Monthly Archives: April 2013

Compulsory microchipping decision pleases Dogs Trust

Posted On 2013-04-29 01:04:20

The Dogs Trust has given its backing to the Welsh government after it agreed to introduce compulsory microchipping in the country to cut down on the amount of abandoned and stray pooches. Dogs Trust has long been a campaigner for the introduction of compulsory microchipping, which it believes is the... more

Dog mess spraypainted to highlight fouling problem

Posted On 2013-04-22 11:04:27

The Forest of Dean District Council has taken measures to try and curb the number of incidences of dog fouling in the Gloucestershire area by spraypainting the offending mess bright orange. It is hoped that doing so will help highlight the extent of the problem to dog-walkers whose conscience is... more

Biebers Monkey Confiscated

Posted On 2013-04-19 12:04:49

Justin Bieber’s Pet Monkey Seized by Customs At 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,... more

Government bill on dog control ‘welcomed’

Posted On 2013-04-17 03:04:57

The government’s draft bill that highlights its commitment to altering dog control laws has been welcomed by the Kennel Club. Under the new legislation, new penalties will be introduced for keepers of dogs that allow their pooch to harm lawful visitors to their home. It is hoped that this will... more

Australian man saved by his faithful dog…

Posted On 2013-04-17 10:04:00

Australian man Herbert Schutz believed that he had no chance of survival after being trapped underneath the wreckage of his car on Friday. He was seriously injured and knew that the chances were slim of being found and rescued. The crash happened within the grounds of his remote farm at... more

‘Seek advice’ before getting a dog

Posted On 2013-04-09 04:04:55

There are a great deal of things that people must take into consideration before taking out a dog insurance policy for a new puppy. It isn’t just as simple as having a cuddly pet around the house, prospective owners need to know how much time and effort goes into caring... more

Cars ‘can be adapted to make them safe for dogs’

Posted On 2013-04-04 01:04:13

Motorists have been urged to take steps to keep their pet dog safe when they are travelling by car. According to charity group USPCA, the majority of cars can be ‘easily adapted’ to restrain a canine ‘without pinning it to the backseat’, BBC News reports. David Wilson, spokesman for the... more