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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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Mounting Evidence Shows Flat-faced Cats Are Suffering

Evidence is mounting that flat-faced or brachycephalic cats (pictured), including most modern Persians or Exotic Shorthairs, are suffering. Flat-faced cat breeds, like their canine counterparts, are suffereing from a number of health problems, leading to lifelong health problems as a … Continue reading

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The Vet Warns About Dangers to Pets of Second-Hand Smoke

Smokers should not light up around their pets, as it can cause a host of serious health issues, warns The Vet. The clinic has issued its stark warning as ‘Stoptober’, the 28-day stop smoking challenge from Public Health England, gets … Continue reading

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Keep Your Pooch Safe During Firework Season

SPONSORED POST: From Time for Paws The winter is fast approaching and soon enough we’ll be reluctantly swapping our sun hats for slipper socks. But whilst we can wrap up warm and prepare ourselves for the cooler weather, how can … Continue reading

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Chico, The dog With A ‘Spare’ Rib

PDSA vets were gobsmacked that Chico, a one-year-old Mastiff-type, had managed to wolf down a spare rib bone without causing himself an injury. The x-ray below of mischievous Chico appears to show a ‘spare rib’. But the anomaly was actually … Continue reading

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