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Pet Industry Leaders Gather at PIJAC Conference

Top pet industry professionals from across the globe gathered in Florida Tuesday night to kick off the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council’s annual Top2Top conference.


Novartis Animal Health Sold to Eli Lilly

The acquisition will make Elanco, the second-largest animal healthy company in terms of global revenue.


More Changes for Backer’s Total Pet Expo

New features include an app, natural products lounge and boutique section.


Accreditation Program Offered for Pet Crematory Facilities

Pet crematories are evaluated against a pool of more than 240 standards that represent the best practices in pet cremation care and pet crematory management.


Trade Show Proves to Be Invaluable Tool

The ability to try before you buy is a key draw for Intergroom.


The Robert Abady Dog Food Company Issues Recall

The recalled products were distributed nationwide in retail stores and through mail orders.


Mars Acquires Several P&G Pet Brands

The strategic move for Mars Petcare will expand their already large portfolio of pet brands, and signals Proctor & Gamble’s move to reduce their pet segment.


Southeast Pet to Distribute PureLife 4PETS

The partnership means the supplements will now be offered in pet stores throughout Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee and Alabama.


PIJAC Board Adds New Members

Joe Watson of Petland, Inc. and John Mack of Reptiles by Mack were unanimously elected to the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council’s board of directors.


Petfood 2.0 Expo Addresses Science of Pet Food

The new expo will focus on the science of formulation, packaging and distribution around the innovation of products for the new pet food industry.


Hillside Farms Plans New U.S. Factory

The factory will operate under FDA regulations and inspection, featuring state-of-the-art automation in processing, production and packaging operations.


PIDA Distributor Sales Increase to $3.3 Billion

Survey gives insight into growing pet industry trends.


Phillips Offers New Marketing Program for Retailers

The iT Kit features a variety of tools to keep them competitive.


EuroCan Pet Products Celebrates 25th Anniversary

They are celebrating with new products, new packaging and a week-long open house.


Three Dog Bakery Acquired By Private Equity Firm

From its beginning as a single bakery in Kansas City, the company has grown to 36 boutique bakeries for dogs.

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