Tag Archives: animal welfare

Puppy broker banned from selling animals for three years continued to trade illegally

A puppy broker banned from running a pet business allegedly sold hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of dogs under the noses of Victoria law enforcement. Key points: There are fears that more and more animals are being mass-produced in horrible conditions due to an increase in demand for puppies …

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! Spanish News Today – Pet shops in Spain banned from selling small animals

Publication date: 03/03/2022 The new law will only allow the sale of fish in pet shops throughout Spain Before the new law, many communities and even private businesses made the choice to stop displaying dogs and cats in their stores, to avoid the often devastating results of impulse buying, but …

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Council discusses sale of pets in San Marcos

The San Marcos City Council voted to refer an item regarding the sale of cats and dogs in the city to the council’s newly created animal services committee at its Tuesday night meeting. Council held a discussion regarding amending Chapter 6 of the City of San Marcos Animal Code by …

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Dallas must stop pet stores from selling dogs

The Humane Pet Stores Ordinance under consideration by the Dallas City Council is a direct response to the myriad of animal welfare and consumer protection issues created by the sale of puppy mill puppies in the pet stores. His endorsement would end this practice and lead people toward better, more …

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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 …

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Pet Adoption Demand Remains High Since Start of COVID-19 | Waukesha County News

WAUKESHA – Demand for pet adoption has remained high at local humane societies since the COVID-19 pandemic, with many new owners spending time at home with their furry friends. According to Angela Speed, vice president of communications with the Wisconsin Humane Society, pet consumption has dropped significantly since the pandemic …

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Banning Pet Stores From Selling Dogs Will Do Nothing To Shut Down Puppy Mills

Puppy mills. Two words that conjure up images of horrific living conditions and provoke strong emotions. Unfortunately, lawmakers, including some in Dallas, have been misled into equating them with licensed, inspected breeders rather than the illegal, substandard operations that the term aptly describes. Lawmakers were misinformed that a ban on …

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Cape Town woman, 10, arrested for allegedly selling puppies illegally

Law enforcement officials have apprehended a woman and a child for illegally selling eight crossbred puppies from society gardens in Cape Town. A woman and child have been charged with illegally selling puppies in the CBD over the weekend. Law enforcement officials and the SPCA apprehended the pair. All eight …

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Despite the rule, no pet store in Delhi is registered with the National Council for Animal Care | Latest Delhi News

More than three years after the notification of the Animal Cruelty Prevention (Pet Shop) Rules of 2018, making it compulsory to register pet shops in Delhi and other states with the State Animal Welfare Board (SAWB), not the State Animal Welfare Board (SAWB). ‘a single pet store. in Delhi has …

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Increase in pet adoption requests but not actual adoptions over the Christmas period

There has been an increase in adoption applications, corn not in actual adoptions during the Christmas period, the Association for Abandoned Animals (AAA) told The Malta Independent. the association said he ensures that the adoptions don’t end up being treated as a gift for a family member. A spokesperson says …

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Irish gangs sell € 18million worth of puppies in Scotland

Irish puppy gangs have scammed families in Scotland over nearly € 18million, an investigation into the illegal sale of dogs has found. The Ulster Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has estimated that at least 37,000 illegally bred puppies are brought from the Republic to Scotland via the …

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Denver animal shelters facing challenges encourage pet adoption

Governor Jared Polis and First Gentleman Marlon Reis spoke about the challenges facing shelters and encouraging pet adoptions this holiday. DENVER — The holidays are usually a more relaxed season at the Denver Animal Shelter, but not this year. The influx of new animals coming to the shelter is “unprecedented”, …

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Hoi An in Vietnam gradually stops selling dog and cat meat

A vendor chops up dog meat in Hanoi on Friday, as Vietnamese authorities in the central city of Hoi An announced it would be the country’s first dog and cat meat-free city. AFP A popular Vietnamese tourist town has pledged to phase out the sale of cat and dog meat, …

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WATCH: Animal Services hosts annual pet adoption event

Hot Springs Animal Services officials are hoping 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. …

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Free Pet Adoption Event In Marietta This Weekend | News

MARIETTA, Ga. (CBS46) – The Best Friends Animal Society and Mini USA are hosting a special event this weekend to help find forever homes for the many dogs and cats in the Atlanta metro area. Adopters can take advantage of the promotion most of the weekend and meet adoptable pets …

