Gove delivers ‘Lucy’s Law’ to protect puppies & kittens

(DEFRA Press Release) New legislation to end puppy and kitten farming will be laid in Parliament today, the Environment Secretary Michael Gove has announced. Known as ‘Lucy’s Law’, it will mean that puppies and kittens can no longer be sold by a third party seller – such as a pet shop or commercial dealer –…

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The hidden costs of buying a new ‘Buddy’ from third party pet sellers

(Mayhew Press Release) When a young couple found an adorable Labrador puppy advertised on Gumtree, they thought their dreams of owning a dog were finally coming true. Little Buddy (pictured) was on sale for £400, and was listed as being vaccinated, microchipped and in good health. The prospective owners believed the ad was genuine and…

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Protecting Your Pets From Easter Dangers

The Easter holidays are packed with fun things to do for all the family – both two and four legged members. From popular outdoor activities like egg hunts and countryside strolls, to inside food-related enjoyment like Easter eggs and big family meals. But we must make sure our pets are looked after, as some of…

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