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Episode 194 - Crufts 2018

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Released Sat April 28, 2018
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At Crufts 2018, we brave sensory deprivation on the Guide Dog stand, found out more about Finnish Laphunds, discovered some very large doggy blood donors, chatted to John Howie about natural health supplements for dogs, and to Debbie Connolly about the need to provide the police with a quick, easy way to assess dogs they encounter. Plus the DogCast Radio News - which features new research, and chromosomes.

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Bravo Working Dog Rescue

Bravo Working Dog Rescue Centre was launched last year by animal behaviourist, Debbie Connolly. The centre specialises in rehoming working dogs who have not passed their training courses, working dogs who are due to retire and need a family home or pets who find it difficult to live in a family home but who would suit a working life.

Raising money for Bravo Working Dog Rescue

Steve Blakemore comes across as a regular guy. He works as an Operational Support Manager for 1st Reaction Security Ltd and has a normal family life. So it came as a bit of a surprise when he volunteered out of the blue to cycle around Pitsford Reservoir to raise money for the company’s chosen charity for 2013, Bravo Working Dog Rescue Centre. Particularly when his work colleagues knew that he hadn’t been on a bike for years!

Cyclist gets to work raising money for working dogs

Peddling to save working dogs

Steve Blakemore comes across as a regular guy. He works as an Operational Support Manager for 1st Reaction Security Ltd and has a normal family life. So it came as a bit of a surprise when he volunteered out of the blue to cycle around Pitsford Reservoir to raise money for the company’s chosen charity for 2013, Bravo Working Dog Rescue Centre. Particularly when his work colleagues knew that he hadn’t been on a bike for years!

Steve said: ‘Each year, 1st Reaction Security chooses a good cause to raise money for and this year, Bravo

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The Dog News Show - with Debbie Connolly and Julie Hill

There's a brand new dog podcast for you to listen to, it's called The Dog News Show and the first episode is out now. The show is presented by Debbie Connolly (SafePets UK, Dog Borstal) and Julie Hill (DogCast Radio) - which of course is me!

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A great opportunity to get advice from Debbie Connolly

It isn't often you get the offer of something completely free these days, so if you fancy some free training and behaviour advice from expert Debbie Connolly here's how you can get just that:

 

From status symbol to a child’s best friend – get to know the real ‘nanny’ dog

Animal behaviourist, Debbie Connolly, has campaigned for many years to improve dog breeding practices and the responsibilities of pet ownership and is currently doing talks and seminars at UK shows about pet and child safety. 

As consultant to several animal rescues, she is very aware of the problems facing the bull breeds and rotties due to over breeding from back yard breeders -

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Debbie Connolly training

Debbie training Zeus, a rottie rescued from a dog pound who went on to have a successful police career making a number of appearances at Crufts. Picture by Gary Trotter.

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