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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 […]

Did the Humane Society of the United States Endorse a Retail Rescue?

Pretending To Be a Veterinarian Doesn’t Help Animals -Ed Sayres, Director of Animal Welfare Education at Petland Inc., former President of American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) I thought there was consensus among all animal welfare organizations that falsifying veterinary reports was not in the best interest of the welfare of companion […]

Advancing Animal Welfare at 7th Annual Dog Breeder Symposium

Petland Inc., the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Ohio Forum for Companion Animals (OFCA), the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) and the American Kennel Club (AKC) recently hosted the seventh annual Dog Breeder Symposium in Walnut Creek, Ohio. More than 250 professional and hobby breeders from three states were in attendance.   “Petland […]

Identifying Signs of Cancer in Your Pet

National Pet Cancer Awareness Month Dr. Thomas Edling, DVM, MSpVM, MPH, Petland’s consulting veterinarian. I have found when talking with people there are many misconceptions about cancer. Cancer is not a specific disease like distemper or parvo, but hundreds of different related diseases each unique to the animal or person it is attacking. Cancer is […]

Pet Therapy Improves Life with Alzheimer’s

Could Pets Improve Quality of Life for Those with Alzheimer’s? We have all been comforted by a pet. Whether it’s a dog, cat reptile or bird, animals are there for us. Petland knows first-hand the change a pet can make to those with special needs and nursing home residents. Over 85 monthly pet-therapy visits bring […]

Overcoming Pet Obesity

Let’s chat about something NOBODY wants to hear……  We as a country are fat and so are our pets!!! I’m not fat shaming here… just pointing out the obvious.  What are the facts… The 11th annual Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) survey found that 59.5% of cats and 55.8% of dogs classified as overweight […]

National Service Dog Month

September is National Service Dog Month While only 1% of the 50 million people with disabilities use service dogs to assist them, there are now over 500,000 service dogs working in America. What started as one fundraiser has transformed into an annual celebration honoring the extraordinary work service animals do every day to help the […]

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Discover more about Petland in our Video Gallery! Packed with tons of valuable information, our gallery was designed to educate everyone on what Petland is all about!

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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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