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A hero police dog is being honoured by the PDSA after it sustained life-threatening injuries tackling an armed criminal while on duty.
PetSafe has added three new dog and cat toys to its Play & Challenge range in time for the festive season.
Research published this week shows UK workers remain apathetic about learning new skills despite automation and new technologies putting job security at risk.
Half of pet-owning Brits believe dog and cat owners should be given compassionate leave from work if their pet dies and 89% believe the death of a canine or feline companion is just as difficult to handle as the passing of a loved one.
Scientists presented the latest discoveries about cats to an international audience of feline practitioners, research vets and nutritionists at the first Purina Institute Companion Animal Nutrition Symposium in Europe, in Prague in the Czech Republic.
Direct-to-consumer digital dog food business saw turnover soar 76% to £23.6m for the 14-month period to December 31, 2018 compared to the £13.4m of the 12-month period to October 31, 2017.
Beaphar has won the ‘Made in Lincolnshire, Sold Nationwide’ award in this year’s Made in Lincolnshire Awards.
Raw, natural and freeze-dried pet brand True Instinct has introduced ‘High Meat’ products for cats and kittens to its premium range of dry and complete food.
A pet shop used bags of bags of cat litter as makeshift sandbags when floodwater flowed into the shop.
Most businesses will need to arrange finance at some point, whether it’s to manage cash flow, drive the business forward or buy property. Gary Hemming, of ABC Finance, navigates the options in commercial lending
The Pet Industry Federation’s joint animal establishments inspector training course, run in collaboration with the City of London Corporation, will result in formal City & Guilds Level 3 qualification from next July.
Alan Linton and Shona Jack have been named top veterinary nursing students at Scotland’s Rural College.
BETA International is offering companion animal and equine SQPs the chance to gain valuable CPD points at its 2020 show, which runs from January 19 to 21 at the NEC, Birmingham.
One in 10 owners do not have a regular grooming routine in place for their pets, according to research by Furminator.
GA Pet Food Partners has increased its turnover from £113m to £122m (+8%), but operating profit has dropped from £633,000 to £393,000, down by £240,000 (38%).
Pet accessory business Dogrobes has unveiled a 2020 calendar to raise money for charity.
PetQuip and Gardenex are holding the latest in their ‘Meet the Buyers’ events at their offices in Brasted, Kent at the end of this month.
A South coast pet shop owner says he felt ‘abandoned’ by the police after what he described as a rise in street drinking and anti-social behaviour.
Cotswold Raw launches Three Bird Raw to retailers from November 23 with an RRP of £4.95.
Pure Pet Food has launched an advent calendar for dogs.
VetPartners has ventured into central Europe by acquiring three practices in the north of Italy.
MORE TH>N has revealed that, of the 12 most common pet insurance claims it handled in 2018, half could have been significantly affected by obesity.
The humanisation trend, the rise of the ‘millennial pet parent’ and changing consumer behaviour are just some of the factors attributed to the ‘mass disruption’ of the €39.5 billion European Pet Industry.
Raw pet food manufacturer Poppy’s Picnic marked its third birthday by holding a tea party with the residents of a Wiltshire care home.
Bestway Foundation, the parent company of specialist wholesaler Bestpets, has given £100,000 to Save the Children.
Two pet retailers are celebrating after beating off competition from more than 1,500 other pet shops to be crowned Most Dog Friendly Pet Shop in the annual DogFriendly Awards.
Trade associations from across the globe have issued an open letter to the CITES Secretariat expressing their concern about the rushed timetable and lack of robust inquiry being proposed to study the trade and conservation of marine ornamental fish.
Naturevito has unveiled its latest Green Pantry dog food recipe.
While enjoying a curry with her husband, Amanda Peel had a light bulb moment and so started a new business venture, the Basingstoke Gazette reported.
More than 80 delegates – including a record number of retailers – attended the 2019 British Equestrian Trade Association Conference arrived at the De Vere Staverton Estate hotel, near Daventry, Northamptonshire, last week.
Laughing Dog has expanded its premium dog food range with the launch of Laughing Dog Naturally 5, a complete hypoallergenic food made with five ingredients in three traditional flavours: chicken, lamb and beef.
An empty church has been transformed into a state-of-the-art veterinary practice after a £300,000 investment.
Dogmatic has been voted Most Innovative Dog Collar Manufacturers in the LUX Pet Product and Services Awards.
Cosmos Corporation, a US pet care product manufacturer, has acquired a portfolio of bio-enzymatic pet urine odor and stain removal products under the Urine Off, Zorb-it-Up and Urine Buster brand names.
The British Independent Retailers Association (Bira), which represents 6,000 independent retail businesses across the UK including pet shops, has welcomed the results of the government’s inquiry into business rates, but is disappointed with the recommendations for reform.
Pets Corner is to open a shop within Sanders Garden Centre, at Brent Knoll, Somerset.
Lily’s Kitchen has held a ‘fully interactive’ pop-up event to launch its latest range of natural dog meals.
While the Marriage’s name has not been present in its own right within garden centres until recently, its products certainly have – because the company has been supplying some of the UK’s biggest bird care brands over the last few decades.
Both the value and the volume of retail sales in September this year showed strong growth compared with the same period in 2018 at 3.3% and 3.1% respectively.
Over half of all British adults in the UK own a pet – and it appears many of them turn to Google for advice, particularly when things go wrong. But what are the most common pet-related questions that Brits are asking?
Raw dog food manufacturer Poppy’s Picnic was a runner-up in NatWest’s Great British Entrepreneur Awards South West in the Entrepreneur’s Team of the Year category last week.
A pet shop owner, who lost his market premises after 32 years, has moved into a new store.
Half (50.8%) of retailers are feeling ‘anxious’, which is significantly higher than in 2018, according to the British Independent Retailers Association’s business confidence barometer.
About 29 million Americans plan to spend a total of $490 million on Halloween costumes for their pets this year, about twice what they spent in 2010, according to a National Retail Federation survey.
VetPartners CEO Jo Malone is enjoying the sweet taste of success as the York company she founded celebrates its fourth anniversary.
The RSPCA has released a new report highlighting the stress fireworks cause to animals, to coincide with the start of bonfire season.
PetTrade Innovations has unveiled Relaxopet, a new solution for stressed pets, in the run-up to Bonfire Night.
Grant Rogers, managing director of 3P Enterprise and founder of the Henry Wag pet accessories brand, has been named Small Business Entrepreneur of the Year at the South West regional Great British Entrepreneur Awards ceremony in Exeter.
TV celebrities have teamed up as ambassadors to launch the UK’s first National Dog Adoption Day.
Royal Canin has won the International Cat Care Cat Friendly Award for its new Pill Assistant Cat.