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Lucy

A special appeal for Lucy

Sometimes, Staffie and Stray Rescue offer to help some dogs overseas as we feel that they have an increased chance of finding a forever home. Lucy was a special case who deserved to have...
elderly

Elderly woman “dies of grief” after pet dog passes away

Maria Ciccone, a 76-year-old woman from Santa Maria di Roasio, Italy, is believed to have died of grief after her beloved dog - her only company after her husband's death last year - passed...
Bill Turnbull with dogs

Paws&Claws: talking dogs with Bill Turnbull

Classic FM presenter Bill Turnbull has launched a new podcast aimed at animal lovers. He shares his life with three Labradors: Nina (14), Bonnie (10) and Lola (3). What is it about Labradors that you...
Clare Balding and Archie

Clare Balding launches new doggie podcast

Broadcaster, journalist and author Clare Balding will be a familiar face to any Crufts fans, having presented its TV coverage since 2004. Clare has just launched her own doggie podcast – Dogcast – where...
John Cooper

Beverley Cuddy talks to John Cooper QC – Live 8pm GMT tonight

Facebook live coming up! Today (Wednesday 24 June) at 8pm, I will talk with the amazing Professor John Cooper QC, defender of the underdog. He helped end trophy hunting, and he's working to change...
pride dogs

Pride Dogs for Guide Dogs: take part to the virtual dog show!

As Pride London was among the many events throughout the country to be cancelled due to Covid-19, Guide Dogs is celebrating Pride Month with a Pride Dogs for Guide Dogs category in their Great...
heatwave relief

Heatwave: tips to keep your dog cool

After a couple of weeks of less than stellar weather, sunshine and high temperatures are set to return this week - and as always, dog owners need take all necessary steps to ensure their...
Tongue in tin

Quaran-tin: dog gets emergency treatment after tongue stuck in tuna tin can

Bonnie was hoping for a tuna snack, but what she got was a trip to the vet's after her tongue got stuck in the tin can. The ten-year-old Staffie cross managed to gain access...
Yulin rescue

Ten puppies rescued as Yulin dog meat festival set to go ahead

Chinese animal activists rescued ten "friendly and innocent" puppies being sold for meat at a market outside Yulin, where the city’s dog meat festival is due to take place from June 21. After questioning...
pet theft interview

Beverley Cuddy talks to Debbie Matthews – Live 7pm GMT tonight

Today (17 June) at 7pm, I will be talking live to the amazing Debbie Matthews. Fourteen years ago, Debbie's two Yorkies were stolen while she was shopping at Marks&Spencer. Her world fell apart and she...
Helen

Raising (Hell)en

When I was in third grade, I took home the class pet - a crayfish - and promptly lost him in my yard. He was never seen again. Pincher was (wisely) the only pet I...

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A special appeal for Lucy

Sometimes, Staffie and Stray Rescue offer to help some dogs overseas as we feel that they have an increased chance of finding a forever...
homeless man with dog

Locked out: supporting the homeless’ dogs

As the UK headed towards lockdown, it became quickly clear that the public was facing an unprecedented crisis; the situation looked especially dire for...

No Animal Left Behind

In this very human crisis, animals are being forgotten. Many charities have been able to access emergency funding, from government support packages and major emergency...