Dog thefts hit a record high last year (Image: Getty) Map of dog thefts in UK (Image: Express)Kent Police received 182, Lancashire Constabulary had 116 and South Yorkshire Police had 100.French Bulldogs, which are the second most popular breed in the UK, are one of the most commonly stolen dogs, along with Jack Russell Terriers.
Couples living in apartments with no garden have been warned about 10 cute dogs they should not buy (Image: Getty) Weighing up to 180 lbs, Saint Bernards are not suited to living in close confines (Image: Getty)Springer Spaniels are also highly energetic and tend to run around indoors to keep themselves amused, meaning they are likely to cause damage to a smaller living space.
Vegan diets are healthier and safer for dogs than conventional meat-based diets, according to the largest study to date, as long as they are nutritionally complete.
The animal charity has launched a campaign called 'Save Our Breath' to urge pet owners to "stop seeing these pets as cute and recognise the serious health issues they face".RSPCA chief vet Caroline Allen has explained that she understands the appeal of flat-faced pooches, but that breeding for these features can compromise a pup’s health and welfare.
One-year-old Bella-Rae Birch died after an attack by her family's American Bulldog in Merseyside (Image: PA)Dr Gaines continued: "People found themselves in a situation where they wanted some companionship, wanted something for their children to look after.
Poor guy (Picture: RSPCA/Andrew Forsyth) ‘He would squash himself at the back of his kennel and spent all of his time staring at the wall’ (Picture: RSPCA/Andrew Forsyth)Kennel supervisor Tiffany Saunders said: ‘When Ralph arrived he was completely shut-down.
Courtesy Best Friends Animal SocietyThere are two main ways the public can help: by getting pets out of shelters through traditional methods like fostering , adopting, volunteering and donating — and by keeping pets out of shelters in the first place.
After 12 years, her owner Michelle did not expect to be reunited with her pet and the microchip company had even listed her as deceased in their records.Zoey has been reunited with her owner 12 years after going missing (Image: San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office ).
Mullins, 70, who lives in Leicestershire, had founded a Facebook group, Beastwatch UK, in 2001 as a place to document exotic animal sightings in the British countryside, so it was natural for news of this sort to trickle his way.
In the first study of its kind, researchers have calculated there are nearly a quarter of a million stray cats living in urban areas of the UK – or an average of 9.3 a square kilometre.
CLIMATE campaigners have slammed Norway for killing hundreds of whales this year, despite a dwindling use of whale meat in the country.Whalers, who typically use explosive harpoons, hunted more than 570 minke whales - the highest number in five years, according to Norwegian Fishermen's Sales Organisation data.
Miami joined Dubai in deploying medical detection dogs at its airports this week (Picture: Getty)The first ever full-time deployments of Covid-detecting dogs at an airport has begun in Dubai.Cobra the Belgin Malinois has been proven to sniff Covid with over 99 per cent accuracy (Picture: Getty)‘Everybody, including humans, are wrong at some point.
The auction house announced earlier this year that it would sell the vast and varied number of objects that the late fashion designer accumulated to fill his eight residences in Monaco and France .Karl Lagerfeld, who died in 2019.
Daffodils Tulips Clematis Geranium Hydrangeas Bluebells Snowdrops Rhododendrons Irises Azaleas The charity advises that owners also need to watch out for substances such as insecticides and poisons used in treating common garden nuisances (used by 39% of dog owners) that can be potentially toxic to dogs.
Millions of cat owners could be expected to get their cats microchipped or face fines under new government plans as the number of felines being stolen has risen sharply during the pandemic.