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Read our December/January issue for free!

Our February 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 December/January issue for you to read!
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Five toxic flowers pet owners should avoid this Valentine’s Day

While flowers such as roses, lilies, and tulips are renowned for expressing love and on Valentine's Day, some can also lead to potentially fatal health complications if ingested by cats or dogs.  Trusted Housesitters worked...
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Dogs Trust welcomes Scottish consultation on greyhound racing

Dog charity Dogs Trust has welcomed the launch of a consultation into the future of greyhound racing in Scotland. The consultation comes after Mark Ruskell MSP proposed a Member’s Bill that would make it...
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Great Debate: Should we have a national dog warden service, away from local authority...

Take part to our Great Debate: should we have a national dog warden service, away from local authority funding and control? It's no mystery that dog warden services across the UK grapple with disparate rules...

Puppy beaten blind gets happy ending

Rescued by the RSPCA following a brutal beating that left him blind, Oliver, a cane corso puppy, has defied the odds and secured his forever home. In August 2023, a member of the public brought...
dog-friendly

Six of the Best… Dog-friendly getaways

In our February issue, we sniffed out six of the best dog-friendly getaways in the UK... Pack Holidays Pack Holidays are the home of dog-welcoming holidays. They don’t charge for dogs and welcome from one to...
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Why is my dog off his food?

Dogs may go off their food for a variety of reasons. Francesca Ford, Canine Nutritionist, who also teaches the Bone Idol Academy canine nutrition courses, explains… Skipping the odd meal is okay! Firstly, I would like...

Puppy farming gang who made £500k selling sick pups jailed

Five people have been sentenced for conspiracy to commit fraud and animal welfare offences after selling sick puppies to members of the public, with one puppy dying within hours of arriving in their new...

RSPCA appeals for information after puppy found dead near Derby rail line [Warning: upsetting...

The RSPCA is seeking information regarding the tragic death of a puppy discovered near a railway line in Derby. The Chihuahua-type male dog was found by a member of the public near Balfour Road,...

Dogs looking for a home at Leicester Animal Aid

Nile Meet Nile (main image), a sweet but shy boy who is maturing into an adorable young dog. Nile can find new things overwhelming and prefer a calmer approach to life, taking things step by...
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Last chance to exempt XL Bullies before ban comes into force, RSPCA urges

The RSPCA has urged owners of XL Bullies to register their dogs for exemption before the deadline at noon on Wednesday (31 January) - with the charity "heartbroken" by the forthcoming change in law. From...

‘Winnie the Pooch’ celebrates third Happy Bark Day at care home

At Friends of the Elderly’s Little Bramingham Farm residential care home in Luton, Bedfordshire, the resident’s regular furry, four-legged visitor – Winnie the Pooch – has had a wonderful day celebrating her 3rd Birthday...

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Seeking a home: the dog who has spent four years in...

The RSPCA is looking for a very special home for a dog who has spent almost her entire life in kennels. Four-year-old Mia - a...

Dogs looking for a home at Leicester Animal Aid

Nile Meet Nile (main image), a sweet but shy boy who is maturing into an adorable young dog. Nile can find new things overwhelming and...
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Dogs looking for a home at Leicester Animal Aid

Midge and Biscoff (main image) Gaining in confidence day by day, Midge and Biscoff are so loving once they feel at ease. They are young,...