A pet hospital chain opened a new place downtown. (Benton Graham/Community Impact Newspaper)
1. Banfield Pet Hospital opened a new spot at 1211 E. Fifth St., Ste. 140, Austin, close to Plaza Saltillo in late December. The nationwide pet clinic chain has numerous Austin areas, together with 1201 Barbara Jordan Blvd. and 9300 S. I-35, Austin. It was founded in Portland, Oregon, and has far more than 1,000 destinations across the United States and Puerto Rico, in accordance to its web-site.
2. North Austin pet keep P&F Pet Provisions, formerly Phydeaux and Good friends Pet Provisions, shut Jan. 2. The announcement cited the pandemic as a cause for the store’s closing. The pet store, situated at 7816 Burnet Highway, Austin, presented merchandise for cats, pet dogs, chickens and other animals. The retailer celebrated its fifth anniversary in March.
3. The pet shop Primary Pet at 2400 E. Cesar Chavez St., Ste. 102, Austin, closed Oct. 31. According to a business spokesperson, the enterprise shut down thanks to “challenges offered by COVID[-19] and market place problems.” The business enterprise opened its East Cesar Chavez place in March 2020 right after leaving its East Sixth Avenue locale in 2019.