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Dental Care For Your Dog

What’s more lovely than a dog bounding up to greet you at the end of a busy day, with his mouth wide open, tongue flopping out and a bit grin on his face? But when he finally reaches you, the last thing you need is rotten breath in your face. Dental care is vitally important, not just to keep your dog’s breath smelling nice, but to keep their mouth pain free and teeth in good condition. It is a common misconception that dogs don’t need their teeth cleaned, as in the wild, dogs do not clean

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Appeal To Find Bradford Man Caught On Camera Treating Dog Roughly

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a man was caught on camera roughly treating a dog in Bradford. The incident happened at 3.30pm on Thursday (6 June) near Girlington Road/Willow Street. RSPCA inspector Gemma Fowler said: “We’ve had a couple of calls about a man who was seen being rough and verbally abusing a dog as he walked down the street last Thursday afternoon. “The area was quite busy as there is a school nearby which had just turned out. “The incident was cau

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Two North East Schools First In UK To Receive PDSA PetWise Status

Two North East schools have been busy battling to become the UK’s first PDSA ‘PetWise’ School. The vet charity launched the award last year, designed to teach the next generation of pet owners about caring for pets. Morpeth All Saints Church of England Aided First School in Northumberland and Benton Dene Special School in Newcastle were among the first schools to sign up to PDSA’s 'PetWise in Schools' programme, which launched in late 2018. They dedicated time each week to complete the modu

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Preston Man Banned From Keeping Animals For Beating Dog

Warning: Video contains upsetting scenes. John Chris Joshua Bunting, a 24 year old from Wesham, Preston has been banned for keeping animals for four years after beating a dog named Disco. The incident was caught on video and the RSPCA were called by Police on September 8th last year. Bunting pleaded guilty at Blackpool Magistrates' Court earlier this week to one offence of *unnecessary suffering under the Animal Welfare Act. In addition to the ban, he received an 18 month community ord

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Dog Lumps and Bumps - The Causes And What To Look Out For

Most dog owners at some point in their dog’s life will have a moment of panic when they find a lump on their beloved pet. Lumps are extremely common on dogs and can be as benign as a wart or as sinister as cancer. Therefore, it’s important to understand what to look out for to understand when a vet visit is needed. What are the main causes of lumps on dogs? Infection Lumps caused by a local infection will go down as quickly as they came up. They can easily be caused by a small tho

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Can I Feed Chocolate To My Yorkie?

I was shopping for treats for my Yorkie, and I saw the pet store selling dog chocolate. I thought dogs weren’t allowed chocolate? - Rosie I’m glad you brought this up Rosie, as dog chocolate and regular chocolate can easily be confused. It is actually poor marketing on the behalf of the manufacturers which produce dog chocolate, as those who have little knowledge about toxins, can inadvertently poison their dog by giving them real chocolate. The treats which you see in the pet store, t

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