The Belgian shepherd dog was seen in the River Trent on Monday morning attached to a carrier bag containing a large rock.
Marley, a five-year-old Staffordshire bull terrier, needed a fluid drip and emergency medication after munching a Christmas pudding and chocolate.
Six-month-old labradoodle puppy Waffle was stolen from its owner while out on a walk in St Austell in Cornwall.
Their mange was so bad they are covered in bald patches and were even more vulnerable in the cold weather.
Luigi the Beagle was crowned slimming champion of the year in the PDSA's Pet Fit Club after dropping his weight from 5st to 3st 3lb - taking eight inches off his waist.
The husky switched on the microwave containing a packet of bread rolls at a house in Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex.
Sabby, a five-year-old crossbreed, was found with a "horrific injury" after being attacked by a "psycho" who hated stray dogs in Romania.
Hero was due to be killed after he mauled dachshund Coco to death in a park in Victoria, Australia.
Several historic native British breeds have fallen out of the UK's top 10 dogs, according to data released by the Kennel Club.
Tough new animal welfare laws passed by the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) mean owners face fines of $4,000 if they keep their dog cooped up for longer than 24 hours.