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Gen Z & the Power of the Human-Animal Bond

While millennials are still this industry’s prime target demographic, it’s time to start focusing on the next generation of pet owners.

The Latest Trends in Dog Food

From nutritious ingredients to sustainability to questions about grain-free, consumers are looking for the best products for their pups.

Are You Savvy About Sustainability?

Two pet industry leaders discuss why eco-consciousness is good for business.

POSitive Impact

Much more than high-tech cash registers, POS systems can help retailers connect with customers.

Tech it Out

As technology becomes a necessary part of everyday life, pet product manufacturers have found various ways to integrate it into the ways humans interact with their pets.

Leading the Farm-to-Pet-Bowl Revolution

Stephen Trachtenberg, president of Chasing Our Tails, discusses how his company is innovating the treats and chews category with single-ingredient chews that are made and sourced in the U.S.

A Spectrum of Opportunity

With a general idea about the benefits these products can provide, retailers can capitalize on the increased demand.

Serving Up Energy

Meat is essential for dogs, but high-protein diets limiting fruit and veggies may fall short when it comes to promoting their health and well being.

Living The Easy Life

Even though caring for pets is a time-consuming task, there are plenty of products that provide convenience.

Seeing is Believing

As transparency gains traction in pet nutrition, retailers and consumers are developing an appetite for clean labels and traceable products.

Champion Puts Transparency Into Action

Champion Petfood's Transparency Council—the first of its kind in the pet industry—recently toured the company's DogStar Kitchens plant in Bowling Green, Ky., for an inside look at its approach to pet food production.

Which Pet Food Claims Drive Sales?

Pet product companies must understand the impact of ingredients and the level of scrutiny that consumers apply to the products they purchase.

How Pet Specialty is Performing Against Other Retail Channels

Successfully navigate the blurred lines of today’s omnichannel pet market requires a broad view.

A Natural Boost

Supplements and remedies, including CBD and hemp products, are gaining momentum amongst consumers.

Feeding Natural

The trend toward natural foods is here to stay, and retailers should educate themselves in order to properly serve their customers.

The Hottest Trends at SuperZoo

At the annual pet industry trade show in Las Vegas, manufacturers revealed which trends they are betting on in 2018 and beyond.

Taking Artistic License

Manufacturers are offering more products featuring consumers’ favorite characters and brands.

Dirty Work

With the right knowledgebase and a well-curated selection of stain and odor products, pet specialty retailers can position themselves as the go-to resource for shoppers dealing with the messy side of pet ownership.

Capitalizing on Cannabinoids

Retailers cannot afford to miss out on the sales potential of the rapidly growing cannabinoid category.

The Ayurvedic Pet

Healing treats are gaining momentum as alternative medicine gives rise to an emerging pet food category.
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A Decade of Growth

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