Dog Professionals Awards 2024 judging to take place

The first judging session for the inaugural Dog Professionals Awards 2024 will take place on Friday, 21 June. 

Dog dies after ‘tragic accident’ at Worcester kennels

A kennels in Worcestershire has made changes to on-site fencing after a dog died in a “tragic accident”.

Dogs missing after break-in at Leeds kennels

Leeds-based Crystal Spring Kennels was broken into on Sunday (9 June), leading to a number of dogs escaping.

Brighton dog walker banned from keeping dogs for a year

A Brighton dog walker and sitter has been banned from keeping dogs for a year.

Industry News

Powys kennels plan revealed

Powys kennels plan revealed

Plans to convert a barn on a farm near Newtown, Powys, into kennels have been unveiled. Applicant Lesley Jarvis has submitted the change of use application for the barn at Lower Pengelli Farm, which is located between the villages of Kerry and Sarn. The barn...

Arbroath farmer seeks permission for dog park

Arbroath farmer seeks permission for dog park

An Arbroath farmer is seeking planning permission for a secure dog park in a field near Arbirlot. Farmers G B Patullo & Sons want to use part of a field at Mains of Kelly for the new exercise area, which covers less than half a hectare, and would be enclosed by...

Ipswich council warns dog walkers after suspected poisonings

Ipswich council warns dog walkers after suspected poisonings

Ipswich Borough Council is warning dog walkers to remain vigilant after a number of incidents of suspected poisoning. The Council’s parks team has already increased patrols to look for anything suspicious, but have not yet found anything. In addition, the council is...

Mansfield couple plan grooming salon

Mansfield couple plan grooming salon

A couple from Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, are seeking planning permission to convert their garage into a dog grooming salon. Mr and Mrs David Bluff, of Abbotts Croft, already have temporary approval for change of use of the garage granted in 2023 and now want to take...

Dog Professionals Awards 2024 judging to take place

Dog Professionals Awards 2024 judging to take place

The first judging session for the inaugural Dog Professionals Awards 2024 will take place on Friday, 21 June. Industry experts including the iPet Network, Dog Training College and APBC Behaviourist Lauren Hewitt-Watts will form a panel of judges for the first session...

Dog dies after ‘tragic accident’ at Worcester kennels

Dog dies after ‘tragic accident’ at Worcester kennels

A kennels in Worcestershire has made changes to on-site fencing after a dog died in a “tragic accident”. Serena Smith left her two dogs – eight-year-old Lemmy and three-year-old Teddy – at Beloved Kennels and Doggie Day Care on 3 June. However, later that...

Product News

Doodle’s Deli extends pre-packed range

Doodle’s Deli extends pre-packed range

Doodle’s Deli has expanded its pre-packed range with three new treats – Veal Ribs, Smoked Venison Shank Skin, and Venison Tendons. The treats, which are air-dried to lock in flavour, are high in protein and free from artificial ingredients. The range, which was...

Bella & Duke adds to Ready, Steady, Raw range

Bella & Duke adds to Ready, Steady, Raw range

Raw food manufacturer Bella & Duke has extended instant raw line with a new turkey flavour. Ready, Steady, Raw was developed to make serving healthy, species-appropriate meals easier and freezer free. The range is made from meat, vegetables, berries and some other...

Animalcare provides new options for keeping pets hydrated

Animalcare provides new options for keeping pets hydrated

Animalcare has launched Oralade, a rehydration drink designed specifically for dogs and cats, which is formulated to provide the essential hydration pets needs. The Oralade range, which has a chicken flavour, can be used as is, frozen into ice cubes to use on hot...

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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...