(TSX: PTZ) Pethealth Inc. ("Pethealth" or "the Company") today announced its financial results for the year and quarter ended December 31, 2010.
Pethealth Inc. releases its January PetPoint Report, a monthly gauge of both pet adoptions and relinquishments affecting animal welfare.
(TSX:PTZ) Pethealth Inc. - Transfers of dogs from animal welfare organizations increased 12% year over year, according to the January PetPoint Report. This suggests animal welfare organizations are seeking to reduce unnecessary euthanasia by increasing transportation of dogs to other facilities where potential adopters outnumber dogs available for adoption. Concurrently, euthanasia of dogs has also been decreasing.
(TSX:PTZ) Pethealth Inc. - One in three pets that entered an animal shelter in 2010 never found a home.* But there’s hope. Petango is raising awareness about the importance of pet adoption and the need to eliminate euthanasia entirely. With its “Save a Life with a Like” campaign, Petango pledges to donate $1 to animal shelters for every ‘Like’ its Facebook Fan Page receives, up to $100,000. The money raised will go to various Petango-partner animal shelters across Canada and the United States in the effort to help homeless pets find homes.
(TSX: PTZ) The Board of Directors of Pethealth Inc. (“Pethealth” or the “Company”) today announced that they declared a dividend of $0.12 per series I 6% convertible preference shares (the “Convertible Preference Shares”), payable on January 27, 2011 to the holders of record at the close of business on January 20, 2011.
Double-Digit Growth Continues in 2010 in Pethealth’s Non-Insurance Business
(TSX:PTZ) Pethealth Inc. (“Pethealth” or the “Company”) saw the development of a key partnership alongside continued year-on-year double-digit growth in its non- insurance business in 2010.
Pethealth Inc. releases its December PetPoint Report, a monthly gauge of both pet adoptions and relinquishments affecting animal welfare.
(TSX:PTZ) Pethealth Inc. - Euthanasia of both dogs and cats in animal shelters in December declined 12% and 8% respectively year over year, according to the December PetPoint Report. The reduced euthanasia rate can be attributed to declining intake numbers and a stabilized rate of adoption.
(TSX:PTZ) Pethealth Inc. - Owner returns of cats to animal shelters in November increased 16% year over year, while adoption prices for cats over 1 year of age decreased by 11%, according to the PetPoint November Report. The two primary reasons for the spike in returns were owners moving and unanticipated allergic reactions.
(TSX:PTZ) Pethealth Inc. - When it comes to happy endings for lost pets, microchipped cats like Newton have a substantial advantage. The curious feline escaped from his home in Hamilton, Ontario, one night and was reunited with his owner thanks to his family registering with the 24PetWatch Lost Pet Recovery Service.
(TSX:PTZ) Pethealth Inc. - Give gifts. Give back. Give hope to homeless pets…like Tinker! That’s the big idea that put The Petango Store’s Pet Lover Gift Bundles in the spotlight this morning on CBS’s ‘The Early Show’. Launched in 2009, the online pet meds and supply store offers pet gifts that give back, as a portion of each sale helps support adoptable pets like Tinker, a Chihuahua Terrier mix.
(TSX: PTZ) Pethealth Inc. - The number of pet owners surrendering their cats and dogs to shelters in October declined by 5% and 9% year over year, according to the October PetPoint Report, a monthly whitepaper published by Pethealth Inc. providing insight into the trends taking place within animal welfare.