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Breed Specific Legislation inquiry launched

After years of campaigning, the days of Breed Specific Legislation (BSL) may be numbered: the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee has launched an inquiry into the current legislation on dangerous dogs, following...

Sickly pups dumped in Wetherby

The RSPCA is appealing for information after three Cockapoo puppies - two females and one male - were found in Wetherby in a ‘terrible state’. The pups, now named Olive, Emmy and Gus, were found...

Over 200 calls to RSPCA for dogs in hot cars over Bank Holiday weekend

The RSPCA has reported receiving three calls every hour over the Bank Holiday weekend concerning dogs locked in hot cars across England - adding up to a total of 217 calls. The figures come...

Pup takes over photo shoot, gets owner award nomination

An inquisitive chihuahua has put her owner in the running for a photography award - by gatecrashing a photo shoot. Aurélie Walder, a Swiss photographic student at the University of Northampton, was working on a...

Surge in reports of dogs with illegally cropped ears

The RSPCA is urging the public not to buy dogs with cropped ears, as reports through the charity's cruelty hotline rise from 14 in 2015 to 36 in 2017. It's small numbers compared to...

Rescue dogs overlooked for puppies sold online

Buying a puppy has never been so easy: one click is all that it takes. Thousands are sold online every year. Most of them come from puppy farms, either in the UK or abroad;...

Couple travels 400 miles to adopt dog

Many of us are willing to go an extra mile to find the right dog, but not everyone would travel 400 miles to adopt a rescue. Mouse was fortunate enough to find someone who...

Eight Good Doggy Reads

While your dog’s asleep, worn out from his exertions, why not take advantage of the peace to curl up yourself? If you want a book to keep you company, here are some works of...

Keep your canine companion cool during the British heatwave

It’s official, a heatwave has hit Britain with temperatures soaring into the 20s rivalling Bondi Beach and Malibu! While this is a great time to get your dog outside and enjoy the sunny weather with...

Pit Bull Flower Power: the book

When New York photographer and animal advocate Sophie Gamand began photographing rescue Pit Bulls in flower crowns, challenging the public’s perception of them as ‘dangerous’ dogs, she had no idea that her Pit Bull...

Video of woman abandoning four dogs goes viral

The video of a woman abandoning four dogs at a vacant lot in San Antonio, Texas, has gone viral and caused widespread outrage. In the video, taken on Friday 13 April by a local...

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