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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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Fireworks Petition Backed by 358,000 People Handed in to UK Government

Fireworks campaigners today handed in a petition backed by 358,000 people, calling on the government to restrict their use – to protect pets and other animals. The RSPCA and FAB Firework Abatement UK today visited the Office for Product Safety … Continue reading

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One In Three Pet Owners Have Been Alerted To Danger By Their Pet

One in three pet owners have been alerted to danger – by their furry friends, according to a study. Researchers who polled 2,000 pet owners found their animals have warned them of hazards including fires and carbon monoxide leaks. One … Continue reading

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The Most Common Pet Issues

By Dr Deepti Sharma BVSc MRCVS; a vet on Channel 4’s new series ‘Embarassing Pets’ People will often ask me what pet issues I see regularly. As a general rule in Veterinary Medicine, ‘common things are common’. This means that … 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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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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