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October 2014
Thinking Big, Acting Locally

Becoming a larger company is one thing. Managing that expanding company successfully is a completely different issue. For executives at…
 
 
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Nature’s Logic Pet Food has welcomed Rebecca Gaudet and Wes Hoen to its team. Gaudet will serve as the company’s northeast territory manager. She has previously worked as a dog trainer and in the pet retail industry. Hoen will serve as Nature’s Logic Pet Food’s southeast territory manager. Lincoln, Neb.-based…
WellPet’s Eagle Pack pet food brand has reformulated its dry dog and cat food. The formulas are now corn and wheat free, and they feature highly digestible protein as the first ingredient, in addition to an optimal balance of fats and carbohydrates. “Eagle Pack has naturally fueled active pets for…
Fetch…for pets! has entered an exclusive license agreement with Small Dog Wonders Bakery, makers of Bistro Bites all-natural dog treats. "Bistro Bites adds significant value to our current treats and chews portfolio," said Steven Shweky, president at Fetch…for pets! "We look forward to bringing this high-quality line to a wider…
Nordic Naturals has introduced an online training program for retailers and their staff. The program educates retailers about omega-3 fatty acids and the Nordic Naturals brand. In addition, retailers and their staff can earn free products and participate in ongoing contests. “Nordic Naturals’ new online training program is an engaging,…
The International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association (ICCFA) named Paw Pods as one of its 2013 KIP (Keeping It Personal) Award winners—an award that recognizes the best in personalization in the cemetery and funeral service profession. Created by the ICCFA Personalization Committee, the KIP program honors recipients in five categories:…
Fromm Family Foods celebrated the expansion of its Columbus, Wis., manufacturing campus with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in September. The event featured a luncheon and allowed invited business partners, local and state officials, and employees to view the next chapter of business growth. The 14,000-square-foot manufacturing process addition will feature a…
Petmate donated more than $1,000 worth of pet products to Adventure Unleashed’s Ohio 4-H Teen Dog Experience, an annual overnight camp for teens age 13 to 18 and their dogs, held June 26-29 in Marietta, Ohio. The program utilizes science-based dog training in a supportive environment to develop and practice…
Party Animal Pet Food has unveiled a new look to its original dog and cat food formulas, including an updated logo and new packaging. The new packaging better aligns with the company’s overall attitude and originality, as it continues to grow and expand its product line. The new design includes…
Forever Healthy Pets, makers of the Go Dog Energy plus Recovery supplement, has added several formulas to its supplement lineup. The additions include: Go Flex joint-health supplement, Go Pro daily multivitamin and Go Mega skin, coat and heart health supplement. Each product is formulated by the company’s practicing veterinarians and…
Vitakraft Sunseed has updated its logo to demonstrate the constantly evolving nature of the more than 175-year-old company. “Being the forerunner in the development of new and innovative premium pet products and continually improving our current products is what Vitakraft Sunseed strives to do, and our new logo reflects this,”…
Nulo Pet Food has added Greg Perkins to its team as eastern region sales director. Perkins has over 17 years experience in independent pet retail. In his early days, he operated his own two-store chain in Marietta, Ga., and he also has sales and management experience with Southeast Pet Distribution.…
CASCO America, which specializes in pet and aquatic store fixtures, has added more services to its website to help support its retail partners. The company has added QR codes on its equipment, which retailers can scan with a smartphone or tablet, to access tutorial videos for operation, maintenance and trouble-shooting…

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November 14-16, 2014: Meadowlands Pet Expo

Meadowlands Expo Center

Secaucus, N.J.

Phone: (631) 423-0620

Website: familypetshows.com

November 17-20, 2014: China International Pet Show

China International Exhibition Center

Beijing, China

Phone: 86-10-88102257

Website: www.cipscom.com

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