Police Beat

Four police officers attacked by dogs at Dalkeith flat

Four police officers have been taken to hospital after being attacked by three dogs while dealing with a disturbance at a house in Midlothian. Officers went to the property in Shadepark Gardens in Dalkeith at about 04:10 after being alerted by the Scottish Ambulance Service. A woman in the house had earlier suffered multiple dog […]

Police dog finds lost lamb stuck in old tree stump

A lamb that had been missing from a farm for a week was found stuck in an old tree stump – by a police dog. German shepherd Harry was out for a morning run with handler PC Dave Carter near Norwich on Friday. “PD Harry located a stuck lamb this morning on his leg stretch!! […]

Owners reunited with stolen dog found 250 miles away 4 years later

A stolen dog has been reunited with her long-lost family after being found 250 miles away from home. Adrian Gleadhill’s dog Nala was taken from his Blackpool home four years ago and was sold to an unsuspecting new owner who then moved to Snodland, Kent. During a routine check-up, veterinary nurses there discovered a microchip […]

Kent police reunite stolen Narla after 4 years

Well done Kent police and the DogLost police liason team for working behuind the scenes and getting Narla back to her original owners upin Blackpool. Follow Narla’s DogLost timeline here… http://www.doglost.co.uk/dog-blog.php?dogId=78349 Will update full story when given permission by the police.

Kent police cadets help in search for Albi.

Kent police Cadets under instruction spent Saturday 8th December searching for missing Albi. Covering woodlands and other areas in CT16   where possible sightings had been made . At the same time speaking to dog owners to make them aware he is still missing. Follow Albi’s DogLost timeline here… http://www.doglost.co.uk/dog-blog.php?dogId=135260

Stolen Bonnie and Tich recovered by police.

Last night the police entered a travellers site and found both Bonnie and Titch, Saluki greyhounds which were stolen from their kennels this week …. perpetrators knew what particular dogs they were after because they left the others behind! The Bristol Post did an appeal …..both dogs were scanned and one very relieved owner Jamie […]

Pitsea dog stabbed in eye during burglary- Police appeal for information

A dog was badly injured when it was stabbed in the eye by a burglar. Family pet Lexi was attacked when three men broke into a house in Rokescroft, Pitsea, Essex, on Wednesday evening. The men, all carrying knives, threatened the occupants and slashed Lexi’s eye before leaving with bank cards and cash, police said. […]

Over 40 dogs found in Cambridgeshire

From South Cambridge Police…. This morning officers from our Community Action Team (CAT) and Rural Crime Action Team (RCAT), along with the RSPCA, carried out a warrant at an unauthorised encampment in Willingham. Five people were arrested in connection with thefts and many suspected stolen items were seized including two vehicles, a number of quad […]

Bungle the chow-chow: Why police seized this fluffy dog

The four-month-old pup was seized by police on Saturday after biting a police officer and has yet to be reunited with his owner. Social media has rallied behind Bungle with 4,000 members of a Facebook group campaigning for his freedom. The hashtag #FreeBungle has been used on Twitter and an online petition calling for his release has […]

Dog rescued from streets becomes one of UK’s first police Staffies

One of the UK’s first ever staffie police dogs has joined the force. Two-year-old rescue Staffordshire Bull Terrier Cooper, who is specially-trained to find drugs, cash and firearms, is the first of his breed to join Staffordshire Police. The animal, who lived on the streets as a stray before being rescued by the RSPCA, joined […]

Police dog stabbed in the face by men escaping crashed stolen car

The overturned car was empty when PC Catherine Maunder-Green, PC Jennie Ellse, and Quantum the police dog arrived at the scene. Dwain Claude West, 25, and Nathan Whyler, 29 had just gone on a violent rampage and crashed the stolen car in Top Valley, Nottinghamshire, on March 15. They were seen running away from the […]

Little Rascals pet shop raid: Nearly 100 dogs removed

Ninety four dogs have been removed from a pet shop in Lincolnshire during a raid by police and RSPCA inspectors. The RSPCA said police executed a warrant at Little Rascals in Brant Broughton, near Lincoln, on Tuesday. Inspectors said investigations were ongoing and no arrests had been made. In a statement, the animal charity said: […]

Cambridge Police Officers reunite stolen dogs with owner

Police have reunited stolen dogs with their owners. The dogs, Sean, Sue and their one-year-old puppy Nel were stolen from the back of their owner’s pickup truck in Leicestershire on Tuesday morning. Their owner, a farmer from Nottinghamshire, reported the trio of Border Collie X Kelpie dogs missing to police and immediately launched an online […]

Woman criticises police who Tasered pet dog to death

Police “unnecessarily” Tasered a pet dog to death, its owner has claimed. Terrasa Bolton said American bulldog Narla ran into the garden barking when officers arrived at her home in Leeds to arrest her boyfriend. She claimed the animal was not being aggressive and that the officer carried on firing as the dog lay lifeless. […]

Stolen Aristotle recovered by police

Aristotle stolen from Doncaster race course on the 29th September has been recovered by South Yorkshire police. A big well done to them! Follow Aristotle’s DogLost timeline here… http://www.doglost.co.uk/dog-blog.php?dogId=135032

Innocent granny dies following mauling from police dog hunting a suspect

A PENSIONER died after being twice mauled by a police dog which attacked while his handler was leading the chase for a suspect through the woman’s garden, an inquest heard yesterday. Irene Collins, 73, screamed “why has this happened to me” as force Alsatian Dano returned to bite her for a second time after it […]