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Monkfield Nutrition
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Jessie, a macaw parrot, told the fire team that came to rescue her what she thought of them, using some choice words.
A rescue dog has been bringing some joy to hospital patients and has been captured on film for a new Channel 5 series of The Dog Rescuers.
LOCATION: a small Greek island paradise in a nature reserve on Syros, with views of the Aegean. JOB: to look after 70 cats for four hours a day.
TV viewers watching coverage of Hurricane Florence were mystified when a reporter failed to mention a parrot perched on a resident’s shoulder.
A Syrian hamster has caused thousands of pounds worth of damage to a new car by chewing its way through seat-belts, plastic and cushions.
Songwriter John McLaughlin, best known for writing hit songs for artists such as Rod Stewart and Cliff Richard, has teamed up with the Scottish SPCA to create a music album aimed at relaxing dogs.
Dramatic footage that has wowed social media users captures six brave otters which scare off a huge crocodile in a nature reserve.
RAC patrol Terry Bearman, 45, had to read the message on his van’s computer twice when he was called to rescue a cat from a car.
A stuntman’s experience came in handy when he had to rescue a parakeet that was stranded on a rooftop.
A search for Britain’s top motorcycling pet is over, with a Glasgow-based bichon-frise-cross taking the title.
A member of a naturalist society discovered a reptile with a difference.
A mysterious creature has been washed up in the Philippines.
A trio of dogs have helped each other and their owner in different ways.
A blind man from Exeter found an eight-foot python in his bathroom.
A puffin needed a hand after getting stranded at sea.
A reptile specialist had to remove an unexpected object from a car.
Tyrina Gibson has been named Vet Nurse of the Year by pet charity Blue Cross.
Direct Food Ingredients’ partnership with IOI Oleo to be its exclusive supplier of its Nutrition range in the UK and Ireland has already exceeded targets.
John Burns, founder of Burns Pet Nutrition, has been shortlisted for the 2018 Natwest Great British Entrepreneur Awards in the Entrepreneur for Good category.
The Paramount Retail Group has appointed Nigel Moult to the post of commercial director of pet accessories company Pet Brands.
Anxious dog home boarders, day care providers and kennel and cattery owners have taken to social media saying their livelihoods are being threatened and that they could be forced to shut as the requirements for the new animal activities regulations are impossible to meet. All say the regulations will affect ‘good, decent people’ and that the unscrupulous businesses will carry on regardless. SANDRA PEARCE investigates
Technology has enabled bullies to reach their targets on numerous different platforms and employers need to be aware of this if they are to avoid an employment tribunal, a law firm warns.
A Yorkshire equine hospital has invested £230,000 in new technology.
A raw pet food company has recalled ‘various raw pet food products containing tripe and/or pork’ due to a risk of salmonella following the failure of one of its freezer units.
A specialist Yorkshire pet food wholesaler and distributor has agreed a major deal at the £3m Bridge Business Park, by the A62 in Huddersfield.
Burgess Pet Care launched a new food specifically for indoor rabbits at PATS Telford, and says this is all part of its commitment to animal welfare
The British Veterinary Association has issued seven tips to help pet owners and livestock keepers use antibiotics responsibly and keep them effective for both animals and humans.
The British Equestrian Trade Association’s Your Horse Live experience was declared a twin triumph as its continued sponsorship of the main arena and the launch of BETA Feed Awareness Week inspired consumers at this year\'s three-day shopping spectacular at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire last week.
Chewing gum, facial hair-cuts and brushing teeth with human toothpaste are just some of the ways owners are trying to combat their dog’s bad breath, according to a study.
The UK’s leading industry and veterinary bodies and animal welfare organisations are putting on a united front to stop Britain’s animal lovers being duped into buying pets advertised online by ‘dodgy’ pet sellers.
Online sales continue to rise even as today’s retail results show overall consumer spending fell slightly.
Dogmatic has won the ‘Product I can’t live without’ category in Your Dog magazine’s Product Awards 2018/19.
Versele-Laga, a Belgium-based premium pet food and pet care company, has acquired Florida-based companion bird and small animal food manufacturer The Higgins Group – aka Higgins Premium Pet Foods.
One year on from a £1.2 million revamp and rebrand of the former Farm and PetPlace, in Abergele, plans are in place for further improvements and expansion in the coming months.
Two planning applications submitted by The Real Petfood Company have received approval from the planning committee at Denbighshire County Council.
Pet bed specialist Scruffs says it has enhanced its best-selling, self-heating Thermal range of pet bedding.
Good diet is essential for the success and sustainability of working dogs. That was message given to the 2018 IMPACT Working Dogs Conference in Birmingham by headline sponsor Fish4Dogs.
Oscar & Hooch has launched a commemorative Daisy range of dog collars and leads.
Burgess Pet Care is celebrating its busiest year yet at the National Pet Show, with excellent feedback from visitors in response to its new ranges and a record-breaking number of sales – including Excel Indoor Rabbit nuggets, which sold out on the first day!
A campaign to persuade people to choose a rescue dog over a puppy has earned a University of Northampton graduate an industry award.
OATA has joined forces with Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Trading Standards team to provide new support and advice guidance for its members.
Paludariums are a window into nature that ‘fit perfectly in homes or offices’ says Zoo Med, which has launched its new range.
The Marina 360 aquarium, from Hagen, not only lets fish owners view their fish from all angles, but also includes remote-control LED lighting.
German aquatics company EHEIM has once again received the environmental certificate Grüner Punkt in recognition of its savings in energy, resources and emissions.
Fluval has launched the Fluval Pressurised CO₂ Kits, which provide all the necessary tools needed to grow aquarium plants.
A koi has sold at an auction in Japan for a record £1.4m – £1m more than the previous highest bid.
Due to popular demand, JBL is expanding its program for the JBL Expedition.
The Ornamental Aquatic Trade Association has confirmed its board of directors for the next year, welcoming one new director.
RSPCA officers were on hand to help when a number of goldfish were released illegally into a river in Derbyshire.
EHEIM has launched a new aquarium, the incpiria, which it says combines an ‘avant-garde design’.
Norwood Aquarium is now exclusive distributor of the high-quality Askoll Pure range of aquariums and accessories in the UK.
An aquatics retailer has taken his first plunge into the realm of novel writing.
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.