Category Archives: dogs

How Animals Can Help Combat Mental Illness

Patients at the Priory’s Hospital in Bristol are benefiting from the company of a “therapy dog” to help with their treatment for stress, anxiety, and depression. Lara, a rescue dog from Battersea Dogs & Cats Home (BDCH), is introduced into … Continue reading

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Vito the Assistance Dog Given Pick of Toys at Store Opening

Lisa and 14-year old Thomas Dixon from Dogs for Good and their dog, Vito, were VIP guests at the grand opening of Pets at Home inside Tesco Extra in Durham. The family officially opened the new store, before being invited … Continue reading

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Sleeping with Your Pets: The Dos and Don’ts

Who needs a cuddly toy at night when you have a pet, am I right? Well, unless your pet happens to be a hedgehog. Slightly less huggable, perhaps. It’s true though; letting our pets sleep in our bedrooms – or … Continue reading

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Surge in Growth for Company Creating 3D Pet Sculptures

An innovative company that makes 3D sculptures from photos of beloved pets is experiencing a surge in demand for its products from veterinary practices, and from pet owners in general. As a result, Arty Lobster https://artylobster.com which was a Finalist … Continue reading

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Dogs Left Home Alone Getting Hooked On TV and Radio

Thousands of dog owners admit to leaving the TV or radio on, leaving out extra food – and even getting a neighbour to call in when their dog is home alone, a study has found. Many also treat their beloved … Continue reading

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Shocking Research Reveals that Puppy ‘Impulse Buying’ is Rife

A dog may be for life, but shockingly many people spend more time choosing a pair of shoes or their weekly supermarket shop than they do a puppy with devastating consequences. Pups are more likely to get ill and their … Continue reading

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Extending your Wedding Guest List to Include Your Best Four-legged Friend

Animal charity Blue Cross has today revealed that one in 10 Brits have given pets a key role in their wedding ceremony. When asked why, over a quarter (26%) said they did so because it helps them remain calm and … Continue reading

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Pub Landlords Raise a Glass to the ‘Pooch Pound’

A survey across the UK’s hospitality industry has found that a staggering 98 per cent of pub managers with a dog friendly policy believe that allowing canine customers on to their premises has led to improved business. When the pool of respondents … Continue reading

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Dog Owners are Happier and Healthier

Dog owners are happier and healthier than people without a pooch, a study has found. A poll, of 1,000 dog owners and 1,000 adults without a pet, found 80 per cent who have a pooch are ‘very happy’ or ‘happy’ … Continue reading

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Scandal of Sedated Puppies with Umbilical Cords Still Attached Entering UK in Thousands

Dogs Trust is calling on the Government to take immediate action to address the illegal importation of puppies into Great Britain, after an undercover investigation discovered smugglers across Central and Eastern Europe continuing to abuse the system. The UK’s largest dog welfare charity is urging … Continue reading

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