Dogs get makeovers in bid to find homes

by Mark James on April 24, 2013

A London council has launched a new scheme that focuses on re-homing stray or abandoned dogs.

With help from volunteers who live in the local community, the dogs are one step closer to finding a loving (more…)

Dementia sufferers get surprise visit from dogs

by Vivien Richardson on April 17, 2013

Members of a club which caters for dementia sufferers in the market town of Devizes have been welcoming two new four-legged visitors recently.

To improve the moods of members at the (more…)

Woman from Pennyffordd launches dog bakery business

by Darren Jamieson on April 10, 2013

Birthday cakes, sweet biscuits and sugary treats – these are things that most people indulge in from time-to-time, and one lady from the Pennyffordd area has come up with a (more…)

Top tips from Catherine Jane Pennington on preparing dogs for breeding

by Mark James on April 9, 2013

For dog owners, breeding a dog can be a worthwhile investment, but it’s not easy. Catherine Jane Pennington, who has been breeding Labradors on and off for the last 20 years, can testify that there’s a lot of work necessary for the successful breeding of Labradors.

To encourage the greatest safety for the dog and maximise the eventual gains, there are a number of points to take into account before breeding a Labrador.

Ultimately, the breeding mantra of Catherine Jane Pennington is: ‘Healthy dogs mean healthy puppies’.

With this in mind, owners should have a vet check the health of their Lab before deciding on a stud or bitch (also referred to as the ‘dam’). Naturally, the dog chosen should be in full health and form, clear of common parasites and owners should be sure that both animals (more…)

Dog and owner saved from Fife harbour

by Vivien Richardson on April 3, 2013

They say a dog is a man’s best friend and this was proven to be true over the Easter weekend when a man and his pet dog were (more…)

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