Kennel Club
Kennel Club #BanShockCollars campaign set to be won in England
The Kennel Club is delighted that, following a meeting with Rt Hon Michael Gove and Ross Thomson MP just last week, it is understood that a ban on both the sale and use of shock collars is to be announced across the UK shortly, following a consultation period on the terms of such a ban, including a total import ban and a possible amnesty.
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Five Hero Dogs
Five Hero Dogs Named as Finalists in hero dog awards
Judges from the Kennel Club, the UK’s largest dog welfare organisation, have selected five inspiring finalists to go forward for the public vote, with the winner being announced in the Genting Arena at the Birmingham NEC on the final day of Crufts, the world’s greatest dog show, on Sunday 11th March. These five dog heroes are just some of the dogs celebrated at the show for the ways that they enrich our lives.
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New partner
The Kennel Club announce Purina PRO Plan as their new partner in pet nutrition
Caroline Kisko, Kennel Club Secretary, said: “We are delighted to be working with Purina PRO Plan who share many of the same beliefs as the Kennel Club in terms of responsible dog breeding through the Kennel Club’s Assured Breeder Scheme and the important role that our canine companions play in our society.
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Foreign Secretary backs call to ban
Foreign Secretary backs call to ban shock collars
In a video posted on Ross Thomson MP’s twitter account, the Foreign Secretary states: “I am absolutely shocked to discover that electric collars are being used on dogs as utensils of discipline and education. There are far better ways of training your dog. Just as you don’t need to cane children anymore, we’ve moved on from that – let’s move on from electric shock dog collars.”
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Kennel Club welcomes consultation
Kennel Club welcomes consultation on third-party puppy sale ban
The Kennel Club, whose own regulations explicitly ban the sale of puppies to third parties, has long called for an end to the sale of puppies in pet shops and by other third party retailers, as puppy farmers often use such outlets to sell their pups to unsuspecting members of the public who never see the terrible conditions that the pups were raised in.
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Say bonjour
Say bonjour to the UK’s newest pedigree dog – the Barbet
Following the ‘entente chaleureuse’ established between Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron at last week’s summit in London, Anglo-French relations in the world of dogs also look set to become even more cordial after official recognition of an ancient French breed in the UK.
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September 28th is World Rabies Day! This may not be a date that is on your calendar or even on your radar for that matter, but for those of us who work in the animal world, we’ve been aware of it since it began in 2007. Basically, World Rabies day is a global effort designed...

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Hi Finley here! Well, today I’m here to talk about a VERY SPECIAL week that is coming up very soon. It’s National Dog Week. As you can imagine, this is a very important week for us canines because  well…… it’s all about US!  You know, you could compare it to a human having a birthday...

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Hi Finley here! Today is August 15th which is a very important day in the pet world, but oddly enough a lot of my human friends don’t know this, so that’s why I’m writing this blog. August 15th is National Check the Chip Day! What is that you ask? Is this about checking to see...

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As a pet boarding and daycare facility, we love all types of animals and we welcome dogs, cats and even exotic pets here at Cascade Kennels. However, there is one type of animal that never ceases to amaze us and has always held a very special place in the hearts of our staff and that...

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Hi Finley here, Well, it’s summer! My favorite time of year for so many reasons. First, I get to do more fun things with my human in the summer time because it’s nice outside. Second, it’s always more fun here at Cascade Kennels since more dogs come to see us and stay longer because their...

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In July of 2014, Pet Hub created and established Lost Pet Prevention Month as a means of giving pet parents resources and tools to prevent their pets from getting lost as well as tips on how to get them back quickly if they do happen to get lost. The reason they chose the month of July is...

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Hi Finley here, Did you know that this week, (the week of June 18th) is “Take your pet to work week?” When I first heard of this I thought “What? Not everybody takes their pets to work every day?” I mean, when your human works at Cascade Kennels, every week is “take your pets to...

