The mountain rescue team spent nearly five hours rescuing St Bernard dog Daisy, who had collapsed displaying signs of pain in her rear legs and was refusing to move, while descending Scafell Pike.
A mountain rescue team has said its members “didn’t need to think twice” when they were called to help a 121lb (55kg) St Bernard dog that had collapsed while descending England’s highest peak.
Jane was originally only going to get one kitten (Picture: Simon Jacobs/ Caters News).There have been stories before of dogs nursing kittens (Picture: Simon Jacobs/ Caters News).
Daisy suffering from a chronic skin condition but her owner failed to bring her to the vet (Picture: SWNS)A dog owner of a pet who lost her fur in one of the worst cases of animal neglect the RSPCA has ever seen has been handed a suspended prison sentence.
Jack Crespo, 68, and wife Maria, 65, along with two neighbours, claim they saw the postal worker kicking little Daisy so hard that they doubt she’ll ever ‘fully recover’.
We’re looking forward to our first Christmas with her.”UK's unluckiest dog Daisy rolling with joy as she gets new home (Image: Battersea Dogs and Cats Home)Sad-eyed Daisy who spent 124 days in care before getting new hone (Image: Battersea Dogs and Cats Home)Daisy’s predicament as a “boomerang dog” – one that has been returned to a rescue centre – highlights the predicament faced by elderly pets coming through Battersea’s gates, with many having to wait far longer to be re-homed than their younger counterparts.Over the past three years, more than 900 dogs aged seven or over have been found new homes by Battersea, with the average stay before being resettled 40 days.
She still loves playing with toys and chasing squirrels (Picture: Battersea Dog and Cats Home)Steve continued: ‘Older dogs, like Daisy, are already house trained and while many still have a lot of get-up-and-go, older dogs need a lot less exercise making them a lot less work for a new owner.
This is the second time that the black mastiff-cross has found herself looking for a family at the famous animal home which has been rescuing pets since 1860 and last year helped 7,000 dogs and cats.