Not all pet supplements are created equal, industry insiders report.
Consumer demand for natural treats and chews has entered the mainstream, and independent pet supply stores can stand out from the crowd by offering an eclectic selection of these goodies.
Defining “natural” with manufacturers Skout’s Honor, Pet King Brands and Vetericyn, plus how to really keep your staff up-to-date on the category.
After establishing their own criteria for natural pet foods, retailers need to do their homework.
Pet owners need guidance determining which oral health care products are best for their pets, and more are inquiring about natural options.
Treats and chews with natural ingredients and added benefits are getting lots of interest from pet owners.
Owners are increasingly aware of their pets’ oral health, and they’re seeking natural solutions to address dental concerns.
Recognizable ingredients are becoming a bigger focus for pet owners in the market for natural supplements.
Sales of natural pet treats and chews climb as pet owners focus on health.
Natural dog and cat foods are on the rise, but the designation means different things to different people.
Retailers can help pet owners find natural dental care products that fit their budget, comfort level and routines.
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.
Several health concerns top pet owners’ list of needs in the natural supplement aisle.
Best-selling natural dog and cat foods meet consumer demand for quality, sustainability and overall appropriate nutrition.
Products with healthful ingredients lead consumer demand in the natural dental category.
As pet owners pay more attention to ingredients and sourcing in treats and chews, retailers should educate consumers on health benefits, too.
Dental health is not just for February. Consumers increasingly seek natural oral care for pets year-round.
As cat owners seek the best nutrition possible for their pets, natural diets quickly come into play, and qualities such as safety, sustainability and high protein are sought after.
Though pet owners are more educated about pet food, they still require guidance from retailers in the natural category.
The cat litter category is offering discerning pet owners a range of new options to satisfy consumers' growing list of demands.
More pet owners prefer natural dental products to address their pets' oral care needs, and manufacturers are offering solutions to help.
Natural flea and tick control options flourish as pet owners become increasingly discriminating about the products they choose to fight these pests.
While the definition of “natural” as it pertains to pet treats is murky, demand for these products remains robust as consumers strive to provide healthful snacks to their pets.
Pet owners see natural supplements as a way to improve their pets' lives for the long haul.
Retailers and manufacturers stand to boost sales and customer loyalty by helping pet owners to navigate a sometimes confusing category.
Pet waste and stain and odor control products that boast natural, eco-friendly properties can help retailers clean up at the register.
Natural treats and chews are trending up as pet owners seek simply formulated options that offer wholesome nutrition without undesirable additives.
Manufacturers of dental care products for cats and dogs are offering a host of products that address pet owners' top concerns.
Natural Diets for Pets Reflect Human Diet Trends
The demand for natural pet diets is the new normal, as the industry sees continued expansion of food formats and formulas in the segment.
What was once a niche option becomes a more significant—and permanent—player in the cat litter category.
Many shoppers are turning to natural solutions to address their pets' oral health.
Consumers are seeking treats that not only satisfy their pets' desire to snack, but that also provide wholesome, all-natural nutrition at a good price.
Manufacturer transparency and consumer education are keys to capturing the growing market for natural pet supplements.
Several new trends in the pet food category are helping to define and shape what it means to be a “natural” product.
As consumer awareness on the topic of pet dental hygiene grows, so does the demand for natural solutions to toothy issues.
Shoppers are seeking natural pet supplements that address not only specific health issues, but also their companion animals' overall well-being.
The popularity of natural food toppers ascends as shoppers seek new ways to make their pets' mealtimes nutritious and delicious.
Natural treats and chews with functional ingredients top pet owners' wish lists.
Consumers demand safe and effective alternatives in the natural flea and tick products they choose for their dogs and cats.
Skin and coat products that offer quick comfort, long-term resolution and a great fragrance lead the pack in category sales.
Owners Demand More Nutrients & Less Processing
Natural pet treats and chews boasting carefully chosen ingredients and nutritious formulas are leading the category.
Natural supplements and health aids are in high demand, with shoppers looking to address various pet health issues as gently but effectively as possible.
How pet specialty retailers can clean up with natural dental products.
Experts report growing interest in high-protein foods featuring unique and natural sources.
New formats and ingredients might get tails wagging, but pet owners insist treats must be healthful and all natural.
Customers are increasingly seeking natural grooming products, and pet specialty retailers are boosting their offerings to capitalize on the trend.
With more millennials becoming pet owners, natural products are booming. Manufacturers explain how they are meeting the needs of these eco-conscious consumers.
Superfood ingredients and novel proteins offer pets potential health benefits as well as mealtime excitement.