Boyd Enterprises, makers of Chemi-pure, Chemi-pure Elite, Vita Chem and Chemi-Clean, has a long history of serving your needs as aquarium keepers. In fact, we have been serving hobbyists for more than 50 years.
A.J. Turvey has been the manufacturer's representative of choice for some of the largest and most popular pet brands in the Canadian market. If you're looking to break into Canada's lucrative pet industry, you're in the right hands with A..J. Turvey.
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...
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...
Back in 2014, Japan spearheaded what would become a global trend—cat cafes, a place for patrons to drink coffee in the company of cats. Now, cat cafes are popping up across the United States from New York to Oakland. Japan, however, has moved on.
How to text your sales prospects to increase conversions
Unlike texting while driving, texting while selling is not dangerous; in fact, it can be invaluable in helping sales teams meet their numbers. But before you fire off texts to all your leads, keep these tips and tricks in mind.
Have you ever wondered why so many people have pets? Throughout history human beings have cherished their pets and studies even suggest that some people love their pets more than their own family members! Known in research as the "human-animal bond" th...
Caveman's best friends? Preserved Ice Age puppies awe scientists
The hunters searching for mammoth tusks were drawn to the steep riverbank by a deposit of ancient bones. To their astonishment, they discovered an Ice Age puppy's snout peeking out from the permafrost.
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...
As a small business owner, you know that a good budget is essential to success. But it's easy to make some fundamental mistakes, experts say. Nicole Fallon Taylor, with BusinessNewsDaily.com, offers six tips for getting the budget right.
UniSA study of 3000 cat personality tests have uncovered feline personality traits
Cat owners who think of their pets as people may be closer to the mark than the rest of us think, according to South Australian scientists who have defined the five feline personality traits that are remarkably similar to those of humans.
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.
More people share their love with pets and care about their health, well-being and quality of life more than ever, if a record $60.28 billion in overall pet industry spending is a measure of love. It's mind-boggling, in the best kind of way, for th...
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 ...
Cat person, dog person, or neither? What your pet says about your personality
You can't talk about pet owners without mentioning two of the biggest rivals in the pet ownership kingdom: cat people and dog people. In the United States, a whopping 39 per cent of households own canines, while 33 per cent own cats.
Food allergies and sensitivities are at the forefront of pet-owning consumer awareness these days, and when symptoms such as itching, scratching, poor coat quality or frequent ear infections are present, food ingredients often are looked to as the culp...
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.
Study finds link between pet health and drinking water
We commonly receive claims for conditions related to pet urinary health. The most common we see are urinary tract infections, cystitis, urinary obstruction, and crystalluria for cats and urinary tract infections, incontinence, cystitis, and crystalluri...
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.
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 ...
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.
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...
Syrian refugee cat makes his way to family in Canada
Naeila El Shatir considers her cat Sherry to be part of the family. When the Syrian refugee was given the chance to make a new life in Canada, El Shatir was determined to find a way for her beloved cat to join her in Regina.
Instagram advertising has officially surpassed Twitter ads, according to a recent report from MarketingLand, and it’s a reminder that the golden age of Instagram for selfies and #TBT is still here. And it’s time for your brand to get on board.
'Pet bereavement days' now offered by some U.S. companies
When Ava Myjak's nine-year-old wheaten terrier Mimi developed bone cancer, her pet's playful gait slowly lost its lightness. The heartbreaking sight of Mimi having trouble walking signalled to Myjak that it was time to do what she feared most.
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...