Kennel Club Charitable Trust Opens Flood Fund for Dogs

(Kennel Club Press Release) A special ‘Flood Fund’ has been set up by the Kennel Club Charitable Trust (KCCT), for those dogs that are in need as a result of the recent floods that have beset the country. The flooding has meant that some people and their dogs have had to leave their homes, whilst…

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Aversive Dog Training Techniques “Unacceptable”

UK animal welfare, behaviour, training and veterinary organisations are warning of the possible dangers of using techniques for training dogs that can cause pain and fear, such as some of those seen used by Cesar Millan, who has announced a UK tour next year. The organisations (see below) have joined forces to voice their serious…

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ThePet.net praised by Parliament in Early Day Motion!

In the first of two Early Day Motions (EDMs) for a debate on animal welfare, Bob Spink MP praises the new pet owners’ website – ThePet.net – for its work in promoting positive pet ownership. He also highlights its role in increasing the public’s understanding of companion animals. Entitled ‘Promoting the Welfare of Pets and…

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