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Petland on top-ranked international franchise list

July 11, 2018 – Petland is honored to once again be ranked among top-ranked franchises around the world...
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Petland Charities Hosts Summer Lovin’: Join Petland for a Summer Kittenpalooza

June 18, 2018 – Petland is pleased to announce a summer adoption event in partnership with Purrfect Companions Cat Adoption Center 3-5p.m. Friday, June 22, at Petland Central Center, Chillicothe...
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Petland in Jacksonville Receives 2018 Best of Jacksonville Award

June 4, 2018 – Petland Jax has been selected for the 2018 Best of Jacksonville Award in the Pet Store category by the Jacksonville Award Program...
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Protect Your Pet from the Heat! Summer months bring heat and fireworks

June 1, 2018 – As the weather gets warmer, millions of Americans and their pets are spending more time outside. Petland has some great tips to make sure your furry friends enjoy the summer months too!...
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Petland hosts Breeder Tour, Conference for Consulting Veterinarians

May 22, 2018 – Petland Inc. recently hosted a conference and breeder tour for Petland consulting veterinarians around the country. More than 100 people were in attendance for the two-day event in Indianapolis...
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Federal Court Dismisses Lawsuit against Petland

April 18, 2018 – Petland is pleased, but not surprised, that U.S. District Court Judge Mark Cohen in the Northern District of Georgia saw the lack of legal merit regarding the claims in the Cisneros case (Cisneros v. Petland, Inc. et al) and dismissed the case...
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Petland, CDC continue investigation

October 30, 2017 – No clear source identified; infection purportedly linked to Petland puppies now has human cases in 5 states with no Petland locations...
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Petland continues work with CDC

October 3, 2017 – “Investigation expanded to cover multiple sources”...
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Petland Urges Safety When Handling Any Dog

September 13, 2017 – “Regardless of where they come from, any puppy and dog can carry Campylobacter germs.”...
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Petland partners with CDC

September 11, 2017 – “Regardless of where they come from, ANY puppy and dog can carry Campylobacter germs.”...
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Petland Chillicothe reaches $20,000 in support of local shelter adoptions

August 3, 2017 – Program provides gift cards to families who adopt...
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Petland, Inc. presents WPA with Award of Excellence

August 1, 2017 – Petland President and CEO Joe Watson presented Doug Poindexter and the World Pet Association with a Petland Award of Excellence at the 2017 SuperZoo in Las Vegas...
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Petland on top-ranked international franchise list

July 11, 2017 – Entrepreneur Magazine positions Petland on Global Franchise List...
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Petland franchisees donate pup to K9s For Warriors

April 27, 2017 – Jacksonville Petland owners to provide veteran with service dog...
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Petland hosts 5th annual Dog Breeder Symposium

April 5, 2017 – USDA and Ohio Professional Dog Breeders Association partner in event...
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Petland named Retailer of the Year

March 23, 2017 – Marshall pet products honors Petland Chicago and Petland, Inc...
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Petland expands K9 support

March 13, 2017 – Stores across the country provide assistance for more than 100 service and therapy dogs...
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Petland Owners Give 7-year-old New Best Friend

March 7, 2017 – Orlando child fighting rare life-threatening brain tumor...
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Petland stores raise $130,000 for St. Jude

February 28, 2017 – Petland celebrates 38 percent increase in donations over 2015 during fall fundraiser...
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Petland reacts to USDA decision

February 6, 2017 – USDA inspection reports are a valuable tool to responsible pet stores...
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Petland hosts 2nd annual Adopted Pets Reunion Event

February 6, 2017– Petland Village of Eastside is hosting it's 2nd Annual Adopted Pets Reunion on Saturday February 11, 2017...
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Keep chill off of your pets this winter

December 21, 2016 – Simple tips for a safe and healthy winter for your pet...
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Petland applauds enactment of SB331

December 19, 2016 – SB331 makes Ohio just one of six states that regulates pet store buying standards...
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Petland Hilliard hosts family cookout fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®

October 17, 2016 – In honor of Petland’s national children’s charity, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, the Petland located in Hilliard Station on Hilliard-Rome Road is hosting a community cookout and fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 29...
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Tricks and Treats for your pet’s Halloween

