Grain Free Stews
Grain Free Stews, from Spring Naturals, feature lean shredded beef, chicken or turkey as the number one ingredient, along with a medley of whole carrots and whole peas. Each recipe is grain free and does not contain high glycemic ingredients like corn, wheat, soy, tapioca, potato starch or rice. The savory stews can be used as a topper over kibble or as a special treat. They are made from domestically sourced ingredients in a USDA-inspected facility in the USA.
Gold Paw Series
The Astoria Overcoat, from Gold Paw Series, keeps dogs dry and warm with its Suppletec fabric. Suppletec is a waterproof fabric with a seamless exterior that is soft knit and an interior with contrasting, recycled polyester mesh. Between these two layers is an eco-friendly, waterproof barrier. It also features an oversized collar, reflective trim, and a leash opening for larger dogs or a D-ring attachment for smaller dogs. It’s made from 27-percent recycled materials and is machine washable. It can be layered with the company’s Stretch Fleece for extra warmth. It comes in a variety of colors and sizes.
Brush-Less Toothpaste Chewables for Larger Breeds
Ark Naturals has added Brush-Less Toothpaste Chewables for Larger Breeds to its Brush-Less line, which also has mini, small-medium and medium-large sizes. The large size is 4 in. long and contains breath freshening ingredients, as well as the company’s patented toothpaste center—which controls plaque, tartar and bacteria that causes bad breath. It is easy to use, all natural and highly digestible. Ark Natural’s products are made in the USA.
Central Park Pups
The Hidden Harness, from Central Park Pups, is a dog coat with a built-in, fully adjustable step-in harness. The harness features nano technology that makes it liquid resistant, and it is mosquito repellent, anti-microbial and UV protective. The nylon and polar-fleece collared dog coat has a D-ring for ID tags and a reflective edge. It also has a 4-ft. nylon leash with a cushion grip for extra comfort. Its Essentials Pooch Pouch, a bone-shaped purse, is perfect for carrying poop bags, keys, money, treats or small items on the go. It comes in three sizes and three colors.
Krijon has expanded its antler line of all-natural dog treats to include deer, elk and moose antlers. Antlers are naturally shed, rich in minerals, easily digestible and do not splinter. Krijon only uses USA-shed antlers. The company also offers an extensive line of bully sticks made with free-ranging cattle from South America.
Moretti Double Diner
Pets Stop has introduced its Moretti Double Diner. The diner is a sleek yet solid feeder forged from top-grade, recycled steel fit to stand up to the messiest of four-legged eaters. Its slightly curved legs accentuate its horizontal design pattern on each end, while also giving the piece a softer look to suit any home’s décor. It is available in black and mocha finishes, and it comes in small, large and XL sizes.
Run Free and Canine Complete +Joint Mobility
Wholistic Pet Organics
Wholistic Pet Organics has added green-lipped mussel (GLM) to its Run Free and Canine Complete +Joint Mobility products. The ingredient contains a unique blend of nutrients to promote joint health and mobility. It is sourced solely from New Zealand’s waters, where the mussel flourishes—it is one of the most sustainable omgea-3 resources in the world. GLM is an excellent source of proteins, vitamins, minerals and omega-3 fatty acids that work together to promote joint comfort and help reduce cartilage destruction.
Sleepypod added a medium-sized Yummy Bowl to its offerings. The Yummy Bowl features a spill-resistant water bowl that serves as the base, a food bowl that slips into the water bowl—making the water bowl leak free—and a lid that seals the bowl, making it spill proof. The lid becomes an extra bowl when flipped over, allowing for dry food, wet food and water to be served in separate bowls. The medium Yummy Bowl’s lid bowl holds 11.5 oz., its food bowl holds 17 oz., and its water bowl holds 37 oz. Made from baby-safe, FDA food-grade, BPA-free silicone.
Tiled Ribbon Collars
2 Hounds Design
2 Hounds Design has added the Tiled Ribbon design to its collar collection. It features a geometric design and is available in blue and red. The classic, elegant design—with a modern-twist—makes it suitable for a variety of occasions and personalities. A matching leash is also available.
MixMax Puzzle, from Nina Ottosson, allows pet owners to hide treats inside, where dogs or cats have to find them. The puzzle can be used on its own, or several puzzles can be put together to create an ultimate game. Pet owners can decide how difficult the puzzle will be, from easy to very advanced. The MixMax Puzzle is available in wood or plastic.
