New Taipei man fined NT$60,000 for sticking cat in mail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An owner of a cat has been fined a total of NT$60,000 for sending it to a shelter via express mail last month, announced the New Taipei City Animal Protection and Health Inspec...

Animal of the Kingdom pet store chain closing, free pets available at 17 branches in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Animal of the Kingdom (動物王國), a well-known pet store China in Taiwan, announced its closure yesterday (Sept. 27) due to heavy losses from its investment in e-commerce and that ...

PetSmart® Expands National Ice Cream Day Celebration to Two Days, July 14-15, with Free Dog-friendly Ice Cream Samples at PetsHotel® Locations

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 11, 2018--National Ice Cream Day is Sunday, July 15, but PetSmart ® is celebrating all weekend long by offering free, dog-friendly ice cream at its PetSmart PetsHotel ® l...

PetSmart Expands In-Store Events to Include Sample Saturdays, Camp Critters Series in Stores Nationwide

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 6, 2018--PetSmart ® is pleased to announce the expansion of its in-store events, known as PetSmart Parties, with the addition of Sample Saturdays and Camp Critters. The e...

PetSmart® Hosts Pet Food Drive to Help Pets Impacted by Natural Disasters

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 15, 2018--June is National Pet Preparedness Month, and with hurricane and wildfire seasons well underway, PetSmart® has launched a pet food drive in its 1,600 stores acro...

Swiffer Tackles the Hairiest Home Situations for Pet Owners Because Shed Happens

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 24, 2018--They’re called furry friends for a reason, but that fur can be troublesome. Shed happens, but with Swiffer you can keep your house clean and fill it with uni...

PetSmart® Appoints J.K. Symancyk as Chief Executive Officer

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 21, 2018--PetSmart, Inc. (“PetSmart” or the “Company”) today announced the appointment of J.K. Symancyk as Chief Executive Officer. He will assume leadership of the Compa...

PetSmart® and PetSmart Charities® Celebrate 8 Millionth Pet Adoption During May National Adoption Weekend

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2018--With the help of nearly 4,000 animal welfare partners across North America, PetSmart and PetSmart Charities today announced they reached an unprecedented milest...

Taiwanese KMT councilor apologizes over using pet animals as Mother's Day giveaways

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - How bizarre would the election campaign giveaways would be? A KMT Taoyuan County Councilor Jan Jiang-tsun (詹江村) was recently using live animals of hamster and guppy as "giv...

Taiwan to include cats in its regulations on the sale of animals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An official for the Council of Agriculture revealed on Saturday the council's plans to add cats to its current Regulations for Particular Animal Industry Management, which ...

Sick puppies spur New York scrutiny of non-profit rescues

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — When Alexis Kozmon and her husband decided to get a dog for their 6-year-old daughter, they chose to adopt rather than buy from a breeder to teach the child the value of rescuing. ...

Photo of black kitty on Taipei animal shelter website attracts attention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A black kitten’s photo attracted a lot of attention online after the Taipei City Animal Protection Office (TCAPO) posted it on the pet adoption section of the agency&...

Extensive list of animal shelters in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- English news aggregator Taiwan Observer has compiled an extensive list of animal shelters across Taiwan on July 18, after its Facebook page was flooded with requests about shel...

Police find 4 Doberman-mix puppies stolen from shelter

WEST NEWTON, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania animal shelter says four puppies stolen overnight have been returned safely after they were tracked down by a state police trooper. Sar...

PetSmart® Hits Major Milestone: 1,500th Store in Its Expanding Chain across North America

PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 16, 2016--PetSmart announced today it has reached a milestone by opening its 1,500 th store in its expanding chain across North America. The store opened its doors this w...