Guide dog makes life worth living for owner

by Darren Jamieson on July 28, 2012

A blind man who was struggling with depression has had his life turned round, thanks to his award-winning canine companion, Dez.

For some time, John Tovey had (more…)

Tips for house-training your puppy

by Mark James on July 26, 2012

You may expect the process of house training your puppy to be frustrating and time-consuming. However, your puppy is keen to please you and it simply takes patience and care to help him understand how (more…)

Guide dog owner awarded for his inspiration

by Leanne Thompson on July 24, 2012

Scott Cunningham is a blind man with a passion for life. His motivation to live every day as if it were his last has led him to achieve many things, including climbing Ben Nevis. However, none of this would have been possible if (more…)

How to travel safely with your dog

by Vivien Richardson on July 22, 2012

Most of us are well aware of the dangers of leaving a dog in a parked car but it is surprising how many dog owners fail to take proper care of their pets while (more…)

Olive the greyhound assists children with reading skills

by Mark James on July 20, 2012

It is vital for children in today’s society to learn and perfect reading skills, due to reading being necessary for almost everything from job interviews and examinations to understanding news updates. However, keeping children interested is (more…)

Heroics of 12-stone dog to be showcased

by Darren Jamieson on July 18, 2012

David Pugh, founder of the charity Newfound Friends, has been training various rescue dogs to assist with its fundraising. One of these dogs is Whizz, who is named as the (more…)

Does your dog suffer from separation anxiety?

by Leanne Thompson on July 16, 2012

Around 10% of dogs and puppies suffer from some level of separation anxiety, demonstrating symptoms if their owner leaves them alone for a period of time. Separation anxiety is the likely cause of (more…)

Scientists say evolution explains why dogs enjoy meat and bones

by Vivien Richardson on July 14, 2012

Our fellow canines, it seems, have always been lovers of devouring meat and bones, as the National University of Columbia has recently discovered. The news has just been announced in the UK and this (more…)

Osteoarthritis in dogs

by Darren Jamieson on July 12, 2012

Osteoarthritis is a chronic condition of the joints found in dogs as well as humans. Although it is most common in older dogs, the condition can be found in animals of (more…)

Dog and owner reunited through Twitter

by Mark James on July 10, 2012

Aside from it being a useful tool for following worldwide trends and staying up-to-date with friends and celebrities, Twitter is proving to be great for campaigns as well. A campaign was recently set up (more…)

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