44 NUMBER 7
32 Breeding Better Behavior
After nearly 40 years in business, The Company of Animals continues
to innovate the training and behavior category.
By Nora Caley
35 Local Love
Located in Santa Fe, N.M, Teca Tu embraces its community and regional
culture in every aspect of its business, making it a standout pet specialty
retailer in its home city and beyond.
By Alyssa Brewer
42 Taking Artistic License
Manufacturers are offering more products featuring consumers’ favorite
characters and brands.
By Nora Caley
FOCUS ON: STAIN & ODOR PRODUCTS
47 Dirty Work
With the right knowledgebase and a well-curated selection of stain
and odor products, pet specialty retailers can position themselves as
the go-to resource for shoppers dealing with the messy side of
By Mark Kalaygian
HEALTHCARE & SUPPLEMENTS
51 Taking Charge of Pet Health
These supplements and healthcare aids are viable and proactive
solutions for improving pet wellness.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
THE LIFESTYLE ISSUE
58 Adventure is Out There
As more young pet owners embrace an active way of life, they
are bringing their pets along for the journey.
By Michele Tymann
61 Active Accessories
These pet products are perfect for any type of adventure.
64 Creating Modern Homes for Pets
Who says you have to choose between functional pet products
and beautiful home décor?
By Carley Lintz
66 Right At Home
This selection of innovative feeders, modern furniture and comfy beds
fits seamlessly into home décor.
70 Fashionably Great
Retailers should carry on-trend fashion items that cater to multiple
tastes, lifestyles and occasions.
By Hannah Miller
72 Furry Fashion
Pet parents can use these fun accessories and high-quality clothing
items to express their pet’s personal style.