Treating your dog for canine cystitis

by Vivien Richardson on August 31, 2009

If you have owned a dog before that suffered with canine cystitis you will recognise if any of the symptoms appear with a new pet.

This infection of the urinary tract which is found in females or bitches can be treated. However, it is important for your dog to receive treatment immediately.

There has always been (more…)

Cat Protection League seeks home for dog who thinks he’s a cat

by Leanne Thompson on August 30, 2009

dog thinks hes a catChippy is a Jack Russell that appears to have had an identity crisis having spent his entire life around 40 cats.  The Cats Protection League is treating him as an honorary feline and is seeking a home for him.

The charity in Stroud, Gloucestershire, says that Chippy sleeps next to his best friend, Annie a black female cat and even uses a litter tray.  He rarely barks, and the charity believes he thinks he’s a cat! (more…)

Gerard Butler accused of canine assault

by Darren Jamieson on August 29, 2009

Ugly Truth star Gerard Butler has reportedly been accused of assaulting a dog in New York earlier this week.

Fred Varecka, a retired banker, has claimed that the star struck his beloved greyhound Mayfly in Queens, New York on the 24th August.

Varecka claims he was out walking (more…)

Elle Macpherson’s dog gets modelling contract

by Leanne Thompson on August 28, 2009

celebritylabradoodleWell they say a dog and his owner will look alike, so perhaps it should come as no surprise that supermodel Elle Macpherson’s labradoodle Bella has signed to star in a nationwide advertising campaign.

Five year old Bella is to be the canine face of designer (more…)

Choose nutritious food for your puppy

by Vivien Richardson on August 27, 2009

If you are a new owner of a puppy it can be confusing when it comes to choosing the best food for your puppy.

A puppy requires the best ingredients in their food. The best food to buy is the ones which contain vitamins and minerals allowing him to grow up into an adult.

Good food helps a puppy grow up (more…)

World’s First One-Push Poop Scoop Debut

by Darren Jamieson on August 26, 2009

Cleaning up after your dog is a hot topic and one that gets many people riled when it doesn’t happen.  There have been many products launched to try to either encourage dog owners to clean up more regularly or to make it easier for them to remember or scoop the poop more easily.

Now, the world’s first ever one-push ‘poop scoop’ is set to be revealed at the Glee Petindex Expo on the 20th September at the NEC in Birmingham.

The Poopsta has a patented (more…)

Pedigree Adoption Drive donates £1 million

by Darren Jamieson on August 25, 2009

Pedigree is probably one of the best known pet care brands in the UK, and many dog owners are aware of its charitable work.  Since the launch of the Pedigree Adoption Drive last year, Pedigree has managed to raise more than £1 million.  The campaign’s aim is to raise awareness of the high levels of dog abandonment within the UK, which reportedly has risen since the onset of the recession.

The fund has been raised through on-pack donations when customers purchase Pedigree products, campaign merchandise and the perhaps lesser known Pedigree Adoption Drive Dog Tag Team.

This Dog Tag Team completed the UK’s first (more…)

How to teach your puppy to recognise his name

by Vivien Richardson on August 24, 2009

It can be a frustrating time when you bring home your new puppy, you call him by his new name and there is no response. However you have to remember your little puppy is not aware of the fact that he has a name at all.

To teach your puppy to pay attention when you call him, repeat his name when he has been good or something nice has happened.

Once you use his name in a (more…)

How to recognise your dog has separation related anxiety

by Vivien Richardson on August 23, 2009

There are more than a million dogs in this country suffering from separation related anxiety and their owners are not aware their dog has the condition.

A dog will start barking, chew up your furniture, urinate and leave a mess every day when you leave them alone.

At first owners may think their dog is mischievous or has (more…)

Nancy the dog seeks her pawfect groom for walkies up aisle

by Leanne Thompson on August 22, 2009

Some lucky bachelor dog may get the chance to take Nancy on walkies up the aisle at a planned wedding ceremony on Sunday 29th August.

Nancy is a 6 month old Chinese Crested pooch and her wedding is planned to take place at the Foxdenton Hall in Chadderton next Sunday. The vicar is booked, her wedding dress is ready and even refreshments are planned, but they are still missing a dog groom!

This wedding might be completely barking, but (more…)

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