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Dogs found in France, may have been stolen from UK

Translated from French… In the course of an investigation into fencing stolen property, investigators from the THOUARS brigade community discovered 23 dogs. 17 of them are not identifiable by microchip or tattoo: Dog no. 05: Female Setter type, estimated age 07 years old. Dog no. 06: Female Brittany Spaniel type, estimated age 07 years old. […]

How much for the doggy in the window?

Finally, a border collie from Northumberland has become the world’s most expensive sheepdog after being sold to an American ranch owner for £18,900.  Two-and-a-half year-old Megan was sold by shepherdess Emma Gray – who has represented England at the World Sheepdog Trials – at an auction in North Yorkshire on Friday.  “I had to ring […]

Volunteers saving China’s animals during Covid-19 outbreak

Volunteers in China say they’re struggling to keep up with the number of animals being abandoned as the country battles the virus outbreak.  More than 2,000 people in China have died and more than 78,000 infections have been reported in the country.  Pet owners who fall sick or are caught up in quarantine can’t take […]

Springer Ben is…REUNITED

From our friends at Missing Dogs Team Wales…💙When this handsome boy Ben escaped from his owners at Margam Crematorium on the 13th February it was an awful worry for his new owners Chris Lodwig and Mary Lodwig given that Ben was so close to the M4 and in fact, he was actually seen running the hard shoulder that […]

This week’s volunteer of the week goes to…

Jay Chambers! Here’s why; Jay stepped in to help Kie a 17-year-old dog, saving his life after being trapped in Brambles in stormy weather. She also in the same week went out Searching for Ben in BB area. While searching for Ben she rescued an Elderly searcher from falling in the river AND Rescued a […]

Monty’s 6ft deep ordeal and rescue

A Jack Russell Terrier has survived after spending four days stuck underground in woods in the Highlands. Monty disappeared on a walk close to Maryburgh near Dingwall on Sunday. His owner, geologist Chris Blake, appealed for help finding his dog and across the next two days up to 50 people searched for Monty. After barking […]

This week’s volunteer of the week award goes to…

Margerita Carr! From Katie Fox (Area Co-ordinator – Somerset)… She’s really juggling home, kids, new work startup but still attends any call outs for scanning, retrieval and searching. She’s as scatty as a box of frogs but she’s a real team player for our area (Somerset and Wiltshire borders). Never a great week especially when […]

Pub with ‘mutts menu’ given ‘most dog-friendly pub in the south-west’ award

The Grove Arms in Ludwell set tails wagging as it was awarded the accolade of the ‘most dog-friendly pub’ by the South West Tourism Awards this month. The venue was commended by judges for its top-dog welcome and first-class facilities including a ‘mutts menu’ of delicious doggie treats and dedicated pet-friendly bedrooms for overnight guests. […]

Golden Retriever, Finley breaks world record for most tennis balls in mouth

A golden retriever who broke the world record for ramming tennis balls in his mouth has cruelly seen his great efforts written off as ‘not an official achievement’. Despite proof of his world-record skill on Instagram, the strict paperwork rules put in place by the people at the Guinness World Records implies he hasn’t yet […]

Do you recognise this dog? Plea from RSPCA

The female German shepherd type was emaciated, her fur matted and covered in faeces when she was seen by a passing motorist. The member of the public who was driving by sighted her on Pleckgate Road, Blackburn, just before midnight on Thursday, January 30, moments before she collapsed. They put her into their car, before […]