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So 1 dog year equals 7 people years? Not so fast...
So 1 dog year equals 7 people years? Not so fast...
Everyone says it: One year for a dog equals seven years for a human. But like a lot of things everyone says, it's wrong.
Pooch protection and profit: South Korea to overhaul pet sector
Pooch protection and profit: South Korea to overhaul pet sector
South Korea aims to regulate the increasingly common ownership of pets in a bid to promote an unsupervised sector that the government sees as economic growth opportunity, and to crack down on animal abuse and neglect.
New evidence shows the illegal pet trade is wiping out Indonesia's birds
New evidence shows the illegal pet trade is wiping out Indonesia's birds
Indonesians on the island of Java have an old saying: A man is considered to be a real man if he has a house, a wife, a horse, a keris (dagger), and a bird.
B.C. government passes law to better protect cats and dogs at commercial breeders
B.C. government passes law to better protect cats and dogs at commercial breeders
The B.C. government says it has officially taken steps to improve the quality of care, management and the humane treatment of cats and dogs in commercial breeding establishments.
Will pet food fall under new U.S. GMO labelling bill?
Will pet food fall under new U.S. GMO labelling bill?
Pet food shoppers increasingly say they look for non-GMO claims on labels and are even willing to pay more for pet foods with such claims.
Veterinarians can now offer US-based genetic preservation services and cloning of beloved animal ...
Veterinarians can now offer US-based genetic preservation services and cloning of beloved animal ...
ViaGen Pets has delivered the first American-born cloned puppy, a spunky Jack Russell Terrier named Nubia, who is a genetically-identical twin of the owner's beloved pet.
Why cats are picky eaters
Why cats are picky eaters
When Fluffy turns her nose up at the bowl of food you've placed in front of her, don't take it personally. Your seemingly high-maintenance cat has evolution to blame for her picky eating.
'Paw-ternity' leave for new pet owners a rising trend in U.K. business
'Paw-ternity' leave for new pet owners a rising trend in U.K. business
An increasing number of U.K. businesses are reportedly offering "paw-ternity" leave for new pet owners.
Young customers attracted by pets
Young customers attracted by pets
Animal cafes are a popular place for youngsters in Japan to visit, particularly as many of them don't have pets themselves. CCTV's Terrence Terashima visited one such cafe in Tokyo and met customers enjoying companionship with their part-time pets.
Is the goat the new dog?
Is the goat the new dog?
Researchers suggest the domesticated dog could be trumped by the capra aegagrus hircus (the domesticated goat) which is said to be brighter than its reputation might suggest and capable of creating deep emotional bonds with owners.
Boarders talk about the evolution of pet lodging
Boarders talk about the evolution of pet lodging
You know the drill: You hop online to order tickets for the whole family to that great theme park you’ve been dying to visit.
FDA releases jerky pet treat investigation update
FDA releases jerky pet treat investigation update
During the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) initial investigation of pet jerky treats, which began in 2007 and ran through Dec. 31, 2015, the agency received approximately 5,200 complaints of illness associated with consumption of chicken, duc...
Are millennials generation pet?
Are millennials generation pet?
Phones in hand, swiping through online product reviews, invisible dollars paying while drones deliver next day: The newest generation of consumers sure doesn't shop like they used to. Like it or not, the millennial wave of consumers is here — and...
Superfoods: Pet food tracks another food super trend
Superfoods: Pet food tracks another food super trend
The ingredients list on the cat food bag sitting in my kitchen reads like something out of a foodie’s dreams, with foods like peas, salmon, flaxseed, sweet potatoes, alfalfa, blueberries and cranberries. Often falling under the category of so-cal...
Pets in U.S. addicted to chicken; Spanish pets prefer variety
Pets in U.S. addicted to chicken; Spanish pets prefer variety
Despite being one of the biggest pet food markets in the world by value, America's pet owners appear unimaginative in their choice of pet food flavors.
Now your pets can poop at the airport like the civilized creatures they are
Now your pets can poop at the airport like the civilized creatures they are
Kennedy Airport may be in the toilet for fliers, but now it's No. 1 with their pets.
Pet Valu and Pet Supermarket merge forming largest and fastest growing small format specialty pet...
Pet Valu and Pet Supermarket merge forming largest and fastest growing small format specialty pet...
Pet Valu and Pet Supermarket announced that they have merged to create the third largest pet specialty retailer and the largest small format, neighborhood, pet specialty retailer in North America.
True Leaf announces private placement
True Leaf announces private placement
True Leaf Medicine International is pleased to announce that it intends to complete a non-brokered private placement of up to 19,047,619 common shares at a price of $0.105 per common share for aggregate gross proceeds of up to C$2,000,000 (the ...
A new breed of standards
A new breed of standards
The Pet Express retail chain seeks to elevate standards in the live-animal sales sector of the industry by setting the example and collaborating with retailers and breeders to raise the bar.
Understanding canine social hierarchies
Understanding canine social hierarchies
The canine relationships in my house are friendly but complex. My young Collie mix, Jenny, regularly commandeers food and toys from my elderly Golden, Jack, taking them directly out of his mouth. He tolerates this with characteristic patience. This one...
Dog aging project aims to help dogs live longer, healthier lives
Dog aging project aims to help dogs live longer, healthier lives
People tend to outlive pooches. Yup, one downside of owning a dog is that, typically, humans outlive them by many years.
Zoomark launches 'Aqua Project' for focus on aquariums, fish and corals at pet industry trade fair
Zoomark launches 'Aqua Project' for focus on aquariums, fish and corals at pet industry trade fair
For the first time, Zoomark International, Europe's leading B2B pet industry trade fair, will be featuring Aqua Project, a new floor area dedicated to the aquarium industry. The fair will be held May 11 to 14, 2017, at the Bologna Exhibition Center in ...
Blueprints for success
Blueprints for success
Starting up a pet retail venture from scratch has never been a simple process. Even under the best of circumstances, enterprising new storeowners face a wide variety of challenges in getting their business off the ground—from finding the right lo...
Ask these questions the next time you conduct an interview
Ask these questions the next time you conduct an interview
We all know finding talent to staff your independent aquatic store can be tedious and time consuming. We want happy, hard-working people with a passion for aquatic life. We look for individuals who want to serve and to help, and are polite and mature.