The show helped 159 cats find forever homes.
SuperZoo will now be held in August to align with holiday product launches and seasonal buying cycles.
The second annual event will be held Oct. 2-3, 2018, at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pa.
WPA is adopting a PSC program, One Paw One Planet.
SuperZoo grooming contestants took to the stage to put their skills to the test during three days of competition at the Mandalay Convention Center in Las Vegas.
The award was presented before the start of the Kenny Loggins concert during the SuperZoo trade show, which was presented by WPA and held in Las Vegas June 26-28.
The inductees were honored during WPA Chairman’s Reception, which was held at the House of Blues Foundation Room in the Mandalay Bay Resort.
Retailers who complete a 15-minute WPA survey will receive a free copy of the organization’s Retail Operating Performance Report.
Nearly 1,200 exhibitors showcased thousands pet products, including nearly 630 new products launched in SuperZoo’s New Product Showcase.
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