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Rhyl lifeboat crew rescue seagull-chasing dog from sea

A lifeboat crew had to rescue a dog after it chased seagulls into the sea off Rhyl. The pet was about half a mile away from the shore by the time the RNLI crew reached it. The dog and its owner had gone for a walk along the front when the drama unfolded at about […]

Going for a Lake District walk with Max the Miracle Dog

Kerry Irving was confined to his house and considering suicide after suffering an excruciating back injury in a car accident. But then he met Max, a yard dog who gave him a new purpose in life. The BBC joined them for a walk in their native Lake District. Tewitt Tarn is an idyllic pond high […]

Medal for hero dog Kuno which saved soldiers’ lives in Afghanistan

A military dog who charged through enemy gunfire to save the lives of British soldiers fighting al-Qaeda in Afghanistan is to be awarded the animal equivalent of the Victoria Cross. During a raid, the Belgian Malinois named Kuno tackled a gunman and was hit by bullets in both back legs. After losing one of his […]

Battersea Dogs Home warns pets at risk from ‘perfect storm’

Animals in London could be at risk due to the financial impact of coronavirus on charities, animal hospitals and pet owners. Battersea Dogs and Cats Home says it fears a “perfect storm”, and projects it could lose more than £11m in the next 18 months. Animal charities including East Finchley-based All Dogs Matter are advising […]

Dogs found roaming in ‘appalling condition’ on A68 near Jedburgh

The Scottish SPCA has issued an appeal for information after 10 dogs were found on the A68 near Jedburgh. It said some of the animals were roaming loose, while others had been shut inside a derelict building. The charity was alerted to the incident on Sunday after the dogs were contained by staff at the […]

August – Volunteer of the Month

I am delighted to be able to offer this award to Claire Gresty! Claire works tirelessly (day and night) to help get the dogs home and supports every volunteer with any problems or worries they may have. She also provides exemplary leadership skills which helps the North West team strive & work well together. In […]

DogLost in the Media…

DogLost has featured on various TV channels across the world (in countries such as France, Norway, America, Germany, Russia, and Singapore). We have also been featured in articles on Yahoo News and The Wall Street Journal! Here’s a short video by France TV featuring Wayne May from; You can also have a listen to […]

Walkies could become the law for German dog owners

Taking your dog for walks twice a day for at least an hour in total could soon become the law in Germany. There could also be a ban on keeping dogs chained for long periods. Rules are also being devised to crack down on “puppy farms” by banning breeders from looking after more than three […]

RSPCA calls for more regulation in pet industry

Home footage has captured a dog walker hitting a pet in her care, as campaigners call for more regulation and licensing across the industry. Not all local authorities require dog walkers, trainers and groomers to have qualifications and licences to operate, say the RSPCA, and this can lead to some animals being put at risk. […]

Family’s plea to find ‘stolen’ spaniel as volunteers widen search

A family has issued an urgent plea as fears grow their lost dog may have been stolen. Two-year-old cocker spaniel Lexi vanished from her home in Swadlincote on August 1. Now, volunteers are widening the search to find the missing pooch, raising awareness in Coventry, Leicestershire and Derbyshire. Lexi has been missing for two weeks, […]

DogLost NW: Funds for Equipment are URGENTLY NEEDED

The DogLost North West team urgently need your help to purchase (potentially) life-saving equipment. They require funds to purchase the following: 1x Thermal Scope 2x Large Traps 2x Ring Cameras 2x Battery Packs 2x Spare Ring Camera Batteries 2x SIM Cards (for Ring Cameras) 6x Red Light LED Torches 6x Slip Leads You can donate […]

Animals lost in Beirut explosion begin to be reunited with their owners

People in Lebanon are being reunited with their pets following the devastating blast in Beirut on Tuesday. An animal welfare organisation is helping to bring pets back together their owners after a finding and treating animals affected by the blast, which has killed at least 135 people, injured more than 5,000 and left an estimated […]

ITV – New figures reveal the shocking rise in dog thefts during lockdown

New research has revealed there’s been a dramatic rise in the number of dog thefts during lockdown. According to the non-profit organisation, DogLost, reports of stolen dogs were 65% higher during lockdown compared with last year. It’s believed some pedigree dogs are being targeted due to the increase in demand for pets to keep people […]


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10 Fun Facts About the Scottish Terrier

The information below is provided by Your Dog Advisor. The Scottie originally belonged to a group of dogs collectively called Skye terriers that included modern breeds like the West Highland, Skye, and Cairn terriers. While most often seen with black coats, the Scottie also comes in almost-white to cream and even brindle, though the strips are often hard […]