Feeders Pet Supply Acquires Soldan’s Pet Supplies, Ashland Pet Store

Pet Age Staff//September 6, 2023//

Feeders Pet Supply Acquires Soldan’s Pet Supplies, Ashland Pet Store

Pet Age Staff //September 6, 2023//

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Press release: Feeders Pet Supply

Feeders Pet Supply recently announced the successful completion of its acquisitions of Soldan’s Pet Supplies and Ashland Pet Store. This merger elevates Feeders Pet Supply to 52 locations and the overall company to a total 68 locations with their Chow Hound Pet Supplies brand.

Soldan’s Pet Supplies is a well-established and respected name in the Michigan pet retail industry, with eight existing store locations and one currently under construction. Feeders Pet Supply owns and operates twelve stores in West Michigan under Chow Hound Pet Supplies banner.

Ashland Pet Store is an independent location operated in Ashland, Ohio, and will be the eighth location in Ohio for the company.

“Feeders is thrilled to welcome Soldan’s Pet Supplies and Ashland Pet Store to the family. These acquisitions align with our commitment to providing top-notch products and services to pet parents in Michigan and Ohio. It allows us to extend our reach and impact in the industry,” said Brannon Dixon, CEO of Feeders Pet Supply. “We look forward to blending the companies and building upon the success and elevating the shopping experience with a wider array of products, competitive pricing, and improved accessibility through both physical stores and online platforms.”

“Since 1955, Soldan’s has provided pets and their parents with the very best products and service,” said Howard Soldan II, president of Soldan’s Pet Supplies. “We are excited for the new opportunities this transition will open up to our local staff and our valued customers. This was not an easy decision for me, but we are happy to be selling to Feeders Pet Supply. They along with Chow Hound have been long term industry friends of mine and my daughter Nikki Soldan (third generation).”

Soldan’s Pet Supplies and Ashland Pet Store have a long-standing history of delivering exceptional pet products and expert advice to its loyal customer base. By joining forces with Feeders Pet Supply, pet

parents can expect a seamless transition as the integration process takes place over the coming months. The teams at Feeders Pet Supply, Soldan’s Pet Supplies, and Ashland Pet Store are committed to ensuring a smooth experience for customers, vendors, and employees alike.

This acquisition marks the fourth and fifth significant acquisition for Feeders Pet Supply as they acquired Chow Hound Pet Supplies, IncrediPet Pet Stores, and Phydeaux in the last eight years. Feeders Pet Supply was recently named Pet Product News Retailer of the Year for Growth and Expansion. Founded in 1959 in Louisville, Kentucky, Feeders Pet Supply is one of North America’s top 25 pet Rrtailers.

Feeders Pet Supply offers same-day local delivery, free in-store pickup, and AutoOrders set to your schedule of nearly 10,000 items, including pet food, supplies, toys and treats, and a robust loyalty program where customers can earn free pet food and points towards reward coupons.