Category Archives: Charity

Could You Give People-loving ‘Pooch’ A Loving Home?

Affectionate ‘Pooch’, the Staffordshire bull terrier-cross, has had a rough start to life and the RSPCA is desperate to find him the happy ever after home he deserves. Pooch has refused to let his blindness get him down – and … Continue reading

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Millions Of UK Pets Are ‘Vulnerable To Killer Diseases’

Millions of family pets are at risk from killer diseases because they are missing out on simple vaccinations, vet charity PDSA has warned. Preventable diseases such as parvovirus, leptospirosis and feline leukaemia can cause widespread deaths, say vets. Diseases prevalent … Continue reading

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Vets Warning Over Serious Health Issues Facing Brachycephalic Breeds

The Dog Breeding Reform Group (DBRG) has welcomed moves by the veterinary community calling for action to tackle the serious health issues facing brachycephalic breeds. An online petition launched on Monday has already attracted hundreds of signatures. Chris Laurence MBE, … Continue reading

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Tiny Kitten Has Miraculous Escape From Shoebox

A six-week-old kitten that was taped inside a shoebox in Essex has been rescued by a quick-witted member of the public who alerted the RSPCA. The kitten, now named Loubi – short for Louboutin – was found inside the cardboard … Continue reading

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National Memorial Day For Pets Announces Support For Charity That Re-homes Senior Dogs

Pet Remembrance Day, a national day set up for people to remember deceased pets is backing a charity that finds ‘forever homes’ for older dogs. On national Pet Remembrance Day (Tuesday July 5), pet lovers are being asked to dig … Continue reading

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Dog’s Baking Cupboard Binge Was Recipe For Disaster

A binge-eating Boxer dog created his own Great British bark-off after wolfing down the entire contents of a baking cupboard. Ray, the lovable eight-year-old pooch, from Plymouth, gobbled up a bag of flour, an entire kilo of sugar (including the … Continue reading

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‘Pawsome’ Kittens Are Seeking New Homes

A pair of tiny homeless kittens have been named Fingers and Thumbs – because they sport 12 extra TOES between them. The two kitties, who were both born with polydactyly – which gives them extra digits on each paw due … Continue reading

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Therapy Dog Maida Is Off To Crufts

A Pets As Therapy (PAT) dog who has given comfort and love to children, young people and adults with life-limiting conditions is to have his spot in the limelight at the world’s biggest dog show. St Oswald’s Hospice PAT dog, … Continue reading

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National Pet Remembrance Day Confirmed For Summer

The second national Pet Remembrance Day, which is organised by 3D printing specialists Arty Lobster and Pets Magazine, has been confirmed for the summer. On Tuesday July 5th, people across the UK will remember beloved companion animals that have died. … Continue reading

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RSPCA Welcomes EU Resolution To End Illegal Trafficking Of Pets

The RSPCA has welcomed the European Parliament’s adoption of a resolution formally calling for action to tackle the growing illegal trade in pets. The Parliament (EP) is calling on the European Commission to take action to try to stop the … Continue reading

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