Heartbreak as heavily-pregnant dog covered in maggots dumped in cardboard box

Heartbreak as heavily-pregnant dog covered in maggots dumped in cardboard box

A heavily-pregnant dog covered in fleas and maggots was cruelly dumped in a cardboard box in Surrey (Image: RSPCA)“The vet team put her straight on a drip to get vital fluids into her little body.“A scan showed Penny was carrying six puppies.“Just a day after she was rescued, she gave birth, but very sadly none of the puppies survived.

Balding puppies nursed back to health with specially-made Christmas jumpers

Balding puppies nursed back to health with specially-made Christmas jumpers

They were taken into Millbrook Animal Centre in Chobham, Surrey, where part of their treatment included wearing specially-made Christmas jumpers to keep them warm and cosy after the loss of their fur made them more likely to feel the chill.

‘Hero’ dog chased away burglars threatening his owners in their home

‘Hero’ dog chased away burglars threatening his owners in their home

The family described the dog as a hero (Picture: INS News Agency Ltd) He was unharmed in the incident (Picture: INS News Agency Ltd)A spokesman for Surrey Police said: ‘Four suspects entered the property in Chalmers Road, armed with weapons and cleaning spray.

'It is a shame!' Britain’s tiger-striped dogs WAIT LONGER for new homes than other rescues

'It is a shame!' Britain’s tiger-striped dogs WAIT LONGER for new homes than other rescues

"It would be lovely if 2019 could change the fortunes of some of the longer stay dogs in our care and they could finally find their forever home.” Stella still waiting a year on at RSPCA Millbrook Animal Centre in Surrey (Image: RSPCA) STELLA.

Who gets to keep the dog in a divorce?

Who gets to keep the dog in a divorce?

First picture of man charged with stabbing dad to death on Surrey train ‘It can be quite harmful to a pet if their routine is upset and you shouldn’t assume you will divide the time in half.’ After coming across so many disputes between former partners and their pets, Vanessa teamed up with Blue Cross to come up with a ‘pet-nuptial’ agreement, a specially created document to plan for pets’ futures and help avoid heartache if a relationship should end.

'It is heart-breaking' Two seriously ill puppies found dumped outside church

'It is heart-breaking' Two seriously ill puppies found dumped outside church

They were found in the porch of St Peter’s Church in Rectory Lane, Banstead, Surrey, earlier this week by its vicar who alerted the RSPCA.Animal welfare officer Carl Hone described how a man in a pink shirt was spotted running towards a grey people carrier with a woman passenger parked outside the church.Mr Hone: “The man who did this consciously made the decision to abandon these two innocent dogs and leave them in freezing conditions in very poor health.“It is heart-breaking that somebody could treat animals in desperate need of veterinary care in this way.”The pups were left in a pink and white fleece blanket.