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Residents of Ashford can now volunteer to help Battersea dogs and cats in need of a home, as the much-loved animal charity launches its second Community within the Kent town.

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Residents of Ashford can now volunteer to help Battersea dogs and cats in need of a home, as the much-loved animal charity launches its second Community within the Kent town.

Episode 218 - Keep your dog happy and healthy during lockdown

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Released Sat May 2, 2020
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While you're at home during lockdown - or any other time - you can keep your dog happy and healthy. Nathalie Ingham is Canine Training and Behaviour Manager at Battersea and she has practical, easy advice to keep your dog entertained. Behaviourist and expert witness Nick Jones has helped develop Work Out Your Walkies to allow you to walk your dog in your own garden. Plus the DogCast Radio News. And a surprising amount of mentions of flying cars.

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Dog toys provide fun during lockdown

Use toys and other household items to provide your dog with mental stimulation.

Keep your dog happy during lockdown

Nathalie Ingham has practical advice for keeping your dog happy during lockdown.

Battersea dog gets his very own emotional support Pug

A big dog who was too scared to leave his kennel has grown in confidence and is now ready to find a new home, all thanks to the help of a tiny Pug.

Being large in size with cropped ears and a docked tail, it’s not surprising that at a first glance people may find one-year-old Fraser intimidating. Unnecessary tail and ear docking is illegal in the UK, and those found guilty of performing the procedure could be charged for animal cruelty offences.

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Fraser

A big dog who was too scared to leave his kennel has grown in confidence and is now ready to find a new home, all thanks to the help of a tiny Pug.

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Canine grins

A big dog who was too scared to leave his kennel has grown in confidence and is now ready to find a new home, all thanks to the help of a tiny Pug.

Little and large smiles

A big dog who was too scared to leave his kennel has grown in confidence and is now ready to find a new home, all thanks to the help of a tiny Pug.

Unlikely friends

A big dog who was too scared to leave his kennel has grown in confidence and is now ready to find a new home, all thanks to the help of a tiny Pug.

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