June 24, 2017

Equimins adds to supplement range


Equimins, a producer of natural equine products, has extended its performance range of supplements. The new Vitamin E Oil is a natural oil which provides a great way of supplementing a horse’s diet with vitamin E. Vitamin E can support performance, recovery after strenuous exercise and the blocking of free radicals. David Willey, from Equimins, said: “We’re pleased to add Vitamin E Oil to our Performance range. This high quality, natural oil can be used to support the performance horse in a number of ways and, due to the high level of iu’s/gram, a small amount contains a lot of…

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Event rider Lucy Jackson joins Team Dengie


Dengie, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of fibre-based horse feeds, has announced international event rider Lucy Jackson as a brand ambassador. The British-born rider, who was a member of the New Zealand team at the World Equestrian Games last year, has joined the company’s growing portfolio of sponsored riders committed to fibre feeding. Lisa Wilson, the brand’s marketing manager, said: “Lucy is going to be such an asset to Team Dengie. Not only is she fiercely ambitious and hard-working, but she is also committed to providing the very best for the horses in her care. Nutrition plays a vital…

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Pooch & Mutt launches new POS range

Pooch & Mutt

Pooch & Mutt, one of the UK’s leading ethical dog nutrition companies, has launched a new range of point of sale products for retailers. The British manufacturer is hoping the new collection will help raise brand awareness, build consumer loyalty, as well as inform customers about its range of foods, treats and supplements. The new point of sale range includes store posters, pavement signs, display stands, free samples and leaflets. The company states that independent stockists are very important to Pooch & Mutt, and that is the main reason behind the launch. All direct orders taken through Pooch & Mutt…

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PetQuip’s meet the buyers event open to UK suppliers


The ‘Meet the Buyers’ event to be help at the Gardenex and PetQuip offices in Brasted, Kent on 21 October 2015 is now open to UK suppliers of gardening and pet care products. The full list of overseas buyers travelling to the UK for one-to-one meetings with British suppliers now includes representatives from an Icelandic garden centre/wholesaler, a Swiss garden centre and a Romanian importer/distributor landscape company, all on the gardening side. The Icelandic buyer is also seeking pet products, as will a Swiss importer/wholesaler and a Serbian importer/distributor. The Federation holds a series of ‘Meet the Buyers’ events each year,…

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Animology launches new range for cats


Animology, from Group55, has branched out from its dog and equine ranges with its new products for cats. The new range consists of three products, which are all available in two fragrances; peach and papaya. One of the new products is the Feline Great shampoo, designed specifically for cats, with aloe vera extract to soothe and protect the skin and pro-vitamin B5 to nourish the coat. The new Glamour Puss is a no-rinse shampoo which removes dirt and grease or odours from the cat without the need to rinse. The third product in the range is Purrfect Condition, a nourishing…

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Pet Care Retail – September 2015 issue

Pet Care Retail

Pet Care Retail – September 2015 issue News Centre: A roundup of the latest news in the industry Keeping it real: Head of marketing at Burgess Pet Care, Richard Rockett, gives his insight into getting ahead of online competition Leave no stone unturned: Lucy Ross, head of training at Pets Corner, discusses her company’s philosophy on performance Let’s hear it from: The managing director of PampurredPets, Steve Fowler, discusses the history and future of the business State of independence: Colin J Thorpe, manager of Animal Fair in Kensington, talks about changes to the industry since the 1950s PATS Telford preview:…

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Aqua 2015 to have record number of exhibitors


Aqua 2015, the UK’s largest water gardening and aquatics trade event, is set to be even bigger this year. The trade show next week has a record number of exhibitors, with 82 companies preparing to showcase their products and services. The event, which will be taking place at the Telford International Centre on October 14-15, will be busy with companies from both the UK and overseas, with visitors expected to see a long list of regular exhibitors as well as plenty of new ones. Annie Foord, organiser of the event, said: “It’s great to see so many newcomers booking stand…

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Pets Corner store shortlisted for retail award

Pets Corner

Pets Corner in Warminster has been shortlisted by the Pet Industry Federation Awards 2015 for Pet Retail Chain of the Year. The store, which is one of 102 shops that make up the family run, ethical pet retailer, will be judged on its overall commercial success, customer service and satisfaction, staff training and contribution to innovation over the last 12 months. The Pet Industry Federation Awards is a celebration of the UK’s thriving pet industry recognising excellence across a range of independent and national pet retailers, manufacturers and suppliers. Steve O’Neil, manager at Pets Corner Warminster, said: “We are delighted…

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Moorland Rider launches new website

Moorland Rider

Moorland Rider, British manufacturer of products for horses and their owners, has launched a new website. The new format features more information on its products, a blog showing press cuttings, and a stockists section. Caroline Graham, from the Staffordshire based company, said: “We’d like to invite all our stockists to come forward and contact us for a free listing on our website. As we sell through a number of wholesalers, we know that a lot of companies stock our products, and this facility on our new site means we can help promote them to people interested in our range. We’ve…

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PetQuip honours Dr Roger Mugford with Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr Roger Mugford, the CEO of The Company of Animals, was awarded with a lifetime achievement award from PetQuip. The ceremony, which took place in association with PATS Telford, was held on Sunday 27 September at the Ludlow Suite in the Telford International Centre. Commenting on the decision, Pat Flynn, trade association manager for PetQuip, said: “A number of people recommended Roger to us as our Lifetime Achievement winner. I was also out in Las Vegas when he received the World Pet Association 2015 Matsui Award. We started to look into his career in more detail and, after that, it…

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