Port of Dover: Puppies drenched in oil rescued from van

Six puppies were found drenched in oil at a UK port after being smuggled in an “appalling” state to the UK. The three Maltese, two Havanese and one Bichon Frise pups were spotted at the Port of Dover, Kent, after travelling from Romania, The Dogs Trust (DT) said. Demand for puppies has risen in lockdown, […]

Dog abandoned for ‘not learning to be good’ to be rehomed

An elderly black labrador who was dumped with a note saying he “has not learnt to be good” is to be rehomed. The dog was found tied to railings at Jasmil Kennels in Upchurch, Kent on Monday. Swale Borough Council said the owner was finding it difficult to look after the dog, thought to be […]

Mother desperate plea to find daughter’s ‘stolen therapy dog’ from Walsall

The mother of a nine-year-old girl with severe anxiety has appealed for help tracking down her daughter’s ‘therapy dog’ after it was ‘stolen’ in Walsall. Simba, a three-year-old Chihuahua, was believed to have been pinched from Summer Norton’s home near to Wilkes Avenue, Bentley, on Tuesday, July 7. Her mother Emma says the pooch is […]