ALLERGIES

ALLERGIES

In today’s environment, more and more animals suffer from food allergies, to seasonal as well as environmental allergies. Just like in humans, some dogs will have saviour symptoms, other barely show any and sometimes we don’t connect the symptoms to allergies. Here...
ATTENTION ALL DOG OWNERS

ATTENTION ALL DOG OWNERS

Alabama Rot, clinically known as idiopathic cutaneous and renal glomerular vasculopathy (CRGV) There is a fresh outbreak of the deadly flesh eating dog disease, Alabama Rot in the UK. Since 2012 a total of 78 dogs have been confirmed with the disease in the UK....
ANIMAL RIGHTS BILL

ANIMAL RIGHTS BILL

On Friday, 24th, February 20017, there were two pieces of legislation due to be debated in the Commons: Animal Fighting (Sentencing Bill) Animal Cruelty (Sentencing Bill) Their essential aims were the same, to increase the penalties available to courts for animal...
CHOCLATE TOXCITY

CHOCLATE TOXCITY

KEEP CHOCOLATE OUT OF REACH OF YOUR PET In this review, I will explain to you why chocolate is toxic, the types and amounts that will cause poisoning, the symptoms of toxicity, and what you can do if your pet consumes chocolate: The toxic components in chocolate are...
LUNGWORM

LUNGWORM

The lungworm (Angiostrongylus vasorum), also known as French Heart worm is a parasite that infects dogs. The adult of this particular lungworm lives in the heart and major blood vessels supplying the lungs, where it can cause a host of problems. If left untreated, the...
BEWARE BUYERS OF DESIGNER DOGS

BEWARE BUYERS OF DESIGNER DOGS

WHEN BUYING A DOG MAKE SURE THAT YOU BUY DOGS WHICH HAVE BEEN RAISED IN INHUMANE CONDITIONS Animal lovers are being warned to make sure they do not buy dogs which have been raised in inhumane conditions on puppy farms. Brits demand for designer cross-breeds and...
Training Treats

Training Treats

In training we want to utilise the thing that most motivates the dog and for many dogs this is food. However, its important to use ‘higher value’ and not food they receive everyday for their dinner, so we increase their motivation. Most dogs love chicken, cheese...
THE STAFFORD

THE STAFFORD

Staffordshire Bull Terriers are vilified in the media, its pure hatred at its best, breed prejudice and cold-heartedness. The reality is that the dog most likely to bite a human is not a Stafford or Stafford type; this will come as a surprise, “it’s the labrador who...
KOREAN MEAT TRADE UPDATE

KOREAN MEAT TRADE UPDATE

After 100,000 Britons successfully petitioned our Government to raise the issue in Parliament last year, it may soon become a reality. The Tory MP Oliver Parliament who led the debate, said “it is absolutely clear from what the Daily Mirror has uncovered that dogs are...