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Pet overpopulation is part of the fallout from COVID-19; human society asks for help | News

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the local cat population to plummet, according to Gina Christopher of the Have a Heart Humane Society. Have a Heart was founded in 2010 by Christopher’s parents, Ted and Chelley Kitzmiller. When his mother died in 2016, Christopher stepped up, working with other longtime volunteers, including Ruthanne Jennings, to keep […]

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5 Best Pet Stores in Tampa, FL

Below is a list of the best pet stores in Tampa. To help you find the best pet stores located near you in Tampa, we’ve put together our own list based on this rating point list. The best pet stores in Tampa: The top rated pet stores in Tampa, FL are: pet food supplier – […]

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Pet Adoption Tuesday: Angel, Antonio and more

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan — Humane Society of West Michigan invites you to meet a very dynamic duo, Angel and Antonio! These adorable purebred Dobermans are brother and sister. The one-year-old couple were part of a large-scale rescue and they are busy discovering the joys of becoming dogs. Both of these dogs have gorgeous fluffy coats, […]

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Update: County adoption event canceled

Sandoval County Animal Services had to cancel its adoption event scheduled for Sunday. Problems arose in making arrangements. Animal care associate Kelli Mortensen said she hopes to host an adoption event soon. The county always has dogs and cats available for adoption, and people can arrange to meet any pet they wish to adopt. To […]

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A Platform for Pet Care – OutSmart Magazine

Cory Stottlemyer with BARC up for adoption Jessie (photo by Alex Rosa for OutSmart Magazine) VSory Stottlemyer believes that cats and dogs aren’t just pets, they’re part of the family. This compassionate Houston native is on a mission to make sure his family members get the care and respect they deserve. “From their daily needs […]

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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 much room to interact with […]

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Love of Pets: Humans take care of their pets while they raise their children. Here is the evolutionary reason why

HHave you noticed more cats in strollers lately? Or bumper stickers that read “I love my little dogs”? You can’t imagine it. More people are investing seriously time, money and attention to their pets. It’s a lot like parenting, but pets, not people. Can this kind of animal care really be considered parental? Or is […]

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Supa Quick Shows Their Love For Their Furry Friends By Paying Pet Adoption Fees

Give the gift of a loving home this Valentine’s month. The greatest gift you can give this month of love is a loving home to an adopted four-legged friend! And Supa Quick is helping to spread that love with its Adopt-a-Pet campaign. They urge people who are looking for a new pet to join the […]

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Supa Quick Shows Their Love For Their Furry Friends By Paying Pet Adoption Fees

Give the gift of a loving home this Valentine’s month. The greatest gift you can give this month of love is a loving home to an adopted four-legged friend! And Supa Quick is helping to spread that love with its Adopt-a-Pet campaign. They urge people who are looking for a new pet to join the […]

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An Italian panacea for the pandemic

One of the consequences of the pandemic has proven to be the increase in the number of pet adoptions in Italy. Social distancing, which is also the root of much loneliness and depression, has increased the desire and need for companionship and affection. In addition, the pace of digital work, the development of new habits […]

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Hays County urges spaying/neutering to reduce pet overpopulation

The Hays County Commissioners Court has proclaimed February 2022 Spay and Neuter Awareness Month and urged all Hays County residents to help control pet overpopulation. This proclamation coincides with World Sterilization Day, launched on February 22, 1995. World Sterilization Day is an annual campaign recognized in nearly 70 countries around the world that aims to […]

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Animal advocates stress animal safety ahead of central Missouri snowstorm

COLUMBIA, MO (KMIZ) Animal welfare organizations are asking pet owners to take steps to ensure their pets are warm and safe ahead of a major winter storm that could dump more than a foot of snow on the center of the Missouri and dropping temperatures down to the teens and single digits. the The saving […]

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Animal adoption event brings rescued animals and families together

GREENVILLE, NC (WNCT) — Finding a fur home for pets to adopt was the mission of the Carolina Animal Network, which hosted an event at Pet Supplies Plus in Greenville on Sunday. People came looking for a pet that needed a loving home. Some people have even traveled for hours to meet and bring home […]

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Vet: Taking care of your pet’s teeth can add years to their life

A small dog undergoes dental surgery. Courtesy of San Diego Humane Society Imagine how you would feel if you stopped brushing your teeth for months and never saw the dentist. Not only would your mouth feel unhealthy, but you probably wouldn’t have many teeth in your old age! Because dental health is so important to […]

