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May, 2017

  • 22 May

    Director of the Year Award for charity chief exec

    The chief executive of Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, Claire Horton MBA, was last week honoured at the Institute of Directors (IoD) 2017 London & South East Director of the Year Awards. Receiving the award for Public/Third Sector Director of the Year, a category in which there were four other finalists, …

  • 22 May

    Product of the Year awards open for entry

    The Product of the Year awards are now open to all FMCG retailer and branded products, highlighting the most innovative products launched within the past 18 months Voted for by over 11,500 consumers, winning products gain more than £730,000 worth of media coverage across consumer, trade and product-specific titles, ensuring continued …

  • 15 May

    Burgess celebrates National Pet Show success

    Burgess, National Pet Show

    Burgess Pet Care has announced that this year’s National Pet Show in London has been its most successful yet. The company more than doubled its sales from last year. Burgess’ team highlighted the welfare needs of small animals and provided information about the benefits of high-quality feeding hay. Dr Suzanne …

  • 15 May

    Zoomark names winner of Aqua Project Award


    Interest in ornamental fish is on the rise in Italy, reported Zoomark International 2017. The B2B pet show attracted attention with its Aqua Project. The event’s new aquariology area was unveiled from May 11-14 at Bologna, Italy. The Aqua Project was one of many specialist areas within the biennale international show, organised …

  • 10 May

    Zoomark predicts record numbers for 2017’s show


    735 exhibitors from 43 countries will attend Zoomark International from 11th to the 14th May. The B2B pet event, which is held at the Bologna Exhibition Centre is expected to attract record numbers in 2017. Current figures show a boom in both participation and the number of initiatives. There is an increase …

  • 9 May

    Pedigree Wholesale’s Pet & Aquatic Trade Show is back for 2017

    Pedigree Wholesale

    Pedigree Wholesale’s annual Pet & Aquatic Trade Show will take place on Wednesday 14 June. The one day event opens its doors at Peterborough Arena, East of England Showground. Organisers have promised business opportunities, with over 80 trade stands representing market leading brands in the pet industry. Retailers who visit …

  • 4 May

    Burgess returns to the National Pet Show

    Burgess Pet Care is returning to the National Pet Show in London this weekend as main sponsors of the Small Furries Zone. Burgess hopes to educate as many pet owners as possible about the various welfare needs of small animals – as well as inspiring potential new pet owners to …

April, 2017

  • 26 April

    The Dog Treat Company (DTC) debuts at NEC’s Farm Shop & Deli Show

    Dog Treat Company

    On April, 24-26, The Dog Treat Company (DTC) attended the NEC’s influential fine food exhibition. The farm shop & deli show, which features human food, also showcased DTC’s distinct dog treats and branded pouches. DCT recently moved into a purpose-built pet treat bakery on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, The firm …

  • 24 April

    Lintbells named BSAVA’s ‘Stand of the Year’

    Lintbells, BSAVA

    Natural supplements company Lintbells has been awarded BSAVA Stand of the Year by the BSAVA congress committee. The plaudit recognises stand design but also the level of service and engagement from the team during the event. It follows on from a successful four days at congress which was attended not just …

  • 21 April

    Weight management nurse leads by example with London Marathon challenge

    Georgia Woods, ROYAL CANIN® weight management nurse at the Small Animal Teaching Hospital, University of Liverpool, is taking on the ultimate fitness challenge, competing in the London Marathon on 23 April. Her role at the veterinary clinic sees her work with a specialist team managing overweight and obese pets, raising awareness …