Dog theft warning as police expose breeds being most targeted by thieves

Dog theft warning as police expose breeds being most targeted by thieves

A MISSING pets charity has revealed that pet thefts increased across the UK because of Covid, as they warn new owners they might accidentally be buying stolen dogs.German Shepherds are another dog that thieves target as they can make as much as £1,055 for selling to new pet owners.

Dad mauled to death by son’s American bully-type dog shouted ‘he’s got me’

Dad mauled to death by son’s American bully-type dog shouted ‘he’s got me’

Keven Jones, 62, was mauled to death after being bitten in the leg (Picture: Wales News Service)A 62-year-old dad was mauled to death by his son’s American bully dog saying ‘he got me’ and ‘I’m going’ before taking his final breath.

Boy Scout wakes up on camping trip to bear biting his leg: 'I screamed'

Boy Scout wakes up on camping trip to bear biting his leg: 'I screamed'

It all happened when he visited Harriman State Park with Troop 1254 from Cooperstown in early May. Ayers said he was sleeping outside with his fellow scouts when he awoke to see a bear, who had apparently been looking for food around their campsite.“It moved my friend John, and then it moved me — but instead of grabbing my sleeping bag it grabbed my leg and it bit me,” Ayers told NBC New York.

Dog who 'loves everyone' looking for new owners after being 'bullied' in last home

Dog who 'loves everyone' looking for new owners after being 'bullied' in last home

Roderick was 'bullied' by another dog in his last home (Image: RSPCA) Sign up for FREE for latest news plus tips to save money and the environment.The one-year-old American Bulldog crossbreed is on the RSPCA's 'special' animals list (Image: RSPCA)Roderick is looking for a new owner who has experience of large dogs.

Boy, 3, mauled to death by dogs is named as man, 48, arrested

Boy, 3, mauled to death by dogs is named as man, 48, arrested

Detectives now know Daniel was with a number of dogs in an outdoor area surrounding his home when he was viciously attacked.

Three-year-old boy dies in hospital after being ‘mauled by dog’

Three-year-old boy dies in hospital after being ‘mauled by dog’

Police and paramedics were rushed to the scene at Carr Lane (Picture: Google)A three-year-old boy has died after a suspected dog attack in Rochdale this afternoon.Greater Manchester Police have said a criminal investigation has been launched following the attack.

Nervous lurcher with 'so much love to give' marks 365 days in shelter

Nervous lurcher with 'so much love to give' marks 365 days in shelter

He’s very chill about wearing his muzzle (Picture: RSPCA)Emma said: ‘I just don’t understand why Bandit has received such little interest, it’s heartbreaking.‘We understand that he’s nervous, and he’ll need committed owners who are willing to come and meet him multiple times before taking him home.

Boy, 4, seriously hurt after being mauled by dog

Boy, 4, seriously hurt after being mauled by dog

Police are investigating the attack in the Craiglea Road area of Duntocher, Clydebank (Picture: Google)A four-year-old boy has been taken to hospital after being seriously injured by an out-of-control dog.

Toddler dies in hospital two days after being bitten by dog

Toddler dies in hospital two days after being bitten by dog

The toddler died of his injuries at Birmingham Children’s Hospital, police said today (Picture: Getty Images)Supt Love added: ‘This is a truly tragic incident and our thoughts are with the family at this very difficult time.

Snakes in cars, dogs on roofs: the battle to save animals stranded in the NSW floods

Snakes in cars, dogs on roofs: the battle to save animals stranded in the NSW floods

“We helped dogs trapped in houses, rescued cats living in tents with their owners, and helped farm animals that had been swept up in the flood waters.

Rescue dog seeking home after being overlooked by adopters due to facial scars

Rescue dog seeking home after being overlooked by adopters due to facial scars

The lurcher cross also knows plenty of commands, and loves learning more (Picture: RSPCA)They say he’s great at walking on a lead and gets on well with other dogs (despite sometimes needing a little reassurance around other males).

Vanessa Bryant welcomes new pup to the family after death of their beloved dog

Vanessa Bryant welcomes new pup to the family after death of their beloved dog

Vanessa Bryant shared on Thursday that she and her daughters have welcomed a new dog, a black German Shepherd named Loki, into their household.04:05The new addition comes a month Bryant shared that their family dog Crucio had died.

Clever deaf dog who understands sign language needs a forever home

Clever deaf dog who understands sign language needs a forever home

Sally says the little guy is ‘a wonderful example of just how resilient animals can be and proof that you can definitely teach an old dog new tricks.’.

Groom chooses very good boy Weller the dog to be his best man

Groom chooses very good boy Weller the dog to be his best man

‘We could not have asked for a better wedding day’ (Picture: Meaghan Hall Photography / Caters News)Sometimes, the phrase ‘man’s best friend’ is meant to be taken very literally.

Daniel Sturridge ordered to pay £22,400 to rapper who found his lost dog

Daniel Sturridge ordered to pay £22,400 to rapper who found his lost dog

A Los Angeles court has now ordered Sturridge to pay Washington $30,000.Sturridge, 32, said he was “grateful” Lucci was back with his family and claimed he had paid a reward to a “young boy who found my dog”.

Woman realises rescue dog isn’t stubborn - he just speaks Spanish

Woman realises rescue dog isn’t stubborn - he just speaks Spanish

TikTok user @kaleemcgee explains that she was baffled why her four-year-old rescue dog Max wouldn’t listen to her commands when she brought him home from the shelter – especially when he seemed to be trained.

Best dog advent calendars for Christmas 2021

Best dog advent calendars for Christmas 2021

Depending on your dog’s tastes, you can opt for chicken flavoured treats, gravy bones or, if you want them to get the full experience, you can even buy one filled with dog-safe chocolate.Pets at Home Christmas Dog Advent Calendar Carob Flavour.

My pandemic puppy is ruining my hot vax summer

My pandemic puppy is ruining my hot vax summer

Occasionally there’ll be a moment of reprieve as he leaves me and my date alone on the couch briefly to hump his plush toy giraffe beside us, but always maintaining the intense and unbreakable eye contact of a dog who wants only to be reassured that he’s a good boy.

Schoolboy, 10, mauled by 115lb dog left with ‘unsurvivable injuries’

Schoolboy, 10, mauled by 115lb dog left with ‘unsurvivable injuries’

Jack Lis, died after he was mauled to death at a friends house in Pentwyn, Caerphilly on Monday, November 8 (Picture: PA)A 10-year-old boy died after suffering ‘severe injuries to the head and neck’ when he was attacked by 115lb dog, an inquest has heard.

Family of boy, 10, mauled to death by dog say life ‘will never be the same’

Family of boy, 10, mauled to death by dog say life ‘will never be the same’

Officers at the scene of the tragedy in Pentwyn, Penyrheol (Picture: Matthew Horwood/Getty Images)Jack’s friend sought the help of a neighbour but they were unable to stop the dog.