According to a recent report in Global Market Insights, a market research and strategy consulting firm, the United States pet care industry ballooned to $95.8 Billion in 2019. While most of the growth came from pet food products, a respectable portion of the increase was due to personal pet care and accessories. Indie Business Network members tend to be rabid pet fans, so it's no surprise that they make wonderful products to enhance your pet's everyday life.
By the way, pictured here is Dee-O-Gee, owned by one of my team members, Jennifer Smith. Actually, I should say that Dee-O-Gee owns Jennifer and her family. Dee-O-Gee is a playful 11-pound Shih Tzu/Yorkie mix who will be a year old on December 3. (Dee-O-Gee waived her influencer fee for me; thanks Dee-O-Gee!) Follow Dee-O-Gee on Instagram. I am distracted by her cuteness. …
Innovation is significant in the pet care arena where personal care product lines traditionally associated with humans have crossed over to our furbaby friends. Let's take a look at a few standout products crafted by our members!
Favorite Furbaby Products!
Dog Flea Spray, by Lavender Falls (LA)
Maker: B. Brochhausen
Kill fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes with natural botanical extracts.
Dog Collar, by C & K Pet (Canada)
Maker: Kris Taylor
1-inch wide dog collar with buckle, comes in a variety of designs.
K9 Bug Spray, by Hazel Moon Botanicals (NH)
Maker: Marie Davis
Repel ticks, mosquitoes and flies with this cooling aromatherapy blend.
Nose Butter, by The Blissful Dog (MN)
Maker: Kathy Vitcak
Drench your dog's parched nose and pads in butters, fats and oils. Several sizes available.
Smooch Pooch, by Exotic Aromas (CA)
Maker: Angela Knox
Freshen your pup's coat between baths with lavender, orange, eucalyptus and mint.
Essential Oils Blends. for Dogs, by Nalu Oils (CA)
Maker: Ryan Fair
Help your dog feel his best with aromatherapy blends of Calm, Energy, Focus, Motion, and Peace.
Organic Dog Sunscreen, by Mystic Roots (OR)
Maker Wendy Christiansen
Soothe your dog's skin after sun exposure. Handmade with carrot seed oil and red raspberry seed oil.
Dog Shampoo, by Mr. Wigglebottom's (TX)
Maker: Michelle Cook
Essential oils of cedarwood, cypress, citronella, lemongrass, and lavender naturally repels insects.
Peace for Dogs, by Mindful Mixtures (CA)
Maker: Jody Pesapane
Put your furry friend at ease with dog-friendly aromatherapy blends that help soothe his emotions.
Questions for discussion and sharing
By the way, if you agree that Dee-O-Gee is the most adorable pet ever, second to yours of course, you can get more of her cuteness on Instagram.
Do you have a pet? Do share the sweetness in the comments below. And if you've tried some of these products, let us know that too!
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