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Flawed microchip system fails stolen dogs

Just after Christmas last year the Bell family's world fell apart. Border terriers Ruby and Beetle, their treasured family pets, were stolen on a walk in the Scottish Borders. After a frantic but unsuccessful local...

4Paws: couple sentenced over horror rescue

When the RSPCA and Humberside Police raided 4Paws, a rescue in South Killingholme, in March last year, it came to a shock to many. It turned out to be one of the largest operations...

PDSA bloat warning after Doberman barely saved

PDSA have revealed ways to prevent bloat in dogs after saving the life of a two-year-old Doberman who suffered a near fatal twisted stomach, also known as GDV (Gastric Dilation-Volvulus). Doberman pup Winston was taken...

Animal cruelty: new Bill in limbo after Parliament suspended

So close, and yet so far. After years of campaigning from animal lovers and welfare organisations, The Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill was scheduled to become law - but was stopped in its tracks by...

Join Trevor Sorbie MBE on a charity dog walk in aid of mynewhair

In aid of his pioneering medical hair loss charity mynewhair, renowned British celebrity hairdresser, Trevor Sorbie MBE, is leading a charity dog walk in his local town. On the 29th September, at 10am, locals and...

9 Items of Clothing to Keep Your Dog Warm & Dry in Autumn

With autumn arriving soon and the weather due to take a cold turn its time to start thinking about giving your dog some extra layers to keep them protected from the rain and colder...

Team Dog vs Team Cat: dog lovers losing ground in Battersea’s innovative fundraiser

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home is calling on all gamers to help raise money for the charity's animals with their new fundraising initiative. The Ultimate Showdown sees video game enthusiasts split in to two sides:...

Meet the puppies dumped in a washing basket

RSPCA Putney Animal Hospital welcomed many visitors throughout it's open day. However, one visitor wasn't sticking around for long - as he left the staff with a plastic washing basket of puppies. Joanne Elmes, who...

Retired US Secret Service dog awarded ‘Animal OBE’ for protecting President

A US Secret Service dog is to be honoured the PDSA Order Of Merit, for his outstanding devotion to duty while protecting the President and First Family from an intruder at the White House. Special...

Iconic terrier breeds join forces to send message to Scottish Government

During the Scottish Kennel Club Championship Dog Show, five iconic Scottish terrier breeds briefly stopped competing to join forces and support the popular Lucy’s Law campaign. 'Terrier Day'  took place at the Royal Highland Centre...

Labour Party launches Animal Welfare Manifesto

The UK Labour Party have released their Animal Welfare Manifesto (28 August) and the British Veterinary Association (BVA) has welcomed the renewed calls for animal sentience to be embedded in legislation. The manifesto sets out...

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Flawed microchip system fails stolen dogs

Just after Christmas last year the Bell family's world fell apart. Border terriers Ruby and Beetle, their treasured family pets, were stolen on a...

Join Trevor Sorbie MBE on a charity dog walk in aid...

In aid of his pioneering medical hair loss charity mynewhair, renowned British celebrity hairdresser, Trevor Sorbie MBE, is leading a charity dog walk in...

Appeal: dumped Dachshund suspected of being used for breeding

An abandoned Dachshund has been suspected of being used for breeding after she was found dumped alone in the middle of the night -...