Monthly Archives: July 2010

Feline Hotel gives Cats the 5 Star Treatment

Posted On 2010-07-30 11:07:37

Longcroft Cat Hotel in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, provides the height of luxury, with cats enjoying 5 star treatment whilst their owners are away. Hotel owners Matt and Abi Purser have gone to great lengths to ensure that the pampered pets have a pleasant stay, charging cat owners between £15-19... more

Council Spends 15k on an Adventure Playground for Dogs

Posted On 2010-07-30 11:07:22

Hertfordshire council has taken the fight against dog obesity to a whole new level spending £15,000 on an agility course for dogs. The course, which opened this week, takes up a 30ft square area of Southern Country Park in Bishop’s Stortford and will see dogs negotiate tunnels, weave poles, hoops... more

Dog dropped in pot of stew

Posted On 2010-07-29 02:07:35

A couple from Stevenage in Hampshire have been banned from keeping animals after they accidentally dropped their puppy into a pan of hot scalding stew. The terrier puppy suffered painful first and second degree burns when their son accidentally dropped her into the stew. Instead of taking her to the... more

Puppy saved from abuse in Afghanistan

Posted On 2010-07-29 11:07:37

When 30-year-old Army Medic Corporal Sarah Marriott was posted to Afghanistan, she didn’t realise that she will return with a canine friend at the end of her tour. Sarah was on foot patrol with the 2nd Yorkshire Regiment in Helmand Province and was told of a group of local children... more

Holy Dog

Posted On 2010-07-28 01:07:22

A Vicar from Anglican church in Canada has caused a stir after giving Holy Communion to an Alsatian Cross named Trapper in his church. Donald Keith the owner of the dog story at the centre of the controversy explained that he took his dog to the service as he had... more

Human pacemaker saves dog’s life

Posted On 2010-07-28 09:07:38

Erin and Robert Scinto live in Stratford, Connecticut, USA and own two dogs and as many childless couples their dogs mean a lot to them: they are just like their kids. One of their pets was already ill as had bone cancer and they got even more worried when their... more

Get a Dogs Eye View

Posted On 2010-07-27 03:07:19

A new gadget out this summer helps you get a dogs view of the world. Pet’s Eye View Camera can be clipped to the collar of your four legged friend, letting you see the world the way your favourite pooch sees it. The camera produces low resolution still images perfect... more

Coronation Street Cat’s Ashes

Posted On 2010-07-27 09:07:52

The ashes of a cat who starred in Coronation Street were sold at almost six times the expected price at a recent auction. The late cat named Frisky starred in the beginning sequence of the soap which was aired over 1000 episodes. Frisky’s owner John Rimington from Leeds said before... more

Pebble Dashed Puppy

Posted On 2010-07-23 11:07:06

A five month year old puppy got a shock when he thought he was tucking into his favourite snack, a bag of biscuits and was actually eating a big bag of garden shingle! Alfie’s owner noticed that something was not right when she picked him up and he felt substantially... more

Meet Ron, the Wayne Rooney of the Sheep Dog World

Posted On 2010-07-23 10:07:32

Do you own a Sheep Dog or Border Collie? Ron the Border Collie has been hailed as the Wayne Rooney of the sheep dog world when at the tender age of 14 months he attracted some of the highest offers, ever for sheep dogs in the UK. The Border Collie... more