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Pets may face “flea epidemic” in hot weather, experts warn

As the UK's temperature remains in the high 20s this week, pet owners are warned that the hot weather could "leave homes at risk of a flea infestation". The warmer the weather, the faster...
homeless man with dog

Locked out: supporting the homeless’ dogs

As the UK headed towards lockdown, it became quickly clear that the public was facing an unprecedented crisis; the situation looked especially dire for the homeless, who were unable to isolate at home, and...
Gigi the chihuahua

How a 10 Pound Chihuahua Saved My Life

Many years ago, my husband and I were flying into Burbank after attending a wedding in Boston. The flight was smooth… until it was time to land. Just as the plane was gliding towards...
life after lockdown

Post lockdown: ten tips to help your dog overcome separation anxiety

Over half of UK dog owners have every day in constant company of their dogs during the lockdown, according to research commissioned by Forthglade Natural Pet Food. However, they also found that 29 per...

Dog wellbeing – new approaches

Wellbeing is defined as “the state of being comfortable, healthy, or happy.” When we think of looking after our mental and physical wellbeing, it sometimes isn’t as easy to understand how our pet's wellbeing...
mabel's wound

Tiny puppy with slash wound dumped with rubbish

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a Staffordshire Bull Terrier puppy, believed to be 14 days old at most, was dumped with a slash wound in Huddersfield. She was found in the bin...
Scents of love

Scents of Love

Scents of Love When the morning air has a pungent, prickly, peony scent, I know maw (my lady love) is going to work. She's all golden in front of the glass spraying and powdering until...
vlog to help owners of puppies in lockdown

Charity launches vlogs to avoid ‘hordes of homeless hounds’ after lockdown ends

Animal welfare charities in the UK are concerned they may find themselves dealing with  'hordes' of unwanted dogs after the lockdown ends, as puppies bought or adopted immediately before it came into effect are...
dog with harness

Headcollar vs Harness – which is better for our dogs’ welfare?

Dogs are the UK’s most popular pet and with 25per cent of households owning at least one, owners are well aware of the importance of providing them with regular exercise. One of the joys...
Pokio

Pokio Goes to School

When I wrote my first adventure, I said that I can be naughty. Mummy decided that I was becoming quite a handful when she took me out, so she signed me up for dog...

No Animal Left Behind

In this very human crisis, animals are being forgotten. Many charities have been able to access emergency funding, from government support packages and major emergency fundraising appeals. None of this funding is available to animal...

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Locked out: supporting the homeless’ dogs

As the UK headed towards lockdown, it became quickly clear that the public was facing an unprecedented crisis; the situation looked especially dire for...

No Animal Left Behind

In this very human crisis, animals are being forgotten. Many charities have been able to access emergency funding, from government support packages and major emergency...
rescue dog

Emergency appeal for small rescue centres in lockdown

Wetnose Animal Aid has been helping animal rescue centres for 20 years now, but we have never seen anything like this before. Things were...