Tag Archives: pet stores

Sale of cats, dogs and rabbits prohibited under proposed regulations

Com. Charlayne Thornton-Joe, who defended the move, acknowledged there was only one pet store in Victoria but said the rules would stop anyone moving in. How much is that dog in the window? The biggest question Victoria residents will have to decide is whether this dog should be for sale …

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New pet adoption center in Clearwater to house up to 200 pets

Since 1949, the Humane Society of Pinellas County has often become home before home for countless stray or unwanted pets. And most of the time, the animals housed at the Humane Society of Pinellas County (HSPC) facilities in Clearwater were kept in cages close together, sometimes without air conditioning or …

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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, …

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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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Hong Kong allows shops selling hamsters to resume business after Covid-19 cull

HONG KONG (REUTERS) – Dozens of pet shops that sold hamsters in Hong Kong could resume operations from Sunday, the Hong Kong government said, after being closed last week and thousands slaughtered over coronavirus fears . Authorities have enraged animal lovers with an order to cull more than 2,200 hamsters …

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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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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 …

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Pet group grows as another hamster, customer tests positive

So far, eleven hamsters – some abandoned by their owners – have been found to be infected. SING THE TAO A hamster handed over to the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation tested positive, along with another customer at the Little Boss pet store. These bring the tally to nine …

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Hong Kong orders 2,000 hamsters killed after Covid-19 cases at pet store

HONG KONG—Authorities have ordered the deaths of some 2,000 hamsters in Hong Kong over fears the animals could have transmitted Covid-19 to humans, one of the latest moves by the city to try to eradicate a new epidemic. Under the latest order, authorities will cull animals at nearly three dozen …

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Hong Kong to cull pet store hamsters after animals test positive for Covid-19 in world first

Hamsters at the Little Boss pet store have tested positive for coronavirus after a 67-year-old employee and customer were diagnosed with Covid. (To file) The Hong Kong government will kill all hamsters sold in pet stores after several hamsters at a pet store in Causeway Bay tested positive for Covid-19 …

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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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New York AG sues pet store for allegedly selling sick and injured puppies to unconscious customers

The New York attorney general on Thursday filed a lawsuit against a Long Island pet store for allegedly selling sick puppies, some of which later died, to unconscious customers. Attorney General Letitia James (R) accuses Shake a Paw, who owns two pet stores on Long Island, of falsely advertising sick …

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Cincinnati Rescue Offering Pet Adoption Certificates to Reduce Pets Returned After Holidays

CINCINNATI (WXIX) — Instead of giving animals away as gifts this Christmas, a local rescue is offering adoption certificates designed to help reduce the number of animals being returned to shelters after the holiday season. Madison Schleibaum runs the Cincinnati-based organization, the Ohio Pet Sanctuary. She says she takes in …

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Why Dallas should ban pet stores from selling puppies and kittens

The reality of the way puppies and kittens are raised and transported to pet stores is troubling. Many of these pets are born in large commercial breeding facilities, known as puppy mills, and shipped to pet stores in cages that fill with urine and feces on long journeys. . Many …

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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 …

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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”), an established market leader in SAAS solutions for pet hospitals. Together, Boqii and Evetsoft will launch an …

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Moorhead cricket farm turns to selling live insects for reptile food and bait

The indoor temperature hovers around 80 degrees even when strong winds blow outside. The air smells earthy, organic and, to the untrained nostril, unidentifiable. (Spoiler alert: These are cricket droppings.) And a symphony of male crickets – all resembling tiny fake violins – continue to squeak, squeak, squeak in their …

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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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Anglo-Pakistani man goes from aerospace engineering to raising and selling birds

Abdul Sattar Hussain, 30, focused on selling birds in a shed in his home during the UK’s COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. Photo: Courtesy of our correspondent LONDON: An Anglo-Pakistani aerospace engineer quit his full-time engineering job to pursue his passion for raising and selling different types of birds from all over …

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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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Proposal would ban Indy pet stores from selling dogs, cats and rabbits – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana weather

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A proposal drafted for the county city council would ban pet stores from selling dogs, cats and rabbits. Two county city councilors are sponsoring the bill, which was revealed on the city government’s website on Friday. As part of the proposal, pet stores can display and provide …

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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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Pet store owner buys building down the street to avoid rising rents

Luke Johnson is the owner of Luke & Co. Fine Pet Supply & Outfitters. (Images courtesy of Luke & Co.) Luke Johnson was not going to let his local pet store get bogged down by rising rents. After four years of research, he purchased a building last year from Luke …

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Pet store owner misled customers by selling puppies

An EBBW Vale pet shop owner has been ordered to pay almost £ 15,000 for misleading customers when selling puppies. Jayne Bowerman, 60, of Tyr Meddyg, pleaded guilty to nine offenses in Newport Magistrates’ Court, following an investigation into her pet store by the Blaenau Gwent Trading Standards Service. Hayley …

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Elizabethtown ordinance bans stores from selling dogs and cats

The City of Elizabethtown has implemented a new Pet Stores Ordinance that aims to encourage people to consider adoption first, becoming the first town in Kentucky to do so. The Pets Ordinance prohibits retail stores from selling dogs or cats of any age in their stores. It also prohibits people …

