June 2018

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Preparing the Pack

Kriser's takes employee training to new levels with programs tailored for Millennials.

At Your Service

At Woof! Orlando, owner Michelle Olds and her team provide dogs with a human-grade experience, whether they come in for a quick grooming appointment or an overnight stay.

Capitalizing on Cannabinoids

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

Trip Tricks

With summer vacations ahead, these travel products make adventuring with pets manageable and fun.

Tech it Out!

Electronic wizardry is redesigning the relationship between people and their pets.

Catching the Judge’s Eye

Becoming a successful competitive groomer requires not only great grooming skills, but also careful preparation, smart dog selection and impeccable conduct in the ring.

Form & Function in Coat Care Tools

When selecting the brushes and combs they use in the salon, it is important that groomers focus on elements such as safety, ergonomics and suitability to the job at hand.

Top Tubs

These bathing systems chase away the bath time blues by offering unique features that keep grooming easy and efficient.

The Golden Retriever Teddy Cut

This groom can be the perfect answer for Golden Retriever owners who want a cut that will keep their dogs cool in hot summer weather.

The Ayurvedic Pet

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

Selling Wellness

Sarah Salva, director of marketing for H&C Animal Health, discusses how the company’s growing product lineup is helping pets live happier, healthier lives.

Uphill Battle

PIJAC has tackled thousands of bills in the first half of the year and will continue to fight battles of behalf of pet retailers.

Reaching the Masses

Well-planned marketing and merchandising techniques are imperative to a healthy fish business.

Building Bonds

Pets in the Classroom is forging a link between teachers, students and pet retailers.

Elevating the Industry

Rodolfo Spielmann, president of pet consumer products at Central Garden & Pet Company, discusses the company’s mission to be a great partner for retailers, as well as contribute to the overall health of pets and the pet care market.

Steps for Success

Following these four steps will help employees master new skills.

Protecting Partners

Joe Wallington, president and CEO of Jones Naturals, discusses the company’s carefully developed strategy for ensuring success among independent and pet specialty retailers.

Healthy Exterior

Skin and coat care consists of a number of facets, all of which can benefit both the pet owner and the retailer.

Hey, Good-Looking!

Pet owners are more focused than ever on keeping their dogs clean and looking sharp. Grooming products manufacturers are making the task easier with inventive solutions that put a shine on both pets and sales.

Healthy Food for Healthy Felines

Nutrition trends for cats include grain-free, hydration and more meat.

Taking the Lead

Manufacturers that pioneered the eco-friendly pet accessories segment continue to improve the market through new partnerships and retailer education.

Rodent Resurgence

Renewed interest in small rodent pets by Millennials is bringing major changes and new revenue prospects for retailers.

Avian Actions

Retailers should learn to recognize how behavior changes can expose health problems in birds.

Boxed In

Retailers who are knowledgeable about box turtles can gain family customers that last generations.

2018 Retailer of the Year: Kriser's Natural Pet

Kriser’s has combined a passion for helping animals with strong retail acumen and strategic planning to build a successful pet store chain that is growing in markets across the United States.

10 Sales-Boosting Marketing Techniques

There are a variety of strategies that retailers can utilize to increase store revenue in the digital age.
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