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Featured: If You Snooze, You Lose

As I put this letter together, we are making our final plans to attend next week’s Pet Industry Leadership Conference, an invaluable joint venture by the Pet Industry Distributors Association, American Pet Products Association, Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council and World Pet Association. The annual event, which will be attended by more than 300 of […]

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Reasons to be Excited

As 2017 draws to a close and a new year begins, the Pet Age office has been buzzing with excitement. We’ve recently finished hosting our third seminar that brings manufacturers together with retailers and distributors in a roundtable setting to discuss topics affecting both pet owners and the pet industry. And the inaugural issue of […] Read More →

Winter Wonderland

Another year is winding down, but that doesn’t mean we get to have the luxury to sit back and relax. On the contrary, the end of the year brings with it even more hustle and bustle, especially in the pet industry. Pet owners are clamoring for the hottest products to give to their beloved pets […] Read More →

Why We Are Here

Never take anything for granted. Too often we underestimate how good we have it, not knowing that everything can change in the blink of an eye. First our country endured three hurricanes, Harvey, Irma and Jose, battering several states and Puerto Rico to the point that it will take months, maybe years, before life can […] Read More →

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 […] Read More →

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 →

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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 →

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