'Designer' dog crisis: RSPCA warns HUGE hike in 'trendy' breeds being abandoned

'Designer' dog crisis: RSPCA warns HUGE hike in 'trendy' breeds being abandoned

French bulldogs have become the UK's top dogs over the past decade but more need rescuing (Image: GETTY) RSPCA dog welfare expert Lisa Hens said today: “We know that the breeds of dog coming into our care often reflect the trends in dog ownership in the wider world and, at the moment, it doesn’t get more trendy than ‘designer’ dogs like French bulldogs and dachshunds.

National Weather Service issues 'small dog warning' due to 50-mph winds

National Weather Service issues 'small dog warning' due to 50-mph winds

Gusting winds in northern Ohio and northwest Pennsylvania reached the level of "hold on tight to your small dog so it doesn't fly away" this week. Thankfully there were no flying dogs reported in Ohio and Pennsylvania on Tuesday.

Baby chihuaua looking for forever home after being dropped from sky by hawk

Baby chihuaua looking for forever home after being dropped from sky by hawk

(Picture: Jennifer Olohan /SWNS.COM) An animal shelter has been inundated with requests to adopt a puppy that was snatched and dumped on a building site by a hawk.

You should probably get a heated bed for your dog this winter

You should probably get a heated bed for your dog this winter

(Picture: KHPet)If you’ve ever sat on a heated bed, seat, or even a toilet then you know it’s what dreams are made of, especially during winter. (Picture: KHPet)The Thermo Snuggly Sleeper by K&H Pet Products will make sure your beloved pooch stays warm when the temperatures drop.

8 Chihuahua Gifts for Dog Lovers

8 Chihuahua Gifts for Dog Lovers

With pages full of comical and charming photography of Chihuahuas tackling their many “duties” and self-appointed household roles, this engaging book makes an ideal gift for dog lovers who love seeing their favorite breed exhibit this delightful, amusing behavior.