Category Archives: Animal Welfare

Can YOU Give Patsy His Forever Home?

Patsy, age 8, has been homeless for 3 years and his carers would love him to have a warm, loving home as soon as possible. Handsome Patsy is quite shy and takes a little while to show his true personality, … Continue reading

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Blue Monday? Millions of pets face an Unhappy BlueYear, says PDSA

Forget Blue Monday – millions of pets face a Blue Year unless their owners take steps to end their stress, obesity and loneliness, according to leading pet wellbeing charity PDSA. The warning comes on Monday 15 January – dubbed ‘Blue Monday’ – where short,  dark … Continue reading

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RSPCA Welcomes Government Crackdown on Illegal Puppy Breeders and Smugglers

The RSPCA has welcomed plans announced by the Government today (Friday 22 December) to crack down on dog breeders in England who put profits ahead of the health and welfare of the animals – as the charity revealed 2017 was … Continue reading

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3 Pet Parasites That Are Still Active In Cold Weather

We all love our furry friends and do everything we can to ensure that their lives are fulfilling, active, happy and healthy. This includes keeping an eye on pesky parasites that can make a home for themselves in your beloved … Continue reading

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Puppy Survives Christmas ‘Choc Horror’

A dog owner has issued a warning after her puppy nearly died from eating a box of liqueur chocolates from under the Christmas tree. Suzanna Dixon was Christmas shopping when her inquisitive young pooch, Narla, who was just nine months old … 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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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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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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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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