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101-year-old pet supply store has survived pandemics, world wars and recessions

101-year-old pet supply store has survived pandemics, world wars and recessions

Over the course of its 101 years, Fairplay Pet Supply has become well-versed in weathering tough times. Since opening in 1919 it has withstood the Spanish Flu, two world wars, a polio outbreak, the Great Depression, provincial recessions and the flood of 2013. In 2020, it faces another curve ball: the COVID-19 pandemic that has dealt an economic blow to local businesses. Scroll...

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