Tag: puppy

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

Dog swallows fishing hook and makes a lucky escape

Posted On 2011-10-10 01:10:19

Dory the three-year-old spaniel was walking with her owner on a beach near Prestonpans, East Lothian, when she ate a razor-sharp barbed fishing hook last Saturday that had been discarded on the beach. Owner Fiona Marsh spotted a fishing line hanging out of Dory’s mouth, and Dory started to foam... more

Stolen dog is found 16 months later by eating a conker

Posted On 2011-10-07 11:10:19

Molly the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel was stolen from her home in Tenby, Wales, 16 months ago. Owners Tom and Andrea Richards were devastated when Molly was snatched from a seaside resort at only 10 months old and gave up all home of seeing her again. Mrs Richards spoke about... more

Puppy’s life-saving pyjamas

Posted On 2011-10-07 07:10:45

Five month old crossbreed Mr Bojangles was due to be put down after being found with a horrendously painful skin condition. Fortunately, however, Impawtant Pups Rescue charity from Burton in Staffordshire rescued Mr Bojangles from the dog pound he was in and gave him doggy pyjamas to stop him scratching... more

Puppy raises alarm to struggling swimmer

Posted On 2011-10-03 02:10:26

Wilson the Doberman puppy has been crowned a hero after alerting his owner to a distressed and struggling swimmer in the sea near a lighthouse off the coast of Swansea. The swimmer had been caught up in a strong tide and was trying to signal for help. The courageous canine... more

Advert created to be heard by your dog

Posted On 2011-10-03 09:10:56

Nestle have recently created an advert which, instead of just targeting you as the dog owner, also targets your dog by including high-pitched sounds like a dog whistle to make your dog aware of the advert. The dog food range Beneful Dog Food advert uses sounds beyond human hearing, as... more

Puppy makes a full recovery after swallowing metal pole

Posted On 2011-09-30 02:09:36

Eight week old pit bull Blue managed to swallow a 15 inch metal garden flag post whilst in the garden of his home in Alabama, USA. Dogs have a tendency to chew and eat different things, such as slippers, shoes and newspapers. However, managing to pick up and eat a... more

Greyhound loses every race as he turns out to be blind

Posted On 2011-09-30 09:09:17

Jack Sprat the greyhound was entered into dog races under his racing name Century’s Gunner in Wimbledon last year after he reached training speeds of 40mph. However, in both the races he was entered in by his owner, he came last. It turned out that Jack was almost completely blind,... more

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