Busy road becomes pet dumping hot spot as heartless owners throw dogs away like rubbish

Busy road becomes pet dumping hot spot as heartless owners throw dogs away like rubbish

Almond and Cashew were in a pitiful state when discovered in cage (Image: RSPCA) As RSPCA inspectors were investigating the appalling way two suffering pets had been abandoned in a locked cage came reports of another dog left tied to a bale of straw.

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.

Melodramatic dog fakes own death in walk protest

Melodramatic dog fakes own death in walk protest

Begbie at home, again alive (Picture: Kennedy News and Media) ‘I told them he was fine and just having a tantrum and sulking so he wouldn’t move because he was playing dead.’ Begbie staged a minute-long protest before conceding defeat and starting plodding along the road in Muthill, Perth and Kinross.

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.

Dog personalities change depending on how you treat them

Dog personalities change depending on how you treat them

Like owner, like dog (Picture: Getty) ‘When humans go through big changes in life, their personality traits can change,’ explained lead author William Chopik. ‘There are a lot of things we can do with dogs – like obedience classes and training – that we can’t do with people.

Glenn Close brought her dog to the Independent Spirit Awards

Glenn Close brought her dog to the Independent Spirit Awards

Getty Images Sir Pippin of Beanfield, as he’s known to his 6,000 Instagram followers, even accompanied Close on stage as she accepted her award for Best Female Lead. “He’s my date,” said Close, as Pip adorably rolled around on his back on stage.

Dogs' personalities change over time just like humans

Dogs' personalities change over time just like humans

Exposure to obedience classes to dogs and training were associated with more positive personality traits across the dog's lifespan, Chopik suggested. The findings showed that dogs and owners share specific personality traits indicating that extroverted humans rated their dogs as more excitable and active.

Dogs kept in cages overnight at Chanel store for ‘security purposes’

Dogs kept in cages overnight at Chanel store for ‘security purposes’

Tabitha Willett, 27, shared pictures of the dogs lying in their cages (Picture: Instagram) She wrote alongside the pictures: ‘Chanel why are there to dogs in tiny cages in your shop at 11pm?’ The TV personality, who is currently expecting her first child, then continued: ‘I phoned Chanel up who said the dogs were there for security purposes which I don’t understand as they are locked in crates and the crates are far too small for their size.

Dog Idioms and Sayings

Dog Idioms and Sayings

But then again, for all we know half of our dogs’ barking may reference us, perhaps not in a positive light: But before our imagination about canine language gets us into the doghouse, let’s examine some human expressions referencing dogs, what they mean and which breeds might best illustrate the phrases.

King the wire fox terrier named Westminster's Best in Show – as it happened

King the wire fox terrier named Westminster's Best in Show – as it happened

Indeed, Colton the Schipperke is introduced seventh despite being ineligible for Best in Show (even though no one in the crowd has been made aware unless they’ve been checking the news on their phones).

Dog news: Newborn Staffies tossed away like rubbish sparks ANGER

Dog news: Newborn Staffies tossed away like rubbish sparks ANGER

Pitiful sight of newborn puppy dumped with litter-mates (Image: RSPCA) Shocking images of the innocent puppies spread out dead on the ground have been released today to track down the heartless person who discarded them on an industrial estate.

Dog with needle lodged in spine DANGEROUSLY CLOSE to brain SAVED after emergency operation

Dog with needle lodged in spine DANGEROUSLY CLOSE to brain SAVED after emergency operation

Miracle Yorkie Toby with X-ray showing three inch needle lodged in spine (Image: University of Edinburgh/Alexander Jamieson) The three-inch steel needle had left 13 year old Toby displaying the worrying signs of a deadly brain disease.

Props to Bertha the obese chihuahua who lost almost half her body weight

Props to Bertha the obese chihuahua who lost almost half her body weight

She reached her 5lb goal a year into her diet, and Allison says ‘her vet is super happy with her at the moment.’ What Bertha looks like now (Picture : Allison Hackett /SWNS.COM) She continues, ‘Now she can go up and down the stairs, she can stand on her hind legs, she can run around.

Peta being sued by owners of Dog’s Way Home star Bella over ‘smear campaign’

Peta being sued by owners of Dog’s Way Home star Bella over ‘smear campaign’

Shelby stars as young pup Bella in Dog’s Way Home (Picture: Sony) The owners of an adorable mixed-breed pup named Shelby who starred in A Dog Way’s Home are allegedly suing Peta for defamation after what they have called a ‘smear campaign’.

Abandoned for being 'too old,' 16-year-old dog finds fame during Super Bowl

Abandoned for being 'too old,' 16-year-old dog finds fame during Super Bowl

For the second year in a row, the network will also feature “Puppy Bowl Presents: The Dog Bowl” as a fun way to encourage the adoption of senior shelter animals, special-needs pets and hard-to-adopt breeds.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Saves French Bulldog from Drowning

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Saves French Bulldog from Drowning

Johnson says he wasted no time in jumping into the pool, and that once Brutus was out, “He was a little delirious, took a moment, threw up all the water he swallowed.” Lessons learned Every new pet brings new lessons.

Dog TRAGICALLY stabbed with 11-inch knife DESTROYED because he could never be a pet

Dog TRAGICALLY stabbed with 11-inch knife DESTROYED because he could never be a pet

“It is with a heavy heart that, following consultation with very experienced members of our animal welfare team and our chief veterinary officer, we have had to take the difficult decision to end Aslan’s struggle in life.” SSPCA badge (Image: SSPCA) The Scottish charity is pledging never to forget Aslan while also making every effort to bring his attacker to justice.

Miracle pony rescued from HORRIFIC DEATH after being found drowning in mud bath

Miracle pony rescued from HORRIFIC DEATH after being found drowning in mud bath

Puddles the pony trapped in muddy morass (Image: RSPCA) Only the ears of the little Welsh pony were left clear from cloying mud as RSPCA rescuers and firefighters battled to save her from drowning.

7 Calm Dog Breeds Who Love to Sleep

7 Calm Dog Breeds Who Love to Sleep

4. Pug Via iStock.com/Alexandr Zhenzhirov This toy breed has been around since before 400 B.C. and is a miniature of the mastiff-type dog. These seven dog breeds generally are considered to love their naps as much as their pet parents.

‘Keyboard warrior’ to pay £100,000 for falsely accusing woman of kicking her dog

‘Keyboard warrior’ to pay £100,000 for falsely accusing woman of kicking her dog

‘At the heart of the campaign was a false allegation that Ms Suttle had physically abused her dog, or caused it unnecessary suffering, and that she was accordingly a cruel and appalling person.’ The care home manager is an animal lover (Picture: Facebook) She continued: ‘The allegation of dog beating was completely untrue.

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