The Blog For Dogs

Kie’s Story

Kie is 17 and very unsteady on his feet, which meant he still had to be local. We sorted out most likely places he could be but we knew time was running out for this lad. He had been out 2 nights now. I put out an appeal for thermal cameras and because I personally […]

Dangerous dog sickness bug now in Devon

Dog owners are urging others about a serious period of sickness which is affecting dogs being walked in Exmouth. Many have used social media, reporting how their dogs have been diagnosed with a vomiting virus and have needed anti-sickness injections over the past few days. Approximately 500 cases of the bug have been reported across […]

This week’s volunteer of the week award goes to…

Selina Clarke! Selina was nominated 4 times, here’s why: From Jayne Hayes (Founder)… Selina deserves this because of her years of hard work helping dogs get back home. From Janice Wiggin (East Dorset Area Co-ordinator)… Selina has gone above and beyond to help get the dogs home safely. Her proactivity doesn’t always get the recognition […]

URGENT! Storm Ciara is on its way!

Storm Ciara is set to be the worst storm faced by Britain in seven years. Advice: Check your garden is secure before letting your dog(s) outside (if necessary keep your dog on a lead in the garden and if possible padlock your gate before Storm Ciara). If the storm is disrupting your dog’s exercise routine, […]

Volunteer of the Week Award is Back!

The volunteer of the week award is back, you can now nominate someone using the link below. We want to recognise everyone for the hard work they do therefore this award will be weekly and will be published on a Saturday (starting today for this week). Nominate them here!

2.7 Million Pet Owners in the UK Are Told Their Pets Are Overweight

A brief research report from Jessica Kelly: Our latest research reveals pet obesity is on the rise across the UK. In the last 12 months alone, 2.7 million pet owners have been told their dogs (1.7 million) or cats (1 million) are overweight. This is one in eight (12 per cent) dog owners, a rise […]

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 Trust checkup and chip event in Carlisle

Carlisle City Council and Dogs Trust are working together to host a free microchipping event for dogs. The event, which will take place on 3 February between 11am and 3pm at St Barnabas Church, Brookside, Carlisle, will give dog owners with the chance to get their pet microchipped free of charge. There will also be […]

Filly stolen from home in Wythenshawe

A dog owner from Wythenshawe is desperately appealing for help to find his stolen Staffordshire Bull Terrier cross. David Briggs said his beloved Filly, who he has owned for 11 years, disappeared from his flat on Blackcarr Road on Friday (January 24). The 29-year-old said Filly is his ‘world’ and he feels ‘lost without her’. […]

Cat and dog start two kitchen fires in Kent in under a week

Pets have caused two house fires in Kent in less than a week, the county’s fire service has said. On Tuesday in Sittingbourne, Moss – a border collie – jumped up to reach some leftovers and turned on three gas rings, two of which ignited. Owner Jane Hammond-Hawkins said: “Never ever in a million years […]

How many pet microchip scanners do the UK Police own?

With almost ten million dogs in the UK required to have microchips – and the possibility of compulsory cat microchipping – we contacted all the UK constabularies to see if they have enough scanners to deal with the current laws that go with dog and horse compulsory microchipping? Before we get into the figures let’s […]

Little charmer

From Jill Trick (Wales Regional Co-ordinator)… Just to give you an idea of what and who was involved in keeping little escapee Charm, safe at the M4 services during those 4 days and 3 freezing nights! A discarded broken wheelie bin was used to make a bedding and feeding area, one pallet was placed in […]

Remembering Jan

From Founder, Jayne Hayes… Wednesday was a sad day but it was lovely to see how many people turned up, it was standing room only.  It was lovely to meet with her family, especially Jan’s daughter, Julie who has inherited her mum’s sense of humour. DogLost were well represented by myself (Jayne Hayes), Claire Gresty, […]

Where are you Mitzie?

In early 2018, my 27 year old cat died and I decided to adopt another cat from the RSPCA in Leicester. She was poorly and bunking in with another poorly cat, they were also looking to rehome so I adopted both. Clarissa Mou Mou and Mitzie Mousetrousers because she loved to catch mice and has […]

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 […]

Central team changes

Over the past few years, the teams of volunteers covering the areas within the Central region has grown into an amazing group of people, all very different, bringing different skills and qualities to the team, but united with a common passion of helping to reunite missing dogs and supporting owners. DogLost is now proud to […]

Janet’s (Jan’s) funeral details

Mums wishes are that the dress code for the funeral is colourful, like her personality ♥️. This is optional but it was her preference. The cremation will be on Wednesday 22nd January at 3:30pm at Lytham crematorium (Regent Ave, Lytham Saint Annes FY8 4AB). Following the funeral, we will then be going to The Blossoms […]