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Trends and Products

Apr 30, 2024

Trends & Products: Pet Toys & Feeders Offer Valuable Mental Enrichment

Enrichment has gained momentum in recent years, helped in part by its role in the holistic development of pets. Providing a dog or cat with enrichment allows the companion animal to have a sense of control over its environment, which can help to reduce and avoid stress. Nutritional enrichment encourages dogs to use natural foraging […]

Oct 1, 2023

Trends and Products: Good Pet Grooming

The grooming sector is booming, thanks in part to more pet parents discovering that the proper treatment of their companion animal’s skin and coat has an enormous impact on its well-being. Grooming products also are constantly evolving, as advancements in technology have made their way into the pet grooming sector, with new trends and innovations […]

Oct 1, 2023

Trends and Products: Pet Ailments, Health Solutions

All types of pets have distinct health needs, so it’s vital that retailers stock a wide variety of products, in multiple forms, that cater to the common ailments that impact everything from dogs and cats to birds and reptiles.       Avian Electrolytes Relax and rehydrate your birds with Zoo Med’s Avian Electrolytes. Full […]

Sep 1, 2023

Trends and Products: Play Time

Play time is an important activity for pets. With the understanding that today’s consumers view their pets as members of their family, the pet toy sector has continued to grow at a steady pace. Pet parents are on a constant search for high quality, durable, engaging and often eco-sustainable toys for their companion animals. Most […]

Sep 1, 2023

Trends and Products: Waste Management

The demand for dog pads for incontinence and training increased dramatically as a result of the COVID-19. The post-pandemic market for dog pads is reliant on product innovations and an increasing awareness of its benefits. Meanwhile, there’s no shortage of new cat litter hitting the market, and many of these products are designed to appeal […]

Sep 1, 2023

Trends and Products: Snoozing in Style

The trends among pet beds are similar to their counterparts for human use. Luxury, long-lasting, easy to wash and padded, orthopedic bedding, with recent innovations being designed to support joints and keep older dogs and cats happy and safe. The use of memory foam is widespread, and deluxe furniture includes designer mini-sofas or upholstered chair […]

Aug 1, 2023

Trends and Products: Growth in Small Animals

Retailers should take notice of the small animal segment, which is experiencing recent growth, specifically among rabbits, guinea pigs and hamsters. There’s more to keeping these companion animals healthy and happy than just providing them with food, water and shelter.       Happy Habitats Halo The patent pending Halo carrier fits securely around their […]

Aug 1, 2023

Trends and Products: Form Meets Function

Collars likely will remain an essential accessory for dog and cat parents, but innovative and stylish designs continue to enhance their aesthetic beauty while also optimizing their functionality. ID tags are a must-carry product that allow consumers to personalize their companion animal’s new collar.       iMARC Pet Tag Engraver Made in the USA […]

Aug 1, 2023

Trends and Products: Cold-Blooded Creatures

Reptiles and amphibians are an underappreciated category of companion animals. However, as the reptile industry has grown in recent years, pet retailers are taking notice, and with good reason. According to Grand View Research, the reptile industry is valued at approximately $1.5 billion in the United States alone. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) estimates […]

Aug 1, 2023

Trends and Products: Growth in Grooming

Millennial pet parents, in addition to the shift of companion animals becoming permanent family members, have been a boon to the grooming industry. Grooming products have become an essential part of pet care as they improve skin, prevent infections and clean the fur coat. The mouth, eyes and ears of pets are vulnerable areas that […]

Jul 1, 2023

Trends and Products: Domestic Demand

There’s no question about it; “Made in the U.S.A.” is resonating with consumers when it comes to pet products. With national economic interests in mind, manufacturers and retailers are noticing more pet parents switch over to American-made products. Many pet brands have responded to the growing market demands for “Made in the U.S.A.” Dr. Joe […]

Jul 1, 2023

Trends and Products: Offering the Best Bowls

Today’s pet bowl and feeding systems come in a wide assortment of materials, including copper, stainless steel, ceramic and even biodegradable. And their designs are just as varied, giving pet parents an endless array of options that fit their needs and lifestyle.         GF Pet Acrylic Feeder  The GF PET Acrylic Feeder […]