Small dog surrounded by six police officers and tasered but it still escapes

Small dog surrounded by six police officers and tasered but it still escapes

This is the shocking moment half a dozen police officers surround a dog in the street before attempting to taser it.A taser is fired but the dog gets away (Picture: SWNS)An eyewitness said: ‘It’s crazy how many police cars and vans were there.

Half of Brits worried about leaving pets at home as people return to work post-lockdown

Half of Brits worried about leaving pets at home as people return to work post-lockdown

Half of respondents also said they were worried about leaving their pets at home post-lockdown, with younger people the most concerned about the impact returning to work will have on their pets.

Sausage dog rescued from meat market will fly to Florida to meet family

Sausage dog rescued from meat market will fly to Florida to meet family

Wally was being sold as meat (Picture: PLUSH BEARS SHELTER / MERCURY PRESS)‘With that in mind I thought it would be perfect to save this dachshund and for him to have a home if he survived.

Travel website is searching for dog critic to rate the best pet-friendly hotels

Travel website is searching for dog critic to rate the best pet-friendly hotels

The winner will get to review 10 hotels across the world (Picture: )The site now has a new category in its annual Loved by Guests awards: Best for Pets to help pet-owners find the best place to stay for them and their furry friend.

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).

Heartless fly-tippers dump AQUARIUM filled with fish gasping in half-inch of water

Heartless fly-tippers dump AQUARIUM filled with fish gasping in half-inch of water

Heartless fly-tippers dump AQUARIUM filled with fish gasping in half-inch of water ANIMAL cruelty investigators are looking into something fishy – the fly-tipping of an aquarium with four prized goldfish floundering in grubby water.

Over a third of people prefer their pets to their partner, study finds

Over a third of people prefer their pets to their partner, study finds

And although adults spend more quality time with their partners during the average day – around 20 minutes longer than with their pet - a third admit to missing their cat or dog so much more than their other half when they’re away from them.