Monthly Archives: February 2013

Pensioner ‘wages war’ on dog mess

Posted On 2013-02-27 04:02:04

A pensioner who is ‘sickened’ by the amount of people that don’t pick up after their pets is targeting them with a new poster campaign. Josephine Mahon told the Ilkeston Advertiser that she and her neighbours find foul on the pavements every day and have been cleaning up the unwanted... more

‘Do your research’ before buying pet food

Posted On 2013-02-20 02:02:31

There are many things that people need to consider before they decide to take out a pet insurance policy and introduce a new addition to the family. Pets are very much a full time commitment and often people aren’t up to that level of effort when it comes to caring.... more

Don’t be afraid to turn to the vets

Posted On 2013-02-14 12:02:17

Everyone’s pets are like an extension of the family and as such they are cared for with the same amount of love as everyone else in the household. People that have ailments are often loathe to go to the doctors to get it checked out and this can also sometimes... more

Dogs in the UK to be microchipped by 2016

Posted On 2013-02-08 11:02:26

Every dog owner in England will have to microchip their animal from 2016 under plans, it is hoped, that will see a cut in the number of strays. The microchips will be coded with owners’ details and those that are found not to have complied could face up to a... more

Top tips for keeping your pet healthy

Posted On 2013-02-06 02:02:02

At pet-insurance.co.uk we understand that dogs and cats are very much part of family life and value the importance of protecting your pets against the unexpected. Most pet owners regard their cat or dog as a member of the family and as such, strive to find the best pet insurance... more

More than 25,000 dogs heading to Crufts

Posted On 2013-02-05 10:02:20

The Kennel Club has revealed that more than 25,000 dogs will be making their way to the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham next month for Crufts. In total 20,566 dogs have been entered into breed judging, Gameskeepers’ classes and Obedience Championships. As well as this, thousands more pooches will... more

Kennel Club welcomes government policy on future of forests

Posted On 2013-02-01 03:02:20

The Kennel Club has welcomed the government announcement that it is supporting the proposal of retaining the forest estate in public ownership. Indeed, the minister of state for agriculture and food David Heath said the Independent Panel on Forestry recognised the various benefits associated with daily walks in the countryside.... more