Today’s dog toys are multi-faceted.
Increasing variety in dog bowls makes this an exciting category.
Options for flea and tick control continue to expand.
Style and functionality drive leash, collar and harness design.
Training products target barking and anxiety.
New designs focus on dogs’ comfort, humans’ sense of style.
Consumers look for at-home solutions to shedding.
Probiotics, whether in food or as a supplement, can help dogs live healthier lives.
New products can cater to physical, emotional health of dogs.
Keeping dogs safe expands from travel crates to high-tech products.
There’s a multitude of products to keep the shine in dogs’ golden years.
Puppy-specific products are no longer limited to shampoos and foods.
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.
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.
Customers are looking for functional, fun items.