Content about Pets

January 5, 2011

Americans still are spending on their pets. The American Pet Products Association projected that consumers spent $47.7 billion on their furry friends in 2010, an increase of 4.9% over 2009.


Sales of pet beds, leashes and inexpensive toys still were strong sellers. Treat-dispensing toys, such as Premier Pet Products’ Busy Buddy, are must-have items. When priced right, they generate strong impulse purchases.


December 2, 2010

Procter & Gamble's Swiffer brand is helping dogs and cats find a loving home this holiday season.

CINCINNATI — Procter & Gamble's Swiffer brand is helping dogs and cats find a loving home this holiday season.

As a sponsor for Macy's Union Square 24th Annual Holiday Pet Adoption Windows, Swiffer has tapped its spokesman Cesar Millan, a dog behavior specialist, to assist with the pet adoption and offer new pet owners tips on how to create a pet-friendly environment in their home this holiday season, Swiffer said.

November 30, 2010

Nordic Naturals has introduced Omega-3 Pet liquid in three convenient sizes.

WATSONVILLE, Calif. — Nordic Naturals has introduced Omega-3 Pet liquid in three convenient sizes.

Omega-3 Pet provides pets with a high-quality source of the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA, derived from 100% wild-caught, sustainable anchovies and sardines, according to the company.

The product is specially formulated and reviewed for dogs and cats, distinguishing it from other omega-3 fatty acid pet products on the market, Nordic Naturals stated.

August 12, 2010

Purina has launched a Facebook application for pet lovers....

August 1, 2010

Procter & Gamble voluntarily is expanding its recall to include veterinary and some specialized dry...

July 12, 2010

Pet lovers can rejoice: American Greetings has answered their greeting card prayers....

June 30, 2010

Eukanuba has launched a line of dog food that is free of corn, wheat, soy...

June 16, 2010

An all-natural remedy for pet anxiety has hit store shelves....

June 9, 2010

Procter & Gamble voluntarily recalled specific lots of its Iams canned cat food in North...

June 6, 2010

Pet products, much like children’s products, have proven to be recession resistant. Sales of all...

May 4, 2010

Procter & Gamble has agreed to acquire a privately held pet food business based in...

January 10, 2010

Kerr Drug recently folded the bleeding control solution BloodSTOP hemostatic gauze, manufactured by LifeScience PLUS,...