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Several Phoenix-area shelters are waiving or reducing vacation pet adoption fees

PHOENIX — Several animal shelters in the Phoenix metro area are offering free or discounted adoptions for a limited time as part of the Bissell Pet Foundation’s Empty the Shelters Holiday Hope event. Both Arizona Humane Society locations — 1521 W. Dobbins Road in Phoenix and PetSmart at 4380 N. …

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Guest Column: Pet Adoption Event Highlights Importance of Protecting Animals

Protecting and advocating for animals in San Diego County and statewide is a cause that I have supported throughout my career. In fact, I have written more animal welfare and welfare laws than any other California lawmaker. Over the past few years, I have worked hard to strengthen laws against …

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Santa walks the Ledge with new puppies to promote pet adoption

by: WGN News Now, Janye Killelea Posted: Dec 3 2021 / 17:36 CST / Update: Dec 6 2021 / 13:38 CST CHICAGO – Santa left his reindeer to hang out with pint-sized fur babies at Skydeck Chicago this week. Old St. Nick stepped out on The Ledge atop the iconic …

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VMC identifies 25 stores selling unlicensed pets – The New Indian Express

Express news service VIJAYAWADA: During a two-week operation carried out by officials of the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC), it was found that up to 25 stores selling pets were operating in the city without the required permits from government departments. fire, livestock and forestry, in violation of the Prevention of …

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Tripura HC calls on government to close stores illegally selling wildlife and birds

The Tripura High Court ordered the state government to immediately shut down all stores illegally selling wildlife and birds protected under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 and asked the government to provide a compliance report within two weeks of the date of the order. The court also observed that 12 …

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Tripura High Court orders stores in state selling wildlife and birds notified under the Wildlife Protection Act to close

The High Court of Tripura Tuesday ordered the authorities under the Wildlife (Protection) Act to take action regarding the closure of all such stores in the state of Tripura where animals and birds notified under the law are sold. The bench of Chief Justice Indrajit Mahanty and Justice SG Chattopadhyay …

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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 …

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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 …

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QC transforms city pound into pet adoption center │ GMA News Online

An adoption center for impounded and neglected animals was set up in Quezon City on Monday. Thanks to the city’s animal welfare and rehabilitation program, the current 450 square meter municipal pound in Payatas will be transformed into a pet adoption center that can house up to 60 animals. Rehabilitation …

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Subaru Pet Adoption Events Offer Lessons in the Community

Any business leader who thinks they don’t have the time, energy or manpower to lead community action should speak to Dottie Fitzgerald, President and Principal Dealer of Fitzgerald Subaru of Gaithersburg, Maryland . His automotive retail group has held an animal adoption event once a month on Saturdays (the busiest …

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Puppy mill owner agrees to permanently ban dog breeding and sale

A Wayne County puppy mill operator has agreed to turn over his remaining 513 dogs and may soon be permanently banned from engaging in federally licensed animal welfare activities. Court records indicate that Daniel Gingerich of Maple Hill Puppies and attorneys for the U.S. Department of Justice have reached a …

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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 …

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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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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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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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‘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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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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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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! Murcia today – archived

Publication date: 08/20/2021 339 animals were abandoned or rescued in the first seven months of 2021, of which 206 found new homes on the Costa Blanca ARCHIVED – Pet Adoption in Alicante as Covid Drives Rise in Abandoned Cats and Dogs” style=”margin: 5px 10px 5px 0px; float: left” width=”100%” /> …

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Pet adoption is growing in Alicante

Pet adoption is growing in Alicante Credit: Pixabay Pet adoption is growing in Alicante, but unfortunately the coronavirus pandemic has also resulted in more animals being abandoned. The number of pets adopted in Alicante in 2021 reached 206 animals in July. Unfortunately, a total of 339 animals were abandoned and …

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Coronavirus restrictions lead to increased demand

Australians are buying thousands of pets every week as devastating closures encourage us to seek additional support from furry companions. One of Australia’s biggest animal welfare charities, PetRescue, says Australians started buying pets in droves from the start of the pandemic and the trend has shown no signs of slowing …

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Rtl today – Pet adoption: Luxembourg animal shelters prepare for massive return of dogs

Teleworking, confinement, lack of social contacts… so many apparently good reasons to adopt a dog and feel less alone. But after an adoption boom in Luxembourg during the pandemic, the other side of the coin is starting to appear. Over the past six months, the Luxembourg City municipality has registered …

