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Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2013’

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    Glory learns to Walk at the Age of Four Thanks to Two New Legs.

    A ONE-LEGGED dog whose plight has captured worldwide attention is up and running again thanks to artificial limbs. Glory was brought 2,000 miles from Romania to Cumbria after a couple read of the animal’s plight and saw photos of her on Facebook. She had suffered horrific abuse in …

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    New Police Recruits – Cute Pups!

    THE LATEST recruits have arrived in Cumbria police – and they’re straining at the lead to get started. The three German Shepherd puppies, which are eight weeks old, are arriving from the Isle of Man to start their training as police dogs. The puppies were donated …

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    Service Gives Peace of Mind to Pet Owners

    FOR many pet owners, especially elderly people, what happens to their animals if they die before them is a major concern. The pets of many elderly people are valuable companions and there for them when family can’t be. The Home for Life is the RSPCA’s free service, …

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  • Cat spraying in house could be stress-related

    Q: Our male cat has started spraying urine in the house. Until now he has always used his litter tray. What can I do and why has he all of a sudden started doing this? A: Urine marking is a communication system for cats. Cat …

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    Time to Brush up on the Do’s and Don’ts of Pet Oral Hygiene

    WITH National Pet Smile Month under way, leading vet charity, PDSA, is reminding owners of the importance of taking care of their pets’ teeth. Dental disease is one of the most common diseases affecting pets, but it can be prevented with routine dental care. PDSA senior veterinary …

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  • Diarrhoea a common problem in dogs

    Q: MY dog has had diarrhoea for three days and it doesn’t seem to be getting any better. I tried starving him for 24 hours but it hasn’t helped. He seems fine in himself, does he need to go to the vets or will he …

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  • Qualifications you’ll need to become a vet

    FOLLOWING on from last week’s article I thought I would go through the basic requirements of becoming a vet as I know a lot of people have just received their A-Level or GCSE results and picking the right career can be a very difficult and …

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  • Essential tips to care for kittens

    THINGS a new owner needs to know to look after a new kitten from Hills Pet Nutrition: A couple of weeks after a kitten has had its second set of injections, if you have a safe garden or yard then it can go outdoors. A …

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