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RSPCA warning over welfare

The RSPCA today warned that animals could suffer as councils are being expected to deliver more welfare work with no extra money.

The Mayhew Open Day 2018

Once again Mayhew will open its doors for their annual Open Day, sponsored by Lily’s Kitchen and ProtectaPet, on Sunday the 13th of May, 2018. From 11am to 4pm, join the street party at Mayhew, Kensal Green, London and enjoy a unique look behind the scenes.

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Mayhew Supporters Raise Funds to Replace Stolen Animal Ambulance

In August last year, one of Mayhew’s vital animal ambulances was sadly stolen and was never returned to them or reported as found.

But this week the London-based animal welfare charity are delighted to announce that, thanks to their generous supporters raising over £17k, they have been able to receive a new, replacement ambulance.

Mayhew’s animal ambulances are important to their work as they rely on them to help transport the hundreds of sick and injured animals they rescue every year. They were devastated when their trusty Suzuki Carrier was stolen.

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Mayhew's Tinsel & Tails Black Tie Fundraiser

Mayhew’s annual dog friendly fundraiser, Tinsel & Tails, sponsored by Pets Pyjamas and Barkers For Dogs, is returning on Tuesday 5th December, from 7pm till 11pm, bigger and better than before.

Guests and their four-legged friends will be treated to an exclusive evening like no other at The Grand Connaught Rooms in Holborn, London. Dog places have now sold out, but you can still grab plenty of cuddles from all the furry guests throughout the night.

Could you take on the demanding role of RSPCA inspector?

Being an RSPCA inspector can involve abseiling down a mountainside, swimming while fighting to stay afloat in all your clothes, and dealing with animals ranging from primates to pythons. Despite the challenging nature of the job, the RSPCA is anticipating thousands of applications for the position.

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Episode 15 - Age proof your dog and Dog Lady

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Released Sat April 8, 2006
Length: 0:52:01
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  • Dog Lady - interview
  • Stanley Coren - interview
  • Puppy Playtime
  • Two minute fiction
  • Dog quotes
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Episode 8 - Sneezing dogs, good and bad food for dogs

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Released Sat December 24, 2005
Length: 0:51:15
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  • Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs - interview
  • Three Dog Bakery - Inteview
  • Food that's bad for dogs
  • Sneezing dog - interview
  • News
  • Two Minute Fiction
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Episode 1 - Labradors

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Released Sat August 27, 2005
Length: 0:36:27
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  • Labrador breed profile with interviews
  • Buddy's Diary
  • Competition
  • Website review - Pet Planet
  • Training tip from Joe Timko of Canyon View Ranch, California
  • News
  • Top 5 dog quotes
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Episode 17 - Sled dogs and wolves

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Released Sat May 13, 2006
Length: 0:50:34
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  • Cairngorm Sleddog Adventure Centre - interview
  • Wolves - interview
  • Buddy's Diary
  • News
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Episode 10 - Dogs, DNA and Greyfriars Bobby

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Released Sat January 28, 2006
Length: 0:43:12
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  • Dogs and DNA - interview with George Clottey
  • Buddy's Diary
  • News
  • Greyfriars Bobby
  • How many dogs does it take to change a light bulb?
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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.