Petco raises $939M from IPO
Pets - Retail

After its public debut last week, Petco on Tuesday announced it has closed its IPO of 55.2 million shares priced at $18 per share. The retailer said it raised around $939 million in net proceeds, afte...

January 20, 2021

CES Roundup of Our Favorite Gadgets, Tech & Devices
Automotive - Blog Post - Health & Beauty - Household - Pets

The Consumer Electronics Show, CES, went virtual for 2021, but brands across the world continued to use the event to showcase their upcoming products and concepts. Normally held in Las Vegas over t...

Faisal Hussain
January 19, 2021

Petco and Chewy have become Wall Street darlings

Petco launched its third IPO in company history Thursday, and the red-hot market welcomed it back with open arms. After raising $817 million, Petco's shares surged 56%, giving the company a market ...

January 15, 2021

Your tedious pet routines are over thanks to MyQ’s new $...
Pets - Tech

You can control the MyQ Pet Door remotely, and it includes live video streaming and two-way audio through the MyQ Pet Portal app. A special custom collar system can trigger the door too, if you want t...

January 14, 2021

Ben & Jerry’s debuts frozen dog treats
CPG - Pets

Ben & Jerry’s has developed frozen dog treats called Doggie Desserts, which will be sold at grocery and pet stores. The Unilever-owned ice cream maker began developing the dog-friendly sweets ea...

January 11, 2021

Best Friends teams with WeRateDogs
Non-Profit - Online - Pets

Post your dog in festive gear to WeRateDogs' Twitter thread and they'll send $1 to Best Friends Animal Society. Its a win-win-win; you share your pup, get you look at other pups, and donations go to s...

January 7, 2021

Pet Supplies Plus expands footprint with 40-store acquisition
Pets - Retail

Pet Supplies Plus is extending its reach by buying 40 stores from a failed competitor.  The specialty pet food and supplies retailer will acquire and rebrand an estimated 40 stores throughout ...

Chain Store Age
December 28, 2020

20-in-20 Movie Marketing Partnerships: Scoob!
Dining - Partnership Blogs - Pets - Streaming - Theatrical

Last Call is celebrating the holidays with the 20in20 countdown of the movie marketing partnerships showcasing the year's biggest promotional properties! Each day throughout the holiday season, we wil...

Earl Schultz
December 28, 2020

BarkBox grows with new merger agreement

BarkBox, an omnichannel brand for dogs, and Northern Star Acquisition Corp. have entered into a definitive merger agreement, officials reported in mid-December. As a result of the transaction, which o...

Pet Product News
December 22, 2020

Chewy grows footprint in pet Industry

Chewy hit record numbers for its third quarter ended Nov. 1. “In absolute dollar terms, third quarter growth marked the biggest increase we have reported in the company’s history,” said Mario M...

Pet Product News
December 22, 2020

Petco has filed to go public
Pets - Retail

Petco Health and Wellness wants to be publicly traded again, this time on the Nasdaq with the ticker “WOOF.” The coronavirus pandemic led to a spike in the number of pets being adopted this year,...

December 4, 2020

Lights, Please: BARK, Company Behind BarkBox, Launches Peanuts...
CPG - Pets - Press Releases - Retail - Streaming

New Peanuts-themed subscription boxes now available for the holidays to BarkBox and Super Chewer subscribers. NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The holidays are here, and BARK, the company be...

Faisal Hussain
December 2, 2020

Senior Manager, Strategic Communications (Remote)
Jobs - Non-Profit - Pets

Best Friends Animal Society  is seeking a Senior Manager of Strategic Communications (SMSC) to lead the development and implementation of a communications strategy to drive decision-maker and public ...

Best Friends Animal Society
December 1, 2020

Planned Giving Officer – Los Angeles/Remote
Jobs - Non-Profit - Pets

We are seeking a dedicated, energetic and passionate Planned Giving Officer to support the work of Best Friends Animal Society in the LA metro area and throughout CA by cultivating relationships with ...

Best Friends Animal Society
November 18, 2020

Amazon Partners With Nationwide Retailers for ‘The Pack’-I...
Pets - Retail - Streaming - Travel

Amazon Prime Video is launching “Packed Weekend,” a multi-day, dog-friendly series of events and promotions. For the full story, visit Variety  -

November 16, 2020

Program Manager, Marketing & Communications, Pets for Lif...
Jobs - Non-Profit - Pets

Providing strategic direction and support to mentorship partners and supported organizations of Pets for Life, including Board members, Executive Directors, and outreach staff; Advising on and guid...

Busch has literally gone to the dogs
Beverages - CPG - Pets

Next round’s on Rover: Busch has launched a beer for dogs. Dubbed Dog Brew by Busch, the beer is an all-natural “beer” brewed from bone broth. There’s no alcohol or hops involved in the brew,...

November 1, 2020

The US Army is putting AR goggles on military dogs
Pets - Tech

In this particular dog’s case, though, the goggles are more than just an accessory: They’re an augmented reality device designed specifically for use by canine members of the military. Fo...

October 7, 2020

Anxiety-Relief Products for Pets Are Trending Now
CPG - Household - Pets

The dog and cat anxiety-relief category has been on the rise for years, but the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic might be having an additional effect on sales and awareness of these products. For th...

Pet Product News
October 2, 2020

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