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Growing up, the only pets I was allowed to have were fish. It’s hard to grow attached to those.
Rottweiler puppy, Woodrow, on Lorraine’s lap.
Many years later, I was visiting friends. They had just gotten a Rottweiler puppy from the people at the bottom of the hill, and she sure was cute!! After hearing me say so, our friends took us to visit the puppies. It wasn’t my intention to get a dog. I had never even considered owning a dog. Yet when I sat down to play with the puppies, one leaped into my lap and chose me. Repeatedly, he returned to my lap, even when he was put with the other puppies. And so, Woodrow was mine. And I was his. 
 
With Woody at my side, I learned so much about life and dogs. I learned…
  • If you treat dogs like family, they believe they are.
  • Dogs are good judges of character. Their reactions to strangers at the door should be taken seriously.
  • Stereotypes don’t necessarily apply. Rottweilers are only mean dogs if you raise them to be mean dogs. But not Woodrow; he loved the mailman, the vet, kids, and dressing up for Halloween!
  • Dogs teach us life-changing lessons: the meaning of unconditional love, how to greet someone with enthusiasm, and how to enjoy simple pleasures such as the sights, sounds, and relaxation that can be found in the back yard or a walk down the street.
Woodrow plays with the kids.
At about age 10, Woodrow began taking Glucosamine for the start of canine hip dysplasia and canine arthritis.  As he became a senior dog – at about age 14, that was no longer enough. Inside the house, Woody began to have difficulty standing and walking. It tore at my heart that “my puppy” (I called him that even on his last day, and he believed it) struggled to stand up or walk on the hardwood and tile in our home. I was consumed by the need to find a traction aid for him. I checked the pet stores, asked our vet, and searched the web. With no viable solutions available anywhere, I did what I had to do…I invented Power Paws! They gave Woody the ability to stand without any struggle, and to go where he wanted when he wanted. That is quality of life!!
 
In honor of my puppy, I present Woodrow Wear. This business is his legacy, and is absolutely dedicated to the millions of older dogs that have traction and mobility issues, and to their owners, who like me, are unable to just sit there and watch them struggle!
 
Woodrow Wear is also dedicated to the younger dogs who may also find traction useful, to the dog owners who want to protect their hardwood floors from scratches, and to the fashion-conscious owners who want their dogs to be suitably dressed in attractive, cute, and fun socks.  It’s for the dogs with nerve, spine, and ligament issues, whose need for traction can happen at any age.  Surprisingly, it’s also for the dogs with allergies, and the dogs living in areas of extreme heat or cold — Power Paws give them the ability to go out into the dust and pollen with little reaction, or into the snow without ice/salt issues, and into the heat without burning their pads. Power Paws Reinforced Foot, our newest and most durable solution, protects the whole foot even more than our other products for rugged use and on abrasive surfaces.
 
Always driven to help more dogs, we have become known as “A Company of Firsts”. We are the first to offer:
  • 13 total sizes
  • 2 distinct foot shapes
  • a reinforced toe product (Power Paws Advanced)
  • a reinforced whole foot product (Power Paws Reinforced Foot)
  • a non-drug allergy solution
  • a stretchable, breathable, comfortable product that dogs don’t mind wearing
Woodrow and I promise to never stop looking for the next way to add quality and comfort to your pet’s life.  We’ll invent new products and partner with others when that makes sense.  I promise to continue taking your feedback and suggestions, and to keep you posted on our activities. I encourage you to check back often for updates.  If you sign up for the newsletter, you’ll be among the first to know what’s new, get our special promo offers, etc.  For faster updates and even more special offers, like us on Facebook or Twitter!
 
I loved Woodrow more than I ever thought a person could love a pet. I shared a bond with him that I hope this page and the “Who’s Woodrow” page expresses. Welcome to our world!
– Lorraine
 
 


Lorraine Walston
Woodrow Wear, LLC

Ware Pet Products (formerly Ware Manufacturing, Inc.) Celebrates 25thAnniversary at Global Pet Expo 2018 and the Launch of New Website: www.warepet.com

 

New Ware Pet website is now live, in celebration of the company’s 25 years of leadership in fun, innovation and the celebration of the incredible bond between pets and their people

PHOENIX, AZ - (MARCH 14, 2018Ware Pet Products(formerly Ware Manufacturing, Inc.), an industry leader in fun, smart and stylish pet product solutions, announces the launch of its new website http://www.warepet.comas it heads to Global Pet Expo 2018in Orlando, FL March 21-23, 2018 and the celebration of the Company’s 25thAnniversary.

“It’s hard to believe that Ware Pet Products (formerly Ware Manufacturing, Inc.) is twenty-five years old!  When you love what you do every day, it never feels like ‘work.’  We are honored to partner with incredible retailers, distributors, and our own employees to create and serve the pet product industry and pet-parents everywhere with product-solutions that promote a fun, happy and healthy lifestyle.  On behalf of our family owned company, we are proud to continue the growth that we’ve established over the past 25 years and we celebrate an unwavering commitment to innovation as we head towards what we know will be a bright future,” states Terri Ware, Co-Owner of Ware Pet Products.

