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Clydach Farm has launched a charity dog treat, with 100% of profits made by the manufacturer donated to support the Ukraine relief effort.
Supreme Petfoods is to launch a new advertising campaign to drive brand awareness of its Science Selective product range for small pets under the banner of Food for Life.
Trade association OATA is reminding retailers to only sell Japanese rice fish or Medaka (Oryzias species) for indoor aquariums, and to ensure customers understand they cannot be kept in outdoor ponds or barrels.
Harringtons has added to its Advanced Science Range with four new supplements to support joint mobility.
Ukrainian supplier Collar Company has been co-ordinating a massive pet food relief effort in the area around the under-siege city of Chernihiv.
Jollyes has begun staff recruitment for its latest store in Scotland.
The Pet Industry Federation (PIF) has created a new affinity partnership with pet salon management software Tuft.
Yorkshire Raw dog food manufacturer Naturaw has been awarded B-Corp certification.
Trade Association OATA has launched a new plant ID guide to help aquatic businesses ensure they are selling the right types of Milfoil (Myriophyllum).
Compostable poo bag brand Adios Plastic is celebrating three years of trading today (May 13).
With five months still to go, the PATS Telford show is on course to be a ‘sell out’ event. 
Pet retail and veterinary habitat supplier Casco Pet is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.
VetPartners has contributed £20,000 to help humanitarian and animal welfare charities working in Ukraine during the current conflict, the group has revealed.
Pet retailer Jollyes has announced the appointment of Joe Wykes as chief executive officer to lead the business through its next period of expansion.
PR, communications and marketing agency Companion Consultancy is celebrating its 20th birthday this month by offering veterinary practices and associated businesses a free 20-minute consultation about PR strategy.
Reptili, a new reptile shop in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, opened on Monday.
Campaigners have given a mixed response to proposed animal welfare legislation in this week’s Queen’s Speech.
Pet accessories distribution business 3P Enterprise, best known as the UK home of the Henry Wag brand, is celebrating its 20th year of trading this year.
Irish pet treat company Park Life is to exhibit at the Glee Garden Show for the first time next month. 
Doggy day care business Bruce's will be opening a new site in North London next month.
Retailer Jollyes opened its new flagship site in Wrexham last weekend with a ‘Pet Passion Show’.
Six new petcare businesses from across Europe and North Africa have been selected to benefit from pet food giant Purina’s accelerator investment fund for 2022.
Unipet is getting ready to start its first manufacturing run of non-beef suet pellets using insect ingredients.
Poodle crosses may be at increased risk of dental disease, according to preliminary results from the Puppy Tooth Census.
Private label dry pet food manufacturer GA Pet Food Partners will officially open its new state-of-the-art Ingredients Kitchen later this month.
Entries are now open for The Pet Industry Federation Awards 2022.
Hill’s Pet Nutrition has taken an investment stake in technology company Vet-AI to enable the firm to scale up operations in the field of preventative veterinary care.
The British Equestrian Trade Association (BETA International) has named Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) as its chosen charity for 2022.
 
Trixie has introduced a range of new bedding and travel products in the company’s Be Eco series, made from sustainably-sourced and recycled materials.
The Government has decided to delay further the planned introduction of import checks on animals and animal products coming into the UK.
Three out of four pet owners in the UK believe that their pets boost their physical and mental health more than their human friends, according to a new survey.
Southern Aquatics has taken over the Watermarque store in Yeovil, Somerset, rebranding it as a branch of Southern Aquatics.
Academic researchers are appealing for help from dog owners to help understand how harness designs affect dog movement.
Natural pet food brand Barking Heads has partnered with police dog charity the Thin Blue Paw Foundation with a promise to feed retired service dogs for the rest of their lives.
Retailer Pets & Friends has opened a new grooming salon concept at its store in Bletchley, Buckinghamshire.
New research from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) enables owners to predict the remaining life expectancy of their dog with more accuracy than before.
Raw dog food supplier Paleo Ridge has established a new leadership team with a number of internal promotions.
A new Bill banning the use of rodent glue traps by the public is set to become law.
Prices of the most popular breeds of dogs are continuing to experience double-digit increases, according to new research from animal insurers Agria Pet Insurance.
Pets Choice has created a new packaging format for its wet hedgehog food, Spike’s Meaty Feast, which has resulted in a 92% reduction in plastic packaging.
The Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association (PFMA) has confirmed Claire Robinson-Davies of Nestlé Purina as its new chair.
Chicken Wire supplier Wire Fence will give away 100% of its profits made on Wednesday next week (May 4) to a chicken welfare charity.
Inspired Pet Nutrition, owner of the Harringtons and Wagg pet food brands, is investing more than £6m at its plant at Kinmel, North Wales.
Natural Instinct has launched a new range of ambient treats.
Jollyes has opened a new store at the Snowhill Retail Park in Wakefield, West Yorkshire.
Next week is Hedgehog Awareness Week, running from May 1–7.
Inspired Pet Nutrition (IPN), owner of the Wagg and Harringtons brands, is celebrating Earth Day (April 22) with the continuation of its status as a carbon negative business.
Agria Pet Insurance is claiming a UK first for pet insurers by becoming climate positive on Earth Day 2022 (April 22).
Dog walking app GoWalkies has launched a funding campaign on Kickstarter to support its growth plans, which includes expanding across Europe and introducing blockchain technology.
Broadreach Nature has launched Dental Deep, a new veterinary-formulated dental supplement for dogs and cats.