Whether walking, hiking, training or simply playing, today’s collars, leashes and harnesses are elevating the experience for dog owners and their pets, encouraging and enhancing togetherness.
By implementing responsible practices throughout every part of their company models, eco-friendly pet toy manufacturers are building businesses that are better for the environment.
Flea and tick prevention represents a valuable opportunity for retailers to familiarize themselves with a necessary and growing product selection for cats.
Increasing sales of both live birds and their accompanying products requires close scrutiny of the state of the department, from visual appeal to staff expertise.
The re-legalization of salamander and newt sales within the U.S. could open up new opportunities for herptile retailers.
Marketing some chews more like treats instead of durable toys might help increase sales in the small animal department.
Showcasing creative, attractive tanks in stores can inspire customers and boost sales of both livestock and aquarium décor.
Although many dogs have gone grain-free, there are still pet owners who have not yet jumped on board, giving pet specialty retailers plenty of opportunity to tap into this profitable category.
For reasons of ergonomics and precision, groomers should consider the value of adding smaller clippers, trippers and shears to their toolboxes.
Manufacturers are succeeding in the natural grooming category by taking an innovative approach to simple formulas for comprehensive pet dermatologic health.
Great selection and smart marketing can help retailers take advantage of cats’ recent popularity boost to drive sales in catnip products.
Carrying a wide selection of high-quality live and frozen foods unmatched in your area can drive sales across your store’s inventory.
Herptile retailers should be ready and able to help aesthetics-minded customers transform a bare-bones enclosure into an attractive piece of décor.
Retailers should offer a wide variety of toys to help bird owners keep their clever pets happy, entertained and well-behaved.
Knowing the fundamentals of nutrition can help retailers better understand food labels and evaluate a diet’s suitability for the different life stages of small pets.
Retailers that can infuse a bit of creativity into their sales strategies are sure to see big benefits in their aquatics departments.
For dog owners who despair of ever getting a handle on the house-training process, pet specialty retailers can be a calming resource for encouragement and solutions.
The most important feline nutrition trends in pet stores include raw, natural and a focus on high-quality proteins.
With the range of ear care options available today, retailers can equip themselves with the knowledge and products to provide a solution to meet any customer’s needs.
Better natural formulas and more cat owners mean bigger opportunities for retailers looking to capitalize on litter.