PC Lee Webb with Boris and new handler PC Alan Mallett

This Thursday (16 June) will mark the start of a whole new adventure for RSPCA rescue dog Boris, as he graduates search dog training school. The two-year-old Staffordshire Bull Terrier will be helping Avon and Somerset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire police stop criminals in their tracks – a career world’s apart from his previous life.

Boris was brought in to RSPCA’s West Hatch Animal Centre near Taunton in Somerset in March this year by an RSPCA inspector after being given up … Continue reading…


A dog removed from his owners because of concerns he was being beaten is ‘passing out’ as a West Yorkshire Police dog today (Friday 1 November). 

German Shepherd dog ‘Chance’, as he’s been re-named, was found to be living in a small, dark kennel with no access to food or water outside a house in Bradford.

His owners signed him over to us but rehoming him was difficult because of his nervous and aggressive behaviour.

Gena Cameron from RSPCA … Continue reading…