March 23, 2017

Hownd partners with Cruelty Free International for October pledge


Hownd, a manufacturer of ethical products for dogs, has partnered up with Cruetly Free International to promote animal welfare next month. Both parties will be promoting the Go Cruelty Free pledge throughout October, which encourages consumers to only buy products that are ‘Leaping Bunny’ certified, the only internationally recognised accreditation for products which are not tested on animals. Commenting on the partnership, Michelle Thew, chief executive at Cruelty Free International, said: “We are delighted to have this opportunity to partner with Hownd and help dog owners to make a cruelty free choice when it comes to keeping their animals clean….

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Winners of Aqua 2015 New Product Awards announced


The winners of the AQUA 2015 New Product Awards have been announced. They were chosen by a panel of highly respected aquatic retail judges, who arrived at the show before 9am on Wednesday, October 14, in order to make their choices from a record number of more than 100 new products entered. Their decisions took into account a number of guideline criteria such as product innovation, design, quality, packaging and value for money. The judges agreed that the New Product Showcase had produced a high calibre of entries with a tremendous amount of innovation. They were pleased to see such…

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Pet Food UK Ltd a finalist for PIF Award

Pet Food UK Ltd

Pet Food UK Ltd, an ultra-premium dog and cat food manufacturer has been announced as a finalist in the Pet Industry Federation Awards 2015. The Hertfordshire based company, home to all-natural brands Barking Heads, Meowing Heads and AATU, has been shortlisted for the prestigious ‘Exporter of the year’ category. Founded in 2007, the British based business has seen enormous growth in international demand over the past three years with export turnover tripling. Pet Food UK Ltd now has products available in 30 countries world-wide including Russia, Asia, and Australasia. They are also expansively available throughout Europe, making them a good…

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Birdball Bird Feeders from Forever Contemporary

forever contemporary

Forever Contemporary, an online boutique, has a new addition to its lines of carefully chosen items for the home and garden. The Birdball Bird Feeders are functional as well as simple, making a stylish addition to any garden helping to attract and feed birds throughout the year. The peanut feeder has a gravity fed feeding slot and the glossy surface deters larger birds and squirrels. Both designs are available in white and lime green and come with a stainless steel wire and tree protector. Both models are also easy to fill and clean. The majority of the products from Forever…

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GHS Direct attains Leaping Bunny status

GHS Direct

Animal care product manufacturer GHS Direct has been certified cruelty free under the Leaping Bunny programme by Cruelty Free International. The programme is the only international guarantee that a company’s own brand is not using animal testing. Donna Piercy, the sales and technical co-ordinator for GHS Direct, said: “We are thrilled that Cruelty Free International has certified our cosmetics, animal grooming and household ranges as cruelty free with the Leaping Bunny programme. Being certified with the Leaping Bunny gives our customers the confidence to know that no animals will suffer in tests for our products.” So far, over 600 companies…

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New kids aquarium kits from Marina


Marina, a manufacturer of aquatic products for all stages of fish keeping, has developed two brand new aquarium kits for children. The product, designed to be a child’s first aquarium, is available in two different designs to suit both girls and boys; the Marina Mermaid and the Marina Pirates. The 17L aquariums are suitable for cold water or temperate fish and come with an internal filter and easy feed openings in the canopy. The kits also include a child-friendly guide with tips on how to look after fish, keeping them involved in the fish-keeping process. For more information visit

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Chemeyes launches new health product


Chemeyes, one of the leading suppliers of pancreatic enzymes, has launched a new product to add to its existing range of pet health products. The new chicken flavoured Cani-Vision contains the active ingredient Lutein, with blueberry extract for antioxidant function. Lutein is a type of carotenoid which is found widely in vegetables and other plants, meaning it is not always available for animals with a low vegetable based diet. Lutein naturally absorbs excess light energy to prevent damage to plants from too much sunlight; it is also found in high concentrations in the macula of the eye, giving the macula…

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Johnson’s adds toothbrush to dental range


Johnson’s Veterinary Products Ltd has extended its dental range with the latest addition of a specially designed toothbrush. The company, based in the West Midlands, pitch the new style product as having a special easy to use design. It can be fitted comfortably onto a finger and, due to its shape, is easy to use around a pet’s mouth to help make regular cleaning of the teeth far simpler. Regularly brushing a pet’s teeth is an essential part of good oral care. Removing plaque and tartar can help to prevent serious dental problems in the future. Johnson’s recommends using its…

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Equimins adds to supplement range


Equimins, a producer of natural equine products, has extended its performance range of supplements. The new Vitamin E Oil is a natural oil which provides a great way of supplementing a horse’s diet with vitamin E. Vitamin E can support performance, recovery after strenuous exercise and the blocking of free radicals. David Willey, from Equimins, said: “We’re pleased to add Vitamin E Oil to our Performance range. This high quality, natural oil can be used to support the performance horse in a number of ways and, due to the high level of iu’s/gram, a small amount contains a lot of…

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Event rider Lucy Jackson joins Team Dengie


Dengie, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of fibre-based horse feeds, has announced international event rider Lucy Jackson as a brand ambassador. The British-born rider, who was a member of the New Zealand team at the World Equestrian Games last year, has joined the company’s growing portfolio of sponsored riders committed to fibre feeding. Lisa Wilson, the brand’s marketing manager, said: “Lucy is going to be such an asset to Team Dengie. Not only is she fiercely ambitious and hard-working, but she is also committed to providing the very best for the horses in her care. Nutrition plays a vital…

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