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It’s getting hot! How does your pet feel?

Here are some simple tips to make sure our furry friends don’t over heat as we head into summer.   Have you ever spent too long in the sun and felt like you were about to boil over? Well humans aren’t the only ones to struggle with the heat, animals are at as much at risk as humans […]

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All you need to know about Kennel Cough – Advice from the Vet

Kennel Cough Well it’s that time of year when we are all thinking about summer holidays.  As a dog owner we have to make decisions – to take our dog with us, or not… The Vital Pet Health Vets have put this professional document together to advise you about the specifics of Kennel Cough. Kennel cough or Infectious Canine Tracheobronchitis, is […]

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Jaggar poisoning happened in Belgium not at Crufts

The investigations into the poisoning of Irish Setter Jaggar continues but a spokesman for the Kennel Club said: “we are now able to reassure all dog lovers who came to Crufts that this could not have been possible and added it was “highly likely that the poisons, thought to be on a piece of beef, were eaten […]

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Men walking dogs makes them 4 times more aggressive….

  A study was conducted in the Czech Republic ,where they monitored the interactions between over 2000 dogs and their owners. According to a recent study conducted at Mendel University the paper indicates that dogs being walked by men are four times more likely to be aggressive towards other dogs…. (more…)

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Abled dog with two legs

Duncan Lou Who is a dog with an inspirational message of hope and ability, in spite of him only having two legs. At 8 weeks old it was decided to amputate his hind legs, given that they were deemed beyond the help of any form of corrective surgery. This all being due to the body […]

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Borrowmydoggy – a dog sharing idea taking the world by storm!

A new concept has popped up over the internet, namely http://www.borrowmydoggy.com. This nifty concept lends itself to sharing your pet dog with people who’d love a pet but for their own reasons aren’t yet ready for one, or other personal reasons why they’d love to partake in a dog share plan. The programme has you […]

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3300 dog attacks on postmen last year, an increase of 8%

There has been a surprising jump in the amount of postmen bitten, while on the job delivering post in the last year. That equates to a staggering 9 postmen across the country being attacked per day. Royal Mail has stated that the increase is simply unacceptably high and that more needs to be done to […]

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Puppies with green hue just been born in Spain

A pair of hunting dog breeders in the Spanish town of Laguna de Duero were astounded to see a litter of five pups born, two of which quite evidently had a green tinge to their coat.  The puppies were born on 3 June. “I thought the puppies were dirty and tried to clean them, but the colour […]

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