For a winter break in February, before winter turns gradually into spring, consider the Scottish Highlands, and particularly the Perthshire town of Pitlochry which...
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On average, dogs live for around 12 years and cats for around 14 years, although many will live much longer than this. As your...

For December’s article, I usually choose somewhere not too far away (given it gets dark so early) which might be a good place for...
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As the festive season approaches, there are some things to bear in mind if you have a pet, to ensure they’re kept safe and...
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Firework season is approaching so to keep your pets calm and safe throughout, we recommend you follow these guidelines: 1) Keep dogs on a lead...

At school we were taught that November 1st is All Saints Day, a day when we remember and pray for all of those who...
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Kennel cough (also known as canine infectious tracheobronchitis) can be caused by bacteria and/or viruses. It is a very contagious disease passed between dogs...

Every year in August we send young people from Consett to participate in the Rotary Youth Leadership Award Scheme (RYLA). The young people are...

Heritage open days (7-10 sept 2017) is a national movement to open the doors to a wide variety of heritage buildings. At the time...
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Hyperthyroidism is a common hormonal condition of middle ages and older cats which is caused by an overproduction of thyroid hormone in the body.  The most...
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