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Review: Furbo Dog Camera,a Great Piece of Pet Tech

If like most dog owners, you sometimes have to leave your precious pooch home alone, and would like to find out what they’re up to, this nifty pet tech from Furbo is for you. Or rather, we say, your dog … 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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Posthumous Honour for Australian War Dog

A Military Working Dog who served with the Special Air Service Regiment (SASR) in Australia has received the animals’ VC for his remarkable actions while on duty in Afghanistan, in 2011. Special Operations Military Working Dog (SOMWD) Kuga was posthumously … Continue reading

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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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