Incredible transformation of dog rescued in heartbreaking condition before having pup

Incredible transformation of dog rescued in heartbreaking condition before having pup

Custard Cream was in a terrible state with overgrown matted fur (Image: HOPE RESCUE) Rescuers even feared for the life of the pooch and her unborn pup (Image: HOPE RESCUE)Ms Rosser said: “You never know what you’re walking into when you’re asked to come and collect dogs but the conditions we came up against during this rescue were absolutely terrible and unacceptable.

Dog news: UK's LONELIEST pup is waiting for new home after more than a YEAR in kennels

Dog news: UK's LONELIEST pup is waiting for new home after more than a YEAR in kennels

Henry has been waiting at the dog rescue centre for more than a year (Image: © Battersea Dogs&Cats Home / SWNS) Sign up for FREE for latest news plus tips to save money and the environment.

Hundreds of dogs could be made homeless if debt-hit rescue charity folds

Hundreds of dogs could be made homeless if debt-hit rescue charity folds

Romanian Rescue Appeal saves dogs from a potential ‘agonizing death’ in a public shelter (Picture: Mauro Orru)A charity that cares for abandoned dogs has pleaded for help to stop 800 from becoming homeless.

Rescue dog looks after disabled lamb like she is one of her own puppies

Rescue dog looks after disabled lamb like she is one of her own puppies

Eira is undergoing physiotherapy to help her mobility issues and the charity says motherly Holly, who was rescued from a puppy farm in 2018, is helping her feel "loved and safe".Robbie Bartington, who founded the sanctuary with her husband David Wallis, said: "Holly washes Eira from head to toe every day.

Horror dog warning as breeders create ‘Frankenstein' puppies ‘unable to live healthy life'

Horror dog warning as breeders create ‘Frankenstein' puppies ‘unable to live healthy life'

But the traditional French bulldog isn’t the worst example - vets have warned that these dodgy dog breeders are creating animals with even worse health outcomes.The breeders create unique breeds of dog (Image: Getty).

Adorable cat family rescued from house guttering - mum gives birth to five kittens

Adorable cat family rescued from house guttering - mum gives birth to five kittens

The mother, named Storm had five kittens (Image: RSPCA) Sign up for FREE for latest news plus tips to save money and the environment.

Calls to ban pugs and French bulldogs to crack down on ‘irresponsible’ breeding

Calls to ban pugs and French bulldogs to crack down on ‘irresponsible’ breeding

Flat-faced dogs such as pugs often suffer from a host of health complications (Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto)French bulldogs and pugs could be banned in the UK after a pet charity vowed to fight a ‘vicious cycle of over-breeding’.

Pug and Bulldog breeding faces UK ban - Vets call for end to 'vicious cycle'

Pug and Bulldog breeding faces UK ban - Vets call for end to 'vicious cycle'

Breeding of pugs and bulldogs could soon be banned in the UK (Image: Getty)Over the last two years, vets from the Blue Cross have claimed to have treated more than 5,000 brachycephalic pets for dangerous health problems.

Dog goes on 1,800 mile trip across Europe to be reunited with Ukrainian gran, 86

Dog goes on 1,800 mile trip across Europe to be reunited with Ukrainian gran, 86

Violetta, 86, feared she would never see her dog Tasha ever again (Picture: @omainnintomas/Twitter)An 86-year-old Ukrainian refugee who was forced to leave her beloved dog behind has finally been reunited with her best friend.

Horror of daily life in Ukraine laid bare by guide to walking dogs without being blown up

Horror of daily life in Ukraine laid bare by guide to walking dogs without being blown up

Horror of daily life in Ukraine laid bare by guide to walking dogs without being blown up.THE HORROR that Ukrainians face in their daily life has been revealed after a charity published guidance for people on how to walk their dogs without being killed.

RSPCA issues Easter rabbit warning as charity faces influx of unwanted bunnies

RSPCA issues Easter rabbit warning as charity faces influx of unwanted bunnies

Two young rabbits were found abandoned in a car park in Highbury nine days after Easter last year (Image: RSPCA)“Not just the cost of getting them, but the ongoing costs of caring for them throughout the rest of their lives.

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.

Dog warning to not buy bulldogs as RSPCA detail major health concerns

Dog warning to not buy bulldogs as RSPCA detail major health concerns

The animal charity has launched a campaign called 'Save Our Breath' to urge pet owners to "stop seeing these pets as cute and recognise the serious health issues they face".RSPCA chief vet Caroline Allen has explained that she understands the appeal of flat-faced pooches, but that breeding for these features can compromise a pup’s health and welfare.

'Distressing' Shetland pony seriously injured after being mauled in 'dog attack'

'Distressing' Shetland pony seriously injured after being mauled in 'dog attack'

RSPCA inspector Christine McNeil said the suspected attack must have been "distressing" for the Shetland pony and her foal.The Shetland pony suffered had injuries to both her hind legs and stomach (Image: RSPCA)"It must have been such a distressing incident for her and her foal.

Heartbreak as rescue dog receives no applications as adopters 'put off by facial scars'

Heartbreak as rescue dog receives no applications as adopters 'put off by facial scars'

Bronco has not received a single application (Image: RSPCA)Due to his past he also has to wear a muzzle when out and about, which the centre also believes is putting potential adopters off him.

Heartbreak as 'constantly overlooked' rescue dog desperate to finally find home

Heartbreak as 'constantly overlooked' rescue dog desperate to finally find home

A spokesperson for Pawprints to Rescue said Spike "constantly gets overlooked even though he's super sweet".Spike enjoys walks, treats and getting attention from staff at the kennels.

Pair of dogs 'happy as long as they're touching' looking for home together

Pair of dogs 'happy as long as they're touching' looking for home together

Pair of dogs 'happy as long as they're touching' looking for home together.A PAIR of inseparable dogs who are "happy as long as they're touching each other" are looking for a home together.

Dogs of Eunice are the one good thing about the storm

Dogs of Eunice are the one good thing about the storm

Pet owners have been advised to keep their animals safe, with animal welfare charity the RSPCA urging people to keep an eye on the forecast where they live and to plan ahead.

UK could ban part-wild hybrid cats after social media fuels boom in popularity

UK could ban part-wild hybrid cats after social media fuels boom in popularity

Campaigners have argued that breeds that are part wildcat are unsuitable for most pet owners owing to their complex needs, and put pressure on rare felines in the wild because an increased demand for these cats means some breeders resort to the illegal wildlife trade to find wildcats to breed from.

Rescuers who saved dog using sausages dangled from a drone receive award

Rescuers who saved dog using sausages dangled from a drone receive award

Millie became lost over mud flats and fears were growing that she would soon drown if she wasn’t found (Picture: Solent News) Animal charity Peta presented the Denmead Drone Search and Rescue team with a Hero to Animals Award (Picture: Solent News).