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).

Super Vet performs miracle in series finale as dog is on the brink

Super Vet performs miracle in series finale as dog is on the brink

Little Jasper survived after going into cardiac arrest (Picture: Channel 4)Super Vet Noel Fitzpatrick has performed a miracle in saving a dog’s life after he was on the brink.

Boy, 5, bullied by strangers after rottweilers ripped off half of his face

Boy, 5, bullied by strangers after rottweilers ripped off half of his face

Ryder Wells, five, has permanent facial disfigurement after he was attacked by rottweilers (Picture: Mercury Press & Media)A five-year-old boy suffers cruel taunts and stares from strangers after a rottweiler attack left his face permanently disfigured, his distraught mother says.

Tiny paralysed chihuahua can now walk after getting 3D printed implant

Tiny paralysed chihuahua can now walk after getting 3D printed implant

Ping’s life was changed by the vet team (Picture: Hamlilton Specialist Referrals / SWNS Provider)Ping the chihuahua was paralysed from a young age, after his owner Zoe Cekalla noticed he was struggling to walk on all four legs at just four months old.

Tiny dog left without a nose after surviving cancer

Tiny dog left without a nose after surviving cancer

Even without a nose, Poa is a happy and loving dog (Picture: Anna Prosser / SWNS)‘It is a reminder that even the smallest of us can be very strong.

Dog who was set on fire and had his head ‘caved in’ by attackers makes miraculous recovery

Dog who was set on fire and had his head ‘caved in’ by attackers makes miraculous recovery

Bruce was rushed to surgery for his injuries (Picture: SWNS)RSPCA Inspector Sam Morris said about finding him: ‘I was absolutely gobsmacked at what I saw.

Formerly obese Labrador doesn’t look too happy with his weight loss

Formerly obese Labrador doesn’t look too happy with his weight loss

Miller was severely overweight thanks to a love of nicking food dropped on the floor… but he always wore a smile (Picture: Jacquelyn Hensley / Kennedy News)‘He may not look it, but he is a happier boy now.

Dog who lost her leg after a stroke won't let it break her spirit

Dog who lost her leg after a stroke won't let it break her spirit

Juniper before she lost her leg (Picture: Maggie Hull /SWNS.COM)For a while, the pair enjoyed their life together – but unfortunately, just five months after being adopted by Maggie, Juniper suffered a spinal stroke that left her paralysed from the waist down.