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April, 2017

  • 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 …

  • 6 April

    British exhibitors share their Global Pet Expo success

    PetQuip, Global Pet Expo

    Many UK exhibitors to Global Pet Expo have reported a successful show. The event was held in March 2017, in Orlando, Florida. The innovative products shown by the UK exhibitors participating in the group organised by the PetQuip association attracted a wide audience from worldwide markets.   Regular exhibitor Hilton Herbs received interest from …

  • 6 April

    Winners of Ceva Animal Welfare Awards 2017 announced

    The winners of the Ceva Animal Welfare Awards 2017 have been announced in a ceremony at the Burlington Hotel in Birmingham. The awards recognise the achievements of remarkable people from the farming, veterinary and charity industries, who go beyond the call of duty to better the lives of animals around …

  • 5 April

    National Pet Month is in full swing

    National Pet Month

    Pet and veterinary professionals have been urged to get involved in this year’s National Pet Month April 1 – May 1 and help raise awareness of responsible pet ownership. The charity, now in its 28th year, would like the profession to come together and use the month-long campaign to talk about good pet care with clients …

March, 2017

  • 31 March

    Defra minister visits Pets at Home

    A Defra minister visited Pets at Home’s New Malden store to learn more about the National Invasive Species Week. Lord Gardiner, who is Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, visited the pet superstore to see what the industry is doing to promote the ‘no …

  • 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.  …