Natural Balance Pet Foods
Belly Bites, from Natural Balance Pet Foods, are soft baked treats. Belly Bites are made with novel ingredients including peas and garbanzo beans. The treats are perfect for all life stages and come in Chicken & Legume, Salmon & Legume and Duck & Legume formulas. The three flavors come in 6-oz. bags.
The Company of Animals
The Company of Animals has introduced the Green Mini, a turf placemat that turns mealtime into a stimulating activity. Pet owners scatter a handful of kibble across the sculpted surface and then a dog seeks out the food in the valleys between the simulated grass blades. The Green Mini has the same green turf as the company’s original Green Feeder by Northmate. The Mini has been made smaller for more petite dogs or puppies. Green Mini is made of durable plastic that is phthalate free, and it is dishwasher safe.
Freeze Dried Bison Dog Treats
PureBites Freeze Dried Bison Dog Treats are made with one ingredient: 100-percent USDA-inspected bison liver. PureBites are freeze-dried to lock in the aroma, texture and freshness that dogs crave. They are 100-perecent pure and rich in nutrients. The treats are high in protein and have less than 10 calories per treat. The treats come in a 1.23-oz. entry-size format and a 2.6-oz. mid-size format.
BagSpot’s 2-n-1 Dispenser accommodates both continuous-roll and one-pull pet waste bag styles. This feature allows customers the flexibility to change the style of bag without purchasing additional units or expensive conversion kits. It is an ideal solution for homeowners associations, property managers and others who may be replacing dispensers or looking to start a pet waste management program.
No Mess Tinkle Tray
No Mess Tinkle Tray
The No Mess Tinkle Tray is an indoor potty training tray designed for all toy breeds. The top grid prevents dogs from coming in contact with urine. Pee pads can be placed in the tray and snapped into the grid. Stool can be removed from the top of the grid and flushed in the toilet. The No Mess Tinkle Tray is ideal for high rise/apartment living, senior pet owners and senior dogs. It is made in the USA.
PetRageous Designs has introduced its Tapestry Placemats. The machine-washable placemats are 65-percent cotton, 35-percent polyester and feature a 100-percent rubber backing for non-skid performance. The tapestry placemats come in eight designs that are durable and complement the company’s bowls and feeders.
Fashion Pet's Country Plaid Coat
Fashion Pet, an Ethical Pet Products brand (ethicalpet.com), has introduced the Country Plaid Coat. The heavyweight blanket coat is Sherpa lined with a poly-fill for warmth. Corduroy trim and buttons complete the stylish detailing of the machine-washable coat. It is 100-percent polyester and comes in sizes XS-L.
Cocoa Suede Dreamease
Katherine Elizabeth Pet Furniture
Katherine Elizabeth Pet Furniture has added the Cocoa Suede Dreamease bed to its collection. The bed features an ergonomic, orthopedic bolster that allows pets to maintain a head-propped position while benefiting from ultimate comfort and support. The cushion is filled with memory foam and has a mattress pad for added plushness. The bed is also available with a wooden platform.
Yummy-Tummy Turkey Treats
Lucky Dog K9 Treats
Yummy-Tummy Turkey Treats, from Lucky Dog K9 Treats, feature high-protein U.S. grade-A turkey breast, roasted sweet potato and garden sage blended and dehydrated into a strip. The treats do not have any preservatives or additives. Lucky Dog K9 treats are grain and gluten free, and are vacuum-packed for freshness in re-sealable bags.
Dog Gone Smart Pet Products
Ninja Beds, from Dog Gone Smart Pet Products are tough enough for any breed. The durable bed combines the nanotechnology the company is known for with an indestructible chew-proof and 100-percent pet-safe, non-toxic ballistic nylon. The interior of the Ninja features high-quality foam, and its zipper is hidden, which allows the waterproof cover to be easily machine washed or hosed down. It can be used in kennels or outdoors. Ninja is available in navy, olive, khaki and black in six sizes.
Doghook.com has introduced the Doghook, a dog leash hitch-hook made with a high-quality stainless steel construction. The Doghook can be permanently mounted to any vertical surface with the provided hardware and tools. The hooks provide pet owners the ability to leash their pets safely and easily in almost any location. The Doghook is available in five models in a variety of colors. Custom colors and graphics are also available. All Doghooks come with high-security fastener kits for theft prevention and can be mounted to wood, concrete, composite or metal surfaces. Doghooks are handmade in the USA.
