Dogs

Monday, July 8, 2019

Monday, July 8, 2019

Fears of ‘fatalities’ as dog attacks on postal workers rise

Fears of ‘fatalities’ as dog attacks on postal workers rise

The Royal Mail said there have been 2,484 dog attacks on postal workers in the past year, with some resulting in permanent injury.

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Over 23,000 people hospitalised for dog bites since 2015

Over 23,000 people hospitalised for dog bites since 2015

More than 23,000 people have been admitted to hospital because of dog attacks during the past three years, new figures show.

Friday, May 24, 2019

Friday, May 24, 2019

Dog walkers at risk of ‘serious’ hand injuries, surgeons warn

Dog walkers at risk of ‘serious’ hand injuries, surgeons warn

Dog walkers at risk of ‘serious’ hand injuries, surgeons warn

Dog walkers could be putting themselves at risk of serious hand injuries by controlling their pets incorrectly, surgeons have warned.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Dogs, cats and a rogue goat bring joy outside polling stations

Dogs, cats and a rogue goat bring joy outside polling stations

Regardless of who wins the European elections, pets at polling stations are ahead in the polls.

Monday, April 29, 2019

Monday, April 29, 2019

Dog

Owning a dog gives social life a boost, study says

Owning a dog gives social life a boost, study says

Dog owners meet an average of four new people whilst out for walks or at dog training classes, according to a new study.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Tencreek

10-year-old dies after dog attack at Cornwall caravan park

10-year-old dies after dog attack at Cornwall caravan park

A 10-year-old boy has died after being attacked by a dog at a caravan park in Cornwall.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Game of Thrones

Dogs Trust blames Game of Thrones for spike in abandoned pets

Dogs Trust blames Game of Thrones for spike in abandoned pets

The Dogs Trust has blamed TV series Game of Thrones for an increase in the number of wolf-like dogs being abandoned.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Police dogs to receive awards for response to London terror attacks

Police dogs awarded 'animal OBE' for response to London terror attacks

Police dogs awarded 'animal OBE' for response to London terror attacks

Police dogs have been awarded what is described as an "animal OBE" for their response to the London terror attacks in 2017.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Downton Abbey star: Crufts encourages 'Victorian perception' of animals

Downton Abbey star: Crufts encourages 'Victorian perception' of animals

Downton Abbey actor and animal rights activist Peter Egan said dog show Crufts has been “tarnished” by its inclusion of purebred competitions.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

CBD dog treats for sale

Cannabis dog treats could 'calm anxious pets'

Cannabis dog treats could 'calm anxious pets'

Cannabis dog treats could soon be used to calm down anxious or frightened dogs if campaigners succeed in changing existing regulations.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Dog Speed Dating

Battersea host dog speed dating event for Valentine's Day

Battersea host dog speed dating event for Valentine's Day

Prospective dog owners had the chance to go speed dating with dogs at an event hosted by Battersea Dogs and Cats home.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Homeless man and dog

Dogs make the homeless 'feel human when society dehumanises them', says director

Dogs make the homeless 'feel human when society dehumanises them'

The director of a series of films about the relationship between homeless people and their dogs has said it is a "massive misconception" that the animals are kept to help with begging.

Monday, December 17, 2018

Monday, December 17, 2018

Vets urge retailers to stop using unhealthy dog breeds such as pugs on Christmas jumpers

Vets urge retailers to stop using unhealthy dog breeds such as pugs on Christmas jumpers

Vets urge retailers to stop using unhealthy dog breeds on Christmas jumpers

The Junior Vice President of British Veterinary Association has said that the use of dog breeds such as pugs and dachshunds on Christmas jumpers “normalise” their “harmful characteristics”.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Pitbull

Dog law consultant: 'You can't assume a dog is dangerous just because of its shape'

'You can't assume a dog is dangerous because of its shape'

An expert in dog law has welcomed calls for a review of dangerous dog laws, telling Julia Hartley-Brewer "you can't assume a dog is dangerous just because of its shape".

