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Revealed: Top 50 pet industry news stories of 2018
Merry Christmas to all Pet Trade Xtra readers
Owner ‘distraught’ after Pets at Home grooming incident
New appointments at pet food firm
HOWND set to launch Hemp Wellness Treats Starter Pack with free counter display
HiLife’s natural pet food range in Top Products List
Chuckit! plays Santa Paws to homeless pups
Nutrition experts reveal results of Ambassador campaign
Pet food company partners with leading rugby club
Aviemore’s on the horizon for CSJ team
Partnership aims to improve outcomes for pets
The best of the previous Pet Trade Xtra
Pet shop owner devastated by £60,000 raid
Natural Instinct recalls Wild Venison cat food
Law Print partners on refresh of grain-free pet food brand
Vet issues winter warning to dog owners
International interest soars in PATS trade exhibition
National award for pet-tech product entrepreneur
Vet students strip off for a good cause
Specialist retailer branches out into dog treats
Plans to turn former pet store into shop selling pies and pasties
WHIMZEES releases seasonally-shaped dental chews
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Vet students strip off for a good cause


Final-year students at the Royal Veterinary College have stripped naked for a 2019 calendar in support of charity.


All the proceeds from calendar sales – priced at £10 each – will be donated to Vetlife, a charity providing  emotional, financial and mental health support to the veterinary community.


Photos on the calendar show the wannabe vets posing some of the animals they’re going to be taking care of in future.


The theme for the 2019 calendar is 'Vets in Action' and final-year student Ben Alexander Smith, who took the photos, said: “I wanted to take photos that would reflect a stripped back representation of the various careers vets in practice have. I’m really happy with the artistic look of the calendar and they are flying off the shelves."


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