DNA Testing to Stop Dog Breeders

DNA Testing to Stop Dog Breeders

Dog lovers have called for DNA testing to be carried out on puppies to stop breeders faking the pedigree of an animal. The Canine Alliance has called for the Kennel Club to introduce compulsory testing to protect people looking to buy pedigree puppies. The...

Heroin Abuse is a Growing Problem

The number of Americans abusing heroin is growing, research has shown. A study carried out by Columbia University claims that use of the class-A drug has risen five-fold among white adults in just over a decade. And there were three times as many adults in the US...

Cultivation of coca in Columbia surges

The production of the base ingredient of cocaine in Columbia has risen dramatically reaching record levels according to a US report published by the White House. Despite efforts of US eradication, statistics show production of coca rose by 18% in the last year and...

Scottish kids start boozing at 9

The Glasgow Evening Times reports on the tragic truth that a number of young children in Scotland are receiving treatment for some form of alcohol related brain damage. The youngest is a 9-year-old boy who has been seeking medical help during the last 5 years. The...