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🌱 Animal Adoption + ABBA Mania is coming to the Smoot Theater

Good day, neighbors! It’s me again, Dan Casarella, your host for the Marietta Daily. First, today’s weather forecast: Cloudy, flurries; cold. Top: 28 Bottom: 8. Here are the two main stories from today in Marietta: If you’re looking for a furry companion this winter, Marietta Animal Shelters offers pets for adoption. Currently, many shelters in […]

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Staff give animals a second chance at My Buddy’s Pet Resort

The dogs have open fields and a pool to play. (Photos by Zara Flores/Community Impact Newspaper) On approximately 3 acres of land in San Marcos is My Buddy’s Pet Resort, an overnight boarding house for cats and dogs. The logo and namesake are based on owner and general manager Ken Jenkines’ dog, Buddy. Co-owner Clay […]

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Letters to the Editor: Marshall Pet Adoption Center is not a no-kill shelter, get your COVID shot | Opinion

Marshall Pet Adoption Center is not a kill-free shelter The Marshall Pet Adoption Center (MPAC) is not a no-kill shelter, and it cannot become one without reducing its admissions. The MPAC has been essentially at full canine capacity since the day after it opened. That there was a pent-up demand for space came as no […]

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Albert Lea CVB wraps up three-week pet supplies campaign – Albert Lea Tribune

The Albert Lea Convention and Visitors Bureau recently concluded a three-week pet supplies drive at for the benefit of the Freeborn County Humane Society. The reader was in response to a article in the Albert Lea Tribune newspaper where they explained the challenges that the shelter was in the face of a “full house,” supply […]

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Pet Adoption Is A Community Service Option News

LENOIR – As the New Year approaches, people are thinking about how they can get involved in their community. One way to tell the difference is to adopt a pet from the Caldwell County Animal Shelter. According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, “approximately 6.3 million pets enter US animal […]

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Pinellas approves moratorium on new pet stores | Pinellas County

LARGO – The final act of the Pinellas County Commission in 2021 was the approval of a one-year moratorium on the expansion of commercial locations for the retail sale of cats and dogs. The committee held its last meeting of the year on December 7. The moratorium was the last item on the agenda. The […]

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Longmont Humane Society Pet of the Week for December 18, 2021 – Longmont Times-Call

Barley is the Longmont Humane Society’s Pet of the Week, November 6, 2021 (Longmont Humane Society / Courtesy Photo) Barley This sweet and intelligent 8 year old boy is looking for his perfect partner. Could it be you? Barley is a bright, mature dog who possesses excellent obedience skills, including advanced leash manners, as well […]

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Champion Petfoods Donates 3.7 Million Pet Meals to Animal Care Groups

Press release: Champion Petfoods Champion Petfoods, an award-winning pet food manufacturer, donated over 3.7 million meals of ORIJEN and ACANA nutritious pet food to animal welfare organizations in 2021 to help cats and pets. dogs in need, the company announced today. Recipients include more than 40 local animal welfare organizations surrounding the kitchens in Acheson, […]

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Bastrop County Animal Shelter Offers Special Pet Adoption Offer to Reduce Crisis Capacity

The Bastrop County Animal Shelter is running a special adoption offer of $ 22 for any dog ​​or cat until December 31. Bastrop County Animal Services have reached crisis capacity more days than ever this year, said Ashley Hermans, director of the organization. The county animal shelter has 84 kennels, and as of December 10, […]

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Pet sterilization now mandatory at Cape Metro thanks to COCT

Christmas has arrived early for the thousands of animals in the Cape Town metro with the gift of compulsory sterilization for all cats and dogs over six months old. This much-anticipated and much-debated new and improved municipal animal care by-law (2021) speaks of several omissions in all previous versions, the most egregious of which was […]

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MEGA Pet Adoption Event – Holiday Extravaganza today

(Photo of the Angels of Assisi) (Angels of Assisi Exit) Roanoke, VA – Come find your next best friend at the MEGA Pet Adoption Event and Holiday Extravaganza on Saturday, December 11 (today), from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Berglund Center. Admission to the event and parking are free. There will also be […]

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Sip and Shop to Benefit Woodinville Animal Adoption Center | Community

Still looking for gift ideas for Christmas? Several local businesses are teaming up with the Homeward Pet Adoption Center for a virtual sip and buy fundraiser this month. “Every year we have a number of organizations, especially during the holidays, that come to us and tell us they want to fundraise to benefit Homeward Pet,” […]

