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French bulldog discovers World War Two bomb on Studland beach

A  SURPRISED dog owner witnessed his French bulldog discover a Second World War shell on a Purbeck beach. Small four-year-old Gus unearthed the ordnance at Studland and then tried to prevent his owner Gary Wells from going anywhere near it. Mr Wells contacted the emergency services who rushed to the scene on Tuesday afternoon and […]

Therapy dogs to relieve passenger stress at Toronto’s Pearson airport

  The Greater Toronto Airports Authority says 15 dog teams from the St. John Ambulance will be roaming terminals 1 and 3 at Peason International Airport on a weekly rotation in an effort to relieve travellers’ tensions. It says the dogs can be recognized by their red and white St. John Ambulance bandanas, and will be accompanied […]

Man’s dying wish is to find his dog a new home

John knows he won’t be around forever, so he’s making sure he’s got everything sorted for what happens when he dies. Top of the list is finding a loving home for his dog, Pawpaw. John met Pawpaw back in 2017 at Muttville Senior Dog Rescue in California, when Pawpaw was 11 years old. It was […]

Camp Fire: Dog missing from Paradise wildfire found after 101 days

A dog called Kingston has been reunited with his owners 101 days after he went missing during the deadliest wildfire in California’s history. The Ballejos family last saw Kingston, an Akita, during the devastating Camp Fire in November. Kingston, who is 12 years old, had jumped out of their truck as they fled their home […]

Couple spend £10,000 on hunt for dog who went missing four years ago

A desperate family has spent more than £10,000 on finding their dog after she went missing four years ago. Izzy, a fluffy blonde cockapoo, ran away from home in 2015 after being spooked by a workman setting off the alarm on February 16. Since then Dawn Purvis, 46, and her husband Ian, 48, have paid […]

Estonians rescue wild wolf from ice thinking it was a dog

Kind-hearted Estonian workers rushed to rescue a dog in distress from a freezing river on Wednesday – unaware of the fact they were actually about to bundle a wild wolf into their car. The men were working on the Sindi dam on the Parnu river when they spotted the animal trapped in the icy water. […]

Man fined £1,500 for allowing dog to repeatedly poo in his own garden

A dog owner who repeatedly refused to clean up his dog’s mess from his own garden has been hit with a £1,500 fine. Craig Wood, 25, allowed his dog to relieve itself in his private garden, but neighbours complained over the lingering stench. He was then served an abatement notice by Castle Point Council, in […]

Couple bring their wedding months forward so their dying dog can attend

A woman brought her wedding forward by three months after she was told her Bullmastiff had terminal cancer. Estelle Harris desperately wanted her dog Bruce to walk her down the aisle. The pair go everywhere together and Estelle describes him as being ‘her son with four legs’. 34-year-old Estelle and her partner Danny, 31, were […]

Izzy’s story appeared in Pets Mag today

Izzy has been missing for 4 years. Thank you Pets Mag for featuring her.   Loving and family oriented Cockapoo Izzy was living a perfect life with her family in Radcliffe, Manchester; mum Dawn, dad Ian and her two young human sisters, Lauren and Eve. She doted on them all but specifically loved cuddling up […]

Britain’s fattest dog finally gets new home after shedding THREE STONE

Portly pooch ‘Hattie the Fattie’ was a diabetic and almost blind when she arrived at Devon animal shelter last year – but she has shed the pounds after ditching hamburgers. Britain’s ‘fattest dog ‘ who grew to the size of a ‘pot-bellied pig’ after living on hamburgers has finally found a home – after shedding nearly half […]

National love your pet day

National Love Your Pet Day 2019. February 20th is Love Your Pet Day and it’s a great day to show your love for our little furry friends. Date: February 20 National Love Your Pet Day 2019 – National Awareness Days Events … https://www.awarenessdays.com/awareness-days…/national-love-your-pet-day-2019/ Feedback