The 10 dog breeds most at risk of dognapping

The 10 dog breeds most at risk of dognapping

New figures have revealed that an estimated 2,438 dogs were reported stolen last year, up 19% from 2019 and up to seven pets being stolen each day in 202 . These were the startling facts reproted by direct line pet insurance. Sadly only 22% get reunited with their...

SPIKE IN DOG ATTACKS PREDICTED

SPIKE IN DOG ATTACKS PREDICTED

The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) is warning of the potential for a spike in dog attacks, as ‘pandemic puppies’ are set to visit the countryside for the first time, coinciding with the peak of the lambing season. With dog attacks are up 10% compared to...

PFMA Releases Latest Pet Population Data

PFMA Releases Latest Pet Population Data

The annual pet Population Data from the Pet Food Manufacturers Association has just been published and shows that 3.2 million households in the UK have acquired a pet since the start of the pandemic. That means that there are around 12 Million dogs in the UK - this...

Baxter Park Dundee- Attempted Dog Theft

Baxter Park Dundee- Attempted Dog Theft

Police hunting two men after attempted Dundee dog snatchingsat the popular dog walking area Baxter Park. Police Scotland gave descriptions on their facebook page “The first male is described as being tanned, short hair and wearing a black tracksuit. “The second male...

Max the Miracle Dog gets PDSA Order of Merit

Max the Miracle Dog gets PDSA Order of Merit

A springer spaniel with a huge social media following has become the first pet to win what has been described as the animal equivalent of an OBE for “providing comfort and support to thousands of people worldwide”. The honour, given by the People’s Dispensary for Sick...

Darlington dognapper kicked in shins as he snatches lead ….

Darlington dognapper kicked in shins as he snatches lead ….

Picture credit -Northern Echo Rachel Soley, 41 was walking her dog Wooly on Salters Lane South in Darlington, County Durham at 10:40pm on 29th January when she became aware of two guys. Rachel said "one of them started to walk over the road. They said to me 'give me...

Pedigree and Chappie dry dog-Recall

Pedigree and Chappie dry dog-Recall

Mars Petcare has issued an urgent recall of some packs of Pedigree and Chappie dry dog food because they may contain overly high levels of vitamin D. If dogs consum too much vitamin D over a sustained period it can result in symptoms including lethargy, stiffness,...