Nutrition Business Journal

Joint, Omega-3 and Other Supplements Prove Popular for Bowser and Fluffy

When Greg Tilford, president of Animal Essentials, founded his pet supplement company in 1995, the industry was a nascent one, populated by a few companies. Today, more than 100 companies — including Nutramax Laboratories, 1-800-PetMeds and Ark Naturals — produce a growing assortment of supplement products designed for cats, dogs, horses and other domesticated animals. “There's [been] a lot of growth, and it's [been] happening fast for a lot of companies,” Tilford said.

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