Natural flea and tick control products are flying off of pet store shelves as consumers seek safer alternatives for protecting their companion animals from common pests.
The first-aid and health-care product categories are offering today's ingredient-conscious consumers a wide range of natural options on pet store shelves.
Pet specialty retailers can differentiate themselves from their competitors by offering eco-friendly toys, but they first need to partner with reputable manufacturers.
With so many natural supplements to choose from, pet specialty retailers need to have a quality assortment and an educated staff to make the most of the category.
The natural and holistic dog food category is earning more shelf space and market share, as increasingly discerning consumers seek these diets for their pets.
Natural cat litters continue to gain popularity with pet owners by offering a high level of safety and performance.
Natural cat food manufacturers are dishing out more products that mimic what felines would eat in the wild and helping cat owners provide more satisfying meals for their finicky eaters.
Manufacturers are meeting the surging consumer demand for natural solutions to the most common and persistent pet care issues.
With pet obesity on the rise, consumers are looking for natural treats that are low in fat and calories, as well as offer healthy benefits.
The natural products movement has become one of the most important trends within the pet industry-particularly for small, independent retailers looking to set themselves apart from larger competitors.
Thanks to advancing technology, natural products can now treat stains and odors as effectively as traditional options.
Consumers are demanding products with simple, natural ingredients, making natural chews the fastest growing segment of the treat category.