October 17, 2016 – Five simple tips and a fun recipe for a safe and healthy holiday for your pet...
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Petland Offers Free Veterinarian Care to Adopted Franklin County Shelter Dogs

October 4, 2016 – Multiple Locations available to assist with growing County crisis...
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Petland Offers Free Veterinarian Care to Adopted Franklin County Shelter Dogs

September 16, 2016 – Multiple Locations available to assist with growing County crisis...
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Petland, Inc. awards outstanding store operators at Petland’s 49th anniversary Trade Show

August 24, 2016 – Petland’s 49th anniversary was recently celebrated at it’s annual Awards Banquet and Trade Show held in Columbus, OH...
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Petland Applauds the Introduction of the Canine Care Certified Program

August 5, 2016 – For nearly 50-years, Petland has taken very seriously the welfare of companion animals raised for our customers. We are pleased that after a multi-year pilot test project with voluntary participation by more than a dozen professional dog breeders...
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Petland continues expansion with opening in Lancaster

June 27, 2016 – Petland is pleased to announce its expansion with the recent opening of the Petland store in Lancaster, Ohio. The pet counseling team opened the doors to customers on Saturday at its Grand Opening Celebration.
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Protect Your Pet from the Heat!

June 24, 2016 – As the weather gets warmer, millions of Americans and their pets are spending more time outside. Petland has some great tips to make sure your furry friends enjoy the summer months too!
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Petland hosts 4th annual Dog Breeder Symposium

May 2, 2016 – Petland Inc., the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Ohio Professional Dog Breeders Association, the Ohio Department of Agriculture and the American Kennel Club (AKC) recently hosted the fourth annual Dog Breeder Symposium in Berlin, Ohio.
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New pet store debuts in North Huntingdon

April 26, 2016 – The pet counseling team at Petland in North Huntingdon opened their doors to customers at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 23rd at its Grand Opening Celebration.
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Petland Sponsors Dogs for Veterans

April 8, 2016 – Petland, Inc. is excited to name the Heartland Canines for Veterans organization as one of its national charities.
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Petland Jacksonville joins Operation K9

March 28, 2016 – Petland Jacksonville’s Geoff and Kelli Daniels were recently honored at the Global Pet Expo in Orlando, Florida for their support of K9s for Warriors.
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Petland celebrates American Red Cross Month

March 1, 2016 – In honor of American Red Cross month, select Petland stores will be donating a portion of the proceeds from the sale of pet first-aid kits to the American Red Cross. Petland retail stores will be offering deluxe first aid kits for pets for $20.00 with $15.00 per kit benefiting the American Red Cross.
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New pet store brings ‘family fun’ to Grove City

February 15, 2016 – The pet counseling team at Petland in Grove City will open the doors to customers at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 27th at its Grand Opening Celebration. The store, located across from Meijer at 2740 London-Groveport Road, will be giving away t-shirts, bags, coloring books and product samples with additional door prizes given away throughout the day.
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Petland celebrates anniversary with Adopted Pets Reunion Event

October 29, 2015 – In honor of Petland Village of East Side’s 5th anniversary of pet rescues with their ASAP (Animal Shelter Adoption Program), the Petland store on Penn Avenue will be hosting an anniversary celebration and Adopted Pets Reunion 11 a.m.until 2 p.m. Saturday, November 7, with facepainting, an Ask-the-Vet table, half-price nail trims, raffles and refreshments.
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Petland continues to raise standards for breeders

October 5, 2015 – New policy increases requirements for company stores
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Petland Chillicothe celebrates anniversary with Adoption Day, K9 demonstrations

October 1, 2015 – In honor of Petland Chillicothe’s 48th anniversary, the Petland store on Bridge Street will not only be unveiling a new look, but will also be celebrating October 10th and 11th with family fun events, a grand re-opening, adoption events and K9 demonstrations.
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Petland, Inc. awards outstanding store operators at Petland’s 48th anniversary Trade Show

July 31, 2015 – Petland’s 48th anniversary was recently celebrated at it’s annual Awards Banquet and Trade Show held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.
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Petland, Inc. presents American Kennel Club with Award of Excellence

July 31, 2015 – The American Kennel Club was recently awarded Petland’s newest distinction, the Petland Award of Excellence, for its steadfast support and contribution to Petland.
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Petland Plano takes in dogs from damaged shelter

July 6, 2015 – Store to care for and help adopt more than 20 dogs until shelter is repaired
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Protect Your Pet from the Heat!

