Finding the Silver Lining in Pandemic-Era Pet Food

Finding the Silver Lining in Pandemic-Era Pet Food

COVID-19 has wrought vast and ongoing changes and challenges for U.S. businesses. Nevertheless, the pet food market has been living up to its recession-resistant reputation, highlighting the “silver lining” the overall pet market has experienced as a result of the pandemic.


Spotify’s New “Pawfect” Music Playlists Are In Tune With Pets and Pet Owners

Spotify’s New “Pawfect” Music Playlists Are In Tune With Pets and Pet Owners

Gen Z and Millennials represent an important segment for not only Spotify’s new pet-inspired playlists, but also for the U.S. pet industry overall.


Pet Litter and Clean-Up Products Eliminate the “Ick” Factor in Pet Ownership

Pet Litter and Clean-Up Products Eliminate the “Ick” Factor in Pet Ownership

Pet owners want products that will make their lives easier, allowing them to change the litter box less frequently, leave their dogs at home without worrying about “accidents,” and easily treat whatever stains, odors, and pet hair situations that do inevitably occur.


Pet Food and Health: The Veterinary Angle

Pet Food and Health: The Veterinary Angle

As with pet health choices generally, veterinarians should play a more proactive role in guiding their customers to balanced pet food choices.


Dogs and Cats Sink Teeth into Functional, Healthy Pet Treats

Dogs and Cats Sink Teeth into Functional, Healthy Pet Treats

In addition to unusual or exotic proteins, treat marketers are relying on functional ingredients to capture pet owners’ attention, making it possible for them to address pet health and wellness issues while enjoying “treat time.”


3 Tips For Keeping Your Pet Relaxed & Happy

3 Tips For Keeping Your Pet Relaxed & Happy

Enjoy this guest blog by Dogviously


10 Common Plants Dangerous to Pets

10 Common Plants Dangerous to Pets

Pet owners can, with a little research and some care, continue to enjoy their gardens, houseplants, and cut flowers. They just need to exercise some caution. This guest blog by Rover.com discusses ways to prevent pet exposure to toxic plants.


“Other” Pet Store Sector in Transition

“Other” Pet Store Sector in Transition

Packaged Facts estimates pet product sales of pet specialty stores other than PetSmart and Petco at under $6 billion. These “other” pet chain or independent stores consist primarily of smaller- and mid-size formats, although also with some superstore-size outlets among the regional chains.


What We’re Reading: “Record Number of Buyers, Booths and Exhibitors at Global Pet Expo”

What We’re Reading: “Record Number of Buyers, Booths and Exhibitors at Global Pet Expo”

The record-breaking numbers are in. In total, 17,207 attendees--including David Sprinkle and Jeff Miller of Packaged Facts--took part in this year’s Global Pet Expo, reports Pet Age.


Online Sales are Key to Pet Food Growth

Online Sales are Key to Pet Food Growth

The pet food market is in the midst of a retail channel show-down, with online juggernauts Amazon and Chewy pulling out stops while putting pricing pressure on pet specialty and mass retailers and eroding the divide between them.