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Pet Food Experts and Bentley’s Pet Stuff Partner Up to Donate to the Colorado Pet Pantry in Boulder, CO

They donated 15 pallets of pet food and supplies.

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(PRESS RELEASE) On Monday, February 4, 2019, Pet Food Experts and Bentley’s Pet Stuff donated 15 pallets of pet food and supplies to the Colorado Pet Pantry located in Boulder, CO. The donations will feed homeless pets and pets of families in need.

“Typically the Pet Pantry distributes 40 pallets of food per month,” said Founder & Executive Director of Colorado Pet Pantry Eileen Lambert. “The food we’re receiving from Pet Food Experts and Bentley’s Pet Stuff will help us get a good start on February where we have seen higher need than usual.”

Colorado Pet Pantry is a non-profit organization that has been providing meals to pets of families in need since 2013. They operate in most of the front range of Colorado but hope to expand into the entirety of Colorado. By partnering with over 25 food bank locations Colorado Pet Pantry are able to target the families that need it the most.

“Partnering with a distributor whose mission is aligned with Bentley’s Pet Stuff is an easy choice since our goals are to help as many pets and children in need. We are happy to provide quality pet food to those in need in Colorado” Lisa Senafe, Bentley’s Pet Stuff founder.

Through their partnerships, Colorado Pet Pantry has become a hub for donations. In 2018, they were able to distribute 1.8 million meals to pets in need.

“Loving pets is a job requirement at Pet Food Experts—that’s why we were excited to partner with Bentley’s to help out the Colorado Pet Pantry and the Boulder community,” said Inside Sales Supervisor Kelly Pye. “Our mission is to feed as many pets as we possibly can, whether it’s through donations like this or providing independent pet retailers with the food and supplies to care for their customers’ furry friends. It’s important to us that we stay focused on that mission, especially during cold weather months when cats and dogs need it most.”

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Pet Food Experts is a fourth generation family owned and operated company headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Pet Food Experts delivers to over 4,000 retailers in 32 states out of five distribution centers located in Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Washington, and Colorado.

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Global Pet Expo Recognized as Top U.S. Show

It was ranked 46th Largest Trade Show.

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(PRESS RELEASE) With the 2020 event just around the corner, Global Pet Expo officials report that the show was ranked 46th Largest Trade Show at Trade Show Executive Magazine’s Gold 100 Awards & Summit, which took place Sept. 25-27 in San Diego, CA. The “Gold 100” recognizes the 100 largest shows that “Set The Gold Standard” for the trade show industry.

“To be ranked among the top shows in the nation is a tremendous honor for our team. As the largest pet products trade show in the country, Global Pet Expo plays a significant role in supporting the growth of this $72 billion industry in the United States,” said Andy Darmohraj, American Pet Products Association executive vice president and COO. “We are dedicated to working year-round each and every year to improve the Global Pet Expo experience for all attendees. The show’s impressive, continued growth across the board has made it the must-attend industry event of the year.”

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TSE has recognized Global Pet Expo every year for the past 10 years in its Gold 100 Awards, making it the most honored pet products trade show. In 2015, the event was named TSE’s “Show of the Year.”

APPA and Pet Industry Distributors Association will present the premier industry event, Global Pet Expo, Feb. 26-28, 2020 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. As the first industry trade show of the year, the 2020 show gives attendees the latest and greatest the industry has to offer. It’s an amazing opportunity for qualified buyers and media to see first-hand all the hottest and newest pet products before they hit store shelves.

The 2019 show featured 1,174 exhibitors, 3,604 booths, covering 360,400 net square feet of exhibit space — more than 16,000 feet larger than the 2018 show. 7,029 qualified buyers — nearly half of which were first-time buyers — representing 81 countries around the world were in attendance.

Global Pet Expo is open to independent retailers, distributors, mass-market buyers, and other qualified professionals. This show is not open to the general public.

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Jax & Cali Two Finger Toothbrush Wipes Provide Results in as Little as 10 Days

It helps prevent periodontal disease while promoting white teeth and fresh breath.

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(PRESS RELEASE) Easy to use, all-natural Jax & Cali two-finger Toothbrush Wipes for pets are a safe and effective way to to help prevent periodontal disease while promoting white teeth and fresh breath in both dogs and cats. Containing no alcohol, latex or parabens, these textured, pre-moistened wipes, when used on a pet’s teeth and gums, inhibit and reduce bacterial growth, plaque and inflammation.

“Just like with people, good oral care helps prevent periodontal disease, which when left untreated, can result in heart, liver and kidney damage as well as tooth loss and costly vet visits,” said Gail Beregovich, president and founder of Jax & Cali. “Daily use of our wipes can help prevent these problems and keep your pet’s mouth clean and healthy.”

Jax & Cali Toothbrush Wipes (MSRP $15.95) are formulated with a patented blend of natural enzymes called Bactase Oral, which inhibits and reduces bacterial growth, plaque and inflammation. Designed to fit over fingers, these textured, all-natural, easy to use and disposable wipes come in a 64-count package.

“Based on a volunteer closed clinical study, these wipes have been proven to provide results in as little as ten days,” added Beregovich. “They give pet owners a simple solution to oral care and provide the peace of mind that they can prevent a problem that is often subtle and can go unnoticed.”

Jax & Cali is a female-owned and family-operated indie brand located in Miami, FL, whose mission is to promote good oral hygiene in pets’ mouths through prevention and daily use.

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Cardinal to Sponsor APDT Conference, Provide Samples of New Brand

It will sponsor the Wednesday Break at the APDT conference.

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(PRESS RELEASE) Cardinal Pet Care will be a sponsor of the 2019 Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) Conference in Portland, OR, Oct. 30-Nov. 2. The Azusa, CA-based manufacturer, which will exhibit at Booth 511/509, will also offer samples of products from its new dog treat brand, ONLY Healthy Source, at the international dog trainers’ event.

A key product from the new brand, ONLY Healthy Source 2-in-1 Training Treat and Meal Mixer Bacon Recipe, will be featured in the welcome bag that conference attendees receive upon arrival. As its name indicates, the product can serve dual functions as both a delicious training treat and a mixer that can be added to a pup’s food to enhance flavor. A dog treat from Cardinal Pet Care’s popular Pet Botanics line will also be included in the welcome bag: Pet Botanics Mini Training Reward Chicken Flavor Dog Treats.

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In addition, Cardinal Pet Care will sponsor the Wednesday Break at the APDT conference, providing snacks for human attendees, as well as ONLY Healthy Source dog treats for any canines at the event and for trainers to take back home with them.

“As a company that has always engaged very closely with professional dog trainers, we’re proud and honored to be a sponsor of this premier industry event,” said Tony de Vos, president of Cardinal Pet Care. “We are also very eager to get feedback from trainers about our new ONLY Healthy Source dog treat brand. In addition to being a highly effective training tool, the new brand was developed to address what today’s trainers and pet parents have been telling us they want in a dog treat in terms of healthy ingredients and sourcing.”

De Vos explains that the brand’s name reflects its focus on using only the healthiest sources of nutrition as well as its targeted distribution only through the independent retail channel. Its products are made with family recipes in smaller batches for a homemade taste.

The ONLY Healthy Source line includes: Organic Training Treats (Beef, Chicken); 2-in-1 Training Treat/Meal Mixer (Bacon, Chicken); Roasted Tenderloin Bites (Chicken); and unique Crunchy Rooster Combs.

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