"We'll no longer be selling birds or live animals in our branches," say animal champions Just for Pets - The Worcester Observer

"We'll no longer be selling birds or live animals in our branches," say animal champions Just for Pets

Worcester Editorial 5th Jun, 2024   0

Family owned Just for Pets have long championed animal welfare by removing rawhide and pet corrector sprays, refusing to sell tiny cages, promoting high meat nutrition and most recently removing live animals from the final branch in Coventry.

Instead they will be recommending local rescue centres where possible.

Just for Pets who have 23 stores including Leamington Shopping Park and Evesham Shopping Park have taken the difficult decision to remove birds from their Arena Shopping Park Coventry branch, their final store to sell live animals.

While the store has always received the highest possible ratings from all relevant authorities and their team members really are passionate pet people the chain has instead chosen to recommend local rescue centres where possible.

Paul Lewis Managing Director said:




“While the store has become known for the aviary and it will be sad to see the birds go this also gives us the opportunity to offer customers much more in store to improve their shopping experience.

“Our teams knowledge is second to none, they’re passionate about pets and have extensive training which means Just for Pets will still offer the best products and advice available, while recommending customers explore the option of local rescue centres where possible”


A recent social media post from the family owned retailer has received thousands of engagements with customers mainly in support o the decision with many encouraging other pet stores to follow suit.

Just for Pets are continuing to invest in their stores including the Arena Shopping Park Coventry branch with more exciting announcements expected soon.

Speak to one of the team in store for the latest advice and support with your pet needs.

  • Just for Pets Leamington, Leamington Shopping Park, Tachbrook Park Dr, Leamington Spa CV34 6RH
  • Phone: 01926 506107
  • Just for Pets Coventry, Classic Dr, Rowley’s Green, Coventry CV6 6AS
  • Phone: 024 7594 0020
  • Just for Pets Evesham, Shopping Park, Worcester Rd, Evesham WR11 4AB
  • Phone: 01386 335684
  • Just for Pets Nuneaton, 8 Horeston Grange Shopping Centre, Camborne Dr, Nuneaton CV11 6GU
  • Phone: 024 7594 0018

Or visit the Just for Pets website here: Justforpets.co.uk

 

This article is part sponsored by Just for Pets.

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