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Veterinary nurse struck off for ‘illegally drugging a dog to stop it barking’

A vet has been banned for illegally drugging a dog to stop it barking, according to reports. Paul Chaney is said to have injected the Siberian husky with a strong sedative during a night shift. The barking had left him “very frustrated” during the shift at Vets Now in Harrow, north-west London in April 2018, […]

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Gang ‘training dogs to kill’ on the loose as warnings issued to pet owners

A group of terrified pet owners claim their beloved animals will die at the hands of a 'rampaging gang training dogs to kill'. The residents say the gang using "up to six hunting dogs" are preying on cats in east Hull estates as "bait" to train the dogs for illegal lamping, hunting and hare coursing. […]

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Six-month-old puppy dies and 12 other dogs sick after suspected park poisonings

Dog owners are being warned that their pets may have been maliciously poisoned after the death of a six-month-old puppy this week. Daisy, a German Shepherd cross Labrador, died on her way to hospital after fighting for her life for weeks and her desperate family now believe their dog was poisoned, DevonLive reports. Daisy's heartbroken […]

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Toddler dies after being ‘torn apart’ by two dogs at tragic birthday party

A toddler has died from horror injuries after being mauled by two dogs while celebrating his second birthday. The little boy, named Yegor, died without regaining consciousness after a desperate 10-day battle for his life. On September 18, the toddler was found lying unconscious in a pool of blood outside his home after being mutilated […]

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‘Britain’s loneliest dog’ still looking for home after ‘very little interest’

"Britain's loneliest dog" is still looking for his forever home after almost a year in an animal shelter. Zach, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier crossbreed, has been at an RSPCA rescue home in Northamptonshire for almost nine months but has reportedly had barely anyone show interest in adopting him. He joined the shelter not long before […]

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China debt dogs Maldives’ ‘bridge to prosperity’

For years Aminat Waheeda drove her taxi along the narrow lanes and congested roads of the Maldives capital looking for passengers. The most lucrative fares – airport arrivals – were out of reach. The airport serving Male is on a different island and a speedboat was needed to get between the two. In 2018, that […]

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Two dogs die in horrific 200ft fall from cliff as devastated family pay tribute

Three beloved dogs plunged off a cliff during a weekend walk in Cornwall, killing two of them and leaving their owners distraught. Brandan Pellow was taking Honey, Ava and Sasha to Gwithian Beach on Saturday when tragedy struck. The 21-year-old, who was walking them with his partner, says he's racked with guilt and keeps replaying […]

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Girl, 3, left bleeding from face after brutal attack by dog ‘running at 35mph’

A three-year-old has been left with severe cuts and covered in blood and she was viciously attacked by a dog. Denise Hill, from Plymouth, said Mollie was savaged by a mutt while they were walking their own dog. Mollie was reportedly attacked by a greyhound which could run at “35mph”. Distraught mum Denise said the […]