ORLANDO, FLA. — Zesty Paws® announced May 10 it has partnered with Walmart to carry out a nationwide retail launch across the United States. The functional pet supplement brand’s top-rated products will be available in Walmart stores across the country and on Walmart.com.
“We are thrilled to be launching in Walmart with our top-performing products to reach even more pet parents and provide them with high-quality supplements, in soft-chew form and toppers, for their furry family members,” said Disa Pratt, vice president retail sales of Zesty Paws. “We know Walmart shoppers will love our product options for both cats and dogs. Our offerings support gut health, the immune system, behavior and more, with exciting flavor profiles available in chews and toppers.”
For dogs, Walmart will add Zesty Paws’ Calming Bites, Aller-Immune Bites and 8-in-1 Bites to in-store and online shelves. For cats, the retail giant will sell Zesty Paws’ Calming Bites and Hairball Bites. Walmart will also carry the brand’s Salmon Oil supplement, which is formulated for both dogs and cats.
“The Walmart Pets mission is to provide simplified, trusted, and affordable pet care for all of our customers,” said Melody Richard, merchandising vice president of pets at Walmart. “We are excited to welcome Zesty Paws, a category leader, to Walmart stores and online. This is another great step forward as we expand our pet health and nutrition products to best solve customer needs.”
The retail expansion follows several recent growth initiatives by Zesty Paws.
Previously sold through e-commerce, big box pet stores and mass merchandisers such as Target, Zesty Paws recently entered the independent pet retail channel through a distribution partnership with Phillips Pet Food & Supplies. In late 2021, the company announced its first international distribution partnership in Canada through PetSmart. The pet supplement brand was acquired by H&H Group in August 2021, which also owns Solid Gold Pet.
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