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The RSPCA urges Westminster to restrict the private use of fireworks to keep dogs safe

RSPCA urges restrictions on private firework use to traditional celebration dates

The RSPCA has renewed calls to restrict the private use of fireworks to particular dates in a bid to reduce the fear and distress caused to many animals throughout the year.

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RSPCA launches free pet fur-st aid guide


Charity aims for pet owners to be prepared in a crisis
Do you know how to carry out CPR on your cat, what to do if your dog is choking or how to help a pet in shock? The RSPCA’s brand new free downloadable Pet First Aid Guide has everything owners need to know in an emergency.

As the UK’s oldest and largest animal welfare charity, the RSPCA hopes pet owners will download the guide onto their smartphone so they can be as prepared and knowledgeable as possible, should a crisis happen. The guide is available to download free* from now.

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It's National Pet Month

This nationwide pet celebration gets underway this Wednesday (April 1) and runs until May 4, encouraging responsible pet ownership and helping to raise thousands of pounds for UK pet charities.

Now in its 26th year, National Pet Month has chosen the theme of Pets and the Elderly: enjoying later years together and will shine a light on the positive impact pets have on the elderly as well as highlighting the need for forever homes for older pets.

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Pet Education Trust

If you're in the UK and you're passionate about animals, check out the Pet Education Trust (PET):
 

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The truth about cats and dogs (and other pets)

The American Veterinary Medical Association has produced its 2007 U.S. Pet Ownership and Demographic Sourcebook. The statistics included make fascinating reading. For example, while there are 43 million dog owning households in the USA, there are 37.5 million cat owning households. However, there are more cats – 81.7 million – than dogs – 72 million – in the country. So clearly there are a lot of multi-cat houses.

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Episode 14 - Crufts

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Released Sat March 25, 2006
Length: 0:39:58
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  • Special program with news and interviews from Crufts, the biggest dog show in the world.
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Episode 30 - Dog intelligence

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Released Sat November 25, 2006
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  • Dogs Only charity - interview
  • Dogs intelligence - interview
  • Two minute fiction
  • News
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Episode 46 - The Dog Communicator and The Knockknobbler

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Released Fri July 27, 2007
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  • Dog Communicator - interview
  • The Knockknobbler - interview
  • News
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Episode 7 - Training, royal dogs and fashion for dogs

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Released Sat December 10, 2005
Length: 0:34:28
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  • Interview with Pam Dennison, author of "The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Positive Dog Training"
  • Lost dogs - interview
  • Website reviews
  • Buddy's Diary
  • Puppy Playtime for younger listeners
  • How many dogs does it take to change a light bulb?
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Episode 23 - Saving Shiloh and dogs in heaven

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Released Sat August 12, 2006
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  • Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (Saving Shiloh) - interview
  • Mary Buddemeyer Porter(Will I see Fido in heaven) - interview
  • News
  • Dog Communication - article
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243 - Positive Pet Project and Lance A Spirit Unbroken

Jon Garstang is an animal shelter expert who is spearheading the first ever national initiative in Greece to teach children the value of relationships with animals. Walter Stoffel describes himself as having survived the rescue of Lance, a border Collie with issues. Two inspiring dog advocates.

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.