Archive for the 'News' Category

Benji the Manchester terrier loses through call of nature!

Friday, September 9th, 2005

Benjamin, the Manchester Terrier, didn’t even make it through the first rounds at the Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium when he was caught short and had to stop. Owner Paul Hartley was obviously disapointed at this performance and lost out on the chance of a £1000 first prize fund or even the year’s supply of McCoy’s crisps! […]

Swearing Parrots taken in by TV vet

Thursday, September 8th, 2005

Pippa the sulphur-crested cockatoo and Barney the blue and gold macaw have been causing havoc with their love of foul language and ability to curse at authority figures. Owner Mr Grewcock said “He has a sixth sense. He does it when you don’t want him to. He loves people in uniform and is always telling […]

Help the Dog’s Trust by searching.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2005

The Dogs Trust UK have a search engine on their site that helps them earn money for the charity. Essentially it is a meta search engine for Ask Jeeves, Yahoo and Google. Just by searching there as you would normally day to day, then can earn up to £50-£60 pounds a year.

Non denominal services for pets!

Monday, September 5th, 2005

An Pastor in Orlando has come up with a solution for all the pet owners that avoid church because they don’t want to leave their animals behind. “A few dogs sing with us,” said Pastor Dee Renda, a former professional dog trainer who brings her Border collie, Maggie, to church. “I’ve never had a fight […]

Pets are born ‘with three legs and a spare’

Saturday, September 3rd, 2005

In the news I caught this story about how pets can live perfectly well with the loss of a limb – unlike humans where vanity comes into play and not least we lose 50% of our ability to walk. It’s a nice piece to read and helpful to anyone considering the options between removing the […]

Pesky pets pilfer ping-pong balls

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2005

Thieves stealing from a Cornish exhibition have been discovered, a story of the BBCi website says. Two Aracari toucans, a pygmy marmoset and a rare Bali starling have now been caught red-handed after a stake-out by the zoo’s photographer. Thier bounty? Ping pong balls that were being used to model turtle eggs.