Victim of ‘dogfishing’ had to put puppy down three days after buying it

Victim of ‘dogfishing’ had to put puppy down three days after buying it

Evie’s owners bought her on Christmas Eve and she was rushed to hospital the next day (Picture: Dog’s Trust) She contracted the fatal parvo virus as a result of the conditions she was kept in (Picture: Dogs Trust)They gave the example of Sarah, who thought she would be getting well-bred dog from a happy home when she saw the advert for Evie.

CDC probes outbreak of illnesses linked to pet store puppies

CDC probes outbreak of illnesses linked to pet store puppies

OUTBREAK NOTICE: 30 people in 13 states are infected with multidrug-resistant #Campylobacter linked to pet store puppies.The bacteria is closely related to germs that infected more than 100 people during a 2016–2018 Campylobacter outbreak, which was also linked to pet store puppies, the CDC said.

'A nudge to pick up the fudge': US city flags dog poo left in public places

'A nudge to pick up the fudge': US city flags dog poo left in public places

Campaign in Springfield, Missouri, urges residents to clean up after pets as city says it picks up nearly 25 pounds of dog poo a week.

ADOPTING A DOG, A WAY TO PRESERVE YOUR HEART AND IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH!

ADOPTING A DOG, A WAY TO PRESERVE YOUR HEART AND IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH!

ADOPTING A DOG, A WAY TO PRESERVE YOUR HEART AND IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH!The French Federation of Cardiology launched a campaign in May .Adopt a dog to take care of your heart every day!

Scamp the Tramp is 2019's World's Ugliest Dog

Scamp the Tramp is 2019's World's Ugliest Dog

So, what exactly made Scamp championship caliber after failing to win the crown in his previous attempts?“Well, I think the audience got to know him beforehand and they saw all his community volunteer work,” Morones said.

Scamp the Tramp is champ at World's Ugliest Dog Contest

Scamp the Tramp is champ at World's Ugliest Dog Contest

Photograph: Noah Berger/AP Second place went to Wild Thang, a Pekinese with beady eyes and a disturbing tongue, owned by Ann Lewis of Los Angeles. “What we’re really doing is we’re showcasing dogs that have been rescued and adopted and brought into loving homes,” a competition spokesman said.

Puppy and kitten farming to be banned under 'Lucy's law'

Puppy and kitten farming to be banned under 'Lucy's law'

A law banning puppy and kitten farming, which campaigners hope will end the practice by some unscrupulous breeders of keeping animals constantly pregnant and often in dirty and cramped conditions, is to be laid by the government.

Dog walkers at Howard University infringe on 'black Mecca', students say

Dog walkers at Howard University infringe on 'black Mecca', students say

In Washington DC, students and alumni of Howard University are objecting to residents who walk their dogs on the campus, feeling these actions infringe on the campus and its history.

This Year’s Hero Dog Award Goes to… a Cat?

This Year’s Hero Dog Award Goes to… a Cat?

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Los Angeles gives out the “Hero Dog” award every year; however, this year the winner was not a dog at all, reported Barbara Campbell of NPR.Some of us might remember Tara, a Tabby from Bakersfield, CA.

Britain’s unluckiest greyhound DESPERATE for a home after seven years without an owner

Britain’s unluckiest greyhound DESPERATE for a home after seven years without an owner

Stevie loves walking in the countryside as well as snoozing (Image: Dogs Trust )Ms Campbell continued: “We will continue to love and look after him until the day comes when he heads off to his forever home.

Raw dog food is risky business for pet and family alike

Raw dog food is risky business for pet and family alike

Harmful pathogens in raw food "This research offers further compelling evidence to support vets' concerns about the potential animal and public health risks associated with feeding pets a raw meat-based diet," said veterinarian Dr Daniella Dos Santos.

Stray dog climbs 24,000-ft mountain

Stray dog climbs 24,000-ft mountain

Don Wargowsky and the dog are reported to have become inseperable (Picture: Don Wargowsky) The experienced climbers said they had never seen a dog reach the summit before (Picture: Don Wargowsky) The dog was named Mera by Mr Wargowsky because they had just been to the top of a mountain with that name.

Millions of dogs in UK left feeling 'frightened and lonely' when home alone warns RSCPA

Millions of dogs in UK left feeling 'frightened and lonely' when home alone warns RSCPA

DogKind poster released with campaign (Image: RSPCA) A quarter of owners went on to confess their working hours make it difficult for them to care for their dog as “they would like” while one in five admitted witnessing signs associated with separation related behaviour.

Poachers killing 'sacred' vultures as cruel trophy hunting game sees population plummet

Poachers killing 'sacred' vultures as cruel trophy hunting game sees population plummet

Adulated Egyptian vulture now a target for trophy hunters (Image: GETTY) Despite being one of the few birds capable of using tools to survive, the Egyptian vulture has little defence against the deadly hazards faced on its annual migrations.

Wanted, playing dead or alive: the sniffer dog with a bounty on his head

Wanted, playing dead or alive: the sniffer dog with a bounty on his head

Scamp the spaniel is so good at finding illegal tobacco, crime groups have offered a £25,000 reward for his capture Name: Scamp. I’m sure he could learn to detect those things, but Scamp’s speciality is sniffing out tobacco.

British pet shops to be banned from selling puppies and kittens

British pet shops to be banned from selling puppies and kittens

“We have always said that an end to third-party sales alone would not be enough to end the puppy trade crisis and we are pleased that this is being looked at alongside enhanced licensing conditions for breeders introduced earlier this year.” Topics

Be careful of puppy poop – it can make you sick

Be careful of puppy poop – it can make you sick

The other 27 had either bought a Petland puppy, shopped at Petland or visited someone who had purchased a puppy from Petland, the CDC report says.Infected dogs may or may not show signs of illness, such as diarrhoea, vomiting, or a fever, so it's important to take precautions when around dogs, the CDC says.To prevent catching campylobacter from dogs, the CDC advises that you:Wash your hands thoroughly after touching dogs, their poop, or their food.

Pension? I’d rather have a pet

Pension? I’d rather have a pet

Ideally our light-hearted campaign will also encourage people to think about how they can save more so when it comes to retirement they have plenty of options.“The dogs know what they’re talking about – you don’t want to have to work like a dog all your life.” One in five millennials says their pension either worries them or does not feel like a reality, so they simply put off thinking about it.

Anti-puppy farm campaigner’s dog ‘stolen in targeted theft’

Anti-puppy farm campaigner’s dog ‘stolen in targeted theft’

Diddy the six-year-old miniature pinscher went missing from Niki’s Berkshire home in the middle of the night and has not been seen since (Picture: INS)The animal rights activist and dog behaviourist has launched the hashtag ‘#findourdiddy’ and has received widespread support to try and find her missing pooch.

Meet Zsa Zsa, the winner of the World's Ugliest Dog contest

Meet Zsa Zsa, the winner of the World's Ugliest Dog contest

Zsa Zsa the ugly dog met the TODAY anchors while visiting the set with her owners on Monday. Megan Brainard (on right) with Zsa Zsa, the winner of the 2018 Worlds Ugliest Dog Contest stands with 2nd place winner Scamp and Scamp's owner Yvonne Morones on June 23.