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Why do cats scratch in the house

Why do cats scratch in the house?

SOME cats may tear chair arms with their claws, scratch patches of wallpaper off the wall or shred carpets. Most cats do not cause this type of damage, so why do others feel the...
Rabbit and guinea pig winter survival guide

Rabbit and guinea pig winter survival guide

WINTERTIME can be lots of fun for all the family but only if you’re prepared for the hazards that come with it. Read our advice to help keep your rabbit and/ or guinea pig...
Keeping your toddler safe around dogs 3

Keeping your toddler safe around dogs

AS A parent or carer, it’s important you put steps in place to ensure your child and your dog can live happily together. Making sure your young child knows how to behave around your...
DEBUNKED Three common cat myths

DEBUNKED: Three common cat myths

THINK you know cats? Think again. We separate fact from fiction and debunk three common moggy myths... Cats are unloving, if you want a loving pet get a dog Perhaps the greatest debate of...
How pets cope with loss

How pets cope with loss

HAVE you ever wondered what happens to a pet when they lose their human or animal companion? Do pets grieve? Like humans, pets too show signs that could be interpreted as grief. When an owner or fellow...
Cleaning your dogs ears

Cleaning your dogs ears

MANY dogs have ears that require regular cleaning. With this simple process cleaning your dog’s ears is easy enough to do at home provided you have the right equipment. Why clean your dog’s ears? Dogs have...
Keeping your guinea pig fit and healthy

Keeping your guinea pig fit and healthy

GUINEA PIGS´ teeth grow constantly so it’s important to provide them with plenty of hay, grass and wooden toys to wear their teeth down. Check your guinea pigs’ teeth at least once a week...
9 dog breeds that don’t like water

Nine dog breeds that don’t like water

MANY people presume that all dogs are born swimmers and love the water, but that is definitely not the case. Some breeds, whether due to physical build, temperament, or health issues, may not be...
Charity Race Night

Jalon Valley Arc – Charity Race Night

JALON Valley A.R.C. is looking forward to hosting its Charity Race Night at El Cid Bar, Restaurant & Bowls in Benidoleig on Friday November 3. Entrance costs €13.50 and includes a two-course meal. The fun will...
How to translate cat talk

How to translate cat talk

OUR furry friends have quite an extensive ‘vocabmewlary’. Check out some of the main categories of sounds that cats use to communicate with us and in some circumstances, with each other. "Meow" is an all-purpose word. Your cat...
How to tell if your dog is overweight

How to tell if your dog is overweight

You can’t feel those ribs You should be able to feel your dog’s ribs fairly easily with just a bit of ‘padding’ (muscle and fat) on them. If you can’t find them without pushing...
Creating the perfect home for your hamster

Creating the perfect home for your hamster

LOOKING to buy a hamster, but not sure how to set up the perfect home for him? Keep reading to learn how to set up the ideal hamster cage. The cage For your hamster to be...
Missing Dog

Reward for missing Spanish water dog

A FEMALE Spanish water dog has gone missing from near the Aldi supermarket on the road from Benidorm to La Nucia. She has been missing since15 September and her owners are extremely concerned. They fear...
How to care for a female dog in heat

How to care for a female dog in heat

FEMALES dogs that aren’t spayed go into season or into heat approximately every 6 months. The heat cycle for a female dog lasts about 3 weeks. During that time, her vulva will swell and she...
Dog steals the show

Dog steals the show… and why not?

THERE was something rather appropriate that the event celebrating International Dog Day in Zenia Boulevard should be stolen by a dog!   Not just any dog, but a 69kg, 18 month old St. Bernard.  Ana, Alcampo's...
The consequences of removing a pet from its mother too soon

The consequences of removing a pet from its mother too soon

THE excitement of getting a new puppy or kitten doesn’t seem to waiver even as you get older.  Few are immune to the cute factor and the younger the pet the more overwhelming the emotion...
Does your dog have separation anxiety 2

Does your dog have separation anxiety?

DOES your dog bark or howl incessantly when you leave? Do they engage in destructive behaviours? Just like babies who cry when they leave their mother’s arms, some dogs do not like being left...
THINKING OF AN EXOTIC PET (2)

Bed sharing with your pets

It’s been reported that up to 79 per cent of pet owners allow pets to share beds with their human family members. Despite the popularity of the practice, physician and veterinary groups have taken...
THINKING OF AN EXOTIC PET (2)

Thinking of an exotic pet….

DOG and cat lovers are so devoted to their favoured species that it's been a long-running debate about which is the better pet, and each side makes its feelings known far and wide. Even...
Charlie - After

Calpe couple looking to give a dog a new home

TONY AND Dorothy from Calpe rescued Charlie in June 2014. He was in bad shape but with their love and care he became a happy and healthy dog. Unfortunately Charlie died recently leaving his owners...
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Pets are essential to maintaining good mental and physical health

A RECENT poll in the United States has revealed that 94% of those surveyed agree that pets are essential for people to maintain good mental and physical health. PetSmart Charities, a non profit animal...
How to help your dog if they overheat

How to help your dog if they overheat

PREVENTION is always better than a cure, with thousands of dogs suffering from heat stroke each year, owners need to be fully aware of the risks and do all they can to avoid it....

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Five years in prison for baby killer

A WOMAN has been sentenced to jail for killing her baby as she gave birth. The girl, who was 17 when she committed the crime,...
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Eight years for murderer

A 17-YEAR-OLD boy is facing years in prison for stabbing a man outside a nightclub. Prosecutors are asking a judge to place the boy in...
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Malaga firefighter strike still running…

A YEAR after first going on strike Malaga’s firemen have still not returned to work. The labour dispute over working conditions continues without any progress...
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Ask the Optician – How to Protect Your Sight on Día de Santa Lucia

THE 13th of December is Día de Santa Lucia, the patron saint of the blind and the protector of sight. We are urging anyone...
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Studio 32 enjoy a superb White Christmas

AFTER months of preparation, STUDIO 32’s winter production of White Christmas premiered...and what a performance from this very talented company. From the moment the curtain...
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Six top teas to aid weight loss

Green Tea and Matcha These teas are known for increasing metabolism. A study published in the American Journal For Clinical Nutrition found that green tea...
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Syndicate lottery ticket holders advised to make it official

AT THIS time of the year, many groups of people in clubs and societies or even a group of friends in bars club together...
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A week and a bit to go!

CHRISTMAS is nearly here, and for many of us there are still those ‘tricky to buy for’ friends and family.  You may not think...
driving tests back on

Driving tests back on in Malaga

DRIVING EXAMINERS are back at work after a six-month strike. Five examiners will now be on duty every day after being forced to perform minimum...
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Truck hits vehicle on motorway hard shoulder

A MAN was seriously injured after being hit by a truck on the A-7 motorway in Crevillente. The impact caused the victim to fall down...
This week in Germany - Market bomb discovered

This week in Germany – Market bomb discovered

Market bomb discovered GERMAN police were searching for the sender of a package initially feared to contain a bomb found near a Christmas market in...
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Rockets Golf Society – Altorreal

IT WAS a long trek down the Murcia motorway to this lovely golf course but well worth the journey.  Considering the time of the...
Fake worker scams €35,000 from elderly woman

Fake worker scams €35,000 from elderly woman

A MAN pretending to be from Endesa has swindled a 90-year-old woman in Malaga City. Police are now trying to find the alleged thief who...
Crash victims demand justice

Crash victims demand justice

A GROUP of people injured when a train derailed between Malaga and Seville are planning to sue the department responsible. A firm of lawyers are...