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Pet stores and garden centres are being urged to register now for free entry to PATS Telford, the UK’s number one pet industry exhibition, where leading brands will be showcasing their new products and services under one roof.
International Cat Care has issued a final call for entries to its Cat-Human Relationships Photography Competition.
With recyclability high on the national agenda, what are the alternatives for pet manufacturers who currently use plastic? There are a number of options available, says Lynneric Potter, food packaging technical lead at Campden BRI
Work is set to start on a new £1.6m veterinary hospital in West Yorkshire.
Environment Secretary Michael Gove has announced a new Bill to enable tougher prison sentences for the worst animal abusers which will be introduced to Parliament today.
Sure Petcare will showcase the latest addition to its SureFeed Microchip Pet Feeder Connect at the 18th Annual International Society of Feline Medicine Congress.
Fourteen per cent of over-55s spend more than 51 hours alone each week, according to new research.
A country rock artist has released a new track dedicated to the pain of pet loss ahead of Pet Remembrance Day (July 5).
Nearly two-thirds of dog owners regularly use their phone while out on walks with their pets, according to a new study.
Raw and natural pet food business Natures Menu has launched a new range of baked biscuits – Country Hunter Superfood Crunch – and refreshed the packaging of its existing Country Hunter Superfood Mighty Mixer.
The private equity owner of MPM Products is looking to double its money on its investment in the pet food business.
Royal Canin was named ‘Business Partner of the Year – Food’ by Jollyes at the retailer’s annual dinner.
Dorwest Herbs was named the Best Overall Niche Brand B2B in the National Direct Commerce Awards 2019.
High street clothing retailer Primark has launched a range of ‘fu’ clothing and accessories for small dogs and cats.
A handsome dog in the garden or cuddly cat curled up on the sofa can add to a home’s kerb appeal, according to estate agent Slater Hogg and Howison.
Antos has introduced two new product ranges this summer.
WildThings has launched a new easy-pour packet of swan & duck food specifically designed to make it easier for people to take out and about.
UK sales support officer Rachel Lamb is celebrating 20 years of service with Beaphar UK.
Seventy-two per cent of Brits think stress levels would improve with animals in the workplace, according to research commissioned by Poppy’s Picnic.
Animal feed manufacturer I’Anson Brothers has unveiled plans to build a new production facility.
Fish4Dogs is supporting Bring Your Dog to Work Day again this year.
The British Equestrian Trade Association was a supporting sponsor for the first time at this year’s Equi-Trek Bramham International.
Trixie has launched a selection of new products.
An agreement between the Pet Industry Federation’s Chinese export partner, Best for Pets Supply Chain Co, and the Chinese provincial government of Jilin, will open exclusive export opportunities for PIF members who are looking to introduce their brand to the Chinese pet market.
More than 20 snakes and other reptiles have been taken during a raid on a Lancashire pet store.
Oscar & Hooch has promoted its Black and Red collars and leads to mark the 10th anniversary of the Medical Detection Dog Charity.
An injured veteran who scooped gold at the Invictus Games has rehomed 100 hens to provide therapy for fellow ex-servicemen.
The RSPCA is reminding owners to treat their pets regularly for fleas.
Nearly 2,000 dogs were reported stolen last year, with 299 thefts in London alone.
Dog-friendly travel expert PetsPyjamas has launched new getaway ideas for dogs and their owners.
Pet owners are being urged to act now to avoid travel disruption post-Brexit.
BSB Products, the UK distributor of Carnilove, Intersand and Martin Sellier, is searching for ‘Britain’s most pampered cat’.
Pet tag manufacturer MyFamily has added collars and leashes to its collection.
Dog gear brand Ruffwear says it has secured its positioning as the world’s fastest-selling premium harness brand after one million sales of its Front Range Harness.
This year’s RSPCA Young Photographer Awards has opened for entries.
Former ‘Love Island’ contestant Olivia Bowen Buckland has been commended for her social media posts urging people to research before getting a puppy.
Ancol Pet Products supported Birmingham Dogs Home at its annual Walk in the Park in Walsall arboretum – an event that raised more than £6,300 for the charity.
For the first time, Royal Canin is combining its Weight Management Congress with a special version of its Pet Health Counsellor course.
A new store – CL Country – opens in Herefordshire at the end of the month.
Parklands Veterinary Group has become the first Northern Ireland practice to join VetPartners.
Pet Brands says it launched the Cath Kidston range at Zoomark successfully, using a Best in Show theme to ensure the products stood out.
Collarways has partnered with US-based One Fur All to bring the Pet House range of scented candles and car fresheners to the UK.
Pet treat business The Innocent Pet has launched a novel 360-degree video tour of its Yorkshire factory.
Record numbers of new student registrations and a continued growth in qualified and registered veterinary medicines advisors across the companion animal sector have been revealed by regulatory body AMTRA (Animal Medicines Training Regulatory Authority).
OATA joined fellow trade associations and other experts on June 11 during a special outreach hearing held in Cambridge by the Environmental Audit Committee as part of its inquiry into the impacts of invasive species and their management.
Manno Pro Products, a St Louis-based manufacturer and marketer of pet care and nutrition products, has acquired Dallas-based Hero Pet Brands.
Pet food brand HiLife has unveiled a new design for the pouches, boxes and bags in it’s natural range of cat and dog food – while reassuring pet owners that their four-legged friends can still enjoy the same recipe.
Leading members of the region’s business community were among a 30-strong group who visited the production facilities at Inspired Pet Nutrition (IPN) – the UK’s largest independent producer of dry pet food – at Dalton Airfield, near Thirsk, in North Yorkshire.
A Cheshire store has won the British Equestrian Trade Association’s Retailer Display Competition.
Beaphar UK FIPROtec COMBO is now available to be bought over-the-counter.