Pooches compete in US surfing competition

by Leanne Thompson on September 18, 2014

The annual Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon took place in Southern California recently, with 80 canine entrants taking part.

Despite warnings of a hurricane, the (more…)

Dogs prefer petting to talking

by Mark James on September 11, 2014

The University of Florida has carried out a study that found that pooches prefer a pat on the head rather than verbal praise.

For some time it has been known that (more…)

Dolly to adopt Glastonbury Lurcher

by Susan Partridge on July 16, 2014

dog-rescued-from-lakeA seven-year-old white Lurcher found in a tent when organisers were clearing up after the recent Glastonbury festival looks set to find a new home with Dolly Parton.

When the organisers found the (more…)

New app to help people find their ideal dog

by Mark James on June 6, 2014

The New York based dog gift firm BarkBox has come up with an innovative new app.

The mobile application is designed to match (more…)

Bucharest rescue dogs to ‘Romania’ in Britain

by Vivien Richardson on April 24, 2014

Good Friday lived up to its name for a group of 28 pooches shipped over from Romania, all of which went to homes in Surrey and South London on that day.

A lorry-full of excited canines arrived (more…)

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…)

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…)

Scruffts award presented to rescued war stray

by Darren Jamieson on November 13, 2013

In 2011, an injured dog named Wylie was found in the Kandahar area of Afghanistan. Wylie spent most of his years in the war-torn country, where he unwillingly fought with (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…)

Man and dog saved by passer-by at Blackpool pier

by Leanne Thompson on July 24, 2013

Blackpool’s RNLI team was rushed off its feet on Friday July 19th, when a man, along with a dog he was trying to rescue, was found in a frightening situation at the (more…)

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