This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Advertise in this news brief.




Text Version  RSS  Subscribe  Unsubscribe  Archive   Media Kit |  Pet Industry Resource Guide:   

Home   Membership   SuperZoo   America's Family Pet Expo   Aquatic Experience   Atlanta Pet Fair   September 16, 2014


Coast Tropicals

Industry leader providing all your aquatic live stock needs from around the world to your store.

310-768-8243


 



Pet store retailer goes on pet food diet for 30 days to showcase its nutrition
Pet Product News International
Stocking pet food shelves is hard, time-consuming work that stirs the appetite. In mid-June, while performing that very same work at her Richland, Washington, Paws Natural Pet Emporium pet store, Dorothy Hunter became hungry. With nothing at hand, she turned to her store's product, proving once again that necessity is often the mother of invention — and interesting experiments.
   Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE  




Wearable tech goes to the dogs
WJXT-TV
Wearable tech for fitness is a hot trend for humans, but new wearable devices hitting the market are meant to monitor man's best friend.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Electronic cigarette craze harmful to pets
Lima News
Though electronic cigarettes are gaining popularity quickly, they may have a harmful downside for household pets. The flavored "juice" contains almost 10 times as much nicotine as cigarettes and an enticing aroma, attracting pets to something that could kill them. The Pet Poison Hotline reported that it has had an "uptick" in calls about pets getting into e-cigarettes.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  ProClip Pulse Ion

Andis introduces the convenient, cordless ProClip Pulse Ion clipper. With a rechargeable lithium ion battery that enables up to two hours of clipping, and an adjustable detachable blade, it’s the ultimate tool for grooming on the go. Now also available in pink & purple. To get more information visit our website at www.andis.com.
 


Massages and psychics? 10 crazy amenities just for pets
Yahoo Travel
There's no doubt about it — today's pets are spoiled. Sometimes we spoil our furry babies more than we spoil our children. Traveling is no exception. From doggie massages to organic treats to a pet psychic, these are some of the most over-the-top pet amenities in the world.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  WaggWalker® by Bark Busters

Take the Lead and Get Tails Wagging with the WaggWalker® Communication Harness. With a simple "flick and release" of your leash, this revolutionary dog walking harness emits a gentle sound to get your dog's attention by communicating with him through operant conditioning to teach him how to walk at your side.
 


10 dangerous human foods for pets
Care2
You might think that giving your four-legged friend all the leftovers that his heart desires will make him happier, but feeding him certain human foods can cause stomach upset, diarrhea, serious health issues — or even death. If you suspect your pet may have eaten a dangerous food, contact your veterinarian immediately. In many cases, early recognition and treatment are critical.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


PRODUCT SHOWCASE
  Add pop to your leash wall!
NV Pets Sales and Marketing is the US importer for ROK Straps, the 3 – 1 Stretch leash. ROK Straps are made out of extruded UV stabilized rubber with a unique nylon web cover. ROK Straps comes in 4 leash sizes, 12 colors and has matching adjustable collars. ROK Straps has an unconditional 1 year guarantee. ROK Straps has been sold in the US for over two years with major success. For more info please click here.
 


Become a contributing writer
MultiBriefs
In an effort to enhance the overall content of the WPA Pet Industry Briefs, we'd like to include peer-written articles in future editions. As a member of WPA, your knowledge of the industry lends itself to unprecedented expertise. And we're hoping you'll share this expertise with your peers through well-written commentary. Because of the digital format, there's no word or graphical limit. Our group of talented editors can help with final edits. If you're interested in participating, please contact Ronnie Richard to discuss logistics.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


  FEATURED COMPANIES
Medical
Insurance for
Pets


Find out how Trupanion can help you and your business. We help you do what's best for cats and dogs by removing the financial worry.
MORE
Advertise here!

To find out how to feature your company in the
WPA Pet Industry Briefs and other advertising opportunities, Contact Geoffrey Forneret at 469.420.2629. MORE


Behind the scenes with the stars of 'Tanked'
Pet Age
We went behind the scenes with Brett Raymer, chief operating officer of Acrylic Tank Manufacturing, and Wayde King, president of Acrylic Tank Manufacturing, and stars of Animal Planet's "Tanked" to talk about retail education.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


Give rescue pets time to warm up to a new life
St. Cloud Times
Newt was, by anyone's standards, a tough cat. Discovered near a Chicago dumpster, he was scrawny, matted and full of attitude. He wasn't exactly a catch. But, to the young couple who took him in, Newt's slow transformation from wily alley dweller to domesticated house cat was rewarding. It didn't happen overnight.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


TRENDING ARTICLES
Missed last week's issue? See which articles your colleagues read most.

    Pet market to reach $73B (Pet Age)
Lux hotel manager: Little difference between people, pets (The Washington Post)
Number and variety of senior dog care products growing (Pet Age)
Treat manufacturer makes its industry debut (Pet Business)
Pedigree adult dry food recall expanded (Pet Product News International)

Don't be left behind. Click here to see what else you missed.
 

WPA Pet Industry Briefs
Colby Horton, Vice President of Publishing, 469.420.2601
Download media kit

Bianca Gibson, Executive Editor, 469.420.2611   
Contribute news

This edition of the WPA Pet Industry Briefs was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe, click here. Did someone forward this edition to you? Subscribe here -- it's free!
Recent issues
Sept. 9, 2014
Sept. 2, 2014
Aug. 26, 2014
Aug. 19, 2014



7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063