On World Animal Day (4 October) 20 years ago, FOUR PAWS founders Heli Dungler and Josef Pfabigan presented a '74 retro police bus as the first mobile veterinary clinic. What sounds curious today was then a pilot project of...
You may have seen your dog scooting its bum, and wondered why. TV vet Dr Scott Miller, head vet for Barking Heads, explains... When you think of dogs in pop culture, you almost always see a scene in the movies...
Leicester Animal Aid is a rescue and rehoming centre for dogs and cats; they care for more than 400 dogs and cats each year, providing care for up to 40 dogs and 30 cats at any one time. Some of...
As we warm up to the summer, the lighter nights and balmy evenings offer ample opportunities to discover longer walks, or re-vist well-trodden routes reserved only for the best months of the year. Sadly, as the seasons change, so should...
I recently read an editorial in the paper that said that Pit Bull types are inherently dangerous. That even if they weren’t aggressive towards people, they are always a danger to other animals. My response to that claim is pretty...

The puppy farm next door

It wasn’t so long ago that I was living in one of the biggest cities in the UK. I had read about puppy farms, been utterly disgusted, and emphatically signed petitions while going about my day, oblivious to the...