Branching out into pet services makes good business sense for retailers, but you must take the right steps to make the most of this burgeoning part of the pet care market.
Pets are considered members of the family, and owners want to provide them with the proper nutrition. With so many options available and trends taking off, it can be hard to keep up and sift through them.
Raw diets for cats and dogs are becoming more of a household staple, so retailers should educate themselves on the benefits and safety of feeding pets raw foods.
For pet parents who are concerned about feeding raw, retailers should be ready to provide alternative options that have similar nutritional advantages.
Manufacturers say pet owners want healthful snacks, even when they want to give something fun and indulgent to their furry loved ones.
Preparation is critical to keeping your business—and the pet care community—in top shape.
Michael Stoeckle, president and CEO of Ark Naturals, discusses how the company is well positioned to continue its role as a pioneer in pet supplements and dental care.
Steve Smith, co-founder and president of Pet Releaf, discusses how tight control over the entire manufacturing process enables the company to offer unsurpassed quality control and consistency in all of its products.
The 17th-annual Pet Business Industry Recognition Award celebrates the best that the pet care category has to offer.
Manufacturers point to research that indicates how supplements can help support pet health.
Transparency and communication are more important than ever.
How can pet owners easily manage all the stuff they need when traveling with their four-legged friends?
Pet diets with abbreviated ingredients lists are on the rise, but retailers must understand what these foods offer and how to evaluate the options on the market to succeed in this category.
Retailers should take advantage of the vast variety of catnip and cat grass options to please finicky felines.
Although the animals may be small, their nutritional needs are big.
Retailers should take a cue from these successful pet specialty stores when establishing a merchandising plan for their shops.
This amazing ingredient has already proven to bring a host of benefits to health and beauty products formulated for humans. Now Cardinal Pet Care is bringing those benefits to our four-legged friends with its EcoBath Manuka Honey line.
The Made in the USA trend is putting the patriotism back in pet supplies.
Antlers and other dog chews are gaining popularity as consumers seek a variety of long-lasting chews.
Grooming and pet service professionals converge on the Atlanta Pet Fair & Conference.