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New Year’s Resolutions for Pets

A new survey reveals the goals pet owners have for their cats and dogs in 2019.

Pet Tech

With robot pet sitters and app-connected ID tags, retailers should pay attention to the growing pet tech category.

Blue Buffalo Losing Pet Specialty Market Share

The brand's focus on the FDM channel has caused it to fall out of favor with many independent pet retailers.

The Most Common Obesity-Related Conditions in Pets

Despite increasing health-consciousness among pet owners, dog and cat obesity rates increased for the eighth straight year.

Protecting Pets from the Cold

Keeping pets from being left in hot cars is a well-publicized concern, but more and more places are taking action to protect pets in the cold.

Maintaining a Business's Reputation

In the digital age, one bad interaction with a customer can do serious damage.

Getting Fit with Fido

With pet parents looking to get in shape for the New Year, retailers should be ready to offer products that allow dogs to join fitness activities.

What Do Young Pet Owners Want?

New report highlights strategies for marketing to millennial and gen Z pet parents.

What to Be Aware of When Bringing Dogs into Public Places

Not all places are welcoming of pets.

Handling the Legal Uncertainties Surrounding CBD

While CBD products hold vast potential for the pet industry, there are still hurdles that must be overcome to ensure the longevity of the trend.

NASC’s Perspective on Hemp & CBD

Bill Bookout, president and founder of the National Animal Supplement Council, answers five common questions about the use of hemp in pet products.

Letter to the Industry: Debunking Misinformation About CBD Labeling

Pet Releaf's Steve Smith addresses the notion that it is illegal to use the term "CBD"on product labels.

The Problem with Fake Service Dogs

It's an issue that gets little coverage but has a serious impact.

The Top Dog Names of 2018

A new report reveals the trends impacting canine names over the past 12 months.

Will This New Drug Disrupt the Calming Products Market?

Pexion can be prescribed to treat dogs that react to loud noises by hiding, barking, whining, shaking, destroying furniture, vomiting or having an accident.

How Much Will Pet Owners Spend On Their Furry Friends This Year?

A new survey reveals an upward trend in spending on pets for the holidays.

The Truth About Canine Intelligence

It's a good thing they're cute.

The Straight Poop on Coprophagia

Pet retailers should be ready to help their customers with even the most embarrassing of pet issues.

Home Alone

Retailers can help stressed pet owners who have to leave their furry friends behind during holiday travel.

Who Will Guide the Evolution of Petco?

Meet the executive team tasked with ushering in a new era of success for the big-box retailer.
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