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Dachshund 'used for breeding' found abandoned alone in alleyway

Breeding bitch was still lactating when she was found alone in the middle of the night

A breeding bitch was found dumped alone in an alley in the middle - still lactating milk for her absent puppies.

Dachshund Dolly - as she’s been named by her rescuers - was found by a member of the public at around 3am on Monday (19 August) in an alley off Wymington High Street, Northamptonshire.

She’d been left in a small, metal dog crate with a red fleece blanket and a water bowl.

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A breeding bitch was found dumped alone in an alley in the middle - still lactating milk for her absent puppies.

One-eyed French bulldog Ugly Betty hopes to win over heart of new owner

Affectionately named Ugly Betty searches for paw-fect partner

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And the affectionately named Ugly Betty is hoping that is true - as the unusual-looking French bulldog is looking for a home.

The eight-year-old arrived in the RSPCA’s care in July after her owners could no longer care for her.

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They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And the affectionately named Ugly Betty is hoping that is true - as the unusual-looking French bulldog is looking for a home.

Betty 4

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And the affectionately named Ugly Betty is hoping that is true - as the unusual-looking French bulldog is looking for a home.

Betty 3

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And the affectionately named Ugly Betty is hoping that is true - as the unusual-looking French bulldog is looking for a home.

Betty 2

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And the affectionately named Ugly Betty is hoping that is true - as the unusual-looking French bulldog is looking for a home.

Betty

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And the affectionately named Ugly Betty is hoping that is true - as the unusual-looking French bulldog is looking for a home.

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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One-eyed pug Thelma searches for her very own Louise

Special pug seeks special home to call her own.

A one-eyed pug called Thelma is searching for her very own Louise.

Five-year-old Thelma arrived at the RSPCA’s Mid Norfolk & North Suffolk branch in May when her previous owner could no longer care for her.

She and her sister - another one-eyed pug called Fudge - needed treatment for their remaining eyes which were both in poor condition.

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210 - Maisie the Double Merle and Cody's Comforts

Maisie the double merle has to contend with being blind and deaf, because she was bred that way. Double merle matings should never happen, and in this interview you can hear Maisie's owner, Hayley Justice, talk about how she communicates with and trains her beautiful dog. Taylor Wilkins tells host Julie why he started his company, Cody's Comforts, which provides responsibly sourced, natural products for dog owners. Plus the DogCast Radio News.

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.