Old English Sheepdogs are facing a brush with extinction (Image: GETTY)Old English sheepdog puppy registrations have hit historic lows, with just 98 recorded in the first three months of this year - a 16 percent drop over the same time in 2018.
The Observer Magazine of 9 March 1975 featured PG Wodehouse writing about his dogs (‘Pekes, hounds and mutts I have known’). But when Sammy died, confesses Wodehouse, ‘I made what I think was a mistake by appointing as his successor an Aberdeen terrier who was supposed (though he seldom did) to answer to the name of Angus.
(Picture: Jess Martin/Caters News)‘Amos’s main problem is that other dogs don’t like him when they approach him, obviously because he cannot communicate the same way, so he doesn’t have other friends.
Yes, all our dreams have come true – the Brexit march has been taken over by a pack of incredibly cute and fluffy dogs. (Picture: Richard Hartley-Parkinson). (Picture: Richard Hartley-Parkinson). (Picture: LNP). (Picture: AP) (Picture: AP) (Picture: AP) (Picture: AP)
‘These little considerations have made him a happy dog and really helped him to adjust quickly.’ Alex, the four-year-old terrier with carer Jackie (Picture: Dogs Trust / SWNS.com) The team are looking for the right home with owners who will continue to help him adapt, and hope that his lack of eye sight won’t put off any potential adopters.
It would be very sad to no longer see this historic and much-loved breed in our streets and parks in a few generations’ time.” President George W Bush carries his dog Barney as First Lady Laura Bush holds Miss Beazley (Image: GETTY) Scottie dog is a popular Monopoly playing piece (Image: GETTY) As breeds such as Scotties cause concerns over their continuing decline in popularity, the rise of the French bulldog has created its own worries.
The Kennel Club has placed the Scottish terrier on its at-risk register as people favour trendier designer cross-breeds such as the cockapoo and labradoodle, and migrants such as the French bulldog and miniature dachshund. Pinterest President George W Bush had Scotties Barney and Miss Beazley during his tenure at the White House.
it was the family’s Staffordshire Bull Terrier, named Stan, whose barks alerted the family of the fire, saving the lives of the two cats trapped inside. He also proved that dog-cat stereotypes are utterly useless. Stan even broke breed stereotypes.
‘Sickening sight’ Cruel pet owner dumps skeletal remains of dead dog in canal A CRUEL pet owner is being hunted by the RSPCA after the skeletal remains of a dead dog were recovered from a canal by a fisherman.
Here’s an interesting dog fact for you: Did you know a Pit Bull is not a specific dog breed? The term is usually used to refer to one or several different bully breeds, including the American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier (also known as Amstaff dogs), English Staffordshire Bull Terrier and the Bull Terrier.
The study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, also supports earlier findings in humans pointing to the role of early gestational exposure to fine air particulates and increased risk of heart disease later in life.
The statistics don’t lie.Brock Champion required seven stitches after being bitten on the face by an american staffordshire terrier cross bull mastif in the Sydney suburb of Blacktown — one of 13,000 people to attend hospital after a dog bite each year.Source:SuppliedAccording to the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, around 13,000 people each year attend hospital emergency departments in Australia for dog bite injuries.