Monthly Archives: September 2010

Pet owners seek answers to their dog’s mysterious death

Posted On 2010-09-30 01:09:35

Pet owner Sherry Fearn is determined to discover the mystery around the death of her dog Bracken. Sherry’s dog died shortly after returning from a walk in over a year ago. In the Autumn of 2009 eight dogs died after walking in Sherwood Forest in north Nottinghamshire. Mrs Fearn told... more

Sheridan Smith loses dog finds dog and looses dog again!

Posted On 2010-09-29 01:09:13

Star of West End Show Legally Blonde Sheridan Smith was reunited with her beloved Shar Pei dog after she lost for a second time this month. Sheridan’s dog was lost and returned earlier in the month but it was stolen again last Thursday. She used the social networking site to... more

ASPCA rescues over 70 pooches

Posted On 2010-09-29 09:09:04

Last week, The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Humane Society of Missouri rescued over 70 dogs from an overrun puppy mill in Missouri. The dogs which were rescued included Dachshunds, Maltese, Shih Tzus, Lhasa Apsos, Huskies and Boxers were transferred to the Humane Society... more

Knocked up star donates $ 1million to animal welfare

Posted On 2010-09-29 07:09:22

Katherine Heigl has been giving her support and generosity to animal welfare in LA. The film actress is donating 1 million dollars to Jason Debus Heigl Foundation, a project designed to improve pet welfare in Los Angeles by encouraging pet owners to spay and neuter their dogs and cats. Katherine... more

British dog missing in France to be reunited with owner

Posted On 2010-09-27 01:09:10

Poppy was found wandering the streets of Toulouse, frail and hungry French Authorities were, at first, unaware of her international origins. Luckily Poppy had a microchip and scans revelled that she was registered to an address in Bristol. Unfortunately the address registered was outdated and Poppy’s owners no longer lived... more

The mystery of the pink cat of Swindon is solved

Posted On 2010-09-27 01:09:08

The owner of a pink cat found wondering the streets of Swindon has come forward, solving the mystery of how the cat’s coat came to have a pink glow. The cat was found in a private garden and was taken to an RSPCA centre, where staff feared she was the... more

American scout group supports pet adoption

Posted On 2010-09-24 08:09:57

Two members from Girl Scout Troop 571, Florida, N.Y., USA, conceived the idea of a unique project for their Silver Award. They had the innovative idea of creating adoption packages for people who are adopting pets from Warwick Valley Humane Society’s Animal Shelter. Both dog and cat owners benefit from... more

Snap Catty cat photographers go undercover

Posted On 2010-09-23 10:09:26

Back in July we reported that a new gadget was allowing you to get a dog’s eye view of the world. The pet camera could be strapped to the collar of your pooch and would take photos at timed intervals, capturing images that show you how your dog sees the... more

Yorkshire terrier in the running to be named the world’s oldest dog

Posted On 2010-09-23 09:09:14

Billy is 22 years old and he is in the running to be the world’s oldest dog. Billy, who has outlived his original owner, is now being taken care of by Betty Holdsworth and despite being blind in one eye and missing a few teeth, Billy is relatively healthy. He... more

Statistics show that pet owners put their pets first

Posted On 2010-09-23 08:09:00

As a pet owner, do you put the well being of your pet before your own? Would you get into debt in order to give your pet medical care? Or would you give up your own health insurance in order to keep your pet insured? An interesting study undertaken by... more