Tag: dog

Illuminate your dog to win a Christmas hamper!

Blaby District Council is giving residents the chance to win a fantastic Christmas hamper for their pooch this festive season! Between now and Thursday 15 December, anyone living in Blaby District or using a park within the area can take

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Free Microchipping event as new laws come into force

New laws on dog microchipping are set to come into force on 6 April 2016, and Blaby District Council is offering the chance to get residents’ dogs microchipped for free before the deadline. On Tuesday 5th April owners can take

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Dog wardens alarmed at rise in “owned” dogs handed in


Dog wardens at Blaby District Council have been shocked by a recent surge in owners handing in their own pets as strays. Local authorities have a duty to deal with stray dogs within their districts however this service appears to

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Do you recognise Missy?


Missy, a Staffie cross female, was found in the Narborough/Enderby area on Thursday 6 June. She is microchipped, but unfortunately this isn’t up to date. She has a number of tumours so clearly suffering with cancer, but despite this she

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Dog wardens report rise in numbers of ‘owned’ animals being abandoned

  Dog Wardens at Blaby District Council are reaching crisis point due to a surge in the number of dogs handed in to them that are not genuine strays. Michelle Ikin, senior dog warden, said: “We seem to be receiving

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