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.

Farewell to a good girl

Farewell to a good girl

As recompense, I sent my dad a book called Test Your Dog’s IQ and he revelled in the fact that she aced every test, so much so he didn’t even mind when Caoimhe and Eddie flooded WhatsApp with pictures and videos of her completing each task.

Holiday Steals and Deals is coming! Here's how to stream the 2-hour special

Holiday Steals and Deals is coming! Here's how to stream the 2-hour special

Get the first look at Jill's special by streaming the event first on TODAY All Day on Peacock at 9:00 a.m. ET on Nov. 23) Don't have a subscription?

Law firm advertises job for £30,000-a-year dog walker

Law firm advertises job for £30,000-a-year dog walker

Law firm Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP, which is based in London , has placed an advert for a personal assistant/dog-walker role which is a ‘predominantly non-desk based’ position.The job description reads: ‘An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Private Assistant Dog Walker role to support one of our senior leadership team.

Dog gone: how to handle your pet's post-Covid separation anxiety

Dog gone: how to handle your pet's post-Covid separation anxiety

They have started to rely on the extra attention (including all those new puppies that expect us to be around all the time), but with more people returning to the office or going on holidays dogs are going to feel the absence more than ever, creating an anxiety pandemic among our dogs that we may not be prepared for.

Petco stops selling shock collars, promotes #StopTheShock movement

Petco stops selling shock collars, promotes #StopTheShock movement

Petco announced yesterday that it will stop selling shock collars both online and in stores in a move being hailed by animal welfare advocates.Ron Coughlin, CEO of Petco, said selling shock collars doesn’t align with the company’s mission of improving the lives of both pets and people.

Wiggle India: Of pet sanitisers, probiotics and vitamin treats

Wiggle India: Of pet sanitisers, probiotics and vitamin treats

The pandemic has shot up the demand for masks, sanitisers, immunity-boosting edibles all across the world - not just for humans, but pets too!It gives you a safe, natural, and convenient way to kill germs on your pet's paws and body.

Vetbiochem Charts Previously Unchartered Territory

Vetbiochem Charts Previously Unchartered Territory

This is the story of Vetbiochem India Pvt Ltd whose customer-centric approach and understanding the need to provide niche quality products at affordable prices took the company to new heights beating all odds on its way since its inception in 2007.

These dogs have been voted the cutest in the UK

These dogs have been voted the cutest in the UK

The company asked people in the UK to submit photos of their dogs and vote for the pooch they thought was the cutest.Cuddly Dudley was voted the cutest (Picture: )An adorable two-year-old pug named Cuddly Dudley scooped top place in the competition.

Little boy spends so much time with pet dogs he thinks he’s one of the pack

Little boy spends so much time with pet dogs he thinks he’s one of the pack

Having a drink with his pets (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Sarah has, however, had to put a stop to Alec’s habit of eating dog food, but supports his drinking spot as she thinks it will boost his immune system.Chill time (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Sarah adds that Alec much prefers the company of dogs to human children.

The pandemic is a good time to be in the cat food business – and many others

The pandemic is a good time to be in the cat food business – and many others

But not for the owners of Smalls, a “direct to consumer” manufacturer of pet food products geared specifically to cats.It’s a good news small business story that’s getting little attention during a time when so many small businesses are publicly failing, millions are unemployed and economic output has precipitously fallen.

UK transport secretary Grant Shapps to return from Spain amid quarantine row – as it happened

UK transport secretary Grant Shapps to return from Spain amid quarantine row – as it happened

However, Jet2, whose parent company Dart Group is based in Leeds, said that flights would continue from the UK to the Balearic and Canary islands, including popular holiday destinations such as Mallorca, Ibiza and Tenerife.

Meet August, the world's oldest golden retriever at 20 years old

Meet August, the world's oldest golden retriever at 20 years old

"When Augie hit 20, I gave her a couple more months, then contacted the rescue again, saying 'Now we have the oldest golden retriever, because she's over 20 years old,'" Hetterscheidt said, adding that she and her husband also checked Guinness World Records, but they don't qualify dogs by breed.

Pet fashion designers sew face masks to help medical workers

Pet fashion designers sew face masks to help medical workers

But now she’s outfitting humans — with face masks to protect one another from the coronavirus.For 17 years, Ada Nieves has designed elaborate outfits for pets to wear at home or in commercials, TV shows and movies.

Sidney the sausage dog will fetch you toilet roll if you run out

Sidney the sausage dog will fetch you toilet roll if you run out

Pooperman to the rescue (Picture: Caters/@sidney_minisausage )Julia, a manager for an accessories company, said: ‘I wanted to bring some positivity during this sad time and so decided to set Sidney up with some toilet roll and he loved it.

The Texas business owner who is literally eating his own dog food

The Texas business owner who is literally eating his own dog food

“Well, it’s a little naive to say I want to [eat dog food] for 30 days,” he admitted in the first of a series of videos documenting his journey on the company’s YouTube page.

Crufts – the musical! Cat fan writes tribute to top dog show

Crufts – the musical! Cat fan writes tribute to top dog show

The character list for the play includes humans and dogs, and Hollman suggests that the actors could carry “those stiff ‘invisible dog’ leads, which were used in music hall”.

Santa claws: UK supermarkets sell festive snacks for pets

Santa claws: UK supermarkets sell festive snacks for pets

It follows the more general trend of cat and dog owners wanting to buy the same products for their animals as they do for themselves, extending at Christmas to pet gifting through festive stockings, accessories and outfits as well as food and treats.

Barkbox accidentally releases X-rated dog toy

Barkbox accidentally releases X-rated dog toy

The popular American dog toy subscription company recently released the toy in its Thanksgiving box.‘In the last 24 hours, I think we’ve all learned something about how to make ads fun, be careful with flesh-coloured toys of any design, and that CONFLABBIT NO MATTER WHAT YOU DO dog toys just ALWAYS LOOK LIKE DURN SEX TOYS.’.

Nearly 1,000,000 dogs in the UK have mental health disorders

Nearly 1,000,000 dogs in the UK have mental health disorders

Many of our pooches are struggling with depression, anxiety and panic attacks under the radar (Picture: Getty Images)Almost a million British dogs are suffering from mental health disorders, experts have claimed.