Entries by Companion Life

Animal ban for Wigan woman who caused Cavalier King Charles Spaniel to suffer

A woman from Wigan has been banned from keeping animals for 10 years after causing suffering to her Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Kelly Marie Hare appeared before Wigan Magistrates’ Court on September 18 and pleaded guilty to causing unnecessary suffering to a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel called Bieber. Hare failed to investigate and address the […]

Fish4Dogs to sponsor canine behaviour conference

Understanding your dog’s feelings can make training an intuitive process and reinforce the bond between you. This premise is examined at the annual conference of the Canine Behaviour and Training Society (TCBTS), which is being sponsored by Fish4Dogs next month. The event, which is being held on Sunday 7 October, will feature a number of […]

Six cats abandoned in cat carrier in woodland

Two adult cats and four kittens were rescued by the RSPCA after being abandoned in a cat carrier in woodland in Stowmarket. The cats are believed to have been left cramped inside the same cat carrier with a broken door, which had been tied together with a hair band. They were found by a member […]

Fun and unusual ways to exercise your dog

As all dog owners know, exercising your four-legged friend is essential. It’s also important to tailor the activity you’re doing to your pups needs and capabilities and if you’re unsure of the amount of exercise your dog needs then seek advice from your vet. If you are looking for something a little different, then check […]

Puppy dumped in handbag tied to charity shop door handle

A tiny puppy who was found with his front legs tied together and dumped in a handbag is winning over the hearts of RSPCA staff caring for him. Eight-week old Radley was found by a member of the public in the early hours of Monday morning (17 September). The RSPCA received a call from a […]

Cat-owner finds homemade blow darts in her pet

A cat-owner has told of her shock after her pet returned home with what appeared to be home-made blow darts stuck in him. The owner was shocked as the incident comes five years after a similar bizarre incident happened to her other cat. The mother-of-two, of Stanley Drive, Bramcote, Nottingham, let her two-year old cat […]

New cat rehoming centre opens its doors

A new cat rehoming centre has opened in south west London to help find forever homes for cats in need. The RSPCA Wimbledon, Wandsworth and Sutton District branch has opened the new centre next door to the RSPCA Putney Animal Hospital, to provide a base for the branch and also provide boarding for cats looking […]

The Dog Treat Company launch new all-natural treat tubes

With one in three dogs still deemed as clinically obese, dog treats, as well as food are starting to focus on a ‘healthier living’ regime. With this in mind, The Dog Treat Company has launched new eco-friendly treat tubes, which are all-natural, wheat, grain, and gluten-free, and hand-baked in small batches. The Dog Treat Company […]

Member of Parliament meets Dogs Trust VIPs (very Important Pooches)

Member of Parliament for Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner, Nick Hurd, visited Dogs Trust West London on Friday (14 September). Mr Hurd was given a tour of the rehoming centre, based in Harefield and met a number of dogs currently awaiting their forever homes, including Dan the two-year old Trail hound. Following the visit, Dogs Trust […]

New research revels top pet-friendly airlines

New research compiled by Compare the Market reveals the most pet-friendly airlines for any owners wishing to take their four-legged friends on holiday. With winter fast approaching, many of us will be thinking of some winter sun or dreaming about hitting the ski slopes. However, many pet owners will also be fretting about our furry […]