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Peggy, Rodney and Lily

Yaz Porritt's dogs - L-R Peggy, Rodney and Lily - benefit from red light therapy.

Anna Webb and her dogs

Anna Webb goes to great lengths to keep her dogs happy and healthy.

Anna Webb

Anna Webb uses red light therapy on all her animals.

Eco friendly balloon racing

Claire Hunt, deputy manager at RSPCA Felledge Animal Centre, who has taken part in Eco Racing already, said: “This not only raises money for Felledge but it’s also a great way to highlight the need for reducing sky litter which the RSPCA campaigns on. One of our fantastic volunteers Fern Love joined us up to the race and created a page on the website, letting all our volunteers know and our supporters on Facebook. As she could no longer do any face-to-face fundraising during the pandemic she wanted to do something that would still help us.

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Claire Hunt, deputy manager at RSPCA Felledge Animal Centre, who has taken part in Eco Racing already, said: “This not only raises money for Felledge but it’s also a great way to highlight the need for reducing sky litter which the RSPCA campaigns on. One of our fantastic volunteers Fern Love joined us up to the race and created a page on the website, letting all our volunteers know and our supporters on Facebook. As she could no longer do any face-to-face fundraising during the pandemic she wanted to do something that would still help us.

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Ruth and Todd

Ruth Milner with her dog Todd.

Peggy Sid and Nora

A collie who ended up in rescue when she lost her hearing and could no longer work has learned sign language so she can continue rounding up livestock.

Peggy 3

A collie who ended up in rescue when she lost her hearing and could no longer work has learned sign language so she can continue rounding up livestock.

Peggy 2

A collie who ended up in rescue when she lost her hearing and could no longer work has learned sign language so she can continue rounding up livestock.

Peggy

A collie who ended up in rescue when she lost her hearing and could no longer work has learned sign language so she can continue rounding up livestock.

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238 - stolen dog found 450 miles from home and novelist Fiona Gibson

When two boys befriended a dog who was on her own in a Surrey park, they realised she needed help. Her microchip revealed the dog had been stolen from her home in Scotland. Happily she is back where she belongs. Fiona Gibson wrote her novel, The Dog Share, with her own dog by her side - she talks about her creative process. Julie reveals she is working on podcasting about a project she and Buddy worked on - Crufts or Bust.

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.