Get a dog, they said. It'll be fun, they said. Think of all those great, social dog walks, they said. So why am I stumbling around a field at 4.30 in the morning? I've had a number of dogs over the...
A rescue dog with a striking and spooky resemblance to a vampire bat has found his new home - and just in time for Halloween! Marley, a 10-year-old terrier-cross, has an array of strange bat-like features, from a dark brindle...
As temperatures are forecast to reach up to 28 degrees in some parts of the UK over the coming week, emergency vets at Vets Now are issuing a renewed heatstroke warning after a six-day battle to save a Golden retriever who...
A Canadian woman has witnessed her therapy dog being shot at close range in front of her, after a hunter mistook the Tamaskan for a wolf. Valley Calderoni was coming to the end of her hike with her colleague and...
New Zealand police officers have shot and killed a trainee security dog at Auckland airport after he escaped his handler and no one was able to catch him. The dog, a ten-month-old crossbreed named Grizz, broke loose in the early...
Two pups, both bought online by well-meaning members of the public and found to be in poor health, have found their happy ending thanks to Dogs Trust Basildon. The staff at the rescue centres see similar cases all too...
What if anything can we do to reduce the odds of dog on dog attacks happening? So many people said in our recent survey that it has ruined their dog's life,  and even the owner's life. We have legislation that could...
Anybody living with chronic pain knows how debilitating it is, and how even small changes in everyday life can make a world of difference when it comes to quality of life. Our pets can live with chronic pain for...
A man from Fulham has been jailed and banned from keeping animals for life after he was found guilty of kicking his four-month-old puppy to death. On Wednesday 22 May, Jibriel Guled was sentenced at Westminster Magistrates’ Court following a...
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The previous adventures of Pokio can be found here. I was lucky while Crete was in lockdown because I had lots of long walks. Mummy found it difficult because she couldn’t go out to meet her friends and she was...

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