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Rusty play bow

Rusty does a lovely play bow to the tennis ball.

Rusty with his beloved tennis ball

Rusty enjoys walks where he can chase a ball.




The best dog ever, We had to give him away:(


For the Love of Dogs

Barbara Sykes has organised For The Love of Dogs to encourage and enable everyone involved with dogs to get together and consider the future for dogs. You can find more details below, and this is a great opportunity for people representing many different areas of the dog world to exchange views.


Lintbells at Crufts 2012

John Howie with Julie Growcott and Ted publicising Yumpro Bio Activ on the Lintbells stand.

Mother's Day appeal from Dogs Trust

It's Mother's Day in the UK this Sunday and Dogs Trust are appealing for a new "Mom" for Libby the rough Collie:

But what about the Homeless hounds searching for Mutterly love?


Jake - Best Friend - RIP

Here's Jake my 15 & a half year old Wicklow Collie who died on the 1st of May after having being diagnosed with lung cancer.He was a happy dog and enjoyed life to the full.The house is quiet and empty now without him.Jake was a great example of "man's best friend".

Jasper Portrait

A recently commissioned portrait of Jasper at the beach with his mom.


193 - Finn's law and Alabama Rot

Hear PC Dave Wardell talk movingly about the night his police dog, Finn, nearly died, and how that gave rise to the campaign to have Finn's Law, and give legal protection to police dogs. Alabama Rot has been hitting the headlines in the UK, but how worried should dog owners be, and how can owners protect their dogs from it? Vet Marc Dhumeaux tells you what you need to know. 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.