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Selling the Solution

The duty of cleaning up after pets is a labor of love, but consumers want cleaning formulas that will safely ease the burden of solving stain and odor issues.

Passionate Pet Pros

After spending the past 33 years building a reputation as one of the premier pet specialty retailers in the Pacific Northwest, the 23-store Pet Pros chain stands poised for a new era of growth built on the foundation of its “four pillars” of natural, healthy products, education, fun and community.

The Ethical Approach to Chews

The Ethical Products team discusses how its longtime commitment to independent pet retailers has influenced the launch of its Fieldcrest Farms natural chews.

Family Ties

After 31 years in the pet industry, Loving Pets founder and president Eric Abbey understands the industry from the inside out.

Pet Pros: Training for Success

Pet Pros prioritizes taking good care of its employees.

Pet Pros: Online Merchants

The 2019 Retailer of the Year learned how to manage e-commerce to keep up with buyer trends.

What to Expect at SuperZoo 2019

Jacinthe Moreau, president of the World Pet Association, explains why this year’s SuperZoo is a must-attend event for retailers, pet care professionals and vendors alike.

How to Build a Disaster Plan for Pets

Retailers can play a vital role in saving the lives of pets by helping customers build an effective plan for dealing with natural disasters.

The Attributes Cat Owners Want In Litter

Today's feline-owning shoppers are gravitating toward products that are not only effective, but also environmentally friendly and safe for their pets.

Bathing with the Stars

Helping customers achieve salon-quality results at home is easy when you know what products to carry and recommend.

Freshwater Livestock Report

Retailers can see success if they properly acquire, display and maintain freshwater fish and aquariums.

On Fire

Fire-Bellied Frogs are often overlooked in the herptile industry, but it’s time hobbyists gave these fun frogs a second glance.

A Knack for Snacks

Nutritious products with fewer ingredients and simple formulas are growing in demand as pet parents want to treat their animals to occasional snacks throughout the day.

A Spectrum of Opportunity

With a general idea about the benefits these products can provide, retailers can capitalize on the increased demand.

Serving Up Energy

Meat is essential for dogs, but high-protein diets limiting fruit and veggies may fall short when it comes to promoting their health and well being.

Improve Sales & Service with Suggestive Selling

Free online training from Pet Store Pro and PIDA builds skills to increase growth.

Living The Easy Life

Even though caring for pets is a time-consuming task, there are plenty of products that provide convenience.

The Imitation Game

Today, pets are more than just animals; they’re a reflection of owners’ tastes. Here’s how manufacturers and retailers are leveraging this phenomenon.

Promoting a Healthy Environment for Pets and Humans

The Habitattitude education campaign raises awareness and aims to prevent release of pets into the wild.

Seeing is Believing

As transparency gains traction in pet nutrition, retailers and consumers are developing an appetite for clean labels and traceable products.
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