Ministers are working on a cross-government approach to tackling the “vile crime” of pet theft.
Priti Patel has been accused of failing to take the theft of pet dogs seriously despite a promise to “go after” those responsible for the crime.
Three police officers required hospital treatment after being attacked by dogs while carrying out a Covid house party raid.
The total value of pet insurance claims for cats increased by 10% annually to an all-time high of £148 million in 2020, according to industry figures.
Landowners have warned of the risk of a spike in dog attacks as “pandemic puppies” get their first taste of the countryside as the lambing season peaks.
Dog owners are being warned to keep their pets’ paws away from chocolate this Easter after a little Chihuahua needed life-saving treatment.
Taraji P Henson has said she is “a wreck” following the death of her beloved dog K-Ball.
The Polish government has proposed new laws that would give “pensions” to dogs and horses that serve with the country’s police, border guard and fire service.
Dog ownership has rocketed in recent months with more people choosing to get their own pet. But with dog ownership comes the need to, on occasions, transport them elsewhere – which is when you’ll need to take them in the car. Particularly with lockdown restrictions set to ease across the UK, it’s a situation that many dog owners will find themselves in soon.
More than half of dogs that are taken to veterinary clinics with severe heatstroke go on to die from the condition, according to a study.
President Joe Biden’s dogs, Champ and Major, are roaming the White House again, after having been sent to Delaware when Major, the younger dog, injured a Secret Service agent.
New legislation has been passed that could see dog owners fined up to £40,000 or jailed for a maximum of a year for livestock worrying.
Dog owners urged to take pictures of their pooches’ distinguishing features following spike in lockdown dognappings
Dog owners are being urged to take pictures of their pooches' distinguishing features after a spike in lockdown dognappings.
A teenager is helping dogs get adopted by making bow ties for them to stand out to potential new owners.
Dog owners should be required to hold identity documents for their pets in a bid to combat theft, a police and crime commissioner has said.
Dog owners are more scared of walking their pets now than this time last year amid fears of dognappers, according to a survey.
Nearly every week, reports of the kidnapping of dogs – from back gardens, from their homes, or even while they’re out for a walk – hit the headlines.
The Queen has two new corgi puppies after being given them as a present during lockdown.
The winner of Pooch Perfect has been crowned.
A spaniel who provided virtual therapy to people across the world during the pandemic is being awarded the animal equivalent of an OBE.
An SNP backbencher has challenged the Scottish Government to take “real action” to tackle the number of dog attacks.
A dog’s nose could hold the key to detecting the most lethal type of prostate cancer, scientists have said.
A puppy called Toffee has been saved by vets after ingesting a large face mask, prompting a warning for dog owners to be vigilant.
It was like a scene from Disney’s classic Lady And The Tramp, played out on the streets of Aberdeen during the dark days of the Great Depression of the 1930s.
Rio de Janeiro’s carnival festivities may have been cancelled – but the city’s dogs were still able to hold their own annual parade.
Strictly Come Dancing winner Bill Bailey is joined by famous faces including Anton Du Beke and Jorgie Porter for a special Valentine’s tribute to their pet dogs.
The Home Secretary has pledged to look at measures to tackle “absolutely shocking” pet thefts and to “go after” the thieves who are profiting from the crime.
A man has been airlifted to hospital after falling through ice while trying to reach his dog.
Carrie Symonds’ mobile phone number was inadvertently published online by Downing Street in a photograph showing it on her dog’s collar.
The Scottish SPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found shaved and dumped in the snow in Midlothian.