Monthly Archives: July 2013

Scientists to banish cat allergies

Posted On 2013-07-26 04:07:41

Feline-lovers will be over the moon this week as scientists have found the cause of cat allergies. Many people can’t get enough of their moggies even through their sneezing fits! Scientists from the University of Cambridge have discovered the cause of allergies in cat skin particles, which are called ‘cat... more

Dogs must be microchipped in England from 2016

Posted On 2013-07-25 12:07:14

From 2016 it will be compulsory that all dog owners must microchip their dogs, this is intended to cut a rise in strays. The microchips will include the owner’s details and a code. Owners that do not comply with this could be looking at fines up to £500. Plans to... more

Dog operated kennels are on their way

Posted On 2013-07-23 04:07:57

Your pet might like to play with the remote, but it’s not often that Fido has a taste for the hi-tech. However, believe it or not, dog technology might not be as wacky as it first sounds. The Dog’s Trust is working with the University of Loughborough to create and... more

Have you ever wondered why cat owners and dog owners are so different?

Posted On 2013-07-17 03:07:09

Have you ever wondered why cat owners and dog owners are so different? Take a look at our infographic to see some interesting facts!... more

How to keep your pet cool in top temperatures

Posted On 2013-07-11 03:07:19

The weather is certainly hotting up for a spectacular summer. While it’s great to soak in the sun and work on that tan, it’s important to make sure our pets are safe and well. Taking your pet away on holiday is a fabulous idea – dogs will love the feel... more

A Guide to Dog Neutering

Posted On 2013-07-10 08:07:58

Male dog neutering is the surgical removal of a dog’s testicles. While it might not sound particularly pleasant, most people agree that in many situations it’s the most responsible thing to do as a pet owner. Should I neuter my dog? Dog owners neuter their dog for a number of... more

Choosing the Best Cat for your Family

Posted On 2013-07-10 08:07:26

Cats can make great pets, but picking the right one is important. You ll be looking after it for the next 10 or 20 years, so it’s important to give it as much time and thought as you need. These are a few tips to help you make your choice.... more

Breed of the Month: Shih Tzu

Posted On 2013-07-10 08:07:26

If you re after a dog that can offer loyalty, companionship, affection and ultimate lap dog capabilities, the Shih Tzu could be the breed for you. This tiny toy breed can weigh anywhere between 4 and 7.25kg making them the ideal house pet, and because they don’t need a lot... more

Trapped cat making excellent recovery

Posted On 2013-07-04 04:07:16

It was a lucky escape for Branwen last week. When the two-year-old black and white cat went missing from her home in Merthyr Tydfil, nobody could have guessed what had really happened! Her owners, Wayne and Lynne Price were distraught after their pet went missing for weeks on end. According... more

Dog enthusiast opens her own sanctuary

Posted On 2013-07-02 04:07:13

For one Welsh woman, the power of pooches is hard to resist. Wendy Jordan’s lifelong passion for pups has allowed her to open up her very own dog sanctuary at her home in Cardiff. According to WalesOnline, Ms Jordan has opened her doors to over 200 dogs over the past... more