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Swimming Lessons help Cat Mog walk again

Friday 24th June, 2011 by Compare Pet Care.


Mog the cat suffered severe nerve damage in his front legs after an unfortunate car crash in February this year, luckily this story might have a happy ending, thanks to his weekly swimming lessons!

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Thursday 23rd June, 2011 by Compare Pet Care.


We’re proud to announce that the pet community sponsored by Compare Pet Care has just been re-launched! Complete with a new design, new forum software & a new domain name, the site formerly known as has been re-launched as

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Take your Dog to Work Day 2011

Monday 20th June, 2011 by Compare Pet Care.


Take your dog to work Day is this Friday (June 24th) in the USA and although this event hasn’t taken off in the UK just yet, more companies are realising the benefits of having pets in the workplace.

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Patrol Dog in Afghanistan comes home

Thursday 16th June, 2011 by Compare Pet Care.


A family from Warwickshire have been working hard with animal charity Nowzad to bring Peg, a 3 year old mongrel, back to the UK after being on patrol with their son in Afgahnistan, who was sadly killed with his colleague earlier this year.

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4th Time Lucky for Derek?

Tuesday 14th June, 2011 by Compare Pet Care.


Derek has been labelled the ‘unluckiest dog’ after three failed attempts to be rehomed. Derek is currently living at the RSPCA West Hatch branch in Somerset, and has been there for over a year. He is a Staffordshire bull terrier cross Collie and was handed over to the RSPCA by his homeless owner.

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Pedigree Dental Care Advert for Charity Starring Alan Carr

Monday 13th June, 2011 by Compare Pet Care.


Pedigree® have teamed up with Channel 4 to help raise money for both the Great Ormond Street Hospital and the Pedigree Adoption Drive charities. Comedian Alan Carr plays a dog in the Pedigree® Dentastix® promotional advert for Dental Care Month and as part of the Channel 4 Comedy Gala

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Cat Allergy breakthrough with new research

Friday 10th June, 2011 by Compare Pet Care.


Recent research conducted at the University of Nottingham, funded by Asthma UK, may have discovered what triggers the allergic reaction some people suffer from our feline friends. It’s believed this breakthrough could lead to a new drug designed to prevent the allergic reaction from occurring.

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Mason the Dog survives a Tornado & 2 Broken Legs

Tuesday 7th June, 2011 by Compare Pet Care.


When tornadoes hit Alabama on April 27th, Mason the 1-year-old terrier had been hiding in his owner’s garage in North Smithfield. Unfortunately the garage didn’t hold up during the tornado and Mason was swept away with the winds, along with other houses, structures and up-rooted trees.

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Talented Dog Theo Saves Kelly from Narcolepsy

Monday 6th June, 2011 by Compare Pet Care.


Kelly Sears, a 19-year-old A-level student from Essex suffers from a condition known as narcolepsy, a sleep illness that causes her to fall asleep at anytime without warning. She has recently had her life dramatically improved thanks to a specially trained dog called Theo, a 2-year-old cocker spaniel.

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Dogs Trust Honours Awards 2011 – Theo wins Hero Dog Award

Friday 3rd June, 2011 by Compare Pet Care.


The Dogs Trust Annual Awards run its 4th ceremony this week at London’s Haberdashers Hall, to celebrate and honour the relationship between man and dog. Celebrities that attended included Alesha Dixon, Lauren Socha, Britt Ekland and Amy Childs to name a few.

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Win £20 worth of Pets at Home Vouchers with Pet Forums

Tuesday 31st May, 2011 by Compare Pet Care.


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Cat reunited with family after 5 Years!

Friday 27th May, 2011 by Compare Pet Care.


A family from Glasgow are to be re-united with their cat after 5 years, he was found by staff at a vehicle recovery business in Aldershot. Pinks, 11 years old, had made the yard in Aldershot his new home, spending his days catching mice.

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And they call it Puppy Love – New Pedigree Match Website

Thursday 26th May, 2011 by Compare Pet Care.


A new website ‘Mate Select’ has been launched by the Kennel Club to try to help produce healthy pedigree puppies and reduce a range of genetic problems associated with inbreeding.

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Scientists prove Cats & Dogs are more alike than we think

Wednesday 25th May, 2011 by Compare Pet Care.


After years of competition and rivalry it appears cats and dogs really do have some common ground when it comes to the way they lap their drinks. Scientists have been studying how both cats and dogs lap, as at first it was thought they had very different techniques.

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New Modern Barkitecture for our Pets

Tuesday 24th May, 2011 by Compare Pet Care.


There is a new craze of designers making a whole range of new modern mini arcitecture pieces for our pets including new comtemporary dog houses, cat scratchers, guinea pig homes and even chicken coops.

Trent Tisch Dog House

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