Regulations & compliance

2024: looking back but moving forward

2024: looking back but moving forward

After an eventful 2023 worldwide, pet businesses and experts in the field are now looking to the future – but with caution.

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
New EU sustainability reporting – the facts

New EU sustainability reporting – the facts

This year is the first time that some companies will need to comply with new EU rules as part of the European Green Deal. We explain some of the ins and outs.

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
Certification is much more than a quality label

Certification is much more than a quality label

As certification schemes become more popular in many industries, experts in the field decode the value of these credentials for the pet sector.

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
Fruit and veg in pet food: formulations, claims and safe use

Fruit and veg in pet food: formulations, claims and safe use

Plant ingredients are routinely added to pet foods, but formulations and amounts can vary greatly – as can potential benefits.

Pet Food
9 Feb 2024
Canadian pet food industry responds to local legislation and global market shifts

Canadian pet food industry responds to local legislation and global market shifts

From the impact of federal regulations on plastic to adapting to changes at international level, the pet food sector in Canada demonstrates resilience in the face of its many challenges.

Global Pet Industry
9 Feb 2024
The importance of clinical governance in the vet sector

The importance of clinical governance in the vet sector

GlobalPETS learns how UK-based vet providers CVS and Pets at Home are implementing changes to improve the quality of the services they provide.

Pet Care
8 Feb 2024
Hungarian owners are paying 33% more in pet care than 5 years ago

Hungarian owners are paying 33% more in pet care than 5 years ago

A new survey unveils how much pet parents are paying each year for their dogs.

Trends & Insights
2 Feb 2024
Legislation in New Jersey seeks to curb the sale of animals in pet stores

Legislation in New Jersey seeks to curb the sale of animals in pet stores

Lawmakers want to increase the adoption of dogs, cats and rabbits throughout the Garden State.

Global Pet Industry
2 Feb 2024
UK and US officials highlight the potential of pet food in South Korea

UK and US officials highlight the potential of pet food in South Korea

Both countries believe the market offers exciting business opportunities for pet firms.

Global Pet Industry
31 Jan 2024
AAFCO approves dried mealworm meal for adult dog food

AAFCO approves dried mealworm meal for adult dog food

Insect producer Ÿnsect is the first company to receive authorization to commercialize mealworm proteins in the US.

Pet Food
26 Jan 2024
South Australia passes new veterinary legislation to modernize the profession

South Australia passes new veterinary legislation to modernize the profession

The new bill is expected to support and encourage the growth and needs of the sector.

Global Pet Industry
22 Jan 2024
New vet telehealth bill in California: an opportunity for the local industry?

New vet telehealth bill in California: an opportunity for the local industry?

GlobalPETS takes a look at 2 companies that have expanded their operations after the new regulation came into force on 1 January.

Pet Care
17 Jan 2024
How C&D Foods aims to boost production capacity by 25%

How C&D Foods aims to boost production capacity by 25%

ABP Food Group's pet food division recently announced a capital injection of €48 million.

Pet Food
17 Jan 2024
South Korea wants more players in the pet insurance market

South Korea wants more players in the pet insurance market

It is believed that less than 1% of the pet population is insured in the East Asian country.

Pet Care
16 Jan 2024
How the new EU-New Zealand free trade agreement will impact the pet industry

How the new EU-New Zealand free trade agreement will impact the pet industry

The new rules, which are expected to enter into force within the first half of the year, eliminate the tariffs applicable to pet food.

Global Pet Industry
10 Jan 2024
Vets raise concerns about XL Bully dog ban in the UK

Vets raise concerns about XL Bully dog ban in the UK

They warn that veterinary capacity might be insufficient to treat or euthanize the animals.

News
5 Jan 2024
Negotiations of new EU rules on sustainable packaging to kick off in 2024

Negotiations of new EU rules on sustainable packaging to kick off in 2024

The Council and the Parliament will start the legislative process to design regulations regarding the packaging and packaging waste proposal put forward by the European Commission last year.

Production & Packaging
21 Dec 2023
Europe proposes new rules on the welfare and traceability of pets

Europe proposes new rules on the welfare and traceability of pets

Brussels wants to set harmonized European standards and to control further the online trade of animals. GlobalPETS learns more.

Global Pet Industry
19 Dec 2023
Chewy to open first veterinary practice in Florida

Chewy to open first veterinary practice in Florida

The American pet retailer aims to open 4 to 8 new clinics nationwide by the end of 2024.

Retail, Online & DTC
19 Dec 2023
Financial group Admiral accelerates expansion in pet insurance space

Financial group Admiral accelerates expansion in pet insurance space

The firm acquired the business from Royal Sun Alliance (RSA) in line with its diversification strategy.

News
18 Dec 2023
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