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One-eyed dog abandoned after being shot in face

A one-eyed dog was left to die after being shot in the face and beaten with a hammer. Terrier, Bubbles, was just a small puppy when she was left with a shattered jaw and unable to eat. She was dumped at a dog shelter and was due to be put down when a charity nurtured […]

Dog rescued after being found swimming past oil rig 130 miles from shore.

This is the heartwarming moment a stranded dog was rescued after being found swimming in the Gulf of Thailand – 130 miles from the shore. Workers onboard an oil rig noticed the animal’s head poking out above the ripples as she paddled through the ocean last Friday afternoon. They called out to the exhausted mutt […]

Sapphire and Obie featured in Dogs Today magazine.

Thank you Dogs Today magazine for featuring stolen dogs Sapphire and Obie in this months issue of Dogs Today magazine. Obie the Weimaraner stolen from Portsmouth on the 11th December. Follow Obie’s DogLost timeline here… https://doglost.co.uk/dog-blog.php?dogId=138042 And Sapphire stolen from Stoke-on-Trent on the 3rd March. Follow Sapphires DogLost timeline here… https://doglost.co.uk/dog-blog.php?dogId=141079  

Men’s beards carry more germs than dogs do in their fur, a study has found.

Scientists looked at the levels of bacteria lurking in 18 men’s facial hair and 30 dogs from different breeds. ‘The researchers found a significantly higher bacterial load in specimens taken from the men’s beards compared with the dogs’ fur,’ Professor Andreas Gutzeit, of Switzerland’s Hirslanden Clinic, said. The study was designed to find out if […]

Firefighters free dog from rabbit hole near Lennoxtown

A dog had to be rescued by firefighters after disappearing down a rabbit hole in East Dunbartonshire. The four-year-old Jack Russell called Hook had been out for a walk with his owner Kevin McKenna near Lennoxtown. Mr McKenna and his family tried to coax Hook from the hole he scrambled down, but he was stuck. […]

PET WARNING: Anti-vax conspiracies putting millions of Britain’s dog and cats AT RISK

DISEASE amongst household pets could skyrocket after anti-vax scares have left vaccination rates dangerously low, a leading veterinary body has said. The Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA) have said household pets in the UK are losing their “herd immunity” after anti-vax conspiracies surfaced online, scaring pet owners. The FECAVA believes the anti-vax […]

Dead pets found in the road are being turned into BIOFUEL

Dogs and cats found dead on roads are being turned into environmentally friendly BIOFUEL. Councils pass pet remains to rendering plants which boil them down to fat used in green alternatives to petrol and diesel for tractors, farm trucks and even planes. Animal welfare campaigners – who say up to 250,000 cats a year die […]

Quality of life,Advice for aging pets.

Aging pets start to pick up new problems which need to be dealt with appropriately. With our guide, you will have to tools to help your pet along its way to enjoy their life. We go through several key concepts and points to help your animal. Aging Pets Can Live Happily Our beloved pets do […]

Police find 54 dogs locked in cages at Morecambe home

Fifty-four dogs have been rescued after being found stacked in cages in a house during a raid by police and RSPCA inspectors. The home in Morecambe, Lancashire, was searched on Tuesday after the RSPCA received tip-offs from local people. The dogs – mostly either cockerpoos or cocker spaniels – which had been badly neglected are […]

Saddest dog in the world abandoned after being tied to lamppost

People have hit out at a pet owner who abandoned their dog and tied him to a lamppost. The white boxer was found looking like the saddest dog in the world by local resident Graham Dobson, 43, on Thursday morning in Hull. Dobson, who described the dog as ‘real nice’ and ‘friendly’, took him in […]

More dogs stolen in Thames Valley, like missing Tilly from Long Hanborough

FAMILIES enduring the ‘nightmare’ of pet theft are on the rise, with the number of stolen dogs almost doubling in just two years. New figures reveal that 85 dogs were reported stolen in the Thames Valley region in 2018, up from 47 in 2016. DogLost, which collected the statistics from Thames Valley Police, said the rapid […]

Are dog people really happier than cat people?

A new study has found that dog owners are significantly happier than cat owners. According to the findings, 36% of dog owners report being ‘very happy’ compared to just 18% of cat owners. The General Social Survey (GSS), which is run by social research organisation NORC at the University of Chicago typically use a sample […]

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

Leyland runner ‘saved by dogs’ after hill fall

A runner who broke her leg on remote moorland was rescued after her dogs raised the alarm. Pita Oates, 48, was left unable to stand after she fell on a three-mile run in Lancashire with her blue collies Buddy and Merlyn. One of the dogs stayed with her as she inched down the hill, while […]