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Bringing a new puppy into your home - Dos and Don'ts
New Pet
Bringing a new puppy into your home - Dos and Don'ts
Bringing a new puppy home to join the family is a very special time. It should be a positive experience for you and your new canine friend. It is important to remember your puppy has just left their littermates and mothe…
November 26, 2020 • 147 shares
Socialising your puppy in a socially distanced world
Behaviour
Socialising your puppy in a socially distanced world
Since Covid-19 struck here in the UK in early 2020, we have been living in what feels like a whole new world. Terms like ‘pandemic’, ‘social distancing’, ‘self-isolating’ and ‘lockdown’ have become everyday terms, and ma…
September 15, 2020 • 21 shares
Ban Puppy Imports Campaign and Petition
Dogs
Ban Puppy Imports Campaign and Petition
Sadly, this year will always be remembered for its human doom and gloom, global misery, and our own feelings of uncertainty, and in the animal welfare world we’ve also witnessed severe disruptions too. But with your help…
September 14, 2020 • 92 shares • 4 comments
The Price of Friendship – The Growth of Puppy Farming During Lockdown
Dogs
The Price of Friendship – The Growth of Puppy Farming During Lockdown
Many of us have tried something new since lockdown started in late March. Social media has been flooded with images of sourdough starters, oil paintings and fitness videos. Unsurprisingly, many people have decided that t…
August 20, 2020 • 196 shares • 4 comments
Surge in new pets as families enter lock-down
News and Comment
Surge in new pets as families enter lock-down
Under current government guidelines, rehoming of pets now doesn’t count as essential travel, affecting breeders and rehoming centres across the country.  The week before lockdown, Battersea Dogs and Cats Home experi…
April 20, 2020 • 39 shares
10 First Steps for First time Puppy Owners
Dogs
10 First Steps for First time Puppy Owners
So you’ve got your first puppy? Congratulations! This is both a terribly exciting and scary time. It’s a little like having a child - you’re initially worried that every little bump or scratch will cause lasting damage,…
November 8, 2019 • 33 shares