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October, 2017

  • 11 October

    Eukanuba reaches out to consumers at Discover Dogs

    Eukanuba, Discover Dogs, Puppies

    On 21 – 22 October Eukanuba Discover Dogs will take place in London, bringing together over 25,000 pet enthusiasts from all over the UK to learn more about dogs and how to take care of them. Eukanuba’s Veterinary Training Manager, Kellie Ceccarelli, will be on hand to help potential pet owners find …

  • 11 October

    TheraPaws supports World Mental Health Day

    The TheraPaws dogs celebrated the World Mental Health Day (10th October 2017), which raises awareness of mental health issues around the world, by spreading happiness and wellbeing with a friendly visit to staff members at a software company in London. The TheraPaws dogs are a part of Mayhew’s visiting animal …

  • 2 October

    Animal cruelty sentences increase to five years in prison

    Animal Cruelty

    New government plans will bring England’s maximum prison sentence for animal cruelty in line with Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic. The maximum sentence will now stand as five years. Courts can also issue an unlimited fine and ban offenders from keeping animals in future. The new legislation will only be …

September, 2017

  • 29 September

    HOWND receives double-gold at pet awards

    PetQuip, Hownd

    HOWND has won two accolades at this year’s PetQuip Awards. The Hertfordshire based company secured Gold in the ‘Pet Product Innovation of the Year’ (accessories) for its new Hemp-based Skin, Nose and Paw Balms with added Sun Protection; whilst also securing Gold in the ‘Marketing Project of the Year category …

  • 26 September

    PetQuip reveals the winners of 2017’s awards


    International trade association, PetQuip, has celebrated its fifth annual award ceremony for the pet sector. 22 companies were honoured during a dinner and party at the Telford International Centre on September 24th.  The awards were presented by Pat Flynn, PetQuip trade association manager, and Amanda Sizer Barrett MBE, director general of …

  • 20 September

    PIF announces new dog walker code

    The Pet Industry Federation (PIF) has today announced details of a new code of practice for professional dog walkers which has been developed in collaboration with Dogs Trust and RSPCA. Professional dog walking is becoming an increasingly common service due to the changing habits of the general population and a …

  • 18 September

    New conference tells independent retailers to stay competitive


    On 25 September 2017, nationwide movement SaveTheHighStreet.org will host the first High Street Conference. The event aims to unite independent businesses and encourage them to stay competitive in years to come. The Conference is free for independent retailers from anywhere in the UK, and it is being held at The Theatre RACC in …

  • 12 September

    FSB Small Business Awards open for entries

    The FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards 2018 are now open for entries. The awards will celebrate the best of the UK’s 5.5 million small businesses and their vast contribution to both regional and national economies. With 12 different award categories to enter, a series of 12 area award ceremonies will be held …

  • 12 September

    TheraPaws supports World Alzheimer’s Month

    This year, Mayhew’s animal therapy programme, TheraPaws, which visits care homes, hospices, day centres and hospitals to engage and interact with older people across London, is marking the 6th global World Alzheimer’s Month with visits from our gorgeous TheraPaws dogs. World Alzheimer’s Month is an international campaign that happens every …

  • 6 September

    BSAVA unveils programme highlights for Congress 2018

    BSAVA has expanded its 2018 Congress programme. Next year’s event will include more than 450 lectures from world-renowned speakers, a new ‘Beyond the Clinics’ personal development stream, and more practical, wet lab and small group sessions. The four-day event, which takes two years to plan, is the largest in Europe dedicated to the provision …