March 23, 2017

Natures Menu to give away free freezers for orders placed at PATS


  Retailers 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 only that, but the brand new Mighty Mixer products will also be on offer to sample and will be available for pre order on a special trade offer of 3 for 2 on stand for delivery between 3rd and 14th April.

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Animal Health Trust launches major fundraising campaign at Crufts 2017


The Animal Health Trust has improved the health of millions of animals for the past 75 years. To mark the anniversary, the charity was at Crufts 2017 to launch a special fundraising campaign to raise £75,000 towards new medical equipment as they look to save the more lives. The Trust is hoping to spread the word to the owners of the 22,000 happy, healthy dogs that will descend on the NEC in Birmingham for the world’s largest dog show, now in its 126th year, over the weekend. Founded in 1942 by Dr Reginald Wooldridge, the Animal Health Trust specialises in preventing illness…

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Natures Menu launches new Mighty Mixers range


The UK’s number one for raw pet food and Europe’s leading expert in raw, Natures Menu, has announced the launch of two new Mighty Mixers following the company’s successful sponsorship of Crufts 2017. This latest addition to the Natures Menu portfolio includes two new flavours of Turkey & Oats and Salmon & Potato, available to trade from 1st April at a RRP £7.95 each. The two new flavours join Natures Menu’s existing range of mixers, treats, complete raw meals and pure meat range. Made with fresh salmon and turkey meat and a wholesome blend of oats, fresh vegetables and superfoods,…

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Pet business expands with raw dog food on the menu


Two years ago, retired police officer Roxy Bird launched Happy Doggie with her husband Brian. The Rennington-based venture has been a success and now the pair have branched out to edible products. Launching Alnwick Raw Dog Food, the pair are supplying and stocking raw dog food for a company called Hungry Hounds, in Falkirk. And Roxy is delighted to expand the business’s offerings. Roxy commented: “The popularity of feeding a raw-food diet to our pets is on the increase. “Feeding raw ensures a natural nutritionally-balanced diet for our pets. A raw-food diet is designed to mimic a dog’s natural ancestral…

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Aylesbury pet shop develops ICE cards for pets


McGrumpy & Snuffles, a pet shop in Aylesbury, are now offering a free In Case of Emergency or ICE cards, for pets. The credit card sized product details where your pets are and other important information such as dietary requirements, allergies and the details of their local vet, even offering space for pet owners to nominate someone to be called to care for pets in case the owner is not available. Katy Martin, owner of McGrumpy and Snuffles said: “We are keen to give our customers the tools to be the best owners they can be and are really pleased…

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Lily’s Kitchen wins top prize for cat food stand at Crufts


For the first time ever, Lily’s Kitchen, the award-winning British producer of naturally nutritious, proper food for pets has won a top prize for their controversial cat food stand at the famous dog show; Crufts, this weekend. The stand was designed to raise awareness of healthy and delicious food for felines but this was the last thing dog lovers expected to see at the show. Hosting the stand at the show was Lily’s Kitchen’s newest family member, ‘Cat Balding’: a feline friendly TV presenter with an uncanny resemblance to the show’s official host Clare Balding. Clare Balding visited the stand…

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James Wellbeloves launches new ad campaign

On March 9 James Wellbeloves launched their new ad campaign to during a commercial break in Crufts. James Wellbeloved describes the ad as: “Young Jack and his faithful little dog, Harry, busk in a harsh corner of an unforgiving and natureless city. Jack seems to be saving money to buy a fancy, shiny new bike. But is it really what he is dreaming of?”

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BrilliantPad launches travelating dog toilet with £30,000 backing


Described as the ‘automatic self-cleaning potty system for dogs’, this is a low-level platform allows canines to relieve themselves freely indoors, and rolls the mess away. Hundreds of backers have pledged nearly £30,000 to get the technology going.First little Barnie simply hops on to the 24inch x 23inch pad to do his business. Then, the device will activate automatically at the times you have set (a smart weight sensor will override this if the pad is in use) – or you can kickstart clean-up manually at any time. Once activated, the pad winds away the dirty sheet into a sealed roll at one end…

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Pet London: Catspia Pet Harness will be a huge success


Pet London has launched the brand new Catspia Harness range in line with growing consensus that walking cats on leads is becoming standard practice, especially for city dwellers. In an era where many urban cats are stuck inside most of the time, these new stylish metallic cat harnesses with matching leads are the perfect solution for exercising any cat outdoors. Recently, there has been a paradigm shift in taste and fashion to walk cats in public, as many felines, especially indoor cats find great pleasure in the time spent outside, enjoying the great outdoors. The benefits of such activity are:…

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Name change and re brand for Dog Rocks USA


Dog Rocks USA Distribution LLC has announced an overarching name and re brand to “Podium Pet Products”. The name change reflects the company’s broader ambition and commitment to growth within international pet markets. CEO Carina Evans commented: “Our overarching brand – Podium Pet Products – allows us to strengthen our portfolio and emphasise our commitment to the pet care sector. We have an ambitious line extensions and new product development plans with the aim of providing a range of pet product solutions across the UK, European and North American markets, with APAC next.” Dog Rocks remains the flagship brand for Podium Pet…

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