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Protecting Our Dogs Against Lungworm

Luke Gamble | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Luke Gamble

Lungworm in dogs, caused by the nematode parasite Angiostrongylus Vasorum, has been steadily increasing in prevalence since the first case was recorded in the UK in the 1970s. Believed to have travelled here from France, it first gained a foothold in South East England but has now spread throughout the country.

Dogs Killed Days After Being Rescued To Teach Student Vets Dissection, Says Animal Charity

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Healthy dogs are euthanised five days after they are rescued by US shelters so they can be sold to UK universities to teach veterinary students dissec...

Junk Food Diets Are Fuelling a Pet Obesity Crisis

Elaine Pendlebury | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Elaine Pendlebury

It's not only human waistlines that are expanding: our pets are now facing the same fate. I've seen increasing levels of pet obesity over the years and it basically comes down to pets taking in more calories than they use.

Rabbits: Common Illnesses and Infections

David Lewzey | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Lewzey

As we move into summer it's very important to keep a sharp eye out for flystrike - especially if you're the owner of a longhaired breed. This can often be fatal, and a horrific experience for both rabbits and owners. Unfortunately, we see many rabbits lost to flystrike every year.

Dog Who Lost Snout Saving Owner's Life Returns Home To A Hero's Welcome (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK

A dog who lost her snout saving two little girls from being hit by a motorcycle has been greeted with a hero’s welcome on her return to the Philippi...

Porcupine Vs Bulldog (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.10.2012 | UK

This bulldog ended up resembling a pincushion after tangling with an angry porcupine. Unlucky Ella Mae got a face full of quills after getting to ...

Policing Football on a Fair Boot

Ann Barnes | Posted 17.06.2012 | UK
Ann Barnes

Football has been making the headlines lately. Chelsea thrashed Tottenham 5-1 last Sunday, not sure how the blues will get on playing my team, Liverpool, in the FA Cup final, but I'm definitely rooting for the reds.

Protect Yourself and Your Puppy With a PIP!

Helen Coen | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Coen

We and the BVA Animal Welfare Foundation are today launching a new Puppy Information Pack (PIP) and contract to help educate and protect puppy buyers.

Our 999 Call Response is Not Faltering

Ann Barnes | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Politics
Ann Barnes

There was lots of media interest over the weekend about the actual number of officers responding to 999 calls diminishing nationally. I am always very conscious about bald statistics as they often add little to a debate and can cloud an important issue.

WATCH: Dog Delivers Receipt At Vet's, Is Absurdly Cute

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 31.01.2012 | UK Comedy

Want your own video viral hit? What you'll need is a cute dog, a cute girl and a camera. The cute dog will need a talent of some kind, the cute girl t...

PICTURES: Clucking Hell! £600 Bionic Chicken Leg Fitted For Pet Hen 'Amelia'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 10.01.2012 | UK

A chicken 'with personality' has been saved from the chopping block and given a bionic leg, after animal lover Sue Murphy splashed out £600 to rescue...

Panda Eyes: Pang Pang The Poorly Panda Undergoes Operation At Human Hospital

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 11.01.2012 | UK

For a panda with a poorly eye, popping to the opticians isn't an option. But sometimes things can get so bad the bears do in fact need an operation. ...