Rescue Pulls A “Stray” From A Kill Shelter Unaware He’d Been Missing For A Year

You’ve probably heard the story before of a dog escaping through an open gate and disappearing. This version of that story has a pretty positive and incredible ending, though. It’s about a dog named Sparky from Palm Beach Florida who was missing for an entire year. Sparky’s slip through the gate and subsequent disappearance happened … Read more

‘Supervet’ Noel Fitzpatrick’s Dog Dies A Year After Near-Death Experience

In October 2020, famous vet Noel Fitzpatrick thought he lost his beloved Border Terrier Keira. She was hit by a van outside of his veterinary office, and the horrific moments of the event still haunt Fitzpatrick today. Yet, the Supervet star was able to save his dog’s life. With intense surgeries and treatments, he helped … Read more

Nominations Are Officially Open For The Fifth Annual Farm Dog of the Year

For centuries, farm dogs have been working alongside their masters, making incredible contributions to the overall success of their family farms. Not only do these diligent dogs offer protection and make a major impact in reducing the overall workload on the farm, but they are also excellent companions, and fantastic furry family members. Their incredible … Read more

Busy first year for ophthalmology practice

An independent, specialist-led ophthalmology referral service has celebrated its first anniversary in a permanent base, having started life as a wholly mobile service. Focus Referrals moved into its premises in Banbury early in 2021, having previously been hosted by general practices across Oxfordshire and the west midlands. But the caseload had grown to such an … Read more

Concern as data shows 3.4m pets given up in past year

Animal charities fear a looming pet welfare crisis as data shows around 3.4 million households have given up a pet for adoption in the past year – with many citing financial reasons. The Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association (PFMA) has released its annual population data – and while it shows 17.4 million UK pet-owning households, and … Read more

Former Feral Cat Hid From Foster Mom For A Year, But Love & Patience Win Over Fear

Used to the feral life, Gia Puffs the cat was not fond of visiting with people. In fact, she pretty much hid from her foster mom for a year. But a toy wand showed the shy cat that getting petted was a wonderful thing. And Gia only learned this delightful fact because of foster mom … Read more