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HOPE Express Pet Adoption Event on December 10, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at West Kendall Toyota

“Adopt don’t shop” is the automotive group’s mantra when it comes to welcoming new furry and undeniably cute members to a family. For the second time this year, the dealership is hosting a pet adoption event in conjunction with the office of Commissioner Joe Martinez and Adopt the Miami Animals. In February, Bean Automotive Group […]

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WATCH: Animal Services hosts annual pet adoption event

Hot Springs Animal Services officials are hopeful that 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. With COVID we didn’t […]

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Dallas plans to ban the sale of puppies and kittens in pet stores

The city of Dallas has started a conversation about banning the sale of puppies and kittens in pet stores, in an effort to discourage cruel breeding practices. On December 6, a proposal was presented to the Dallas City Council Committee on Quality of Life, Arts and Culture. Called the Dallas Humane Pet Store Ordinance, it […]

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Pet Insurance Market Growth Driven by Rising Global Pet Adoption and Growing Focus on Regular Medical Examinations of Pets: Reports and Data

The increasing prevalence of various diseases in companion animals, the high risk of medical emergencies and injuries, and the growing demand for pet health insurance to cover personal expenses are key factors fueling the growth of the market global The Global pet insurance market Is expected to reach $ 14.52 billion in 2028 and register […]

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Howliday Gift Drive Offers Special Offer on Pet Adoption | Local news

Hardin County Animal Care and Control is promoting its fifth Howliday Gift Campaign and Adoption Special. It’s a promotion that not only helps the animals in the facility find new homes, but also gives back to the children in the community. “We do this every year as a good way to promote the arrival of […]

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SLO County Pet Adoption: Cats and Dogs Available Now

Like Alice in Wonderland, Humphrey has come through the looking glass and everything is the opposite of what it once was. Judging by his appreciation for human attention, it’s clear that he’s already had plenty of opportunities to bask in petting. Before he arrived at the San Luis Obispo County Animal Services Shelter, however, that […]

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Doña Ana Community College accepts vacation donations for children in need; the animal donation campaign continues

Newscast The Doña Ana Community College Education Club is accepting donations for children in need for the upcoming holiday season, the DACC said in a press release. The education club is sponsoring a family of four as part of the Jardin de los Niños Adopt-a-Family campaign. “Jardin de los Niños is more than a day […]

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Revive Ojibwa spiritual traditions, one animal at a time

CASS LAKE, Minnesota – Animal neglect was such a problem on the Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota, with basic services like spaying out of reach for many due to poverty and remoteness , that packs of stray dogs sometimes brought traffic to a stop on the main highway. Today, stray dogs are rare. Children […]

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sterilization of pets, school boards, opioid lawsuits,

Good evening, Shreveport. It was an exciting week before Thanksgiving in the 318, as native son Richard Williams, whose biopic, “King Richard,” describing his methods of developing his daughters Serena and Venus into tennis royalty, debuted in the cinemas nationwide Friday. The film was the fourth most viewed box office release. Tackle the problem of […]

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Midlands Humane Society: Celebrate ‘Aged Pets Month’ in November and Beyond | Pets

They still have a lot of love to give. Pets come with a stash of unconditional love for life. Take Sam, for example. The sweet senior cat lost his home when he was 20 after his person was transferred to a care facility; However, now that he’s been adopted, he loves chasing catnip toys and […]

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SLO County Pet Adoption: Dogs & Cats Available Now

Malu the border collie mix is ​​a loving insect that enjoys cuddling. The 3 year old dog’s life philosophy seems to be “An honest heart and a positive attitude are the best way to make lifelong friends,” and he takes these truths to heart. According to her former owner, Malu is good with children of […]

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Family Night hosts a virtual tour of the Heights Pet Adoption Center | Local

The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library took viewers of its Virtual Family Night program on a behind-the-scenes virtual tour of the Harker Heights Pet Adoption Center last Thursday evening. Although it was originally filmed last year during the pandemic and the lockdown that followed, the tour was no less informative and entertaining, and […]

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Entrepreneur Finds Her Niche In Fluff N Stuff Pet Services

Marche Smith had a passion for animals and a vision – and she made it possible. CLEVELAND – She may be young, but she saw a need and started to fill it. Meet Marche Smith, owner of Fluff N Stuff, a Cleveland-based pet service company. Fluff N Stuff offers a range of services including boarding, […]