 

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About Ware Pet Products

Founded in 1993 and still privately owned, Ware Pet Products is led by an innovative team of professionals that are among the most knowledgeable in the industry. We are passionate about our mission to continuously offer new and exciting products that enhance the lives of pets and their owners alike.  After all, we love our pets, too - and have quite an assortment among our team members, ranging from reptiles, to dogs, cats, rabbits, chickens and more. We even have three office cats!  We also are proud of Ware Cares™, as we are concerned about the carbon pawprint we leave as a company and are committed to using recycled and recyclable material in the manufacturing of our packaging and pet products.  For more information, please visit www.warepet.com.

Ware Pet Products (formerly Ware Manufacturing, Inc.) Announces the Launch of New Product Innovations at Global Pet Expo 2018

New Ware Pet Products will be unveiled at the largest pet product trade show in North America March 21-23, 2018 in Orlando, FL

PHOENIX, AZ - (MARCH 14, 2018Ware Pet Products(formerly Ware Manufacturing, Inc.), an industry leader in fun, smart and stylish pet product solutions, will unveil new products at Global Pet Expo 2018in Orlando, FL March 21-23, 2018.

In conjunction with the company celebrating its 25thAnniversary at the show, the new products reflect the growth and evolution of the trusted Ware Pet brand of solutions for dogs, cats, birds, small animals/critters, chickens, bees, and the people that love them. Several of the new products featured below are being featured in the show’s prestigious New Product Showcase, making them eligible for 2018 Product of the Year Awards in various categories.

Committed to innovation, fun and celebrating the incredible bond between pets and their people, the company’s new tagline is ware pets play. Graphic: WARE PETS PLAY

Continuing a strengthened commitment to fun and innovation, Ware Pet Products is also unveiling a new “R.T.A.” (Ready To Assemble) collection of cat furniture and playscapes that encourage a dedicated space to play, rest and eat.  A leader in the category, Ware will incorporate USA Carpet Tough™ – trademark pending – which is durable cat furniture made with carpet from the USA.

“As a leader of innovation in multiple categories of pet product solutions, we feel that the move from Ware Manufacturing to Ware Pet Products more clearly conveys what our company is all about and what our solutions offer pet-parents across the country: functionality, fun and safety.” states John Gerstenberger, Vice President of Product Development for Ware Pet Products.

New Ware Pet Products launching at the prestigious Global Pet Expo 2018 include:

(CATS)

R.T.A. (Ready To Assemble) Cat Furniture featuring USA Carpet Tough™:Ware’s newest collection of cat furniture offers the same great features and benefits of Ware’s existing pre-assembled cat furniture as a spot to rest, play and dine, but new for 2018 is Ware Pet’s R.T.A. (Ready To Assemble) feline furniture line with USA Carpet Tough™ - durable USA carpet in a 4 colors (tan, brown, grey and cream) chosen to best complement most home decors.  The 4 structures available include: The Plateau Palace, Contemporary Skyline, R&R Palace, and the 4 Level Condo Palace.  AnRTAfurniture option offers cat owners an easier way to transport the furniture from the store to their home, and also offers retailers a space-efficient solution for the cat furniture section of their stores.  

Photos:

Photos (2, examples):

  • Ware Contemporary Skyline™ with Box/packaging - click HERE
  • Ware Plateau Palace™ assembled with box - click HERE

MSRPs:

  • Ware - The Plateau Palace: MSRP $199.99
  • Ware - Contemporary Skyline MSRP $299.99
  • Ware - R&R Palace MSRP $249.99
  • Ware - 4 Level Condo Palace MSRP $269.99

(SMALL ANIMALS)

Tabby Cat Hamster Hideout: Soft and secure for small “critters”, this product serves the rapidly growing small animal pet owner population.  The Tabby Cat Hamster Hideout is resistant to stains and odors.  MSRP: $8.99 

Kapok Build-a-Bed + Kapok Build-a-Hut + Kapok Build-a-Nest: Softest bedding to keep a small critter cozy; Eco-friendly, the packaging for these products actually transforms into the product itself…turning into a bed, a hut, or a nest.  Each product is printed with vegetable based inks making this product convertible, efficient and safe to chew.  MSRP $3.99

Critter Crackers: A 3-pack of wholesome chews, made from high fiber timothy hay, offers a terrific and healthy option for rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, and other small animals.Available in sea creature shapes or zoo creature shapes for added fun.  MSRP: $6.99

Lucky Flyer and Cruise-N-Snooze: Naturally safe to chew, this small animal item is great for hiding, resting or nesting.MSRP: $7.99

Chill Stone: Chew proof dolomite construction helps keep small animals and critters cool and comfortable.  Much lighter weight than granite.  MSRP $9.99

 PHOTOS for Small Animal:

 

Ware Kapok Build-A-Bed - click HERE

Ware Kapok Build-A-Nest - click HERE

Ware Kapok Build-A-Hut - click HERE (or HERE for lifestyle shot with pet)

Ware Pet Loofah Salad (assortment) - click HERE

Ware Pet Donut Delight Healthy Chews - single click HERE or click HERE for assortment / group shot

