A survey of more than 3,000 dog-owners across the country was carried out by the RSPCA.Read the full story ›
Wiltshire Police say three men have been arrested for poaching and hare coursing offences in the Salisbury area.
Police say the men, aged 22, 27 and 35, were arrested yesterday afternoon on suspicion of daytime trespass in pursuit of poaching.
The men have all been released under investigation.
The arrests are part of a wider anti-poaching operation by the force called Op Artemis.
Wiltshire Police say rural issues like poaching have an "undeniably negative impact on farmers and gamekeepers' quality of life.”
We want to send all poachers a clear message that Wiltshire Police is committed to tackling coursing and poaching. Wiltshire is not a soft touch and we will seek to prosecute individuals who seek to commit poaching related offences within the county where evidence exists.
You may have heard of dogs foaming at the mouth, but this is new!
This footage provided by Maureen Lord shows Boston the French bulldog having a great time in the foam.
Layla Allsopp and Corey Jones were banned for two years after allowing Max to become dangerously thin. You may find the images upsettingRead the full story ›
Dolly the Jack Russell is the second submerged animal to be rescued by the service this month.Read the full story ›
An animal charity claims half of all west country motorists who own dogs could risk a fine by driving with their pets unrestrained.Read the full story ›
Elizabeth Martin was walking her pet chihuahua on a lead when they were set upon by a wolf-like dog.Read the full story ›
Police say the owner of a dog believed to have been involved in an incident in south Bristol in which another dog was killed has come forward.
A man voluntarily attended a police station this afternoon.
This follows an Avon and Somerset Constabulary appeal for information about the incident in Malago Park, Bedminster Down, on Saturday (22 July).
Police say enquiries into this incident are continuing.
Police are asking for for help in identifying a man they want to speak to regarding an incident in which a dog was killed in south Bristol.Read the full story ›
The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was shot at point blank range in Bristol. Molly was left with injuries to her jaw & face.Read the full story ›