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Jul 1, 2024

American Pride: 12 ‘Made in the USA’ Pet Brands to Keep on Your Radar

The shelves in pet stores have always been colorful, but it’s likely that customers are now seeing more red, white and blue this month. More than a trend, the “Made in the U.S.A.” phenomenon is not new to the industry, with many tracing its birth back to the melamine recalls of 2007. While the “Made in […]

May 31, 2024

Global Omnichannel Brand BARK Bolsters Leadership Team with Appointment of Meghan Knoll

BARK, Inc., a leading global omnichannel dog brand with a mission to make all dogs happy, recently announced the appointment of Meghan Knoll as chief direct-to-consumer officer, effective June 3. Reporting to the company’s co-founder and chief executive officer Matt Meeker, Knoll will lead BARK’s direct-to-consumer (DTC) business. “On behalf of the entire team, I […]

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 17, 2024

Ukrainian Pet Product Manufacturer COLLAR Company Reports Success at Interzoo 2024

COLLAR Company, a renowned Ukrainian manufacturer of innovative pet supplies, recently completed its appearance at Interzoo 2024, the leading international pet trade fair that was held from May 7 to 10 in Nuremberg, Germany. In addition to showcasing the company’s latest and most advanced products, COLLAR Company provided visitors with a unique experience. By using […]

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 […]

Apr 29, 2024

Borgman Capital Enters Pet Food Industry with Investment in Buck Bone Organics

Private equity firm Borgman Capital recently announced the addition of Buck Bone Organics to its investment portfolio. Based in Bozeman, Montana, Buck Bone Organics offers a full line of 100 percent natural antler chews, treats and toys for dogs in a variety of sizes. Borgman Capital will partner with Buck Bone’s founders – Jackie, Mark […]

Apr 19, 2024

VSI Partnership Expands Meowijuana, Doggijuana Collections Across Western U.S.

SmarterPaw LLC recently announced its distribution partnership with Veterinary Service, Inc. (VSI), a premier distributor in the pet industry. This collaboration will expand the availability and distribution of SmarterPaw’s award-winning brands, Meowijuana and Doggijuana, to retailers across the Western U.S. VSI’s extensive distribution network covers 2,500+ retail stores west of the Rockies, [...]

Apr 4, 2024

Jolly Pets Unveils Brand Refresh to Enhance Commitment to Quality Toys, Play Experiences

Jolly Pets, a leading provider of innovative and durable pet toys, is excited to announce its highly anticipated brand refresh. The comprehensive brand update includes a fresh, new logo and captivating packaging designs, aimed at further enhancing the company’s commitment to quality, creativity and pet-centric play experiences. With three decades of success in the pet […]

Apr 4, 2024

Omnichannel Dog Brand BARK Appoints 2 Pet Industry Veterans to Leadership Team

BARK, Inc., a leading global omnichannel dog brand, recently announced the appointments of Michael Black as chief revenue officer and general manager, consumables and Michael Parness as chief marketing officer and general manager, play. Reporting to the company’s co-founder and chief executive officer, Matt Meeker, Black and Parness will lead the company’s expansion across its […]

Mar 14, 2024

Wag Heaven Pet Supplies Hosts Fundraiser to Benefit Injured Pekin Duck Bill

Several Georgetown organizations and businesses are coming together to help a duck in need. Polly, an adult female Pekin duck missing half of her bill, was found and brought to All Things Wild Rehabilitation Center in Georgetown, Texas. Southwestern University’s Makerspace 3D Print Studio has offered to design and print a 3D replica of Polly’s […]

Mar 14, 2024

Jazwares Pets Reveals New Partnerships, Squishmallows Products at Global Pet Expo

Leading global toy company Jazwares is ready to raise the “woof” at Global Pet Expo in Orlando with the announcement of two brand-new collaborations with Disney and The Pokémon Company International, and a sneak peek at exciting new Jazwares Pets product lines from such beloved franchises as Hello Kitty and Friends and Jazwares’ very own […]

Mar 8, 2024

Oxyfresh Offers First Look at 2 New Dog Dental Toys Launching at Global Pet Expo

Oxyfresh, the award-winning brand known for providing damn good pet care, invites attendees of Global Pet Expo, the premier event for the newest, most innovative pet products on the market, to visit them at Booth 1658 for an exciting first look at its new Dog Dental Toys, which are designed to make pet teeth cleaning […]