One-eyed mongrel re-homed in Sussex after devastating attack

by Mark James on March 27, 2014

A dog that had suffered crippling abuse on the streets of Romania has now found a new home in England.

The mongrel, called Lillie, has recently been (more…)

Rescued pooch to have prosthetic limbs fitted

by Vivien Richardson on March 19, 2014

A dog that was found by a Norfolk animal charity in Romania is to have new false legs fitted after having recovered from being poisoned.

The charity, Safe Rescue for Dogs, is an organization that (more…)

Belgian shepherd follows his noses to loving new home

by Darren Jamieson on February 12, 2014

The team at the Dogs Trust re-homing centre in Uddingston, Glasgow will soon bid farewell to a dog named Snuffles, who will be re-homed in East Lothian with a new family next week. What makes this story all the more amazing is that the pup was born with two noses.

When the Belgian shepherd was brought to the home, boss Pamela Jackson and the rest of the team immediately fell in love with the unusual looking canine. Initially, Snuffles’ rare defect affected his ability to find a new home, with potential owners unsure about the problems it could cause as he matured.

However, following rejection by four owners, adoption offers poured in from around the world after a team of staff issued an appeal to find him a home. This plea caught the attention of people as far afield as the USA and South Africa, but it was a local dog-lover who eventually took Snuffles for a walk and took to him enough to adopt him.

Jackson was thrilled to receive in excess of 40 messages and 20 calls from interested adopters. Speaking about the rare congenital defect, she said:

“I’ve never seen the condition in my 20-year career. We wanted to pick the best home for him.”

Having got to know his new owner, the young pooch is ready to start his new life and will no doubt make the most of the reported acre of land he now has for his frolics.

Dog walkers participate in Paws on Patrol scheme

by Leanne Thompson on February 5, 2014

In a bid to tackle issues in the area, the people of Newmarket in Suffolk are joining forces with their four-legged friends to sniff out crime.

More than 16,000 people live in (more…)

New charity launched by Norfolk husky owner

by Leanne Thompson on January 22, 2014

A Husky and German Shepherd dog rehoming charity has recently been set up, using its founder’s heroic canine pet as its inspiration.

Blue-eyed Siberian husky Bolt is (more…)

The ‘12 dogs of Christmas’ find loving homes for 2014

by Leanne Thompson on January 9, 2014

Just a couple of weeks ago, a litter of American bulldog-cross puppies were taken to the Southampton Blue Cross centre, which specializes in animal adoption and animal hospital services.

Thousands of animals are taken to the facility throughout the (more…)

Dogs Trust scoops £100,000 prize from Postcode Lottery

by Vivien Richardson on December 11, 2013

Every day, people around the UK are winning life-changing sums of money thanks to the Postcode Lottery. This inventive competition uses people’s postcodes to determine (more…)

TV star Paul O’Grady to help feed a million rescue dogs

by Darren Jamieson on September 18, 2013

Paul O’Grady has many talents, from acting and writing to presenting a popular radio show. Although he has been in the limelight for most of his career, the Birkenhead comedian (more…)

Relaxation garden for dogs opened in Bath

by Leanne Thompson on August 7, 2013

An animal shelter in Somerset has unveiled a new sensory garden which has been designed to help stressed dogs relax and unwind.

Bath Cats and Dogs Home, a re-homing and charity rescue centre, was (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…)

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