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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, […]

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 […]

Firefighters rescue dog stuck in pipe for six hours in Buckworth

A dog spent six “traumatic” hours stuck in a drainage pipe before being rescued by firefighters. Cocker spaniel Daisy “disappeared” on a walk with her owner in Buckworth, Cambridgeshire, on Saturday. Firefighters were called to the field on Church Road at 19:49 BST and were helped by farmers who used a digger to excavate the […]

Abandoned dog loves new life on the Lake District fells

A dog which was abandoned in Cyprus is enjoying her new life in the Lake District. Cher was found tied up petrified and exhausted outside Dali Dog Rescue pound in 2016. Hayley Leece, from Ambleside, adopted her after seeing the photos online and she was flown to the UK to start her new life. Hayley […]

Lucy’s Law: Ban on third party puppy and kitten sales in Wales

A ban on third party puppy and kitten sales will be made law in Wales within the next few months.  Campaigners have long called for the regulation as a way of stopping so-called puppy farms from operating in poor conditions. Lucy’s Law, named after a dog rescued from a breeding farm in Wales, came into […]

Appeal to fund emergency surgery for dog injured in accident

A fundraising appeal has been launched to fund the emergency treatment needed by a dog who has been injured in a traffic accident. South Lincs Vets Group will be operating on the dog, who is not microchipped, to repair a fracture as soon as he is stable enough to undergo surgery. The practice is working […]

Pictures from dog show in 2000

This show was a dog’s delight in 2000 when they used it as a catwalk to strut their stuff. Swapping their usual sniffing spots for the local lamp posts and trees of Ringwood, hundreds of tail-wagers took part in the event. Great danes, bull terriers, cairns, chow chows, pekingese, cocker spaniels, bulldogs, whippets, elkhounds and […]

Dogs Trust Shoreham looking for foster carers for big dogs

Coronavirus could leave 40,000 dogs without a home – and larger dogs are most at risk The warning comes from the Dogs Trust and Dogs Trust Shoreham is now appealing to animal lovers to provide foster homes for larger breeds. The charity said 40,000 more dogs could be at risk of abandonment in the fallout […]

Dog owner leaves people in tears with touching obituary to golden retriever

A woman has left people in tears with her heartbreaking obituary for her much-loved seven-year-old dog who died after battling lymphoma. Sallie Gregory Hammett wrote the tribute to her dog, Charlie, who she said was a fiercely loyal force of unconditional love. The 30-year-old shared the obituary on Twitter and it quickly racked up more […]

Amazing Rescue Dog Airlift Changes Lives

COVID-19 brought the world to its feet and changed lives forever. Animals and many rescue groups that help them were hard hit like Dogs and Cats of Antigua (DACOA), a non-profit group that rehomes rescue dogs overseas to places like the United States, Canada, and Great Britain. Antigua’s closed borders meant no flights or passengers […]