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Apr 3, 2017

Holistic Health Extension Welcomes New Sales Manager

Holistic Health Extension is pleased to announce that Ron Fissell has joined its team as the New York metro territory sales manager. The company’s new hire is the latest news that supports the tremendous amount of growth the brand has experienced in recent months, which includes debuting new packaging for its Original Line of food […]

Mar 30, 2017

The Honest Kitchen Announces Appointment of New Executive Team Positions

The Honest Kitchen announced three key role changes within its executive team in order to support the company’s growth. Michael Greenwell, previously the company’s president, has been promoted to chief executive officer, managing the company’s overall operations, development and strategy. Lucy Postins, founder of The Honest Kitchen, has assumed a new role as chief integrity of[...]

Mar 29, 2017

ANF Pet, Inc. Names New President

ANF Pet, Inc., a global natural and holistic pet food company, announced the appointment of Kirk Young to the role of president. A 30-year veteran in the global pet food and care industry, Young offers ANF Pet deep knowledge and experience in sales, marketing and worldwide operations. Formerly ANF Pet’s senior executive vice president of sales […]

Mar 15, 2017

Nulo Hires New Vice President of Marketing

Nulo, one of the fastest growing pet food brands, is excited to announce Chris Meiering as vice president of Marketing. Meiering will lead the next chapter of Nulo’s evolution by bringing strategic marketing expertise to the company’s rapidly growing base of consumers and retail customers. In this new role, Meiering will oversee implementation of Nulo’s […]

Mar 14, 2017

New Leader at Royal Canin USA

Royal Canin, a subsidiary of Mars, Incorporated, announced Kamie McHenry Eckert has been named president of Royal Canin USA effective immediately. Royal Canin, a global leader in pet health nutrition, has amassed an impressive track record as one of Mars’ billion dollar brands globally. Mars, including Royal Canin, is also recognized as being a great […]

Mar 14, 2017

AKC Board of Directors Class of 2021 Elected

At the Annual Meeting of the American Kennel Club (AKC) on March 14 the AKC Board of Directors Class of 2021 was elected. The four directors elected were: Rita J. Biddle, Esq., Delegate from the Ingham County Kennel Club. Dominic P. Carota, Delegate from the Pharaoh Hound Club of America. Thomas S. Powers, Delegate from the Kennel Club […]

Mar 9, 2017

Carrie Ann Inaba Receives 2017 Helen Woodward Humane Award  

Last Saturday, March 4, Helen Woodward Animal Center presented Carrie Ann Inaba with the 2017 Helen Woodward Humane Award. The prestigious annual award was presented in front of an invitation-only group of high-level donors at the private home of a dedicated Center supporter. Although Carrie Ann Inaba is best known for her passion for dance as […]

Mar 8, 2017

PSI Names its Pet Sitter of the Year

Pet Sitters International (PSI) has named Carrie Feinberg, owner of Safe Haven Advocate Pet Care & Photography, LLC in Elgin, Illinois, the 2016 Pet Sitter of the Year. PSI, the world’s largest educational association for professional pet sitters, presents this award annually to a pet sitter who embodies the passion and professionalism of the pet-sitting industry. […]

Mar 7, 2017

Tractor Supply Company Names New Senior VP

Tractor Supply Company, the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States, announced that Kurt D. Barton has been promoted to senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer in line with the company’s management transition plan announced last July.  Barton succeeds Anthony F. Crudele, who retired after serving as the company’s chief […]

Mar 2, 2017

PIDA Elects New Officers, Welcomes Back Director

Mark Smith, president of Frontier Distributing Inc., in Oxford, Michigan, was elected chairman of the board during the Pet Industry Distribution Association’s (PIDA) annual business meeting in Laguna Beach, California. Smith has served on the PIDA board since 2011 and was previously vice chairman. He succeeds Scott Rath, who chaired the association’s board for two years. […]

Feb 20, 2017

BH Pet Gear Hires New Executive Assistant

BH Pet Gear welcomed Katie Vashchuk as the company’s dedicated executive assistant, saying in an announcement that she will provide professionalism in performing administrative tasks for the executive management team. Vashchuk’s responsibilities will include coordinating meetings, preparing reports and other confidential materials, arranging travel plans and training staff members. “While se[...]

Feb 15, 2017

Petplan’s 2017 Veterinary Awards

Thousands of nominations for Petplan’s 2017 Veterinary Awards poured in from every corner of the U.S. and Canada, but in the end, just six winners took home all the bones. Petplan hosted the sixth annual Veterinary Awards Dinner on February 4 at Orlando’s Four Seasons Resort, in tandem with the North American Veterinary Conference. The […]