A consumer alert from the FDA linking pet foods with potatoes and multiple legumes to canine heart disease has caused some confusion for pet owners and retailers alike.
More companies that tout fresh, human-grade pet foods have emerged to the fanfare of investors, spurring the next trend in the superpremium category.
At the most recent AAFCO meeting, manufacturers and regulators stepped up to the microphone to say they were doing something in the interest of transparency.
WalletHub used factors such as pet care costs, walkability and pet businesses per capita to determine which cities are most suited for Fido and Fluffy.
In the past two years, investment in the pet industry has included upward of $23 billion in mergers and acquisitions.
Pet tech is a smart play for proactive pet marketers and service providers.
With the job market improving, finding the right candidates is crucial for pet businesses.
When retailers continually research the foods they carry and learn more about pet nutrition, it’s a win for their customers and the ever-evolving pet industry as a whole.
Amazon has entered the dog food arena with private label offerings, but whether savvy pet owners will embrace them is still debatable.
Learning everything you can about pet food recalls will make you more informed about what you are and aren’t putting on your shelves, and consumers will turn to you as a trusted resource.
Five ways that pet specialty retailers can highlight their travel product assortments and become the destination of choice for their on-the-go customers.
Empower your employees to take ownership of customer complaints and resolve situations on their own.
The services side of the U.S. pet industry is rife with flux.
Nicole Kallish, education manager at Andis, explains which tools are right for handling these pests.
Nothing stirs up controversy in our industry quite like the question of whether or not stores should sell pets.