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Vets offer reassurance after pet cat tests positive for coronavirus

Vets offer reassurance after pet cat tests positive for coronavirus

30th July, 2020

Vets have sought to reassure owners after a pet cat tested positive for Covid-19 in the first such case known in the UK....

DOGSTIVAL – NEW FOREST FESTIVAL FOR DOGS & DOG-LOVERS IS ALL PAWS GO FOR SEPTEMBER

DOGSTIVAL – NEW FOREST FESTIVAL FOR DOGS & DOG-LOVERS IS ALL PAWS GO FOR SEPTEMBER

23rd July, 2020

Dogstival, sponsored by Purely Pets, is preparing to take place following the easing of Government Covid-19 guidelines. The two-day festival dedicated to dogs and dog-lovers, is one of the New Forest’s leading events and will be held on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th September at Burley Park....

Contactless homing proves a success for Cats Protection

Contactless homing proves a success for Cats Protection

21st July, 2020

Cats Protection has rehomed more than 1,000 cats through its new ‘hands-free’ homing process, helping hundreds of families to find their perfect pet despite the coronavirus pandemic....

A puppy and a kitten sitting in a garden on a sunny day staring at each other

15 dog breeds that are good with cats

20th July, 2020

They say that some of us are dog people and some are cat people. But what if you really can’t choose between the two?...

A Jack Russel with a docked tail standing in a crop field with a harness on

What is tail docking?

17th July, 2020

The practice of removing or shortening a dog’s tail used to be commonplace, but it is now illegal in the UK, apart from a few limited exceptions. Why would you ever dock a dog’s tail, and what are the circumstances in which you can still do so under the law?...

An overhead view of a dog surrounded by toys on a living room floor

How to stop a dog from choking

17th July, 2020

Learning how to act in case of an emergency is one of the best things animal lovers can do to protect their pets, along with getting the right vaccinations and choosing suitable dog insurance....

A Labrador with a medical mask covering its face

Can my cat or dog catch Coronavirus?

16th July, 2020

As animal lovers ourselves, we’ve looked into the latest guidance on whether our beloved cats or dogs can catch this potentially deadly virus....

A woman hugging a fluffy dog in a field with trees in the distance

How to stop your dog from biting and mouthing

16th July, 2020

What started off as cute when the puppy was 7 weeks old is significantly more painful and likely to cause injury when the dog is fully grown. And as a pet parent, it’s up to you to teach them the difference between right and wrong....

A man kissing the head of a kitten as it leans against a puppy

How to choose the right pet for you

15th July, 2020

Cats and dogs can be wonderful companions but how do you decide which animal is right for you? There are lots of different factors you should take into account, from the amount of time you have to spare to your lifestyle and budget....