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A cat made it into the limelight after surviving a fall.
An engineer made a surprise discovery while making a repair.
Blackpool’s famous beach donkeys will soon be enjoying a rest after a busy summer season – but all should be well as they had their annual MoT before the holidays to ensure they were fit and healthy.
The cost of keeping beautiful has proved quite costly for one dog owner in China.
An owner was shocked to discover that her pet dog was not a dog!
A dog decided to gatecrash a photoshoot – and the curious pet, called Coco, unwittingly put her owner in the running for a top photography award.
A man hopes to be reunited with an old pet.
A student had a confrontation with a mystery animal on a housing estate.
A farmer who was fed up with complaints posted a warning sign.
A woman and her dog are recovering after becoming ill within a month of each other.
An unexpected family entered a man’s living room – through the ceiling.
A swan got itself into a tangle with a baseball cap.
A guide dog keeps leading his owner into a pet store – without the owner realising.
Wild goats have been causing chaos in an Irish town.
A truck that smashed into a shop was being driven by a dog!
A swan found by a motorway needed assistance.
The Pet Industry Federation has revealed the finalists for this year’s PIF Awards. The awards not only celebrate pet businesses that have made outstanding achievements throughout the year, but provide an opportunity for the industry to come together, socialise and network over dinner with entertainment.
Marion Stinton has retired after 37 years in sales and marketing in the pet trade.
Veterinary pet insurance company Nationwide suggests that 33% of Fortune 500 companies now offer pet insurance to workers – a figure that is set to almost double to 60% by the end of this year.
A pet shop is giving away stick insects after a ‘population explosion’.
PetLondon has launched a ‘fantastical’ unicorn pet range.
British baked dog food company Laughing Dog will be taking part in the Peterborough Muddy Dog Challenge tomorrow (Saturday, October 13) to raise money for Battersea Dogs and Cats Home.
Rosewood Pet Products raised £2,000 for Severn Hospice when it hosted its first charity sample sale at its headquarters in Hortonwood, Telford, Shropshire.
‘Healthy’ pet food company Edgard & Cooper  – founded in Belgium in 2014 and launched in the UK in 2016 – has updated its dog food offering, while at the same time unveiling a brand ‘refresh’.
Pets at Home has created the new position of chief data officer in order for the pet chain to ‘focus more on digital assets’.
The value of the UK pet products and services market is forecast to reach £2.1 billion by 2023, a 25% increase from an estimated £1.7bn this year.
CEVA is inviting entries for its seventh Animal Welfare Awards, which celebrate the achievements of remarkable people from the farming, veterinary, charity and education sectors.
A former supermarket worker who launched her own dog grooming salon after facing redundancy is celebrating the expansion of her business.
The UK’s fastest-growing pet food brand, Harringtons, launches a new national TV campaign this week.
Royal Canin will once again be tackling the subject of weight management at the British Veterinary Nursing Association Congress next week (October 12-14).
With a year to go before AQUA 2019, the UK’s aquatics and water gardening trade exhibition is shaping up to be one of the best shows ever staged in its history.
Chewdles has unveiled a new website to support the brand with a dedicated shop page and focus on local stockists.
A £250,000 state-of-the-art vehicle designed to ‘revolutionise’ animal welfare awareness across the UK has been unveiled by the PDSA.
Pet accessories company Doodlebone is experiencing rapid growth and has moved to new premises more than 10 times the size of its first unit. If it has achieved this much in its first four or so years, what will the next five years bring?
London’s New Year’s Day Parade returns for 2019 celebrating Britain’s multi-cultural capital with All The Queen’s Horses showcasing plenty of variety among its equine participants.
The Canny Company has launched a set of colourful ‘emoticards’ to sit in front of or alongside the Canny Collar, capturing some of the feelings people experience when they own a pulling dog.
Colleagues of a veterinary nurse who died this year have created a memorial garden in her honour.
Brambles Pet and Wildlife is urging members of the public to use only beneficial foods to feed wildlife, particularly hedgehogs.
Laughing Dog is celebrating being partnered with rescue charity Jerry Green for a year by giving free treats to every Jerry Green dog that has been with its ‘forever’ home for a year.
Pooch & Mutt’s Tasty Turkey chews came out on top in the Pet Food & Treats category of The Grocer New Product Awards 2018.
The Stothard family has been trading in the historic town of Harrogate since 1968. Third-generation siblings Ben and Michaela look back at the family business and talk of the challenges they face
The 2019 BETA Business Awards continue to secure support from top names in the industry, with three of the trade-only nominated categories attracting return sponsorship.
Maidenhead Aquatics has opened applications for its third annual Fishkeeper Fry project, which starts in January 2019.
Tetra is encouraging more people to delve into the underwater world by revealing our favourite childhood memories of having an aquarium.
One of the country’s oldest aquatics shops has just celebrated its 50th anniversary.
Global trade body Ornamental Fish International has awarded its 2018 OFI Award to the late Shigezo Kamihata.
A team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory has unveiled SoFi, a soft robotic fish that can swim independently alongside real fish in the ocean.
Higher revenue and better margins yielded from the sales of its dragonfish and ornamental fish export business boosted results for Singapore’s Qian Hu Corporation in its second quarter.
A major tourist attraction in Essex has said it will stop giving away goldfish as prizes.
EHEIM has launched its classicLED plants, energy-saving, environmentally friendly LED lights with a specifically matched light spectrum.
New research shows up a tenth of Europe’s river fish could be pushed to extinction by the spate of hydropower dam projects in Bosnia, Serbia and Montenegro.
Hawaii’s aquatics industry has published its final Environmental Assessment and says it has found no significant impact in its use of fine mesh nets to capture marine fish for the ornamental trade.
Tetra is investing in digital media to target new and existing fishkeepers via a social, search and display campaign.
Velda has brought out the AquaTesterPro, which can measure water parameters in seconds.
RNLI Lifeguards have warned the public to be aware of Weever fish and of what to do if you get stung by one.
German firm EHEIM has launched three glass-and-aluminium aquarium sets.
JBL CEO Roland Böhme demonstrated his hands-on approach when he stepped in to install a state-of-the-art solar panel on the roof himself!
Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is to demolish part of the Merthyr Vale weir in Wales, to allow fish to migrate upstream to produce juvenile fish.
Especially for the hot weather, the Silenta Air Outdoor air pump helps aerate ponds.