John Hatcher, president of EzyDog, discusses the growing popularity of products designed for pet owners who lead an active lifestyle, and how his company has stayed at the forefront of this emerging category.
David Sarnowski, COO of Gramercy Products, Inc., discusses how his company's Nerf Dog line is leveraging a well-known brand and innovative product design to generate excitement in the toy category.
Dogswell infuses the market with premium products designed to help improve and extend pets' lives, reports Brad Armistead, vice president of marketing and innovation.
According to Dean Triandafellos, president of Beefeaters Holding Company, customers are looking for minimally processed treats, and his company delivers the goods.
Heather Govea, general manager for Natural Balance Pet Foods, reveals how the company's recent merger with Del Monte will impact its products and pet specialty retailers.
Karen Formico, vice president of marketing for Andis, discusses the rise in at-home-grooming and the company's latest user-friendly products.
Paul Stevenson, president of Reef One Inc., discusses the state of aquatics and how his company is bringing a new level of innovation to the category.
Tom Nieman, owner of Fromm Family Foods, discusses how this family-owned company has been committed to innovating the pet food category for more than half a century.
Naomi Kirby, DVM, MS, technical services manager for Pet King Brands, discusses the company's commitment to offering effective solutions to common pet ailments.
Marie Moody, founder and chairman of Stella & Chewy's, a frozen and freeze-dried dinner and treat manufacturer based in Milwaukee, discusses how her company and the raw food category have transformed over the past decade.
Bryce Lien, president and founder of H2O4K9, discusses how his company's portable water bottles/bowls are meeting a critical need for today's active dogs.
Steven Shweky, president of Fetchâ€¦ for pets!, discusses how his company has become a leader in the licensed products arena and how retailers can profit from this dynamic category.
Jennifer DiGrazia, CEO of PawFlex Inc., discusses wound care for pets and the growing importance of the health care category in pet stores.
Leonard Powell, president and founder of Hi-Tek Rations, discusses how his company's super-premium pet foods give independent pet stores a leg up on the competition.
Sojos co-owner Maggie Johnson shares the simple secret to the company's continued success and why its products stand out in a crowded marketplace.
Jonathan Zelinger, president of Ethical Products, discusses his company's new licensed program with America's VetDogs.
Joanna Rein, president of Soggy Doggy Productions, discusses how her company is helping pet stores clean up by tackling the problem of sloppy dogs.
Bud Groth, owner of PetzLife, discusses the evolution of the company's oral care line, as well as its expansion into new pet care categories.
According to Emily Benson, marketing director for Starmark Pet Products, manufacturers are developing mental-stimulation toys based on the science of how dogs learn.
Cristen Underwood, director of marketing for Quaker Pet Group, discusses how a focus on solution-oriented products has quickly made the company a major player in the pet industry.