Meet Arthur: The Stray Dog Who Will Melt Your Heart

Exhausted and desperately hungry, a team of Swedish athletes sat down for a meal as they prepared to take on a 20-mile trek through the Ecuadorian rainforest as part of the Adventure Racing World Championship. As they opened their food, one of the team members (Mikael Lindnord) noticed a stray dog staring at him out of the corner of his eye. Feeling sorry for him, he fed the dog a meatball and thought nothing of it, but as the team stood up to continue their race the animal started to follow them… Read More

Charity Gets £10,000 Towards Saving Dogs’ Lives

This is great news!  A dog rescue charity which may have had to shut down within weeks due to a lack of funding has been helped by the Kennel Club Charitable Trust, which has given them a grant of £10,000. The Safe and Sound dog rescue charity, which saves the lives of 200 stray dogs each year, will now be able to carry on its work helping stray dogs from being euthanised. Safe and Sound relies entirely on donations and because of a huge increase in demand it faced shutting down in… Read More

Former Racing Dog Overlooked For A Year Finally Finds His Forever Family

Dash, a four year old former racing Greyhound, has finally found his forever home after being overlooked for a year because of his size and boisterous personality. Taken in by the Greyhound and Lurcher Welfare and Rescue in August 2013, Dash was in a good condition when he was dropped off at the rescue centre but unfortunately had to wait over a year to be rehomed. However, thanks to the charity, which has recently benefitted from a £2,000 grant from the Kennel Club Charitable Trust, Dash has found his new family. The… Read More

Abandoned Pregnant German Shepherd And Her Ten Puppies Found New Homes By Charity

Hazel, a two year old German Shepherd Dog, has finally found a new home, following a stressful four months after being abandoned heavily pregnant alongside her male companion and two puppies from her previous litter. Taken in by Devon German Shepherd Dog Rescue in February this year, Hazel’s two six month old puppies were rehomed alongside Boz, her male companion. Shortly after, Hazel went on to have a further eight puppies that were all successfully homed thanks to the charity which has recently benefitted from a £4,000 grant from the Kennel Club… Read More

Help save dogs’ lives! Rescue charity faces closure if money cannot be raised in six weeks

If you’ve ever wanted to help save a dog’s life but never knew how – now is your chance!  A charity which rescues abandoned or unclaimed stray dogs from being destroyed is appealing for urgent donations to save it from closure. Safe and Sound is a registered charity which has so far saved the lives of lots of dogs but is now struggling with funding which could see it shutting down in as little as six weeks if the required £10,000 funding is not found in time.   The charity has had to… Read More

Women More Likely To Abandon Their Dogs Than Their Male Counterparts

More dogs abandoned by women than men

Dog welfare crisis looms as lifestyle changes, a lack of training and time are revealed to be the main reasons dogs are rehomed