The Blog For Dogs

Monty’s 6ft deep ordeal and rescue

A Jack Russell Terrier has survived after spending four days stuck underground in woods in the Highlands. Monty disappeared on a walk close to Maryburgh near Dingwall on Sunday. His owner, geologist Chris Blake, appealed for help finding his dog and across the next two days up to 50 people searched for Monty. After barking […]

This week’s volunteer of the week award goes to…

Margerita Carr! From Katie Fox (Area Co-ordinator – Somerset)… She’s really juggling home, kids, new work startup but still attends any call outs for scanning, retrieval and searching. She’s as scatty as a box of frogs but she’s a real team player for our area (Somerset and Wiltshire borders). Never a great week especially when […]

Pub with ‘mutts menu’ given ‘most dog-friendly pub in the south-west’ award

The Grove Arms in Ludwell set tails wagging as it was awarded the accolade of the ‘most dog-friendly pub’ by the South West Tourism Awards this month. The venue was commended by judges for its top-dog welcome and first-class facilities including a ‘mutts menu’ of delicious doggie treats and dedicated pet-friendly bedrooms for overnight guests. […]

Golden Retriever, Finley breaks world record for most tennis balls in mouth

A golden retriever who broke the world record for ramming tennis balls in his mouth has cruelly seen his great efforts written off as ‘not an official achievement’. Despite proof of his world-record skill on Instagram, the strict paperwork rules put in place by the people at the Guinness World Records implies he hasn’t yet […]

Do you recognise this dog? Plea from RSPCA

The female German shepherd type was emaciated, her fur matted and covered in faeces when she was seen by a passing motorist. The member of the public who was driving by sighted her on Pleckgate Road, Blackburn, just before midnight on Thursday, January 30, moments before she collapsed. They put her into their car, before […]

Kie’s Story

Kie is 17 and very unsteady on his feet, which meant he still had to be local. We sorted out most likely places he could be but we knew time was running out for this lad. He had been out 2 nights now. I put out an appeal for thermal cameras and because I personally […]

Dangerous dog sickness bug now in Devon

Dog owners are urging others about a serious period of sickness which is affecting dogs being walked in Exmouth. Many have used social media, reporting how their dogs have been diagnosed with a vomiting virus and have needed anti-sickness injections over the past few days. Approximately 500 cases of the bug have been reported across […]

This week’s volunteer of the week award goes to…

Selina Clarke! Selina was nominated 4 times, here’s why: From Jayne Hayes (Founder)… Selina deserves this because of her years of hard work helping dogs get back home. From Janice Wiggin (East Dorset Area Co-ordinator)… Selina has gone above and beyond to help get the dogs home safely. Her proactivity doesn’t always get the recognition […]

URGENT! Storm Ciara is on its way!

Storm Ciara is set to be the worst storm faced by Britain in seven years. Advice: Check your garden is secure before letting your dog(s) outside (if necessary keep your dog on a lead in the garden and if possible padlock your gate before Storm Ciara). If the storm is disrupting your dog’s exercise routine, […]

Volunteer of the Week Award is Back!

The volunteer of the week award is back, you can now nominate someone using the link below. We want to recognise everyone for the hard work they do therefore this award will be weekly and will be published on a Saturday (starting today for this week). Nominate them here!