Joe Roetheli is the founder of Pets Best Life, maker of Yummy Combs, dog treats that work like dental floss for a more complete cleaning and give dogs a boost of protein. Yummy Combs, he says, address three health concerns for dogs: Dental health, nutrition and safe eating. Pet Age recently spoke with Roetheli to […]
Many pet brands are making it a point to reduce their carbon footprint and support environmental initiatives. Pet Age recently spoke with Madelene Hissom, director of marketing for Natural Farm, to learn how transparency and sustainable sourcing have been a driving force for the treat company that launched in 2018. What are some of the […]
Tickner’s Pet Food & Supply Distribution, a family owned and operated wholesale business servicing New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the surrounding areas, held its 2023 Luau buying show for its retail customers on August 28 in Great Meadow, New Jersey.
In today’s expanded retail world, emerging pet brands face numerous challenges in finding distributors, securing shelf-space and competing against established players. The surge in e-commerce has further exacerbated these difficulties, with unstable pricing hindering the development of a consistent brand image and pricing strategy. However, there are effective approaches that smaller bra[...]
Are you excited to be vending your first time at SuperZoo this year? You should be. It’s a fantastic opportunity that can really help grow your business and build relationships within the pet industry. It’s the perfect place to make new friends and really feel like a part of this fast growing yet inclusive industry. […]
Fauna Foods held its summer kickoff customer appreciation event, “Day at the Races,” on June 16 at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
Zeigler’s, the Lebanon, Pennsylvania-based wholesale distributor, held its 2023 Spring Buying Show on May 23 and 24 at Wind Creek Casino & Resort Convention Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
With the recent dramatic surge in pet ownership due to the pandemic, one can’t help but wonder how all those COVID kitties are faring today. Are pandemic pet adoptions undergoing a reversal? Is cat ownership in the U.S. on the rise? Are pedigree cats becoming more, or less popular? Today’s Evolving Cat Owner Data from […]
The time has come. Cats and their parents deserve equal representation to their canine counterparts when it comes to variety in their food offerings. For as long as I can remember, cats have been given the unfair moniker of ‘finicky.” In fact, I believe the word was invented to describe cats exclusively. But only a true […]
Like humans, cats and dogs have a complex community of trillions of microorganisms living in their gut. Collectively called the gut microbiome, this community supports almost every aspect of your pet’s health — helping with digestion, protecting against disease, maintaining healthy GI function, and so much more. Disruption of the gut microbiome — due to […]
Super Pet Expo took place March 17-19 at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly, Virginia. Attendance was at pre-pandemic levels with 15,049 pet lovers shopping for pet products from 149 exhibitors that included Supreme Source Pet Food, American Pet Nutrition, Dr. Elsey’s and Evangers Pet Food, to name just a few.
Global Pet Expo featured three exciting days of building relationships with exhibitors and discovering new products during the trade show. Here are just some of the exhibitors at this year’s event.