Vo-Toys, Inc. is nearing the beginning of its sixth decade in the companion animal pet products business. We are known throughout the world as having the most complete and finest line of pet toys and accessories. The focus of our company is to provide the highest quality and most unique assortment of products in the categories that we are a core provider. These include cat and catnip toys, vinyl and latex dog toys, rubber dog toys, plush and fleece dog toys, pet apparel and pet travel items, grooming tools, rawhide dog chews and feeding bowls. No company in the United States can rival our depth and breadth, competitive price points and styling.
Kurt and Edith Vogel founded the company just prior to the start of World War II. The original products were hand stitched leather dog toys, leashes and collars and 100% catnip filled mice. Some of the original cat toy designs remain institutional even today. From its inception, the company has continued to evolve and grow systematically. Each of the past sixty years has experienced continued sales increases and profitability.
In 1953, Arthur Hirschberg joined the company and shepherded it during the meteoric growth that earmarked the American pet industry. Currently, he serves as the President of the company. Arthur has been an industry pioneer in sourcing products from emerging countries. Gary Hirschberg, Executive Vice President joined Vo-Toys in 1978 and has been responsible for driving the company forward into numerous classes of trade and into the international arena raising the profile of Vo-Toys, Inc. Today, the VIP/Ring 5 brands can be found in over 25 countries. Both Arthur and Gary Hirschberg served as presidents of the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association in 1976-78 and 1991-93 respectively.
Vo-Toys is recognized for its' industry leading creativity and commitment to quality. Consumers and progressive retailers continue to request the VIP brand. We thank you in advance for your interest and look forward to serving the industry's needs for years to come.