Posted: March 6, 2012, 5 p.m. EST
The pet industry has trade shows throughout the year where manufacturers unveil their new and current products to pet store retailers and distributors. The 2012 Global Pet Expo trade show was held February 29 through March 2 in Orlando, Florida, and boasted more than 900 pet product companies. The Global Pet Expo is presented by the American Pet Products Association and the Pet Industry Distributors Association. The trade show features pet products for dogs, cats, fish, both pet and wild birds, reptiles and small animals, such as rabbits, ferrets and hamsters. Here is a sampling of the new small animal products exhibited at the show.