Dog suffers sickening injuries as RSPCA launches investigation - 'Horrendous sight'

Dog suffers sickening injuries as RSPCA launches investigation - 'Horrendous sight'

A dog has suffered horrific injuries caused by suspected badger baiting (Image: RSPCA) The Patterdale Terrier was found by a member of the public in Painscastle last Wednesday (Image: RSPCA)“He's the friendliest dog going and we really hope he's going to be okay.

‘Do-gooder’ attacks seem like bad faith

‘Do-gooder’ attacks seem like bad faith

As a Dutch reader living in the UK, I was pleased to see John Crace (Digested week , 9 October) refer to the Dutch “activity” of niksen, ie, of “doing nothing”.

Dog found with face in ‘absolute mess’ and half of bottom jaw missing after ‘barbaric’ act

Dog found with face in ‘absolute mess’ and half of bottom jaw missing after ‘barbaric’ act

A dog has been found with her face in an “absolute mess” and half her bottom jaw missing (Image: RSPCA)The cruel blood sport was banned in the UK in 1835.Mr Bradshaw said: "We find small terrier-type dogs will be sent down into holes and setts to locate badgers, cornering them and alerting their handlers.“The dogs often have radio transmitters attached to their collars so phone apps and GPS locators can be used to find them underground easily.

Anger as stray dog painted orange and black to look like tiger

Anger as stray dog painted orange and black to look like tiger

The Persatuan Haiwan Malaysia – Malaysia Animal Association shared the images on their Facebook page after the painted animal was pictured.It was pictured on the street (Picture: Newsflash) The RSPCA said it can be confusing and frightening for dogs to be dyed (Picture: @animalmalaysia/Newsflash).

Artist makes incredible felt models that look like tiny versions of people’s pets

Artist makes incredible felt models that look like tiny versions of people’s pets

Alyson Gurney, 24, from Washington, DC, makes the felt sculptures looking at pictures that are sent in from customers.The artist said: ‘My favourite part of the whole process is receiving pictures of the real pets with their little felted friend.

How has your dog helped you through lockdown?

How has your dog helped you through lockdown?

We’d like to hear from people about how their canine friends have helped them cope in lockdown, particularly if you live – or have been shielding – alone.Did you buy a new puppy or rescue a dog during this period?

Labrador dumped outside kennels with note saying he hadn’t ‘lernt to be good’

Labrador dumped outside kennels with note saying he hadn’t ‘lernt to be good’

The Labrador was abandoned outside Jasmil Kennels in Kent (Picture: Swale Council/ SWNS)An elderly Labrador was found tied to the railings outside a dog kennel with a note saying he had not ‘lernt to be good (sic)’.

Thieves ran over puppy as they stole 22 dogs

Thieves ran over puppy as they stole 22 dogs

One of the stolen puppies (Picture: Lancs Police/Triangle News) The thieves also made off with adult dogs (Picture: Lancs Police/Triangle News)‘We are really concerned for the welfare of these animals and we don’t know whether they will be looked after properly.

Watch Jimmy Fallon's dog, Gary, crash his monologue

Watch Jimmy Fallon's dog, Gary, crash his monologue

Jimmy Fallon’s dog, Gary , barked in — err, barged in — on his monologue during Wednesday night’s episode of his at-home “Tonight Show.”.Did you think I called you?” he said while petting the dog, who had a tennis ball in her mouth.

Dog Abandoned Because Of His Stranger Face Finds Mom Who Thinks He’s Perfect

Dog Abandoned Because Of His Stranger Face Finds Mom Who Thinks He’s Perfect

“So they gave him away for free.” A man who lived nearby in Austin, Texas, took in the odd little puppy, but when Beaux Tox, named Lucky at the time, didn’t get along with the man’s cats, he was banished to the backyard, according to Hulit.

The queens of agility: America’s most famous canine athletes race for glory

The queens of agility: America’s most famous canine athletes race for glory

The introduction of an agility competition to Westminster marked a step forward for this emerging sport and few trainers have since made a bigger impact on the US scene than Perry DeWitt and Jessica Ajoux, who live together in the Philadelphia suburb of Wyncote alongside two of America’s most famous canine athletes: the border collies Verb and Fame.

RSPCA urges caution over buying puppies online after spate of deaths

RSPCA urges caution over buying puppies online after spate of deaths

The deaths come as the RSPCA says that complaints about illegal puppy farming have increased dramatically over the past 10 years and that 87% of current puppy trade calls are about animals purchased online.

Photos of emaciated lions spark campaign to save them

Photos of emaciated lions spark campaign to save them

Photos of five lions at Al-Qureshi Park in the capital city of Khartoum show how thin the creatures are and have inspired an advocate to launch a campaign called #SudanAnimalRescue to save them.

Tell us about your cat disputes with your neighbours

Tell us about your cat disputes with your neighbours

After one disagreement over a cat resulted in a £20,000 court case, we would like to hear about your experiences.But having a cat can make life difficult – especially when it comes to relationships with our neighbours.

Rescue dog with a wonky face is searching for a loving home

Rescue dog with a wonky face is searching for a loving home

She was born in Romania to a stray (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)Her facial deformity doesn’t hold her back, as Bethany can eat, drink, run and play just like any other dog.

Lizzy the Labrador pushes her brother Freddy in a toy car and it’s too adorable

Lizzy the Labrador pushes her brother Freddy in a toy car and it’s too adorable

Meet Lizzy the Labrador – she’s a therapy dog and she knows some impressive tricks.Freddy climbed in and waited patiently until Lizzy jumped up on the back and pushed him forward.Do you have a dog who knows some impressive tricks?

Dog beaten for looking like a ‘monster’ transforms into ‘big friendly giant’

Dog beaten for looking like a ‘monster’ transforms into ‘big friendly giant’

Dramatic transformation of skeletal dog locals thought was a ‘monster’ to ‘fluffy giant’ Louise was severely malnourished when he was finally rescued Louie’s saviours didn’t think he would even survive when he was rescuedShe went over to Macedonia and immediately offered to help find him a new family in the UK.

Dog who’s learning to talk using custom keyboard already knows 29 words

Dog who’s learning to talk using custom keyboard already knows 29 words

That’s because Christina, a speech-language pathologist, has given her doggo Stella a customised keyboard which allows her to press what she wants to say.She now knows 29 words (Picture: @hunger4words)Christina has been documenting Stella’s learning journey on her blog Hunger for Words.

Tell us about the moment you realised your cat loved you

Tell us about the moment you realised your cat loved you

If you have lived with a cat we’d like to hear your stories about when you discovered they returned your affection.If so we’d like to hear your stories about the moment you realised your cat really loved you.

Pomeranian puppies stolen by burglars

Pomeranian puppies stolen by burglars

The two Pomeranians were stolen along with a Cocker Spaniel (Picture: PA)Two Pomeranian puppies and a Cocker Spaniel were stolen by burglars yesterday during a raid on a house in Winchcombe, near Cheltenham in Gloucestershire.Anyone with information about the dogs is asked to contact Gloucestershire Police or Crimestoppers.