69 January 2017 Pet Product News International
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Espree Animal Products Inc. recently launched a Senior Care Shampoo and
Senior Care Gel. The company developed them to meet the special needs of
older pets, said Shannon Moore, director of grooming and education for the
Grapevine, Texas, manufacturer.
“This solution-oriented shampoo gently cleans the skin and coat of older
dogs while simultaneously soothing sore muscles and arthritis,” she said.
“This healthful, healing bath is full of arnica to aid in the relief of pain, swelling
and arthritis for senior dogs. The gel is used to provide immediate relief in
“Dogs are living longer today than ever before with improved nutrition and
health care,” Moore continued. “We wanted to provide a product to help meet their
changing needs pertaining to their skin and coat as well.”
Brian Collier, marketing manager at TropiClean in Wentzville, Mo., said his
company recently unveiled a full line of Between the Bath products designed just
for busy pet owners.
“With the rising humanization of pets, we’ll begin to see healthful solutions
for our pets catering to the lifestyle of pet parents,” he said. “TropiClean has a full
line of Between the Bath products like our easy-to-use wipes, deodorizing pet
spray, waterless shampoo and ear cleaners. We understand that a lot can happen
in between baths. With our easy-to-use solutions, pet parents will be able to keep
their pet smelling fresh.”
Bobbi Panter, president of Bobbi Panter Pet Products in Chicago, introduced the
Big Boi and Bobbi dog shampoo line at SuperZoo, and response has been “huge.”
“Big Boi is one half of the iconic rap duo Outkast, and we came together out
of a mutual love of our dogs,” she said. “Big has a kennel in Atlanta that used my
shampoos, and we wanted to create something together so we can reach even
more pet owners and help pets across the world.”
What are your favorite skin and
coat care products?
In 2014, surveyed dog owners reported spending an average
of $83 a year on groomers/grooming aids, while surveyed
cat owners reported spending about $43 a year.
SOURCE: 2015-2016 APPA NATIONAL PET OWNERS SURVEY
Nice Mussels from THE HONEST KITCHEN are human-grade blue and green freeze-dried
mussels for dogs. The mussels are all natural and safe for everyday feeding. Made with only
green and blue mussels sustainably farmed in New Zealand, the treats are freeze-dried to
preserve maximum nutrients, quality and taste. Designed as a treat with benefits, blue and
green mussels contain omega- 3 fatty acids to support healthy skin and coat. The treats’
pleasant texture and taste add exciting variety to a pet’s diet. Available in a 2-oz. pouch.
BLACKWING FARMS offers Brave Spray.
The formula is designed to provide mental
and emotional relief from grief, disappointment
and exhaustion using therapeutic-grade
essential oils of West Indies bay, bergamot
leaf, Peru balsam, lime and bay laurel. The
formula is for dogs with histories of or
behaviors associated with abandonment,
past abuse and grief, such as shyness,
distrust and insecurity. blackwingfarms.com
EARTHBATH’S Tushy Wipes
are designed to gently clean
and neutralize the odors in a
dog’s delicate area. They are
effective at removing messes
in the fur. Each contains a mild,
fragrance-free cleansing solution
and soothing botanicals. The
towelettes are infused with sac-charomyces ferment filtrate, and
contain baking soda, aloe vera,
vitamin E and chamomile.
THE LAZY DOG COOKIE CO. presents
Chow Chow Mein, crunchy baked treats
with pumpkin and ginger. The limited-ingredient, vegan treats are wheat, corn and soy
free, and naturally nutritious. They are high
in antioxidants and made in the USA. They
contain no fillers, preservatives or artificial
made in the u.s.a.