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Willow featured on Rip Off Britain – 20/01/2020

From Let’s Get Willow Home Facebook page… Find me on the BBC 9:15-10am on 20th I am talking about how heartbreaking it is to have a dog taken, how the law doesn’t fit the crime & how little is done to help.I just hope the more publicity on TV & in papers will mean people […]

Dog found in Blackpool church set to be returned to owner

A dog found tied up in a church with a note of apology is to go back to his original owner. The seven-year-old Staffie, named Cracker (by the RSPCA), was found at Sacred Heart Church in Blackpool on 18 December. The dog, who is actually called Rooney, is to be returned to his owner Alison, […]

Coco’s miraculous story!

Coco the Bully Kutta X Mastiff got out of her home in Tilehurst, Berkshire on 12th December where she was being looked after by her owner’s mum, Sammy.  She ran and ran; quickly going into survival mode, which meant that she ignored family members who were out searching and 2-3 times passed by but didn’t stop. A frantic search […]

Dog found drowning in Farndon with rock tied to lead saved

A dog discovered drowning in a river with a carrier bag containing a heavy rock attached to her lead has been saved. The Belgian shepherd was spotted in the River Trent and pulled to safety by a woman near Long Lane, Farndon, Nottinghamshire, at around 08:45 GMT. The dog, whose name was registered as Bella […]

Dog left in Blackpool church with note set to be rehomed

A dog left at a church with a note from its owner saying “I love you and I’m so, so, so sorry” is set to be rehomed. The brindle and white Staffordshire bull terrier-cross, named Cracker, was left tied to the altar of Sacred Heart Church in Blackpool on 18 December. The RSPCA is caring […]

Dozens fined £100 for ignoring dog bans at Cornwall’s beaches

Dozens of dog owners have been hit with £100 penalties for taking their dogs on Cornwall’s beaches while bans stood in place. Dogs are not allowed on many of the county’s beaches throughout the summer months. The restrictions change from beach to beach but at many resorts, dogs can only go on the beach in the evenings and […]

Owner’s worry for beloved dogs following poisoning in Brighton

A pet owner has described the terrifying moment his dogs collapsed from poisoning. Jim Doyle, 64, was walking with his smooth-haired fox terriers Eric and Rosie at Sheepcote Valley in Brighton when they suddenly became ill. He raced them to Coastway Vets, where they needed life-saving treatment. It supports the news that another dog had to be […]

How you and your pet can both enjoy New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is typically a time of fun, frolics and fireworks. Many celebrate with friends and family, ending the year with a bang. However fun it may be for humans, New Year’s Eve can be a time of stress and anxiety for our pets. Dogs, cats and rabbits are particularly sensitive to noise. At […]

Dogs mysterious condition solved

A dog owner was left distraught as his dog grew sick, but vets soon discovered he actually had a rare genetic disease. Paul Tweedie, 53, from Carlisle, was distraught when he discovered that Angus, his Boerboel puppy, seemed to be growing sick. Angus had a large bony lump protruding from his jaw and was losing his […]

RSPCA’s unluckiest dog finds forever home in Cornwall

Noushka, the RSPCA’s unluckiest dog has potentially spent her last Christmas in the kennel, as she has been reserved for adoption. The seven-year-old Alaskan malamute cross has been at the RSPCA Ashley Heath Animal Centre since September 2017, but she is now set for a move to Cornwall on New Year’s Eve to what will hopefully […]

Puppy stolen at knife-point during morning walk with owner

A six-month-old Labradoodle has been stolen at knife-point during a morning walk. Waffle had been with his owner at a park in St Austell, Cornwall, at around 7am when a man approached them and threatened her with a knife. The man is described by Devon and Cornwall Police as being around 5ft 8in and dressed […]

Bournemouth dog nearly dies eating Christmas tree decorations

A dog that ate 34 gingerbread Christmas tree decorations has undergone three hours of life-saving surgery. Marley, a seven-year-old Labrador, took the ornaments, with ribbons attached, from his owner’s Bournemouth kitchen. Owner Rachael Bulmer said she rushed him to a veterinary hospital after he seemed to go into shock. Vets from the PDSA animal charity […]

Leamington postie finds family’s missing dog

Alice Broadfield has praised her local postman for his quick actions in finding her family’s missing dog – Peggy. Peggy, a bullmastiff, escaped the Broadfield family’s Kenilworth Road back garden last week on Wednesday December 4. Alice and her family spent the next 24 hours contacting the police, the dog warden and passing out missing […]