Linus, Shelter Hope Pet Shop Santa Clarita (VIDEO)

A 4 year old terrier mix named Linus refuses to let his partially paralyzed hind legs slow him down, and is the best runner of all the dogs at Shelter Hope Pet Shop Santa Clarita. “He’s actually the fastest of the field here – he’s very tough,” said Dani Caouette, …

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Shelter Hope Pet Shop, partner of ‘KHTS Adopt A Pet’, celebrates 1,000 adoptions (VIDEO)

It was a historic day at Shelter Hope Pet Shop on Monday, as volunteers from partner “KHTS Adopt a Pet” gathered to celebrate 1,000 adoptions since the rescue first opened in 2015. A pair of 13-week-old kittens named Bear and Scout marked the rescue’s 999th and 1,000th adoptions by a …

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Donation helps Peewee’s Pet Adoption open animal hospital

An animal lover’s donation after his death will now help sick animals in Corpus Christi for years to come. Peewee’s Pet Adoption World & Sanctuary received a full donation of $100,000 to cover the costs of the new animal hospital, which opened on Tuesday. The donation came from the estate …

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Kayla and puppies, Shelter Hope Pet Shop Santa Clarita (VIDEO)

Just one day after arriving at the shelter, 2-year-old Kayla gave birth to three puppies, risking herself and her newborns to be euthanized due to the extra care they needed. But volunteers from Shelter Hope Pet Shop Santa Clarita intervened immediately to save the life of the new family. Don’t …

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To encourage adoption, Sandy Springs plans to ban pet store sales

If approved, Sandy Springs would be the sixth city in Georgia to pass a law like this, a group that includes Canton and Holly Springs. “What this does is discourage puppy mills”, Canton Mayor Gene Hobgood told Channel 2 Action News. According to data from the Humane Society of the …

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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 …

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Mars Inc. buys pet hospital chain for $ 7.7 billion

Global pet food and candy maker Mars Inc. is doubling the growth of its pet care business with the acquisition of the animal hospital chain VCA Inc. The deal, valued at around $ 7.7 billion, excluding debt, represents a major investment by Mars in the burgeoning pet care industry and …

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This Virginia Beach pet store looks pretty normal, but it’s unlike any in the state – The Virginian-Pilot

The Providence Square Mall pet store is similar to those found in shopping malls nationwide. Puppies and kittens wrestle and nap behind glass panels, and an enclosed space allows potential buyers to snuggle and play with them before deciding to bring one home. The store’s neatly stacked shelves and shelves …

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Why Pet Store Laws Affect You – American Kennel Club

Posted on: October 23, 2015 Most breeders don’t think they have much in common with pet stores. But many anti-breeder extremists already see you as one, and a slew of laws now appearing in dozens of communities across the country defines just about anyone who breeds or sells a dog …

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Is adopting pets becoming a lucrative business? – NBC Connecticut

Darwin Robinson adopted his gold lab Carly four years ago, something he did out of love. But Robinson soon found himself experiencing first-hand the painful side of what state records indicate is an estimated multi-million dollar industry. “Shame on them, they do it for the money. They don’t do it …

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