June 10, 2015 – Summer months bring heat and fireworks
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Petland Chillicothe hosts adoption event

May 1, 2015 – Petland partners with Ross County Humane Society for Adoption Day
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Petland Adopt-A-Pet℠ continues to grow

April 30, 2015 – New survey shows 350,000 pets placed since 1998
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Petland hosts 3rd annual Dog Breeder Symposium

April 7, 2015 – USDA and Ohio Professional Dog Breeders Association partner in event
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Petland restricts sale of large constricting snakes

March 16, 2015 – Change reflects company's mission to provide the right pets that can be cared for at highest level
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Petland celebrates American Red Cross Month

March 9, 2015 – Limited edition Pet Safety Kits on sale to benefit local Red Cross
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Petland hires former Walmart VP

February 27, 2015 – Tony Samples to serve as Vice President of Corporate Stores
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Petland on top-ranked franchise list

January 12, 2015 – Entrepreneur® positions Petland on Franchise 500® list
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Say Cheese!

December 3, 2014 – Tips for that perfect Holiday Pet Picture VIEW STORY

Keep chill off of your pets this winter

November 12, 2014 – Simple tips for a safe and healthy winter for your pet. VIEW STORY

Tricks and Treats for your pet’s Halloween

October 10, 2014 – Five simple tips and a fun recipe for a safe and healthy holiday for your pet. VIEW STORY

Petland raises $52,000 for St. Jude

October 8, 2014 – Petland was recently honored in Memphis for raising over $52,000 nationwide last October to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s treatment and research, more than doubling its contribution from 2012. VIEW STORY

Petland, Inc. awards outstanding store operators at Petland’s 47th anniversary Trade Show

August 1, 2014 – Petland’s 47th anniversary was recently celebrated at it’s annual Awards Banquet and Trade Show held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. VIEW STORY

Protect Your Pet from the Heat!

July 1, 2014 – As millions of Americans head into the Holiday weekend, and hotter weather,it’s important that pet owners keep their pet’s safety in mind. VIEW STORY

Petland waives franchise fees for Veterans

May 28, 2014 – In support of our nation’s veterans, Petland today announced that Petland's initial franchise fee will be waived during the months of June and July for qualifying veterans. VIEW STORY

PIJAC welcomes new members to Board of Directors

April 9, 2014 – The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) elected two new board members. Joe Waston of Petland and John Mack of Reptiles by Mack were unanimously elected at the March 11 board meeting. VIEW STORY

Petland expands to Central & South America

January 10, 2014 – Petland, Inc. is growing internationally, expanding its franchise borders into Central & South America, with stores opening in Brazil in early 2014. A master franchise agreement has also been signed for stores to open in El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala and Honduras. VIEW STORY

Petland on top-ranked franchise list

January 9, 2014 – Petland is honored to once again be ranked among top-ranked franchises in the United States. VIEW STORY

Keep your pets happy on Halloween

October 17, 2013 – With anticipated retail sales of nearly 6.9 billion dollars on costumes, candy and decorations, it’s clear that Halloween is one of Americans’ favorite holidays. VIEW STORY

Petland donates computers for
Oklahoma Relief Efforts

June 3, 2013 – Petland recently donated three computers to the Animal Resource Center (ARC) to be utilized by the Center and the AKC Companion Animal Recovery (CAR) in on-the-ground efforts in Moore, Oklahoma to rescue, treat and track the hundreds of displaced pets. VIEW STORY

PIJAC honors Petland President

June 3, 2013 – The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council recently honored Petland President Joe Watson for his contributions and leadership to the pet industry. VIEW STORY

Petland Adopt-A-Pet more than just Dogs and Cats

March 22, 2013 – Petland recently released the latest numbers from their national Adopt-A-Pet program, a community service initiative to help place homeless pets in local communities. VIEW STORY

Petland, Inc. Appoints Vice Presidents

February 18, 2013 – Petland, Inc., a privately-held company, today announced the appointments of Steve Huggins to Vice President of Operations and Lisa Johnson to Vice President of Finance. VIEW STORY

