Clarissa Baldwin, the Chief Executive of Dogs Trust comments on the case of Noah, a dog handed into a Shrewsbury dog centre for being "too thin". She says that buying dogs is far too easy and people fail to do any research.
As part of their Christmas campaign, the Dogs Trust has released the strangest reasons given for handing a dog over to a rehoming centre.Read the full story ›
The Dogs Trust charity is launching its annual Christmas campaign, which made famous the phrase "A dog is for life, not just for Christmas".
This year they have published a list of the strangest reasons given for handing over a dog to the charity.
In Shrewsbury, a whippet called Noah was handed back to the centre just 24 hours after being rehomed - his new owner claimed "he was too thin". The owner was also upset that Noah had chewed a door handle.
The Dog's Trust reveal some of the strangest reasons they are given when dogs are handed over to them.Read the full story ›
The number of abandoned dogs picked up by council wardens in the Midlands has risen by more than 70% in the last four years.
Figures from the Dogs' Trust show on average 55 strays are found in the region each day and the charity is urging dog-lovers to consider giving an unwanted stray a second chance. Clarissa Baldwin fro the Dogs' Trust explained why the problem is getting worse.
A survey by an animal charity has revealed that shocking numbers of dogs are being abandoned every day in the MidlandsRead the full story ›