When Saskia arrived at the rescue centre, she looked like nothing the staff has seen before, with a skin infection that made her rear end look like it was covered in "weeping, bloody barnacles". The eight-year-old German Shepherd, who was...
In an unbelievable group effort, the RSPCA, South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service, Yorkshire Water and a local construction company worked in conjunction for over six hours to free a small terrier from distress, as he was found stuck...
A puppy farmer is awaiting sentencing thanks to an investigation by the Scottish SPCA, which discovered various Bulldog breeds living in appalling conditions at a property in Airdrie. The charity was initially alerted to the situation by concerned puppy buyers. Yesterday, Christopher Gorman was...
Every Can Counts - that’s the message behind the new charitable initiative, Cans4Pets. The brainchild of design agency MBC, Cans4Pets is hoping to help prevent families being put into a situation where they feel they have no choice but...
A few months have passed since a vet gave my sweet Sally, a German Shepherd mix of A Certain Age, the diagnosis: a fast-growing malignant tumor on her front left elbow. Since deciding on palliative care, I’ve been keeping...
A study by the University of Liverpool’s Small Animal Veterinary Surveillance Network (SAVSNET), published in the Veterinary Record, has shed light on the breeds, ages and geographical origins of ear-cropped dogs in the UK. While ear cropping has long been...