The Blog For Dogs

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, […]

Crowdfunding by Roz Pearce for DogLost Central (East & West Midlands)

Coco is a chocolate-coloured, female Sprocker Spaniel and on the 1st October 2020, she was tragically stolen from the car park near Windermere Road Playing Fields. Upon hearing this news, DogLost Central sprung into action, they spent numerous hours guiding Coco’s owners through the process and offering emotional and practical support. This included; flooding social […]

Your dog’s personality changes with age, study finds. Here’s how.

All dog lovers know that their pets in older age aren’t the same as they were as puppies, but owners often can’t pinpoint the exact personality changes brought on by the passage of time. A study published Wednesday in Scientific Reports attempts to map out those changes and finds that there are some personality traits — such […]

Cardiff students go on dog walks to stop loneliness

Students in a city under lockdown are being invited to go dog walking as a way to get out and meet each other during the coronavirus pandemic. Chaplains at Cardiff University have started a weekly walk and talk event with their canine companions. The activity aims to provide support for students who may be struggling […]

Lola the black Labrador goes missing in Taplow with her muzzle on

There are growing concerns regarding the welfare of a dog after it went missing with its muzzle on. Lola, the seven-year-old black Labrador from Taplow, went missing at around 7am on Wednesday, October 7 near Amerden Lakes and Jubilee River, which is behind the River Road towpath. She was wearing a beige face muzzle to stop her from […]

Lockdown year ‘worst ever’ for dog thefts

For many dog owners, the coronavirus pandemic has meant more time at home with their canine companions. However, some experts are claiming the demand for dogs during lockdown has led to a significant increase in pets being stolen, with one – Wayne May from the organisation DogLost – saying: “I’ve been doing this for 30 […]

Top 4 Advantages of Buying a Puppy from a Breeder

If you care about a purebred puppy for your next family member, you have a few options available to you. If you want to have a purebred puppy or a stud dog, your best option is to find a reputable breeder dedicated to raising healthy puppies of the breed of his choice. If you’ve never […]

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 […]