The Pet Shop: Calendar of events

Get information, stories and more at The Pet Shop blog at Send events to Home for the Holidays Adoption Special: 8 am-5 pm weekends, 10 am-4 pm Saturdays, through Dec. 31, Burlington Animal Services, 221 Stone Quarry Road, Burlington. Adopt any dog ​​or cat for $15. Adoption fees include spay/neuter and vaccinations. … Read more


You’re in your first apartment, and you’re ready for an animal friend to be your roommate. But even if the place where you live is pet-friendly, you need to think about your neighbors and landlord when choosing your new pal. A loud or destructive pet isn’t going to help you win friends and could cost … Read more

SIAMESE, IF YOU PLEASE: Clever, active and endlessly curious, the Siamese is ready to rule your world | Lifestyles

They aren’t necessarily the most popular cat breed — that spot is held by ragdolls or Persians, depending on which list you look at — but Siamese, nicknamed “meezers” by their fans, are arguably the world’s most recognizable cats. Vivid blue eyes, striking pointed coats (pale body with dark points on face, paws, ears and … Read more