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Cat Fights – Cat Bites

Cat bites are responsible for the majority of infected wounds seen in cats seeking veterinary attention. These are usually sustained during fights between these very territorial animals. The most territorial of these are the entire Tom cats who also roam to expand the area of their territory. If you have an entire Tom who is […]

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Ban pet shop puppy and kitten sales?

A change in UK legislation is being discussed in Parliament, concerning the sale and passage of young puppies and kittens. The sale and passage of pets in pet shops (which are licenced and regulated) is currently controlled under The 1951 Pets and Animals Act. Concerns are being raised over the inter-European transport of young animals […]

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Might your dog have parvovirus?

Parvovirus infection in Dogs

Canine parvovirus (CPV) first appeared in 1978 killing thousands of dogs.  It is found throughout the world although incidence in the UK has decreased dramatically with vaccination. CPV infection is characterised clinically with anorexia, vomiting, diarrhoea and weight loss.  Severe cases can result in septicaemia and death. Parvovirus may affect dogs of all ages but […]

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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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An Owners Guide To Pet Insurance

Pet Insurance is big business and we are constantly bombarded with advertisements for different sorts of policies for our pets. This can be a bit confusing and the reasons behind the costs of pet insurance can sometimes be a bit baffling. This article aims to enlighten the reader as to why pet insurance works how […]

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Who gets the dog?

Pets have become part and parcel of the family in many UK homes. The pertinent question in the case of a divorce being the custody of the pets. A survey in 2011 in the UK revealed that 20 per cent of separating couples with pets have sought legal advice and fought for custody of their […]

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