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The Newest Products Just In Time for Winter Months

These latest releases get your pets ready for the winter chills.

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Snuggle Up, Pup

RUFFWEAR made the Clear Lake Blanket for dogs who spend time outdoors with their humans — or the indoors, for that matter — during cold-weather months. This durable blanket features water-resistant, quick-drying fabric and recycled polyester insulation that holds in warmth. It measures measures 43 by 55 inches and comes in a stuff sack for easy storage and transport.

ruffwear.com

$79.95

For Sweet Teeth

Power chewers will love this new product from SODAPUP/TRUE DOGS. The Cupcake Treat Dispenser & Chew Toy withstands strong teeth and keeps dogs entertained, the latter thanks to a design that makes them work for the goodies inside. Made in the USA from a sustainable and biodegradable material, it cleans easily in the dishwasher and comes with with a one-time replacement guarantee.

sodapup.com

$11.99 (medium), $13.99 (large)

A Better Buzz

THE OURPET’S COMPANY reports that its Cosmic Gold Catnip Nuggets are three times more potent than those made from traditional strains. Developed with a privately held horticulture company and a leading agricultural research university, the non-GMO catnip proves rich with nepetalactone, the compound that drives cats crazy. The nuggets also provide longer life and create less mess.

ourpets.com

$9.99 (3 ounces)

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Too Cute!

This Sock Monkey Sweater from BEVERLY HILLS DOG could not be cuter. Made with multi-colored yarn, it features a monkey hoodie, novelty buttons, and seven sassy patches with messages such as “No Sit” and “Anti Kitty.” Machine washable and available in small, medium and large.

bevhillsdog.com

$65

Bundle Up, Pup

This Plaid Scarf from the TALL TAILS Cabin Comforts Collection will keep necks warm as winter continues. Made with fluffy fleece and available in red, blue and tan, the wrap and pull-though design allows for easy on and off. The collection also includes collars, bandanas, toys, beds and blankets.

$7.99 (small), $9.99 (large)

A Better Bathroom

Because no one likes to do this chore, PETSAFE presents its ScoopFree Ultra Self-Cleaning Litter Box. The automatic rake system sweeps waste into a covered compartment, and special crystal litter, packed in a disposable litter tray, proves five times more effective at reducing odor than clay or clumping litters. Cats will appreciate the privacy hood, which also reduces litter tracking.

petsafe.net

$164.95

Stew Weather

Pour Overs by THE HONEST KITCHEN add a boost to any dog food. Available in nine human-grade recipes — including Superfood Turkey Stew with spinach, kale and broccoli — they come in a 5.5-ounce TetraPak that allows for easy pouring, down to the last chunk.

thehonestkitchen.com

$1.99

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Here, Fishy Fishy

Kitties will love the Feline Frenzy Cat Toy Collection from P.L.A.Y. It features eight sets of plush toys with crinkly paper and built-in refillable pouches pre-stuffed with USDA organic catnip from Oregon. A favorite: the Sassy Sushi shown here. Machine washable with catnip removed.

petplay.com

$6.90-$9.90

Digestive Support

Because small animals benefit from healthy digestion, too, OXBOW makes Natural Science Papaya Support supplement. It also contains pineapple, papain, bromelain and timothy grass. Awarded first place in Small Animal product category at SuperZoo 2018.

oxbowanimalhealth.com

$8.99 (1.16 ounces)

Lights

Fishkeepers can create their own custom lighting with Marineland Adjustable Lights from SPECTRUM BRANDS. The modular units with single or double tracks use light pods, all of which easily install to increase brightness, customize light color and highlight particular areas. Available in a variety of sizes for all types of aquarium setups.

marineland.com

$5.99-$24.99 (pods), $49.99-$289.99 (tracks)

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Happy Birthday! 

MERRICK makes dog birthdays and gotcha days even more special with its Grain Free Birthday Paw-ty Recipe. Made with deboned beef and salmon, green beans and Yukon gold potatoes, it proves easy to digest and contains no corn, wheat or soy.

merrickpetcare.com

$2.99

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8 Styles in Dogwear — From Buzz Lightyear to a Cozy Sweater

Know what to stock and make them available.

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THE NATIONAL RETAIL Federation confirms the trend: More than 31 million Americans have an itch to dress up their pets for Halloween — and that’s just one day of the year! When you’re stocking dog clothing, look for daily wear and special event clothes, plus lots of sizes so there’s something for everyone.

Wonderful Coat

Parisian Pet

KEY FEATURES: The modern design features a faux-fur trim on bright red and light gray tones — a striking contrast to make the coat truly stand out.

