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Go Where the Pet Pros Go

Grooming and pet service professionals converge on the Atlanta Pet Fair & Conference.

Nothing Hidden in the Hides

Ken Ludwick, manager of Tasman’s Natural Pet, explains how tight control over where and how the company’s raw materials are obtained enable it to reliably produce safe, high-quality rawhide chews.

Election Day is Just the Beginning

Pet specialty retailers should make the effort to talk with their elected representatives as early as possible.

Coaching for Flexibility

The pet industry is ever changing. Preparing your employees to be flexible can make these changes more seamless.

Natural Pet Health, Made Simple

John Davies, president and cofounder of Lintbells, discusses his company’s focus on consistently providing high-quality, safe and efficacious supplements for pets.

Making a Splash

Barton O’Brien, founder and CEO of BAYDOG, explains how this young company is helping independent pet retailers stand out with a growing lineup of high-quality dog accessories.

Pets in the Home and Office

More pet-friendly housing and workplaces will allow more people to enjoy the human-animal bond.

Focused on Solutions

Blake Anderson, founder/managing director of Pet Parents, explains how the company’s unique brand of innovation is helping to minimize the messes that come with pet ownership.

Rising to Meet the AMR Challenge

The pet industry must work together to address the growing concerns around antimicrobial resistant germs.

All-American Quality

Sandra Allisona, vice president of American Mutt, discusses how the company is meeting modern pet owners’ demand of for durable, made-in-the-USA products.

Transparency is the Future

Earning and maintaining the trust of consumers by demonstrating what we ask them to believe about our products is essential to the continued success of the pet industry.

True Partners

Pet industry distributors’ growth is inextricably tied to independent retailers’ success.

Engaging Customers

Connecting with shoppers can be a great way to ensure they continue visiting your store.

Herp Hype

PIJAC is sponsoring a symposium to promote continued conversation within the herptile community.

Groom With Love

Carmen Slaven, product marketing manager for ConairPRO Pet, discusses the latest innovations from one of the most familiar and trusted brands in the home grooming category.

Whole Body Wellness

Pet health is a major concern, and the more retailers understand what pet parents are looking for, the more products they will sell.

Technically Speaking

How technology is shaping the present and future of pet retail.

Sticking the Landing

The first-ever Washington fly-in will give pet industry professionals the chance to meet with officials in Congress to discuss legislation and regulations.

Communication is Key

Pet businesses need to keep in touch with their constituents to ensure a lasting relationship.

Bob Vetere Discusses His Retirement from APPA

The president and CEO of the American Pet Products Association reflects on his time in the pet industry and lays out his expectations for the future.
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