May 11, 2018

Craig O’Keefe is Spunky Pup’s Senior Vice President

On May 11, Spunky Pup announced it had hired pet industry veteran Craig O’Keefe as its Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing with the intention of expanding its product […]

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May 2, 2018

Boss Pet Products acquires PetEdge

On May 1, Boss Pet Products announced they acquired the assets of PetEdge, a manufacturer of wholesale pet grooming tools and discount pet products. Financial terms were not disclosed. “This […]

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April 10, 2018

Chuck & Don’s acquires Pet Outfitters

Early in April Chuck & Don’s announced they had joined forces with Pet Outfitters to expand into the Denver market. Pet Outfitters was welcomed into the Chuck & Don’s’ family […]

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March 29, 2018

Independent Pet Partners acquire two pet chains

Am Law 100 firm Blank Rome announced it had represented Independent Pet Partners Holdings (IPPH) in its bid to acquire two pet store chains — Especially for Pets and Pet […]

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March 26, 2018

Pet Supplies Plus to open five stores

On March 26, Pet Supplies Plus issued a statement announcing it would open five new stores during the April 7-8 weekend. The stores are expected to open in Winter Park, […]

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March 21, 2018

Barkly Pets wins Purina’s Pet Care Innovation Prize

On March 21, dog walking app Barkly Pets won the Purina Pet Care Innovation Prize, was awarded an additional $10,000 from Purina and a dedicated booth at Global Pet Expo […]

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March 20, 2018

Petmate partners with La-Z-Boy

On March 20, Petmate announced it had entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with La-Z-Boy, known for its sofas, sectionals, chairs and recliners. The two companies will introduce the La-Z-Boy […]

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March 19, 2018

Central Garden & Pet acquires General Pet Supply, announces new Board Chairman

Central Garden & Pet Company, a producer and distributor of branded and private label products for the lawn & garden and pet supplies markets, announced it had entered into an […]

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March 15, 2018

Ryan Cohen steps down as Chewy CEO

In a press release on March 15, PetSmart announced Ryan Cohen, the co-founder and CEO of had decided to step down from his day-to-day role as CEO. The role […]

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March 14, 2018

Jim Ingram joins World’s Best Cat Litter

In a bid to further the growth of its brand in the pet specialty segment, Kent Pet Group has appointed Jim Ingram as a retail sales specialist covering the Southeastern […]

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