Suzanne believes any great affiliate program in the right hands is an opportunity.
Pets Are Money
People love their pets and are willing to spend unbelievable amounts of money to keep their pets happy and healthy. Could you leverage this information to put cash in your pocket?
There are numerous pet product affiliate programs out there that could help you do just that. Some are well-known companies, while others may not be common names (but they are still reputable and pay well). Make your website pet-friendly!
Pet Affiliate Programs
- Pets Warehouse
- The Carefree Pet
- Animal Den
- Spoil My Kitty
- Classic Hound
- Natural Wonder Pets
- Cesar's Way
1. Pets Warehouse
Pets Warehouse boasts that it is the largest dealer of pet products worldwide carrying over 43,000 products. Established in 1974, Pets Warehouse offers affiliates tiered incentives based on monthly sales. Joining their affiliate program is free, most websites are accepted and there is no minimum sales requirement.
- 30-day Cookie
2. The Carefree Pet
The Carefree Pet considers itself the pet industry's leader in natural and holistic pet care with a focus on overall pet health. Their products cater to dogs, cats, and horses. Affiliates don't even need a website to join the affiliate program as they allow you to post banners on blogs and other venues. The Carefree Pet pays monthly and is free to join.
The Carefree Pet Affiliate Program Commission Structure
- 15% commission for monthly sales over $5,000
- 13% commission for monthly sales of $4,000—$4,999
- 10% commission for monthly sales of $2,000—$3,999
- 8% commission for monthly sales of $1,000—$1,999
- 5% commission for monthly sales of $1—$1,000
3. Animal Den
Animal Den is not a place for pets but for pet lovers. They carry all kinds of cool items that celebrate your furry or feathered friends. Everything from animal-related jewelry, clocks, T-shirts, and mousepads can be purchased here. Animal Den's affiliate program is easy and free to join. They value their affiliates as much as their customers.
- Earn a 12% commission for gross sales up to $1000.00 per month. Earn a 13% commission for gross sales of $1,000.00 or more per month.
4. Spoil My Kitty
Spoil My Kitty focuses its attention on the 73 million households in America that include a cat or cats. They offer a large assortment of bedding, furniture, condos, strollers, and everything else a spoiled cat could want. Spoil My Kitty's affiliate program is free and easy to join and includes a $10.00 deposit just for signing up.
- Pay-per-sale—7% of all you sell
5. Classic Hound
Classic Hound is a wonderful place to buy collars, leashes, charms, and other classy accessories for hounds and their people. It's a people-friendly site that is sure to help sales. Classic Hound's affiliate program offers a broad collection of banners, text links, and images to choose from. For every 30 sales you make, they increase the percentage of what is earned.
- 10% on every sale
Bird.com knows a lot about birds. They offer a wide range of products from bird cages and accessories to food and toys. Their site is user-friendly and includes a learning center. If you prefer other animal or pet products, Birds.com has links to them. The affiliate program is called TABcom and can be accessed through Commission Junction. It's free and easy to sign up and they are available for any questions you might have.
- 6% commission on all orders.
7. Natural Wonder Pets
Natural Wonder Pets is a smaller company that credits its success to its honest business practices. They carry their own homegrown natural products and they claim their sales are booming. None of their products are available in retail stores so they get a lot of repeat business. Their herbal products are popular and they advance payment rates based on performance.
- 5%—8% or more commission on each sale
- 15%—18% re-occurring commissions
8. Cesar's Way
Sponsored by the New York Times bestselling author, Cesar Milan, this website offers books, dog supplies, and training DVDs that address common behavior problems and training. his no-nonsense approach is easy to understand and Cesar enjoys a respected presence in the dog training world. This reputation alone attracts motivated buyers. It's free to join their affiliate program which is run by Commission Junction.
- 5%—8% commission with a 35-day tracking cookie
This article is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge. Content is for informational or entertainment purposes only and does not substitute for personal counsel or professional advice in business, financial, legal, or technical matters.
Joanna on July 06, 2018:
Hi Suzie, can you let me know if a customer orders a product through my site, does it get shipped out to the client with my logo or the original logo? How does this process work?
TAWNY FOTH on July 26, 2017:
Thank you, I have never heard of these and I want to support smaller companies with product I would use. Very helpful list. Thanks so much!!
Tonya Wilhelm from Ohio on July 03, 2016:
Wonderful! Thank, you.
BudgetPetCare from US on April 17, 2014:
We have just joined CJ and Linkshare. Would you like to consider BudgetPetCare Affiliate program?
Here is the link: http://www.budgetpetcare.com/affiliates.aspx
suziecat7 (author) from Asheville, NC on March 14, 2014:
Keeley - So glad you found my Hub! Hope it helped.
Keeley Shea from Norwich, CT on March 14, 2014:
I love this article! I am currently researching this stuff and this gave me lots of information on pet product affiliate programs. Thanks! I love it when I search for something in google and one of the top listed websites to go to is from a hubpages author. Of course I may be biased. :)
CJ on April 02, 2013:
You have done an outstanding job compiling this list. I have checked these affiliates programs out and will go with many. I thank you for this information. CJ from GA
Sharilee Swaity from Canada on February 19, 2013:
This is really good to know. I do have a pet website, and these are ones that I might look into. Thanks for sharing!
