Petmate Announces Acquisition of Gen7Pets

ARLINGTON, Texas, Nov. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Petmate® announced today the acquisition of Gen7Pets™, a leading manufacturer of pet products including pet strollers, travel carriers and ramps.

"With its focus on products that provide care and safety for pets, Gen7Pets is an excellent fit for the Petmate product portfolio," said Alice Tillett, CEO, Petmate. "Our mission is to provide fun, trusted, quality products to enhance the lives of pets and their families. The addition of Gen7Pets continues us down that path, enhancing our commitment with an ever more comprehensive catalog of product offerings."

Founded in 2012, Gen7Pets has been committed to providing quality products that keep pets comfortable and feeling secure while offering portable convenience. The complete product line includes pet strollers, travel carriers, ramps, steps, cots, and petyards with Stylish-Fashion and Simple-Functionality.

Petmate will be transitioning management of the Gen7Pets business and its associated intellectual property to the company's corporate headquarters in Arlington, Texas, within the next three months. Petmate will be retaining key Gen7Pets positions during this integration period.

"It's important to us that Petmate shares our commitment to pet families," said John Sandiford, president, Gen7Pets. "We're excited that our product line will have a role in Petmate's continuing commitment to innovate, develop and expand the category."

About Petmate
Founded in 1963, and headquartered in Arlington, Texas, Petmate is passionate about providing fun, trusted quality products worldwide to enhance the lives of pets and their families. The company's vision, to be the worldwide leader of solutions and excellence in the pet industry, encapsulates its commitment to deliver award-winning, innovative ideas daily to each of its product categories including bedding, kennels, dog houses, feeding and watering products, litter maintenance products, toys, collars, leads, travel, and more. Petmate's portfolio of pet, family-favorite brands include Aspen Pet®, Brandon McMillan, Chuckit!®, Dogzilla®, Fat Cat®, Jackson Galaxy®, JW®, and LA-Z-BOY®. For more information, visit

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