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Featured: Grandma Lucy’s: Dare to be Bold

Pet Age recently spoke with Breann Shook, co-owner of Grandma Lucy’s, to find out more about the pet food business that she created with her husband, Eric. Q You started Grandma Lucy’s while still in college in 1999. Why? A When Eric and I started Grandma Lucy’s back 1999, it was because we wanted to […]

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A Q&A with Nestlé Purina President Nina Leigh Krueger

Q How has starting your career at Purina as a marketing intern in 1993 enhanced your insight into the pet industry? A During my early days here, I learned a lot about the pet food business and about Purina that really prepared me for what was to come. I realized early on that I love […] Read More →

A Store for the Locals and the Visitors

Pet Age recently visited Molly Havig, co-owner of Wholesome Hound, and discovered what it’s like running a pet store in Naples, Florida. Q What year did you and Stephanie Zaiser open Wholesome Hound? A Stephanie and I opened the Wholesome Hound in January 2015, so we have been in business almost three years, which is […] Read More →

The Power of Positive

Pet Age spoke with Merritt Milam, founder and head trainer at Wags ‘N Whiskers, a comprehensive pet care facility offering training, daycare, boarding, grooming and more to pets in the Birmingham, Alabama, area. Milam talks about her coincidental start in training, her experience running a brick and mortar business and why she loves working with […] Read More →

A Q&A with Halo CEO Myron Lyskanycz

Q: How has your background in natural health influenced your role at Halo? A: I’ve spent over 35 years working with and managing an array of major national food brands… working across a wide range of retail channels including specialty and natural food retailers such as Whole Foods Market and Sprouts to bring organic and […] Read More →

High Quality Solutions: Sturtevant’s Veterinary Remedies

Pet Age recently spoke with Steven Rosenfeld, president of Sturtevant’s Veterinary Remedies, a division of F.C. Sturtevant Company, to learn about the family-owned company’s pet care products. Q Your canine antiseptic powder was first a veterinary product. What inspired the decision for it to become available to retailers? A For almost a century our products […] Read More →

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It’s the Golden Rule for Hershey Pet Food Company

Pet Age visited John Hershey, owner of Hershey Pet Food Company in Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, and discovered how he caters to the dietary needs of his customers’ pets. Q: What inspired you to open a pet shop, and how has your background helped you succeed? A: I’ve always had a passion for dogs. They’ve mastered love […] Read More →

A Q&A with Chuck Simons, CEO of Groomers Helper

Q What was the inspiration for you to enter the pet industry? A Our beloved black Labrador, Russell, passed away in  1985, and both my wife, Beth, and I were devastated. To help deal with it, she found a job bathing dogs for a vet-based groomer and fell in love with pet grooming, and it […] Read More →

Chi-wa-wa Ga-ga Helps Pets Dress to the Nines

Pet Age recently visited Justine Roig, co-owner of Chi-wa-wa Ga-ga, at her pet costume shop in New Orleans, Louisiana, to find out what makes her business so unique. Q What do you feel was a major influence in pet owners seeking clothing for their pets? A A huge influence was the TV show “The Simple […] Read More →

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