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Featured: A Pet with Paws Launches Eco-Friendly, Stylish Training Pouch

With an estimated 78 million dogs owned in the United States, it’s safe to say that humans love to share their lives with animal companions. Although there are many benefits to owning a dog, pet ownership requires much responsibility. Everything from purchasing nutritious food and safe toys, scheduling grooming and vet appointments and providing pups […]

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Olympus Partners Acquires Petmate

Stamford, Connecticut-based Olympus Partners has acquired Petmate Holdings Co., a leading supplier of a wide variety of non-food pet products to leading retailers. The company’s diverse product line includes crates and carriers, outdoor shelters, feeding and watering, and a wide selection of innovative toys. Petmate’s portfolio of branded toys and licensed products includes ChuckIt!, JW […] Read More →

Pet Age Extends Deadline for 2017 ICON Awards

Due to overwhelming response, Pet Age has extended the deadline for nominations to Friday, June 2. Nominations can be submitted here. Pet Age is looking for industry icons who have shown a long-term commitment to the success of the pet industry based on experience, integrity and leadership. Successful candidates will have at least 20 years […] Read More →

Pet Age to Hold Webinar on Marketing

On, Thursday, June 8, Pet Age will be holding the third part of its six-part “Business Enhancement Webinar Series” with the webinar titled, “Marketing to Boomers and Millennials—Unlock the Key to Growth for your Pet Business.” It will be held 11 a.m. to noon EDT. Retail will continue to be driven by the needs and […] Read More →

Family Pet Shows Acquires Connecticut Pet Show

Family Pet Shows, owned by Garri Promotions of Huntington, New York, has acquired the Connecticut Pet Show from Jenks Productions. For the past 25 years, the Connecticut Pet show has been produced by Jenks Productions, based in Hartford, Connecticut. The transfer of ownership of this pet show is a friendly one from one family-owned business […] Read More →

Lucy Pet Launches Recognition Campaign

Lucy Pet knows there is nothing like shopping at your local pet specialty store for pet food and supplies. The ability to bring your pet into the store, speak with a knowledgeable employee and find fun new products is all part of the pet parent experience. In an effort to recognize the efforts of some […] Read More →

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Deepwater Distribution Group Partners with Central Pet Distribution

Deepwater Global Distribution has partnered with publicly traded Central Pet Distribution for exclusive nationwide distribution of eight new aquatic brands for the U.S. market. This partnership will give U.S. retailers easy access to these exciting brands, further growing the aquatic segment of the pet industry. Central Pet, the leading U.S. aquatics supplier, will handle all […] Read More →

New Scientific Study: Dogs Improve Social Skills for Children with Autism

The Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) and Green Chimneys announced the publication of a study exploring the effectiveness of an animal-assisted social skills intervention for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Research was conducted at Green Chimneys, a therapeutic school and treatment center for children facing social, emotional and behavioral challenges. Findings demonstrate that […] Read More →

The Petco Foundation Honors Animal Welfare Organizations, Workers

The Petco Foundation gathered approximately 500 guests at this year’s “Celebration of Love” awards gala, which recognized seven organizations and individuals from across the country for their dedication, determination and actions to create lifesaving impacts for pets in need. Hosted by the animal-loving emcee, Jane Lynch (“Hollywood Game Night,” “Glee” and “Best in Show”), the […] Read More →

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