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Allpets.com, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PetQuarters, Inc., re-launched its web site and an offline catalog. Orders from both the site and the catalog will be supported by a distribution and customer service center in Hazelton, Pa. The Allpets Catalog will offer dog and cat products along with relevant articles and expert advice. The new web site will provide more than 14,000 SKUs for dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, fish and small animals and the same content, advice and resources since its inception in 1996.