Addressing the tank(s) of fish that many local fish stores have marked “assorted African cichlids”
PIJAC offers retailers materials designed to help educate staff, customers and colleagues throughout the pet industry about responsible, successful fishkeeping in the wake of heightened interest in the hobby as “Finding Dory” hits theaters.
Ryan McVeigh, brand manager for Zilla, shares his field herping adventures from what he says is one of the most amazing herpetological hotspots in the world: Snake Road, located at the very southern tip of Illinois in Shawnee National Forest.
Why “Nemo” as a popular fish for new hobbyists was an OK idea and why “Dory” is a terrible one.
Suppose that the ornamental aquatic industry were to suggest the release of a deadly virus into native waters to control the spread of an invasive fish species. Surprising though it might appear at first sight, this precise situation is real.
Plecostomus’ adaptability to a wide range of water conditions and popularity as tank cleaners are the main reasons that aquatic departments large and small stock these specimens.
At this year's Global Pet Expo, one small pet retailer got the sense that many manufacturers didn’t think single-store retailers were worth their time.
The New York Times ran a strangely confusing column this week in which the writer—a “bioethicist”—strongly suggests that most people should not be pet owners because they cannot provide the animal with the life it deserves.
Petfood Forum 2016 marked the first time pet industry media outside of the Watt Global Media family were invited to join the annual event in Kansas City, Mo., so, of course, Pet Product News wasted no time thanking the hosts and securing a seat at an experience pet food experts bill as “the hub of the global pet food manufacturing industry.”
At this year’s Global Pet Expo in Orlando, Fla., many amazing products made their debut in oh-so-much high style.
David Lass shares what's at the top of his list of things that bother him in local fish stores—plants offered for sale that will not survive in an aquarium when underwater all the time.