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SUPERZOO 2014

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SUPERZOO 2014, MANDALAY BAY CONVENTION CENTER.. NEW PRODUCTS 2014! BALLBOY BOOTH #22130

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Las Vegas!

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  It has been a great couple of weeks at Ballboy! Getting prepped and ready for our first, FIRST, National Pet Trade Show. SUPERZOO! Last year Kris and I traveled, via roadtrip, to Superzoo 2012 to walk the show and determine if this would be a place to premier Ballboy to the nations pet retailers, distributors etc!  We attempted to register for Superzoo 2013 last year but were denied.. the show had already SOLD OUT!  Well, we knew we should be participating so we put our name on the waiting list.. just in case.. Well, we got the email some...

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Planning.. planning.. sewing!

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A big step forward today. Kris has gone to purchase the next level in sewing! A new JUKI brand industrial sewing machine that will finally be used to create many new products that he has buried in that full mind of great dog products!  He has another 1/2 dozen or so prototypes that are ready for this new machine! In addition we are making final decisions on our show booth for SuperZoo next month in Las Vegas!. SuperZoo is among the largest and most attended Pet Trade Shows in the nation!. We feel lucky to have been able to participate!.. ...

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New toy makers!

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We want to introduce Jake and Michael to our toy making team. They join Lizzie, our first and foremost, making quality, handmade and eco conscious dog toys! Today they are completing the new item order from Mudbay! Mudbay has added four new products to their 30 stores and you should find them in the stores over the next couple of weeks!  Summer dog play time is almost upon us. Get your fetch toys now!~ 

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BALL FACTS

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       When Kris began developing the mission/vision for Ballboy and researching the availability of kindly used clean tennis balls he found that no regulation play tennis balls are manufactured in the United States.  Knowing that many retail fetch and play balls were  made in China raised some red flags that there were toxins in these "play balls" and  he wanted to be sure that the tennis balls were, in fact, clean and non toxic.  Kris contacted the tennis ball manufacturers who produced the balls that would be the basis of REPLAY, our take on recycled used tennis balls but...

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