Tag: pet owners

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 […]

The Pet Shop: Vets find dogs and cats can catch COVID | Blog: The pet store

Cats are more susceptible than dogs and more likely to contract COVID from their owners, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Some cats that tested positive for COVID became ill with breathing and breathing problems, and one cat also had vomiting and diarrhea, according to VCA Animal Hospitals veterinarians. Researchers at Texas […]

Banfield Pet Hospital’s ‘After Party’ Video Series Appeals to Pet Influencers to Target Gen Z and Millennials

It’s perhaps no surprise that more than 23 million households have adopted a new pet during the pandemic. We’ve seen them all: those first-time pet owners who seemed to get their dogs walked rather than the other way around. What may be surprising, however, is that the vast majority were Gen Z and Millennial owners. […]

Banfield Pet Hospital’s ‘After Party’ Video Series Appeals to Pet Influencers to Target Gen Z and Millennials

It’s perhaps no surprise that more than 23 million households have adopted a new pet during the pandemic. We’ve seen them all: those first-time pet owners who seemed to get their dogs walked rather than the other way around. What may be surprising, however, is that the vast majority were Gen Z and Millennial owners. […]

HRM Pet Adoption Association Catches People Magazine’s Attention

When Angela Rafuse launched My Grandfather’s Cat last May, the northerner could never have predicted that her simple non-profit charity would attract so much attention right away. “It’s been really, really overwhelming and really wonderful,” says Rafuse, who notes that various local media outlets were all quick to cover the organization to help some pet […]

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 […]

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 […]

Metro Nashville animal shelter is full, waiving pet adoption fees

Metro Animal Care and Control is waiving adoption fees for people wishing to adopt a dog or cat. The facility revealed that it has reached full capacity and is currently housing more than 60 dogs. Fees will be waived for claims and adoptions until Sunday. Adoption counselors are available to speak to potential pet owners […]

COVID-19 closes city’s largest pet hospital, emergency care scarce during holidays

Breadcrumb Links Local news Author of the article: Kelly Egan “Prince”, a Golden Retriever, is in excellent health and doesn’t have to worry about going to a vet anytime soon, which is a good thing as the largest emergency vet provider in the city is closed due to COVID. Photo by Wayne Cuddington /Postmedia Content […]

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 […]

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 […]

WATCH: Animal Services hosts annual pet adoption event

Hot Springs Animal Services officials are hopeful that their fourth annual home adoption event scheduled for Friday night will be as successful as the previous three, the shelter coordinator said on Wednesday. “It was amazing,” Michelle Stone said of the annual event. “Last year we adopted almost every one of them. With COVID we didn’t […]

New animal hospital takes shape, Pet Trade News & Events from Pet Business World UK

Leading veterinary charity PDSA celebrated a milestone as the roof was installed in Nottingham’s new pet welfare center. A closing ceremony was attended by a charitable veterinary nurse, as well as customers and animal patients. Thanks to generous donors from the charity, including a large donation from the Marian and Christina Ionescu Hospital and the […]

Boqii Announces Strategic Partnership with Evetsoft, the Leading Veterinary Hospital SAAS Solution Provider, to Provide Veterinary Hospitals with a Stable Supply Chain

SHANGHAI, November 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Boqii Holding Limited (“Boqii” or the “Company”) (NYSE: BQ), a leading pet-focused platform in China, today announced a strategic partnership with Evetsoft Pet Hospital Management Software (“Evetsoft”), a recognized market leader in SAAS solutions for pet hospitals. Together, Boqii and Evetsoft will launch an online procurement platform designed to […]

Kittens turn into cats at local shelters, as animal adoption boom wanes

By Anna Reinalda | November 17, 2021 After two record years for pet adoptions, cats and dogs are now aging in animal shelters across the country. It’s true for Montgomery’s beloved SAVE, a friend of homeless animals, in Skillman. “2021 will be our worst year on record,” said Heather Achenbach, executive director of SAVE. Heather […]

Taking Paws: Credit Unions Join Forces for Pet Adoption Event in Parkersburg | News, Sports, Jobs

Community members were able to meet the dogs, interact with them, and even adopt or complete an application for one. Daisy, one of the dogs available for adoption, was able to return home with her new best friend Landyn Horner, 10. (Photo provided) One year old Ash, one of the dogs up for adoption, is […]

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; […]

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 […]

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 […]

Coronavirus restrictions lead to increased demand

Australians buy thousands of pets every week as devastating lockdowns encourage us to seek additional support from furry companions. One of Australia’s largest animal welfare charities, PetRescue, says Australians started buying pets en masse from the start of the pandemic and the trend has shown no signs of slowing down. “We’re actually seeing a lot […]

Tucson Real Estate: New pet store to offer advice on reptiles and breeding | Economic news

Audrey and Jacob Winkelman, owners of Cold Blooded Exotics, defend reptiles as pets. Courtesy of Audrey Winkelman If furry animals aren’t your thing, a new pet store offers exotic reptiles and tips on how to breed them. Cold Blooded Exotics LLC. leased 980 square feet at Embassy Plaza, 3924 W. Ina Road. Ben Craney, Jayme […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

