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AUG 2015

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112 | Progressive Grocer | Ahead of What's Next | August 2015 Kaleb's Organics Dog Treats These made-in-the-USA, preservative-free dog treats contain all-natural ingredients and are USDA Certified Organic. Pet owners can choose from five flavors, all kosher and vegan, as well as wheat-, corn- and soy- free: Banana Oatmeal, Blueberry Pie, Cranberry Coconut Cookie, Peanut Butter Crunch and Pizza Fusion. www.bhpetgear.com Pet Product Showcase Kong ZoomGroom for Cats This colorful accessory massages and grooms cats at the same time — the soft rubber fingers are a magnet for loose hairs. Regular grooming with the Kong ZoomGroom can help condition skin and reduce hairball forma- tion. The gentle massage action calms stressed or anxious cats, especially in potentially traumatic situations such as visits to the veterinarian. Firm and flexible ¾-inch rubber teeth reach through the coat to massage the skin, and the easy-grip brush is flexible and gentle. www.kongcompany.com Nudges Sizzlers Dog Treats Pets can share the tastes of summer with their hu- man families, thanks to Nudges Grillers and Nudg- es Sizzlers dog treats from Tyson Pet Products Inc. These treats, which look, taste and smell like they came straight off the grill, come in four varieties: Nudges Grillers made with real steak, Nudges Grillers made with real chicken, Nudges Sizzlers made with real beef & cheese, and Nudges Sizzlers made with real chicken & apple. All varieties are available in 3-, 10- and 18-ounce packaging. www.NudgesDogTreats.com New Flavors from Dogs Love Kale Introduced this summer, these new wheat- and grain-free "meaty" flavors are Chicka' (chicken and blueberry) Moo-Moo (beef and carrot), and Gobblers (turkey and sweet potato). Just like the first five flavors (Peanutty, Punkin, Apple Crisp, Sweet Taters and Tropical Delight), the latest varieties are 100 percent sourced and certified made in the USA. The product line's main ingredients are chickpea flour, kale, flaxseed and rosemary, with no animal byproducts. www.dogslovekale.com SPOILeD FOR ChOICe Accessories like Loving Pets' Bella Spill Proof Mats and the Gobble Stopper can make pet parenting a bit easier for customers. The skidproof mats come in a bone shape for dogs (pictured) and in a fish shape for cats. The Gobble Stopper, meanwhile, helps prevent canine bloat by reducing the amount of air pets gulp while dining. can display them] on the shelf, or [with] a clip strip," says Dan Nagy, who handles marketing for Loving Pets, based in Cranbury, N.J. "Loving Pets believes that adding innovative, afordable and space-efcient products in the pet aisle will increase sales in this category." PG It also enables retailers to capture a bigger share of the pet product market by adding sup- plies to what's typically a lineup dominated by, and often confned to, pet food and litter. "Grocery retailers can easily merchandise accessories that complement pet food — [they

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