• Dog

    Woman gets wrong dog from Virginia pet salon

    Not all dogs are the same. A woman from Virginia snapped a picture that she thought showed her dog glaring at her after picking him up from the groomer. On closer inspection, however, it turned out that it wasn’t actually her dog. Tykesha Cherry says she noticed that the dog given to her by the pet salon was acting differently than her actual pet, Lucky. (SWNS/Kennedy News and Media) Tykesha Cherry spoke with Southwest News Service (SWNS) about how she was given the wrong dog after dropping her pet off at the groomers. She had dropped her dog Lucky off  

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  • Pet Food

    Residents seeing pet food shortages at stores | Connecticut News

    (WFSB) – Finding food for your pet is becoming a challenge for many residents and soon the prices could go up. Wednesday Channel 3 spoke with multiple grocery and pet stores who say they have been experiencing shortages for months. When they order supplies, sometimes they aren’t sure what to expect inside. The limited supply is another effect of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Connecticut Food Association says the cause of this is due to staffing shortages in the trucking and transportation industry due to the recent spike in omicron cases. Green Tails Market, a pet store in Farmington, says they  

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  • Animal Nutrition

    Hill’s Pet Nutrition debuts 2 new chief veterinary officers

    The pet nutrition company has tapped Dr Jolle Kirpensteijn as their new global CVO and Dr Karen Shenoy as CVO in the United States. Hill’s Pet Nutrition welcomed Jolle Kirpensteijn, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVS and ECVS, as global chief veterinary officer, and Karen Shenoy, DVM, as chief veterinary officer for the United States. Effective as of January 1, 2022, the pair will help support the company’s mission ‘to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets by providing the best pet nutrition in the world.’ More about Kirpensteijn and Shenoy Prior to joining Hill’s, Kirpensteijn was  

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  • Dog

    Pet dog reunited with family after being found in Indiana after going missing in Texas three years ago

    It’s nice when stories have a happy ending. Three years ago, the Skelton family was devastated when their beloved pet dog, Daisy, was lost. The family had no idea what happened to her, but they say they never gave up hope that they would find her one day. Katrina Skelton spoke with Fox News about finding out her pet dog had been found after going missing three years ago. (Katrina Skelton) Recently, Daisy was found in Indiana, which came as a complete surprise to the Skelton family, who live near Dallas, Texas. Katrina Skelton spoke with Fox News about the  

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  • Pet Food

    Pet owners on the prowl for cat food amid supply chain issues

    LELAND, N.C. (WECT) – Many pet owners have noticed a new shortage lately, causing families to dig deeper into their pockets or venture out of their pets’ comfort zone. “Well, I gotta burn a bunch of gas or get on my cell phone and start calling around — ’Do you have this’ or ‘Do you have that?’” said Leland cat owner ALex Fulcher. “You know, it’s just kind of aggravating not being able to find it. I’ll probably go to three or four different stores.” Canned wet pet food seems to be hard to find lately, especially for cat owners.  

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  • Pet Supplement

    Manna Pro kicks off pet food M&A for 2022 with Oxbow deal

    One of the first pet food mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals announced in 2021 happened on January 4, when Manna Pro Products bought Bullymake, a direct-to-consumer dog treat subscription service. Perhaps Manna Pro considers that an important or lucky date: On January 4, 2022, it announced it’s acquiring Oxbow Animal Health, which has provided pet foods, treats, supplements and other products for small mammals for 30 years. Manna Pro: Microcosm of pet food M&A scene Manna Pro itself has roots dating back to 1842. For many of those years, the company was known for providing nutrition and other products for  

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  • Pet Food

    Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando receives thousands of pounds of free pet food

    SANFORD, Fla. – It was a good day for the staff and volunteers at Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando in Sanford. The organization received 50,000 meals to help feed hundreds of local pets in need thanks to nonprofits Greater Good Charities and Wag! “Since COVID, since the fire, there’s been an increase in demand for our pet food pantry. We have a seniors meals on wheels program that we provide food to and all of our foster families that are taking care of foster puppies and kittens,” Steve Bardy said. [TRENDING: Expert says 80% of Floridians will have had COVID  

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  • Pet Food

    Upstate pet shops seeing pet food shortages | News

    Ariel Ballman has for Persian cats. Feeding them is expensive enough, but she couldn’t find their favorite brands anywhere.   “Completely empty, sold out; there’s not a single can, a single bag. It’s gone,” Ballman said.   Ballman tried to replace the the brand for the time being, but it made her fur babies sick.   “It’s had been tearing their stomachs up,” Ballman said, “I’ve thought about trying to order directly from the manufacturer, but I’m not sure how.”   Easley’s Saluda River Pet Store manager Cody McClain says the problem is deeper than just cat food.   “We are seeing a little bit  

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