Dogs Trust hail EFRA Committee Report recommendations as a big step Forward for Greyhound welfare and urge DEFRA to act upon them
Feb25

Dogs Trust hail EFRA Committee Report recommendations as a big step Forward for Greyhound welfare and urge DEFRA to act upon them

Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, enthusiastically welcomes the recommendations outlined in the report of the EFRA committee’s inquiry as a positive step forward for Greyhound welfare. In light of the popularity of the sport and the significant turnover it generates the charity welcome the report’s onus on bookmakers who profit from greyhound racing to contribute financially to improving welfare standards. Currently...

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Italian pet product buyers  added to next PetQuip ‘Meet the Buyers’ event
Feb22

Italian pet product buyers added to next PetQuip ‘Meet the Buyers’ event

Buyers from an Italian chain of 8 pet shops located mainly in the Verona/Padua area of northern Italy are joining the pet product buyers from Finland and Spain at the next PetQuip and Gardenex ‘Meet the Buyers’ event being held on Wednesday 2 March 2016 at Lea Marston Hotel, Sutton Coldfield.  The Italian buyers are from a family business formed in 1960.  Since 2014, the company has also operated an online store.  The company stocks...

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BLIND LANARKSHIRE RESCUE DOG GETS HER OWN GUIDE DOG

A young Lanarkshire rescue dog born with no eyes has a new leash of life thanks to her very own ‘seeing eye’ canine chum. Paris, a one year old Labrador Collie cross, was handed in with her littermates to Dogs Trust West Calder rehoming centre last year and was perfectly healthy – except she had been born with no eyes. Susan Tonner, Dogs Trust West Calder centre manager, explains: “Paris’s eyelids are permanently shut, so it looks...

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DOGS TRUST WELCOMES A NEW APPROACH TO DANGEROUS DOGS

Dogs Trust welcomes the Control of Dogs (Scotland) Bill which has now completed stage three of its passage through the Scottish parliament. The Bill, put forward by Christine Grahame MSP, champions the principle of ‘deed not breed’, and provides local authorities with greater powers to impose penalties on irresponsible owners. Dogs Trust has long campaigned for a fresh approach to the management of dangerous dogs in the UK, following...

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MILLION POUND FUNDRAISER VISITS DOGS TRUST GLASGOW

Dogs Trust Glasgow recently became the first Scottish dog charity to be visited by a million pound charity fundraiser on an international ‘paw shaking’ tour of rescue centres across the world. Over the last 36 years, Willie Nugent, 61, from Northern Ireland has raised over £1m for charity in his spare time by undertaking some wacky challenges including crawling 16 miles on his hands and knees, walking 81 miles backwards in 24 hours...

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