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.