Man 'caught having sex with dog told owner he was just hugging it'

Man 'caught having sex with dog told owner he was just hugging it'

Chevance Smith, 24, was caught allegedly having sex with an 8-month-old female Boxer named Meda (Photo: Police)A man caught having rough sex with a screeching dog while choking it told the owner he was just hugging the stricken animal, police say.

Man stranded on Thai island in lockdown brings four rescue dogs back to the UK

Man stranded on Thai island in lockdown brings four rescue dogs back to the UK

The pair formed an instant bond while Mark spent four months in a bungalow on the beach on Koh Lanta (Picture: Kaitelee Arrowsmith / )When restrictions lifted and Mark got ready to head back home to Edinburgh, he knew he couldn’t leave without Poppy – so decided to bring her with him, along with three other dogs destined for new homes in England.

Deaf and blind dog loves comforting owner's foster pets

Deaf and blind dog loves comforting owner's foster pets

Tina loves Sherio too (Picture: Sherio’s Shenanigans)Sheryl explains to : ‘He is almost three, I adopted him when he was a year old.It took a while for Sherio to be adopted (Picture: Sherio’s Shenanigans)The latest pet to come into the Smith home was a little kitten who they named Tina Tolley.

I wish more people would read ... The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith

I wish more people would read ... The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith

You’ve seen the films, but the novel is far richer and funnier – and in these locked-down days it’s as comforting as hot buttered toast.

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.

Dog overjoyed family is staying home wags tail so hard he sprains it

Dog overjoyed family is staying home wags tail so hard he sprains it

Rolo was very excited to see his family working from home (Picture: Emma Smith)We might be struggling with being cooped up due to coronavirus-related self-isolation and social distancing, but some are benefiting from the lockdown.

Smithy the rescue dog has finally found his forever home

Smithy the rescue dog has finally found his forever home

Smithy now lives with Ali Kite and her other dog (Picture: National Animal Welfare Trust)‘Finally, their hard work and dedication has paid off,’ the team said.

This hiking ferret has summited 11 of Colorado's highest peaks

This hiking ferret has summited 11 of Colorado's highest peaks

While Oliver sometimes hangs out in his ferret-sized tent, at night he cuddles with Lauren Smith in a sleeping bag.Lauren SmithIn winter, they spend a lot of time hiking in Utah since it’s not blisteringly hot as it is during summer months, and has less snow than Colorado.

Lost Baby Bird: What Happens Next Will Give You Feel-Good Chills!

Lost Baby Bird: What Happens Next Will Give You Feel-Good Chills!

Smith’s narrative throughout the quick clip is adorable as he returns the baby to it’s parents saying, “Wow, that was like one of the coolest things that’s ever happened to me.”.Kudos to you Patrick Smith, for reuniting this little family!.

Thugs caught wild rabbits and filmed as they fed them to their dogs

Thugs caught wild rabbits and filmed as they fed them to their dogs

The wild rabbits were caught near playgrounds and fields in the Eastbourne area of East Sussex (Picture: RSPCA / SWNS)It was then discovered that his son Liam Smith, had been going out with Earwaker rabbiting and ferreting, and they were catching rabbits and ‘dropping’ them in front of their dogs for the dogs to chase.

Swimming pool allows dogs so pets can splash around with their owners

Swimming pool allows dogs so pets can splash around with their owners

Some of the dogs enjoying the day (Picture: Katielee Arrowsmith/SWNS)A swimming pool in Scotland held their first ever doggy swim day so pets could splash around alongside their owners.

Horror of blinded dog found collapsed in woods - was he bludgeoned and left to die?

Horror of blinded dog found collapsed in woods - was he bludgeoned and left to die?

Blinded Peter the Akita on drip at animal hospital (Image: RSPCA)Inspector Smith continued: “He was very skinny. Peter the Akita was emaciated and had a matted coat when he was rescued (Image: RSPCA)Inspector Smith added: “He’s very thin and has sores all over his body.

Let sleeping dogs lie (in the kitchen) | Brief letters

Let sleeping dogs lie (in the kitchen) | Brief letters

• So chief whip Julian Smith thinks MPs can be persuaded to back Theresa May by the thought that otherwise they might lose some of their Christmas break (Report, 1 December). • Read more Guardian letters – click here to visit gu.com/letters

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."

Dog escapes from cargo centre at Manchester Airport

Dog escapes from cargo centre at Manchester Airport

Cola vanished shortly after arriving to the UK from Cyprus (Picture: Facebook/ Kayte Wilson-Smith)Cola was recused from Cyprus by the Baytree Pointer Setter Rescue group. Shortly before he disappeared the group posted a picture of the dog to Facebook saying: ‘The lovely Cola has just landed..

Very good dog reads with pupils and has his own school uniform and backpack

Very good dog reads with pupils and has his own school uniform and backpack

Russell the Dog, 13, listening to school children read at Coalsnaughton Primary School (Picture: Katielee Arrowsmith SWNS.com)An adorable dog loves helping primary school pupils to read, and even has his own school uniform and backpack.

Watch These Adorable Bunnies Participate in a Yoga Session

Watch These Adorable Bunnies Participate in a Yoga Session

“Bunny Yoga was created to provide people the opportunity to meet adoptable bunnies in a fun setting,” says Carrie Smith, the manager of the Best Friends Visitor Center. Participants leave class both educated about the importance of helping bunnies and “relaxed and inspired,” Smith says.

Britain’s naughtiest pets revealed

Britain’s naughtiest pets revealed

Out of the 10 badly behaved pups shortlisted, Mishka the husky took home the title of Britain’s Naughtiest Pet. Mishka’s owner, Sam Smith from Wigan, received £500 in high street vouchers and a set of blinds worth £100.

A London restaurant is offering free dog burgers for a whole week

A London restaurant is offering free dog burgers for a whole week

(Picture: Smith & Whistle)The ‘Quarter Hounder’ is being released in honour of National Burger Day. Smith & Whistle, a bar in London’s Mayfair, is offering customers’ canine companions the chance to sample a one-off doggy burger for pampered pooches.

Watch Jenna Bush Hager go whale watching off the coast of New York City

Watch Jenna Bush Hager go whale watching off the coast of New York City

Jenna Bush Hager joined Nick Pyenson, paleontologist at the Smithsonian Institution and author of “Spying on Whales,” for an afternoon of whale watching near Manhattan in what Jenna calls “the best day of her life!” Read More