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How Animals Can Help Combat Mental Illness

Patients at the Priory’s Hospital in Bristol are benefiting from the company of a “therapy dog” to help with their treatment for stress, anxiety, and depression. Lara, a rescue dog from Battersea Dogs & Cats Home (BDCH), is introduced into … Continue reading

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Vito the Assistance Dog Given Pick of Toys at Store Opening

Lisa and 14-year old Thomas Dixon from Dogs for Good and their dog, Vito, were VIP guests at the grand opening of Pets at Home inside Tesco Extra in Durham. The family officially opened the new store, before being invited … Continue reading

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MPs Rejection of Animal Sentience In Brexit Bill A Backward Step, Says RSPCA

A vote by MPs to reject the inclusion of animal sentience into the EU (Withdrawal) Bill is extremely disappointing and undermines the Government’s ambition to achieve the highest animal welfare standards post-Brexit, claims the RSPCA. Under EU law, animals are … Continue reading

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Sleeping with Your Pets: The Dos and Don’ts

Who needs a cuddly toy at night when you have a pet, am I right? Well, unless your pet happens to be a hedgehog. Slightly less huggable, perhaps. It’s true though; letting our pets sleep in our bedrooms – or … Continue reading

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Surge in Growth for Company Creating 3D Pet Sculptures

An innovative company that makes 3D sculptures from photos of beloved pets is experiencing a surge in demand for its products from veterinary practices, and from pet owners in general. As a result, Arty Lobster https://artylobster.com which was a Finalist … Continue reading

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Vet Says Cats Adept at Hiding Illness from Owners

A leading London-based feline vet is recommending that cat owners generally need to watch their cat’s behaviour more closely – to spot subtle signs of illness before it becomes serious. Dr. Jeremy Campbell, a Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Advanced Practitioner in … Continue reading

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Easy Mistakes Pet Owners Can Make

If you’re a new pet owner, you’re likely on a bit of a learning curve. Unless you’ve owned pets before, there’s a lot of new information, signs, and signals to take in. Dogs and cats all have their own unique … Continue reading

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Harold the Hamster Dumped on Doorstep in Harrods Carrier Bag

A man had quite the surprise when he found a hamster dumped on his doorstep in Cambridge – with no sign of how he’d got there or who had left him behind. The little hamster had been left in a … Continue reading

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Want a Unique Pet? Here Are 3 Reasons to Consider Getting a Bird

When people think of pets, they usually go straight to the two main ones: dogs and cats. There are many breeds of these two common household pets, they’re usually quite friendly and playful, and they’re also relatively easy to maintain. … Continue reading

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Dogs Left Home Alone Getting Hooked On TV and Radio

Thousands of dog owners admit to leaving the TV or radio on, leaving out extra food – and even getting a neighbour to call in when their dog is home alone, a study has found. Many also treat their beloved … Continue reading

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