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Rescue Central



Hope has passed away

Posted on August 31, 2010 at 6:57 AM

We have received very sad news today that Hope the Akita is no longer with us. After such a promising start and landing on her feet in a beautiful part of Wales she suddenly became ill and after veterinary investigation she was found to have a tumour in her throat. She had a wonderful few weeks with her new owner Doreen. Playing on the sand, paddling in the sea and sleeping on her bed. We send lots of love to Doreen for giving her the best time of her life however short it was. They shared a ...

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Akitas by Jo Talbot , Friends of Akitas

Posted on August 4, 2010 at 11:51 AM

Hello and thank you for your kind response to our email.  Nicola Bell

our co trustee has forwarded it to me to respond to.  We have been

trying to rescue akitas with great success for over three years now.

We are all volunteers and akita owners that love the breed and want to

do all we can to help them.


They are a greatly misunderstood dog  that  arrived here in the UK

about twenty six years ago and made a huge impact in the...

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Akitas in Need

Posted on July 28, 2010 at 6:21 AM

It has come to our attention from The Friends of Akita's (UK) that more help is needed for this breed. The organisation is under a huge amount of pressure due to the amount of dogs presently in their care and dogs that they know of that require their immediate help. If you are looking to adopt or foster an Akita please go to their website for further information. 

Neutering Your Dog

Posted on July 10, 2010 at 6:56 AM

Benefits of castrating dogs

Castration of the dog involves removing both testicles and is carried out as young as 6 months of age although is typically carried out at around 9 months of age.

Benefits of castrating dogs include:

*Eliminated risk of testicular tumours which can be quite common in older entire males.

*Reduced risk of prostate problems in later life.

*Making your dog less likely to w...

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The Importance of neutering your bitch

Posted on July 10, 2010 at 6:45 AM

Benefits of spaying bitches:

Spaying involves removing both the uterus andthe ovaries; known as an oviario-hysterectomy. The procedure istypically done 3 months after your dog's first season although it can also be done around 6 months of age before your dog's first season occurs.

We strongly recommend spaying bitches and benefits include:

* Reduced risk of developing mammary tumours.

*Eliminated risk of developing tumours of the uterus or ovaries.

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Posted on July 8, 2010 at 12:42 PM

Why Vaccinate?

Vaccinations are vital for your dog’s health. They teach the immune system to recognise and respond quickly to disease and infection and to stop it before it can cause serious illness or death. A puppy can have a first vaccination from the age of 6 weeks. Then a secondary vaccination is needed 2-4 weeks later to finish the course. Once a puppy is immunised they have the protection needed to socia...

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Mental Stimulation

Posted on July 8, 2010 at 12:39 PM

Mental Stimulation and how beneficial it can be for your dog


Mental stimulation is just as vital to our dog’s well-being as diet, health care and physical exercise; it can not only help relive boredom but can aid to solve some behaviour and training problems too. Stress and boredom are becoming more common amongst our canine friends, this is due to many factors, being left alone for long periods, restriction in displaying natural instin...

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