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 •  November 21

Greg Van Praagh, director of Benyfit Natural, is the latest representative to join the Executive Committee of the Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association (PFMA). Greg has been an active member of PFMA for a number of years participating in the dedicated Working Group for Commercial Raw Producers and the Communications Committee. His involvement in...

Pet Gazette

 •  November 20

IAMS Proactive Health embarked on a trialling campaign to find out what cats and their owners really thought about the food. IAMS Proactive Health for cats combines chicken and turkey as its main ingredients. Available in kitten, adult and senior varieties, IAMS Proactive Health provides tailored nutrition. Of the 2,000 cat owners involved in an...

Pet Gazette

 •  November 17

Pets at Home has partnered with Tesco to open a new store within the supermarket chain’s Durham branch. The store officially opened on 11 November at Tesco Extra on Durham’s Dragonville Industrial Estate. It includes a pet pharmacy which will provide a large range of health care products including supplements, first aid, dental care and flea and...

Pet Gazette

 •  November 13

The five new Wainwright’s ‘Gently Baked’ products, each contain ingredients that focus on various dog needs. Gently Baked Skin and Coat may help to promote healthy skin and a shiny coat condition while Gently Baked Joint and Mobility contains ingredients that may help to support joints and aid movement. For those dogs that have sensitive tummies,...

Pet Gazette

 •  November 10

New research from Mintel claims that pet ownership has tumbled by seven percentage points in five years, with just over half (56 percent) of UK households now containing a pet, down from 63 percent in 2012. Mintel’s Britain’s Pet Owners UK 2017 report finds a decline in all types of ownership. Although cats and dogs continue to battle it out as the...

Pet Gazette

 •  November 10

WildWash, the producer of natural skin and coat care shampoos and cosmetics for pets, has announced that veterinary clinics can now purchase its products through NVS. NVS is a one stop shop for vets and takes orders up to 8pm seven days a week. WildWash products are already stocked by veterinary surgeries worldwide. The company believes this new...

Pet Gazette

 •  November 9

Agria Pet Insurance has announced that Robin Hargreaves, former British Veterinary Association (BVA) president, is joining the team as Vet Panel Lead. This advisory role will see Robin supporting the specialist pet insurer from a veterinary perspective on many aspects of their business strategy and product portfolio, while building on Agria’s...

Pet Gazette

 •  November 3

The Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association (PFMA), has published new sector guidelines for the manufacture of commercial raw pet food. The guidelines, which promote best practice in the sector, have been developed in conjunction with Defra, the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA), Public Health England (PHE) and the Food Standards Agency (FSA). They...

Pet Gazette

 •  October 31

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) and the British Veterinary Association (BVA) have joined forces with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) on a project to assess the challenges and opportunities posed by EU exit, with the aim to develop a flexible and skilled workforce which meets the UK’s needs for both the...

Pet Gazette

 •  October 27

A Lancashire-based pet company has been handed a coveted award for worldwide expansion and export growth. On Wednesday CEO of Pets Choice, Tony Raeburn, was on hand to receive the accolade from the Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire, Lord Shuttleworth. Lord Shuttleworth was treated to a tour of the Pets Choice premises with the Deputy Mayor of...