Jules reunited after 2 1/2 years.

Remember the story of the six dogs stolen from a dog walkers van in 2016?  The last one has now been reunited with delighted owner. http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/thieves-steal-six-designer-dogs-from-walkers-van-in-forest-hill-a3324111.html Message from owners… “We weren’t sure at times if we’d ever be able to write this – Jules returned home this week after 2.5 years since being taken away […]

APDAWG Parliamentry meeting 26th February.

SAMPA  ( Stolen and missing pets alliance) members were kindly invited  yesterday evening  to the APDAWG ( All party parliamentry  dog advisory welfare group) to share our experiences of dog theft, microchipping and the need for tougher sentencing for dog thieves. Among the many speakers were Dr Daniel Allen, Marc Abrahams the vet ( and […]

‘This is a calamity’: the surgeons keeping pugs and bulldogs alive

They’re photogenic and popular on Instagram – but flat-faced dogs often endure serious breathing problems. Now, more and more are having surgery  Sidney, a bulldog, undergoes an operation to improve his breathing at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. Photograph: Jill Mead/Guardian The most striking thing about Sidney’s mouth, which has been hoisted wide open with […]