Ware Pet Health-E Bouquet - click HERE

Ware Pet Health-E Cone with Timothy Hay - click HERE

Ware Pet Health-E Shroom - click HERE

Ware Pet Krunchy Banana Healthy Chew - click HERE

Ware Pet Krunchy Bouquet - click HERE

Ware Pet Krunchy Bread Man - click HERE

Ware Pet Krunchy Carrot - click HERE

Ware Pet Krunchy Cookie - click HERE

Ware Pet Krunchy Sunflower - click HERE

Ware Tabby Cat Hideout - click HERE

 

(CHICKENS)

Coop Control for Chickens: Reduces “fowl” odors, Coop Control is 97% Bio-Based organic carbon and safe for chickens to ingest.  Sprinkle in pen to minimize odors, and USDA certified Bio-Based.  MSRP: $16.99

Photo: http://propelcommunications.com/sites/default/files/media-items/15015_CoopControl_bag_front.jpg

Walk In Chicken Coop: This Walk in Chicken Coop includes 4 nest boxes and features predator-resistant hardware for added safety and security.  Accommodates a height of 5’5”.  MRSP $669.99

Photo: http://propelcommunications.com/sites/default/files/media-items/14007_WalkIn_ChickenCoop.jpg

(and what you have is the Ware Belgian Barn Photo: http://propelcommunications.com/sites/default/files/media-items/5_14059_chicken_coop.jpg

Insulated Chicken Water Cooler– To be featured in the New Product Showcase, this insulated water cooler is a great offering for the growing number of pet lovers that are adding pet chickens to their family.

Sideways Sipper Cooler Photo: http://propelcommunications.com/sites/default/files/media-items/SidewaysSipper_InsulatedCooler.jpg

Sideways Sipper (single) Photo: http://propelcommunications.com/sites/default/files/media-items/SidewaysSipper_largeNips.png

 

(BIRDS)

Bird Central: 2 versions (1 for cockatiel and conure and 1 for parakeet and finch), this easy-fill control feeding station with toy access, and a pull out toy for quick and easy cleaning.  MRSP: $99.99 for Parakeet/Finch and $$129.99 for Cockatiel/Conure)

Photo : Bird Central for Parakeet / Finch http://propelcommunications.com/sites/default/files/media-items/17322_BCC_ParakeetNFinch.jpg

Photo: Bird Central for Cocktaiel/Conure http://propelcommunications.com/sites/default/files/media-items/17323_BCC_CockatielNConure.jpg

ASSETS

High Resolution Logos + New Product Images, please click to access:

  • ware pets playtagline (new!): click HERE
  • WareLucky Flyer: click HERE
  • WarePurrfect Penthouse: click HERE
  • WareRTA Cat Furniture collection:
  • RTAPhoto1 - Contemporary Skyline (Grey)
  • RTAPhoto2 - The Plateau Palace (Brown)
  • RTAPhoto3- 4 Level Condo Palace (Cream)
  • RTAPhoto4 - The R&R Palace (Tan) 
  • WareKitty Corner: click HERE
  • WareTabby Cat Hamster Hideout: click HERE
  • WareWalk In Chicken Coop: click HERE
  • WareKapok Hut: click HERE
  • Ware Kapok Build a Nest: click HERE

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About Ware Pet Products

Founded in 1993 and still privately owned, Ware is led by an innovative team of professionals that are among the most knowledgeable in the industry. We are passionate about our mission to continuously offer new and exciting products that enhance the lives of pets and their owners alike.  After all, we love our pets, too - and have quite an assortment among our team members, ranging from reptiles, to dogs, cats, rabbits, chickens and more. We even have three office cats!  We also are proud of Ware Cares™, as we are concerned about the carbon pawprint we leave as a company and are committed to using recycled and recyclable material in the manufacturing of our packaging and pet products.  For more information, please visit http://www.warepet.com.

 

-Pet Industry’s Premier Event, held March 21-23, in Orlando, FL, celebrated major milestones

at high-energy, record-breaking Show-

(Stamford, CT) —Andrew Darmohraj, executive vice president and COO of the American Pet Products Association (APPA) is proud to announce Global Pet Expo 2018 successfully wrapped its 14th Show with record-setting size during the three-day Premier Industry Event. Global Pet Expo, presented by APPA and the Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA), boasted a Show Floor spanning 352,300 net square feet of exhibit space to accommodate the growing number of attendees and booths.

 

Global Pet Expo, where the pet industry met All Under One Roof, experienced impressive growth in the number of exhibiting companies with 1,164, up three percent from 2017, with 272 first-time exhibitors making their debut at the Show. The Show Floor also expanded with 3,523 booths, a 2.5 percent increase over last year’s Show. Total buyer attendance was 6,508, representing 77 countries from around the world.  More than 2,100 buyers attended Global Pet Expo for the first time, which is a 26 percent increase from 2017. 

 

“As the premier industry trade show, it is of the utmost importance to Global Pet Expo officials that we continue to expand the offerings and enhance the trade show experience for attendees each and every year,” said Darmohraj.  “And, we’re excited to announce the Show Floor will be even bigger and better than ever at the 2019 Show.”

