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Breed of the Month: Bulldog – The National Dog of Great Britain

Posted On 2013-08-16 01:08:10

Breed of the Month: Bulldog If you are seeking a new dog, selecting a suitable breed is often a challenge. The Bulldog may not be the UK’s most popular domestic dog but it does hold the rather regal title of the National Dog of Great Britain. Known for its muscular... more

David Cameron meets Battersea’s 1,000th volunteer

Posted On 2013-08-16 12:08:29

David Cameron has met the 1,000th active volunteer at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home. The prime minister came to the London-based charity to speak to James Moore, who has joined the cattery. So far this year, the amount of time volunteered at the location equates to over 50,000 hours. Between... more

Buddha the cat goes on diet after reaching 31.4 pounds

Posted On 2013-08-13 11:08:28

A cat has been forced to go on a diet after he tipped the scales at 31.4 pounds. Fears grew for Buddha’s health after it became clear the feline was not eating the right food and the animal’s carer hopes to help the cat drop back down to around 19... more

Responsible dog ownership ‘has to be encouraged’

Posted On 2013-08-08 10:08:56

More needs to be done to encourage responsible dog ownership in the UK. This is according to the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA), which thinks ‘genuine early intervention and preventative measures’ is the best way to prevent dog-related offences. The body was speaking after the... more

A heartwarming tale of puppy love

Posted On 2013-08-05 11:08:40

Two dogs in the south Wales town of Bridgend have fallen in love in an unlikely setting. Sebastian and Meg were handed into Dogs Trust Bridgend separately and have since struck up a very close relationship. Now the organisation is looking to find the pair a home together so they... more

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