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Jun 10, 2024

PetSmart Charities, American Red Cross Celebrate National Pet Preparedness Month

PetSmart Charities, a leading funder of animal welfare in the U.S., is teaming up with the American Red Cross, a nonprofit humanitarian organization, for National Pet Preparedness Month to ensure pet parents are ready when disaster strikes. June marks the start of hurricane and wildfire season across the country, making it imperative to have an […]

May 24, 2024

Independent Pet Retailer Group NexPet Assists Owner of Michigan Pet Store Destroyed by Tornado

Longtime NexPet member Steve Vernon had his indie pet store, MVPets, destroyed by a tornado that passed through Kalamazoo County on the evening of May 7. The tornado hit suddenly on Tuesday evening at closing. While Vernon was not in the store, his manager and an employee wisely followed the established emergency plan to shelter […]