By: Maggie Marton  –  October 1, 2014
Customers are looking for functional, fun items.
By: Sandy Robins  –  October 1, 2014
Safety and style play a big part in keeping dogs contained.
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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.


A Mind and Body Workout

Agility products help promote a healthy lifestyle for owners and their pets.


Number and Variety of Senior Dog Care Products Growing

New products for senior dogs range from foods to shampoos and ramps.


Style Leads the Way for Collars and Leashes

Fashionable, brighter color palettes tend to be the most popular.


The Smart Door

Technology is expanding the dog door options.


Variety Is the Spice of a Dog’s Life

Packaging and ingredients drive dog treat sales.


Travel Must-Haves

No matter what the mode of transportation, some products are universally necessary.


Having Fun In the Sun

One of the most important factors with water-related product purchases is safety.


Versatile Accessories Make Car, Plane Travel Easy

More consumers are looking for simple solutions to make traveling with pets a breeze.


Fashion Forward

Pet Fashion is taking its cue from consumer trends


Hitting the Slopes

Cold weather gear keeps pets protected in winter.


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.


K9 Fit Club Now Offers Online Certification

K9 Fit Club introduced an online certification program for human/canine fitness certificate.

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