Old English Sheepdog exhibitors, Janet Steele and Val Leggett arranged a get together for the breed, with the aim of raising the profile of the Old English Sheepdog in the UK. The event took place at Kingsbury Water Park, near Birmingham, on Saturday 9th August and around 40 owners and 30 dogs attended. They held a short demonstration on how to groom a pet and everyone had the opportunity to chat and exchange ideas and stories, as well as hints and tips on what leads to use, feeding, training and much more…. Read More
A dog’s love is unconditional, and the comfort and joy they bring to people’s lives is beyond measure. We depend on them for their loyalty and companionship, but let’s not forget they depend on us too.
Henrietta Morrison, founder and MD of challenger food for pets brand, Lily’s Kitchen (www.lilyskitchen.co.uk) speaks out on why she is supporting The Kennel Club’s ‘Be Dog Friendly’ campaign and awards as well as providing some insight into some of her own favourite dog friendly places in the UK.
Crammed into a lorry with hundreds of other dogs, Miracle’s future looked bleak. Matted and diseased, he was one of thousands of animals effected by the dog meat trade. But after dog-lover Amanda Leask spotted a picture of him on Facebook, his fate took a dramatic turn for the better.
Dog welfare crisis looms as lifestyle changes, a lack of training and time are revealed to be the main reasons dogs are rehomed
The Winter Olympics in Sochi have raised awareness of the terrible plight of stray dogs in Russia?. After local officials hired an exterminator to kill stray dogs in the run up to the Olympics, businessman, Oleg Deripaska, set up a dog rescue centre called Povodog. The shelter, which sits half an hour from central Sochi, perched at the base of a mountain, quickly filled with dogs and was upgraded to house 250 strays in late February and is working at full capacity. Just some of the dogs that Povodog has rescued and… Read More
Millie, a 13 year old deaf Springer Spaniel who went missing recently, was reunited almost instantly with her loving owners, Sonja and Stephen Williams from Beyton, Suffolk, thanks to her microchip.
This film, narrated by Clare Balding, looks at the issues affecting dog health and wellbeing in this country and what is being done in 2012 to help ensure that dog welfare stays at the top of the agenda.
What is your job title? National Welfare Coordinator What does your job involve? Everything, at the moment I am transporter, dog walker, cleaner, fundraiser and web designer.