Love Your Pet: Advantages of building a relationship with a really small animal

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Our Love Your Pet series continues with a special look at small pets.

At at Dakin Humane Society in Springfield, being as quiet as a mouse rarely gets these critters the attention they deserve. And that’s a pity says Animal Resource coordinator Eliza Fischer, too many pet friendly families are missing out on the opportunity to enjoy the company of these little guys.

“We have a lot of mice right now. They are fun to watch, very active, fun and there are a couple right now that

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Proposed ‘puppy mill’ law faces criticism from pet shop owners at public hearing

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A proposal that one speaker said would “sever the puppy mill pipeline” drew criticism from pet shop owners, one of whom said it would shut down small businesses and “would not effect the availability for puppy mills to operate as they do now.”

The proposed town law, which would ban the sale of commercially bred dogs, cats and rabbits by pet stores, was the subject of public hearing

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Nation’s Leading Neighborhood Pet Retailer, Pet Supplies Plus, Expands Offerings to Include Prescription Products | State

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LIVONIA, Mich., Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Pet Supplies Plus, the nation’s leading pet retail franchise, continues to make good on its promise of convenience to pet owners everywhere. The neighborhood-favorite brand has officially expanded its offerings to include prescription pet medications and food. Available online, this expanded array of products allows Pet Supplies Plus to continue to meet evolving pet parent needs – truly becoming a one-stop shop for busy pet owners.

Pet Supplies Plus will offer Hill’s Prescription Diet, Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets, flea and tick treatments, heartworm medications and more, with brand name

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Pawsitively Milwaukee Pets of the Week: Cricket and Sally

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WAUKESHA — The Humane Animal Welfare Society of Waukesha County is helping those impacted by hurricane season!

HAWS welcomed a flight from Wings of Rescue full of pets displaced by the devastation of Hurricane Ida, mainly in Mississippi and Louisiana.

When the hurricane hit, shelters in the South had to clear space, so they could act as emergency shelters. HAWS takes in those pets that are already up for adoption and puts them up for adoption in our area. Staff say the program works well because it allows for shelters in hurricane impacted areas to provide shelter and reunions for

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Born Free USA Rescues Third “Pet” Monkey in Three Months, Calls for Ban on Pet Primates | Texas

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COTULLA, Texas, Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Leading animal welfare nonprofit, Born Free USA, welcomed a new monkey to its primate sanctuary in South Texas last week. Five-year-old vervet monkey, Maliki, was surrendered after he bit his former owner. He is the third pet monkey the nonprofit has rescued in as many months. The need for homes, said the charity, far outweighs the capacity of U.S. sanctuaries, and a change in the law is necessary to curb the trade in pet primates once and for all.

Born Free USA’s primate sanctuary is one of the largest in the

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