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Lucy’s Law: Ban on third party puppy and kitten sales in Wales

A ban on third party puppy and kitten sales will be made law in Wales within the next few months.  Campaigners have long called for the regulation as a way of stopping so-called puppy farms from operating in poor conditions. Lucy’s Law, named after a dog rescued from a breeding farm in Wales, came into […]

Appeal to fund emergency surgery for dog injured in accident

A fundraising appeal has been launched to fund the emergency treatment needed by a dog who has been injured in a traffic accident. South Lincs Vets Group will be operating on the dog, who is not microchipped, to repair a fracture as soon as he is stable enough to undergo surgery. The practice is working […]

Pictures from dog show in 2000

This show was a dog’s delight in 2000 when they used it as a catwalk to strut their stuff. Swapping their usual sniffing spots for the local lamp posts and trees of Ringwood, hundreds of tail-wagers took part in the event. Great danes, bull terriers, cairns, chow chows, pekingese, cocker spaniels, bulldogs, whippets, elkhounds and […]

Dogs Trust Shoreham looking for foster carers for big dogs

Coronavirus could leave 40,000 dogs without a home – and larger dogs are most at risk The warning comes from the Dogs Trust and Dogs Trust Shoreham is now appealing to animal lovers to provide foster homes for larger breeds. The charity said 40,000 more dogs could be at risk of abandonment in the fallout […]

Dog owner leaves people in tears with touching obituary to golden retriever

A woman has left people in tears with her heartbreaking obituary for her much-loved seven-year-old dog who died after battling lymphoma. Sallie Gregory Hammett wrote the tribute to her dog, Charlie, who she said was a fiercely loyal force of unconditional love. The 30-year-old shared the obituary on Twitter and it quickly racked up more […]

Amazing Rescue Dog Airlift Changes Lives

COVID-19 brought the world to its feet and changed lives forever. Animals and many rescue groups that help them were hard hit like Dogs and Cats of Antigua (DACOA), a non-profit group that rehomes rescue dogs overseas to places like the United States, Canada, and Great Britain. Antigua’s closed borders meant no flights or passengers […]

Labrador dog ‘recovering’ after eating its lead

A Labrador is recovering at home after scoffing its entire lead during a 15-minute car journey. Max left only the metal end after tucking in while his owners Brian and Christine Hillman were not watching. They took him to the emergency Vets Now clinic in Newport where a team of specialists recovered the lead, which […]

Bedfordshire dog kennels thefts: Woman arrested after animals stolen

A woman has been arrested after dogs worth “about £50,000” were stolen from kennels. The theft of eight dogs from Wilden in Bedfordshire happened on Sunday 13 September, police said. Police said there had been a number of attempted dog thefts in the region and owners should “remain vigilant”. The woman, in her 20s and from […]

Wolfie Reunited Video & Fundraiser

You can check out the truly heartwarming video of Wolfie as he’s reunited with his devoted owner, Mervyn, below… You can also donate to Wolfie’s fundraiser for DogLost here.

Latest LICKS Award – Greg Smith

Story from Drone SAR… Hello, I am Greg Smith, a drone pilot associated with Drone Search & Rescue for Lost Dogs. Drone SAR is a Facebook group created and managed by Graham Burton which coordinates with non-profit organisation, DogLost.co.uk. This is a short story about finding Jack. Jack is a small terrier and was out […]

Girl, 3, with brain damage walks marathon with assistance dog

A three-year-old girl with severe brain damage has walked the distance of a marathon with the help of her assistance dog. Izzy was born 16 weeks premature and has a complex neurodisability, which means she cannot talk or walk unaided. Using a harness attached to her mum, Izzy managed to cover the distance of more […]

Dog thefts in Midlands soar by 65% during lockdown

A voluntary organisation that tries to reunite owners with their stolen and missing pets says it’s seen a big rise in the number of dog thefts during lockdown. Last year more than 170 cases were referred to DogLost UK by owners who’d reported a dog theft to the police, but this year by mid August […]

Searches for dog swept over waterfall near Fort William

More than 20 people have been helping to look for a dog that has been missing since Saturday after being swept over a waterfall. Angus Curran’s springer spaniel, Angus, was being walked by a friend when the accident happened at Lower Falls in Glen Nevis, near Fort William. A trained sniffer dog picked up what […]

Dogs rescued after being found in ‘poor conditions’

More than 90 dogs – some of them dead – have been found in “poor conditions” in Blaenau Gwent, police said. Officers visited a property in Tredegar with the RSPCA at 19:00 BST on Tuesday in a proceeds-of-crime inquiry. A 42-year-old woman from the town was arrested on suspicion of acquiring, using, or possessing criminal […]

Woman questioned over stolen French bulldog puppy

Officers have questioned a woman after a French bulldog puppy was stolen from a property in Bakersfield and are re-appealing for information as efforts continue to trace the animal. The lilac and tan coloured bitch was taken during a burglary which happened between 3pm and 5pm on Monday (31 August 2020). Detective Constable Colin Kirkup, […]

Rescue dog on the run in Chesterfield after 50-mile journey from home

The ‘nervous’ three-year-old male cross-breed, named Olly, was last seen on CCTV footage on Walton Back Lane. Olly – who had only been with his Ilkeston owner a few days after he was adopted from a foster kennel in Doncaster- bolted from her garden as she opened its gate on August 13. Helen Buckland – […]

Another media update from DogLost

Thanks to DogLost’s amazing Wayne May, we are once again featuring in the media over the next few days! Earlier this week, Wayne was very busy doing an interview for ITV (ready to be aired in the national news on Monday) – see below for some photos! Living the DogLost life, eh?! He’s been busy […]