Petland on Top-ranked Franchise List

February 8 , 2013 – Petland, once again, is among top-ranked franchises in the United States. VIEW STORY

Petland Offers Halloween Pet Safety Tips

October 25, 2012 – Halloween can be a fun holiday for families and their pets. However, Petland asks that pet owners are aware of potential dangers... VIEW STORY

Aquarium Adventure to open in San Antonio

September 12, 2012 – A new kind of adventure is coming to Texas. Aquarium Adventure, a specialty “aquatics-only” retail superstore will debut ... VIEW STORY

Petland honors top stores at annual conference

August 6, 2012 – Petland’s 45th anniversary was recently celebrated at it’s annual Awards Banquet and Trade Show.... VIEW STORY

Petland store raises funds for Police Training Gear

April 3, 2012 – The Petland store in Chillicothe is nearing its goal in donations to outfit the Chillicothe police K9 unit with much-needed training gear.... VIEW STORY

Petland Plano fulfills wish for young girl

February 13, 2012 – Petland in Plano is honored to help grant the wish of 8-year-old Ella Jade Dreamer from Rockwall, Texas... VIEW STORY

Petland on top-ranked franchise list Entrepreneur positions Petland on Franchise 500

January 25, 2012 – Petland, once again, is among top-ranked franchises in the United States. Petland ranked 480 overall... VIEW STORY

Petland Denounces Puppy Mills

January 20, 2012 – Petland, Inc. today reaffirmed its policy prohibiting the sale of any puppies from substandard breeders... VIEW STORY

Petland Novi Opens Doors to Retired Greyhounds Store to host meet and greet adoption events

(Novi, MI, January 17, 2012) – The Petland store in Twelve Oaks Mall is pleased to announce a new partnership with GRACE (Greyhound Retirement Adoption Care and Education).... VIEW STORY

Petland lends a hand with tornado relief Local pet retail stores partner with vendors to aid pet owners

June 1, 2011 – Petland stores are organizing local relief efforts with vendors to provide necessary supplies to families with pets affected by the storms in Alabama and Missouri... VIEW STORY

Petland lends a global hand with disaster relief for Japan Petland USA teams up with Petlands around the world to provide assistance

May 25, 2011 – Petland worldwide is coordinating relief efforts with vendors to provide necessary supplies to families with pets affected by the earthquakes and hurricanes in Japan... VIEW STORY

New pet store brings ‘family fun’ to Boerne Petland store to host grand opening celebration May 21st

May 3, 2011 – The fun and the furry are coming to Boerne, Texas to celebrate the grand opening of a new Petland store... VIEW STORY

Petland Mexico opens store #5 More development planned for Petland Mexico

April 21, 2011 – Petland, Inc. is pleased to announce that Petland Mexico recently opened its fifth store in Ecatepec, April 14th, 2011... VIEW STORY

Petland expands pet adoption program Petland’s Adopt-A-PetSM program finds homes for more than 310,000 homeless pets.

April 4, 2011 – Petland is proud to announce the growing success of its national Adopt-A-PetSM program, a community service initiative to help find homes for abandoned or unwanted pets... VIEW STORY

Pets, fun return to ‘new’ Petland Rome pet store will celebrate grand reopening

March 29, 2011 – The community is being invited to Petland Rome at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 9th, to participate in a grand re-opening of the store... VIEW STORY

Puppies stolen from Petland Lakeland recovered, store donates puppy

February 16, 2011 – Thieves broke into the Petland store in Lakeland, Florida the evening of February 9th. The men were able to make off with three puppies, a Chihuahua, Basset Hound and Pug... VIEW STORY

Pets, fun return to ‘new’ Petland Monroeville pet store will celebrate grand reopening

February 16, 2011 – The community is being invited to Petland Monroeville at 10 a.m. Saturday, February 26th, to participate in a grand re-opening of the store... VIEW STORY

Petland, Inc. donates to Cell Watch program, encourages other businesses to do the same

January 17, 2011 – Petland, Inc. recently made a donation of used cell phones and accessories to the Ross County Sheriff Department’s Cell Watch Program... VIEW STORY

Homeless pets finding families at Petland Pensacola

January 4, 2011 – The Petland store in Pensacola Square is announcing a new partnership and the news is good for homeless cats and kittens in the Pensacola area... VIEW STORY