 

This year’s Global Pet Expo was marked with high energy and enthusiasm as attendees and exhibitors were more engaged than ever before. New educational and networking opportunities and increased social media engagement created a constant buzz on the Show Floor.  For the first time, mini educational sessions took place in the New Products Showcase that were so well attended there was standing room only. And the debut of aquatic seminars in the Aquatic Lounge on the Show Floor were a welcome addition for members of the aquarium industry.

 

Overall, the 2018 expanded Academy was a huge success attracting nearly 1,800 attendees, up 12.5 percent from last year. The Academy, managed by PIDA, featured 20 speakers offering 35 hours of retailer education on topics such as social media marketing, competing with online retailers, merchandising tips, customer service solutions and the hottest topics in employment law.

 

Social media engagement was also at an all-time high, as the Show employed the latest trends to reach thousands of users.  Compared to last year, 25 percent more people were retweeting, mentioning and hash-tagging about Global Pet Expo 2018 on Twitter, while on Instagram, the #GlobalPetExpo hashtag was used nearly 10,000 times. New for this year, Global Pet Expo took advantage of the growing popularity of Instagram stories by posting our own, while more than a hundred people mentioned the Show in their Instagram stories.  Global Pet Expo also received over 1,000 Facebook live views, and the Show’s Snapchat filter was seen by more than 5,000 people.

 

Global Pet Expo featured more than 1,000 entries in the impressive 30,000 square-foot New Products Showcase, as more buyers turned out than ever before, casting twice as many votes for their favorite products. Now in its eighth year, the New Products Showcase “Best in Show” awards ceremony took place on the Show Floor where awards were handed out to Best in Show, Second and Third place winners across nine categories. Petronics, Inc. took home the top prize in the Cat category with their new “Mousr” and Aquapaw, LLC took home top Dog category award with their new “Aquapaw Pet Bathing System.” With more entrants and more votes cast than ever, buyers narrowed down top picks to determine the winners. Visit the press center on GlobalPetExpo.org for a full list of the New Products Showcase winners.

 

Global Pet Expo also garnered national media attention from those within the industry and outside the industry as outlets were eager to share the latest trends and products with their pet-owning audience. From representatives covering for NBC, CBS, Fox, USA Today, industry trade publications and more, Global Pet Expo provided fun and exciting content on endless amounts of pet product and ownership information. 

 

2018 also marked a commemorative year for both associations as they celebrated milestone anniversaries, APPA’s 60th and PIDA’s 50th, at a special reception for their members held during Global Pet Expo.

 

“It is remarkable to think that this organization, founded by a small group of distributors meeting in Chicago in 1968, continues to provide value to distributors, their suppliers and customers all these years later,” commented PIDA president Steve King. “We are very proud of our legacy of service to the pet industry and look forward to helping our members thrive as they face future challenges and opportunities.”

 

Similarly, APPA was founded by a group of 17 companies in 1958, and six decades later consists of over 1,200 domestic and international pet product manufacturers, importers and livestock suppliers, representing both large corporations and growing business enterprises.

 

“As we’ve looked back at how The Association got its start with just a few key players in such a small industry at the time, it’s amazing to see the progress we’ve made that has led us to where we are today, part of a 69 billion dollar industry,” said Bob Vetere, president and CEO of APPA.

 

During Global Pet Expo, APPA released its annual pet industry spending figures- announcing a record-breaking $69.51 billion in pet spending for 2017, up from $66.75 billion in 2016.  Estimated spending for this year is $72.13 billion; another 3.7 percent growth.

Global Pet Expo is open to independent retailers, distributors, mass-market buyers, and other qualified professionals. It is not open to the general public. The 2019 Global Pet Expo will take place Wednesday – Friday, March 20-22, 2019 in Orlando, FL, at the Orange County Convention Center. For details, visit www.globalpetexpo.org.

 

“The level of attendee and exhibitor engagement was fantastic this year, creating such high energy and buzz throughout the Show, making it the most successful Global Pet Expo to date,” added Darmohraj.

 

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Global Pet Expo, the pet industry’s largest annual trade show, is presented by the American Pet Products Association (APPA) and Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA). The 2018 Show featured 1,164 exhibitors, 3,523 booths and more than 3,000 new product launches. Additionally, 6,508 pet product buyers from around the world attended. Global Pet Expo is open to independent retailers, distributors, mass-market buyers, and other qualified professionals. The 2019 Show will take place March 20-22, in Orlando, FL at the Orange County Convention Center. For more information, visit www.globalpetexpo.org.

The American Pet Products Association (APPA) is the leading trade association serving the interests of the pet products industry since 1958.  APPA membership includes more than 1,200 pet product manufacturers, their representatives, importers and livestock suppliers representing both large corporations and growing business enterprises.  APPA's mission is to promote, develop and advance pet ownership and the pet product industry and to provide the services necessary to help its members prosper. APPA is also proud to grow and support the industry through the following initiatives: Pets Add Life (PAL), the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI), The Pet Leadership Council (PLC), the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC), Bird Enjoyment and Advantage Koalition (BEAK), and the Pet Care Trust.  Visit www.americanpetproducts.org for more information.

Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA) has represented the interests of pet product distributors since 1968. The mission of PIDA is to enhance the well-being of the wholesaler-distributor, to promote partnerships with their suppliers and customers and to work cooperatively with other organizations in fostering the human-companion animal bond. Visit www.pida.org for more information.

 

Talkin' Pets News

April 7, 2018

Host - Jon Patch

Co-Host - Dr. Jarrod Lazarus

Producer - Lexi Lapp

Network Producer - Quin McCarthy

Reporter - Georgia Malpartida

Executive Producer - Bob Page

Special Guests - Author of "My Patients and Other Animals", Suzy Fincham-Gray will join Jon and Talkin' Pets 04/07/18 at 5pm ESTto discuss and give away her new book

Christian Savalas son of Kojak Star Telly Savalas will join Jon and Talkin' Pets 4/7/18 at 630pm ET to discuss his new mobale game, Wild Weiner

John Paul Pet Introduces Four New Offerings at Global Pet Expo

Launch of New Merchandising Modules Offers Product Trials Without Commitment

VENTURA, Calif. (March 9, 2017) – John Paul Peta leading grooming and hygiene product line dedicated to the proper care of all pets, is pleased to announce the introduction of four new offerings at the 2017 Global Pet Expo, held March 22-24 in Orlando, FL. Included the new Merchandising Modules, Beneficial Botanicals packaging, Gallon-Sized product bottles for groomers, and the full line of Lavender Mint products – which replicates a PaulMitchell product for the first time.

The Merchandising Modules – which are revolutionary to the category – allow retailers an easy way to try a sampling of John Paul Pet products and/or introduce them in their store or place of business without a major commitment. The new Beneficial Botanicals packaging highlights the importance of the premium ingredients used by the company in their products and how each can benefit pets. In addition, the Lavender Mint line allows customers to purchase a product they already know, love, and use themselves on their pets. Lastly, the Gallon-Sized product bottles were a special request from groomers that love the product and wanted it available in larger sizes for heavy volume and increased value.

“We listen to our customers, whether they be pet retailers, salons, groomers, or consumers wanting the best for their pets,” said John Paul Pet Co-Founder John Capra. “We’re so excited to unveil our new offerings at Global Pet Expo this year. There’s already been a lot of excitement about the Merchandising Modules because of how they allow retailers to customize exactly what they want without having to purchase extra product. At John Paul Pet, both quality and value is important to us, because it’s important to our customers.”

For more details about each offering, please see below:

Merchandising Modules

  • Six-pack of product (Available in Lavender Mint, Oatmeal, Tea Tree, Wipes, and Ear & Eye Wipes and Tearless)
  • Hang tags
  • Shelf riser
  • Product cards
  • Sampler folders (6 foil packs)
  • Same great John Paul Pet products at all the same prices, with updated packaging to explain ingredients and their benefits to pets
  • Lavender Mint Shampoo
    • Gently cleanses
    • Helps soothe common causes of skin irritations
    • Helps to calm excitable pets
    • Conditions and hydrates skin and coat
  • Lavender Mint Detangling Spray
    • Conditions coat in between shampoos
    • Soothes itchy skin
    • Hydrates skin and coat
  • Introductory Offer through June 30
  • Lavender Lovers’ Special – Intro Six-Pack (Merchandising Module)
    • Includes Lavender Mint Shampoo (16 oz.), Lavender Mint Detangling Spray (8 oz.), sampler folders with three foil packs each, and hang tags with bottle riser
  • Same great John Paul Pet products in larger sizes for added value

Beneficial Botanicals

Lavender Mint Introductory Kit

Gallon-Size Bottles

 

John Paul Pet is the authority on pet grooming. The company offers concentrated, quality products at affordable prices for retailers, groomers, and consumers and is dedicated to educating all of its users about its ingredients, benefits, and pet grooming, as a whole. In addition, John Paul Pet is committed to finding rescue and shelter pets forever homes through its charitable work with BarkAID and its own Passionate Animal Lover’s (PALs)program.

To learn more about John Paul Pet’s new offerings, please visit John Paul Pet’s website at http://johnpaulpet.com.

About John Paul Pet

Thirty years ago, John Paul DeJoria, co-founder of John Paul Mitchell Systems, revolutionized the professional salon industry by banning animal testing for his line of hair products. John Paul’s in-depth expertise in hair and skin care formulations also led to research in new standards for pet grooming and hygiene, leading to the creation of John Paul Pet shampoos, conditioners, sprays and pet wipes. John Paul Pet actively supports programs benefiting all animals, including Best Friends Animal Society, Morris Animal Foundation, PAWS, the California Wildlife Association, the Humane Society of the United States, as well as numerous Humane Society and SPCA events, pet rescue organizations and pet charities nationwide. For more information, please visit www.johnpaulpet.comor connect with John Paul Pet on Facebook,Instagram or Twitter.

