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Olympus Partners Acquires Petmate

Olympus Partners has acquired Petmate Holdings Co. (“Petmate”), a supplier of a wide variety of non-food pet products to leading retailers.

PawTree Announces $7 Million Growth Investment from Private Investors

PawTree, LLC announced that the company received a $7 million growth investment from private investors.

IDEXX Supports Human-Animal Bond Research

The Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) announced that IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. has become an official supporter of HABRI and its research on the human health benefits of companion animals.

Rubie’s Pet Shop Boutique Will Introduce New Styles and Licenses at SuperZoo

Rubie’s Pet Shop Boutique, a division of Rubie’s Costume Company, Inc., will unveil new styles and licenses at SuperZoo, July 25 – 27 in Las Vegas, NV.

TropiClean Hires New Inside Sales Account Manager

TropiClean Pet Products has brought Jill Kraleman onto their sales team as an inside sales account manager.

CityVet Opens First of Several New Locations

CityVet, a veterinarian-owned and veterinarian-led group of practices headquartered in Dallas, TX is opening a new location in Plano, TX.

Happy Howie’s, Inc. Wins Economic Bright Spots Award

Happy Howie’s, Inc. has been named a 2017 Corp! Magazine winner of the Michigan’s Economic Bright Spots Award.

Petland, Inc. Launches Petland Charities

Petland, Inc. is kicking off their new charitable giving organization, Petland Charities, at their flagship store in Chillicothe, Ohio.

Hagen Group Wins Best New Product Award At 2017 Global Pet Expo

The Catit Senses 2.0 line from the Hagen Group received a Best New Product Award from the Fear Free Initiative at 2017 Global Pet Expo (GPE).

Success at Zoomark 2017

Results were more than positive for Zoomark International 2017.

Tropichem Research Labs Named Preferred Supplier by the National Animal Supplement Council

Tropichem Research Labs, LLC has been named a Preferred Supplier by the National Animal Supplement Council (NASC).

Pearhead Will Make First Appearance at SuperZoo with Launch of Brand New Products

Pearhead, leader in the gift industry, is launching a brand-new line of pet products at SuperZoo in Las Vegas, NV.

Lucy Pet Launches Retailer Recognition Campaign

Lucy Pet’s retailer recognition campaign acknowledges that there’s nothing like shopping at your local pet specialty store for pet food and supplies.

Come Clean for Cancer: Pet Wash Fundraiser

Pet Valu and the Animal Cancer Foundation are partnering up once again to combat cancer in dogs, cats and other pets.

Groomers Helper and ClotIt form Strategic Alliance for Pet Groomers and Grooming Retailers

Groomers Helper and Protégé Biomedical announced that they have joined hands in a new, strategic alliance to provide the pet grooming and pet retail industry with their line of Proactive First Aid wound care products.

Ziwi Issues New Packaging, Varieties and Logo

Natural Pet Products Ltd, distributors for New Zealand pet food brand Ziwi (formerly ZiwiPeak), has recently revealed two new varieties in their range of dog and cat food and unveiled the brand’s new packaging and logo.

Lucy Pet’s Wave Maker is Headed to Toronto’s Woofstock Festival

Lucy Pet’s Wave Maker will be making an appearance at Toronto’s Woofstock Festival.

SmartBones Will Attend Doggy Yappy Hour Event

On Friday, June 9th from 6:00pm – 8:00pm, Ocean County Parks & Recreation in Lakewood, NJ is hosting a special Yappy Hour event.

Fluff & Tuff’s 2017 #igiveafluff Campaign Reaches Record Donations

Fluff & Tuff, known for their plush dog toy line, launched their third annual social media based donation campaign, #igiveafluff, in April of 2017.

Health Extension Pet Care Appoints New Business Development Manager

Health Extension Pet Care announced that Jamie Laton has accepted the newly created position of business development manager.
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