Dog uses unique talent to help property owners

by Mark James on October 2, 2013

It’s no secret that dogs have a special talent when it comes to locating certain things for police forces and security teams, but Sam the Labrador has amazed people (more…)

Inspirational Labrador recovers after snake bite

by Mark James on July 17, 2013

A Labrador from Cardiff has shown incredible strength to recover after being bitten by a snake.

Missy bumped into the reptile while out walking with her owner, John Staniforth, in the (more…)

Still bundles of life left in 26-year-old dog

by Darren Jamieson on January 10, 2013

The average age of a Labrador is 10 to 12 years, while a Manchester terrier can expect to live around 8.9 years. This makes Sooty extra special, because the crossbreed is bouncing with energy at the grand old age of 26 – making her (more…)

Trained sniffer dogs uncover counterfeit cigarette smokescreen

by Mark James on November 28, 2012

It is an issue that is getting worse in the United Kingdom, but it seems that trained sniffer dogs are now helping to rectify the problem.

As more and more people sell (more…)

Win a Puppy Party Pack with Andrex

by Darren Jamieson on October 9, 2012


Win a Puppy Party Pack with Andrex

Dream Dogs has teamed up with Andrex® to celebrate the 40th birthday of the nation’s favourite brand icon, the Andrex® Puppy.  We are offering one lucky reader the chance to win a fabulous Puppy Party Pack packed full of celebratory treats for you and your canine friends. We will kit you out with everything you need to celebrate with us, from Champagne and chocolates right down to yummy treats for your pampered pooch.

As part of the birthday festivities Andrex® has partnered with renowned charity Guide Dogs, with the aim of training at least 40 puppies into guide dogs! To show your support simply enter a code from celebratory Andrex® packs at to purchase your own limited edition soft toy puppy  and 50p from each sale will go to the Guide Dogs campaign.

Monitor how the guide dog puppies in training are doing by visiting or AndrexPuppy.

The prize pack includes:

  • Cute dog bowl
  • Lots of dog treats
  • The Andrex Guide Dog Soft Toy Puppy
  • Champagne
  • Posh Chocs
  • Retro sweets
  • Bunting and decorations

All you have to do to stand a chance of winning is to answer the question below. We will choose a winner once the competition has closed, on October 31st, and Andrex® will send out the great prize pack.

What breed of dog is the Andrex puppy?

The competition is now closed.

Terms & Conditions

  1. No purchase necessary. No third party or bulk entries will be accepted.
  2. Under 16s need parental/guardian’s consent. This promotion is open to residents of the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and the republic of Ireland, excluding employees and their immediate families of Sheer Media Ltd, its agents and anyone professionally associated with it.
  3. To enter the prize draw, answer the simple question on the website, complete your details and click Enter
  4. The prize consists of 1 Puppy Party Pack
  5. All entries into the draw must be received by 23.59 31st October 2012
  6. Winners will be selected at random under independent supervision within 14 days of the closing date.
  7. No cash or other alternative prizes are available, except that in the event of circumstances outside its control the promoter reserves the right to substitute similar alternatives of equal or greater value.
  8. By entering this Promotion, all participants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
  9. Prize receivers will be required to take part in publicity. The winners’ name and county will be published on the Dream Dogs website.
  10. The promoter’s decisions regarding all promotional matters will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Promoter: Sheer Media Limited, Unit D4, Stanlaw Abbey Business Centre, Ellesmere Port CH65 9BF

Forensic breakthrough as dog detects stolen metal

by Mark James on September 12, 2012

For many years, canines have been relied on as companions and as a form of assistance for all types of forensic cases. Due to their strong (more…)

Guide dog makes life worth living for owner

by Darren Jamieson on July 28, 2012

A blind man who was struggling with depression has had his life turned round, thanks to his award-winning canine companion, Dez.

For some time, John Tovey had (more…)

Labrador puppy receives donations for life-saving surgery

by Darren Jamieson on April 26, 2012

Sue Sparrow, the owner of a chocolate Labrador puppy, has recently been working hard to spread the word about her young companion’s condition. The puppy that was bred at a puppy farm in Wales was recently told that he had just a few short weeks to live due to a life-threatening condition. Axe Valley Vets in the Somerset area are assisting to save Cadbury’s life with keyhole surgery. (more…)

Dogs are transforming the lives of deaf children

by Mark James on March 7, 2012

While dogs have always been the number one choice for a companion, it appears that they have many other uses aside from keeping their owner company. It is estimated that there are over 45,000 deaf children throughout the United Kingdom and more children than ever before are now getting assistance to build independence and confidence with the help of a dog.

Derbyshire based James Cheung, who is 11 years old, is one of these children. Being hard of hearing limits James to doing everything he wants to on his own, yet despite this a golden Labrador retriever named Kurt has changed his life. Kurt has (more…)

Golden Labrador undergoes operation to remove swallowed toys

by Mark James on February 10, 2012

Chester, a 21-month-old Golden Labrador, was thanking his owners that he was covered by pet insurance after he underwent an operation to remove a toy cow and a toy frog. Marian and Neale Stribling, the owners of this playful pup, had their fears alleviated after the staff at Cromwell Vets in the Huntingdon area successfully performed an emergency procedure to remove the toys.

The Golden Labrador encountered the incident after consuming the toys on two occasions, after mischievously stealing them from some of his other pet pals. Mrs Stribling said she was in ‘total shock’ when Chester (more…)

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