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Labrador puppy beaten to death with slipper for defecating inside house

A scaffolder who beat a puppy to death with a slipper has been jailed for almost six months. Callum Gerken, 27, became angry with 17-week-old Labrador Shadow for defecating inside the property and tearing the furniture, Oxford Magistrates Court heard. He then set upon her with his slipper, before sending vile messages to her owner […]

Dog punched in head in Bournemouth pub garden attack

A man seen throwing a dog against a fence and punching it in the head in a beer garden is being sought by police. CCTV footage shows how the large black dog was picked up by the throat, hit and later dragged away along the road. It happened at the Buffalo Bar, off Holdenhurst Road […]

Polling day

Please go against the trend of photographing dogs left tied up out side polling stations….please stay with any dog you see until owner comes out…and of course leave your dog at home. Thank you. Update…Now seeing the media showing dogs outside polling stations…so sad…hope none get stolen today. http://Dogs at polling stations are here to […]

Appeal on behalf of Artisan rare breeds.

Artisan rare breeds and animal rescue, are raising funds to replace much needed hutches and aviaries for the rescue. We have set a target of £800.00 to replace existing and damaged one’s. Some of the new hutches and aviaries, will be kept at premises owned by our foster carers, to house rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets […]

Pet theft petition reaches target.

His statement last night says it all! “We have passed 100,000 signatures – we will get a parliamentary debate! A massive THANK YOU for every signature, every share, and everyone who supports #PetTheftReform x https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/244530” heft

Report from Microchip meeting at Battersea cats and dogs home.

Attended by CJ last Thursday…here is her summary… After an eventful journey driving across London- finally arrived at Battersea where we were allowed to park ( having a blue badge has its advantages). We were then escorted across to the conference building – then up in the lift-it was held on the 7th floor!! Before […]

Well done to Berkshire volunteer Salli.

Great news. Massive thanks to all who shared and commented, thus contributing in a successful ending. The wandering elderly dog has been reunited with his owner. I’d like to say a big thanks to Ally for catching him before he got run over. Tanya and Steve from Dinton Pastures for their initial help and knowledge to get us on the way […]

Doglost helper runs the Half marathon for DogLost South east.

ONGRATULATIONS GEORGIA & A BIG THANK YOU!! On Sunday 19th May, Georgia ran the Hackney Half Marathon in the fantastic time of 1 hour 57 minutes!!! “About 4 months ago my sweet puppy Snoopy got spooked in the park and ran away. He was missing for 2 nights and 3 days but with the help […]

Volunteer of the month for her astounding rescue goes to…

Annette Gray!  Well done!  Bonnie’s owner has kindly offered to host Doglost  free of charge due to the fantastic effort of Annette…In her own words this is what happened…   Bonnie went missing evening Sat evening 12th April @1930 having chased a deer on Flackwell Heath golf course. The family searched for hours & hours […]

Dog reunited with owners exactly one year after going missing

Unbelievable emotions were witnessed today after a missing dog was reunited with her owners exactly one year after going missing. Milly the Border Collie vanished on May 18, 2018 much to the despair of her owner Lauren Gardner. Heartbroken Lauren sent out multiple social media appeals trying to track down her four-legged friend and even […]

Boy, 7, bursts into tears after being given puppy by grandparents

This is the emotional moment a little boy met his new puppy for the very first time. Jensen, seven, had had ‘a horrible week’ before his grandparents surprised him with the brand new pet, now named Buddy. His mum, Rebecca Sparkle Browne, said he had been ‘in tears again’ when leaving school and that coming […]

Dog rescues baby buried alive in field in Thailand

A dog in northern Thailand has rescued a newborn baby after it was buried alive, allegedly by its teenage mother. The baby boy is said to have been abandoned by his mother, 15, to hide her pregnancy from her parents. Ping Pong the dog was barking and digging in a field in Ban Nong Kham […]

Researchers find breathing problems in dogs is linked to DNA mutation

Popular dog breeds often suffer with breathing issues, something that could be down to their genetics. A particular DNA mutation linked to breathing problems has been found by researchers. And while the problems are often associated with flat-faced breeds – like pugs – the team say the mutation is also carried by other dog breeds […]

British teachers arrested in Oman after ‘trying to rescue abused dogs’

Two British teachers have been detained in Oman for attempting to rescue “abused dogs”, according to family. Jennifer Green, 33, and a female friend who were working as English language teachers for the British Council in the Omani capital Muscat, are accused of stealing the dogs from their owner. Mike Green, of County Durham, said […]

Therapy dogs ‘overwhelmingly’ help children in hospital beat anxiety

Therapy dogs have helped patients at a children’s hospital so much staff are calling for them to be used in wards across the country. A pioneering study at Southampton Children’s Hospital showed an ‘overwhelmingly positive’ effect on children nervously awaiting medical procedures. Children who were previously scared of dogs said they felt less nervous around […]