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Roxy and Yoda

Roxy and Yoda are Cath's beloved dogs.

Roxy

Roxy brought Cath Jenkin home.

Blind collie and his ‘guide dog’ seek special home together

Visually impaired Roy relies on Bess and the two are best of friends

A border collie who is losing his sight is looking for a new home with his best friend - who acts as his guide dog.

Nine-year-old border collies Bess and Roy are the best of friends and arrived at the RSPCA’s Westmorland branch, in Cumbria, on 7 November.

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Bess helps Roy

Bess helps Roy get around.

Bess

Bess is Roy's guide dog.

Bess & Roy

A border collie who is losing his sight is looking for a new home with his best friend - who acts as his guide dog.

RSPCA's tips for Boris on introducing a dog to Larry the cat at No. 10

PM also urged to adopt a rescue dog in need of a forever home
As the Prime Minister announces he wants a dog at No.10, the RSPCA has some advice on how to successfully introduce a new pet to Downing Street’s current resident, Larry the cat.

Cats and dogs can form close relationships, but it’s important to make sure that they are introduced properly to ensure that fur doesn’t fly.

The RSPCA has some advice for the new Prime Minister to help any new pooch form a fur-m friendship with resident Downing Street moggy Larry.

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Topsy and Tim

Topsy and Tim are Springer Spaniel/Collie crosses, are 13 weeks old and can live with a cat.

Will it be third time lucky for bouncy, busy-bee Biki who is looking for a home?

Football-loving Border collie Biki is a sweetheart but is also ‘bananas’!

Bouncy border collie Biki is full of life and bursting with energy - which seems to have been a little bit much for previous owners to handle.

Now the sweet-natured three-year-old is hoping to find her paw-fect match - an owner who can keep up with her on walks and on the pitch.

Biki was taken in by the RSPCA in October. Her latest stint in kennels is her third as the poor girl proved too energetic for her previous two homes who returned her to the RSPCA’s Macclesfield branch in Cheshire. She was originally rescued by the animal welfare charity in September 2016 when her elderly owner was sadly taken into care.

Carmen Cole, from RSPCA Macclesfield, SE Cheshire & Buxton branch, said: “Biki is bananas - and that’s what makes her unique!

“She’s got tonnes of energy and is extremely active so we’re looking for a new owner who will be able to keep up with her on long walks and play sessions in the garden.

“She’s incredibly sweet, once she gets to know you, and is very obedient, simply wanting to please.

“She has such a soft side and loves to curl up beside you on the sofa in the evening.”

RSPCA staff are hoping to find this busy-bee a rural home with experienced dog owners who can help work on her socialisation and can continue her training.

Biki is very alert and can react to loud noises so would be best in an adult-only home with no other pets in a quiet location away from busy roads.

“She’s such a fun girl who really enjoys playtime and absolutely loves footballs,” Carmen added.

“We really, really hope it’ll be third time lucky for Biki and that her new owners will be her forever home.

“We all love her for the crazy, loving girl she is and we know someone else will too.

“She’s such a wonderful dog and we know there is someone out there who will be her paw-fect match - we just need to find them!”

For more information about Biki check out her online profile or contact RSPCA Macclesfield by calling 01625 669620 or emailing enquiries@rspca-macclesfield.org.uk.

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Biki has lots of energy

RSPCA staff are hoping to find this busy-bee a rural home with experienced dog owners who can help work on her socialisation and can continue her training.

Biki is very alert and can react to loud noises so would be best in an adult-only home with no other pets in a quiet location away from busy roads.

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226 - dog and human physical health and mental wellness

Happiness and health - we want it for ourselves and our dogs. In this episode Ben Seidman and Daniella Morgan-Pascualvaca talk about the Mella Pet Care products making it easier for vets and pet parents to monitor their animals' health. Carlyn Montes De Oca talks about her dog inspired gratitude journal called, "Paws for the Good Stuff: a dog lover’s journal for creating a happier & more pawsitive life." Look after your and your dog's mental well being and physical health. All that 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.