Category Archives: Charity

VIDEO: Support Campaign To Halt Unregulated Internet Puppy Trade

This video by international animal charity FOUR PAWS calls for classified ad sites to improve their procedures for selling pets online.  FOUR PAWS research discovered that sick, dangerous and illegal animals are sadly still commonly being sold online. Visit http://www.petdeception.org/en … Continue reading

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Septuagenarian Vet Cycling From Norfolk To Cape Town For Animal Welfare Charity

Retired vet Graham Duncanson is celebrating 50 years in the profession by cycling over 8,000km from the UK to South Africa to raise money for the British Veterinary Association’s charity, the Animal Welfare Foundation (AWF). Graham, 72, who worked at … Continue reading

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Appeal Launched For ‘Stowaway’ Cat

A stowaway puss who gave birth to three kittens in the back of a lorry which had travelled 1,800 miles from Turkey to the UK is recovering from her ordeal, thanks to the charity Cats Protection. Now, the charity is … Continue reading

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Rescue Dog Milo Helps Seal a Match Made in Heaven

It goes without saying that you’d want your best friend to be a part of your wedding, but one young couple from Scunthorpe went a step further and welcomed him on their honeymoon. A former rescue dog who was cared … Continue reading

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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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