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By: Erik J. Martin  –  October 9, 2014
Bugs and worms top the reptile menu at pet stores.
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By: Sandy Robins  –  October 8, 2014
Bright colors are popular pet collar choices.

Cardinal Marks “Green Anniversary” with American Solar Energy Society

Tony de Vos, president and CEO of Cardinal Pet Care upgraded Cardinal’s offices and manufacturing plant to use 100 percent solar-powered energy in 2009. De Vos and his company are also members of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES). “2014 marks a major solar milestone for both organizations,” said de Vos. “This year is ASES’s [...]

 

PetFirst Names CEO

Michael Walling has been named Chief Financial Officer for PetFirst, a national pet insurance company headquartered in Jeffersonville, Ind.

 

Pet Supplies Plus Promotes CEO

Pet Supplies Plus (PSP) has promoted Chris Rowland to chief executive officer effective Oct. 13, 2014.

 

Paras Pets Partners with eBay for ASPCA

Paras Pets LLC, the makers of MILKOTEIN Dog Chew Bars and Wonder Bites is partnering with eBay.com to give away 10 percent of the sale of their products to the ASPCA.

 

Fetching Adds Three Businesses to Client Roster

Fetching Communications has added three new clients.

 

Vets Plus Achieves Safe Quality Food Certification

Vets Plus Inc. has received SQF (Safe Quality Food) code 7.2 Level 3 certification for manufacturing dietary supplements after an audit in September.

 

The Honest Kitchen Expands East Coast Distribution

The Honest Kitchen is consolidating and adding capacity to distribution of its line of FDA-approved, 100 percent human grade whole foods for pets throughout the eastern seaboard. “This expansion in distribution is an important move for The Honest Kitchen, as we continue on our current rapid growth trajectory,” said Steve Donzelli, vice president of sales. [...]

 

Ruffwear Has New Distributor

Accapi will assume responsibility for the Italian market. This change is an expansion of the two companies’ five-year relationship in Europe.

 
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Blog: Better with Pets Summit

I was fortunate enough to spend a day being inspired and educated by thought leaders of pet world at the second annual Purina Better With Pets Summit.

 
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APDT Holds Annual Conference and Trade Show

The conference was held in Hartford, Conn. on October 15-18. Almost 900 training professionals and pet care specialists attended and participated in educational opportunities for a combined total of more than 75 assorted seminars, panel discussions, workshops and day-long certification classes.

 

Blog: Top 5 Halloween Costumes for Pets

Halloween is my favorite holiday. It puts people in the giving spirit without the drama of Christmas. I usually spend hundreds on my costume which in turn, I only end up wearing for one night.

 

Fromm Family Foods Celebrates Growth

Fromm’s Columbus, Wis. Manufacturing facility has unveiled a new production line.

 

Fetch…for pets! Acquires Bistro Bites

Fetch…for pets! has entered a license agreement with Small Dog Wonders Bakery LLC for their Bistro Bites all-natural dog treats.

 

Central Garden & Pet Will Not Pursue Proposals

Central Garden & Pet’s Board of Directors unanimously concluded that it will not pursue two proposals received from Harbinger Group Inc.

 

Kanberra Products Are Now Certified

The Company’s products have been verified by the ATTIA for containing Pure Australian Tea Tree Oil.

 
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