The Blog For Dogs

Miracle as rescue dog flown from India found after escaping Heathrow

A couple paid £3,000 to fly a street dog from India to Britain only for it to escape after it landed at Heathrow. The adorable white-haired hound named Gobi fled into the streets around the airport after his flight landed and was moments from being handed to his new owners. Amazingly, Gobi was caught after […]

Owners Account of Jack – Missing for 30 Hours

Jack and Chester are litter brothers but as different as chalk and cheese. They are Jack Russell/Border crosses so adventure and mischief are part of their character. Chester is brilliant at recall but Jack is not so I decided to do some recall training on our walk at Pett Level, hence the long training lead. […]

Dachshund reunited with owner after seven days lost in Lairg forest

A massive operation involving professional stalkers, quad bikes, drones and locals ended with success as a lost dog was finally found after seven days on the run in a Lairg forest. Wirehaired dachshund Llew had an emotional reunion with his owner Arwel Thomas last Friday after being reported missing seven days prior while the two […]

Firefighters rescue dog stuck in pipe for six hours in Buckworth

A dog spent six “traumatic” hours stuck in a drainage pipe before being rescued by firefighters. Cocker spaniel Daisy “disappeared” on a walk with her owner in Buckworth, Cambridgeshire, on Saturday. Firefighters were called to the field on Church Road at 19:49 BST and were helped by farmers who used a digger to excavate the […]

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

Abandoned dog loves new life on the Lake District fells

A dog which was abandoned in Cyprus is enjoying her new life in the Lake District. Cher was found tied up petrified and exhausted outside Dali Dog Rescue pound in 2016. Hayley Leece, from Ambleside, adopted her after seeing the photos online and she was flown to the UK to start her new life. Hayley […]

Lucy’s Law: Ban on third party puppy and kitten sales in Wales

A ban on third party puppy and kitten sales will be made law in Wales within the next few months.  Campaigners have long called for the regulation as a way of stopping so-called puppy farms from operating in poor conditions. Lucy’s Law, named after a dog rescued from a breeding farm in Wales, came into […]

Appeal to fund emergency surgery for dog injured in accident

A fundraising appeal has been launched to fund the emergency treatment needed by a dog who has been injured in a traffic accident. South Lincs Vets Group will be operating on the dog, who is not microchipped, to repair a fracture as soon as he is stable enough to undergo surgery. The practice is working […]

Pictures from dog show in 2000

This show was a dog’s delight in 2000 when they used it as a catwalk to strut their stuff. Swapping their usual sniffing spots for the local lamp posts and trees of Ringwood, hundreds of tail-wagers took part in the event. Great danes, bull terriers, cairns, chow chows, pekingese, cocker spaniels, bulldogs, whippets, elkhounds and […]

Dogs Trust Shoreham looking for foster carers for big dogs

Coronavirus could leave 40,000 dogs without a home – and larger dogs are most at risk The warning comes from the Dogs Trust and Dogs Trust Shoreham is now appealing to animal lovers to provide foster homes for larger breeds. The charity said 40,000 more dogs could be at risk of abandonment in the fallout […]

Dog owner leaves people in tears with touching obituary to golden retriever

A woman has left people in tears with her heartbreaking obituary for her much-loved seven-year-old dog who died after battling lymphoma. Sallie Gregory Hammett wrote the tribute to her dog, Charlie, who she said was a fiercely loyal force of unconditional love. The 30-year-old shared the obituary on Twitter and it quickly racked up more […]

Amazing Rescue Dog Airlift Changes Lives

COVID-19 brought the world to its feet and changed lives forever. Animals and many rescue groups that help them were hard hit like Dogs and Cats of Antigua (DACOA), a non-profit group that rehomes rescue dogs overseas to places like the United States, Canada, and Great Britain. Antigua’s closed borders meant no flights or passengers […]

Labrador dog ‘recovering’ after eating its lead

A Labrador is recovering at home after scoffing its entire lead during a 15-minute car journey. Max left only the metal end after tucking in while his owners Brian and Christine Hillman were not watching. They took him to the emergency Vets Now clinic in Newport where a team of specialists recovered the lead, which […]

Bedfordshire dog kennels thefts: Woman arrested after animals stolen

A woman has been arrested after dogs worth “about £50,000” were stolen from kennels. The theft of eight dogs from Wilden in Bedfordshire happened on Sunday 13 September, police said. Police said there had been a number of attempted dog thefts in the region and owners should “remain vigilant”. The woman, in her 20s and from […]