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VICTORY: Lucy’s Law laid in Parliament

After years of campaigning (and one of the fastest-growing e-petitions ever launched) Lucy's Law is about to become a reality. Announced last December, the legislation to end puppy farming will be laid in Parliament...

Dog owners misplace the most socks

Dog owners misplace the most socks! Today (9 May) is National Odd Sock Day, and dog owners across the UK have been named as the people most likely to misplace socks... and it's apparently all...

Vets remove wheatsheaf from dog’s lung

Vets at Oakwood Referrals, in Hartford, came to the rescue of a puppy after they discovered that a large piece of wheatsheaf trapped inside his lung was causing a persistent cough. Dexter, a 18-month-old Springer...

Puppy bought on Gumtree for £400 found in awful condition

A 10-week-old puppy, Buddy, was found on Gumtree by a young couple excited at the prospect of becoming new owners. The adorable Labrador was advertised for £400, listed as vaccinated, microchipped and in good...

Buried alive: nine-week-old puppy put to sleep for injuries

The RSPCA has launched an investigation after a puppy was found ‘buried alive’ in a field in Leyland. At just nine weeks old, vet made the decision to put the male pup to sleep...

Rescue dog Maple finds a loving forever home

Back in March we shared the rescue story of Maple who, in November last year, left staff at Freshfields Animal Rescue in utter shock at the horrific state she was in when she turned...

Medical Detection Dog awarded ‘Animal OBE’ for outstanding devotion

Pet ownership has countless mental and physical health benefits and is estimated to save the NHS £2.45 billion a year. However, this special Medical Detection Dog has gone above and beyond for his owner. Eight-year-old...

Phoenix, my Bernese boy

You lick my face. We both know where your tongue has been. And I know you are really only after the salt on my skin. But that’s ok. You amaze me by your dog hair...

Scorching Bank Holiday Weekend sees a flood of calls to RSPCA

This Easter Bank Holiday weekend saw temperatures reach the mid 20's. Although this was blissful for some, the RSPCA experienced a flood of calls to their hotline reporting animals suffering from heat exposure. The animal...

Battersea calls for pet-friendly rental reforms

The Westminster Government has unveiled plans to ban no-fault evictions for those renting from private landlords. However, Battersea Dogs and Cats Home would like to see further action taken - and the Government to...

Easter: chocolate poses grave health threat to dogs, charity warns

An influx of chocolate eggs and treats will be seen in most homes this Easter. Whether they are immediately eaten, or stay untouched on the kitchen counter, make sure they are out of reach...

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Animal SOS Sri Lanka

The popular tourist destination of Sri Lanka has been voted Lonely Planet’s top country to visit for 2019. Aside from the lush landscapes of...

Narla in Need: help this rescue dog get life-saving surgery

Desperate owner Nicki Dyson has been reaching out to fellow dog lovers to help her three-year-old rescue Chow Chow get vital elbow resurfacing treatment....

Video: suffering GSD makes an amazing recovery

On Tuesday 26 March, Mayhew launched an appeal to raise awareness and funds for the recovery of a neglected German Shepherd they rescued from...