Today (12 August) marks 28 years since the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 was introduced. A poorly thought-out and deeply flawed piece of legislation, in its Section 1 it prohibits the owning, breeding, selling, advertising or rehoming of four types...
As uncertainty surrounding Brexit continues, at least veterinarians can give a sigh of relief. On 10 April, the EU Member States have agreed the UK’s listed status application after it met the animal health and biosecurity assurances required for...
Dogs across the country may be delighted to have their owners home the entire day - but there may be drawbacks once the lockdown is lifted and people leave the house for work again, says APBC (Association of Pet...
As the on-going pandemic makes traveling abroad more difficult and riskier, despite the decision to lift travel restrictions to several countries many Brits are likely opting for staycations this summer - and planning camping tris. One of the great advantages...
A small dog that was found dumped in a plastic bag, covered in petrol and left for dead will be the canine guest of honour at an open day for a veterinary surgery whose staff saved her life. The Jack...
More than 70 dogs from a South Korean dog meat farm are finally being rescued by Humane Society International (HSI) after the Coronavirus lockdown delayed the rescue operation, which had should have been launched in early March. "International travel restrictions...
A couple have been banned for 15 years after they let their dog become so matted she was unable to walk properly, and even struggled to open her mouth to eat. Michael Esmond Bennett and partner Susan Jones have pleaded...
New statistics from the Royal Veterinary College's VetCompass project has highlighted how one in 60 Cavalier King Charles Spaniels suffers from Syringomyelia (SM), compared to just one in 2000 of the rest of our dog population. This means that...
Little Soap Company The award-winning Little Soap Company’s Organic Little Beast range is perfect for grooming our four-legged friends! Fragranced with pure lavender essential oil (known to have a calming effect on pets and naturally repel fleas) as well as...
Back in March we shared the rescue story of Maple who, in November last year, left staff at Freshfields Animal Rescue in utter shock at the horrific state she was in when she turned up at their door. After...

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