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Featured: When Disaster Strikes, the Pet Industry Responds

I was in New Orleans, Louisiana, viewing the exciting new aquatic products at MACNA in August when Hurricane Harvey made landfall. While New Orleans was spared Harvey’s wrath, the hurricane devastated Texas, and it’s expected to be one of the costliest storms in U.S. history, causing approximately $180 billion in damage. Before the exact magnitude […]

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The Best of the Best

I f you’ve recently viewed the photo galleries on the Pet Age website, you’ll know that one of the countless memorable events for me at SuperZoo in July was the Pet Age 2017 Distributor of the Year award dinner, which honored General Pet Supply. Our photos reveal many of the pet industry’s key opinion leaders […] Read More →

A Passion for Pets

I recently had the honor of representing Pet Age as the first media brand to attend a Petland annual meeting. Founded in 1967 by Ed Kunzelman, the pet store franchise is not only celebrating 50 years in the industry, it’s also enjoying the news that Entrepreneur magazine named Petland the number 32-ranked franchise in the world. Th e operation has full-service retail pet centers […] Read More →

Your Ultimate Guide

My dog, Vicki, adores these summer months, especially because it results in many journeys through the neighborhood wooded areas, where we explore the wild terrain and often encounter rabbits, groundhogs and deer. I’m usually the one who spots these wilderness creatures as Vicki is too wrapped up in her joy from getting to stretch her […] Read More →

Face to Furry Face

It never fails. During my conversations with people in the pet industry—be it a retailer, distributor or manufacturer—at some point the question “So do you have any pets?” always pops up. That’s when the cell phones come out, smiles appear and the discussion gets lively. Whether they enter our life via a breeder, shelter, family […] Read More →

A Mother’s Influence

Mother’s Day this year is May 14, and it’s a holiday that means much to me. My mother was a guiding force in my life, especially when it came to pets. Although she passed away in 2015, my mother is often on my mind, and I reminisce about her through a variety of mementos that […] Read More →

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C’mon Get Slappy!

It’s slap-ya-mama good!” So many unique aspects attracted me to Pet Age last year, and even more have compelled me not to regret my decision to come on board. One aspect in particular made an immediate and lasting impression on me: The wide divergence of people and cultures one encounters in the pet industry. Last […] Read More →

Four-Legged Ambassadors

The first quarter of 2017 has been anything but casual for Pet Age. We attended the Greater Philadelphia Pet Expo and the Pet Industry Leadership Conference in January. We covered the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show and were present at both Groom Expo West and Super Pet Expo in February. This month, of course, […] Read More →

It’s Dental Time

Oral health is a major part of an animal’s overall health. While February is National Pet Dental Health Month, it’s vital for pet owners to know they should practice a regular dental care routine at home. Yearly vet exams of a pet’s teeth and gums are also recommended. To address the significance of oral health […] Read More →

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Sun 22

Dog Tales International Film Festival

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - October 22 @ 7:00 pm
Sun 22

PetSittingOlogy

October 20 - October 22
Thu 26

PetZoo Turkey

October 26 - October 29
Fri 27

32nd Annual NDGAA Fun in the Sun

October 27 - October 29
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