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A professional dog walker has developed an unusual way of fighting off hunger pangs while on the job walking dogs in the Peak District.
Seventy-six per cent of UK cat or dog owners are choosing holiday trips within the UK, according to Blue Cross.
Seven British suppliers will be exhibiting their latest products in the British Pavilion at Global Pet Expo in Orlando, Florida from March 20-22.
Pet treats business WOOFS is set to increase its product range in 2019.
Pet accessories business Verity & Voss has become the exclusive distributor for Kiwi Walker, launching various new ranges of dog products.
Nandi of Africa has arrived in the UK and Channel Islands and is available now, after launching its natural, premium pet treats at PATS Sandown.
More than a quarter of women would rather spend Valentine’s Day with their cat than their partner due to their unconditional love and cuddles, according to a survey by pet food brand IAMS.
As it’s Valentine’s Day, the husband and wife team at HayPigs! wanted to share a romantic story with our readers.
PDSA is appealing for the UK’s fattest pets to enrol in its Pet Fit Club.
Natures Menu has won a Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award 2019, an independent seal of excellence that recognises businesses that go above and beyond in delivering outstanding customer service.
Pet food brand Purely Fish has returned steady growth both in the UK and overseas through export sales.
Webbox has launched a new line of dog treats.
Butcher’s Pet Care has appointed Birmingham-based creative agency LIFE as its strategic and creative agency.
Hearing Dogs for Deaf People has been chosen as VetPartners’ charity for 2019.
Macle Pet Pet Foods’ premium range, Naturo, is increasing its offering in Asda stores across the UK from this month.
Mars Petcare has expanded its bonding Care & Treats range in the ‘meaty’ sub-segment with the launch of the Pedigree Wrap.
Fish4Dogs has introduced a fruity new addition to its range of fish-wrapped treats.
Swedencare’s flagship product, ProDen PlaqueOff Powder, has been awarded the Veterinary Oral Health Council Seal of Acceptance.
Vitalin will be returning to exhibit at Crufts 2019.
Building on its 22-strong range of frozen raw working dog food, Benyfit Natural has introduced a new product line, the World Explorer Range.
Close to 2,000 visitors went to PATS Sandown, a record in the show’s 11-year history.
For the first time in its 14-year history, contestants on TV’s ‘Couples Come Dine With Me’ have been served fresh DOG food.
Burgess Pet Care has launched the first ever survey on guinea pig welfare
Agria Insurance is giving pet owners £50 towards their pet’s health, for every lifetime policy taken out.
Raw and natural pet food business Natures Menu has been named in the top 100 companies of The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200.
Edgard & Cooper has launched its first range of cat food.
Early signs are that PATS Sandown’s move from March to this year’s earlier February slot – and with the opening day on a Sunday for the first time – was a hit with both exhibitors and visitors.
The winners of the PATS Sandown 2019 New Product Awards, sponsored by pbwnews, were chosen by a team of expert pet retailers, who arrived at the show first thing this morning (Sunday, February 10) to make their choices from a record number of new products entered.
Christine and Jenny Chau, the sister team behind North West-based dog bedding company Charley Chau, have been named UK Family Business Entrepreneurs of the Year 2018 in the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards in London.
A husband and wife team have got Tails-a-Waggin after successfully re-opening a pet shop on Mold High Street.
Perthshire-base Wilsons Pet Food has recruited Meg Morrison as head of sales.
The Pet Industry Federation has been working on a number of initiatives to help its commercial boarding members comply with the new Animal Activities Licensing regulations.
The Staffordshire bull terrier has been named as Britain’s favourite dog.
Fish4Dogs has formed a new wholesale distribution partnership with Trust Pet Products in an exclusive arrangement for the UK, which focuses on providing greater opportunities for independent retailers to sell the full range of food and treats from Fish4Dogs.
A European Advisory Board to raise awareness of Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease has been created to help vets maximise disease prevention in dogs.
International dog show Crufts will welcome around 27,000 dogs this year over the four days of the world’s most famous dog show, which takes place at the NEC, Birmingham, from March 7-10.
Italian pet tag manufacturer MyFamily has launched its first collars and leashes.
Hownd has been chosen to showcase its products and pitch to investors at the first European Pets and Money Summit.
Supreme Petfoods’ Selective range of food and treats for small animals has been redesigned.
Two-hundred-and-fifty mushers competed in the 36th Aviemore Sled Dog Rally in the forest around Loch Morlich in January.
WHIMZEES has launched an online campaign to raise awareness on dog dental disease for Dental Month (February).
Specialist wholesaler Bestpets has launched new consumer-facing promotional material to help its Bestpets Local Retail Club customers to drive sales and to help suppliers raise awareness of their products among consumers.
The Dorwest Foundation has donated £2,500 to five charities.
Pet Trade Solutions founder Lynda Ward is warning people to to beware of unrealistic promises from potential employers.
Dog Rocks has unveiled newly-redesigned shelf and counter displays, intended to increase consumer engagement.
With just days to go before PATS Sandown opens its doors, the final preparations are being made for what promises to be a highly profitable and successful show.
A Lincolnshire producer of wild bird food has expanded its manufacturing capabilities with the creation of 15 new jobs after securing a seven-figure finance deal with HSBC UK.
Oxbow has redesigned the packaging for its Simple Rewards Baked Treats range.
Heights Farm Premium Pets Foods, a family-run business based in Bolton, Lancashire, is expanding with the launch of new franchise operations in Stockport, Altrincham, Warrington, Southport and Aston-under-Lyne.
Peregrine Livefoods has acquired three brands from the Fadulla Pet Products range, marking the reptile specialist’s entry into the aquatic and wild-bird sectors.