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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
Vets Offer Advice for Reducing Stress in Cats
UK -Periods of change can be stressful for cats and, following reports of fights and injuries requiring veterinary attention between Downing Street’s two high-profile Chief Mousers, the British...
01 August 2016
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....
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....
26 July 2016
Watch Out for These Common Feline Parasites
US - Whether your cat stays indoors or outdoors, all cats are at risk for internal and external parasites. Recognizing the signs of parasites and knowing their life cycles could help maintain...
18 July 2016
AFerry Partners With RSPCA for Pet Travel
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....
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...
27 June 2016
Summer Sickness: Grass Seeds Causing Pet Illness and High Vet Bills for Brits
UK - A new study has revealed that grass seeds embedded in dogs’ flesh is the most common seasonal illness for UK pets....
Does Your Pet Think They Are ‘King of the Couch’?
UK - Leading sofa and carpet specialist ScS is searching for the true King of the Couch - the pet that rules the roost and doesn’t take orders from anyone. They want to see your pictures!...
22 June 2016
Fabulous Felines Go Paw to Paw to Become the UK's Top Cat
UK - Cats Protection has revealed 15 fabulous finalists for this year’s National Cat Awards, which celebrate the extraordinary tales of survival, companionship and bravery in the cat world....
20 June 2016
Tougher Measures Needed to Control Cat Population
UK - More than one in two people have witnessed the UK’s cat population boom in the last 10 years and 92 per cent are demanding tougher regulations to address the issue....
New Research Shows Cats Seem to Grasp the Laws of Physics
JAPAN - Cats understand the principle of cause and effect as well as some elements of physics. Combining these abilities with their keen sense of hearing, they can predict where possible prey...
16 June 2016
Cross-Border Dog and Cat Re-homing to be Restricted
EU - International rehoming of dogs and cats should not be carried out as a standard practice EU Dog & Cat Alliance member organisations have agreed this week. Instead members will work preventatively...
13 June 2016
New Veterinary Research Helps Distinguish Accidents from Abuse
US - A veterinarian sees a canine patient with severe rib and head injuries whose cause of injury is unknown. Without having witnessed the incident, how can the veterinary professional distinguish...
10 June 2016
Keep Your Pet Cool and Safe this Summer
UK - We all know about the dangers of keeping dogs locked in parked cars in the summer; it’s a no-no for any dog owner and a well-publicised concern. Whilst avoiding common dangers, you can...
07 June 2016
Calming the Fiery Feline
AUSTRALIA - Cats are increasingly becoming popular pets around the world, but behavioural problems can be common with aggression the second most common complaint made by their owners....
Shocking Rise in Fatal Attacks Leads to Calls for Tougher Air Gun Laws
UK - An alarming rise in fatal air gun attacks on cats has led to calls for a change in legislation to restrict the sale and use of air weapons....
02 June 2016
Leading Premium Pet Sitting Service Comes to the UK
UK - Animaute, the leading pet sitting business in France, begins its international expansion in the UK. Supported by '50 Partners', a start-up accelerator created with 50 experienced entrepreneurs,...
27 May 2016
PawSquad Bring Vets to Your Door
UK - PawSquad, a dedicated team of experienced veterinarians, are now offering home visits for you and your pet....
26 May 2016
Practice Supports Initiative to Buy Pet Oxygen Masks for Fire Rescue
UK - A veterinary practice in Telford is supporting a campaign led by a firefighter at Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) to provide oxygen masks for pets on all of the county’s fire...
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