Monthly Archives: May 2021

Pet shop owners happy that doors can stay open

IPOH: Many pet store owners were happy to hear that their businesses are allowed to operate during the total lockdown. However, most have turned to the Internet to sell their products to customers. A store manager, who wanted to market himself as Tam, said the experience of first-order movement control …

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Heights Pet Adoption Center Hosts Kitten Shower Event | Local

Kittens need a lot of care and support before they can be adopted into a new family, so the Harker Heights Pet Adoption Center held a kitten shower on Saturday to raise donations for the approximately 550 kittens who enter their shelter each year. The idea for the kitten shower …

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Super Pet Adoption brings together rescuers and local vendors

The Irvine Animal Care Center will be hosting its 15th annual Super Pet Adoption event on June 6 with over 150 adoptable pets. This year the event will be held outdoors at the Irvine Animal Care Center to ensure social distancing. The event will feature local pet rescue groups, shelters …

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Man fatally tramples budgie at Michigan pet store after return attempt

Authorities are investigating – and likely indicting – a man for animal cruelty after he said he run over and then stomped on a blue parakeet at an Allen Park pet store. “I don’t understand why he did that, and I think we’ll never know,” Allen Park Police Detective Stephen …

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Cats are the big winners in the 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 have come out big winners. According to data …

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Adopting NJ Pets to Avoid the Trend?

As shelters in parts of the country see a wave of pandemic pets Having returned to them, rescues and shelters in North Jersey say they have so far escaped this disheartening trend. Pet fever set in at the start of the pandemic, when people realized they would be stuck at …

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

Whether it’s a desire for companionship or extra time to kill, there’s something about the past year that makes many people consider getting a pet. Shelters, nonprofit rescues, private breeders and pet stores have all seen an increase in demand for dogs since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Although you can …

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Pet Adoption in Eugene, Springfield, Lane County: Finding a Home

Greenhill Humane Society Dezzy is a happy and sweet 4 year old girl looking for a family that will give her lots of love and adventures. Dezzy is a party animal who will need daily exercises, training and mental stimulation. He is a pitbull mix that weighs between 65 and …

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Pet adoption fees to be waived Saturday at the Humane League of Lancaster | Together

The Humane League of Lancaster County will host “Paws for a Cause” on Saturday, May 22, a no-cost pet adoption event. Adoption costs for all cats, dogs and critters will be covered by event sponsors Caliber Home Loans and the Claire Chivington team. Adoptions include Humane Pennsylvania’s 30-Day Adoption Health …

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Pet Adoption Center will hold a kitten shower on Saturday | Local

It’s kitten season again, the time of year when the weather is warmer and cats are breeding, flooding local shelters with litters of kittens by around October. In response, the Harker Heights Animal Adoption Center is hosting a kitten shower from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, in Room A …

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As Animal Shelters See Rise in Returns, Arizona Pet Shop Helps People Become Responsible Owners

Arizona Pet Shop Helps People Be Responsible Owners An Arizona pet store is doing what it can to prevent pandemic pet returns. Reporting by FOX 10’s Ty Brennan. TEMPE, Arizona. – At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people wanted the company of a pet, but now that restrictions …

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Baltimore Humane Society encourages adoption of local pets

Baltimore Humane Society encourages adoption of local pets Updated: 8:32 a.m. EDT May 17, 2021 Hide transcription Show transcript FRIDAY AND NEXT WEEKEND. JENNIFER: IT’S TIME TO INTRODUCE YOURSELF TO A PET LOOKING FOR A GOOD HOME. JOINING US, KATE PIKA WITH THE BALTIMORE HUMANE SOCIETY. THANKS FOR JOIN US. …

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Pet Shop Boys: Discovery: Live in Rio 1994 Album review

Even more than their remarkably fresh and touching new music, which flirts with EDM and high BPMs without ever being too “How are you, comrades?”, The most interesting activity of the Pet Shop Boys during the last half a decade is the deep dive they have made into their own …

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Vets Face Burnout Amid Pandemic Pet Adoption Boom: NPR

The pandemic peak in pet adoption has led to a boom in vet visits. Scott Simon of NPR talks to Hunter Finn, a veterinarian in Arlington, TX, about the pressure on exhausted vets. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: Many American households have welcomed new pets during this pandemic. You could see the …

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FOCCAS Hosts Event on Pet Adoption and Microchip | Lifestyles

Whether you already have a beloved pet or are looking for the right person to add one (or two) to your family, there is something for everyone at the FOCCAS ‘Love Changes Everything’ adoption event. And the $ 10 microchip clinic on May 22. The event will be held from …

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Roblox Virtual Pet Adoption Creators Launch Their Own Studio, Uplift Games

Join Gaming Leaders, Alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, For Their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event. Adopt Me is the most popular game on the Roblox user-generated content platform. The creators of Adopt Me are …

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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 …

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King Hopkins Pet Hospital fires staff over TikTok video of injured cat

King Hopkins Pet Hospital in Whitby said several staff were fired over a TikTok video posted of an injured cat they were caring for. The video, which was share on Facebook, shows an individual holding the cat in front of the camera and making it “dance” by shaking it, while …

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YWAC slashes animal adoption fees through Sunday as part of ‘Empty Shelters’

All adoptable pets at the shelter, except puppies, can be adopted for $25, and the BISSELL Pet Foundation (BPF) will sponsor the remainder of the adoption fee. Knoxville, Tenn. – The BISSELL Pet Foundation aims to “empty the shelters“ cutting adoption fees by $25 or less through Sunday at 200 …

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Pet adoption, food sales rise as birth rate drops

Birth rates fell for the sixth consecutive year to their lowest levels since 1979, according to the CDC. The number of births in the United States fell by 4% last year from 2019, double the average annual rate of decline of 2% since 2014, according to reports CNBC (May 5). …

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Gloucester woman opens new pet store during Covid-19 pandemic

A woman who quit her job days before the Covid-19 pandemic opened her own pet store in Gloucester. Love 2 Pets is owned by Deborah Bowen, 47, of Gloucester. She made the decision to work for herself by opening her pet store in Bristol Road in February She describes her …

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New Wishaw pet store hopes to prove Main Street is still thriving

“I think we must be crazy, but we have to go.” That was Aiden Shade’s defiant message as he prepares to open his new pet store on Wishaw’s main street. Many commentators believe the COVID pandemic will be the final nail in the High Street coffin. But the new business …

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