UK woman has baby in hospital with ‘birth dog’ by her side

UK woman has baby in hospital with ‘birth dog’ by her side

Beard said she was not sure whether she was the first woman in the UK to have an assistance pet present during birth, but the hospital where Alfie was born had certainly never allowed it before.

Millie the dog wows shoppers by putting litter in the bin

Millie the dog wows shoppers by putting litter in the bin

Millie has been impressing shoppers in Hereford with her litter-picking party trick (Picture: SWNS)A clever little dog has been amazing shoppers on a high street by picking up litter and putting it in the bin.

Experience: I taught two dogs to fly a plane

Experience: I taught two dogs to fly a plane

Initially I was hesitant about the project, which involved taking 12 carefully selected rescue dogs through a training regime that would ultimately allow three of them to take the controls of a Cessna light aircraft.Their final test was to perform a figure of eight in an airborne Cessna, making banking turns while controlling their altitude.

Man fined £600 after out-of-control dog fatally attacked deer in Richmond Park

Man fined £600 after out-of-control dog fatally attacked deer in Richmond Park

A dog owner has been fined £600 after a deer was killed when his red setter chased it, attacked it and forced it into the path of a car in Richmond Park.

Dog needs life-saving surgery after swallowing 26 golf balls

Dog needs life-saving surgery after swallowing 26 golf balls

Lost in the ruff: The 26 golf balls removed from Alfie the dog’s stomach (Picture: SWNS)A trip to the vet – and a few barfed balls later – revealed total of 26 golf balls had got stuck inside his stomach.

Adventurous dog went on solo bus ride for an hour before anyone noticed

Adventurous dog went on solo bus ride for an hour before anyone noticed

Alfie the Staffie cross went on an adventure by himself (Picture: North News / NNP)An adventurous dog enjoyed a solo bus ride through Darlington after wandering off from his owner.

Man reunited with dog after police accidentally put him up for adoption

Man reunited with dog after police accidentally put him up for adoption

The decision to take Alfie to the vet rather than taking him home to Richard’s partner Kate and their children, was met with outrage (Picture: Bring Alfie Home)Greater Manchester Police initially said the force’s hands were tied due to legal issues, and there was no further action that could be taken to return Alfie from his new owners, Wigan Today reported.

Dog accidentally re-homed by police while owner spent night in hospital

Dog accidentally re-homed by police while owner spent night in hospital

The advert stated that Richard had passed away (Picture: Bring Alfie Home)‘A 30 year old man was taken to hospital and the man’s dog was left with police.

Man had acid thrown in face for refusing to give up dog to robbers

Man had acid thrown in face for refusing to give up dog to robbers

Michael was attacked by two robbers who tried to steal his puppy Alfie (Picture: JustGiving)A police spokesman said the victim was walking along a footpath between 7.30am and 8.30am when two men tried to steal his dog Alfie, a German shorthaired pointer believed to be worth around £3,000.