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Staffies on a sofa

Are people finally looking more favourably upon the UK’s most ‘misunderstood’ breed of dog?

White Swiss Shepherd at Crufts

Picture shows Brax a White Swiss Shepherd at the launch of Crufts 2019 at the NEC, Birmingham.
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Black and Tan Coonhound at Crufts

Picture shows Bert a Black and Tan Coonhound at the launch of Crufts 2019 at the NEC, Birmingham.
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Russian Toy new breed at Crufts

Picture shows Pride a Russian Toy at the launch of Crufts 2019 at the NEC, Birmingham.
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Eric wants a forever home

Elderly Eric seeks quiet retirement home

Eric wants a home

Fourteen-year-old terrier cross Eric - who is 98 in dog years - is currently being looked after by RSPCA Danaher Animal Home, in Essex.

Eric

Elderly pooch Eric is on the hunt for a calm, quiet home where he’ll have a comfy bed of his own, lots of affection, and at least nine hours or sleep every night!

Dog on fleece

Fleecy pet bedding that is used to keep animals warm and comfortable is set to help rescue animals too as a UK manufacturer has teamed up with the RSPCA.

Vetfleece, a third generation family run business, manufacture super soft pet bedding that is widely used by those involved in the care and welfare of animals. It has been designed for use in kennels, crates and domestic homes for dogs and cats.

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Rachel Rodgers

Rachel Rodgers is the Head Coach at Dogs Trust's Dog School Shropshire.

Rico and Maisy

Rachel Rodgers' dogs love their snuffle mat.

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208 - Benefab and Jayda finds a home

In Episode 208 of DogCast Radio, you can hear how Kat Chrysostum invented benefab, a fabric that is helping dogs to life as healthily and happily as possible. When Duschanca Singh met rescue dog Jayda at the Mayhew, it was love at first sight. Plus the DogCast Radio News with stories of dogs around the world who are being bribed, learning to cope with being blind, training to lead visually impaired people - and one emotional roller-coaster of a story!

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.