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Man sentenced for slitting dog’s throat

Lexi the Staffie is now happy in a new home, but only a year ago she had a close brush with death when her then owner, David Owen, slit her throat with a carving...

Man fatally injures puppy, uses him to get donations

A man is facing animal cruelty and theft charges after he mistreated his pup, raised $14,000 - about £9,900 - in donations for his 'medical bills', and then killed him. Reid Herjo, from New Jersey,...

Important Skills and Behaviors Your Dog should Know Before Traveling

Summer vacation time is approaching and many of us want to take our dogs with us on vacation. Statistics show more people are traveling with their pets each year; there are more and more...

The Dog Stole the Story

I was writing a book. The War Nurses was a fictionalised story of the lives of two incredible real-life women. Elsie Knocker was a motorcyclist- nurse, a dare-devil mother. She and her friend, Mairi Chisholm,...

Golf ball removed from Dalmatian’s stomach

With the 2018 Masters Tournament approaching, Pongo the Dalmatian decided to join in - by swallowing a golf ball. When the four-year-old was brought to the PDSA pet hospital in Edinburgh, after owner Jack Harvey...

How to keep your dog happy this summer

As we warm up to the summer, the lighter nights and balmy evenings offer ample opportunities to discover longer walks, or re-vist well-trodden routes reserved only for the best months of the year. Sadly, as...

Hoopers, the canine sport sweeping the nation

Dog agility needs little explanation, but there is a new trend within canine sports that is becoming increasingly popular and this year, for the first time ever, Hoopers was featured in the main ring...

Dogs rescued from illegal slaughterhouse in China

An illegal slaughterhouse in Dalian, China, has been shut down after a raid that led to the rescue of nine terrified dogs, huddled in a cage hidden amongst piles of rubbish. Campaigners from VShine and...

One in ten puppies given up after a month in the UK, research says

Ahead of National Puppy Day (23 March), dog food company Forthglade has released a worrying report: one in ten puppies in the UK find themselves in need of rehoming after only one month in...

Oldest rescue dog finds new home

Older dogs are often difficult to rehome, and the staff at Dogs Trust Merseyside is celebrating an unusual achievement: they have rehomed their oldest rescue dog ever.    Snowy, a 20-year-old West Highland Terrier, had spent...

United Airlines causes death of dog, misplaces another in Japan

United Airlines, whose image took a serious hit after the video of a passenger dragged off an overbooked plane with a bloodied face emerged last year, is now facing two canine PR disasters: in...

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