The World Pet Association’s Good Works program is designed to benefit the entire pet industry.
Consumers continue to seek natural foods for their dogs and cats, and manufacturers are developing more offerings in response.
As Millennial shoppers increasingly drive pet product trends, the market is seeing a wider variety of simple, all-natural dog chews.
Water quality is a crucial aspect of maintaining an aquarium, and many hobbyists need a major assist from their local pet specialty retailers to get it right.
With a healthy dose of patience and good humor, pet retailers can curb disruptive customer behavior and protect their animal charges without ruffling any feathers.
Retailers who stay informed about all the products that are available in the habitats category and keep an eye on what small pet owners are seeking can maximize sales possibilities.
Licensed products offer pet retailers an opportunity to tap into the resonance that certain characters and brands have with shoppers.
Gorge Dog has established itself as the place to go for dog-lovers in Hood River, Ore., whether they need a bag of food and a new collar or a keepsake T-shirt to take back to their hometown.
Exotic proteins are making significant inroads in the food and treat markets, offering pet parents novel and nutritious alternatives to traditional meats.
Grizzly Pet Products offers a range of high-quality, all-natural nutritional products for pets made from wild-caught, ocean-based ingredients.
Pet owners want baked and gourmet treats to be special snacks with clear nutritional benefits.
When handled correctly, animal-abuse registries can be an excellent tool for keeping pets out of the hands of those who would do them harm.
The Pet Care Trust’s Pets in the Classroom program is proving that classroom pets help kids learn.
Pet owners may have once hesitated to purchase plush toys for their dogs, but today there is no reason to hold back, as manufacturers of these toys have focused on adding strength to the fun.
The Made-in-the-USA trend continues to gain steam in the pet care market, where consumers equate domestic sourcing as a clear sign of product quality and safety.
The continued availability of pets is under threat, posing a serious problem for all sectors of the industry. To secure their future, retailers, manufacturers and industry associations must come together to tell the public their side of the story.
As going green becomes mainstream, reusing unwanted materials to create unique pet products allows manufacturers to become creative – and pet parents to sleep soundly.
The very real problem posed by substandard breeders and shelters will never be addressed effectively unless the pet industry and animal-welfare groups can come together for the good of the animals in question.
With the release of the new movie Finding Dory, the pet industry has an opportunity to educate the public on fish keeping, environmental stewardship and the need to protect the aquarium hobby.
With a wide assortment of healthy, natural treats and chews, Pet ’n Shape has been “Serving Happiness to People and Pets” for more than a decade.