The assembly government has unveiled proposals for new rules to tackle bad breeding practices in puppy farms.
It would see compulsory microchipping of dogs in licensed breeding premises and limit one person to being in charge of no more than 20 animals.
The behaviour and socialisation of animals would be taken into account as part of the [...]
[ November 2, 2010; 10:30 am to 11:30 am. ] I’ll be joining canine-world royalty both Clarissa Baldwin and Caroline Kisko and helping to judge this year’s Westminster Dog of the Year - organised by the Dogs Trust and the Kennel Club which has been running since 1992. The event takes place in Victoria Tower Gardens, Westminster.
The competition celebrates the unique bond between man and dog – and aims [...]
Now that summer is well and truly over for another year it’s time to look at some of the issues facing our pets this autumn.
As temperatures start to drop and the nights begin drawing in, it’s extremely important to remember to continue (or even start!) decent anti-parasitic treatments to prevent problems associated with annoying fleas.
Close yours eyes
Imagine running, running for your life,
Faster than ever before because you want to live,
You are tripping, stumbling, out of breath,
People on horses are chasing you and screaming strange sounds you’ve never heard before,
Dogs sprinting at you!
You are cornered by blood-thirsty crazed barking dogs,
This is your last sight – the dogs ripping you apart!!!
The beautiful countryside setting of Stanmer House and Gardens rocked to the sound of top local bands and a chorus of woofs ‘n’ barks last month, as this year’s PUP AID boutique music festival and fun dog show bow-wow-wowed dog-friendly Brighton.
Over a thousand people – and their dogs – attended the inaugural event, organised by [...]
After last week’s visit to King Alfred School and chatting with them about how to care for pets, wildlife and looking after animals, I’m pleased to have been invited back to talk to the Lower School (4-6 year olds!!) tomorrow Thursday 7th October.
To view all the pics from my last visit please click here.
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