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Survey suggests pet health is more important than our own

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Every so often a survey is released by insurers aimed at grabbing the headlines – and ASDA Money’s recent survey did just that.  Pet owners were asked a series of questions relating to food purchases for themselves and their four-legged friends.  The results suggested over half of all pet owners put their dog’s health above […]

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Chocolate labradors’ life expectancy linked to colour

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  Findings from a recent large-scale study involving over 33,000 Labrador Retriever puppies suggests chocolate Labradors have a shorter lifespan than their yellow and black counter-parts. Chocolate Labradors are, typically, bred for their coat colour and research conducted by the Royal Veterinary College indicates that selective breeding for coat colour may increase the risk of […]

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