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Abandoned bald lurcher puppies are recovering well in RSPCA care

Four lurcher puppies who were found abandoned in a bag near a river in Leatherhead are recovering well in RSPCA care.

Norma, Jean, Bradley and Cooper are being rehabilitated at the RSPCA Millbrook Animal Centre in Surrey after they were found abandoned in a plastic bag at the beginning of the month.

All four of the puppies were suffering from severe sarcoptic mange and were almost completely bald.

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Puppy being bathed

Four lurcher puppies who were found abandoned in a bag near a river in Leatherhead are recovering well in RSPCA care.

Puppy in arms

Four lurcher puppies who were found abandoned in a bag near a river in Leatherhead are recovering well in RSPCA care.

Lurcher puppy

Four lurcher puppies who were found abandoned in a bag near a river in Leatherhead are recovering well in RSPCA care.

Sick dog found splattered in red paint ready to find new home

Lurcher Percy was underweight and diagnosed with parvovirus but pulled through and is now ready for a new start.

A dog found wandering around someone’s garden sick, underweight and splattered in red paint is ready for a fresh start.

RSPCA inspector Mel Fisher was called to Luton in March after a member of the public found the skinny dog wandering around in their garden.

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Percy has been helped by the RSPCA

Lurcher Percy was underweight and diagnosed with parvovirus but pulled through and is now ready for a new start.

Percy before

Lurcher Percy was underweight and diagnosed with parvovirus but pulled through and is now ready for a new start.

Percy before 2

Lurcher Percy was underweight and diagnosed with parvovirus but pulled through and is now ready for a new start.

Percy

Lurcher Percy was underweight and diagnosed with parvovirus but pulled through and is now ready for a new start.

Bella

The RSPCA has launched a special appeal to find a rural home for Bella the beagle and lurcher cross who has sadly waited more than 450 days in kennels to find her forever home.

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237 - dogs got me through a heart attack

When Scott Watkins had a heart attack, his dogs inspired to get healthy and stay healthy. Scott has his own dogs and offers holiday care for others' dogs. This interview is a great illustration of how our dogs become intertwined with every aspect of our lives.

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.