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Insight: How To Care For An Elderly Dog

Dogs make fantastic pets. They’re loyal, trusting, loving and lots of fun, especially when they’re puppies. But they don’t stay puppies, and there’s a lot you need to know about looking after an elderly dog to ensure its twilight years … Continue reading

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Canine Health Campaigners “Dismayed” by Crufts ‘Best in Breed’ Champ

Campaigners for tighter health checks on Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, a breed beset by hereditary health issues, say they are “dismayed” the Kennel Club is “ignoring” their concerns – after a dog crowned ‘Best in Breed’ at Crufts has “been … Continue reading

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How to Spot Food Intolerance in your Cat

By Dr. Jeremy Campbell BVSc, MANZCVS (Feline Med) RCVS Advanced Practitioner (Feline Medicine) MRCVS The Pets At Home AVA brand food recall over the Thiamine problems is the stuff of every cat owner’s nightmare. The cat is eating, everything seems … Continue reading

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Exclusive Interview with The Kennel Club on New Health Group for Cavaliers

Crufts, the world’s biggest dog show, kicks off next week, but in recent years it has been dogged by controversy ranging from alleged poisoning of a dog to ‘deformed’ or unhealthy dogs winning trophies. One such breed that has attracted … Continue reading

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Dog Eats Chew Chew Train!

A Plymouth pooch who swallowed a toy train has survived thanks to emergency surgery by vet charity PDSA. Nine-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Cyril, got his paws on a ‘Clarabel’ toy – the famous character from Thomas the Tank Engine … Continue reading

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Dogs Get SAD too, New Research Reveals

Winter blues hit us all but experts have revealed our DOGS could also be sharing our pain – with some even suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D). Experts believe less time spent outside or in the sunshine during the winter … Continue reading

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Rescue Dog from Northern Ireland is Crowned Britain’s Most Active Pet

Following a nationwide search for Britain’s most active pet, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Lily, who was rescued from a puppy farm in 2014 was chosen from over 140 entries by a judging panel from NOAH, with the help of two … Continue reading

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Second Chance At Life For Dog With Crippling Arthritis

A dog, whose crippling arthritis became so bad he was almost put to sleep to end his misery, is now able to walk again – thanks to PDSA vets. Bill the Springer Spaniel was so riddled with the condition that … Continue reading

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Drug Will Extend Lives of Dogs Suffering From Heart Disease

  Pet dogs suffering from heart disease could live 15 months longer according to groundbreaking new research released today. The global EPIC study, led by Professor Adrian Boswood of the Royal Veterinary College, has found that treatment with the drug … Continue reading

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Dog Owners “Are Fitter and Healthier” Than People Without Dogs

It’s official – dog owners in the UK are fitter and healthier than people without dogs, according to a new study. Research indicates that people who own a dog are likely to exercise at least three times more a week … Continue reading

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