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The 12 days of Christmas RSPCA style


RSPCA searches for homes for some of the festive pets in rescue this Christmas

Christmas is a time of love and kindness - and the RSPCA is urging animal-lovers who think they have room in their homes for a pet this festive season to consider rescuing.

The largest and oldest animal welfare charity expects to take in around 19,000 animals during the Christmas period - and has thousands more already in its care patiently waiting to find their fur-ever homes.

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Angel

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me... a Staffy, a ferret and a cockerel!
RSPCA searches for homes for some of the festive pets in rescue this Christmas.

Urgent appeal for donations for surgery to let Paris walk


Rottweiler needs vital surgery to ease the pain she’s been living with for years.

The RSPCA has launched a special fundraising appeal to pay for emergency surgery for a rottweiler who has been living in “excruciating pain” for most of her short life.

Two-year-old Paris arrived at the RSPCA’s Essex South, Southend & District branch in September when her owners could no longer provide her with the care she needed.

The rottweiler - who the family had bought from an Essex breeder - was in a lot of pain and discomfort, and appeared lame.

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Paris needs surgery

The RSPCA has launched a special fundraising appeal to pay for emergency surgery for a rottweiler who has been living in “excruciating pain” for most of her short life.

Paris the Rottweiler needs your help

The RSPCA has launched a special fundraising appeal to pay for emergency surgery for Paris, a rottweiler who has been living in “excruciating pain” for most of her short life.

Puppy farm conditions

“All the dogs were being kept in filthy, damp conditions - some in makeshift, muddy outside runs and others in cold, concrete pens inside outbuildings."

Couple banned from keeping animals hid obese Rottweiler


A couple banned from keeping animals were found to be keeping a dog who had become overweight as a result of not being walked - because they were scared of being found out.

Anthony Makin (DOB 16/01/75) and Sally Makin (DOB 01/01/75), of Dale Avenue, Bromborough, were sentenced at Wirral Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Wednesday 4 October) after pleading guilty to two offences at a previous hearing - causing unnecessary suffering to the dog by failing to provide veterinary care for lameness, and being in breach of a disqualification order.

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Maximus 4

Maximus's owners were banned from having a dog, so they hid his existence, resulting in huge health problems for him.

Maximus 3

Maximus's owners were banned from owning animals, and tried to hide his existence.

Maximus 2

Maximus's owners were banned from keeping animals, and tried to hide him, resulting in him becoming overweight through lack of exercise, and his claws becoming overgrown.

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Revolutionary Cricket Dog treats and Record Breaking Dogs

In this episode you can hear two amazing interviews: Rachael Grylls tells us about her World Record Breaking dogs (they hold four records between them - and counting!), and Anne Carlson talks about her cutting edge dog treats made from crickets (great for dogs and the environment). 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.