Canine expert calls for more safety measures in pet care

A leading canine first aider has called for the new government to act on calls for greater safety measures in pet care industries.

Horwich dog care business fined for operating without a licence

Bolton Council has successfully prosecuted a resident for running a dog home-boarding business and providing doggy daycare without a licence.

Part-time dog walker jailed for animal neglect

A part-time dog walker from Aberdeen has been jailed for five months after a dog and its six puppies were left in squalor inside his flat.

Dog Professionals Awards 2024 winners unveiled

The Dog Professionals Awards 2024 winners have been revealed.

Industry News

Blackburn pet services firm marks milestone

Blackburn pet services firm marks milestone

Family firm S&J Pet Services in Blackburn, Lancashire, has marked 10 years since its next generation joined the business. The company, which was started by Joyce Ainsworth and her husband Stuart in 1991, provides dog walking, cat sitting, and small animal care....

London council to consider new charges for dog walkers

London council to consider new charges for dog walkers

Tower Hamlets Council is to consider introducing fees for licensing professional dog walkers, which could entitle them to walk more than the maximum number allowed under a new Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO), reports suggest. The council is also set to consult...

Wisbech dog groomer moves to new salon

Wisbech dog groomer moves to new salon

Groomer Tracey Dawson has opened a new salon and training centre in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, after outgrowing her home salon. Dawson has moved her business, Posher Paws, to a larger site at 2 Hill Street. Posher Paws provides iPET Network qualifications ranging from...

Canine expert calls for more safety measures in pet care

Canine expert calls for more safety measures in pet care

A leading canine first aider has called for the new government to act on calls for greater safety measures in pet care industries. Rachel Bean is calling for all pet professionals including pet sitters, walkers and groomers to have some kind of training in what to do...

Knowsley Council consults on dog controls

Knowsley Council consults on dog controls

Knowsley Council is seeking residents’ views on strengthening dog controls in the borough. The council is seeking to enhance the current Public Space Protection Order (PSPO), which was introduced in 2014. The updated PSPO would: Extend the order to restrict the number...

Gourock could welcome new grooming salon

Gourock could welcome new grooming salon

V.I. Pet Grooming has applied to Inverclyde Council for permission to change the use of premises in Gourock for a new salon. The unit at 64 Cardwell Road was previously a charity shop and was last used by an antiques retailer. The business would be open from 9am to...

Product News

Buddy & Lola adds Goats Milk Powder

Buddy & Lola adds Goats Milk Powder

Supplements brand Buddy & Lola has launched Goats Milk Powder for Dogs. The supplement promotes healthy digestion, boosts immune system, supports bone health, enhances skin and coat, and is hydrating. The brand said: “Use our Goats Milk Powder for Dogs to create...

Beaphar unveils herbal flea repellent

Beaphar unveils herbal flea repellent

Beaphar has launched a new plant-based flea repellent spot-on. The VETOpure Spot-On range contains well-recognised plant-based repellents: margosa extract from the neem tree and eucalyptus citriodora oil. The brand has been developed in response to Beaphar’s latest...

Pedigree Wholesale grows treats range

Pedigree Wholesale grows treats range

Pedigree Wholesale has added five new products to its Natures Deli Training Treats and Tasty Treats ranges. The new Training Bites come in Chicken with Cheese and Chicken with Liver flavours, while the new Tasty Treats comprise Soft Duck Strips, Lamb Sticks, and Duck...

Viewpoint

Dog-friendly plants to elevate your garden

Dog-friendly plants to elevate your garden

By Sean McCormack, Head Vet at tails.com, with Soto Gardens. For those caring for dogs, sometimes keeping a garden and everything in it in pristine condition can be challenging. Naturally our four-legged friends want to sniff, taste, and explore everything in it...

How to keep dogs calm in storms

How to keep dogs calm in storms

By Caroline Spencer – a dog behaviourist from ProDog Raw. The Met Office is predicting that rain, thunderstorms and cooler temperatures will follow the UK’s ‘hottest day of the year’. Dog care professionals looking after nervous pets are likely...

Spring risks for dogs that you need to avoid

Spring risks for dogs that you need to avoid

By Alison Frost, ProDog Raw’s resident expert and canine nutritionist. Spring is a season dog care professionals look forward to; saying farewell to rainy, cold walks is a huge relief! Although, it does come with risks that you need to be aware of. From cleaning...

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