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May 23, 2024

Purina Associates Distribute Food to In-Need Pets, People During Community Service Projects

Purina has been helping pets and people in need since its founding 130 years ago. Each May, the company takes a day away from work to serve its more than 30 communities across the country. On Thursday, May 23, nearly 2,000 employees at Purina’s St. Louis headquarters took part in the company’s 23rd annual Purina Cares Day adding to the more […]

May 23, 2024

Jazwares Named Toy Licensee for Five Nights at Freddy’s Horror Video Game Franchise

Jazwares, a leading global toy company, recently announced that it has entered into a multiyear global toy licensing agreement with cutting-edge entertainment company Scottgames, LLC to produce a toy line inspired by the survival horror video game and film franchise, Five Nights at Freddy’s. Building on the immersive settings and characters from the gaming and […]

May 22, 2024

Portland Pet Food Founder Named to WPO’s 50 Fastest Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies

The Women Presidents Organization (WPO) recently announced the businesses recognized on the annual 50 Fastest Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies ranking, sponsored by JPMorgan Chase. Companies in the health and wellness industries lead this year’s list, alongside firms specializing in security, technology, staffing, human capital management and professional services. Katie McCarron, founder of Po[...]

May 22, 2024

Pet King Brands Appoints Robert E. Devlin as Director of Veterinary Services

Pet King Brands, the pioneering leader of veterinarian-recommended enzymatic pet health products including ZYMOX Dermatology and Oratene Brushless Oral Care, recently announced Robert E. Devlin, DVM, MBA as the director of veterinary services. Devlin enters the role with a thorough understanding of the animal health market and a strong business development background with both a Doctor of Veter[...]

May 22, 2024

CULT Food Science Subsidiary Further Foods Partners with Pawmates Dog Owner App

CULT Food Science Corp., a disruptive food technology platform pioneering the commercialization of lab grown meat and cellular agriculture to reshape the global food industry, recently announced its subsidiary Further Foods Inc. has entered into a strategic partnership with Pawmates. Pawmates is a dynamic app designed to connect dog lovers and their pets with essential […]

May 22, 2024

Two National Publications Recognize Tractor Supply for Excellence in Customer Service

Tractor Supply Company, the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States, has been recognized by two national publications for excellence in customer service. USA Today named the company one of America’s Customer Service Champions. Tractor Supply was also featured on Forbes’ 2024 Customer Experience All-Stars list, an annual index of the brands that leave consumers most […]

May 21, 2024

Pet Specialty Retailer Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming Expands Pawprint with First Indiana Store

Woof Gang Bakery, the leading specialty retailer of pet food, pet supplies, and professional pet grooming, recently announced the grand opening of its first store in Indiana, located in the vibrant community of Carmel. This milestone marks another significant expansion for the brand, which continues to establish its presence across North America. The Carmel store, […]

May 21, 2024

Fresh Step, Kat Dennings Step Up to Help Shelter Cats Ahead of The Garfield Movie Release

In celebration of the upcoming Columbia Pictures/Alcon Entertainment’s The Garfield Movie, Fresh Step has teamed up with actress and animal advocate Kat Dennings to help shelter cats. The famous adopted feline is the face of a limited-edition Fresh Step box benefiting Best Friends Animal Society, a leading animal welfare organization working to end the killing of […]

May 21, 2024

Remy’s Kitchen Partners with Generation Pet to Expand Distribution to Mid-Atlantic and Northeast

Remy’s Kitchen, a family-owned manufacturer of premium, freeze-dried pet treats and meal mixers recently announced it has partnered with Generation Pet, a family-owned distribution company providing high-quality, all-natural pet products to independent retailers. “We are excited to partner with Generation Pet to bring Remy’s Kitchen to customers in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast! Gen Pet’s[...]

May 21, 2024

K9 Resorts Pet Boarding Franchise Partners with Father-Son Duo to Bring Locations to CO, FL

K9 Resorts Luxury Pet Hotel, multi-award-winning luxury boarding and dog daycare franchise brand, has announced a multi-unit signed agreement across two states, bringing five new resorts to Denver, Colorado and two to the greater Clearwater area in Florida over the next five years. With these locations, K9 Resorts continues to capitalize on its national growth potential through franchise par[...]

May 21, 2024

Hill’s Partners with Actress Cecily Strong, PetSmart Charities to Encourage Senior Pet Adoption

Pet parents may fear their pets’ aging — because “growing old” is associated with slowing down and losing some of the spirit and vibrancy that makes them special. That’s why Hill’s Pet Nutrition recently announced it is teaming up with actress and senior pet owner Cecily Strong to shine the spotlight on aging pets to show how, […]

May 21, 2024

LIX Co-Founder Graduates with Master’s Degree in Medical Cannabis Science & Therapeutics

Pet wellness company LIX recently announced that its co-founder, Kirstan Sanders, has achieved a significant milestone by becoming the first individual within the pet industry to graduate with a master’s degree in medical cannabis science and therapeutics from the esteemed University of Maryland. This groundbreaking achievement underscores her commitment to advancing education within the cannabi[...]