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Redbarn Lamb Pate for Cats

Meet the "very important" Kitty. She loves her all-natural, grain-free Redbarn Lamb Pate for Cats. In fact, Kitty says that the main reason she stays with her owners is because they serve her this tasty, healthy food.

Zinger Toy Launcher by PETLOGIX

Zinger from new Hyper Pet brand PETLOGIX offers a variety of interchangeable throw accessories. The two versions, the Zinger for medium and large dogs and the Zinger Junior for small dogs and puppies, both launch with three initial accessories designed for each size: the Zing

Cuddle Clones Slippers

Wear a custom replica of your favorite pet on your feet! Cuddle Clones captures the emotional connection between people and their pets through these cozy and cute slippers.

Redbarn Lamb Pate for Cats

Meet the "very important" Kitty. She loves her all-natural, grain-free Redbarn Lamb Pate for Cats. In fact, Kitty says that the main reason she stays with her owners is because they serve her this tasty, healthy food.

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Central Garden & Pet Announces Executive Appointment

Central Garden & Pet Company, a leading innovator, marketer and producer of quality branded products for the lawn and garden and pet supplies markets, yesterday announced the appointment of Nicholas “Niko” Lahanas as chief financial officer. Lahanas has worked at Central Garden & Pet for over 10 years, holding a variety of finance positions within […]...

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Deepwater Distribution Group Partners with Central Pet Distribution

Deepwater Global Distribution has partnered with publicly traded Central Pet Distribution for exclusive nationwide distribution of eight new aquatic brands for the U.S. market. This partnership will give U.S. retailers easy access to these exciting brands, further growing the aquatic segment of the pet industry. Central Pet, the leading U.S. aquatics supplier, will handle all […]...

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New Scientific Study: Dogs Improve Social Skills for Children with Autism

The Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) and Green Chimneys announced the publication of a study exploring the effectiveness of an animal-assisted social skills intervention for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Research was conducted at Green Chimneys, a therapeutic school and treatment center for children facing social, emotional and behavioral challenges. Findings demonstrate that […]...

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Olympus Partners Acquires Petmate

Stamford, Connecticut-based Olympus Partners has acquired Petmate Holdings Co., a leading supplier of a wide variety of non-food pet products to leading retailers. The company’s diverse product line includes crates and carriers, outdoor shelters, feeding and watering, and a wide selection of innovative toys. Petmate’s portfolio of branded toys and licensed products includes ChuckIt!, JW […]...

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The Petco Foundation Honors Animal Welfare Organizations, Workers

The Petco Foundation gathered approximately 500 guests at this year’s “Celebration of Love” awards gala, which recognized seven organizations and individuals from across the country for their dedication, determination and actions to create lifesaving impacts for pets in need. Hosted by the animal-loving emcee, Jane Lynch (“Hollywood Game Night,” “Glee” and “Best in Show”), the […]...

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Petland Hosts Breeder Tour, Conference for Consulting Veterinarians

Petland Inc. recently hosted a conference and breeder tour for Petland consulting veterinarians around the country. More than 100 people were in attendance for the two-day event in Indianapolis. “It was very productive to get store consulting veterinarians from around the country in one room to talk about what Petland does and to take them […]...

May 2017 – Retailer Sentiment Index

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CATS & DOGS

Cats Local Roots BY ERIC STENSON Since the melamine pet food crisis of 2007, USA sourcing has become a greater priority among manufacturers of cat food. According to Nicole Lindsley, owner and operator... Read More →
Dogs Fun From the USA Like their feline toy manufacturing counterparts, the list of companies now producing dog toys in the U.S. is growing, and their home-based entrepreneurial spirit and commercial success is being recognized... Read More →

REPTILES & FISH

Reptiles Better Living Through Chemistry BY JENNIFER HIGGINS Just because they aren’t warm and furry or can’t fluff their feathers, doesn’t mean reptiles aren’t at risk of being under the weather. The physical health of... Read More →
Fish Water Care Made Easy It’s a simple fact that fish thrive in clean water. Keeping the right pH balance and “bad” bacteria at bay helps keep oxygen levels high and infections low. While the... Read More →

BIRDS & SMALL ANIMALS

Birds Seeds for Success They say the quickest way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. That can also be said of pet birds, whose owners know that providing nutritious yet tasty edible... Read More →
Small Animals Exotic, Not Quixotic Variety is the spice of life, they say. It’s a big reason that saffron, sumac, serrano chilies and epazote, despite being rare and lesser known, are highly coveted seasonings among... Read More →

NATURAL & GROOM/BOARD

Natural Keeping it Natural BY ERIC STENSON People have increasingly wanted to lighten their lives of artificial ingredients, and this tendency has spread toward their companion animals as well. Dyes, artificial flavors, harsh chemicals,... Read More →
Groom/Board The Eyes Have It Eye care is a cross-over category. Products within eye care, whether at the salon or on the retail shelves, must meet the needs of both the health care sector and... Read More →

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