To build a well-balanced healthcare department, retailers must consider a pet’s potential long-term and short-term needs.
When it comes to selecting products to carry in stores, patriotism is in high demand.
Dried and dehydrated pet foods allow retailers to offer the nutritional power of raw diets—minus the moisture and perceived safety risks.
The 2019 edition of Pet Business’ Top 25 Retailers list reveals that the pet specialty channel’s premier chains continue to expand at an incredible pace.
For Earth Animal founders Dr. Bob and Susan Goldstein, their veterinary oath provides the foundation on which all of their decisions and products as a company have been built.
As more pet parents embrace vegan and vegetarian diets, they’re looking to feed their dogs the same. Retailers should educate themselves on this trend to ensure a successful future in dog food sales.
When it comes to ensuring that pets are properly protected from fleas and/or ticks, there’s no room for passivity. Tackling the problem before it occurs is key to avoiding a harmful, irritating infestation.
Eco-friendliness is gaining attention as pet owners seek environmentally responsible pet supplies.
Retailers should be able to recognize customer satisfaction levels, and adjust to meet the needs of customers.
Even brick-and-mortar retailers firmly rooted in the physical world must become expert navigators of the digital realm to stand out in an increasingly crowded market.
Treats with CBD and other on-trend ingredients support various health issues for pets.
With new technology and endless tag designs, the pet identification category is both growing and changing.
Pet owners can satisfy dogs’ physical, social and mental needs during playtime with fetch and tug toys.
As the natural pet-food category continues to expand, manufacturers within the segment will fall under greater scrutiny from pet parents who demand refined recipes and premium ingredients.
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.
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.