Category Archives: health

RSPCA In Bid To Help 7m Dogs Who Could Be Suffering From Separation Anxiety

The RSPCA has launched a campaign aimed at helping millions of dogs in the UK who could be struggling to cope when they’re left home alone. The UK’s oldest and largest animal welfare charity is today (6 March) launching a … Continue reading

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Crufts Breeders Challenged To Put Health Over ‘Beauty’

On the eve of Crufts 2019 (7th-10th March), a panel of leading pet experts, including TV vets and other influencers in the companion animal industry, has called for a championing of health over breeder-led ‘perfect looks’. The six-strong ‘Dog Breed … Continue reading

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‘Scottie Dog’ Enters At Risk Breeds List for First Time

The Scottish Terrier, more famously known as the Scottie dog and as the face of famous brands such as Radley, has entered the Kennel Club’s list of dog breeds ‘At Watch’ because they number fewer than 450 annual puppy registrations. … Continue reading

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Most British Pet Owners Leave Heating on for Pets

Research reveals pet owners leave their lights, radio and TV on for their pets when they go out Nearly half (49%)1 say spoiling their pets causes conflict in their home E.ON has partnered with animal expert Chris Packham to share … Continue reading

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Responsible Dog Breeders Improving Pet Health

A new study has revealed that the number of pedigree dogs at risk of often painful and debilitating inherited diseases is being dramatically reduced by responsible breeders. The research, carried out by scientists who work for the Kennel Club and … Continue reading

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Owner of Diabetic Dog Says Condition Should Not Be Death Sentence For Pets

The owner of a diabetic dog has appealed to other animal owners not to give up on their pets after research revealed 1 out of 10 diabetic pets are put down at diagnosis. Rebecca South, 40, from South Yorkshire, a … Continue reading

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Pet Owners Care More About Their Dog’s Health Than Their Own…

For centuries, dog has been a man’s best friend, showering their owners with companionship and loyalty. In fact, 67% of dog owners named their pooch their best friend according to new research by Asda Money. And it seems the special … Continue reading

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RSPCA’s Top 20 Rescues of 2018

More than 1m calls are made to the RSPCA each year to report animals in need of help – here the charity reflects on some of the most surprising and unusual! RSPCA officers never know what they might face when … Continue reading

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From Portly Pooches to Healthy Hounds – Two Dogs Share UK’s ‘Biggest Loser’ Crown

Two formerly obese dogs have been named joint pet slimmers of the year in 2018’s PDSA Pet Fit Club competition – after both shedding a quarter of their bodyweight – an incredible 18.8kg (equivalent to a Beagle*)! Every year vet … Continue reading

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Owner of Diabetic Dog Calls on Other Diabetic Pet Owners to Choose Proper Treatment

The owner of a diabetic dog has appealed to other animal owners not to give up on their pets after research revealed 1 out of 10 diabetic pets are put down at diagnosis. Rebecca South, 40, from South Yorkshire, a … Continue reading

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