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By: Pet Age Magazine Staff  –  August 5, 2014
One veterinarian's vision changed pet food forever.
By: Michelle Maskaly  –  August 5, 2014
At Zuke’s the human/animal bond is demonstrated everyday.

Earning Power

At Morris Animal Inn, hard work is promoted.


Promoting Sustainability

In late Fall of 2012 a long time pet industry insider drafted an rfp in search of help to bring sustainability to his new and quickly growing pet company. With a lifelong passion for the environment, Christopher Bentley saw an opportunity to strengthen his brand while doing right by his now teenage daughter, whose opportunities [...]


The 2014 BarkWorld Pet Expo Will Also Feature Cats

For the first time, Cat Writers’ Association is partnering with the BarkWorld Pet Expo and Social Networking Conference to present the BarkWorld/MeowWorld 2014.

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Pet Age Business Of The Year Award Winners Announced

The inaugural Pet Age Business of the Year Awards has recognized independent pet businesses for excellence and entrepreneurial success.


A Natural Business Transition

With a background in housewares, creating stylish and functional pet items made sense for the founder of PetRageous.


Humble Beginnings

We recently spoke with Erin Breig, brand management for Rubie’s Pet Shop Boutique—a division of Rubie’s Costume Company, Inc., about pet fashion and how the company got its start.


Phillips Given Distributor of the Year Award

On Monday July 21, Phillips was awarded the Distributor of the Year by Pet Age Magazine at a dinner in Las Vegas.


Cardinal Pet Honors Grooming Award Recipients

Cardinal Pet held an awards ceremony July 22 honoring recipients of the Cardinal Crystal Grooming Achievement Award.


Northeast Pet Retailer Nominated for Advocacy Award

Dave Ratner, owner of Dave’s Soda & Pet City has been nominated for the National Retail Federation’s (NRF), America’s Retail Champion award.


Woman of the Year Finalists Announced

Women in the Pet Industry Network has announced the finalists in its annual Woman of the Year Award contest.

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Crash Your Store: The Dog Park

The Dog Park in Virginia describe themselves as a dog and cat boutique, specializing in unique items. Well, it’s a pretty accurate description.

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Fun, Fashionable and Female

Legitimutt pulls its inspiration straight from the runway for cutting-edge pet apparel.


A Look Back: San Francisco Bay Brand

Passion is a driving force behind San Francisco Bay.


Young Company Makes Big Difference

A commitment to being eco-friendly is at the core of P.L.A.Y.’s business.


Fauna Foods Customer Appreciation Event

Fauna Foods celebrated their second Customer Appreciation Event, “Day At The Races,” at the newly erected Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment Complex in East Rutherford, N.J. Pet companies in attendance included all the pet specialty brands represented by Fauna such as P&G Pet Care-Eukanuba, Iams and Natura, Blue Buffalo, Wellpet, Nature’s Variety, Solid Gold, Fromm, Zignature/Fussy Cat By Nature/World’s Best and many more.

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