Craigslist: Portland pets to receive new life insurance option

Portland, Oregon — The Portland-based Pet Insurance Co. will begin offering a life insurance policy for dogs and cats that will be available starting this fall, but the policy is only available for pets who are 18 years old or older.“The Pet Insurance Company of America is excited to announce that our Portland, OR pet …

Pete Sutcliffe: The man who made Portland’s Pets pet industry into a global business

Pete Sutcliff started out selling dog toys in Portland’s downtown mall.Then he became the first person in the world to sell pet food.Then, he bought the Portland Pet Store in 1971, one of the first major pet stores in the US.Today, the Portland store has more than a billion pet food orders annually.Sutcliffe said it …