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Deadly skies: Behind the rise in airline pet deaths

Deadly skies: Behind the rise in airline pet deaths Christina Hill plans to fly from Atlanta to Detroit this week with her 2-year-old Boston Terrier-Shih Tzu-mix, Sadie. ”She is just as much a part of the family as all my siblings. So, she’s coming back with me to have Christmas as a family,” said Hill. […]

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Status dogs in shelters on the rise

By Frankie McCamleyNewsbeat reporter Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Blue Cross has seen an increase in Staffordshire Bull Terriers being taken to shelters The number of status dogs being brought into shelters is on the rise, according to one of the UK’s leading animal charities. Blue Cross said […]

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Timaru faces rise in dog attacks

Dog attacks are becoming more common in the Timaru District, although overall complaints about dogs are reducing. The latest figures from the Timaru District Council, for the June year, show there were 89 dog attacks, compared with 70 in the 2011/12. There were 46 reports of dogs attacking animals and 43 of dogs attacking people. […]

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‘Out of control’ dog attacks rise

1 March 2013 Last updated at 03:02 ET More people were admitted to hospital in Wales following dog attacks last year than at any point since 1999. In 2011/12, 410 people were hospitalised as a result of being bitten or struck by a dog, which is nearly double the figure for 2000/01. The Welsh government […]

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