Bluey the dog is attacked in Cambridge by owner Emily Moody with plank of wood and bottle

Cambridge News:

A woman has been found guilty of animal cruelty after throwing a bottle at her dog and hitting him with a plank of wood.

Emily Moody, 21, failed to turn up at Cambridge Magistrates’ Court for her hearing after inflicting physical abuse on her Staffordshire bull terrier Bluey…

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Have you seen missing Sweetpea – the three-legged former Romanian street dog?

Gazette Live:

Have you seen Sweetpea – the three-legged former Romanian street dog?

She has become the star of a local social media campaign after slipping her lead last month.

Sweetpea made off at the Cowpen Bewley Country Park, Billingham, on June 5…

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Dog passes out with joy during happy reunion with owner

Dogtime:

When Rebecca Ehalt had to move overseas to Slovenia for work, she made the heart wrenching decision to leave her dog, 9-year-old silver Schnauzer Casey, behind with her family, where Casey would be most comfortable…

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Commonwealth Games Scottie dogs ‘disrespectful to Muslims’

Telegraph:

Malaysian politicians and religious leaders have attacked the use of Scottie dogs during the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony, claiming it was disrespectful to Muslims.

Around 40 Scottie dogs were used in the opening ceremony in Glasgow last Wednesday to lead teams around Celtic Park…

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Police officer fired for killing dog in front of 6-year-old owner

RT:

A Chicago-area police officer who fatally shot a young dog in front of its 6-year-old owner on Friday was fired on Monday. Witnesses said the dog was not provoking the cops before it was shot…

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Dog dies in hot car after family was told they could not take it on ferry with them

Mirror:

A family pet has died in a hot car after a ferry company said pets could not be taken from vehicles on crossings.

P&O has been accused of cruelty when the pug, Merlin, was left alone in the car on the crossing from Calais to Dover.

The Wallace family, which owned the dog, was told that they would not be able to sit with their three dogs, including Merlin, for the journey…

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Family in shock after pet dog is stolen and killed

Portsmouth News:

The owner of a pet dog that was stolen, killed and dumped in a bin says her family have been left distraught by her twisted death.

Twelve-year-old Misty, a black Staffordshire bull terrier, was seen being bundled into the back of a van yards from her home in Blossom Drive, Widley…

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Dog on the loose brings traffic to a halt on M23 at Gatwick

Surrey Mirror:

Traffic has been blocked both ways on the M23 near Gatwick Airport because of a dog on the loose…

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Family says dog reunited with Texans is theirs

USA Today:

It was a joyous reunion for one family and a devastating loss for another. The Miller family of Tyler, Texas, lost their beloved Maltese named Reese seven years ago…

…Now, a family from Washington state is filling in the blanks. Kelli Davis of Spanaway, Wash., said her family adopted the dog at a shelter in Mesquite, Texas, near Dallas, six years ago….

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Iowa soldier says goodbye to dog he rescued in Afghanistan

Yahoo! News:

A U.S. soldier who brought a stray dog home from Afghanistan recently made the heartbreaking decision to put the sick pup down.

“Probably one of the hardest decisions I’ve ever had to make in my life,” Iowa National Guard Staff Sgt. Brian Van Fleet told KCCI-TV…

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