Families are being urged to think hard about whether they can afford a dog before getting one.
In the last 3 years the number of people telling Newcastle Dog and Cat Shelter they can't afford their pet has risen by 24%.
Daisy was found as a stray and brought in by the dog warden but no one claimed her.
The Shelter's Chief Executive Leyla Rutter and Daisy came into the studio to talk about how much it costs to own a dog
If you would like more information please contact Leyla Rutter at Newcastle Dog and Cat Shelter.