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A New Kind of Catnip Company

Marc A. Adams, chief of business development for Meowijuana, LLC, discusses how his company is bringing innovation to what he sees as previously underserved pet owners.

Move Over Millennials

Now that we’ve seemingly got the Millennials all figured out—at least when it comes to how they shop for pet products—is it time to shift our focus to the next up-and-coming generation of consumers?

Fewer Ingredients, More Sales

Some of today’s hottest pet nutrition categories are defined not by what’s in the food, but rather what is left out.

Trade Show Tips

The recent Atlanta Pet Fair and upcoming SuperZoo trade shows both offer professional groomers a great opportunity to gain the resources necessary for driving their businesses to new heights.

Four Ways to Engage

There are several approaches that businesses can take to help educate legislators, regulators and the public about the great work the industry does for pets and pet lovers.

The Next E-volution of Phillips

Todd Shelton, CEO of Phillips Pet Food & Supplies, discusses how the company’s recent acquisition of PetFlow will result in a powerful e-commerce solution for local pet stores.

Excellence at Any Size

Success in the pet specialty channel is not solely the domain of the companies on the Top 25 Retailers list.

Building on Your Strengths

Remember when it was easy to build and sustain a successful pet retail operation? Yeah, neither do I.

Engaging the Next Generation of Pet Owners

Are you ready to market your services to a whole new generation of pet owners? Let’s hope so, because your ability to do so is sure to impact your grooming business—for better or worse.

Millennialization and the Pet Industry

With all the talk about Millennials over the past several years, it may seem impossible that pet industry prognosticators could have underestimated the impact that these consumers have had—and will continue to have—on our marketplace.

The Future of Sojos

Jen Loesch discusses her new role as general manager of Sojos and why the company is perfectly positioned to continue innovating the raw food category.

The Power of Coalitions

It is only by working together as a unified voice that the pet industry can successfully battle against dangerous legislative and regulatory actions like pet sale bans.

That’s Doggone Impressive

In 2016, pet industry spending increased by $6 billion to reach a new all-time high.

Feeding Success

Sumit Sethi, president of Indipets, Inc., discusses how his company is nourishing the bottom line of pet specialty retailers with a top-notch selection of functional and stylish pet bowls, feeders and accessories.

Cleaning Up With Grooming Products

Martha Palmer, director of Wahl Clipper Corporation’s professional animal division, discusses how pet stores can be successful in the home-grooming category.

An Open Letter to the Pet Industry

Everyone in the industry must work to oppose pet sale bans and do their part to ensure that responsible breeders are successful.

The PIDA Perspective

Steve King, president of the Pet Industry Distributors Association, discusses the many opportunities and challenges facing pet industry retailers, distributors and manufacturers today.

Protecting the Puppy Supply

Reliable studies on the current supply of dogs in the U.S. reveal that the industry must be proactive in ensuring that prospective pet owners continue to have access to the animal companions they choose.

Expanding the Flock

The Bird Enjoyment and Advantage Koalition’s new myBird campaign aims to breathe new life into the exciting world of bird ownership by increasing awareness of the joys and benefits of having a feathered friend.

Why it Matters if We Don’t Have Enough Dogs

The variety of human health benefits associated with pet ownership makes it imperative that people continue to have access to the right four-legged friends.
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