New research out today has found that pet owners are not properly securing their pets when on the move, with over a quarter admitting they never restrain their dogs when travelling in the car. The research, which has been released by Direct Line Pet Insurance reveals that over a fifth of vets have shockingly witnessed … Continue reading Over a Quarter of Dog Owners Admit They Don’t Restrain Pets in the Car

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Apparently dogs named called Charlie are more likely to be unlucky, according to pet insurance claims data released by the Co-op Insurance. Chances are if you own a dog called Charlie, you may be taking an unexpected trip to the vet very soon footing an average insurance bill amounting to a whopping £510, according to the … Continue reading Britain’s Unluckiest Dog Names Revealed, Is Your Dog’s Name on The List?

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When the weather heats up and you have a little free time, it’s natural that you would want to take a trip outdoors and invite your four legged friend to join you. But while the UK awaits the next Summer heatwave consider your dog’s needs for hydration during the warmer weather, as a pet insurer … Continue reading Almost 9 in 10 Dog Owners Denied Water for Pets

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In a timeframe perhaps not too far away, veterinarians will be able to tell a client how likely his dog is to develop heart disease, allergies or hip dysplasia. The rapidly developing world of genetic testing of companion animals will be highlighted at the American Veterinary Medical Association Convention to be held August 5-9 in … Continue reading Canine Genetic Testing is Amazing – What Secrets Are Hidden in Your Dog’s Genes?

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He may be a newly minted, fresh-faced veterinarian at an animal hospital that serves the tiniest of towns, but that veterinarian has a voice, and a duty, that can impact the profession, says Dr. Melissa Bain. “As veterinarians, each of us can affect the welfare of our pets, by incorporating behavioural techniques in our practices, … Continue reading Should Vets be More Vocal About Their Client’s Dog Behaviour Knowledge

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