Monthly Archives: September 2021

How a Hasbro executive made millions from sales of robotic pets to adults

Ted Fischer was part of Hasbro’s innovation team and now leads robotics company Ageless Innovation. His lifelike pets are for seniors looking to combat loneliness and isolation. The business has grown by listening to customers, targeting retirement homes and having a financial cushion. As head of a new innovation team …

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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 …

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MDSPCA encourages pet adoption with a pair of special cats

MDSPCA encourages pet adoption with a pair of special cats Updated: 7:07 a.m. EDT September 27, 2021 Hide transcript View Transcript JENNIFER: NOW TIME TO INTRODUCE YOURSELF TO A PET LOOKING FOR A GOOD HOME. KATIE FLOORY FROM MARYLAND SP.CA IS NICE TO SEE YOU. >>OR ALSO, JEN. JENNIFER: YOU …

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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 …

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Concord pet store fire was quickly destroyed: watch

CONCORD, NH – Fire and rescue teams from Concord were dispatched to Fort Eddy Road for a store fire that was quickly put out on Monday. Just after 8:30 p.m., the Capital Region dispatcher received a report of smoke in the Petco building on Fort Eddy Road. A fire team …

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‘Fall In Love’ pet adoptions take place on Saturday

HOUSTON, TX (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. …

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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 …

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Edinburgh residents frightened by strange pet store frozen in time

A frozen in time Edinburgh pet shop is all the rage with locals, with the interior exactly the same as when it closed more than a decade ago. ‘Pet & Things’, on Duke Street, Leith, last closed in 2008, but it again sparked interest with a recent social media post. …

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New pet hospital opens + Marines save stranded woman: Top DC News

Hey, Washington, DC! Here’s everything you need to know to get a good start this Friday. Are you a local business owner or distributor in Washington DC? Our premium local sponsorships keep you on top of inboxes around town every morning. Contact us here for the truth. First of all, …

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How to open a pet store in India [2021 ]?

Setting up a pet store might be ideal for animal lovers with a creative and entrepreneurial orientation. A pet store can be a very profitable business, along with the fun and emotional gratification of dealing with a clientele of fur, beak and feathered animals. Starting a pet business is not …

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Online platforms are a ‘haven for the illegal and anonymous sale of puppies’

Online advertising platforms are a “haven for the illegal, anonymous sale of puppies,” according to Pete “The Vet” Wedderburn. At The Pat Kenny Show, Bray’s vet says the Irish spent up to €200m on puppies last year. He said new laws on the sale of pets came into force last …

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Edinburgh residents frightened by ‘time capsule’ pet store that closed 13 years ago

An Edinburgh pet store in Leith, which closed more than a decade ago, is invading the premises after the interior remains completely unchanged. “Pet & Things” on Duke Street closed in 2008, but a recent social media post got people talking again. The store has shutters on the main entrance …

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Target is selling the cutest pet Halloween costumes we’ve ever seen for a great price

It’s almost Halloween, and that means one thing: we’ve been browsing for human AND pet costume ideas for about a month now. Luckily, stores are finally catching up with our uncontrollable enthusiasm for Halloween, and we’ve started to see some pretty amazing pet costumes online. But our favorites so far …

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Taiwan to require pet sales data to be uploaded to prevent smuggling

Taipei, Sep 20 (CNA) The Agriculture Council (COA) on Monday said it will require pet shop owners to record all transaction information online to make animal origin more transparent and facilitate checks by the authorities to prevent trafficking in pets. The decision came after 154 contraband cats were shot dead …

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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 …

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The Dodo Sesame Street video series on adopting pets

sesame street fans and animal lovers rejoiced when Elmo rescued a puppy this summer (if you missed the new Sesame Street member’s introduction on the HBO Max special, prepare to swoon over Tango at the furry face), but the little red monster quickly learned the power of a pet bond …

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The Sesame Street Dodo Video Series on Pet Adoption

Sesame Street fans and animal lovers alike rejoiced when Elmo rescued a puppy this summer (if you missed the introduction of new Sesame Street member to the HBO Max special, prepare to faint to the tango hairy-faced), but the little red monster quickly learned the power of a pet bond …

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23 cats killed in fire at Florida pet adoption center

More than 20 cats were killed when a fire ravaged a Florida pet adoption center on Wednesday night. The fire broke out at the Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando, the facility said in a Facebook post. Firefighters were able to save all the dogs, but 23 cats died. The rescued …

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Drunk driver crashes into Hillcrest pet store and arrested

A Gillette man has been charged with impaired driving after losing control of his vehicle on Saturday and crashing into a local pet store, Gillette Police Lt. Brent Wasson said. Officers were dispatched to the 600 block of S. Butler Spaeth Road at around 7:10 p.m. after receiving a report …

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Aquarium and pet shop around the world thrive thanks to a multitude of pandemic animal lovers – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Many people have taken advantage of the pandemic to bring an animal into their lives. At the World Wide Aquarium and Pet Shop, however, the selection isn’t limited to those with fur and four legs. The Roxborough business is full of pets, from scaly and slimy animals …

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Jollyes pet chain to open store in Bristol and create jobs

British pet chain Jollyes is opening a new store in Bristol and creating 12 jobs. The retailer has announced plans to invest £ 500,000 in the city, including opening a new branch in Brislington. It is also moving its existing store from Longwell Green to Warmley, South Gloucestershire, and revamping …

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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 …

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‘Get Your Licks on Route 66’ pet adoption day kicks off in Van Nuys – Daily News

Locals arrive to adopt pets at the 13th Annual Get Your Licks on Route 66 on Saturday, September 4, 2021. A nationwide pet adoption tour has started in the East Valley Los Angeles Animal Services at Van Nuys. The tour aims to forever find pet homes in animal shelters as …

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‘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 at Tim’s Reptiles and Exotics on Wednesday morning. Inside, authorities found dozens of lizards, snakes, hamsters, gerbils, fish, rabbits and turtles living in …

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Viral pet adoption site shares marketing strategy

Hank’s adoption shelter last reported over 50 new requests, but the “very offensive dog” still remains with Clauder. An update section of the site recounts a few failed encounters with the puppy, but the latest development, August 17, states “no potential adopters on the site. [sic]. “ A sneaky little …

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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 …

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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 …

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Reality TV star Lisa Vanderpump shares her pet adoption tips – KTSM 9 News

Reality 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 who walks through the door. The …

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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 …

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Reality star Lisa Vanderpump shares her pet adoption tips

Reality 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 who walks through the door. The …

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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 shut down following an …

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

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 …

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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 …

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Weekend features secret dinner, improv comedy, pet adoption event

What awaits you this weekend? A low-key shindig, spontaneous satire, and a collaborative effort to house furry friends. Here are more details on these and other festivities: White Augusta Dinner: Progressive Dinner Pop-Up Augusta and Garden City Jazz organize a unique and exclusive dining experience on Saturdays. Attendees will enjoy …

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