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Amazing Amphibians

Frogs, newts and toads can make for the perfect first pet and are often the first animals that herptile hobbyists bring home from the pet shop

January 2012 Ad Index

Not Just Playing Around

Toys can play a pivotal role in providing the stimulation and entertainment that many pet birds crave and need.

Covering the Basics

Retailers that educate customers about the specific needs of rabbits and guinea pigs will help owners keep these pets healthy and happy, as well as generate sales.

Dental Destination

Creating an organized dental hygiene section with easy-to-use products can boost sales in the growing oral care category.

The Power of Play

Cat toys play an important part in an independent pet retailer's bottom line and in every healthy cat's life.

A Healthy Debate

While health and wellness products clearly represent a great growth opportunity for pet specialty retailers, the jury is still out on the best way to make the most of this burgeoning market.

A Natural History

Manufacturers of natural pet foods have emerged from humble, wholesome beginnings to become true contenders for market share in pet specialty.

Aquarium Adornments

Having the right assortment of aquarium décor merchandised to catch customers' attention will move these diverse and fun products out the door.

The Natural Facts

Multiple Choice

The key to selling collars and leashes is offering a broad spectrum of options and merchandsining that selection in eye-catching, easy-to-shop displays that showcase the style and function of the products.

Gentle Touch Packaging Gets a Redesign

Bissell Helps Petfinder.com

Swheat Scoop Plans Production Facility Expansion

Cancer Fund Expands Promotional Program

Spring Naturals Launches Website

KONG Wobbler

Warren London on Martha Stewart

Planet Dog Recognized as Small Business of the Year

Sprong Collection Wins New Product Showcase Award

JW Pet Launches Social Media Campaign

United Pet Group Signs Deal to Acquire FURminator

Pet Fair Asia Collaborates With Petfood Magazine

A Teachable Moment

Few pet owners realize that, with the right products and knowledge, the family cat is just as trainable as its canine counterpart.

December 2012 Ad Index

Social Engagement

Pick of the Litter

The trend toward all-natural products is boosting the growth of the natural litter category, and retailers that are prepared to educate consumers stand to profit.

A Guiding Star

Cloud Star president Jennifer Melton discusses the growing popularity of all-natural, low-allergen pet nutrition, one of several trends that her company was pioneering over a decade ago.

Tasty Toys

Retailers can boost sales in the small animal department by aggressively marketing food-dispensing toys for various species of small pets.

A Package Deal

Herptiles are known for their love of wriggling, squirming live foods, but the market offers plenty of packaged diets for pets to sink their teeth into.

Shaping Success

Pet ‘n Shape president, Ahdee Abramson, talks about his company's success in the freeze-dried treat category and why the company continues striving to revolutionize the category. By Lindsey Wojcik

Green Grooming

Eco-conscious salons can find many ways to incorporate earth-friendly practices into their day-to-day operations.

Selling the Essentials

Making sure bird owners have all the necessary products to care for their pets will make for happy, loyal customers.

The New Gourmand

Many pet owners have upgraded their pets' diets to gourmet fare that boasts both high quality and great taste.

Beyond Fish Flakes

Retailers can help aquarium hobbyists move beyond feeding their aquatic pets only flakes and pellets by educating them on the many nutritious live and frozen foods on the market.

Chews with a Bite

The market offers a wide array of chew treats and toys, and retailers need only to take the time to properly stock and merchandise the category to generate excitement and sales.
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