Children wrote essays to help get shelter dogs adopted — and it worked

Children wrote essays to help get shelter dogs adopted — and it worked

Courtesy St. Michael's Episcopal School“How do you feel about the second graders writing persuasive paragraphs through the eyes of one of the shelter animals?” Jones, 42, who teaches at St. Michael’s Episcopal School in Richmond, Virginia, asked.

Fears for Royal Park stags as herds face rising threat from modern life

Fears for Royal Park stags as herds face rising threat from modern life

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Labrador almost dies of heatstroke – even though it was overcast weather

Labrador almost dies of heatstroke – even though it was overcast weather

(Picture: My Family Vet/Thomas Richmond)A Labrador almost didn’t make it after suffering from a potentially fatal case of heatstroke in cloudy conditions.We went from having a great time playing in the park to suffering from heatstroke in the space of a few minutes.

Deer dies after running into fence while being chased by dog in Bushy Park

Deer dies after running into fence while being chased by dog in Bushy Park

An owner was fined £602 in January after a deer was killed when his red setter chased it, attacked it and forced it into the path of a car in Richmond Park.He added: ‘It’s illegal for a dog to chase deer in Richmond and Bushy Parks, and owners may face prosecution if caught.’.

Metro Lifeline: A medical detection dog gave us our lives back

Metro Lifeline: A medical detection dog gave us our lives back

As soon as our bouncy Labrador cross Golden Retriever came home with us, he started to make our lives better in ways I could never have imagined (Picture: Naomi Walsh) When the idea of having a medical detection dog coming to live with me and my son, Jamie, was first floated by a teacher, I have to admit – I wasn’t too sure.

Man fined £600 after out-of-control dog fatally attacked deer in Richmond Park

Man fined £600 after out-of-control dog fatally attacked deer in Richmond Park

A dog owner has been fined £600 after a deer was killed when his red setter chased it, attacked it and forced it into the path of a car in Richmond Park.

Ranger warns Royal Parks will be closed if dogs aren’t kept on leads

Ranger warns Royal Parks will be closed if dogs aren’t kept on leads

Dog owners have been asked to follow the ‘temporary’ coronavirus measure at the eight Royal Parks in London to help visitors stay two metres away from each other.

Neglected dog who lived under a bed for two years has dramatic transformation

Neglected dog who lived under a bed for two years has dramatic transformation

Lionheart’s years of neglect had left him with such matted fur he couldn’t walk or eat (Picture: Richmond SPCA)Little Lionheart has had a tough time – but now he’s finally getting the love he deserves.

Dog who lived under a bed for 2 years gets 'Cinderella' makeover

Dog who lived under a bed for 2 years gets 'Cinderella' makeover

Starr also explained that Lionheart was a friendly and affectionate dog, and loved spending time with people. Lionheart, now named Cody, has been adopted into a family that "adores" him, according to Richmond SPCA CEO Robin Starr.