LuvMoney on January 21, 2013:
I signed up with Pets Best and they just changed their payouts from $2.50 to $40. WooHoo! www.petinsuranceaffiliate.com
Annette R. Smith from Ocala, Florida on January 13, 2013:
I'm so glad I found this, suziecat7. I have a cat blog, so I will certainly check out these affiliate programs.
Maggie on December 10, 2012:
This was really awesome, thank you
suziecat7 (author) from Asheville, NC on August 10, 2012:
Here you go guys - the more the merrier!
LoveMyCat on August 10, 2012:
I've had good luck with the Pet's Best pet insurance affiliate program which pays per lead! Check them out here; petinsuranceaffiliate.com/
VarsityPets on May 22, 2012:
Hi suziecat7 -- Would you consider approving a link to my company's affiliate program? Varsity Pets is devoted to making pets fit and healthy. Our flagship product, the Varsity Ball, is a 110% Guaranteed Indestructible toy for large, high-energy dogs. Check it out: http://www.varsitypetsonline.com/products/Varsity-... Our customers and their pups LOVE it.
Here's a link to our affiliate program: http://www.idevaffiliate.com/31631/index.php. We pay 20% commissions on all tiers of sales, plus 5% for referrals. We also convert paid traffic at approximately 2% and our average order is over $50.
Thanks so much for your consideration! We love this page and we'd LOVE to be a part of it!
ModPetlife on March 05, 2012:
hi - I just launched a website www.modpetlife.com - searching for affiliates - 7% payout and higher depending on sales. email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website bottom page. Thanks!
suziecat7 (author) from Asheville, NC on February 21, 2012:
Hepper - I approved your link because your pods are so cool.
Hepper on February 21, 2012:
We just launched our Modern Pet Products Affiliate program. Maybe it's worthy of your list? http://shop.hepper.com/pages/hepper-pet-products-a... Thanks!
suziecat7 (author) from Asheville, NC on February 17, 2012:
Hi Guys - Hope these places help.
Head To Tails Grooming on February 17, 2012:
Thanks for all the great info. Very helpful. Trying to find more ways to make money. I own a small grooming salon in Calera Alabama
Josh on February 15, 2012:
I am trying out affiliate marketing. One my niches is cat care products. I love cats. I have two cats named Daisy and Lucy. This hub is really helpful. I am definitely book marking this.
Jenafran from Tampa Bay Florida on November 26, 2011:
Thanks for the alternative to Petsmart! Voted up!
suziecat7 (author) from Asheville, NC on October 09, 2011:
Thanks - ePetNation and Betty - Hope these are useful to you.
Belly on October 09, 2011:
Great information regarding dogs
ePetNation from Maryland on October 03, 2011:
WOW! This is great. I am trying to get started myself. I believe pets and animals are the way to go. I really enjoyed your hub I have book marked it so I can go back and reference. I have a website that I am trying to get up and running. Right now I only have a link to my Amazon Astore, which is all pet related goods. I am trying to get into affiliate marketing.
suziecat7 (author) from Asheville, NC on September 30, 2011:
Ashish - You are welcome.
ashish on September 29, 2011:
Working on a website for animals , so thanks for the great list
suziecat7 (author) from Asheville, NC on August 09, 2011:
Thank you all for reading and for taking the time to comment.
Danielle @ Clickbank Auto Profits on June 09, 2011:
Thanks for this post. I love animals and I love affiliate marketing so this seems like the perfect fit for me. Appreciate it!
mkmaran from Singapore on April 12, 2011:
Great collection. I like to join Affiliate marketing because another way to make money :)
Let me give a try the new affiliate programs.
Charley Kane on March 07, 2011:
Thanks for this very handy list. Im giving Pets Warehouse a try.
Peter Owen from West Hempstead, NY on February 14, 2011:
I never even gave this a thought. What a great idea, though I assume your site needs to be about pets rather than a smattering of everything
Old Vet on February 04, 2011:
Thanks for The companies .. I think pets-warehouse Is the best
Lila on January 13, 2011:
Check out Whole Life Pets through Shareasale. They've had a really good EPC for us and 8% commission, plus incentives. We'll check out some of these other ones--thanks!
Francis G on November 28, 2010:
Thanks for the hub. Good source for some quality products to add to a site.
nicomp really from Ohio, USA on November 19, 2010:
This is great info. There are many amazing ways to make a buck online.
MarissaG from Canada on September 29, 2010:
Very informative hub! I didn't realize there were so many pet affiliate programs out there.
suziecat7 (author) from Asheville, NC on September 12, 2010:
Thanks, Amie - hope it helps.
Amie Warren on September 12, 2010:
Great hub! Bookmarking this one to use on my pet blog.
suziecat7 (author) from Asheville, NC on August 06, 2010:
Samisoft - you are welcome.
kandrawe - I try.
