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Featured: Pet Obesity: A Growing Problem, a Leading Health Concern Across All Species

Pet obesity isn’t new, but that doesn’t mean it’s no longer an issue. In fact, it only seems to be getting worse. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), 54 percent of dogs and 59 percent of cats were overweight or obese as of 2016 (and those numbers have been rising since 2012 […]

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Making the Case for Raw Food

There is a growing segment of dog and cat owners who feel that raw, unadulterated food is best for a pet’s health. They claim that a dog and cat’s teeth are designed for meat eating, that a pet’s short digestive tract and stomach acids tend to kill off pathogenic bacteria, and that raw food is […] Read More →

2017 Pet Age Icon Awards

Pet Age each year honors the pet industry leaders who have shown a long-term commitment to the success of the pet industry based on experience, integrity and leadership. This year’s judges were PetLift’s Nancy Apatow, Gary Bagnall from Zoo Med and Greg Judge of Southeast Pet. The 2017 ICON winners were selected from an enormous pool […] Read More →

Groom Expo Preview: What a Groomer Wants

Grooming is an art form. Ask any groomer, and they’ll tell you that grooming is so much more than just shampooing and clipping. It’s a skill that requires education on the latest tools and techniques. It’s a practice that is physically demanding and equally as rewarding. Jill Pipino of ManeTame, a pet styling salon in […] Read More →

Feeling Festive: Preparing Your Pet Store for Holiday Shoppers

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Well, perhaps not quite yet. But that doesn’t mean the holiday season isn’t already on the minds of retailers nationwide. After all, approximately 40 percent of shoppers start shopping for the holidays before Halloween, though most consumers do their shopping in November, according to the 2015 National Retail Federation’s (NRF) Holiday Survival Kit. According to the same NRF report, consumer holiday […] Read More →

MACNA 2017: A Weekend for Marine Aquarists

For the 29th year, marine aquatic enthusiasts will be gathering at the Marine Aquarium Conference of North America (MACNA), the oldest marine aquarium conference in North America, according to the event’s website. And this year, from August 25 to 27, the event will take place in the Big Easy. Each year, the Marine Aquarium Society of America (MASNA) chooses one of its club members to […] Read More →

Pet Age Supplements

Pet Age produces a variety of supplements throughout the year, that are of special interest to pet business owners and decision makers. To browse our supplements online please follow the link below...

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The Future of Natural: Therabis and its CBD

Pet Age spoke with Stephen M. Katz, VMD, founder of Therabis, maker of CBD products for pets, about how CBD is changing—and will continue to change—veterinary medicine and the pet market. Q: Tell us how Therabis was started. Why did you decide to enter the pet industry with a CBD product? A: I first formulated […] Read More →

New at the ’Zoo: A Guide to What Will be Unveiled at this Year’s Show

It’s no secret that trade shows and conferences are important to the health of the pet industry and are understood to be by pet professionals; attendance records speak for themselves. As one of the largest and most well-known trade shows on the circuit, SuperZoo is a highly valued opportunity for pet industry players to come […] Read More →

2017 Distributor of the Year: General Pet Supply

In most cases, professionals in any sector of the pet industry end up in the market one of two ways. For many (the number of which might surprise an industry outsider), involvement in the pet market is multi-generational, as they are born and raised with family members running a pet business. For others, the path is […] Read More →

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Dog Tales International Film Festival

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

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