BOHEMIA, N.Y. — VeRUS Pet Foods, Inc., a holistic pet food and supplement manufacturer based in Hartford County, Md., announced July 15 it has partnered with Natural Pet Direct.

Natural Pet Direct will now distribute VeRUS products to independent pet retailers in the greater New York state region.

“VeRUS Pet Foods is a perfect addition to the Natural Pet Direct family, based on their unwavering commitment to holistic, high quality pet foods and supplements,” said Robert Tucker, chief executive officer and founder of Natural Pet Direct.

Candace Leitman, brand manager at VeRUS Pet Foods, added, “As a veteran-owned business and a company dedicated to high-quality, holistic pet nutrition, VeRUS Pet Foods is a great fit for Natural Pet Direct and the pet specialty independent retailers that it serves. Natural Pet Direct also has a shared dedication to our four founding principles: consistency, quality, commitment and transparency.

“We know the future of this partnership and serving pet-parents is a bright one.”

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