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Tick off disease spreading parasites

ticks and fleas We are surrounded by great swathes of farm and woodland, which means we have no shortage of places to walk our dogs.  Unfortunately, it’s also a prime area for ticks. These little parasites will climb to the top of a long blade of grass and wait for any passing mammal to latch […]

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SOS – Save Our Squirrels

Steve Tyson, Peter Armstrong and the volunteers at West Lakes Squirrel Initiative are the unsung heroes of our woodlands. For five years, the initiative has headed up the battle against invading Grey Squirrels.  The introduced species have decimated the native Red Squirrel numbers since their introduction to the UK. Cumbria has long been known as […]

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Let the dogs out at Keylangs fun to run

Keylang’s Fun to Run K9 Play Park is one of those great ideas you can’t believe someone didn’t come up with it sooner. The Doggie Play Park in Aspatria has proven to be a hit since the secure indoor area was opened in January.  Keylang’s is the brainchild of Nicola Rear, she explained why she […]

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The Dogs Trust – Free microchipping

Carlisle City Council has teamed up with The Dogs Trust to offer free microchipping for dogs. Dogs Trust community events will be held between 11am and 3pm on: Monday 3 June: Harraby Community Centre, Edgehill Road. Monday 15 July: Petteril Bank Community Centre, Burnett Road. In addition to free microchipping, the Dogs Trust will also […]

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Hop to it – Caring for your rabbit

Vets4Pets Carlisle offer some top tips to help keep your rabbit in top shape. Rabbits are Britain’s third most popular pet. They are highly intelligent, inquisitive animals, each with their own unique personality.  Rabbits can live for up to 12 years and be very rewarding pets but they do need lots of care and attention. […]

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110 years looking after local animals

Oak Tree Animals’ Charity kick-started their 110th year with a launch attended by the Mayor of Carlisle and Oak Tree’s President, Frank Tebbutt. The charity was founded in 1909 and helped a record 1,700 animals last year. Oak Tree promotes responsible pet ownership through up-to-date advice and education. The service is constantly evolving to the […]

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Saba Douglas-Hamilton – Leading Elephant conservationist brings tour to Barrow in Furness!

Jo Sarsby Management is delighted to announce a brand-new string of tour dates for leading elephant conservationist Saba Douglas-Hamilton in April 2019. Saba will bring her tour to Barrow in Furness on April 15  2019 at the Forum.  After a smash hit tour in 2017, Saba has added brand new material to her acclaimed show A […]

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Oak Tree opens new Shop in Keswick

Oak Tree Animals’ Charity is opening its second charity shop in Keswick on Saturday 2nd March at 10am. The shop will be opened by Cllr Allan Daniels, Deputy Mayor of Keswick and ex-Oak Tree resident Morag who is now a fully qualified search and rescue dog with Penrith Mountain Rescue Team. Oak Tree’s Keswick Charity […]

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Our bugs, birds and beasts need you!

Wildlife gardens We realise that we need to do our bit to help native wildlife but not many people know we need to protect their food sources too.   When I was a kid, a drive in the summer with my parents would produce a dazzling array of bugs splattered over the windshield.  Have you […]

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New-born lambs mark the change in season

Cover photo by Andrew Locking Spring Lambs If you haven’t seen any lambs lounging about the fields yet, there’s a good chance you soon will.   There’s nothing like new-born lambs romping in the sunshine to remind us spring is just around the corner. The sheep population of Cumbria is around three million, which means there’s […]

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