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February 16, 2008
Tierra Griffiths / Julie Rowe
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New Product Showcase Winners Announced for Global Pet Expo 2008

(GREENWICH, CT) – The American Pet Products Manufacturers Association (APPMA) and the Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA) are pleased to announce the new product showcase winners from this year’s Global Pet Expo held February 14-16, 2008 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California.


Best in Show
Microbe-Lift Aquarium Line 40 pc. Bacteria Display
Ecological Laboratories Inc.
Booth 2150

Second Place
Marineland’s High End Marine Series B
United Pet Group
Booth 1714


Best in Show
Celltei Pak o-Bird for big Macaws (with foldable cart)
Booth 7724

Second Place
Finch Station by Kaytee
Kaytee Pet Products - Central Garden & Pet
Booth 1312

Third Place
EZ CARE Activity Center by Super Pet
Super Pet - Central Garden & Pet
Booth 1312


Best in Show
Undercover Mouse
Panic Mouse Inc.
Booth 5835

Second Place
Designwerks Inc.
Booth 7216

Third Place
SmartyKat WildSpin Electronic Motion Ball
WorldWise Inc.
Booth 4111



Best in Show
The Comfy Cone
Imagine That Designs/ All Four Paws
Booth 7342

Second Place
Water Bottle Cruncher
Bamboo (Div. of Munchkin Inc.)
Booth 820

Third Place
Dog Tread - Motorized Exercise Treadmill
PetZen Products LLC
Booth 611



Best in Show
Equine Rapid Bath
Jarden Animal Solutions
Booth 2442

Second Place
Urine Off Equine & Kennel Bag-in-Crate System
Urine-Off by Bio-Pro Research LLC
Booth 5502

Third Place
Seasons of the Horse by TFH Publications Inc.
Central Garden & Pet
Booth 1312



Best in Show
Keepsake Pet Stone
Elan Designs Inc.
Booth 7425

Second Place
Canvas “Pop Art”
Booth 7621

Third Place
Holiday Gift Display by TFH Publications Inc.
Central Garden & Pet
Booth 1312



Best in Show
Laguna Deck Pond
Rolf C. Hagen (USA) Corp.
Booth 2814

Second Place
Slate Fountain
Rolf C. Hagen (USA) Corp.
Booth 2814

Third Place
HBH Premium Pond Foods
HBH Pet Products
Booth 2122


Best in Show
Exo Terra Desert Habitat Kit
Rolf C. Hagen (USA) Corp.
Booth 2814

Second Place
Digital Infrared Thermometer by Zilla
Central Aquatics - Central Garden & Pet
Booth 1312

Third PlaceJ
ungle Vine
Lee’s Aquarium & Pet Products
Booth 3437


Small Animal

Best in Show
Timothy Club
Oxbow Pet Products
Booth 4948

Second Place
Critter Universe 3
Ware Manufacturing
Booth 4118

Third Place
Top Fill Water Bottles by Super Pet
Super Pet - Central Garden & Pet
Booth 1412


Point of Purchase

Best in Show
Moody Pet Inc.
Booth 7626

Second Place
Retail Display Rack
DuckyWorld Products Inc.
Booth 4325

Third Place
Doggy Java
Doggylicious LLC (Doggy Java)
Booth 7604



Best in Show
Eco Tees From Scratch
From Scratch
Booth 7722

Second Place
Pet Tent
Puppe Love
Booth 7701

Third Place
Alligator Collection
Susan Lanci Designs Inc.
Booth 7606


Photos of “Best in Show” products will be available by contacting beginning Tuesday, February 19, 2008.

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Global Pet Expo, the pet industry’s largest annual trade show, is presented by the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association (APPMA) and Pet Industry Distributors Association (PIDA). The 2008 Show featured 796 exhibitors, over 2,300 booths and more than 825 new product launches. 4,000 pet product buyers from around the world attended. In 2009, Global Pet Expo will take place February 12-14 in Orlando, FL. Global Pet Expo is open to independent retailers, distributors, mass-market buyers, and other qualified professionals. For more information, visit