Planet Dog has introduced its Orbee-Tuff Snoop brain-stimulating and interactive puzzle dog toy. Snoop is a translucent and squishy toy with a deep crevice that conceals treats. When filled with treats, dogs can pounce, nudge, nose and nibble to release the hidden reward. For an extra challenge, Planet Dog suggests inserting any 2.5-in. Orbee-Tuff ball, also stuffed with treats. Snoop is 5 in. and comes in two colors: orange and blue.
Hi-Tek Rations has introduced Naturals Treats to complement its dog food line. The treats feature chicken meal as the lead source of protein and have a carefully balanced ratio of protein and fat, to give dogs a snack that won’t interfere with meals. At 42 kcal per piece, the treats are intended for canines of all lifestyles, weight and activity levels. Hi-Tek Naturals Treats come in peanut butter, gingerbread and cheddar cheese flavors. They are available in 3- and 1-lb. bags.
Holiday Charity Ball
Fluff & Tuff Dog Toys
Fluff & Tuff Dog Toys has introduced the Holiday Charity Ball, a limited-edition green and red plush 4-in. ball. The Holiday Charity Ball is the company’s first holiday charity toy. Fluff & Tuff will donate 100-percent of the profits from the toy to Peace and Paws Dog Rescue. Peace and Paws is a New Hampshire-based, all-volunteer rescue organization with a mission to find forever homes for dogs in areas with high-kill shelters.
Chocolate Super Shammy
Soggy Doggy has added a chocolate Super Shammy to its offerings. The dark brown color is paired with white trim, making it perfect for hiding dirt or muddy messes. The Soggy Doggy Super Shammy features an ultra-soft and super-absorbent, durable, microfiber material. It absorbs five times more water and dirt than a typical cotton towel and can be left to dry anywhere. It will remain odor free. It is machine washable and dryer friendly.
Winter & Water Regular and High Performance Shoes
Neo-Paws International’s Winter & Water Regular and High Performance neoprene shoes are made with an injection modeling process. The rubber is formed and molded to cover the entire paw area of the shoe and rise around the seams offering reinforced sides. The added toe caps and extra heel reinforcement makes the shoe more durable. The shoes can be used in rain and snow, as well as for water sports and protection from wounds caused by dragging paws. The shoes are orthopedic and are recommended for paw injuries and to comfort hip dysplasia, dragging paws caused by degenerative myelopathy and arthritis.
iFetch is an on-demand ball launcher, perfect for small or medium dogs. It shoots miniature tennis balls between 10 and 30 ft. It powers up on demand; it turns itself on when a ball is dropped in and shuts off once it launches a ball. It has three adjustable settings and comes with three miniature tennis balls. iFetch runs on six C batteries or can be plugged into an outlet. It comes with a wall-plug adapter.
The Company of Animals
The Company of Animals has introduced the Halti Optifit, a head collar that naturally prevents dogs from pulling, in an effective, friendly and humane way. Optifit does not have any metal components, and its internal neoprene padding system ensures that it is comfortable for the pet. It has movable elements that follow the contours of a dog’s face, providing a snug fit, no matter how wide or narrow the dog’s muzzle. It comes with an illustrated manual and a 25-minute instructional DVD.
Indigo Smokehouse Strips
Indigo Smokehouse Strips, from PetSafe, are made with 100-percent U.S.-grown chicken or pork. The treats are vacuum-sealed for optimum freshness; each thick-cut meat treat is moist. The treats are made without artificial colors or flavors. Smokehouse Strips come in a re-sealable bag with a see-through window in 1, 6, 12 and 21 oz.
ThunderToy and ThunderTreat
ThunderWorks has introduced the ThunderToy and ThunderTreat, a stuffable chew toy and calming treat combination that calms and distracts stressed or anxious dogs. It can be used during storms, travel or separation from families. The ThunderToy comes in two sizes: small and large. The ThunderTreat is available in a 4- or 8-oz. package.
Jolly Pets has debuted its Jolly Tug Insect toy. The insects have a crinkle material that dogs love. When the wings/handles on each end of the insect are tugged simultaneously, the ball in the center squeaks. The insects have a tough two-ply nylon material for durability and have heavy-duty stitching.
