Entries by Companion Life

Parliament announces inquiry into ineffective Dangerous Dogs Act

The RSPCA has today welcomed an inquiry by the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee into the current legislation on dangerous dogs. The announcement comes almost two years after the RSPCA launched its high profile #EndBSL campaign, calling on the UK Government to review Section 1 of the Dangerous Dogs Act (DDA) 1991, which […]

Kittens dumped in box looking for new homes fit for royalty

Four kittens that were dumped in a cardboard box are looking for new homes fit for a king or queen. The five-week old kittens were discovered by a member of the public in a box near garages in Kensel Green, North West London and taken to animal welfare charity, Mayhew. With the royal wedding fast […]

The Family Pet Show collaborates with PDSA Petsurance

The Family Pet Show has announced PDSA Petsurance will be the headline sponsor at this year’s pet extravaganza. PDSA Petsurance will be the official sponsor of the Family Pet Show 2018 held at Manchester’s EventCity on 6-7 October. The Family Pet Show is the only indoor show where visitors are welcome to bring their pet […]

New cat toy proves to be three times the fun for kitties

Catit Play has launched a new 3-in-1-circuit toy, which provides your cat with hours of fun. The new Catit toy, which includes Catnip to stimulate your cat’s playtime even more, can provide maximum enjoyment whilst taking up little room in your home. There are three options available for cat owners to choose from, which include […]

Do pets hold the key to our mental wellbeing?

Mental health and pets are regularly linked as animals can offer companionship to those who need it most. As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, which runs from 14th to 20th May, Argos Pet Insurance highlights the benefits of pet ownership. A sense of purpose Pets require a regular routine. Everyday tasks such as feeding […]

Dogs Trust in Essex get set for annual fun day

Dogs Trust Basildon will be holding their annual fun day on Sunday 13 May at Barleylands Far, Showground in Billericay, Essex. The doggie fun day, which will run from 11am to 4pm will include a huge range of activities such as their fun dog show with categories, including ‘Golden Oldies’, ‘Cutest Couple’ and ‘Gentle Giants’. […]

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 […]