Dog warning: Owners face eye-watering £5,000 fine if they don’t add major detail to collar

Dog warning: Owners face eye-watering £5,000 fine if they don’t add major detail to collar

DOG owners could face hefty fines if they fail to include a key detail on their pet's collar.Owners that walk their pets without a tag that includes these details could be fined as much as £5,000.Not only can UK dog owners face huge fines but in some cases may even face jail time.

Are GPS dog trackers worth buying? We put four to the test

Are GPS dog trackers worth buying? We put four to the test

GPS pet trackers are small devices that attach to your dog’s collar, allowing you to monitor their location via an app on your phone.Most GPS pet trackers require an additional paid-for subscription as they rely on inbuilt SIM cards, which use available phone networks, so bear this in mind when calculating cost.

You can now dress your dog up in a Hocus Pocus costume for Halloween

You can now dress your dog up in a Hocus Pocus costume for Halloween

Let you dogs get into the Halloween spirit (Picture: )As people decide whether they will dress up as a witch or a pirate for Halloween this year, their pets wait in the wings.Maleficent but cute (Picture: )The robe has a hook and loop fastener at centre and foam-backed stand-up collar.

Best flea treatment for cats 2021: Vet-approved collars, spot-on and oral solutions

Best flea treatment for cats 2021: Vet-approved collars, spot-on and oral solutions

If this type of treatment sounds like it could work for your feline, Downing recommends opting for Frontline’s spot on flea and tick control for cats (£10.99, ), which says it kills fleas on your pet within 24 hours and will continue to protect them for up to a month.

Congress asks for recall of flea collar that may be linked to nearly 1,700 pet deaths

Congress asks for recall of flea collar that may be linked to nearly 1,700 pet deaths

A Congressional subcommittee has asked that a popular flea and tick collar be recalled after being linked to the deaths of close to 1,700 pets .Democratic representative Raja Krishnamoorthi , of Illinois, who serves as chairman of the subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, sent pharmaceutical company Elanco a letter on Thursday asking it to recall its Seresto collar.

Rings of steel: dog owners buy metal collars to deter thieves

Rings of steel: dog owners buy metal collars to deter thieves

British pet owners are now taking elaborate measures to avoid losing their dogs, including putting up higher garden fences, buying GPS trackers and using devices such as Petloc, a lead with two combination locks (attaching it to the collar at one end and a wristband or belt at the other) and comprised of a steel cable inside a tough plastic cover.

Woman's mini felt model of her dog looks 'like it's had a stroke'

Woman's mini felt model of her dog looks 'like it's had a stroke'

Oh dear (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Emma Allen was left in fits of giggles after ordering a mini felt replica of her Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Missy – and ended up getting one that looked ‘like it’s had a stroke’.

11 best dog collars that make sure your pet always looks on point

11 best dog collars that make sure your pet always looks on point

This collar is padded, so it’s comfy to wear; it slides to adjust, so you can achieve the perfect fit; an ID tag can be easily fixed to the D-ring; it fixes with one click and is available with a matching lead.

French bulldog tied to car and dragged to death by sick thugs ‘barbaric and cruel’

French bulldog tied to car and dragged to death by sick thugs ‘barbaric and cruel’

The French bulldog was tied to a car and dragged to her death (Image: LIVERPOOL ECHO)The RSPCA has launched a manhunt for the vile thugs involved in the incident in Bootle, Merseyside, on June 17.

Dog owners at risk of serious hand injuries caused by collars and leads, surgeons warn

Dog owners at risk of serious hand injuries caused by collars and leads, surgeons warn

Incorrect usage of leads and collars is contributing to “many serious injuries” amongst pet owners, according to the British Society for the Surgery of the Hand (BSSH).

10 best dog coats

10 best dog coats

It’s suitable for long-bodied dogs, but the sizing won’t accommodate very large breeds. It’s a truly beautiful product that comes in plenty of sizes, but also the most expensive coat we reviewed, and on top of that, dry clean only.

11 best dog collars

11 best dog collars

It is one-size-fits-all, but it’s likely to overwhelm a tiny dog and although it has a sturdy clasp for an ID tag and lead, it doesn't appear to be the comfiest collar for 24/7 wear.

Dog Obedience Training: What Is a Static Correction Dog Collar?

Dog Obedience Training: What Is a Static Correction Dog Collar?

Static correction dog collars, like PetSafe’s Remote Trainer Dog Collar, are designed to interrupt and decrease negative behaviors, including your dog barking, running away, digging or jumping.

What you have to know before you put a collar on your pet dog

What you have to know before you put a collar on your pet dog

Making a dog wear a collar or putting a leash is easier said than done. Instead of putting the collar on the dog, hold it in front of your pet for a while. If the dog resists putting on a collar.

6 best dog activity trackers

6 best dog activity trackers

I felt the daily health index, which monitors your dog’s recent activity and sleep patterns and compares them to their typical patterns and that of similar dogs, shown as a percentage each day, was most useful.