Category Archives: dogs

Lungworm Awareness Campaign Launched on Wave of Social ‘Petworking’ Trend

                  A new Instagram profile, @DangerousSnail25, is launching this week on the back of a growing trend for people to post photos of their pets online. The campaign will raise awareness of … Continue reading

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What Does Dog Tail Wagging Mean?

All dog owners love that wagging tail welcome from their four-legged friends. But, contrary to popular belief, dog tail wagging doesn’t always mean happiness. Scientists have discovered that dogs use tail wagging as a communication tool. There are different wags … Continue reading

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Paws for Thought: Caring for Your Pet When You’re Busy

Sometimes life gets busy. You’re consumed by work or perhaps a personal crisis, and you don’t have as much time as you used to. When you have a pet, it can affect your ability to spend time with them and … Continue reading

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I’m on a Low Income – Should I Get a Pet?

A pet really is the perfect companion, and when you adopt an animal, you have a furry best friend for the rest of their lives. But there’s a lot to take into consideration before becoming a pet owner. It’s so … Continue reading

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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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