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by Jennifer Boncy on May 28, 2015
“Trust, experts say, is the cornerstone of any strong relationship. When it is in short supply, relationships weaken, becoming increasingly brittle under the weight of doubt. And once broken, trust can become impossible to regain. This proved to be the case between U.S. pet owners and the pet specialty food market several years ago. Since a rash of pet-related illnesses and deaths was linked to a pet food ingredient sourced from China in 2007, shoppers…”

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by Steve King on May 28, 2015
“One of the most important functions of any industry trade group is to represent that industry’s interests before lawmakers and regulators. Many industries have entire buildings in Washington, D.C., filled with lobbyists who spend their days on Capitol Hill and their nights at local watering holes rubbing elbows with Congressional…”
by Ed Sayres on May 28, 2015
“The time is right to come together to unify the pet industry as never before. At a time when Americans are embracing pet ownership in record numbers—65 percent of American households own pets, totaling 79 million households—it is more important than ever that we move forward with a unified voice…”
by William F. Kendy on May 28, 2015
“Katie’s Pet Depot in North Brunswick, N.J., is a flourishing business today simply because of the dissatisfaction owners Vincent and Linda Sheehan had with the existing pet stores in the market. As the owners of dogs, cats, fish and a horse, the Sheehans craved a better shopping experience than what…”
by Nora Caley on Apr 27, 2015
“Raw pet food diets may still account for a small percentage of overall pet food sales, but industry experts say there is much opportunity for growth. As more dog and cat owners seek healthful options and ask about raw pet foods, manufacturers are expanding their offerings and making the foods…”