April 14: Round-Up of COVID-19 Resources

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Learn more about how your business can adapt to a socially distant world, which businesses are joining the fight against COVID-19, and much more in this week’s pet industry update.

 


 

4 Things Pet Retailers Must Do to Adapt

 

Animal Supply Company – April 9, 2020

The survival and success of your business depend on your ability to adapt. Here are a few tips that can help you adjust to a socially distant world.

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Dogs Might Be Able to Sniff Out COVID-19, Scientists Say

 

MNN.com – April 12, 2020

Researchers believe that dogs could supplement ongoing testing by screening for the virus accurately and rapidly, potentially triaging up to 250 people per hour.

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NYC Veterinarians Lend Their Ventilators for Human Use as City Fights COVID-19 Pandemic

 

Pets+ Magazine – April 6, 2020

Some veterinary hospitals in New York City are lending their human-grade ventilators for human use.

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Schedule of Upcoming COVID-19 Webinars

 

Pets+ Magazine – April 8, 2020

Learn how you can manage your pet business through the coronavirus.

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High Demand for Small Business Loans Prompts Request for More Funding

 

Pet Product News – April 8, 2020

Legislators are seeking more funding for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) following high demand from businesses seeking support.

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PIJAC Provides Pet Retailers with Much Needed Info and Resources

 

Pet Product News – April 7, 2020

PIJAC has stepped up to offer guidance and pull together various pet industry players to form a unified force to address some of the most urgent concerns to arise during this crisis.

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Vital Essentials Parent Company Helps in the Fight Against COVID-19

 

Carnivore Meat Company – April 8, 2020

Animal Supply Brand Partner Vital Essentials recently donated the use of their UV sterilization machine. Through the process, a single face mask can be disinfected and sanitized up to five times, which could yield 1.4 million clean masks per week.

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Animal Wellness Foundation Creates Coronavirus-Related Emergency Fund Program

 

Pet Product News – April 7, 2020

The Animal Wellness Foundation (AWF) has created an Emergency Pet and Pet Owner Relief Fund to help keep animals in the home during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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APPA Community Town Hall Brings Insight into Operating During COVID-19

 

American Pet Products Association – April 9, 2020

Listen to an interactive discussion about how pet businesses are protecting the health and safety of employees while sustaining operations during the crisis.

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During uncertain times, one thing remains constant: Animal Supply is here to support you and your business. Together, we can help keep pets and our communities happy, healthy and safe.

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