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Pet Business World turns the spotlight on companies that exhibited at the PATS Telford pet trade show, 2016

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Provide a puppy with a strong nutritional foundation to support him for life
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IAMS, the advanced nutrition pet food brand, has responded to consumer desire by launching the new IAMS Naturally range, which offers highly-digestible, naturally-sourced ingredients rich in nutrients for visibly healthy, strong and happy pets.

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Get their tails wagging with Butch Leather and Peach Bum perfumes for HIM and HER

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Garden bounder-y triggers hunt
Wallabies are a relatively common sight in Australia – but one was spotted bouncing across a garden in the heart of suburban Bristol.
The Aussie animal escaped after strong winds blew over a fence in its compound.
Footage of the bizarre sight appeared online after bricklayer Ashley Winnett spotted the big marsupial.
His workmate told the Daily Mirror: “I went to the house he was at and there was this wallaby in the garden. We phoned the police and the community support officers turned up and we left it with them.
The wallaby was captured after a hunt involving The Wild Place animal sanctuary, owned by Bristol Zoo, the RSPCA, council officers and PCSOs.

Prison for supergrass?
A goat has been arrested and is facing seven years in prison – for grazing on a neighbour’s lawn.
Police in Chhattisgarh, in central India, described the animal as ‘a repeated offender’ following the bizarre incident.
The animal is facing the same charges as its owner, Abdul Hassan, who was also arrested.
The potential sentence is between two and seven years behind bars.
According to the Daily Mirror, Abdul said: “My goat scaled the boundary wall again and ate flowers and vegetables from the garden. It was taken to the police station and then the police also brought me in."






Pet Business World turns the spotlight on companies that exhibited at the world’s largest pet trade show in Nuremberg, 2016

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Pet Business World is flying the flag and celebrating companies that are proud to be based in Britain.

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CoCoMutts - virgin coconut oil for dogs - FREE next day delivery for trade customers
Gablestock - superior wild bird food
Kent Pet Care - microfibre towels for dogs
Oasis London - wholesaler to the aquatic trade
Worldwide Tropicals - suppliers of acclimatised fish to the aquatic trade
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Your chance to win Scruffs thermal jackets
Scruffs is giving three lucky retailers the chance to win three complete sets (27 pieces) of Thermal Soft-Shell Dog Jackets

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Bestpets, the specialist petcare division of Bestway Wholesale, held its annual trade day for its Scottish and North East customers at Blair Drummond Adventure and Safari Park, in Stirling this month.
The number of visitors attending the two-day PATS Telford show has broken the 2,000 mark for the second time in the exhibition’s eight-year history.
TV’s biggest pet soap star since Schmeichel, Maria Connor’s black Labrador, Ozzie, has filmed his last scenes and is due to leave the famous street this week, in one of the year’s saddest soap storylines.
A cat lover with a wealth of public sector and voluntary experience has been selected to join the Board of Trustees at Cats Protection, the UK’s largest cat charity.
Dog lovers are the UK’s most prepared pet parents with one in three owners prepping for more than 12 months before adopting a pup, according to new research by Rosewood Pet Products.
Rescue centre dogs in Lincolnshire have been tucking into tasty treats thanks to a donation from pet food brand HiLife.
A free support service has been launched by the UK’s largest cat charity to help grieving owners cope with the loss of their pet.
Dog Rocks has introduced the newest addition to its family, Dog Rocks for Small Dogs.
Natural pet supplements manufacturer Lintbells has been presented with presented with its Queen’s Award for Enterprise by the Lord Lieutenant of Hertfordshire, The Countess of Verulam. 
The pet trade has given PATS Telford a thumbs-up with exhibitors and visitors saying that it has been one of the best shows yet.
Lily’s Kitchen has forged the final link in its senior leadership team with the appointment of Gary Lake as supply chain director to lead its supply chain strategy and be a key point of contact for customers and suppliers during a period of growth for the business.
Twenty-five pet care companies were honoured at the PetQuip Awards Dinner & Party at the Telford International Centre on Sunday at the end of the opening day of PATS.
The RSPCA is campaigning for stricter licensing for people breeding and selling puppies and says that a recent UK Government consultation agrees with its calls.
Charles Owen & Co. (Bow) is to sponsor The Hub at BETA International 2017.
Who would have thought when a Scottish schoolboy sold pet mice to his classmates not long after the end of the Second World War, it would be the trigger for a business that has made him the town’s oldest independent retailer?
The winners of the PATS Telford 2016 New Product Awards were chosen by a team of expert pet retail judges, who arrived at the show early this morning (Sunday, September 25) to make their choices from a record number of more than 260 new products entered.
The Bucktons and Nature’s Feast brands are all set for PATS Telford this weekend with a range of new products and merchandising solutions to present to the trade.
The Pet Industry Federation will be offering new members a free bottle of bubbly if they join on the PIF stand at PATS Telford this Sunday and Monday, as well as waiving the £60 set-up fee.
Unipet is extending a special ‘show’ offer until the end of September after a busy time at Glee at the NEC, Birmingham last week.
A celebrity has stepped in to help support a campaign to raise funds to fight cancer in dogs.
A trade body has criticised a much-quoted statistic on the mortality rates of exported fish as ‘unsubstantiated’.
Distraction thieves targeted a Maidenhead Aquatics branch in Ashtead, Surrey, stealing about £130 from the till.
The Exploris Aquarium in Portaferry, Co Down, reopened last month, almost two years after it closed.
World Feeds has launched invertebrate diets, a holiday feeder and koi pellets.
Treatments are now grouped into four new categories: Water Care, Clean Aquarium, Algae and Fish Aid to help consumers find quickly the product they need and aid merchandising.
Researchers at the University of Southern California have found that fish are susceptible to arthritis
Water treatment specialist Tetra has put forward some theories as to why the Olympic pools suddenly turned green this week.
Tetra’s Research and Development department has been presented the Innovation through Research award by the Association for the Promotion of German Science and Humanities for the second time.
Fishkeeper Scotland will open its flagship store in Edinburgh as part of a £1m, 11-store roll-out plan, creating 30 new jobs across the country.
A Zoo is investigating the deaths of about 200 cichlids in its rainforest exhibit.
Popular aquatic plant water hyacinth will soon disappear from UK ponds after the European Commission published its list of species of EU-wide concern, as part of the Invasive Alien Species Regulation.
Tetra has refreshed two of its most popular water care solutions, AquaSafe and EasyBalance.
Chopped barley straw made into pouches for ponds is no longer covered by the Biocides Regulation in the UK, according to the Health and Safety Executive.
A trade body has criticised a popular statistic on the mortality rates of exported fish as ‘unsubstantiated’.
Eco Pond managing director Francis Saunders has completed an epic 700-mile bicycle ride with two friends from the Channel coast of France to Narbonne Plage on the Mediterranean in seven days.
Aquarian is recalling Aquarian Tropical Flake Food and Aquarian Goldfish Flake Food products on a precautionary basis due to the possible presence of salmonella.
A rockfish at a Canadian aquarium has been given a fake eye to stop tankmates bullying it.
Jump Jet has launched jumping water jets that feature a pre-set display of crossing and jumping jets for garden ponds, but at a ‘fraction of the cost’.
Eco Pond managing director Francis Saunders plans to cycle 700 miles from the Channel coast of France to Narbonne Plage on the Mediterranean in just seven days.

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