Offering a tailored assortment of dog toys is key to keeping customers engaged in the category.
Industry insiders explain how pet retailers can ensure they create the right assortment of accessories that pop off the shelf.
Supplements are becoming a bigger part of a dog’s overall health care plan.
Demand for minimally processed dog foods is on the rise as pet owners seek healthier options for themselves and their furry companions.
Dog owners who seek natural diets for their pets are homing in on functional ingredients that offer essential health benefits.
Premium dog food manufacturers aim to incorporate fresher, less processed ingredients that pack a nutritional punch.
Demand for dog treats and chews is surging, retailers reported. Consumers are focusing on na…
A look at the market’s latest trends and innovations with manufacturers ZippyPaws, Petshop by Fringe Studio and Spunky Pup, plus 6 merchandising ideas.
Dog owners consider safety before aesthetics when they shop for collars, leashes and harnesses, and manufacturers are finding innovative ways to create safety features.
Tips to get independent pet retailers ready for the holidays, plus a look at current product trends.
These four trends are gaining traction in the dog food industry, according to manufacturers and industry analysts.
Today’s dog owners are increasingly choosey, particularly when it comes to buying training treats.
Dog foods featuring novel proteins and superfood ingredients have become the norm, and pet food manufacturers continue to offer innovative options.
Pet owners are seeking minimally processed pet foods, which is giving a boost to the gently cooked and freeze-dried categories.
Pet food shortages are putting a spotlight on the supply chain, and manufacturers of U.S.-made foods are working to meet consumer demand for transparency.
The dog food market is seeing a growing number of diets made with alternative protein sources like crickets and grubs.
Select dog diets show increased sales as owners favor quality ingredients and processes that benefit pets.
Pet owners’ natural dog food buying habits have evolved—and manufacturers are developing product to keep up with demand.
As owners pay more attention to what’s in their dog’s bowl, wet food diets—and diets that incorporate wet food as a topper—are in demand.
More dog owners understand the need for a regular oral care routine for their pets, but they often need a little help finding the best solution.
Retailers and manufacturers agree that a specific demographic is leading the way for sales in the category.
Treats and chews that offer dogs health benefits are a hit with pet owners.
Understanding the different ways dogs play and the toys that can help pet owners provide endless entertainment is key to creating an appealing dog toy assortment.
A number of factors, including a rise in dog-owning households, is contributing to higher demand for collars, harnesses and leashes.
The key dog supplement trends that are resonating with pet owners.
A store’s location can influence dog apparel sales in many ways.
Staying abreast of the latest research and product developments, along with understanding pet owners’ needs, is key.
Popular dog toys help keep pets occupied while also creating a deeper bond between pet and owner.
Knowing exactly what consumers are looking for in dog treats and chews and offering the right assortment can help pet stores stand out.
Generally, pet food manufacturers and independent retailers agree that premium dog food is characterized by a few attributes, but there’s no one-size-fits-all definition.
Creating customer confidence in your dog food assortment extends beyond a “natural” label.
Careful and early planning for the upcoming fall and winter seasons is key to retail success during the holidays—especially this year.
As the market grows, pet owners want to feel confident that their dog food choices will inspire health and well-being.
Industry insiders offer their insight on the latest category trends as well as savvy tactics retailers can use to optimize their assortments—and boost sales.
Low-calorie and training treats for dogs are selling well, and these products increasingly follow human food trends.
Being equipped with the right information to help pet owners understand the differences between grain-free and grain-inclusive diets is key for pet specialty retailers.
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.
Pet owners are seeking foods with the highest-quality ingredients for their pampered pooches.
How retailers can debunk misconceptions about made in the USA dog foods and treats, plus a look at current trends.
Pet owners are turning to treats and chews to keep their dogs happy, and natural, limited-ingredient products are leading the pack.
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.
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.
Several factors are at play when dog owners consider switching their pets to a limited-ingredient diet.
Dog owners are taking oral health seriously with steady purchases of at-home dental care products.
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.
Products with healthful ingredients lead consumer demand in the natural dental category.
Today’s dog owners want high-quality toys that will keep their furry family members engaged and happy.
Collar, leash and harness sales are stable, with durability a top priority for outdoorsy customers.