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Shocking Research Reveals that Puppy ‘Impulse Buying’ is Rife

A dog may be for life, but shockingly many people spend more time choosing a pair of shoes or their weekly supermarket shop than they do a puppy with devastating consequences. Pups are more likely to get ill and their … Continue reading

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Extending your Wedding Guest List to Include Your Best Four-legged Friend

Animal charity Blue Cross has today revealed that one in 10 Brits have given pets a key role in their wedding ceremony. When asked why, over a quarter (26%) said they did so because it helps them remain calm and … Continue reading

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Fat Cats & Top Hats: Is Your Pretty Kitty Healthy?

Pets in the home are some of the best cures for stress and sadness. Having your cat curl on your lap for a snuggle and stroking them as their purr can bring your stress hormones right down and make you … Continue reading

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New Innovation to Help Dog Owners

Truckman, the UK’s largest manufacturer of 4×4 accessories and hardtops, has come up with a new innovation, which takes the hard work out of opening and closing the tailgate of a pick-up truck. Ideal for dog owners as well as … Continue reading

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Felines Needing Forever Homes on International Cat Day

Whether pouncing on their favourite toy or curling up on your lap and purring – we are a nation of cat lovers with over 10 million pet cats in the UK. To celebrate International Cat Day (August 8) the RSPCA … Continue reading

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Pub Landlords Raise a Glass to the ‘Pooch Pound’

A survey across the UK’s hospitality industry has found that a staggering 98 per cent of pub managers with a dog friendly policy believe that allowing canine customers on to their premises has led to improved business. When the pool of respondents … Continue reading

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Dog Owners are Happier and Healthier

Dog owners are happier and healthier than people without a pooch, a study has found. A poll, of 1,000 dog owners and 1,000 adults without a pet, found 80 per cent who have a pooch are ‘very happy’ or ‘happy’ … Continue reading

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Scandal of Sedated Puppies with Umbilical Cords Still Attached Entering UK in Thousands

Dogs Trust is calling on the Government to take immediate action to address the illegal importation of puppies into Great Britain, after an undercover investigation discovered smugglers across Central and Eastern Europe continuing to abuse the system. The UK’s largest dog welfare charity is urging … Continue reading

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French Bulldog Most Desired ‘Designer Dog’ to Buy Online…

French bulldogs are the most searched-for breed for sale online, new figures released today by Gumtree and the RSPCA reveal. As new figures show there were more than 66,000 searches for the fashionable breed in just one month (February 2017) … Continue reading

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England’s Puppy-buying and Puppy Dealing Hotspots Revealed

The RSPCA today reveals that the underground puppy trade is booming with more calls than ever before from people reporting questionable breeders and dealers. The UK’s largest and oldest animal welfare charity is seeing a steady rise in the number … Continue reading

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