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Alastair Campbell protests Brexit with his dog at 'Wooferendum' march

Alastair Campbell protests Brexit with his dog at 'Wooferendum' march

Alastair Campbell joined dog owners at a march calling for a People's Vote on Brexit

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

During her reign, Queen Elizabeth has owned more than 30 corgis

Queen saddened by death of last corgi

Queen saddened by death of last corgi

The dog Willow, who was almost 15, was put to sleep at Windsor Castle on Sunday

Friday, March 23, 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018

National Puppy Day: Two stolen puppies finally returned home

National Puppy Day: Stolen puppies returned home

National Puppy Day: Stolen puppies returned home

The Jack Russell puppies are said to be traumatised and allegedly left without food and water

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Thursday, March 22, 2018

'You're two snowflakes from my generation', journalist tells James Whale and Ash

'You're two snowflakes from my generation', journalist tells James Whale and Ash

'You're two snowflakes from my generation', journalist tells James Whale and Ash

Journalist James Delingpole had a heated debate with James Whale and Ash over freedom of speech

'There's a reason why people think dogs are racist', says dog behaviourist

'There's a reason why people think dogs are racist', says animal behaviourist

'There's a reason why people think dogs are racist', says animal behaviourist

Dog behaviourist Stan Rawlinson says dogs can come across as racist

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Man convicted of hate crime over video showing pug doing Nazi salute

Nazi dog salute man convicted of hate crime

Nazi dog salute man convicted of hate crime

The Seig Heil salute pug is called Buddha and is owned by the offender's girlfriend

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018

United Airlines flies pet dog to Japan by mistake

United Airlines flies pet dog to Japan by mistake - after puppy died on earlier flight

US airline flies dog to Japan by mistake - after puppy died on earlier flight

The German shepherd as supposed to be taken to Kansas

Monday, March 12, 2018

Monday, March 12, 2018

'Crufts is a freak show supporting everything wrong with dog breeding', says Peta

'Crufts is a freak show supporting everything wrong with dog breeding', says Peta

'Crufts is a freak show supporting everything wrong with dog breeding'

Campaigners from Peta invaded the Crufts arena to protest against 'extreme breeding'

Monday, February 12, 2018

Monday, February 12, 2018

Indonesian maid dies after 'suffering abuse and sleeping outside with dog'

Indonesian maid dies after 'suffering abuse and sleeping outside with dog'

Indonesian maid dies after 'suffering abuse and sleeping outside with dog'

The 21-year-old allegedly had infected wounds and severe head and face injuries

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Caroline Yates says puppies like these Welsh corgis deserve better than illegal farms

Lucy's Law: We must ban third-party puppy sales as soon as possible, says campaigner

We must ban third-party puppy sales as soon as possible, says campaigner

Caroline Yates said we must destroy third-party puppy farms - while Mike and Katie shared some rather amusing dog training stories

Four men sentenced for 'vicious and brutal' attack on dog walker over 'trivial matter'

Four sentenced for 'vicious and brutal' attack on man who dropped dog mess in their bin

Four men sentenced for 'vicious and brutal' attack on dog walker

The dog walker had been spotted using the bin outside the men's house to put dog poo in

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

10-year-old boy dies of rabies after puppy bites him on holiday

10-year-old boy dies of rabies after puppy bites him on holiday

10-year-old boy dies of rabies after puppy bites him on holiday

The boy was bitten by a dog in Sri Lanka but became ill when he returned home to France

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Woman cleared after stabbing dog to death for attacking cat

Woman cleared after stabbing dog to death for attacking cat

Woman cleared after stabbing dog to death for attacking cat

The woman had stabbed the dog because it was holding her cat in its mouth

Hurricane Maria: Couple hang on to solar panels for hours to save pets

Hurricane Maria: Couple hang on to solar panels for hours to save pets

Couple hold on to solar panels during Hurricane Maria for hours to save pets

Gary Rosario and Sandra Harasimowicz stayed at their home in Puerto Rico and put their cats on top of kitchen cupboards

