Entries by Companion Life

Dog owners face £75 fine for walking their dog on the beach

Dog lovers could face hefty fines if they are caught walking their dog on beaches across the UK as restrictions come into force this month. Summer restrictions have been put in place on some coastal beaches around the UK and owners could face a £75 fine if they don’t stick to the new rules. The […]

100th homeless dog rehomed through doggie fostering scheme

Dogs Trust Manchester are celebrating finding their 100th homeless hound her forever home through their doggie fostering scheme. Pomeranian Cross, Whitney has become the 100th dog who had been cared for by a Home from Home forest carer whilst waiting for her new family. After spotting the nine-year old pooch on the charity’s website, a […]

Stray cat still waiting for a home after two years

An unlucky four-year old cat is still looking for his forever home, after waiting over two years. Magnum arrived at London-based animal welfare charity, Mayhew as an injured stray in March 2016 and has Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV). The gorgeous ginger and white cat was discovered by a member of the public in West London […]

PDSA highlight importance of vaccinating pets

PDSA are highlighting to pet owners the importance of vaccinating against preventable deadly diseases. Millions of family pets are at risk from killer diseases because they are missing out on simple vaccinations. Preventable diseases such as parvovirus, leptospirosis and feline leukemia can cause widespread deaths, say vets. Diseases prevalent in wild animal populations, such as […]

RSPCA appeals for information after weak pony is abandoned

The RSPCA is investigating after two emaciated ponies were abandoned in Bilston – with one of the ponies so weak that she was shaking. A member of the public contacted the charity after seeing the two ponies in a field in Highfield Road, on Thursday 19 April, where one had collapsed and was breathing rapidly. […]

Mayhew helps 18 stray puppies and dogs on a US marine base in Georgia

Mayhew International and Dog Organisation Georgia (DOG) has helped 18 stray dogs and puppies after they were found living on and around a US marine base in Rustavi in Georgia. One of the marines, who had been fostering for DOG, reported the litter of puppies and under Mayhew’s sponsored Trap Vaccinate Neuter Release programme (TVNR), […]

The RSPCA is looking for special homes for cats in their care

The RSPCA has been working with International Cat Care to help spot the signs that a cat may not be suited to a typical home environment. International Cat Care is a charity, which works to improve the health and welfare of cats. The Cat Friendly Homing trial involves identifying specific behaviour that indicates the cat […]