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Featured: Coastal Pet Expands with Indigo WMS

Ohio-based pet products specialist Coastal Pet has appointed Indigo Software to deploy Indigo WMS at its 400,000-square-foot manufacturing site. A family-owned, multichannel manufacturing business, Coastal Pet makes dog collars, leads and harnesses, offering over 7,500 unique products. Intended to enhance productivity levels among warehouse operatives, implementation of Indigo’s warehouse management software is due to commence in […]

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‘I and love and you’ Debuts New Recipes

With dog and cat owners expressing a desire to have the option to purchase food appropriate for pets with food sensitivities, “I and love and you” has crafted a line of limited ingredient (LID) dry pet food. The new recipe features a short list of only the most wholesome ingredients for dogs and cats with […] Read More →

HABRI, NAVC Launch Vet Certification

The Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) and the North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) launched a new certification course for practicing veterinarians, veterinary nurses and veterinary practice managers—Human Animal Bond Certified. Through a series of online modules assembled by experts in the field of human-animal interaction science, veterinarians, veterinary nurses and veterinary practice managers can […] Read More →

Whistle: The All-in-One Pet Tracker

Whistle, an all-in-one pet GPS tracker and activity monitor, has launched its very first national ad campaign, “There’s a Smarter Way.” As the video shows, Whistle wants to make caring for pets smarter and simpler. Read More →

Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Names Bichon Frise as ‘Best in Show’

Last night, GCH Belle Creek’s All I Care About Is Love, or Flynn for short, a Bichon Frise handled by Bill McFadden, joined an elite group of canine competitors by taking home the exclusive title at the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City. This is the 11th […] Read More →

Valentine’s Day Pet Spending Expected to be Big this Year

According to the National Retail Federation, people will be spending $19.6 billion on Valentine’s Day this year, and $751 million of that will be on pets. That means that, on average, people will be spending $5.50 on pets for Valentine’s Day. The spending is also up from the past two years’ totals–$681 million in 2016 […] Read More →

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Green Bay Aquarium Society to Help Exotic Pet Owners, PIJAC

Do you have a fish, reptile or bird that you are no longer able to care for? If so, bring your pet to the Habitattitude Pet Surrender Event on March 10 between noon and 5 p.m. at Wisconsin’s 1000 Islands Environmental Center. Area organizations will be accepting fish, reptiles, pet birds, and aquarium plants–no questions […] Read More →

Global Pet Expo 2018 Marks APPA and PIDA Anniversary Milestones

The American Pet Products Association (APPA) President and CEO Bob Vetere announced that 2018 marks the 60th anniversary for the association. APPA, along with the Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA), who will be celebrating 50 years in the industry, are set to host the 14th annual Global Pet Expo March 21-23, 2018 in Orlando, Florida, […] Read More →

Attractive, Well-Designed Packaging: When What’s on the Outside Counts

It’s hard to say who enjoys treats more—the pet eating the treat or the owner who gets to give the pet the treat. Feeding pets treats is an owner’s way of rewarding, bonding with, and showing love to the pet. Pets, well, they simply love the taste. Because owners love giving treats and pets love […] Read More →

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