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Overcollar

The patented Overcollar from Corky’s Reflective Wear offers high-visibility protection for both dogs and their owners during walks.

Tico the Sloth

Fluff & Tuff recently added Tico the Sloth to its line of over 60 dog toys.

GuRu Ball

Planet Dog’s GuRu Ball features five different openings in which to hide treats.

Mobility Formula Bone Broth

Primalvore Holistic Canine Nutrition recently introduced Mobility Formula Bone Broth with Collagen Peptides.

Summit Backpack

Ezydog has the new Summit Backpack, which encompasses the rugged outdoor lifestyle dogs love along with the comfort and style pet owners prefer.

Old Glory Collar

The Old Glory collar from 2 Hounds Design has a new look.

Hideaway

Hideaway is the newest addition to Coastal Pet’s line of safety solutions.

Longevity

Vet+Instinct has a new Longevity formula.

Cool Canine Dog Treats

Cool Canine Dog Treats are handmade in small batches.

Drive Out Pain

The Drive Out Pain supplement from PET | TAO is recommended for dogs that may be experiencing minor aches and discomfort due to normal daily activities.

Stash Bag

The Ruffwear Stash Bag is a pick-up bag storage and dispensing system.

Cosmic Gold Catnip Nuggets

OurPets introduced Cosmic Gold Catnip Nuggets, which are made with a formula three times stronger than traditional catnip.
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Eight easy tips for how small businesses with even smaller budgets can get the most out of social media.

A Retailer’s Guide to Using Social Media: Part I

Basic tips and helpful information to ensure that even the most novice user can be successful in promoting their business.

The Keys to a Great Website

A pet retailer's website is a vital resource for connecting with today's shoppers.
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Archive »Trends

Healthcare Providers

Retailers are adding vaccination events, veterinary clinics and other health-related services to their traditional pet store offerings.

Supplementary Success

These supplements and functional treats can be seamlessly incorporated into a pet’s diet in order to improve health and wellness.

Holistic Health

Natural products that keep pets at their best wellness are driving growth in the flourishing healthcare category.

Healthy Helping

From providing fast first-aid to healing animal ailments, these health products keep pets safe and comfortable.
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Archive »Industry Voices

Coalitions to Take Lawmakers by Storm

The collaboration of pet business owners and their allies will lead to greater success in achieving legislative goals.

A Shared Vision for the Human-Animal Bond

The healing power of pets must be better understood and accepted as a key contributor to human health and wellness.

Sustaining a Skin Care Empire

Glo-Marr has managed to stay relevant for over 50 years despite the increasing competition and an ever-changing market.

Small Business, Big Impact

Forming relationships with legislators is the first step in protecting your business.
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Archive »Featured Articles

Healthcare Providers

Retailers are adding vaccination events, veterinary clinics and other health-related services to their traditional pet store offerings.

Supplementary Success

These supplements and functional treats can be seamlessly incorporated into a pet’s diet in order to improve health and wellness.

Healthy Helping

From providing fast first-aid to healing animal ailments, these health products keep pets safe and comfortable.

Healthy Inside and Out

Retailers need to stay up-to-date on the latest oral, skin and coat care innovations.

The Right Staff

Building an effective team of employees for your salon will require finding candidates who not only have the necessary skills, but also fit the image of your brand.
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Archive »Blogs

Why Rescue Groups Should Be Regulated

All organizations that have a hand in the pet supply should be held to the same standard.

3 Things Pet Owners Need to Know About Flea and Tick Season

Spring doesn’t just bring showers; it also brings pests that pose a danger to pet health.

Celebrating the Pet Industry's Most Important Organizations

The American Pet Products Association and Pet Industry Distributors Association have been vital to the success of the entire pet care market.
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Archive »Retailer Profiles

The Top 25 Pet Retailers in North America

The 2018 Pet Business Top 25 Retailers list shows that North America’s largest pet store chains continued to experience phenomenal growth over the past year—a trend that shows no signs of slowing.

Max Potential

The CountryMax chain unifies its many locations through standout store design and a reputation built on excellence.

Lone Wolves

By offering a unique product selection, coupled with exceptional customer service in a fun and entertaining environment, independent pet stores can come out ahead of the pack.

The Right Way

A growing chain, Petsway has proven its value as a pet retailer through its excellent service and unbridled compassion.
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Archive »Vendor Profiles

Building on a Heritage of Quality

John Howe, CEO of Manna Pro, discusses how his company continues to expand the diverse range of products it offers for nurturing animal health and enhancing the bonds between pets and their owners.

Zooming Into a New Era

Royal Pet Inc. is building on its 20-year history of crafting solution-oriented pet care products with the launch of an innovative line of edible dog chew toys.

Raw Made Simple

Reed Howlett, CEO of Nature’s Variety, Inc., discusses how his company is making it easier than ever for pet owners to provide their animal companions with wholesome, high-quality nutrition.
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Archive »Technology

Make It Rain

This selection of automatic fountains and feeders can make mealtime even easier for pet parents.

Can I See Some ID?

New technology makes investing in pet ID products easier, more affordable and smarter than ever before.

Performance-Enhancing POS

Pet specialty retailers should be sure to take full advantage of the business-boosting features available in today’s leading point-of-sale systems.
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Archive »Show Coverage

What to Expect at SuperZoo 2018

Mike Karsting, vice president of exhibitions for the World Pet Association, discusses the exciting features that are sure to make this year’s SuperZoo one of the most important events in the pet industry.

A Fair to Remember

The Atlanta Pet Fair & Conference drew grooming industry professionals from around the country to "The Peach State" for four days of valuable educational sessions, spirited competitions and innovative product exhibits.

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Global Pet Expo Declared a Success

Andrew Darmohraj, executive vice president and COO of the American Pet Products Association (APPA) announced that Global Pet Expo 2018 successfully wrapped its 14th show with a record-setting size during the three-day Premier Industry Event.

Sights from Global Pet Expo 2018

Get With the Program

Structured employee training builds the skills that are necessary to drive retail success.
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Mini Australian Shepherd Teddy Cut

The “teddy cut” is a versatile, all-over haircut that is perfect for active, thick-coated mini Australian shepherds.

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Long-Haired Dachshund

Pet owners who favor the natural look on their dogs will appreciate this simple but distinctive cut.

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