an art gallery and, of course, gourmet cuisine from quality for pets and, occasionally, their humans. Located on the corner of Frisco Square Boulevard, The Pawtio opens March 12, 2022 and will offer […]

Pet adoption, hearing loss, cartoon and more

Compiled by Jenny Bennett Celebrate National Pet Adoption Week National Pet Adoption Week runs from Monday, February 28 through Sunday, March 6. Rescue Pets of Florida is partnering with PetSmart stores, including Brandon and Valrico stores, to host great adoption events over the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, March 5-6. . Adoptable dogs and cats […]

Perth PETstock stores are pushing ‘adopt, not buy’ for National Pet Adoption Month

A litter of cats will find new homes this month as an annual initiative hopes to nurture them as desirable pets. PETstock Assist holds its annual National Pet Adoption Month with the goal of changing the lives of rescue pets in need of permanent or temporary homes throughout the month of March. According to data […]

Bulls Fundraiser, Hearing Loss Meeting Pet Adoption Week & More

Compiled by Jenny Bennett Bloomingdale’s Bulls Clay Shoot Fundraiser The Bloomingdale High School football team is hosting a clay shoot fundraiser on Saturday, March 5 starting at 9 a.m. Filming will take place at FishHawk Sporting Clays, located at 13505 Hobson Simmons Rd. in Lithie. The event includes 50 clay targets and you don’t need […]

Delaware Pet Adoption Centers Offering Special Offers During Week-Long Tour For Life Event | The latest news from WDEL

Delawares who have been waiting for the right time to adopt a four-legged friend and give them a forever home may find it this week as the Delaware Humane Association (DHA) and Delaware SPCA kick off their 2022 Tour For Life participation on Tuesday. “[Tuesday,] From March 1 through Saturday, March 5, all of our […]

BluePearl Pet Hospital releases annual pet health trends report, revealing the most pressing health issues facing pets today

Leveraging medical data from over 100 BluePearl hospitals and more than 1.29 million pets seen in 2021, this report provides a comprehensive view of pet welfare in the United States TAMPA, Florida., February 23, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — BluePearl Companion Animal Specialty and Emergency Hospital today released its 2021 Pet Health Trends Report which reveals the […]

New pet adoption center in Clearwater to house up to 200 pets

Since 1949, the Humane Society of Pinellas County has often become home before home for countless stray or unwanted pets. And most of the time, the animals housed at the Humane Society of Pinellas County (HSPC) facilities in Clearwater were kept in cages close together, sometimes without air conditioning or much room to interact with […]

Austin Humane Society and Yard Bar team up for pet adoption events

Austin Humane Society and Yard Bar team up for pet adoption events The Austin Humane Society and the Yard Bar are teaming up for a Super Bowl tailgate party, adoption event and Puppy Bowl this weekend. FOX 7 Austin’s Tierra Neubaum gets all the details. AUSTIN, TX – The Austin Humane Society and the Yard […]

According to Hong Kong, hamsters may have infected a pet store employee with COVID-19. Now they all have to die

golden hamster A golden hamster (Mesocricetus auratus) sits with its young in the nest. A mass cull of hamsters is the latest in Hong Kong’s dramatic ‘zero COVID’ measures to stop any further spread of the virus. Credit – Arterra/Universal Images Group/Getty Images The authorities in Hong Kong ordered the deaths of some 2,000 hamsters […]

COVID-infected hamsters in pet store trigger Hong Kong animal cull

Enlarge / Employees of the Hong Kong Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation inspect the Little Boss pet shop in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday January 18, 2022. Covid-19 coverage See more stories Hong Kong authorities plan to cull around 2,000 small animals after a pet store worker and several imported hamsters tested positive for […]

The San Diego Humane Society honors the late Betty White with a pet adoption challenge

SAN DIEGO — Dozens of pets are finding forever homes in honor of beloved late actress Betty White, who would have turned 100 on Monday. The San Diego Humane Society has issued a challenge to adopt 100 pets. “We definitely came looking for a husky and found one that we really love,” said adopter Logan […]

