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Petco, PetSmart Pull Hill’s Products from Stores

The big-box pet store chains have removed Hill’s Pet Nutrition products from their Topeka and Lawrence, Kan., locations.

Top 10 Tips for Safe Summer Pet Travel

Get your customers ready to hit the road with these keys to successful travel with pets.

A Final(?) Thought on the Defunct PetSmart/Petco Merger

A federal judge's recent ruling against a deal between Staples and Office Depot indicates what might have been.

Marking Your Territory

How to select and protect a strong trademark.

How U.S. Trade Policy is Making Online Competition Tougher

Pet specialty retailers who are already concerned about the growing impact of competition from online retailers may have a new reason to worry.

A Different Breed of Pet Stylist

See how one horse clipper in the UK is using her talents to create stunning designs on her equine clients.

Top 5 Things to Know from Petfood Forum 2016

Take a look at the key points of interest for retailers from this year's Petfood Forum.

7 Steps for Offering Dog Walking and Pet Sitting Services

Expand your business and boost your revenue within the confines of your store without adding inventory.

Every Day is National Pet Day, Science Says

It’s a perfect day to promote the positive impact that pets have on our lives and our health—and there is science to prove it.

Pricing Parity Revisited

One of the great things about the pet industry is that it is full of passionate people who are not afraid to offer their two cents on any given subject, regardless of how expected or unexpected their opinion might be.

National Puppy Day is Everyday

Yesterday marked the 10th anniversary of National Puppy Day, but we all know that everyday is puppy day.

5 Key Trends from Global Pet Expo

It is time to consider those trends that were on display at this year's Global Pet Expo, and what their impact will be on the industry over the rest of the year.

Oscar Fashion Goes To The Dogs

Pet fashion designer Ada Nieves brings red carpet glam to the canine world.

Businesses Slow to Update Credit-Card Tech

Did your credit-card-carrying customers dip their cards when they bought their dog food at your store this weekend, or did they swipe and sign?

5 Tips for Making the Most of Global Pet Expo

With just a few weeks left before Global Pet Expo gets underway in Orlando, Fla., two of the show's organizers offer some valuable advice to attendees.

A Top-25 Retailer Revisited

Diane E. Holtz, president and CEO of the Pet Supermarket chain, discusses what has fueled her company’s success, a recent acquisition by private-equity investors, and the future of regional pet store chains.

Dying in the Lap of Luxury

Is the U.S. on the edge of a catastrophic puppy shortage?

Don’t Think You Need a Website?

Think again.

Times Square Kitty

Is it art or are we just causing more problems for all the lactose intolerant cats out there?

Pet Dental Health Month Done Right

Make it easy for your customers to maintain their pets' oral hygiene with practical tips and effective products.
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