Thug threw dog out of window
22 Jan
2012
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A CRUEL thug faces jail after he stamped on his pet German shepherd and threw her out of a first-floor window. Dog-owner Stephen Whitehouse, 42, subjected three-year-old Mia to the series of attacks because he was angry that the pooch had urinated on a relative’s sofa, a court heard. The cute canine suffered a fractured [...]

Podgy pooch becomes canine slimmer of the year
6 Jan
2012
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Podgy pooch becomes canine slimmer of the year »

A PODGY pooch who had spent too long in front of the fire eating unhealthy treats has lost a staggering 9lbs after vets put her on a life-saving diet. Dachshund Trudie ballooned up to a giant 23lbs when her 81-year-old owner Margaret Elliot gave the chubby sausage-dog too many treats, generous portions and let her [...]

‘Friendly’ puppy rips girls face off
15 Dec
2011
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‘Friendly’ puppy rips girls face off »

A MOTHER has told of the terrifying moment their ‘friendly’ puppy ‘flipped for no reason’ and savagely mauled her thirteen-year-old daughter, ripping off part of her face.   Iona Manson, 13, was left requiring 50 stitches to her horrific injuries after the family pet tore off a chunk of her nose.   Iona, from Birmingham, [...]

Longest serving police dog to retire
7 Dec
2011
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Longest serving police dog to retire »

ONE of Britain’s longest-serving crime-fighting canines is preparing for a cushy retired lifestyle at the home of his best friend and handler for the past seven years.   German Shepherd Kash has worked with PC Rich Birkin since 2004 but will quit Staffordshire Police force in January, swopping a life of serious police work for [...]

Dog called Guinness catches drink driver
23 Nov
2011
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Dog called Guinness catches drink driver »

A DOG named Guinness is the toast of a police force after he tracked down a suspected drink-driver accused of crashing his car into the front of a post office.   The German Shepherd sniffer dog lead cops to a house after residents in Northampton awoke with a bang in the early hours of Sunday [...]

Dog on a motorbike
20 Oct
2011
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Dog on a motorbike »

AN ANIMAL lover who cannot bare to leave his beloved dog behind while he goes to visit is girlfriend has come up with a unique way to carry his pet pooch with him on the back of his motorbike. Rob West is so devoted to his dog Diesel that he invented an innovative box to [...]

Schoolboy saves drowning dog
11 Sep
2011
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Schoolboy saves drowning dog »

A HEROIC 12-year-old boy dived into a lake to save a drowning dog – and even had to BITE through fishing wire to free the imperilled pooch. Brave Conor Henry, from Abington, Northamptonshire, jumped into the chilly waters in his school uniform to save terrified springer spaniel Ben after he became stranded. And the two-year-old [...]

Dog beater jailed
27 Aug
2011
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Dog beater jailed »

A MAN who was responsible for a hour-long “brutal attack” on a family dog which later had to be put down has been jailed for 23 weeks and banned from keeping animals for life. Christopher Wilson launched the savage attack on the helpess pooch – which belonged to his girl-friends mother, a court heard. The [...]

Bordie Collie mauls 8-year-old boy
19 Jun
2011
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Bordie Collie mauls 8-year-old boy »

AN eight-year-old boy is ‘lucky to be alive’ following an horrific mauling by a dog considered to be one of the most intelligent and loyal breeds. Little Cameron Whithers was playing with the Border Collie at a relative’s house when the animal went for him in an unprovoked attack. The dog, named Dexter, locked its [...]

Kalea the smiling dog
19 Apr
2011
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COULD this be the happiest dog in the world? Kalea, a five-year-old Dachshund, flashes her owners a massive human-like grin every time she looks up while playing with her favourite toys. Owners Jennifer and Kelly Marce, who live in Saskatchewan, Canada, say she has been smiling ever since she was a puppy, having owned the [...]

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