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Once again the fireworks season has come round, and many pet owners will be looking for solutions to help their cats and dogs cope with the loud noises.
Our guide lists products that are available for retailers to stock that can help owners find a solution.

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Sales Agents – South East England
Miro & Makauri
Area Sales Manager
Symply Pet Foods
Assistant Chief Executive

Field Sales Executive
Sales Manager – southern region
Sales Representative –
Northern based
Fintail Products
Sales Representative
South West and South Wales
Johnson's Veterinary products
Sales Representative in the Republic of Ireland
Burns Pet Nutrition
Sales Agents Wanted

PJ Pet Products
UK Agents
Loving Pets

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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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You couldn't make it up!

First hand experiences from Newshound, our undercover retailer. Share your own retail views and experiences.


Slimy squatter gets tanked up on coral
A fishkeeper was shocked to a 1.2 metre-long bristle worm that had been hiding in his tank – for two years!
He spotted the giant eunice worm while he was cleaning the tank, the Mirror reports.
He videod the creature on his mobile phone video and it has now been viewed on YouTube more than 172,400 times.
On the video, the American says: “I first saw it after I spent a few nights sat up (after lights went out) for about three hours per night looking for the critter who was eating my corals.
“Even when I knew it was there, I only ever saw it three times within the space of a year.”

Noel has power to create the first bionic cockapoo
An excitable cockapoo has been fitted with a bionic paw – after she had her paw chopped off when she was run over by a lawnmower while on a walk.
Orla was rushed to a local vet, who sedated Orla and then had her transferred to Noel Fitzpatrick’s veterinary hospital in the hope the ‘supervet’ could save her.
Orla had three operations and a long stay at Fitzpatrick Referrals to overcome an infection.
The dramatic story was revealed in an episode of Channel 4’s documentary The Supervet, a fly on the wall documentary based at Noel’s practice in Surrey.
Noel said the surgery was one of the most difficult he had performed and after the surgery he said he was hopeful she would make a full recovery.
He was proved right as after 16 weeks of treatment, Orla made a full recovery and was back at home.
Owner Melody’s young son thinks it is ‘cool’ that’ their pet now has a bionic paw. “We will be the only ones in school with a dog with a robot leg,” he said.

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

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
Conditions may apply to the above offers.

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Pure dog food up for grabs
Four lucky retailers have the opportunity to win an assortment of dog food worth just over £150

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A campaign calling for a change in the law to protect kittens being sold sick and underage has been launched by the UK’s largest cat charity.
IAMS says it has responded to customer demand by launching the IAMS Naturally range, which offers ‘highly digestible, naturally-sourced ingredients rich in nutrients for visibly healthy, strong and happy pets’.
Skinner’s has a new managing director from November 1. Current finance director Lee Phillips will take over the reins from outgoing MD Greg Panter, who is stepping down after 16 years.
Two puppy farmers have been convicted of a string of animal welfare offences after RSPCA inspectors and police found a wheelbarrow of dead and dying dogs at their farm in Bradford.
A survey of nearly 2,000 dog owners by natural supplement company Lintbells has identified that only 17% would definitely ask their vet for help if their dog were stressed and just 13% have actually tried this route already.
Girbau UK is to display a range of specialist commercial laundry equipment for animal care applications and offer advice on laundry design, installation and operation at the London Vet Show at ExCeL, London from 17-18 November.
TV presenter and naturalist Chris Packham is appealing to owners to nominate their pets for the Blue Cross medal.
Samsaroon, a UK-based global company has launched its first branded digital portal –The PawTel Club – on its new website,
Green Pantry has launched a 12kg Working and Sporting Dogs natural grain-free chicken and vegetable super premium dry dog food.
The Pets at Home Vet Group has opened the firm’s 400th practice on Hayling Island in Hampshire.
With all the attention the Marriages stand attracted at PATS Telford, it’s no wonder the company’s new Parrot Mixes got off to a flying start!
Family-owned and run business Aristocrat Pet Supplies, which mills its own ‘high quality and nutritious’ feed and seed in Sheffield, is looking for agents throughout the UK.
A vet is to be recognised with a special award from the International Fund for Animal Welfare at the House of Lords today for helping homeless people and their pet dogs.
A mobile phone app to track homeless cats has been launched as part of the UK’s first in-depth study of the stray population, being carried out by Cats Protection.
Through its annual Worm Awareness Week, Beaphar has been sponsoring Rose, a dark blue roan Cocker Spaniel, through its training to become a hearing dog through Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.
The Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association will be hosting a seminar – ‘The humanisation of pet nutrition: Part of the family but not at the table’ – at the London Vet Show 2016 on November 17.
Dog toy expert Chuckit! has launched updates and new arrivals to its popular Max Glow range, including the first glow-in-the-dark version of the Erratic Ball.
Walsall-based Ancol has appointed Charlotte Parkes as its new database and website co-ordinator.
Boxby has launched its range of Boxby Protein Bites, available in four flavours, as well as beef and lamb sausages.
Bogar is offering a 20% discount off its dental care counter display to retailers until Christmas.
A luxury cat food for the ‘insanely rich’ goes on sale this week – for an eye-watering £9,000 a year!
Pooch and Mutt’s Daily Dental, Grain-Free Dog Treats were the star performers in the Pet Food/Treats category of The Grocer New Product Awards 2016.
CASCO Pet has expanded its manufacturing base by 65% in order to increase capacity and output.
Visitors to the Your Horse Live show will be able to find out more about adopting a feral cat from Cats Protection, which cannot be homed in a domestic setting.
Great Yarmouth Sea Life centre marine expert Darren Gook has returned from a conservation mission to the Indian Ocean to help with a pioneering reef restoration programme.
German aquatics manufacturer Eheim has appointed Dirk Henrich as managing director and chairman of the board.
Firefighters helped move hundreds of fish when fire broke out at an Oxfordshire pet shop.
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’.
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