August 17, 2017

Devoted Pet Foods is about to launch its grain-free dog and cat food range across Japan


Following a recent successful visit to the Interpets trade show in Tokyo, Devoted has signed up with a distributor to launch its products to one of the world’s largest markets in July this year. Devoted’s director Tom Kibble is looking forward to the challenge of promoting the benefits of high meat content, grain-free foods for dogs and cats, as he explained that the Japanese grain-free pet food market is still very much in its infancy. Tom commented: “The purpose of exhibiting at the show was to gather more information about the Japanese market and to ultimately meet a distributor but…

Skinner’s Pet Food Announce Sponsorship of the Dog Arena at BBC Countryfile Live for the 2nd Year


Skinner’s Pet Foods have announced that they will be sponsoring the Dog Arena for the second year at Countryfile Live. This is the second BBC Countryfile Live and is once again being held in association with the National Trust.  The picturesque grounds of Blenheim Palace will again provide the setting and the show will take place from Thursday 3rd August until Sunday 6th August 2017. Although the name Skinner’s has been synonymous with working dog food since their first ranges launched back in the early 1970’s. This year they will also be able to promote their new range, Life, aimed…

London Stock Exchange names Natures Menu as inspiring British company


Natures Menu, the UK’s number one for raw pet food and Europe’s leading expert in raw, has been named as one of London Stock Exchange’s top 1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain. The annual report identifies the fastest growing and most dynamic small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the UK and Norfolk-based Natures Menu has been named as one of them. The company was just the only raw pet food brand to be named. Natures Menu specialises in raw dog and cat food made with quality meats and fish, blended vegetables, fruits and healthy carbohydrates, and uses British suppliers and ethical…

Memory Bloom launches flowering pet memorial


Memory Bloom is the only product of its kind designed to help mark the passing of a pet by providing a living, flowering memorial and providing everything needed for holding a simple ceremony. The kits contain bio degradable containers, compost and seeds as well as a special story book and little notes and markers for personalise their own memorial. The idea is that some of a pets ashes or small memento (name tag/collar) can be placed into the compost along with the seeds to provide a focal point for remembrance as the flowers – a mix of beautiful Anemones, Forget-me-nots,…

Forthglade and Adam Henson launch video alongside their ‘Dump the Junk’ campaign


James Wellbeloved’s new infographic helps owners choose their perfect dog

The original infographic can be found on James Wellbeloved’s website.

ROYAL CANIN® to focus on the weight management journey in latest webinar


ROYAL CANIN® is giving veterinary professionals the opportunity to view the journey of weight management from three different perspectives in its latest webinar. Hosted by ROYAL CANIN’S Weight Management Clinic Nurse, Georgia Woods RVN CertCFVHNut PHC, the webinar is running on 13 Tuesday June at 8pm and will explore weight management from a patient, owner and nurse/vet perspective. ‘The Three Key Perspectives of Weight Management’ webinar will cover subjective and objective measures that can be used to assess a patient’s quality of life, how to overcome owner’s personal beliefs, how to change their existing behaviours to ensure a successful weight…

Pooch & Mutt launch chew range with campaign highlighting the harmful ingredients in Pedigree Dentastix.


Pooch & Mutt, the healthy dog food brand, have launched their most aggressive campaign to date, in their mission to lead a dog food revolution. The campaign against Dentastix, aimed at informing pet owners, has highlighted at least 5 ingredients that may have detrimental and harmful effects on a dog’s health, including the potential of causing cancer. A full exposure on the most harmful and questionable ingredients can be found at Pooch & Mutt is the largest independent dog food company on social media, as such they have a lot of interaction with their customers. They found out that…

PATS: Why new companies decide to launch at the show


The UK pet industry has seen an impressive number of companies entering the market over the past few years and many of these new businesses have chosen the PATS trade shows as their launch pad. This year’s PATS Telford on September 24-25 will see a host of newcomers exhibiting their new products and services to an audience of UK and international pet retailers. PAWBO is a newcomer to the UK market with its wireless interactive pet camera and the company will be exhibiting at PATS Telford for the first time. Marketing director Ray Lin said: “PAWBO and the PAWBO Theme…

Biopod™, a complete micro-habitat, is set to launch globally on 17 July


Company founder Jared Wolfe initially conceived Biopod to be a safe haven for endangered rainforest species, namely frogs. The goal was to re-create conditions found in the wild and assist in conservation projects to breed endangered species and release back into the wild. After years of design and testing, Biopod launched a Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaign and raised over $1.2 million through over 1,200 backers. It’s since received huge exposure in North America and had further private equity investment to ensure Biopod is a worldwide success. What is Biopod? Biopod comes in 5 sizes and contains the latest technology to keep a…