WATCH | Police Dog Handler; Expectation Vs Reality

When you think of a police dog handler, your mind probably conjures up images of big white teeth, dogs chasing wrong-uns, and vehicle pursuits. Not forgetting, of course, the life-saving work police dogs and their handlers do when it comes to finding high-risk missing people. And, to be honest, most of those images are quiteContinue reading “WATCH | Police Dog Handler; Expectation Vs Reality”

Czech Police Called By Hunters After Deer Steals Rifle

Czech police are searching for a hunter’s rifle after a deer allegedly snatched it in its antlers before running away with it during a hunting trip in southern Bohemia. Police said the hunter lost his 0.22 Hornet rifle during the trip in a forest near the village of Horni Plana on Friday. According to a policeContinue reading “Czech Police Called By Hunters After Deer Steals Rifle”

WATCH | Man Wrestles Puppy Free From Alligator’s Jaws

Surveillance cameras have caught the dramatic moment (scroll down for video) when a Florida man waded to the aid of a puppy that had just been dragged underwater by an alligator. 74-year-old Richard Wilbanks, of Estero, ran into the pond in his backyard after seeing the helpless 3-month-old puppy disappear beneath the water. Without anyContinue reading “WATCH | Man Wrestles Puppy Free From Alligator’s Jaws”

Dog Found In Street With “Horrific” Machete Wound Is Making Good Progress

A ‘friendly’ dog, which was found collapsed and clinging to life with a horrific machete wound to the side of her head in Liverpool, is making a remarkable recovery, thanks to the care being provided by the RSPCA. Ruby, a friendly American Bulldog, was found severely injured in Priory Road, Anfield, near Stanley Park, onContinue reading “Dog Found In Street With “Horrific” Machete Wound Is Making Good Progress”

Couple Banned From Keeping Animals For Life Following RSPCA Investigation

A man and woman from County Durham have been banned from keeping animals for life thanks to a successful prosecution pursued by the RSPCA.  John Raper and Clare Louise Raper, both of Darlington, were convicted of causing unnecessary suffering to their dog ‘Chico’ and failing to meet the needs of Chico, a cat called ‘Puss’, three domesticContinue reading “Couple Banned From Keeping Animals For Life Following RSPCA Investigation”

‘Fungie’ The Dolphin Spotted Swimming Outside Ann Summers

‘Fungie’ The Dolphin Spotted Swimming Outside Ann Summers You might have already heard about Fungie the dolphin (also known as the Dingle Dolphin). For readers who do not know, Fungie is a common bottlenose dolphin who became separated from other wild dolphins.  He is known to live in very close contact with humans in Dingle,Continue reading “‘Fungie’ The Dolphin Spotted Swimming Outside Ann Summers”

WATCH | Dog Owners Drills Eye & Nose Holes In Fence For Her Two Pooches

If you own a dog (or are owned by a dog) and you also happen to have a garden, then you are probably acutely aware of just how much enjoyment dogs get from trying to work out who is passing by their territory.  Some dogs will try and smash down their owner’s fence or will tryContinue reading “WATCH | Dog Owners Drills Eye & Nose Holes In Fence For Her Two Pooches”

Top Five Handmade Gifts On Amazon For Animal Lovers

You may, or may not, already know that Amazon has a ‘handmade’ section on their website that is used by small business owners to sell their bespoke handmade products. We know that a lot of our readers are animal lovers, so we had a quick look on Amazon Handmade and picked out five of theContinue reading “Top Five Handmade Gifts On Amazon For Animal Lovers”

House Of Lords Approves Bill That Prevents UK From Importing Meat From Countries With Lower Welfare Standards

Thanks to campaigning from well-known animal charities such as the RSPCA, tens of thousands of people ended up signing a petition intended to stop lower animal welfare imports from entering the UK.  And now the House of Lords has voted to add a new section into the Agriculture Bill which says that the UK GovernmentContinue reading “House Of Lords Approves Bill That Prevents UK From Importing Meat From Countries With Lower Welfare Standards”