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2013 Estimated Pet Sales by Matt FM. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Estimated 2013 Sales within the U.S. Market For 2013, it estimated that $55.53 billion will be spent on our pets in the U.S. Estimated Breakdown:                           ... Read on »
FDA proposes strict new safety rules for animal food by Matt FM. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Food produced for domestic pets and other animals will have to follow strict new standards under a proposed rule issued Friday by the Food and Drug Administration. The ne ... Read on »
Dangers of Dogs Riding in Pickup Truck Beds by Matt FM. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health You may see it quite often as you're driving around town: dogs riding in the back of trucks. You might even know someone who does it. Why not? It seems so convenient to just ... Read on »
Animal Supply Co. Acquires Pet Food Wholesale by Matt FM. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Animal Supply Company has acquired Pet Food Wholesale, a Brea, Calif.-based wholesale distributor of pet products in the Southwest. Over the next six months the two com ... Read on »
Heard of a “veterinary resort”? by Matt FM. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health  In 2011, Dr. John Boyd opened the doors to Dr. Boyd’s Pet Resort in San Diego based on his revolutionary concept of a “veterinary resort.” This all-inclusive grooming, ve ... Read on »
Top Tips for Safe Pet Car Travel by Matt FM. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Top Tips for Safe Pet Car Travel Before you start planning trips to the beach and summer getaways, keep in mind that it's important to plan ahea ... Read on »
Connecticut Attempting to Ban Sale of Dogs from Puppy Mills by Matt FM. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health a cooperative effort between CT Votes for Animals , the ASPCA and HSUS, Our Companions Animal Rescue has been working very hard this session to make CT the first stat ... Read on »
Pet Friendly Restaurants Now on TripsWithPets! by Matt FM. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health On a trip far from home or just out for a long Sunday drive with your pet?  You'll probably be dining out at some point to refuel and recharge.  Search their directory of pe ... Read on »
Estimated 2013 Pet Sales within the U.S. Market by Matt FM. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health For 2013, it estimated that $55.53 billion will be spent on our pets in the U.S. Estimated Breakdown: Food $21.26 billion Supplies/OTC Medicin ... Read on »
Money Spent on Pet Industry by Matt FM. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health The numbers continue to grow every year, with more growth expected in 2013. Year Billion 2013 $55.53 Estimate 2012 $53.33 Actual 2011 $50.96 ... Read on »
Gear Up for Spring - Biking with Your Dog by Matt FM. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health A recent article from TripsWithPets.com When you think about the activities that you can do with your dog, your list might look like this: walk, run, play fetch. W ... Read on »
Swimming Turtles by Matt FM. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health For those of you looking for more information about turtles as pets, I found this article from Pet Business provided some valuable insight.  With two dogs and a fish tank, I ... Read on »
Stats about Pet Overpopulation by Matt FM. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Some interesting information published by the ASPCA in regards to the pet overpopulation in the U.S. Facts about Pet Overpopulation in the U.S.: Read on »
Facts about Animal Shelters by Matt FM. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Here are some intersting bits that were published by ASPCA.org Facts about U.S. Animal Shelters: There are about 5,000 community animal shelters nationwide that are ... Read on »
Bill Would Allow Advocate to Speak for Animals in Court by Matt FM. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health A Connecticut legislator has proposed a bill that would allow the appointment of an advocate to act on behalf of an animal during court proceedings. Rep. Diana Urban pr ... Read on »
Phillips Continues Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts by Matt FM. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Phillips Pet Food & Supplies has donated over five truckloads of supplies to shelters, charities and retail locations following Hurricane Sandy. The donations included dog a ... Read on »
Petmate Partners with Mossy Oak by Matt FM. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Petmate has partnered with Mossy Oak to create co-branded pet products across multiple categories. Mossy Oak specializes in developing and marketing modern camouflage design ... Read on »
Blackwood Pet Cat Food Packaging Gets a Makeover by Matt FM. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health MINNEAPOLIS–Ideas that Kick, a Minneapolis-based design consultancy, redesigned the packaging for Blackwood Pet Food's full line of super-premium cat foods. The new design p ... Read on »
9 Things Parents Should Know About Cats and Kids by Matt FM. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Thanks to  Summer Nanny for providing this guest post If you’re considering adding a pet to the family, cats can seem like the ideal choice. They don’t have to be t ... Read on »