Smuggled beagles rescued from van as puppy prices reach all time high

Smuggled beagles rescued from van as puppy prices reach all time high

Dogs Trust say they’ve now rescued 100 illegally imported puppies since March and fear the beagles – named Biscuit, Bandit, Brian and Boo – are the latest victims of smugglers.

Dog desperate for family to take her home after 11 years in kennels

Dog desperate for family to take her home after 11 years in kennels

Molly was found as a stray at just eight months, she has been in kennels ever since (Picture: Dogs Trust)An adorable dog who has spent most of her life in kennels is desperate to find a forever family as she enters old age.

No more shaggy dog stories: visit puppies before buying, say charities

No more shaggy dog stories: visit puppies before buying, say charities

The RSPCA and the Dogs Trust have issued new advice to puppy buyers in England, warning them not to buy unless they have visited the dog with its mother in its home.

Dogs were ‘stressed’ in lockdown with owners reporting more barking and biting

Dogs were ‘stressed’ in lockdown with owners reporting more barking and biting

Charity the Dogs Trust has warned the pandemic may have caused behavioural problems to develop (Picture: Getty Images / iStockphoto)Dogs have struggled during lockdown with owners reporting an increase in barking and biting.

Puppies found covered in oil after being illegally smuggled into UK

Puppies found covered in oil after being illegally smuggled into UK

The puppies were seized at Dover port during lockdown, having been illegally imported from Romania despite coronavirus restrictions in the UK preventing non-essential travel (Picture: Dogs Trust / PA Wire)Six puppies drenched in oil were rescued from the back of a van after they were illegally smuggled into the UK from Romania.

Dog found wandering the streets with matted fur is learning to trust again

Dog found wandering the streets with matted fur is learning to trust again

She’s now in a foster home (Picture: Mayhew)Dora has now been placed in foster care with Sue, a member of Mayhew’s reception team who can help to keep Dora feeling comfortable while also guiding her through house-training and grooming, all at the dog’s pace to prevent her becoming overwhelmed.

Are you struggling to keep your pet dog cool in this hot weather? Here's what you need to do

Are you struggling to keep your pet dog cool in this hot weather? Here's what you need to do

In case you are worried about how to keep your pet dog cool and protect it from the scorching summer heat, here's a list of things you should do.Remember, your pet dog trusts you with its life and it's your responsibility to look after your canine companion's well-being.

Pets in prison: the rescue dogs teaching Californian inmates trust and responsibility

Pets in prison: the rescue dogs teaching Californian inmates trust and responsibility

Best of buddies: working with the dogs helps many of the prisoners deal with their own past traumas I join in the second week of the 14-week course at North Kern, together with two dozen inmate students, head trainer Robert Villaneda and Skow.

Smithy the rescue dog has finally found his forever home

Smithy the rescue dog has finally found his forever home

Smithy now lives with Ali Kite and her other dog (Picture: National Animal Welfare Trust)‘Finally, their hard work and dedication has paid off,’ the team said.

Dogs Trust is looking for a home for their smallest ever duo

Dogs Trust is looking for a home for their smallest ever duo

They can be a little nervous around other dogs (Picture: Dogs Trust)These two vocal pups love a bark like most chihuahuas, so get used to them telling you exactly what they want whenever they want it.

What is dogfishing?

What is dogfishing?

People in the UK are being cruelly dogfished (Picture: Ken Jack/Getty Images) New statistics released by Dogs Trust have revealed that thousands of dog lovers may have been ‘dogfished ’ into buying illegally imported puppies .

Victim of ‘dogfishing’ had to put puppy down three days after buying it

Victim of ‘dogfishing’ had to put puppy down three days after buying it

Evie’s owners bought her on Christmas Eve and she was rushed to hospital the next day (Picture: Dog’s Trust) She contracted the fatal parvo virus as a result of the conditions she was kept in (Picture: Dogs Trust)They gave the example of Sarah, who thought she would be getting well-bred dog from a happy home when she saw the advert for Evie.

French Bulldog puppies left to die in freezing temperatures in heartbreaking case

French Bulldog puppies left to die in freezing temperatures in heartbreaking case

Three adorable puppies were cruelly dumped in an alleyway in freezing temperatures just before Christmas (Image: DOGS TRUST) The French Bulldog puppies were left in a crate without food, water or a blanket (Image: DOGS TRUST)“Unfortunately, they are being treated for a very uncomfortable skin condition which will have been developing for some time before they were abandoned, but we are hopeful they will make a full recovery.

Dogs Trust suspends all adoptions until after Christmas

Dogs Trust suspends all adoptions until after Christmas

“Not everyone celebrates the festive season, and for some families having additional time off from work and other commitments could make it a good time to settle in a new dog,” Adam Clowes, operations director at Dogs Trust, explained to Metro.

Dogs Trust stops adoptions during Christmas so people don't rush into it

Dogs Trust stops adoptions during Christmas so people don't rush into it

You’ll have to wait if you’re planning to adopt a dog (Picture: Getty)Yes, getting a dog as a Christmas present is a wonderful gift but are you really prepared for a pet?

Dogfishing: beware the man who poses with pets on a dating app

Dogfishing: beware the man who poses with pets on a dating app

That Tinder picture of a nice, caring guy posing with his adorable best friend might not quite be everything it seems.Some research suggests that women are especially likely to find men attractive if they have a dog, perhaps because they see it as evidence of a kind, warm and trustworthy personality.

Groom chooses dog to be his best man after pet helped him find love

Groom chooses dog to be his best man after pet helped him find love

The bride and groom met at the Dogs Trust home where Jack had lived for nine months (Picture: SWNS)‘We had a lovely sentimental day, and Jack played a big part,’ gushed Christopher.

Science Confirms That Dogs And Cats Can Recognize a Bad Person And Help People To Know

Science Confirms That Dogs And Cats Can Recognize a Bad Person And Help People To Know

A recent study shows that dogs can analyze how reliable a person is and we want to share this information with our readers! The scientist and his colleagues wanted to know if a dog would trust a person who lied to it.

Podgy pug has a condition which means he has lots of chubby rolls

Podgy pug has a condition which means he has lots of chubby rolls

An adorably podgy pug born with excessive fat rolls is defying the odds by living his best life. ‘We have owned dogs our entire lives, however we didn’t know much about pugs, and unfortunately, we trusted Theo’s breeder.

Adorable 5-week-old puppy with twisted legs 'thrown away like rubbish' – 'It's shocking!'

Adorable 5-week-old puppy with twisted legs 'thrown away like rubbish' – 'It's shocking!'

Hockney the puppy was dumped in box without food, water or a blanket to keep warm (Image: Dogs Trust)"We were so shocked when we first saw him as he was in a terrible state.

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