April 30, 2017

Pets at Home exclusive stockists of US brand Wellness

Pets at Home

Pets at Home are now the exclusive UK stockists of Wellness, a US brand of natural pet food. The range uses recipes based on the philosophy that nutrition is at the foundation of a pet’s wellbeing, offering wholesome and healthy nutrition for cats and dogs that contains no wheat, corn, soya, artificial covers, flavours and preservatives. The UK retailer will stock three Wellness ranges which come in a variety of flavours in wet or dry; CORE, Complete Health, and Simple. The dog range is now available in store, and the cat range will be launched this month. Camelle Kent, chief…

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Pooch & Mutt chosen to work with The Times

Pooch & Mutt

Pooch & Mutt has been selected to work with The Times and Sophie Cornish, founder of Not On The High Street, as a business to watch. The company was chosen as one of five businesses to focus on and help grow as a Ready Business finalist, following a day of pitches and deliberation at the head offices of The Times. Guy Blaskey, founder of Pooch & Mutt, pitched to four judges on the day, including Sophie Cornish, Times Business editor Richard Fletcher, business psychologist Tony Crabbe and Vodafone’s head of small and SME business Jonathon Kini, The pet product manufacturer…

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Tribal tackles pet obesity with tasty treats


Pet food manufacturer Tribal is tackling dog obesity over the upcoming festive season. According to veterinary charity PDSA, one in three dogs are clinically obese in Britain, and Tribal is warning that many festive foods are potentially toxic to dogs. Tribal’s Apple, Mint & Ginger Treats are part of the company’s Natural Support range, offering relief from indigestion as well as a low fat, healthier treat. Their dual action formula combines aromatic mint to freshen breath and relieve gastric discomfort, whilst the ginger works to reduce inflammation within the body, offering a calmative effect on digestion. In a bid to…

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Acana sponsors UK Flyball team


Acana pet food has pledged to sponsor top UK Flyball team Aces High. The Aces High Flyball team, which consists of 28 dogs, will now be transitioned from their previous diets onto specially chosen Acana products. Jeannette Shelley and Sarah Lesting, from Aces High Flyball have worked very closely with nutritionist and director of Bern Pet Foods, Karen Rodger, to ensure that every dog has the correct diet for its needs. Jeanette, captain of Aces High, said: “We are absolutely delighted with the transformation in our dogs since we have changed their feed to Acana. They have so much more…

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Billy + Margot launch new wet food pots

Billy + Margot

Pet food company Billy + Margot has launched three 150g wet food pots this month to cater for both small and medium size breeds. Marie Sawle, founder of Billy + Margot, said: “Owners of small and medium size dogs have been asking us for some time to offer an alternative to our larger wet food tins. We are delighted to be able to offer them a single-serve format ensuring a fresh, easy-to-serve meal each time.” The new wet food pots are available in three flavours; chicken with garden vegetables and orchard fruits, beef and green tripes with carrot and garden…

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Mirrors for Training revamps the ‘Mirror on a Stand’


Mirrors for Training is reintroducing the ‘Mirror on a Stand’ – a popular product that’s been redesigned to make it better than ever. The Mirror on a Stand is ideal for people who aren’t able to use arena mirrors, such as those who school in a field or don’t want to install permanent mirrors in their arena. The fully portable mirror is 8ft by 4ft in size with a thick steel frame, stronger and more durable than before. The mirror used is Pilkington Opti-Mirror, to deliver a crisp, accurate reflection that will stand the test of time, with the steel…

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Armitage announces new Home Zone range


Armitage Pet Care has announced the launch of Home Zone, a new range of small animal housing. The new range from the manufacturer behind Rotastak is a bright and colourful collection of central units and interchangeable accessories suitable for hamsters, gerbils, and mice. Home Zone offers owners a choice of four different main home styles; Starter, Maxi, Triple Pod, and Cage. Armitage Pet Care will provide its trade partners with POS display, including a board featuring Home Zone branding to position in the relevant shelving area, allowing sample versions of each home in the collection to be kept out on…

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FishScience launch new formula fish foods


FishScience, suppliers of products for aquarium and pond fish, launched a new range at Aqua 2015. The new products feature its new formula Insect Meal based fish food. David Pool, founder of FishScience and recent winner of the OATA Lifetime Achievement award at the Aqua show, said: “Insect meal is a fantastic new ingredient that we are using in the FishScience range of foods to replace much of the fish based ingredients that are traditionally used. Most of the fish kept in the aquaria are not fish eaters and yet the foods given to them are based on fish meal.”…

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Aqua 2015 a success for Peregrine Livefoods


Aqua 2015 proved to be a successful event for Peregrine Livefoods, who attended the show for the second time on 14-15 October. Sally Goldthorpe, Peregrine Livefoods, said: “The synergy between aquatics and reptiles continues, and we have made contact with a number of aquatic retailers looking to move into the growth area of reptiles. With our wide range of products and 27 years of reptile expertise, we are able to supply not only the dry goods, but also the reptile and livefood required and to advise on what product selection will work best.” Peregrine Livefoods was awarded with the Best…

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Twigo Tags to take on Italian pet retail market

Twigo Tags

Twigo Tags LLC has announced that its pet ID tags are to be sold on Italy’s new online pet retail store Zacko.it. The e-commerce site, which is set to launch at the beginning of November, will sell high quality products for both cats and dogs sourced from all around the world. Zacko will be offering everyday essentials for pet owners as well as products designed specifically for a pet’s health and wellbeing. The website will also share useful contents to show its dedication to pets and their owners, and will be selling a novelty selection from top manufacturers. Twigo Tags…

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