Tribute to Betty White: Hillsborough shelter waives 100 animal adoption fees for late actress’ 100th birthday

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Beloved actress Betty White may be gone, but her legacy — especially her love and advocacy for animals — lives on. The actress who died on December 31 would have turned 100 on Monday, January 17. In honor of this milestone anniversary, Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center is trying to make […]

Baldwin County Shelters Honor ‘Humanitarian’ Betty White by Lowering Pet Adoption Fees to 99 Cents

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – Several Fairhope animal shelters are teaming up to honor late actress and animal advocate Betty White by lowering pet adoption fees to 99 cents starting Jan. 18. The animal shelters participating in this huge fee drop are Haven No-kill Shelter in Fairhope, City of Fairhope Animal Shelter and Baldwin County Animal […]

Liveline listeners react to Pope Francis’ comments on pet adoption

“Today…we see a form of selfishness,” he told the audience. “You see that some people don’t want to have children. Sometimes they have one, and that’s it, but they have dogs and cats that replace the children. It can make people laugh, but it is a reality. Gina called Liveline to discuss Pope’s comments to […]

Pet adoption gift certificates are a great gift idea

Americans are inundated every year with classic images of puppies adorned with bows or stuffed kitten stockings, so it’s no surprise that many families bring home pets for the holidays. Not everyone thinks about it, but where these pets come from can help or hinder efforts to end the slaughter of pets in U.S. shelters. […]

Aldi Pet Shop line launches the cutest pet furniture just in time for Christmas

We earn a commission for products purchased through certain links in this article. The Aldi Pet Shop line has launched the cutest new collection of pet furniture, and shoppers can’t get enough of the luxury festive special buy. Thanks to Aldi, you can pick up two stylish scalloped chairs available in royal blue or gray […]

Save Charlie Day promotes more than pet adoption – CBS Miami

DORAL (CBSMiami) – December 15th is Save Charlie Day. A day organized to raise awareness about animal adoption and named after what was once the most popular dog name at the time. “Animal shelters are very crowded, traditionally it is the first place people think of when they no longer want their pets or when […]

Bastrop County Animal Shelter Offers Special Pet Adoption To Ease Crisis Level Capacity

Bastrop County Animal Shelter is running a $22 adoption special for any dog ​​or cat through December 31. Bastrop County Animal Services has been at crisis capacity more days than not this year, said Ashley Hermans, director of the organization. The county animal shelter has 84 kennels and as of December 10 was caring for […]

Dozens of furry friends find new families after “MEGA Pet Adoption Event and Holiday Extravaganza” in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — On Saturday afternoon, nearly 40 furry friends from Southwest Virginia shelters were welcomed into forever homes after the “MEGA Pet Adoption Event and Holiday Extravaganza” at the Berglund Center. Organizers say 18 of the animals adopted on Saturday, Dec. 11, were from the Angels of Assisi, seven were from the Regional […]

“Empty the Shelter – Holiday Hope” Event Reduces Pet Adoption Fees to $25 for a Limited Time

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio Live animals! participate in a holiday event aimed at bringing as many pets as possible into loving homes. The “Empty the Shelters – Holiday Hope” event runs through December 20 and offers a reduced adoption fee of $25 for dogs, cats, puppies and kittens. San Antonio Pet is alive! is […]

Forming Families Forever at “MEGA Pet Adoption Event and Holiday Extravaganza” in Roanoke

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – The biggest adoption event in the Roanoke Valley is just around the corner, so don’t miss your chance on Saturday afternoon to bring home a new best friend for the holiday season. year ! According to Angels of Assisi, the “MEGA Pet Adoption Event and Holiday Extravaganza” is scheduled to take […]

Pet Insurance Market Growth Driven by Rising Global Pet Adoption and Growing Focus on Regular Medical Examinations of Pets: Reports and Data

The increasing prevalence of various diseases in companion animals, the high risk of medical emergencies and injuries, and the growing demand for pet health insurance to cover personal expenses are key factors fueling the growth of the market global According to the latest report released by Reports and Data, the global pet insurance market is […]

