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Happy Dog
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Romsey World of Water
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Premier Nutrition
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You couldn't make it up!

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Springer spaniel?
You could be forgiven for doing a double-take if you spotted Roo the wonderdog hopping out for a walk.
The five-month-old has got just two legs – but takes a kangaroo-like approach to getting around.
Her bouncing and jumping attracts a lot of attention from confused passers-by who mistake her for a marsupial, according to a report in the Daily Mail.
The plucky puppy, who was rescued from Romania, is thought to have been born with one front leg missing before suffering the loss of the other soon afterwards.
She was saved from death by British charity Safe Rescue for Dogs and had already learned to bounce with kangaroo-like ease when they brought her to the UK in November.
Soon afterwards, Roo – believed to be a cross between a collie and a whippet – was fostered by a nurse and her fireman husband Ian, who now plan to adopt her permanently.

Hearthbreak hotel
A homesick cat used up at least one of its nine lives after surviving for six weeks stuck inside a chimney.
The moggy, named Chloe, endured a 20ft plunge before going weeks without food and water behind the sealed-up fireplace.
The stricken pet had been trying to get back into her home while her owners, Marianne and Patrick Wood, were on holiday, the Daily Mail reports.
The couple had arranged with a neighbour to look after Chloe in their absence, feeding her twice a day and letting her inside at night.
But the homesick cat decided to try to break in to the house – just two days after the Woods arrived in Vietnam for a six-week trip to see their son.
Their neighbours spent a week searching for Chloe but to no avail.
Then the day after the couple returned home they heard a pathetic meowing from behind the sealed-up fireplace in an upstairs bedroom.
Patrick used a knife to cut a hole through the sealant and found a skeletal-looking Chloe barely alive.
The white and ginger cat was rushed to a vets where she was found to have lost more than half her body weight and was given a 50/50 chance of survival. She was put on a drip and fed small amounts of food to help her build her strength up and is now well enough to be allowed home.

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Town and Country Petfoods is giving away three cases of premium HiLife Indulge Me! cat treats to each of 10 lucky retailers

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Pet accessories expert Ancol is giving away two fully-stocked Viva display stands

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Pet industry grows in Korea

The pet industry in Korea has recorded double-digit growth every year since 2010, according to industry officials in the Far East country.

Peckish reveals new look and range

A new Peckish range was launched in May and will be in stores from August.

Food safety standard under review

Pet food manufacturers are among the suppliers being consulted on a revision of ISO 22000 on food safety management to be published in 2017.

Turkey recipe joins Pure Pet Food family

Pure Pet Food has launched a fourth recipe, Turkey Terrific.

Pets Corner store wins customer services award

Pets Corner staff from the St Neots store, in Cambridgeshire, celebrated in style after winning the Best Customer Services award at the St Neots Community & Business Awards after being nominated by a customer.

US pet insurance revenue shows double-digit growth

In an indication of the growth of the pet insurance industry, Trupanion has reported revenue growth in the US of 30% to $33 million for the first quarter of 2015 against the same period last year.

No-fishing zones sees reversal in fish fortunes

A long-term study of coral trout in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has found that controversial no-fishing zones has led to dramatic increases in both size and numbers of fish.

Verm-X grows range for dogs

Verm-X has launched the Verm-X Pellets for Dogs, which it says delivers natural daily control of intestinal hygiene.

Lily’s Kitchen enters senior market

Lily’s Kitchen is adding a Senior Recipe dry and wet food to its range.

Breeding like… fish!

A handful of goldfish dumped into a lake in Boulder, Colorado, just three years ago have reproduced and now number in the thousands, threatening native aquatic populations

Trust Pet Products distributes Tribal treats

Long-established wholesaler Trust Pet Products is now listing the Tribal Pet Foods range of seven treats.

Pedigree donates £20,000 to Blue Cross puppy unit

Pedigree has given £20,000 towards a dedicated puppy unit at the Blue Cross’s new rehoming centre in Suffolk.

