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What Does It Mean to Be a "Made in USA" Pet Product?

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on April 25, 2016. It was last edited on July 4, 2018 to refresh and update the content to keep it relevant. 

Living in the United States means, to many people, freedom, fair wages (compared to[...]

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Forecasting The Next Big Trend in Pet Nutrition

You may have noticed: the pet food industry is somewhat at a standstill. Over recent years, manufacturers and marketers have been all about pet food that is natural, limited ingredient, frozen, raw, freeze-dried, grain-free, and...oh, did we[...]

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How Pet Businesses Can Fight Pet Obesity

The beginning of the year is the time for weight loss goals, new gym memberships, and the popularity of fad diets geared toward "shedding off the pounds." We set goals at the beginning of the year and aim for a healthier, better version of[...]

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How to Source Private Label Pet Products as an Independent Pet Store

With the pet industry growing more competitive, pet specialty retailers are doing everything they can to stand out from the pack. At this time, the same pet product can be purchased across a variety of channels ranging from big box stores and[...]

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Beyond the Label: Identifying Key Trends in High Quality Pet Food

Jessica is a 26 year-old pet owner with two cats and a dog. She frequents her local pet store every couple of weeks to pick up the essentials: cat litter, cat and dog food, and even sometimes a new toy for her pets to enjoy.

As she walks down the[...]

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The Benefits of Taurine for Cats

Sarah is a pet parent with two cats (a Persian and an orange tabby) and a Goldendoodle. She walks into her local pet store one day because she has run out of cat food, and is ready to try something new.

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4 Ways Supreme Petfoods Stands Out From Other Small Animal Food

Identifying a high quality small animal food is not easy, especially when there often isn’t enough time or resources to dedicate to a category that caters to only 7% of pets in the United States. However, it’s important to evaluate what’s[...]

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4 Creative Ways to Boost Pet Food Sales

The pet food sector is the most lucrative category in the pet industry, making pet retailers in the United States collectively up to $8 billion per year. Breaking it down even further, 41% of pet retailer sales came from dog food, supplies and[...]

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Applaws Answers: Why Limited Ingredient Pet Food?

Now identified as one of the most prominent pet food trends, limited ingredient pet food has taken the pet industry by storm. Pet professionals are intrigued by the category and have plenty of thoughts concerning what it consists of, how it's[...]

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12 Key Trends from Global Pet Expo 2017

Believe it or not, 2017 is the first year that one of the biggest pet trade shows, Global Pet Expo, has completely sold out. Although there seems to be much speculation among manufacturers as to the benefits of attending this pet industry event,[...]

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