5 Hurdles You might Face When Looking For A Rescue Dog


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Adopting a rescue dog is an exciting time. If you have decided to adopt, you are doing the right thing. But before you go searching for your new companion, it can be helpful to be aware of some potential hurdles you might face. Adopting the ideal dog for your family, lifestyle and situation isn’t always […]

August 31, 2017

The Stray Dogs of Chernobyl


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The 1986 nuclear disaster at Chernobyl sent shock waves around the world. The Ukrainian city became a wasteland in the wake of the tragedy and nobody has lived there for more than 30 years. At least nobody on two legs! 120,000 people were evacuated from the area after the explosion. They were only permitted to […]

August 31, 2017

Cat Panting – Should You be Worried?


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You might discover that your cat is panting but is this normal behaviour or should you head straight for the vet’s? Cat’s don’t usually pant but there’s often nothing to worry about. Here are the reasons why they sometimes pant and what you need to do: Heat and Excitement Cats sometimes pant after a vigorous […]

August 30, 2017

Rabbits Help Woman to Regain Use of her Hands


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Pets help people in so many different ways! You will probably have heard many heart-warming stories of how animals have assisted soldiers to recover from post-traumatic stress disorder or autistic children to improve their social skills. Now, a pair of rabbits have proved instrumental in their new owner regaining the use of her hands! Marley-Belle […]

August 29, 2017

5 Ways To Work Out If Your Dog Is Intelligent


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Ever wondered if there’s more to your pooch than meets their adoring eye? Whilst they might face absolute befuddlement at the sniff of their own reflection and can seemingly chase their tail for hours on end without realising that hey, that’s YOUR OWN TAIL, does this mean that they’re destined for a life of stupidity? […]

August 27, 2017

The Trend for Cat Walking


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There has been a growing trend for walking cats. But the RSPCA is warning that our furry friends might be stressed by the experience. A growing number of cat owners have taken to walking their cat on a lead. Many cats are confined to their homes in towns and cities either because there is no […]

August 26, 2017

5 Human Foods You Can Buy For Dogs


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Hound’s about that? Man’s best friend could soon be joining you at the dinner table, as human foods get a canine makeover, thanks to special, dog-friendly ingredients.   Labranoodles Dog-friendly wheatflour noodles are indeed big in Japan, where their low-salt content make them the paw-fect treat to get the VIP of the house scuttling across […]

August 25, 2017

Curly-Haired Cats


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There are many breeds of cat and our feline friends boast a variety of coat colours, lengths and patterns. Siamese cats are very different in appearance to Persians and Ragdolls bear little similarity to British blues. We are all used the various different looks and everyone has their favourites. What you might not expect to […]

August 25, 2017

Pets and Rented Accommodation


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Many of us take it for granted that we are able to enjoy the company of our pets. Life isn’t quite so simple if you live in rented accommodation. Most Landlords do not allow pets in their properties and flouting the terms of their tenancy agreement can see pet owners kicked out of their homes. […]

August 24, 2017