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Jun 11, 2024

NAVC, Michelson Found Animals Partnership to Define Future of Animal Health, Pet Care

Global veterinary industry leader North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) and leading animal welfare organization Michelson Found Animals Foundation (MFA) recently announced the formation of a partnership that brings together all aspects of the global $300+ billion animal health and pet care ecosystem to define the future of animal health and wellbeing into the next decade […]

Jun 11, 2024

Best Friends Animal Society Launches National Action Week for Animals to Advance No-Kill Goal

Best Friends Animal Society, a leading animal welfare organization working to end the killing of dogs and cats in America’s shelters in 2025, has announced its National Action Week for Animals (NAWA), scheduled from now to June 15. This nationwide initiative invites animal lovers and advocates to join a collective effort to end the killing […]

May 28, 2024

Editor’s Letter: How NBA Hall of Famer Bill Walton Left His Mark on the Pet Industry

Like everyone who had the honor and privilege of experiencing the wonderful Bill Walton, we at Pet Age are deeply saddened to hear the news that he passed away on May 27. Walton was a class act and touched the pet industry in a profound way when he was the keynote speaker at the 2024 […]

May 13, 2024

Before & After Photos of America’s 10 Most Amazing Shelter Dog Makeovers 2024!

Due to a lack of resources, a significant number of rescue dogs are deprived of vital grooming that improves their chance of adoption. That’s why Wahl donated grooming supplies to rescues and shelters nationwide that, in turn, shared amazing Before and After grooming photos — including the Top 10 Shelter Dog Makeovers of 2024. From […]

May 1, 2024

My Story: Meet Earthbath Eastern Territory, International Sales Manager Bob Nicastro

Bob Nicastro is responsible for sales and marketing activities in conjunction with major pet specialty retailers, pet specialty distributors and multi-chain pet specialty retailers for earthbath natural and organic pet care products. But there’s more to Nicastro than just high quality pet products. That’s where Pet Age’s My Story profile comes in. Pet Age recently […]

Apr 30, 2024

Lilly Brush: How a Heart Attack Launched an Eco-Friendly Pet Brand

Launching a startup company can be a stressful experience that is not for the faint of heart. Based in Denver, Colorado and launched in 2011 by Elsie Hamilton, Lilly Brush is a small manufacturer of eco-friendly cleaning brushes for pet owners. Pet Age recently spoke with Hamilton to learn how fate led her to starting […]

Apr 30, 2024

Five Questions with Matthew Rubin, Division President of Petsense by Tractor Supply Company

Matthew Rubin has served as divisional president of Petsense by Tractor Supply since February 2024 and is a member of the company’s executive committee. Prior to that, he served as senior vice president and general manager of Petsense from February 2021 to February 2024. He previously served as senior vice president of business development & […]

Apr 30, 2024

Success Happens When Hard Work Addresses the Needs of Your Audience

That’s a wrap for Global Pet Expo 2024! Event co-hosts American Pet Products Association (APPA) and Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA) deemed the 20th annual event a rousing success, with the sold-out show floor of 1,100-plus exhibiting companies attracting nearly 20,000 attendees from more than 85 countries. When Global Pet Expo concluded, Whisker Media’s Mary […]

Apr 30, 2024

Artful Designs: Square Paws Brings Beauty, Fun to a Cat’s Environment

Mario Arbore, the founder of Square Paws, is an architect with more than 30 years of experience, both commercial and residential. He founded Arbore Design, an architectural practice that was created in 2000 in the heart of New York City. Pet Are recently spoke with Arbore to learn how his interest in various building typologies […]

Mar 27, 2024

Morris Animal Foundation-Funded Research Leverages AI to Identify Dogs at Higher Risk for Cancer

A novel canine cancer study funded by Morris Animal Foundation and the Golden Retriever Foundation is leveraging artificial intelligence to pioneer an innovative approach to early detection and prevention for dogs that may be suspected of developing diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, the most common form of this deadly cancer. A team of researchers at the University of […]

Mar 25, 2024

K9s For Warriors Reaches Milestone Achievement of 1,000 Veterans Paired with Life-Saving Service Dogs

K9s For Warriors, the nation’s largest provider of trained service dogs for veterans with invisible wounds of war, recently announces a significant milestone in its mission to end veteran suicide. Retired Army staff sergeant Ryan and his service dog Frankie recently became the 1,000th Warrior/K9 team to walk across the stage at K9s For Warriors Shari […]

Mar 15, 2024

WPA Reports GROOM’D 2024 Set New Attendance Records, Announces Grooming Competition Winners

GROOM’D, the grooming-focused conference and trade show for the pet care community, recently concluded its 2024 gathering, drawing nearly 4,000 industry professionals to the Georgia International Conference Center from March 8 to 10 in College Park, Georgia. This year’s event saw a notable 15 percent increase in attendance compared to 2023, attracting nearly 4,000 pet […]