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Pet Passports To Be Easier And Cheaper

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Easier and cheaper rules on pet passports have been welcomed by owners keen to travel with their cats and dogs. Currently pets need an anti-rabies jab six months before they travel, plus a blood test to check the vaccination has worked. From 1 January 2012 new regulations mean pets can be taken to the vet for their injection up until three weeks before a trip to the EU, America or Australia. Blood tests have been dropped and the Government estimates...

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Mar at 3:49 PM

Ancient Domesticated Dog Skull Found in Siberian Cave

Posted by worldog in News

A 33,000-year-old dog skull unearthed in a Siberian mountain cave presents some of the oldest known evidence of dog domestication and, together with an equally ancient find in a cave in Belgium, indicates that modern dogs may be descended from multiple ancestors. If you think a Chihuahua doesn't have much in common with a Rottweiler, you might be on to something. An ancient dog skull, preserved in a cave in the Altai Mountains of Siberia for 33,000 years, presents some...

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Mar at 3:45 PM

Elizabeth, the Lhasa Apso, wins Crufts Best in Show 2012

Posted by worldog in News

Four momentous days of Crufts culminated in an exciting final as Elizabeth (Ch. Zentarr Elizabeth) a Lhasa Apso was named as the 2012 Crufts champion this evening. Elizabeth and owner, Margaret Anderson from Coventry were awarded the prestigious Crufts Best in Show Trophy in front of thousands who turned up to the NEC Arena and millions more watching live around the world. 21,029 dogs competed for the Best in Show title over the last four days at Crufts 2012...

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Mar at 11:45 AM