VIEW MENU
Pet Age

Features

Featured: Dogs of Influence

Pets are big business. People don’t just like cute animals, they adore them. And if those pets are promoting a brand on a social media platform, fans of that dog, cat or small animal tend to remember those products. There’s a term for this—it’s called “animal influencer.” And considering that, according to the American Pet […]

Read More →
Working on Brand and How to Successfully Create One

J. Nichole Smith is bright—it’s something that becomes apparent almost as soon as she begins to speak. Her voice is clear and cheerful, confident and gracious at the same time. There’s no hint of exhaustion in her speech, though she’s sitting in an airport in Atlanta, Georgia, in between phone meetings and quite far from […] Read More →

Talking ‘Bout the Generations’ Spending

A 20-year-old college student with a pet hamster in his dorm room. A 32-year-old married couple with two children and a dog. A 50-year-old couple with a cat and their kids’ college loans to pay off. A 65-year-old retiree with a pet iguana. These people are all pet owners and have all had a hand […] Read More →

Behind the Scenes of Global Pet Expo

Anne Ferrante is a busy person, and that might have never been truer than during the months leading up to Global Pet Expo. It was then that Ferrante, the senior vice president of member relations and business development for American Pet Products Association (APPA), was helping to organize this year’s event, making it the massive occasion […] Read More →

A World Premiere: Unveiling a New Product

Trade show season. It’s the time of year that brings manufacturers, distributors, retailers and every industry professional in between to a location in some vacation-worthy destination to conduct business and maybe even have a little fun. Following the advice of industry veterans and experts, many trade show attendees arrive on Day One with goals mapped […] Read More →

The Real Toy Story

Gone are the days when a fallen branch from the backyard was enough of a plaything for the family dog—and even more, pet toy sales are nothing to shake a stick at. Across all categories of pet, toys have become a staple seller for many retailers, and the variety of features has grown to a […] 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...

Read Supplements ▶
Dental Health: Don’t Brush It Off

February is National Pet Dental Health Month. While having a month dedicated to highlighting the significance of pet dental health is good, it is wise to remember just how important it is to keep up with pets’ dentistry needs year-round. According to Chad Kocur, PetEdge’s director of product development, an animal’s oral health is important […] Read More →

2016-2017 Pet Age Retailer Report: Trends Old and New

As the industry closes the chapter on 2016 and sets its sights on a new year, players from all corners of the market can look back fondly on a year that seemed, overall, profitable and full of positive change. To gain a more in-depth understanding of independent retailers and the state of their businesses, Pet […] Read More →

Small Pets, Big Sales

When Sun Pet Ltd. General Manager Barry Wisebram was a child, he’d go into pet stores and watch the hamsters, guinea pigs and other small animals scamper around in their habitats. Having the small animals to watch was what made him want to enter and stay in the store, and eventually, Wisebram wound up buying […] Read More →

Enews Subscribe

Sign up for Pet Age's Weekly E-newsletter for the latest in pet business news, recalls and more.

Event Calendar

Events Calendar

« March 2017 » loading...
M T W T F S S
27
28
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
Fri 24

Global Pet Expo

March 22 - March 24
Thu 30

AAHA Veterinary Conference

March 30 - April 2
Fri 31
close
Business Webinar Series
How To Use Instagram to Grow Your Pet Retail Business Learn More