The petfood company suspended production at its facility in Nieuwkoop, the Netherlands, after an explosion in a retort severely damaged the production line. The damaged part of the production line was removed and the facility was cleaned.
De Haan negotiated with colleague petfood manufacturers to temporarily relocate parts of its production until the line at its facility is repaired.
New shelter data casts doubt on whether the pet population and pet ownership are truly growing.
While the pandemic caused unprecedented suffering worldwide in 2020, the disruptions to dogs, cats and other pets adoption numbers may normalize in 2021.