Evolving past a simple product to occupy pets, chews are now created using formulas that are nutritious and offered in formulations that keep animals busy. 

Grain-inclusive diets for pets have continued to gain momentum as a valuable source of nutrition. 

The 19th annual Pet Business Industry Recognition Awards celebrate the best products within the pet care category.

As the pet supplements category experiences rising interest from dog and cat owners, product manufacturers are meeting the demand with innovative, science-based solutions, inspiring consumer trust and strong sales.

With 2020 throwing challenge after challenge at retailers, the resilience of independent pet stores across America has been on full display as they’ve shored up their business practices, adjusted to COVID protocols and provided support to their communities when it was needed most.

The new Independent & Neighborhood Pet Retail Association (IndiePet) was created to represent and support the unique interests of the pet industry’s independent retailers.

While carrying American-made products wields significant buying power, it’s getting more difficult to find products that fully embody the Made in USA seal.

As consumers become more attuned to their pets’ needs, they’re seeking out the most trustworthy and reliable hemp-based products. 

Injuries are an inevitable part of pet ownership, meaning it’s imperative consumers (and retailers) have the proper products on-hand to combat emergencies. 

The right foods will not only be extremely appetizing, they will also keep dogs feeling satisfied and provide them with the nutrition they need.