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CSJ is all set for the Aviemore Sled Dog Rally this weekend, January 26-27.
A once obese bichon frise has shed the pounds to be crowned the biggest weight loser in a national pet slimming competition.
The British Veterinary Association has welcomed the latest report by the UK Surveillance Forum on the UK approach to animal health surveillance.
Inspired Pet Nutrition, the UK’s largest independent producer of dry pet food, has for the first time launched a wet dog food under the Wagg brand.
The UK has twice as many shops as it needs, according to the author of a report into how to save the nation’s high streets.
French bulldogs and pugs top the list of dog breeds vets most commonly suspected of being imported illegally into the UK, according to statistics released by the British Veterinary Association one year on from the launch of its #BreedtoBreathe campaign reveal.
International animal health business Animalcare Group has said it expects earnings growth for the full financial year will be flat compared to last year following delays to some new product launches and lower demand in the large animal portfolio.
Chuckit! has introduced the third addition to its Rugged range for tougher breeds with the Fetch Wheel – designed to withstand the roughest play from stronger dogs.
Beaphar UK will be returning to PATS Sandown with the UK launch of its new branding, a chance for retailers to win a range of new products and a return to the PATS seminar stage, with this year’s presentation offering SQPs the opportunity to earn CPD points.
Nominations have opened for the RSPCA Honours awards and the animal welfare charity and former winner John Bishop are urging people to get in touch and share their stories about animal champions.
Pet-friendly travel site PetsPyjamas has revealed its predictions for the six ‘dog-friendly travel trends’ of 2019.
The organisers of PATS Sandown are looking for 10 specialist retailers to join the judging panel for the New Product Awards at the Sandown show in Esher, Surrey.
Brindle dogs take longer to rehome than all other colours, according to the RSPCA.
Hampshire-based Vetark Products has been acquired by Candioli Srl, with both companies set to benefit from the increased international presence.
XLVets, a community of independently-owned veterinary practices, has appointed Laura Whyte to chair its board of directors.
A fast-growing veterinary group is moving to a new headquarters – and has plans to expand into Europe.
Pet food brand Eukanuba has brought out ‘A Pawfect Pair’, a children’s story book that celebrates the benefits of people living with their dogs.
Albedo100 has launched a new reflective spray that it claims could help save the lives of thousands of pets.
Visitors to AQUA 2019 in October can expect ‘a busy and exciting show’ as Telford International Centre will be packed with companies showcasing new products.
Cats Protection is calling on cat owners nationwide to nominate their furry friends for this year’s National Cat Awards.
WildWash is celebrating gaining accreditation as ‘cruelty free’.
Pet bed manufacturer Scruffs has started the new year with a giveaway featuring its new Ellen collection of bedding.
Forthglade has expanded its range of natural, grain-free complete meals with two new recipes for 2019 – Chicken with Liver, Sweet Potato & Vegetables Complete Meal and Sardines with Sweet Potato & Vegetables Complete Meal
Mr Johnnson’s has added seven new treats to its Niblets range.
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 UK’s Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association has welcomed a new edition of the FEDIAF Labelling Code for pet food, which has been approved by the EU Standing Committee for Animal Nutrition.
Company of Animals has added a new Double Ended Lead to its award-winning Halti portfolio.