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Protecting Pups From the Elements

New winter products are making it easier for pet parents to have snow-covered fun without risking their dog’s safety.

Ready for Anything

Whether walking, hiking, training or simply playing, today’s collars, leashes and harnesses are elevating the experience for dog owners and their pets, encouraging and enhancing togetherness.

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.

Fresh Smelling Sales

Keeping dogs clean is a priority, but with the busy schedules of pet parents there might not be time for a full groom, spurring sales in between-bath products.

Freeze-Dried Heats Up

Dog owners are looking for ways to feed their pets nutritional food that is easily portable, sparking interest in freeze-dried foods and treats.

A Day at the Spa

Retailers can benefit from stocking spa product for dogs and cats, so owners can treat their four-legged friends in their own homes.

Awakening Sales

As dog bedding manufacturers devise increasingly sophisticated products, pet specialty retailers should know their customers’ needs and train staff to deliver the best solutions.

Trending Toward Truth in Natural Food

As the natural pet-food category continues to expand, manufacturers within the segment will fall under greater scrutiny from pet parents who demand refined recipes and premium ingredients.

Dog Calming Aids & Behavior Modification

Retailers can recommend these soothing products that keep pets content and comfortable.

Treat Take-Away

This wide selection of dog and cat treats can help pet parents train, reward and spoil their furry friends.

On the Move

As more pet owners are taking their dogs into the great outdoors, the need for outdoor dog gear continues to rise.

Pets Can Help Save the Planet

Eco-friendliness is gaining attention as pet owners seek environmentally responsible pet supplies.

Well Dressed Dogs

Fashion is a dog-eat-dog world. Industry experts weigh in on the latest pup apparel trends and category changes.

The Latest Trends in Dog Food

There’s a lot going on in the dog foods and treats category as product manufacturers come up with new formulas and packaging designed to meet pet owners’ desires to provide the best for their buddies.

Exotic Protein Diets for Dogs

With the ability to enhance a dog’s well being while delivering a novel taste experience, exotic protein diets are gaining traction among pet owners, making this a category worth paying attention to.

Better Health

The right assortment of dog supplements and remedies can boost health and add incremental sales.

From Tennis Ball to Toy Box

It’s been said that a tired dog is a good dog—and fetch and tug toys play a large role in ensuring dogs are getting enough exercise.

Training Techniques

Offering the right products and advice to help customers be successful in housebreaking their dogs will not only help retail sales, but also ensure that these pets stay in healthy, loving homes.

Gentle Grooming

Knowing how to properly handle animals in the salon is imperative to maintaining a successful grooming business.

Sales Action Ahead

Sales of interactive dog toys and puzzles are ramping up, invigorated by pet owners wishing to keep their dogs entertained and happy, making this category a profitable one for pet specialty retailers.
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