by Lindsey Wojcik on Aug 1, 2013
“Most diets for humans are all about counting calories and monitoring fat intake. Instead of reaching for a bag of chips at snack time, we munch on an apple or some baby carrots, as they have fewer calories and offer more beneficial nutrients. Pet obesity is becoming a bigger issue nationwide, and more pet owners are adapting human dieting strategies to help their pets lose extra pounds. While pet owners may have taken to the…”

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by Mark Kalaygian on Jul 9, 2013
“Not since the invention of the super-premium pet food category has there been a bigger development in the pet specialty channel than the trend toward natural products.  Over the past decade, pet owners’ increasing appetite for everything natural, organic and eco-friendly has been one of the main drivers of growth…”
by Susan Johnston on Jul 1, 2013
“As consumer demand for natural products increases, a growing number of companies are developing green pet-cleaning products to meet this need. For many, it is not just about riding a trend or satisfying consumer demand; it is also about filling a need in their own lives and the lives of…”
by Lindsey Wojcik on Jun 1, 2013
“      The discovery of a shredded expensive shoe or chewed couch cushion can wreak havoc on the bond pet owners have with their pups. For years, pet owners have steered their pets clear of the closet or couch by providing alternative objects, like rawhides or chews, to satisfy…”
by Lindsey Wojcik on May 1, 2013
“    Organic products represent a small but growing segment of the pet care industry, with more manufacturers than ever offering up this type of fare for pet retailers that want to put themselves at the leading edge of the natural movement. Of course, the human food and beverage sector…”