About Global Pet Expo

Global Pet Expo, the premier industry event, is presented by the American Pet Products Association (APPA) and Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA). The 2016 Show featured 1,087 exhibitors, 3,218 booths and more than 3,000 new product launches. Additionally, 6,170 pet product buyers from around the world attended. Global Pet Expo is open to independent retailers, distributors, mass-market buyers, and other qualified professionals. The 2017 Show will take place March 22-24, 2017 in Orlando, FL at the Orange County Convention Center. For more information, visit: https://globalpetexpo.org

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GoPure Pet Provides Pure Water for Your Pet All Day, Every Day

Ensues healthy hydration, keeps bowl clean and water fresh for pets

Wilton, CT (January 5, 2017) – Bloc Enterprises, LLC – makers of the first-ever portable and continuous, personal water enhancement device, the GoPure Pod™ – is proud to announce the launch of their companion product, GoPure Pet™. Attaching to the bottom of most water bowls, GoPure Pet features the revolutionary technology of the GoPure Pod to continuously purify and enhance tap water ensuring it is clean, healthy, and great tasting for your pet, all day, everyday.

At the heart of the GoPure Pet is GoPure Pod’s PuriBloc – an advanced, highly porous ceramic that constantly cleans tap water for peace of mind and taste satisfaction. Through PuriBloc’s technology, the GoPure Pod adsorbs the most dangerous contaminants now commonly found in tap water across the country such as Chlorine, Fluoride, Arsenic Chromium, Lead and Mercury. Additionally, the GoPure Pod balances pH levels and releases valuable trace minerals so your pets’ water tastes better, retains its freshness all day long and keeps pet bowls clean.

“The most important thing you can do to keep your dog or cat healthy is to have them drink plenty of fresh, clean water,” says Earth Animal DVM and founder Robert Goldstein, who specializes in animal nutrition. “GoPure Pet is the first product we’ve seen that enhances water from any tap water source and keeps it cleaner and great tasting throughout the day. The peace of mind that comes with knowing you’re enhancing this most essential ingredient for your pet’s health is invaluable.”

The GoPure Pet’s protective shell safely attaches to the bottom of most bowls via two high-strength suction cups, eliminating the chance of pets swallowing or chewing on the pod while drinking. One reusable GoPure Pet lasts up to six months and can treat up to 264 gallons of water. Once the GoPure pod has reached its lifespan, it’s easily replaced in the same GoPure Pet shell.

GoPure Pet retails for $29.95 is now available for purchase at www.gopurepod.com and select retailers across the country including Camping World and Bentley’s.

For more information and a technology overview visit http://www.gopurepod.com, or contact Ally Hopper at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

About Bloc Enterprises, LLC

Bloc Enterprises, LLC is a specialized wholesale distribution company with exclusive distribution rights in the United States and United Kingdom for two remarkable new consumer healthcare products. For more information visit:

http://www.blocenterprises.com.

PuriBloc is the patented water enhancement technology inside the GoPure™, a thumb-sized pod made from natural ingredients that removes chemical impurities, while improving the taste. Soluble impurities and the many other contaminants found in ordinary tap water are adsorbed, the water is re-mineralized and the pH is optimized for healthier water. PuriBloc keeps water tasting fresher for longer and is designed to work continuously in any water container such as pitcher, coffee maker, pet bowl or water bottle. For more information,click here.  

 

NicoBloc is a natural, drug-free fluid applied to the filter-end of a cigarette that

blocks up to 99% of tar and nicotine without change in taste or loss of satisfaction. This patented method has proven success rates of over 50% in helping smokers quit after many years of clinical trials and global market testing. NicoBloc is made from 100% natural ingredients and is drug-free so there are no side effects from its use. These unique attributes make NicoBloc the only product of its kind. For more information, click here.  

 

