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

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

Helping The Strays Of Sochi

The Winter Olympics in Sochi have raised awareness of the terrible plight of stray dogs in Russia?. After local officials hired an exterminator to kill stray dogs in the run up to the Olympics, businessman, Oleg Deripaska, set up a dog rescue centre called Povodog. The shelter, which sits half an hour from central Sochi, perched at the base of a mountain, quickly filled with dogs and was upgraded to house 250 strays in late February and is working at full capacity. Just some of the dogs that Povodog has rescued and… Read More