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Posted: Friday Nov 27, 2020

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Fur-miliar faces: Teacher-turned-entrepreneur captures pet ...

Posted: (1 days ago) Along with her original prints, customers can request custom pet art, often drawing upon favorite photographs of their pet. Although Chris Bahannon enjoys that process, painting pets in outfits or among a special scenery really sets her creative side loose, she shared.

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Plug and Play accelerator gains another major animal ...

Posted: (4 days ago) TOPEKA — Hill’s Pet Nutrition is the latest company to throw its support behind a new, Topeka-based animal health accelerator. “For over a century, Hill’s Pet Nutrition has been a cornerstone in the Topeka business community. They continue to be at the forefront of innovation and are a key driver in Topeka’s role in the animal health corridor,” Katrin Bridges, Greater Topeka ...

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To be blunt: Meowijuana sees record sales as COVID sparks ...

Posted: (3 days ago) The pet industry slowed down to a paltry five or six percent growth and that was the worst growth year it’s ever had,” he explained, adding a shift has been seen with the current period of recession as people spend more time at home.

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Pet innovators unleash market built on evolving ...

Posted: (1 months ago) “Most pet owners think of their dog as a family member, but historically you were leaving your family member locked at home — if you consider your dog as your best friend, you’re leaving your best friend locked at home,” Hensley said. “What we’re starting to see — and where innovation is headed — is toward humanizing that ...

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Plug and Play innovation summit unleashing Topeka’s animal ...

Posted: (4 days ago) TOPEKA — A first-of-its-kind Plug and Play innovation summit Tuesday in Topeka is expected to unite the region’s animal health corridor. “The first time we came out to Topeka and saw the landscape and the ecosystem of the corporations, the excitement and really the challenges at hand, we thought to ourselves, ‘We need to be here,’” said Stephen Fay, Plug and Play’s director of ...

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People’s Choice startup Bar K Dog Bar planning new ...

Posted: (1 months ago) A fter less than a year serving Frisbees and drinks along Kansas City’s riverfront, Bar K Dog Bar has a treat for two other Midwest markets: plans to expand the premier pet experience space to St. Louis and Oklahoma City.

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My Big Fat Pet Makeover Archives - Startland News

Posted: (2 months ago) FitBark keeps pups slim on ‘My Big Fat Pet Makeover’ By: Meghan LeVota - October 20, 2017 While the staggering rate of obesity for adult humans in the U.S. isn’t new, a startling pet trend has emerged: More than half of dogs and cats in the U.S. are obese.

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