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Dogs are the most abused animals in Wales, according to new RSPCA figures

WARNING: some images are distressing Cruelty to dogs was the most common complaint investigated by the RSPCA in Wales last year. Almost 60% of complaints made to the charity related to dogs, compared to nearly 21% which related to cats – the second most abused pet. The charity’s annual prosecution statistics, published today , show there were 5,918 investigations into …

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Sheepdog makes incredible 12-day 240-mile journey back to his original owner

Four-year-old Pero was given to farm in Cockermouth, Cumbria for a trial But around one month later the dog went missing while herding sheep Farmer Alan James from Penrhyncoch, Wales, then saw dog on doorstep The loyal pooch had travelled 240 miles in 12 days to get back to his owner  By Kate Samuelson For Mailonline Published: 18:18, 25 April 2016 …

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A gym for DOGS is going to open in Wales

Is your pooch looking a bit podgy? Your labrador being lazy? Your chihuahua just plain chubby? Well Wales’ first dedicated doggy gym is set to open next month, complete with treadmills and yoga balls. The Dognasium in Swansea will also host a canine weight management class – dubbed doggy Weight Watchers – where pets will be weighed and owners encouraged …

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This Cardiff cat went missing for two months and was found 200 miles away in England

A cat that went missing more than two months ago has been reunited with its owner – after being found 200 miles away. When Oscar vanished from his home in Cardiff in December his owners Danielle and Becky Spencer were so distraught they could not celebrate Christmas. But their misery turned to delight last week when they received a phone …

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Dog ‘stuck in gap’ needs re-homing after Cardiff rescue

Image copyright Charli James / Friends of the Dogs Wales A charity has launched a search to re-home a dog that was found trapped in a six-inch gap in Cardiff. Bracken the lurcher was found in a garden in Wentloog, “starving, bleeding and close to death”. The one-year-old was whimpering when a passerby heard him and called the dog wardens. …

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Carlos Carvalhal praises dog-like Sheffield Wednesday

The Owls guaranteed themselves a spot in the Championship playoffs.   As quoted by Eurosport, Sheffield Wednesday boss Carlos Carvalhal likened his side to dogs following Saturday’s 3-0 win over Cardiff City which earned a playoff spot. The Owls pulled a rousing second-half performance out of the bag to beat the stubborn Welsh outfit, with two goals from Gary Hooper, …

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Chaos in Cardiff sees Carwyn Jones fail to win re-election as First Minister

The first time I met someone using Tinder, the free dating app that requires users to swipe left for “no” and right for “yes” before enabling new “matches” to chat, it was an unqualified success. I should probably qualify that. I was newly single after five years in a committed relationship and wasn’t looking for anything more than fun, friendship and, …

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Car on road brings Velothon to a halt

Wednesday, 25 May 2016 By Christopher Gage in Community News Cyclists at the controversial Velothon Wales were brought to a halt after a car drove on the closed route and forced the race to stop. Local residents also reported roads closed outside of stated hours, rubbish being left strewn across the route, and businesses losing out on trade over Sunday’s …

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Police dogs to resume search for missing woman Lorraine Ridout in Cardiff

Police dogs will resume their search for missing Lorraine Ridout today in Cardiff . Police are continuing their investigation into the whereabouts of Lorraine, who has been missing since January 31 at around 7pm. The 57-year-old grandmother’s family and friends have been rallying together to help look for her while police continue with their investigation. Lorraine was last seen at …

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Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men, one of John Steinbeck’s greatest tales, comes to Cardiff as part of a UK tour from Tuesday 3 – Saturday 7 May. An ensemble cast including Dudley Sutton (Lovejoy) presents one of the most poignant statements of being human our contemporary theatre has ever seen. The play tells the story of George and Lennie, two migrant …

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