Monthly Archives: October 2011

Bringing pets to Jersey to be made less arduous

Posted On 2011-10-31 04:10:25

Pet insurance customers thinking of moving to Jersey in the near future might be interested to learn that the rules for bringing their beloved creatures on to the island are set to be relaxed as of January 1st 2012. Rules currently state that cats, dogs and ferrets have to be... more

Thousands come in support of Love Pets Show

Posted On 2011-10-31 04:10:11

Pet insurance customers turned up in their droves to last weekend’s (October 29th and 30th) Love Pets Show at the East of England Showground in Peterborough. The event, organised by Johnston Press, featured over 100 pet stalls, displays, activities and games to raise awareness about a range of different animals... more

Celebrity trends have left British breeds ‘at-risk’

Posted On 2011-10-31 04:10:35

Pet insurance customers might be interested to know the trend of celebrities owning a designer dog to hang out of their handbags has left a number of British breeds at risk, it has been suggested. According to the Kennel Club, Skye Terriers, Field Spaniels and the Otterhound are among the... more

Owners must be ‘vigilant to prevent injuries to dogs’

Posted On 2011-10-31 11:10:23

Pet insurance customers have been warned to be vigilant in ensuring their dogs aren’t injured during a state of panic when fireworks are let off up and down the country in the next couple of weeks. According to the Kennel Club’s communications director Caroline Kisko, dog insurance policyholders need to... more

BVA pleased with new animal health and welfare board

Posted On 2011-10-31 11:10:42

Pet insurance customers might be interested to learn that the British Veterinary Association (BVA) is happy the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has appointed a new Animal Health and Welfare Board for England to shape the government’s policy in this field. The new board is set to make... more

Owners need to ‘prepare their dogs for bonfire night’

Posted On 2011-10-28 04:10:51

Pet insurance customers should be looking to make special arrangements in order to keep their pets as calm as possible on bonfire night, an expert has claimed. Animal behaviourist Kris Glover told Get Wokingham that pet owners should be trying to get their pooches accustomed to the sound of fireworks... more

Last pet shop in Basildon town centre closes

Posted On 2011-10-28 04:10:42

Pet insurance customers in Basildon will have to go further afield for their animal needs after the last shop left in the town centre closed its doors. The shop ceased trading as sales plummeted and the public used it more as a ‘public aquarium’ rather than a store. Fishy Friends... more

Kennel Club pleased with Northern Ireland breeding consultation

Posted On 2011-10-28 04:10:07

Pet insurance customers might be interested to learn that the Kennel Club has called on the Northern Ireland Assembly to change current legislation on dog breeding establishments in the country. The organisation is hoping the Irish government clamps down on puppy farming during its consultation, which was launched by agriculture... more

Kennel Club launches police puppy naming competition

Posted On 2011-10-28 12:10:27

Pet insurance customers could be looking to join in the Kennel Club’s new competition, which is asking people to submit new names for seven German Shepherd’s that are set to be police pooches with the West Midlands force. Kennel Club is asking for people to submit names beginning with the... more

Look after your feline friend this November

Posted On 2011-10-28 09:10:16

With Bonfire Night just around the corner, make sure your cat feels safe and relaxed despite all the loud noises. The effects of fireworks and the loud noises on Bonfire Night can cause many cats to feel stressed, anxious, scared and even contribute to the development of behavioural problems. They... more