Category Archives: dogs

Breaking News: Undercover Investigation Reveals Magnitude of Evil Puppy Smuggling Trade

The UK’s largest dog welfare charity is calling on the government to take urgent action to stop the illegal importation of puppies into the UK as Brexit approaches. This follows an undercover investigation, which exposes the magnitude and ease of … Continue reading

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Timmy the Rescue Chihuahua Bounces Back After Surgery

Timmy the Chihuahua, who was rescued from a home with 37 other Chihuahuas, is fighting fit after surgery to his leg. Timmy the Chihuahua, who had a painful genetic condition which left him struggling to walk, has successfully undergone surgery … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Special Home for Cassie, the Rescue Cavalier?

Do you have a special home filled with love for CASSIE, a rescue Cavalier King Charles Spaniel? Cassie’s owner has dementia and is currently in hospital awaiting a place in a care home. Her two Cavalier friends have been re-homed … Continue reading

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French Bulldog is Perfect Example of Problems Facing ‘Designer Dogs’

Poor Dobby was imported from Lithuania, sold on Gumtree, and ended up in RSPCA care needing major corrective surgery to help with breathing problems common in the breed. Just like his Harry Potter namesake, little Dobby hasn’t had an easy … Continue reading

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Videos: Tips for Managing Stress in Your Dog

We all experience stress and anxiety at certain stages of our life, but not everyone appreciates that our four-legged family members are just as vulnerable to the effects of it as we are. Our dogs can’t express themselves by taking … Continue reading

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World-First Heart Surgery Saves Puppy’s Life

Surgeons from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) have successfully carried out the surgical repair of a complex combination of heart defects in a dog.  The abnormalities required tricuspid valve repair surgery along with the repair for the common atrium. It … Continue reading

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Changes to Breeding Regulations in England

As of October 2018 new breeding regulations are being introduced in England by Defra and the Kennel Club is providing information to its customers on how some of these changes will effect dog breeders and some of those involved with … Continue reading

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Pawfect Gift for Pet Owners: A 3D Printed Sculpture of a Furry Companion

The perfect gift for the pet lover in your life this Christmas could be a life-like 3D pet sculpture of their furry companion… Arty Lobster, the 3D sculpture specialist, creates life-like sculptures from 5-10 photographs of a dog, cat or … Continue reading

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Pet Owners Would Rather Go On Holiday With Their Dog Than Partner…

Affectionate, full of life and loves a good cuddle – the perfect holiday companion. It’s no wonder so many of us are swapping their partners for pooches when heading away on short breaks. New research from Best Western Great Britain has found … Continue reading

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Gumtree Clamps Down on Unscrupulous Pet Trading

Gumtree has today announced the introduction of a compulsory paywall in its Pets category, in a bid to deter unscrupulous operators from misusing the platform and discourage the ‘casual’ trading of animals online. From today, anyone wishing to post an … Continue reading

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