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March, 2017

  • 23 March

    SuperZoo opens for registration

    SuperZoo has opened registration for the 2017 show  in Las Vegas, July 25-27, with conference sessions July 24-26. North America’s leading pet retail trade exposition and conference produced by World Pet Association (WPA) added 85,000 square feet of exhibit space in 2016. SuperZoo will reconfigure its exhibit hall for 2017 so ...

  • 22 March

    New pet products scoop up awards

    Pats Sandown 2017

    A team of expert pet retail judges have chosen the winners of the PATS Sandown 2017 New Product Awards. Over 200 new products were entered for consideration. The judging took place on March 21 2017. Decisions took into account a number of guideline criteria such as product innovation, design, quality, packaging and value ...

  • 21 March

    Freezer giveaway at PATS with Natures Menu

    Natures Menu

    Raw pet food expert, Natures Menu, is giving away exclusive free freezers worth £495 at the PATS Sandown trade show in Surrey. Retailers simply have to visit the Natures Menu stand to place an order worth £250 or more to qualify for a free freezer delivered alongside their order. Not ...

  • 21 March

    Pet companies scoop up Lancashire’s Red Rose Awards

    Group55, Pets

    Group55 and Pets Choice have both been announced as winners at Lancashire’s recent Red Rose Awards. Pets Choice received the ‘Manufacturing Business Award’, while Group55 won the ‘International Achievement Award’. The Red Rose awards ceremony was held at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens on March 9. Group55’s international sales manager, Martin Breen, commented: “It ...

  • 17 March

    Search and rescue dog awarded with OBE

    A Cheshire search and rescue dog has been given a animals’ OBE for his devotion to duty in some of the world’s most challenging regions. At a special ceremony at Manchester Town Hall, Border Collie Bryn became the latest recipient of the prestigious PDSA Order of Merit – the animals’ OBE.  ...

  • 15 March

    Atlanta Pet Fair & Conference reports rising visitor numbers

    Atlanta Pet Fair & Conference

    The recently-concluded Atlanta Pet Fair & Conference saw a spike in attendance. The USA’s southeast trade show, conference and competition for professional pet stylists and service professionals received a nine percent jump in visitor numbers in its second year at the Georgia International Convention Centre. Atlanta Pet Fair & Conference ...

  • 13 March

    Over 5,000 reported dog thefts since 2011, finds MP

    Dog Theft

    As part of Pet Theft Awareness Week (14 to 21 March 2017), The Stolen and Missing Pets Alliance event is being held on Tuesday 14 March at Portcullis House, Houses of Parliament. With dog theft increasing year on year, Gareth Johnson, MP for Dartford and owner of a Labrador is hosting the event. He ...

  • 13 March

    Crufts is a winner for Forthglade

    Crufts was a huge success, Devon-based Forthglade has claimed. The pet food company gave over 3000 meals to pet owners for their dog’s to sample for dinner. “Crufts certainly felt busier this year” said Gerard Lovell, Joint MD of Forthglade. “It was great to note a far higher level of awareness ...

  • 10 March

    Record number of exhibitors confirmed for Zoomark


    Record numbers of exhibitors have been confirmed for Zoomark International 2017, the pet industry trade show in Europe held in odd years. Two months before the event the fifth pavilion created in response to demand has sold out. The total area of the event is now 50,000 square metres, hosting ...

  • 9 March

    Butcher’s Pet Care celebrates 30th anniversary

    Butchers, Dog Food, Crufts

    2017 marks Butcher’s 30th anniversary. The company is exhibiting at the annual Crufts dogs show to showcase its original grain free recipe, Butcher’s Tripe Mix, alongside its new grain free range, The Butcher’s Choice. Since 1987, Butcher’s has used its heritage in farming and as butchers to specialise in making ...