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Don’t lose hope! Crumpet was reunited after a whopping 10 years!

Pictured above is the reunion of Crumpet, with her delighted owner, Sarah. On 6th October 2010, Crumpet disappeared from the garden of her family home in Buckland Newton, Dorset – it was presumed she had been stolen. The whole family, particularly Sarah’s daughters, Tallulah and Elektra, were left devastated by Crumpet’s disappearance and offered a […]

Stolen French bulldog and eight puppies found 225 miles from home

A French bulldog which was stolen while pregnant has been discovered giving birth to her litter of puppies, 225 miles from home. Two-year-old Maggie was taken from Bradninch near Exeter on 13 May, and found by police in Partington near Manchester on Saturday. She was in mid-labour when she was found by officers, and all […]

DOGS FEATURED IN THE COUNTRYMAN’S WEEKLY

The following dogs are featured in the DogLost column in the current issue of The Countryman’s Weekly. For further details on each dog, enter the 6 digit DogLost ID in the search box on the website: http://www.doglost.co.uk

Update from Debbie Matthews from vets get scanning and SAMPA

I’ve just had word that Fern’s Law petition will be debated in Parliament on 28th June!  I’ve put this letter together for people to send to their MPs , is it OK?https://vetsgetscanning.co.uk/if-you-have-a-microchipped-dog-or-cat-please-ask-your-mp-to-attend-fernslaw-debate-in-parliament-on-28-june-2021-to-reunite-lost-and-stolen-microchipped-pets/This is the background information:  #FernsLaw debate in Parliament on 28th June 2021.I’m contacting you to ask you to attend Fern’s Law debate in […]

Bulldog and her eight puppies stolen in Nottingham burglary

A French bulldog and her eight puppies have been stolen in a “targeted daytime burglary”, police said. The dogs were wearing coloured Velcro collars when they were taken from an address in Coppice Road, Arnold, Nottinghamshire, on Tuesday between 13:55 and 14:10 BST. The mother, Luna, has been described as grey or blue with a […]

Giant poodle becomes first dog in Spain to test positive for British variant of Covid

A giant poodle in Madrid has become the first dog in Spain to test positive for the British variant of coronavirus. The 14-year-old dog was asymptomatic but was found to be carrying the virus after a nasal swab conducted by the Veterinary Health Surveillance Center (VISAVET) at the Complutense University of Madrid.  Researchers examining the pet’s results found up […]

Russia starts rolling out Covid vaccinations for PETS in some of its regions

Several Russian regions have reportedly started vaccinating pets against Covid-19 at veterinary clinics.   The development was reported by RIA news agency on Wednesday, citing Russia‘s agricultural safety watchdog.   Russia said in March it had registered the world’s first vaccine for animals against Covid-19, named Carnivac-Cov.     Carnivac-Cov was developed by the Federal Centre for Animal Health, according to Russian […]

Dog Theft featured on Countryfile

The UK Docuseries Countryfile recently discussed the rise in Dog Theft. Tune in to 11 minutes through to watch host Tom Heap speak with a family who had three of their dogs stolen during lockdown. Watch here BBC iPlayer – Countryfile – Nidderdale

Dog friendly plants for your garden.

Spending time with your dog out in the garden is one of life’s great joys. However, when it comes to deciding what to put in said garden, you need to be careful about the plants you choose. Some plants contain toxins that are harmful to dogs, and are liable to cause them to suffer problems […]

Government taskforce set up to tackle ‘deplorable’ pet theft

A Government taskforce has been set up to look into tackling the “deplorable” crime of pet theft. In March, DogLost a UK charity that helps victims of dog theft, recorded a 170% increase in the crime, from 172 dogs reported stolen in 2019 to 465 in 2020. The taskforce will look into what is contributing to the […]

STEPS TO TAKE TO KEEP PETS SAFE

A security company is offering tips to dog owners following revelations about the rise in dog thefts during 2020. Safe.co.uk said that police forces up and down the country had reported an alarming increase in pet theft, with Suffolk topping the poll with a 250% increase from the first six months of this year when […]

DOGS FEATURED IN THE COUNTRYMAN’S WEEKLY

The following dogs are featured in the DogLost column in the current issue of The Countryman’s Weekly. For further details on each dog, enter the 6 digit DogLost ID in the search box on the website: http://www.doglost.co.uk