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Education- So Many Options, So Much Time

Groomers, and the Grooming Industry at large, are experiencing a renaissance when it comes to their viewpoints on education, certificates,…

Exclusion Process Senate Letter

Contact Your Senator Today. Senators Toomey and Jones are leading a bipartisan, Senate-wide letter to Ambassador Lighthizer requesting that USTR…
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World Pet Association to Unveil Pet Grooming Credential

WPA Pet Grooming Credential to measure foundational skills with regards to knowledge applicable to the trade, safety and animal husbandry…

Recapping 2019 with the WPA & SuperZoo

A Roaring Succes Time really does fly when you’re having fun — we can hardly believe that SuperZoo 2019 is…

December 2019 Newsletter

Census Data Highlights A Booming Pet Industry It’s not surprising to hear that the pet industry is booming, given that…

November 2019 Newsletter

Consumers have access to more options and more information than ever before, which is why customer service is critical to…

October 2019 Newsletter

Make Your Pet Products Fly Off the (Virtual) Shelves It’s difficult to remember the days when entering your credit card…

August 2019 Newsletter

Pet Retail is Evolving. And So Are We. Hello! For nearly 70 years, World Pet Association (WPA) has been a…

July 2019 Newsletter

Sneak a Peek at What’s in Store SuperZoo 2019 is just around the corner! With more than 20,000 pet professionals…

June 2019 Newsletter

Put Yourself in Your Shoppers’ Shoes with Online Quizzes Three Tips for Using Online Quizzes to Understand Your Audience In…

May 2019 Newsletter

Boost Your Staffing Savvy The Keys to Running a Successful Pet Retail Business As a pet industry retailer, you may…

April 2019 Newsletter

Artificial Intelligence Meets the Pet Retail Industry Technology has truly gone to the dogs! With artificial intelligence (AI) implemented into…

March 2019 Newsletter

All About Atlanta Pet Fair: Highlights of the Hottest Show in Grooming and Pet Services When thousands of talented groomers…

February 2019 Newsletter

An Inside Look at the World’s Largest Pet Expo As April approaches, WPA is looking forward to another year of…

January 2019 Newsletter

What’s Buzzing in the Pet Retail Business? As we leave 2018 behind and welcome a new year, it’s the perfect…

US China Tariffs

USTR has updated the press release to include the September 1 and December 15 product lists. List 4A (Effective September…

New Tariffs are here, take a look at helpful information

Our focus is to help you navigate through the complexities of international trade. Whether you are looking to understand the…

Questions on Diet and Dilated Cardiomyopathy? A Resource for Retailers

As a retailer, you may have received questions or concerns from customers following reports of an investigation by the U.S.…

The CDC has updated its investigation notice regarding a multistate outbreak of multidrug-resistant Salmonella infections linked to pig ear dog treats.

Key points since the last update on July 31, 2019: A total of 16 ill people have been added to…

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