‘No way’: New Jersey lawmakers debate bills to ban dogs, cats from pets

PETE SPRINGFIELD — Lawmakers in New Jersey on Tuesday debated whether to ban pets from the state’s beaches and parks and said they would only consider it if the legislation was passed unanimously.The bill that passed unanimously is intended to protect the environment and the welfare of New Jersey residents, but it is controversial because …

How to shop for pet stores and pet stores of the future

There’s a lot of competition for pet shops and pet supplies right now, and the latest pet store expansion is bringing some new competition.Pet store chain PetSmart announced it’s bringing its PetSmartPet store to Canada, as well as expanding its stores in the US and Japan.The PetSmart store is an all-new pet store concept that …