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A cat that wears sunglasses when out and about has become an Internet star.
The RSPCA was called out to reports of a tiger kept in someone’s back garden – but it turned out to be a stuffed toy in a cage.
Wildlife authorities have shared photos of a three-eyed snake that was found on a highway in northern Australia.
A painter has saved a baby deer from drowning after jumping into a freezing canal in his underwear.
A driver in Germany avoided a speeding fine of €105 (£93) thanks to the intervention of a passing dove.
Unnatural chemicals in water are making fish increasingly horny, according to research from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. 
Police in Pennsylvania, USA, were called to help round up a bear that went for a swim in a resident’s back garden.
A peckish seagull tried a daring piece of shoplifting when it attempted to steal an entire loaf of bread from a supermarket.
Birmingham Dogs Home has welcomed 10 puppies that were born just in time for the Cricket World Cup and Women’s Football World Cup. 
A video of a cat apparently knocking on a door has been viewed online more than 20 million times.
Shoppers at a US pet store got more than they bargained for when zoo staff dropped in with a camel in tow.
A pregnant cat that had its back leg stuck on a metal fence has been rescued.
A stray cat and her kittens have been rescued from under an escalator on the London Underground.
A cat has had emergency surgery after swallowing more than 50 hair bands.
A farmer has enrolled 15 sheep at a French primary school to boost pupil numbers after authorities announced plans to close a class.
An RSPCA inspector was called to Farm Hill in Exeter after a resident called in with concerns about a fox that was spotted hiding under a bush. 
Cotswold Raw is seeing ‘very good’ sales growth as demand for raw pet food increases.
Cats Protection is offering a free support service to help people cope with the loss of a cat.
The British Veterinary Association is encouraging vets to speak to their livestock and equine clients about containment fences, helping them to ensure they are always used responsibly and safely.
Premium dog gear brand Ruffwear is celebrating its 25th anniversary – that’s 175 ‘dog years’!
Laughing Dog, which oven bakes its entire range of dog food from start to finish on its family farm, featured in Channel 4’s ‘Food Unwrapped’ series last night (August 19).
Wilsons Pet Food continues to expand, adding 15 new stockists to its customer base, making it a total of 55 new stockists in just two months.
BSB Products has been appointed as the exclusive distribution partner for the UK and Ireland for the Petcurean brands of Now, Go! And Gather.
UK business owners have revealed that their biggest regret is the way they financed their business during the start-up period.
Netslé has warned that a no-deal Brexit would mean ‘major challenges’ for British industry, as fears grow of disruption to supplies of everyday goods.
A raw pet food manufacturer is recalling several frozen raw pet food products due to the presence of salmonella.
Honeyfield’s has introduced a new brochure, which is twice as big as the previous one.
Being a ‘jail bird\' has taken on a whole new meaning at a Dorset prison, which recently adopted 150 laying hens from a national charity.
About 1,500 exhibitors and 65,000 visitors from around the world are expected to attend the 23rd China International Pet Show in November.
This year’s action-packed Dog Fun Day, near Midhurst, in West Sussex included a dog show, working dog demonstrations, ‘have a go’ dog agility and rally obedience, tips on training and the opportunity to meet cows and sheep.
SuperZoo is gearing up to welcome more than 21,000 pet industry professionals to Las Vegas, Nevada next week (August 20-22).
Raw Pet food manufacturer Poppy’s Picnic has made the South West regional finals of the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards.
https://www.petbusinessworld.co.uk/UserFiles/ImagePet store Kennelgate in Shrewsbury, Shropshire has re-launched as Pets & Friends after a rebrand.
Congratulations to the winners of our £600 Dorwest giveaway, featured in the July issue of pbwnews and online.
A Cheshire veterinary practice is preparing to move to a new £2.5m state-of-the-art hospital.
York-based The Insurance Emporium won the Best Direct Pet Insurance Provider award at the YourMoney.com Awards 2019.
Wilsons Pet Food is to launch a raw frozen range of dog food at PATS Telford.
Award-winning wholesaler Bestpets is now stocking a wide range of Lily’s Kitchen products across the dry, wet and treat categories for dogs and cats.
Pool House Equine Clinic has made the finals of the British Veterinary Hospital Design Awards 2019.
Trespaws, the pet accessory arm of sports brand Trespass, has unveiled its range of cooling vests for dogs amid high summer temperatures.
Contractors are putting the finishing touches to a major new production and warehousing facility for Pet’s Choice, in Whitebirk, Blackburn.
Frozen treats brand Frozzys is to reveal its rebrand and new flavour at PATS Telford.
A ‘puppy farmer’ has been convicted of eight animal welfare offences after RSPCA officers found ‘depressed’ dogs living in dark, dirty conditions in Kent.
Equestrian fashion brand Equetech has unveiled new products for the autumn.
Researchers from Flinders University in South Australia have found that increasing artificial light at night masks natural cues, which prompts clownfish eggs to hatch.
 The Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association has written to the Sentencing Council after a man was disqualified from keeping all animals except goldfish.
 
Two beluga whales have arrived safely after a 6,000-mile journey from China to Iceland, says the Sea Life Trust.
Aquatics retailer Swallow Aquatics says it intends to focus on its core business and is therefore selling a garden centre that it owns.
Ornamental Fish International has elected two new members to its Board of Advisors members at its Annual General Meeting.
After years of research and development, NT Labs has launched Liquid Filter into its Aquarium Range. 
Now that LED lighting has become a feature of the vast majority of aquariums, it’s time to test fertiliser compositions and perhaps re-adjust dosages, suggests JBL.
Award-winning German aquatics manufacturer EHEIM is celebrating its 70 years in the industry.
Tetra has updated its AquaSafe water conditioner with an enhanced anti-stress formula to help support fish health and well-being, especially during water changes.
If ever there is a plant that is suited to large tanks, this is it. Aponogeton boivianus is a large plant – its leaves can grow to a massive 70cm, with a width of 7cm. 
 Aquatics chain Maidenhead Aquatics has agreed to buy a garden centre from Wyevale Garden Centres.
 
Fluval has won Brand of the Year Award for Aquatic Products – Water Filters at the World Branding Awards Animalis Edition, which took place on July 3 in Vienna, Austria, at the Hofburg Presidential Palace.
Fluval has launched Plant Gro Plus, and all-in-one micro-nutrient formula with added iron. 
 
Many aquarium and (turtle) terrarium enthusiasts want a control option for the pump performance for JBL’s smallest internal filter, the JBL CristalProfi, says the German manufacturer.
The National Sea Life Centre in Birmingham is celebrating after staff spotted a penguin egg in one of its penguin nests.
The all-new 07 series marks the seventh incarnation in nearly four decades of Fluval’s top-selling canister filter family worldwide, with eTEC (Efficient Technology) at the heart of the 07 series.
JBL has brought out a set of pictograms to show at a glance which JBL water test is needed for which aquarium set-up.