Couple who rescued freezing dog reported to police for breaking lockdown

Couple who rescued freezing dog reported to police for breaking lockdown

The couple were suspected of travelling further than 5km from home, a breach of Irish lockdown rules (Picture: Ciara Nolan/Storyful)A couple who rescued a freezing dog from a mountaintop in Ireland have been reported to police for breaching local Covid restrictions.

The new rules pet owners must follow when travelling to EU after Brexit

The new rules pet owners must follow when travelling to EU after Brexit

They will need a new AHC for each trip to the EU or Northern Ireland.

Brexit: pets will need papers for travel to EU and Northern Ireland

Brexit: pets will need papers for travel to EU and Northern Ireland

From 1 January, people travelling from Britain with pets and assistance dogs will need to ensure they have an animal health certificate (AHC) instead of a pet passport no earlier than 10 days before travel, the UK government said on its website.

Dog not neutered due to lockdown gives birth to ‘largest ever litter’

Dog not neutered due to lockdown gives birth to ‘largest ever litter’

Owner Mary Killing did everything she could to stop the dogs mating (Picture: SWNS)A dog, that would have been neutered if it wasn’t for the pandemic, has given birth to one of Ireland’s largest ever litters.

Schoolgirls thwart dognapping gang by figuring out their secret code

Schoolgirls thwart dognapping gang by figuring out their secret code

Friends Sophie and Danielle, both 10, noticed that dognappers were tying zip ties around the bins of properties with animals so went around cutting them off near where they live in Sutton, north Dublin, Ireland.

400 dogs turn out to support dying pooch Marley on one of his final walks

400 dogs turn out to support dying pooch Marley on one of his final walks

Ashleigh and Marley on the walk (Picture: Ashleigh Murray)But the big event she wanted was a huge walk, inviting dog owners and their pups from across Northern Ireland to join them, making one of his final walkies one to remember.

Dodger the Staffy is every pensioner’s best friend

Dodger the Staffy is every pensioner’s best friend

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier with residents Valerie and George Cook (Picture: Susannah Ireland) The couple love Dodger’s monthly visits with owner Karen Gee (left) (Picture: Susannah Ireland) Dodger ‘knows how to behave with different residents’ (Picture: Susannah Ireland) Karen Martindale, manager of the care home, is a fan of her monthly visitor (Picture: Susannah Ireland).