Petmate serves the market through a multi-channel approach which includes big box pet retailers, mass merchandisers, major e-commerce retailers, farm and ag stores, and specialty pet stores.
The franchise agreements will include start-up and on-going training and support, purchasing power, facility design and much more.
Hosted by Jane Lynch, the evening also featured the first-ever "Innovation Showdown."
Ello has added Einstein Pets Sweet Potato and Black & Whites treats to its USA made product lineup.
The visit was a part of the Foundations’ annual campaign, which is held each May and focuses on raising money to fight the disease.
Retail stores that are chosen will win $300 worth of Lucy Pet Formulas for Life dog and cat food.
The Farmer's Dog, a direct-to-consumer pet food company, is on a mission to disrupt the $70 billion global pet food market, according to company officials.
The new location will open its doors May 19 and the company will celebrate its grand opening festivities June 3 to 4.
During Global Pet Expo, the Fear Free team sought out the best consumer products for reducing fear, anxiety and stress in pets.
The six-week training course will roll out this month at select stores and is expected to be available across the majority of PetSmart’s store chain by the end of the year.