Sadly there will be no Easter Sale this year on Sunday April 12th. In line with the requirements on everybody for dealing with the Covid 19 Virus, and with the current ruling, there was no possibility of us proceeding. We hope to have our next one at the June Bank Holiday. Obviously that depends on the situation at the time and what restrictions are still in force. We will keep all our supporters informed. Those of you who have dogs might like to know that if they go online and enter indoor games for dogs, they will not be disappointed. One note of warning. Remember when this virus has been controlled, people will presumably be returning to work. Your pet will have been used to your attention 24/7. It is probably a good idea to make sure your pet has some time to be quiet and on his or her own

From 1 February 2020, there will be new rules governing the sale or supply of pets. If you sell or supply five or more pets in a calendar year you must:

- Register with the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
- Maintain records regarding pet animals kept for sale or supply
- Include certain information if you are advertising the sale of an animal, including the microchip number in the case of dogs
- Not sell or supply pets under a certain age (8 weeks in the case of dogs)

These rules are set out in the Animal Health and Welfare (Sale or Supply of Pet Regulations) 2019 and in an Information Note (pdf) from the Department of Agriculture.
The Department has also introduced a new Code of Practice for sellers or suppliers of pet animals.