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Meet Chester the clumsy canine Meet Chester the clumsy canine

A dog is accused of being the clumsiest canine in the country after a number of accidents including getting stuck down a rabbit hole, it has emerged. Chester, a 12-year-old lurcher, cannot go for a walk with his owner without getting ...

How dog walking gives owners an in-built homing device and self-taught GPS How dog walking gives owners an in-built homing device and self-taught GPS

In a study carried out amongst over 500 dog and non-dog owners it has been discovered that dog owners have a better sense of direction ...

Petplanet.co.uk joins up with SSPCA in Flyball Sponsorship at Crufts Petplanet.co.uk joins up with SSPCA in Flyball Sponsorship at Crufts

Petplanet.co.uk are pleased to announce that one of the Scottish Flyball Teams which have qualified for Crufts this year include 3 members of our own staff – and their dogs of course ...

Don’t be in the Dog House when you move home Don’t be in the Dog House when you move home

Are you about to wave goodbye to a much loved home? Then spare a thought for your four-legged friend as he woofs a fond farewell to his favourite park, lamp post and chums ...

MP calls for pet monkey ban MP calls for pet monkey ban

A Shropshire MP is calling for the closure of a loophole in animal welfare laws that enable people to keep primates as pets, it has been reported. Mark Pritchard, Conservative MP for The Wrekin, claims unacceptable suffering is ...

Perrmuda Triangle claims 45 cats Perrmuda Triangle claims 45 cats

Scores of pet cats have disappeared in a six street radius, which is now being dubbed the "Purrmuda Triangle". The bodies of the 45 cats that disappeared from the Woolaston suburb in the West Midlands have never been found. ...

Pet hotel opens Pet hotel opens

A luxury £2.5 million hotel has opened offering pets a place to rest their weary paws and rest. Elmtree Luxury Pet Hotel has opened its doors as London's first luxury boarding kennels and cattery and is offering pampered pooches ...

Vet warning this Xmas Vet warning this Xmas

One vet is warning animal lovers not to let their pets suffer in the cold this Christmas, it has been reported. The Whitnash vet claims that cold weather makes aches and pains worse for arthritic cats and dogs so they suffer more ...

Tonto proves he is not stupid Tonto proves he is not stupid

There will be no more weeping for a one-eyed cat short-listed for a talent contest, it has been reported. Tonto, a one-and-a-half-year-old Birman, has made it through to the final of Felix Factor – a nationwide search for a ...

Paris abandons cat Paris abandons cat

Social butterfly Paris Hilton has apparently abandoned her cat after taking it to the vet two weeks ago and not returning to collect it. Prada was dropped off by the hotel heiress at Kriss Kelly's Foundation for Cats from where she ...

Tortoise rescued from garden chair Tortoise rescued from garden chair

A 20-year-old South African Sulcata tortoise called George had a mishap with a garden chair on Wednesday (May 7th) and firemen were called out to help him, according to reports. George's owner Tina Jones called the emergency services ...

Pet dogs shot dead Pet dogs shot dead

One pet-loving family has been left shell-shocked following a vicious attack on their beloved dogs which were left dead after an early morning shooting, it has been reported. Navestock farmer Elizabeth Swan is pleading for help to ...

Healthy diet prolongs dogs' lives, says PDSA Healthy diet prolongs dogs' lives, says PDSA

A healthy diet can help increase pets' life expectancies by up to two years, one leading charitable trust is claiming. Veterinary charity PDSA has maintained its new research shows that dogs fed a suitable diet containing the appropriate ...

PDSA sends ‘virtual vets’ to help in the classroom PDSA sends ‘virtual vets’ to help in the classroom

As the new school term gets under way, leading veterinary charity PDSA is set to liven up the UK’s classrooms by sending its ‘virtual vets’ into lessons to help school children learn about caring for their pets properly ...

Harrods opens its doors to four-legged fashionistas Harrods opens its doors to four-legged fashionistas

Pet owners are spending increasing amounts on their pampered pooches, it has been reported. As Harrods' brand new look pet department opens at its up-market Knightsbridge store, fashionable felines and dressed-up doggies are being ...

National Micro-Chipping Month National Micro-Chipping Month

Getting your pet micro-chipped is an inexpensive (and painless) way of helping your pet be identified should they go missing. ...

Dogit Large Water Fountain Dogit Large Water Fountain

The Dogit Large Water Fountain is ideal for large dogs or dogs with joint and muscle problems, providing an elevated drinking fountain that eases the strain ...

Blind cat reunited with owners Blind cat reunited with owners

A blind cat that wandered off and got lost on Christmas Eve has been reunited with her owners. Pensioners, June and John Ranby, had given up their pet for dead when, after an appeal in the local newspaper, the RSPCA got in touch ...

'Suspected dog poisonings' in seaside town 'Suspected dog poisonings' in seaside town

A number of dogs have been poisoned in a Scottish seaside resort town, it has been reported. One pet collie has died and a further three other canines have been seriously injured in the suspected poisonings around the Oban area, ...

Exotic birds left in abandoned home Exotic birds left in abandoned home

In pet news from across the pond, a New York real estate agent found two starving cockatiels when checking a foreclosed home, it has been reported. Jeffrey Dolfinger made the discovery while completing routine checks on homes near ...

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