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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Three local men find work through help of employment project

Three local men find work through help of employment project Three men from Carmarthenshire have secured job success with Burns Pet Nutrition Company thanks to...

Dogs Trust concerned over Defra’s lack of commitment to improving Greyhound welfare

Dogs Trust concerned over Defra's lack of commitment to improving Greyhound welfare Dogs Trust, the UK's largest dog welfare charity, is extremely disappointed at the...

West Wales Poundies charity receives new van to help animals in need

West Wales Poundies charity receives new van to help animals in need   West Wales Poundies has received a new van from Support Adoption For Pets...

Doggy Detectives! Have you inspected the world’s first pet review site?

Doggy Detectives! Have you inspected the world’s first pet review site? The world’s first online dog product review and reseller site for all breeds of...
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Welsh Assembly supports a review of Animal Welfare Act – JUSTICE FOR CHUNKY –

Justice for Chunky - Welsh Assembly show support for a review of the Animal Welfare Act. Please see update from Chunky's owner, Maxine, below. Hello My...

Country House Hotel Wins National Dog-friendly Award

A Wiltshire country hotel - The Pear Tree of Purton - has been voted the most dog friendly in the UK by a prestigious...

Tally-No! – Poll shows majority of public view anti hunt politicians more favourably

30 September 2016: Any attempt to repeal the Hunting Act by the Conservative party would be deeply unpopular amongst the majority of the British public,...

Chance for Wales to show leadership in the UK by banning snares, says animal...

Wales could lead the way in animal protection by being the first UK nation to ban snares, suggests League Against Cruel Sports Wales. A petition...

BVA and ITN Productions Launch Films for All Ages and Stages of the Veterinary...

ITN Productions has produced a series of short films about the veterinary profession in collaboration with the British Veterinary Association (BVA). This was launched...

Pooches in the workplace can stop the economy going to the dogs

Employees, businesses and the national economy could benefit from allowing dogs in the office, a charity is claiming. The League Against Cruel Sports are celebrating...

Court ruling quashes industry move to undermine EU ban on new animal test data...

Legal challenge backfires, precedent-setting EU ban preserved The Court of Justice of the European Union has confirmed the EU’s 2013 ban on cosmetic animal testing...

Farmer found guilty of causing unnecessary suffering

On 13 September 2016, after a trial at Aberystwyth Justice Centre, Mr Lewis Jones of Ynys Hir Farm, Machynlleth was found guilty of two...

Suspected cases of Distemper and Parvo virus

Dog owners are being urged to check that their dogs’ vaccinations are up to date following two suspected cases of Distemper and Parvo virus...

Wales urged to take the lead on a snare ban as 1000 animals per...

Animal welfare charity calls for Welsh public to sign new snare ban Petition – As the national press reveals yet another beloved pet suffering horrific injuries...

Share your views about Dog Home Boarding Establishments

Ceredigion County Council is asking residents to get in touch and share their views about dog boarding establishments. This follows on from a report submitted...

Petition: Demand justice for the cats of Ty-Nant Sanctuary.

An investigation and conviction is ongoing with police regarding the theft of a number of cats from Ty-Nant Sanctuary in Port Talbot. It has now...

Dog owners are warned to keep their pets under control whether at home or...

The warning from Dyfed-Powys Police comes after a notable increase in reports of incidents involving dogs in Powys in the last few months.   Any dog...

A happy tail as dog warden reunites Zazu with owner

Carmarthenshire County Council’s dog warden has played a part in an emotional reunion between a dog who’d been missing more than a year, and...

Ty Nant Cat Sanctuary Broken Into

A well known cat sanctuary in Port Talbot has been broken into, animals have been released and some have been killed.  The incident took...

UK-wide Survey Reveals 44% Turn to Sharing Economy to Keep Travel Costs Down

As the summer holidays begin, 49% are worried about the cost of travel 44% of Britons say they will turn to sharing economy websites like TrustedHousesitters to make travel...

Government set to support ‘cruelty and barbarism’ against 1.7 million animals by ignoring MP...

MPs voted last week to prevent the suffering, mutilation and death of 1,700,000 wild animals and family pets every year by calling for snares...

Ronnie Wood Joins Celebrity Dog Lovers in Campaign to Save Millions of Dogs from...

World Animal Protection has marked a major milestone in giving one million rabies vaccinations to dogs around the world to protect their lives and...

Kitten shot by air pellet, Morfa area, Llanelli

Sometime between 6pm and 7.15pm on Wednesday July 6 2016, a small black and white kitten was shot by an air pellet in the...

New dog order comes into force

 A NEW dog order to tackle irresponsible dog owners and incidents involving dogs came into force in Carmarthenshire yesterday (July 1). Although the majority of...

