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Retirement home residents seek a home to call their own

Dogs Trust Shrewsbury Rehoming Appeal

Staff at Dogs Trust Shrewsbury have their fingers crossed that an adorable elderly doggy duo, one of whom is blind in one eye and requires the company and confidence of his caring best friend, will soon find their forever home together.


We Woof you a Merry Christmas!

Dogs Trust Shrewsbury hosts its annual Christmas Fayre

Staff at Dogs Trust Shrewsbury are feeling festive and getting into the Christmas spirit this year by hosting the centre’s annual Christmas Fayre on Sunday 25th November. The festive fun starts at 11.00am at the Rehoming Centre on Roden Lane Farm and finishes at 3.00pm.


Community spirit raises funds for Dogs Trust

When dog lovers pull together they can achieve big things - even within a small community as this latest news from my local Dogs Trust shelter shows:

- Dogs Trust Shrewsbury receives £1,200 from local fundraisers

The staff and dogs at Dogs Trust Shrewsbury are over the moon this week as they received an amazing £1,200 donated by a local fundraising group who call themselves “Hair of the Dog” and are based in Coalbrookdale in Shropshire.


Miss Galaxy visits newly re-named Dogs Trust Shrewsbury

Jamie-Lee and puppy “Shrewsbury” officially rename dog rehoming centre “Dogs Trust Shrewsbury”.


232 - Photobiomodulation for your dog

Photobiomodulation - or red light therapy - can be used to aid healing or keep dogs in tiptop condition. Ruth Milner gives a in-depth insight into red light therapy, Anna Webb discusses how it has played a role in keeping all her companion animals healthy, and Yaz Porritt talks about how it is an important tool in her repertoire of treatments.

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.