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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...
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...
28 July 2016
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...
04 July 2016
Top Tips For A Pet-Perfect Summer
UK - The evenings are lighter, the temperature is rising and Summer is on the way. It's is a fantastic time for family pets and following these simple tips will help you keep your pet safe and...
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...
30 June 2016
The Heat is on for Pet Rabbits this Summer
UK - As temperatures rise, leading veterinary organisations the British Veterinary Association (BVA), British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) and British Veterinary Zoological Society...
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....
24 June 2016
Half of Dog Owners Cannot Take their Dog to Work
UK - Half of the UK’s dog owners are not allowed to take part in Bring Your Dog To Work day on 24 June 2016, according to a survey by Muddy Paws....
16 June 2016
Helping Your Dog Cope with Loud Noises
US - Millions of dogs all over the world are terrified by the sound of fireworks. In fact, the town of Collecchio, Italy, recently introduced legislation requiring the use of silent fireworks...
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...
19 May 2016
Hot Weather Advice for Pet Owners as Summer Approaches
UK - As we approach summer, the RSPCA is issuing advice to pet owners to ensure their animals are comfortable and happy in the heat....
13 April 2016
Are You a Scout? Then Guide Dogs Has an Amazing Competition for You!
UK - Shouting out to artistic Scouts everywhere! Are you creative and love design? Then the charity Guide Dogs has an exciting new competition for you....
30 March 2016
Dogs Deserve A Holiday Too - Ten Dog Friendly Destinations
UK - Lots of families enjoy taking a staycation to see something new in their own country. Whether it’s visiting a piece of historical heritage or relaxing by the seaside, loading the family...
24 March 2016
Keep Easter Treats Out of Dogs Reach
UK - UK dog owners are being warned to keep Easter treats away from pets after figures released by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) revealed that almost half of vets (45 per cent) treated...
23 March 2016
Irish Farmers Appeal to Dog Owners to Prevent Deadly Sheep Attacks
IRELAND - Following a horrific dog attack on sheep in County Carlow, IFA National Sheep Chairman John Lynskey has warned dog owners to keep their pets under control at all times as marauding...
22 March 2016
Make Sure Rabbits are Happy Bunnies this Easter
UK - As the Easter Bunny hops onto the horizon, findings from the British Veterinary Association (BVA) reveal that at least one in five vets have serious concerns about the health and welfare...
15 March 2016
West Sussex Suffers UK's Worst Sheep-Worrying Incident in Living Memory
UK - More than one hundred sheep have died in the UK's worst sheep-worrying incident in living memory near Chichester in West Sussex....
18 February 2016
Keep Your Dog on a Lead Around Sheep this Lambing Season
UK - With the traditional lambing season approaching and reports of dog attacks on sheep increasing, the National Sheep Association (NSA) and RSPCA have teamed up to urge dog owners to take extra...
11 February 2016
Pet Owners on the Look Out for Toxic Ticks
AUSTRALIA - With summer being the high season for ticks, the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) is encouraging pet owners to prevent serious harm or death by checking their pets regularly...
03 February 2016
Keep Your Four-Legged Friends Warm this Winter
SCOTLAND - With more bad weather forecast across the UK in the coming days, Scotland’s leading outdoor retailer Tiso is asking pet owners to spare a thought for their four-legged friends during...
01 February 2016
Are Pets the Key to Happiness?
UK - Happiness to many is about a string of positive events and emotions, finding meaning in life and developing content and loving relationships. Cate Archer, author of Doug The Pug – A working...
21 January 2016
Winter Warning to Cat Owners About the Chilling Dangers of Anti-freeze
UK - As freezing temperatures hit the UK, Battersea Dogs & Cats Home are warning pet owners about the widely unknown chilling hazards behind anti–freeze....
19 January 2016
Vets Offer Advice on Protecting Pets From Winter Hazards
UK - As temperatures start to drop, the British Veterinary Association (BVA) and British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) are warning pet owners to make sure their dogs and cats are...
18 January 2016
Can You Help Support a Proposed Fireworks Ban?
SCOTLAND, UK - The Scottish SPCA has announced its full support for Midlothian Council’s plans to ban the sale of fireworks to members of the public. The SPCA is now urging people to sign a...
05 January 2016
Keep Your Christmas Treats From Turning into Threats
US - The holiday season brings family gatherings, food, and festivities. But, pet owners should be aware that with the good times come potential dangers for dogs and cats....
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