In This Issue
Pets at Home to close all seven of its Barkers high street stores
Sainsbury’s extends pet range with new food launch
Pet food firms could do more to tackle plastic waste
£1.5m new investment at Inspired Pet Nutrition site
New technology firm gets funding for its pet product
UK pet food manufacturer raises the bar on traceability
HOWND offers savings on Valentine's Day orders
Pet food firm launches new franchise business
New tray format to appeal to smaller dogs
Fish4Dogs pledges support for Cinnamon Trust charity
News from around the stands at BETA International 2018
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Skinner's appoints new Managing Director
Aquatics wholesaler gets set to close
Last chance to nominate for Ceva Animal Welfare Awards
Photizo lights up 35th Aviemore Sled Dog Rally
Xtra Dog to become sponsor of the Agilitynet Winners Out Certificate
Problem Indicator helps owners to find solutions to health problems
IPN strengthens commercial team
Veteran Charlie gets back in harness to win Gold
The best of the previous Pet Trade Xtra
High street pet store in danger of closure
Private equity firm invests in growing pet business
Pet firm named in Top 100 franchise list
Big success predicted for Little BigPaw in 2018
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Last chance to nominate for Ceva Animal Welfare Awards

It’s the last chance to nominate individuals or teams for the prestigious Ceva Animal Welfare Awards 2018, which celebrate the achievements of welfare heroes from the farming, veterinary and charity industries.


The awards are held to celebrate outstanding vets, vet nurses, animal welfare professionals and animal welfare teams which have dedicated their careers to the health and welfare of animals. 


They are now in their ninth consecutive year and are due to be bigger and better than ever, with an impressive new venue and extended guest list.


The award categories include:

  • The Chris Laurence Vet of the Year Award supported by Your Dog and Your Cat magazines
  • Vet Nurse of the Year supported by Agria Pet Insurance
  • Charity Team of the Year supported by PDSA
  • Charitable Contribution of the Year supported by Blue Cross 
  • Farm Animal Welfare Award supported by R.A.B.I. and NADIS
  • International Cat Care Welfare Award supported by International Cat Care (award is chosen by International Cat Care and is not open to nominations)

The nomination process is easy, simply visit to nominate a welfare hero. They can come from all walks of life, all ages, and from anywhere in the world, and will be assessed on the evidence provided in the original nomination.


Entries must be in by Friday 26 January 2018.

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