In February 2020, Petfood Industry’s editors and columnists wrote 8 blogs or features, which covered pet food trends at Global Pet Expo, sales data and other topics.
February 6, 2020 - David Sprinkle
The internet has led to significant complexities in pet owner purchasing patterns as mass market and e-commerce continue to blur the brand-channel lines.
February 7, 2020 - Debbie Phillips-Donaldson
When pet owners extend humanization to anthropomorphism and applying their own food habits and emotions to their pets, things have likely gone too far.
February 10, 2020 - Lindsay Beaton
Pet owners shower their animals with extra attention on more than just Christmas and birthdays. Valentine's Day is coming, and with it the opportunity for seasonal sales.
February 16, 2020 - Lindsay Beaton
Notable among the 2020 Product of the Year Award categories are two relating to CBD — a first for the annual awards.
February 17, 2020 – Tim Wall
Many people in the pet food industry agree with Cynics, especially in their deep respect for dogs’ virtues.
February 20, 2020 - Debbie Phillips-Donaldson
Will pet food companies continue to launch new ‘grain-friendly’ pet foods, along with alternative formats, sustainability claims and, of course, CBD treats?
February 24, 2020 - Lindsay Beaton
There are several top pet food trends likely to be on display at Global Pet Expo, an annual pet-centric trade show.
February 29, 2020 - Debbie Phillips-Donaldson
Talk at Global Pet Expo was all about DCM, COVID-19 and CBD, but new pet food sales data, product launches and formats put the focus on food.
Tim Wall covers the dog, cat and other pet food industries as senior reporter for WATT Global Media. He hold a master's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri - Columbia and a bachelor's degree in biology. Wall served in the Peace Corps in Honduras from 2005 to 2007. His work has appeared in Scientific American, Discovery News, Honduras Weekly and other outlets. Contact Wall via https://www.wattglobalmedia.com/contact-us/
By Lindsay Beaton
While dogs and cats continue to reign supreme, the growth of the “other” pet space can’t be denied: 9.9 million homes own a bird, 6.2 million homes have a small pet (usually small mammals) and 5.7 million homes own a reptile.
By Lindsay Beaton
Pet owners with birds, small mammals and other types of non-dog/cat animals are demanding the best for their feathered, furry or scaly friends.