Puppies found covered in oil after being illegally smuggled into UK

Puppies found covered in oil after being illegally smuggled into UK

The puppies were seized at Dover port during lockdown, having been illegally imported from Romania despite coronavirus restrictions in the UK preventing non-essential travel (Picture: Dogs Trust / PA Wire)Six puppies drenched in oil were rescued from the back of a van after they were illegally smuggled into the UK from Romania.

Are you struggling to keep your pet dog cool in this hot weather? Here's what you need to do

Are you struggling to keep your pet dog cool in this hot weather? Here's what you need to do

In case you are worried about how to keep your pet dog cool and protect it from the scorching summer heat, here's a list of things you should do.Remember, your pet dog trusts you with its life and it's your responsibility to look after your canine companion's well-being.

Pets in prison: the rescue dogs teaching Californian inmates trust and responsibility

Pets in prison: the rescue dogs teaching Californian inmates trust and responsibility

Best of buddies: working with the dogs helps many of the prisoners deal with their own past traumas I join in the second week of the 14-week course at North Kern, together with two dozen inmate students, head trainer Robert Villaneda and Skow.

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.

Dogs Trust is looking for a home for their smallest ever duo

Dogs Trust is looking for a home for their smallest ever duo

They can be a little nervous around other dogs (Picture: Dogs Trust)These two vocal pups love a bark like most chihuahuas, so get used to them telling you exactly what they want whenever they want it.

What is dogfishing?

What is dogfishing?

People in the UK are being cruelly dogfished (Picture: Ken Jack/Getty Images) New statistics released by Dogs Trust have revealed that thousands of dog lovers may have been ‘dogfished ’ into buying illegally imported puppies .

Victim of ‘dogfishing’ had to put puppy down three days after buying it

Victim of ‘dogfishing’ had to put puppy down three days after buying it

Evie’s owners bought her on Christmas Eve and she was rushed to hospital the next day (Picture: Dog’s Trust) She contracted the fatal parvo virus as a result of the conditions she was kept in (Picture: Dogs Trust)They gave the example of Sarah, who thought she would be getting well-bred dog from a happy home when she saw the advert for Evie.

French Bulldog puppies left to die in freezing temperatures in heartbreaking case

French Bulldog puppies left to die in freezing temperatures in heartbreaking case

Three adorable puppies were cruelly dumped in an alleyway in freezing temperatures just before Christmas (Image: DOGS TRUST) The French Bulldog puppies were left in a crate without food, water or a blanket (Image: DOGS TRUST)“Unfortunately, they are being treated for a very uncomfortable skin condition which will have been developing for some time before they were abandoned, but we are hopeful they will make a full recovery.

Dogs Trust suspends all adoptions until after Christmas

Dogs Trust suspends all adoptions until after Christmas

“Not everyone celebrates the festive season, and for some families having additional time off from work and other commitments could make it a good time to settle in a new dog,” Adam Clowes, operations director at Dogs Trust, explained to Metro.

Dogfishing: beware the man who poses with pets on a dating app

Dogfishing: beware the man who poses with pets on a dating app

That Tinder picture of a nice, caring guy posing with his adorable best friend might not quite be everything it seems.Some research suggests that women are especially likely to find men attractive if they have a dog, perhaps because they see it as evidence of a kind, warm and trustworthy personality.

Groom chooses dog to be his best man after pet helped him find love

Groom chooses dog to be his best man after pet helped him find love

The bride and groom met at the Dogs Trust home where Jack had lived for nine months (Picture: SWNS)‘We had a lovely sentimental day, and Jack played a big part,’ gushed Christopher.

Science Confirms That Dogs And Cats Can Recognize a Bad Person And Help People To Know

Science Confirms That Dogs And Cats Can Recognize a Bad Person And Help People To Know

A recent study shows that dogs can analyze how reliable a person is and we want to share this information with our readers! The scientist and his colleagues wanted to know if a dog would trust a person who lied to it.

Adorable 5-week-old puppy with twisted legs 'thrown away like rubbish' – 'It's shocking!'

Adorable 5-week-old puppy with twisted legs 'thrown away like rubbish' – 'It's shocking!'

Hockney the puppy was dumped in box without food, water or a blanket to keep warm (Image: Dogs Trust)"We were so shocked when we first saw him as he was in a terrible state.

Britain’s unluckiest greyhound DESPERATE for a home after seven years without an owner

Britain’s unluckiest greyhound DESPERATE for a home after seven years without an owner

Stevie loves walking in the countryside as well as snoozing (Image: Dogs Trust )Ms Campbell continued: “We will continue to love and look after him until the day comes when he heads off to his forever home.

Animal shelter is seeking a ‘guide human’ to help dog that went blind overnight

Animal shelter is seeking a ‘guide human’ to help dog that went blind overnight

‘These little considerations have made him a happy dog and really helped him to adjust quickly.’ Alex, the four-year-old terrier with carer Jackie (Picture: Dogs Trust / SWNS.com) The team are looking for the right home with owners who will continue to help him adapt, and hope that his lack of eye sight won’t put off any potential adopters.

Britain's UNLUCKIEST dog looking for another new home after latest TRAGIC incident

Britain's UNLUCKIEST dog looking for another new home after latest TRAGIC incident

Sadly, Mr Moffatt died recently and Buddy has boomeranged back to the Dogs Trust West Calder rescue centre, where an appeal is being launched to help him find a new forever home.

Complexities of an adopted dog

Complexities of an adopted dog

After that, it’s crucial to assert the house rules to him/her to help you co-exist with your pet. It’s important not to expect a lot from the dog and give them their space till they feel comfortable enough to trust you.

Family adopt Arnie, ‘Britain’s biggest puppy’, who weighs 95lbs

Family adopt Arnie, ‘Britain’s biggest puppy’, who weighs 95lbs

‘We can’t be sure how big Arnie will grow to but, even now, he is still the biggest puppy Dogs Trust Glasgow has ever re-homed.

Electric shock collars for pets to be banned

Electric shock collars for pets to be banned

Remotely controlled training devices – e-collars or shock collars – can trigger an electronic pulse of up to 6,000 volts to a dog’s neck, and can shock an animal for up to 11 seconds at a time, according to the Dogs Trust. “This ban will improve the welfare of animals and I urge pet owners to instead use positive-reward training methods.”