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Leading the Farm-to-Pet-Bowl Revolution

Stephen Trachtenberg, president of Chasing Our Tails, discusses how his company is innovating the treats and chews category with single-ingredient chews that are made and sourced in the U.S.

Coaching to Resolve Conflict

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

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.

Family Ties

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

Pet Pros: In-Store Happenings

The 2019 Retailer of the Year wants pets and pet parents to enjoy the shopping experience in its stores.

Pet Pros: Online Merchants

The 2019 Retailer of the Year learned how to manage e-commerce to keep up with buyer trends.

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.

For Your Convenience

Even though litter is one of the less exciting aspects of owning a cat, manufacturers are finding new ways to make litter box maintenance less of a chore.

Exotic Options

A well-stocked aisle of exotic protein foods will appeal to consumers who are looking to relieve allergies and introduce some variety into their pet’s diet.

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.

A Knack for Snacks

Nutritious products with fewer ingredients and simple formulas are growing in demand as pet parents want to treat their animals to occasional snacks throughout the day.

A Spectrum of Opportunity

With a general idea about the benefits these products can provide, retailers can capitalize on the increased demand.

Serving Up Energy

Meat is essential for dogs, but high-protein diets limiting fruit and veggies may fall short when it comes to promoting their health and well being.

Improve Sales & Service with Suggestive Selling

Free online training from Pet Store Pro and PIDA builds skills to increase growth.
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