Dog found with face in ‘absolute mess’ and half of bottom jaw missing after ‘barbaric’ act

Dog found with face in ‘absolute mess’ and half of bottom jaw missing after ‘barbaric’ act

A dog has been found with her face in an “absolute mess” and half her bottom jaw missing (Image: RSPCA)The cruel blood sport was banned in the UK in 1835.Mr Bradshaw said: "We find small terrier-type dogs will be sent down into holes and setts to locate badgers, cornering them and alerting their handlers.“The dogs often have radio transmitters attached to their collars so phone apps and GPS locators can be used to find them underground easily.

Stray dog rescued from certain death over famed Mississippi river

Stray dog rescued from certain death over famed Mississippi river

(Photo: Stantec and Getty)A dog stranded 120 feet above the Mississippi River was rescued by Stantec bridge inspectors, after facing certain death in the treacherous waters of America’s largest river.

A mazing and Weirdest Ways Your Dog Says i love you

A mazing and Weirdest Ways Your Dog Says i love you

Dog lovers everywhere know that the real reason they do is to show us love.Mama dogs lick their puppies primarily as a way to keep them clean, but a lot of love and devotion is communicated through this grooming process.

How to protect pets from wildfires: tips and packing list

How to protect pets from wildfires: tips and packing list

While pets can’t exercise outside, she said it’s important to find ways to keep them entertained at home.Courtesy of Dr. Ashley BourgeoisDr. Bourgeois said two staff members at her practice have already had to evacuate their homes.

Greedy labrador ate his entire lead during 15-minute car journey

Greedy labrador ate his entire lead during 15-minute car journey

‘It’s only about a 15-minute journey but when Brian went to get him out, all that was left was the metal end of the lead,’ said Ms Hillman.Ms Hillman said that although Max was initially a bit queasy when he returned home, he has since returned to his old self.

Dogs really do love their owners and new research proves it

Dogs really do love their owners and new research proves it

We do love our dogs (Picture: Getty)Canine Cottages also tracked the owners’ heart rates to see how much this compares with that of their pet, and discovered their heart rate increased by 10% on average when they saw their dog after being away from them for a period of time.

Toothless senior Chihuahua finds work as dental therapy dog

Toothless senior Chihuahua finds work as dental therapy dog

Everyone in the family has a job: Dr. Garrett is a dentist, Debra Garrett is a dental hygienist and Kismet is a dental therapy dog, who is available to snuggle in the laps of patients during exams, cleanings and even root canals.

Thieves dragged dog over fence and stole her from family’s garden

Thieves dragged dog over fence and stole her from family’s garden

Lola the English Pointer was pulled over the gate by thieves (Picture: GloucestershireLive/ BPM) She was found three weeks after being stolen on August 15 (Picture: BPM)Laura told Gloucestershire Live: ‘It’s amazing.

Man turns his back garden into peaceful paradise for his poorly dog

Man turns his back garden into peaceful paradise for his poorly dog

Along with a waterfall and massive koi pond, the garden has a Tiki bar (Picture: William Lailey / CATERS NEWS)Chris transformed the garden with help from his wife and some friends from the building trade.

How to travel with your dog for a staycation or day trip

How to travel with your dog for a staycation or day trip

When it comes to the trip itself, it can be tempting to throw the normal rules out the window but it’s much harder for your dog to adpat.

Puppy nearly drowns after falling into hot tub when owners looked away

Puppy nearly drowns after falling into hot tub when owners looked away

Sales of hot tubs surged in lockdown as families spent more time at home (Picture: Shutterstock)Boris was discharged on Sunday but Ms Cash said the ordeal was ‘such a scare’.

Police officer rescues puppy from a hot car — see the bodycam footage

Police officer rescues puppy from a hot car — see the bodycam footage

A Miami Township police officer is being praised for rescuing a small puppy from the back of a hot car in Ohio by smashing through the driver's side window.“NEVER leave children or animals alone in a hot car,” the Miami Township Police Department wrote on the Facebook post.

Dogs happy after being rescued from floods in wheelie bins and dinghies

Dogs happy after being rescued from floods in wheelie bins and dinghies

Around 20 pet dogs were rescued by the firefighters over six hours (Picture: Jam Press) The caption roughly translates in English to: ‘Dog: Do I look like a heavy baby?’ (Picture: Jam Press) Firemen were able to free the trapped dogs by transferring them to rubber dinghies (Picture: Jam Press).

End this cruelty! Heartbreaking images show starving dogs in 'despicable' puppy farms

End this cruelty! Heartbreaking images show starving dogs in 'despicable' puppy farms

The sickening photos were taken by Watchdog Thailand at puppy farms in the Bang Bua Thong district and the city of Chiang Mai. The images show pooches in tiny wire cages, while others are painfully skinny and appear to have been starved.

North Carolina dog that died after 'acute' illness tests positive for coronavirus

North Carolina dog that died after 'acute' illness tests positive for coronavirus

The dog was brought to the NC State Veterinary Hospital in Raleigh on Aug. 3 after showing signs of respiratory distress earlier that day, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services said in a statement.

How to cool down a dog in the heat - Top tips

How to cool down a dog in the heat - Top tips

The hot weather is forecast to continue for the next few days, with temperatures continuing above 30C.However there are some easy tips you can use to ensure your dog stays happy and healthy in the summer heat.

Do cats eat less in hot weather?

Do cats eat less in hot weather?

While the weather is hot, make sure to look out for symptoms of heatstroke in your pets (Image: GETTY) If your cat has symptoms of heatstroke, it's important you contact your vet immediately.

Ice lolly recipes for cats and dogs to keep pets cool in hot weather

Ice lolly recipes for cats and dogs to keep pets cool in hot weather

Yes, these are also safe for humans to eat, but you might not be that keen (Picture: Battersea) Ingredients: 1 Apple 1 Carrot 300ml Water Meaty treat stick (stick-shaped edible dog treat) Paper cups for a mould Method: Slice your apple, making sure that the core and seeds are removed, and chop into small pieces.

Dog dumped at railway station takes on charity challenge with 'soulmate' owner

Dog dumped at railway station takes on charity challenge with 'soulmate' owner

Now, the ‘soulmate’ pair plan to run 30km in 30 days in August to raise money for Pound for Paws, to help the Scottish SPCA help more animals like Kai find their forever homes.

Channel 5 joins forces with The Dogfather on hunt for Britain’s naughtiest pups

Channel 5 joins forces with The Dogfather on hunt for Britain’s naughtiest pups

Then they could become the star of the next Channel 5 series of Dogs Behaving (Very) Badly.The Channel 5 series will start filming soon (Picture: Channel 5)‘Often it’s because we don’t reward the good bits, because we get stuck in telling them off for what they do,’ he said.