Elsa the Shih Tzu is left almost completely bald by unmanaged skin condition

Elsa the Shih Tzu is left almost completely bald by unmanaged skin condition

Claire Williamson, Centre Manager at Blue Cross Suffolk, said: ‘We were shocked when Elsa arrived in our care.Elsa on arrival (Picture: Blue Cross)But Elsa is now recovering and they hope to be able to rehome her in the future.

Sniffer dogs ‘could detect passengers with coronavirus at airports’

Sniffer dogs ‘could detect passengers with coronavirus at airports’

Dr Claire Guest said dogs could provide rapid screening for Covid-19 (Picture: This Morning)Dogs could screen passengers arriving at airports for coronavirus , it is claimed.

Dog shook so violently with fear at New Year fireworks she is now paralysed

Dog shook so violently with fear at New Year fireworks she is now paralysed

Melissa Sinclair is calling for a ban on the publuc sale of fireworks after her dog lost the feeling in her legs due to violent shakes (Picture: Melissa Sinclair)New Year’s Eve fireworks caused a dog to shake so violently with fear that she can no longer walk.

Eight dogs pose for a nativity scene to capture ‘the real essence of Christmas’

Eight dogs pose for a nativity scene to capture ‘the real essence of Christmas’

The dogs posed in budget-friendly outfits in Lois’ living room, which the pair transformed into a stable with a borrowed bale of straw (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Lois and Claire think the photo will remind people of ‘the real essence of Christmas’ – Jesus’s birth.

Puppy ‘dies from heart attack’ during fireworks display

Puppy ‘dies from heart attack’ during fireworks display

Claire McParland, from the RSPCA, said: “We see the impact of fireworks on animals every year and we know there is strong public feeling about the use of fireworks with more than 100,000 people signing petitions to restrict their use in recent years.

Woman lives with 27 dogs she saved when nobody else wanted them

Woman lives with 27 dogs she saved when nobody else wanted them

Claire-Louise Nixon, 51, has taken in almost 30 dogs and named them all after celebrities including Elton John and Freddie Mercury (Picture: James Linsell-Clark/ SWNS)An animal-lover adopted 27 sickly and disabled dogs when no one else wanted them.

Desperate dog owner needs £16,000 to save pet’s life

Desperate dog owner needs £16,000 to save pet’s life

Little Barney has just weeks to live if he doesn’t have treatment (Picture: Claire Blake)A pet owner has launched a desperate campaign to save her little dog who needs urgent cancer treatment costing thousands.

Couple prank their friends with adorable gender reveal for their new puppy

Couple prank their friends with adorable gender reveal for their new puppy

(Picture: Claire McPhilomy/Fortitude Press)In the series of photographs, by Claire McPhilomy, the couple first share the news that their family is ‘expanding’. (Picture: Claire McPhilomy/Fortitude Press)‘I am so grateful that a few people ending up thinking it was as funny as we did.

Cocker spaniel Huey’s love of bubbles keeps him fit

Cocker spaniel Huey’s love of bubbles keeps him fit

Vet Dr Claire Stevens with Huey, a one-year-old cocker spaniel who just loves bubbles. Huey, a one-year-old cocker spaniel, is highly addicted to chasing bubbles and loves to run around on the beach near his home on the Gold Coast.Vet Dr Claire Stevens said she had never seen anything like Huey’s attraction to the transparent soapy spheres before.“All dogs love to chase.