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Meowijuana Launches Catnip Product Line
for "Cats Who Need the Weed"
PRESS RELEASE NOV 29, 2016 08:00 CST
Meowijuana, a catnip company, launches new product line
that makes a great holiday gift and is available for pet
stores to sell nationwide.
Kansas City, Missouri, November 29, 2016 (Newswire.com) - Meowijuana LLC, a catnip
company, has launched a new product line that is creatively branded and plays on the
euphoric "high" some cats have from catnip. The company sells 100 percent organic catnip
that is available for shipping both domestically and internationally. Meowijuana’s legendary
catnip is grown in Southern California and Washington State.
Although the company uses the trademarked tag line, “For cats who need the weed”, there is
no actual marijuana in the product. It is perfectly safe and legal for both cats, and even
people, to consume. Catnip, which is from the mint family, contains the chemical
nepetalactone, which triggers a sense of euphoria in susceptible cats. But not all cats react
to catnip. Pet MD has noted that sensitivity to catnip is an inherited trait effecting 50 to 75
percent of cats. Catnip produces a different response depending on how it’s consumed.
Sniffing catnip produces a stimulant effect while eating it can cause sedation in cats.
The company also sells the product similarly to the
way marijuana dispensaries do in Colorado and
other states where it is legal. Meowijuana’s Purple
Passion Jars offer the product in clear re-sealable
jars. The catnip buds were harvested during peak oil
product providing cats the next-level catnip
experience. For the most dedicated catnip
connoisseurs, Meowijuana offers the Grand Daddy
Purr Cigar Box. The humidity-regulated cigar boxes
are filled with the finest 100 percent organic Grand
Daddy Purr Catnip buds. The company even offers their customers, a Medical Meowijuana ID
card, which includes the cat’s pictures, name, sex and date of birth.
“We offer the highest-quality, pet-safe, organic catnip you will find on the market today all
packaged in a unique branding concept that our customers love,” says Chris Glissman, CEO
"We offer the highest-quality, petsafe,
organic catnip you will find on
the market today all packaged in a
unique branding concept that our
customers love. Our team has a
great time marketing our product,
which is a great gift for your cat.
Plus our customers enjoy the
shopping experience."
CHRIS GLISSMAN, CEO OF
MEOWIJUANA, LLC
of Meowijuana, LLC. “Our team has a great time marketing our product, which is a great gift
for your cat. Plus our customers enjoy the shopping experience.”
The company has also opened up their unique product line for pet stores nationwide. For
more details, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To learn more about the product, see all the
company offers and make an online purchase, visit Shop.Meowijuana.com.
About Meowijuana, LLC
Meowijuana, LLC is the purveyor of 100 percent organic catnip as well as cat toys and
apparel. For more information, visit Shop.Meowijuana.com.

Talking About Pets to Start the New Year
Dr. Susan Dalton to be featured on Florida-based radio show “Talkin’ Pets Radio this Saturday, January 6th 2017.
SANTA BARBARA, CA (January, 2017) – When it comes to dog training and canine nutrition, few people know as
much about the subjects as certified dog trainer, Dr. Susan Dalton. With over ten years of experience training
dogs using positive reinforcement techniques, Dr. Dalton has dedicated herself to educating owners on how to
promote good behaviors with their troubled dogs so they will be happier, healthier, and more loyal. This
weekend, Jon Patch of “Talkin’ Pets Radio” will host Dr. Susan Dalton to explore her signature training
methodology and the unique dog treats that make this training extremely productive.
The show will air on Saturday, January 7th at 6:35 PM EST (3:35 PM PST). Listeners can tune in live at
http://talkinpets.com/new/media-gallery/listen-live-2.html to learn about dog training tips and for a chance to
win a bag of Dr. Dalton’s Premium Treats.
Dr. Dalton developed her Em-Pet-Thetic™ training methodology after the difficult challenge of training her own
dog, Cassie. From this experience, she learned the importance of establishing trust and understanding between
shy and aggressive dogs and their owners. Without a strong foundational bond, a dog can be reluctant or afraid
to respond to training efforts. In 2009, Dr. Dalton founded the California School for Dogs and has since trained
dozens of dogs using the principles of positive reinforcement and her Em-Pet-Thetic training program.
Positive reinforcement involves prompting good behaviors and rewarding them when they occur. Just like when
parents give their child something special for receiving good grades, giving dogs treats encourages them to
repeat the behavior. According to the Humane Society, positive reinforcement is one of the most powerful ways
to shape or change a dog’s behavior.1 In addition, Dr. Dalton contends that positive reinforcement is the basis
for addressing such undesirable behaviors as barking, running out the door, and teaching the command “stay.”
One of the cornerstones of positive reinforcement training is the frequent use of treats. Unhappy with the
choices of dog treats available, Dr. Dalton developed her very own high-quality treats: Dr. Dalton’s Premium
Treats. Made with just meat, these signature treats are high in protein and contain no additives, chemicals, or
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preservatives, making them the ideal treat for training purposes. In fact, they are the only treat that Dr. Dalton
allows her clients to use during her Em-Pet-Thetic training sessions because they are nutritious and of high-value
to the dogs-in-training.
To find these special treats, go to www.drdalton.com.
About Dr. Susan Dalton and Dr. Daltons Premium Treats
Dr. Susan Dalton grew up surrounded by animals of all kinds - dogs, cats, chickens, snakes, and even salt water
fish. After receiving her Ph.D., she worked with troubled adolescents and served as both a university professor
and researcher. Dr. Dalton began training dogs after adopting Cassie, a 10-week old Border Collie who had been
rescued from under a car. Cassie was traumatized; fearful and aggressive. When Dr. Dalton consulted various
“experts” on how to best rehabilitate Cassie, all of the trainers she spoke with labeled the pup unworkable - a
hopeless case.
Drawing upon her decades of experience in behavior modification, Dr. Dalton began reading everything she
could about dog training, and personally developed a highly effective program based on positive reinforcement.
Using this philosophy, she founded the California School for Dogs Inc. in 2009. Since then, Dr. Dalton has trained
hundreds of dogs - specializing in frightened, aggressive and traumatized animals.
With healthy treats being a cornerstone of her training program, Dr. Dalton wasn’t satisfied with the dog treat
options available to her. She started making her own treats in 2012, using clean and simple ingredients like
chicken, beef, and pork. It was her clients who convinced her to make her treats available for purchase. Since
then, Dr. Dalton has mastered the creation of a dog treat that is both healthy and doggy-delicious.
All of Dr. Dalton’s Premium Pet treats are sourced, produced, and packaged in the USA. They can be purchased
at www.DrDaltons.com and come in three flavors – Simply Beef, Simply Chicken and Meat Medley (made from
beef, chicken, and pork).
For more information about Dr. Dalton’s Premium Treats, or to interview Dr. Susan Dalton, please contact Gillian
Christie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 805-969-3744. Visit www.DrDaltons.com.
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DOWN DOG SNACKS RECEIVES A TOTAL MAKEOVER

Snack. Play. Namaste.

