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Mar 26, 2024

Salty Dawg Pet Salon + Bakery Mourns Passing of Co-Founder John Kanski

Salty Dawg Pet Salon + Bakery recently released the following statement on the passing of co-founder John Kanski: It is with deep sorrow that Salty Dawg Pet Salon + Bakery announces the passing of its esteemed co-founder and visionary leader, John Kanski. John’s untimely death is a profound loss to the company, its community, and all […]

Mar 12, 2024

Company of Animals Announces Dr. Roger Mugford Retirement, Appointment of Daughter as CEO

After 44 years at the helm of the Company of Animals (COA), founder and CEO Dr. Roger Mugford is passing the torch to his daughter Dr. Emily Mugford, who has been unanimously appointed by the COA board as the company’s new chief executive officer. In a heartfelt message to COA staff, Roger Mugford expressed gratitude […]

Sep 15, 2017

Barkleigh Presents Grooming Competitions, Seminars at Groom Expo

Groom Expo featured educational seminars, grooming competitions and the GroomExpo Newbie Tour on September 14-17 in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Aug 31, 2016

Who’s a Good Boy?

There is a wonderful arsenal of training tools for dogs that deal with a variety of issues, whether it’s simply learning to walk on a leash or how to remain calm in certain situations. Leashes and Harnesses The Company of Animals, creators of the original Halti head collar, recently announced their new Halti walking range. […]

Aug 23, 2016

Get the Grain Out

As dog owners shift their own eating habits because of prevailing trends, they are scrutinizing their pets’ diets more than ever before. “There are a few motivating factors in choosing grain-free options,” said Bette Shubert, Bravo Pet Food’s co-founder and senior vice president of sales, new product development and education. “The primary one is pet […]

Aug 1, 2016

Selling Treats for Training

Once upon a time in a galaxy far far away, many pet owners didn’t like to use treats when training their dogs. They thought using treats was the same as bribery, and that dogs would be far less obedient unless treats were continually used. Today, dog trainers routinely suggest treats as a positive way to […]

Aug 1, 2016

Fact or Fiction

Now that we are in the political silly season in the U.S., it is sometimes difficult to tell fact from fiction. In politics, it is often hard for folks to agree on the facts, let alone reach a consensus opinion. Let’s take a look at some facts involving the pet industry, then see if my […]

Aug 1, 2016

Tried and True but Also New

Pet Age’s Alexandra Wepner spoke with Larry Cobb, CEO of The Company of Animals, U.S. Subsidiary, about the company’s history and expansion. Alexandra Wepner: What is the history of The Company of Animals? Larry Cobb: In 1979, Dr. Roger Mugford founded The Company of Animals, a brand which he invented and developed a range of […]

Mar 24, 2014

Slow It Down There, Doggie

The rise in popularity of slow feeders is growing, but relies on customer education.

Mar 5, 2014

Innova Introduces Nature’s Table

Their new Nature’s Table Grain Free Dog and Cat Foods and Treats brings the farm to a pet’s bowl, using real, wholesome ingredients.

Feb 12, 2014

Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

Photos from the 138th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

Feb 10, 2014

Keeping Those Teeth Pearly White

Innovation leads the way when it comes to dental hygiene.