Lincoln Bark’s Nibbles are freeze-dried raw dog treats powered by chia seeds. Chia seeds are loaded with protein, fiber, omega-3 fatty acid, all nine amino acids, antioxidants and plant-based phytonutrients, which keep the body functioning properly. The seeds promote cardiovascular health, joint mobility, improved digestion, and healthy skin and coat for dogs. The treats are locally sourced and made in the USA. They are free of artificial preservatives, gluten, grain and added hormones. Nibbles come in three flavors: Venison, Duck and Wild Salmon.
Cetacea’s Chain Martingale features a quick-release buckle that makes attaching and removing the collar a breeze. The acetal plastic hardware is stronger and more durable than molded nylon. Its stainless-steel chain and rings have a bright glossy finish. The Chain Martingale is available in a variety of colors in six sizes: XXS (7-9 in.), XS (10-14 in.), S (14-18 in.), M (15-20 in.), L (18-23 in.) and XL (21-30 in.).
BuddyRest Pet Products
The Optimal Deluxe memory foam bed, from Buddy Rest, is made with True Cool Gel. The gel offers a heat-management system that keeps pets at their most comfortable temperature in hot summer months and cooler winter periods. The made-in-the-USA bed is made with superior-quality memory foam, with support foam that moulds itself to the contours of a dog. It helps to relive pressure points and eliminate arthritic pain, improving joint health and mobility. It features Crypton stay-clean fabric, which prevents harmful bacteria growth and is waterproof.
The Gerber Daisy collection, from Diva-Dog is available in teacup and XS/S collars with matching step-in harnesses. The adjustable collars are made in the USA with a soft nylon overlaid with durable polyester ribbon, which is quintuple stitched at stress points for added strength. A 4-ft. leash with a detachable flower is also available.
Drinkwell Everflow Pet Fountain
PetSafe has introduced the Drinkwell Everflow Pet Fountain, which allows pet owners to connect a pet’s water supply directly to an outside water hose to ensure a pet always has the water it needs. When used outside, it automatically refills when connected to a standard garden hose. The fountain boasts a 1.5-gal. water capacity. A built-in circulator improves aeration and helps move debris and dirt towards the filter, which removes bad tastes and sediments. The anti-bite cord cover is also included for safety, and UV-resistant, high-impact polystyrene protects the fountain from the sun. The fountain—excluding the pump—is dishwasher safe.
Roadie Canine Vehicle Restraint
The Roadie Canine Vehicle Restraint, from Ruff Rider, attaches easily to any vehicle's seatbelt system to keep dogs safe and secure while riding, braking or turning. Two secure positions attach a dog to the seat: sit/stand/lie down or sit/lie down. Its strong structural stitching uses 70 denier, heavy-duty nylon thread with box "X" stitching. The adjustable tether acts as a short walking leash, and when it's not being used in the car, the tether/leash can be rolled up and secured with the hook and loop closure. The Roadie is available in seven sizes.
26 Bars and a Band
Stride, from 26 Bars and a Band, is a three-in-one walking solution that features a waste-bag dispenser, hand sanitizer and a pedometer. It makes picking up after the dog convenient, keeping hands germ free and making every step count. The waste bags are folded flat, like travel tissue, to dispense individually, and the natural, wood-grain print biodegradable bags are available in refill packs. Its built-in hand sanitizer compartment can be refilled with any preferred brand of hand sanitizer. Its pedometer helps keep track of each step with multi-axis technology and activity monitoring options for steps, distance and calories.
Hound & Gatos Dog Food
Hound & Gatos
Hound & Gatos has added duck, tripe and turkey flavors to its dog food line. Hound & Gatos pet food does not contain unnatural fillers or dyes, like corn, wheat or soy. The food is a complete meal and can be fed to dogs of all lifestages.
Clickit Utility Harness
Sleepypod has introduced the Clickit Utility harness. It incorporates three-points of attachment to absorb force in a frontal collision by dissipating energy, keeping the dog in a car seat during an impact. It secures a dog in its space, diminishing the opportunity for collision with parts of the vehicle and passengers, and reduces the chance for traumatic injuries. All critical safety components were crash tested. It features a broad, padded vest, and can also be used as a walking harness. It is easy to clean and come is four sizes. It is available in Jet Black, Strawberry Red and Orange.
Pet Comfort Pocket Beds
Pet Comfort Beds
Pet Comfort Beds has introduced its Pet Comfort Pocket Beds, which prevent bunching by inserting a crate-tray pan inside an underneath pocket with a Velcro closure for a secure fit. The outer padded edges fold up when placed inside a crate to form a bumper for the pet to rest on. When the bed is used without a crate tray, the outer edges lay flat for added comfort. The company’s Pet Comfort Inserts can be added inside the bed to customize the thickness and plushness. The inserts can also be used separately as a comfort mat.