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Shop talk grumpy’s independent pet shop with grumpy at its heart, Pet Shop Talk from Pet Business World UK

In-Store Talk: Grumpy’s Pet Shop – Independent pet shop with “Grumpy” at its heart As the last independent pet shop in Cambridge, this unique business has many stories to tell, as owner Jules Brown reveals to Justine Thompson. Jules and Richard enjoy working on their strengths as business partners Grumpy’s …

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2 pet stores in Maryland banned from selling puppies

Two Maryland pet stores that specialize in selling puppies will no longer be allowed to sell animals and the owner faces a civil fine of $ 500,000 after reaching a deal with the state attorney general. Two Maryland pet stores that specialize in selling puppies will no longer be allowed …

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Florida bill could ban stores from selling dogs and cats in the state

(Photo credit: danny4213 / Getty Images) Recently filed legislation in the state capital of Florida, if passed, would ban the retail sale of dogs and cats statewide. Banning the sale of dogs and cats in pet stores is currently the top legislative priority of the Humane Society of the United …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Soon to open Derby pet shop angering animal rights activists

DERBY – A pet store due to open on Sunday is grumbling dog rights activists. A to Z Pets, a pet store in Orange, will be opening another Derby location on Pershing Drive this weekend. But animal rights activists plan to be at the store from noon that day to …

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Aqua-Rama Pet Center: Joe Spano is heartbroken after the fire at the Fayetteville pet store

FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina (WTVD) – One of the basic pet stores in the community of Fayetteville is now left without a building and a dozen animals after a weekend fire. Joe Spano has owned Aqua-Rama Pet Center for almost 40 years. Spano told ABC11 he was heartbroken. “It was my …

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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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Zebra mussels found at Wyoming pet store

CHEYENNE, Wyoming (Release) – An invasive mussel that poses a serious threat to Wyoming’s natural resources and aquatic systems has been found in a number of pet stores across the state. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in “marimo balls” or “moss balls,” …

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Puppy mill bill would ban the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores

YORK COUNTY, PA (WHTM) – Need to act? Always so good, say the supporters. But that’s also why they’re optimistic that this time an anti-puppy mill bill will become Pennsylvania law after previous attempts have stalled. This time, the law – tabled today – is called “Victoria’s Law”, named after …

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Business couple from Norwich pet store bans popular treats

Posted: 2:36 PM February 1, 2021 Update: 08:46 February 2, 2021 The owners of two pet stores in Norwich have announced that they will no longer sell a number of popular treats due to health and safety concerns. Adrian and Ali Pettitt, who own Pettitt and Boo in Bowthorpe and …

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Pet shop owner convicted of animal cruelty convicted of violation

YPSILANTI TWP., MI – A pet shop owner in Ypsilanti Township accused of improperly caring for animals in his store, selling sick and dying animals, has been sentenced to probation. Stuart William Collins, owner and operator of Pet City Pets, was sentenced on Nov. 12 to nine months probation after …

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Pet adoption during coronavirus: shelters and rescue groups are adapting

Raleigh Many animal shelters across the country have seen a surge in adoptions in recent weeks as people scramble to add new companions to help them through COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. But there are still plenty of cats and dogs available for adoption in the Triangle, and plenty of obstacles facing …

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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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Puppies in pet stores could have a problematic past

SALT LAKE CITY – Adorable fluff balls of various shapes and sizes run around in tiny pens, in a pastel-colored room with a fun vibe. The little beings let out barking and barking sounds, as they jump with the energy of a puppy. Some would envy Victoria Burgoyne, who played …

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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, …

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Sonnen’s Pet Shop, virtually unchanged for over a century, won’t stay in the family after owner retires – Twin Cities

The symphony of bubbling aquariums, canary trills and classical music at Sonnen’s Pet Shop has flourished for eight decades in downtown St. Paul under the constant guidance of the Sonnen family. As current owner David Sonnen, 76, nears retirement, the store that withstood the Great Depression, urban renewal and two …

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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, …

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Will the “smallest pet store” become “the smallest rescue shelter”?

PETA Asks Hasbro To Help Promote Adoption And Fight Cruel Pet Trade By Renaming Tiny Toys For immediate release:November 7, 2019 Contact:Megan Wiltsie 202-483-7382 Pawtucket, RI – As the holiday shopping season approaches, PETA Kids, PETA’s program for children 12 and under, sent a letter this morning asking Hasbro to …

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Closing the loophole of the animal facility

UPDATE (3/4/19) – San Luis Obispo County Animal Services has said it has received documentation regarding Bark Adoption’s 501 C-3 status as it requested from Animal Kingdom. However, it should take a few days for all of these documents to fully review, which means Animal Services is not taking any …

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Washington’s bill would limit pet store sales to rescues only

A bill that would ban the retail sale of dogs and cats unless they were obtained from a shelter or rescue center is under consideration by lawmakers in Olympia. Opponents and supporters testified about Bill 1640 during a public hearing on February 5. Some of them were from Puyallup, where …

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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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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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