Category Archives: dogs

RSPCA Reports Rise in Animal Cruelty

The RSPCA investigated more than 400 allegations of animal cruelty per day last year – an increase of almost 5% compared to the previous 12 months. In figures released today, the RSPCA says it received 1.15million calls last year, averaging … Continue reading

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Insight: How To Care For An Elderly Dog

Dogs make fantastic pets. They’re loyal, trusting, loving and lots of fun, especially when they’re puppies. But they don’t stay puppies, and there’s a lot you need to know about looking after an elderly dog to ensure its twilight years … Continue reading

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Thai-Based Animal Welfare Organisation Soi Dog Foundation Wins at Prestigious British Charity Film Awards Ceremony

“People’s Choice” Award for Short Film of Thai Dog Who Had Front Legs Hacked Off With A Sword Soi Dog Foundation, the Thai-based street dog and cat welfare organisation responsible for fighting the Asian dog meat trade, was awarded the … Continue reading

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Cheshire Rescue Dog Awarded ‘Animal OBE’

An extraordinary search and rescue dog from Cheshire was honoured today (Thursday 16 March 2017) by leading vet charity PDSA for his devotion to duty in some of the world’s most challenging regions. At a special ceremony at Manchester Town … Continue reading

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Why Does Nobody Want One-eyed Tyson?

RSPCA staff and volunteers in Buckinghamshire are desperately trying to find the paw-fect home for a one-eyed dog who is their loneliest pooch. Tyson has been waiting for a home for 295 days (as of Thursday) and, despite having a … Continue reading

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Office Worker’s Pregancy ‘Outed’ at Work by Colleague’s Dog!

A Manchester office worker was surprised to find that a colleague’s dog was able to detect her pregnancy during a meeting, suggesting there may be some credence to the research that four legged friends are able to spot pregnancy ahead … Continue reading

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Canine Health Campaigners “Dismayed” by Crufts ‘Best in Breed’ Champ

Campaigners for tighter health checks on Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, a breed beset by hereditary health issues, say they are “dismayed” the Kennel Club is “ignoring” their concerns – after a dog crowned ‘Best in Breed’ at Crufts has “been … Continue reading

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Arty Lobster to Show ‘3D Dogs’ at Crufts this Week

Visitors, and those showing dogs, at Crufts, the world’s biggest dog show, this week (9-12 March), will be able to immortalise their beloved dog in 3D thanks to innovative technology from Arty Lobster. 3D printing experts Arty Lobster have taken … Continue reading

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Exclusive Interview with The Kennel Club on New Health Group for Cavaliers

Crufts, the world’s biggest dog show, kicks off next week, but in recent years it has been dogged by controversy ranging from alleged poisoning of a dog to ‘deformed’ or unhealthy dogs winning trophies. One such breed that has attracted … Continue reading

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Top Tips for Holidaying in the UK with Pets

By Sophie Orr, SEO Executive, Sykes Cottages At Sykes Cottages, we understand what an integral part of the family your four legged friends can be. We also know that pets enjoy holidays as much as people do and more holidaymakers … Continue reading

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