DOG for DOG received the 2014 Global Pet Expo's top award, "Best in Show," in Global's New Product Showcase for dogs. The company celebrated the launch of its new DOGSFOOD all-natural premium kibble at the show.
Presented by The American Pet Products Association (APPA) and the Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA), this is the first time the honor has been given to a dog food product in more than five years. Additionally, DOG for DOG donated its display, an eight-foot wall built out of bags of DOGSFOOD totaling 2,380 pounds of dog food, to eight local Florida dog charities. "Winning 'Best Product' at the Global Pet Expo further validates the fact that there is a strong need to help dogs in need and that our customers want to be a part of the solution," said Rocky Kanaka, president of DOG for DOG. "Our supporters can feel great when they purchase DOGSFOOD because they know that they are providing premium, healthy food for their pets, while they are also helping feed dogs that are in shelters or part of rescue groups."
The 2014 expo saw 2,896 booths, more than 6,000 buyers and 3,000 new products.