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Flea Market

Stocking a wide assortment of effective and safe flea and tick products can help keep pets parasite free.

Fun Meets Function

ZippyPaws co-founder and vice president Jen Cao discusses her approach to designing the company’s award-winning lineup of pet toys and adventure gear.

Parental Guidance

Puppy and kitten products help pet owners care for their new best friends and can help retailers build a bond with customers.
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Archive »Dogs

Flea Market

Stocking a wide assortment of effective and safe flea and tick products can help keep pets parasite free.

Fun Meets Function

ZippyPaws co-founder and vice president Jen Cao discusses her approach to designing the company’s award-winning lineup of pet toys and adventure gear.

Parental Guidance

Puppy and kitten products help pet owners care for their new best friends and can help retailers build a bond with customers.
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Archive »Grooming

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

Tackling shedding problems with a wide range of effective solutions can help retailers earn customers’ trust and spark sales in multiple categories.

Convenient Clean

Retailers can find success in the between-bath category by showing customers how the products can save them time and money.

Clipper Consideration

When combing through the range of clippers available, groomers can ensure they choose the right one by examining their individual preferences, as well as the practical requirements they will have for the tool.
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Archive »Cats

Flea Market

Stocking a wide assortment of effective and safe flea and tick products can help keep pets parasite free.

Parental Guidance

Puppy and kitten products help pet owners care for their new best friends and can help retailers build a bond with customers.

Filling the Feline Toy Box

Once limited to simple cat toys, pet parents are demanding products to engage with their felines, leading manufacturers to create innovative products for meaningful playtime.
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Archive »Natural /Holistic

What's in a Word?

How we define natural pet food is ever changing, but its popularity and importance to your store is here to stay.

What's New?

Manufacturers say constant innovation is the key to boosting natural treat offerings in pet stores.

More Than Skin Deep

Natural grooming products are growing in popularity as pet parents take a closer look at what goes into the products they buy for their companions.
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Archive »Fish

What's in a Word?

How we define natural pet food is ever changing, but its popularity and importance to your store is here to stay.

Meal Ticket

Independent retailers face a lot of competition in the packaged diets category, but a well-informed staff and expertly curated selection can secure loyal customers and repeat sales.

What's New?

Manufacturers say constant innovation is the key to boosting natural treat offerings in pet stores.
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Archive »Herptiles

Think Skink

Although they may be less popular than some other lizards, blue-tongued skinks have numerous qualities that make them wonderful pets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Retailers in the herptile trade need to be prepared for these common inquiries from curious customers.

Fully Furnished

When facing low margins on live animals and cages, retailers can invest in a creative stock of cage furniture to help turn a profit.
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Archive »Small Animals

Fantastic Feasts

Offering customers as wide a variety of small animal foods as possible can help expand sales in this market.

Gnawing Needs

A wide variety of chews toys are available to keep rodents, rabbits and even ferrets busy and happy.

Ferret Fare

With so many ferret foods available, only retailers who stay informed on brands and ingredients will be able to advise owners on the best diet for their pets.
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Archive »Birds

Small Parrot Success

With parakeets and cockatiels making up the vast majority of bird sales in the U.S., retailers need to be prepared to inform and supply new parrot owners to help them be successful with these species.

Hatching Success

By providing invaluable support to breeders, knowledgeable retailers can secure a supply of local birds and grow their customer base.

Catering to Conures

With their big, playful personalities, conures can make an excellent pet for both experienced and first-time bird owners.
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