Monthly Archives: April 2010

Scales of Justice – Part 2

Posted On 2010-04-30 01:04:53

A great-grandmother electronically tagged after a goldfish was illegally sold to teenager from her shop had the device removed yesterday. Judge Adrian Smith said a 10-week curfew on Joan Higgins, 66, was “inappropriate for a respectable lady” with no previous convictions. He gave her a conditional discharge. Mrs Higgins, licensee... more

The Surfing Sheep from Cornwall

Posted On 2010-04-30 11:04:17

This surfing babe has not need for a wetsuit. She is Mildred the surfing sheep from Cornwall who has become an internet star overnight. You may think that the wool is being pulled over your eyes, when you watch this film clip and you are not wrong. The video is... more

Ministers Back Down Over ‘dog tax’ Plan

Posted On 2010-04-29 12:04:54

Ministers have dropped a plan to force a pet tax on the country’s six million owners which was intended to tackle the menace of dangerous dogs. Hilary Benn, Environment Secretary, and Alan Johnson, Home Secretary, proposed a compulsory third party insurance for all dogs to pay for injuries to victims... more

Pets are Right or Left Handed

Posted On 2010-04-29 10:04:08

Psychologists at Queen’s University Belfast made the discovery that cats, dogs and parrots are either right or left handed. They made this discovery after playing with 42 pet cats over a week end that female cats are right handed and tom cats favour the left. Dogs are the same however... more

Uk Pet Show

Posted On 2010-04-28 01:04:47

Pet owners in Peterborough will be able to attend an event designed to be “the ultimate show for animal lovers”. The LovePets Show will be held on 27 and 28 November this year, and pet owners can meet all sorts of furry and scaly companions. Hosted by the parent company... more

Dancing Dog is a TV Veteran

Posted On 2010-04-27 10:04:58

Tina Humphrey and her dancing dog Chandi wowed audiences at the opening episode of Britain’s Got Talent. However if the routine seemed a little too polished or even familiar, you are not wrong. It seems that Tina and Cfhandi are practically Television veterans and have appeared on Will I be... more

Rocky the giant dog finds loving home in York

Posted On 2010-04-26 12:04:23

A national appeal was put in force in October to find a loving home for Rocky, the lovable (but very large) Great Dane cross. Rocky is just like any other loving dog, he likes to play and be loved, however the Cheshire Dogs Home took him under their wing last... more

A German Shepherd Saves his Owner from Burning Building

Posted On 2010-04-26 09:04:23

Buddy, a German Shepherd came to the aid of his owner when his workshop set on fire. Without hesitation, Buddy ran to the Alaskan Trooper Terrence Shanigan at a crossroads, and guided him to the blaze at their home in Caswell Lakes. Trooper Shanigan was working with rescuers to find... more

The Wizard of Dogs

Posted On 2010-04-23 01:04:39

The BBC has released its own version of the Wizard of Oz, with the characters played by dogs and cats. The film which can be seem on Youtube is tied in with the Over the Rainbow search for Toto. This three-minute short imagines a doggy version of the classic film... more

Accrington motorbike club raise money for RSCPA

Posted On 2010-04-22 02:04:11

A group of bikers combined their love of motors and animals at the Accrington Motorcycle Club’s annual pet food run. Club members drove dozens of food packages to nearby animal welfare centres in Altham and Edenfield on Sunday 18 April. The club had been collecting cash and pet food donations... more