i Newspaper
 
TheIPaper
The Independent around the web

Taiwan sets up Asia's first animal cancer research centre

Taiwan's top university Thursday opened Asia's first animal cancer research centre, aiming to serve the island's pet owners.

Report recommends tighter dog breeding regulations

All puppies should be microchipped and new owners should insist on seeing them with their mothers as part of efforts to crackdown on bad breeding practices including dog "farming", a report recommended today.

Pedigree dogs - timeline of controversy

This is a timeline of the controversy surrounding the breeding of pedigree dogs resulting in the publication of today's report.

Kym Marsh re-homes RSPCA puppy

Coronation Street star Kym Marsh has come to the rescue of a puppy named Oliver after seeing an appeal for him to be re-homed on the ITV show This Morning.

Pet lovers duped by 'farmed' puppies

Animal lovers are being duped into buying "farmed" dogs, a charity has warned. As many as 900,000 people may have bought a dog from a puppy farm without knowing it, Dogs Trust said.

Rescue pony put down after gun attack

One rescue pony died and another was seriously injured after being shot over the Christmas period, police said today.

Man jailed for killing kitten

A man who abused and killed a kitten before putting it in a freezer was jailed today.

Dog's Trust launches canine Christmas menu

Feeding dogs human food at Christmas can seriously damage their health, leading canine charity the Dogs Trust has warned.

Stowaway cat makes unexpected coach trip

A search was under way today for the owners of a stowaway cat who travelled 140 miles lodged under the bonnet of a holiday coach.

Pair to stand trial over postman dog attack

A man and his daughter will face trial next year accused of breaching the Dangerous Dogs Act after two rottweilers attacked a postman.

Dog unhurt after 80ft mineshaft plunge

A cocker spaniel named Nell fell 80ft down a mineshaft and escaped unscathed, the RSPCA said today.

Paul O'Grady's dog Buster dies

TV host Paul O'Grady is mourning the death of his faithful sidekick, Buster.

Dog breeder jailed over dead puppies under stairs

A dog breeder was jailed for 20 weeks yesterday and banned from keeping animals for life after being found with 15 dead and dying puppies in suitcases in a locked cupboard under her stairs.

Police appeal over savage attack on guide dog

This shocking video shows a blind woman's guide dog being savaged by a terrier-type dog at a railway station.

Obese dalmatian man banned from keeping dogs

A man has been banned from keeping dogs for 10 years after allowing his Dalmatian to become chronically obese.

Independent Dating
and  

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

Featured Advertorials

Day In a Page

Ukraine crisis: The phoney war is over as Russian troops and armour pour across the border

The phoney war is over

Russian troops and armour pour into Ukraine
Potatoes could be off the menu as crop pests threaten UK

Potatoes could be off the menu as crop pests threaten UK

The world’s entire food system is under attack - and Britain is most at risk, according to a new study
Gangnam smile: why the Chinese are flocking to South Korea to buy a new face

Gangnam smile: why the Chinese are flocking to South Korea to buy a new face

Seoul's plastic surgery industry is booming thanks to the popularity of the K-Pop look
From Mozart to Orson Welles: Creative geniuses who peaked too soon

Creative geniuses who peaked too soon

After the death of Sandy Wilson, 90, who wrote his only hit musical in his twenties, John Walsh wonders what it's like to peak too soon and go on to live a life more ordinary
Caught in the crossfire of a cyber Cold War

Caught in the crossfire of a cyber Cold War

Fears are mounting that Vladimir Putin has instructed hackers to target banks like JP Morgan
Salomé's feminine wiles have inspired writers, painters and musicians for 2,000 years

Salomé: A head for seduction

Salomé's feminine wiles have inspired writers, painters and musicians for 2,000 years. Now audiences can meet the Biblical femme fatale in two new stage and screen projects
From Bram Stoker to Stanley Kubrick, the British Library's latest exhibition celebrates all things Gothic

British Library celebrates all things Gothic

Forthcoming exhibition Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination will be the UK's largest ever celebration of Gothic literature
The Hard Rock Café's owners are embroiled in a bitter legal dispute - but is the restaurant chain worth fighting for?

Is the Hard Rock Café worth fighting for?

The restaurant chain's owners are currently embroiled in a bitter legal dispute
Caribbean cuisine is becoming increasingly popular in the UK ... and there's more to it than jerk chicken at carnival

In search of Caribbean soul food

Caribbean cuisine is becoming increasingly popular in the UK ... and there's more to it than jerk chicken at carnival
11 best face powders

11 best face powders

Sweep away shiny skin with our pick of the best pressed and loose powder bases
England vs Norway: Roy Hodgson's hands tied by exploding top flight

Roy Hodgson's hands tied by exploding top flight

Lack of Englishmen at leading Premier League clubs leaves manager hamstrung
Angel Di Maria and Cristiano Ronaldo: A tale of two Manchester United No 7s

Di Maria and Ronaldo: A tale of two Manchester United No 7s

They both inherited the iconic shirt at Old Trafford, but the £59.7m new boy is joining a club in a very different state
Israel-Gaza conflict: No victory for Israel despite weeks of death and devastation

Robert Fisk: No victory for Israel despite weeks of devastation

Palestinians have won: they are still in Gaza, and Hamas is still there
Mary Beard writes character reference for Twitter troll who called her a 'slut'

Unlikely friends: Mary Beard and the troll who called her a ‘filthy old slut’

The Cambridge University classicist even wrote the student a character reference
America’s new apartheid: Prosperous white districts are choosing to break away from black cities and go it alone

America’s new apartheid

Prosperous white districts are choosing to break away from black cities and go it alone