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Monkfield Nutrition
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A Twitteruser uploaded a video of her two dogs’ nightly routine on Twitter – and everyone’s hearts melted!
A five-week-old blue merle collie is the odd one out among his six siblings as he was born with not one but TWO noses.
A mutant turtle has defied the odds by surviving with two heads.
Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, have welcomed a new pet into their family.
A headless chicken that survived after being decapitated has been adopted by monks.
A friendship has developed between a whippet, called Boo, and a magpie, called Mike.
A video has appeared online of a raccoon falling nine storeys from a block of flats it was climbing, reported the Mirror.
A kitten called Spock decided to ‘boldy go where no cat had gone before’ – and got his head stuck in a small hole in the back of a kitchen cupboard.
A family has adopted Britain’s biggest puppy, a great Dane that is more than 6ft tall and weighs 43kg (95lb) – and still growing!
A man was found to have a live 10cm tapeworm lodged in his brain.
A vet from West Kirby, Merseyside, has been filmed for CBeebies’ ‘erne and Rory’s Vet Tales.
This year marks 75 years since the PDSA Dickin Medal was established. The award – created in 1943 by PDSA founder Maria Dickin CBE – honours animals that served in the Second World War and has been presented around 70 times to dogs, pigeons, horses and a cat.
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.
Pet food company Burns Pet Nutrition is set to improve the health and well-being of UK and Ireland rescue animals by providing pet food and donations to animal charities across the country.
More than 40 companies are exhibiting at PATS Sandown next month for the first time, bringing the total number of exhibitors to more than 140.
The ‘world’s safest’ pet carrier is now available in the UK and will be sold through pet product outlets and specialist on-line retailers.
Car giant Ford has developed a ‘noise-cancelling’ dog house for pets that are afraid of fireworks and thunder.
More than half (54%) of UK owners have not taken out an insurance policy for their pet.
South London pet food start-up Scrumbles has become a registered B Corporation.
A NEW pet food using insects as an ingredient has launched, which its makers say reduces the environmental impact of pet food.
A cream for wounds and sore spots – used by the veterinary profession for many years – has been approved for general sale.
Petdreamhouse to expand its Paw range later this year.
A new study has shed light on the ‘elusive’ rabbit industry and calls for more to be done to regulate and improve the breeding of rabbits as pets.
The Pet Industry Federation, Dogs Trust and the RSPCA have joined forces to release a set of guidelines to raise welfare standards in the unregulated profession of dog walking.
Burns Pet Nutrition is giving dog owners across the UK the chance to win a year’s supply of free dog food, in celebration of its 25th anniversary – and there are still 18 tickets to be found.
Lily’s Kitchen has had another strong year of growth fuelled by consumer demand for premium natural food for pets and a 25% increase in distribution points.
It’s the last chance to nominate individuals or teams for the Ceva Animal Welfare Awards 2019, which celebrate the achievements of welfare heroes from the farming, veterinary and charity industries.
An elderly grandmother was left in tears after being fined £50 while walking her dog – because the lead was too long.
Hedgehog expert Lucy Bearman-Brown is helping to train a special ‘detection dog’ to sniff out hedgehogs so they can be moved out of harm’s way in land development projects.
A North East vet is warning rabbit owners to protect their pets from a deadly disease following an outbreak in County Durham.
CSJ has been celebrating 20 years of producing dog food.
Pet Trade Innovations is launching the mobility sling at PATS Sandown in February.
The Bramton Company, a manufacturer and distributor of pet care products, has formally changed its company name to Hero Pet Brands.
TastyBone has added a new product, the QuattroBone, to its range of nylon chews and edible treats for dogs.
The Hagen Group has introduced a number of new products.
Premium dog food brand GooodUK has launched #DoGoood to emphasise its commitment to ‘doing good’ for people and the planet.
Peckish has launched a sponsorship campaign on Channel 4.
The Indonesian Fisheries Ministry has rescinded the May 4 order restricting the export of corals, according to the Reefbuilders website.
Fluval has launched a new aquarium cleaning product, ClearX, which ‘effectively traps and controls phosphate, nitrite and nitrate’.
Great Yarmouth Sea Life Centre has picked up a regional gong in the first national attractions awards run by popular family leisure website Day Out With The Kids.
Marine species will feature prominently in next year’s World Wildlife Day when they become the theme of the event for the first time ever.
German aquatics manufacturer EHEIM has launched its EHEIM thermocontrol, an electronically controlled version of the precision aquarium control heater EHEIM thermocontrol.
The Thai Fishery Department has proposed that the Siamese fighting fish, betta sp., be declared Thailand’s national fish, according to The Nation.
Norwood Aquarium has been appointed as an authorised distributor of the biOrb range of aquarium products.
Tetra has upgraded its FilterActive water conditioner, which it says ‘has been optimised to keep the filter and substrate cleaner for longer’ while supporting the biological balance in the aquarium after water changes.
Mexico has arrested an alleged drug cartel hitman on charges of trafficking the critically endangered totoaba fish, a species whose swimbladder can fetch up to $20,000 on the black market in China.
More than a quarter of fish near the River Thames have eaten plastic, a new study shows.
German aquatics manufacturer EHEIM has launched its incpiria marine, a marine water aquarium combination.
Zoo Med Labs has launched its TurtleClean 10 and 20 Deluxe Turtle Filters.
The Marine Aquarium Societies of North America (MASNA) has awarded the 2018 MASNA Pioneer Award to Walt Smith, who pioneered sustainable collecting methods for marines.
Species of creatures dating back millions of years have gone on display at Newquay’s seafront Blue Reef Aquarium, including  horseshoe crabs, caiman, corals and sharks.
China’s Aquarama 2018 event closed on a high note, having attracted more than 47,000 visitors over its four days.
OATA has responded to an article in National Geographic about betta fish and a PETA campaign to stop its sale in US pet stores.
DEFRA has amended one of the guidance notes on staffing in the newly-introduced animal activities regulations.