Dog News

Dog News

Check out the latest dog related news from around the UK.

The UK’s largest organisation devoted to dog health, welfare and training – the Kennel Club – joined forces with Matthew Offord MP in Parliament yesterday (7 June) at an event calling for a ban on the use and sale of electric shock collars in the UK.

As Dog Bite Prevention Week (12 - 19 June) nears, the oldest and largest animal welfare organisation is urging parents to spend some time educating children on the best way to approach a dog, and how to act around dogs.

The RSPCA has appealed for information after a severely neglected dog was found cowering under a bush in a Bristol park.  The male Staffordshire Bull Terrier couldn’t stand and was suffering from a severe skin condition.

The RSPCA is calling for the government in England to follow in the footsteps of its Welsh counterpart in banning shock collars after a review of the ban in Wales confirms shock collars cause pain to animals.

A 6 year old Cockapoo from Surrey has been named HiLife Pets As Therapy (PAT) Dog of the Year at Crufts.

Boo, from Swindon, Wiltshire, a Lurcher who is credited with transforming the life of her owner following complications in pregnancy that left her unable to have children and suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder has been announced as the winner of the Eukanuba Friends for Life competition at Crufts 2016.

The 125th anniversary of Crufts has ended on a high, with an exciting Best in Show final seeing Devon (Ch Burneze Geordie Girl), a West Highland White Terrier take home the coveted title  on Sunday March 13th.

MPs met on Tuesday 8 March at Westminster Hall to discuss their concerns over the health and welfare of dogs bred for sale.

The Kennel Club and Petlog have launched a new website to help make the new law regarding the compulsory microchipping of dogs as straightforward as possible for dog owners.

The RSPCA is appealing for information about an emaciated dog found in a Norfolk field.

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