August 17, 2017

AmPet to distribute PoopPot in the UK


AmPet Products are pleased to announce they have reached an agreement with the makers of PoopPot to distribute the innovative, space-saving and hygienic poop bag container in the UK. PoopPot is a collapsible silicone container, which conveniently holds bagged dog poop until it can be disposed of in dedicated waste bins. A very simple compression airtight sealed lid keeps smells from escaping. AmPet “We are very excited to be taking over the distribution of PoopPot in the UK,” says Alex Wilson, AmPet’s Sales & Marketing Director. “We exhibited PoopPot at PATS Sandown in March and it created lots of leads…

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Luxury dog bed company Charley Chau leads rattan revival

Charley Chau

Renowned for their covetable collection of stylish dog beds, luxury dog bed company CHARLEY CHAU is leading a revival in classic rattan dog beds with six gorgeous, hand-woven styles to choose from. In Charley Chau’s interpretation of retro rattan dog beds, natural cane rattan is used to bring a high level of quality, strength and durability to these simplistic and stylish dog beds, designed to suit all interiors and to last for years to come. For the owner whose dog relishes in being a ‘mucky pup’, this style of bed is practical too, requiring only a damp cloth wipe down…

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DogStar takes grooming to a new level


Fresh from the success of their shampoo range, Group55’s brand DogStar has created a new range of grooming tools. The aim is to ensure all dogs look their best between trips to the groomers. The DogStar shampoo range launched in September 2015. It comes in five delicious fragrances including Raspberry and Vanilla. There are now four tools to complement the range. Dogstar “DogStar is a brand which doesn’t take itself too seriously. It offers a great product at an entry level price point too,” said Group55 Managing Director Stephen Turner. He added “The launch of our shampoos, which exceeded all…

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ACANA Heritage Senior Dog Food launched

Acana Heritage

The new ACANA Heritage Senior Dog, which replaces the old Classics Senior Dog, has more meat and is carbohydrate limited and grain free. This is because Senior dogs are best fed a diet rich in meat proteins to maintain lean muscle mass. ACANA Senior features extra protein from free-run chicken, whole eggs and wild-caught fish. All products are sourced local to the kitchens of Champion Petfoods.  One third of the meat is fresh or raw and bursting with goodness. The other two thirds have been dried to provide a natural source of protein. ACANA Heritage ACANA Heritage Senior Dog has 65%…

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Natural and grain-free pet food: Serious contenders


Data released by GfK shows that natural pet food cornered well over half (58 percent) of the USA’s total $13 billion spend in the ‘pet specialty’ market last year, while grain-free came in just short of the 30 percent mark. The growth of natural and grain-free pet food is not limited to the USA either, with the UK, the Czech Republic and Greece all showing notable demand within both product areas. In the UK, natural pet food accounted for 38 percent of the total spend for the ‘pet specialty’ market in 2015, while grain-free took 15 percent. For the Czech…

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New HALTI Walking range for everyday walking


The Company of Animals is excited to announce the eagerly anticipated global trade launch of the HALTI Walking range at this year’s Interzoo Show. This new range has been designed specifically for everyday dog walking, bringing together style, comfort and safety for both dog and owner. The HALTI Walking range comes in four vibrant colours with a smart two-tone webbing and incorporates great safety features like close control handles for instant dog restraint and 3M Scotchlite™ reflective weave for high visibility in all conditions. Soft neoprene padding on collars, harnesses and lead handle loops bring comfort for both dog and…

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Lily’s Kitchen creates meat free dog food


Award-winning pet food brand, Lily’s Kitchen, is introducing a unique offer to their range next month with its first meat-free recipe for dogs, launching to coincide with National Vegetarian Week 16th-22nd May. The British producer of naturally nutritious, proper food for pets has created its Wholesome Veggie Feast 375g tin (rrp £2.49) to help pet owners add some healthy variety to their dog’s diet.  With the growing popularity of Meat Free Mondays for humans, this carefully crafted, nutritionally complete recipe provides a way for dogs to join in with the rest of the family. Like all Lily’s Kitchen’s recipes, Wholesome…

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New Henry Wag cool mat from 3P Enterprises


Like most people, the team at 3P are keeping their fingers crossed for a long hot summer and dreaming of playful weekends on the beach with their dogs splashing about in the sea. But did you know that dogs only have sweat glands in their paw pads so they don’t sweat like humans. This, together with a warm furry coat means that dogs can sometimes struggle to keep cool when the mercury rises. And when a dog overheats it can lead to serious and even fatal health problems. This summer season 3P can help you to keep your dog healthy…

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Bottoms Up – A new Doggy beer is on the market


Hair of the dog? WOOF&BREW, the makers of herbal doggy teas tonics and treats have launched ‘Bottom Sniffer’ – a new iconic doggy beer giving dogs real ‘tail swagger’. With a 96% palatability approval rate, ‘Bottom Sniffer’ provides the ultimate refreshment and treat for dogs and offers owners the chance to have a beer with their best mate. (Humans need to buy their own beer of course) It’s also designed to produce an ‘odour’ helping create envy amongst their doggy peers when being bottom sniffed! It’s no coincidence that this brew contains Dandelion & Burdock! Not only are these herbs…

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Ancol launches new Travel and Exercise Harness


Ancol is delighted to launch its new Travel and Exercise Harness – an improved design to its Dog Car Harness. Made from super strong nylon, the harness features a reflective panel and webbing for night time safety and a larger padded chest offering extra support for the dog. Its detachable nylon loop has a quick release clip which allows you to fasten around the seat belt and secure your dog to the car seat. A lead can then be easily attached to the harness when you take your dog from the car. Sales Director, Sarah Lane, explains: “Our previous Car…

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