When trainer Wendy Kruger from Woodgreen Pets Charity invited Kratu to participate as part of a rescue dog agility team at Crufts, Swan felt motivated to seek help for her mental health because she wanted to be able to attend — and enjoy it.
The poor pooch is now hoping to find a place to call home after being taken in by South East Dog Rescue (SEDR).Kymm White, founder of the Kent based non-profit organisation, said: "Buster was a well-loved family member, but the lady caring for him was too poorly to walk him.
Dr O’Neill continued: ‘What is most concerning is that so many of the health conditions that English Bulldogs suffer from, such as skin fold dermatitis and breathing problems, are directly linked to the extreme structure of their bodies that has been selectively bred for.
A study by the Royal Veterinary College found that distinctive features of English bulldogs such as their flat faces, protruding lower jaws and folds of skin contribute to them being twice as likely as other breeds to have health problems and substantially shorter lives.
But if you're diagnosed with monkeypox or it's highly likely you have a case of the disease, public health agencies say you should isolate yourself from other people and, if possible, your pets.
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Having said that, one must read through the details of the schemes carefully, what it covers and what not.” Poorvi Anthony, co-counder of a pet retail chain, feels that pet insurance has become the need of the hour.Currently, however, most pet insurance providers offer cover for dogs.As of now, pet insurance largely covers dogs.
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Yes, flat-nosed breeds are not exactly the picture of health, and yes, people need to stop over-breeding dogs just for trendy looks, but somewhere along the way it feels like the pugs themselves have started to be judged, which is a shame because they’re absolute sweeties.
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Other flat-faced dogs like French bulldogs have surged in popularity (Picture: PA)Pugs were also at higher risk of many other conditions compared to non-pugs, including narrowed nostrils, skinfold infections and obesity.
WITH temperatures climbing as summer approaches, a new analysis has offered a shocking insight into the risks posed to dogs left in hot cars by their owners - revealing in some cases temperatures can soar to a deadly 60 degrees centigrade.
Five years later, not only is she the only reason I’m still alive, she’s helped me build a whole new life for myself – including a new business, friends and even a second family.
“I think it’s important to recognise that while dogs theoretically can eat a vegetarian or vegan diet, cats are obligate carnivores, and we really do not recommend feeding them this because of the very serious health concerns that can result,” says Shotton.
AN URGENT warning has been issued over the dangers of "pet kisses", as an expert has said that dogs can spread dangerous illnesses by licking their owners.
A dog owner has been charged with manslaughter after an Alabama Department of Public Health employee is believed to have been killed by a pack of "dangerous dogs" last week while following up on a report of an earlier attack by the same dogs, according to police.