Featured: Pet Food Brands Deliver What Consumers Want

It’s well known that the pet food industry is considered recession resistant, and this year it has been challenged by the coronavirus pandemic. In its April 2020 forecast, Packaged Facts originally predicted 4% expected growth for pet food, but after an increase in pet acquisitions and a related sales of pet products during the COVID-19 […]

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STAR POWER: Bo Derek Returns to the Pet Industry

There’s only one Bo Derek, the actress who shot to superstardom in 1979 after appearing in 10, followed by Tarzan and Bolero in the 1980s. Thanks to memorable appearances on such TV talk shows as The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, Late Night with David Letterman and the Arsenio Hall Show, in addition to being […] Read More →

Haute Couture: High Fashion in the Pet Industry

The term pet owner is slowly being replaced by pet parent, as more companion animals are being looked at as members of the family. More than a third of all pet owners are Millennials, who have overtaken Baby Boomers as the biggest pet-owning generation. Millennials are not afraid to make full use of their spending […] Read More →

Holiday Products Can Help Overcome the Pandemic

  It’s that time of year again to deck the halls—or shelves—with holiday-themed pet products. Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic impacting countless lives and bringing many challenges, retailers and manufacturers believe that now, more than ever, is a time to think about “the most wonderful time of the year.” The holiday season is meant to […] Read More →

Special Report: Pet Food’s Future is Now

In March 2019, Pet Age ran a special report on pet food titled “The Future is Clear.” In looking back on the views from pet food manufacturers, one can come to the conclusion that the industry has accomplished many of the goals that were on the horizon. “The trends within the market continue to center […] Read More →

Weeding Out the Truth of CBD to Educate Consumers

It’s safe to say that cannabidiol (CBD) and cannabigerol (CBG) are becoming easier buzzwords to say, especially as they become more prominent in the pet industry. But even with all the information out there surrounding these cannabinoids, more questions come to the forefront. It’s up to brands in the industry to take these questions in […] Read More →

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Quality Control of CBD Processing and Testing

A quick scan of the labeling and packaging for pet foods and treats made from familiar, traditional ingredients will show that descriptions of those products often contain similar language and visuals. Companies focusing on the high degree of purity in their foods and treats will indicate they are organic and/or natural, without artificial flavors, colors […] Read More →

Small But Mighty Pets Flex Their Muscles

In 2019, approximately 11 percent of American households had pets other than dogs or cats, which translates to nearly 14 million out of the 69 million pet-owning households, according to Simmons data cited by market research firm Package Facts. Fish (5 percent) are the most popular “other” pet, followed by birds (3 percent), reptiles (2 […] Read More →

Catrepreneurs, Pedigree Cats Holding Sway

Pets have a special way of bringing people together, and many cats are making themselves known in society. But at the end of the day, whether it’s social media catrepreneurs or the finest pedigreed cat competing in shows, these special cats are no different from the average household cat when it comes to their care […] Read More →

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