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

The RSPCA has listed its funniest rescues of 2019.
A Chihuahua had a lucky escape when a bird of prey tried to snatch it.
An obese cat has become an online sensation after a video of its lacklustre workout effort went viral.
An Australian sheep that made headlines for the record-breaking weight of its fleece has died.
Scientists have taught a group of rats to drive small cars as part of research on their stress levels.
A bear that has been compared to the Michelin Man has been named the winner of a viral Fat Bear competition.
A boarder collie has become a foster mum to a litter of kittens.
A shire horse has been rescued after falling into a sewage pit.
Police responding to reports of a traffic hazard in an Oregon neighbourhood identified the cause – an enormous tortoise that had escaped from its owner’s home.
A dog has become an Internet sensation after catching a ride on a redesigned moped carrier.

A lickable frozen yogurt for dogs, created by Frozzys, has secured listings with leading pet specialist retailers in South Korea – the brand’s first venture into the rapidly-expanding pet care category in Asia.
ABP’s by-product division, Advanced Proteins, has acquired UK animal by-products and proteins business John Pointon and Sons for an undisclosed sum.
A new £2m veterinary hospital will be closed for up to six months after being devastated by Storm Dennis.
The Pet Charity has broadened and updated its series of animal care leaflets, spanning a range of popular reptile, bird, fish, invertebrate and mammal species.
Norfolk-based raw pet food business Natures Menu has been named in the top 100 companies in The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200.
Vital Pet Group has appointed several senior managers, including Heather McManus who takes on the post as sales and marketing director.
Ceva Animal Health, manufacturer of behaviour products Adaptil and Feliway, is running its Pet Anxiety Month again in March.
Burns Pet Nutrition has welcomed Welsh Assembly Member Eluned Morgan as part of a tour of businesses in the region.
Crufts revealed the dogs that have qualified for the final of this year’s Kennel Club Vulnerable British and Irish Breeds Competition.
Pure Pet Food has added Wholesome Chicken to its range.
Pet owners flirt better when they are with their pet, according to a new survey.
A Yorkshire vet has revealed plans for a new state-of-the-art main practice.
The Golden Paste Company has revealed its line-up of canine guests that will be joining the team at its stand at Crufts.
Monica and Alan Bower have been named Oscar Pet Foods’ longest-standing customers.
VetPartners has named Pets As Therapy (PAT) as its charity for the year.
For National Nest Box Week (February 14-21), wild bird and pet food producer Henry Bell & Co is focusing on nest box education with advice to consumers on how to select and care for the right nest box this spring.
Fresh, ready-grown pet grass Penny & Pepe launched its new B2B operation model at PATS Sandown.
Close on the heels of Valentine’s Day, Thursday, February 20, is Love your Pet day. 
A company that makes pet beds and other pet products from recycled plastic and used textiles has received the support of global giant Mars Petcare and aims to raise more than $2m (£1.5m) this year.
House and pet-sitting business TrustedHousesitters has appointed travel industry executive Mathew Prior as CEO.
All Pet Solutions has launched several new ranges of eco-friendly dog beds.
The Petindex trade show, to be held in April, will offer ‘a fresh take on the traditional industry trade show and provide an innovative range of features to encourage visitors from the full spectrum of the pet industry to engage with exhibitors’, says the Pet Industry Federation (PIF).
The assessment for AMTRA-registered animal medicines advisors (also known as SQPs) is to move from a Level 4 to Level 5 qualification.
With growing interest in planted tanks, hobbyists are always on the look-out for what’s new or different in the hobby. Aquadip’s Joey Abrahams has hints of what retailers can stock
The Chinese paddlefish, one of the world’s largest fish, has gone extinct.
China has imposed a 10-year commercial fishing ban on the Yangtze in a bid to protect its aquatic life.
Scientists were stunned to discover more than 40 new species of fish in a lake in Africa.
Shopfitting specialist Aquaja has installed four aquarium units in a garden centre, giving its tropical fish room a makeover.
Multi-award-winning manufacturer Evolution Aqua has launched a range of UK-manufactured aquarium UV sterilisers.
Global shopfitting specialist CASCO Pet has launched a Value Engineered aquatics rack.
Evolution Aqua has been appointed as official UK distributer of OCTO marine aquarium products.
The Indonesian authorities have completed an audit of farmed corals in the country, ready for exports to resume.
An aquatics retailer has moved from the town centre to a new location, and says the decision has already paid dividends.
German aquatics manufacturer EHEIM has been awarded the Plus X Award, the result of its achieving the ‘highest customer satisfaction’ for its pond accessories.
An operation to remove non-native fish species from a Lancashire reservoir aims to return the reservoir to its natural state.
With growing interest in planted tanks, hobbyists are always on the look-out for what’s new or different in the hobby. Aquadip’s Joey Abrahams has hints of what retailers can stock
Zoo Med has launched its Paludarium 3-in-1 Lamp. A paludarium is a terrarium and aquarium experience that combines different life forms, and therefore needs a light source to meet the needs of all this life.
Evolution Aqua has been appointed as official UK distributer of OCTO marine aquarium products.
The Fish Health Inspectorate has updated the list of permitted species that can be imported into England and Wales.
Aquatics manufacturer King British is supporting the new National Turtle Sanctuary as part of its next campaign.