SALES TIP: Pretty and practical, this coat is both a fashion statement and cozy.

parisianpet.com, (305) 463-7151

$29.99

Fashion Pet Plaid Reversible Coat

Ethical Products

KEY FEATURES: This machine-washable coat features imitation tortoise shell toggle buttons and a hook-and-loop fastener belly band.

SALES TIP: It’s a BOGO — this navy plaid fleece reverses to an all-black version.

ethicalpet.com, (800) 223-7768

$39.59

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Long Sleeve Tees

Paco & Lucia

KEY FEATURES: Peruvian pima cotton T-shirts made of expensive fabric and thoughtful details like contrast stitching.

SALES TIP: Crossover artists: These precious pieces are made by seamstresses experienced in making luxury baby clothes.

pacoandlucia.com, (917) 447-4313

$39

Cookie Monster Costume

Pet Krewe

KEY FEATURES: A plush, bright blue costume of Sesame Street’s foremost food reviewer. It’s easy to get on and off, and good for pets who don’t really like dressing up.

SALES TIP: An Instagram-able “walking costume” where the dog looks like he’s carrying cookies.

petkrewe.com, (504) 458-8911

$24.99

Buzz Lightyear

Rubie’s Costume Company

KEY FEATURES: This officially licensed Buzz Lightyear costume shines with light-up wings, an easy to adjust chest piece and a flexible doggie helmet.

SALES TIP: Stock up for June 21, when the highly anticipated TOY STORY 4 hits big screens.

rubies.com, (516) 326-1500

$24.99

The Bood & The Snood

Ruffina NYC

KEY FEATURES: The Bood is a pullover coat for the body, cut in different styles for male and female dogs, and the Snood is a button-on scarf to keep everybody’s neck warm.

SALES TIP: A two-piece for pets — sell them as a set or mix and match complementary color combinations.

ruuffina.nyc, (917) 499-7888

bood-$40; Snood-$25

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Stumptown Jacket

Ruffwear

KEY FEATURES: A fashionable quilted coat with side-release buckles, reflective trim and a leash portal so it can be worn over a harness.

SALES TIP: An insulated jacket that provides cozy warmth for pups who like cold-weather adventures.

ruffwear.com, (888) 783-3932

$64.95

Jackson Elk Sweater

PetRageous

KEY FEATURES: A light gray sweater accented with a darker gray collar and trim, and set off by the main feature, an elk head silhouette.

SALES TIP: This woodsy design looks high-end but it’s made of wash-and-go material.

petrageousdesigns.com, (800) 893-9893

$17.99

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Fix Up Your Reptile’s Digs with These 8 Products

Set the right scene — and provide comfortable digs — for your reptile friends.

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IN REPTILE HABITATS, pet owners get to use their imaginations. Building micro-studies of rainforests and river bottoms lets people design imaginary ecosystems and innovative environments. Stock up on reptile habitats and accessories designed to keep the dream alive. If you’re building a fantasy rainforest, why spoil it with a metal bowl?

Rainforest Terrarium

Exo Terra / Hagen

KEY FEATURES: An extra-tall glass terrarium with secure, swinging front doors and a fully ventilated top.

SALES TIP: Ideal for tree-dwellers — think boas, tree frogs and leaf-tailed geckos.

exo-terra.com, (800) 724-2436

$159.99

Flexible Climbing Vine

Penn-Plax

KEY FEATURES: A 5-foot stretch of flexible, bendable climbing vine can be used to fill in the gaps between plants and substrate.

SALES TIP: Keep things interesting — this natural-looking climber vine can be bent to create hiding spots and climbing areas.

penn-plax.com, (866) 625-2385

$6

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Bamboo Hide

Galapagos

KEY FEATURES: This 18-inch habitat hideaway is made of real, natural bamboo. When it’s filled with moist moss, the water is slowly released to boost humidity levels in a terrarium.

SALES TIP: Doubles as a tool for egg incubation, tarantula hide and even growing live plants.

galapagosreptilegear.com, (805) 450-6115

$19.99

ReptoHeat

Tetrafauna

KEY FEATURES: A dual temperature basking heater is designed with a microcomputer inside to control basking temperature with accuracy.

SALES TIP: Power up and save, as it’s the most efficient source of basking heat on the market.

tetra-fish.com, (800) 526-0650

$98.99

Naturalistic Terrarium Tropical Kit

ZooMed

KEY FEATURES: An all-in-one terrarium that’s good for beginners and takes up just a little space at 12 by 12 by 18 inches.

