Charity shares warning on flat-faced breeds

Charity shares warning on flat-faced breeds

Battersea has shared that they have performed life-saving Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome (BOAS) surgery on nearly half of all the flat-faced dogs that have been given to them over the years.

Big cat warning: 'Multiple sightings' reported as 'massive beast' terrifies woman

Big cat warning: 'Multiple sightings' reported as 'massive beast' terrifies woman

Wildlife expert Frank Tunbridge said big cats are part of UK wildlife now (Image: Gloucestershire Live WS) Sightings have increased over the last five years, Gloucestershire Police confirm (Image: Getty Images )He said there's no doubt some of these animals will be out there after escaping or being released from private collectors.

Dog saved by surgery after eating six packets of chocolate coins

Dog saved by surgery after eating six packets of chocolate coins

She returned to her home in Plymouth, Devon, to find the chocolate coins gone and wrappers strewn across the floor, before rushing Hugo to a nearby PDSA pet hospital.“I’d only been to the shops briefly and came back to find torn-up packets and bits of foil all over the floor, with the chocolate gone,” she said.

French Bulldog has worst birthday ever after swallowing toy dinosaur

French Bulldog has worst birthday ever after swallowing toy dinosaur

Dani and Bruno (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)At first, it seemed like he might be totally fine, as Dani, from Solihull, Birmingham, wasn’t sure which dino toy he’d got his jaws on, and hoped it might be able to ‘pass’ without incident.

Traumatised woman terrified of animals after lip ripped off in dog attack

Traumatised woman terrified of animals after lip ripped off in dog attack

Marie Fast, 48, has been scarred for life after her ordeal (Picture: Kennedy News and Media)A woman has been left traumatised after her lip was torn off in a horrific dog attack – leaving her screaming in agony and scarred for life.

Cockapoo nearly died after eating face mask tied around bone

Cockapoo nearly died after eating face mask tied around bone

Milo was sent home to recover after his life-saving surgery (Picture: PA) The metal nose clip made it dangerous for Milo to pass naturally or vomit up (Picture: PA) Becky said she is ‘so grateful’ to the vets and nurses who saved three-year-old Milo (Picture: PA)Ms Clancy went on: ‘Sadly this isn’t the first time our vets have seen pets who have eaten discarded PPE.

Mischievous dog lucky to be alive after eating nine socks

Mischievous dog lucky to be alive after eating nine socks

Beau looks positively guilty (Picture: Vets4Pets Lisburn)Beau, a Beagle-Harrier cross, was certainly in the dog house after gobbling up nine socks.Beau’s vets were concerned that the sock would create long-term damage in his gut and would need to be removed by either surgery, induced vomiting or a natural approach.

Dog-bite Britain: the problem with the pandemic puppy explosion

Dog-bite Britain: the problem with the pandemic puppy explosion

“But there was what felt like a lot of dog bites,” says Simon Minford, an advanced nurse practitioner specialising in cosmetic surgery for trauma patients at Alder Hey.While W54s include dog “strikes” – people being knocked over – Tulloch says records show the vast majority of cases are bites.

Naughty dog leaves vets flabbergasted as they find dead badger in his stomach

Naughty dog leaves vets flabbergasted as they find dead badger in his stomach

(Image: Warren Gunn/Cambridge News) Diesel had surgery to remove a dead badger from his stomach.(Image: Warren Gunn/Cambridge News)Then, soon after recovering, naughty Diesel was rushed to the vets again and they found he had eaten another sock.

Stood up by adoptive family, internet rallies around special needs dog

Stood up by adoptive family, internet rallies around special needs dog

Briggs founded the rescue in 2017 and the all-volunteer operation has saved 350 dogs.That’s what changing Jack was like"), started socializing with people and other dogs and discovered his favorite kind of toy is a squeaky pig.

Operation Baghdad Pups helps serviceman, dog reunite in US

Operation Baghdad Pups helps serviceman, dog reunite in US

The nonprofit’s program Operation Baghdad Pups: Worldwide has helped more than 1,000 servicemen and woman reunite with their dogs since 2008.Courtesy Patrick BradyBecause Brady had to quarantine on a military base in North Carolina for two weeks as a pandemic precaution, Marshmallow lived with his parents until they were finally reunited.

Dog gets mouth glued together after trying to open parcel

Dog gets mouth glued together after trying to open parcel

Roxi needed emergency surgery (Picture:Deadline News)Dog owners have been warned to be careful of their pets around deliveries after a terrier was left with her jaws glued together.

My dog smelled sepsis after I suffered third degree burns from hair dye

My dog smelled sepsis after I suffered third degree burns from hair dye

Levi and Chico, and right, the damage to her scalp (Picture: James Linsell-Clark/ SWNS)A woman believes her dog saved her life by ‘sniffing out’ sepsis after she reacted badly to hair dye and suffered third-degree burns.

Vets urge caution on waterside dog walks after greyhound swallows fishing hook

Vets urge caution on waterside dog walks after greyhound swallows fishing hook

A night time walk could have cost Sean his life (Picture: My Family Vets)On the evening of 18 September Sean’s owner Angela Reed-Fox took her greyhound Sean for a walk, but noticed something was off about him.

Dog sees miraculous recovery after surgeons remove ‘football-sized’ tumour

Dog sees miraculous recovery after surgeons remove ‘football-sized’ tumour

The lump started to grow quicker at the start of lockdown (Picture: My Family Vets)* Content warning: graphic images below.Please meet Bouncer, a nine-year-old Labrador retriever who has seen a miraculous recovery following surgery to remove a huge lump from his hind leg.

Toddler left in pool of blood after babysitter’s pit bull ripped her face open

Toddler left in pool of blood after babysitter’s pit bull ripped her face open

Ava’s face was badly damaged and she required several hours of plastic surgery to repair her shredded flesh (Picture: Laken Marie/) Ava was airlifted to a children’s hospital in Los Angeles, California, for emergency treatment (Picture: Laken Marie/)Mother of two, Laken, said: ‘I was distraught.

Dog so overweight his spine collapsed has life-changing surgery

Dog so overweight his spine collapsed has life-changing surgery

Poor Button Moon (Picture: Jam Press)An adorable dog who was left paralysed after putting on too much weight has finally made a full recovery thanks to an animal rescue charity.

Mum refused service for not wearing face mask after dog ripped off nose

Mum refused service for not wearing face mask after dog ripped off nose

Shereen Mawson had to have surgery to reattach her nose after a dog attack (Picture: SWNS)A woman recovering from painful surgery to reattach her nose after a dog attack says she was brought to tears when pharmacy staff refused to serve her for not wearing a face mask.

Saggy dog has much-needed face lift so he can eat and see

Saggy dog has much-needed face lift so he can eat and see

Neo the Neapolitan Mastiff needed a face lift to remove excess skin that was stopping him from seeing and making eating tough (Picture: SWNS)Having a few wrinkles is no big deal.

Peanut the sausage dog has surgery to walk again after he was paralysed

Peanut the sausage dog has surgery to walk again after he was paralysed

Sausage dog Peanut after his surgery (Picture: SWNS)‘I took him straight to the vets and they said he had intervertebral disc disease.He had an operation which involved having his spinal discs ‘shaved’ and left him with 13 staples in his back (Picture: SWNS).