Investors Are Wild About the Pet Industry and There's No End in Sight — Especially If There Is a Strong Online Component

Investors Are Wild About the Pet Industry and There's No End in Sight — Especially If There Is a Strong Online Component

Entrepreneur Media.PE firms that might normally have a strict lower limit for EBITDA are regularly making exceptions for pet-care industry operations, especially those that demonstrate fast growth.

Readers reply: do animals in film and TV know that they’re acting?

Readers reply: do animals in film and TV know that they’re acting?

Dogs and other animals will absolutely take direction, but do they know they’re acting?My cat and my dog know how to play-act for attention.

3 Puppies Tested Positive for Covid in Mexico; They Were Infected By Their Owners

3 Puppies Tested Positive for Covid in Mexico; They Were Infected By Their Owners

Recently, the authorities of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development ( Sader ) confirmed the first positive cases of pets affected by COVID-19 in the country.However, only the three dogs mentioned were positive, thus becoming the first animals to be affected by coronavirus in Mexico.

Changes, challenges: The not-so-secret life of pandemic pets

Changes, challenges: The not-so-secret life of pandemic pets

With this month’s U.S. rollout of vaccinations offering hope for normalcy in 2021, long-term impacts aren’t known.“If we think how much time most of our pets prior to the pandemic typically would spend without people around to 24 hours a day, seven days a week, it’s quite a lot,” says Candace Croney, a Purdue University professor who teaches about animal behavior.

Eurotunnel clamps down on dog travel amid puppy smuggling fears

Eurotunnel clamps down on dog travel amid puppy smuggling fears

Dog rescue organisations are appealing for Eurotunnel to clarify new rules clamping down on the rising numbers of animals being brought into the UK.Rescue organisations said dogs due to be rehomed could suffer as a result of the decision to cut the number of animals allowed to travel in each vehicle from 20 to five, drastically increasing the costs for rescue operations.

How much is that doggie (coat) in the window? The rise of pet fashion

How much is that doggie (coat) in the window? The rise of pet fashion

Model wears a D2 x Poldo check bandana, £55, Dsquared2.“There’s a growing interest for customers to reflect their own individual style and match it with their dog’s through clothing,” Brigitte Chartrand, the vice-president of womenswear buying at Ssense told Women’s Wear Daily.

Dogs Trust suspends all adoptions until after Christmas

Dogs Trust suspends all adoptions until after Christmas

“Not everyone celebrates the festive season, and for some families having additional time off from work and other commitments could make it a good time to settle in a new dog,” Adam Clowes, operations director at Dogs Trust, explained to Metro.

Dave Bautista adopts bonded pit bulls who were separated at shelter

Dave Bautista adopts bonded pit bulls who were separated at shelter

“He has an amazing heart for animals, but I think what is even more beautiful about how he connects with pit bulls is that it's just such a seamless, loving, humble way that he reaches out to dogs and he really connects,” Lisa Bricker, the director of development at Frankie’s Friends, a charitable pet foundation, told TODAY.davebautista/ Instagram"They just won the #DogLottery," actor Justin Long wrote in a comment on the post.

The tiger next door: America’s backyard big cats

The tiger next door: America’s backyard big cats

Brittany Peet, director of Captive Animal Law Enforcement for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta), says there are a “patchwork of laws” regulating the possession of big cats.

Dog Survives Washington Mudslide and Comforts Grieving Family

Dog Survives Washington Mudslide and Comforts Grieving Family

“Linda’s family had lived on their farm outside Oso for five generations,” said USA TODAY. While nothing can fix the sorrow felt by the families involved, finding Buddy is a bright spot in a weekend filled with loss.

Bradley Cooper cast his own dog in 'A Star Is Born' for the sweetest reason

Bradley Cooper cast his own dog in 'A Star Is Born' for the sweetest reason

Bradley Cooper stars alongside Lady Gaga in "A Star Is Born." His dog Charlie also makes cameo appearance in the film. See a 1st look at Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper in 'A Star Is Born'

How Ashley Tisdale's dog got her through her 20s — and dating

How Ashley Tisdale's dog got her through her 20s — and dating

Tisdale has partnered with Happy Hempies, a nutritional supplement for dogs, because she says it is what helps Maui stay at ease. Tisdale says Maui is her "soul mate" and that’s why she wants her to remain happy and healthy.

Top 7 Dog-Friendly Cities in the United States

Top 7 Dog-Friendly Cities in the United States

From places with more than 300 sunny days annually to those teeming with pet-friendly hotels, here are seven dog-friendly cities with plenty to offer pooches and their parents. From off-leash parks and hiking trails to dog-friendly restaurants, breweries and coffee shops, Seattle welcomes all dog-lovers and their canine companions with open arms.”

Annual Clear the Shelters event aims to boost pet adoptions

Annual Clear the Shelters event aims to boost pet adoptions

Annual Clear the Shelters event aims to boost pet adoptions copied! Thousands of animals are up for adoption on Saturday as part of the fourth annual Clear the Shelters event, sponsored by NBC and Telemundo-owned stations.

Unethical puppy and kitten farms 'to be banned' in England

Unethical puppy and kitten farms 'to be banned' in England

The government is to ban unethical puppy and kitten farms in England, pledging to end the trade of unscrupulous breeders who keep animals in filthy and cramped conditions and force some to be pregnant many times over.

EasyJet launches pet house-sitting service for holidaymakers

EasyJet launches pet house-sitting service for holidaymakers

Partnering with house-sitting service TrustedHousesitters, the airline will match pet owners with verified members of its online community to look after their home, while travellers will be able to find unique accommodation where they can look after everything from "chickens and pigs to goats and llamas", with diverse options including French chateaux and apartments in Paris.