Thief who stole dog and tried to cut its ears off still allowed to own animals

Thief who stole dog and tried to cut its ears off still allowed to own animals

Martin Carter, 32, has been sentenced to six months behind bars after stealing Marley, an American XL Bully dog, from Birmingham Dogs Home in November 2017. Carter was given a six month custodial sentence for handling stolen goods and three months – which will run concurrently – for the animal offence, on June 4.

Did You Lose Your Pet? There's an App for That!

Did You Lose Your Pet? There's an App for That!

While having up-to-date identification tags and microchips are key advances, technology is offering a new approach—a facial recognition app to help recover lost pets. This free app aims to recover lost pets, it’s called Finding Rover.

How a Microchip Helped Giget Get Home

How a Microchip Helped Giget Get Home

The microchip, manufactured by the company PetLink, not only saved Giget; the company is also paying for her flight home! Giget’s journey between April and September will remain a mystery, but when she was brought to the shelter she was in relatively good shape.

CAT MYSTERY: Moggie missing for 9 YEARS returned home for final cuddles before she died

CAT MYSTERY: Moggie missing for 9 YEARS returned home for final cuddles before she died

After nine years apart Mike Marshall cuddles Babsy the cat (Image: RSPCA)Inspector Cooper today described the “goosebumps” moment she handed Babsy to Mr Marshall after checking out the address details from the microchip.

Home for Christmas! Stolen dog ABANDONED by sick breeders - 'My best friend is back!'

Home for Christmas! Stolen dog ABANDONED by sick breeders - 'My best friend is back!'

Bella's three-year ordeal left her riddled with mange (Image: Kennel Club/Francesca Sharp)Much-loved Bella as only reunited with her pining owner after being dumped on the streets having been treated abominably by unscrupulous breeders looking for fat profits.

'Discard like RUBBISH' Flea-riddled dog left to die in freezing car park

'Discard like RUBBISH' Flea-riddled dog left to die in freezing car park

Tragic dog died as it was being rushed to vet (Image: RSPCA)The dying pet was wrapped in a duvet and then stuffed into a bag before being dumped on a grass verge.

Missing for a Month: Little Boy Reunites With His Stolen Puppy

Missing for a Month: Little Boy Reunites With His Stolen Puppy

Khalik said they were going to pet the pup, “He reached down, took off the leash and drove off.” While Khalik’s father gave chase, he couldn’t catch up. To help prevent losing your dog forever, make sure your pet is microchipped.