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We’ve all seen the images on the news of natural disasters and the havoc they wreak on communities. As difficult as these images are, there are also those uplifting images of dramatic and heroic rescues of people and pets. Natural disasters come in many forms: floods, tornados, hurricanes, fires and earthquakes. Each are fearsome and...

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Hi all, Finley here! Happy Spring! I hope you all are having a good one so far…. I sure am. Today, I want to share with you about something that is very special to me and that’s the wonderful gift of therapy dogs. Therapy Dogs are dogs that have been trained to help people feel...

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Hi Finley here, Did you know that this week is National Be Kind to Animals week? Well… is! And personally, I’m really excited about it; it’s a special week for us animals and I’m gonna tell you a little more about it. Be Kind to Animals week started a really long time ago, 1915 to...

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Most of us know at least one person in our lives who has had to battle cancer. Nothing can strike more fear in the human heart than hearing that word! Thankfully, when it comes to our friends and loved ones, we live in a time when there are many more treatment options for this disease...

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This week is National Pet ID week.  Every year, during the month of April, pet care givers set aside this week to focus on the importance of having the proper identification on your pet. As people in the pet care business, all of us here at Cascade Kennels, think of pets like family; most likely...

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Hi All, Finley here! It’s hard to believe that it’s already the month of March; pretty soon the weather will be getting warmer (at least I hope so) and us four-legged friends can get back to spending more time in the great outdoors.  Since it IS the month of March, here at Cascade Kennels, we’ve...

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At Cascade Kennels, we’re here to provide a safe, clean, positive environment and experience for all of our guests, but the journey to feeling good about where you board begins before your pet checks in. Because pets are like family, it’s important to do your research ahead of time and figure out what the best...

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Hi Finley Here, I am SO excited for this year’s Haunted Puppy Town at Cascade Kennels. This is my most favorite event of the whole year!  Why? You ask! Because it’s so much fun, there’s tons of stuff to do, yummy food to eat, I get to see lots of my friends and their humans,...

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The month of March is Poison Prevention Month for pets. Of course, as pet parents, we are always concerned about their protection, but this month in particular, we are paying close attention to this issue and sharing many tips on ways to keep your pets safe. While dogs and cats have many similarities when it...

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Do you travel a lot for your work? Perhaps you have recently taken a new position that requires much more travel than you did before. Adjusting to a busy travel schedule can be a challenge for anyone, but it’s even more challenging for pet parents whose travel takes them away from their four-legged friends frequently. ...

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Hi Finely here, Did you know that today, February 23, 2018, is International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day?  Did you even know there was such a thing? Well, now you know and how can you NOT celebrate this day with your favorite canine companion? I mean really…. It’s sort of like Valentine’s day for dogs. Did...

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Do you ever think about brushing your pet’s teeth? Most people never think about the importance of this for their pet, however, good dental care for our pets is just as important as good dental care is for humans. Brushing our pet’s teeth regularly can help prevent heart, liver and kidney problems as they age....

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This week marks a special week for us at Cascade Kennels; it’s National Change a Pet’s life week and this is a cause that is very near and dear to our hearts.  Many of the pets that we care for now, and have cared for over the years, are rescue pets. As people in the...

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Happy New Year! Here are my resolutions for 2018. Yes, we dogs DO make New Year resolutions just like our humans.  Here’s what I plan to do in 2018! Stick to my resolutions Yes, just like humans, we do have a little trouble sticking to our resolutions…. But I will add that our humans can...

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Before we dive into the list of most popular exotics, let’s take a minute to define what an “exotic pet” actually is. An exotic pet is defined as a rare or unusual animal that is kept as a domestic pet. In other words, for our purposes, an exotic pet is anything other than a dog...

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Hi All, Finley here! Wow!!  It’s hard to believe that it’s already December!  This year has flown by, but it’s been a great one here at Cascade Kennels. I love the month of December because, like lots of people (and pets), I think it’s the most wonderful time of the year. All the lights, and...

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