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Hope

One of the Battersea Old Windsor residents Hope has found a new home, after 287 days in kennels.

Eight week old puppy Radley was abandoned in a handbag

Puppy hobbled with hairband and dumped in handbag tied to charity shop door handle.

Little Radley was found in a red handbag left hanging from the door of a London charity shop in the middle of the night.

A tiny puppy who was found with his front legs tied together and dumped in a handbag is winning over the hearts of RSPCA staff caring for him.

Eight-week-old Radley was found by a member of the public in the early hours of Monday morning (17 September).

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Tiny Radley

The small, male puppy - thought to be a border terrier cross - initially had some damage to his paws where the hairband had cut off his circulation but has now recovered and seems to be moving well.

Radley was abandoned

The small, male puppy - thought to be a border terrier cross - initially had some damage to his paws where the hairband had cut off his circulation but has now recovered and seems to be moving well.

The handbag Radley was found in

RSPCA Inspector Phil Norman, who is investigating, said: “We received a call from a woman who’d found a little puppy in a red handbag fastened to the door handle of a charity shop in The Broadway, Greenford.

Sweet Radley

Eight-week-old Radley was found by a member of the public in the early hours of Monday morning (17 September).

Radley

Eight-week-old Radley was found by a member of the public in the early hours of Monday morning (17 September).

Bandit

Bandit is a Newfoundland Akita cross – two large breeds – and was advertised for free on a major selling site.

Golden oldies looking for love

Could you give these Golden Oldies their forever home?

After all age is just a number.

It can take longer to rehome an older animal in RSPCA care but the animal welfare charity is highlighting the benefits of adopting one of our Golden Oldies.

Figures show it takes about two weeks to rehome young dogs and cats (under six months old), but it takes more than THREE times longer to rehome dogs and more than TWICE as long to rehome cats aged over three.

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Roxy

This lovely girl Roxy is looking for a caring family who can give her some much-needed love and fuss.

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219 - Dog behaviour in lockdown and beyond

Many dogs have been having behaviour changes during lockdown. Author and trainer Melissa McCue McGrath in the USA, and behaviourist and dangerous dogs expert witness in the UK Debbie Connolly discuss their experiences, and some of the questions they've been consulted about. Plus we explore how we can help our dogs move out of lockdown. And there's the DogCast Radio News. Happy listening!

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.