Monthly Archives: October 2012

Dog fouling continues to be an issue for councils

Posted On 2012-10-03 03:10:19

Potential dog owners must take a lot of different factors into consideration before making the decision to take out a pet insurance policy and get a new pooch. To be a responsible owner it is important that you get your canines trained so they are sociable not only towards your... more

Dog behavioural training is a must for owners

Posted On 2012-10-03 12:10:25

There are many things that people must consider before taking out a dog insurance policy and getting a new pooch. Things such as what breed type is right for your family situation and what sort of exercise the canine will be in need of are important considerations. Training expert at... more

Blue Cross hosting charity walk

Posted On 2012-10-03 11:10:01

Blue Cross pet charity is hoping many people will come out this weekend (October 7th) to support its annual dog walk at the stunning Royal World Heritage Site in Ripon. The popular walk takes place this weekend and all funds raised will go towards carrying on the good work of... more

Duchess of Cornwall adopts second puppy

Posted On 2012-10-02 04:10:10

The Duchess of Cornwall has found a second canine companion at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home to go with Beth, who was adopted last year. Bluebell, a nine-week-old Jack Russell, had a difficult start to life after being handed over to Battersea with a severe skin condition but can now... more

Kennel Club recognises Rally

Posted On 2012-10-02 04:10:35

The Kennel Club has added the new canine sport of Rally to the list of activities it oversees in the UK. Rally is an extremely popular discipline in the US and it involves dogs and their handlers working as a team to navigate an obedience obstacle course. A course is... more

Dog making recovery after swallowing fish hook

Posted On 2012-10-02 04:10:15

An unfortunate pooch is making a recovery after being rushed to Blue Cross Merton animal hospital for emergency surgery. The three-year-old Jack Russell Reggie had swallowed a sharp fish hook. He arrived at the charity’s hospital with the fishing line hanging out from the side of the mouth. X-rays revealed... more

Worrying number of people wouldn’t accept Staffie

Posted On 2012-10-02 01:10:41

The Scottish SPCA is launching a national campaign in order to change people’s attitudes towards Staffordshire Bull Terriers after research showed just how unpopular the breed is. People looking to take out pet insurance and get a new dog said Staffies would be among the pooches they wouldn’t consider taking... more

Cat lovers warn owners about dangers of antifreeze poisoning

Posted On 2012-10-01 01:10:39

With the cold weather and first frosts once again approaching, a pair of cat lovers have warned owners to be vigilant regarding the dangers of antifreeze poisoning. Tina McCarthy and Ginny Thomas from Binfield Heath told the Henley Standard they have lost four cats between them due to poisoning with... more

Pampered pooches attend Diva Dogs Day in droves

Posted On 2012-10-01 11:10:34

Hundreds of dogs and their owners attended an event in Essex yesterday (September 30th) that was designed to celebrate Britain’s most pampered pooches. Diva Dogs Day was the brainchild of pet accessories entrepreneur Louise Harris and included pet shows, fashion exhibitions, trade stalls and plenty of other entertainment for everyone... more