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Getting a Grip

When it comes to collars, leashes and harnesses, today's dog owners have no intention of sacrificing style for quality, strength and durability.

Racking Up Sales

Antlers and other natural chews make up one of the fastest-growing pet product segments, offering a unique opportunity for retailers that can successfully navigate this lucrative category.

The Sharp-Dressed Dog

As dressing dogs up-either in fun costumes or functional yet fashionable clothing-gains traction, manufacturers are giving pet owners lots of stylish options and pet retailers profitable opportunities.

Bake Sale

Baked and gourmet treat manufacturers are helping pet owners feel good about pampering their pets, by offering wholesome, healthy options.

Into the Wild

Pet food manufacturers are introducing a steady stream of diets based around a wide range of exotic protein sources, arming retailers with a variety that not only appeals to the preferences of pet owners, but also meets the needs of companion animals.

Secure & Stylish

Whether they are designed for use in the home or outside, pet containment products have to be both effective and attractive.

Plush Toys Get Tough

Plush dog toys may be soft, cuddly and cute, but they are all business when it comes to profitability and boosting sales.

Keeping Summer Sunny

Retailers can help pet owners avert summer dangers by offering them innovative safety products that provide effective solutions and protection.

Harnessing Raw Potential

Raw pet food and treats represent a product category in which independent retailers can thrive, provided they take the right approach to building a selection and educating customers.

Savvy Surfing

By looking at the right data, pet specialty retailers can ensure that they are positioned to catch the next wave of hit products.

Honing in on Health

To take a more proactive approach to supporting their pet's well-being, dog owners are turning to supplements and remedies for help and to pet specialty retailers for expertise.

The Art of Traveling with Pets

Traveling with a companion animal requires pet owners to plan strategically. Pet retailers that understand a customer's specific plans can help make travel less stressful for the pet and its owner.

Getting a Grip

Behavior-modification products and calming aids provide pet specialty retailers with effective ways to help owners reduce their dog's stress and get a handle on problem behaviors.

Making a Smart Play

Pet owners are supplementing simple feathered wands and games of fetch with increasingly stimulating and sophisticated pet toys.

Getting Into the Waste-Management Business

Retailers can help their customers take some of the unpleasantness out of cleaning up after their pets by tapping into the evolving pick-up product category.

Free-Flowing Sales

Retailers that devote some shelf space to automated feeders and fountains can enjoy higher transactions and repeat customers.

Product Round Up: Pet Bowls

These notable pet bowls can add flare to any home décor, while serving delicious meals to canine companions.

Beating the Bugs

Fleas and ticks spell big problems for dogs and their owners, but pet retailers have plenty of product options to help keep these pests at bay.

Tackling Treats

Pet retailers that depend on the dog treat category as a profit center must be able to navigate a fast-growing selection of products and shifting shopper preferences.

A Reason to Smile

More pet owners are incorporating dental care into their pet's routine at home, making the category lucrative for informed pet retailers.
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