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Better Choice to develop weight loss supplement for pets

Better Choice to develop weight loss supplement for pets

The Florida-based pet health and wellness firm recently acquired all issued and outstanding shares in Canadian Aimia Pet Healthco for an undisclosed amount.

Pet Care
23 Feb 2024
How a $12.3 million investment will impact GFI’s pet business

How a $12.3 million investment will impact GFI’s pet business

The Canadian ingredient supplier wants to further grow its footprint in the industry.

Pet Food
15 Feb 2024
US and Canada: a comparative data analysis

US and Canada: a comparative data analysis

The pronounced impact of inflation has been felt across the US and Canada, with consumers grappling with higher prices for essential pet items.

Trends & Insights
9 Feb 2024
What’s in store for vegan pet food in 2024?

What’s in store for vegan pet food in 2024?

The vegan pet food sector is witnessing a host of new brands and innovations. So what’s driving this trend? Is there a case for flexitarian pets? And how can manufacturers win against conventional meat brands?

Pet Food
9 Feb 2024
Canadian pet food industry responds to local legislation and global market shifts

Canadian pet food industry responds to local legislation and global market shifts

From the impact of federal regulations on plastic to adapting to changes at international level, the pet food sector in Canada demonstrates resilience in the face of its many challenges.

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
Bioriginal acquires Softgel’s assets and pet facility

Bioriginal acquires Softgel’s assets and pet facility

The production plant specializes in the encapsulation of pet nutrition products.

Production & Packaging
14 Dec 2023
From profit to loss: Chewy’s Q3 in a nutshell

From profit to loss: Chewy’s Q3 in a nutshell

The online pet retailer increased sales by 8.2% but slightly reduced its full-year guidance.

Retail, Online & DTC
8 Dec 2023
BARF pet food: the story so far

BARF pet food: the story so far

The raw pet food sector is rapidly evolving, but there are some key challenges it needs to overcome.

Pet Food
24 Nov 2023
Consumer preferences in the booming grooming sector

Consumer preferences in the booming grooming sector

How frequently do owners take their dogs to the groomer? What do they value most when choosing a professional? How does inflation impact their decisions? Fresh data answers these questions and more.

Global Pet Industry
24 Nov 2023
What can we expect from Black Friday?

What can we expect from Black Friday?

Nearly 3 out of 10 shoppers are expected to purchase pet supplies in tomorrow’s discount festivity. GlobalPETS learns more.

Trends & Insights
23 Nov 2023
Alternative pet diets: who's trying them and why?

Alternative pet diets: who's trying them and why?

A new survey reveals the level of acceptance of nutrition trends like BARF and homemade pet food among pet parents in 5 countries.

Pet Food
17 Nov 2023
Pet Valu trims down on store openings for 2023

Pet Valu trims down on store openings for 2023

The Canadian pet retailer now expects to end 2023 with 35–40 new stores from the 40–50 stores that were initially planned.

Retail, Online & DTC
9 Nov 2023
How the merger of Natural Balance and Canidae saved both companies from a declining trend

How the merger of Natural Balance and Canidae saved both companies from a declining trend

The chairman of the newly created Ethos Pet Brands believes that the operation has stabilized their perfomance.

Pet Food
9 Oct 2023
Pet parents & CBD: consumer survey results

Pet parents & CBD: consumer survey results

Discover how pet parents feel about CBD, why some wouldn’t want to use it, how often others use it for their pets and more.

Trends & Insights
6 Oct 2023
Grain-free diets re-visited: an update on pulses in pet food

Grain-free diets re-visited: an update on pulses in pet food

Diets eliminating grains have attracted plenty of attention in recent years, but for all the wrong reasons.

Pet Food
6 Oct 2023
Fostering innovation thanks to university partnerships

Fostering innovation thanks to university partnerships

Small scale pet firms see in the academic world an opportunity to boost their business.

News
2 Oct 2023
Canadian pet retailers expand distribution capabilities

Canadian pet retailers expand distribution capabilities

Mondou and Pet Valu are investing in new distribution centers in Quebec and Ontario.

Retail, Online & DTC
19 Sep 2023
New report paints a picture of the US pet food industry

New report paints a picture of the US pet food industry

Exports of pet products are increasing by 20% year-on-year. These are the details.

Pet Food
14 Sep 2023
Pet parents’ habits when feeding their dog

Pet parents’ habits when feeding their dog

Most owners want to feed their dog the best quality food, but what other factors impact their final decision? Read the answer to this and other questions.

Trends & Insights
1 Sep 2023
Insect pet food: an update

Insect pet food: an update

The rapidly growing number of start-ups and technological developments are helping advance this sector.

Ingredients
1 Sep 2023
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