It is always wonderful to take your pooch for a stroll on the beach. But dogs have a tendency to eat anything! British beaches are being littered with toxic fatbergs which have crossed the Atlantic from the Caribbean. The unsightly blobs of fat smell appealing to pooches but it is vital that dogs are not […]
How to Prevent Your Dog from Being Stolen The number of reported dog thefts in the UK continues to rise. 1,797 dogs were stolen in 2015 compared to less than half this number in 2014. The same trend is evident in Canada, Australia and the USA. Dogs are valuable commodities for criminals and they have […]
How to Prevent Your Pet from Being Stolen It is a terrible thought isn’t it? Your beloved pet being snatched by a thief and disappearing never to be seen again. Unfortunately, there are many unscrupulous people out there who will take advantage of any money making opportunity that presents itself. Your pet could represent such […]
RSPCA Could Be Stripped of Prosecution Powers You would think that the government would be far too preoccupied with Brexit to have the time to waste trying to fix things which ain’t broke!
Why You Shouldn’t Buy a Teacup Puppy Small dogs can be incredibly cute. So cute that they are hard to resist. Unfortunately, unscrupulous breeders are capitalising on this fact by offering what have become known as teacup puppies.
A Poo in the Park I love to take a walk in the wildlife preserve that is close to my home. It is the one haven of peace in what is otherwise a busy urban area with an overload of traffic. The park is a mere 500 yards from my front door and yet I […]
Do Dogs Really Watch TV? Your dog may appear to be glued to the television screen or following the footage on your tablet but are they really watching it?
Seasonal Canine Illness Seasonal Canine Illness (SCI) is a mysterious illness which can afflict dogs in the autumn after they have been walking in woodland. The illness can affect dogs of any breed and may prove fatal. The cause has yet to be confirmed. It was thought that bacteria, blue-green algae or fungal spores could […]
Dogs Understand More than You Think When you talk to your dog then you should be careful, not just about what you say but also how you say it. A new study has revealed that dogs can understand both the words and the tone of voice used to deliver them!
The Dog Rescuers and the Tragic Case of Reo I am an avid viewer of the Channel 5 series the Dog Rescuers which is presented by Alan Davies. The programme follows RSPCA inspectors as they rescue animals from appalling circumstances. Each episode is something of an emotional roller coaster but this week’s offering actually drove […]
Grooming isn’t just about making your dog look fantastic. It’s nice to have your dog looking at their best but that’s not the only benefit of having your dog groomed. Many people don’t realise just how important it is, especially for dog breeds with longer, thicker hair. If you are thinking of getting a dog […]
When you get a new dog there are a few things that you should try to teach them as soon as possible. You need to be able to keep your dog safe and under control at all times. Without some of these commands you won’t be able to ensure the safety of your new pet. […]