News & Updates

Friday in Westminster

Apr 28th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Dog News

Today in Parliament reports on a bid in the Lords to repeal the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991.



Row leads police to dog’s owners

Apr 28th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Dog News

A dog is reunited with its owners after officers discover the animal while investigating a domestic dispute.



RSPCA wants dangerous dog rethink

Apr 28th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Dog News

Laws on the classification of dangerous dogs need to be changed to target bad owners instead, the RSPCA says.



Girl and dog rescued from river

Apr 28th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Dog News

Fire crews rescue a girl and her dog from a river embankment in Somerset.



Pedigree sheep is attacked by dog

Apr 28th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Dog News

A pedigree sheep worth over £3,000 is put down after being savaged by a dog near Peel headlands, police say.



Deaf and blind dog stolen, tied to railroad tracks : Leedstown, EN (UK)

Apr 28th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Animal Welfare Case Reports (UK)

A family’s pet poodle was stolen from their garden before being taken to a railway line ñ where it was tied to the track.
Luckily, a …



Failure to provide veterinary care for dog : Raffles, EN (UK)

Apr 28th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Animal Welfare Case Reports (UK)

A Carlisle couple have been banned from keeping animals for life after allowing their pet dogs to suffer.
Darren Cherry and Danielle Fenwick failed to take …



Newborn puppy left in plastic bag in alley : Merseyside, EN (UK)

Apr 28th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Animal Welfare Case Reports (UK)

A newborn puppy was dumped in a plastic bag and left for dead in a back street on Merseyside.
The RSPCA said the black and white …



* UPDATED * Dog repeatedly beaten, punched and kicked – updated Nov 7, 2008 : Salford, EN (UK)

Apr 28th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Animal Welfare Case Reports (UK)

A man who kicked, punched and stamped on his dog because he was having `a really bad day’ has been jailed for 12 weeks.
John Martell, …



* UPDATED * Dogs beaten and kicked, police officers charged – updated Nov 9, 2008 : Prestatyn, WA (UK)

Apr 28th, 2009 | By admin | Category: Animal Welfare Case Reports (UK)

The two dogs were moved to loving new homes by the RSPCA after they were kicked and beaten by their former owners – two North …