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Record number of pets travelling abroad

Posted On 2013-01-14 02:01:59

Britain has always been known as a dog-loving place and new figures compiled by Eurotunnel show this continues to be the case. Holidaymakers are increasingly looking for short breaks on the continent and far from being away from their pets for an extended period of time, they are taking their... more

Window cleaner helps kitten off roof

Posted On 2013-01-14 12:01:20

The RSPCA has extended a special thank you to a window cleaner that managed to rescue a kitten that had managed to get itself stuck atop a roof in Bourne, Lincolnshire. Nick Glover came to the rescue after tiny Molly managed to sneak out of her home and climbed up... more

Kitten requires surgery after swallowing TV aerial

Posted On 2013-01-11 03:01:17

A kitten has managed to survive following emergency surgery after somehow swallowing a 15cm TV aerial. The metal antenna became lodged in Alphie’s oesophagus and stomach. Vanessa Waite had only owned the young tabby for a few days when he started his love affair with the TV. Indeed, Ms Waite... more

Raise money for Scottish SPCA

Posted On 2013-01-11 10:01:42

When the clock strikes 12 on New Year’s Day, many people often come up with new resolutions for the coming 12 months. While some of these might be something like losing weight or giving up chocolate, there will by others that want to try and do more for charity. Indeed,... more

Woman caught on CCTV stealing a kitten

Posted On 2013-01-10 01:01:42

A woman has been caught on camera putting a kitten into a handbag in a theft from a pet shop in Cardiff. Shop owner Carol Ivory checked her store’s CCTV when the kitten went missing from his usual nap spot. Instead of finding where the cat was in the shop,... more

RSPCA set for increase in abandoned pets

Posted On 2013-01-10 01:01:44

Halifax RSPCA is bracing itself for an influx of unwanted animals following on from the festive period as people get bored of their new pets. It is thought that pets bought as gifts for youngsters at Christmas could soon be handed over to the centre on Wade Street. This time... more

RSPCA calls on people to get fit for the charity

Posted On 2013-01-09 03:01:41

There are always many different resolutions that people make at the start of each year and getting fit is usually on top of everyone’s lists. The RSPCA is certainly hoping so as it wants people to run the Bupa London 10k on May 27th in the name of the charity.... more

Authorities not considering banning dogs from horse trials

Posted On 2013-01-09 10:01:04

Dogs at horse trials have often caused consternation among observers, but organisers of major events have stated they are not considering banning canines. However, pet owners are being urged to keep their animals under control while the horses are out on course and also to clean up after them. Much... more

Kennel Club after ‘clear plan’ on anti-social bill

Posted On 2013-01-08 04:01:31

The Kennel Club has said it wants to see a clear plan from the government regarding proposals relating to dogs in the draft Anti-Social Behaviour Bill recently published by the Home Office. It has responded to the Home Office Affairs Committee’s call for evidence on the government’s draft bill that... more

First canine club to achieve listed status announced

Posted On 2013-01-08 04:01:51

The first club to achieve listed status for the new canine sport of rally has been announced by the Kennel Club. FITdogs in Lancashire is the first organisation in the UK to be able to hold licensed KC Rally competitions and training classes. Julie Barrett from Blackpool has been running... more