Doggie spa days and advent calendars fuel festive sales boom for Pets at Home

Doggie spa days and advent calendars fuel festive sales boom for Pets at Home

Pets at Home is expecting its biggest ever Christmas, with a surge in sales of dog spa days and advent calendars, as it launches a Deliveroo-style quick delivery service to meet rising demand from new owners.

Pets at Home continues to benefit from booming ownership as profits hit £70m

Pets at Home continues to benefit from booming ownership as profits hit £70m

The boom in pet ownership continues to help Pets At Home hit new records in sales as dog and cat lovers turn to more premium food and products to pamper their pets, the company said.

Truth behind viral '1 tree for every pet picture' trend on Instagram

Truth behind viral '1 tree for every pet picture' trend on Instagram

The trend was started by Plant A Tree Co. who posted a story to their one million followers with Instagram’s new Add Yours sticker.‘We posted the new “Add Yours” story as a fun tree planting campaign where we can show off our awesome pets!,’ said the company in the .

A gift guide holiday mix from van adventures to James Bond

A gift guide holiday mix from van adventures to James Bond

HUES & CUES: This vibrant, color-guessing game took flight on TikTok and has made its way into the hearts of families.

Puppy perks: should workers get three weeks of paid leave to bond with a new pet?

Puppy perks: should workers get three weeks of paid leave to bond with a new pet?

Mars Petcare, makers of Whiskas and Pedigree, gives employees 10 hours of paid leave to look after a new pet, and after that they can bring the animal to work.A Manchester IT company, BitSol Solutions, gives staff a week of paid leave.

Want employees to return to the office? Let them bring their pandemic pets along

Want employees to return to the office? Let them bring their pandemic pets along

But people love their dogs and allowing employees to bring their pet to work could be a powerful way to entice those wary workers out of their homes and back to the office.

Be the Best Pal You Can Be to Your Dog

Be the Best Pal You Can Be to Your Dog

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More than 130 dog deaths, 220 illnesses linked to company's pet food, FDA warns

More than 130 dog deaths, 220 illnesses linked to company's pet food, FDA warns

The agency said in a release on Tuesday that it has issued a warning letter to the Indiana-based company after finding as of Aug. 9 that more than 130 pet deaths and more than 220 illnesses may be linked to eating brands of pet food manufactured by Midwestern.

Unwanted pets: Giant goldfish turn up in Minnesota waterways

Unwanted pets: Giant goldfish turn up in Minnesota waterways

Officials in the Twin Cities suburb of Burnsville found 10 fish in Keller Lake earlier this month while doing a water quality survey.They grow bigger than you think and contribute to poor water quality by mucking up the bottom sediments and uprooting plants.

How to help your dog cope with separation anxiety now you’ve gone back to work

How to help your dog cope with separation anxiety now you’ve gone back to work

You need to understand that your dog’s breed, their breeding and the way the breeder raised them will have an enormous impact on what is achievable for your dog or puppy.

Get paid to scroll through pictures of puppies with this new job

Get paid to scroll through pictures of puppies with this new job

To put it simply, the company wants to pay 10 successful applicants to scroll through pictures of adorable puppies.This opportunity has come about as ProDog Raw is conducting a study to test whether dogs on social media can alleviate people’s stress levels.

Congress asks for recall of flea collar that may be linked to nearly 1,700 pet deaths

Congress asks for recall of flea collar that may be linked to nearly 1,700 pet deaths

A Congressional subcommittee has asked that a popular flea and tick collar be recalled after being linked to the deaths of close to 1,700 pets .Democratic representative Raja Krishnamoorthi , of Illinois, who serves as chairman of the subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, sent pharmaceutical company Elanco a letter on Thursday asking it to recall its Seresto collar.

Puppy found shut in a garden crate with its ears cut off

Puppy found shut in a garden crate with its ears cut off

Michael Dawson, aged 49, was fined £1,000 and ordered to pay a £100 victim surcharge at Plymouth Magistrates’ Court.Police and the RSPCA raided his home in Plymouth and found the American Pocket Bully dog – named Riot – in a crate in the garden with its ears cropped.

Ben & Jerry's launches ice cream desserts for dogs

Ben & Jerry's launches ice cream desserts for dogs

The new line of Doggie Desserts was created to honor the pups in the company's corporate office, which, according to it's website, has up to 40 cute canines snuggled under its employees' desks on any given day.Meet Rosie, for whom the new pup-friendly ice cream was named.

Doggie desserts: Ben & Jerry's enters the pet food business

Doggie desserts: Ben & Jerry's enters the pet food business

Lindsay Bumps, a global marketing specialist with Ben & Jerry’s, said the company had been eyeing the exponential growth in pet spending and started developing its dog treats early last year.

Chewy sends pet paintings to keep customers from straying

Chewy sends pet paintings to keep customers from straying

But it typically sends them out to those that have pet photos on their Chewy account or have shared one with a customer service agent.Chewy says it rejects artwork that doesn’t look enough like the pet or sends it back to be reworked.

Pet food recalled after 28 dogs die, FDA says

Pet food recalled after 28 dogs die, FDA says

The Missouri Department of Agriculture and the FDA are currently working with the pet food company to determine whether any additional products contain the toxin, with the FDA noting that it is an ongoing investigation and case counts may expand.

People are buying mini face masks for their dogs

People are buying mini face masks for their dogs

He does look quite stylish… (Picture: Pet Masks / SWNS)The World Health Organisation initially suggested that canines could not contract COVID-19, but on March 19 the Hong Kong government released a statement saying that two dogs had tested positive.

Dogs and owners may share resemblance in diabetes risk

Dogs and owners may share resemblance in diabetes risk

“Given the previous research on the shared risk of [being overweight] between dog owners and their animals, we believe that shared dietary habits and also physical activity levels might be involved,” said Kennedy.

Going for gold: pet firm reports resurgence in fish-keeping

Going for gold: pet firm reports resurgence in fish-keeping

After a period of what looked like “terminal decline”, said Peter Pritchard, the company’s chief executive, fish-keeping was increasing for the first time since he joined a decade ago.