Several Phoenix-area shelters are waiving or reducing vacation pet adoption fees

PHOENIX — Several animal shelters in the Phoenix metro area are offering free or discounted adoptions for a limited time as part of the Bissell Pet Foundation’s Empty the Shelters Holiday Hope event. Both Arizona Humane Society locations — 1521 W. Dobbins Road in Phoenix and PetSmart at 4380 N. Miller Road in Scottsdale — […]

Downtown Freeport Welcomes New Pet Store, Fin Fur Feather Pet Shop

FREEPORT – As a young girl growing up in Wisconsin, Chandra Cearns learned early on that she had a passion for animals. Her mother was a veterinary technician and when Cearns was a teenager she volunteered at the local humanitarian society where she became active in take care of animals. “I quickly learned that I […]

SPCA Animal Adoption Station Opens For Holiday Season at NorthPark Center – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A local shopping center makes it easier for North Texans to reunite with their pets forever and help clean up shelters. The Texas SPCA is reopening a pet adoption station at the NorthPark Center Mall during the holiday shopping season. The Home for the Holidays event, which enters its 31st year on Black Friday, brings […]

Pet adoption fees were removed from KHS on Sunday

LIHU’E – All adoption fees will be waived at the Kaua’i Humane Society this Sunday, November 14, thanks to Subaru Hawai’i’s statewide “Love in Action” donation campaign. Walk-in visits are welcome, but KHS recommends that potential adopters save time by making an appointment in advance at kauaihumane.org. “I would start looking at our website, which […]

11 spots for pet adoption in New York City to find your new best friend

There is nothing like a four-legged friend to bring more warmth and joy to your home. Fortunately, there are hundreds of dogs and cats of all ages (as well as other furry critters) in need of a home in the city. The best choice for finding your family’s new best friend is to consider adopting […]

Stella & Chewy’s in Oak Creek to Reimburse Elderly Pet Adoption Fees

In November, anyone can adopt a senior dog or cat for free. Oak Creek-based Stella & Chewy’s reimburses up to $ 80,000 in fees for all adoptions of dogs and cats five years of age or older at any shelter in the United States and Canada. Additionally, through a partnership with Pilots To The Rescue, […]

QC transforms city pound into pet adoption center │ GMA News Online

An adoption center for impounded and neglected animals was set up in Quezon City on Monday. Thanks to the city’s animal welfare and rehabilitation program, the current 450 square meter municipal pound in Payatas will be transformed into a pet adoption center that can house up to 60 animals. Rehabilitation and training services will be […]

Carrollton West Pet Hospital is the first veterinary hospital in the world to deploy a portable Xenex germ suppression device

CARROLLTON, Texas – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – As the world searches for effective ways to safely reopen and prevent the spread of germs, Carrollton West Pet Hospital takes extra steps to ensure that its facility is properly sanitized. It is the first veterinary hospital in the world to deploy Xenex Disinfection services ” Deactivate™, a high […]

24 hour pet adoption event held at Tropical Park in Miami

MIAMI – If you live in South Florida and are considering adopting a new pet, Saturday could be your lucky day. Miami-Dade County Animal Services is hosting its 9th Annual Mega Match-A-Thon Pet Adoption Event. It started at 11:59 p.m. on Friday and lasts 24 hours. The event takes place at Miami’s Tropical Park, located […]

Free Saturday Pet Adoption Event in Bensalem

Doll 10 Beauty, an international cosmetics company headquartered in Newtown, is the sponsor of the third annual Free Pet Adoption Event to be held Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Women’s Animal Center, 3839 Richlieu Road in Bensalem. The Dolls for Paws pet adoption event will feature family activities including pumpkin painting; […]

Charlize Theron encourages fans to consider pet adoption

Charlize Theron Says “Pet Adoption Is The Only Way Forward” As She Encourages Fans To Consider Saving Dogs And Cats From “Overwhelmed” Shelters By Sam Joseph Semon For Dailymail.com Posted: 8:57 PM EST, October 19, 2021 | Update: 9:34 p.m. EST, October 19, 2021 Charlize Theron made a passionate plea for pet adoption in a […]

