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Episode 269 - retiring working dogs and World Champion dog dancer

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Released Sat October 21, 2023
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The focus of this episode is working dogs. Bob Bryant talks about Mission K9 which rescues and reunites working dogs. Elke Boxoen and her dog Jessy are World Champion dog dancers - but her priority is her relationship with her dogs, and their welfare. A celebration of dogs and the wide range of working roles they take.

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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.

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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