Beginning in 2013, H.H. Backer 's Annual Pet Industry Christmas Trade Show will be held in September instead of October. The show will remain in the same location, the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
According to the organizer, the earlier dates make it easier for retailers to plan holiday orders, and for exhibitors to deliver merchandise.
New shelter data casts doubt on whether the pet population and pet ownership are truly growing.
While the pandemic caused unprecedented suffering worldwide in 2020, the disruptions to dogs, cats and other pets adoption numbers may normalize in 2021.