ICSSA to waive pet adoption fees at annual event Saturday – WHIO TV 7 and WHIO Radio

WASHINGTON TWP. – Starting today, the ICSSA Pet Adoption and Welfare Center will be hosting its 2nd Annual Adopt-ober Festival. The event is being held in the hope that several dogs and cats will be adopted into loving homes forever, according to a spokesperson for the organization. >> FDA Advisory Panel Approves J&J Recall The […]

Minneapolis Pet Adoption Fee Removed For “Clear the Shelter”

item Luna, Maximillion and Chico Jackson, awaiting adoption at Minneapolis Animal Care and Control. MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Minneapolis Animal Care and Control’s “Clear the Shelter” event returns this year after taking a pandemic hiatus in 2020. During the two-day event, the city will waive adoption fees to help dogs to find their home forever. […]

South LA continues to see an increase in pet adoption – Annenberg Media

Has the pandemic adoption boom faded? Not in South Los Angeles, where residents seem more willing to adopt from their local shelters. The South LA Animal Services Center opened to the public on weekends in August, and the number of adoptions is up from the same time last year. Last August, the shelter had 70 […]

County Pet Adoption Center Offers Special Offers To Help Pets Find Loving Homes Life

Dogs and cats of all ages, sizes and activity levels are now available at the St. Charles County Pet Adoption Center, located at 4850 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in St. Peters. To encourage adoptions and help find loving homes for shelter pets, staff at the Division of Humane Services have several special fall adoption offers, […]

Local Geico Office Partners with Animal Adoption Agency to Host Adoption Event

By Hannah Caver, Editor TRUSSVILLE – Local Geico owner Greg Armstrong is connecting with Rebecca’s Paws and Claws, Inc. Remlap (RPACI) to host an event at the Ferus Entertainment District on Saturday, October 9 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., allowing a variety of pets the opportunity to a new home. Adopt Mikie from RPACI […]

BC SPCA is offering 50% off pet adoption prices starting today

Looking to add to the family? Animal lovers have the perfect opportunity to adopt a new furry friend this week! To help free up space at animal shelters, the BC SPCA is offering 50% off all adoption fees in the province. “Many of our shelters are currently very full with animals seized or released from […]

‘Fall In Love’ pet adoptions take place on Saturday

HOUSTON, Texas (KIAH) The Houston Humane Society is waiving adoption fees for VIP dogs and cats this Saturday. It’s all part of the shelter’s “Fall in Love” adoption event to help pets staying over 30 days find forever homes. For one day only, the Houston Humane Society waives adoption fees. It’s the start of the […]

Adopt, Don’t Buy: DBKL Resumes Pet Adoption Campaign in Hope of Finding Loving Homes for Stray Animals | Life

Anyone interested in adopting stray animals from the DBKL pound should first make an appointment before visiting the center. – Photo via Facebook / DewanBandarayaKualaLumpur PETALING JAYA, September 24 – Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) resumed its pet adoption campaign two days ago to encourage animal lovers to adopt their stray animals. Its director of […]

St. Charles County Pet Adoption Center offers special fall offers to help pets find loving homes

File photo Dogs and cats of all ages, sizes, and activity levels are now available at the St. Charles County Pet Adoption Center, located at 4850 Mid Rivers Mall Drive in St. Peters. To encourage adoptions and help find loving homes for pets, Humane Services Division staff are offering several special fall adoption offers, including: […]

Clear the Shelters: Potter League to host pet adoption campaign on Saturday

The Potter League for Animals today announced its participation in the Clear the Shelters pet adoption campaign on Saturday, September 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Saturday, the Potter League will offer half-price adoption fees for adult dogs, cats and puppies, and adoption fees for kittens will be reduced by 25% to help […]

