Category Archives: dogs

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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French Bulldog Most Desired ‘Designer Dog’ to Buy Online…

French bulldogs are the most searched-for breed for sale online, new figures released today by Gumtree and the RSPCA reveal. As new figures show there were more than 66,000 searches for the fashionable breed in just one month (February 2017) … Continue reading

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England’s Puppy-buying and Puppy Dealing Hotspots Revealed

The RSPCA today reveals that the underground puppy trade is booming with more calls than ever before from people reporting questionable breeders and dealers. The UK’s largest and oldest animal welfare charity is seeing a steady rise in the number … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Retriever Risk-Free This Summer

The second worst thing about the record-high summers we seem to get year after year is trying to get to sleep at night. All that tossing and turning, the sheet sticking to your skin thanks to the glue-like sweat you … Continue reading

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New Research into Devastating Disease Affecting Cavalier King Charles Spaniels

Researchers at the Royal Veterinary College have found that Cavalier King Charles Spaniels affected by syringomyelia and Chiari-like malformation, have an irregular, “drunk-like” gait, measured in variation of gait characteristics, and a wider distance between the thoracic limb paws resulting in … Continue reading

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Young Millennials ‘Most Likely’ to Commemorate Pets’ Lives

Young adults aged 18 to 24 are the most likely by far to remember a beloved deceased pet by holding a ‘memorial event’, according to a national survey of over 2,000 adults. Six in 10 (59%) young adults aged 18-24 … Continue reading

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