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Cosmic Pet, Petmate to Combine after Platinum Equity Acquisition

Press release: Platinum Equity Platinum Equity recently announced the acquisition of Cosmic Pet, a leading designer, marketer and distributor of pet products, including toys, beds, collars and leashes, treats, feeders and bowls, and other accessories. Cosmic Pet will be combined with Platinum Equity portfolio company Petmate. Financial terms were not disclosed. Cosmic Pet leverages its […]...

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Collings Expands Services, Changes Name to Pet Solutions Group

Press release: Collings Nutrition Solutions Collings Nutrition Solutions (CNS), a leading product development and innovation company, has completed an extensive rebranding and expansion of services in response to a new strategic vision and continued requests from the pet industry. At the heart of the new name is the desire to better communicate services and scope […]...

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Purina $250M Factory Expansion Increases Tidy Cats Litter Production

Press release: Purina Purina leaders recently gathered in southeast Missouri to celebrate the completion of a $250 million expansion at the company’s Bloomfield, Missouri, cat litter factory. The project adds two new buildings to the 1.1 million-square-foot campus in southeast Missouri and expands capacity and production capabilities for Purina’s high-performing Tidy Cats litter products, the […]...

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Veterinary Conference New York Vet Returns to Javits Center

Press release: New York Vet New York Vet, a two-day educational veterinary conference, is returning to the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City on November 4 and 5. After postponing last year’s event due to COVID-19 restrictions, New York Vet will safely gather attendees in person for a high-quality conference offering three clinical […]...

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Pet Business Professor Reports on August-September Retail Spending

John Gibbons, the Pet Business Professor and president of A GPS for Pet Businesses, has recently released two new monthly retail sales reports. According to Gibbons, the retail market began its recovery in May 2020 after hitting bottom in April 2020. The road back has been long and complex. In addition, consumer spending behavior is continuing to evolve. We have […]...

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Virtual Pet Week on Capitol Hill Celebrates Human-Animal Bond

Press release: HABRI The Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) brought the love of pets to Congress this week through a virtual Pet Week on Capitol Hill. Featuring conversations with leaders in animal health, animal welfare, pet business, celebrity guests, Members of Congress, therapy animals and some very cute pets, Pet Week on Capitol Hill focused […]...

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Cats Trends and Products: Beg-Worthy Treats Treats are arguably the most adored product category for both retailers and consumers. While pet parents love spoiling their dogs and cats with tasty treats, sales of these items are... Read More →
Dogs Forever Young Throughout the years, the pet market has shown significant growth across the board. One of the reasons for this growth is because younger generations are owning pets more than in... Read More →

REPTILES & FISH

Reptiles The Heat is On There’s no better source of warmth and light for reptiles than the sun, but as pets, these cold-blooded animals need specialized products within their indoor home in order to maintain... Read More →
Fish Reeling Them In For new fish hobbyists, filling a tank with water is really just a drop in the proverbial bucket in terms of what needs to be done to establish a safe,... Read More →

BIRDS & SMALL ANIMALS

Birds Eat, Drink and Be Tidy The primary functions of a bird feeder and a waterer are obvious: to store adequate amounts of nutrition and hydration. However, those two essential receptacles also have an impact on... Read More →
Small Animals So Fresh, So Clean ’Tis the season for holiday gatherings, when the common areas of the home see a lot of traffic from visiting family, friends, neighbors and co-workers. And as those guests make... Read More →

NATURAL & GROOM/BOARD

Natural Know Supplement Ingredients to Sell Them BY: Eric Stenson Herbal supplements have become popular for humans as a way to help enhance health naturally and hopefully minimize or eliminate the need for medications, with their host... Read More →
Groom/Board PetPort’s Future in Benefiting Pets Pet Age recently spoke with Holly Dolan to learn more about her decision to open PetPort, a pet store in Northport, New York, after a career on TV and radio.... Read More →

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