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Monthly Archive for: ‘January, 2014’

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    Free Microchipping from Dogs Trust

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  • What’s wrong with my guinea pig’s tongue?

    The PDSA is the UK’s leading veterinary charity, providing free veterinary care for the sick and injured pets of people in need and promoting responsible pet ownership. For further information about PDSA please visit or call 0800 731 2502. Q: My guinea pig’s tongue …

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  • Help overweight dogs and cats to trim down

    Do you need expert advice about your pet? GILL BROWNE, of Alexander Veterinary Centre, Barrow, gives tips on how to help keep your pet healthy HAVE you eaten too much over Christmas? Have you made a new year’s resolution to lose weight in 2014? A …

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    Firemen rescue dragon!

    A pet lizard has been saved from a house fire after trying to give his rescuer the slip. The eight-inch-long Bearded Dragon was in the utility room at a house in SandsfieldPark, Belle Vue, Carlisle, when the blaze broke out in a dishwasher. The family of six …

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    Carlisle Animal Refuge Bursting at the Seams with Strays

    An animal refuge says it is bursting at the seams after taking in almost 20 abandoned dogs over Christmas. The rescue centre, which has a total of about 60 dogs and 30 cats, said the situation was “almost critical”. Acting director of the refuge at Oak …

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    A tale of two lost cats – to chip or not to chip?

    EVERY fortnight, JOHN STITT, BVM&S MRCVS, a vet at the Alexander Vet Centre, answers your questions Q WE recently found an injured cat on a wet Sunday evening. We phoned the police, who told us to contact a vet. The duty vet turned out to …

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