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OurPet’s Company (trading as OPCO) has announced the appointment of Richard C. Farone as Board Advisor. He is currently President/COO/Founder of Guardian Technologies LLC.

Founded in 1995, OurPet’s Company began with the manufacture of the Big Dog Feeder raised feeding system. Several brands are touted in the company’s portfolio, including Flappy dog toys, Durapet Premium Stainless Steel Pet Bowls, Pet Zone, ecoPure Naturals, Cosmic Catnip, SmartScoop, and Play-N-Squeak® cat toys. OurPet’s is a publicly traded company.

Dr. Steve Tsengas, the founder, believes in promoting a pet’s health, well-being, and interaction between pet and owner. Located in Fairport Harbor, Ohio, they trade under the ticker symbol OPCO.

Tsengas shared thoughts on Farone’s appointment, stating, “Richard brings a wealth of knowledge to the OurPet’s Board, which he acquired during the critical growth years when he was with Royal Appliance Manufacturing. During those 18 years, Royal Appliance Manufacturing grew to a leading and well respected appliance company featuring the Dirt Devil brand. At Royal Appliance, Richard held top executive positions including VP of Product Development, VP Sales and Marketing and Executive VP of Sales, Marketing and Product Development. As Board Advisor he will play a key role in transitioning OurPet’s to a large, key player in the expanding $50 billion pet market industry.”

Farone received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Cleveland State University.

OurPet’s does not sell directly to the public but certain items on their website are marked with a “Buy Now” button, indicating the item is for sale either on or

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