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Covid: Concerns over ‘dogfishing’ and abandoned pets

Dog welfare charities in Wales say they are braced for a range of problems as people continue to battle with the coronavirus pandemic. At the start of the year, five times as many people, as usual, searched for puppies online – raising concerns they could be “dogfished”. “Dogfishing” is described as misleading someone into buying […]

Rare green puppy ‘Pistachio’ born in Italy

This year has been an unpredictable one, to say the least. But things got even stranger for Italian farmer Cristian Mallocci when his dog, Spelacchia, gave birth to a puppy with green fur. The tiny pooch was immediately named Pistachio. The puppy was part of a five-dog litter born at the farm on the Mediterranean […]

Knee surgery gives new life to former street dog

A dog rescued from Greece after being involved in a car accident when he was just days old has been given a new lease of life at a County Durham animal hospital. Rocco was taken to a vet in Athens for treatment by Christine Innes and Bruce Schlaitzer, who were living in the country at […]

The Story of Ratty

Ratty is a black, white and brown Jack Russell Terrier, on the 19th of October (much to her owner’s distress) she thought it would be a good idea to set off on an adventure, escaping from the boat in which she lives on, at Pewsey Wharf, Wiltshire. It is believed that at some point along […]

Lost dog in Cornwall: Freddie goes missing at Holywell Bay

A daughter has launched a desperate appeal for help on behalf of her parents after they were forced to return home without their beloved dog. Jess Cohan’s family was on holiday in Cornwall when their golden retriever Freddie went missing. Between them they have spent more than ten days organising searches with the local community […]

The ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ of dogs who went missing together

Two dogs who are best friends from separate owners went missing on the same walk in Richmond on Tuesday and are suspected to have been stolen. Pip, an Irish Terrier, and Vinnie, a French Bulldog, were being walked in Palewell Park, Sheen, by a dog walker at 9:30am. Pip and Vinnie have been inseparable ever […]

Dog warden scoops RSPCA gold award for sixth year

Dog warden Laura Yeates has proven she’s leading the way when it comes to reuniting lost dogs with their owners and looking after every stray dog in the council’s care. The Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council dog warden has been awarded the RSPCA Gold Stray Dog PawPrint Award for the sixth year in a row, […]

Crowdfunding by Roz Pearce for DogLost Central (East & West Midlands)

Coco is a chocolate-coloured, female Sprocker Spaniel and on the 1st October 2020, she was tragically stolen from the car park near Windermere Road Playing Fields. Upon hearing this news, DogLost Central sprung into action, they spent numerous hours guiding Coco’s owners through the process and offering emotional and practical support. This included; flooding social […]

Your dog’s personality changes with age, study finds. Here’s how.

All dog lovers know that their pets in older age aren’t the same as they were as puppies, but owners often can’t pinpoint the exact personality changes brought on by the passage of time. A study published Wednesday in Scientific Reports attempts to map out those changes and finds that there are some personality traits — such […]

Cardiff students go on dog walks to stop loneliness

Students in a city under lockdown are being invited to go dog walking as a way to get out and meet each other during the coronavirus pandemic. Chaplains at Cardiff University have started a weekly walk and talk event with their canine companions. The activity aims to provide support for students who may be struggling […]

Lola the black Labrador goes missing in Taplow with her muzzle on

There are growing concerns regarding the welfare of a dog after it went missing with its muzzle on. Lola, the seven-year-old black Labrador from Taplow, went missing at around 7am on Wednesday, October 7 near Amerden Lakes and Jubilee River, which is behind the River Road towpath. She was wearing a beige face muzzle to stop her from […]

Lockdown year ‘worst ever’ for dog thefts

For many dog owners, the coronavirus pandemic has meant more time at home with their canine companions. However, some experts are claiming the demand for dogs during lockdown has led to a significant increase in pets being stolen, with one – Wayne May from the organisation DogLost – saying: “I’ve been doing this for 30 […]

Top 4 Advantages of Buying a Puppy from a Breeder

If you care about a purebred puppy for your next family member, you have a few options available to you. If you want to have a purebred puppy or a stud dog, your best option is to find a reputable breeder dedicated to raising healthy puppies of the breed of his choice. If you’ve never […]