Pet-industry entrepreneurs find millennials’ disposable income a gold mine | Financial Post

Pet-industry entrepreneurs find millennials’ disposable income a gold mine | Financial Post

When Emma Harris welcomed her new yellow lab puppy, Bo, into her home in 2016, little did she realize he would become the inspiration for starting her own business. Harris has long been interested in supporting entrepreneurship through her studies and working with various startups in finance, sales and marketing roles. But when Bo came…

Woman removes 85 ticks from her dog after a walk — how to keep pets safe – National | Globalnews.ca

A Listen A U.K. mom claims her dog — and home — was covered in ticks after taking him out for a walk. Kimberley Whitehead‎ recently told Metro U.K. she removed 85 ticks on terrier Justin, adding she didn’t notice the ticks at first. “After discovering a tick burrowing into my leg at the weekend, we…

City cuts adoption fees for dogs and cats during adopt-a-thon weekend | CTV Calgary News

City cuts adoption fees for dogs and cats during adopt-a-thon weekend | CTV Calgary News

An influx in the number of dogs and cats at the City of Calgary’s animal services centre has prompted the City to reduce adoption rates this weekend in recognition of national Adopt a Shelter Pet day. Beginning Saturday, April 28 and continuing through Monday, April 30, the cost of adopting a dog or cat from…

‘Wonder Pets’ Is the Charming Alternative to ‘Paw Patrol’ That Parents Need

If you have a child around the age of three or four, you’ve definitely had to watch Paw Patrol. The series that has taken preschoolers hostage focuses on Ryder, a ten-year-old megalomaniac who controls a team of search-and-rescue dogs in the town of Adventure Bay. However, years before Ryder and his pups charged into your…

Dog Longingly Waits For Same Train Every Night In Hopes Of Owner’s Return

Dog Longingly Waits For Same Train Every Night In Hopes Of Owner’s Return

A dog’s heartbreaking routine at a train station platform has captured the attention of dog lovers around the world. Night after night a female dog stands on the same platform in front of the same carriage at Kanjurmarg Station in India searching for someone in vain. The dog waits for the 11pm train to arrive…

Bet your pet can’t do this. Meet Morgan, B.C.’s snow shovelling dog

Bet your pet can’t do this. Meet Morgan, B.C.’s snow shovelling dog

British Columbia Meet B.C.’s snow-shovelling, beer-fetching, vacuuming dog Morgan, a six-year-old Newfoundland, has been trained to do a variety of household chores By Jaimie Kehler, CBC NewsPosted: Feb 07, 2018 3:11 PM PTLast Updated: Feb 07, 2018 3:11 PM PT Morgan recently learned how to use the snow blower, though her owner admits she can’t do…

‘Pawternity’ benefits are a thing: Firms are offering paid time off for new pet owners | National Post

‘Pawternity’ benefits are a thing: Firms are offering paid time off for new pet owners | National Post

Think having a baby is rough? Just try bringing home a new puppy. All babies need is a couple of diaper changes, a few feedings and a burping session once in a while. But puppies? They need way more attention, particularly if you consider all the playing, the outdoor walks in the rain, the house…