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“The conditions were absolutely hellish. I can’t begin to describe how awful the smell was.”

Hobbit has a good life now

In June, Anna and Mark Abram from Chippenham, Wiltshire, rehomed her. Anna said: “Hobbit is so adorable and loving, she has learned so much in the few months we have had her."

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Hobbit

When you look into Hobbit’s bright eyes and stroke her glossy, fluffy coat you’d think she’d always lived the life of Riley.

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Lola Rose

Lola Rose is such a sweetie she’s been named twice! She’s an eight-year-old Staffie who’s at South Yorkshire Animal Centre. She loves snoozing on the sofa and lots of fuss and attention. She’s looking for a quiet home with no other animals although she could live with a family. She walks nicely on the lead but is nervous about being left home alone so will need some further training. For more information about Lola Rose call 01302 719790.

Lola 3

Who could resist Staffie Lola’s incredible Dumbo ears!? This one-year-old is an excitable but friendly dog who needs help with some basic training. She was rescued by the RSPCA as her owners could not properly feed her. She’s always on the go and is quite bouncy so would be best in an adult-only home with no other pets. She’s at Macclesfield, South East Cheshire & Buxton branch. Call 01246 273358 for more details.

Lola 2

Caucasian shepherd Lola is a little bigger than her Staffie friend! This gentle giant is two and is at Millbrook Animal Centre, in Surrey. She was found as a stray and can be quite aloof but has strong bonds with those she gets to know. She fun-loving and loves to play. She’d like to be the only dog in her new home and would benefit from further socialisation around dogs and people. For more information please call 0300 123 0740.

Lola

Lovely Lola is a two-year-old Staffie who is full of beans. She’s a friendly pooch who loves spending time with people but is sadly being overlooked by potential adopters. She’s looking for an adult-only home with an owner who will take her for lots of long walks and keep her physically and mentally stimulated. She’s at Chesterfield Animal Centre, in Derbyshire, and you can find out more by calling 01246 273358.

Charley

Charley - with a slightly different spelling - is a four-year-old rottweiler who was rescued from a puppy farm in February last year. She’s come a long way and is a cheeky, clever girl who loves human company and is looking for a home as the only pet. She’s a little wary around new people and dogs so would benefit from more socialisation. She’s at South Godstone Animal Centre, in Surrey. For more information about her please call 0300 123 0741.

Charlie

Eight-year-old crossbreed Charlie was rescued from her previous home after being kept in unsuitable conditions. She’s a gentle giant who loves attention from her friends but can be a little wary around new people. She can be a little strong on the lead so would like some more training while out walking. She’s at Felledge Animal Centre, in County Durham, where she’s waiting for an adult-only home. More information is available by calling 0300 123 0708.

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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.