Distributor Announcements: February 2013
Bobbi Panter Pet Products (bobbipanter.com) added Wolverton as a distributor of its Signature Line, Natural Line, and Bebe and Cece Dog shampoos. Wolverton serves six Midwestern states from its Lansing, Mich., Cleveland and Louisville, Ky., distribution centers. Wolverton’s customer base includes independent pet specialty stores, veterinary clinics, rescues, breeders, groomers, chain stores and mass accounts.
DERMagic Skin Care for Animals (dermagic.com) added a new distribution channel in Australia and New Zealand. JH1 PTY LTD will provide distribution rights of DERMagic’s all-natural skin care line in Australia and New Zealand. JH1 is based in Queensland, Australia, and is led by a pharmacist, emphasizing service and quality of products distributed.
Dr. Tim’s Pet Food (drtims.com) added two distributor partners. Lebanon, Pa.-based Zeigler’s Distribution and Chicago-based Zeus and Company will distribute Dr. Tim’s pet food. Dr. Tim’s formulas feature 87-precent of animal-derived proteins, high levels of omega-3 fatty acids from ocean fish, multiple low-ash protein and starch sources, and a slow-cook method of production designed to bring a highly digestible and healthy diet to pets.
Zymox Enzymatic Dermatology Products (zymox.com) added three distributors. Zeus & Company and two Central Pet Distribution territories will distribute the line of antibiotic alternatives for the topical management of problematic ear and skin conditions. Combined, the pet supply wholesalers will serve the following states: Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, California, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Alaska and Hawaii.
Fresh News Pet Products (freshnewslitter.com) has added two distributor partners. Phillips Pet Supply will distribute Fresh News Pet Products throughout the eastern and southeastern United States. Lone Star Pet Supply will distribute the line in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Fresh News products are made from 100-percent recycled paper in the USA, and are 99-percent dust free and 100-percent non-allergenic.
P.L.A.Y (Pet Lifestyle and You) (petplay.com) has expanded its distribution in both Germany and Japan. The company will offer assistance to distributors by creating translated versions of its wide-ranging marketing collateral and merchandising support. “With distributors in European and Asian markets, we’re very excited to bring our products to animal lovers around the globe,” said Deborah Feng, director of operations at P.L.A.Y.