Nervous dog desperate for owner who understands 'quirks' after year's wait

Nervous dog desperate for owner who understands 'quirks' after year's wait

Gruffalo has been waiting patiently at The Stubbington Ark in Hampshire for a forever home (Image: RSPCA)"Sadly, he does have some behavioural challenges and, for this reason, we need to be really careful to match him with someone who fully understands these quirks.“It takes Gruffalo time to feel comfortable around new people and it can take several meetings until he’s confident enough to say ‘hello’.

Labrador rescued from bottom of 20ft well after falling in during walk

Labrador rescued from bottom of 20ft well after falling in during walk

He was helped out the well by Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service (Picture: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service) The dog had fallen in while walking with his owner (Picture: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service)Roger said after the incident: ‘Willy has had a much-needed bath and a good chew on his bone this morning and seems very well.

Annual dog festival returns and it’s everything we need right now

Annual dog festival returns and it’s everything we need right now

Scott Miller, resident vet on This Morning will be on hand to give tips on pet care (Picture: Dogstival) The event welcomes dogs of all ages and breeds (Picture: Dogstival)Dogstival has worked closely with New Forest District Council and Hampshire Police to ensure that the event follows government guidelines in lockdown, with hand sanitiser stations and cleaning teams on-site every day.

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.

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.

WATCH: Heartwarming moment Chris Packham REUNITED with poodle - 'Best day of my life!'

WATCH: Heartwarming moment Chris Packham REUNITED with poodle - 'Best day of my life!'

Scratchy shows joy at being reunited (Image: Twitter/Chris Packham) The operation was carried out by veterinary experts at Optivet Referrals in Havant, Hampshire, close to where the presenter lives in the New Forest with his aged black poodle and the frozen remains of brother Itchy who died two years ago.

Dog abandoned and tied to tree 50 metres from animal shelter

Dog abandoned and tied to tree 50 metres from animal shelter

Officers from the RSPCA Ashley Heath Animal Centre in Ringwood, Hampshire, said Bruce was ‘very scared and shaking’ when they found him. Bruce was ‘very scared and shaking’ when they found him (Picture: Solent) Now they have launched an investigation to try and find Bruce’s owner.

Man gets honest about relationship's 'pecking order' in hilarious engagement pic

Man gets honest about relationship's 'pecking order' in hilarious engagement pic

Joe and Nikki Tingley from Merrimack, New Hampshire, took that idea to the next level when they included Nikki’s adorable German shepherd mix, Buddy, in their spring 2016 engagement photo shoot.