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DogLost 2020 Awards

This year, in light of everything that has occurred, we at DogLost have decided to run a small scale, virtual nomination event whereby you can nominate members of the DogLost team (from across the UK) and our supporters for awards! The awards available are as follows: 1. Volunteer of the Year Award – This award […]

I’ve spotted my stolen dog… so why won’t the police give her back?

Tilly is a five-year-old Springer Spaniel bitch with a daunting field-sports pedigree. A loving, occasionally huffy, but very hardworking personality. An inch-long scar on her left shoulder. And a set of distinctive markings on her soft, glossy coat. Her face is liver-coloured, with a jagged white blaze running down the right-hand side, and she has ‘a […]

5 Things You Need to Know Before You Buy a Bulldog Stud

Getting a fluff ball, aka a dog, for yourself is as exciting as it gets. There’s nothing that makes you happier than having your own dog, right? Well, if that’s the case, then this blog is just the thing that you need to read in order to make sure that you are buying the right […]


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:

Mollie’s Little Adventure – Being Found Border-Style!

Grizzle Border Terriers, Mollie and her mum, Cracker live on a farm in Scotforth, Lancaster. As working, farm dogs, they are not often on a lead and have free roam however, sometimes they have a tendency to run off hunting. On the 27th October 2020, Millie disappeared from the farm on her own, her owner, […]

Remembrance Day 2020

From killing rats in trenches to locating the wounded, keeping an eye out for the enemy to relaying messages, dogs have served & still serve loyally in all conflicts. This Remembrance Sunday, as well as all the humans who gave everything, please remember the dogs & other animals too. Lest we forget.


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:

British Association for Shooting and Conservation Press Release

Incidents of dog theft concerning, says BASC As gundog theft continues to gain prominence, the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) is urging owner vigilance. A Freedom of Information (FOI) request undertaken by the BBC has shown an increase in dog theft across the country (1). A growing demand for puppies as a result […]

Covid: Concerns over ‘dogfishing’ and abandoned pets

Dog welfare charities in Wales say they are braced for a range of problems as people continue to battle with the coronavirus pandemic. At the start of the year, five times as many people, as usual, searched for puppies online – raising concerns they could be “dogfished”. “Dogfishing” is described as misleading someone into buying […]

Rare green puppy ‘Pistachio’ born in Italy

This year has been an unpredictable one, to say the least. But things got even stranger for Italian farmer Cristian Mallocci when his dog, Spelacchia, gave birth to a puppy with green fur. The tiny pooch was immediately named Pistachio. The puppy was part of a five-dog litter born at the farm on the Mediterranean […]

Knee surgery gives new life to former street dog

A dog rescued from Greece after being involved in a car accident when he was just days old has been given a new lease of life at a County Durham animal hospital. Rocco was taken to a vet in Athens for treatment by Christine Innes and Bruce Schlaitzer, who were living in the country at […]

The Story of Ratty

Ratty is a black, white and brown Jack Russell Terrier, on the 19th of October (much to her owner’s distress) she thought it would be a good idea to set off on an adventure, escaping from the boat in which she lives on, at Pewsey Wharf, Wiltshire. It is believed that at some point along […]

Lost dog in Cornwall: Freddie goes missing at Holywell Bay

A daughter has launched a desperate appeal for help on behalf of her parents after they were forced to return home without their beloved dog. Jess Cohan’s family was on holiday in Cornwall when their golden retriever Freddie went missing. Between them they have spent more than ten days organising searches with the local community […]

The ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ of dogs who went missing together

Two dogs who are best friends from separate owners went missing on the same walk in Richmond on Tuesday and are suspected to have been stolen. Pip, an Irish Terrier, and Vinnie, a French Bulldog, were being walked in Palewell Park, Sheen, by a dog walker at 9:30am. Pip and Vinnie have been inseparable ever […]

Dog warden scoops RSPCA gold award for sixth year

Dog warden Laura Yeates has proven she’s leading the way when it comes to reuniting lost dogs with their owners and looking after every stray dog in the council’s care. The Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council dog warden has been awarded the RSPCA Gold Stray Dog PawPrint Award for the sixth year in a row, […]