From the archive: PG Wodehouse and the love of dogs

From the archive: PG Wodehouse and the love of dogs

The Observer Magazine of 9 March 1975 featured PG Wodehouse writing about his dogs (‘Pekes, hounds and mutts I have known’). But when Sammy died, confesses Wodehouse, ‘I made what I think was a mistake by appointing as his successor an Aberdeen terrier who was supposed (though he seldom did) to answer to the name of Angus.

Crufts 2019 schedule and can you still buy tickets?

Crufts 2019 schedule and can you still buy tickets?

You buy tickets for each day, which will give you access to the arena and trade shows going on. On this day, you can buy a normal general admission ticket, but will need to have a separate one to view the best in show category.

Alabama Rot WARNING: Three more British dogs die from deadly scourge

Alabama Rot WARNING: Three more British dogs die from deadly scourge

In a statement, Anderson Moores, who are based in Winchester, Hampshire, close to one of the major hotspots for cases, said: “We are in the time of year when historically we have identified more cases of CRGV and although this disease remains rare, we continue to advise owners to be vigilant and to seek advice from their local vet if their dog develops unexplained skin lesions and sores.

Dad-of-three who sold ‘conveyor belt’ dogs from puppy farm jailed

Dad-of-three who sold ‘conveyor belt’ dogs from puppy farm jailed

He was in fact breeding puppies commercially in a hidden building behind his home in Gloucestershire (Picture: Gloucestershire News)Ms Rutter told the judge members of the public who were looking for family pets were assured that was what they were buying.

April the Giraffe has a due date!

April the Giraffe has a due date!

Jordan Patch, Animal Adventure Park owner, joins TODAY to give an update on April the Giraffe, who is currently expecting another calf. Patch says that April is due in March, and also shares that her young one, Tajiri, who she welcomed in 2017, will go off on his own soon.

Neglected pug with severe skin disease transformed after rescue

Neglected pug with severe skin disease transformed after rescue

Staff at Pug Rescue in Austin, Texas, nursed Dex back to health, placing medicated drops into his eyes every two hours to save his sight. Signe Corbin, medical director of Pug Rescue Austin, said Dex’s case was one of the most severe she had come across during her nine years involved with the organisation.