It’s one of the most well known serious life-threatening conditions for any bitch to endure, and frustratingly, one of the most easily preventable.
‘Pyometra’ literally denotes pus in the womb and is seen a lot less commonly these days due to increased awareness about neutering but is still found in any vet’s consulting room the length [...]
A couple of weeks ago I made contact online with a lovely lady Jane Cunningham who runs a hugely successful website called British Beauty Blogger. Jane was kind enough to consider adopting a rescued ex-breeding rescue bitch but was totally unaware of the extent and cruelty of the UK’s vast puppy farm industry.
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Hey guys I don’t often ask for favours but I figure if you can help me win this award it’ll add so much weight to my anti-puppy farming campaign.
The Chris Laurence Vet of the Year Award recognises a ‘vet who consistently demonstrates their commitment to the continued improvement of companion animal welfare’.
Below I’ve added a [...]
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has welcomed the publication of draft regulations to control dog breeding in Wales.
The Welsh Government has produced a second draft of the regulations following an initial consultation which ran from October 2010 to January 2011.
Commenting on the news, Carl Padgett, BVA President, said:
“The BVA has lobbied hard for the Welsh [...]
(Mayhew Press Release) On December 27th, Animal Welfare Officers from The Mayhew attended the emergency cold weather shelter opened by the homeless charity, Crisis.
Every winter over the bitter festive season, Crisis open their cold weather shelters in order to provide homeless people with a secure, warm and safe environment. The charity is also one of [...]
Thailand Floods Latest News – Areas drying up with huge numbers of animals found starving needing medical care.
The TREAT clinic in Bangkok is back from flood evacuation and in service again! Thankfully, the water level at the TREAT location remained below the 1-meter level, enough to keep the building dry and all equipment undamaged.
Staff plus 135 rescued dogs, a monkey and a rabbit returned from the emergency shelter at WFFT (WFFT Wild [...]
[ December 14, 2011 3:00 pm to January 2, 2012 3:00 pm. ] At this happy sparkly festive time of year it’s easy to only think of our own pets – spoiling them rotten with the latest toys, treats, and turkey scraps, with some of us even choosing to dress them up – after all they are part of the family.
But what about those poor rescue dogs who [...]