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Loyal labrador waits for owner outside hospital not knowing he is dead

This loyal dog has been waiting at the entrance to a hospital for over a week, unaware his owner is dead. Toto’s owner reportedly asked for him to be brought to his bedside so he could say a final goodbye. But when the six-year-old labrador’s owner passed away, none of his relatives took Toto with […]

Dog auditions open for Oz production

A theatre production of the Wizard of Oz is holding auditions for a special pooch that can look adoringly at Dorothy as she sings Over the Rainbow. The New Theatre Royal in Lincoln is staging the production in April. Artistic director Natalie Hayes-Cowley said those auditioning needed to be small, obedient, and not bark at […]

Missing goat found 25 miles away catching tram to Manchester

A goat was found 25 miles away from home trying to catch a tram to Manchester. Belle, a pygmy goat, had been reported missing earlier that week. She was discovered at a tram station, waiting behind the yellow line with other commuters. It’s not clear how she came to be there, or if we’ve underestimated […]

Bopper the Whopper on hunt for home after weight loss

A border collie known as “Bopper the Whopper” is ready to be rehomed after shedding 10kg (22lb). Twelve-year-old Bopper weighed almost 50kg (8st) when he waddled into Gables Farm Dogs and Cats Home in Plymouth in November. Dubbed “Britain’s fattest dog”, he won fans around the world including Radio 1 DJ Greg James. Staff are looking […]

New pet theft bill petition

Please support the NEW petition to support the Pet (Theft) Bill. You can sign on this link:- https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/244530 Once you’ve signed & shared, please ensure you confirm your signature to ensure it counts ~ Thanks We need the Government to act now to protect our pets. A change in the law is necessary to deliver justice […]

Ben the Cavachon rescued from Cairngorms in Scotland

While out on an essential training mission the Inverness Coastguard helicopter crew were able to effect an heroic rescue of Ben the Cavachon missing near Loch Avon in the Cairngorms. This from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency Facebook page: “Today whilst out on essential training, our Inverness Coastguard helicopter crew were presented with an ideal […]

Stray dog climbs 24,000-ft mountain

A stray dog has made it to the top of a 24,000-ft Himalayan mountain. The dog called Mera made it to the top of the Baruntse in Nepal without needing any help and was still full of energy, ‘running around’ once she had made it. Mera spent three weeks climbing to the summit with expedition […]

Archie featured in the South Wales Argus.

A DESPERATE appeal has been made for help finding a dog swept away by a river. Mike Buckingham was walking his Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, Archie, in Sirhowy Country Park, in Caerphilly county borough, this morning when the dog ran into the river. He did not come back out. The former journalist and his wife, Heather […]

Afghan hounds in head scarves steal the show at Crufts

Many would argue that Afghan hounds are some of the most fabulous dogs in the world – but being fab takes effort. Afghan Hounds are ‘high maintenance’ pets who require regular grooming, weekly baths and brushing to prevent tangling and matting their thick, fine and silky coats. And to make sure their locks were kept […]

Girl, 3, sits in tears waiting for her lost dog to come back .

A chihuahua has gone missing from Gainsborough, leaving three young children “heartbroken”. The dog has been missing since around 3pm on Monday, March 4, from near Ravendale Road – and an appeal to help has been shared around the country on Facebook. The owner, Amy Louise, lives with her children Rosie, 5, Annabelle, 3, Lewis, […]

Stolen Amo back home!

Update from owner… ‼️Amo is HOME‼️ I just want to update you all on this evenings events. I received a message from somebody saying they had found a dog like Amo wondering in Bedfordshire, so they sent me photos and sure enough it was her. After a 2 1/2 hour drive each way, Amo is […]

CRUFTS 2019

CRUFTS is starting tomorrow. Catch up on all the events here… https://www.crufts.org.uk/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIhe-3vKHt4AIVb7XtCh0O8whrEAAYASAAEgKbrfD_BwE  

Raw-meat dog food ‘risk to owners’

Many raw-meat dog foods contain high levels of bacteria that pose a risk to animals and humans, experts warn. Owners are at particular risk if they let their pet lick them after it has eaten raw bone, meat or offal, they say in Vet Record. The diets are becoming increasingly popular, touted by some as offering […]