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The Wise Owl Bird of Prey Rescue

Wise Owl Bird of Prey Rescue & mobile display team is a family run business offering a very personal, informal, educational & professional bird of prey experience. They are based between Huddersfield & Wakefield and will cover most of Greater Manchester & Yorkshire. They offer several different activities: static & flying displays involving owls, falcons, hawks & buzzards, many of which are native to the UK. Their bird of prey centre is not open to the public, but are fully mobile [...]

dog shows

Dog Show Information Dates in the UK for April 2019

DOG SHOWS DOG SHOWS APRIL 6th National Terrier Club, Stafford. Mr S Plane, Vane Hall, Blandford Place, Seaham, Co Durham, SR77RX Tel No: 01915812200 07889410852 E-mail: stuart.plane@virgin.net www.nationalterrier.co.uk APRIL 13th Hound Association of Scotland, Kelso. Mr T H Johnston, North Lodge, Mossknowe, Kirkpatrick Fleming, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire DG11 3BE Tel No: 01461800372 E-mail: tomstjohn17@yahoo.com APRIL 20th Working & Pastoral Breeds [...]

kitten

Cop Rescues Kitten Stranded on an American Highway

A US police officer found himself on an urgent rescue mission a few days before last Christmas and is now finding his home a little more crowded. Police Officer Jason Smith, from Kansas was driving in his patrol car down the left lane of I-29 when he spotted a globe of fur on the central barrier wall that split the highway.  Radioing for help to traffic control, Officer Smith pulled over in the far left lane and exited his [...]

wrens

The Wren, Some Amazing Facts About Our Commonest Bird

The Wren, Some Amazing Facts The wren can be recognized by its tail which points upward and its darting flight. It is a difficult bird to spot due to its brown colouring and being a small size. They are also shy and secretive by nature. The easiest way to find one is by listening to its loud musical trills and harsh clicks. The wren has a slightly curved bill for searching in tree trunks and on the ground for insects. Their colour [...]

feral cats

Britain’s Increasing Feral Cats, Our Wildlife Will Suffer

Britain’s Increasing Feral Cats, Our Wildlife Will Suffer unless action is taken. Britain is one of the least wooded countries in Europe and there are fewer places where large predators can hide. The wolf is gone and surveys have revealed that the wildcat is facing the prospect of extinction. Estimates vary on how many remain in the Scottish Highlands, but a total population of 400 or so was generally accepted. English place-names such as Catcliffe, Catfield, Catford [...]

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Martin Clunes Islands of America TV Show

Alaska and Hawaii HAWAII for episode one Islands of America. In Hawaii, Martin Clunes searches out the parts of the state not on the tourist map and meets islanders affected by a huge volcanic eruptions. On an island in Alaska Martin is gobsmacked by the sight of a magnificent Kodiak bear together with her cubs. ‘It was a privilege seeing these creatures in their natural habitat,’ says Martin. He also says he is sickened that hunters will pay $30,000 to [...]

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 [...]

guide dogs

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          [...]

carp fishing

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 [...]