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Westminster Dog Show Sees Surprising Results

For the first time since 2001, a bichon frisé took the top prize at the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

3 Strategies You Should Steal from Amazon's Playbook

As Amazon ramps up its focus on the pet category, here's how you can learn from its approach to innovation.

If Toys R Us Can’t Beat Big-Box and Online Retailers, Who Can?

Pet specialty retailers can gain some valuable lessons from the toy chain, which has fallen on hard times.

Google Says Americans Want Safer Cars for Pets

A new report from Google found that U.S. consumers are searching for pet-friendly car accessories.

Improve Customer Retention With This Loyalty Program Tip

Pet stores can provide extra incentive to shoppers with one simple move.

Franchising a Pet Business

What can we learn about franchising from two Franchise 500 companies?

Is Your Cat Left-Pawed?

When a cat bats a toy, walks down stairs or even steps into a litter box, it favors the use of one front paw over the other.

Amazon Reveals Bold Plans for Pet Category

At the recent Pet Industry Leadership Conference, key executives from Amazon provided insight on the internet retail giant’s strategy for growing its pet business.

Annual Puppy Bowl Features Hurricane Rescue Dogs

Team Fluff may have won the game, but aren’t we all winners with this much cuteness on TV?

Animals and Airlines

The phrase “emotional support peacock” made headlines this week when a woman tried to board a United Airlines flight with her exotic bird in tow.

Must Love Dogs

The latest dating app looks to spark a connection between dog owners and lovers, while providing a platform to connect with local pet businesses.

How to Protect Pets’ Smiles

February is National Pet Dental Health Month. Here are a few ways to educate your customers about proper dental care.

There Should Be More Dog-Friendly Cafés

Who wouldn't want to be able to bring their dog everywhere they go?

Homemade Meal Delivery Services are Reshaping the Dog Food Industry

As the trend towards pet humanization continues to grow, so does the market for catering to pet parents’ desire to provide their furry friends the same nutritional food as them.

Hearts for Hounds

With a growing selection of holiday-themed pet products, Valentine’s Day is going to the dogs.

Fighting Back Against Vet Advice About Raw Foods

Retailers who offer raw diets must be prepared to answer tough questions from customers who are getting conflicting advice from their pets' healthcare providers.

Sick as a Dog

This flu season is rough for humans and dogs alike.

What Marketing Works?

While there are any number of ways pet retailers can promote their businesses, not all methods will pay off.

An Opportunity That Most Pet Retailers Are Missing Out On

Who wouldn't want access to a group of pet owners who live for their dogs and have disposable income?

Are Pet-Accompanied Workouts the Next Fitness Craze?

Exercising with pets is expected to be a big trend in 2018. Here’s what retailers need to know.
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