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Flea Market

Stocking a wide assortment of effective and safe flea and tick products can help keep pets parasite free.

Fun Meets Function

ZippyPaws co-founder and vice president Jen Cao discusses her approach to designing the company’s award-winning lineup of pet toys and adventure gear.

Parental Guidance

Puppy and kitten products help pet owners care for their new best friends and can help retailers build a bond with customers.

Dog's Delight

Treats aren’t just for spoiling our canine buddies—they’re also used for training, to supplement diets and to support health, resulting in a diverse and profitable category.

What's in a Word?

How we define natural pet food is ever changing, but its popularity and importance to your store is here to stay.

Filling the Feline Toy Box

Once limited to simple cat toys, pet parents are demanding products to engage with their felines, leading manufacturers to create innovative products for meaningful playtime.

Fantastic Feasts

Offering customers as wide a variety of small animal foods as possible can help expand sales in this market.

Small Parrot Success

With parakeets and cockatiels making up the vast majority of bird sales in the U.S., retailers need to be prepared to inform and supply new parrot owners to help them be successful with these species.

Meal Ticket

Independent retailers face a lot of competition in the packaged diets category, but a well-informed staff and expertly curated selection can secure loyal customers and repeat sales.

Pick of the Litter

Jean Broders, senior brand manager for Kent Pet Group, discusses how World’s Best Cat Litter has been able to cement its position atop the natural litter category.

Think Skink

Although they may be less popular than some other lizards, blue-tongued skinks have numerous qualities that make them wonderful pets.

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

Tackling shedding problems with a wide range of effective solutions can help retailers earn customers’ trust and spark sales in multiple categories.

Pet Tech Gets Smart

New advances in pet product technology are changing not only how owners interact with companion animals, but also how retailers approach category sales.

Cultivating Sales

Consumer demand for natural catnip and cat grass products from trusted sources is driving manufacturers to respond with innovative, quality goods.

More Than Skin Deep

Natural grooming products are growing in popularity as pet parents take a closer look at what goes into the products they buy for their companions.

Clipper Consideration

When combing through the range of clippers available, groomers can ensure they choose the right one by examining their individual preferences, as well as the practical requirements they will have for the tool.

Ferret Fare

With so many ferret foods available, only retailers who stay informed on brands and ingredients will be able to advise owners on the best diet for their pets.

Catering to Conures

With their big, playful personalities, conures can make an excellent pet for both experienced and first-time bird owners.

Feeding Time

By providing a reliable and comprehensive supply of frozen and live food options, retailers can build sales and become an indispensable resource for their customers.

Fully Furnished

When facing low margins on live animals and cages, retailers can invest in a creative stock of cage furniture to help turn a profit.
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