Pet owners seek to customize their dogs’ and cats’ meals with attractive designs and feeding accessories that cater to their pets’ size and eating habits.
They’ve always been about fun, but today’s pet toys bring extra qualities to the playtime table, such as engagement and maximum durability.
Understanding exactly what pet owners are looking for is just one step in promoting the pet chew and treat category.
As the benefits of cannabidiol (CBD) become more widely understood, pet owners are seeking more specialized products for their pets.
Cocktails, marijuana leaves and even military issue, along with brain teasers, are heating up the pet toy category.
Pet owners value the role supplements can play in preventing and addressing the health issues their companion animals face.
Manufacturers, retailers and consumers can work together to address environmental concerns with sustainable foods, toys, beds and more.
The first aid and wellness segment is faring well, with dental care and hot spot solutions consistent areas of need for pet owners.
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.
With consumer awareness growing and the CBD space becoming more and more crowded, manufacturers are still coming up with new ideas.
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.
Get the latest on the industry’s regulations, plus how pet retailers can navigate the category with customers.
Current events and devoted pet owners are stimulating sales in the anxiety-relief product category.
Manufacturers and distributors stand ready with winter wear and holiday products. Is your store prepared?
Dog and cat owners continue to seek the best nutrition for their pets, and many view supplements as a valuable tool.
The cannabidiol (CBD) pet product market is still proliferating, giving retailers an opportunity to expand their offerings to health-conscious consumers.
Beds for cats and dogs come in a dizzying array of options designed to please people and pets with features that matter.
Options abound in pet dining accessories, with pet owners not only looking for functional, safe dishes, but also options that will express personal style and complement home fashions.
Pet retailers and CBD manufacturers offer a glimpse of where the category stands in today's marketplace, plus an overview of CBD terminology.
Retailers have a variety of playthings to choose from when it comes to stocking their shelves, but no toy selection is complete without products that promote bonding as well as those that are durable and enticing.
Demand for natural dog and cat foods continues to drive sales.
Retailers discuss where the category is headed.
The consumer trends driving sales in the pet health aid category.
Consumers are turning to supplements in the hope that they will improve pets' lives and even reduce the need for medications.
Consumers want collars, leashes and harnesses that are not only safe and comfortable, but that also meet their specific needs.
Pet beds are featuring safe, eco-friendly materials and colors that blend with home décor.
When it comes to toys, both pet owners and their companions need to be wowed.
The pet cannabidiol (CBD) category is surging, which is great for sales, but retailers must carefully vet the brands they select while keeping an eye on legislation and regulatory developments.
Pets continue to be pampered—and owners are dropping decent dough on spa products that match their very specific demands.
With the dangers caused by fleas and ticks seemingly on the rise, shoppers are looking for year-round solutions to safeguard their pets and families.
Building a diverse assortment is key for retailers looking to capture the first aid and wellness market.
The pet cannabidiol category is rapidly growing, paving the way for new products, new companies and even new clinical studies.
In a category with no one-size-fits-all solutions, manufacturers and retailers aim to cast a wide net with their training and behavior offerings so consumers can find the products that work for them.
Pet industry insiders tackle typical retailer questions about cannabidiol (CBD) pet products, bringing some clarity to a newer category in which rampant inaccuracies can abound.
Pet owners' growing awareness of dental health means they're being proactive about their pets' oral care and seeking products to help between cleanings.
Industry insiders report that trust, further research and convenience will steer the cannabidiol (CBD) category as the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) talks hemp regulations.
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Insiders report upward trends for dog and cat anxiety relief products—with room for expansion in the cat market.
A well-merchandised selection of fun and functional fare—from the fashionable to the festive—can make Q4 sales flourish.
Dog and cat owners demand intuitive design, safe materials and a little bit of flair in mealtime accessories.
Toys with exciting textures, sounds or functions, such as treat dispensers or puzzles, provide extra enrichment and are a hit with owners and pets alike.
New, Natural Ingredients Drive Sales
Consumers Focus on Safety, Convenience
More Pet Owners Want Natural Ingredients
Industry insiders say novelty, durability and clean ingredient labels set treats and chews apart from the crowd.
Innovative ingredients plus diverse delivery methods push dog and cat supplements forward.
Consumers are looking for stain and odor control products that are not only safe, but really work, and retailers that research the efficacy of these products will make the best recommendations.
Plush and interactive toys for dogs and cats lead the way to play.
Dog and cat owners want choices when it comes to their pets' flea and tick control, but they need pet specialty retailers to help them weigh the options.
More pet owners recognize the importance of keeping wellness and first aid products on hand, and retailers report rising interest and sales as a result.