The amazing world of pet accessories at Crufts
Households are feeling the financial squeeze but it seems we do not want to inflict the pinch on our pets.
Weekly spending on pets, their food and accessories, has risen by 31% in two years, to total £148m in 2017, official figures reveal.
It has proved a promising market for many dog-loving entrepreneurs, who have turned their dreams of canine sushi, neckties and four-poster beds into family-run British businesses.
One in four UK households own a dog, adding up to 8.5 million mutts in homes across the country. So there is no shortage of potential customers for even the most unusual pet... read more
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