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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.

Dog Lovers can look forward to a record-breaking 15 hours of Crufts TV coverage when the dog show returns in March.
PetSafe Brand unveiled its Smart Feed Automatic Pet Feeder at PATS Sandown.
The British Equestrian Trade Association welcomed a group of equestrian industry representatives from Russia as part of its mission to promote and grow international trade for British companies in a post-Brexit landscape.
More than 100 dogs and owners braved the storms to attend a pop-up doggy dentist event run by Lily’s Kitchen.
A new high street pet supply store has opened in Cosham, Hampshire.
Wild bird and pet food producer Henry Bell & Co has opened a product showroom close to the company’s headquarters in Grantham, Lincolnshire.
Entries are now invited for the PetQuip Awards 2020, with winners due to be announced at a gala event in the autumn.
Nearly half of the pet rabbits that UK vets see spend their lives alone, according to a new report.
The Pet Industry Federation has launched two new membership benefits.
Within months of Herne Bay Pet Shop starting to sell hamsters and birds, the Animal Activities Licensing Regulations were announced. Owners Rob Page and Sarah Wyles faced a quandary because under the new rules, they would have to stop selling all bird species apart from finches…
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.
A team of scientists from the UK and Australia are using underwater loudspeakers to entice fish back to dead coral reefs and potentially help them recover.
Eco Pond says sales of its alternative to Extract of Barley Straw, Ecopond Barley-Bio Algae Control, have been growing strongly since its launch at AQUA 2017.
Blagdon, a leading water garden product company, has launched a foam-free pressurised pond filtration system.
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.