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Tikr – A Snack Activity Toy for Dogs

Watch the tikr in action! New from SBARK Dog Toys, the tikr provides dogs with entertainment and fun as they work for their treats.

The Pathfinder GPS e-Collar from Dogtra

Track and train your dog with Dogtra's Pathfinder e-Collar. It can keep track of a dog’s location within a 9-mile range, is easy to use and is waterproof. Each session with the Pathfinder is recorded, so users can track where their dog has searched or

Coastal Pet Double Row Undercoat Rake

Designed for breeds with a thick, dense undercoat, the Coastal Pet Double Row Undercoat Rake improves the grooming experience for pet and owner.

Tikr – A Snack Activity Toy for Dogs

Watch the tikr in action! New from SBARK Dog Toys, the tikr provides dogs with entertainment and fun as they work for their treats.

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Dr. Catsby’s Food Bowl for Whisker Relief

Because of its rounded design, Dr. Catsby’s Food Bowl for Whisker Relief keeps food in the middle of the bowl and is comfortable on the whiskers....

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ProAmpac Releases New Packaging for Pet Food Market

ProAmpac, a leading global flexible packaging company, will be showcasing several innovations during Interpack 2017, May 4 -10, at the company’s exhibit Hall 9, Stand E28, F27. One of those includes the PRO-DURE Premium packaging. This new packaging combines the strength and durability of a woven material with the appeal of a premium, film-like exterior […]...

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Pet Talk’s Harrison Forbes Selects Meowijuana for 2017 Bus Tour Showcase

Meowijuana and Pet Talk Productions, with Harrison Forbes, announced yesterday that the emerging catnip company was selected as one of several brands that will be showcased during this year’s summer bus tour. The nationwide tour will make approximately 25 stops at a variety of large pet-centric events and venues across the U.S., such as Woofstock […]...

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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Involving WellPet

In a class action complaint filed in August 2016, Dale Sabo, “on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated,” accused WellPet of falsely advertising its products as being “Made in the USA” even though some vitamins and minerals are not sourced in the U.S. Last week, a federal judge dismissed the lawsuit, the Cook […]...

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Purina Pro Plan Partners with America’s VetDogs, Andy Roddick in Celebration of the Incredible Dog Challenge’s 20th Year

For two decades, the Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge (IDC) has been giving competitive canine athletes a stage to demonstrate their amazing abilities in Olympic-style events around the country. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the IDC, Pro Plan is partnering with Tennis Hall of Famer Andy Roddick to kick off the “Call for […]...

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Arm & Hammer Introduces SLIDE Easy Clean-Up Clumping Litter

For cat owners, cleaning out the litter box can be among the most dreaded chores in the house. In fact, in a recent online survey, Arm & Hammer Cat Litter uncovered that more than half of cat owners (52 percent) describe cleaning out the litter box as “tedious,” “dreadful” or a “nightmare.” To aid frustrated […]...

Recall Alert:

Party Animal Pet Food Recalls Certain Products from Store Shelves after Alleged Pentobarbital Contamination

Update: The FDA has listed these two lines of Party Animal under the “Recall” section...

CATS & DOGS

Cats Carbon Paw Print For retailers keen to promote a green and eco-friendly lifestyle for cats, this task has been ameliorated by the large variety of products being designed to reduce a feline’s carbon... Read More →
Dogs A Canine Senior Center As a result of great nutrition, grooming, lifestyle products and state-of-the-art medical care, dogs are living longer than ever before. Currently, more than half the dog population in the U.S.... Read More →

REPTILES & FISH

Reptiles Shell Games By Jennifer Higgins Because tortoises and turtles are both categorized under the order Chelonian, they share many of the same physical, nutritional and behavioral characteristics. However, there are several differences.... Read More →
Fish In-Demand Aquarium Decor By Sara Keegan When a retailer has had an aquatics store for long enough, he or she sees a lot of trends come and go. And still, tradition can’t be... Read More →

BIRDS & SMALL ANIMALS

Birds Time to Branch Out You can’t exactly put yourself “in a bird’s shoes.” But imagine how their feet must feel gripping the same cylindrical surface day after day. Now imagine how you can capitalize... Read More →
Small Animals All About That Base Today’s pet retailers can’t afford to roll out of bed late—or roll only partway into the small animal bedding subcategory, for that matter. That’s because pet owners are increasingly aware... Read More →

NATURAL & GROOM/BOARD

Natural Cleaning Solutions By Eric Stenson Harsh chemicals that leave toxic residues when cleaning your house can not only have a deleterious effect on your human co-inhabitants, but also on the four-footed members... Read More →
Groom/Board Look at Me Shampoos and conditioners form the foundation of the at-home grooming market. Despite the flood of products, a few key trends drive sales for this category: effectiveness, a unique selling point... Read More →

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