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Sick dog found splattered in red paint ready to find new home

Lurcher Percy was underweight and diagnosed with parvovirus but pulled through and is now ready for a new start.

A dog found wandering around someone’s garden sick, underweight and splattered in red paint is ready for a fresh start.

RSPCA inspector Mel Fisher was called to Luton in March after a member of the public found the skinny dog wandering around in their garden.

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Percy has been helped by the RSPCA

Lurcher Percy was underweight and diagnosed with parvovirus but pulled through and is now ready for a new start.

Percy before

Lurcher Percy was underweight and diagnosed with parvovirus but pulled through and is now ready for a new start.

Percy before 2

Lurcher Percy was underweight and diagnosed with parvovirus but pulled through and is now ready for a new start.

Percy

Lurcher Percy was underweight and diagnosed with parvovirus but pulled through and is now ready for a new start.

Britain's loneliest dog spends 15 months in RSPCA care looking for a home

RSPCA behaviourists spent 15 months transforming this nervous dog into one who's full of life and now they need someone to provide the rural retreat she deserves.

The RSPCA has launched a special appeal to find a rural home for Bella the beagle and lurcher cross who has sadly waited more than 450 days in kennels to find her forever home.

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Lili and Boogie

Boogie took Lili on a journey to understand dog body language.

Dog rescued after being thrown from car

Roo is now being cared for by the RSPCA.

A skinny, matted dog is receiving treatment and care after being thrown from a car in Birmingham.

The RSPCA has launched an investigation after a tiny dog was brought into the charity’s Newbrook Farm Centre and Hospital on Thursday (13 August).

Inspector Vicki Taylor, who is now investigating, said: “This poor little dog was brought in by a member of the public after being thrown from a car in Warren Lane near Lickey Hills car park.

“She was emaciated and extremely matted. She was in a real state.”

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Unlucky in love Max seeks paw-fect match

‘Ladies’ man’ Max has waved three girlfriends off to new homes while he waits paw-tiently for his soulmate...

A lovable ‘ladies’ man’ who has been waiting to find a new home for more than eight months has seen three of his girlfriends trot off to their forever families and is hoping it’ll be his turn next.

Max, who is almost two, has been at the RSPCA’s Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford & District branch since last year and is desperate to find his paw-fect match.

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Not just a one-trick pony! RSPCA rescue dog does 2.6 challenge to encourage animal lovers to take part

Tod the rescue dog showed the world his repertoire of 26 tricks - including ringing a bell - to encourage animal lovers to take part in the 2.6 challenge and raise much-needed funds for the animal welfare charity.

The week-long challenge kicked off yesterday (Sunday 26 April) when the London Marathon would have held its 40th annual event and is asking participants to do a challenge around the number 2.6 or 26.

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251 - grappling with dog issues and guess the dog news story

In this podcast, Julie and Jenny grapple with the dog issues of the day - they discuss some popular google searches anyway. Plus play guess how the dog story ends. So what happened to the dog with cancer in his leg, and the dog who failed as an explosives sniffer dog? Plus will I see my dog in heaven, where should my dog sleep, should my dog wear a coat, does my dog need a seat belt. Pick up some science on the way - what are R&K species?

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.