Dog owner's warning after pet impaled on stick during game of fetch

Dog owner's warning after pet impaled on stick during game of fetch

Jemma, 22, from Willenhall, West Mids, admits she thought Marley, was dead when she ran over to find the branch she had just thrown lodged deep in his throat.

Dog left with scars due to a too-tight muzzle finds a forever home

Dog left with scars due to a too-tight muzzle finds a forever home

‘I felt really sorry for her when I saw her scarring and heard her story,’ said Ben. Mercedes – now called Sadie – has found a forever home (Picture: RSPCA)‘I was really sympathetic to what she’d been through and I think that’s really made me persist and spend lots of time helping her to settle and learn to trust people again.

'Loneliest cat' faces another solo Christmas because no one wants to adopt him

'Loneliest cat' faces another solo Christmas because no one wants to adopt him

Toby, an 11-year-old black and white cat, has spent 322 days with the RSPCA after being taken in by their Canterbury branch on Christmas Eve 2018.“Toby’s former housemates were re-homed quite quickly,” explained Beth Hixson from the RSPCA Canterbury branch.

Man who had leg amputated after being shot by dog reveals how he nearly died

Man who had leg amputated after being shot by dog reveals how he nearly died

Describing the accident, which occurred in December on an annual duck hunt with friends and family near Eagle Lake, west of Jackson, Branch, from Monroe, Louisiana, said it was not until he saw the hole in the car that he realized what had happened.

Beards can be dirtier than dog fur – here’s how to keep yours clean

Beards can be dirtier than dog fur – here’s how to keep yours clean

A survey claims bearded men carry more germs in their facial hair than dogs carry in their fur. Now, a report says men with beards carry more germs in their facial hair than dogs carry in their fur.

Shocking moment terrified dog found tied up and dumped because he could no longer hunt

Shocking moment terrified dog found tied up and dumped because he could no longer hunt

Abandoned dog Toby tied to countryside sign with string (Image: RSPCA) The heart-wrenching scene of the weak and underweight lurcher callously dumped in the countryside has shocked animal rescuers.

A very lonely dog is struggling to find a forever home because of his bat ears

A very lonely dog is struggling to find a forever home because of his bat ears

(Picture: SWNS)One of Britain’s loneliest rescue dogs is struggling to find a forever home because people are put off by his large bat-like ears. (Picture: SWNS)‘On paper he’s the perfect dog for many families.

Lurcher, Blue, has been rejected by 3,420 potential owners

Lurcher, Blue, has been rejected by 3,420 potential owners

(Picture: RSPCA)Who could see that happy little face and not want to take four-year-old lurcher, Blue, home? Since then, he’s seen 49 kennel-mates taken to their fur-ever homes before him, and only one person has shown an interest in adopting him since November last year (and this unfortunately fell through).