Love Island’s Scott Thomas apologises after purchasing pet dog with clipped ears

Love Island’s Scott Thomas apologises after purchasing pet dog with clipped ears

Scott Thomas had purchased a Doberman Pinscher (Picture: Getty Images/Instagram)Scott Thomas has apologised after he purchased a pet dog with clipped ears.The reality star has since apologised, claiming that the dog was already in the UK at the time of purchase, but he also does not want to ‘condone or glamorise’ the practice of clipped ears.

How Veterinary Consolidators Are Building a Future-Proof Enterprise

How Veterinary Consolidators Are Building a Future-Proof Enterprise

As private capital continues fueling veterinary consolidation and enterprises are urged to start generating as much profit as quickly as possible, it’s time to discover ways of creating value post-acquisition.

Plan for compulsory microchipping of cats in England amid boom in pet ownership

Plan for compulsory microchipping of cats in England amid boom in pet ownership

Compulsory microchipping for cats and kittens could be introduced in England as early as next year, in a move that would help reunite thousands of owners with their lost or stolen pets.

Vets warn owners as dog fights 'biggest wound they'd ever seen' after adder bite

Vets warn owners as dog fights 'biggest wound they'd ever seen' after adder bite

It was just a normal walkies for Wilf (Picture: My Family Vets )‘We were due to pick him [Wilf] up when my in-laws phoned,’ says Wilf’s owner Helen Lewis, a 50-year-old school teacher and mother-of-two, who lives in Dursley.

Strong arguments for giving up meat for good

Strong arguments for giving up meat for good

Thank you for debunking so many ludicrous yet oft-repeated myths surrounding vegetarianism and veganism (Why you should go animal-free: 18 arguments for eating meat debunked , 19 June).

Six alternative events to help improve your mental well-being

Six alternative events to help improve your mental well-being

A glass of red liquid included (Picture: Vampire Yoga)Sometimes delving into darkness can be spiritually cleansing.Dogs help lower stress levels (Picture: Paws For Coffee)There are numerous studies that showcase the mental health benefits of having a pet.

Understanding separation anxiety

Understanding separation anxiety

Over pampering by pet parents such as letting the pup follow them everywhere, all the time in the house – even in the bathroom. The Reason Doctors No Longer Prescribe Diabetes Meds (Watch).

Puppy and kitten farming to be banned under 'Lucy's law'

Puppy and kitten farming to be banned under 'Lucy's law'

A law banning puppy and kitten farming, which campaigners hope will end the practice by some unscrupulous breeders of keeping animals constantly pregnant and often in dirty and cramped conditions, is to be laid by the government.

Stop Your Dog From Pulling on the Leash

Stop Your Dog From Pulling on the Leash

You might walk up and down the front walk for several minutes at first, but as long as you keep turning around when your dog starts pulling on the leash, and click and treat every step when the leash is loose, your dog will learn to walk better.

How to Train Your Dog to Drop It

How to Train Your Dog to Drop It

It can be useful in dog obedience training and other skills, such as “fetch.” You can ask a dog who knows “drop it” to drop the ball at your feet after she fetches it and avoid having to chase her down or wrench the ball out of her mouth.

Reconsider buying squashed-face dog breeds due to soaring health problems, vets say

Reconsider buying squashed-face dog breeds due to soaring health problems, vets say

New figures from the British Veterinary Association (BVA) show only 10 per cent of owners recognised their short-muzzled dog’s breed-related health problems, while 75 per cent were unaware potential issues even existed.