Food Banks for Pets


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Food banks for pets are appearing across the country to help pet owners who have fallen on hard times. Many people are forced to give up their pets when they run into financial difficulties. But the food banks could prevent animals from being handed into rescue centres or simply abandoned. Scottish Pet Food Bank Audrey […]

October 31, 2017

Versace has Gone to The Dogs!


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Recent research revealed that pet owners typically spend £18,000 on their dogs over the course of their lifetime. That is the equivalent of running a small family car. It is also a sum which would provide a deposit for a home. Whilst most of that figure is made up of unavoidable expenses such as food […]

October 30, 2017

Designer Breeds Are Causing Issues with Rehoming


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Animal shelters up and down the country are always full of cats and dogs looking for new homes. Unfortunately, it is becoming increasingly difficult to rehome many of these animals due to the trend for designer pets. Mixed breed dogs and moggies have fallen out of favour and animal shelters are also losing out to […]

October 26, 2017

Dogs Really Can Smell Fear


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It has long been thought that dogs can smell fear and that they adjust their behaviour accordingly. Now, a new study has proved that this is true, at least when it comes to Labradors and golden retrievers. Italian Research Researchers from Naples University created a unique experiment to test if dogs adapt their behaviour to […]

October 25, 2017

Facial Recognition for Pets


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Have you ever struggled to tell the difference between one Labrador and another? If you met two pugs in the park would you know which one was which? You might recognise your own pet but the nuances of other peoples’ can be difficult to get to grips with. However, technology marches on and whilst you […]

October 24, 2017

Puppy Dog Eyes Are No Myth


Dogs

Dogs are man’s best friend and one look from a cute puppy is generally enough to melt anyone’s heart. But do dog’s deliberately change their expressions? You might have thought that puppy eyes were nothing more than a myth but scientists say not. Apparently, dogs do know what they are doing when they give us […]

October 23, 2017

Dogs Breeds For Lazy People


Dogs

There’s no doubt about it, dogs can be hard work! Many breeds require a copious amount of exercise and some need intensive grooming. So, what do you do if you don’t like exercise and don’t enjoy grooming? Does being a little on the lazy side rule dogs out of your life? If you are looking […]

October 19, 2017

How Much Exercise Does A Dog Need Everyday


Dogs

As I became increasingly tired just watching my friend’s working cocker spaniel the other day, I began praying for a canine companion to appear. My charge needed a playmate who could move considerably faster than me! I was greatly relieved when a Dalmatian strolled up to me but it turned out that this particular Dalmatian […]

October 18, 2017

Vet Fees – Is your Vet Charging too much?


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85 per cent of vets report that they or a member of their staff has been threatened by customers angry at the cost of treatment. This suggests that many people feel that vets’ fees are unfair. But are they? There’s no doubt that veterinary treatment can be expensive but that doesn’t make the charges unfair. […]

October 17, 2017

Unlikely Feline Survivor


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Grenfell Tower resident Kerry O’Hara escaped her 6th floor flat during the infamous fire. When she realised that she would have to evacuate the building, she was in a terrible state of panic. The experience was extremely traumatic and made worse by the fact that she had to rush out of her flat and leave […]

October 16, 2017