Search is on for dog heroes for national award

A nationwide search has begun to find the UK’s top hero dogs for the Kennel Club’s Friends for Life competition, which celebrates dogs that have had an extraordinary impact on people’s lives. The public are being asked to nominate a dog that has changed the life of its owner, or another person, and deserves recognition for it, and the winner will be announced at the world’s greatest dog show, Crufts, at the NEC in Birmingham on Sunday 11th March. From dogs that have helped their owners through physical or mental illness, supported… Read More

Molly Voted UK’s Top Dog Hero At Crufts

Lucy and Molly

Molly, a Cocker Spaniel from Benfleet in Essex, and her owner, Lucy Watts were the special stars of Crufts as Molly was announced as the winner of the Crufts Friends for Life 2014 competition. Molly and twenty year old Lucy were voted the most deserving winners out of five shortlisted finalists by the British public. Lucy has a life-limiting rare genetic illness called ehlers danlos syndrome, which has left her in a wheelchair, needing to be fed into her bloodstream and in a lot of pain. Lucy was isolated, withdrawn and unhappy… Read More