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Coastal Pet Double Row Undercoat Rake

Designed for breeds with a thick, dense undercoat, the Coastal Pet Double Row Undercoat Rake improves the grooming experience for pet and owner.

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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 […]...

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Family Pet Shows Acquires Connecticut Pet Show

Family Pet Shows, owned by Garri Promotions of Huntington, New York, has acquired the Connecticut Pet Show from Jenks Productions. For the past 25 years, the Connecticut Pet show has been produced by Jenks Productions, based in Hartford, Connecticut. The transfer of ownership of this pet show is a friendly one from one family-owned business […]...

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National Animal Supplement Council Names Tropichem Research Labs a Preferred Supplier

Tropichem Research Labs, LLC has been named a Preferred Supplier by the National Animal Supplement Council (NASC). The NASC Preferred Supplier Program extends responsibility, accountability and uniformity upstream within the animal health products and services supply chain. Under new ownership since late 2015, Tropichem Research Labs has made significant investments in people and equipment to […]...

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Lucy Pet Launches Retailer Recognition Campaign

Lucy Pet knows there is nothing like shopping at your local pet specialty store for pet food and supplies. The ability to bring your pet into the store, speak with a knowledgeable employee and find fun new products is all part of the pet parent experience. In an effort to recognize the efforts of some […]...

May 2017 – Retailer Sentiment Index

Over the last month, dog food, supplies and accessories made up the majority of retailers’...

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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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