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By: Daryl Conner  –  August 20, 2014
Buying the best equipment from the start pays off in the long-term.
By: Sandy Robins  –  August 6, 2014
Two keywords for cat condos: modular and movable.

Founder of PetSmart and Petsense Retires

The announcement comes days after PetSmart publicly acknowledged in the New York Times the company is up up for sale, and that they acquired Pet360.


PureBites Hires Marketing Manager

PureBites has hired Evan Herron as marketing manager.


La Cinopelca Names Exclusive North American Distributor

La Cinopelca, has named Alpen Schatz LLC, a Colorado based importer, as its official North American Distributor.


Zuke’s Annual Social Media Campaign Raises $5,000

Zuke’s “Fuel the Love- Fuel the Cure” campaign to support the Dog and Cat Cancer Fund (DCCFund) raised over $5,000 for the organization this summer.


Mars Petcare Recalls 22 Bags of Pedigree

Mars Petcare is working with the retailer to ensure that the recalled products are no longer sold and are removed from inventory.

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Mini Me Pups Pet Boutique Nails Retail Tourism Marketing

Not only did they nail the marketing aspect of it, they blew it out of the park.


PIJAC Appoints New President

The new president has been approved by the PIJAC board of directors and will begin September 1.


Kurgo Named a Top Growing Company

Kurgo, manufacturer of pet travel and safety products, has ranked as one of the fastest growing companies in America for the fifth year in a row by Inc. Magazine.


Pitch Your Product at Backer’s Total Pet Expo

Backer’s Total Pet Expo will hold The Big Product Pitch Contest where exhibitors can pitch a new product.


Halo, Purely for Pets Named Finalist in PR Awards

Halo, Purely for Pets is a finalist in the PR News Platinum PR Awards, a national awards competition recognizing the best in PR and marketing programs.


Whole Pet NW Holds First Open House

The family-owned business prides themselves on personalized customer service.


Central Pet Puts Emphasis on Aquatics

The pet product distributor added 10 more aquatic vendors at their recent Northeast Show in Connecticut, and has extended many of their aquatic lines.


Photos: All American Grooming Show

The All American Grooming Show is world’s longest running grooming show. The show took place from August 11-17 in Wheeling, Ill. Grooming Product Exhibitors were in attendance as well as competitors and judges in the grooming games, creative styling contest and the abstract design runway.


Backer’s Total Pet Expo Offers iPad contest

Those attending Backer’s Total Pet Expo can now win an iPad.


NexPet to Hold Anniversary Convention and Mini-Show

The convention will take place in Orlando with the day before the Global Pet Expo.

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