Tag: dog

Tinder for Puppies

Posted On 2014-07-03 03:07:24

Tinder has to be one of the most talked about apps of 2014 so far. For the uninitiated, the brutal dating app allows users to scroll through endless profile pictures, swiping right if they like the look of someone, and left if they don’t. If they liked you back, you... 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

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

Stolen bulldog puppy Charley found after Twitter plea

Posted On 2013-06-07 08:06:26

A family from Warwickshire were heartbroken after their 12-week-old British bulldog puppy was stolen by burglars that had raided the house. The puppy was taken from the property in Cresswell Place, Cawston, Rugby and it is not known whether their pet was targeted as thousands of pounds worth of electrical... more

Man and dog rescued from harbour in Burntisland in Fife

Posted On 2013-06-04 08:06:18

A dog and his owner have been rescued by the King horn RNLI lifeboat crew after they had fallen into the harbour in Fife. The dog’s owner had tried to rescue his pet Rottweiler from the east dock in Burntisland, Fife, but failed to reach his 9.5 stone pet. The... more

Bills too high? Cuddle up to your pet and save…

Posted On 2013-03-14 12:03:43

A Devon couple saved hundreds of pounds over winter by snuggling up to their dog and switching off the central heating. Joanne and Jim Bell from Barnstaple, Devon decided they were sick of paying the ever-increasing gas bills to British Gas. Instead of turning on the central heating like most... more

How to keep your pet clean and away from bugs with pet-insurance.co.uk

Posted On 2013-03-11 02:03:59

For Immediate Release 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... more

Porky pooch loses over 4.5 stone and is still well overweight

Posted On 2011-10-19 08:10:36

All of her life, Cassie the seven-year-old border collie had eaten takeaways, chocolate and roast dinners everything you would class as human food. A usual week used to include a fish and chip supper on a Friday and a full roast dinner on a Sunday. Cassie became unable to walk... more

Look after your pets this Halloween!

Posted On 2011-10-18 09:10:08

As Halloween is just around the corner, make sure you keep your pets safe with these hints and tips: – Chocolate is very dangerous to dogs and cats, so make sure the treats are well out of the way of your pet. Also, many different sweets can contain xylitol, which... more

Doggy raincoats sold in Japan to protect pups from radiation

Posted On 2011-10-17 11:10:09

The Fukushima nuclear accident struck in Japan following the T?hoku earthquake and tsunami on the 11th March 2011. Dog owners have begun to worry about the radiation from the disaster affecting their pet pooches, as dogs are so close to the ground and tend to forage in shrubbery and the... more