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Couple euthanased dog to hide neglect [WARNING: upsetting image]

A couple from East Yorkshire have been disqualified from keeping dogs for five years after trying to hide their emaciated spaniel's neglect from the RSPCA by having him put to sleep. Jeffrey and Sara Taylor...
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Lurcher suffers degloving injury after trying to jump a fence [WARNING: graphic image]

A young Lurcher with a taste for adventure sustained a horrific degloving injury to his paw after trying to jump a garden fence. When 77 year-old Margaret Harkinson let two-year-old Rocco into the garden of...
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Dangerous Dogs Act: 28 years of injustice

Today (12 August) marks 28 years since the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 was introduced. A poorly thought-out and deeply flawed piece of legislation, in its Section 1 it prohibits the owning, breeding, selling, advertising...
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Loki, Brave, and Shadow: saved from online sales

After rescuing three dogs from the pitfalls of online pet sales, animal welfare charity Mayhew is asking owners not to list pets on sites like Gumtree, but instead use the safer alternatives they offer...

Six of the best… doggie products and services for your best friend

Judge’s Choice Judge’s Choice Petfood Ltd, the home of Nature’s Harvest and Country Pursuit, is a family- owned business based in Norfolk. Judge’s Choice has been trading since 1991 and was awarded the Royal Warrant...

Cumbrian pet crematorium warns beloved pets could be ‘trucked’ miles from home after they...

Pets are being transported huge distances after they die to be cremated – often without the knowledge of their owners, a Cumbrian pet crematorium and cemetery operator has warned. Nick Ricketts, who runs Paws To...

Government inquiry into puppy trade launched

Today (1 August) a parliamentary inquiry into the cruel Puppy Smuggling trade has been announced and has been enthusiastically welcomed by many animal welfare charities including Dogs Trust, who have supplied sufficient evidence to...
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RSPCA warns potential dog owners as puppy trade reports soar

The RSPCA are urging families thinking of getting a puppy to consider a rescue pet as new figures reveal that reports about puppy farms have soared by 390 per cent in the last decade. The...

New Salmon Formula Varieties from VetSpec

VetSpec has launched two new salmon varieties with Healthy Dog Adult Salmon Formula and Puppy & Junior Salmon Formula added to the range. Healthy Dog Adult Salmon Formula contains a Veterinary Specification Healthy Dog Adult...

Surfing dog doesn’t let cancer keep him off the board

Haole, a 11-year-old Labrador, is a surfing therapy dog who brings joy to locals and his many online followers. Recently, he faced a difficult battle with cancer, but that hasn't stopped this wonder-dog's devotion...
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Watch: new documentary to follow the homeless and their dogs

Acclaimed UK filmmaker Paul Sng is teaming up with musician and radio presenter Simone Marie to explore the lives of the homeless community and their dogs in a new documentary, Dogs On The Streets.  Where...

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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 -...
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Appeal for information on dog found with tumours and ‘hideous’ open...

The RSPCA are appealing for information after having to euthanase a dog which was handed into the animal centre riddled with tumours and suffering...

Five lurchers looking for homes after being abandoned in a van

Five lurchers, found in the back of a van that was dumped following a police stop, are now looking for forever homes. Alice, Bob, Reggie,...