One of the men at the centre of the RSPCA’s biggest ever puppy farm investigation has been jailed again this week - for continuing to sell sick puppies to members of the public. Thomas Stokes, 26, of Hughenden Road, High...
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, US, set up a fundraising...
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 his entire life as a...
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 as the charity revealed over...
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 what should have been their...
The Court of Appeal has increased the jail sentences of four people - three members of a puppy farming gang and the vet who aided them with false paperwork - after Solicitor General Robert Buckland QC MP argued that the...
Once notorious for its violent past, Colombia is quickly becoming a popular tourist destination. The city of Cartagena, with its historic old town, colonial architecture and location on the Caribbean Sea is a particular tourist draw. The city is...
Humans love barbecues, dogs love bones - but the two should never mix, as Sapphire's story shows. The seven-month-old Staffordshire Bull Terrier puppy from Stoke on Trent had to undergo surgery to remove a chicken bone she had swallowed after stealing it...
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 at Crufts. Hoopers first appeared in...
Amanda Louise Holmes, of Appleby Gardens, Broughton, has been disqualified from keeping animals for five years after letting her Cocker Spaniel Maverick get in such a "horrendous" state he had to be put to sleep. She also received a...

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