When I received an email at the end of May which read:
“Marc, Puppy Mill Awareness Day will be taking place on September 19th in the States… Did you wanna do something in the UK..?”
I was on holiday in Spain and quietly chilling by the pool.
The phrase “Red rag to a bull” sprang to mind [...]
Snook is a 13 year old long haired GSD who’s owners are moving this weekend into accommodation where they can’t take him. They have been trying for months to find somewhere for Snook with no success.
Snooks is said to have some weakness in his back legs, but otherwise to be in good health and condition. [...]
To launch EU Veterinary Week the British Veterinary Association (BVA) is launching a new poster to educate pet owners about the need to protect their animals against exotic diseases when travelling abroad.
The poster, intended for veterinary practice waiting rooms, goes out free with The Veterinary Record this weekend (issue dated 26 September) to coincide with [...]
Last Saturday’s event was a great success on so many levels.
We definitely raised awareness like never before, but also set the bar pretty high for a repeat day next year too. Thanks to all who came, supported, sponsored, donated prizes and time - on behalf of my team and the dogs of the UK, I can’t [...]
Puppy owners and dog loving celebrities turned out in force to support ThePet.net and the Kennel Club puppy parties on Saturday 19th September, which were held to support Puppy Farm Awareness Day 2009.
The Brighton event, which was organised by my own social petworking site, ThePet.net, and supported by the Kennel Club saw hundreds of dog [...]
I was really pleased to discover yesterday that a nine-month-old former stray puppy called Barney has been named as the latest Blue Peter dog.
The crossbreed puppy was given to presenter Helen Skelton by Dogs Trust. He had been taken to one of the charity’s re-homing centres.
For more about Barney click here.
Barney follows in the pawprints of [...]
Oldies Club are searching for a permanent foster home for Charlie (below) – a 10 year old Collie x Lab who sadly has recently been diagnosed having CDRM.
Coupled with some other health issues it has been decided Charlie is not fit enough to rehome so Oldies Club are desperately looking for a home where he [...]
[ September 18, 2009; 10:30 am to 10:45 am. ] I’ll be in the studio chatting to the very lovely Guy & Andrea on their Breakfast Show on Friday 18th September about puppy farming, how to choose a puppy, Puppy Farm Awareness Day and the World’s Biggest Puppy Party at Brighton Racecourse this Saturday.
To listen live click here.
[ September 16, 2009; 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Jo-Emma Larvin will be chatting about puppy farming and this weekend’s Puppy Farm Awareness Day in Brighton with hosts Ian Wright, Melinda Messinger and Kate Walsh on tonight’s edition of ‘Live from Studio Five’.
For more information click here.
[BVA News Release]
With Puppy Farm Awareness Day approaching on 19 September the British Veterinary Association (BVA) and the British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) are encouraging vets to take this opportunity to educate their clients about the high level of risk and about the potential health and welfare issues that their clients might inadvertently be [...]