Small Animals

by Debbie Ducommun on Jul 31, 2014
“Small animals may not take up too much space all by themselves, but when it comes to small-animal habitats, it seems bigger is indeed better. Larger cages that more closely resemble a pet’s natural habitat are trending up these days. Of course, the larger the cage, the more expensive it tends to be, so retailers should be well versed on the many features these habitats offer and the host of reasons pet owners should consider…”

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by Debbie Ducommun on Jul 1, 2014
“It is a good time to be a pet rat, hamster, ferret or some other type of small animal. Manufacturers these days continue to improve upon the nutritional quality of the foods they produce for small animals, taking into consideration their varied needs. However, that does not negate the value…”
by Debbie Ducommun on Jun 1, 2014
“Buying food for a small animal may seem as simple as purchasing a product off a shelf and then pouring some kibble into a bowl. However, small-animal experts know that there are a few things pet owners need to know when they stock up for their pets, and retailers can…”
by Debbie Ducommun on May 1, 2014
“      Today’s market offers a wide selection of litter and bedding products, with each product having particular advantages and disadvantages. With such an abundant variety of products, however, small pet owners might be confused about which one to choose. There are several ways retailers can help shoppers decide…”
by Debbie Ducommun on Apr 1, 2014
“Food dishes and water bottles are essential items that small-animal owners must buy. However, that does not mean retailers have no influence in the category. Retailers can maximize sales potential in the food dish and water bottle categories by presenting an attention-grabbing product assortment, as well as by understanding what…”