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By: Rebekah Harrison  –  September 1, 2015
More manufacturers now crash test products to ensure pet safety.
By: Rebekah Harrison  –  August 3, 2015
A new wave of foods, treats and supplements helps senior pet brain function.

95 Percent of Pet Owners Buy Christmas Gifts for Pets, Survey Finds

According to a survey conducted by, 95 percent of pet owners have bought a Christmas gift for their pet.


Firms Expected to Bid $4 Billion for Petco

Private equity bidders KKR & Co. and Hellman & Friedman are both expected to bid $4 billion to purchase Petco Holdings, which operates about 1,300 stores in the U.S.


Sales of Pet Oral Care Products to Outpace Overall Pet Market

The U.S. pet oral care products industry will reach $775 million by the end of 2015, according to a new report from market research publisher Packaged Facts.


Fun With A Purpose

Interactive toys benefit pets mentally and physcially.


Americans to Spend $350 Million on Pet Costumes This Halloween

Americans will spend $350 million on pet costumes this Halloween, according to a new survey from Prosper Insights and Analytics and the National Retail Federation.

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Petland Discounts Celebrates Its Fiftieth Year

Petland Discounts, a full-line pet retailer with stores in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, celebrates 50 years in business this October.


Pet Products Growing Greener

Stocking eco-friendly products is good for business and the planet.


Petco to Go Public After Filing for IPO

Petco Holdings, Inc. is to become public again nine years after the pet store operator was purchased by two private equity firms.

CLEO, the crash test cat

Sleepypod Introduces New Crash Test Cat

Sleepypod has introduced CLEO, an innovative crash test cat for testing pet safety in cars. CLEO features a camera that records video footage from the pet’s point of view. It is the next member of Sleepypod’s family of crash test pets designed to help the company gather safety data for the development of pet travel.


Putting the Best Paw Forward

PISC’s Green Paw Program highlights sustainability in the pet industry.

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Distributor of the Year; Animal Supply Company

Big or Small, Serving the Customer Drives Animal Supply Company.


Petco Files for IPO

Petco plans to go public again almost nine years after two private equity firms bought the pet store operator.


BLOG: Phillips Brings Pet Industry to the Jersey Shore

Phillips Pet Food & Supplies held its Mid-Atlantic Buying Show on August 3-4 at the Ocean Place Resort and Spa in Long Branch, N.J.


Jackson Galaxy Brings 20 Years of Experience to Cat Product Line

There are cat people and then there is Jackson Galaxy, also known as the Cat Daddy.


Pet Age Honors Distributor of the Year

Pet Age held its second annual Distributor of the Year awards Monday, July 20 at Morton’s The Steakhouse in Las Vegas.

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