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.
Cadi’s family have warned other owners to keep a close eye on their pets when fireworks are going off (Picture: Media Wales)A family have been left heartbroken after their beloved pet dog was run over and killed after being startled by Bonfire Night fireworks.
The alleged incident has been named ‘absolutely sickening’ (Picture: Getty Images)A man was allegedly caught having sex with a dog at a house after leaving his curtains open.Another man told The News: ‘It was absolutely sickening.
Dog owners may also be invited to register their dogs with local police forces to make them easier tot track if they are stolen (Picture: Getty Images)The report concludes: ‘There is growing public feeling that criminal law and the sentencing for offences involving the theft of pets do not sufficiently recognise an animal as something more than mere property.
Ministers have yet to confirm what sort of penalties those convicted of pet abduction could face but said the new offence would prioritise the welfare of pets as sentient beings and recognise the distress to the animal in addition to its owner.
He said: “Pet theft can leave families in utter turmoil and have serious welfare implications for animals ripped away from everything they know.“The new Pet Abduction Offence will acknowledge the seriousness of this crime and we hope will encourage courts to hand down much tougher sentences to pet thieves,” he added.
Pen Farthing refused to leave the country without his rescue dogs (Picture: Getty Images/PA)A former Royal Marine who founded an animal shelter in Kabul has made it through the airport’s security with his dogs and is awaiting an evacuation flight.
The former Royal Marine and his supporters had been campaigning to get his staff from the Nowzad charity shelter as well as their families, 140 dogs and 60 cats evacuated from the country in a plan he named Operation Ark. In a tweet posted on Friday evening, the MoD said: “Pen Farthing and his pets were assisted through the system at Kabul airport by the UK armed forces.
Fans cheer as a security guard holds a door open so that a cat that entered the field in the eighth inning of a baseball game between the New York Yankees and the Baltimore Orioles can exit.
Andy said: ‘They all love the attention they get’ (Picture: James Linsell-Clark / )The huskies gained particular attention last weekend when Jenny Polhill, 26, was lucky enough to see all four of them peering through the fence when she walked by.
Hugo meeting Aayla, one of the grey seals, who loves people to watch her from the underwater viewing area (Picture: PA)Staff at an seal sanctuary have come up with a novel way to cheer up their residents after they became lonely without visitors.
But on the on the ground, animal activists across the country are facing the problem of abandonment of pets which has increased rapidly during the lockdown.It is illogical to abandon a dog especially at a time when animals can be great companions for people who are in quarantine," she adds.
He could then be seen sat on top of the gate on his phone as the owner still frantically chased the dog on the ground.The jogger, who had jumped down from the other side of the gate, could be seen pacing inside the garden while on the phone.
Odette Forbes, 52, named Ron and Reg after the criminal Kray twins (Picture: Simon Jacobs/ Odette Forbes/ Caters News Agency)Two naughty beagles have cost their owners over £6,000 after they destroyed a series of designer handbags and shoes.
Members of the Barlow Hunt during the New Year\’s Day event that allegedly ended in two animal rights activists being assaulted (Picture: Sheffield Hunt Saboteurs/Eugene Henderson)Defence solicitor Stephen Welford said Mr Jordan had citronella spray, often used to mask the scent of foxes, and Mr Robinson had a horn to distract the hounds.
The dog had blood on his nose and paws, which the neighbors thought was from Chance trying to help Collins off the floor.The neighbors followed Chance back to the house where they found Collins on the floor and were able to get him the help he needed.