Petmate Purchases JW Pet Co. and Canine Hardware

Petmate has acquired JW Pet Company and Canine Hardware Inc.

Petmate plans to incorporate both distinctive brands into its diverse offering of pet products, which includes categories such as kennels, bedding, feeding and watering, pet toys, and collars and leashes.

"We are very excited and look forward to building upon each brand's legacy of quality and innovation by working to ensure the brand visions are implemented to the best of our ability," said Joe Messner, CEO of Petmate.

JW Pet Company's expansive line of products includes the JW Hol-ee Roller Toys. Canine Hardware is known for its Chuckit! line of fetch games.