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Raw Potential

While raw pet food sales continue to increase, consumer perceptions remain a hurdle that every pet specialty retailer must overcome to be successful in a category full of possibilities.

Playing it Safe

Pet specialty retailers can help keep the fun in summer for pets and owners through safety-focused conversations and products.

A Crush on Plush

Pet owners are expecting more features and higher quality from the classically cute plush toy, so retailers must make their offering selections wisely.

Coat Check

When helping customers find the right products to care for their pets’ skin and coat, retailers should work from the inside out.

Carried Away

Success in the feline travel category starts with stocking well-designed carriers that can ease the stress of the journey for both cat and owner.

Un-Leashing Sustainable Success

Eco-friendly collars and leashes are made with alternative materials, but shoppers still want the same great quality and design.

Picks of the Litter

Retailers who know the preferences of their customers and the particulars of the products available will be in the best position to choose a well-performing selection of bedding products.

Think Outside the Bars

To achieve sales success with large, expensive items like bird cages, retailers need to start by examining their strategy for getting customers in the door.

Ribbit Ribbit

With a well-crafted environment to live in, dart frogs make for a low-maintenance and visually appealing pet.

Filter Finesse

Pumps and filters are essential components of any tank setup, so retailers need to craft a finely tuned selection of high-quality products to meet their customers’ needs and preferences.

A Walk in the Park

Don’t fall behind on the array of products available to keep dog walks efficient, clean, safe and enjoyable.

A Natural Resource

With a meticulous approach to product selection and true passion for pets’ wellbeing, TrailBlazer Pet Supply has made its mark as a trusted natural-focused retailer.

Human (and Pet) Nature

Trends in natural nutrition continue to follow human food trends, so retailers must be prepared to answer any and all questions regarding their offerings.

All Natural Pet Pampering

When it comes to grooming products, today’s pet parents aren’t compromising quality nor natural ingredients—they want it all.

Green Pet Products Go Mainstream

Manufacturers of eco-friendly pet products have gained a strong following with conscientious consumers, and retailers must also get on board to remain relevant.

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.

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.

Ahead of the Pack

As consumers plan their summer getaways, they’re increasingly including their pets in those plans. Smart retailers are ready to help with the right mix of travel products.

Treated Well

Dog and cat treat selections are ever-growing and changing. Stay up to date on the latest trends with a collection of some of the category’s finest.

Adding Up the Benefits

Retailers can gain from keeping up with innovations in dog supplements and remedies, which include on-trend ingredients, easy delivery systems and more features.
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