62 The Top Products of 2018
The 17th-annual Pet Business Industry Recognition Award
celebrates the best that the pet care category has to offer.
The Latest Science Behind Supplements
33 The Latest Science Behind Supplements
Manufacturers point to research that indicates
how supplements can help support pet health.
By Nora Caley
PRODUCT ROUND-UP: Carriers
39 Carry On
Products for transporting pets in comfort and style.
FOCUS ON: Products for Each Life Stage
42 Adhering to Quality Across All Life Stages
Manufacturers understand that engaging with pet parents
who are loyal to their local retailers creates opportunities to
forge relationships that will last throughout all life stages.
By Dorothy Crouch
44 NUMBER 12
TABLE OF CONTENTS DECEMBER 2018
SALON THE GROOMING
46 Animal Handling: Gentle Grooming
Knowing how to properly handle animals in the salon is
imperative to maintaining a successful grooming business.
By Carol Visser
50 Groom Expo Recap
52 Grooming Tips & Tricks: Going Beyond the Coat
Caring for a pet’s ears, eyes and nails are important elements
of a high-quality groom and require careful attention to
detail to ensure overall health.
By Chris Pawlosky
56 Equipment Innovations: A Cut Above
Cutting and clipping just got a lot easier.
58 Grooming Table: Grooming the Head of the
Kerry Blue Terrier
While the Kerry Blue Terrier may rarely be seen in some salons,
being prepared to successfully groom this breed if and when they
walk through your door is sure to make you stand out.