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Into the Wild

Pet food manufacturers are introducing a steady stream of diets based around a wide range of exotic protein sources, arming retailers with a variety that not only appeals to the preferences of pet owners, but also meets the needs of companion animals.

A Place at the Table

The cat food category offers ample opportunities to retailers that take the time to get it right.

Secure & Stylish

Whether they are designed for use in the home or outside, pet containment products have to be both effective and attractive.

Achieving a Cheshire Smile

Good oral hygiene is just as important for cats as it is for people-and pet owners are becoming more educated on exactly how much of an impact oral care can have on felines.

Harnessing Raw Potential

Raw pet food and treats represent a product category in which independent retailers can thrive, provided they take the right approach to building a selection and educating customers.

A Messy Business

Litter boxes are much more than just a place for waste; they are advanced solutions to the most pervasive problem associated with cat ownership.

Savvy Surfing

By looking at the right data, pet specialty retailers can ensure that they are positioned to catch the next wave of hit products.

The Art of Traveling with Pets

Traveling with a companion animal requires pet owners to plan strategically. Pet retailers that understand a customer's specific plans can help make travel less stressful for the pet and its owner.

A Crash Course on Carriers

Cat carriers have come a long way in the last few decades, especially when it comes to safety.

Getting Into the Waste-Management Business

Retailers can help their customers take some of the unpleasantness out of cleaning up after their pets by tapping into the evolving pick-up product category.

Leading A Cat To Water

There are many misconceptions when it comes to cat grooming, but the category continues to grow as retailers figure out how to offer a good, cat-specific grooming selection. By Melissa Breau

Free-Flowing Sales

Retailers that devote some shelf space to automated feeders and fountains can enjoy higher transactions and repeat customers.
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