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TikTok pet videos: cute or concerning?

A recent study by Admiral Pet Insurance raised concerns about the welfare of pets featured in TikTok videos. While these clips often appear cute and amusing, the analysis suggests that many of these animals...

Appeal for information on starved dog abandoned in Wigan park

The RSPCA is investigating the abandonment of a severely emaciated dog who was left tied to the railings of a park in Wigan in early June. Luna, who was skeletal and weighed 16.6kg (36.5 pounds),...
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Delayed spaying reduces risks of urinary incontinence in female dogs

A new study by the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) reveals that delaying the spaying of female dogs until they are between seven and 18 months old can reduce the risk of early-onset urinary incontinence...
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Almost half of brits ‘more likely’ to support a parliamentary candidate if they’re an...

A new survey has found that a commitment to animal welfare can play a key role in influencing whether a parliamentary candidate or party leader will be supported by a member of the public. The...
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Great Debate: Should rescues be rehoming brachycephalic dogs?

A recent issue of Vet Record highlighted how Dogs Trust has advertised brachycephalic dogs for rehoming, using words such as ‘adorable’ and ‘cute’. This was despite the charity being part of the Advisory Council...

Dogs Trust calls for puppies to join groundbreaking dog welfare study

Dogs Trust is celebrating a major milestone in welcoming its 9,000th dog to its Generation Pup study. The 9,000th dog to enrol in the study is a beautiful Golden Retriever pup Digby from the...
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Vets see five times more heatstroke cases during hot weather

Dog owners are being encouraged to get savvy about the risks from hot weather this summer, as staggering new data shows vets see five times as many cases of heatstroke during hot weather than...
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Is your dog chewing everything in sight? A behaviourist explains why

Carolyn Menteith, Behaviourist and Dog Trainer at Tails.com, offers her insight into why dogs chew, and how to encourage them to stay away from your favourite shoes. People often consider that dogs chewing things is...
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Greyhound Rescue Charity Seeks Foster Carers in North Wales

A national greyhound charity is hoping to grow a new network of foster carers across North Wales and is looking for families who could temporarily care for greyhounds and lurchers who have nowhere else to go. Greyhound...
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Vet urges dog owners to put sunscreen on their pets

Dr. Anna Foreman, Everypaw Pet Insurance’s in-house vet, has issued a warning against dogs being left in the sun for too long - and urged pet owners to apply sunscreen to their pets. Does the...

Read our May issue for free!

Our June issue is out, and just like we used to pass physical magazines to each other, we want to do the same now. Here’s our May issue for you to read!

Urgent Appeal For Rhino

Meet Rhino, a spirited and loving 7-month-old pup who recently joined the Cotswolds Dogs Cats Home (CDCH) family. Rhino has had a difficult and challenging past, but he has not let this get in the...

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Greyhound Rescue Charity Seeks Foster Carers in North Wales

A national greyhound charity is hoping to grow a new network of foster carers across North Wales and is looking for families who could temporarily...

Urgent Appeal For Rhino

Meet Rhino, a spirited and loving 7-month-old pup who recently joined the Cotswolds Dogs Cats Home (CDCH) family. Rhino has had a difficult and challenging...

Dogs looking for a home at Leicester Animal Aid

Ziggy Ziggy (main image), our 18 month old male Lurcher is a barrel of fun! With his shaggy coat and cheeky ways, he is a...