SURVEY SHOWS 70 PER CENT OF DOG OWNERS ARE AVOIDING GOING ON HOLIDAY Owners...

It might be the holiday season, but almost 70 per cent of dog owners (68.5%) have avoided going on holiday because they can’t find...

20 dogs rescued from slaughter just one day ahead of China’s Yulin dog meat...

Humane Society International welcomes checkpoints set up on Yulin roads to stop illegal dog trucks, urgent festival closure still needed. With just one day to...

Ahead of Finding Dory, consumers urged not to buy wild-caught fish as pets

Humane Society International, The Humane Society of the United States, Center for Biological Diversity and For the Fishes In advance of the release of Disney/Pixar’s...

Animal campaigners gather in Beijing to present 11 million-signature petition to end China’s Yulin...

Chinese and international animal campaigners gathered outside the Yulin government office in Beijing to present the largest ever petition to end China’s annual Yulin...

Blankets and pom poms presented to Aberystwyth Cats Protection

Users of Aberystwyth Day Centre recently presented a collection of small blankets and pom pom toys to Helen Palmer, Acting Co-ordinator of Aberystwyth Cats...

Paul O’Grady pips the Queen as Britain’s best loved pet parent

Comedian Paul O’Grady has knocked the Queen off her throne days before her birthday, by pipping her to the post as the nation’s favourite...

Free dog micro-chipping in Carmarthen

Carmarthenshire County Council’s dog warden will be on hand to help microchip dogs at Carmarthen’s Showground next week. The Dogs Trust is hosting the event...

New dog microchipping laws coming in April

Dog owners in Swansea are being urged to get their pets microchipped ahead of new legislation being introduced in Wales in April. The Microchipping of...

Get A Chip On Their Shoulder!

Dog-owners in Pembrokeshire and the rest of Wales are set to be affected by new microchipping legislation. The Microchipping of Dogs (Wales) Regulations will be...

Pet Healthcare Gets a Little Easier Thanks to the New Pet Life App

The new Pet Life app from Bayer has been developed to allow pet owners to manage their pets' healthcare and appointments - and it's...

Take extra care of pets this Christmas

As we approach Christmas, the Chief Veterinary Officer for Wales, Christianne Glossop, reminded pet owners to take extra care with their pets over the...

Microchipping to be compulsory

Pembrokeshire County Council is reminding dog owners that all their pets must be microchipped from next year. The Welsh and UK governments are introducing compulsory...

Does Your Pet Have a Drinking Problem?

As the weather hots up, Brits show a surprising lack of awareness when it comes to their pet's hydration and are happy to let...

British Charity “No To Dog Meat” Helps Lone Rescuer Mrs Yang Save Dogs From...

Summer Solstice is normally a time for celebration and in Yulin, China, festivities have been underway for the last two days- with a difference. This...

Missing from Swiss Valley

A little husky called Rosie has gone missing. She is 3 and a half years old and very friendly. A bit...

Missing black & white collie dog Llanelli seaside area

Bob is missing, can you help. Bob has dropped off the edge of the world, despite extensive searches and inquiries, he has to all...

What to do if your dog goes missing?

by Jonathan Williams With the number of posts on Facebook about dogs being stolen or going missing, we spoke to the admins from the...

National pet Month

National pet Month runs from 1st April-5th May helping to promote responsible pet ownership across the UK, highlight the important work of pet care...

Missing Maddie

Missing Maddie, black female Jack Russell Cross (age: Adult) Missing from the Llwynhendy area of Llanelli on Wednesday 8th May...

Lost in Bryn, Jessie

Lost on 19 Apr 2013 from Llanelli Bryn/Pemberton area Missing since 6pm, Jessie is a friendly dog, a rescue who...

Cat found, Pen Y Fon St

Has anyone lost this cat from Pen y Fon Street, Llanelli area? It's been in my garden all night, and she's...

Top tips of what to do if you find a dog or cat.

With the recent surge in dogs going missing from around the area, we asked the admins of the Helping Lost/Found and Re-homing Horses/Dogs/Cats on...

Found, a Border Terrier

At the main traffic lights in Station Road Llanelli.   At about 5pm on 16/4/2013. Person who found the dog is...

Missing a Jack russell terrier

Just passed onto us, a lady has reported missing a Jack russell terrier. Little scruffy white terrier with a brown patch...

Husky Cross Lost in Station Rd

Registered 13 Dec 2011 Name ALFIE Breed Husky Cross Gender Male Age Young Adult Build Medium Colour black and grey Tail...

Concerned Llanelli Facebook users aim to help pets

A new page has been set up on facebook by users to help people re-home unwanted pets. The Page, called 'Helping...

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