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Featured: Products to Combat Pet Stress, Anxiety

Anxiety is too often an insidious side effect of our turbo-charged worlds and fast-paced personal lives. However, people aren’t the only ones who experience this feeling associated with fear, nervousness and unease. According to PetMD, anxiety is the anticipation of future dangers from unknown or imagined origins that result in bodily reactions, known as physiologic […]

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PetIQ Set to Acquire VIP Petcare

PetIQ, Inc., a pet medication and wellness company, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Community Veterinary Clinics, LLC d/b/a VIP Petcare, a leading operator and provider of nationwide veterinary clinics and veterinarian services within major U.S. retailers. The transaction has been unanimously approved by PetIQ’s board of directors and is expected […] Read More →

Ornamental Fish International Pens Opinion on Fiji’s New Export Quota

The following is a release from Ornamental Fish International (OFI), an international trade association representing the ornamental fish industry. The marine ornamental fish industry has suffered another blow with the recent announcement by the ministry of fisheries in Fiji to implement a zero quota for export of live rock and coral for 2018. While the […] Read More →

GAMMA2 Introduces New Procurement Analyst

GAMMA2, Inc. announced the addition of Marcus Stup to the Operations team. As a procurement analyst, Stup will be responsible for procurement of all of the company’s bulk purchases throughout the GAMMA2 supply chain—from raw materials to finished products, as well as production equipment and servicing. Stup’s experience is rooted in procurement and operations, and […] Read More →

Pet Sitters International Names 2018 Pet Sitter of the Year

Pet Sitters International (PSI) named Cathy Vaughan, owner of Cathy’s Critter Care in Schertz, Texas, the 2018 Pet Sitter of the Year. PSI, the world’s largest educational association for professional pet sitters, presents this award annually to a pet sitter who embodies the passion and professionalism of the pet-sitting industry. “PSI has 6,000 member businesses […] Read More →

Valentine’s Day-themed Bad Tags now Available

Pet owners now have another way to show their pets they love them—Valentine’s Day Bad Tags are now available. Tags include sayings like “Daddy’s Valentine,”  “Mommy’s Valentine,” “Little Heartbreaker” and “I’m Cuter Than Cupid” and are available in bright pink, red and white to dress up beloved pets. Bad Tags are pet tags available in […] Read More →

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A Q&A with Phillips Pet Food CEO Todd Shelton

Q How has Phillips benefited from acquiring PetFlow? A We are very excited that the PHIDO digital team delivered our new Endless Aisle offering to retail partners in a short four-month period. Endless Aisles makes it easy for retailers to create state-of-the-art transactional websites, offer convenient two-day home delivery and sell over 10,000 available items […] Read More → can Pet Stores Build Their Business

BY BRENT WEINMANN AND TODD REGAN What does @ArzaS86 from Texas have in common with @ExtraBlueRiolu from Florida? They were both recently paired with their new best winged friends via an online quiz at They were both so excited about their pet bird match results, they shared them with hundreds more people on social […] Read More →

Offering Tips to New Pet Owners can Help Your Reputation with Customers

As the New Year commences, shoppers will come to your store excited about their new puppy or kitten. With a new pet comes new responsibilities, and many owners find the list of things to do (and purchase) a bit daunting. Retailers who assist customers with relevant, easy-to-understand information and suggestions are doing these consumers a […] Read More →

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