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.
The Dogs Trust say dogs are still being given away as Christmas presents because it's easier than ever to buy them online.
As part of their Christmas campaign, the Dogs Trust has released the strangest reasons given for handing a dog over to a rehoming centre.
The Dog's Trust reveal some of the strangest reasons they are given when dogs are handed over to them.