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Family pet store to replace corporate chain in downtown Farmington

When the Tolonen family moved to the area about eight years ago, Angela, the mother, remembers walking through downtown Farmington, looking around and wondering if the town center could accommodate a pet store. Turns out she wasn’t the only one. Pet Valu, a corporate chain of pet stores, would open in 2018. She was, as […]

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Detroit pet store and groomer team up to offer grooming services

Detroit pet store adds grooming after pandemic causes hardship for mobile groomer A pet groomer was in trouble during the pandemic. Now she works at a pet store in Detroit. DETROIT (FOX 2) – Latonya Smith’s business, LC’s Mobile Pet Spa, was hit hard when the pandemic prevented it from entering customers’ homes. She provided […]

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State Pet Adoption Laws

State Pet Adoption Laws the Humane Society of the United States estimates that around 6 to 8 million animals end up in shelters and rescue centers each year, but that less than half of them will be adopted. The exception to the rule was 2020, when pet adoptions increased by 15% during the coronavirus pandemic. […]

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New Lesly S. Smith Pet Adoption Center Celebrates By Cutting the Ribbon.

It is Yeah better than a “The tallest mom in the world” coffee mug. When longtime Palm Beach resident Danielle Hickox Moore – now the incoming mayor – wanted to do something to honor her mother, Lesly Smith, she skipped the mugs and t-shirts and instead gave the main gift to a new pet adoption […]

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Business in Covid-19 Era: Penang Pet Store Turns to Delivery and Drive-thru Services to Boost Business | Malaysia

At the first MCO last year, customers called their orders and got delivered to them. Photo by Steven KE Ooi GEORGE TOWN, March 25 – A Penang-based pet store has turned to innovative ways to stay relevant at a time of frequent retail disruption due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Frequent restrictions brought about by the […]

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Waco Area News Brief: Upcoming Pet Adoption Event | Local News

Saturday Pet Adoption Event Texell Credit Union is hosting a pet adoption event, in coordination with the Humane Society of Central Texas, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. next Saturday, March 27, at the Texell branch at 1221 Hewitt Drive, Suite A, next to Bush’s Chicken. The Humane Society will be bringing their Mobile Adoption […]

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Action New Top 6: Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center in Blackwood, New Jersey Has Pets Ready for a Home Forever

BLACKWOOD, New Jersey (WPVI) – Just off County House Road in Blackwood, New Jersey you’ll find Homeward Bound Pet Adoption Center. They survive on donations and contracts with various municipalities and function well thanks to their loving staff and nearly 75 volunteers. They have a foster program that is packed to the brim, and it’s […]

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Flemington pet store owner expands business

Ten years ago, Barkley’s Marketplace, a family-owned pet food and supply store, opened at 79 Main Street in Flemington. For the first nine years, owner Andy Cohen was “focused on his customers, his community and growing his business.” When the pandemic hit, everything changed. “Besides the health and safety fears in those early days (of […]

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2 women steal $ 35,000 puppies from Bradenton pet store, MPs say

item Photos via Manatee County Sheriff’s Office BRADENTON, Florida – Manatee County MPs are looking for two women who they say stole six puppies valued at $ 35,000 from a Petland store in Bradenton. This happened at the store located at 3530 53rd Avenue West around 1 a.m. Friday. MPs responded to the pet store […]

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New Taipei Pet Store Denies Reimbursement After NT $ 57,000 Husky Dies in 10 Days | Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A South African woman is on edge after buying an expensive husky from a New Taipei pet store only to see it die in just over a week and the store refuses to provide any compensation. A 26-year-old English teacher, who works in Pingzhen District in Taoyuan, bought a husky puppy […]

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Chinese netizens call for end to animal exploitation after opening of “kitten sharing service” in pet store

A photo of a British Shorthair. Photo: Weibo “Borrow a kitten to keep you company for 9.9 yuan [$1.50]”, a slogan on the commercial sign of a pet store in Chengdu, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, has made this seemingly ordinary store the center of public attention as it provides service without mind-boggling doubt: renting cats […]

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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,” a product sold in many […]