2020 Pet Independent Innovation Awards Program Announces Winners

Annual Awards Program Recognizes Innovation in the Pet Industry Around the Globe



The Pet Independent Innovation Awards program, the industry’s most robust recognition platform, today announced the winners of their 2020 Awards program showcasing the products, services and companies that drive innovation and exemplify the best in Pet industry across the globe.

The mission of the Pet Independent Innovation Awards is to honor excellence and recognize the creativity, hard work and success of Companies, Services and Products within the Pet industry. This year’s program attracted more than 2,000 nominations from around the world.

“Authenticity and innovation are driving the pet industry to new heights, despite the slowdown caused by the global Covid pandemic,” says Bryan Vaughn, Managing Director, Pet Independent Innovation Awards. “As the market gets flooded by an influx of new products and services, consumers are making conscious choices to support products and services that have their furry family members best intentions and needs in mind. We are excited to see the continued growth and innovations within the Pet industry and we extend a sincere congratulations to all the exceptional 2020 Pet Independent Innovation Awards winners that are making that happen!”

All Pet Independent Innovation Award nominations were evaluated by an independent panel of judges within the Pet industry, with the winning products and companies selected based on a variety of criteria, including most innovative and advanced products and services.

The 2020 Pet Independent Innovation Award winners include:

Bowl, Feeders, Waterers
Electronic Feeders/Waterers Product of the Year: PetSafe®
Travel Feeders/Waterers Product of the Year: Lowcountry Pet Specialties Mobowl®

Collars, Leashes, Harnesses
E-Collar Product of the Year: Whistle Labs

Food & Treat
Cat Food Wet Product of the Year: Caru Pet Food
Cat Treat Product of the Year: Sheba
Dog Food Frozen/Raw Product of the Year: Carnivore Meat Company
Dog Food Wet Product of the Year: Portland Pet Food Company
Dog Treat Product of the Year: Lord Jameson
Chewable Treat Product of the Year: Companion CBD

Dog Calming Product of the Year: Paw CBD
Dog Dental Care Product of the Year: Dogswell
Dog Hip & Joint Product of the Year: Back on Track
Dog Homeopathic Product of the Year: 5Strands Affordable Testing
Dog Skin & Coat Product of the Year: Thera-Clean Microbubbles
Small Pet Healthcare Product of the Year: Hero Braces

Carrier Product of the Year: Sturdi Products

Litter Box Product of the Year: Purina
Waste Disposal Systems Product of the Year: Litter Genie

Retailers & Services
Boarding Service of the Year: Wag!
Dog Walking Service of the Year: Wag!
Online Retailer of the Year: Chewy
Storefront Retailer of the Year: Petsmart

Chew Toy Product of the Year: Nylabone
Dog Toy Product of the Year: Kong Dog Toys
Interactive Toy Product of the Year: Starmark Pet Products
Treat Dispensing Toy Product of the Year: DoyenWorld

Bark Control Product of the Year: Dogtra
Sport Training Product of the Year: Garmin

The annual Pet Independent Innovation Awards competition is open to all individuals, products, companies and organizations involved in producing pet products, services and solutions. The next round of nominations will open in August 2021.

For more information please contact Bryan Vaughn at 949.391.1047 or email hello@independentinnovationawards.com


About Independent Innovation Awards
The Independent Innovation Awards program is devoted to recognizing and honoring the most innovative companies, services and products. The Pet Independent Innovation Awards provides public recognition for achievements of pet care industry companies and products including Apparel, Grooming & Cleaning, Food & Treats, Health, Retailers & Services and more. For more information visit: https://petinnovationawards.com.