Category Archives: What’s Happening

What’s happening in the world of pets, pet nutrition, and at Goober Pet Direct.

Mars drops Innova and Reduces Other Product Lines

Mars Petcare has announced a restructuring of several of the key pet food brands they acquired from Proctor & Gamble last year. In the latest announcement, Mars will discontinue all the Innova products and greatly reduce the offerings for EVO … Continue reading

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Purina to buy Merrick

During one of the country’s largest pet retailer conferences in July, Merrick Pet Care announced that they will be purchased by Nestlé Purina PetCare Company. This continues a trend of smaller independent pet food manufacturers being acquired by the major … Continue reading

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Pet Supplies for Cats in Arizona: Should You Buy a Kitty Cam?

Gone are the days of heading off to work, leaving your cat behind, and hoping for the best. The latest technology in pet supplies lets pet owners keep a virtual eye on their home, animals included, while at the office … Continue reading

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Tips for Finding a Great Pet Sitter

Your pets are your family, and if you could, you would pack up the pet travel supplies and take them everywhere you go. Sadly, that is not always feasible, leaving you with two options: boarding them or finding a pet … Continue reading

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Pet Sitter vs. Pet Lodging

If you are going out of town for vacation or work and are unable to take your pet with you, there are a couple of great options available: a pet sitter or a pet lodging facility. When trying to decide … Continue reading

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Halloween Pet Safety Tips

Halloween is always a great time of year filled with candy, costumes, pumpkin carving and fun! While we enjoy the festivities, it’s important to keep our loving pets in mind. All of the different activities going on during one night … Continue reading

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Among the Valley’s Worthiest

In 2001, I met a woman named Pam Gaber. Immediately, I was taken by her grace. She’s also a very smart and motivated woman with integrity. Integrity…. sadly, the word has become a cliche. Advertisers flood the airwaves claiming “honesty … Continue reading

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How to Find a Pet Sitter

In honor of National Pet Sitters Week, I’ve put together a check list of information you – as a pet lover – might want to look at before you leave your beloved four-legged furry family member home alone while you … Continue reading

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Choosing a pet food?

With a myriad of pet food companies fighting for your dollar, how do you make the best choices for your pets? It seems like new brands, products, packages, and promotions are popping up every day… and, of course, everyone claims … Continue reading

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Goober Pet Direct – Expert Advice, Best Selection, Amazing Service

Welcome to Goober Pet Direct, your trusted source for healthy pet foods, supplements, treats, toys, and accessories. Select from thousands of premium natural products for dogs, cats, birds, and small animals, most of which are not available in traditional retail … Continue reading

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