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HORN's Animal Wellness Business Unit partners with SuperZoo 2012
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HORN — a leading national distributor, supplier, marketer, and manufacturer of specialty ingredients and raw materials — is proud to announce that it has partnered with SuperZoo 2012, The National Show for Pet Retailers™, to be their sole sponsor for the School of Animal Wellness. SuperZoo 2012 will be held at The Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Sept. 11-13, 2012. The School of Animal Wellness is a new feature being added to the show floor to serve as an educational platform on various animal wellness and ingredients topics as well as business strategies for pet retailers. More

Ur missing teens' biz if u don't text
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Brands trying to reach younger shoppers have turned to text speak to entice them. For example, Charlotte Russe recently invited young shoppers to a happy hour via text that offered sunglasses for $1 for every $30 they spent. "Send this 2 ur grls," the offer read. More

Why your company should celebrate more
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It's critical to take time to celebrate the accomplishments — both big and small — within an organization. Margin pressures and deadlines don't make this simple, but it is nonetheless imperative. If you have a culture that understands how to celebrate its successes, people will remain motivated, achievements will be valued more completely, and deeper relationships will be forged within the group. Plus, it beats doing your time sheet. More

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7 nations face sanctions over endangered species
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Seven nations may lose their ability to legally trade tens of thousands of wildlife species after U.N. conservation delegates agreed to penalize them for lacking tough regulations or failing to report on their wildlife trade. The suspensions against the seven nations — Comoros, Guinea-Bissau, Paraguay, Nepal, Rwanda, Solomon Islands and Syria — were approved by consensus among the delegates and would take effect Oct. 1. More

Pets may help kids with autism
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By just about any measure of accomplishment, Danny Gross would be considered a successful young adult. The 25-year-old is a popular graduate student in cinematic arts at the University of Southern California, and his mother, Patty, calls him an all-around great kid. He is also on the autism spectrum. His mother is convinced that his childhood golden retriever, Madison, who joined the family when Danny was 7, played a part in his success, and a new study backs up the claim. More

Richell's Premium Plus is Feature-loaded!

Richell USA’s Premium Plus Freestanding Pet Gate is 32" high, includes a lockable gate door, and side panels that adjust from 90° to 180° in seconds! See it at SuperZoo in Booth 3431!


California groomer bill 1 step from final vote
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A 5-4 vote in favor of Senate Bill 969 in the Assembly Committee on Business, Professions and Consumer Protection has sent this bill to the Assembly Committee on Appropriations and positioned it for a final vote on the Assembly floor if the Appropriations Committee gives it a thumbs-up. If that occurs, all that would be required is a Senate concurrence with Assembly amendments to forward the bill to the Governor's desk. As currently crafted, this measure would not enhance pet groomer safety in California and would, in fact, compromise the ability of groomers to provide quality services and of pet owners to identify superior groomer services. More

Rhode Island to tax pet care services
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Starting Oct. 1, 2012, Rhode Island's pet care services, such as boarding, grooming, sitting and training, will be subject to the state's 7 percent sales tax. Veterinary and laboratory services will be exempt. Businesses like Camelot Pet Resort in Ashaway, R.I., which boards, grooms and trains dogs and cats, are among those hit by the expansion of the sales tax. More

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