The Blog For Dogs

Doodoowatch: a crowdsourced solution to our cities’ dog mess minefield?

Major cities worldwide have tried and failed to cut dog fouling. Could a Cambridgeshire village’s ‘mess map’ be the answer? It is the Sisyphean task shared by cities, towns and villages around the world – indeed, anywhere where man coexists with his best friend. What to do about dog poo? Tarragona, Spain, has tried DNA testing. […]

Our latest DogLost LICKS award goes to…

Ray Dedicoat! So many nominations but will use lisaP central co-ordinators as Was Rays last “capture” that took the whole of 18 minutes…Sesi’s story is also on the blog…. “I  would like to nominate Ray Dedicoat for a LICKS award in recognition of his dedication over many many years to successfully trapping dogs across the […]

Posing with a Frenchie….what could possibly go wrong?

I love Frenchies so took the opportunity to have my picture taken yesterday in Dorset….Very friendly bouncy dog…But  then in between shots the jumps got higher and higher including  a few head butts and chin butts….then whoops losing my balance…note the paw marks on my feet and legs… The dog having got me half down […]

Meeting the Dorset crew!

Lovely to be invited down to meet Gina ( aka Poochpal) and her Dorset team for lunch today! And thank you Alison for taking the phones and running admin. Centre is  Jenny4 and clockwise from the dog is me,Gnasher, Rachel Hayball, Poochpal…( by the way we accosted people in the beer garden for photos with […]

Puppy farmer convicted.

Puppy farm “conduit” Lisa Canning who lied about the ages and medical histories of dogs she sold convicted of fraud and ordered to pay £50,000. Callous puppy dealer shows why we urgently need Lucy’s Law to ban this horrible trade Yesterday was the final day for submissions to the Government’s consultation on the sale of […]

Sesi reuinted story.

Sesi is a husky cross, around 3 years old.  She hasn’t had the best starts in life, having several homes & at some point suffering neglect.  Her now owner took her from this, in the hope of giving her a better future.  Once home, Sesi’s owner realised that she had some issues to overcome and […]

Gizmo and Lady in the local paper.

Gizmo and Lady is a case of ” theft by finding”  – passed to fosterer who claimed she would keep the dogs safe until owner came forward. Follow Lady’s Doglost timeline here… http://www.doglost.co.uk/dog-blog.php?dogId=127260 And Gizmo’s Doglost timeline here… http://www.doglost.co.uk/dog-blog.php?dogId=127261 Thank you guest  blogger jounalist Rachel for doing the article. “A SOUTHPORT dog owner is appealing […]

DogLost’s Wilma featured in todays Sun Newspaper.

‘Amazon driver’ steals 11-month-old puppy Wilma as he delivers dog food… A DOG lover has told how his miniature schnauzer was stolen by a driver delivering Amazon parcels. Richard Guttfield, 51, realised 11-month-old Wilma was missing moments after the independent agency driver left dog food he had ordered online. After five days frantically searching, Amazon […]

Xiongxiong the loyal dog charms Chinese social media

China’s online community has fallen hard for a loyal elderly dog, who waits patiently outside a station every day for his owner to come home from work. The popular Pear Video website shared a video of Xiongxiong – Little Bear – in late April, and it has since racked up over 10 million views. Filmed in the […]

Dying dogs bucket list.

A dog with terminal cancer is well on his way to completing an epic bucket list of things to do before he dies – thanks to a little help from his family. Mr Molson, a 12-year-old Golden Retriever, has embarked on a roller-coaster journey in recent weeks by flying a helicopter, riding in a police […]

Model dogs.

These stunning pups are naturals in front of the camera – and have been posing since they were four weeks old. Kaylee Robertson says her six Shetland sheep-dogs and one Alaskan Klee Kai are like “fully trained models”. The photogenic pooches range in age from six months to six years old and are called Fenton, […]

Dogs take to the cat walk for Aberdeen fashion week.

The catwalk is to become the dogwalk next month as a north-east fashion event shows off canine models for the first time. Aberdeen Fashion Week, which launched in 2013, will see designers and models from all over the world come to the Granite City. This time round they will be joined by man’s best friend […]

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

Jack missing one year update.

message from Jack’s owner… It’s a year to the day Jack decided that chasing muntjacs and rabbits is more fun. She hasn’t been seen for over 4 months now. I haven’t given up on finding her alive, but common sense means she could as well be dead. Now Spring is here, and more farmers and […]

Dog owners face £75 fine if they walk pets on the beach from TODAY!

BEACHES around the UK are set to become dog-free as summer restrictions come into place from May 1. The ban, which has come under scrutiny in the past, has been put in place across a number of coastal counties. Northumberland, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Lincolnshire and Essex are only a few. The restrictions last from May […]

DogLost stats April 2018.

598 pets reunited. 873 new members. 74,865 missing pet alerts sent to helpers. 179,600 shares outward from Doglost website. 5,142,323 Social reach on DogLost thunderclaps. 834,263 Page views on Doglost website. 216,806 users. 14,388 Blog views. 2,546 tweets sent out re missing pets.

Dogfest 2018.

This years Dogfest shows in Bristol, Herts and Cheshire.   Read more here… https://www.dog-fest.co.uk/

Ralph reunited story…

Ralph went missing on the 28th April at Cheddar gorge…having seen and chased a deer…( Ralph was on a lead…but seeing a deer…the Border terrorist instinct kicked in ) Owner’s daughter ( Heidi)  Rang yesterday for advise…As she was on her way up to help her parents… Heidi  printed 50 posters  and put up around […]