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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 […]

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 […]

The Name Game

PENINSULA HUMANE SOCIETY & SPCA The Name Game September 11, 2019 at 7:46 AM   Here’s a question I often get asked: “What’s the relationship between Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA and American SPCA (ASPCA), Humane Society of U.S. (HSUS), and other national-sounding groups?” The question often comes as those organizations send mail asking for […]

Petland Chillicothe Donates Pomeranian Puppy to Ava’s Magical Unicorns

Fundraiser for cystic fibrosis April 6 at Greenfield VFW Ranch; Petland of Chillicothe thanked for support By Jean Little, M.Ed. Greenfield Elementary School Over the weekend, we had an amazing experience at Petland in Chillicothe, and I truly believe that we should not only thank them in a big way, but also make sure that […]

Petland Applauds USDA Action to Strengthen Standards of Care

Petland applauds the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) March 21, 2019 announcement seeking public comment on proposed updates to the Animal Welfare Act.  The Animal Welfare Act is a federal law that establishes the regulations of commercial dog kennels, dealers, research facilities and exhibitors. “Petland has a proud history of advocating for enhanced meaningful […]

Petland Donates Puppy to Woman with Sickle Cell Anemia

 Wednesday, March 13th Petland Pembroke Pines donated a Mal-Shi puppy to a woman with sick cell anemia. The hypoallergenic puppy is a cross between a Maltese and Shih Tzu. The donation is a part of Petland franchisee Luis Marquez’s resolution to assist South Floridians fighting illnesses. Last year, Marquez gifted two puppies to Sebastian […]

Petland Raises More than $140,000 for St. Jude

The Largest Single Donation in Petland History The numbers are in! Petland stores nationwide raised more than $140,000 during the 2018 St. Jude Halloween Pin-Up Promotion benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Treatments invented at St. Jude Children’s […]

The More You Know: Choosing the Right Dog P.1

When it comes to choosing the right kind of dog best suited to your lifestyle it helps to gain as much information as possible. The goal is to provide a loving forever home for your new canine companion, so it will take more time than researching the best cell phone. No one has a 12-year-old […]

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 […]

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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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