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By: Alexandra Wepner  –  June 2, 2016
Pet owners seek products to make it easy to include their furry friends in travel and outdoor recreation.
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Toy and small breeds have captured the hearts of pet owners and the minds of pet product designers.

Purina Attempts to Break World Record for Most Pets in the Workplace in One Day

This Friday, June 24, Purina is celebrating national Take Your Dog to Work Day in partnership with Petco, Glassdoor, Onion, Inc., Petplan pet insurance, The Nerdery and Outward Hound by attempting to break the world record for Most Pets in the Workplace in One Day.


Pumi Becomes American Kennel Club’s 190th Breed

The American Kennel Club announced that the Pumi has received full recognition as the organization’s 190th breed.

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SuperZoo to Offer 80 Seminars about Advancing Pet Businesses

2016’s SuperZoo will offer more than 80 seminars—more than twice as many as any other pet retail show—covering a range of topics directly related to operating a profitable pet retail or pet services company.


Uckele Supports K-9 Military Teams

To commemorate Memorial Day, Uckele Health & Nutrition supported K-9 military units by donating one Zephyr’s Garden Canine topical skin product to a deployed canine team via the Military Paws Support program for every order placed during a five day promotion.

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Pet Sustainability Coalition Launches New Logo, Member-Focused Website

The Pet Sustainability Coalition (PSC), dedicated to the acceleration of environmental and social sustainability in the pet industry, has unveiled its new brand identity and re-launched its website, www.petsustainability.org.

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Pet Leadership Council Launches Responsible Fish Keeping Effort

The Pet Leadership Council (PLC) announced a new effort to promote the health and welfare of aquatic life, environmental stewardship, and responsible fish keeping.

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PIJAC Responds to New Arizona Pet Sale Law

Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) president and CEO Mike Bober issued a statement responding to a new Arizona law implementing consistent statewide standards with regard to the sale of commercially bred dogs and cats in pet stores.


Humanization Trend Rising in Bird and Small Animal Segments

The humanization trend is gaining mainstream momentum by expanding its reach to incorporate products for pets beyond canines and felines, according to research from “U.S. Pet Market Outlook, 2016-2017,” a new report by Packaged Facts.

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Blue Buffalo Donates $6 Million to Ohio State University’s Veterinary School

Blue Buffalo Company has donated $6 million to the College of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State University (OSU), which will help support clinical research on animal cancer detection and treatment and establish the Blue Buffalo Veterinary Clinical Trials Office.


Good Dog Foundation Held Fifth Fundraising Gala, Honored Planet Dog in New York

The Good Dog Foundation held its fifth fundraising gala on May 17 at Gustavino’s in New York City.


PetSafe Brand to Award More Than $250,000 to Fund Off-Leash Dog Parks

PetSafe launched its nationwide Bark for Your Park program in 2011 to help communities build their own off-leash dog park, and this year the brand is restructuring the contest into a grant-giving program and increasing the number of awards from five to 25.

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PIJAC Responds to Humane Society of United States’ The Horrible Hundred 2016 Report

The Pet Industry Advisory Council (PIJAC) President and CEO Mike Bober released a statement today in response to The Horrible Hundred 2016 report released by the Humane Society of the United States: “This report shows the importance of regular inspections in identifying substandard breeders and underscores the consumer protection offered by regulated breeding facilities and [...]


Mars Petcare Survey Reveals Pets are Social Media’s Top Dog

Mars Petcare announced the results of a survey exploring how pets dominate pop culture thanks to the power of social media.


Women of Influence

The entire team at Pet Age is happy to present the winners of our second Women of Influence awards.


TTPM Announces 2016 Paw of Excellence Awards

Highlighting the year’s best in pet gear and toys, product review site for Toys, Tots, Pets & More (TTPM) announced the TTPM Pets Paw of Excellence Awards at their Spring Showcase at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City.

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