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Many of small animals’ needs can be addressed by carrying the right selection of toys.

Chew On This

Chewing is a natural instinct for many dogs, which can result in a lot of damage and frustration for owners. Rawhide chews and alternatives offer solutions that not only save furniture, but also sanity.

Groom It Yourself

As more consumers groom their pets at home, retailers should ensure that they remain knowledgeable about, and keep their stores stocked with, reliable products.

Are You Savvy About Sustainability?

Two pet industry leaders discuss why eco-consciousness is good for business.

POSitive Impact

Much more than high-tech cash registers, POS systems can help retailers connect with customers.

Tech it Out

As technology becomes a necessary part of everyday life, pet product manufacturers have found various ways to integrate it into the ways humans interact with their pets.

Coaching to Resolve Conflict

Knowing how to address and diffuse a conflict creates a more cohesive and understanding work environment.

A Deeper Kind of Clean

Kyle Darling, president of Thera-Clean, discusses how his company’s microbubble technology provides a host of health benefits to pets and business benefits to professional groomers.

Quick and Easy

A lot of time can be wasted in the grooming salon, whether it's from idle chit-chat or late drop-offs/pick-ups. To keep things running smoothly, it's all about increasing efficiency.

Selling the Solution

The duty of cleaning up after pets is a labor of love, but consumers want cleaning formulas that will safely ease the burden of solving stain and odor issues.

Passionate Pet Pros

After spending the past 33 years building a reputation as one of the premier pet specialty retailers in the Pacific Northwest, the 23-store Pet Pros chain stands poised for a new era of growth built on the foundation of its “four pillars” of natural, healthy products, education, fun and community.

The Ethical Approach to Chews

The Ethical Products team discusses how its longtime commitment to independent pet retailers has influenced the launch of its Fieldcrest Farms natural chews.

The Keys to Great Scissor Work

While accomplishing an excellent finish might seem effortless from the sidelines, it requires several steps that are all important to the final product.

Family Ties

After 31 years in the pet industry, Loving Pets founder and president Eric Abbey understands the industry from the inside out.

What to Expect at SuperZoo 2019

Jacinthe Moreau, president of the World Pet Association, explains why this year’s SuperZoo is a must-attend event for retailers, pet care professionals and vendors alike.

How to Build a Disaster Plan for Pets

Retailers can play a vital role in saving the lives of pets by helping customers build an effective plan for dealing with natural disasters.

The Attributes Cat Owners Want In Litter

Today's feline-owning shoppers are gravitating toward products that are not only effective, but also environmentally friendly and safe for their pets.

Bathing with the Stars

Helping customers achieve salon-quality results at home is easy when you know what products to carry and recommend.

Freshwater Livestock Report

Retailers can see success if they properly acquire, display and maintain freshwater fish and aquariums.

On Fire

Fire-Bellied Frogs are often overlooked in the herptile industry, but it’s time hobbyists gave these fun frogs a second glance.
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