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Tethering Trends

Pet owners are turning to the collar, leash and harness category for products that keep their dogs close by and safe, while adding a touch of personal style.

A Cut Above

With the right selection of clippers, retailers can help any customer achieve their home-grooming goals.

Feeding the Consummate Carnivore

As cats become more popular pets, both consumers and retailers are embracing grain-free and raw meat diets.

Grooming’s Natural Evolution

Manufacturers are striving to meet the needs of concerned consumers who want to treat their pets’ skin and coats with the same care they afford themselves.

A Fresh Take

By building a diverse selection and constructing creative displays, aquatics retailers can keep freshwater livestock sales afloat.

Silver Lining

Being well-informed on species-appropriate substrates is key to helping customers maintain their pets’ wellbeing.

Feast Your Eyes

Retailers can boost sales of small animal treats by taking an organized, visually appealing approach to merchandising.

Breathe Easy

Maintaining clean air and a toxin-free environment are critical to keeping pet birds in good

Stylish Solutions

While safety remains a top priority for pet containment products, many pet owners now also see visual appeal as a deciding factor when selecting a gate, pen or crate.

Going Places

No journey is out of the question with this broad selection of pet travel products for in the car and on the go.

Setting a Place

Dog owners are paying attention to what their best buddies eat and drink from, seeking out products that are not only attractive but also contribute to pet wellness.

Leading in Litter

Maintaining feline hygiene can be a challenge, but manufacturers have stepped up to create winning formulas that invite cats to step up to the litter box.

Key Accessory

Far from a superfluous touch, adding embellishments like bows and bandannas to finish off a groom lets customers know they’re valued.

Naturally Clean

As consumers continue to go green, pet retailers should strive to cultivate a selection of high-quality natural cleaning products to stand out from the crowd.

Inch by Inch

Offering the right size products to suit a variety of small rodents will make sure every customer can find an option to fit their pet.

Delicious and Nutritious

Bird diets are not one size fits all. Retailers need to be prepared to advise owners on species-specific needs and stock the products to meet them.

The Scorpion King

Despite—or perhaps because of—the aura of danger they carry with them, scorpions can make an intriguing pet.

The Heart of the Department

An honest evaluation of your aquatics sales requires both an examination of the in-store setup and an introspective look at your overall approach to livestock.

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.
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