Understanding small animals' needs, as well as the various features and uses of the bowls and bottles used to give them food and water, is key to boosting sales in this category.
A strong, diverse assortment of chew toys for small animals can encourage pet owners to shop regularly for these essential items.
Retailers who give their customers different hay options can boost sales, as well as help improve the diets of small herbivores.
Various lifestyle needs of rabbits and guinea pigs give retailers the opportunity to increase sales.
Encouraging ferret owners to buy more than one type of food can have several benefits for ferrets.
By educating small-pet owners about the joys of traveling with their pets, retailers can encourage the sale of travel products.
A variety of products are available to complement the lifestyles of hamsters and gerbils, and enrich their environments.
Ferrets are probably the most playful small pets, and retailers can encourage sales by displaying a wide variety of toys.
A new regulatory board in West Virginia threatens to outlaw common pets like gerbils, hamsters and salamanders.
Larger cages for small animals are trending up, but retailers will need to be prepared to answer customers' many questions about suitable habitats and their features.
Nutritional powerhouses, such as coconut oil, can be a boost for small-animal health.
Retailers can educate small-pet owners on the best way to purchase food to ensure quality and freshness.
Because of the wide variety of litter products available, customers might need the help of a knowledgeable retailer to pick the product that is best for them.
Retailers can boost sales by offering small-pet owners a variety of water bottle and food dish options and educating them on their pets' needs.
A new discovery makes it even more clear how important gnawing is to rodent pets.
While hay is a staple food for rabbits and herbivorous rodents, retailers can also recommend it for smaller rodents as a way to enrich their lives.
Offering new products as they become available helps keep the small-animal department exciting.
Retailers can help strengthen the bonds between customers and their small animals by educating pet owners on toys and the benefits of interactive play.
New products in the ferret category not only improve pets' health, but also help them fit in better with their owners' lifestyles.
Hamsters and gerbils may be small enough to fit in the palm of a hand, but the market offers a large variety of products to keep them happy and healthy.