South Bay and Long Beach Area Pet Adoption Sites – Daily Breeze

Pet owners in all unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County and some participating cities in the county will receive reduced late fees if they renew pet licenses and also for new licenses. , April 15 to June 30, thanks to Los Angeles County. Department of Animal Care and Control. And for those looking to add […]

Susan Mercer’s 15-year quest to educate about pet adoption in Japan

Pet ownership in Japan has exploded over the past decade, and the number of cats and dogs in Japan is now believed to exceed the number of children. That’s why you’re likely to find a crowd cooing over the high priced kittens and puppies in pet store windows across the country. According to a recent […]

Detroit pet store and groomer team up to offer grooming services

Detroit pet store adds grooming after pandemic causes hardship for mobile groomer A pet groomer was in trouble during the pandemic. Now she works at a pet store in Detroit. DETROIT (FOX 2) – Latonya Smith’s business, LC’s Mobile Pet Spa, was hit hard when the pandemic prevented it from entering customers’ homes. She provided […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Banfield Pet Hospital® data shows increase in pet care in 2020 despite pandemic

VANCOUVER, Washington., January 11, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Banfield Animal Hospital®, the nation’s largest provider of preventive veterinary medicine, confirms a huge boom in pet ownership in the United States, sharing that 9.2% more juvenile dogs and 12.4% more juvenile cats have brought to Banfield for vet visits in 2020 compared to 2019. This […]

Petco opens 100th in-store pet hospital

Petco has opened its 100th in-store veterinary hospital, this one located in Encinitas, California. According to the retailer, the opening of the hospital is an important step in the journey of rapidly expanding Petco’s veterinary services, given the increased need for accessible and affordable veterinary care. “Petco has doubled its plans to expand full-service veterinary […]

San Diego Humane Society moves to phone adoption

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – The San Diego Humane Society has turned its adoption process into a socially distant experience, allowing future pet owners adhering to the California stay-at-home order to adopt a new furry friend from afar. An adoption counselor will call the potential adopter to conduct a telephone consultation to discuss available animals and […]

Pet adoption during coronavirus: shelters and rescue groups are adapting

Raleigh Many animal shelters across the country have seen an increase in adoptions in recent weeks, as people scramble to add new companions to help them fill COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. But there are still plenty of cats and dogs available for adoption across the Triangle, and many obstacles facing animal groups in these uncertain times. […]

A lot of things have stopped because of the coronavirus. The adoption of pets is not one of them.

Local “We didn’t know what would happen. Every day things change.” These bulldog brothers were offered for adoption at the Animal Rescue League in Boston last summer. Matthew J. Lee Not going to the dog park? Consider these tips for keeping your pet happy and healthy near you. How to find help and access resources […]

Coronavirus orders lead to overcrowded shelters, pet adoption deal

through: Whitney burney, Christa Ferguson Posted: March 19, 2020 / 1:40 PM EDT / Update: March 19, 2020 / 7:28 PM EDT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, Michigan (WOOD) – While the Centers for Disaster Control and Prevention says there is no evidence cats and dogs can spread the coronavirus, the impact of COVID-19 is still evident in […]

Pet Shop Owners Bark Against ‘Puppy Mill’ Enemies | Local News

ALBANY – Pet store representatives are harassing lawmakers calling for a ban on the sale of dogs and felines in stores, arguing the proposal would deprive consumers of choice while stimulating unregulated breeders. So far, only California and Maryland have banned the sale of dogs and cats in pet stores, although Maine is now considering […]

Balmy Beach Animal Hospital to Host Grand Opening Ceremony – Beach Metro Community News

Dr Sukhi Singh, left, and her sister Nav Singh invite local residents and their pets to visit them at Balmy Beach Pet Hospital on Queen Street East. Inset photo, Dr Sukhi Singh and daughter Mannat at the Balmy Beach Community School Fall Fair. By SURINA NATH In November, the community will host the Balmy Beach […]

WeHo @ Work: at Laurel Pet Hospital, it’s all in the family

Almost daily volunteer Dr Todd Calsyn (right) and Peggy hug two beloved friends at Laurel Pet Hospital. “We want to be good with WeHo,” Calsyn said. “No one here is about the money.” (Photo by Michael Jortner) I asked Todd Andrew Calsyn, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Laurel Pet Hospital, “What’s the most unusual animal […]

‘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 […]

Mars Inc. to buy chain of pet hospitals for $ 7.7 billion

Global pet food and candy maker Mars Inc. is doubling its growing pet care business with the acquisition of the animal hospital chain VCA Inc. The deal, valued at around $ 7.7 billion, not including debt, represents a major investment by Mars in the burgeoning pet care industry and will bring together 800 veterinary hospitals […]

Banfield Pet Hospital unveils the smartest, most popular pet names inspired by Star Wars

PORTLAND, Ore., December 4, 2015 / PRNewswire / – Marking the fourth (strength) of the month, Banfield Pet Hospital unveils the best animal names inspired by George Lucas’ emblematic universe of “Star Wars”. As the world’s largest veterinary practice, Banfield and its in-house research team, Banfield Applied Research & Knowledge (BARK), drew on its extensive […]

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