The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is warning jet-setting pet owners to take the necessary steps so worms, ticks and other parasites aren't picked up by pets while on holidays abroad. Many vector-borne diseases that occur abroad are not seen in...
After years of campaigning to make the punishment for pet theft fit the severity of the crime, the Government has now pledged to follow its pet theft taskforce's recommendation to introduce the crime of ‘pet abduction’. This change in...
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 training classes. The trouble is...
It’s official, a heatwave has hit Britain with temperatures soaring into the 20s rivalling Bondi Beach and Malibu! While this is a great time to get your dog outside and enjoy the sunny weather with a long walk, it’s also...
Merry, my 14-year-old male long-haired dachshund, enjoys life to the full despite having been disabled for over 8 years. Merry suffers from a condition called Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) which affects many breeds of dog. The condition is caused by...
Many of us are willing to go an extra mile to find the right dog, but not everyone would travel 400 miles to adopt a rescue. Mouse was fortunate enough to find someone who would. The little mongrel wasn't always...
Tails wagged as rescue greyhound and blood donor Tucker met Ivy-Blu, the spaniel whose life he saved on Christmas Eve with a blood donation. Tucker, a retired racer, was waiting for his forever home at Cheshire Dogs' Home when an...
Pirate - a blind, one-eyed French Bulldog cross from Battersea Dogs & Cats Home - is about to start a new adventurous life after finding his forever family. Before coming into the charity’s care, one-year-old Pirate had never left his...
A 10-year-old Beagle cross called Duke, who was found as a stray in Guildford in 2016, has been credited with helping his owner hand-rearing a tiny kitten rejected by his mother. After arriving at Battersea, Duke was soon adopted by...
Animal rescuers have expressed their shock at discovering the conditions on a dog meat farm recently opened up in South Korea, where 55 dogs and puppies were being kept caged in darkness. Just 12 miles outside of Seoul, this is the...

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