Get on Board with Freshwater Shrimp

Get on Board with Freshwater Shrimp

The bright colors and interesting behavior of ornamental shrimp are attracting hobbyists. As a hot trend in aquatics, keeping freshwater shrimp has spawned new products designed for these oddly shaped invertebrates and...
Treats Are Trending

Treats Are Trending

Treats are the number one impulse buy category in pet specialty. Whether meaty, crunchy, chews, dental or niche, treats are estimated to have the second highest sales growth (5%+) of any category except healthcare (8%,...
Fish Food Primer

Fish Food Primer

Most pet specialty stores carry flake, granulated and pellet food for goldfish, bettas and tropical fish. By expanding fish food to include frozen food and specialized reef food and supplements, pet retailers can stand out...
Going Green with Cat Litter

Going Green with Cat Litter

There’s an emerging trend inside cat boxes. Environmentally friendly cat litter sales are increasing, as cat owners seek natural litter options that offer less mess, easy disposal, good fluid absorption and odor control....
Supporting Vitality in Senior Pets

Supporting Vitality in Senior Pets

We love our furry friends and acknowledging that they are growing older is easy to push aside. But pet parents who meet the needs of senior pets with regular veterinary care and senior food, supplements and specialized...
Pet Dental Care

Pet Dental Care

February is National Pet Dental Health Month – a good time to focus on helping pets stay healthy by maintaining their oral health.

Purr-fect Cat Treats

Purr-fect Cat Treats

Demand is growing for well-priced cat treats that are healthy and natural. A great selection of cat treats can strengthen the loyalty of pet parents to an independent pet store.

Home Grooming Tips & Tools

Home Grooming Tips & Tools

Home grooming is for pet parents who have a trusted relationship with their pets. In addition to patience, the right tools are necessary for successful home grooming.

Phillips Adds Essence Pet Food

Phillips Adds Essence Pet Food

Phillips Pet Food & Supplies, a leading pet product distributor serving the independent pet channel, recently added the new Essence pet food to its Taunton, Massachusetts, and Sacramento, California, distribution...
Solution-Based Dog Food

Solution-Based Dog Food

Human food trends are driving pet food innovation, including solution-based dog foods. As more people change their eating habits to promote wellness, they also seek wholesome meals for their dogs. Instead of buying what is...
Holiday Season Planning

Holiday Season Planning

At the height of summer, it’s hard to think about holiday season planning. But now is the time for pet retailers to put together a product and merchandising strategy that ensures the holiday sales season is a success. The...
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