Just 30% of pet owners ask their vet for help in managing their pet’s stress

A survey of nearly 2000 dog owners carried out by natural supplement company Lintbells identified that just 17% would definitely ask their vet for help if their dog was stressed and only 13% have actually tried this route already. A similar percentage (18%) said they would definitely ask an animal behaviourist for help and just 15% have tried this already. However, 23% said they would definitely try using a natural or herbal...

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Skinner’s Pet Food Exhibiting at GLEE Birmingham
Sep06

Skinner’s Pet Food Exhibiting at GLEE Birmingham

Skinner’s Pet Foods are continuing their busy show season by exhibiting at GLEE Birmingham, the UK’s leading gardening trade show, held at Birmingham’s NEC. This prominent annual event this year opens daily from Monday 12th September until Wednesday 14th September 2016 and Skinner’s will be in Hall 17 on stand 17P76. Skinner’s have been manufacturing premium quality complete dry dog food for more than 40 years and produce an extensive...

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Dogs die at pet fair after ‘warnings ignored’
Sep01

Dogs die at pet fair after ‘warnings ignored’

At least two dogs have died, with another eight suffering from heatstroke on the opening day of Pet Fair Asian. As temperatures reached more than 35c owners ignored warnings not to bring pets to the show. Shanghai meteorological authority also issued an orange heat wave alert – meaning temperatures could reach 37 degrees – on Saturday morning. Organisers released the following statement: “The organiser of Pet Fair Asia would like to...

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Millions of pets at risk of flea misery
Aug31

Millions of pets at risk of flea misery

Huge rise in number of pets left exposed to harmful parasites Vet charity PDSA is warning that nearly 4 million dogs and cats* are at risk of flea infestations this summer after shock findings show a huge increase in the number of animals left exposed to their harmful effects. The charity’s latest PDSA Animal Wellbeing (PAW) Report showed a decline since 2014 of 900,000 cats and dogs** receiving preventive medication to protect them...

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Dog Has Half Of His Intestines Removed After Swallowing Deadly Corn On The Cob

A hungry hound from Glasgow has undergone life-saving surgery to remove 4ft of his intestines – all because he swallowed a corn on the cob! Rhodesian Ridgeback crossbreed, Sam (7), had an emergency operation to remove around half of his small intestine after PDSA vets discovered the corn husk was causing it to rot away. PDSA Senior Vet, Susie Hermit, from the vet charity’s Glasgow Shamrock Street Pet Hospital, said it was one of...

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