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By: Alexandra Wepner  –  May 9, 2016
Toy and small breeds have captured the hearts of pet owners and the minds of pet product designers.
By: Alexandra Wepner  –  April 1, 2016
Consumer demand for eco-friendly pet products is at an all-time high.

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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NYC Re-tails and Sales Expo Held in Manhattan

The fourth annual NYC Re-tails and Sales Expo was held on April 19 at Home Studios, Inc., in Manhattan.


Survey Reveals Most Popular Cat Names, the nation’s Airbnb for pets, released its annual survey of the most popular cat names.


Annual Pet Food Spending Reaches $26.7 Billion in the U.S.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (USBLS) released its “Mid-Year Update of the Consumer Expenditure Survey,” revealing that annual pet food annual spending in the U.S. has reached $26.7 billion


High-Protein Pet Food is Trending, According to New Report

According to new surveys from Packaged Facts, more pet owners are seeking high-protein foods for their pets.


Bayer to Consider Selling Animal Health Division

Bayer will consider selling its animal health unit if it continues to struggle, the company’s incoming chief executive said.


Kansas Secretary of Agriculture Jackie McClaskey to Speak at Petfood Forum

Jackie McClaskey, Ph.D., Secretary of Agriculture for the state of Kansas, will be Petfood Forum’s keynote speaker on Wednesday, April 20 at the 24th edition of the conference.

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Zuke’s Enters Dog Food Category with New Ascent Line

Zuke’s, a provider of natural pet treats, is entering the dog food category with the introduction of Zuke’s Ascent Natural Dog Food.

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