Dog owner reveals devastating impact of pet dementia as 85% cases go undetected

Dog owner reveals devastating impact of pet dementia as 85% cases go undetected

Dog owner reveals devastating impact of pet dementia as 85% cases go undetected.A DOG owner has outlined the heartbreaking toll dementia has had on her Staffie as vets say 85 percent of cases are not diagnosed.

Afghanistan: Fears dog rescuer Pen Farthing may not be able to leave

Afghanistan: Fears dog rescuer Pen Farthing may not be able to leave

It is feared time is running out for Pen to be able to get home – even alone (Picture: @PenFarthing) He is not currently at the airport, but said this morning that he is going to try again (Picture: PA) Pen speaking to the BBC last night for an update on the situation (Picture: BBC)‘The Taliban obviously control the outer part of the airfield, so there is nothing I can do.

BBC’s Andrew Cotter shares another ‘pure genius’ lockdown video with his Labradors

BBC’s Andrew Cotter shares another ‘pure genius’ lockdown video with his Labradors

BBC SPORTS commentator Andrew Cotter has delighted the Twittersphere with a video of his dogs, Olive and Mabel, ‘playing' poker.Andrew Cotter and his dogs Mabel and Olive.

Sheridan Smith on Pooch Perfect: 'Stanley my cross-breed co-star is a one-take wonder!'

Sheridan Smith on Pooch Perfect: 'Stanley my cross-breed co-star is a one-take wonder!'

Now, Smith is again in “doggy and musical heaven” as she fronts primetime grooming contest Pooch Perfect and hosts a celebration of showtunes at the Palladium.

When does Sheridan Smith’s Pooch Perfect start on BBC One?

When does Sheridan Smith’s Pooch Perfect start on BBC One?

Dog groomers get to show off their skills on The Dogwalk (Picture: BBC)What time does Pooch Perfect start?

RSPCA ‘concerned’ over ‘extremely irresponsible’ BBC show about puppy breeding

RSPCA ‘concerned’ over ‘extremely irresponsible’ BBC show about puppy breeding

In a statement, the RSPCA said: ‘We’re aware of this programme and are concerned that it is extremely irresponsible to encourage and glamorise breeding as a “get rich quick” scheme which, in turn, could lead to serious dog welfare issues and fuel the illegal puppy trade.

BBC defends dog breeding documentary as petition reaches 24,000

BBC defends dog breeding documentary as petition reaches 24,000

The programme was the idea of Helena Rochester and Sophia Slater (Picture: BBC)The organiser of the petition has also expressed their concern that people who watch the show may ‘see it as a “how-to-guide” to buy dogs solely for the purpose of breeding and making money’.

TV tonight: woof! How did dogs become our best friend?

TV tonight: woof! How did dogs become our best friend?

9pm, BBC Two. The final episode of this series on the Manchester property boom follows interior designer Sarah as she puts the finishing touches to her million-pound penthouse suites at the West Tower development, while the proposed Northern Gateway promises 15,000 new homes.

Animal cruelty horror: Heartbreaking end for helpless dogs at puppy farms exposed

Animal cruelty horror: Heartbreaking end for helpless dogs at puppy farms exposed

Their welfare was completely compromised as the puppies were left “damaged” and “at risk”.Mr Abraham said: “When I went undercover in puppy farms, it’s basically dogs kept as agricultural animals which obviously they’re not designed to be.

Boris Johnson cornered by man talking about excessive dog poo

Boris Johnson cornered by man talking about excessive dog poo

Get ’em out!’ (Picture: BBC)The prime minister has been stopped by a man complaining about a park ‘full of dog poo’.He was in Manchester on the election campaign trail when he had the exchange yesterday, with a man very passionate about people registering their dogs.

Sick reality INSIDE a puppy farm exposed as defenceless dogs suffer in 'brutal' industry

Sick reality INSIDE a puppy farm exposed as defenceless dogs suffer in 'brutal' industry

Mr Abraham said their welfare was completely compromised (Image: BBC) Mr Abraham’s campaign, Lucy’s Law, has since been successful in banning so-called puppy farms in England.

Another Birmingham TV series that’s worth a look

Another Birmingham TV series that’s worth a look

• It is good news that Peaky Blinders fans have flocked to explore the world associated with the BBC series (Report , 2 September).The BBC’s Bergerac series (1981-91) was, for example, credited with a huge increase in tourism to Jersey.

Tuesday’s best TV: Britain’s Top 100 Dogs Live; Winterwatch; Escape at Dannemora

Tuesday’s best TV: Britain’s Top 100 Dogs Live; Winterwatch; Escape at Dannemora

Chris Packham and co throw down the gauntlet to ITV’s pampered pooch countdown with the first in a new run of the wildlife series, this time from a location in the Cairngorms, where they hope to capture red squirrels and crested tits.