28 Apr '16, 12am

Heartache of the dumped handbag dogs: Jacqui Darlow, above, 40 from North London, adopted Peter the Chihuahu...

Heartache of the dumped handbag dogs: Jacqui Darlow, above, 40 from North London, adopted Peter the Chihuahu...

According to recent research by a number of animal charities, handbag dogs are being abandoned in record numbers. British rescue centres used to teem with aggressive-looking Staffordshire Bull terriers, which have a bad reputation,and mongrels, but they're now are filling up with the meekest-looking dogs imaginable.

Full article: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3562186/Heartac...

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Rescue centres are filling up with tiny abandoned pets

Rescue centres are filling up with tiny abandon...

dailymail.co.uk 27 Apr '16, 11pm

According to recent research by a number of animal charities, handbag dogs are being abandoned in record numbers. British ...

.@DogsTrust sees 84% increase in number of 'handbag dogs' abandoned in our #rehoming centres

[email protected] sees 84% increase in number of 'han...

dogstrust.org.uk 28 Apr '16, 9am

Smuggled handbag dogs rescued by Dogs Trust 28th April In today's Daily Mail you will read about Peter, a Chihuahua who wa...

[DAILY EXPRESS]: SAVED: The cute handbag dogs exploited by Eastern European smugglers: HEARTLESS Eastern Euro...

[DAILY EXPRESS]: SAVED: The cute handbag dogs e...

express.co.uk 28 Apr '16, 5pm

The charity says its investigations has gathered evidence of corrupt vets in Lithuania, Hungary and Romania who are willin...

Why “Handbag Dogs” Are Filling Shelters https://t.co/BjZ4ESigAl

Why “Handbag Dogs” Are Filling Shelters https:/...

blog.theanimalrescuesite.com 01 May '16, 10am

The idea of a tiny dog poking its head our of your purse while you tote it around may sound cute, but this trend is connec...

'Handbag' puppies rescued after being smuggled ...

kentonline.co.uk 28 Apr '16, 11am

A litter of puppies has been rescued after being smuggled into the UK in the back of a van. The Pomeranian dogs were desti...