Category Archives: Awards

New Law Needed to Protect Four-legged Crime Fighters, Says Police Boss

A police boss is backing demands for a new law to make it an offence to attack four-legged crime fighters. North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones is supporting the campaign for tougher measures to protect service animals, including … Continue reading

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Pets Mag Makes Top 10 of UK Pet Blogs

We’re delighted to be awarded 10th position in a comprehensive list of the Top 20 UK Pet Blogs, by Feedspot, The awards were judged by an expert panel, who looked at each blog’s Google reputation, their influence and popularity on social … Continue reading

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Jack the Border Terrier is Nation’s Top Dog Hero

Beloved rescue Border Terrier ‘Sir Jack Spratticus’ has been announced as the winner of the dog hero competition, Friends for Life, at Crufts 2018. Owned by Vanessa Holbrow, from Burnham on Sea, Somerset, Jack, had been to four homes before … Continue reading

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The London Cat Clinic Wins National Veterinary Practice Design Awards

The London Cat Clinic (www.thelondoncatclinic.co.uk), a new purpose-built, feline-only practice in the heart of the Bermondsey regeneration area of London, has won the nationwide 2017 Practice Design Awards. In addition to winning the category for ‘best conversion’ in the British Veterinary Hospitals Association … 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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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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Animal OBE for ‘life-changing’ Molly

A loyal Spaniel has been awarded the prestigious PDSA Order of Merit – the animal equivalent of the OBE – for outstanding devotion to her disabled owner. Three-year-old Working Cocker Spaniel, Molly, was honoured by the veterinary charity after being … Continue reading

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Guinness World Record for World’s First ‘Sky-diving Anti-poaching’ Dog

Arrow, a German Shepherd dog specially trained to combat Africa’s poaching crisis, has been recognized as the world’s first sky-diving anti-poaching dog by Guinness World Records. Two-year-old Arrow made his maiden jump with handler Henry Holsthyzen of Paramount Group’s Anti-Poaching … Continue reading

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