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Cuba’s street dogs face government death squads

Dogs that live on the streets of Cuba are facing agonising deaths every day, according to Brian Davies, Founder of The Network Of Animals that campaigns against animal cruelty throughout the world. Davies went to investigate and what he found was a country where it is down to volunteer individuals to care for the street dogs, […]

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Spring Heralds The Scourge of Ticks

Ticks already have it in their diaries: The Spring Equinox is due on Monday, 20 March, and the signs of the new season are already upon us even at the beginning of the month. For us pet owners, while Spring may be bringing us welcome lighter days and evenings, as well as even more appealing […]

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Chia Seeds Can Help Your Dog

Chia Seeds and Dogs Long considered a superfood, Chia seeds are now being labelled a ‘miracle’ food. The good news for dogs is they are beneficial for them too. The fatty acids in Chia will help keep your dog’s coat healthy – especially if your best friend is sensitive to fish and fish oil. Salvia Hispanica, to […]

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Pet Friendly Holidays

Pet Friendly Holidays For The Whole Family As we become much more attached to our pets we do not want to go on all our holidays leaving our dogs with a neighbour or putting them into kennels. The good news is that their is a growing number of  providers offering pet friendly holidays and becoming […]

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Spring Danger 2: Tackling Ticks On Your Dog

Tackling Ticks It’s important for us to be tackling ticks because ticks survive by drinking our dogs’ blood. They have eight legs that they attach to our pets. As they gorge themselves on blood ticks increase in size until they are as fat as a small pea. You should beware of ticks hovering on tall […]

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Spring Danger 1: Fighting Fleas On Your Pet

Fighting Fleas When Spring is Springing – around February each year – is the beginning of flea season! It’s time to get vigilant if you are a pet owner. Among external canine and feline parasites,fleas are without a doubt the most common. Around one to two millimetres in length fleas live for between seven to 14 […]

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Dogs Need Glucosamine to Maintain Healthy Joints

Every day dogs give their joints a real pounding. Each time their paws hit the ground as they bound after a tennis ball, or they land on the shore after jumping off the back deck of a boat, or they just run in the park, they put their limbs under intense pressure. For some dogs, […]

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