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Hard Rock to Host Pet Adoption Event | Northwest Indiana Business Titles

Provided Time staff Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana is hosting an Adopt-A-Thon animal in partnership with the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana and Gary Animal Control on Saturday, October 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the southeast corner of the Hard Rock parking lot. People can meet the animals and complete adoption applications, […]

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The pandemic has seen a spike in pet adoption, and not just for furry friends. Little RES Q founder Marc Ouellette knows that for some families, turtles are just the right gear

Marc Ouellette came through his interest in turtles as many people did: through the pizza-loving quartet that crawled out of the sewers and into the hearts of children in the 80s. While the affection of some fans for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles waned, Ouellette stayed with him until adulthood. He started Little RES Q […]

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SLO County Pet Adoption: Cats & Kittens Available Now

Cute kittens Bob and Donna are uncertain about their future. For them, the life they had known ended when, as wanderers, they arrived at the San Luis Obispo County Animal Services Shelter and their unknown owner did not come to claim them. At first, they were afraid of life in a refuge. But thanks to […]

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Max Scherzer and his wife Erica will pay the cost of adopting a pet as a thank you to DC

As Max Scherzer prepares to make his first start Wednesday as a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers, he and his wife Erica are saying “thank you” to the DC community for supporting them during their seven years with the Nationals by paying all pets. adoption fees for any animal adopted to the Humane Rescue […]

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Best Pet Adoption 2021 | San Antonio Humanitarian Society | Around the city

Winner: San Antonio Humane Society 4804 Fredericksburg Road (210) 226-7461 sahumane.org Adding a four-legged friend to the family is a big decision, and having expert help is invaluable. The main complex of the San Antonio Humane Society in Fredericksburg is airy, spacious, and has been designed with the welfare of its resident animals at the […]

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Pet Adoption in SLO County: Dogs and Cats Available Now

Whether it’s assessing his physical size or his ability to love, Hooch is a big boy. Four-year-old Hooch weighs just under 200 pounds. Honestly, he’s about the size of a miniature horse. Since mastiffs were bred to be devoted, it is ideal for those looking for an oversized four-legged companion. Due to his calm demeanor, […]

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Bubbly Pets: Posh Edinburgh pet store offers Asian tofu cat litter and puppy ice cream

Bubbly Pets in Edinburgh (Photo: SWNS). Bubbly Pets on Minto Street in Edinburgh brings many interesting pet products to the UK market for the first time. Johnny Chui, 28, the owner who has 15 cats and five dogs, struggled to find the products he wanted for his pets in the UK. After constantly shipping products […]

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Pet Shop Boyz Attracts Customers

Owner Padraig McCaffrey and Archie Sztejno Previous Next Image 1 of 4 Artur “Archie” Sztejno Image 2 of 4 The floor of Pet Shop Boyz located at Moynehall Business Park on Ballinagh Road is an Aladdin cave of rods, reels and fishing gear Image 3 of 4 Gemma moore Image 4 of 4 Posted: Thu, […]

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Pet adoption has skyrocketed during the pandemic. But now shelters are reporting overcrowding: NPR

Many animal shelters say they have too many cats and dogs in need of homes. NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Cornell University’s Elizabeth Berliner what is behind the complaints. LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HTE: Remember, at the start of this pandemic, how many of us rushed to adopt pets so much that animal shelters almost emptied? Well, now […]

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Cats are the big winners in the Seattle pandemic pet adoption wave

It has been widely reported that animal adoptions have increased during the pandemic across the country, with people spending more time at home and alone. Now we have local data to back that up – and in the Seattle area the cats have come out big winners. According to data from market research giant Nielsen, […]

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10 Best Pet Adoption Websites – Dogs & Cats to Adopt Near Me

Whether it’s a desire for companionship or extra time to kill, something about the past year is making a lot of people consider having a pet. Shelters, nonprofit rescues, private ranchers and pet stores have all seen increased demand for dogs since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. While you can purchase a pet from […]

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Pet adoption fees to be waived Saturday at Humane League in Lancaster | Together

The Humane League of Lancaster County will be hosting “Paws for a Cause” on Saturday May 22, a no-cost pet adoption event. Adoption fees for all cats, dogs and critters will be covered by event sponsors, Caliber Home Loans and Team Claire Chivington. Adoptions include Humane Pennsylvania’s 30 Day Adoption Health Supplement, Pre-Adoption Sterilization or […]

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FOCCAS Hosts Event on Pet Adoption and Microchip | Lifestyles

