As part of the partnership, dog owners shopping at Meijer’s Bridge Street Market in Grand Rapids, Mich., can use DogSpot’s high-tech sanctuary for free.
The initiative collects non-perishable food and unwrapped toys, and distributes them to local food banks and families and kids in need.
Pet industry entrepreneur, Warren Rickard, has been named president of Addiction Foods USA.
Petcurean will introduce its Go! Solutions wet and dry recipes for dogs and cats at 15 Loyal Companion stores across Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts.
PetSmart and its shoppers gave more than two million plush toys to local communities. They also generated $1.6 million to support animal-assisted therapy programs in children’s hospitals.
CES, a global technology conference that runs now through Jan. 10 in Las Vegas, features more than 4,400 exhibiting companies, including several pet product companies.
Targeted PetCare, a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners, recently acquired sWheat Scoop, a branded, wheat-based, biodegradable cat litter product.
Angela Ardolino, founder of CBD Dog Health, Deb Gwynn, founder of Glacier Peak Holistics, and Julie Anne Lee, founder of Adored Beast Apothecary, are sponsoring a free educational tour on holistic pet health through Feb. 10.
Dr. Brent Mayabb, chief veterinary officer and vice president of corporate affairs of Royal Canin USA, has been named the global chief medical officer for the company.
The PetSafe Car Safety Harness Replacement Program will offer a free replacement for any dog harness involved in a vehicle accident, even harnesses made by other brands, according to company officials.