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Who Knew! Dogs Get Forgetful In Their Old Age Too

These days there's plenty of research around that tells us how ageing affects our brains and what we can do to keep our minds sharp. As it turns out, our pets can get foggy and forgetful in their old age too - and scientists are discovering new w...

Shock Collars To Be Banned In UK

Electric shock collars for dogs and cats are set to be banned, the UK's Environment Secretary Michael Gove is expected to announce this week. Used as training devices, the remote-controlled collars can trigger an electric pulse of varying strengt...

US Company Is Offering ‘Fur-Ternity Leave’ For New Pet Parents

Getting a new pet can be an emotional experience and one company in the US is offering its employees a chance to enjoy welcoming a new family member into their lives. Nina Hale, a digital marketing company based in Minnesota, has introduced a “fu...

Keep Your Dog Cool As Ireland's Temperatures Soar

While we're basking in the glorious sunshine, our little four-legged friends are baking. Met Eireann has predicted scorching temperatures for the next week with many areas in the high 20s. We're delighted to hear Ireland will be heating up but ou...

Fatcat Salaries At Dogs Trust Revealed As It Rakes In More Than £100 Million A Year

The charity Dogs Trust has seen its income swell by £8million in the last year to £106m. So you might think that means it’s been caring for thousands of more dogs. Sadly not. In the same year, the number of dogs that it cared for rose by just 103...

Could 'Dog Flu' Be The Next Pandemic?

Both swine flu and bird flu created a stir in recent years. Now, a new threat may be on the horizon. A new study demonstrates that the influenza virus can jump from pigs to canines. Usually, influenza pandemics are sparked when a virus jumps from...

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How To Keep Your Dog Healthy And Happy As They Age

Dogs tend to start ageing once they are past seven years old, although this could be later or earlier depending on the individual animal. Once your dog starts the ageing process, you will notice that they will begin to develop a new set of needs....

Practical Ways To Control Your Pet Allergies When You’re A Dog Owner

According to statistics, approximately 15% of the population is allergic to dogs or cats. In spite of these statistics, many of the people who are allergic to dogs still decide to have a canine as their pet, which can cause various health problem...

Care Tips For A Happy Dog

We all want to give the best possible homes to our dogs so we can ensure they are happy and live long healthy lives. But with so much misinformation out there, it can be hard to know what are the right things to do to keep your dog from becoming ...

Pay Attention To These Foods Your Dog Should Never Eat!

Dogs are creatures that really love food and they will be longing for some treats each time you will have your meal. Of course, this kind of behaviour can be corrected and a dog can be taught to sit quietly until you finish your meal. But, we all...

Pets And Cancer: What Causes It?

Cancer is one of the most destructive diseases to afflict both human beings and members of the animal kingdom. It occurs when cells in the body begin to divide in a very fast and disorganised manner. The body’s immune system is usually compromise...

Having A Pet Boosts Your Health

We all know that owning a pet is a fun and entertaining activity that can enrichen our life. But did you know that caring for a pet can also improve your health?! There any many reasons why owning a pet is linked to health benefits for the owners....

How to Deal With A Growling Dog

I am sure you guys must have come across an incident where a dog is growling at you and your natural instinct would be warning you to maintain a distance from him. Growling usually means that the dog is angry and he is warning you to stay away. B...