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Featured: Dexas MudBuster Receives Global Innovation Award

The new Dexas MudBuster pet paw washer caught the eye of industry judges and was named a 2017 Global Honoree and Winner of the International Housewares Association’s Global Innovation Award. “Dexas is proud to be receiving recognition from the pet industry, with a number of new product awards for our pet items,” said Scott Henrikson, […]

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Jaguar’s Canalevia Drug Product Eligible for Conditional Approval for the Indication of EID in Dogs

Jaguar Health, Inc., a natural-products pharmaceuticals company focused on developing and commercializing novel, sustainably-derived gastrointestinal products for both human prescription use and veterinary use on a global basis, announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) has indicated that the use of Canalevia for treatment of exercise-induced diarrhea (EID) in […] Read More →

Freshpet, Inc. Amends Credit Facility

Freshpet, Inc. announced the closing of an amended credit facility that will replace its primarily term-based existing facility of $30 million and $10 million revolver with a straight $30 million revolver and the ability to increase the revolver by an additional $10 million. The new revolver will mature in September 2020. “The lower rates and […] Read More →

Study Shows Most Pets will be Dressed as Pumpkins this Halloween

With more people celebrating, Americans will splurge on costumes, candy and pumpkins for a record $9.1 billion in Halloween spending this year, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. The figure is up 8.3 percent from last year’s previous record of $8.4 billion. “Americans are […] Read More →

Due to Hurricane Irma, 5th Annual IBPSA Pet Care Services Educational Conference & Trade Show Changes Locations

International Boarding & Pet Services Association (IBPSA), the professional business association serving the pet care services industry, announced that its Fifth Annual Pet Care Services Educational Conference & Trade Show, originally scheduled at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, October 3-5, 2017, along with pre-conference events taking place October 1-2, 2017, has been moved to the […] Read More →

Rubie’s Pet Shop Boutique will Hold the Country’s Largest Halloween Parade for Dogs

The dog days of summer have come to an end, which for Rubie’s Pet Shop Boutique means one thing: Halloween of course. Rubie’s Pet Shop Boutique, a division of Halloween powerhouse, Rubie’s Costume Company, announced it will be the main sponsor of the 27th Annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade. On Saturday, October 21, from […] Read More →

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APPA Offering Members Product Recall Services

The American Pet Products Association (APPA) will now be offering product recall services to its members. The below announcement was originally posted on the APPA site: APPA is partnered with Recall InfoLink to bring members a state-of-the-art product recall service. This simple and intuitive service streamlines all phases of the recall process offering members a […] Read More →

Neighborhood Pet Store Joining the Pet Supplies Plus Family

After eight years of business, Washington Pet owners Bill and Sharon Hannon have announced their pet store will take on a new look this fall. Beginning at the end of October, Washington Pet will operate as Pet Supplies Plus, a community-focused pet retail store with a diverse selection of pet products, toys, treats and loyalty […] Read More →

Dogtopia Unveils its Smallest Model, Dogtopia Lite

Dogtopia has expanded its investment opportunities for entrepreneurs looking to get their foot in the $69 billion dollar pet industry door with the launch of its smallest franchise model, Dogtopia Lite. Dogtopia Lite facilities average 3,000 square feet, compared to the 5,000–10,000-square-foot facilities currently offered. The trimmed-down model will feature two playrooms (instead of three), […] Read More →

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