Dog Category

Mar 5, 2024

ZIWI Peak Steam & Dried: NZ Pet Food Manufacturer Releases New Range of Ultra-Premium Foods

New Zealand-based premium pet food manufacturer ZIWI is rolling out a new range in the ultra-premium category, featuring raw, ethically sourced animal proteins, functional ingredients and new technologies. New ZIWI Peak Steam & Dried, developed by ZIWI’s innovation team, includes new products for both dogs and cats, available in a multitude of recipes and sizes. […]

Dec 24, 2019

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 previous years. This is good news for any company that makes pet products because the younger generations have a reputation for showering their pets with […]

Dec 18, 2019

Take the Lead

Whether seeking to address behavioral issues or simply wanting to teach pups new tricks, many consumers view dog training as a necessary and desirable undertaking. There are many ways retailers can help these dog-owning customers. One avenue is for retailers to offer dog training sessions at or in conjunction with their store. A more common […]

Nov 26, 2019

Dog is King of the Pet Industry

It goes without saying that the dog is king in the pet industry. According to the 2019-2020 National Pet Owners Survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association, 63.4 million households in the country own at least one dog, compared to 42.7 million being home to cats. When it comes to the total number of […]

Oct 30, 2019

New-World Taste

One of the many recent trends in the industry has been dog products containing ingredients sourced overseas. And it’s a popular one among pet owners. In 2018, 70 percent of 500 U.S. dog owners surveyed by the American Pet Products Association (APPA) planned to purchase some sort of dog care item in the next 12 […]

Oct 23, 2019

Down to the Bone

It has well been established that dental care is imperative to a pet’s overall health, and that a majority of pets suffer from some form of dental disease. The AVMA recommends that a dog’s teeth and gums be checked at least once a year by a veterinarian to check for signs of a problem and […]

Sep 25, 2019

Get Groomin’

The humanization of pets involves a variety of experiences and products, among them the services and equipment available to owners for keeping their canine companions looking and feeling clean and fresh. One option is to visit a well-educated, professional groomer at a salon, where dogs can be thoroughly pampered and emerge ready to compete for […]

Sep 18, 2019

Resting Easy

According to the American Pet Products Association’s 2019-2020 National Pet Owners Survey, almost half of dog owners polled said they own a bed for their pet. That puts dog beds right up there with water/food bowls and surpasses traveling crates and automatic feeding devices in terms of the most popular dog care items unrelated to […]

Aug 29, 2019

The Path to CBD

There has been a growing interest in cannabis-related products for both humans and pets. Now more than ever, the pet industry is buzzing about cannabidiol, or CBD. And while major studies are currently being conducted, there have been no completed studios to provide major data on the properties of CBD on pets, dogs in particular, […]

Aug 16, 2019

Food at the Source

Transparency started as a popular buzzword for consumers. Now, it is a becoming an expectation. And more and more brands within the industry are growing to meet those needs in new and different ways. This is especially striking a chord with dog-owning consumers and reflecting in their purchases. In fact, according to EDGE Marketing’s analysis […]

Jul 31, 2019

Sustainable Sustenance

In 2018, 9 percent of 494 U.S. dog owners surveyed by the American Pet Products Association (APPA) purchased dog food with sustainable/humanely sourced ingredients, according to the organization’s 2019-2020 National Pet Owners Survey. And out of 500 surveyed dog owners, 12 percent said that they plan to purchase dog food with sustainable/humanely sourced ingredients. So, […]

Jul 24, 2019

Calming Canines

Just like people, dogs are susceptible to suffering from anxiety, which has a negative impact on their overall quality of life. Sometimes the nervous system has an overreaction to something it perceives as a threat, and unlike humans—who can find comfort in talking things out and reminding themselves that feeling anxious is a temporary state […]