April 29: Round-Up of COVID-19 Resources

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See what retailers like you are doing to connect with customers on social media, discover new CDC guidelines for pet parents, and much more in this week’s pet industry update.



Here’s What Retailers Like You Are Doing During COVID-19


Animal Supply Company – April 29, 2020

While pet retailers are allowed to keep their doors open as essential businesses, maintaining customer engagement during the pandemic has been challenging. Here are a few creative ways retailers are staying connected.

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More Funding Available for Small Businesses


Pet Product News – April 27, 2020

The CEO of Animal Supply Co. asserts that the grocery channel supply chain can’t keep up with pet owners’ needs and offers an update on what his company is doing to support pet specialty.

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APPA Webinar Shares COVID-19 Pet Food Sales Data


PetFood Industry – April 23, 2020

The American Pet Products Association (APPA) examines U.S. pet food sales data to uncover what pet parents purchased during the pandemic.

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SURVEY: How is COVID-19 Impacting Your Business?

We want to better support you during these uncertain times. Take this brief survey and let us know how the pandemic has affected your store and what we can do as your distributor to support you.

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Webinar: How to Help Brick & Mortar Retailers Recover


APPA – April 29, 2020

The second APPA virtual town hall will explore how the pet industry can help retailers rebound after the health crisis.

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Retailers Report Service Offerings During COVID-19


Pets+ – April 26, 2020

Part two of Pets+ COVID-19 Impact Survey details what shopping experiences retailers are providing to customers.

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CDC Releases New Guidelines for Pet Owners


CDC – April 23, 2020

The update advises pet parents to restrict pet interaction with people or animals outside of the household.

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During uncertain times, one thing remains constant: Animal Supply is here to support you and your business. Together, we can help keep pets and our communities happy, healthy and safe.

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