Dog owners warned of flesh-eating Alabama Rot as five new UK cases confirmed

Dog owners warned of flesh-eating Alabama Rot as five new UK cases confirmed

Symptoms include lethargy and vomiting, with dogs also likely to have lesions or ulcers on their tongues or lower limbs (Picture: Wessex News) It affects dogs of all types and ages (Picture: Wessex News)Since the disease reached Britain from America in 2012, the highest number of deaths have been in Greater Manchester, Dorset and the New Forest in Hampshire.

Police force welcomes nine incredibly cute new recruits

Police force welcomes nine incredibly cute new recruits

A litter of K9 puppies turned eight weeks old today (Pictures: Greater Manchester Police/Mercury)A police dog unit has welcomed its nine newest and cutest members – a litter of German Shepherd pups.

Man reunited with dog after police accidentally put him up for adoption

Man reunited with dog after police accidentally put him up for adoption

The decision to take Alfie to the vet rather than taking him home to Richard’s partner Kate and their children, was met with outrage (Picture: Bring Alfie Home)Greater Manchester Police initially said the force’s hands were tied due to legal issues, and there was no further action that could be taken to return Alfie from his new owners, Wigan Today reported.

'She was clearly in pain' Dog dumped on the streets with a tumour the size of football

'She was clearly in pain' Dog dumped on the streets with a tumour the size of football

RSPCA animal collection officer Kelly Nix rushed the emaciated dog to the charity’s Greater Manchester Animal Hospital, but feared the worst the moment she saw the discarded pet.Tragic dog with huge football size tumour (Image: RSPCA)ACO Nix said: “When I first saw her I could tell she was in a bad state.

Six puppies dead after dogsnappers held knife to pregnant mum's stomach

Six puppies dead after dogsnappers held knife to pregnant mum's stomach

Only two of the stolen French bulldog have been reunited with their mother after thieves attacked Leeanne Corbett, 26, at her home in Stretford, on Tuesday night, Greater Manchester Police said.