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07 September 2016
UK Chief Veterinary Officer to Speak at 2016 OV Conference
UK - Nigel Gibbens, the UK’s Chief Veterinary Officer; Peter Jinman OBE, Chair of the RCVS Certification Subcommittee and Ian Wright, Head of ESCCAP UK & Guideline Director for ESCCAP Europe,...
12 August 2016
Compulsive Disorders in Pets
US - Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a well-known diagnosis in human medicine, but did you know that animals can also develop a form of this disorder? This doesn’t mean there are dogs out...
11 August 2016
Get Your Dog Travel Ready this Summer
UK - As holiday season begins the British Veterinary Association (BVA) is asking owners to make sure their dog is as travel ready as they are if they plan to take their pet abroad this summer....
09 August 2016
New Study Offers Vets Clues on Why Dogs' Tails Lose their Wag
UK - A painful condition that affects dogs’ tails may be more common than previously thought, a study suggests....
08 August 2016
Search is On for Britain's Worst Behaved Dog
UK - With an estimated 9 million dogs in the UK (a quarter of households own a dog), it’s inevitable that not all of them will be well behaved all of the time, and some of them will be driving...
05 August 2016
Appeal for Information After Dog Collapses in Hot Car
UK - The RSPCA and West Yorkshire police were called with allegations that a white and tan British Bulldog was left locked in a car at approximately 2.30pm on Tuesday 19 July in the car park...
Rescued Puppy Seeks Forever Home After Brave Battle with Lungworm
UK - Honey, the loveable rescued Dogue De Bordeaux cross puppy from Braintree, is searching for her forever home after a very difficult year....
04 August 2016
Scientists Warn About Health of English Bulldog
UK - According to new research it could be difficult to improve the health of the English bulldog, one of the world's unhealthiest dog breeds, from within its existing gene pool. ...
02 August 2016
Why Are People Still Leaving Dogs in Hot Cars and What to Do if You See One Suffering
UK - Hundreds of dogs needlessly die each year by being left in cars during hot weather. We all know we shouldn't do it, yet many still think that leaving the dog in the car as they nip to the...
01 August 2016
Is Your Dog Anxious When You Go Out?
UK - What do our pets get up to when we go out to work each day? A new animated film could help pet owners understand separation related behaviour. ...
Britain's Pets Costing us Billions
UK - Animal lovers should pause for thought as £258.4 billion is spent in the UK by dog and cat owners alone....
28 July 2016
Aggie's Top Tips on How to Tackle Fleas in Your Home
UK - With temperatures increasing, flea infestations are common and many pet owners are unaware only 5 per cent of fleas live on their pet, with the remaining 95 per cent living in the home....
Police and Charities Warn Owners this Summer: 'Dogs Die in Hot Cars'
Uk - Rescue and rehoming charities, veterinary associations, police, and welfare organisations are all working together to ensure owners know the dangers the warm weather can pose to dogs over...
27 July 2016
Is Your Pet Overweight? Over Half of Dogs, Cats Are, According to Vets
UK - A survey has revealed more than half of UK cats and dogs are overweight - and few owners are taking the advice of vets to get their pets weighed regularly....
25 July 2016
Hypothyroidism in Dogs
US - In April 2016, a three-year-old dog named Bear was brought to the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital with abusive injuries. In addition to the obvious injuries Bear bore—an...
Greyhound Racing Ban a Courageous Move
AUSTRALIA - The peak body for veterinarians has supported the move by New South Wales to ban greyhound racing, while also expressing concern about the animals affected....
22 July 2016
New Research Saving More Dogs from Deadly Snake Bites
AUSTRALIA - Australia is home to 10 of the most venomous snakes in the world and thousands of dogs are bitten each year in Australia....
19 July 2016
Mutty Mingle: The New Playdate Website for Dog Owners
UK - Mutty Mingle is a new UK website that makes meeting up with other dogs and their owners a walk in the park....
18 July 2016
AFerry Partners With RSPCA for Pet Travel
UK - Aferry.co.uk has signed a partnership contract with the RSPCA to be their dedicated ferry booking engine on their RSPCA website, a service for all members travelling by ferry with their...
15 July 2016
Advice on Choosing Boarding for your Pets
US - Many people associate the summer months with traveling and fun in the sun. While some people consider their pet a travel companion, other pets may be better left at home. How can you decide...
14 July 2016
HSI Helping Dogs and Cats in South America
GUYANA - The Humane Society International (HSI) began working in Guyana in 2014 because the only animal shelter in the country was taking in litter after litter of kittens and puppies and, overwhelmed...
13 July 2016
Healthy Ears Combi Kit Helps Pet Owners Administer Treatments
UK - A new kit to help pet owners correctly administer treatment for otitis externa has been launched by Dechra Veterinary Products....
12 July 2016
PDSA Warns Pets Swallow the Strangest Things
UK - Stones, babies’ dummies, socks and even kebab sticks were among hundreds of weird and wonderful items PDSA vets surgically removed from pet patients last year....
05 July 2016
Survey Shows 70% Dog Owners Avoid Going on Holiday
UK - It might be the holiday season, but almost 70 per cent of dog owners (68.5%) have avoided going on holiday because they can’t find someone to look after their dog, according to a survey...
01 July 2016
Survey Finds Owners Lack Basic Knowledge About Pet Hydration
UK - With this summer’s sporting bonanza well underway - from the Euros to Wimbledon and the Olympics - UK pet owners could have plenty of distractions to take their attention away from their...
 
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