Lynda Martin, 67, says she was ‘made to feel like a criminal’ (Picture: SWNS) A widow fined £100 for taking her border collie to her husband’s grave has called for the council to scrap its ban on dogs in the cemetery.
Pet care brand Bob Martin has identified a tenfold spike in demand for people looking to purchase a companion animal whilst in lockdown, with the cost of not rehoming or buying from responsible breeders reaching £400 million across the country.
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).
reporter, Martin Plimmer, went along to Alicia and Bill Eykyn’s Featherbed Country Club for Dogs in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire – where pets can stay for £125 a week, or £265 in today’s money (or to put it another way, four times as much as my student room cost at the time) – to find out about this piece of ‘canine heaven’.
Sansha Lamb was banned from keeping animals for life (Picture: SWNS) The dogs were underfed and riddled with lice and skin lesions (Picture: SWNS)Martin Pizzey, defending Peter, said his client had no commercial interest and only became involved to help his daughter.
Martin Carter, 32, has been sentenced to six months behind bars after stealing Marley, an American XL Bully dog, from Birmingham Dogs Home in November 2017. Carter was given a six month custodial sentence for handling stolen goods and three months – which will run concurrently – for the animal offence, on June 4.
When Kaitlyn Cotter’s dog Gus was neutered, she decided to turn his cone of shame into something to be proud of. She got creative and transformed his protective cone into a load of costumes, including a martini, an astronaut, McDonald’s fries, and a basketball net.