Celebrities, judges and dancers of Strictly Come Dancing lend a helping hand to find Staffies Fred and Ginger a forever home.

Stars of Strictly Come Dancing have helped to put a spring in the step of two abandoned Staffies after they made Twitter appeals to help find them a new home.


Helping hand from Strictly stars

Reigning dance floor champion Abbey Clancy was among the stars to send out tweets encouraging a new owner to come forward for … Continue reading…

Three puppies have been found dead in a weighted-down suitcase in the water at the port of Sunderland. The Staffordshire bull terrier types all had a severe skin condition and appear to have been poisoned.


The dogs were aged four or five months, and are believed to be from the same litter. Vets suspect the skin condition to be demodectic mange, and that they may have been poisoned with rat poison.


RSPCA inspector Helen Bestwick said: “They had … Continue reading…

A Staffordshire bull terrier-type dog has been handed into a vets in Bishop Auckland after being found wandering the streets with a cable-tie around the base of his penis and his collar so tight his ‘eyes were bulging’.


The dog, named Rufus by vet staff, was brought into the Wilson Veterinary Group practice on Tenters Street at 10.45am on Sunday morning (3 August) and given immediate treatment.


Vets Jenni Long and Sarah Crawford are caring for him. Sarah … Continue reading…


Our West Hatch Animal Centre is celebrating as Stella the Staffordshire bull terrier became the 12th dog they have successfully rehomed to the police force, and the fourth Staffie or Staffie cross they have rehomed as a sniffer dog.

Stella came to the West Hatch Animal Centre after she was found straying. RSPCA Inspector Jo Daniel picked her up and traced her owner, but sadly they didn’t want her back.

Kennel Supervisor Sue Dicks said:

“At first, Stella had

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after a suffering dog was found on a football field in Bury, Lancashire.


The Staffordshire bull terrier was emaciated and collapsed when he was brought in to Armac Veterinary Practice on the evening of Friday 4 April.


Steven Batty, of Armac Veterinary Group, said: “He was brought in to us after being found by a member of the public.


“As you can see by the pictures, he was in a terrible … Continue reading…