More than 80 dogs rescued after raid on suspected puppy-stealing gang

More than 80 dogs rescued after raid on suspected puppy-stealing gang

Six people were arrested after officers raided a location in Ipswich (Picture: East Anglia News Service)Police have rescued more than 80 dogs who are suspected to have been stolen.

Blind cat Floyd Mayweather finds new life with BFF Sugar Ray Leonard

Blind cat Floyd Mayweather finds new life with BFF Sugar Ray Leonard

I SPY | Once the cat was inside the trap, Jade Vazquez realized he was blind.Since most adult community cats wouldn’t adjust well to life inside a home, TNR is the humane alternative to euthanasia .But Vazquez and her team felt releasing an old blind tomcat back onto the streets would be tantamount to a death sentence.

Adorable dogs have time of their lives playing in the snow

Adorable dogs have time of their lives playing in the snow

The heartwarming photos come after the Met Office issued an amber snow warning for parts of Scotland and northern England overnight.Lakeland Terriers play in the snow in South Yorkshire (Picture: Ryan Browne/REX) A happy dog in purple jumper enjoys the snow in Dunblane, Scotland.

Stray Staffie on the run after mauling nine-year-old boy in park

Stray Staffie on the run after mauling nine-year-old boy in park

The nine-year-old was attacked by the dog after it became aggressive towards his family’s pet (Picture: Google)A schoolboy was rushed to hospital with serious injuries after a stray dog attacked him in a park.For more stories like this, check our news page.

Meet the canine heroes that could rescue you in an avalanche

Meet the canine heroes that could rescue you in an avalanche

These hero dogs will come to your rescue (Picture: Jean Michel Morlot-ANENA)I’m buried beneath a metre of snow above the ski resort of Les Deux Alpes in France.

Man filmed repeatedly punching his dog in the head as he ‘lost his temper’

Man filmed repeatedly punching his dog in the head as he ‘lost his temper’

Joseph Pocklington, 29, from Darlington, was filmed punching his pet dog numerous times in the head (Picture: North News)This is the sickening moment a man repeatedly punches his dog in the face before dragging him by the neck.

Dog owners warned of ‘puppy snatchers’ after attempts to steal pets on walks

Dog owners warned of ‘puppy snatchers’ after attempts to steal pets on walks

Angie explained: ‘He started asking about Mabel – her name, her breed and how old she was.’.‘Those people will try and get your dog away from you using their name and treats, even if it is on a lead.

Aldi is selling mats, toys, and bowls to keep your pets cool during the heatwave

Aldi is selling mats, toys, and bowls to keep your pets cool during the heatwave

On sale from today, the pet range includes cooling mats and toys, as well as bowls that ensure their food and water stays at the right temperature.

10 Signs of Cancer in Dogs You Must Know

10 Signs of Cancer in Dogs You Must Know

Noticing any of these doesn’t necessarily mean your dog has cancer, but there’s a good chance of another health issue at a minimum, so you should contact your vet immediately if any are observed.

Blind dog Devito needs a home after being left to fend for himself and eat roadkill to survive

Blind dog Devito needs a home after being left to fend for himself and eat roadkill to survive

Devito is currently living in a foster home (Picture: Oshkosh Area Humane Society)Despite his health issues, Devito would still make an amazing companion, and is ready to be adopted by someone who wants all the love from this 60lb gentle giant.

Thief filmed stealing boy’s puppy in brown paper bag

Thief filmed stealing boy’s puppy in brown paper bag

Tyson the puppy was a Christmas present for Rachel Brooks’ son, 3 (Picture: SWNS)Police are hunting a thief who stole a little boy’s puppy from a home in broad daylight.Tyson is three months old and was given to Rachel Brooks’ son, 3, only weeks ago as a Christmas present.

Woman jumped in river to save drowning dog weighted down with rock

Woman jumped in river to save drowning dog weighted down with rock

Hero Jane Harper says she was sure Belgian Shepherd Bella was dead until she saw her eyes move (Pictures: Raymonds/Facebook/BPM Media)A woman who threw herself into a river to save a drowning dog that had been weighted down has described the ‘horrific’ rescue mission.

'I couldn't prise its jaws open': the woman who fought a mountain lion to save her dog

'I couldn't prise its jaws open': the woman who fought a mountain lion to save her dog

Ilene Dondlinger of California says she does not want the big cat killed, despite its fatal attack on her miniature schnauzer.Dondlinger said the big cat barely responded to her desperate efforts to save her dog.

Owner breaks down as missing dog is found in fox hole

Owner breaks down as missing dog is found in fox hole

Alan Whitton, 49, was filmed pulling Mitzi out of the fox hole (Picture: Alan Whitton/Facebook)Alan, a life therapy coach, said he ‘dropped everything and went to investigate’, taking one of Mitzi’s toys to squeak outside the hole.

Border collie cleans up dropped rubbish on daily walks

Border collie cleans up dropped rubbish on daily walks

Stan sniffs out dropped litter on his country strolls (Picture: Wales News Service) Kate and Stan have received an ‘amazing’ response from the community (Picture: Wales News Service) Kate says she hopes Stan’s hard work inspires others (Picture: Wales News Service)‘It really is a beautiful place and its such a shame to see people treating it like this.

The tiger next door: America’s backyard big cats

The tiger next door: America’s backyard big cats

Brittany Peet, director of Captive Animal Law Enforcement for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta), says there are a “patchwork of laws” regulating the possession of big cats.

Rescue animals dress up as aliens — and it's clearing these shelters

Rescue animals dress up as aliens — and it's clearing these shelters

More than 3 million Facebook users have expressed an interest in "storming" Area 51 to find aliens — but a couple of enterprising animal shelters are hoping they'll end up adopting pets dressed as aliens instead.

Meet the Real Life "Lassie"

Meet the Real Life "Lassie"

A stray male dog that has been avoiding the rescuers for weeks was now clearly trying to get their attention. Afraid that the dog may be sick, Tarashevsce and Miller followed the persistent pup as his barking lead them to a heavily wooded area in the park.

People are kicking off over the ‘rude’ design of this llama toy

People are kicking off over the ‘rude’ design of this llama toy

Oh, look at that cute little llama (Picture: Kmart)A llama is causing some drama thanks to its ‘rude’ design. Kmart is selling a dog toy – we repeat, a toy for dogs, who we doubt appreciate the rudeness of any design – which is made to look like a fluffy little llama.

Cats' ears cut off as others killed and swung around by their tails in string of 'horrific' attacks across Norwich

Cats' ears cut off as others killed and swung around by their tails in string of 'horrific' attacks across Norwich

The next day a woman called police to report seeing a man swinging a cat by its tail against a garage in the Philadelphia Lane area, before running off with the animal towards Pengrove Road. Lottie Sparkes, head nurse at Taverham Vets which treated two of the cats mutilated in the attacks, described their injuries as "horrific".