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Web search for pet homes
Date Added : 17 February 2003
People looking for a pet to adopt can now view homeless animals on a Somerset website. Dogs, cats and small animals at the RSPCA's West Hatch Animal Centre near Taunton are featured in the line-up.
Source : BBC

Britains Pampered Pets
Date Added : 08 February 2003
BRITAIN'S pampered pets have never had it so good. A survey carried out revealed that almost two and half million pounds was spent on pets during one year alone recently, an increase of seven per cent on the previous year.
Source : This is Cheshire

The Word on The Street
Date Added : 08 February 2003
Scan the newsagent shelves, and you'll see that animals are now big business. But do they really warrant entire magazines devoted to them? Justine Hankins finds out
Source : Guardian Unlimited

Family spared eviction of pet eel
Date Added : 04 February 2003
Aalfred the eel, who has been a German family's pet since 1969, can stay living in their bathtub after a threat of eviction was lifted.
Source : BBC

Woman drove car with 27 dogs
Date Added : 21 January 2003
An animal lover had 27 dogs in her car including one on her lap when she was stopped by police on a dual carriageway, a court heard.
Source : BBC

Air weapon attacks against animals on the increase
Date Added : 21 January 2003
AIR weapon cruelty against animals has undoubtedly been on the increase in both the urban and countryside areas of Wales over the past year with scores of mindless attacks on pets and wildlife being reported to the RSPCA.
Source : IC Wales

Stray pets seek new homes
Date Added : 11 January 2003
An animal shelter is appealing for new homes for abondoned pets it rescued over Christmas. The Blue Cross in Burford, Oxfordshire, took in scores of animals, including new puppies and kittens that now need adoptive families. It is feared some of the strays were bought as Christmas presents and then dumped when owners changed their minds.
Source : BBC

Top pet names revealed
Date Added : 07 January 2003
Pet owners in Scotland typically name their cats Jasper and their dogs Sam, according to a survey of most popular animal names.
Source : BBC

Owners eye-spy on pampered pets
Date Added : 06 January 2003
Pet owners soaking up the sun on holiday can keep a virtual eye on their pampered pooches at a new luxury kennels near Darlington. A webcam has been installed at the Aeolian House Kennels and Cattery so people away on holiday can keep in touch with their pets.
Source : BBC

Animals abandoned over holiday
Date Added : 30 December 2002
The RSPCA in the South West is already having to deal with pets abandoned after Christmas. The animal welfare charity has taken in a number of abandoned animals over the last week. In Cornwall a hamster, along with his cage, bedding and food was found tied up in a black bin bag and left out for the rubbish collection in Newquay the day before Christmas Eve.
Source : BBC

 

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