The Blog For Dogs

Is yours a cute commute? Dogs and public transport in UK

More and more workplaces are ending canine segregation and allowing employees to bring their dogs to work. But does your furry friend have a ticket to ride? Did you know that your dogs on the train – “maximum two per passenger”? The possibilities are endless, especially if your workplace has a bring-your-dog-to-work policy, as many […]

Stray Dog Body Language and Three Tips For Approaching Them

As pet parents, we’ve probably all come across a lost or stray dog at some point. Chances are you’ve even spotted a dog, owned and loved, but, way out in-front of their owner; mistakenly thinking you had to swoop in and save the day. But sometimes, it’s not as easy to approach a stray dog, […]

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 […]

DOGS FEATURED IN THE COUNTRYMAN’S WEEKLY

The following dogs are featured in the DogLost column in the current issue of The Countryman’s Weekly. For further details on each dog, enter the 6 digit DogLost ID in the search box on the website: http://www.doglost.co.uk

Dogs dress up for Blocao parade at Rio carnival

You’ve probably heard of the Rio carnival and know what to expect – colourful outfits and lots of music. And it turns out everyone gets involved, even the pets. These dogs got into the spirit with a range of great costumes at the annual event in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. The event, called the […]

Should you give your dog pancakes this Pancake Day 2019?

Pancake Day is Tuesday, and we’re super excited to wake up and smother our pancakes in lemon and sugar. Or maybe Nutella and banana, if we’re feeling a little adventurous. But you should hold the chocolate if you’re going to be treating your dog to a pancake – which likely a lot of you will […]

Heartbreak as couple’s beloved dog goes missing on their wedding day

Joy turned to despair for Cramlington couple Ange and Glen Lowes when their rescue terrier Rosie went missing as they got married. A newlywed couple say they will “never stop searching” for their beloved dog Rosie after she went missing on their wedding day. It should have been the happiest day of Ange and Glen […]

APDAWG News March 2019 – Pet Theft Reform, Tuk’s Law, Ealing Animal Charities Fair, Dangerous Dogs, Lucy’s Law in Wales, Next APDAWG Meeting

Hello APDAWG Friends! Pet Theft Reform Meeting & Drop-in A big APDAWG thank you to all who attended our #PetTheftReform meeting on Tues evening (pic above credit Ross Thomson MP). Excellent turn-out (full house) & very interesting speakers including Ross Thomson MP, Debbie Matthews (Founder, Vets Get Scanning), Dr Dan Allen (Animal Geographer, SAMPA Patron), […]

Police probe after dogs fall ill after walks in Culloden

Dogs taken to a popular walking area in Culloden in Inverness have later become unwell, police have said. A substance found near Culloden Avenue, known locally as Gruffalo Walk, on Wednesday is being analysed as part of a police investigation. The number of dogs that have fallen ill was understood to be less than 10. […]

Jules reunited after 2 1/2 years.

Remember the story of the six dogs stolen from a dog walkers van in 2016?  The last one has now been reunited with delighted owner. http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/thieves-steal-six-designer-dogs-from-walkers-van-in-forest-hill-a3324111.html Message from owners… “We weren’t sure at times if we’d ever be able to write this – Jules returned home this week after 2.5 years since being taken away […]

APDAWG Parliamentry meeting 26th February.

SAMPA  ( Stolen and missing pets alliance) members were kindly invited  yesterday evening  to the APDAWG ( All party parliamentry  dog advisory welfare group) to share our experiences of dog theft, microchipping and the need for tougher sentencing for dog thieves. Among the many speakers were Dr Daniel Allen, Marc Abrahams the vet ( and […]