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Win Tickets For The National Pet Show Birmingham in November

WIN NATIONAL PET SHOW TICKETS The National Pet Show will be taking place on 3 and 4 of November 2018 at the NEC in Birmingham. It’s the perfect day out for all you pet lovers of all ages: Hundreds of animals to meet Fun and fact filled talks from vet experts Astonishing animal displays And so much more throughout the whole show. The National Pet Show is set to be the biggest event for any animal lover, at the NEC Birmingham on 3rd-4th November. To [...]

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Guide Dogs Great British Dog Survey 2018

The Results are in! Which county has the most dogs in England    –    HAMPSHIRE Which county has the most dogs in N Ireland  –    ANTRIM Which county has the most dogs in Scotland    –    ABERDEENSHIRE Which county has the most dogs in Wales         –    CARDIFF Most popular male dog name                                –    ALFIE Most popular female dog name          [...]

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The Death of the UKs Record Breaking Carp

The Death Announced of the UKs Record Breaking Carp In the angling world, he was a celebrity – thats Britain’s biggest carp, the one fishermen spent years trying to catch. And as news of The Parrot’s death spread recently, fishermen were in mourning, paying tributes to the huge 68lb 1oz mirror carp. Mr Hibbs, manager of the Wasing Estate fishery in Berkshire, home to the fish since it was bought at just 12lb, in 1997, said he was devastated, describing The Parrot [...]

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Travelling With Dogs, 7 Great Tips From BMW

Travelling with dogs – 7 tips for a safe transport: 1 Let your dog get to know your car slowly and well in advance – and start with the engine turned off. 2 An established seat is a must for transporting a dog. Give your dog a comfortable cushion to lie on, so he can relax. And make sure you can eye contact with your dog while driving. 3 Always make sure he is safe and secure according to the law. This [...]

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Five Pets That Are Easy To Keep In The Home

5 Pets That Are Easy To Keep 1. Hissing Cockroach: They grow up to about 4 inches long and can be kept in any aquarium tank that has good ventilation as in their habitat. 2. Guinea Pig: They are extremely simple to care for and require a cage with a suitable habitat area with clean food, water and good ventilation. Food can be easily obtained from your local pet store. 3. Syrian Hamster: They do not need as much handling and interaction [...]

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Whippets, a Good Dog to Own For a Pet or Not

Whippets, do they make good or bad pets. The Whippet is sweet-natured and docile, but playful and lively. The same dog who will curl up under the blankets will tear enthusiastically around your garden, darting and zigzagging. Whippets love running games and require short bursts of vigorous exercise each day. The area must be fenced, for this racy breed is the fastest dog of his weight: up to 35 mph. Whippet puppies can be mischievous and destructive, but adults are calm, undemanding, [...]

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Sir David Attenborough Launches “Boaty McBoatface”

Sir David Attenborough has launched the 10,000-tonne vessel of the UK’s newest polar ship – named after him – into the Mersey. The broadcaster pressed the button, sending the hull sliding out from Birkenhead, into the water where building will continue. “Our future will be effected by what people working on this ship will be discovering” he said. It is “the greatest possible honour” to be its namesake. The hull of the £200m research vessel entered the river stern-first, creating a big wave [...]

Pangolins, The Most Hunted Creature on Earth

Pangolins, being hunted to extinction. A survey has revealed the lack of knowledge surrounding the plight of the ‘scaly anteaters’, millions of which are killed every year for their scales and meat. Approx. 300 are poached every day, making these unusual animals the MOST illegally trafficked mammals in the world. Also known as “scaly anteaters”, they are found in Asia and Africa, and their numbers are dwindling as a result of poaching for international trade. Pangolins are hunted for their meat, which is [...]

Unicorns, Were They Once Real or Just a Myth

Unicorns,  Real or Just a Myth DO UNICORNS EXIST? People have a fascination for mythological creatures. Especially the unicorn, shown as a beautiful white horse with a single, spirally horn. Unlike other mythological creatures unicorns are portrayed as peaceful animals and symbols of strength or purity. A MYTH GETS ITS WINGS…AND HORN Unicorns have been depicted in art as early as the Mesopotamian era (5000-3500 BC), as well as in ancient Greece, India, and China, they are mentioned in the Bible 9 times! [...]