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Max's statue

Max the Miracle dog his been immortalised with a bronze statue in his honour.

Max the Miracle Dog

Max the Miracle Dog was awarded the PDSA Order of Merit for outstanding contribution to society.

Max in the tarn

Max enjoyed a swim in the tarn above Thirlmere Reservoir during one of his charity walks in 2019,

Harry Paddy and Max

l-r Harry, Paddy and Max next to the new bronze statue of Max, wearing his PDSA Order of Merit.

Sponsored jetty jump

Kerry with Max, Paddy and Harry at a sponsored jetty jump for PDSA.

PDSA Order of Merit

Kerry Irving with Max wearing his PDSA Order of Merit.

Kerry and Max with the statue

Kerry Irving with Max and the new bronze statue of this extraordinary dog.

Kerry and the dogs at the walk

Kerry and the dogs at a charity walk he organised in aid of PDSA in February 2020.

Kerry and Max at the Palace

Kerry and Max at Buckingham Palace.

PDSA charity walk

70 dogs and 100 humans joined the charity walk for PDSA, organised by Max, Paddy and Harry's owner, Kerry Irving in 2019.


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.