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Featured: A Q&A with Chuck Simons, CEO of Groomers Helper

Q What was the inspiration for you to enter the pet industry? A Our beloved black Labrador, Russell, passed away in  1985, and both my wife, Beth, and I were devastated. To help deal with it, she found a job bathing dogs for a vet-based groomer and fell in love with pet grooming, and it […]

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4 Tips for Better Hiring

By Adam Robinson, co-founder and CEO of Hireology The difference between a successful and unsuccessful pet business is the people who help run it. But within a sector as specialized as the pet industry, it is not always easy to pinpoint which candidates would be a good fit for your business. Here are four tips […] Read More →

Make the Most out of the Holidays with your Business

Around this time of year is when distributors publish their holiday sale catalogs. If you have your own year-long advertising calendar, then you’re ahead of the game and have probably even influenced what your distributors are offering. Once we enter the holiday season, you will have little impact on the distributor’s product offering. Before November […] Read More →

Pool Safety for Dogs

It behooves retailers and their staffs to have some basic answers to common behavioral challenges and learning tasks. Some of the answers/suggestions you give will be product oriented— chewing, house soiling and litter box solutions are good examples. Others might not involve products you sell, but if answered with care and accuracy, may enhance a […] Read More →

Marketing to Millennials

I’m 50. So if you’re seeking wisdom about marketing to millennials, keep in mind that you’re asking a guy old enough to be their dad. Then again, if you ask some millennials, also known as Generation Y, they can tell you what they like and what they want, but they can’t necessarily tell you how […] Read More →

Chi-wa-wa Ga-ga Helps Pets Dress to the Nines

Pet Age recently visited Justine Roig, co-owner of Chi-wa-wa Ga-ga, at her pet costume shop in New Orleans, Louisiana, to find out what makes her business so unique. Q What do you feel was a major influence in pet owners seeking clothing for their pets? A A huge influence was the TV show “The Simple […] Read More →

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Champion Petfoods: A Top-Notch Facility

Pet Age had the chance to sit down and chat with Michelle Granger, director of marketing at Champion Petfoods, to learn about the company’s mission and its new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. Q DogStar is described as a state-of-the-art facility. What was the FDA’s reaction when it inspected DogStar? A When the FDA came to audit […] Read More →

Kent Pet Group Gains New Marketing Specialist

Brianna Kuhlers has joined Kent Pet Group (KPG) as the new marketing specialist. Kuhlers will provide support to the marketing team in the creation and development of new products, maintenance of existing products, and management of relationships with third party vendors. She will play a critical role in the business and will drive coordination between […] Read More →

Mars Petcare, Jacqueline Badger Mars Sponsor Smithsonian’s ‘Cats of Ancient Egypt’ Exhibition

As a family and company that celebrates the special relationship between cats and their owners, Jacqueline Badger Mars and Mars Petcare are sponsoring the upcoming Smithsonian’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery exhibition, “Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt.” Through world-famous Egyptian works of art, the exhibition, opening on October 14, 2017, explores the celebrated roles of […] Read More →

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