SALES TIP: A starter pack to add a little bit of the jungle to your life: day and nighttime lamps, substrates, moss, plants and a how-to guide.

zoomed.com, (888) 496-6633

$109.99

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Wetlands Bowl

T-Rex

KEY FEATURES: A water bowl that’s truly natural — it’s made from half a coconut. Good for non-sterile environments, and particularly good for dart frog setups.

SALES TIP: A multipurpose accessory, you can recommend it as a water dish or seed it to grow moss and plants.

reptilesupplyco.com, (800) 750-9065

$4.49

Bow Front-Opening Terrarium

Zilla

KEY FEATURES: Bowed front doors give extra dimension to this terrarium, which includes a realistic tree background, removable doors and inserts to maintain humidity.

SALES TIP: The bowed glass lends a new depth to this style of reptile keeping.

zillarules.com, (888) 255-4527

$149.99

Black Terrarium Sand

Reptile Sciences

KEY FEATURES: A rich, 100 percent digestible calcium carbonate that also neutralizes odor.

SALES TIP: Reptile patterns pop on this inky background, and it’s versatile — works for snakes, reptiles, turtles and dragons.

reptilesciences.com, (954) 492-8196

$14.99

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8 Habitats and Accessories for Small Animals

Exciting homes for the little furballs.

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SMALL ANIMAL OWNERS want some excitement in the aisle, so give them style options to browse. Stock high-end cages that blend into the home décor, plus cages that play with colorful designs, design-forward architecture and lighting effects. Set up a display model and fill it with related accessories like colorful habitat fillers and hides within the larger space, and point out hidden surprises like extra deep debris trays.

Care Fresh Small Pet Bedding
Healthy Pet

KEY FEATURES: Made from scratch, this ultra-absorbent fluff provides the softest, driest, most comfortable home for small pets.

SALES TIP: Add a cheerful pop of color to any small pet’s home with Tutti Frutti or Blue Paradise options.

healthy-pet.com, (800) 242-2287

$16.99

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Guinea Habitat Plus
MidWest Homes for Pets

KEY FEATURES: In just 15 pounds, this guinea pig cage offers 8 square feet of play space, plus more than a foot of ceiling space.

SALES TIP: Using special lock-in-place ramps, doors and divider panels, customers can customize the space for their pets’ needs.

midwesthomes4pets.com, (800) 428-8560

$61.99

3-Level Hamster Cage
Iris USA

KEY FEATURES: Hamsters get three levels of space in this compact housing unit that features a see-through front and wire sides to keep air flowing.

SALES TIP: ¡Claro! Pet parents will appreciate transparency of this colorful habitat.

irisusainc.com, (800) 320-4747

$54.99

Park Ave Indoor Hutch for Rabbit and Small Animals
New Age Pet

KEY FEATURES: Made with an eco-friendly and durable composite material, this habitat is nontoxic, nonabsorbent and easy to clean.

SALES TIP: A chic look in a snap — this requires no maintenance and can be assembled in minutes.

newagepet.com, (510) 887-5976

$299.99

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Grass Feeder Hut
Prevue Pet Products

KEY FEATURES: A grass and treat holder with ventilated slots and a wide corner entry opening that accommodates most small animals, from rabbits to rats.

SALES TIP: The unvarnished look gives a shabby chic look to this furniture that encourages playing, hiding, snoozing and nibbling.

prevuepet.com, (312) 243-3624

$29.99

CritterTrail LED Color Changing Habitat
Kaytee

KEY FEATURES: The eye-popping habitat includes a color-changing LED and five color settings: nocturnal red, pink, green, purple and yellow.

SALES TIP: Super fun and super safe, this cage features narrow wire spacing and side lock latches, with secure openings on top and in the front.

kaytee.com, (800) 529-8331

$59.95

Tabby Cat Hamster Hideout
Ware Pet Products

KEY FEATURES: The Tabby Cat Hamster Hideout from is a little nook of a getaway for small animals, easy to wipe down and keep clean.

SALES TIP: A versatile piece, you can keep it inside a cage as a play place, or use it for outside the cage activities.

warepet.com, (602) 257-8803

$8.99

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Living World Deluxe Habitat
Hagen

KEY FEATURES: Elegantly styled with an arcing red wire top, this hybrid cage has an upper wire frame and a plastic bottom base, with interior hiding spots for rabbits, guinea pigs and chinchillas.

SALES TIP: Get that quality time in: This habitat features a balcony where pets and people can play around.

hagen.com, (800) 554-2436

$99.99

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