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Animal Supply Company Acquires Holistic Pet Source

Holistic Pet Source’s inventory, customer and vendor contracts will be integrated into ASC’s east region effective immediately.

Einstein Pets Partners With PupScouts.Org

Einstein Pets announced its partnership with PupScouts.Org, an international organization dedicated to raising money and awareness for dog charity organizations.

Plague Hits 6 Cats in Idaho

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), six cats in Idaho tested positive for plague after symptoms including fever and enlarged lymph nodes.

Zoomark Italian Delegation Debuts at CIPS

For the first time, an Italian delegation organized by Zoomark International took part in the China International Pet Show (CIPS) held in Guangzhou this past November.

BuddyRest Pet Products Acquires PetNV

BuddyRest has acquired the PetNV brand from Envision, Inc.

Pet Leadership Conference a Can't-Miss Event

The conference will gather the industry’s top executives for a unique opportunity to network, discover service providers and attend educational presentations covering a wide variety of issues affecting the pet care market.

Outward Hound Acquires Dublin Dog

Offering new distribution channels and entry into new product segments, the add-on will further advance Outward Hound’s mission to improve the lives of pet parents.

Petmate and MuttNation Announce Mutt Spotlight Sweepstakes Winner

Gina S. from Maryland and her Newfoundland, Oliver, are the grand prize winners of the Petmate and MuttNation Fueled by Miranda Lambert Spotlight Sweepstakes.

Planet Dog is New K. Sutherland PR Client

K. Sutherland PR has been selected as the agency of record for Planet Dog, hired to manage and execute all aspects of the brand’s media and public relations strategies.

Texas Farm Products Company Announces Corporate Name Change to TFP Nutrition

In consideration of recent changes and the future direction and focus of the company, it has determined that this change in its corporate identity will reinforce the primary purpose of the company, to support the health of animals through balanced and wholesome ingredients.

GAMMA2 Launches New Consumer Website

GAMMA2, Inc. launched VittlesVault.com, a new website to serve the manufacturer’s end customers.

Ruffwear Named a "Best Place to Work" by Outside Magazine

Ruffwear has been named one of Outside Magazine’s 100 Best Places to Work.

PetSafe Launches "Catspiracy" Ad Campaign

PetSafe is shedding light on why cats are convinced their owners have ulterior motives for scooping their poo in a new digital campaign to promote once of its self-cleaning litter boxes.

BareItAll Petfoods Unveils Debut Treat Line

With the tagline “Saving the Environment One Dog at a Time,” Chicago-based pet food newcomer BareItAll Petfoods offers an all-natural, nutrition-packed pet snack.

Einstein Pets Enters New Distribution Partnership With PetLondon

PetLondon will serve retailers within but not limited to the UK, France, Finland, Japan and Iceland.

APPA Staff Recognized by the International Association of Exhibitions and Events

Three staff members from the American Pet Products Association (APPA) have earned certifications from the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE).

Aquatic Experience Chicago Breaks Attendance Record Fourth Year in a Row

According to the World Pet Association, more than 6,500 guests visited the fourth annual Aquatic Experience - Chicago, a 75 percent increase in attendance over the show’s first four years.

PetSmart Charities Announces New Grant Initiatives

PetSmart Charities Inc. is expanding its mission to help the “people behind the pets” and “connect people and pets” by focusing on strategic grant making. The

CASCO Pet Votes to Expand U.S. Business

Following a period of unprecedented growth in the U.S. market, the board at CASCO Pet has voted to invest in and expand its U.S. business significantly.

Pet Sitters International Wins a 2016 Torch Award for Ethics

Pet Sitters International has been named a recipient of a 2016 Torch Award for Ethics, presented by the Better Business Bureau of Northwest North Carolina.
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