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Alzheimer’s and dementia patients visited by puppies for Thanksgiving

An Ohio man and his 92-year-old grandmother want to help people with Alzheimer’s and dementia this holiday season. Ross Smith and his comedy sidekick – his own grandmother, who goes by “Granny” — visited four different senior living facilities around Ohio last week and they brought with them a very special gift: puppies. Smith and […]

Local Petland’s Paws for Cause Event Raises More Than $22,300 for Shelters

Petland Norwin is excited to announce their Second Annual Paws for the Cause Charity Event on October 14 raised more than $22,300 for three shelters, signifying a 35 percent increase over last year’s event. More than 425 people attended the sold out event at Stratigo’s Banquet Center featuring dinner, live K-9 demonstration, live auction, silent […]

Petland Donates $20,000 To Project Alive

Donation To Help Fund Clinical Trials CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – Oct. 23, 2018 // PRNewswire // – Petland was honored to provide Project Alive with a check for $20,000 to help fund clinical trials. Petland stores in Southern Florida along with Petland, Inc. raised money through donations and drives in September. Hunter Syndrome (MPS II) is a rare […]

Make-A-Wish delivers puppy to St. George teen in remission

One St. George teenager learned that wishes do come true Tuesday when she received the gift of love in the form of a fluffy, wriggly puppy. Sophia Duran, 17, was the guest of honor at a surprise wish party hosted by Make-A-Wish Utah where she met her new best friend and heart’s desire, Oliver, a […]

A New Dog in Town

MIDDLEPORT — The Village of Middleport will soon have a new tool in the battle against drugs — K9 Bonnie.     Bonnie, a Belgian Malinois, is currently in training for eight weeks with Officer Shannon Smith of the Middleport Police Department. Smith and Bonnie were introduced to village officials on Friday following their first […]

How Little Does This “Humane Society” Give to Pet Shelters in Your State?

You’ve probably seen ads from the Humane Society of the United States: Slow, sad music and pictures of needy dogs and cats that your donation will help—supposedly. In reality, these ads are perpetuating a massive deception on animal lovers. Only 1% of the money raised by the Humane Society of the United States is given […]

Veterans’ Advocates Urge Congress to Pass Bill Making VA Issue Grants for PTSD Service Dogs

Washington, D.C. — Veterans’ advocates are urging Congress to make the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) support organizations that provide service dogs to veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder and other conditions. The Association of Service Dog Providers for Military Veterans held a press conference Tuesday with members of Congress to advocate for the Puppies […]

MSU College of Veterinary Medicine researchers complete canine shelter population survey

STARKVILLE, Miss.—A recently completed study by two researchers in Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine brings American animal shelter canine populations into sharper focus. The study by CVM faculty members Kimberly Woodruff and David R. Smith uses survey and capture/re-capture methodology to estimate the number of dogs in U.S. animal shelters, adoption rates, transfer […]

Petland Fulfills 350th Make-A-Wish

Petland has celebrated more than 350 wishes granted during its 20-year relationship with Make-A-Wish America. Safari Stan’s Children’s Charities by Petland was formalized in 1994. Petland has two children’s charities: Make-A-Wish and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Annually, Petland collects funds year-round for St. Jude, collecting nearly $500,000 since 2009. And, since 1998 has fulfilled more […]

Don’t use dog DNA tests to make life-or-death decisions for your pet, experts warn

The claims dog DNA-testing companies make can seem all but definitive: One quick cheek swab can tell you not only about the breeds that make up your pooch but also offer it a lifetime of health. Pay $65, and you can make smarter, science-based decisions about veterinary care. You can be a more responsible dog […]

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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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