June 25, 2017

Huxley Hound aligns with Natural Pet Products Ltd

Huxley Hound took another significant step in their ongoing mission to become a prominent figure within the UK’s growing ethical dog treat movement, by aligning with holistic pet food provider Natural Pet Products Limited. The partnership will take place from May and will cover all 4 of Huxley’s veggie treat pouches: beetroot, sweet potato, carrot & parsnip. According to Huxley co-founder Mike Deane: “We’re always on the lookout for like-minded partners with a strong ethical agenda. Natural Pet Products are a leading light within the UK’s holistic independent pet sector who can provide us with a national platform to promote…

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Senior veterinary nurse suggests playing with toys over sticks

Stick

Claire Coles-Jones, a senior veterinary nurse with Clockhouse Vets sees some serious, life threatening or even fatal injuries to dogs caused by fetching sticks, either because they’ve landed in the ground like a javelin or because they’ve split in the dog’s mouth. It has been observed that, if a stick becomes lodged in the ground and a dog can’t stop in time, there’s a strong chance of them suffering penetrative wounds, blood loss or worse if they run onto the stick. For some dogs it’s chewing on sticks that can cause a problem as they can splinter in the dog’s mouth….

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Tullamore Veterinary Clinic launches dedicated Weight Management Service

Veterinary

Local veterinary practice, Tullamore Veterinary Clinic, has announced that it has been named by ROYAL CANIN as the First Approved Weight Management Centre in the Republic of Ireland as part of a national weight management programme. The practice has received ‘Centre of Excellence’ status for its management of overweight or obese cats and dogs, and for the work staff do to educate clients on keeping their pets at a healthy weight. To gain approved centre status, Tullamore Veterinary Clinic was required to establish a formal Weight Management Clinic, and to work as a team to refer their clients with overweight…

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Pooch & Mutt launches in Spain

Treats

Pooch & Mutt are pleased to announce that they have launched the full range of products in 3 Kiwoko stores as part of a soft launch in Spain as of May 2017. Kiwoko, a Spanish pet shop chain, will be stocking all Pooch & Mutt products. The 2kg and 10kg grain-free dry dog foods will be available to customers, as well as the grain-free treats and wheat-free tube treats. The soft launch in Spain is part of Pooch & Mutt’s bid to gain more exposure in the international pet food market. Pooch & Mutt’s grain-free functional food range is made…

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ProFlight Pathera launches Cat Drone with interchangeable toys

Drone

Cat lovers can now add a touch of technology to playtime with their cherished animals, following the launch of a new Cat Drone. The ProFlight Pathera Cat Drone which can be purchased from UK drones e-tailer, DronesDirect.co.uk , makes the an unusual buddy for your fun-loving feline, with three interchangeable toys and catnip attachments. Pampered pets big and small can play with the state-of-the-art toy which includes three soft toy attachments, including mouse, fish and feather dangler toys. This drone will play ‘cat and mouse’ for hours, which officials say has cutting-edge collision avoidance system technology and altitude hold technology,…

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Fun Dog Show to raise vital cash for RSPCA

RSPCA

thThe RSPCA are hoping for a large turnout at the Animal Centre, Halsall for this year’s Fun Dog Show. They have lots planned for the day, including a spectacular show from West Lancashire Display Team. Their team of highly trained dogs will be showing off their skills – from jumping through hoops to tackling gun-wielding muggers. Customers with a passion for reptiles can meet with the North West Reptile Club, which is bringing along a selection of its reptiles to display. Hollyfold Donkeys will be also joining this years show, offering children donkey rides. As well as all of the…

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Hull’s Fred teams up with Julian Norton from hit TV show The Yorkshire Vet

Marketing

Working with clients to drive sales has long been a key role of any successful marketing agency. But harnessing the power of blogs and social media to alert the general public to the welfare of rabbits and importance of hay? This unusual job is now on the cards for Hull-based agency Fred after the company won a national tender to work with Burgess Pet Care. The Fred team will be heading to London this weekend to accompany Burgess at the National Pet Show. There, the Hull team will also join forces with Julian Norton from TV hit show The Yorkshire…

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Pets at Home is offering free workshops for Coventry locals

Educational

Pets at Home will welcome people from around Warwickshire to local stores for an educational and enjoyable day A leading pet store is giving Coventry children the chance to experience a free hands-on workshop this weekend. Pets at Home will welcome city kids and those from around Warwickshire to local stores for an educational and enjoyable day. The retailer says its workshops: “Help teach children how rewarding pets can be and how to care for them.” They also offer a fun filled set of activities that include products and pets for a hands on approach to pet care. The company…

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Pet food brand Webbox team up with brewery for charity beer festival

Brewery

Pet food brand, Webbox has teamed up with local brewery, Bowland Brewery to create a festival ale for a charity Beer Festival. The Lancashire based businesses created the Mutts Nuts ale especially for Blackburn Beer Festival, a fund-raising event held By Blackburn Youth Zone. A registered charity, Blackburn Youth Zone opens its doors to 3,000 members aged 8-18 offering them a safe and exciting environment in which to spend their spare time. Webbox parent company, Pets Choice, have been patrons of the Youth Zone for several years, often working on many fundraising projects for the charity and has been a…

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New Pet Head ‘Fresh & Fabulous’ display

Retail

Pet Head are to launch their new Instore Point of Sale unit which is now available for all retailers. Capitalising on the new Fresh & Fabulous theme, the in store display is designed to help maximise sales, by highlighting the range in store. The units are a compact 30cm square design, and are intended to go on shelf or by the counter for additional product placement. The units come complete with an option of two headers, an English and Multi-lingual version. Pet head commented: “The display unit is pre-stocked with the top selling Pet Head lines and available through all…

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