Longmont, CO, October 17, 2016 -- Snack. Play. Namaste. These are the three words that are prominently displayed on each of the five flavors of Colorado-based Down Dog Snacks’ new, brightly brilliant colored packaging.

According to Jessie Walker, owner, “Our new packaging was designed to reflect the personality of each of our current five flavors - Peanut Buddha Bones, Sweet Pawtato Pups, Apple Berry Zensations, Banana Bliss and Peas, Love & Carrots.  We now have a BIG 16 oz. bag of BIG Peanut Buddha Bones for large size breeds too! Our dog treats are grain-free and plant-based.  They do not contain any dairy, corn, soy, eggs, sugar or wheat -- just wholesome, limited, human-grade ingredients that are locally sourced whenever possible. We do use local honey so we call ourselves bee-gan.” 

Walker boasts that the company only uses pronounceable and recognizable ingredients.  “Oh, and you can snack on them too! After all, you are what you and your dog eat,” she notes. 

A former Ad Executive and current Yoga Instructor, Walker has expanded her family's business across the country to Colorado, where she founded these gourmutt treats. Walker’s family owns a dog treat business based in New Jersey, Fat Murray’s Doggy Treats. Murray was Walker’s big boned basset hound that sadly passed away several years ago.

“Down Dog Snacks was created to keep your Barking Buddhas happy and healthy. I knew I wanted to stay in the family business of dog treats but ‘basset hound,’ ‘fat,’ and ‘Colorado’ didn’t seem to jive. Thus, I infused my love for dogs, yoga and health and created my own grain-free, plant-based enterprise. Yes, my career has gone to the dogs.”

Each treat is baked by hand with all-natural ingredients that keeps your dog zen, one snack at a time. And now these treats can be found in brilliant, bold and colorful packaging. Special holiday packaging is also available.

For more information visit Down Dog Snacks at http://downdogsnacks.com.

Eyenimal Inc. Announces Launch of Innovative Pet Products for the US Market

With a twenty-year history of revolutionizing the pet products industry, Eyenimal Inc. is excited to announce that it will be launching innovative new smartproducts this year. Guided by the companys mission to make man pets best friend,Eyenimal develops, designs, manufactures, and sells a wide selection of smart products for cats and dogs that aim to fortify the special relationship between owners and their pets.

One of the most exciting new products from Eyenimal is the Intelligent Pet Feeder for small pets. This interactive item stores up to 4.3 liters of food and may dispense up to twelve meals per day. Boasting the latest technology, the feeder is easily operated via an app that is supported by Android and iOS, making it an ideal solution for busy pet owners who wish to retain close control over their petsdiets even when they are away from home. This degree of control helps to prevent pet obesity, a common condition that is linked to numerous health problems. The feeder is equipped with a camera that can record videos and allows owners to connect with their pets through video chat. Owners may conveniently share videos captured by the Intelligent Pet Feeder on Facebook, Twitter, WeChat, and other platforms.

All of Eyenimals products are developed in France and incorporate cutting-edge technology combined with intuitive design. Prior to beginning the design process, the Eyenimal team undertakes extensive research to gain insight into the mysterious world of pets. Eyenimals dedication to creating superior quality pet solutions has been recognized at SuperZoo 2015 in Las Vegas and Pet Expo in Paris, where the companys Cat Videocam won awards for best cat product. This unique camera affixes to catscollars and records the world through their eyes. Compact and easy-to-use, the Cat Videocam allows owners the rare opportunity to virtually experience their beloved petsdaily adventures. It is equipped with night vision and a motion detector that halts recording while the cat is sleeping. Dog owners can enjoy the same exhilarating experience with Eyenimals Dog Videocam, a waterproof device that includes three different recording modes to correspond with a dogs typical movements.

From bubbling filtered water fountains to remote training devices, no-bark collars, and invisible fences, Eyenimals impressive selection of products addresses the various needs that pet owners face as they build close bonds with their cats and dogs. Originally based in France, Eyenimal is now headquartered in the US.

About Eyenimal: For twenty years, Eyenimal Inc. has been revolutionizing the lifestyles of pet owners with a variety of innovative products. Blending cutting-edge technology with easy-to-use design, Eyenimals smartpet solutions deliver superior quality and a uniquely French touch. Although Eyenimal is now based in the US, all products are developed in the companys original home of France. Visit http://www.eyenimal.com/en/ to learn more about how Eyenimals solutions make man pets best friend.

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