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Smart Cookies

Natural treats are more numerous than ever, and educated consumers expect the snacks to have many wholesome attributes.

Sale Away

A creative assortment of themed specials can help keep livestock sales brisk, allowing retailers to offer an ever-changing selection of healthy fish.

Hidden Gems

For customers looking to venture off the beaten track in snake ownership, sand and rosy boas can provide an intriguing alternative.

Pocket Pet Playtime

Informing customers about the health benefits of toys for their small animal pets can help retailers spark sales in this fun-filled category.

Social Strategy

Online marketing tools can be invaluable, especially for those savvy retailers who know how to capitalize on the appeal of the live animals in their stores.

Dressing Up Sales

As more dog owners rely on apparel to keep their pets protected from the elements or to outfit them for holiday photos, the clothing category provides retailers with a profit-making opportunity.

A Perfect Match

To succeed in the brushes and combs category, retailers must ensure all their customers go home with just the right tool to suit their needs.

Naturally Nutritious

Consumers want for their pets what they want for themselves: a healthy, natural diet full of nutritional benefits.

Helping The Real Scaredy-Cats

Calming and behavior products can help pet owners keep their cats safe and provide retailers with incremental sales.

More Than Meets the Eye

The complexities of aquarium water quality aren’t clear to the average fishkeeping hobbyist, so retailers need to be a reliable source of information and helpful products.

Safe and Sound

Retailers need to be knowledgeable about the different features of small animal habitats to provide the safest and healthiest homes for their customers’ pets.

Slow and Steady

When it comes to adding new foods to a bird’s diet, patience and creative approaches are essential.

Reptiles with Class

Exotic animal retailers have a unique opportunity to bring wonder and new learning experiences into local schools by encouraging and facilitating classroom pets.

Tethering Trends

Pet owners are turning to the collar, leash and harness category for products that keep their dogs close by and safe, while adding a touch of personal style.

A Cut Above

With the right selection of clippers, retailers can help any customer achieve their home-grooming goals.

Feeding the Consummate Carnivore

As cats become more popular pets, both consumers and retailers are embracing grain-free and raw meat diets.

Grooming’s Natural Evolution

Manufacturers are striving to meet the needs of concerned consumers who want to treat their pets’ skin and coats with the same care they afford themselves.

A Fresh Take

By building a diverse selection and constructing creative displays, aquatics retailers can keep freshwater livestock sales afloat.

Silver Lining

Being well-informed on species-appropriate substrates is key to helping customers maintain their pets’ wellbeing.

Feast Your Eyes

Retailers can boost sales of small animal treats by taking an organized, visually appealing approach to merchandising.
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