Peg Cole from North Dallas, Texas on August 06, 2010:
This is a terrific idea. So many wonderful sites that offer products and services I can stand behind. I like that. Time to bookmark this. Thanks.
suziecat7 (author) from Asheville, NC on August 01, 2010:
Ray - Your mugs are pretty cool. I may just join your affiliate program once my website is ready. Thanks.
kandrawe from Tropical Country on July 31, 2010:
You offer much great information, thanks.
Samisoft on July 30, 2010:
Thank you for all the information it was very helpful for me your hub is one of the best that
have affiliate programs.
Ray on July 27, 2010:
I'd love to hear what you think of our affiliate program at k9travelmugs. We're a new product that's had some great successes so far. Visit us and take a look. It's a great product.
suziecat7 (author) from Asheville, NC on July 21, 2010:
OAM - You are welcome.
Online Affiliate Marketing on July 19, 2010:
Thanks, that's an awesome collection of pet affiliate programs! I once had a pet site (now sold) that just had AdSense ads - wish I knew about these back then.
suziecat7 (author) from Asheville, NC on July 11, 2010:
Infomanic - Some are pretty good. Thanks for reading.
Rismayanti - I believe most of these are available to marketers outside the US.
Rismayanti from Tropical Island on July 08, 2010:
nice info. that affiliate program is applicable for people out of usa?
infomanic on July 03, 2010:
very intresting, I have not looked into affilate networks for pets. I did not know they had them
suziecat7 (author) from Asheville, NC on May 27, 2010:
ezzy and All4JESUS - you are welcome.
suziecat7 (author) from Asheville, NC on May 27, 2010:
Don - I hope it's helpful for you.
Don Simkovich from Pasadena, CA on May 27, 2010:
I know I commented a couple of months ago but I've been thinking of starting a pet affiliate program. I'm definitely bookmarking this Hub for reference. Glad you did the research and wrote it.
ALL4JESUS from USA on May 27, 2010:
ezzy1512 on May 13, 2010:
You are great. THANKS for such info.
Affiliate Reviews on April 13, 2010:
Excellent Hub Suziecat7... Thanks for the comment on my hub as well. Let me know if you want me to send you a set of vids I created on using auto responders. N/C of course.
suziecat7 (author) from Asheville, NC on April 08, 2010:
Sandy - hope some of these places comes in handy.
Don - Thanks for stopping by. I dabbling with affiliate marketing myself.
Don Simkovich from Pasadena, CA on April 08, 2010:
This is really good. Thanks, suziecat7, I've just started affiliate marketing with business products. I've been wanting to expand and these resources may be helpful. I'm bookmarking the Hub.
Sandy Mertens from Wisconsin, USA on March 25, 2010:
I have a humorous pet website and have been looking for something like this. Thanks.
Enterprisetaker on March 02, 2010:
great info, well done
suziecat7 (author) from Asheville, NC on February 27, 2010:
Thank you all for reading. I'm still flailing around looking for the perfect affiliate program for me. I love pets so I found these.
Tony Sky from London UK on February 27, 2010:
My tail is wagging!:D
bonetta hartig from outback queensland on February 22, 2010:
I give this hub 2 thumbs up and will you take 2 big toes as well - you did a great service here - thank you
Isabelle22 from Somewhere on the coastline on February 17, 2010:
As an animal lover I thought this hub was awesome,I gave it a huge thumbs up.
Maxine on February 17, 2010:
You may wanna checkout HoundBound Dog Breed T-shirts, they pay 10% for affiliates:
Holle Abee from Georgia on February 05, 2010:
Wow! I have to check these out. Thanks!
suziecat7 (author) from Asheville, NC on January 30, 2010:
Thank you all for stopping by. I'm just now getting my feet wet with affiliate marketing. It's hard to get organized. I still need work on my website. But animal people are a good market, I think.
Andrew from Italy on January 30, 2010:
Very interesting hub suziecat. I've six pets and five fishes so I guess these informations will be useful in the future. Thanks for sharing. Rated up and bookmarked. :)
Peter from Australia on January 30, 2010:
suzie I have not as yet tried affiliate marketing through my own website, It sure looks like it might be worthwhile!
Thanks a lot for the list :-)
carolina muscle from Charlotte, North Carolina on January 29, 2010:
This is a terrific list- very informative!!!!! Thanks!!
suziecat7 (author) from Asheville, NC on January 28, 2010:
Hi akirchner - no, my babies are two old black labs. But I couldn't resist the little face in the photo. Thanks for reading.
Audrey Kirchner from Washington on January 28, 2010:
Great information and will have to check it out. Love the pic up top - is that your baby?
suziecat7 (author) from Asheville, NC on January 28, 2010:
Hi Lorlie - so glad you stopped by. I think smaller businesses are more apt to take care of their affiliates.
Laurel Rogers from Bishop, Ca on January 27, 2010:
suziecat-this is a fantastic collection of businesses that may have gone unseen. You've put together quite a fascinating list-bookmarked!