Instagram dogs 'leave others homeless'
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Dog owners 'opting for celebrity Instagram breeds'

Battersea Dogs and Cats Home says people are impulse-buying puppies they've seen celebrities posing with on Instagram - while less popular breeds are stuck without a home.

Some pooches, such as those owned by singer Katy Perry and F1 driver Lewis Hamilton - are famous in their own right.

The charity says this is fuelling demand for selfie-friendly breeds while others are being overlooked.

  • 10 Aug 2018
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