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Home for the holidays: How you can foster a pet for Thanksgiving | Pets & Animals

TEMPE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) – A Tempe-based animal rescue organization hopes you can give some of their dogs and cats a break from shelter life over the Thanksgiving holiday.

Lost Our Home Pet Rescue in Tempe is launching short-term foster care for its animals starting next week. Right now, the rescue has about 100 dogs and cats available to foster.

“Getting these pets out is really twofold,” said Josie Gaieck of Lost Our Home Pet Rescue explained. “One. Yes, it’s great for the pets to get out, have that break, have that little loving environment, but also with COVID-19, it’s

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Walmart, Chewy, and PetSmart preparing for holiday pet sales surge

  • Half of consumers plan to buy pet supply gifts over the holidays.
  • The average buyer will spend $90 on pet supplies for the 2020 holidays.
  • All the coronavirus pet adoptions have led to booms for pet supply stores.
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The upcoming holiday season is different this year due to the coronavirus, but dogs and cats, along with the retailers who sell pet merchandise, will come out ahead.

Half of the consumers surveyed by consulting firm Deloitte plan to buy pet supplies or food while shopping for the holidays this year. Nearly a quarter of

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KC Pet Project works to help owners through eviction, COVID

COVID-19 has been a quiet catastrophe for many Kansas City pets.

Evictions and financial struggles related to the coronavirus pandemic have caused heartbroken pet owners to relinquish their animals — to shelters or new homes when possible.

“Whatever is affecting the human also is affecting the animal,” says Tori Fugate, chief communications officer for KC Pet Project, the nonprofit that runs the Kansas City animal shelter.

In some cases, COVID-19 has had a bigger impact on animals than on their companion humans: Even if evicted owners can find a new place to stay, it may not accept their pets. So

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S’porean couple starts S’pore’s first humane pet grooming service at age 26 after seeing dark side of industry

Nestled along Joo Chiat Rd, you might miss the storefront of Bubblypetz when you’re walking past the many shophouses in the area.

a car parked on the side of a building: Bubblypetz pet grooming shop is just behind the tree, beside the beauty salon. Screenshot from Google Map.

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Bubblypetz pet grooming shop is just behind the tree, beside the beauty salon. Screenshot from Google Map.

Once you step inside this pet grooming store, you are transported into what looks like a MUJI showroom, with its wooden facade and the smell of a scented candle filling the air.

As you start to feel more peaceful, having left behind the tropical heat and the sound of the road behind, you don’t see anyone at

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Steps for selecting the right pet food

With so many options to choose from, pet owners may not know where to begin when looking for acceptable food for their companion animals. Valley News/Courtesy photo

TEMECULA – Newly minted pet parents must make many decisions as they welcome their pets into their homes. The food pet owners choose is one of the most important decisions pet owners must make. A high-quality, well-balanced diet can strengthen the immune system, help pets maintain a healthy weight and keep fur shiny and sleek.

It wasn’t too long ago that only a few different brands of pet food were available to consumers.

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