Freya was rushed to the vets (Picture: RSPCA)A dog is lucky to be alive after being ‘thrown’ from a vehicle doing around 50mph on a rural Kent road.
She resisted efforts to encourage her to a safer spot until a drone pilot suggested attaching food to one of the unmanned aerial vehicles that had been used to track the dog.“It was a crazy idea,” said Chris Taylor, the chair of the Denmead Drone Search and Rescue team.
"It's definitely hard for them, but at the end of the day we think it's better that they're here and alive and they're safe," Lucky Dog Animal Rescue program manager Ashley Roberts said on TODAY.Sanders had some quality time petting Pacific the puppy, who is part of a group of 48 cats and dogs that went on an 18-hour journey by vehicle from Louisiana to south Florida to the Humane Society of Broward County.
Of the approximately 66,000 dogs imported to the UK last year, 843 puppies were seized at the border, up from 324 in 2019.In one case, four eight-week-old beagle puppies – believed to have been illegally brought into the UK from Ireland – were found hungry and dehydrated in the back of an abandoned vehicle in London.
Stray dogs can take shelter from harsh weather conditions inside their pods, which each have water bottles inside, too (Picture: Caters News Agency)‘These dogs get hit by speeding vehicles.
Also, if you are living in the EU before the end of 2020, you will be allowed an Ehic card issued in that country that will be valid in the UK and elsewhere.
Dog rescue organisations are appealing for Eurotunnel to clarify new rules clamping down on the rising numbers of animals being brought into the UK.Rescue organisations said dogs due to be rehomed could suffer as a result of the decision to cut the number of animals allowed to travel in each vehicle from 20 to five, drastically increasing the costs for rescue operations.
It is understood officers had to smash a window to save the dogs from the sweltering vehicle, which had parked up near Looe Beach on Saturday.A local man, who shared an image of the scene on social media, said the dogs had been left in the car unattended for ‘over two hours’.
Florida authorities said they responded to a rogue vehicle spinning in reverse around a suburban cul-de-sac and found a a lone occupant inside: a black labrador retriever named Max. News outlets reported that residents in Port St Lucie called police on Thursday after seeing the dog trapped and clambering around in the car as it spun repeatedly round, effectively performing circular “doughnuts”, a move favoured by victorious motor sports drivers.
Max accidentally hit the gear stick into reverse, locking the owner out of the car and causing the vehicle to circle the cul-de-sac for nearly an hour.
Kevin Thackrah, Petpals director, said: ‘We have now reviewed the correspondence and investigation carried out at the time and whilst we do not deny that Betty died while in the care of our Redcar franchise, it was not clear that this was entirely due to being left in the van for 20 minutes as the vehicle was air conditioned and still cool on the carers’ return to the vehicle after walking other dogs.
There was little hope for the seven month old cub when she was brought in for treatment at the Wildlife SOS Leopard Rescue Centre after being hit by a speeding vehicle trying to cross a busy road to catch up with her mother.