Trained police dog euthanised after attacking child

Trained police dog euthanised after attacking child

July 30, 2020, 9 a.m.
A trained police dog has been euthanized after it attacked a 5-year-old boy without provocation. 
Police search for blind dog kidnapped by woman

Police search for blind dog kidnapped by woman

July 29, 2020, 10:06 a.m.
Police in Zurich have launched a search for a blind dog which was taken from the Letzipark shopping centre last Thurs...
Geneva to vote on abolishing dog tax

Geneva to vote on abolishing dog tax

Jan. 21, 2020, 9:55 a.m.
Next month voters in Geneva will decide whether to abolish the dog tax. 
Bern police hunt armed robbers and beagle sidekick

Bern police hunt armed robbers and beagle sidekick

Dec. 9, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
Police in Bern are hunting for two armed robbers who took their dog with them on the raid.
Dog owners urged to check vaccinations after distemper found in fox

Dog owners urged to check vaccinations after distemper found in fox

Sept. 26, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
Dog owners are being advised by cantonal vets to make sure their pet’s vaccinations are up to date after a dead...
Man drowns in Lake Geneva saving dog

Man drowns in Lake Geneva saving dog

Sept. 16, 2019, 9:21 a.m.
A man has died in canton Vaud after jumping into Lake Geneva to rescue his dog on Saturday evening.  
Charging cows kill dog and injure walker

Charging cows kill dog and injure walker

July 26, 2019, 10:24 a.m.
A herd of cows in canton Nidwalden was spooked and injured a walker and killed a dog.
Police dog saves hypothermic teen in Lake Zug

Police dog saves hypothermic teen in Lake Zug

June 6, 2019, 9:44 a.m.
A police dog saved a 17-year-old in Lake Zug yesterday morning.
Police seize endangered dog

Police seize endangered dog

May 16, 2019, 6:38 a.m.
Zurich police have taken a young dog into protective custody after a video went viral of man trying to silence the an...
Zurich police warn dog owners of poisoned food

Zurich police warn dog owners of poisoned food

Feb. 27, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
Zurich police are warning dog owners to be careful about what their dogs may eat while out. The warning comes after o...
Lucerne mother complains police not doing enough after dog attack

Lucerne mother complains police not doing enough after dog attack

Sept. 18, 2018, 6:46 a.m.
A mother in Lucerne is demanding the police do more to find a dog and its owner which attacked her seven-year-old dau...
81 year old woman survives 48 hours in Aargau forest

81 year old woman survives 48 hours in Aargau forest

June 6, 2018, 6:14 a.m.
An 81 year old woman survived for 48 hours in woods near Aarau after she fell while walking.
Woman fined after dog causes bike crash in Fribourg

Woman fined after dog causes bike crash in Fribourg

June 6, 2018, 6:07 a.m.
A 40 year old woman in Fribourg has been fined several thousand francs for not keeping her dog under control after th...
Alligators and lions kept as pets in Switzerland

Alligators and lions kept as pets in Switzerland

May 24, 2018, 6:12 a.m.
Unsurprisingly cats and dogs are the most popular pets in Switzerland. A new survey by the pet database Amicus says t...
Couple convicted of animal cruelty after drowning dogs

Couple convicted of animal cruelty after drowning dogs

May 4, 2018, 6:48 a.m.
Protestors gathered outside a court in canton Aargau yesterday as a married couple were sentenced for animal cruelty.
Police hunt man who tried to stab dog

Police hunt man who tried to stab dog

April 18, 2018, 8:39 a.m.
Police in Aargau are searching for a man who tried to stab a dog while shouting at the owner he should be on a leash.
Basel residents find ways around rubbish bag tax

Basel residents find ways around rubbish bag tax

April 5, 2018, 6:39 a.m.
Basel residents are finding ways around a charge on plastic bags for household waste. For over a year, there’s ...
Men need rescuing after botched dog rescue attempt

Men need rescuing after botched dog rescue attempt

April 5, 2018, 6:35 a.m.
Two 71 year old men had to be rescued by police after they jumped into a swollen river to rescue a dog.
Geneva loses cash due to unregistered dogs

Geneva loses cash due to unregistered dogs

Feb. 28, 2018, 6:50 a.m.
Canton Geneva believes it is losing around CHF 600,000 a year due to people not registering their dogs, according to ...
Three dogs killed by razor blades hidden in meat

Three dogs killed by razor blades hidden in meat

Feb. 19, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
Three dogs have died after eating meat which had razor blades mixed in with the food. The owner Daniela Meyer from Ro...
man attacks dogs with pepper spray in Zug

man attacks dogs with pepper spray in Zug

Feb. 15, 2018, 7:54 a.m.
Zug cantonal prosecutors are to decide if a man who attacked two dogs with a pepper spray should be charged.
Woman and dog attacked by boar in Zurich

Woman and dog attacked by boar in Zurich

Feb. 14, 2018, 9:47 a.m.
A woman walking her dog in canton Zurich was attacked by a wild boar. The dog suffered serious injuries to the stomac...
Kennels fire claims pet lives

Kennels fire claims pet lives

Dec. 13, 2017, 9:24 a.m.
Several dogs and cats have perished in a fire at a boarding kennels in canton Thurgau.
No evidence of dog poisoning in Geneva

No evidence of dog poisoning in Geneva

Dec. 1, 2017, 5:31 a.m.
Reports of dogs being poisoned in Geneva parks seem to have no basis in fact.
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