Update: COBA will no longer host Pocket Pets!

The organizers of Central Oregon Builders Association’s (COBA) Home & Garden Show have made the compassionate decision to ban Pocket Pets—a traveling kiosk that sells tiny marsupials called sugar gliders—from all its future shows. A big “THANK YOU” to COBA and to all who speak up for animals!

Sugar glider© iStock.com/DavidCallan

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