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Who's in the right who's in the wrong?

Episode 265 - dog dilemmas discussed

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Released Sat July 1, 2023
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In this podcast, Julie discusses six doggy dilemmas from the AITA Reddit forum. Questions include the rights of a family dog over a friend, a friend whose dog gate crashed a party, a child who let a puppy escape, a child obsessed sister, objecting to a dog sniffing you, and - we always end up talking poo! - a dog pooping on the pavement in front of a cafe. Who's right, who's wrong? Listen and find out!

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Shar-pei looking for experienced home after 300 days at RSPCA centre

A beautiful dog brought into an RSPCA centre is looking for his fur-ever home after recovering from being underweight and extremely timid.

Bruce, a four-year-old shar-pei, has put on nearly 10 kg since coming to RSPCA Millbrook Animal Centre in Surrey in October last year. He was emaciated and had skin lesions, but is now a much happier, healthy dog (see before and after photos, left).

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Bruce before and after

Bruce, a four-year-old shar-pei, has put on nearly 10 kg since coming to RSPCA Millbrook Animal Centre in Surrey in October last year. He was emaciated and had skin lesions, but is now a much happier, healthy dog.

Bruce

Bruce, a four-year-old shar-pei, has put on nearly 10 kg since coming to RSPCA Millbrook Animal Centre in Surrey in October last year. He was emaciated and had skin lesions, but is now a much happier, healthy dog.

Cat owners have less than 12 months to get their feline friend microchipped

Yes, we're DogCast Radio, but we love cats too!

We personally have three feline friends, and they're microchipped to give them the best chance of making it back home if they ever go missing.

From 2024 it will be mandatory to microchip your cat - let's make sure all cat owners know so that their cats are protected, and so they avoid a £500 fine.

Here's some info on the subject from the PDSA:

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Mandatory cat microchipping

As of 10 June 2024, it will become law for all cat owners in England to have their feline friend microchipped, leaving millions up and down the country just 12 months to abide by the new law.

Cat microchipping

As of 10 June 2024, it will become law for all cat owners in England to have their feline friend microchipped, leaving millions up and down the country just 12 months to abide by the new law.

Chester

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Loved and lost

After losing her own beloved dog, today's interviewee fostered many dogs fleeing domestic abuse.

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