Long Paws launches Comfort leads and collars

Long Paws has launched its Comfort Collection of rope leads, and woven collars & harnesses.

Vet’s Kitchen reaches for the stars

With the benefit of informed opinions and experiences of real-life consumers who provide daily feedback through their associated veterinary clinic, the development team at Vet’s Kitchen has created what it believes to be the perfect dog treat – in size, shape, consistency and recipe.

US dog market goes small

Smaller dog carriers and food portions for small dogs, and medications and orthopaedic beds for aging pets, reflect the US trends of more people owning small dogs and pets being more than seven years old, according to data gathered by Packaged Facts.

Pet Charity elects animal behaviourist as trustee

The Pet Charity has appointed Professor Peter Neville as a trustee.

London Zoo hails endangered frog breeding success

Keepers at a London Zoo have become the first in the world to breed a critically endangered frog which has no tongue, the Lake Oku clawed frog

Peregrine Livefoods to host third Open Day

Leading UK reptile wholesaler Peregrine Livefoods is holding its third Open Day on Sunday, July 12.

Pet care franchise wins business award

Multi-award-winning pet care and well-being specialist The Dog Walker has won Best Small Company at the Harrogate Business Awards 2015.

Major fish kill at Texas aquarium

Close to 400 fish including nurse sharks, lionfish, amberjacks and sand tiger sharks have died at Texas State Aquarium following a treatment to kill parasitic flatworms.

Sea Life invites families to explore Ancient Oceans

Sea Life Great Yarmouth is hosting a half-term event for families to learn about the history of the ocean and the evolution of sea-life creatures, some of which have been around for over 200 million years, outliving the dinosaurs.

Flying fighting fish lands paratrooper in trouble

A paratrooper who took a Betta fighting fish on his last jump before he left the army has been punished with an extra 12 days of duty.

FishScience Pond Food goes large

Following requests from pond keepers, the FishScience Everyday Pond Food and FishScience Variety Pond Foods are now available in a 10-litre bucket.

Scientists rely on DNA to block trafficking

Scientists are using DNA to identify fish species to help clamp down on the trafficking of ornamental fish from north-east India.

Interpet brings out starter aquarium

A new starter aquarium has been launched by Interpet, designed to ‘make fishkeeping really easy and fun for all ages’.

Courier aims to resume operations this week

A courier company temporarily stopped shipping live fish in the UK this month, causing disruption to the ornamental aquatics trade.

J&K Aquatics offers retailers chance to win £1,000

Aquatic wholesaler J&K Aquatics has launched a new website allowing retailers to browse its product range and place orders quickly and efficiently.

Fancy being crowned UK aquascaping champion?

J&K Aquatics is launching its first UK Aquascaping Championship, which will culminate in a live ‘scape off’ on its stand at AQUA 2015 in Telford in October.

Exhibitor stand space at AQUA 2015 ‘sold out’

AQUA 2015, the UK’s premier water gardening and aquatics trade event, will stage its biggest ever show in October with a record number of 82 companies showcasing their products and services.

Steve Backshall raises funds for rainforests

Maidenhead Aquatics has committed £7,500 in match funding for Steve Backshall’s kayak challenge for World Land Trust.

Call to support ‘no fish as fair prizes’ message

The Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association (OATA) is asking local authorities to support its position that fish such as goldfish should not be given away as prizes at places like fairgrounds.

Fish in a dish

A Japanese fishkeeper has written a book recommending that hobbyists should keep goldfish in a bowl rather than a fish tank.

Evolution Aqua adds freshwater nano to range

Evolution Aqua has added a freshwater nano tank and cabinet to its growing aquarium range.

Hydor launches third-generation Koralia pump

Hydor has launched the energy-efficient, silent-running Koralia Third Generation circulation pump line for aquariums.

Charity uses online platform to raise funds

A Norfolk conservation group is using an online donation platform to raise funds to help deal with invasive species in its rivers.

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