Police dog swept away in river found ‘soaking and shaken’ by rescuers

Police dog swept away in river found ‘soaking and shaken’ by rescuers

The dog was found ‘soaking and shaken’ after she was swept away (Picture: South Wales Police : Heddlu De Cymru/Facebook)A police dog ‘swept away’ in the River Taff during a training exercise has been safely rescued after officers launched an urgent appeal.

More than 1 billion animals killed by Australian wildfires

More than 1 billion animals killed by Australian wildfires

Chris Dickman, a professor of ecology at the University of Sydney, revised his estimate of 480 million animals affected by the fires, saying on Wednesday that more than 800 million animals have likely been killed in the Australian state of New South Wales alone.

Rare disease spread via rat urine kills seven dogs and leaves dozens of Australians ill

Rare disease spread via rat urine kills seven dogs and leaves dozens of Australians ill

Seven dogs have died in Sydney from a disease that can kill pets in 48 hours, is transmitted by rat urine and has emerged in New South Wales for the first time, possibly owing to construction “stirring up” rodent populations .

Thieves steal 11 French bulldogs, wad of cash and Mercedes from home

Thieves steal 11 French bulldogs, wad of cash and Mercedes from home

The French bulldogs were stolen during a raid on January 4 (Picture: Wales news service) South Wales Police covering the area of Bridgend and Vale of Glamorgan said the raid took place in Barry, Wales, at around 9am.

Dog baiting threat WA: RSPCA issues warning after spate of attacks

Dog baiting threat WA: RSPCA issues warning after spate of attacks

Man Banned From Owning Pets for 10 Years After Bashing Dog. Credit - RSPCA New South Wales via Storyful0:51Eastlakes man Grant Haggart, 46, was convicted in a Sydney court on August 15 of animal cruelty, after heartbreaking footage surfaced showing him kicking, punching and choking his dog after it stole a child’s ice cream and ran away from Haggart.