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Six of the Best Dog Services

DogBuddy DogBuddy connects you with vetted, reliable dog sitters in your area. Simply search using your postcode, read reviews from other dog owners, and make your booking securely online. With handy features such as photo, video and...

Puppy dumped in handbag wins hearts of RSPCA staff

A tiny puppy who was found with his front legs tied together and dumped in a handbag is winning over the hearts of RSPCA staff caring for him. Eight-week-old Radley was found by a member...

Strangers help woman escape Hurricane Florence with dogs

As Hurricane Florence approached, one South Carolina woman, Christine Meinhold, was left with a heart-breaking dilemma: unable to evacuate with all her seven dogs, she had to decide whether to flee without them or...

Vietnamese capital to ban eating dogs by 2021

Barely 24 hours after urging citizens to stop eating dogs and cats, Hanoi’s authorities have announced that the sale of dog meat will be banned from the central districts of the city from 2021. The...

Brexit to impact veterinary services in the UK, RCVS warns

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) has released a statement underlining how a no-deal Brexit situation could impact veterinary services in the UK, as 50 per cent of veterinary surgeons joining their register...

Man caught on CCTV dumping dog with broken leg [Warning: graphic image]

The RSPCA is investigating after CCTV captured the moment a man dumped a seriously injured dog on a stranger’s doorstep. The animal welfare charity was called to help the night of Friday 7 September after...

A second chance for a three-legged dog

A badly injured dog, named Caesar, has now found himself a forever home. The one-year-old Chihuahua was in severe pain when he was brought into Mayhew by their Animal Welfare Officers. Caesar was suffering from...

Mayhew vet gets award for groundbreaking work in Afghanistan

Dr Abdul Jalil Mohammadzai DVM, Mayhew's Afghanistan Country Director, has won this year’s Animal Hero Awards’ Special Recognition Award for his dedication and innovative work helping thousands of animals in Afghanistan. The Daily Mirror’s Animal Hero Awards,...

Westie almost killed in dog attack

A Westie pup from Bournemouth, eighteen-month-old Buddy, had to undergo emergency surgery following an attack at the Upton Heath Nature Reserve that left him with serious injuries - including a broken leg, a deep gash on...

Calls for Scotland to introduce Finn’s Law

Despite a couple of road blocks - including one instance when it was blocked by the same MP who infamously objected to a bill against upskirting - Finn's law, which would grant better legal...

Dog left for dead by owner after being hit by car

A five-year-old Saluki called Zach was left with a serious leg injury after being hit by a car before the eyes of his owner - who then promptly left him behind. RSPCA London veterinary director...

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Petition to punish man who killed neighbour’s dog [Warning: upsetting images]

On August 31st, 2018 , Emilia Cristina was working in her backyard in Magura village, Bacau County, Romania. When she heard a ruckus in front...

Smokey Paws: saving pets from fire

When a house fire breaks out, saving human lives is always the firefighters’ priority. But, with 46 per cent of households England housing a...

Dead French bulldog pup found dumped in Merthyr riverbank [warning: distressing...

The RSPCA has launched an appeal for information after an underweight, dead French bulldog puppy was found wrapped in a towel by a Merthyr...