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Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 2013’

  • Rewarding opportunities on offer

    Q MY daughter is just starting her GCSEs and is thinking about becoming a veterinary nurse. What does the training involve and what GCSEs does she need? A Veterinary nursing is the supportive care of animals receiving treatment within a veterinary practice. A veterinary nurse …

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  • Some cats will stay in a charity’s care

    NOT all cats taken in by animal charities and shelters are for rehoming because they are found to be feral. Feral cats are the same species as the domestic cat, but due to lack of human interaction from birth or as very young kittens they …

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    Barking Mad – And Proud of It!

      Ruth and Peter Watters were eager to find a business they could run from their home in the South Lakes and were thrilled to discover a home based enterprise with Barking Mad, which provides home from home pet care as an alternative to kennelling. …

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    Super smart canine companion saves disabled woman from a life of agony & despair

    A disabled woman has revealed how her super smart canine companion has saved her from a life of agony and despair. Sue Holmes, 46, from Eaglesfield, near Cockermouth, suffers from an excruciating condition called Ehlers–Danlos syndrome. The hereditary illness is so severe that it leaves …

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  • Can you stop dogs swallowing rocks?

    Q: OUR dog has been to the vets this week for surgery. It is the third time he has swallowed a stone which got stuck and had to be removed. How can we stop this happening again? A: It certainly sounds like you have a …

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  • Kennel cough concerns

    Q I TOOK my dog to the vets because he started coughing. The vet said he has kennel cough but he hasn’t been in the kennels. How has he got this and can I prevent this happening again in the future? A Kennel cough is …

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    Hero Jazz the petite chihuahua saves her owners from a house fire!

      A DOG called Jazz is being hailed a lifesaver after she helped save her owners from a house fire. The petite chihuahua howled so loudly when arsonists set fire to a motorbike parked next to their semi-detached house in Raffles Avenue, Carlisle, that her …

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