Our puppy was trafficked and died just two days after we bought her

Our puppy was trafficked and died just two days after we bought her

She was a gift for us all, including my one-year-old daughter Aviana (Picture: Jordan Moore)I still remember the look on my little girl’s face when she first clapped eyes on our beautiful 11-week-old Bernese Mountain Dog puppy, Luna.

New cases of deadly Alabama Rot which eats flesh of dogs found in UK

New cases of deadly Alabama Rot which eats flesh of dogs found in UK

A poor dog which has been infected with the Alabama Rot skin disease (Picture: Wessex News)The latest cases were confirmed by Anderson Moores, a specialist veterinary referral centre in Winchester.

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.

ALABAMA ROT WARNING: Death toll grows as four more dogs die - vets issue URGENT alert

ALABAMA ROT WARNING: Death toll grows as four more dogs die - vets issue URGENT alert

Although an environmental trigger for this disease is possible, this has not been proven.” Map shows the east-west divide of Alabama Rot incidence (Image: Vets4Pets) Tell-tale skin lesion that is the first sign of Alabama Rot (Image: : Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists) Scientists believe the way the disease is evident during the winter months and centred on certain areas of the country will produce the vital evidence to help them establish its cause and also provide an eventual cure.

From racetrack to hospital: How 1 greyhound is changing lives of sick kids

From racetrack to hospital: How 1 greyhound is changing lives of sick kids

Finn’s naps are part of his work as a therapy dog at Riley’s Children Health in Indianapolis, where he helps comfort sick kids. Loubie the 'Hugging Dog' brings joy and love to children with disabilities “We decided we were going to foster (Finn), especially when we found out what his name was,” Moore explained.

Mandy Moore shares 'roller coaster of emotions' after cat dies night before wedding

Mandy Moore shares 'roller coaster of emotions' after cat dies night before wedding

While Moore and Goldsmith are "still in shock," the actress said she's grateful she was able to hold Madeline in her arms, "making sure she knew she was safe and loved as she took her last breaths will stay with me for the rest of my life."

Alabama rot: The deadly disease killing increasing numbers of dogs in the UK and how can you protect your pet

Alabama rot: The deadly disease killing increasing numbers of dogs in the UK and how can you protect your pet

Dog owners have been warned to avoid walking their pets in muddy areas amid a rise in cases of a disease called Alabama rot. Alabama rot, otherwise known as CRBV, is a disease caused by damage to the blood vessels of the skin and kidneys, according to Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists.

Bodycam footage shows police officer rescuing dog from house fire

Bodycam footage shows police officer rescuing dog from house fire

Police have released footage of the moment a dog was rescued from a house fire in the US state of Virginia. Mr Moore can be seen in the footage searching the smoke-filled house for the dog and comforting the family pet before carrying it to safety.