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How toxic is the family home for your pets?

I definitely feel that our family home is a safe haven for my pets yet can I be so sure over the winter period? Having friends and family around is brilliant fun yet sometimes our little friends can have a free range of the house and all the dangerously exciting things it has on offer […]

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Winston Churchill’s pets

The papers of Winston Churchill were bought with lottery money from Churchill’s heirs in 1995 and are stored at the Churchill Archives Centre in Cambridge, UK. More than 1 million items are to be made available online by 2012. The papers reveal some very interesting facts about his love of animals. (more…)

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Animal Madhouse

Congratulations to Paul Manktelow and his fellow vets on the success of their television series ‘Animal Madhouse’. This Wednesday sees the last episode of this fantastic show with some really great and exciting animal cases.If you’ve missed any of the shows don’t worry you can get them all on Channel 4 on demand. See the website for […]

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Animal Madhouse

Well done to our resident vet Paul Manktelow and his fellow vets on the success of their new television series ‘Animal Madhouse’ which first appeared on our television screens on 3rd November.  Paul and the team certainly showed us that they are willing to tackle anything in order to put things right for the poor animals and their concerned owners.  Don’t miss this weeks episode […]

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Puppy Survives Arson Attack as Seventeen Dogs Die

A tiny one year old Bichon Frise called Kenny was the sole survivor of what police believe to be an arson attack on a farm building in which seventeen dogs died. Owner, Shane Coughlan 26, was quoted as saying “I arrived to see our stables and kennels on fire.  I set the horses free and […]

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Halloween – bringing animals back from the dead

I know its Halloween but can we really bring animals back from the dead? According to BBC Science Reporter, Rebecca Morelle in her article ‘Clone zone: Bringing extinct animals back from the dead’ it is much closer to reality than we might think. The Frozen Ark Project, University of Nottingham, currently stores samples of extinct […]

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