Pet Industry Resets as New Omnimarket, reports Packaged Facts Ahead of Global Pet Expo Digital Access | State

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. pet market is in the midst of a reset that has multi-front competition blurring the lines between the once distinct, but now increasingly merging, segments of pet product retailing, pet services, and petcare. The outcome has transformed the pet industry into a new omnimarket, reports market research publisher Packaged Facts, who will examine this trend, among others, on March 24, 2021 at Global Pet Expo Digital Access.

Packaged Facts characterizes the pet industry as “omnimarket” to emphasize that pet industry players aren’t simply competing across brick-and-mortar channels and

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New Bedford dog trainer warns owners of post-COVID separation anxiety

NEW BEDFORD — As people start getting excited about life after COVID-19, such as returning to work and spending time away from the house, dog owners might anticipate their dogs having a different reaction.

“They’re not going to cope well when the owner goes back full time,” said Lauren Stamatis, co-owner of Harmonious Hounds in New Bedford. “You definitely want to ease them into it and start preparing them with gradual departures now.”

Separation anxiety among dogs, post-pandemic, is a growing concern within the pet community. Since the pandemic, Stamatis said her business saw a 50 to 60% drop with

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Survey Reveals Pandemic Pet Owners Worried About Returning to the Workplace, While Employers Plan to Offer New Pet-Friendly Policies | News

VANCOUVER, Wash., March 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — A new survey from Banfield Pet Hospital – the leading provider of preventive veterinary care and part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of practices – found that owners are concerned about leaving their pets behind when returning to the workplace, and employers are listening.

According to Banfield’s new survey, 1 in 3 people – and nearly 1 in 2 Gen Zers – say they got a new pet during the pandemic. While quarantine has come with many challenges, it’s only brought pets and their people closer together, with nearly 80% saying

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Pets of the week: Tom is a unique fella. Lady is just stunning

JACKSON, MI –Tom and Lady are just two of the many animals at the Cascade Humane Society that are looking for loving forever homes.

Tom is one unique looking fella. He has great big ears that stand up and an adorable face.

Tom is 6 years old and is pretty calm overall, but he has a silly side as well. He loves picking up his water dish in the kennel and playing with it. He wants to have all of your affection to himself as the only dog in the home, but he will be worth it.

Lady is just

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Customers Love ChomChom’s Limited-Edition Pet Hair Remover

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If you’ve struggled to keep pet hair contained while working from home, the customer-loved ChomChom Roller Pet Hair Remover could be your saving grace. The original model, which has earned over 44,000 five-star ratings, is now available in an adorable new design. Amazon shoppers love it so much, sales have risen by more than 900 percent in the past day. 

The limited-edition dog ChomChom roller has all the features that made the first iteration a hit, from

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