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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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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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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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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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