Owner tried to blame girl, 4, after she was savaged by her dog and won’t apologise

Owner tried to blame girl, 4, after she was savaged by her dog and won’t apologise

Tillie Vasey, four, suffered horrendous injuries to her face and needed multiple operations (Picture: family handout/SWNS) Tillie’s mum Leanne says her daughter has been left ‘with no confidence’ (Picture: family handout/SWNS)She narrowly avoided jail but Judge Simon Newell hit out at her ‘wholly irresponsible’ reaction to the attack that could easily have killed the little girl.

‘Thinnest dog ever seen’ ate glass and batteries after being left to starve

‘Thinnest dog ever seen’ ate glass and batteries after being left to starve

Poor Eric’s claws had been left uncut for so long they started to curl over (Picture: RSPCA/SWNS) RSPCA inspector Nina Small said Eric was the thinnest dog she had ever seen alive (Picture: RSPCA/SWNS) Inspectors are hunting for Eric’s owners but he has not been microchipped (Picture: RSPCA/SWNS)Luckily Eric is being given round-the-clock care and is on the road to recovery while an investigation is carried out to trace his owners.

Gary the wolf dog found on roof of his home by neighbour

Gary the wolf dog found on roof of his home by neighbour

Gary had escaped onto the three-foot high tiled roof (Picture: NNP) He made his way out of Scott’s bedroom window (Picture: NNP)‘I told her to ask her son, Ben Rowbotham, to do what he could, jump over the fence and let himself in.

Jenny the dog survives being dragged 300m when her lead got attached to a car

Jenny the dog survives being dragged 300m when her lead got attached to a car

(Picture: SWNS) ‘A van driver stopped and directed the traffic, and lots of Ralph Allen pupils, who were amazing and so kind, came over to try to pet Jenny and calm her down.’ Joanna added: ‘A lovely lady, called Shelley, then took us off to Rosemary Lodge Veterinary Hospital down the road to treat her injuries.

Blind man finishes half marathon with help from adorable guide dogs

Blind man finishes half marathon with help from adorable guide dogs

The oldest member of the guide dog team is seven-year-old Gus. He is Thomas’ long-time companion, which earned him the honour of being the one to cross the finish line in Central Park.

Loyal labrador waits for owner outside hospital not knowing he is dead

Loyal labrador waits for owner outside hospital not knowing he is dead

Fatima Rodriguez, a member of a local animal protection organisation, said they are looking for a new owner for Toto and said ‘the person who adopts him should have a closed house’ as there is a risk the dog will escape to go back to the hospital to wait for his owner.

Unlucky dog freed by firefighters after getting head stuck in tyre

Unlucky dog freed by firefighters after getting head stuck in tyre

The team said they were rewarded with ‘doggy kisses’ (Picture: MEGA) ‘The rim had to be cut apart using a small saw to make room for the dog’s head to pull out.

‘Double-jointed’ dog wins fans thanks to contorted sitting position

‘Double-jointed’ dog wins fans thanks to contorted sitting position

Cheyenne McIntyre was shocked when she turned around and saw her dog, English Mastiff Dudley, sitting with his front legs twisted in front of him. ‘I think many just can’t work out how his legs are twisted like that.

Sled dogs go on strike mid-race when leader shouts at one of them

Sled dogs go on strike mid-race when leader shouts at one of them

The leader of the famous Iditarod sled dog race had to drop out when his dogs refused to run anymore. The Iditarod is one of the most famous races in the world, with 52 mushers (dog racers) starting in Anchorage and aiming to finish in Nome.

Snoop the dog finds new home after Snoop Dogg offered to adopt him

Snoop the dog finds new home after Snoop Dogg offered to adopt him

Snoop was abandoned in Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent on December 17 (Picture: RSPCA/PA) ‘He loves to lie on the back of the sofa and if I put the fire on he will curl up in front of it.

Stray dog climbs 24,000-ft mountain

Stray dog climbs 24,000-ft mountain

Don Wargowsky and the dog are reported to have become inseperable (Picture: Don Wargowsky) The experienced climbers said they had never seen a dog reach the summit before (Picture: Don Wargowsky) The dog was named Mera by Mr Wargowsky because they had just been to the top of a mountain with that name.

Animal shelter is seeking a ‘guide human’ to help dog that went blind overnight

Animal shelter is seeking a ‘guide human’ to help dog that went blind overnight

‘These little considerations have made him a happy dog and really helped him to adjust quickly.’ Alex, the four-year-old terrier with carer Jackie (Picture: Dogs Trust / SWNS.com) The team are looking for the right home with owners who will continue to help him adapt, and hope that his lack of eye sight won’t put off any potential adopters.

Everyone’s fallen in love with disabled Crufts puppy that’s just learned to walk

Everyone’s fallen in love with disabled Crufts puppy that’s just learned to walk

The pup was welcomed like a hero at Crufts (Picture: Gilbert’s Journey Facebook) ‘He’s always going to need the wheelchair for walking around outside, he’s never going to do that on his own but we’re confident he’ll be able to walk round the house and live a normal life within home.’ Although Gilbert enjoys whizzing around in his chair, Kevin said he loves seeing his pup’s tail wagging with pride when he walks without assistance.

Giant wolfdog with terminal cancer is given forever home

Giant wolfdog with terminal cancer is given forever home

We show off their adorable moments in the hope of helping people identify with them at least and maybe change their fear response into a healthy respect through education.’ (Picture: Brittany Allen) (Picture: Shy Wolf Sanctuary/Brittany Allen) Brittany also explained that wolfdogs can be hard to handle – given you never know which side (wolf or dog) will be most dominant.

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.

Japanese company makes masks of your pet’s face and the results are unsettling

Japanese company makes masks of your pet’s face and the results are unsettling

But the folks at the brand are super proud of their work (and they should be, it’s excellent work) and even revealed a behind the scenes image of a Bengal cat who lives in Kyoto by the name of Rui. While we think Rui is indeed cute, we don’t really want to be wearing a mask that looks like a much bigger version of her head.

Dogs dress up for Blocao parade at Rio carnival

Dogs dress up for Blocao parade at Rio carnival

These dogs got into the spirit with a range of great costumes at the annual event in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

Britain's loneliest dog finally finds forever home after 500 days at shelter

Britain's loneliest dog finally finds forever home after 500 days at shelter

(Picture: SWNS) Britain’s loneliest dog has finally found a home after spending more than 500 days at an animal shelter, and we couldn’t be happier for him. ‘He’s adored by staff and we couldn’t understand why he was always overlooked.

Dream the corgi becomes mum to five kittens after they were orphaned at six days old

Dream the corgi becomes mum to five kittens after they were orphaned at six days old

‘She helped with weaning them and cleaned them just like their mum would have.’ When the kittens were big enough to go to new homes, the Logies decided that they couldn’t let them all go and they should keep one, who they named Spruce.

Girl with Down’s Syndrome, 8, forms beautiful friendship with Golden Retriever

Girl with Down’s Syndrome, 8, forms beautiful friendship with Golden Retriever

Milli Gunn, eight, liked Emma from their first meeting (Picture: PA) The schoolgirl also has a serious heart condition and has already had open heart surgery twice, with the first operation taking place when she was just four months old.

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