News and stories

Keep up to date with the latest news and stories within the world of animals.

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Christmas dangers
Christmas is a time when your pet’s usual routines change. From their outlook, Christmas is a lively season with lots of curious items being brought into the home.
Christmas dangers
Tell us your story
Have you been reunited with your pet? Why not share your story with us to help other keepers and raise the awareness of how keeping your details up-to-date is important.
Petlog stories

Complusory cat microchipping

The Government has announced that microchipping is set to become a legal requirement for cats, with penalties of up to £500 for those who fail to comply.

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Animal cruelty

Animal cruelty is a horrific crime that causes pain and suffering to defenceless and vulnerable animals. Read more about the work we can all do to protect animals from harm.

Animal cruelty

Fireworks

Fireworks can make your pet scared and cause them to behave in unpredictable ways. See our top tips on how to prepare for when the loud noises and flashes of light start.

Fireworks

Going abroad with your pet

Owners should be aware of the new rules surrounding pet travel that came into effect in January 2021 to ensure your holiday goes as smoothly as possible.

Going abroad with your pet

Going away with your pet

There is a lot to consider when going on holiday with your pet to ensure you both have a safe and enjoyable stay. We have compiled some top tips to help you prepare for a trip away.

Going away with your pet

Make your garden secure

Whether you've just moved house, are worried about pet theft or have a pet that keeps escaping, it's important to keep your pet safe in the garden. Find out more below.

Make your garden secure

Make your home secure

We're encouraging owners to ensure your home is secure and your pet's identification is up to date. Read our hints and tips on actions you can take to keep your pets safe at home.

Make your home secure

Pet theft

Pet theft is a crime that has a number of consequences for the health and welfare of the stolen animal and a life changing impact on the families that are victim to this wrongdoing.

Pet theft

Thunderstorms

Find out more about why your pet is scared of thunderstorms and ways you can help them feel more relaxed when the banging and crashing of thunder begins.

Thunderstorms