Posts tagged "Lickety Stik"

Holiday Gifts for Pets: New Products Help Pets To Be Green

You'd think that picking up after Fido is the right "green" thing to do, but that's not the case; the average plastic bag takes 1,000 years to biodegrade. You can now get the job done with Earth Rated Poop Bags, which biodegrade in 40 days. The bags are available in various quantities, and some even smell like lavender (at least while empty). Bags are available in over 2,000 retail stores and online. Learn more at
The economy be damned, most pet owners still manage to provide holiday gifts for their four-legged friends. At the Annual H.H. Backer Annual Pet Industry Christmas Trade Show last month in Rosemont, Ill., which previewed many new products, a common theme was “being green.” Here are some new products – which you may consider for... Read more »

Backer Trade Show: Hundreds of Pet Products on Dispay

Due to sickness and death as a result of chicken jerky treats - I have told people not to buy any jerky treats.
I am mostly right - I mean why take a chance with your beloved pet? However, I didn't explain that there are a small pawful of companies with source ALL of their ingredients in the U.S. and are therefore safe. Here's one company - and, in fact, they went into business out of concerns of companies (often large companies) who source from China (some concede this on their packaging, some do not). Until things improve regarding products made in China (for pets or people), why would you take a chance?
Want to know what’s new in the world of pet products, from games for cats to jerky treats truly made in the USA. It’s all at the annual H.H. Annual Backer Christmas Show held at the Rosemont Convention Center, Rosemont, IL. I’ll be writing soon about highlights, some of may favorite new products…These  images are an... Read more »

Drinking Up for Trio and Project Rescue Chicago Pups

Drinking Up for Trio and Project Rescue Chicago Pups
The Franklin Tap, along with Matrix Partners, a marketing firm focused on the pet industry, is hosting a benefit for Trio Animal Foundation on Wednesday, January 25th, 5:30 to 9 p.m., 325 S. Franklin (between Jackson and Van Buren) . The goal is to raise money to help alleviate the costs that Trio has incurred... Read more »
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