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PDSA Create Report On The Well-Being Of Our Pets 

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A disturbing animal welfare report by veterinary charity, PDSA, The Peoples Dispensary for Sick Animals, reveals that millions of pets are more aggressive, overweight and misunderstood than ever , due to fundamental gaps in pet owners’ animal knowledge.

Watchdog Exposes Pets At Home

The popular BBC's consumer programme Watchdog, has revealed that some Pets at Home stores had serious shortcomings in their small animal and fish management. 

I watched the Wednesday evening's show, and was surprised to see one of its flagship branches at New Malden, was reported to be in breach of basic animal welfare standards.

This really surprises me, as I have done talks and shows in the New Malden branch on numerous occassions in the past. New Malden is the largest store in the Pets at Home group.

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Stan Rawlinson Dog Behaviourist Obedience Trainer

Dog Training the Gentle Way
This Website is a major resource for people looking for dog behavioural and training articles. Or help with Behaviour Counselling,  Dog Training, Puppy Classes or Individual Assessments.

My articles cover many of today's dog behavioural problems, and are on the forefront of behaviour and training knowledge. They also question many of today's common beliefs and advice.

These include The Alpha Myth and Positive Only Trainers. If you read nothing else, then read these two articles They will open your mind to how dogs really learn.

I have started a Government petition to ban the RSPCA neutering pups at six weeks. Please add your name to this petition and register your concern. thank you  Government Petition

Stan Rawlinson Dog Behaviourist Obedience Trainer. His Dogs

MY DOGS
These are my current Dogs: They all work in my practice dealing with Interdog Aggression or fear. Three of them are working Gundogs.

Unfortunately though they are in this picture, I have had to say a last very tearful and sad goodbye to three of my dogs within a couple of  years of each other.

My White German Shepherd Kai. He contracted Malignant Lymphoma and became very ill. 12 months later my Springer Spaniel Edward had to be put down at the age of 13 with Liver failure

I was with both of them right up to the end Kai died on Wednesday 11th April. 2012 and Edward on Monday 25th March 2013. My friend Ian, my Vet for many years, helped them go peacefully with no more pain and suffering. Those who know me will understand.

And Charlie contracted heart disease and became very ill in April 2014 and he died. His start in life was the most horrific. I will write his story when I feel I can, as it is stomach churning the suffering he had at the hands of a masochist in the first few months of life. Rescued in the end by a Vet nurse and I was asked if I could rehabilitate him as he was terrified of people. His spirit and personality was so good that he became a PAT dog and was at Crufts. Charlie was 13 when he passed over.

This is always the very worst part of owning pets. If I could change anything, I would love to change the life span of our loving companions. My Ten Commandments for Pets says it all really.

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Has The RSPCA Gone Completely Mad?
 James Yeates, the RSPCA's chief vet, suggests that all pet owners should be licensed, appearing to go further than the charity's formal call for dog owners to have licences

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Crackdown on rogue breeders who produce vicious dogs will save children's lives, says leading expert
Crackdown on rogue breeders who produce vicious dogs will save children's lives, says leading expert Stan Rawlinson 8 Nov 2013 00:01 By Mark Runnacles
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The Pet Show Stoneleigh Park
The Pet Show Stoneleigh Park I am shocked that this show employed a man as Head of Animal Welfare with such a chequered past. Tim Wass was in charge of the RSPCA Inspectors when they killed 10 German Shepherds with a captive bolt gun.

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