2015: Year in Review

Last year 2014 was a very interesting year for many reasons. Coming off the back of September’s Commons PupAid debate in which overwhelming cross-party backing was given to support a ban on puppies (and kittens) sold without their mums, which of course only the Government frontbench rejected. Obviously this wasn’t an ideal result for our…

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World Rabies Day: FOUR PAWS warns against buying illegal puppies

(FOUR PAWS Press Release) Monday 28th September is World Rabies Day and animal welfare organisation FOUR PAWS UK is using it as an opportunity to warn of the potential risks posed by the illegal puppy trade. The UK has been free of rabies since 1922, so risk levels are currently low. However, in Eastern Europe,…

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New DNA Testing Scheme for Lancashire Heelers

(Kennel Club Press Release) The Kennel Club has approved a new official DNA testing scheme for Collie Eye Anomaly (CEA/CH) in Lancashire Heelers, following consultation with the breed clubs and the health coordinator for the breed. A list of the laboratories from which the Kennel Club is able to record results can be viewed here….

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