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pixie374
To avoid disrupting Ken's thread, and to allow people to have their say... My view is no. Because I believe mental health is just as important for animals as it is for people... and I have worked in...
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barry1010
My daft question of the week because I should know the answer. If I breed two poodles I can be certain the puppies will be poodles. If I breed two cockerpoos (as an example of a designer mongrel) what...
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tiggerblue10
https://twitter.com/itimaliasof/status/1379516560944082950?s=19 Ground squirrel, gopher or other rodent?...
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Dinger2
Do Vegetarian ethics accept the use of Moustraps ???
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brigitte.gad
1) seriously out of breath 2) instructions to a friendly dog 3) to go round selling things 4) golden DIY tool Thanks...
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Bobbisox1
We normally record it but tonight watching Julienne the Frenchman going Deer hunting , has truly sickened me ! No more !!!...
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Chipchopper
Just to ask people to keep an eye out for robins. At this time of the year, they are particularly vulnerable when they are looking for potential nesting sites, and can be easily become locked in sheds...
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LaraC83
Hi I have a cat who is 17 years old (he’s an old boy with cataracts and can’t see very well) Yesterday I noticed the side of his face was swollen and he would not let me touch that side. I assumed it...
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megfitz
My 7 month old Spaniel puppy found a chunk of Holly branch , it’s about 2 inches thick and 3 inches long e’s really enjoying gnawing it ..... is it harmful, ....should I take it away,? the hide chews...
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tiggerblue10
https://youtu.be/bd2rtMB7v3I (I'm sure there will be some who see this as wrong, but posting anyway)...
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smurfchops
We have had two large black crows in our garden for a couple of years, they had a ‘baby’ last year who followed them everywhere, but it was very nervous, every time it saw food on the grass it would...
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tiggerblue10
https://twitter.com/EoinHiggins_/status/1376172493375954946?s=19 ;o)...
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RAINYDAYS
My dog has been having a gurgling tummy with larthergy, on &off since January. Won't eat when he is like this. Vet has done some tests and it came back he has campylobacter.He has given him...
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pastafreak
And there was no growling or hissing involved! https://i.postimg.cc/LXCRqN6G/20210328-111802.jpg...
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eve1974
Why? Today our boy (neutered) was around a *** on heat. He literally "tried" non stop! entire day! Ran himself ragged! Why? I mean his testes have been removed so surely there's no hormone left to...
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windywillow
Not a question, just want to share. :0) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShHDj0q-SIo...
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Bobbisox1
I didn’t take our dog as my OH was out with her, A man with a very large Rottweiler off its lead was walking toward me and my friend , the dog came bounding towards us and I said” shouldn’t your dog...
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Chipchopper
I meant to share this, a couple of days ago. The warmth of the sun brought 4 peacock butterflies out, while I savoured the moment in my garden....
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Patsy33
What a wonderful Mother cat! https://youtu.be/D3rqy0hKKeo...
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pixie374
Hiya, Genuine advice appreciated please. I realise there may be some negative comments too.... Quite honestly, and selfishly, I have always wanted just one litter of puppies. I understand many people...

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