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Specialty Sales

Carrying a selection of small animal specialty products is one way that retailers can make their stores unique and increase sales.

The Diva Department

Chinchillas are exceptional pets that require unique grooming, habitat and diet products.

Bigger and Better

Housing options for small pets are getting larger, giving these animals lots of room to exercise and play.

Dangling Delights

Hanging chew toys are now being manufactured for small animals, which means these pets are now being offered an enhanced play experience.

Selling Supplements

Retailers who have a good understanding of dietary supplements are in the best position to make sales to small pet owners.

Diet Directions

There is now a greater variety of food manufactured for small pets, and retailers can increase sales by recommending these diets to customers.

Small Animal Services

One way for pet retailers to bring new income into the store is to offer grooming and boarding services for small pets.

Training Tips

Small pet owners can use treats for a number of practical purposes, but these delicacies may also help teach tricks and modify behaviors.

What A Pest

Every pet specialty retailer that sells small animal products should know how to identify and treat common external parasites.

Critter Litter

With the wide variety of litter products available, a retailer who understands the features of each is in the best position to advise customers.

Mini Hay Burners

Thinking of rabbits and guinea pigs like little horses helps to focus on the products and supplies needed to keep them healthy.

Ferret Festival

Ferrets are lots of fun and love to play, and retailers can benefit by displaying a wide variety of toys for these pets.

Healthy Habitats

Small pets need amply sized habitats to have long, happy, healthy lives.

Trick & Treat

Retailers can boost sales by promoting treats that keep small animals busy and entertained.

Petable Pets

The best way to promote small pets is to sell quality animals that have bonded to humans at an early age and are therefore exceptionally cuddly.

Looking Good

Proper grooming not only keeps small pets looking and smelling their best, it can also help keep them healthy and feeling their best.

Home Eat Home

Grass toys are giving small animals, from hamsters and mice to rabbits and guinea pigs, something new–and fun–to chew on.

The Hay Way

Retailers who educate rabbit and guinea pig owners about the benefits of hay can boost sales in the small animal department.

Bedding Basics

Bedding products bring small-animal customers to the store on a regular basis, opening the door for additional sales.

Bottles and Bowls

Retailers can increase sales of water bottles and food dishes by educating customers about the benefits of having spares on hand.
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