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Photo - Dogs Trust urge Dog Owners to control their dogs around livestock

There are few past times more enjoyable for dog owners than a walk with their dog in the beautiful British countryside. However Dogs Trust would like to remind dog owners to be cautious and keep their dogs under close control to ensure they do not worry livestock or stray onto neighbouring land. It is a criminal offence to allow a dog to chase or attack livestock on agricultural land and the dog only needs to be in a field with sheep to legally constitute an offence of worrying.

Dogs Trust urge Dog Owners to control their dogs around livestock

There are few past times more enjoyable for dog owners than a walk with their dog in the beautiful British countryside. However Dogs Trust would like to remind dog owners to be cautious and keep their dogs under close control to ensure they do not worry livestock or stray onto neighbouring land. It is a criminal offence to allow a dog to chase or attack livestock on agricultural land and the dog only needs to be in a field with sheep to legally constitute an offence of worrying. By law, farmers are permitted to destroy a dog that injures or worries their animals so prevention is key to ensure both animals remain safe.

Dogs Trust believes that shooting an intruding dog is a

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Dogs Trust response to Welsh Dangerous Dogs Act consultation

Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, has today welcomed the launch of a consultation issued by the Welsh Government seeking to amend sections of the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 under devolved powers. The charity hopes that it may, at long last, signal some significant and effective changes to legislation in Wales.

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We Woof you a Merry Christmas!

Dogs Trust Shrewsbury hosts its annual Christmas Fayre

Staff at Dogs Trust Shrewsbury are feeling festive and getting into the Christmas spirit this year by hosting the centre’s annual Christmas Fayre on Sunday 25th November. The festive fun starts at 11.00am at the Rehoming Centre on Roden Lane Farm and finishes at 3.00pm.

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Charity inundated with jumpers to keep canines cosy this christmas

Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, will be helping to keep many homeless  canines cosy this Christmas after receiving an unprecedented amount of doggy jumpers knitted by over a thousand volunteers across the UK.

In September, Dogs Trust launched its “Keep Canines Cosy” campaign which urged people to knit doggy jumpers. These jumpers will be included in the Canine Christmas Hampers that the charity’s Hope Project distributes every year to dogs whose owners are homeless at Christmas.

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Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford become patrons of Dogs Trust

Dogs Trust is delighted to announce that television presenters Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford have today become Patrons of the UK’s largest dog welfare charity. The pair rehomed black crossbreed Maggie from Dogs Trust Harefield in July last year after Eamonn met her whilst helping celebrate the rehoming centre’s fifth birthday.

 

Says Eamonn:

“Dogs Trust has made such a difference to not only my life but also Ruth and Jack’s. After meeting Maggie we

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Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford support Dogs Trust

Dogs Trust is delighted to announce that television presenters Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford have today become Patrons of the UK’s largest dog welfare charity. The pair rehomed black crossbreed Maggie from Dogs Trust Harefield in July last year after Eamonn met her whilst helping celebrate the rehoming centre’s fifth birthday.

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221 - Stop importing puppies and dogs who found romance for their human

Lucy Parkinson and TV vet Marc Abraham discuss the petition Lucy started to stop the exploitative importing of puppies into the UK. Writer Cath Jenkin reveals the spooky way her Border Collie brought brought happiness, romance and a new home into her life. 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.