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Wood Green finds 15 abandoned rabbits

Posted On 2012-09-27 04:09:29

Wood Green, The Animals Charity is urging people to come forward with information concerning 15 rabbits that were left abandoned in a car park over the weekend (September 22nd). The animals were left in the charity’s Godmanchester Centre car park in the early hours of Saturday morning. Staff at the... more

New homes needed for animals in Birmingham

Posted On 2012-09-24 04:09:06

The Birmingham Animal Centre is closing its doors for the last time at the end of the month (September 30th) and members of staff are trying to offload the remaining cats in its care. During October the centre at Barnes Hill will be relocating to the new state of the... more

‘Cat crisis’ hits further animal charity

Posted On 2012-09-21 04:09:55

A cat charity has added weight to the so-called cat crisis afflicting a number of different animal shelters throughout the UK. The east region of the RSPCA has said the crisis is so bad in some of its branches that they cannot take any more cats. Indeed, there are a... more

Owners urged to come forward for cats

Posted On 2012-09-21 11:09:59

Staff at the Blue Cross centre in Devon have appealed for more cat lovers to consider adopting a pet from the shelter. It has seen a drastic drop in the number of people rehoming, while also seeing more people giving up their animals. Cats at the rehoming centre in Torbay,... more

Record-breaking year for PATS shows

Posted On 2012-09-20 04:09:09

The PATS Harrogate show ended on a high note, with more than 170 exhibitors covering three completely full halls at the Harrogate International Centre. A total of 1,813 pet retailers visited the show, which represented an increase of eight per cent on the number of people that attended PATS Harrogate... more

Touring terrapin comes back home

Posted On 2012-09-20 04:09:57

A terrapin that had been on the run from his owner for more than a year has been reunited with the worried parent. Carol Outhwaite of Jaybeth Animal Sanctuary in Haverhill Road, Suffolk, recognised her terrapin after a campaign by Haverhill police and the Cambridge News to find the stray... more

Welfare groups disappointed by start of badger cull

Posted On 2012-09-18 04:09:16

The first licence for a pilot cull of badgers has been issued in a step that the government hopes will put a stop to the spreading of bovine tuberculosis. Government agency Natural England issued the licence to allow farmers in west Gloucestershire to kill badgers – which are a protected... more

Some vet practices behind the times

Posted On 2012-09-18 04:09:25

Petlog has claimed that more than half of veterinary practices in the UK are still using manual registration systems despite electronic and online systems being found to be easier. Concerned with the accuracy of the information about pet owners that it receives, Petlog, is urging vets to help improve client... more

PDSA offers e-learning rabbit care course

Posted On 2012-09-17 04:09:48

Leading veterinary charity PDSA has opened up free access to an e-learning course on What Rabbits Need as part of Rabbit Awareness Week. The course, produced by PDSA veterinary surgeons, provides information on how to meet the five welfare needs for rabbits that can often be missed by owners –... more

Vets to give free health checks to rabbits

Posted On 2012-09-17 04:09:44

UK vets and animal welfare groups will be working together this week by offering free health checks to rabbits. This is part of Rabbit Awareness Week (September 15th to 22nd). The Rabbit Awareness Week partnership, which is aiming to promote bunny health and wellbeing, will feature hundreds of participating vet... more