Frisco, Texas, Strengthens Pet Store Regulations

IN FRISCO, TEXAS, EDUCATION BRINGS PROGRESSIVE REGULATIONS On January 21 the Frisco, Texas City Council voted unanimously in favor of an ordinance to strengthen pet store regulations in the city. What began as a polarizing debate about retail pet sales concluded with an education on what constitutes best practices in retail pet store management. Not […]

Got Algae? We’ve Got Solutions

Algae Problems and Solutions   Nobody starts an aquarium with the goal of having slimy, fuzzy, hairy, or smelly algae covering their glass and decorations, yet this can sometimes be the result. Excessive or persistent algae growth may even cause you to give up on keeping an aquarium all together. Although, you cannot stop all […]

What is Best for Pets?

What is Driving the Emotionally Charged Demands to Ban the Sales of Regulated Pets From Pet Stores? Is it a desire to improve animal welfare or is it to appease special interest groups? It can’t be both. -Joe Watson, President and CEO of Petland Inc.   Across America today, approximately 300-communities and 3-states have banned the sales of […]

Tips From a Vet: Skin & Coat

Healthy Skin and Coat What is the largest organ in the body of your dog and cat? The answer of course is the SKIN. Most people don’t think too much about the skin and have never thought of the skin as an organ. What exactly is an organ? An organ is a group of tissues […]

Impact of California’s Retail Pet Sale Ban

False Promises Create Unintended Consequences   Over the past 10 years animal welfare organizations have continued to advocate for the adoption of homeless dogs and have had impressive, measurable success. The American Pet Products Association (APPA) National Pet Owners Survey* reports a drastic increase in the number of dogs adopted via shelter or rescue. A […]

Petland Charities to donate more than $10K in pet food to Athens Food Pantry

  Monthly food shipments begin January 24, 2020, to the Athens County Food Pantry.    (Chillicothe, OH: January 16, 2020) –Petland Charities and the Athens County Food pantry are excited to announce their partnership to provide dog food for families in need. The program, which begins this month, will provide $10,000 in Petland’s private label […]

Is the Guinea Pig or Rabbit the Right Pet for You?

Which of these small mammals makes the best pet – a rabbit or a guinea pig? Well, this is a trick question because both are fantastic animals and make great pets! One might fit your family and lifestyle better, but both make a great family member.   Let’s look at the different attributes, needs and […]

HSUS State Director Misleads Police in Investigation of Dog Attack at her Home

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: Elderly Woman Dies After Dog Attack in Suffield; Attack Occurred at Home of Animal Activist Pit Bull Belongs to HSUS Senior State Director Annie Hornish Janet D’Aleo, 95-years old, died Wednesday after a dog attack in Suffield. Appeals Destruction Order UPDATE 11/26/19: Suffield Police have completed their investigation after a pit bull […]

Petland Heath Reaches Almost $4,500 in Support of Local Shelter

Supporting Local, One Dog at a Time Since February 2019, anyone who adopts a dog at Licking County Dog Shelter and Adoption Center (LCDS) receives a $25 Petland gift card and bag of food. Petland Heath has since redeemed over $4,400 in gift cards. Petland Heath has been hosting monthly adoption days with LCDS since […]

Bringing Home a New Dog or Puppy? Do This!

Whether Adopting Or Shopping Meet Your Puppy First There are currently 616 million items available on Amazon and millions of those items can be confidently purchased “sight unseen.” But that is certainly not the case when choosing a puppy from a breeder, pet store or shelter.  Even though many of us might be tired of […]

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Petland Gives Back

Through Petland Charities, a 501c3 organization, Petland partners with the communities their corporate stores call home to raise funds for local shelters and K9 units.

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Myth vs Fact

We're working to end cruelty and substandard care. We share in the concern of communities and have a common objective to put puppy mills out of business. That’s why we’re continually working to push for the highest standards of care at our breeder facilities and in our own facilities. Get the facts.

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Petland Gives Back to Communities via Petland Charities

Learn how Petland is giving back to local shelters and K9 units through their new charitable giving organization, Petland Charities.

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