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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 […]

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 […]

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 hospital market is set to explode

This report studies the pet hospital market along with numerous industry aspects such as market size, market status, market trends and forecasts, the report also provides brief information about competitors and specific growth opportunities with key drivers in the Marlet. Find the comprehensive analysis of Pet Hospital Market segmented by companies, region, type and applications […]

Pet hospital opens, two pet stores close in central Austin

A chain of pet hospitals has opened a new town center. (Benton Graham/Community Impact Journal) Central Austin is gaining a pet hospital, while pet stores east and north of downtown have closed in recent months. 1. Banfield Animal Hospital opened a new location at 1211 E. Fifth St., Ste. 140, Austin, near Plaza Saltillo in […]

Lowe’s, Petco partner for the in-store pet store concept

Press Release: Lowe’s Lowe’s and Petco Health and Wellness Company, Inc. recently announced a store-to-store pilot program that brings together trusted products, services and expertise – for home and pets – into one convenient stop at select stores. Lowes. The first Lowe’s + Petco in-store concept is set to open at Lowe’s Alamo Ranch, Texas […]

This place is a zoo! Lou’s Pet Shop Owner Expands to GP Zoology

Oliver, an 8-month-old Hoffman’s two-toed sloth, hangs out at GP Zoology. Donnie Cook, owner of Lou’s Pet Shop and GP Zoology, provides a perch for Skittles, a panther chameleon. Educational presentations and school programs are nothing new to Donnie Cook, owner of Lou’s Pet Shop in Grosse Pointe Woods. He transported turtles, snakes and assorted […]

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 […]

BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital Launches New Post-Graduation Wellness Training Program, Clinicians-in-Training

This program aims to prevent mental health crises among veterinary professionals by educating new graduates about well-being from the start of their careers. TAMPA, Florida, December 30, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital, one of the largest providers of postgraduate training programs in the United States, today announced the launch […]

Boqii announces strategic partnership with leading provider of SAAS solutions for pet hospitals, Evetsoft, 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”), an established market leader in SAAS solutions for pet hospitals. Together, Boqii and Evetsoft will launch an online procurement platform […]

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 […]

Stella & Chewy’s in Oak Creek temporarily reimburses adoption fees for senior pets from any shelter in the United States and Canada

One of several dogs on a recent Pilots To The Rescue flight licks their chops as they may smell something from Stella & Chewy’s, an Oak Creek-based natural pet food company that is reimbursing all November senior pet adoption costs up to $80,000. During the month of November, anyone can adopt an older dog or […]

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, […]

Concert pianist charged with death of South Carolina pet hospital worker

A The concert pianist surrendered to authorities in South Carolina after being accused of killing a staff member at a local pet hospital. The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday indicted Zachary David Hughes, 29, with murder in connection with the death of Christina Parcell. Parcell was found dead at her home on October 13 […]

Juilliard-trained concert pianist charged in “very violent” death of SC pet hospital employee

He is a classical pianist who has given concerts around the world after attending the prestigious Juilliard School in New York, where tuition costs more than $ 43,000 per year. But this week, the South Carolina man surrendered to authorities after being linked to the “very violent” death of a staff member at a pet […]

Why pet store puppies shouldn’t be on your holiday gift lists

As the holidays approach, the Humane Society of the United States has launched a new advertising campaign to warn the public about the risks of buying puppies at pet stores. HSUS It’s a sad truth that the cute puppies frolicking in pet store windows so often come from the creepiest facilities: puppy mills, where their […]

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 […]

Banfield Pet Hospital® to invest nearly $ 10 million in educational pathways to help create a more diverse and sustainable veterinary profession

VANCOUVER, Washington., September 27, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Banfield Animal Hospital® – the leading national provider of preventive veterinary care and part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of practices – today announced a $ 10 million commitment over the next year to support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and strengthen educational […]

‘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 […]

pet store owner pleads not guilty | Local news

The owner of a local pet store that was raided last week has pleaded not guilty to several animal cruelty charges. Timothy Charles Lorraine, 61, of Whitley City, was arraigned in Pulaski District Court on Friday – pleading not guilty to 19 counts of second degree animal cruelty. The charges stem from an April investigation […]

The “House of Horrors” pet store contained 150 neglected animals, authorities say

Authorities are calling an exotic pet store a “house of horrors” after finding more than 150 neglected animals. Southern Kentucky police seized the animals after a raid on Tim’s Reptiles and Exotics Wednesday morning. Inside, authorities found dozens of lizards, snakes, hamsters, gerbils, fish, rabbits and turtles living in cruel conditions. “It was deeply disturbing […]

Rescuers and police uncover 150 pet shop animals in desperate need of helpA human world

In the pet store, rescuers found animals, without access to food, gnawing at their wire fences. Meredith Lee / The HSUS On Wednesday morning, at a pet store next to a flea market in Burnside, Ky., Members of our rescue team encountered nightmarish conditions for dozens of animals. The details of the scene were heartbreaking […]

Stars shine for global pet adoption awareness campaign

RANCHO SANTA FE, California, September 2, 2021 / PRNewswire / – This month, the Helen Woodward Animal Center will once again join hands with animal welfare advocates and organizations around the world for the 9th annual Remember Me Thursday® (RMT). Honored on the fourth Thursday in September, the campaign calls on animal lovers and animal […]

