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An African grey parrot found itself witness to a murder.
Firefighters were called to help a horse that was stuck belly deep in water near the M6 in the West Midlands.
A pet thought to be dead clawed its way out of a grave five weeks after it was buried.
An animal lover came to the rescue of dog dumped in Ukraine.
A family of swans needed rescuing from a busy road in Scotland.
A Highland bullock rejected by his herd has grown up thinking he’s a dog.
A trapdoor spider found in only two places on earth probably travelled by raft from South Africa to Australia millions of years ago.
A cat thought to be the world’s oldest moggy has died at the age of 32.
This year’s release of the Guinness Book of Records has its share of record-breaking pets.
Beachgoers were advised to look out for Portuguese men o’war after a number of the venomous creatures were washed up on Britain’s coast.
A womanhad a surprise when she found a live frog in her salad.
A bearded seal, normally found in Arctic waters, has been spotted on the south coast of the Republic of Ireland.
A vet came to the rescue of a dog that had swallowed a kebab skewer.
A baby alligator was found bathing in the sun by a lake…in Somerset!
PETA and photographer David Slater have reached a settlement in a dispute over who owns the rights to a ‘selfie’ of a monkey.
Staying in a hotel room on a work trip can be lonely.
Following reports that Ant McPartlin and his wife, Lisa Armstrong, are set to do battle over their dog, Hurley, a pet expert has expressed concerns over the welfare of dogs in such situations and has given advice on how to avoid it. 
Natural dog food and treat brand Fenton & Charles has launched a new treat for 2018, Roast Duck Wings, adding another product to its range of natural treats and complete dog foods.
 A nationwide appeal has been launched by My Nametags to find human look-a-likes for the dogs at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, encouraging people to share images.
Eurofins Food Testing UK has received approval from Defra for the testing of animal by-products.
A dog creche took centre stage at a special theatre performance of ‘The Hundred And One Dalmatians’ in Birmingham, when volunteers from Fish4Dogs gave a helping hand to some four-legged VIP guests. 
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) yesterday (January 18) declared a bird flu prevention zone across the whole of England, requiring all bird keepers to follow strict biosecurity measures.
Following on from Forthglade’s natural grain-free functional treats for dogs, the Devon company is launching a new limited edition treat just in time for Valentine’s Day. 
An experienced pet trade specialist, who loves to mountaineer in her spare time, aims to take Fish4Dogs to new heights as its sales director.
 Lily’s Kitchen is urging pet food manufacturers to tackle plastic waste and ‘ditch the pouch’ in favour of more recyclable packaging. 
Sainsbury’s has launched its own range of hypoallergenic pet food, the biggest investment the retailer has ever made in its pet food range.
Sharples Pet’s best-selling dog toy, the 5 Senses Ball, is now available in a smaller size, too.
Pet bed specialist Scruffs says its Christmas Extravaganza event was ‘a massive success’ and was seen by more than a million people around the world.
Heights Farm Premium Pet Foods is aiming for even greater heights with the launch of its new franchise business.
It’s the last chance to nominate individuals or teams for the Ceva Animal Welfare Awards 2018, which celebrate the achievements of welfare heroes from the farming, veterinary and charity industries.
Scott ‘Scotty Dog’ Mitchell took time out of the 2018 British Darts Organisation World Championships to meet the dogs at the Millbrook Animal Centre
 Inspired Pet Nutrition, the UK’s largest independent producer of dry pet food, is investing around £1.5m in new equipment at its Dalton Mill site near Thirsk in North Yorkshire to meet increased demand for its range of pet food.
Laughing Dog Food has this week launched a new online PR campaign entitled ‘Dog happy by 
A private equity company has invested in pet supplements company Lintbells. 
Masked robbers have targeted a pet shop, taking cash from a safe before fleeing.
Manchester-based pet bed specialist Scruffs has launched of a Divan pillow bed to complement its existing Chester bedding collection.
Premium baked dog food brand Nineteen87 and the Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity have launched a two-year partnership to raise at least £55,000 by December 2019.
Vets fear that the number of dogs needing invasive surgery to correct painful breed-related deformities will continue to soar as their clients choose to copy big brands and image-obsessed celebrities in their choice of dog breed.
The PetQuip export association has secured cash grants for three major international pet product trade exhibitions in 2018-19
Office furniture retailer Kit Out My Officehas compiled a list of the most annoying office phrases that it believes should be stamped out.
EHEIM has launched what is says is ‘an elegant aquarium combination with integrated LED lights’, the EHEIM proxima classicLED.
A diver from South Tyneside has turned his passion for marine life into a thriving aquatics business.
Singaporean ornamental fish exporter Qian Hu Corporation has recorded its strongest results with a S$142,000 (£79,400) net profit for its third quarter ended Sept 30, 2017. This was up from S$5,000 (£2,800) a year ago.
Marina has developed two new children’s glass aquariums which it says is perfect for a first aquarium where children can ‘independently care for their own aquatic universe and inspire their imagination’.
Tetra has sponsored the Kids Zone at the National Pet Show, held in Birmingham over the first weekend in November.
JBL has launched its JBL ProPond Autumn food, a food designed specifically for the autumn pond.
Eheim launched its LEDcontrol, which is designed to control the different lighting options required to ‘simulate nature’s colours and moods’.
It might be the world’s most unusual ‘sweet 16 party’ but staff at Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre were determined to mark the 16th birthday of their African dwarf crocodiles in style.
Just for corydoras, Natures Grub has brought out Corydoras Sticks, a probiotic insect meal-based 2.5mm stick food for corydoras with an RRP of £3.99. 
Aqua One brought out the OakStyle 110 at AQUA 2017, an oak-effect aquarium set including LED lighting, filter, heater and cabinet.
A Hawaii court has upheld an earlier decision to ban the commercial collecting of marine fish for the ornamental trade.
The country’s only government-registered ornamental marine hatchery is now up and running and supplying the trade with a selection of clownfish, seahorses and peppermint shrimps.
Aquatics manufacturer Certikin International is to distribute the Bermuda pond product range next year. The ownership, marketing and promotion of Bermuda brand will remain with Evolution Aqua.
Aquatics and water gardening specialist OASE is being acquired by US private equity firm Argand Partners, with management acquiring a share in the company as part of the transaction. The financial terms of the deal are undisclosed.
Scientists are a step closer to ending the deadly and destructive practice of illegal cyanide fishing, thanks to new research.
Born Free’s wild orca Springer has given birth to her second calf.
Waterlife has reformulated and repackaged its Ultramarine sea salt.