Category Archives: Animal Welfare

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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Millions of Animals Unprotected by EU law

Huge flaws in animal welfare policies in Europe have been uncovered, which campaigners say are putting millions of animals under unneccessary suffering. A new European Parliament report shows slow progress on EU animal welfare policies and legislation has major negative … Continue reading

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Thai-Based Animal Welfare Organisation Soi Dog Foundation Wins at Prestigious British Charity Film Awards Ceremony

“People’s Choice” Award for Short Film of Thai Dog Who Had Front Legs Hacked Off With A Sword Soi Dog Foundation, the Thai-based street dog and cat welfare organisation responsible for fighting the Asian dog meat trade, was awarded the … Continue reading

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Cheshire Rescue Dog Awarded ‘Animal OBE’

An extraordinary search and rescue dog from Cheshire was honoured today (Thursday 16 March 2017) by leading vet charity PDSA for his devotion to duty in some of the world’s most challenging regions. At a special ceremony at Manchester Town … Continue reading

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Why Does Nobody Want One-eyed Tyson?

RSPCA staff and volunteers in Buckinghamshire are desperately trying to find the paw-fect home for a one-eyed dog who is their loneliest pooch. Tyson has been waiting for a home for 295 days (as of Thursday) and, despite having a … Continue reading

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Canine Health Campaigners “Dismayed” by Crufts ‘Best in Breed’ Champ

Campaigners for tighter health checks on Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, a breed beset by hereditary health issues, say they are “dismayed” the Kennel Club is “ignoring” their concerns – after a dog crowned ‘Best in Breed’ at Crufts has “been … Continue reading

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How to Spot Food Intolerance in your Cat

By Dr. Jeremy Campbell BVSc, MANZCVS (Feline Med) RCVS Advanced Practitioner (Feline Medicine) MRCVS The Pets At Home AVA brand food recall over the Thiamine problems is the stuff of every cat owner’s nightmare. The cat is eating, everything seems … Continue reading

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Exclusive Interview with The Kennel Club on New Health Group for Cavaliers

Crufts, the world’s biggest dog show, kicks off next week, but in recent years it has been dogged by controversy ranging from alleged poisoning of a dog to ‘deformed’ or unhealthy dogs winning trophies. One such breed that has attracted … Continue reading

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The Best Horsecare Advice For Beginners

Horses make fantastic pets, and they’re gorgeous creatures. Having said that, there’s a lot you need to know about looking after a horse if you’ve never owned one before. Don’t worry, all the best advice you need can be found … Continue reading

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Dog Eats Chew Chew Train!

A Plymouth pooch who swallowed a toy train has survived thanks to emergency surgery by vet charity PDSA. Nine-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Cyril, got his paws on a ‘Clarabel’ toy – the famous character from Thomas the Tank Engine … Continue reading

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