Some of the most shocking reasons given by dog owners handing their pets into care have been revealed.
The Dogs Trust has heard some weird excuses, such as: "He doesn't match the sofa"; "They don't fit in with our party lifestyle"; and "He's too thin".
The charity's urging everyone to remember that a dog is for life and not just for Christmas.
It hopes people will think about that before buying loved ones a dog this festive season.
Watch Ore report as he meets some canine friends!