Dog News

Dog News

Check out the latest dog related news from around the UK.

Last year, more than 400,000 puppies are thought to have come to the market in Britain from unlicensed breeders. Some of these are believed to have come from large-scale dog breeding operations both at home and abroad. The RSPCA is seriously concerned for the welfare of the pups coming from these sites, as well as for their mums.

A timid dog who had never been for a walk is looking for a loving new family after a year of gentle care from the RSPCA Leybourne Animal Centre in Kent.

The annual Eukanuba Friends for Life competition, run by the Kennel Club, celebrates inspiring stories of canine companionship in the face of adversity and finalists for the 2016 Crufts competition have been revealed with voting by the public now open.

RSPCA report reveals buyers are turning to other sources to fulfil their desire for certain breeds of dogs and that the root cause of the puppy farming problem is the huge demand for puppies of certain breeds.

The RSPCA has launched an appeal to find the owners of a Dalmatian, named Harvey that was found alone and freezing cold at a bus stop near Shedfield Common in Hampshire.

A starving dog found in Leyton, East London and dubbed Oliver Twist because he yowled for more food is looking for a new home.

The RSPCA has had an influx of fashionable dog breeds and ‘designer’ crossbreeds arriving at its national centres.

A Staffordshire Bull Terrier with an ear for classical music is on the lookout for new owners with a difference - they need to enjoy a bit of Bach from time to time.

Acorns fall from oak trees between September and November and are an important source of food for many birds and some mammals but for many animals - including our beloved dogs they are extremely poisonous and the RSPCA urges dog owners to be aware of the signs and symptoms of acorn poisoning.

Stella the Staffie, a former unwanted stray taken in by the RSPCA and turned into a super sniffer dog has been presented with The Public Service Animal of the Year at the Animal Hero Awards.

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