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Josie and Jack ringside

Josie and Jack ringside.

Josie and Jack

Josie and Jack had fun and made memories at Scruffts.

Episode 216 - Tripawds and Scruffts


Released Sat February 1, 2020
Length: 0:52:35
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When Jim and Rene's dog Jerry was diagnosed with terminal cancer, they turned their lives upside down to make sure he got the most out of his last months. They have written about their experiences in their book, Be More Dog. Josie Baldwin entered her dog Jack into Scruffts (Crufts for non-pedigrees) anticipating nothing more than a fun day out, but he won! Plus the DogCast Radio News with all the dog news you might have otherwise missed!

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Tim Vincent judges Child's Best Friend at Scruffts

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189 - The Dog Healers and War Dogs Remembered

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188 - Service Dogs UK and Roxie the Doxie Finds Her Forever Home

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187 - Muffins Halo and Chorley Fun Dog Show

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186 - Maxwell Muir on wolves

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