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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 […]

A Story From St. Jude: National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and in honor of Petland’s seven-year partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, we want to introduce you to a very special St. Jude patient and his dog.     Nothing can stop Mack from running, playing basketball or doing anything else he wants to do. Mack is a […]

Recognizing Signs of Pain and Illness in Your Cat

Part of being only semi-domesticated is the tendency for your cat to hide signs when sick or injured. Some people even speculate cat’s might worry that showing signs of pain will cause them to lose out to a more deserving animal, encouraging them to mask their symptoms. Because of these reasons, it can be very […]

Vaccines: The Greatest Advancement of Pet Health in our Lifetime

A fantastic vaccination success story is about one of the most deadly viruses in the world…. More deadly than Ebola – Rabies Lyssavirus or simply Rabies which is a zoonotic disease that animals can spread to people. Dog rabies didn’t arrive in the United States until sometime in the late 1700’s.  It was common in […]

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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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