When used correctly, the popular smartphone app can be a great way for retailers to connect with pet owners.
Specialty distributors can be an invaluable resource in helping retailers leverage the high level of product innovation in the pet industry.
Brad Gruber, chief operating officer at Health Extension Pet Care, discusses how his company’s diverse lineup of nutrition, grooming and training products are a perfect fit for independent pet specialty stores.
Everyone deserves a spa day—even pets. With high-quality, natural products on the shelf, retailers can help owners keep their pets safe, happy and clean.
With a focus on comfort, style and safety, 2 Hounds Design offers a wide range of high-quality, custom-made collars, leashes and harnesses.
This year’s holiday assortments will feature bold colors, fun and functional gifts, and even something to bring to parties.
By accommodating as many budget levels and feline play styles as possible in their product selection, retailers can find success in the cat toy category.
Dog beds offer more than a place to snooze; they can calm anxious dogs, keep those with joint issues more comfortable, and serve as a behavior-training tool.
Pet owners’ demand for transparency is taking limited ingredient diets to a new level.
Four tips for creating engaging and eye-catching merchandising displays, and upgrading and maintaining customer-friendly store designs.
When carried out correctly by retailers, empowering store associates to make some decisions on their own will result in exceptional service for customers.
Mustafa Koliva, president of OoMaLoo, discusses how his company’s handmade toys enrich the lives of not only pets, but also women in need.
Consumers continue to seek natural foods for their dogs and cats, and manufacturers are developing more offerings in response.
Dog apparel has always had a fun and silly side to it— which are still important qualities—but as more pet owners look to apparel to protect their dogs from the elements, the category’s tone and mission is changing.
Despite a reputation for being naturally independent and tranquil, many cats benefit from products that correct behavior and calm anxiety.
Gorge Dog has established itself as the place to go for dog-lovers in Hood River, Ore., whether they need a bag of food and a new collar or a keepsake T-shirt to take back to their hometown.
Pet owners want baked and gourmet treats to be special snacks with clear nutritional benefits.
The American Kennel Club (AKC) has added the Pumi to its list of official breeds. Joining the Herding group, the Pumi is a medium-sized, agile dog from Hungary.
Customers and their canines will be ready for a successful day on the job with these essential products.
A new study by scientists at the WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition, part of Mars Petcare, and the University of Sydney, Australia, shows that flavor and nutrition both influence how cats choose their food.