March 23, 2017

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 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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Groomers Ltd launches new website


Groomers Limited, manufacturers and suppliers of pet bathing and grooming supplies, has launched a new website designed to make shopping for its products even easier. The new site features a modern look that ties in with this year’s 2015 catalogue more closely, and is designed so you can find what you need effortlessly, with a more advanced search bar and effective navigation bar. The checkout process now features brand new elements such as estimated delivery to ensure you know all you need before you buy, while new-look product pages keep scrolling to a minimum, allowing you to see all the information…

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Orbiloc appoint Pedigree Wholesale as exclusive UK distributor


Orbiloc, a manufacturer of safety lights, has announced Pedigree Wholesale as its exclusive UK distributor. The Danish company, most commonly known for its Dog Dual product, has appointed the wholesaler, one of the UK’s leading distributors of pet and aquatic products from leading brands around the world into the independent pet retail sector. Effective immediately, Pedigree Wholesale will introduce Orbiloc Dog Dual into its extensive and focused network of pet stores and vet clinics; a robust marketing, public relations, and retailer introduction and education will support sell-through and build awareness for Orbiloc´s high quality safety lights. Steve Brown, managing director…

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Beaphar adds a spot of calm to fireworks season


Beaphar is recommending its Calming range in the run up to Bonfire Night. The range, which can be used on both cats and dogs, is made using herbal ingredients that naturally calm the pet, making it a natural alternative to pharmaceuticals. The Beaphar Calming range is designed to promote relaxation, relieve anxiety, and restore calmness during stressful situations such as the upcoming fireworks season. It includes Beaphar Calming Spot On for cats, which naturally and effectively calms and reduces problem behaviour in cats of all breeds and ages. Containing Valerian Extract, a herbal supplement noted for its calming properties, a…

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Unipet expands Suet To Go range


Pet food manufacturer Unipet is re-branding and expanding its Suet To Go range to provide consistency for its customers. The range is set to include the Jumbo Suet Stick, incorporating new “easy-peck ridges” to make it easier to birds to feed. The 500g suet stick has been designed so that it can be held in most fat ball feeders, making it an easy alternative feeding option for both new and existing customers. Next in line for launch is the Suet To Go nuggets, with the easy-peck ridges adjusted specifically for this product. Tests have proven that the ridges make it…

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Retailers Reap the Rewards from Vitalin PATS Competition


Vitalin offered visitors attending PATS Telford 2015 the chance to win £500 worth of pet food whilst visiting the company’s stand. Two winners were chosen at random to receive the prize. One of these is Pet Truck Ltd, a Lancashire based mobile retailer, and the other was Forrester Pet Supplies in Wiltshire. Sean Cox, UK and International sales manager for Vitalin, said: “The competition was a big hit at PATS and we are delighted to award the product bundles to two lucky winners. Supporting retailers are very important to us and we work hard to give an excellent service.” Produced…

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