Category Archives: dogs

Don’t Give a Dog a Bone!

PDSA issues BBQ warning after puppy undergoes emergency op after swallowing chicken bone… With temperatures set to soar this weekend, vet charity PDSA is bracing itself for an influx of emergencies – after saving a Staffie puppy who wolfed down … Continue reading

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Countdown to National Pet Remembrance Day Begins

The countdown has started to national PET REMEMBRANCE DAY, which takes place on Thursday 5th July. Pet Remembrance Day was launched four years ago by 3D printing specialists Arty Lobster ( The national day provides an opportunity for people to … Continue reading

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WAGTAIL COTTAGE: Dog Friendly Holiday Cottage

Our Editor Marie Carter-Robb has a very dog-friendly cottage available for holiday lets. Wagtail Cottage is a traditional cottage built in the 1890s and situated in the wonderful rambling countryside of rural County Durham, less than 2 miles from Raby … Continue reading

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The ‘Missing Link’ of Dog Training

By Tony Knight Dog Listener I once met a couple in Canberra, Australia who were being bitten on a regular basis at home by their dog. They decided that the offending pooch needed training, so they started attending obedience classes. … Continue reading

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Paws Up! Tips When Taking your Beloved Pet Abroad

Taking your pet abroad isn’t as hard as you would think. The truth is that there have been a lot of changes over the last couple of years that have made the whole process way easier, but you do still … Continue reading

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Beloved Terrier Praised for Supporting Son in Throes of Addiction

A Shropshire family has highlighted the invaluable support rescue dogs can give to people who are battling addictions. Tottie was born in 2003 and was the last of an abandoned litter of puppies to be homed by the Dogs Trust … Continue reading

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How to Dose and Administer Capsules and Tablets to Your Cat or Dog

By Korina Stephens RVN, nutravet (UK) Ltd Getting your cat or dog to take a capsule or tablet can be a challenge. Many pet owners struggle with this, as pets can be very susceptible to anything out of the ordinary in their food. Pets … Continue reading

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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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RSPCA Urges Public Not to Buy Dogs with Cropped Ears 

Animal welfare charity has seen 157% increase in reports of dogs with cropped ears over last two years The RSPCA is urging the public never to buy a dog with cropped ears as the charity has seen a surge in … Continue reading

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Victory for Commonsense and for All Dog Owners

Commonsense has prevailed in a victory for dog owners. Dog owners backed by the Kennel Club successfully challenged a draconian Public Spaces Protection Order in Richmond, which could have seen dog owners criminalised if their dogs so much as urinated … Continue reading

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