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3 Reasons Why You Want Impact Unleashed In Your Life

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(PRESS RELEASE) Once in a while there are events that change your perspective on your business or give you a new idea that will reinvigorate your leadership style. These events, if strung together artfully throughout your career, can be important elements in keeping you and your business healthy. There are also events where you meet individuals that become your closest professional allies for decades or more. These are the people you call when you have to make hard decisions about growth strategies, when you are in a rut and need a swift kick in the pants, or when your idea is flopping and you need an objective perspective to evolve quickly.

Impact Unleashed, hosted by the Pet Sustainability Coalition, promises to be all of these things. Not only will you become inspired and knowledgeable about key opportunities to position your business for growth that drives profitability, not only for you but also for the communities where you do business and the environments we rely on to produce our goods and services, but you will also have the opportunity to sit around a Colorado Campfire with some of the most thoughtful and innovative leaders in the industry.

Below are the three reasons why you want Impact Unleashed in your life. Tickets close on April 30 for this May 4 and May 5 event in Denver, CO, where influential leaders learn from one another, share their purpose, best practices, successes and challenges.

  • Inspiration to innovate. Not only will Impact Unleashed deliver some incredible and relevant brand impact stories from other industries, but you will also learn from half a dozen pet industry leaders around ways they are innovating through employee engagement and supply chain sourcing.
  • Impact driven community. Over 60 of the industry’s impactful leaders will be checking competition at the door in an intimate setting where you can be on a first name basis.
  • Tools to improve the health of your business. PSC has a suite of web-based tools that are actively being used by leading pet companies. You can learn the what, how and who of the PSC toolkit so that you leave the event with tangible next steps to adopt sustainable business practices.

PSC was founded in 2013 with the mission to accelerate environmental and social sustainability in the pet industry through education, implementation tools and collaboration. It has partnered with Natural Capitalism Solutions, the Outdoor Industry Association’s Sustainability Working Group, LoveAnimals.org, B-Corporation, Sustainable Apparel Coalition, GreenBlue and others to provide member companies with the resources and guidance they need to attain continual sustainable improvement.

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Vital Essentials Selects Western Canada Distributor

Avafina Pet Products will market, sell and support Western Canada to more than 400 independent pet retailers and pet chain stores.

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(PRESS RELEASE) Vital Essentials announced its partnership with Avafina Pet Products, a leading importer and distributor of pet supplies and accessories. Avafina Pet Products will market, sell and support Western Canada to more than 400 independent pet retailers and pet chain stores.

“Avafina has been a leading ‘natural pet product’ distributor in Western Canada for nearly 10 years. The Vital Essentials line is a perfect fit for our high-end product mix and we are thrilled to be representing this terrific brand! Avafina has high growth expectations for 2020 and we know that Vital Essentials will be a key partner in this growth,” shared Michael Harrison, Avafina VP of sales and operations.

Vital Essentials, headquartered in Green Bay, WI, is a premiere brand in the raw pet food category that includes innovative and unique products to pet parents worldwide. Avafina Pet Products will be offering Canadian Independent Pet Retailers the full line of Vital Essentials freeze-dried treats, toppers, food and RAW BAR. Most recently, the VE RAW BAR was honored with the Pet Business 2019 Industry Recognition Award in the Merchandising Displays category. The one-of-a-kind display, along with Vital Essentials’ other innovative pet foods and treats will now be available to even more pets.

“Avafina’s commitment to the health and well-being of pets is perfectly aligned with our mission to provide all pets with access to the finest food (and treats) available. As we continue to grow our brands throughout international markets, Avafina’s dedication to delivering high quality and reliable service ensures our current standard of service will be provided to customers in these new markets,” stated Melissa Olson, VP of sales and marketing.

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Pet Sustainability Coalition Announces Partnership with Petfood Industry Magazine

This is to increase access to PSC’s tools and expand awareness throughout the global pet food processing industry.

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(PRESS RELEASE) The Pet Sustainability Coalition and WATT Global Media’s Petfood Industry have announced a partnership to increase access to PSC’s tools and expand awareness throughout the global pet food processing industry.

Since its founding in 2013 PSC has been steadily building a toolkit full of resources, templates, and case-studies coupled with ongoing educational webinars and events. Sustainability is one of the fastest growing topics in the pet industry and PSC leads in topics like sustainable proteins and packaging as well as other compelling business-smart sustainability strategies like employee engagement programs and consumer demand for sustainability.

“Petfood Industry will leverage its global magazine, digital, online and live event platforms to educate and inform our readers about critical sustainability topics affecting pet food production. PSC is the industry’s leader in sustainability, and we are honored to kick off this partnership in 2020,” said Steve Akins, executive vice president Global Petfood & Events, and publisher of Petfood Industry magazine. Petfood professionals throughout the world can expect regular content from PSC as well as a strong presence at Petfood Forum 2020 in Kansas City, MO, April 27-29.

From day one, the Pet Sustainability Coalition has maintained an open model, choosing not to lock any of its content or tools and instead sharing as much information as possible through its own platform but also among its members. PSC’s media partnerships are no exception to the rule.

“Our industry has incredible media groups that have built loyal audiences for decades. Platforms like Petfood Industry are critical avenues to share our educational content and tools particularly with our increased focus on sustainable proteins and packaging,” said Caitlyn Dudas, executive director of PSC.

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BAYDOG Releases 2 New Canine Lifejackets

They will be at booth 1015 at Global Pet Expo in February.

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(PRESS RELEASE) The Chesapeake Bay Dog Company has released its newest product, the Monterey Bay Canine Lifejacket. The Monterey Bay will be in stores by April 1 and will feature an upgraded Offshore variant made specifically for boaters.

Company founder and CEO Barton O’Brien stated, “We live in Annapolis, MD, the sailing capital of the U.S., and every sailboat we see has a dog onboard. We surveyed the market for dog lifejackets and realized there really wasn’t anything out there made specifically for boaters. So after we developed the Monterey Bay (which took us a year), we went back to the drawing board and worked with experienced boaters to create the enhanced Monterey Bay Offshore. This variant has features that increase survivability in rough waters no matter how far you are away from the shore.”

The Monterey Bay has been designed for any adventure, from a day at lake swimming or jumping off a dock, to boating on the open ocean. Both designs offer exceptional floatation and comfort with full chest and torso support which lift the dog from below and avoid the typical nylon straps cutting into the dog’s tender underside. Also, both models are ergonomically designed to allow for a dog’s natural swimming motion.

The Monterey Bay is loaded with features, such as 600 denier UV-coated nylon, saltwater-resistant hardware, 360 visibility reflective trim, large hook-and-loop panels and buckles to ensure a secure fit, and an expandable neck collar similar to human personal flotation devices.

The enhanced Monterey Bay Offshore model has additional safety features that make it the perfect choice for boaters. Strategically placed outboard pontoons will roll a dog upright in the roughest sea conditions, and extra floatation on the chin / chest area ensure the dog’s head stays above water for increased survivability. The larger sizes have a second handle on the back to aid lifting a dog back aboard.

BAYDOG will display the Monterey Bay Lifejacket at booth 1015 at Global Pet Expo in February, along with the debut of several complementary water toys. The lifejacket will come in two colors: hi visibility Nautical Yellow and Blaze Orange, and is offered in five sizes.

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