Littlest Pet Shop is a Canadian–American children's animated television series developed by Julie McNally-Cahill and Tim Cahill for Hasbro Studios. Based on the Littlest Pet Shop and Blythe toys owned by Hasbro, the show follows a Blythe Baxter, a teenage girl who, after moving into an apartment in a metropolitan area, gains the ability to communicate with animals. Located below her apartment is the eponymous pet store where Blythe works and talks to a group of pets who regularly reside at a day care in the shop. Worried that a corrupt rival business will drive their shop out of business, the pets depend on Blythe to drive business into the store with her pet fashion designs.Three seasons have aired since the show debuted on November 10, 2012. Littlest Pet Shop is produced by Hasbro Studios and DHX Media. Animated using Flash, completion of a single episode takes roughly one year, with several in production at once. The show has received mixed reception; it has been criticised for its embedded marketing, while reviewers have given praise to the writing. Several crew members have additionally received accolades for their work on the show.The series is a part of the company's franchise reboot, where Hasbro released a new line of Littlest Pet Shop toys designed to more closely resemble the characters on the show. A mobile game and comic book adaptation were also commissioned.