All the latest news from the world of dogs. Important and fun dog news in the UK, from charity news to headlining pooches.
5 CommentsFriday, 1 October 2021 | D for Dog
How has your dog has been coping since the pandemic began? Take 10 minutes to fill out the National Dog Survey to help keep pooches happy.
Saturday, 4 September 2021 | D for Dog
Under new plans to change the law, pets would be recognised as more valuable than just property and pet theft could carry tougher sentences.
Monday, 26 July 2021 | D for Dog
Disagreements about who gets to keep the family dog during divorce proceedings can end up in court. It's time to consider how a pet-nup can help.
Friday, 9 July 2021 | D for Dog
Looking to holiday with your dog this summer? The most dog-friendly campsites and holiday parks have been revealed in a new study by Land Rover.
12 CommentsFriday, 4 June 2021 | D for Dog
Are you a victim of the illegal puppy trade? Anybody can be fooled by illegal puppy traders but you do have the power to do something. Report it here.
Wednesday, 10 February 2021 | D for Dog
Dog theft - Police are warning that criminals are exploiting the huge increase in prices and demand for puppies over the Coronavirus restrictions.
Friday, 29 January 2021 | D for Dog
Battersea has welcomed the Government's announcement of a new Model Tenancy Agreement to make it easier for tenants with pets to find rented accommodation.
3 CommentsSaturday, 5 September 2020 | D for Dog
Calling all cat and dog owners for a brand new 5 Star TV programme 'Cats & Dogs At War'. Is the battle between felines and canines making family life a living hell?
Thursday, 20 June 2019 | D for Dog
We know about human blood banks but did you know that blood donation exists for dogs too? Every unit of donated blood helps up to 4 other dogs. Find out more.
Saturday, 8 June 2019 | D for Dog
UK police dogs and horses will be protected by law from today. Finn's Law is named after police dog Finn who was stabbed when he protected his handler.
Saturday, 1 June 2019 | D for Dog
A ban on 3rd party puppy and kitten sales will come into effect in England on 6th April 2020. Lucy's Law aims to put an end to puppy and kitten farming.
6 CommentsFriday, 14 December 2018 | D for Dog
As keen supporters of rescue dogs and their plight, we want to do our bit and try to get some of these very deserving dogs at Battersea a home.
Tuesday, 31 July 2018 | D for Dog
The People's Vet - a new Channel 4 TV show giving viewers a look behind the scenes of two of PDSA's busiest pet hospitals.
3 CommentsMonday, 16 July 2018 | D for Dog
Today a petition opposing calls to add the Staffordshire Bull Terrier to the banned breeds list will be debated before Parliament.
Friday, 15 June 2018 | D for Dog
PDSA have come up with a great fundraising idea. Hold your very own World Cup 2018 sweepstake. Have fun and raise money for sick, injured pets.
4 CommentsTuesday, 12 June 2018 | D for Dog
It is important that we all know how to behave around dogs. The simplest advice could save a child or dog's life. Being more dog smart is a must.
3 CommentsWednesday, 14 March 2018 | D for Dog
Alabama Rot is still a risk and fresh outbreaks are still being reported in the UK. Learn about the symptoms and possible preventative measures.
5 CommentsWednesday, 14 March 2018 | D for Dog
With electric shock collars banned in Wales and with Scotland poised to follow suit, the Government has now also announced a consultation.
Monday, 29 January 2018 | D for Dog
Do you have a porky pet that needs to lose weight? Do you want to give them a healthy future? Pet Fit Club is PDSA's annual weight-loss challenge.
2 CommentsThursday, 25 January 2018 | D for Dog
As Scotland are poised to ban electronic shock collars, attention turns to England and N. Ireland to ban the use and import of these devices.
1 CommentWednesday, 8 November 2017 | D for Dog
This year why not do some Christmas shopping from one of the dog charity websites. Help sick, injured, homeless or working dogs this Christmas.
6 CommentsWednesday, 13 September 2017 | D for Dog
Animal cruelty sentences are a joke. The current animal cruelty sentence is no deterrent. Let's change the law for animals. Find out how here.
6 CommentsWednesday, 6 September 2017 | D for Dog
Proposals have been announced in a number of council areas to fine dog walkers who are caught walking their dogs without a poop bag or scoop.
Wednesday, 6 September 2017 | D for Dog
Dogs Trust have said they are once again bracing themselves for an influx of dogs being given up when the new school year begins.
36 CommentsThursday, 31 August 2017 | D for Dog
New Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) legislation could mean millions of people are at risk of having their dog walks restricted. Act now!
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 | D for Dog
A year on from the compulsory microchipping law, dog owners are being urged to microchip their dogs and check that chip details are up to date.
4 CommentsMonday, 10 April 2017 | D for Dog
Alabama Rot (CRGV) is a life threatening canine disease increasing in the UK. Find out the symptoms and what, where, why. Be Alabama Rot aware.
3 CommentsMonday, 27 March 2017 | D for Dog
At Dog School learn how to use positive reward based training, build a trusting relationship with your dog and prevent behavioural problems.
Saturday, 19 November 2016 | D for Dog
Important information for all pet owners - product recall of Armitage Pet Care Flea and Tick Drops following potentially fatal packaging error.
1 CommentWednesday, 16 November 2016 | D for Dog
Let us be your hero. Please adopt. It will save a life, and that life might just be your own. The Day I Rescued My Best Friend by J. Palmer
1 CommentMonday, 7 November 2016 | D for Dog
Don't fall victim to puppy farming. Please watch and share this realistic 'TV commercial' for Suzy Puppy. Be sensible - don't take Suzy home.
16 CommentsTuesday, 6 September 2016 | D for Dog
Shockingly a dog fight takes place in the UK every day. Dog fighting is barbaric and should be stopped. Please read, sign and share. Thank you.
2 CommentsWednesday, 13 July 2016 | D for Dog
Are you are a deaf dog owner who would like to help in an exciting and worthwhile project to help invent an adapted sensory toy for deaf dogs?
19 CommentsMonday, 4 July 2016 | D for Dog
How dangerous is Leptospirosis to our dogs and how risky is the Leptospirosis vaccine? We discuss this, including the new Nobivac L4 vaccine.
Saturday, 25 June 2016 | D for Dog
If your dog goes missing, gets lost or stolen, there are things you can do. Includes advice on theft/loss prevention and finding your lost dog.
3 CommentsSaturday, 25 June 2016 | D for Dog
More than 5,000 dogs have been reported to the police as stolen in England and Wales since the start of 2013. This is a rise of 22.3%.
2 CommentsThursday, 26 May 2016 | D for Dog
Meet Trixie. She needs a loving home. This gorgeous little 8 month old Yorkshire Terrier's hair was so matted her tail was stuck to her legs.
76 CommentsTuesday, 24 May 2016 | D for Dog
Macau Canidrome in China, coined the world’s deadliest dog track, is receiving thousands of greyhounds. Help prevent more dogs being sent.
2 CommentsThursday, 19 May 2016 | D for Dog
Never has there been a better excuse for a little drinkie. A new beer, launched today, will be helping to raise pounds for homesless hounds.
1 CommentTuesday, 17 May 2016 | D for Dog
These cute dog table cards are a wonderful alternative to traditional wedding favours and each one helps homeless dogs at Dogs Trust.