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A Decade of Growth

The 2019 edition of Pet Business’ Top 25 Retailers list reveals that the pet specialty channel’s premier chains continue to expand at an incredible pace.

The Top Pet Products of 2018

The 17th-annual Pet Business Industry Recognition Award celebrates the best that the pet care category has to offer.

Feeding Frenzy

Pets are considered members of the family, and owners want to provide them with the proper nutrition. With so many options available and trends taking off, it can be hard to keep up and sift through them.

Making the Holidays a Hit

To make the most of the opportunities that come with the holiday season, retailers must build the right selection of fun holiday-themed and giftable products, and have their merchandising and marketing strategies in place early.

Filling an Important Function

Treats with CBD and other on-trend ingredients support various health issues for pets.

As Nature Intended

Raw diets for cats and dogs are becoming more of a household staple, so retailers should educate themselves on the benefits and safety of feeding pets raw foods.

Tagging Along

With new technology and endless tag designs, the pet identification category is both growing and changing.

Finding an Alternative

For pet parents who are concerned about feeding raw, retailers should be ready to provide alternative options that have similar nutritional advantages.

Carry On

Products for transporting pets in comfort and style.

The Rise of Pet Food Toppers

With their great taste, high palatability and nutritional benefits, pet parents and their finicky masters are saying “bon appétit!” to pet food toppers.

It's All About the Plants

As more pet parents embrace vegan and vegetarian diets, they’re looking to feed their dogs the same. Retailers should educate themselves on this trend to ensure a successful future in dog food sales.

Stain + Odor Solutions

These products will keep houses smelling fresh, carpets clean and upholstery spotless.

Better Nutrition is a Real Treat

Manufacturers say pet owners want healthful snacks, even when they want to give something fun and indulgent to their furry loved ones.

Adhering to Quality Across All Life Stages

Manufacturers understand that engaging with pet parents who are loyal to their local retailers creates opportunities to forge relationships that will last throughout all life stages.

Herd Mentality

Antlers and other dog chews are gaining popularity as consumers seek a variety of long-lasting chews.

The Icing on the Cake?

Baked and gourmet treats appeal to consumers’ desire to give their pets something fun and indulgent.

Ahead of the Curve

When it comes to ensuring that pets are properly protected from fleas and/or ticks, there’s no room for passivity. Tackling the problem before it occurs is key to avoiding a harmful, irritating infestation.

Health and Wellness

There are many potential hazards for groomers that can affect their well being. Awareness and being proactive can help reduce the risk of these hazards turning into something damaging.

Superior Decorating

Keeping up with home décor trends and seeking out attractive, multifunctional products is key to succeeding in the pet furniture category.

Training Time

Although training is hard, these tools make it look easy.
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