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Police dog who sniffed out drugs and firearms goes on to help adopter with mental health after retiring

A busy cocker spaniel who spent six years using her inquisitive nature and super nose to sniff out cash, drugs and firearms has gone on to continue helping people in her retirement; after helping her adopter’s mental health.

Cocker spaniel Milly was just 10-months-old when she joined Cheshire Police in April 2008 as a sniffer dog. The busy little dog was gifted to the police by her family who struggled to cope with her energy after having a baby.

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Millie and Judith

A busy cocker spaniel who spent six years using her inquisitive nature and super nose to sniff out cash, drugs and firearms has gone on to continue helping people in her retirement; after helping her adopter’s mental health.

Busy Millie

A busy cocker spaniel who spent six years using her inquisitive nature and super nose to sniff out cash, drugs and firearms has gone on to continue helping people in her retirement; after helping her adopter’s mental health.

Stolen dogs

When these beautiful dogs were stolen, they turned up hundreds of miles from home. Their microchips got them home again.

Microchips reunite dogs and families - but two thirds of stray dogs are not microchipped


• The UK Government claimed this year that 95% of dogs are now microchipped – but new Battersea research reveals only 65% of strays even have a microchip fitted

• Only 31% of all strays have accurate and up-to-date details attached to their microchip so their owners can be traced

• Battersea is calling for Local Authorities, charities, vets and dog owners to work together to improve this

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Sable

After she was stolen from their East Sussex farm four years ago, Sable’s owners Roger and Julie Verity thought they'd never see their beloved Cocker Spaniel again - until they received a phone call from Battersea Dogs & Cats Home last month.

New Year, new start for Biscuit the puppy

It's great to hear good news and I'm so glad this puppy found a new loving home so quickly. Here's Biscuit's story:

 

NEW YEAR, NEW START FOR BISCUIT THE PUPPY

Pup handed in to Dogs Trust on New Year’s weekend finds forever home

 

Gorgeous nine week old Blue Roan Cocker Spaniel

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malcolm with Biscuit and Theo

Pup handed in to Dogs Trust on New Year’s weekend finds forever home.

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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.