Article by Colette Kase, originally published in Dogs Today March 2020 Uploaded by Editor, Beverley Cuddy The first time I encountered sexually transmitted cancer in dogs was shortly after I moved from the UK to Belize, a small Caribbean nation in...
Article by Colette Kase, first published June 2019 in Dogs Today (Uploaded by Editor Beverley) Are we alone in having strange repetitive rituals, or do our dogs have their own superstitions? How many of us knock on wood without a second thought...

Lead the way

by Colette Kase, first published in the January 2020 edition on Dogs Today On-lead walks are often seen as ‘the poor relation’ in terms of exercise, but they benefit all dogs, and for those that can only ever be walked...
Both divorce enquiries and pet ownership are on the rise thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown. While it’s usually children that are prioritised, divorce can often significantly impact any pets involved and lead to heated arguments over ownership. The...
Pokio goes on holiday

Pokio Goes on Holiday

The previous adventures of Pokio can be found here. Sometimes Mummy goes back to England to visit her family in London. She can’t take me with her because I am too big to travel in the cabin of the plane and...
With 44% of UK households having pets, it’s fair to say we’re a nation of animal lovers. Whether you have a playful puppy or a curious kitten, the moment they step through our doors, they become a part of...
Hopper

Help for Hopper

Hopper came into our lives in May this year when he was 10 weeks old. He was the result of accidental breeding of two merle dogs, and inheriting double merle genes meant that Hopper is both completely deaf and...
Pokio ready to go

Pokio Goes Rambling

The previous adventures of Pokio can be found here. I was lucky while Crete was in lockdown because I had lots of long walks. Mummy found it difficult because she couldn’t go out to meet her friends and she was...
Every so often, we get called to help an animal who needs us to go above and beyond our usual emergency response. Four-year-old white and tan terrier Dora was one such animal, and fortunately we were able to give...
Sometimes, Staffie and Stray Rescue offer to help some dogs overseas as we feel that they have an increased chance of finding a forever home. Lucy was a special case who deserved to have a chance to be happy...

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