Category Archives: Animal Welfare

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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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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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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Making Your Pet Feel Comfortable

As a pet owner you are tasked with the very important job of ensuring that your pet is as comfortable as it can be. It is your responsibility to make sure they are never left wanting in the comfort department … Continue reading

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New Research into Devastating Disease Affecting Cavalier King Charles Spaniels

Researchers at the Royal Veterinary College have found that Cavalier King Charles Spaniels affected by syringomyelia and Chiari-like malformation, have an irregular, “drunk-like” gait, measured in variation of gait characteristics, and a wider distance between the thoracic limb paws resulting in … Continue reading

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Essential Considerations When Adopting A Rescue Pet

It’s almost impossible to have an interest in animal rights and not realise that adoption is better than buying a new pet. This is a reality that stands up to scrutiny, also. These are thousands upon thousands of unwanted pets … Continue reading

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Hero Dog Wins “Animals’ George Cross” for Bravery

A heroic Staffordshire Bull Terrier who saved his family’s lives during a terrible house fire was presented with the “Animals’ George Cross” at a special ceremony in London on Wednesday. Diesel was abandoned tied to a tree at 9 months … Continue reading

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Lungworm Awareness Campaign Launched on Wave of Social ‘Petworking’ Trend

                  A new Instagram profile, @DangerousSnail25, is launching this week on the back of a growing trend for people to post photos of their pets online. The campaign will raise awareness of … Continue reading

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RSPCA Reports Rise in Animal Cruelty

The RSPCA investigated more than 400 allegations of animal cruelty per day last year – an increase of almost 5% compared to the previous 12 months. In figures released today, the RSPCA says it received 1.15million calls last year, averaging … Continue reading

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