Bil-Jac Grain Free
Bil-Jac Grain Free is a new grain free dry dog food formula that gives dogs simple but powerful nutrition. Real chicken is the number-one ingredient—20 lbs. of fresh chicken is used to make a 24-lb. bag—and Bil-Jac Grain Free helps provide high-quality carbohydrates from peas rather than grains. Unlike all other dog foods, Bil-Jac is slow cooked in small batches and carefully dehydrated to help protect essential nutrients while enhancing taste. Bil-Jac Grain Free provides guaranteed the levels of arginine, leucine, lysine and methionine--essential amino acids that help support a dog’s immune system and overall health.
WETNOZ Arc Bowls
Petmate's new WETNOZ Arc Bowls combine a vibrant color high-gloss melamine stand with sleek, removable stainless steel bowls. Dishwasher safe for easy cleaning, the Arc Bowls also feature a no-skid bottom. Available in single or double diners, two sizes are offered: small (5 oz.) and large (1.5 cups).
The Bark and Activity Counter
Premier Pet Products
Premier Pet Products introduces the Bark and Activity Counter, a problem-solving tool that helps determine trigger points for a dog’s barking and activity while its owner is away. The device, worn on the dog’s collar, records the frequency and duration of barking and movement, and then provides data in basic charts for easy analysis and tracking. The Bark and Activity counter utilizes pedometer-like technology to track activity, and is completely safe for the dog . The Bark and Activity Counter is compatible with PC and Macintosh operating systems, and retails for $69.99.
Hi-Bio, from Evanger's, combines the benefits of raw food and the convenience of kibble. The gentle drying process of 85-percent meat and zero grains or glutens offers dogs higher moisture levels, making it easier to digest while enabling nutritional adsorption. Hi-Bio utilizes AllTech ingredients—SelPex, BioPlex, and LactoSacc—to help support healthy digestive and immune systems, and mineral bioavailability. The food is more than 85-percent meat based, using the freshest, whole, unprocessed meats, fruits and vegetables.
SpaceDots Collar & Lead Collection
Cycle Dog has introduced its SpaceDots collar and lead collection. The collars and leads are backed with post-consumer recycled rubber for quick-drying, no-stink solutions. Features include the Latch-Lock airline-style seatbelt buckle and Pup Top bottle opener leash attachment.
Outdoor Dog Chaise Lounger
Refined Canine’s Outdoor Dog Chaise Lounger provides dogs with a comfortable area to lie in the backyard. Its soft, waterproof foam cushion and protective overhang provides shade from the hot sun. The bed is hand-woven in a durable, waterproof faux rattan in an espresso-colored frame. Its light-beige cushion cover helps keep the bed cool and can be removed for cleaning. It is machine washable. The cushion is 28 in. by 73 in., and provides enough room for dogs of all sizes.
Toss & Shake Rope Ball
The Toss & Shake Rope Ball, from Petstages, is perfect for a game of fetch. A securely knotted rope surrounds its durable ball and a bell is safely enclosed inside the ball. The toy provides a combination of movement, sound and textures that appeal to dogs of all ages.
PetMatrix added SmartSticks and SmartChips to its rawhide-free dog treat line. SmartSticks and SmartChips are made with chicken, vegetables and other healthy ingredients. The treats contain a special vegetable layer that is fortified with vitamins and minerals to help supplement daily nutritional requirements. Both products are 99.2-percent digestable, which reduces the potential for intestinal blockages. Both products are available in Chicken and Peanut Butter flavors.
Arm-A-Mals, from Krislin, are available in two characters: the brown gorilla and the orange orangutan. The center of each toy is a braided rope for extra strength and durability. The rope is 24 in. long and can be used for dogs of all sizes. Both of the character’s hands contain a squeaker.
Earth Heart Inc.
Travel Calm, from Earth Heart Inc., is an all-natural mist that was created to help soothe restlessness and upset stomachs during all forms of travel. The mist is formulated with pure essential oils like lavender and geranium for relaxation, and ginger for stomach upset. The mist won’t stain or leave a sticky residue on materials or fur, and it can be used with puppies as young as eight weeks old. It is made in the U.S.A., and packaged in a BPA-free container.