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.

Schoolboy, 10, mauled by 115lb dog left with ‘unsurvivable injuries’

Schoolboy, 10, mauled by 115lb dog left with ‘unsurvivable injuries’

Jack Lis, died after he was mauled to death at a friends house in Pentwyn, Caerphilly on Monday, November 8 (Picture: PA)A 10-year-old boy died after suffering ‘severe injuries to the head and neck’ when he was attacked by 115lb dog, an inquest has heard.

On a visit to my father, Annie the Labrador steals the show

On a visit to my father, Annie the Labrador steals the show

But my father is to have the last laugh at the signing afterwards, when all present work out that he is the self-same Daddy mentioned throughout the text, and begin thrusting their copies of the book into his hands.

Man ‘caught having relations with dog at house with curtains open’

Man ‘caught having relations with dog at house with curtains open’

The alleged incident has been named ‘absolutely sickening’ (Picture: Getty Images)A man was allegedly caught having sex with a dog at a house after leaving his curtains open.Another man told The News: ‘It was absolutely sickening.

How to keep your dog calm on Bonfire Night during the fireworks

How to keep your dog calm on Bonfire Night during the fireworks

Keeping calm around fireworks yourself will help your pets relax in return – but if they’re already scared and coming to you for some reassurance, then comfort them.It’s important to make sure your dog can’t bolt from the house if they hear loud noises.

A dog’s breakfast: John Stanmeyer’s best phone picture

A dog’s breakfast: John Stanmeyer’s best phone picture

Because he takes photographs all the time, with his phone as much as any other camera (the former being, to his mind, simply “a camera that makes calls”), and because great danes were bred to childlike levels of dependency, he shoots Frida constantly.

You be the judge: should my housemate return his out-of-control dog to the shelter?

You be the judge: should my housemate return his out-of-control dog to the shelter?

I told Joshua that something needed to change: implement a proper training programme, or put a shock collar on the dog.I told Joshua that something needed to change: implement a proper training programme, or put a shock collar on the dog.

Shelter’s oldest rescue dog finally finds a loving home to live out his last days

Shelter’s oldest rescue dog finally finds a loving home to live out his last days

Poor old Duke was abandoned in an empty house and left to starve (Picture: SWNS)When Duke the Akita was found scared and abandoned in an empty house, he was underweight, had severe muscle loss, and his legs were covered in sores.

Best flea treatment for cats 2021: Vet-approved collars, spot-on and oral solutions

Best flea treatment for cats 2021: Vet-approved collars, spot-on and oral solutions

If this type of treatment sounds like it could work for your feline, Downing recommends opting for Frontline’s spot on flea and tick control for cats (£10.99, ), which says it kills fleas on your pet within 24 hours and will continue to protect them for up to a month.

Contents of Karl Lagerfeld’s eight houses up for grabs at Sotheby’s

Contents of Karl Lagerfeld’s eight houses up for grabs at Sotheby’s

The auction house announced earlier this year that it would sell the vast and varied number of objects that the late fashion designer accumulated to fill his eight residences in Monaco and France .Karl Lagerfeld, who died in 2019.

Learn About Your Dog's DNA and Get Hours of Obedience Training On-Demand

Learn About Your Dog's DNA and Get Hours of Obedience Training On-Demand

With DNA My Dog, you can better understand your pup in a painless, scientific way.You'll better understand your dog's personality traits, breed mix, and DNA composition, and even learn about predisposition to disease.

These common home and garden plants are actually poisonous to dogs

These common home and garden plants are actually poisonous to dogs

Daffodils Tulips Clematis Geranium Hydrangeas Bluebells Snowdrops Rhododendrons Irises Azaleas The charity advises that owners also need to watch out for substances such as insecticides and poisons used in treating common garden nuisances (used by 39% of dog owners) that can be potentially toxic to dogs.

Pet owners share heartfelt messages to their dogs and cats as they return to an office

Pet owners share heartfelt messages to their dogs and cats as they return to an office

Since you’re losing your own full-time job of distracting me by being so adorable that I must cross the room to pet you every 5 minutes, why not rediscover your toy box?I spent so much money on the chewy toys you ignore, and we’re trying to save up for a backyard, remember?.

Biden signs bill providing service dogs for struggling veterans

Biden signs bill providing service dogs for struggling veterans

A report released last year by the VA found that participants paired specifically with service dogs trained for PTSD had fewer suicidal behaviors and ideations within the first 18 months compared to people with emotional support animals.

Aldi launches pet house with balcony for furry friends who like a view

Aldi launches pet house with balcony for furry friends who like a view

If so, Aldi ’s new swanky pet house could be the perfect accessory for your pampered pooch or kitty.Kennelstore recently launched a range of outdoor dog houses that can be designed to look exactly like your home – making it the perfect garden accessory.

Untrained pandemic pups present dilemma for Americans

Untrained pandemic pups present dilemma for Americans

Marissa Sunny, CPDT-KA, a certified professional dog trainer and dog behavior specialist for the nonprofit Best Friends Animal Society, said as things open back up, it’s important to prioritize training and socialization to help prevent an influx of untrained adult dogs in shelters.

Hermès is selling a dog bowl for £960

Hermès is selling a dog bowl for £960

A bowl fit for canine royalty (Picture: Hermès/Getty)We all love to pamper our pooches, but a new product from Hermès really takes the (dog) biscuit.The bowl – which is inspired by the brand’s Chaine d’Ancre design – is ideal for sharing as it includes two different compartments, attached by a central magnet.

Champ, beloved Biden family dog, dies at 13

Champ, beloved Biden family dog, dies at 13

"He loved nothing more than curling up at our feet in front of a fire at the end of the day, joining us as a comforting presence in meetings, or sunning himself in the White House garden.".

Man drills holes in fence so his nosy huskies can peer out at the world

Man drills holes in fence so his nosy huskies can peer out at the world

Andy said: ‘They all love the attention they get’ (Picture: James Linsell-Clark / )The huskies gained particular attention last weekend when Jenny Polhill, 26, was lucky enough to see all four of them peering through the fence when she walked by.

Major White House news: Biden’s dog to receive anti-biting training offsite

Major White House news: Biden’s dog to receive anti-biting training offsite

Major the White House dog will receive further training away from the executive mansion after two biting incidents at his new home, a spokesman for the first lady, Jill Biden, said on Monday.