Feature Stories

Welcome to the feature story library of John A. Van Den Bosch Co. Browse our Headlines, and click the link or the photo to view the full story.


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DuckyWorld | Catnip Toys That Actuallly Work!

DuckyWorld makes a wide range of YEOWWW! Brand premium cat toys that are crafted here in the USA using only the best quality organic catnip, materials, and workmanship. For over 22 years, we always have you, our cats, and our cat customers’ best interests in mind.

  

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Sentry | Keeping Pets Happy & Healthy

When pets have stress-related behavior problems, it’s hard to remember how lovable, loyal and entertaining they can be!  But, it doesn’t have to be this way!

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True Dogs | Good for you, your dog, and the planet

When we started True Dogs four years ago we set out to create a business driven by our values. Perhaps we’re a bit old fashioned, but we believe that business can be a force for good. Here are the things that we stand for...

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NaturVet | For the Health of Your Pet

NaturVet sells a variety of natural pet supplements for dogs, cats and horses; including an assortment of training aids and natural home and yard care products. Learn how Winston the lab inspired this amazing company.

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American Natural Premium | Premium Nutrition Without the Premium Price Tag

American Natural Premium is a small family-operated business, started by Jennifer Burlo and Gene Large in 1988 who ran and operated Riverview Kennel. They noticed the lack of quality dog food their customers were bringing into their kennel and the issues the dogs were having on the food. So, they decided to... 

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American Dog Logo  | Run, Play, Relax... repeat

The American Dog mission is to bring USA-made dog products to the market. Our items are hand-produced by people who still believe in the American Dream – a dream that keeps Americans working and keeps money in the United States, stimulating our own economy. 

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Suggestive Selling | Themed Opportunities

February is Dental Month - Set up a themed display near the register to make dental health products for dogs and cats an easy add-on sale!

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The Company of Animals | The Animal Experts since 1979

At The Company of Animals we are passionate about creating behavior enhancing products to improve the relationship between people and their dogs.  Their pioneering approach is founded on a strong belief that most dog owning challenges can be prevented if owners have access to the right training products and advice.

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Soothing your Dog's Achy and Stiff JointsLearn how to advise customers about helping their dogs and soothing joint pain.

This new whitepaper published by John A. Van Den Bosch Co. will help you guide your customers through the many choices available in joint care products. This article teaches you how to create a soothing lifestyle for dogs with achy or stiff joints. You will also learn about various nutrients that help with joint inflammation and arthritis. 

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MARS petcare | A better world for pets

Mars Petcare is a company that can offer all of its Retailers a full range of offerings in all price categories.

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Get to know BUCKEYE® NUTRITION 

BUCKEYE® Nutrition is committed to providing horses with the highest-quality, safest feed possible. BUCKEYE® Nutrition uses only the finest, 100% traceable ingredients to develop premium, nutritionist-formulated feeds. When you buy BUCKEYE® Nutrition, you know you’re buying quality.

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Merrick | Whole Health Made Right

At Merrick, we don’t just make pet food. We make the Best Food Ever. For the Best Pet Ever. Yours. Merrick Pet Care's real, wholesome recipes use USDA-inspected deboned meat and fresh produce for industry-leading levels of protein, glucosamine and chondroitin. And we never import ingredients from China...  

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Dog Rocks | Stop Pet Urine Burn Marks ... NATURALLY

Dog Rocks are a 100% natural and safe Australian product that help save your lawn from burn patches caused by dogs when they urinate on your grass. They filter out impurities in water, such as tin, ammonia and nitrates without changing the PH level of your dogs urine.  

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Flea & Tick Products | Side-by-side Comparison

Fleas and ticks are concerning for pet owners. Understanding and supplying flea and tick preventatives is an opportunity to enhance your relationship with customers, but also a public service.

If you have a customer who is hesitant to treat their pet for fleas & ticks, coach them in the dangers of fleas & ticks. Show the customer different product solutions that hit different price points and be prepared to explain the positives of both.

Here are four handy charts to help you understand the differences between the myriad of flea & tick products available from John A. Van Den Bosch Co.



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Fireworks Season is Near!  Tips for helping your customers soothe their pets when the booms of fireworks create a stressful situation.

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Vendor Spotlight | Pioneer Pet, aka Smart Cat, aka Sticky Paws
Q&A with Pioneer Pet. Learn about Pioneer Pet and their premium quality all natural and light weight clumping cat litter, superior quality dog and cat hard goods, including: Fountains, Feeders, Toys, Scratching, beds and behavior.
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