It is now possible to clone your dog but would you do it? Denise Westervelt did – twice! Denise Westervelt was devastated when her dog Peanut died. She had owned several chihuahuas but Peanut was particularly loveable. Having read about dog cloning, Denise decided to replicate little Peanut! Her son contacted ViaGen Pets, a division […]
Have you found yourself talking to your dog in a silly, babyish way? Most dog owners adopt a different style of speak to communicate with their pets and it turns out that this is a good thing for their relationships.
Canine psychology is always progressing as field of research. Around a couple of decades ago, the focus for the scientific study of animal behaviour would more likely have been directed towards external actions rather than the internal life and emotional makeup of the animal. However now, biologists and neuroscientists are conducting more and more studies […]
There’s no doubt about it, dogs can be hard work! Many breeds require a copious amount of exercise and some need intensive grooming. So, what do you do if you don’t like exercise and don’t enjoy grooming? Does being a little on the lazy side rule dogs out of your life? If you are looking […]
The Saltdean Lido in Brighton recently held its first ever Dog Swim Day! The Lido invited dogs and their owners to enjoy some fun before its doors were closed for the year. The soggy doggies had a wonderful day! Canine Swimming Rules All dogs had to be accompanied by an adult and no kids were […]
The 1986 nuclear disaster at Chernobyl sent shock waves around the world. The Ukrainian city became a wasteland in the wake of the tragedy and nobody has lived there for more than 30 years. At least nobody on two legs! 120,000 people were evacuated from the area after the explosion. They were only permitted to […]
A recent survey in America has revealed that more and more people are selecting a home based on how it suits their pets. Dog owners and those who aspire to own a dog are choosing properties with more outside space. The survey also suggests that some people are motivated to move on from the rental […]
If you love your pets, then the idea of working with animals is almost certainly extremely appealing. There are a variety of careers that would enable you to do this. You could study to become a vet or a veterinary nurse. Perhaps you would prefer to work for the RSPCA, another charity or a boarding […]
There are more than 8 million pet dogs in Britain. Each of those dogs has an average of two owners. So, that’s 16 million people whose everyday lives are shared with their canine friends. We are an animal friendly nation and yet there are still many areas which remain no-go areas for dogs.
Cockapoos are an incredibly popular choice and it isn’t difficult to see why! With their friendly nature, intelligence and gorgeous teddy bear looks, cockapoos easily steal your heart. But being crossbreeds, the appearance of cockapoos varies. If you are about to choose a new puppy, it is a good idea to acquaint yourself with the […]
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 […]
I am always looking for interesting stories to bring you. I am sure that you are keen to hear about the latest innovations in pet care and the amazing animals which have hit the headlines. My eyes always light up when I discover a great story so you can imagine my glee when I heard […]
In 2013, Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, announced that the company was planning to make deliveries by drone. It seemed like a barking idea at the time and was dismissed by many as a publicity stunt. But that was then and this is now. The Amazon drones are already in the air. The autonomous copters […]
There are always thousands of animals waiting for new homes. Many find new owners very quickly whilst others spend many months in shelters and are continually ignored by potential adopters. It is generally the older animals which are repeatedly overlooked. Senior pets typically wait four times as long as young animals to find a new […]
I have always wanted a dog but over the years, my work commitments have prevented me from welcoming a dog into my household. Things are different now though and so I have been looking forward to choosing a gorgeous puppy. Until yesterday!