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Castleford pet store which only sells natural food

Shannon Clewlow has opened a pet store in Castleford selling raw food. Bruce, an American bulldog, suffered from a terrible skin allergy and Shannon was spending hundreds of pounds each month on medication, blood tests and special hypoallergenic foods. Nothing was improving his condition and his skin was raw and …

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Castleford Pet Store which sells only natural foods

Shannon Clewlow has opened a pet store in Castleford selling raw food. Bruce, an American Bulldog, had a terrible skin allergy, and Shannon was spending hundreds of pounds each month on medications, blood tests, and special hypoallergenic foods. Nothing was improving his condition and his skin was raw and bleeding, …

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Roanoke Valley SPCA and Angels of Assisi to participate in annual pet adoption event and golf tournament on Saturday

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – Whether you’re looking for a new furry friend or a fun round of golf, Saturday’s 7th Annual Pet Adoption Event and Wendy M. Bowling Golf Tournament both offers and benefits to two animal shelters in the Roanoke Valley! The Pet Adoption Event and Wendy M. Bowling …

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Pet shop owners are not licensed to sell pets, only their food

Hyderabad: None of the city’s 70 pet stores are officially registered. The traders, without registering their business, obtained business licenses allegedly with the help of some corrupt officials of the GHMC. Sources said pet store owners obtained business licenses to sell feed, but sold animals without registering with the animal …

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Family pet store on the verge of closure now brings in £ 1million a month amid pandemic

Maltby’s stores in Hull began selling items online in a last ditch effort before closing, but once the pandemic struck sales began to explode, driving annual sales of £ 10million Video upload Video unavailable The video will play automatically soon8to cancel Play now Hull’s unassuming ‘corner shop’ brings in £ …

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Local pet store opposes Illinois animal welfare bill

If passed, the bill will prohibit pet stores from using breeders for their animals. MOLINE, Illinois – The Illinois legislature passed four bills earlier this week, all aimed at increasing animal welfare in the state. According to Best Friends Animal Society, the bills “… will ban the sale of pets …

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Pet adoption boom in the East End

If you love animals, you know the joy and companionship that a pet can bring. Step into COVID-19, and it’s no wonder the demand for adoptions and foster families has exploded. “We do about 200 dog adoptions per year. Last year we made almost 400, so in 2020 we doubled …

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What to Know in the Hamptons: Pet Adoption and Placement

Are you looking for a four-legged companion? The demand for pets is at an all time high, and there are dogs and cats that need homes forever. Finding a pet these days takes patience, persistence (check websites daily for updates!), And a loving home. Check out this handy guide to …

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

Pet ownership in Japan has exploded over the past decade, and it is now believed that the number of cats and dogs in Japan exceeds the number of children. That’s why you’ll likely find crowds cooing at the high-priced kittens and puppies in pet store windows across the country. According …

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Humane Society of Pinellas Opens $4 Million Pet Adoption Center

CLEARWATER — As the bulldozer blade slammed into the first corner of the dilapidated Humane Society of Pinellas facility on Friday, CEO Jeff Voelpel pondered what was to come. The nonprofit is now beginning construction on a $4 million state-of-the-art animal adoption center, which will more than double the group’s …

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Kentucky Humane Society Announces Pet Adoption Changes

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – The Kentucky Humane Society will no longer have adoption facilities at Feeders Supply locations in the Louisville area. The organization will now centralize its adoptions at three key sites. You can adopt cats and dogs from KHS East Campus at 1000 Lyndon Lane, their Sam Swope …

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A lot of things have come to a halt because of the coronavirus. Adopting pets is not one of them.

Local “We didn’t know what was going to happen. Every day things change.” These bulldog brothers were adopted from the Animal Rescue League of 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 …

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Pet store regulations can come to Collier; animal advocates not convinced

Revised guidelines and regulations for pet stores and breeders may be coming to Collier County ahead of the installation of a controversial pet store franchise, but animal advocates aren’t convinced the changes will do any good. On Tuesday, commissioners are expected to hear proposed changes to the county’s animal control …

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New York legislature ends session without resolution on pet sale bill

That pooch in the window isn’t going anywhere – yet. Manhattan pet store owners in Schenectady breathed a sigh of relief on Friday after the New York state legislature ended its session without voting on a bill that would have prevented them from selling dogs and cats in because of …

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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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