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WellPet Acquires WHIMZEES

WHIMZEES joins Wellness, Old Mother Hubbard, Eagle Pack, Holistic Select and Sojos in the list of companies acquired by WellPet.

Multipet's Jill Rappaport Shelter Shake Toy Sells Out Again on QVC

The Shelter Shake toy aired again on QVC in late January and again sold out with thousands of back orders.

Holistic Health Extension Original Line Gets Redesign

The new look complements the recent updates made to its Grain Free Line by featuring the same bright color schemes and pets in outdoor scenes.

Pet King Brands Hires Jeff Werner as National Sales Director

In this role, Werner will lead all sales for veterinary professional and pet specialty sectors for all ZYMOX Dermatology, ZYMOX Equine Defense and ORATENE Oral Care products.

Pet Product Innovations is Exclusive Distributor for GoPure and QCHEFS

Pet Product Innovations’ exclusive distribution agreement with GoPure will cover the U.S., Canada and the U.K.

Dog Rocks Hires New Head of North American Sales

Bailey's previous role was U.K. sales manager at The Company of Animals.

Animal Supply Company Hires New Chief Financial Officer

Rosado has 25 years of experience in food manufacturing and distribution.

West Paw Design Wins GlobalPETS Forum Award

Owner and president Spencer Williams was on hand at the GlobalPETS Forum in Warsaw, Poland to accept the award.

Moderna Products and Karma Rescue to Team at Global Pet Expo

For each signature on the banner at the Moderna booth, Moderna will donate $1 to Karma Rescue.

Nine British Suppliers Exhibiting at Global Pet Expo

The British exhibitor group is organized for the seventh year by the U.K.’s pet trade association, PetQuip.

Heads Up For Tails Enters U.S. Market

The line includes dog apparel, customized beds, collars, charms and more.

GroomTeam USA Launches Scholarship Program

There are two levels of awards—one for college education and the other for grooming education.

We For Dogs is New K. Sutherland PR Client

We For Dogs is a new pet products company led by author Jennifer Arnold.

Pet Food Express Raises Quarter Million for Homeless Pets

The donations helped 10,180 homeless pets in California—a record number.

French/West/Vaughan Acquires Fetching Communications

Fetching will complement FWV's expertise in the equine and consumer lifestyle categories and will be rebranded as FWV Fetching, operating as a wholly-owned division of FWV.

Petland Makes Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500

Petland was ranked 188 overall in Entrepreneur Magazine's 28th annual Franchise 500 list.

Kibble Pet Launches With Canine Hair Products Line

Kibble Pet seeks to innovate within the pet care segment to provide products that perform at a salon-level in the absence of harsh toxic ingredients.

Bravo Pet Foods Broadens Western U.S. Distribution

United Pacific Pet (UPP) will join Bravo Pet Foods’ national distribution network, making it easier for independent retailers in California, Nevada and Hawaii to order Bravo products.

Oxbow Introduces MAP Policy

The policy is designed to support a fair marketplace for its partners and customers, as well as to protect the integrity of the brand.

Radagast Pet Food Adds Additional Distribution

Radagast Pet Food expanded its distribution of Rad Cat Raw Diet by adding distribution with Fauna Foods in the northeastern U.S. and with Frontier Distributing in the Midwest.
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