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The Parrot Society and bird food manufacturer Johnston & Jeff are issuing advice to help parrot owners manage their pets’ well-being as lockdown restrictions ease.
Following the launch of Soopa’s plant-based Puppy Dental Sticks in May, the brand is now adding Puppy Training Bites.
Arden Grange, the independent producer of naturally hypoallergenic, super premium dog and cat food, is celebrating its 25th birthday this year and to mark the occasion, will be giving away £25,000!
Pet owners wanting to take their dogs, cats or ferrets abroad with them this year should consult a vet well in advance to get all the necessary paperwork in order, the British Veterinary Association advises.
An MP has launched a new online platform aimed at highlighting animal welfare issues both in the UK and around the globe.
Specialist pet retailer Just for Pets has been delighted by the response to its ‘Best of British’ pledge that promotes innovation within its stores.
This month sees the arrival in the UK of Tiana cat food – thought to be the world’s first halal-approved cat food range made with human-grade ingredients using freeze-dried technology.
The Princess Royal has visited Hertfordshire-based pet supplements manufacturer Lintbells, which has twice won the Queen’s Award.
Raw dog food business Naked Dog is celebrating the opening of a new dedicated canine nutrition centre, the world’s first fresh dog food nutrition centre offering in-person and online consultations with both a nutrition specialist and a practising holistic vet.
A pet shop has lost its licence following public concerns for the health and wellbeing of animals housed on the premises.
Cold pressed pet food manufacturer Walker & Drake has launched a new treat variety.
A campaign has been launched by DogFoodHeaven and WoodGreen The Animals Charity to remind pet owners to keep their animals’ microchip details up to date.
Addition, an outsourced finance solution for SMEs and startups, has published a new national survey highlighting the main concerns for small business owners over the next 12 months.
Dr Roger Mugford and his team have launched a new range of car safety harnesses under the CarSafe brand designed to keep dogs safe and secure while providing the qualities of a walking harness for ease and convenience.
Yappy is advertising the perfect role – a chief puppy officer – where the lucky person could get paid £24,000 a year to pamper and play with dogs.
The pet food market is forecast to reach US$118.83bn globally in 2025, growing at a CAGR of 5.4%, fuelled by factors such as increasing pet populations, humanisation and the growing popularity of raw pet food.
Pets at Home has delivered strong first-quarter financial results, including a 25.7% increase in group revenue to £377m.
Action Fraud – the national fraud and cyber crime reporting centre – has revealed that more than £2.5m has been lost to criminals through fake pet adverts.
The cat litter market is estimated to reach US $13.44bn worldwide by 2028, registering a CAGR of 4%, according to a new report from ResearchandMarkets.com.
Mars Petcare is launching a ‘natural-inspired’ range under its premium dog brand, Cesar – the No.1 one dog wet single-serve brand in the UK.
A garden centre manager has written a children’s book – inspired by the livestock in the pet and aquatics department.
Sales of reptiles have surged during the pandemic as interest in owning more exotic pets has grown, according to nationwide pet store Jollyes.
As concerns about dog theft soar following the surge in pandemic puppy buying, the Kennel Club says new research shows ‘a shocking failure to tackle a crime that is devastating 196 families every month’ – with only 2% of cases resulting in a conviction.
Leading commercial property developer Stoford has broken ground on the site of Pets at Home’s new state-of-the-art national storage and distribution centre in Staffordshire.
Hyve Group has confirmed the Retail Trust as its charity partner for the Spring and Autumn Fair for two years and Wellbeing Partner across all its retail shows in the UK comprising Glee, Spring Fair, Autumn Fair, Pure and Scoop, to provide dedicated support, awareness and fundraising for the retail sector.
Independent pet health company Pets’ Kitchen Ltd has secured a £4m growth capital investment from Mobeus Equity Partners to roll out its innovative veterinary model, Vet’s Klinic.
A counsellor has used her years as a dog walker to help grieving families whose pets have died.
Vets across the UK have experienced ‘an alarming increase’ in levels of intimidation from animal owners over the past year, according to new figures from the British Veterinary Association.
A former fashion student has built an eco-business out of turning surplus fabrics such as British tweeds into pet accessories.
PetPlace, which has stores in Abergele, Ruthin, Mold, Llangefni and Chirk, has moved to a new headquarters on the Tir Llwyd Enterprise Park in Kinmel Bay.
Dogs Trust has welcomed new Domestic Abuse Act guidance that formally recognises the impact it can have on pets.
Finance experts are reminding business owners that reasonable costs are classed as legitimate expenses – no matter how unusual they may be after uncovering hundreds of ‘strange but valid’ expenses.
Pet owners with cats aged seven years or over are being urged to get their cat’s blood pressure checked at their local vets to help identify feline hypertension, which is known as a ‘silent killer’.
Veterinary group Whitecross has recruited its 300th team member after a period period of growth.
Marriage’s Feed has created two additional educational video series following its wild bird education videos last year.
Pets at Home has launched a new YouTube series with Clare Balding, called The Pet Care Show.
Retailers looking to entice new pet owners into store this Christmas are being offered some enticing new lines from Laughing Dog and Pointers.
There are nearly 200 ‘dangerous’ exotic animals being kept as pets in the UK, including Buthidae scorpions, vipers and Savannah cats, according to a new study.
Natures Menu has extended its Natural Raw Freeflow range.
A pet product supplier has teamed up with a major department store to open its first ‘in person’ retail outlet at the weekend.
Bark & Birch, which operates in the UK, Ireland, Portugal and the US, has launched its first Training Academy to nurture home-grown dog training talent.
Edgard & Cooper says it has become the first pet food brand in the UK to trial dry pet food using an instore refill model in a specialist grocery store, in partnership with Better Food, Bristol.
The British Independent Retailers Association has welcomed the findings of a new report by high street champion Bill Grimsey.
The global pet care market, estimated at US$179.4bn in 2020, is projected to reach US$255.4bn by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 5.2%.
Town & Country Petfood is introducing new HiLife it’s only natural Whitefish Treats to its best-selling range of 100% natural cat treats.
An insurance expert fears pet boarding businesses are being put at risk at a critical turning point in the pandemic due to reduced insurance cover.
Supply chains are being targeted by sophisticated ransomware cyber-attacks, disrupting thousands of businesses just as the economy starts to recover from the pandemic.
Two entrepreneurs from Saffron Walden who set up a pet boutique during lockdown are celebrating a year in business.
Raw food producer Paleo Ridge is celebrating an environmental benchmark with 98% of its packaging now recyclable or compostable.
Supreme Petfoods, manufacturer of quality food for small pets, is providing free food for some of the smaller creatures at TV’s Jimmy’s Farm.