Pet Dental Care

Pet Dental Care

February is National Pet Dental Health Month – a good time to focus on helping pets stay healthy by maintaining their oral health.

The Growing Appetite for Raw Pet Food

The Growing Appetite for Raw Pet Food

Raw fresh and frozen food for dogs and cats is a growing category, as humans want healthier nutrition for their pets. The benefits of feeding a pet a raw, balanced diets include weight control, better oral and digestive health and healthier skin and coat.

Purr-fect Cat Treats

Purr-fect Cat Treats

Demand is growing for well-priced cat treats that are healthy and natural. A great selection of cat treats can strengthen the loyalty of pet parents to an independent pet store.

Supplements for Better Pet Health

Supplements for Better Pet Health

Pet supplements are selling as pet parents increasingly seek preventive care and solutions for a variety of health symptoms and issues. The biggest supplement trend is hemp and CBD supplements.

Home Grooming Tips & Tools

Home Grooming Tips & Tools

Home grooming is for pet parents who have a trusted relationship with their pets. In addition to patience, the right tools are necessary for successful home grooming.

Freshwater Aquarium Cleaning

Freshwater Aquarium Cleaning

Cleaning a freshwater aquarium is important for the health of the fish and keeping the aquarium looking attractive. Learn the steps involved in properly cleaning a freshwater tank and the tools needed, which include algae scrapers, vacuum, thermometers, net, and gloves.

Trending: Freeze-Dried Pet Food

Trending: Freeze-Dried Pet Food

Freeze-dried pet food is a fast-growing segment in the industry’s mass premiumization shift to solution-based, minimally processed diets. Pet parents increasingly are purchasing higher-priced limited-ingredient dog and cat...
Human-Grade Pet Food

Human-Grade Pet Food

What exactly is human-grade pet food? Labeling pet food as human grade means that ALL its ingredients are human edible. Pet foods currently using the human-grade identifier are typically super-premium products, less...
Food Variety for Finicky Felines

Food Variety for Finicky Felines

Cat food has evolved beyond bags of kibble and cans of wet to include fresh, frozen, freeze-dried, gravies, stews, broths, lickable treats and flake toppers. This evolution of variety is the result of pet parents’ focus on...
Summer Merchandising Heats Up

Summer Merchandising Heats Up

As the days grow longer and warmer, it’s time to prepare for summer merchandising. Picnics, parades, graduations and vacations are on the calendar, and pets will be part of those activities for many American families. Pet...
Sustainability and Pet Products

Sustainability and Pet Products

Sustainable pet products, including their ingredients, packaging and processing, help protect the environment over their whole life cycle, from raw ingredients to final disposal. Whether food or supplies, pet products...
Vegetarian Pet Diets

Vegetarian Pet Diets

More than 7 million people* in the United States are vegetarians for reasons that include health, ethics, culture and religion. It’s not surprising that some vegetarians extend no-meat diets to their pets, but some pets...
What’s New with Dog Treats & Chews

What’s New with Dog Treats & Chews

The variety of dog treats and chews is growing thanks to the premiumization of pet food, modest dog ownership growth and the demand for natural and healthy products. Limited- or single-ingredient dog treats and chew are...
Partnering with Phillips To Grow Sales

Partnering with Phillips To Grow Sales

Are you making the most of your distributor relationship? When you hear the word “Phillips,” you probably think about buying products. Phillips offers a wide array of food, treats and supplies at competitive prices, but the...
Solution-Based Dog Food

Solution-Based Dog Food

Human food trends are driving pet food innovation, including solution-based dog foods. As more people change their eating habits to promote wellness, they also seek wholesome meals for their dogs. Instead of buying what is...
Fish Food Guide

Fish Food Guide

Fish, like any other organism, need a supply of calories to sustain their metabolism, and selecting the right fish food helps them stay healthy and supports the beauty of your aquarium. Fish are cold-blooded and do not need...
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