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Ride Along Paws Fabric Car Door Protector

Some dogs love propping themselves up on a car's door to look out the window and enjoy the breeze. However, this sometimes comes at the price of a scratched car interior. Ride Along Paws is a fabric cover that protects the car door from being

Up Close With PetSafe

Lori Sharp demonstrates the new PASSport, a product created by PetSafe.

The Kitty Ball Bed by The Refined Feline

The Kitty Ball Bed gives your cat a comfortable place to rest while adding style to your home. Off the ground, but easy for your cat to get into, the dome has a diameter of 17 inches, meaning your cat has plenty of room to

Ride Along Paws Fabric Car Door Protector

Some dogs love propping themselves up on a car's door to look out the window and enjoy the breeze. However, this sometimes comes at the price of a scratched car interior. Ride Along Paws is a fabric cover that protects the car door from being

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Packaged Facts Releases Market Outlook, Launches Presentation

Packaged Facts has published the latest edition of its U.S. Pet Market Outlook Report for 2017-2018. In the report, the market research firm explores “growing competition in the online pet products and services industry’s channel; examines the impact ecommerce sales have on traditional brick-and-mortar pet businesses; and analyzes the macro trends in pet products and […]...

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Kurgo Named a ‘Best Workplace’ by Inc. Magazine

Gordie Spater, Kurgo co-founder, is pleased to announce that the company has been named to Inc. magazine’s 2017 “Best Workplaces” list, which recognizes companies that have created exceptional workplaces through vibrant cultures, deep employee engagement and stellar benefits. “We are thrilled to be honored on a national platform for our hard work and dedication to […]...

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The Pet Sustainability Coalition Partners with MGM Resorts, Zuke’s, Klean Kanteen to Inspire Business at SuperZoo

On July 25, the Pet Sustainability Coalition (PSC) and co-host MGM Resorts will invite 100 industry guests to the Shark Reef Exhibit where they will learn from Klean Kanteen CEO Jim Osgood about how driving environmental and social impact lead to greater profitability. With a special focus on ocean health, the event will highlight the […]...

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The Bling Ring from SodaPup

Inspired by Ring Pop candies, the Bling Ring is a durable treat-dispensing toy for dogs from SodaPup....

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Quality Marine Receives Aquacultured Clownfish

Clownfish have long been one of the most popular fish in the marine aquarium trade. Due to advances in technology along with a better understanding of the process, the supply of cultured clownfish has grown exponentially in the past 10 years. Several commercial farms grow thousands of these fish for the U.S. market every year. […]...

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The Company of Animals Announces New Rack Merchandising Program

The lead, collar and accessory aisle can sometimes be a cluttered, confusing section in independent pet stores, according to The Company of Animals. In response, the company recently announced the launch of a comprehensive rack merchandising program to catch the attention of shoppers and detail them on the company’s HALTI and Baskerville Ultra Muzzle lines. […]...

Recall Alert:

United Pet Group Expands Voluntary Recall of Multiple Brands of Rawhide Chew Products for Dogs

The following was posted on the FDA’s website on June 16 and confirmed by Pet...

Recall Alert:

Recall: Loving Pets Voluntarily Recalls Limited Lot Numbers of Air-Puffed Dog Treats

Recall Alert:

Recall: United Pet Group Voluntarily Recalling Multiple Brands of Packages of Rawhide Dog Chews

CATS & DOGS

Cats Summer Fun for Felines By Eric Stenson Days are longer, temperatures are warmer and people are thinking about what they’d like to do with their summer leisure time. As companion animals become increasingly important members of the family, cats... Read More →
Dogs Effective Joint Care Two factors are driving growth for joint products: First, dogs are living longer lives; therefore, dogs are experiencing more age-related health issues like arthritis. Second, dogs are integrated into the family fold, which includes being a... Read More →

REPTILES & FISH

Reptiles Eat, Drink and Be Herpy! By Jennifer Higgins In the culinary arts, they say food presentation can make or break a dish. Though probably true, I doubt the same sentiment can be heard from a gecko or a tortoise.... Read More →
Fish Friends in the Tank By Sara Keegan With last year’s success of “Finding Dory” and its subsequent line of licensed aquarium products, retailers may be looking for more licensed products to stock on their shelves, as they are popular with... Read More →

BIRDS & SMALL ANIMALS

Birds Backyard Feathers Old McDonald’s farm isn’t the only place where contented egg layers, colorful quack-makers and other pleasant pheasant-like feathered friends can be found. Today, all manner of urban poultry pals have found... Read More →
Small Animals High-Energy Retailing Back in 2009, Disney had the foresight to tap into the snowballing small animal ownership craze when it released the live action 3-D film “G-Force.” The movie’s heroes—we are talking guinea pigs, hamsters, moles and other... Read More →

NATURAL & GROOM/BOARD

Natural Digestive Relief By Eric Stenson In today’s stressful world, people often feel a bit dyspeptic. Busy schedules, eating on the run and high stress contribute to this feeling. Many people find digestive relief through the use... Read More →
Groom/Board Tables and Lifts Safety is paramount when choosing tables and lifts for the grooming salon. While these pieces of equipment might seem like a static product—certainly less exciting than the ever-changing array of available shampoos and conditioners—these are arguably... Read More →

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PetQuest Grooming Conference

June 22 - June 25
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Reef-A-Palooza

June 24 - June 25
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PetTECH Instructor Training #272

June 24 @ 8:00 am - June 26 @ 6:00 pm
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PetTECH Instructor Training #273

June 25 @ 8:00 am - June 27 @ 6:00 pm
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PetTECH Instructor Training #274

June 25 @ 8:00 am - June 27 @ 6:00 pm
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