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Vote for the top dog food of 2018

Which brand of dog food do you choose for your dogs? It's time for the Top Dog Food of 2018 nominations and we would like to hear from you which dinner regularly makes your dogs'...

Birthday celebrations for veteran rescue pooch       

 Dogs Trust Salisbury have thrown an extra special birthday party for one of its Very Important Pooches (VIPs). Crossbreed Cody has spent three years with Dogs Trust and this week saw him have a tenth...

Government confirms animal abuse maximum sentence will be increased

Draft legislation set out by Michael Gove gained strong support from welfare groups and the public as it means animal abusers who commit the most atrocious crimes will face up to five years in jail. This...

Woman distraught after Lhasa Apso’s ashes are taken in stolen van

A bereaved pet owner is appealing for information after a van carrying her Lhasa Apso’s ashes was stolen outside the driver’s home in Avening, Gloucestershire. Laura Peskin was already grieving the loss of her beloved...

Packing for pets

Dog owners worried about how their pampered pooches will settle when they leave them to go on holiday often include their own pyjamas, a T-shirt or even their smelly socks when they pack their...

Saving Boo

Every now and then an animal touches you. Boo was cruelly dumped aged around 16 months after being bred from. She was skeletal and had about 48 hours to live. Whilst running scared for almost four...

Convicted puppy farmer jailed again for selling poorly dogs

One of the men at the centre of the RSPCA’s biggest ever puppy farm investigation has been jailed again this week - for continuing to sell sick puppies to members of the public. Thomas Stokes,...

Rotherham woman let dogs to starve to death in home [Warning: upsetting images]

A Rotherham woman who allowed two dogs to starve to death in her home has been convicted of four offences in her absence and a warrant has been issued for her arrest. Tara Bridges, of...

Ultra Runner Dion Leonard takes on gruelling race series for Edinburgh Dog and Cat...

Dion Leonard, one half of celebrity ultra-running duo ‘Dion and Gobi’, is set to take on a gruelling 600-mile three-race series across the USA, all to raise funds for animals in need. As part of...

Gumtree introduces paywall to crack down on illegal puppy trade

On Tuesday, 7 August, Gumtree announced the introduction of a compulsory paywall in its Pets category in a bid to deter unscrupulous operators from misusing the platform and discourage the ‘casual’ trading of animals online. "From today,...

Indonesian Government pledges to ban dog and cat meat trade

The Dog Meat-Free Indonesia coalition (DMFI) - comprising local and international groups Animal Friends Jogja, Jakarta Animal Aid Network, Change For Animals Foundation, Humane Society International and Four Paws - are celebrating a major...

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Birthday celebrations for veteran rescue pooch       

 Dogs Trust Salisbury have thrown an extra special birthday party for one of its Very Important Pooches (VIPs). Crossbreed Cody has spent three years with...

Woman distraught after Lhasa Apso’s ashes are taken in stolen van

A bereaved pet owner is appealing for information after a van carrying her Lhasa Apso’s ashes was stolen outside the driver’s home in Avening,...

Saving Boo

Every now and then an animal touches you. Boo was cruelly dumped aged around 16 months after being bred from. She was skeletal and had...