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About 1,500 exhibitors and 65,000 visitors from around the world are expected to attend the 23rd China International Pet Show in November.
This year’s action-packed Dog Fun Day, near Midhurst, in West Sussex included a dog show, working dog demonstrations, ‘have a go’ dog agility and rally obedience, tips on training and the opportunity to meet cows and sheep.
SuperZoo is gearing up to welcome more than 21,000 pet industry professionals to Las Vegas, Nevada next week (August 20-22).
Raw Pet food manufacturer Poppy’s Picnic has made the South West regional finals of the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards.
Pet store Kennelgate in Shrewsbury, Shropshire has re-launched as Pets & Friends after a rebrand.
Congratulations to the winners of our £600 Dorwest giveaway, featured in the July issue of pbwnews and online.
A Cheshire veterinary practice is preparing to move to a new £2.5m state-of-the-art hospital.
York-based The Insurance Emporium won the Best Direct Pet Insurance Provider award at the YourMoney.com Awards 2019.
Wilsons Pet Food is to launch a raw frozen range of dog food at PATS Telford.
Award-winning wholesaler Bestpets is now stocking a wide range of Lily’s Kitchen products across the dry, wet and treat categories for dogs and cats.
Pool House Equine Clinic has made the finals of the British Veterinary Hospital Design Awards 2019.
Trespaws, the pet accessory arm of sports brand Trespass, has unveiled its range of cooling vests for dogs amid high summer temperatures.
Contractors are putting the finishing touches to a major new production and warehousing facility for Pet’s Choice, in Whitebirk, Blackburn.
Frozen treats brand Frozzys is to reveal its rebrand and new flavour at PATS Telford.
A ‘puppy farmer’ has been convicted of eight animal welfare offences after RSPCA officers found ‘depressed’ dogs living in dark, dirty conditions in Kent.
Equestrian fashion brand Equetech has unveiled new products for the autumn.
A pet retailer has raised just under £100,000 to build a community aquarium and sensory play classroom for children and adults with special needs such as those who are deaf or blind, or have mental conditions or other issues and disabilities including autism and depression.
A pet shop owner has said that the Animal Activities Licensing regulations introduced last October have forced him to stop selling pets after four decades in the business.
The RSPCA is again calling on the Government to review the Dangerous Dogs Act after thousands of dogs have been put to sleep in the UK in the 28 years since the legislation was introduced.
Award-winning pet drinks company Woof&Brew is taking pampered pets to a whole new level with the launch of Cham:Paws.
Beaphar is celebrating 25 years of trading in the UK.
Henry Bell & Co, home to the Mr Johnson’s small animal range and Dog Gone Fishin’ canine treats, has introduced another own brand with the launch of Henry Bell Wild Bird Care.
Scarsdale Vets, including Pride Referral Hospital, has become the latest group to join Independent Vetcare.
Supreme Petfoods has launched Science Selective House Rabbit as an extension to its award-winning Selective range.
A pet food manufacturer will enter the Dragons Den on BBC Two this Sunday.
Iams has partnered with fitness fanatic and Instagram ‘influencer’ Father Fitness and his dog, Yogi, to raise awareness of how pets and owners can reap the benefits of exercising together.
HiLife is adding a new collection of complete canned dog food into its range of natural pet food.
Naturediet is launching a Feel Good Selection Pack in time for PATS Telford.
Recruitment specialist Lynda Ward, of Pet Trade Solutions, is reporting an increase in pet retail assistants seeking field sales roles.
Natterjacks Vet, in Poole, Dorset, has unveiled a new-look after a £250,000 investment in state-of-the art equipment and a building extension.
The European Commission is calling a temporary halt to its plans to ban the sale of Water lettuce (Pistia stratiotes).
Natures Menu is sponsoring the Focus Flyball Team.
This year Company of Animals is celebrating its 40th anniversary. From humble beginnings in 1979 when founder Dr Roger Mugford established an animal behaviour consultancy, the business has grown into a market-leading, global brand specialising in innovative training products and animal psychology.
Professional dog walking has come under scrutiny following reports in the national press that five dogs under the care of a dog walker in Staffordshire allegedly ran off after being spooked by gunshots.
Edition Dog magazine is launching a flagship show, Edition Dog Live, to be held on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at the NAEC, Stoneleigh.
Supreme Petfoods has surveyed more than 500 independent pet retailers and found that over half (54%) report that in the small pet category, they have experienced an adverse impact on sales as a result of brands moving into mass grocery channels.
Jimmy Park has been appointed general manager of Royal Canin UK and Ireland, effective from July 21.
A pet shop is among those affected by the partial collapse of a dam at Whaley Bridge, in the Peak District.
A date has been confirmed for the trial of two pet retailers accused of three separate allegations of causing unnecessary suffering of more than 60 reptiles.
Two entrepreneurial animal lovers – brought together by a simple postcard – have joined forces to help dog owners tackle ‘mucky pup’ problems.
Danish Design Pet Products will be switching to a 100% recycled fibre filling for its beds from September 1.
Retail Pets Corner has seen another year of strong growth, with turnover rising 14% year on year to £52.8m.
Somerset-based pet accessory business Oscar & Hooch and Exmoor National Park have joined forces to launch a national campaign to promote responsible dog walking in the countryside.
After being inundated with more than 50,000 online applications, Canine Cottages had the ‘almost impossible’ task of selecting some truly special dogs to become its newest canine critics across 10 UK regions.
Pet food manufacturer Webbox has signed up to be the official partner in The Mirror’s seventh annual 2019 Animal Hero Awards.
The RSPCA is urging families thinking of getting a puppy over the summer holidays to consider adopting a rescue pet as new figures reveal that reports about puppy farms have soared by 390% in the last decade.
The Pet Charity is looking for an experienced charity fundraiser to join its Board of Trustees.
The Dog Treat Company has been shortlisted for an award that aims ‘to raise awareness to the amount of sugar and artificial additives’ in human food. 
The Food Standards Agency says a raw pet food manufacturer is recalling four batches of frozen food because Listeria monocytogenes has been found in the products.
The excitement is building as the pet industry gears up for one of its biggest events of the year, PATS Telford, on Sunday and Monday, September 22-23.