Couple spared jail for risking return of rabies in puppy-smuggling scandal

Couple spared jail for risking return of rabies in puppy-smuggling scandal

Jodie Fairbrother was handed a suspended sentence and banned from keeping or trading in animals for five years (Picture: Grimsby Telegraph/MEN Media) RSPCA officers raid the 4Paws kennels in South Killinghome (Picture: Grimsby Telegraph/MEN Media) Officers removed 160 dogs and cats, many of which had untreated medical conditions (Picture: Grimsby Telegraph/MEN Media)They were charged with a string of cruelty offences after RSPCA officers removed 160 animals from their rescue centre and veterinary clinic in Lincolnshire.

What breed is Boris Johnson’s new dog and what is his name?

What breed is Boris Johnson’s new dog and what is his name?

Carrie Symonds with her new pup (Picture: Twitter/@carriesymonds)For all the different news stories coming out of Downing Street this week, Boris Johnson adopting a new puppy for the famous residences is certainly the most light-hearted one, even if it isn’t welcome news for Larry the cat .

Downing Street gets new resident – a dog named Dilyn

Downing Street gets new resident – a dog named Dilyn

A momentary distraction from what is likely to be a hugely turbulent week in politics has arrived at Downing Street, in the form of a 15-week-old puppy.The arrival of the dog may come as a shock to 12-year-old Larry, the No 10 cat which has served three prime ministers.

Boris Johnson’s rescue dog arrives at new home in Downing Street

Boris Johnson’s rescue dog arrives at new home in Downing Street

The puppy has arrived at its new home (Picture: PA)A rescue puppy has moved out of a dog shelter and into Downing Street to join Boris Johnson and girlfriend Carrie Symonds.

Dog meat and dead monkeys on sale in gruesome market in Indonesia

Dog meat and dead monkeys on sale in gruesome market in Indonesia

Dogs are killed for their meat in Indonesia (Picture: Alf Jacob Nilsen/ Solent News & Photo Agency) The retired biologist saw shoppers inspecting the meat (Picture: Alf Jacob Nilsen/ Solent News & Photo Agency) Animal rights campaigners have previously tried to shut down the market (Picture: Alf Jacob Nilsen/ Solent News & Photo Agency)‘Hundreds of locals were offering bush meat, dog meat, bats, chickens and fish for sale.

Sunny updates us on what he's learned in his guide dog training

Sunny updates us on what he's learned in his guide dog training

This is a day to celebrate the importance of guide dogs and how they help people who are blind or visually impaired reach their personal goals of independence. It's also a way to honor all the paw-some people who dedicate their time, funds and love to creating guide dog partnerships.

Dogs kept in cages overnight at Chanel store for ‘security purposes’

Dogs kept in cages overnight at Chanel store for ‘security purposes’

Tabitha Willett, 27, shared pictures of the dogs lying in their cages (Picture: Instagram) She wrote alongside the pictures: ‘Chanel why are there to dogs in tiny cages in your shop at 11pm?’ The TV personality, who is currently expecting her first child, then continued: ‘I phoned Chanel up who said the dogs were there for security purposes which I don’t understand as they are locked in crates and the crates are far too small for their size.

5 Winter Street Style Looks for Your Dog

5 Winter Street Style Looks for Your Dog

Chic Puffer Vest Courtesy of Tilden Brighton When there’s a chill in the air, this Fab Dog color block puffer vest keeps fashion-conscious canines warm and looking good.

Adorable puppies SAVED after rescue from toxic tar by heartwarming community teamwork

Adorable puppies SAVED after rescue from toxic tar by heartwarming community teamwork

Animal rescuers saving puppies coated in tar (Image: Humane Society International ) Kind-hearted pet lovers, ambulance drivers, journalists and animal welfare experts united for the emergency operation to stop the young dogs being mummified in the gluey bitumen.

Skeleton dog kicked out of BMW onto streets after he's rejected THREE TIMES

Skeleton dog kicked out of BMW onto streets after he's rejected THREE TIMES

Looking pitiful, Winston recovers from being kicked on to the street (Image: RSPCA) As Winston recovers in the Manchester and Cheshire Dogs Home, the RSPCA has launched an investigation into the dumping.

Rescue Dogs Search Washington Mudslide

Rescue Dogs Search Washington Mudslide

The selfless efforts of search dogs in Washington, and people like Paula in Indiana teach us that even in the face of tragedy there is always hope.

Canine comforts: five-star treats for the whole family – including the dog

Canine comforts: five-star treats for the whole family – including the dog

To this end PetsPyjamas, the online bespoke dog-friendly travel company, helped me devise an active mini-break of soft cycling and easy hiking in West Sussex and Dorset with pampering and luxury creature comforts for myself, my husband, our two sons and our miniature schnauzer.

6 Beagle Gifts for Beagle Lovers

6 Beagle Gifts for Beagle Lovers

Wine glasses need not be excluded from Beagle gifts for dog lovers, and this set features adorable, hand-sandblasted images on stemless wine glasses. When searching for the perfect dog gifts for Beagle lovers, it would be impossible to pass up a decorative street sign that reads “Beagle Blvd” on both sides.

Snowball the Cockatoo Proves Animals Can Dance

Snowball the Cockatoo Proves Animals Can Dance

According to Robert Krulwich of NPR, professor Aniruddh Patel turned snowball’s dance into a science experiment to see if he could get Snowball to dance to 11 more beats. The results surprised Patel; Snowball was actually able to dance along with beats other than the one that made him famous.

'Pick of the Litter' documentary follows puppies' guide dog training

'Pick of the Litter' documentary follows puppies' guide dog training

The documentary filmmaker and co-director Dana Nachman, 46, followed five Labrador retriever puppies — Patriot, Potomac, Primrose, Poppet and Phil — through 20 months of intensive training to see which, if any, would become guide dogs in their new documentary, "Pick of the Litter," due out Aug. 31.