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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Lonely, bullied & cast-out cat finally finds happy home in time for Easter

When 8-year-old tabby Tom (pictured) found himself homeless last year, he thought he might have found a new feline family when he came across a colony of feral cats living in a nearby community garden. Volunteers who maintained the garden fed the inhabitants regularly, and there was plenty of space to roam and play. ·…

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