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by Jennifer Boncy on Jul 1, 2014
“Dogs—man’s best friend—are protective, loving, endearingly needy and unquestionably deserving of people’s affection. Cats, on the other hand, with their independent nature and quiet demeanor, relate differently to humans. They have long played second fiddle to dogs, strumming their own tune to an entirely different beat.Yet, pet specialty entrepreneurs Esther Garcilita and Marco Sotomayor are finding success in catering to the growing number of people who are attuned to that unique beat. The couple owns…”

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by Nora Caley on Jul 1, 2014
“While most dogs and cats are happy to dine on beef, chicken or fish, some pets owners seek something different. These consumers once looked to exotic proteins such as lamb, duck and salmon, and eventually those novel meats became popular enough to be considered mainstream. Today, like restaurant-goers looking for…”
by Lindsey Wojcik on Jun 1, 2014
“When Roy and Claudia Loomis came across the Cherrybrook retail booth in the dog-show circuit in 2005, Roy was looking to invest in a local business while on sabbatical from his career as a technology and management consultant. The New Jersey-based company, which was founded in 1969, was well known…”
by Jennifer Boncy on Jun 1, 2014
“If the steady stream of product debuts is any indication, the pet market has yet to reach full capacity. There still seems to be room for fresh product introductions to meet any number of pet needs, from nutrition to grooming to first aid.  But make no mistake: the competition is…”
by Nora Caley on Jun 1, 2014
“Just as food and water bowls have to match the kitchen décor, pet gates, pens and crates must match the decorative elements of certain rooms. Pet owners love their pets, and they love their homes too, which means rickety plastic fences and dark, dismal crates do not have a place…”