Rescue dog who faced 'certain death' in search of home after 7 years of being 'overlooked'

Rescue dog who faced 'certain death' in search of home after 7 years of being 'overlooked'

A RESCUE dog who has been "constantly overlooked" for seven years is keeping his paws crossed for a forever home.Peter, a seven-year-old crossbreed, was rescued when he was a puppy in 2014 from a public shelter in Bosnia where he faced "certain death" by Saving Suffering Strays.

Death by chocolate: Kennel Club in Easter warning to dog owners

Death by chocolate: Kennel Club in Easter warning to dog owners

According to data from the the Kennel Club, incidents of canine chocolate poisoning more than double over the Easter period when compared with other months.“Obviously there is chocolate around at Christmas, but let’s be honest, Easter is the time for chocolate, and where everybody seems to have chocolate Easter eggs,” said Bill Lambert, the head of health and welfare at the Kennel Club.

UK suffering ‘absolutely disgusting’ dog poo plague amid coronavirus pandemic

UK suffering ‘absolutely disgusting’ dog poo plague amid coronavirus pandemic

The Gloucestershire Gazette on Friday said dozens of its readers had complained about local “poo hotspots” getting worse during the national lockdown, possibly due to the dramatic rise in UK dog ownership over the past year.“Never understood why someone would go to the trouble of bagging their dog mess and then not just dispose of it properly and hang it off a tree or something ...

French bulldog named Wilbur elected mayor of Kentucky hamlet

French bulldog named Wilbur elected mayor of Kentucky hamlet

The Kentucky hamlet of Rabbit Hash has a new mayor — Wilbur, a 6-month old French bulldog ."Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, has never had an actual person or human as a mayor," Amy Noland, Wilbur's human, told NBC News.

One in four dogs bought during lockdown could be from puppy farms

One in four dogs bought during lockdown could be from puppy farms

In response to the findings, the Kennel Club has launched a #BePuppyWise campaign urging people to take time and do proper research before purchasing their dog.

Dog suffers same coronavirus symptoms as owner after chewing her used tissues

Dog suffers same coronavirus symptoms as owner after chewing her used tissues

Mushka the Alaskan malamute developed the same symptoms as his owner (Picture: Mandy Hayes / SWNS)A dog could be the first in Britain to have contracted coronavirus after it chewed its owner’s discarded tissues then developed symptoms.

Dog breeders see huge surge in demand for puppies during lockdown

Dog breeders see huge surge in demand for puppies during lockdown

She said: ‘I think most responsible breeders have been quite cautious about that explosion in demand and just made sure that they find the puppy owners that have thought about the breed that they’re buying and that this is a lifetime decision, not just a Covid decision.’.

Race to find homes for greyhounds as pandemic closes Florida tracks

Race to find homes for greyhounds as pandemic closes Florida tracks

Portela saw on the news that Florida’s greyhound tracks were closing because of the pandemic and that dogs were in need of homes, but that doesn’t reflect the magnitude of the challenge that has befallen the state’s network of adoption agencies almost instantaneously.

Dog who’s been waiting for a home for seven years begs for a ‘second chance’

Dog who’s been waiting for a home for seven years begs for a ‘second chance’

But while she’s fully trained and a lovely dog, getting Ginger adopted has been tricky, in part because she needs to be the only pet at home and can’t live with small children.

Crufts 2020: How do dogs get their pedigree names?

Crufts 2020: How do dogs get their pedigree names?

Annually the prestigious dog show is organised by The Kennel Club, which is also the major body responsible for the naming and registering of pedigree dogs.But for a purebred dog to be considered pedigree, the dog must be registered by an organisation such as The Kennel Club.

Is Crufts 2020 still on or is it cancelled because of coronavirus?

Is Crufts 2020 still on or is it cancelled because of coronavirus?

Our hearts… (Picture: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)In a statement on their website, organisers The Kennel Club wrote: ‘Further to the government COBRA meeting held on Monday 2 March, and following further discussion, the Kennel Club can confirm Crufts 2020 is currently going ahead as planned.

Standard poodle named Siba wins Westminster best in show

Standard poodle named Siba wins Westminster best in show

Daniel the golden retriever put up a good fight in the Westminster Dog Show, finishing in the top seven.A Whippet named Bourbon won best reserve in show during the annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show.

Shiba Inu burned in house fire training to be therapy dog for human burn victims

Shiba Inu burned in house fire training to be therapy dog for human burn victims

The nine-year-old has turned himself around through training (Picture: Care More Animal Hospital)From there, Mandy says she’ll work to get Taka up to standard as a therapy dog for those who’ve been through similar things to him.

Man who created labradoodle describes it as his 'life’s regret'

Man who created labradoodle describes it as his 'life’s regret'

The man who created the world’s first labradoodle has spoken of his regret in creating the popular mixed-breed dog , describing them as “crazy Frankenstein’s monsters” prone to hereditary problems.

Winners of the Dog Photographer of the Year competition

Winners of the Dog Photographer of the Year competition

Each year the Kennel Club receives thousands of entries from all around the world, carefully selecting he best dog photographs in ten categories: portrait, man’s best friend, dogs at play, dogs at work, puppy, oldies, young pup photographer (for entrants under 11), I love dogs because (for entrants between the ages of 12 and 17), assistance dogs, and rescue dogs.

Dulux dog faces brush with extinction as numbers plummet to historic lows

Dulux dog faces brush with extinction as numbers plummet to historic lows

Old English Sheepdogs are facing a brush with extinction (Image: GETTY)Old English sheepdog puppy registrations have hit historic lows, with just 98 recorded in the first three months of this year - a 16 percent drop over the same time in 2018.

Saint Bernard siblings who always stick together find forever home

Saint Bernard siblings who always stick together find forever home

The five-year-old litter mates — named Gasket, Goliath and Gunther — have been living at the Edmonton Humane Society in Alberta, Canada, since they arrived in late September from a different animal welfare agency.

Abused dog found lying next to decomposing bodies of its dead siblings

Abused dog found lying next to decomposing bodies of its dead siblings

An RSPCA inspector who went to rescue the dog described it as ‘the saddest sight I have seen in 12 years in the job’ (Picture: SWNS)‘She was so scared.