Canberra RSPCA Reports Increase in Pet Adoption, Predicts Rate to Double During Covid Lockdown | Canberra weather

coronavirus, Canberra, ACT, Animals, Pets, Covid The pet adoption rate in the territory increased during the last Covid lockdown and is expected to double the average. However, the RSPCA is warning would-be adopters not to make impulsive decisions to protect animals and to avoid further pressure on the chronic shortage of veterinarians. It comes as […]

Clear the Shelters pet adoption campaign kicks off Monday – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

NBCUniversal and Telemundo are partnering again with animal shelters across the country for the annual Clear the Shelters adoption campaign, which kicks off Monday. At Fort Worth Animal Care & Control, over 1,000 dogs and cats are awaiting adoption. “We are very overcapacity,” said supervisor Anastasia Ramsey. “We have dogs that have been waiting for […]

Franklin County pet adoption event scheduled for Sunday

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – If you find yourself looking for a friend forever, the Franklin County Animal Shelter might have one waiting for you. The shelter will be hosting a pet adoption event on Sunday August 22 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Barkley Pet Market, located behind the Kroger Plaza in Rocky […]

San Bernardino to Offer Pet Adoption Discounts at “Clear the Shelters” Event – San Bernardino Sun

Kittens await adoption at the San Bernardino Animal Shelter on Wednesday August 18, 2021. The property will be participating in the “Clear the Shelter’s” event, which runs from August 23 to September 19. During this time, the shelter will be offering various promotions and discounts to encourage the adoption of pets, especially long-stay dogs. (Photo […]

Pet owners in Kozhikode accused of failing to feed animals during lockdown

Some of the district’s pet wholesalers are being accused of not feeding the animals and birds in their care in the name of lockdown regulations. Rescuers on the ground revealed two such incidents in which animals were found starving or dead. In one of the latest incidents reported in Nadapuram, several ornamental birds, fish and […]

Animal Care Center’s College Point pet adoption event brings together dozens of new ‘furever’ friends – QNS.com

Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 election in your district and across New York Five dogs and 14 cats – 12 kittens and two adult cats – found their “furever” homes during the Animal Care Center (ACC) mobile pet adoption campaign in College Point […]

Pet adoption fee reduced to $ 5 as shelters fill up at RivCo

RIVERSIDE COUNTY, CA – An increase in pounds at animal shelters in Riverside County has prompted the Department of Animal Services to lower adoption fees for the rest of the month in hopes of moving dogs and cats out of the cages towards the houses. “We loved watching so many pets being adopted during (public […]

Humane Society of North Texas cancels mega pet adoption event due to distemper concerns

Humane Society of North Texas cancels mega pet adoption event due to distemper concerns The organization said it was awaiting test results for a highly contagious and deadly disease known as distemper. FORT WORTH, Texas – The Humane Society of North Texas mega pet adoption event at the Will Rogers Memorial Center later this month […]

Oklahoma City Animal Welfare Hosts Free Pet Adoption Event This Weekend

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – If you wanted to bring a cuddly, loving pet into your home, now is your chance to do it for free. Oklahoma City Animal Welfare, 2811 SE 29th St., is having a free dog and cat adoption event this weekend, starting today, Saturday July 10, from noon to 5:30 p.m. Community […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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,” […]

Cats are big winners in Seattle pandemic pet adoption wave

It has been widely reported that animal adoptions have increased during the pandemic across the country, with people spending more time at home and alone. Now we have local data to back that up – and in the Seattle area, the cats came out big winners. According to data from market research giant Nielsen, the […]

10 Best Pet Adoption Websites – Dogs & Cats to Adopt Near Me

Whether it’s a desire for companionship or extra time to kill, something about this past year is making a lot of people consider having a pet. Shelters, nonprofit rescues, private breeders and pet stores have all seen an increase in demand for dogs since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. While you can purchase a […]

NVA Compassion-First Pet Hospital takes shape in east Vancouver

Lorentz Bruun Construction is handling the initial construction, which began earlier this year and is focused on 19,000 square feet of the building’s 30,000 square feet. Hoffman said plans have already been made for an expansion of the remaining 11,000 square feet, which will add more capacity and additional specialty services, such as interventional radiology. […]

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