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Norfolk beach walk to remember missing dogs

More than 30 people took part in a beach walk to remember a dog that went missing a year ago and other lost or stolen pets. The event, which was organised by Caroline Cooke, was held at Winterton-on-Sea on Sunday, March 24. Rio, an English pointer, went missing from the dunes area in Winterton on […]

Groomer transforms her dog into a mini polar bear

Meet Bijou, the dog who – after some expert grooming – looks like a mini polar bear. Her look is thanks to owner Rachelle Lynn McGinnis, an expert groomer who dyes and carves her dog’s fur to turn her into a horse, a dragon, and even a peacock. The polar bear transformation is the one […]

Stolen Rio featured on Scruffy little Terrier.

DogLost Appeal ~ Stolen Dog Rio, English Pointer  posted in: Dogs |  0 Stolen Rio ~ March 2018, Norfolk Rio, a handsome English Pointer was six years old when he was presumed stolen whilst out for a walk with his other doggie friends during a holiday in Norfolk. The Day He Was Stolen The family regularly visit Winterton-on-Sea, […]

Stolen Willow in the Shropshire Star.

Dog thefts in region increase by 37 per cent By Mat Growcott | Much Wenlock | Crime | Published: Mar 21, 2019 Dog owners are being warned to keep a watchful eye on their beloved pets after figures show that dog thefts in Shropshire increased by 37 per cent last year. The figures have been shared by not-for-profit organisation DogLost, which said […]

Dog missing for four days found in rabbit hole

A dog has been found stuck in a rabbit hole four days after going missing. Ralph, a young wire haired Dachshund from Haworth in West Yorkshire, disappeared while out on a walk last week. With the help of family and friends, owner Sarah McLellan spent days searching for her pet in the fields around their walking route. She also posted frantically on social media […]

Puppy’s ears chopped off by cruel owner who wanted more money for her

Two women have been banned from keeping dogs after giving their puppy a painful botched ear cropping job, stitched up with fishing line, so she was worth more money. Partners Dawn Hillbeck, 23, and Louise Hillbeck, 25, kept a number of American bully dogs with cropped ears at their home in Roxburghshire, Scotland. Their property […]

DogLost helper will be at the pet rescue day in Shrewsbury.

Sharon Carrington and her lovely tracker dog, Bella, from Shrewsbury will be attending the Pet Rescue Day on Sunday 7th April, at The Quarry, Shrewsbury As well as talking to people about tracking, Sharon will also be highlighting lost & stolen dogs Please support her if you are in the area

Loyal labrador waits for owner outside hospital not knowing he is dead

This loyal dog has been waiting at the entrance to a hospital for over a week, unaware his owner is dead. Toto’s owner reportedly asked for him to be brought to his bedside so he could say a final goodbye. But when the six-year-old labrador’s owner passed away, none of his relatives took Toto with […]

Dog auditions open for Oz production

A theatre production of the Wizard of Oz is holding auditions for a special pooch that can look adoringly at Dorothy as she sings Over the Rainbow. The New Theatre Royal in Lincoln is staging the production in April. Artistic director Natalie Hayes-Cowley said those auditioning needed to be small, obedient, and not bark at […]

Missing goat found 25 miles away catching tram to Manchester

A goat was found 25 miles away from home trying to catch a tram to Manchester. Belle, a pygmy goat, had been reported missing earlier that week. She was discovered at a tram station, waiting behind the yellow line with other commuters. It’s not clear how she came to be there, or if we’ve underestimated […]

Bopper the Whopper on hunt for home after weight loss

A border collie known as “Bopper the Whopper” is ready to be rehomed after shedding 10kg (22lb). Twelve-year-old Bopper weighed almost 50kg (8st) when he waddled into Gables Farm Dogs and Cats Home in Plymouth in November. Dubbed “Britain’s fattest dog”, he won fans around the world including Radio 1 DJ Greg James. Staff are looking […]

New pet theft bill petition

Please support the NEW petition to support the Pet (Theft) Bill. You can sign on this link:- https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/244530 Once you’ve signed & shared, please ensure you confirm your signature to ensure it counts ~ Thanks We need the Government to act now to protect our pets. A change in the law is necessary to deliver justice […]

Ben the Cavachon rescued from Cairngorms in Scotland

While out on an essential training mission the Inverness Coastguard helicopter crew were able to effect an heroic rescue of Ben the Cavachon missing near Loch Avon in the Cairngorms. This from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency Facebook page: “Today whilst out on essential training, our Inverness Coastguard helicopter crew were presented with an ideal […]

Stray dog climbs 24,000-ft mountain

A stray dog has made it to the top of a 24,000-ft Himalayan mountain. The dog called Mera made it to the top of the Baruntse in Nepal without needing any help and was still full of energy, ‘running around’ once she had made it. Mera spent three weeks climbing to the summit with expedition […]