Owners often expect collars, leashes and harnesses to express their pet’s personality, but they also seek products that match their own lifestyle and provide functionality.
Retailers are focusing on variety and quality ingredients to meet consumer demand for premium cat food.
Pet owners look for grooming products that indulge pets while helping to solve their skin and coat issues.
Pet owners value the role supplements can play in preventing and addressing the health issues their companion animals face.
Pet specialty retailers are optimistic about aquatic lighting sales as the latest tech and high-end features drive demand.
Pet owners are turning to treats and chews to keep their dogs happy, and natural, limited-ingredient products are leading the pack.
How retailers can debunk misconceptions about made in the USA dog foods and treats, plus a look at current trends.
Issues with supply and demand of live herp foods inspire customers to seek diverse diet options for their pets.
Cocktails, marijuana leaves and even military issue, along with brain teasers, are heating up the pet toy category.
Chicken and beef are still on top, but dog owners’ interest in exotic proteins is piqued, while superfood ingredients provide solutions for some health issues.
Retailers are increasingly looking to stock made-in-the-U.S. pet toys, collars and more to meet growing consumer demand.
The import of wild-harvested large polyp specimens faces restrictions or a ban pending decision from the EU.
As the benefits of cannabidiol (CBD) become more widely understood, pet owners are seeking more specialized products for their pets.
Sustainability and natural ingredients continue to interest consumers, and litters that promise to solve box avoidance issues are popular as well.
Retailers can help pet owners find natural dental care products that fit their budget, comfort level and routines.
Pet owners are seeking foods with the highest-quality ingredients for their pampered pooches.
Installations, maintenance services and product sales have been a boon for retailers.
When it comes to treating Fido or Fluffy, pet owners are looking beyond “empty” calories and seeking healthful ingredients in natural treats and chews that please the palate.
Pet owners want containment systems and accessories that fully meet their pets’ needs, from rabbits to chinchillas.
People are spending more time exploring the great outdoors—and taking their dogs along for the fun.
Exotic meats, protein-rich recipes and brands with transparency are a hit with dog food consumers.
Manufacturers, retailers and consumers can work together to address environmental concerns with sustainable foods, toys, beds and more.
Fish foods continue to sell well and support retailers amid general growth in aquatics sales.
Cat owners are seeking many features when it comes to their pets’ diets, with high protein leading the way.
More pet owners are selecting made in the USA pet foods because they believe these diets are high in quality and safer for their pets.
Cat owners are seeking premium treats for their demanding pets, and the more meat, the better.
Several factors are at play when dog owners consider switching their pets to a limited-ingredient diet.
Find out which innovative products made the cut for Pet Product News’ Editors’ Choice Awards.
Several health concerns top pet owners’ list of needs in the natural supplement aisle.
The first aid and wellness segment is faring well, with dental care and hot spot solutions consistent areas of need for pet owners.
Pet owners increasingly desire economical pets that fit in with their lifestyle and living space, and the demand for herps, small mammals and birds is growing as a result.
The authorities plan to release the carp herpes virus (KHV) into rivers colonized by the invasive common carp.
Dog owners are taking oral health seriously with steady purchases of at-home dental care products.
Despite a year characterized by coronavirus, local fish stores experienced a boom in business in 2020 and have a positive outlook for the year ahead.
The U.S. and Europe have lone been in dispute regarding the aviation industry, and now it’s affecting the aquatics industry.
A man was arrested for illegal fishing activities off Pebble Beach.
As more cannabidiol (CBD) pet product brands enter the marketplace, it’s more important than ever for independent pet retailers to prioritize consumer education and product selection.
Interest in the hobby is growing strongly in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, and retailers have become essential providers of reptile dietary products.
Best-selling natural dog and cat foods meet consumer demand for quality, sustainability and overall appropriate nutrition.
Pet specialty retailers are emphasizing education and customer service to help support beginners and retain customers.
Wet foods are popular with the feline set right now, but as there’s no one-flavor-fits-all approach, manufacturers are offering a variety of tastes and textures.
Pet owners feel a healthy dog is worth the investment, industry insiders report.
Dog owners demand single- and limited-ingredient treats and chews that are made in the USA.
The aquarium industry is experiencing a coronavirus pandemic-fueled boom, and lighting sales are strong, with hobbyists seeking higher-intensity lighting systems that feature controllability.
With consumer awareness growing and the CBD space becoming more and more crowded, manufacturers are still coming up with new ideas.
Products with healthful ingredients lead consumer demand in the natural dental category.
Shifting environments this year have introduced a variety of behavior and training challenges for dog and cat owners, and smart businesses are pivoting to meet those demands.
Industry insiders discuss ownership trends and issues that the pet bird category is currently facing.
Get the latest on the industry’s regulations, plus how pet retailers can navigate the category with customers.
Despite a market flooded with alternatives, cat kibble holds on to its spot in the food chain as manufacturers continuously pursue advances in nutrition.