Police warn of dog scam relating to COVID-19

Police are warning people to be vigilant after a suspected conman tried to get a homeowner to hand over their dog for coronavirus quarantine. The man went to a house in Marton, Middlesbrough, and told the victim their dog needed to be taken away. When questioned, the man walked away and drove off in a […]

Stolen therapy dog Lottie has sadly crossed the rainbow bridge

Lottie, a¬†therapy dog who was stolen from a 12-year-old girl with autism has sadly crossed the rainbow bridge. Three-year-old Dalmatian Lottie was taken from Chloe Hopkins’ home in Peatling Parva, Leicestershire, in early December. An appeal to find the dog was widely shared on social media and was backed¬†by TV presenter Chris Packham. Chloe’s mother, […]

Police dog saved after being swept away in River Taff

A police dog has been rescued after being swept away in the River Taff during a training exercise in Rhondda Cynon Taff.  South Wales Police tweeted to say Shelley the black Labrador jumped in between Upper Boat and Rhydyfelin, near Pontypridd, on Sunday. But they later confirmed a member of the public had rescued her […]