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Canine dementia and how dog care professionals help

In a three-year study in Irvine, California, researchers found that keeping middle-aged dogs active with exercise, play, and socialising with other dogs can help prevent canine dementia. This not...

The Family Dog: Fighting childhood obesity

A recent study has indicated that having a dog could lead to nearly an extra hour of physical activity per day for children, particularly highlighting a significant impact on...

The extra health perks of dog ownership

In light of the recent unsettling headlines regarding human infections of Brucella canis, it's a good time to remind ourselves of the many health benefits dog ownership brings, from...

First UK human case of Brucella canis reported

Wendy Hayes, a 61-year-old grandmother, has become the first documented human case of Brucella canis in the UK, as reported by StokeonTrentLive. Wendy contracted the disease from a Belarusian rescue...

Tapeworm in dogs could be costing UK livestock millions

Charities and pharmaceutical firms are rallying to elevate the conversation around tapeworm in dogs and their hidden costs on the UK farming industry. As reported in Vet Times, research...

Bacterial dog disease spreads to humans in UK

Three individuals in the UK have contracted Brucella canis, a bacterial infection typically found in dogs, as the disease begins to spread among canines within the country, as reported...

Not just puppy love, navigating health risks in dog care

The bond between humans and dogs is as old as civilisation itself, revered for the mutual benefits it offers. However, just like any close relationship, there can be complications....

Blue Cross calls for an end to Greyhound Racing

In a bold and urgent move, leading animal welfare organization Blue Cross, along with Dogs Trust and the RSPCA, is demanding the immediate cessation of greyhound racing. The collective...