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 •  September 22

The new Dexas MudBuster pet paw washer caught the eye of industry judges and was named a 2017 Global Honoree and Winner of the International Housewares Association’s Global Innovation Award. “Dexas is proud to be receiving recognition from the pet industry, with a number of new product awards for our pet items,” said Scott Henrikson, Dexas...

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 •  September 21

The American Pet Products Association (APPA) will now be offering product recall services to its members. The below announcement was originally posted on the APPA site: APPA is partnered with Recall InfoLink to bring members a state-of-the-art product recall service. This simple and intuitive service streamlines all phases of the recall process...

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 •  September 20

After eight years of business, Washington Pet owners Bill and Sharon Hannon have announced their pet store will take on a new look this fall. Beginning at the end of October, Washington Pet will operate as Pet Supplies Plus, a community-focused pet retail store with a diverse selection of pet products, toys, treats and loyalty programs. The Hannons...

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 •  September 19

Today, Nulo Pet Food launched WE DECIDE, its most expansive pet marketing campaign to-date, which is led by 23-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps and his French bulldogs Juno and Legend. WE DECIDE celebrates the special bond between parents and their pets and highlights Nulo’s commitment to providing superior nutrition for dogs and cats....

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 •  September 19

Manna Pro Products, LLC, a Missouri-based manufacturer and marketer of animal nutrition and care products, has acquired PetzLife Products Inc., a well-known provider of all-natural oral care products for dogs and cats. PetzLife will become a part of Manna Pro’s Pet Care/Companion Animal business. Headquartered in Spring Park, Minnesota, PetzLife...

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 •  September 19

Pork Chomps and Nutri Chomps, 100 percent rawhide-free dog chews, announce the multi-year partnership with Jack Hanna expanding on the relationship launched in 2016. Scott Pet introduced Pork Chomps in 2006 as the first dog chew made from a patented process of expanded pork skin and 100 percent rawhide-free. In 2016, Jungle Jack Hanna signed on as...

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 •  September 15

Dogtopia has expanded its investment opportunities for entrepreneurs looking to get their foot in the $69 billion dollar pet industry door with the launch of its smallest franchise model, Dogtopia Lite. Dogtopia Lite facilities average 3,000 square feet, compared to the 5,000–10,000-square-foot facilities currently offered. The trimmed-down model...

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 •  September 14

The following is a press release sent out by the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC): PIJAC is urging California Governor Jerry Brown to veto Assembly Bill 485. AB 485 is a statewide ban on the sale of non-rescue, non-shelter dogs, cats and rabbits from pet stores. The bill passed the state Senate on Tuesday and was approved by the Assembly...

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 •  September 14

PupPod, the smartphone-connected puzzle toy that gets harder as a dog gets smarter, received the prestigious Innovation Award at the recent KC Animal Health Corridor Investment Forum. PupPod, making its first appearance at this distinguished event, was among 18 innovative early-stage businesses in the animal health and nutrition industry to present...

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 •  September 14

Ello Pet Supply says it is pleased to add KCC Natural Farms Fetched treats for cats. KCC Natural sent the treats to a cat lab where the company decided on hand cutting the treats to fit a small mouth on a cat. Ello will offer Fish Nuggets, Turkey Hearts, Chicken Hearts and Chicken Breasts at one ounce. “KCC Natural has been a very well-received...