The Blog For Dogs
Please take time to read this, it is very important to all of us in the Dog World and could possibly be a historic day. An example of organisations coming together to raise the awareness of Pet Theft and other pressing issues!
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: https://www.doglost.co.uk/
Thieves appear to have gone off trendy designer dogs and are instead turning their attention to more traditional breeds. In the last year, the number of cocker spaniels stolen has almost doubled, while lurchers have trebled and Yorkshire terriers have quadrupled. Every day, an average of six dogs are stolen in England and Wales, according […]
The Scottish SPCA is urging the public not to buy puppies online after seizing 13 dogs from an illegal dealer. Officers from the Society’s special investigations unit (SIU) swooped on Cairnryan port at the weekend where an individual travelling from Ireland was caught with 13 dogs of various breeds. The pups are just a few […]
If you’re worried about your pets getting too hot in the summer sun, then you’ll be pleased to hear that Aldi is selling cooling mats for pets. Meaning you can have your furry friend by your side whilst you sunbathe in the garden knowing that they’ll stay cool. Priced from £4.99, the cooling mats are […]
This poor hedgehog (pictured above) died after becoming stuck in a piece of litter. Please pick up your litter & prevent another tragedy.
A devastated grandma who wanted to buy a puppy during lockdown said she was conned out of £500 in what she’s claiming was an online puppy selling scam. Pamela Turner responded to an advert on the pet selling website, Pets4Homes, at the beginning of May. The advert stated a seller with the user name ‘mariewoods86p’, […]
Heartbroken woman issues warning to dog owners after her French bulldog Lily died in her arms having eaten toxic sago palm house plant
A woman left heartbroken by the tragic death of her French bulldog who died in her arms having eating the poisonous sago palm house plant has issued a warning to pet owners. Kate Wagner, from Wisconsin, says her ‘sweet baby’ Lily ate the toxic leaves from the plant before she was rushed to an emergency […]
When out for a walk, there’s nothing better than coming across a cute dog. But what happens when a cute dog crosses paths with another cute dog – and they realise they know each other? We can confirm that it results in the sweetest of moments. This happened recently to Cockapoos Monty and Rosie, who had been […]
A pack of dogs that trained to protect wildlife have already saved 45 rhinos from poachers in South Africa. The dogs, who range from a beagle to bloodhound, began training from birth and learnt how to handle all the pressures of real operations before working at 18 months-old. Sean Viljoen, who is based in Cape […]
A man who smashed a stranger’s car window to save a puppy has been told his actions were lawful. The unnamed rescuer told police officers he would break into the vehicle if they didn’t act after noticing the ‘distressed’ animal. So when he returned to an unchanged scene in the centre of Swindon, Wiltshire, he […]
Please do have a watch of this video by Beverley Cuddy, you don’t need to have Facebook to watch, it’s embedded into the post!
A FAMILY are “over the moon” after their missing pet dogs were found. Maya and Rye were discovered not far from their home in Coombes Road, Lancing, from where they “suddenly disappeared” seven weeks ago. Dragana Standing, 49, said her children were delighted and she thanked The Argus for help in the campaign to trace […]
A UK trial to see whether specialist medical sniffer dogs can detect coronavirus in humans is set to begin. The dogs are already trained to detect odours of certain cancers, malaria and Parkinson’s disease by the charity Medical Detection Dogs. The first phase of the trial will be led by the London School of Hygiene […]
The RSPCA has received around 1,600 reports of abandoned animals since the start of lockdown – averaging around 40 a day. And since the country went into lockdown on March 23, the RSPCA has received reports of 815 abandoned dogs. Staffies are the most likely to be abandoned with 15% of calls relating to the […]
Dog restrictions come into force on 12 of Cornwall’s beaches on Friday. They are beaches which have Blue Flag Status or Seaside Awards. Under new public space protection orders (PSPOs) agreed by Cornwall Council earlier this year dogs will not be allowed on the following beaches from 10:00 until 18:00 until 30 September: Carbis Bay […]
You want to stay up all night gaming, then sleep in until lunch. You don’t want to listen to your parents or do what you’re told. Adults keep nagging you but no-one understands you. It turns out your dog might. It could be going through the same thing. A study from a team of UK universities suggests […]
Thieves broke into the kennels at JustDogz in Upwell, near Downham Market, in the early hours of the morning. They stole cocker spaniels and cockerpoos and none of the puppies – worth more than £1,000 each – were old enough to leave their mothers. Two men broke into the back of the building on New […]
A greedy puppy sent alarms ringing after swallowing a Chinese meditation ball which contained a bell. Nyxie the Labrador was rushed to the vets after her owners heard a muffled jangling sound coming from her when she bounded into the room. Stunned vets in Bletchingley, Surrey, were forced to carry out a two-hour procedure to […]
Youths who have had their collars felt are taking the lead in a pet project to train dogs. Well behaved teenage lags are learning new skills so they can teach bad dogs how to behave. The young offenders get the troublesome mutts to control their impulses and walk on a loose lead. The pooches also […]
Crufts is often associated with pampered poodles and well-trained terriers as dog owners compete to prove their pets are best in class. But one dog has taken this year’s event by storm for all the wrong reasons, and it’s not the first time he’s done it. Rescue dog Kratu has previous at the iconic dog […]