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UA looks to launch veterinarian program

by in Business News | Education

University of Arizona officials want the Tucson-based school to establish a veterinary medical program and are asking the Legislature for a $250,000 state appropriation for an initial study. Arizona now has no veterinary medicine school, but the state subsidizes some students who attend Colorado State University. A National Research Council report issued last May concluded… Read More →

Family Promise for Pets Helps Homeless Families Keep Their Pets

by in Business News | Economy | Events

On October 1, 2012, at 3 p.m., a rope-cutting ceremony, complete with adorable pets, will take place at Family Promise for Pets, Arizona’s first emergency shelter for homeless families with pets. Countless pets are surrendered when their families fall on hard times and lose their homes. Homeless shelters have only offered space to people and… Read More →

PetSmart: Pampered Pooches = Profits

PetSmart: Pets Hotel
by in AZ Business Magazine

PetSmart now has a new trick up its sleeve: five-star pet hotels. PetSmart, the largest chain of pet supply stores in the U.S., is undeniably a market force to be reckoned with. Pet parents have been pulling dog biscuits and kitty litter off PetSmart’s shelves since the company opened its doors in 1987. Since then,… Read More →