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Petition starts to save dog which attacked four people during Storm Doris

Petition starts to save Muppet, the dog which attacked four people during Storm Doris

Petition starts to save dog which attacked four people during Storm Doris

Northamptonshire Police has applied for a civil destruction order against Muppet the dog

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Elite counter-terrorism officers to be deployed for Tour de France

Elite counter-terrorism officers to be deployed for Tour de France

Elite counter-terrorism officers to be deployed for Tour de France

Counter-terrorism officers will be deployed on the road and in helicopters during the Tour de France

Friday, June 23, 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017

'Every office should have a dog or two' - Dogs take our jobs as many celebrate 'Bring Your Dog To Work Day'

'Every office should have a dog or two' - Mutts take our jobs as Britain celebrates Bring Your Dog To Work Day

Mutts take our jobs as many celebrate Bring Your Dog To Work Day

Many have posted photos of dogs taking their jobs, so we've compiled the best ones in one place

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Stray dogs 'eat infant's corpse outside hospital in India'

Stray dogs 'ate infant corpse outside hospital in India while onlookers filmed'

Stray dogs 'ate infant corpse outside hospital in India while onlookers filmed'

Reports claim that witnesses filmed the incident, but no one tried to stop the dogs

Paedophile pensioner was banned from owning dogs, yet reported missing dog to police

Paedophile pensioner was banned from owning dogs - so he couldn't use them as bait

Paedophile pensioner was banned from owning dogs so he couldn't use them as bait

George Calf was banned from owning dogs as police found he was using them to chat to young girls and women

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

James Whale calls for dog owners to be severely punished for dog attacks on people

James Whale believes dog owners should face sterner punishment for attacks

James Whale believes dog owners should face sterner punishment for attacks

James Whale believes it should be more difficult for people to acquire pets

Friday, March 24, 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017

#rednoseday starts trending on Twitter ahead of Comic Relief

#rednoseday: Britain's dogs dress up for the occasion

#rednoseday: Britain's dogs dress up for the occasion

It's been a rough week for the UK, so a little comic relief is very welcome

Indian street dogs help chase down and catch criminal

Indian street dogs help chase down and catch stabbing suspect

Indian street dogs help chase down and catch stabbing suspect

Police said a man stabbed a woman as it is believed that she accused him of sexual harassment which caused him to lose his job

Monday, December 5, 2016

Monday, December 5, 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016

Twitter celebrates #TalkLikeAPirateDay

Talk Like A Pirate Day: Cats, dogs and hamsters become pirates to mark the occasion

Cats, dogs and hamsters dress up to mark talk like a pirate day

To celebrate Talk Like A Pirate Day, the Twitterati got their pets to dress up like Captain Jack Sparrow. Some were more happy about it than others

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Climbers discover a lost dog found at the summit of Mount Elbrus

Lost dog found alive at the summit of Europe's highest mountain

Lost dog found at the summit of Mount Elbrus after surviving for two weeks

The dog was found at the summit of Mount Elbrus and remarkably had no health problems when she was rescued

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Steph, Dom and their Dachshund have rocketed to fame on Gogglebox

Gogglebox's Steph and Dom join Paul Ross to talk dogs, drinks and being recognised

Gogglebox's Steph and Dom join Paul Ross to talk dogs, drinks and fame

The much-loved couple reveal more about life with their pet dog Gigi

Friday, August 26, 2016

Friday, August 26, 2016

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Thursday, August 4, 2016

The Two Mikes discuss dog behaviour with expert Elizabeth Kershaw

Barking mad, or ruff justice? Drop in to the Two Mikes' doggy debate

Barking mad, or ruff justice? Drop in to the Two Mikes' doggy debate

talkRADIO's pair of afternoon-show presenters trade arguments over the pros and cons of owning a dog. Canine behaviourist Elizabeth Kershaw is the ref…