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Episode 238 - stolen dog found 450 miles from home and novelist Fiona Gibson

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Released Sat July 31, 2021
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When two boys befriended a dog who was on her own in a Surrey park, they realised she needed help. Her microchip revealed the dog had been stolen from her home in Scotland. Happily she is back where she belongs. Fiona Gibson wrote her novel, The Dog Share, with her own dog by her side - she talks about her creative process. Julie reveals she is working on podcasting about a project she and Buddy worked on - Crufts or Bust.

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Iona with her dogs

Iona McGregor was delighted to get her beloved dogs back after they were stolen. They were each found hundreds of miles from their Scottish home, and got home thanks to their microchips.

Stolen dogs

When these beautiful dogs were stolen, they turned up hundreds of miles from home. Their microchips got them home again.

The Dog Share

The Dog Share is inspired by Fiona's own experiences with her dog, Jack.

Fiona Gibson

Fiona Gibson has written 18 novels. Her latest is The Dog Share.

Matted and nervous terriers are transformed thanks to RSPCA

RSPCA rescue dogs Kes, Cassie and Socks’ story is featured in the new series of Dog
Rescuers on Channel Five

Three matted terriers who were confined in a kitchen before being rescued by the RSPCA and will now feature on the Channel Five show.

The Dog Rescuers on Channel Five features mum Kes, four-year-old Cassie and three-year-old Socks who were rescued by Inspector Adam Bailey in West Bromwich.

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Shirley adores Cassie

Cassie was rehomed in March last year (2020) to Shirley Paget in Gloucestershire who absolutely adores her.

Cassie and Shirley

Cassie was rehomed in March last year (2020) to Shirley Paget in Gloucestershire who absolutely adores her.

Terrier stuck underground for seven hours after disappearing down badger sett

Plug the terrier had quite the adventure but is now safe at home with his family.

A terrier spent seven hours underground after disappearing down a badger sett while out for a walk with his owner in South Yorkshire.

Plug was out walking with his owner on Saturday morning (24 July) when he disappeared at around 8am.

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A terrier spent seven hours underground after disappearing down a badger sett while out for a walk with his owner in South Yorkshire.

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238 - stolen dog found 450 miles from home and novelist Fiona Gibson

When two boys befriended a dog who was on her own in a Surrey park, they realised she needed help. Her microchip revealed the dog had been stolen from her home in Scotland. Happily she is back where she belongs. Fiona Gibson wrote her novel, The Dog Share, with her own dog by her side - she talks about her creative process. Julie reveals she is working on podcasting about a project she and Buddy worked on - Crufts or Bust.

189 - The Dog Healers and War Dogs Remembered

In this episode you can hear Mark Winik talk about his debut novel, The Dog Healers, and listen to Julia Robertson explain why she founded the charity War Dogs remembered. Plus there's the DogCast Radio News, and what Mischief the German Spitz puppy has been up to.

188 - Service Dogs UK and Roxie the Doxie Finds Her Forever Home

In this episode you can hear about Service Dogs UK, a fantastic charity which trains assistance dogs to support veterans of any service - military personnel, police, firefighters, paramedics and the coastguard - who develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder due to their job. Also, listen to Dr Jody A Dean, a clinical psychologist talk about how her book, Roxie the Doxie finds her Forever Home, is helping children understand and talk about adoption and other family issues. Plus the DogCast Radio News and some thoughts on the alpha dog myth.

187 - Muffins Halo and Chorley Fun Dog Show

In this episode you can hear about Muffin's Halo for Blind Dogs, and what motivates people to enter their dog in a fun dog show. In the DogCast Radio News, listen to stories about the latest dog related research. Plus there's a new member of the DogCast Radio team!

186 - Maxwell Muir on wolves

In this episode you can hear trainer, behaviourist, writer, broadcaster and wolf expert Maxwell Muir talk about what wolves mean to him personally, their plight in a modern world, and his hopes for their future. Plus we have the DogCast Radio News.