Entries by Companion Life

VetPartners receives PAT on the back as fundraising starts for hero pets

VetPartners has named Pets As Therapy (PAT) as its chosen charity for the coming year. Over the next 12 months, VetPartners’ UK-wide practices and central team based at its headquarters in York, are planning fundraising events to raise as much money as possible. PAT supports communities through the visit of trusted volunteers and pets to […]

Designer dog breeds costing Brits £33k

A study has found that owning a designer pooch could be costing Brits up to £33k over a lifetime. With 26% of Brits owning at least one dog, personal finance experts, Ocean Finance analysed the first-year costs of the six most fashionable designer dogs in the UK to see how much they would set you […]

Abandoned rabbits looking for forever home

The RSPCA is looking for homes for two abandoned rabbits who have been in the charity’s care for seven months. Derek and Gregory, two 12-month old siblings, came into the care of RSPCA Leybourne Animal Centre near Maidstone in June last year after being abandoned in a plastic box. They were found in a poor […]

Mayhew help people and animals ‘stay inseparable’ over the last 10 years

London-based animal welfare charity, Mayhew has launched a new campaign to raise awareness of the bond between vulnerable people and their pets. Over the past decade, Mayhew has offered support and shelter to over 10,000 people and animals experiencing an unexpected or ongoing crisis, through community based initiatives such as Pet Refuge. In partnership with […]

Team Animal need cheerers to support RSPCA events

The RSPCA is looking for volunteer cheerers to show their support for Team Animal at a series of events this year. The animal welfare charity is calling on animal lovers to help support the RSPCA by volunteering their time to cheer on the runners at the London Landmarks Half Marathon, the London Marathon and Brighton […]

The new must have item for dog owners

Stix Dog Coats have created an innovative new must have item for dog owners across the country. The innovative new company have created a coat for dogs from recycled plastic bottles, which are hand made in England. Dogs have fast become a treasured member for millions of families in the UK, and more and more […]

Vets4Pets share the usual side to vet life

National veterinary group, Vets4Pets highlight the weird and wonderful cases that are rarely seen in a veterinary practice. As in human health care, vets often treat a diverse range of weird and wonderful cases in their practices – but what are some of the more unusual ones? From dogs swallowing foreign objects and parrots with […]

Some of the nation’s snooziest pets in pictures

Snoozy pets have stolen the hearts of the nation, as photos flood in for a competition to find the UK’s sleepiest animals. Recent research revealed that over a third of Brits don’t let their pets sleep in or on their own bed, meaning they often need to find somewhere else to sleep, regularly dozing off […]

First dogs of 2020 go to new homes from Dogs Trust

The new decade got off to a paw-some start for four lucky dogs, who were among the first to be rehomed by Dogs Trust in 2020. Snow, a four-month old Maltese Terrier, was the first to leave the charity’s Evesham rehoming centre, going to his forever home with Marcello Cossali-Francis in Malvern, Worcestershire. Others to […]