Love Island’s Scott Thomas apologises after purchasing pet dog with clipped ears

Love Island’s Scott Thomas apologises after purchasing pet dog with clipped ears

Scott Thomas had purchased a Doberman Pinscher (Picture: Getty Images/Instagram)Scott Thomas has apologised after he purchased a pet dog with clipped ears.The reality star has since apologised, claiming that the dog was already in the UK at the time of purchase, but he also does not want to ‘condone or glamorise’ the practice of clipped ears.

Dog owner smashes through ice to rescue puppy who fell into freezing lake

Dog owner smashes through ice to rescue puppy who fell into freezing lake

Witness Scott Bratton, 24, who lives near the park and was walking through with his housemates, said the dog fell in the water after chasing a duck across the ice.

Skeletal dog left to freeze to death in snow after fur shaved off

Skeletal dog left to freeze to death in snow after fur shaved off

The dog was hours away from freezing to death (Picture: Scottish SPCA) Midlothian has been battered by heavy snow and freezing rain this week (Picture: PA)‘Salukis are thin dogs who feel the cold anyway but without any fur for protection it’s likely he would have succumbed to the elements within a day or so if he hadn’t been found.

Newborn puppy sold by rogue dealers dies after being separated from its mum

Newborn puppy sold by rogue dealers dies after being separated from its mum

Milo’s new owners did everything they could to save him (Picture: Scottish SPCA / SWNS)But it was later revealed the dog had worms from not being weaned properly.

‘Filthy and emaciated’ Labradoodles found abandoned by side of road

‘Filthy and emaciated’ Labradoodles found abandoned by side of road

The animals have now been taken to a rescue centre (Picture: Scottish SPCA / SWNS.COM)Jenny Scott, an SSPCA inspector, said: ‘The dogs were found in an appalling condition.

Dog abandoned by owner found 'disorientated' after eating cannabis

Dog abandoned by owner found 'disorientated' after eating cannabis

Buddy is now recovering at one of the Scottish SPCA’s animal rescue and re-homing centres.Buddy is now safe at an animal rescue centre (Picture: PA).Anyone with information about Buddy or his owner is asked to call the Scottish SPCA’s animal helpline on 03000 999 999.

Cat that went missing on Scottish holiday found 12 years later

Cat that went missing on Scottish holiday found 12 years later

Lynsey Anderson, who works at Cats Protection Glasgow, said: “I could hear how much she wanted to come and see her but her concerns for Georgie’s happiness really shone through.

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 dumped at railway station takes on charity challenge with 'soulmate' owner

Dog dumped at railway station takes on charity challenge with 'soulmate' owner

Now, the ‘soulmate’ pair plan to run 30km in 30 days in August to raise money for Pound for Paws, to help the Scottish SPCA help more animals like Kai find their forever homes.

Pet parents set to make it a merry Christmas for their furry babies

Pet parents set to make it a merry Christmas for their furry babies

Trixie, a four-year-old Scottish golden retriever will visit her favourite dog park on Christmas.News in Brief See All. Kangana to Mouni: How to wear desi looks in ice blue colour.

38 French bulldog puppies found dead in cargo on plane

38 French bulldog puppies found dead in cargo on plane

At least 500 puppies were on board the Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) plane at Toronto Pearson Airport, officials said yesterday.The animals were French bulldogs, a popular breed in Canada, and Scott Weese of the University of Guelph told CBC that puppy sales are ‘lucrative’ in the country.

Cooped up: is coronavius lockdown a good time to start keeping chickens?

Cooped up: is coronavius lockdown a good time to start keeping chickens?

But Smith, Scott-Norman and RSPCA’s scientific officer Dr Sarah Babington all warn that a backyard chicken coop is not an easy egg fix, if the supermarket runs low.

Scottish animal welfare baffled by python mutilation in Aberdeen

Scottish animal welfare baffled by python mutilation in Aberdeen

A python has been found dead, slit open along the length of its body, while another was found in pieces, prompting an investigation at a nature reserve in Scotland .The first snake discovered had been slit up the stomach, the full length of its body.

Therapy sausage dog becomes fashion icon after appearing in Vogue

Therapy sausage dog becomes fashion icon after appearing in Vogue

(Picture: Michael Scott/Caters News)A sausage dog who found viral fame providing therapy to stressed out students has become a fashion celeb, appearing in Vogue magazine.

UK’s ‘unluckiest dog’ finally finds a home after five years at a shelter

UK’s ‘unluckiest dog’ finally finds a home after five years at a shelter

(Picture: EDCH /SWNS.COM)The UK’s ‘unluckiest’ dog has found a new home – after five years at an animal shelter. (Picture: EDCH /SWNS.COM)And now staff, who dubbed Star the UK’s unluckiest dog, said he has found a home with Graeme Webb, a professional photographer from Hawick, Scottish Borders.

A Dog’s Journey review – corny canine caper

A Dog’s Journey review – corny canine caper

Our spirit guide must thus find his way back in another form, an odyssey that entails shepherding Quaid’s songbird granddaughter Clarity Jane (Kathryn Prescott) away from Glow’s Betty Gilpin, marked as a Bad Mother by her tendency to liberally decant pinot grigio in the hours before sundown.

First UK airport to get permanent team of therapy dogs to calm nervous fliers

First UK airport to get permanent team of therapy dogs to calm nervous fliers

A new crew will be walking the airport from Saturday (Picture: Aberdeen International Airport)A Scottish airport is getting UK’s first permanent therapy dog team to help calm nervous fliers.

Saddest dog in the world abandoned after being tied to lamppost

Saddest dog in the world abandoned after being tied to lamppost

The white boxer was found looking like the saddest dog by a local resident (Picture: Graham Dobson/MEN Media)A picture of the sad-looking dog in Scott Street has caused outrage in Hull and several people have offered to adopt him.

Dog found seriously injured after being ‘thrown out of a moving car’

Dog found seriously injured after being ‘thrown out of a moving car’

Gordon is believed to have been thrown out of a moving car (Picture: Scottish SPCA /SWNS)The dog was described as a ‘friendly boy’ despite the injuries.

‘Dog Suicide Bridge’: Why do so many pets keep leaping into a Scottish gorge?

‘Dog Suicide Bridge’: Why do so many pets keep leaping into a Scottish gorge?

Mackinnon is sitting huddled in the corner of a cafe with her two children, sipping hot chocolate as she describes the day three years ago when she was walking with her border collie Bonnie on Overtoun Bridge in Dumbarton, Scotland.

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