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Top Pet Phobias Include Paul Hollywood, ‘Corrie’ and Ice Cream Vans!

Paul Hollywood, ice cream vans, the theme tune to Coronation Street and pizza delivery men have emerged among a list of common PHOBIAS – for the nation’s pets. According to a new poll of British pet owners – nearly half (48 percent) of dogs … Continue reading

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Police Dog Finn to be awarded animals’ George Cross

A courageous police dog, who sustained near-fatal stab wounds when apprehending an armed suspect while on duty, is to receive the PDSA Gold Medal – known as the animals’ George Cross – for his bravery and devotion. Police Dog Finn, … Continue reading

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The Vet Appoints New CEO and Chair As It Gears Up For Growth

Jessica Frame, incoming CEO, has previously held senior leadership roles at Tesco, BCG and NutriCentre Sally Bailey, incoming Chair, was the CEO responsible for transforming White Stuff into one of the UK’s leading outdoor lifestyle brands The Vet now has … Continue reading

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The Dog Treat Company: Delicious & Ethically Sourced Dog Treats

Sponsored Content (SP) by The Dog Treat Company It’s always niggled us that the phrase ‘pet treat’ is frequently deployed as a ‘time out’ from sensible thinking. You don’t have to peer too hard at some treat labels to discover … Continue reading

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Pets Eat The Strangest Things!

Stones, babies’ dummies, socks and even kebab sticks were among hundreds of weird and wonderful items PDSA vets surgically removed from pet patients last year. The vet charity treated nearly 400 pets for swallowing things they shouldn’t. And it appears … Continue reading

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Big Rise in ‘Beer’ Drinking Dogs…

A Scottish dog-friendly bar & restaurant is reporting a 35% rise in non-alcoholic doggy beer sales and a 50% increase in demand for its healthy treats. Thirsty pooches including Hartley (pictured) have been lapping up 100 bottles of beer in … Continue reading

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Brave Lucca Recognised For Saving Lives In Battle

A retired US Marine Corps dog who protected the lives of allied troops in Iraq and Afghanistan has been honoured with the PDSA Dickin Medal – the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross. 12-year-old German Shepherd Lucca, who lost a … Continue reading

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Crufts Controversy Over ‘Best Of Breed’ Cavalier

Canine health campaigners have expressed their disappointment and Cavalier online forums are buzzing with disbelieving and angry comments as it emerged that the Crufts Best of Breed title winner fathered a litter of puppies at nine months old. This flies … Continue reading

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All At Sea: Ships’ Mascots & Pets

By MARIE CARTER Ship’s pets and animal mascots have been a common sight throughout the ages until that is just over 40 years ago in 1975 when the Royal Navy banned them for ‘health and safety reasons.’ HMS Trincomalee in … Continue reading

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Kennel Club Under Pressure From Welfare Campaigners On Eve Of Crufts

The Kennel Club (KC) is facing pressure from pet owners on the eve of its prestigious dog show Crufts, which starts this Thursday, as 25,000, including a host of celebrities, sign an online petition asking it to tackle a health … Continue reading

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