Whether you already have a beloved pet or are looking for the right person to add one (or two) to your family, there is something for everyone at the FOCCAS ‘Love Changes Everything’ adoption event. And the $ 10 microchip clinic on May 22. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. […]

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YWAC Reduces Animal Adoption Fees Through Sunday As Part Of “Empty Shelters”

All adoptable pets in the shelter, except puppies, can be adopted for $ 25, and the BISSELL Pet Foundation (BPF) will sponsor the remainder of the adoption fee. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The BISSELL Pet Foundation aims to “empty shelters“ reducing adoption fees by $ 25 or less through Sunday at 200 participating shelters and rescues […]

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Registration is now open for Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nevada (KOLO) – A local foundation makes it easier and cheaper to bring home a new furry member. the Maddie’s Pet Adoption Days The event allows Nevadans statewide to adopt a cat or dog free of charge from participating animal shelters or rescues, with funding from the Dave and Cheryl Duffield Foundation. “I […]

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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 our number of adoptions, ”said […]

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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 find out where and how […]

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Morningside Senior Residents Host Pet Adoption Party | Free News

Seniors will team up with local shelters to help find “sustainable” homes for pets at an adoption event in Branson. Morningside of Branson Meadows will host a pet adoption day with pets from the Shepherd of the Hills Humane Society and Taney County Animal Control. The pet adoption party will be on April 9th. It […]

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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 the number of cats and dogs in Japan is now believed to exceed the number of children. That’s why you’re likely to find a crowd cooing over the high priced kittens and puppies in pet store windows across the country. According to a recent […]

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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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Pet Adoption Shelters: 5 Best Places to Adopt Dogs and Cats in Chicago

One thing (among many others) that seems to have become clear over the past year is the fact that many of us crave connection and friendship. Although we’ve been more isolated from others, many Chicagoans have used the extra time at home (whether they’re working from home during the day or just not hanging out […]

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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 capacity to rescue and treat […]

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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 Pet Treatment & Lifesaving Center […]

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Collier commissioners delay vote on pet store rules to get more feedback

Proposed regulations for pet stores and breeders in Collier County are being sent back to the drawing board to seek more input from stakeholders. Commissioners voted 4-1 on Tuesday to delay a decision on proposed changes to the county’s animal control ordinance and ordered staff to hold another public meeting to hear from businesses and […]

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Pet store regulations can happen to Collier; unconvinced animal advocates

Revised guidelines and regulations for pet stores and ranchers could arrive in Collier County in anticipation of the installation of a controversial pet store franchise, but animal advocates are not convinced the changes will do any good. Commissioners are expected to hear proposed changes to the county’s animal control ordinance on Tuesday, which – among […]

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Pet Shop Owners Bark At 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 boosting unregulated breeders. So far, only California and Maryland have banned the sale of dogs and cats in pet stores, although Maine is now considering […]

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New Pet Adoption Center Opens at Wilton Mall

WILTON, NY (NEWS10) – There’s a new place to shop at Wilton Mall. HOPE Pet Adoption and Education Center is unlike any pet store you have ever seen. He epitomizes the phrase “adopt, don’t buy”. Its opening completes the loop of Wendy Mongillo’s journey. “The funny thing is that about 30 years ago I worked […]

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Warwick pet store takes on a new way of doing business

WARWICK – The Humane Society of the United States has officially designated a pet store in Warwick as “Puppy Friendly” to recognize its commitment to only gifting cats and dogs from approved shelters and shelters. Representatives from the Humane Society, joined by several cats and a handful of dogs, gathered at All About Pets, 1800 […]

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Dogs seized from Columbus pet store owner now for adoption

On the first day of adoptions, the queue at the Humanitarian Society was at the door. COLUMBUS – A bright future began on Wednesday for dogs who have seen dark days. In August, more than 278 animals, some dead, were collected by Columbus Humane in what the group called “devastating” conditions. Now, after weeks of […]

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Your Incredible Pet Adoption Stories – NBC Chicago

In honor of “Clear the Shelters” coming August 17th, we asked our NBC Chicago Facebook Audience, “Why did you decide to adopt your pet?” Their responses were filled with stories of love, camaraderie and lifelong friendship. Read them below. For more information on Chicago-area shelters participating in NBC’s Clear The Shelters animal adoption campaign and […]

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Close 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 has 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 action against Animal Kingdom […]

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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 Nov. 7 city council meeting. […]