Reality TV Star Lisa Vanderpump Shares Her Pet Adoption Tips

Reality star Lisa Vanderpump uses her magic to match adorable rescues with her colorful clientele at Vanderpump Dogs Rescue Center on Peacock’s “Vanderpump Dogs.” Vanderpump Dog Rescue, located on West Third Street in West Hollywood, matches the right dog with the right person coming through the door. The organization has rescued 2,500 dogs since it […]

Reality Star Lisa Vanderpump Shares Her Pet Adoption Tips | KTAB

Reality star Lisa Vanderpump uses her magic to match adorable rescues with her colorful clientele at Vanderpump Dogs Rescue Center on Peacock’s “Vanderpump Dogs.” Vanderpump Dog Rescue, located on West Third Street in West Hollywood, matches the right dog with the right person coming through the door. The organization has rescued 2,500 dogs since it […]

150 exotic animals rescued from Kentucky pet store

Dozens of animals were rescued from a pet store in Burnside, Kentucky on September 1, 2021. Meredith Lee/Humane Society Animals rescued include snakes, lizards, turtles, rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils and fish. “I was shocked to see animals living in these conditions,” Burnside Police Chief Mike Hill said. Animals will be cared for by local […]

UPDATE: Burnside pet store closed by authorities | Kentucky

Authorities were on site Wednesday at a pet store in Burnside to rescue more than 100 exotic animals after the owner was charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty. Tim’s Reptiles and Exotics, located at US 27 South at the Tri County Flea Market, has been closed following an investigation by the Burnside Police Department, […]

‘Vanderpump Dogs’ Lisa Vanderpump shares her pet adoption tips – NBC Los Angeles

Reality TV star Lisa Vanderpump uses her magic to match adorable rescues with her colorful clientele at the Vanderpump Dogs Rescue Center on Peacock’s “Vanderpump Dogs”. Vanderpump Dog Rescue, located on West Third Street in West Hollywood, matches the right dog with the right person coming through the door. The organization has rescued 2,500 dogs […]

BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital Announces Multi-Year Investments to Empower Employees and Create a Sustainable Profession | New

TAMPA, Florida, August 10, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital, a leading provider of advanced veterinary care with over 100 hospitals across United States, today announced its multi-year investments to create clear career paths for its associates. Key aspects of these commitments are the introduction of CareerTrax, the industry’s largest […]

BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital Announces Multi-Year Investments to Empower Employees and Create a Sustainable Profession

BluePearl offers clear pathways to career advancement with the introduction of the industry’s largest leveling and compensation structure and continuing education incentives. TAMPA, Florida, August 10, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital, a leading provider of advanced veterinary care with over 100 hospitals across United States, today announced its multi-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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Former Rising Sun Pet Store Owner Faces Second Animal Cruelty Case | negotiator

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App State and Banfield Pet Hospital® Announce New Online Vet Technology Program to Address Vet Shortage

BOONE, North Carolina — Appalachian State University and Banfield Pet Hospital® – the leading provider of preventive veterinary care in the United States and part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of practices – announced a partnership to strengthen the pipeline of licensed veterinary technicians and create a more sustainable future for the veterinary profession. […]

App State and Banfield Pet Hospital® Announce New Online Veterinary Technology Program To Address Veterinarian Shortage

BOONE, North Carolina, February 10, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Appalachian State University and Banfield Animal Hospital® – the leading provider of preventive veterinary care in the United States and part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of practices – have announced a partnership to strengthen the pipeline of licensed veterinary technicians and create a […]

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 […]

Don’t Fall For These Pet Adoption Scams

Photo: VILevi (Shutterstock) Even under normal circumstances, people tend to feel lonely while on vacation, but bbuying a pet to fill an emotional void is particularly trending this year as we enter a holiday season as we experience a raging pandemic. Sadly, thousands of lonely Americans who search the internet for a quarantined pet find […]

Pet adoption on the rise amid pandemic – but workers accuse retailers of abuse | Retail business

As the coronavirus pandemic has led to an increase in demand for pets and pet supplies, workers at the two largest pet retailers in the United States, PetSmart and Petco, say their companies have denied giving a risk premium throughout the pandemic, cutting staff and increasing workloads to stay employed, while planning decisions to make […]

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 […]

BluePearl Pet Hospital sees alarming increase in parvovirus cases amid COVID-19

“As invaluable sources of emotional support as well as sentinels and potential vectors of infectious disease, it is essential that pets receive all preventive vaccines and that owners adhere to the schedule requirements for those vaccines,” said Dr. James Barr, Chief Medical Officer. TAMPA, Florida (PRWEB) July 06, 2020 BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital […]

Banfield Pet Hospital makes a difference in the lives of animals and people

Banfield Pet Hospital® and its charitable arm, the Banfield Foundation®, today released the 2019 Banfield Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Banfield Foundation Impact Reports, detailing how the organization and the nonprofit has leveraged its resources, connections, and generous donor support to serve more than 2.7 million pets and people in need. Emphasizing the firm’s commitment […]

Banfield Pet Hospital® Corporate Social Responsibility and Banfield Foundation® Impact Reports Highlight the Difference in the Lives of 2.7 Million Animals and People in 2019

VANCOUVER, Washington., February 20, 2020 / PRNewswire / – Banfield Animal Hospital® and its charitable branch, the Banfield Foundation®, published today on 2019 Banfield Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Banfield Foundation Impact Reports, detailing how the organization and nonprofit have leveraged its resources, relationships, and generous donor support to serve more than 2.7 million pets […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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” […]

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. […]

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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