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Battersea English Bull Terrier up for Crufts award - Friends for Life

English Bull Terrier Bowser who was rehomed by the Kent centre of Battersea Dogs & Cats Home has been nominated for a Friends for Life award at Crufts 2017. Bowser is three years old and was adopted by Sally Deegan who suffers from Multiple Sclerosis; since his adoption, he has proved to be a lifeline to Sally.

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Queen's Corgi Breed in Danger as Popularity Plummets

One of the Queen’s favourite breeds of dog, the Pembroke Welsh Corgi, is at risk of
disappearing from our streets and parks after being listed as a vulnerable dog breed
by the Kennel Club for the first time in the breed’s history.

In 2014 the Pembroke Welsh Corgi numbered just 274 registrations with the Kennel
Club, 16 percent lower than in 2013. The breed has been steadily declining since its
peak in 1960, when almost 9,000 dogs were registered. In the last ten years the
numbers have continued to decline with there being almost double the number of the

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Bellamy and Baruch

Sharon Rose's gorgeous Great Danes Bellamy and Baruch at Crufts 2013.

Sarah Fisher at Crufts 2013

Sarah Fisher talking to Julie at Crufts 2013.

The heelwork to music team at Crufts 2013

Jenny Deakin and her heelwork to music team at Crufts - including the Julie Moss with Malamute Memphis, and Sandra Hallam with deaf spaniel Henry.

Nick Jones at Crufts

Trainer Nick Jones was on the Dogs Monthly stand at Crufts, dispensing advice.

Tony Head at Crufts 2013

Actor Tony Head at Crufts 2013 promoting the Kennel Club's Bark and Read Foundation.

Friends for Life 2013

We all know that our dogs make our lives happier and better, and Crufts celebrates this aspect of dogs. Friends for Life highlights dogs who have changed and enhanced their people's lives in various ways. Watch this video to learn more about the dogs and people - from the disabled dog who gives confidence to his disabled young owner, to the police dog who has helped make life safe for us, to dogs who have made life worth living again. Who will you vote for? - and yes you can vote for them all!

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Donate a like and help provide a health check to 2,000 dogs.

Have a bit of fun adopting and looking after your own virtual rescue dog while helping to raise £20,000 for Blue Cross at the same time, courtesy of Samsung.
  

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276 - put a stop in your dog walk and anxiety in dogs and children

Don't rush around the dog walk - stop! Pennie Clayton suggests we pause and just be! You and your dog will benefit. Author Hillary Harper talks about her anxious dog, and the children's book she has written to help children and dogs who have anxiety. Julie has been collaborating with photographer Sarah Loveland to celebrate Tripawd Superdogs. And last - but definitely not least - Diamond the Papillon puppy has joined the DogCast Radio family.

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.