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Plans to tackle pet food factory smell given green light despite objections from local residents
Britain's most dog-friendly pub revealed
New trading standard guides launched to help pet retailers
Survey reveals owners ignore pets' dental health
Pet product firms offered insight into trading with China
Burgess Pet Care celebrates successful National Pet Show
Pet product continues to be a Christmas bestseller
Scruffs enhances its bestselling thermal collection
Cotswold RAW launches ‘3 birds in a bowl’ festive line
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Pet product continues to be a Christmas bestseller

Armitage Pet Care’s Good Boy Advent Calendar for Dogs is already proving very popular with pet owners this year, appearing in the top 10 bestselling Christmas products in a nationwide list.


The popular GTN Bestsellers Top 50 charts which track the top selling products in garden centres nationwide, using Epos data, had the dog calendar at No 8 in the Christmas Products list last week.


Trevor Pfeiffer, director of GTN and Bestseller analyst, said: “Advent calendars for pets are always very popular between now and December but to show up so high and so early is testament to the product’s on-going success.


“We all know that pet owners love to spoilt their animals and this is another example of dogs and cats becoming a cherished part of family life.


“I would urge all pet retailers to stock up on Christmas stocking fillers for dogs and cats this year. You could be on to a winner.”


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