Thinking of rabbits and guinea pigs like little horses helps to focus on the products and supplies needed to keep them healthy.
With the wide variety of litter products available, a retailer who understands the features of each is in the best position to advise customers.
Every pet specialty retailer that sells small animal products should know how to identify and treat common external parasites.
Small pet owners can use treats for a number of practical purposes, but these delicacies may also help teach tricks and modify behaviors.
One way for pet retailers to bring new income into the store is to offer grooming and boarding services for small pets.
There is now a greater variety of food manufactured for small pets, and retailers can increase sales by recommending these diets to customers.
Retailers who have a good understanding of dietary supplements are in the best position to make sales to small pet owners.
Hanging chew toys are now being manufactured for small animals, which means these pets are now being offered an enhanced play experience.
Housing options for small pets are getting larger, giving these animals lots of room to exercise and play.
Chinchillas are exceptional pets that require unique grooming, habitat and diet products.
Carrying a selection of small animal specialty products is one way that retailers can make their stores unique and increase sales.
To keep the small animal section of the store fresh and exciting, retailers should seek out new, innovative products and highlight them on the shelf and in-store advertising.
In order for a display to be successful, it must be fresh, eye-catching and appeal to a store’s foundation customers.
Small pet owners now have options when it comes to feeding their pets, thanks to innovative manufacturers that offer new formulas and ingredients.
Many small pet owners are planning summer trips, and retailers should let these owners know that some small pets do, in fact, like to travel.
Not only do chew toys satisfy a small animal’s desire to gnaw, they are also ideal add-on sales.
Retailers should be sure to stock litter and bedding products, as they are staples that small animal owners must buy regularly.
Books not only help increase revenue and add-on sales, they provide a pet store with a wealth of information that customers and employees will find very useful.