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Battersea reminds people of the consequences of backstreet breeding ahead of National Puppy Day

On National Puppy Day (23 March), Battersea Dogs & Cats Home are urging dog lovers thinking of getting a new puppy to carefully consider where they get their new pet from.

The leading animal charity is drawing attention to the health and welfare of breeding dogs, after taking in a neglected and shy breeding bitch who had been discovered tied to some railings in South West London.

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Maggie helps bring attention to National Puppy Day

Battersea is drawing attention to the health and welfare of breeding dogs, after taking in a neglected and shy breeding bitch who had been discovered tied to some railings in South West London.

National Puppy Day

Battersea is drawing attention to the health and welfare of breeding dogs, after taking in a neglected and shy breeding bitch who had been discovered tied to some railings in South West London.

Maggie Dogue de Bordeaux

Battersea is drawing attention to the health and welfare of breeding dogs, after taking in a neglected and shy breeding bitch who had been discovered tied to some railings in South West London.

Maggie

Battersea is drawing attention to the health and welfare of breeding dogs, after taking in a neglected and shy breeding bitch who had been discovered tied to some railings in South West London.

Battersea hounds of love are hoping for new homes this Valentines Day

Valentine’s Day is all about spreading love and some of the homeless dogs at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home are on the lookout for that special someone to give them some love after finding themselves in the care of the charity.

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Scooby

Likes: Big cuddles

Dislikes: Being left alone

Scooby is a big, lovable Mongrel, who loves cuddles with his favourite people and long walks in the park.

Scooby is searching for his ultimate best friend; someone who is willing to share the sofa and a Scooby snack with him.

A bit like his namesake, Scooby may be large in size, but is a big baby who doesn’t like to be left alone. He’s looking for someone to show him some love and patience..

Sally

Likes: Cheese and other Greyhounds

Dislikes: Busy places

Sally is a retired racer, and is now looking for someone to settle into a slower pace of life with.

This bubbly girl is looking for owners who have experience of tall, leggy racing dogs, and who will understand and manage her high chase drive.

Even though Sally likes the occasional run around, she’d much rather spend her time lounging on a sofa, watching reruns of your favourite TV shows.

Battersea urges public to think before they click

BATTERSEA URGES PUBLIC TO THINK BEFORE THEY CLICK, AS CHARITY REVEALS IT TOOK IN OVER 400 ONLINE SALES DOGS LAST YEAR

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home is urging the public to do their research before they buy a new pet and consider a rescue animal, rather than logging onto the internet to buy a dog.

The world-famous charity released new statistics today showing they took in 404 dogs that were originally bought online in 2018 – up from 355 in 2017.

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Truffle

Truffle, a 12-week-old Jack Russell Terrier, who was brought into Battersea in December 2018. His owner had bought him after seeing an internet ad and met the seller at a train station, where the young dog was handed over wrapped in a towel.

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206 - Crufts 2019

Hear all about Crufts 2019. From the three new breeds competing for the first time, to the amazing assistance dogs in attendance, to efforts to make our dogs healthier including scientific research and feeding a good diet. Crufts has at its heart the relationship between humans and dogs - and it's a relationship that should make life better for both species.

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.