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Dogs Trust Honours 2012

HOUNDS HONOURED AT THE UK’S BIGGEST AWARDS CEREMONY FOR DOGS
Dogs Trust announces canine champions to a star studded audience

Tonight the UK’s most heroic canines rubbed shoulders and paws with dog loving celebrities as the winners of the 2012 Dogs Trust Honours were revealed at London’s Honourable Artillery Company.

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Little and large at Dogs Trust honours

Over 30 dogs and 200 humans celebrated the fifth Dogs Trust Honours 2012.

DOGS TRUST CALLS ON MPS TO TAKE THE LEAD ON DANGEROUS DOGS

CHARITY CALLS ON MPS TO TAKE THE LEAD ON DANGEROUS DOGS
Dogs Trust launches policy document on irresponsible dog ownership
 
Dogs Trust this week called on MPs to join the charity in tackling irresponsible dog ownership at its annual House of Commons reception hosted by Jim Fitzpatrick MP.
 

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Response Statement on the Welsh Consultation on Compulsory Microchipping

Dogs Trust has welcomed the announcement that a public consultation on compulsory microchipping is now underway by the Welsh Government.

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Shortlist unveiled for Dogs Trust Honours

SHORTLIST UNVEILED FOR DOGS TRUST HONOURS
Two and four legged nominees shortlisted for a national award
Dogs Trust has announced the finalists for the fifth annual Dogs Trust Honours Awards and now a total of 14 dogs and five humans are vying to take home a coveted Dogs Trust Honour.
The annual awards ceremony recognises dogs that have performed outstanding acts of bravery, dedication or devotion and the humans that have gone out of their way to improve the lives of dogs.

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Dogs Trust response to Defra’s announcement on Dangerous Dogs and Microchipping

Defra has today revealed plans to enforce every dog in the UK to have a microchip. Here is Dogs Trust's response:

Dogs Trust response to Defra’s announcement on Dangerous Dogs and Microchipping

23rd April 2012

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Animal conference attracts record number of delegates

Latest press release from Dogs Trust:
 
ANIMAL WELFARE CONFERENCE ATTRACTS RECORD NUMBER OF DELEGATES
The Association of Dogs and Cats Homes Conference (ADCH) has attracted the highest attendance in the conference’s 12 year history.
 

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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:
 
78 % OF DEVOTED DOGS WILL SEND A MOTHERS DAY CARD THIS YEAR

But what about the Homeless hounds searching for Mutterly love?

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Dogs Trust’s response to Pedigree Dogs Exposed – Three Years On

Dogs Trust’s response to Pedigree Dogs Exposed – Three Years On
 
28th February 2012
 
Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, commends the BBC for further highlighting the health and welfare problems affecting pedigree dogs.
 

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Dogs Trust - Shropshire education officer

There are some great schemes around to help children treat dogs properly and approach them in the right way. Here's the latest from Dogs Trust:

Top Barks for Dogs Trust

New Dogs Trust Education Officer brings dog safety knowledge to local schools
 

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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.