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Digital displays in retail environments coming of age
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Retailers are beginning to recognize and reap the benefits of using digital displays to influence shopper decisions. Hopes and expectations about what this technology might do have turned to hard and exciting numbers. Communication of the message during this final step on the consumer path-to-purchase, when done well, can have a powerful impact. More

CritterTrail
CritterTrail© habitats are designed for the health, security and comfort needs of your hamster or gerbil. Innovative features encourage interaction between owners and their pets. CritterTrail© is the only brand with Super Protect® antimicrobial technology built-in to ensure a cleaner environment. Expandable Fun-nels® and connectable accessories encourage activity and exercise. More Info more


Colorado proposes new pet facilities standards
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The Colorado Department of Agriculture has published a proposed rule amending regulations for the Pet Animal Care Facilities Act. Provisions being amended by the proposal set forth standards for primary enclosures, temperature requirements, isolation areas, space requirements, and exercise standards, among other things. These rule changes are an outgrowth of several meetings among stakeholders, but do not represent a consensus among the participants of such meetings. More

Pet ban on the horizon in El Paso
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On this week’s agenda for the El Paso, Texas City Council meeting was a proposal to increase license fees for unsterilized dogs and cats. Comments reported by the El Paso mayor at that council meeting, however, raised a far broader agenda. One that was perhaps informed by proposals pending in the cities of San Francisco and Austin, where efforts are under way to eliminate the sale of pets from pet stores. More

WildSideSalmon anounces expansion in New Zealand & USA

FDA approved facilities will produce the NEW line of WildSide treats including Kangaroo, Lamb and Salmon. All the treats are RAW, Grain Free and 100% Natural.
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Critics: Rules hinder snake ownership
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While many may not consider a 12-foot Burmese python all that appealing, the snake's sleek beauty and power holds a certain allure for reptile lovers. But, beginning in August, most private ownership of these and seven other large snake species will no longer be allowed in Florida. Snake lovers, such as Gary Locker, owner of the Animalia pet store in downtown DeLand, say it doesn't seem fair. More

Top scoring petfood brands in eco-friendliness ranking
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Just three of 30 popular petfood brands received top scores in a ranking of eco-friendliness by Greenopia. Greenopia collected data from petfood manufacturers and independent sources about many product factors, such as ingredients, packaging, animal testing policies and green building design. More



Update: Feline's Pride expands recall of raw cat food
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Feline's Pride of Buffalo, N.Y., has expanded a voluntary nationwide recall of its Natural Chicken Formula raw food for cats and kittens to include product produced on June 21, because it may be contaminated with salmonella. More

Short snouts and long flights don't mix
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Short-snouted dogs appear to run a far higher risk of death when it comes to air travel, according to federal government statistics released last week. Bulldogs, pugs, and other short-of-snout breeds accounted for about half of the purebred dog deaths on airplanes in the past five years, the data shows. More

PetMed results unexpectedly fall amid reduced advertising
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PetMed Express Inc.'s fiscal first-quarter results unexpectedly fell, with the pet pharmacy blaming an inability to buy television advertising at low-enough prices and reduced customer usage of products bought. Shares dropped in premarket trading. More
 
 
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