Veterinary Company Modern Animal Announces $75.5 Million In Raised Capital

Veterinary company Modern Animal, cofounded and spearheaded by Under 30 honoree Steven Eidelman, announced today that it has raised $75.5 million. The funding comes from two (previously unannounced) investments over the past year: a $35.5M Series A led by True Ventures and Addition, and a $40M Series B led by Founders Fund, who also led the Modern Animal’s $13 million seed round in 2019.

Eidelman, cofounder and CEO of Modern Animal says that their goal when starting the company was to create pet care for the 21st century: seamless access

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Dog missing for two years reunited with owner after being spotted on TV news segment

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A Wisconsin man has been reunited with his missing dog nearly two years later after he spotted the dog on a TV news segment about adoptable pets, according to UPI.

The owner, who identified himself to the news station as Dwight, called in about the dog after recognizing his long-lost pet named Payday who at the time had been missing for two years. Dwight said that he doesn’t usually sleep with the TV on. But this particular night he must have forgotten to turn it off or it was kept on in a stroke of luck, because the next

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Linda and more pets up for adoption in Phoenix-area shelters

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Every year, approximately 6.5 million companion animals enter shelters nationwide, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Of those, about 3.3 million are dogs and 3.2 million are cats.

Each week, The Arizona Republic highlights a handful of the many pets up for adoption at Valley shelters. To check the status of a specific animal, please contact the shelter directly.

Linda: A pup with a new winning smile   

Interested adopters can view available pets at AHS’ PetSmart Scottsdale location, like sweet Linda, and schedule an appointment online at azhumane.org/adopt.

With a smirk that can charm anyone who meets her, Linda is certainly a unique beauty who hopes to find someone that appreciates all she has to

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Multiple dog food brands recalled over substance that could harm your pet

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WASHINGTON (WTAJ) — Multiple dog food brands have been recalled due to possible high levels of a by-product that can be harmful to pets if consumed in large quantities.

According to a release, Sunshine Mills, Inc. issued a voluntary recall of some dog food under the brands Triumph, Evolve, Wild Harvest, Nurture Farms, Pure Being and Elm.

The food may contain potentially high levels of aflatoxin, a naturally occurring by-product from the mold Aspergillus flavus that can grow on pet food ingredients such as corn, peanuts and other grains, according to

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Kansas shelters grapple with capacity crisis as pandemic-related pet returns increase

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TOPEKA — An influx of returned pets adopted during the pandemic is pushing pet shelters across the state beyond capacity.

For some shelters, this is business as usual during the summer months, but others are attributing the influx of pets to owners returning animals as they return to work in the office or face financial hardships. All are encouraging Kansans to consider ways they can help relieve the capacity crisis.

At Melissa’s Second Chances, a Shawnee pet shelter, the capacity for total cats and dogs is 80, but right now, there are close to 150 pets there. That is down

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